Gorilla trekking Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Relaxation

Gorilla trekking Bwindi Safari and canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi for 3 Days, takes you to Bwindi impenetrable National Park, located in south western Uganda. Home to over 630 mountain gorilla, it’s about 8 hours drive from Kampala. Gorilla trekking safari offers you an amazing experience, among the 19 habituated mountain gorilla groups. You will also have an opportunity to see other primates . Finally relax and do canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi, a popular location for water sports and is known for the surrounding terraced hillside where you can relax after your Gorilla tracking experience while enjoy the best scenery view.

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Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park

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An itinerary for Gorilla trekking Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Relaxation

Day 1 Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After having an early morning breakfast, embark on your 3 days gorilla trekking and Lake Bunyonyi safari. As you head to Bwindi, the drive will take you southwest Uganda by road, cross the Equator then to Mbarara for Lunch and through Savannah grasslands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The scenic drive through Kigezi Highlands which commonly referred as “the Switzerland of Uganda” and banana plantations take you to the gorilla Sanctuary. Check in your booked accommodation; relax as you prepare for Gorilla trekking experience the next day. Some of Hotels and places to stay while in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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Day 2: Gorilla trekking Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Early morning breakfast, pick up and transfer by driver guide to Park headquarters where UWA ranger guide will take you through the Gorilla tracking rules and regulations of the park, set off into the Jungle, the beauty of this rain-forest is spectacular! Offering dramatic steeply forested landscape and incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails easing access to tourists. Once you locate or encounter a gorilla group, strictly an hour in their presence is permitted. Return to your lodge. Have your lunch and thereafter check out for a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478 m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water making it magical.

Requirement to participate in Gorilla tracking Safari

For Gorilla tracking safari, any trekker should be physical fit, have trekker shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, hut, Gloves, Trouser, Long sleeved shirts to mention but a few.

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Day 3 : Canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi and transfer to Kampala / Entebbe

You will have relaxed breakfast; enjoy canoe ride, swimming and spectacular viewing of the islands, before you set off on the journey to KampalaEntebbe Airport. You will have en-route lunch. Some of Hotels and places to stay while in Kampala

3 Day Gorilla trekking Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport safari Van
  • Gorilla permit
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Park entry fees
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Lunch en-route
  • English safari driver

3 Day Gorilla trekking Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi  excludes

  • International flight
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance and shopping bills.
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