Gorilla Tracking Safari - LES 665


This safari as well features the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetratable Forest and winds up at Lake Buyanyi, an excellent resting point the strenuous gorilla tracking.

Day 1: Mbarara

Depart Kampala and drive to Mbarara on a good tarmac road. Along the way, stop at the Equator and watch local drum makers and take pictures of the Ankole Long Horned Cattle. 

Dinner and overnight at Regency Lakeview Hotel Mbarara.

Day 2: Bwindi

After an early breakfast depart for the Mountain Gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi arriving in time for lunch at the tracking base. Afternoon, take a self-guided walk around the camp along the Munyaga River before returning for sunset views across the Bwindi Forest. 

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 3: Day of Gorillas

Early morning breakfast then transfer to the base of the mountain for a briefing before starting the gorilla trek, taking between 30 minutes - 8 hours to find the Mountain gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas were the previous day. After a full hour with the gorillas, return to Gorilla Forest Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Lake Buyanyi

Breakfast at Leisure, before departing for Lake Bunyonyi believed to be one of the deepest crater lakes in Africa. In the afternoon, take a canoe ride or do some Cray fishing around the evergreen islands. Meals and overnight at Farout Island Camp.

Day 5: Kampala

After breakfast depart for Kampala in time for lunch at the Gallery Cafe. Drop at your hotel or transfer to the airport for onward flight.

Price includes:
  • Transportation in a custom safari vehicle
  • Services of a trained experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation in the lodge/tented camp based on double/twin sharing
  • Gorilla permits and park entry fees

 

Uganda Gorilla Safaris

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