4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Overview.

This 4 days Uganda gorilla safari provides you an opportunity to do gorilla tracking/trekking twice in Bwindi impenetrable national park – Uganda. Encountering these mountain gorillas on two consecutive times is a different experience all together. You can track two families or one family according to your wish amidst the green of Bwindi full of animals and bird life. Traversing the rural backgrounds rewards you with great sights. A combination of this make this 4 days Uganda gorilla safari memorable.

Safari highlight

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi.

Day 2: First Gorilla tracking encounter.

Day 3: Another Gorilla tracking encounter

Day 4: Return to Kampala

Description:

Day 1. Drive from Kampala to Bwindi.

Transfer from Kampala after breakfast with in the company of our guide for 8 – 10 hours’ drive heading to Bwindi in the south west of Uganda. Make a stop at the equator crossing for great water tests and photography before having lunch en route at Igongo cultural centre just 12 km. from Mbarara town.  Continue with your journey and arrive in Bwindi in the late hours of the day.  Accommodation at Mahogany Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Buhoma community lodge (budget/basic) or Silverback lodge (Standard/midrange).

Day 2: First Gorilla tracking encounter.

Wake for an early morning breakfast before gathering at the park headquarters for briefing and eventual start of gorilla tracking/trekking activity at 08:00 hours. The activity can stretch between 2 – 8 hours depending on gorilla movements but whatever the duration, the experience is always interesting. Carry with you packed lunch and water. Return to the lodge for relaxation. You can do a community walk to the neighbouring Batwa community to learn about the culture of these forest people. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3: Another Gorilla tracking encounter

The preparation process is the same as for previous day. Head to the forest of Bwindi for tracking a new gorilla family or the same group passing through compact tract that appears completely new. Meet the mountain gorillas for the second time and interact for one complete hour to derive a sheer sensory overload on this Uganda gorilla safari. After tracking gorillas, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for Dinner and overnight Birdnest@Bunyonyi resort (Luxury/ upmarket) Bunyonyi overland resort (midrange/standard) or Byoona Amagara (budget/basic).

Day 4: Return to Kampala

After breakfast, do a boat ride on this magnificent lake to have a glance at its famous islands while enjoying the scenic views of Kigezi highlands with their great terraces. After the boat, embark of your return journey to Kampala with lunch stop en route.

End of Safari.

Uganda Gorilla Safari Accommodation

Silverback Lodge – Bwindi.

This lodge facility is approximately five minutes’ walk to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Positioned on a hill top overseeing Bwindi forest, it is the biggest in the area of Buhoma with 12 rooms.

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