Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari

Go gorilla trekking, wildlife and canoeing experiences in Uganda

5 Days Bwindi Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari

This 5 days safari to Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo national park will start from Kampala and end in Kampala. The safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park a home of mountain gorillas where you will trek one out of nineteen of the gorilla habituated families in the park. You will visit Lake Bunyonyi the deepest lake in Uganda located in the southwest and lastly Lake Mburo one of Uganda’s smallest national parks.

5 Days Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari highlights

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking – Bwindi forest

Day 3: Bwindi impenetrable forest – lake Bunyonyi

Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi – lake Mburo national park

Day 5: Morning boat cruise – return to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

A driver guide from Africa adventure vacations will pick you up from your hotel after morning breakfast and brief you about the entire safari before setting off to the southwestern part of Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable forest. On your way to the park, you will have lots of sightings like a stopover at the equator to take photos, another stopover at the Igongo Cultural Centre for lunch, rolling hills of Kigezi as you proceed to Bwindi forest national park. You will arrive at the park in the evening, check in your lodge have dinner, and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge – luxury, Buhoma Haven Lodge – mid-range and Buhoma Community Rest Camp – budget

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking – Bwindi forest

Today is the highlight of your 5 Days Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari In Uganda! After early morning breakfast, you will get your packed lunch and meet your driver-guide for a transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing. During the briefing, they will tell you about things concerning gorilla trekking, group you into 8, and give you a ranger guide to lead you into the forest. After 2 – 8 searching for these gorillas, you will finally meet them and a ranger guide will give you a maximum of one hour to spend with them and this will help you learn about their behaviors, watch them do daily activities like playing, breastfeeding, hunting, patrolling making nests and others. Later trek back to the starting point where you will get your gorilla trekking certificate and meet your driver back to the lodge for relaxation. In the evening hours, you can walk to the Batwa community where you will get a chance to interact with local people and get to know their day-to-day way of life and get entertained by traditional dancers. Later return to the lodge. Dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge – luxury, Buhoma Haven Lodge – mid-range and Buhoma Community Rest Camp – budget

Day 3: Bwindi impenetrable forest – lake Bunyonyi

On this day after a tasty breakfast, check out of the lodge and drive to Lake Bunyonyi also termed as a great destination for birders because of the various number of birds that stay in the area. Upon arrival at lake Bunyonyi, you will check in into your booked lodge and have some lunch. in the afternoon you il go for a boat ride on the lake surrounded by hills and forest. During the boat ride, you will explore some of the 29 islands on the lake among which include the punishment island where pregnant unmarried girls were taken to starve and die. in the evening return to the lodge and have dinner.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Arcadia cottages – luxury, Bunyonyi safari resort – mid-range and Bushara island camp – budget

Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi – lake Mburo national park

After morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and start on your journey to Lake Mburo national park. On your way to the park, you will have an en-route lunch in Mbarara after which proceed with your journey to the park, when you arrive at the park you will have a game drive through the park where you will get a closer look at some of the park animals such as zebras, buffaloes warthogs, warthogs, hyenas, leopards, impalas, topis among others. Later drive to your lodge, check-in, have dinner, and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge – Luxury, Rwakobo Rock – mid-range, Eagles Nest – budget

Day 5: Morning boat cruise – return to Kampala

After enjoying breakfast, you will meet up with your drive and move to Lake Mburo. You will take a two-hour boat cruise along the lake where you will see some of the wildlife species like the hippos and crocodiles in the waters then the buffaloes and antelopes on the lake shores bathing or drinking water. Drive back to the lodge, relax and check out of the lodge for your journey back to Kampala to end your 5 Days Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

Important information you need to consider before booking 5 Days Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari.

For any traveler to book a gorilla safari tour to Uganda, Rwanda or Congo, there are certain things that he or she should first know and among other things, you should first know which places of the world have mountain gorillas and this will necessitate you to do a lot of google search to establish exactly which country you should go for mountain gorillas.  At Africa Adventure Vacation, we provide you with the best information that is essential for you to make the right decision when it comes to doing gorilla trekking in either Uganda, Congo, or Rwanda. All this information is available on our website.

After you have done your thorough search and you discovered indeed that you can only do gorilla safaris in Uganda, Congo, or Rwanda because they are the 3 countries where mountain gorillas live naturally,  then now the next step is to go how to book your gorilla tour or trip or package to go to other of the above countries and see mountain gorillas in their parks of Bwindi or Mgahinga national park in Uganda, Virunga National park in Congo and Volcanoes National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

What to pack for 5 Days Bwindi Lake Bunyonyi And Lake Mburo Safari?

Most gorilla tours will always wonder what to carry for their next gorilla adventure after getting a gorilla permit. Here are requirements that one needs when coming to the gorilla tours so come true and you should make sure that you plan accordingly to make it worth it.

Hiking Boots

Long-Sleeved Shirts / Blouse

Garden Gloves

Rain Jacket

Hat and Sun Glasses

Energy giving snacks

Cameras and extra batteries

Pair of Binoculars

Porters for your gorilla trek

Walking stick

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