4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla trekking safari
4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla trekking safari is a double trek safari offering an encounter with two mountain gorilla groups in Bwindi impenetrable national park. Bwindi impenetrable national park is a forested national park situated in south western Uganda in a distance of approximately 9 hours’ drive from Kampala. Bwindi impenetrable national park is a popular Uganda safari destination and UNESCO world heritage site famous for habiting the world’s biggest mountain gorilla group with over 600 mountain gorilla individuals.
Bwindi impenetrable national park consists of 19 habituated mountain gorilla groups which are open for mountain gorilla trekking, these groups include Mubare Gorilla Family, Habinyanja Gorilla Family, Rushegura Gorilla Family, Bitukura Gorilla Family, Oruzogo Gorilla Family, Nkuringo Gorilla Family, Nshongi Gorilla Family, Mishaya Gorilla Family, Kahungye Gorilla Family, Bweza Gorilla Family- Rushaga, Busingye Gorilla Family, and Kyaguriro Gorilla Family.
On 4 Days Uganda double mountain gorilla trekking safari you are to visit two different mountain groups in 2 different days, you are also to visit the beautiful lake bunyonyi for a boat cruise, visiting islands and spotting many bird species.
Safari Highlights of the 4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla trekking safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 2: First day of Gorilla tracking and community visit
- Day 3: Second day of Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
- Day 4: Departure
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On the 1st day of 4 days Uganda double gorilla trekking safari you will have early morning breakfast at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe, meet your safari driver and embark on your journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park on a drive of 9 hours. On your way you will have a stopover at the equator for pictures and purchase craft pieces, you will have another stopover in Mbarara for lunch and then proceed to the par. You will enjoy scenic sights of the rolling hills in Kibale Al’s referred to as the Switzerland of Africa, when you arrive in the park you will have dinner and stay overnight.
- Buhoma Community Camp (Budget)
- Silverback Lodge (Moderate)
- Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury)
- Meal Plan; Half Board
Day 2: First day of Gorilla tracking and community visit
On the 2nd day of 4 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari you will have early morning breakfast, meet your safari driver and head to Bwindi impenetrable national park for your first mountain gorilla trekking experience. You have to arrive at the park’s Headquarters for briefing about mountain gorilla trekking rules and regulations, you will be assigned a gorilla group to trek, hire a porter then hike into the forests looking for mountain gorillas. Trekking for mountain gorillas takes about 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas and where they spent the last night. When you find the gorillas you are to stay only for one hour observing these amazing creature and take amazing pictures. After the amazing trek you will return to the park’s headquarters and either head to your lodge or go for a community visit in the Batwa community where you will enjoy the local life style of these Batwa including demonstration of hunting skills, making of fire and many more. In the evening you will head back to your lode, have dinner and stay overnight.
Day 3: Second day of Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
On the 3rd day of 4 days Uganda double mountain gorilla trekking safari you will have morning breakfast and head to the forests of Bwindi for another mountain gorilla trekking together with your packed lunch, this time you will do the trekking in another mountain gorilla group. Like yesterday’s trek you will go through briefing and head to into the forest looking for mountain gorillas, you will spend on hour in the presence of the gorillas then head back to your lodge
From your lodge you will checkout and head to lake Bunyonyi a bird haven with over 29 islands, when you arrive at the lake you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation is got from Broadbill forest camp or Acadia cottages or Bunyonyi Bird Nest Lodge
Meal Plan; Full Board
Day 4: Departure
On the 4th day of 4 days Uganda double gorilla trekking safari you will have early morning breakfast and head to the lake for a boat ride, on your way you will head to lake Bunyonyi for a boat ride on tour to numerous islands in the lake such as punishment island and many more. You will enjoy sight of many birds such as grey crowned cranes, levillant cuckoo, white tailed monad, slender-billed baglafetch, weavers, African harrier hawk, egrets, cardinal woodpecker, grey crowned cranes, African king fisher, herons and many more. After the boat ride you will set off on a journey back to Kampala, upon your arrival you will be dropped off either at your residence or at Entebbe international airport for your departure flight.
End of the 4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla trekking safari
- Safari includes: Accommodation, an English Speaking driver guide, Transport on ground in a comfortable vehicle, drinking bottled water in the vehicle while on safari, gorilla permits.
- Not included are; Visas, wines, beers, sodas laundry, tips given to staff at the lodges or restaurants.