Tour overview

Safari Highlights: – the Primates, Gorillas, game drives, scenery, unique cultures, birds…

You will be met on arrival by our company representative then checked-in, dinner and overnight at Onomo Hotel (Budget) / Latitude 0 – Makindye Hill (Mid-Range) or similar. Briefing about your safari is also done today and final payments if any. We shall then leave you to relax and prepare for the safari ahead.

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park – (9-10hrs)

Pick up from your hotel after breakfast followed by a drive to Bwindi via Mbarara with lunch stop en route. The choice of the accommodation facility will depend on your budget: Mid-Range: Haven Lodge - Buhoma sector /Gorilla Leisure Lodge – Rushaga sector; or similar After check-in you will have lunch and be left to relax and take the rest of the day at leisure while enjoying the lodge facilities, until time for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking (Full Day)

After an early breakfast you will be driven to the briefing point thereafter you will start tracking at 08.00am. This is a demanding but rewarding experience. You will depart with lunch boxes, drinking water and remember to bring Jungle boots with you. This park is covered in dense vegetation and rugged hills which will demand that you are physically fit. The time taken to reach the Gorillas varies according to their movements.

Day 3: Transfer to lake Bunyonyi (3hrs)

In the morning you will check out and we drive to Lake Bunyonyi, which is the deepest lake in Africa. The place is so beautifully created and also referred to as “the Switzerland of Uganda” and a birders’ paradise. Arriving in time for lunch and checking in at the accommodation facility of your choice: Acardia Cottages (Mid - range); and later dinner and overnight

Day 4, Lake Bunyonyi Execursions

If it appeals to you then you may visit several islands by canoe (can be arranged from the hotel); and conclude by a hike to the Pygmies villages and enjoy their unique cultural entertainment.

You will return to the lodge and take the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing and later dinner and overnight.

Day 5: After breakfast you will check out and we drive to Kampala

we drive straight to Kampala with en route stops for lunch arriving in the evening at the accommodation facility. Check-in, dinner and overnight will be at Latitude 0° Hotel – Makindye / Onomo Hotel / Fairway Hotel (Mid – range).

End of Safari!

Important Notice

Please note that Gorilla permits in all parks are on very high demand and we advise that you book them as early as possible. Gorilla tracking in general is dependent on the availability of tracking permits at the time of your booking