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4 Days Lake Bunyonyi with gorilla tracking safari

4 Days Lake Bunyonyi with gorilla tracking safari in Bwindi Forest Impenetrable national parkThis 4 Days Lake Bunyonyi with gorilla tracking safari transfers you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park perfect for visitors who have a short time in Uganda but want to experience a once in a life activity (gorilla tracking), and relaxing at the most beautiful lake and its beautiful islands.

Tour Highlights for the 4 days safari

  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Boat trip at Lake Bunyonyi

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Today after your early breakfast, your safari driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, one of The World UNESCO heritage sites in Uganda and home to the few remaining mountain gorillas and countless birds.

You will have lunch en-route at Igongo Cultural centre or at Agip and after lunch you will proceed to the park arriving in the evening in time for dinner and overnight.
Journey Time: 8 hours
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest camp (Luxury), Mutanda Lake Resort (Mid-range), Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget)
Meal Plan: All meals

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

Today is the day you have been dreaming of. You will wake up early, have breakfast and after breakfast your guide will drive you to the park offices for briefing about gorilla tracking, the dos and don’ts so that you can enjoy your experience. After briefing, you will start penetrating the thick rain forest to start the trek to the gorillas. Coming eye to eye with these endangered mountain gorillas is an experience that will never be forgotten. They are only found in three countries and half of them are found in Uganda.

The trek will be guided by professional and knowledgeable guides from Uganda wildlife Authority and the it can take 2-7 hours to find the gorillas since finding them depends on where they slept the previous night.
Once you found them, you will have an hour with them. You will then be required to move away to another part of the place to have lunch and after lunch you will go back to the park offices for a small ceremony.

You will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Journey Time: 8 hours
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest camp (Luxury), Mutanda Lake Resort (Mid-range), Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget)
Meal Plan: All meals

Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi boat trip

Today after a hearty breakfast, you will be driven to Lake Bunyonyi, a very photogenic lake found between Kabale and Kisoro.

On your way to the lake, you will have great scenery views. Lake Bunyonyi which in the local language means a lake with many little birds is rumored to be the second deepest lake in Africa and it is the deepest in Uganda. It is safe for swimming since it is bilharzia free and has no animals. The lake is endowed with 29 islands.

You will get to the lodge, have lunch and after lunch you will go for a guided motorized boat trip on the lakes, learning about the different Islands that include the punishment island and the history of the area.

You will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Journey Time: 2 ½ hours
Accommodation: Birdnest @Bunyonyi (Semi-luxury), Arcadia cottages (Mid-range) and Crater Bay cottages (Budget)
Meal plan: All meals

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe or Kigali

Today after breakfast, your guide will transfer you back to Kampala or Entebbe or to Kigali airport with en route lunch.

Note:

  • Accommodation for tonight is not included.
  • This is a private tour which can depart any day
  • Gorilla permits cannot be reserved, we buy them after your down payment and depend on availability at the time of your booking
  • Accommodations too depend on availability and are only reserved after your booking. In case the suggested accommodations are not available, alternatives are booked after consulting with you
  • This tour can also be combined by our other safaris
  • We use 4 x 4 WD safari vehicles
  • On this day, make sure your flight departs from Entebbe airport at 10 pm or later and departs from Kigali airport at 5 pm or later

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