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Discover the magnificent jungle of Bwindi Forest through a 5-days Gorilla Tracking Vacation safari which takes you to southwestern Uganda for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and thereafter enjoy a relaxing experience at Lake Bunyonyi. Africa’s second deepest lake. Southwestern Uganda is popular for its dramatic landscape of rolling highlands and chilly weather.

It is often referred to as the “Switzerland of Africa”. You also to get visit Lake Mburo National Park, situated along the highway to Bwindi and you get to sight a variety of wildlife and beautiful sceneries best for a Gorilla vacation adventure with Luxury, Budget and Mid-range Accommodation according to your budget plan.

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The highlight of the 5 days Gorilla tracking Bwindi and wildlife Safari

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
  • Game viewing in the Lake Mburo National Park
  • Guided Community walk in Bwindi forest.
  • Service of English-speaking driver/guide
  • Travel in a customised 4WD safari vehicle
  • Canoeing and birding on Lake Bunyonyi
  • 4 nights Accommodations
  • Airport transfers

Detailed Itinerary for 5 days Gorilla trekking Bwindi and wildlife Safari

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Gorilla Park

After your breakfast, from your lodge, our guide will meet you and brief you on that day’s activities. Thereafter drive to western Uganda via the Masaka-Mbarara highway with an amazing stopover at the Uganda Equator for snacks, photo shots and informative talks. Then proceed to Mbarara, have lunch at Agip Motel and later continue with a vacation safari to the home of half of the mountain gorillas in the world. Check-in to lodge for dinner and overnight at

Accommodation Options

  • Luxury: Buhoma lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma community rest camp
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Bwindi Tracking Gorilla Vacation

Have breakfast, go for a briefing about do and don’ts about the mountain gorillas from the park officials, and set off for the tracking experience inside the heritage jungle. Carry with you enough packed lunch and drinking water, rain jacket, hiking shoes, insect repellent, Camera and any other gadget required for the activity. The rangers will provide you with a walking stick and thereafter head into the forest to find the gorillas. You will enjoy the nature experience in the thick jungles and encounter an array of wildlife ranging from birds, monkeys, butterflies, and trees.

When you find the gorillas you spend no more than an hour viewing and photographing them. It is a unique experience that you shall forever cherish in your memory. Return to meet the driver and return to the lodge. Relax away the rest of the day, you could opt to take an evening walk through the local communities around the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Mountain Gorilla
Mountain gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation options

  • Luxury: Buhoma lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma community rest camp
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Community walk Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast from your lodge, with the local guide take a community walk to typical Bakiga homes, traditional healers, local breweries and local art and craft shops. Return to the lodge for lunch and after drive through the scenic terrain landform to the beautiful and deepest Lake in Uganda. Spend the evening vacation experiencing the lake activities.

Lake bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi Relaxation

Accommodation options

  • Luxury: Bird’s nest resort
  • Mid-range: Bunyonyi overland
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park

Early in the morning embark on a 3-hour drive to Lake Mburo National Park for another exciting game drive en-route as you enter. Take an afternoon boat ride along the Lake to spot a variety of wildlife and birdlife species. You will have an evening game drive to get a close look at impalas, elands, zebras and much more.

Accommodation Options

  • Luxury: Mihingo lodge
  • Mid-range: Lake Mburo safari lodge
  • Budget: Mantana Tented Camp
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park then transfer to Kampala

After breakfast, take a foot safari and after taking a leisurely drive back to Kampala, have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take some photos, then another stop over at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers where you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through the generations arriving in the afternoon. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

What to bring for 5 days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi and wildlife Safari

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in the Jungle
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets cold
  • Photographers will need a good Zooming lens Camera
  • A torch is necessary during night hours
  • Insect repellant

5 days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari includes:

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • One Gorilla tracking permits
  • En-route lunches
  • Pure Bottled Drinking Water
  • Community walks
  • A Visit to Lake Bunyonyi

However, 5 days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife excludes:

  • Airfare
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to the local porter
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and any other item not mentioned above
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