Africa Tours and Safaris
4 Days Bwindi Lake Bunyonyi Safari

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: Kampala to Bwindi Forest
Early morning we depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park “Home to the rare Mountain gorillas” The scenic drive take you through the area famed to be the “Switzerland of Africa”, with a stop at the equator for photography and an informative talk as well as lunch en route in Mbarara. The scenic route runs through a verdant countryside while you pass traditional homesteads and farms. Overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Buhoma Community Bandas

DAY 2: Gorilla tracking
After breakfast, report to the ranger station at 8:00am for yet another highlight of your safari: a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Especially hikers will love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. It is difficult to predict how many hours you will hike; it may take two to eight hours. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience! For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these giant apes. Make sure you carry a rain jacket, jungle boots, drinking water and walking stick to be provided by park rangers for easy movement inside the jungle. Overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Buhoma Community Bandas

DAY 3: Bwindi Forest to Lake Bunyonyi
Begin your day with a drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by as the 'Switzerland of Africa'. You will be shaken by scenery of winding roads, hills and valleys, terraced landscape and friendly big people. The whole afternoon is dedicated to relaxing. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages/Bunyonyi Overland Camp

DAY 4: Full day Lake Bunyonyi Exploration
After the challenging and strenuous hike in Bwindi, some relaxing moments on the shores of this peaceful lake are most welcome. The options here are birding, nature walks, swimming or canoeing (not included). Overnight at Arcadia Cottages/Bunyonyi Overland Camp

DAY 5: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
Drive back to Kampala

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