Uganda Gorilla Trekking-Uganda Gorilla safari-Uganda Safari
Enjoy your Uganda Safari with this 5 Day Gorilla Safari package. Enjoy game drives and gorilla trekking for amazing unforgettable experiences.
Uganda Offers the best gorilla safaris. With 5 gorilla trekking points, Uganda gorilla trekking is one of the most sought after safari activity. In Uganda, gorilla trekking is done in Ruhija, Rushaga, Nkuringo and Buhoma in Bwindi national park and Mgahinga national park. This gives you more opportunities to see the mountain gorillas.
This 5 Day Gorilla Safari allows you to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest and see wildlife in Lake Mburo national park.
5 Day Gorilla Safari highlights
- Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest
- Game drive in Lake Mburo national park
- Boat cruise on Lake Mburo
- Visit the Batwa indigenous people
5 Day Gorilla Safari Detailed itinerary
Day 1:Arrival and transfer to Lake Mburo national park.
Upon your arrival, a guide from Getaway Uganda Tours will be waiting for you at the airport. The guide will pick you from the airport and transfer you to your hotel where you will freshen up and relax for the evening. You will be briefed on your safari at the hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park.
On the second day of the 5 Day Gorilla Safari, you will have an early start. In order to avoid traffic, we will leave at 6am and head towards Lake Mburo national park. We will make a stop at the equator for breakfast. We will take pictures and take experiments to show the different hemispheres. We will continue to Lake Mburo and check into the lodge.
After a relaxing afternoon, we will head out into the park for an evening game drive. This game drive will last up to 3 hours. We hope to see animals like giraffes, buffalo, impala, zebras, water bucks, eland, leopards and many more. We will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest.
After an early breakfast, we will depart for Bwindi forest national park. Driving through the scenic hills of Kabale, we will have lunch in Kabale. We will continue to Bwindi forest and check into our lodge. We shall enjoy the views and sounds of the forest. We shall be able to spot the L’hoist monkeys and colobus monkeys on the drive to the lodge. We will check in into the lodge and relax for the evening
Day 4: Gorilla trekking.
Following an early breakfast, we will head to the park headquarters for a briefing. Here, we are told on how to conduct ourselves during the gorilla trek. We will then be grouped to trek the different gorilla families. With a bottle of water in hand, we will trek into the forest in search of the mountain gorillas. Upon contact, we will get to spend an hour with them. We shall get to experience their daily routines, playing and feeding. Depending on the location of the gorilla families, the trekking can take from 2-8 hours
After the trek, we will return to the lodge for a relaxing afternoon. Thereafter, we will head out into the local community to meet the indigenous people, the Batwa. We will get to experience their way of life. We will learn about their daily routines, their food and finally have a dance with them. We will retire to the lodge for the evening.
Day 5: Return to Kampala.
Depending on your departure time, we will depart Bwindi impenetrable forest and start our journey back to Kampala. We will make a stop over at Igongo cultural center for an early. Proceed to Kampala where the guide will drop you at the airport in time for your flight back home.
This will mark the end of your 5 Day Gorilla Safari