Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi & Elizabeth
4 Days 3 Nights
About this tour
This 4 days adventure in Uganda takes you through the misty Bwindi National Park for the Gorilla Trekking activity and later to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxing which is said to be one of the most beautiful lakes in Uganda. Finally you will travel to the Kibale National Park for an enthralling experience of chimpanzee tracking.
- Kampala (Uganda)
- Visit Lake Mburo
- Visit Lake Bunyony
- Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will be picked up around 7:00 am from Kampala (or Entebbe) by our guide who will brief you about your tour. You will later be driven in a comfortable and secure touring vehicle to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the South-West which will take around 9 hours of drive. Lunch will be provided en-route at Mbarara.
You will have an early morning breakfast at 6:30 am and with packed Lunch you will move to the Park headquarters to join other trackers in a briefing about the gorilla trekking rules at 7:30 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you 1-8 hours. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access by tourists. You will will stay with Gorillas sometime once sited and later transferred to Lake Bunyonyi.
After an early breakfast you will be transferred to Kibale Forest National Park in the morning with the target to have lunch in Fort portal area near Kibale Forest national park. You can have Punctuated stopovers in the far country side that offer us chances of viewing tea plantations along the drive through Fort Portal which is located in the shadow of the legendary Rwenzori Mountain which forms a mystic backdrop to the beautiful volcanic landscape you are treated to on your drive from the town to the park.
Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for relaxation. Later in the day you shall be transferred to the Bigodi Wetlands, situated on the eastern edge of the forest. There you shall take a light walk in the wetlands to observe plenty of wildlife including birds and many monkey species.
After early breakfast, you will transfer to the park offices to meet the ranger guides for pre-trek briefing after which you will set off to trek into forest to track a community of Chimpan. After early breakfast, you will transfer to the park offices to meet the ranger guides for pre-trek briefing after which you will set off to trek into forest to track a community of Chimpanzees. Up to 3 large communities of Chimpanzees have been habituated for the tracking adventure.
You will locate the Chimps without so much straining since the territory of each of Chimp community is known beforehand by advance trackers as it will be communicated by your guides. While you trek through the forest you will observe plenty of other wildlife. Other primates which you may spot include Red Colobus Monkey, L’Hoest Monkey, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, and Vervet Monkeys.
Post lunch you will be transferred back to Kampala (or Entebbe), where your tour will come to an end.
- Game drives as per Itinerary
- All Entrance fees and Government taxes
- Enough litters of mineral water and soft drinks
- Unlimited mileage on the safari
- Airport Transfers (upon Arrival and Departure)
- Full board accommodation on safari
- Services of Professional multilingual driver-guide
- Safari Jeep 4×4 with pop up roof suitable for game viewing
- International and local airfare.
- Yellow fever vaccinations
- Passport, Visa, and Travelers Insurance
- Personal expenses eg. Laundry, beverages, etc.
- Tips for the support team