4 days gorillas and Lake Mburo National Park safari in Uganda

Tour Highlight

This marvelous 4 days visit to Bwindi impenetrable national park and Lake Mburo national park shall offer an immense experience into Uganda’s wildlife. You shall be able to see various wildlife species like zebras, Topis, Uganda kobs, giraffes, golden monkeys and the endangered gorillas. Start the tour in high hopes and be expectant of having the best wildlife safari in Uganda. This safari is short enough to cater for anyone’s needs. With our exceptional tour guides, we promise the best safari. The accommodation shall be available upon request.

Day 1:  Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You shall meet and greet with our tour guides early in the morning; And after breakfast, you shall start your 9 hour’s journey to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Along the way, you shall make a stopover at the equator for some simple refreshment and photo taking opportunities. Expect to see beautiful sceneries of several plantations and wonderful rolling hills. After 9 hours of driving, you shall arrive in Bwindi ready for gorilla trekking the next day. Check in at your lodge, relax and breathe the fresh mountainous breeze. Most lodges offer sundowners, be ready to sip some of it while appreciating this marvelous landscape. Enjoy your dinner and stay over for a night.

Accommodation options: Buhoma lodge (luxury), Lake Mutandara lodge (midrange), valley lodge (budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This day is the spotlight of this tour. Every tourist prepares so much for gorilla trekking and many make various imaginations before trekking the gorillas. After a heavy breakfast, you shall meet the guide and he will drive you to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing. During the briefing, you shall learn several aspects about gorillas and your imaginations shall be refined before you embark on your gorilla trekking adventure. Start the trekking through the dense forest. It is better to trek gorillas during the dry season because it becomes more challenging to hike in the forest during the rainy season. After hours of searching depending on the previous gorilla locations, you shall finally spot the gorillas in their natural habitat. Stay with them for a period of 1 hour while enjoying the gymnastics of juveniles; watch the young ones breast feed and several other experiences. A typical gorilla group is composed of the silverback which is the head of the group plus other members. Transfer back to the park headquarters to receive the trekking certificates and later, move back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and a night’s stay.

Accommodation options: Buhoma lodge (luxury), Lake Mutandara lodge (midrange), valley lodge (budget)

Day 3 :  Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and enjoy the evening game drive

You shall depart Bwindi after an amazing gorilla trekking experience and drive to Lake Mburo national park. The route to Lake Mburo national park is full of natural beauties. You shall have clear views of dazzling mountainous landscapes. After travelling some distance from Mbarara town, you shall arrive in Lake Mburo national park.  Head straight to your lodge, refresh and rejuvenate for an evening game drive. During the evening game drive, you shall witness rare wildlife experience. Some animals shall be looking for drinking water along Lake Mburo to end the day. Enjoy every experience.

Day 4: boat cruise and depart for Kampala.

Early in the morning after breakfast, you shall drive to the park for a boat cruise.  The boat cruise offers the perfect moment to spot aquatic wildlife like hippopotamus, crocodiles, buffaloes and others; water bird species are also witnessed along the shores of the lake. Later, you shall drive to the lodge for refreshment and afterwards, depart for Kampala. Along the route you shall make stopover to buy some crafts.  You shall reach Kampala in the evening to end the tour.

  • Gorilla permits
  • Park entrance fees
  • Tour guides
  • 4WD car
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Airport pickup and transfer
  • Accommodation during the start and end of tour
  • Air ticket
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal items
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry
  • Beverages apart from those served on meals.
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