5 days gorilla tracking and lake Bunyonyi safari
This trip will take you to Uganda's Bwindi impenetrable national park for Gorilla tracking and then to Africa's second deepest lava dammed lake which is also approved for swimming, enjoy decent accommodation overlooking the lake in a self-contained, air conditioned African touch cottage, enjoy swimming and sip a drink on top of the water, do other activities like Zip line, canoeing, boat ride, lake Tour and community tour if you like, you can also do hiking.
The trip further takes you to Uganda’s wakanda, lake Bunyonyi and Africa’s tropical rain forest the place that houses the largest number of the world’s wild remaining mountain gorillas, you get a chance to see various birds, interact with the local population and also have a chance to know about Batwa and their culture.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrive in ENTEBBE international Airport in the evening between 5:00pm and 8:00pm.
Our guide will meet, greet and hand you a welcome gift at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for the night and super FB.
Day 2: Kabale - Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast at the hotel, Drive to Kabale( 4-5 hours drive) spend a few hours in town and then travel to lake bunyonyi while at the lake you can do bird watching, swimming if you like, high lopes, zip-line on top of the water, string bike, boat ride to the 29 islands of Africa’s second deepest lake and the famous punishment island (akempene), have Diner on the island and travel to Bwindi arriving late and overnight at Rushaga gorilla camp
Accomodation : Full board
Day 3: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi National Park
Wake up at 6am, take breakfast and leave for gorilla tracking which starts at 8 am with briefing at UWA designated center, forest guides together with the security personnel will lead you to the gorilla family that you booked for or you will be assigned after the briefing, gorilla trekking is a seemingly tedious activity which takes between 4 to 6 hours but rewarding at the end, be prepared to trail slippery foot paths and muddy forest penetrations on your way to the gentle giants in their purely natural environment. You will spend up to one with the primates after which you will head back to the briefing center for debriefing from where you will also be offered a gorilla trekking certificate! Walking sticks will be provide and if you think you need a porter for your extra luggage and to offer a hand in case you need support in the jungle please ask for one, the whole Exercise ends at around 7:00 so you can choose have a community walk since it will still be early. In the evening you will be entertained while on camp fire by the Batwa cultural dancers the first people to inhabit forests before conservation was intensified In the early 90s,
Dinner and overnight at Rushaga gorilla camp
Day 4: Bwindi – Kabale
Wake up at 7:00 am, have breakfast, pack your bags and check out, by pass seeds of hope orphanage for BATWA Children entertainment by the seeds of hope children’s choir, seeds of hope orphanage to about 300 Batwa and the most vulnerable children, their music is one of the measures to raise awareness and their plight after a two hours entertainment proceed to kabale, while in kabale If you want you will do simple shopping for souvenirs, Ugandan crafts and fashions.
Day 5: Departure
At exactly 7am you will leave for Kampala for your evening flight, and you still have time you do a tour around Africa’s most beautiful city Kampala. And Proceed to the Airport for your flight the next day according to your flight schedule
Ground Transportation throughout the trip.
Accommodation in Lodge category.
Meals on Full Board basis on safari.
Activities as stipulated in the safari program.
One Gorilla Permit per person.
Batwa cultural performances fess.
Services of English-speaking driver/guide.
Bottled drinking water throughout the trip.
Boat cruise and guiding fees.
Park entry fees.