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4 day cycling and gorilla safari in Uganda

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This 4 day cycling and gorilla safari in Uganda takes you to Bwindi impenetrable national park or gorilla trekking and cycling and Lake Mburo for cycling and wildlife safaris. Bwindi is one of the most popular safari destinations in Uganda and is home to the largest number of mountain gorillas in the world. While Lake Mburo doesn’t have the some of the big cats, the park is home to the largest herds of impala and Zebra.

4 day cycling and gorilla safari highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Afternoon cycling to Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Day 3: Cycling around Lake Bunyonyi and transfer to Lake Mburo
  • Day 4: Cycling in Lake Mburo and return to Kampala.

4 day cycling and gorilla safari itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi national park.

Upon the commencement of this 4 day cycling and gorilla safari in Uganda, you will be briefed on the safari by a representative from Getaway Uganda Tours. Driving along the Masaka highway, we will make a stop at the equator for breakfast and some pictures. Proceed to Bwindi through Mbarara, Ntungamo and Kabale. On arrival at the hotel, we will check into the lodge with the beautiful views of the forest.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and cycling to Lake Bunyonyi.

On this day, we head out for the highly anticipated gorilla trekking. After a safety briefing at the park headquarters, we will be divided into groups of 8 to trek the various gorilla families. The trek into the forest is both rewarding and exciting. On making spotting the gorillas, we will be amazed at the sheer beauty of these gentle giants. An hour is allocated to observing them as they eat and go about their business. Videos and photos are allowed. However the flash mode has to be disabled. After the trek, we will return to the lodge for lunch.

Later in the afternoon, we will head out to Lake Bunyonyi on our cycling expedition. This will allows us to experience the forest and the local communities from a different perspective. Depending on your level of fitness, we will reach Lake Bunyonyi and relax for the night.

Day 3: Cycling in Bunyonyi and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

After a well-rested night, we will have a morning cycling adventure on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. The spectacular scenery around the lake offers unforgettable memories on this Uganda cycling safari. The transfer will take us to Lake Mburo national park where we will check into our lodge for the night.

Day 4: Cycling safari and return to Kampala.

On the last day of our 4 day cycling and gorilla safari in Uganda, we will have a hot breakfast before your cycling safari in the park. Although the park lacks the big cats, Lake Mburo offers a variety of wildlife. These include; leopards, buffalo, giraffes, topi, eland, zebra, impala, warthogs and much more. These can be spotted as you cycle in the park. We will then check out of the park and head for Kampala where our cycling and gorilla safari will end.

3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari

3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari

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3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari

This 3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari is a short yet fun filled adventure safari that allows you to enjoy a relaxing time on the Lake and cycling excursions in the surrounding hills. Lake Bunyonyi is located in the western part of Uganda and is the second deepest lake in Africa. The lake has 29 islands that offer a rich history of the Bakiga people. On this 3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari, you will enjoy boat cruises, island tours and cycling safaris along the shore of the neighboring Lake Mutanda.

Safari Overview

  • Day 1: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and evening boat cruise
  • Day 2: Cycling safari to Lake Mutanda and evening canoe ride
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kampala.

3 Day Lake Bunyonyi cycling safari detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and evening boat cruise.

After a short briefing, you will have an early start as you head for Lake Bunyonyi. Driving along Masaka road, you will have your first stop at the equator. Here, we will have breakfast and take some photos of the equator monument. Proceed to Kabale where we will have a lunch break. The scenic drive is rewarding and offers amazing views of the terraced hills. On arrival at Lake Bunyonyi, we will relax and enjoy the views before embarking on an evening boat cruise. Here, we will have amazing views of the surrounding terraced hills, sound of the birds and recover from the long journey. We will then return to the lodge for a relaxing time, a delicious dinner and a restful night.

Day 2: Cycling safari and evening island exploration.

Proceeding a restful night, we will have an early breakfast as we prepare for our cycling safari. This safari will take us through the different rugged terrain to the shores of Lake Mutanda. The views are amazing and serene. We will have a mid-morning picnic before cycling back to Lake Bunyonyi. After a delicious lunch, we will venture out to explore the different islands on the lake. The most prominent are the punishment island and the leper’s island. You will get to learn of the history of the different islands. We enjoy an amazing sunset as we canoe back to the lodge.

Day 3: Return to Kampala.

On the last day of this safari, we will have a delicious breakfast before departing for Kampala. We will have a lunch stop over at Igongo cultural center before proceeding to Kampala. On arrival, the guide will drop you at your hotel or place of residence. This will mark the end of our safari

2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari

2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari

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2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari overview

Explore Lake Mburo national park on this short 2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari with amazing wildlife sightings and cycling with the wildlife. Get closer than ever before and feel the smell of nature as you cycle in the Lake Mburo wilderness.

Despite being the smallest national park in Uganda, Lake Mburo packs a punch when it comes to wildlife. The impressive herds of Impala and zebra are some of the highlights to your Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo. The Lake offers relaxing boat cruises as you enjoy the sunset. Adventure into the wild on this Short Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari.

2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park and cycling safari

2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safariProceeding an early briefing, the guide will pick you from your hotel or residence for your Uganda wildlife and cycling safari. To avoid traffic and make the most of our short Uganda safari, we will leave as early as 6:00am. At the equator, we will make our first stop. Here, we will have breakfast and take some photos at the equator monument. We shall then proceed to Lake Mburo national park where we will check into our lodge.

After checking into our lodge, we will head out for a mid-morning cycling safari. With an armed ranger, we will cycle through the tracks of Lake Mburo national park. On this cycling safari, we hope to see wildlife like topi, zebra, impala, buffalo, leopards, hippos, warthogs, eland, giraffe and plenty of bird species. This cycling safari will take us to Lake Mburo. Here, we will have lunch by the lake before proceeding to the afternoon boat cruise.

This boat cruise allows us to relax and enjoy the amazing scenery. Plenty of bird species like the African fish eagle, lapwing, king fisher, weaver birds, blue eared sterling can be seen on this cruise. Hippos and crocodiles are the highlights of this boat cruise. The boat cruise will last up to 2 hours. We will cycle back to our lodge and relax for the evening.

Day 2: Cycling and transfer to Kampala.

On day 2 of this Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari, we will have an early breakfast and venture out for another cycling safari in Lake Mburo. This gives us a chance to see the wildlife that we may have missed the previous day. This also allows us to enjoy more of our Uganda wildlife and cycling safari. After the cycling safari, we will return to the lodge, have an early, check out and head back to Kampala. We shall make a stop at the equator for some refreshment before reaching Kampala. On arrival, the guide will drop you at your hotel or residence. This will mark the end of your 2 Day Uganda Wildlife and cycling safari.