6 Days Lake Bunyonyi and Gorilla Trekking Safari

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6 Days Lake Bunyonyi and Gorilla Trekking Safari takes you to Lake Bunyonyi in South Western part of Uganda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla Trekking.

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  • Safari Duration: 6 Days /5 Nights Uganda Safari
  • Departure Dates: Daily departures
  • Places of Visit: Kampala, Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


Itinerary: Enjoy Uganda 6 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

Day 1: Kampala-Lake Bunyonyi
0800hrs, the driver guide will pick you and drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) through Masaka. The first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Later Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village and the Ankole museum. You will be served with Lunch at Agip Motel Mbarara. Thereafter proceed to Lake Bunyonyi Kabale regions famously known as the Switzerland of Africa.

Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort or Bunyonyi Bird nest

Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi
On this day, after breakfast, take a boat ride along Lake Bunyonyi as you watch a variety of colourful bird species. The afternoon is spent at leisure, relaxation and sightseeing around the lake

Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort or Bunyonyi Bird nest

Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, the morning hours are spent at leisure or doing some bird watching across the island. After lunch go for a community walk to explore the life style of the local people.

Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort or Bunyonyi Bird nest

Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, drive to drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, on arrival check in at your lodge, remaining part of the day is spent enjoying the lodge amenities.  

Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge or Buhoma community Bandas

Day 5: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
On this day, you will have an early morning breakfast, to give you the energy for trekking. After breakfast proceed to the trekking starting point which starts at 0800hrs with a short briefing from Uganda Wildlife Authority. Ensure to carry all the requirements you may need for trekking such as drinking water, rain jacket, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guide who will be assigned to you will lead you into the jungle in search of the shy primates. You will be put into groups of a maximum of 8 people. Remember to carry your lunch boxes and all the required gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth.

Mountain Gorilla Tracking takes between one to six hours depending on where the gorillas are located. In the afternoon you will proceed for a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk will give you the opportunity to interact with the people living around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This is another way of supporting the local people directly.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs or Buhoma Lodge (Lodge) or Bwindi View Lodge / Buhoma community Bandas (Budget)

Day 6: Bwindi-Kampala/Entebbe
After breakfast, check out and depart for Kampala, using Kasese-Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for enroute game viewing. Drop off at the hotel or airport to catch your flight back home.

Flying option
For clients who would like to fly instead of the long hours drive can opt to fly from Bwindi to Kampala or Entebbe. The flight takes approximately 2 hours. One can fly from either Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe

Flight schedules:
From Kihihi to Entebbe Departing 0945 arriving 1125
From Kisoro to Entebbe Departing 0910 arriving 1125
OR with an afternoon flight Departing 1405 arriving 1555

Let us know you choice option and we will book your return flight from the Gorilla land


Uganda 6 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Package includes:-

  • Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon
  • Community walks Bunyonyi and Bwindi
  • Igongo cultural visit
  • One Gorilla permit per person
  • Accommodation and meals as per the Itinerary
  • Two hour boat trip along Lake Bunyonyi
  • En-route lunches
  • Park fees
  • Driver guide allowance
  • Ranger guide fees
  • Airport transfers on return


Uganda 6 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Package Excludes:-

  • International flights
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Items of personal nature

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