You will spot Uganda’s mountain gorillas and take a visit to Lake Mburo a Ugandan savannah grassland national park housing the highest population of Uganda zebras.
Day 1 – Pick up — Lake Mburo National park
Early morning breakfast and start your journey to Lake Mburo national park. First stop will be at equator for photos and the famous water experiment, You will reach the national park in the afternoon, check in, refresh and have lunch at the lodge after go for a boat cruise a evening game drive, Dinner and overnight in the park.
Day 2 – Game Drives- Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
You will wake up very early in the morning at 6:00am have breakfast and go for game drives for wildlife viewing. Game drives will give you a clear view of wildlife grazing and browsing in the open Savannah’s. Among the animals you should expect to see include impalas, zebras and buffaloes among others alongside various bird species. You will then return to lodge for an early lunch after check out and start your transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park south western Uganda via the rolling hills of Kigezi. Dinner and overnight in the forest.
Day 3: Gorilla tracking Day.
As early as 6:00am, you will have breakfast and with packed lunch transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers. At 8:30am, you will transfer to the trekking trail starting point and then hike into the forest in search of the allocated mountain gorilla group. The time to spend in the forest will depend on where the mountain gorilla family slept the previous night and the speed of their movements. Though challenging associated with panting and sweating, looking into the eyes of the mountain gorillas face to face is the best wildlife encounter every trekker lives to remember. You will have great chances of encountering other animals such as monkeys and elephants. On reaching the mountain gorillas, you will spend an hour taking photographs and observing their human like behaviours and then return back to the lodge for refreshing. In the evening, visit the Batwa pygmies’ communities and interact with these traditional dwellers. Dinner and overnight in the forest.
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali or Kampala for departure.
You will have an early morning breakfast and then transfer to Kigali Via kisoro Chanika border. It takes you approximately 4 hours drive to reach Kigali city, and then connect to the airport for a return flight or a 9 hours drive to Kampala/Entebbe airport depending on your flight plan.
The tour package;
- Gorilla Permits
- Cultural entertainment
- Park Ranger Fees
- Bottled drinking water in the vehicle.
- Full Board Accommodation.
- Full time English speaking driver/guide
- Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
The tour package excludes:
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes.