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6 Day Tour Package for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

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6 Day Tour Package for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda.

6 Day Tour Package for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda. Arrive Entebbe and move to Lake Mburo NP. Walking safari and continue to Queen Elizabeth NP. Expect game drive/safari, chimp tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve, Boat trip along the Kazinga means. Connect to Bwindi via Ishasha sector known for its tree-climbing lions. Then enjoy the gorilla meeting and proceed to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation. On 6th Day, return to Entebbe to catch flight out. Besides are parks like Mburo National Park are visited and it is gifted with animals like  zebras, impalas, elands, buffalos, oribi, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, topi and reedbuck.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lastly  our trip ends with Lake Mburo National Park. is a compact and captivating national park located in western Uganda. Despite being the smallest national park in the country, it offers a rich diversity of wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and unique experiences for visitors. The park is named after Lake Mburo, a scenic lake that forms part of its boundaries and provides a picturesque backdrop for wildlife viewing. Lake Mburo National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including zebras, impalas, elands, topis, buffaloes, warthogs, hippos, and crocodiles. It is also one of the best places in Uganda to spot wild zebras.

Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This park offers a game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, where visitors can spot a wide array of wildlife and bird species. The diverse landscape for instance crater lakes and the Rwenzori Mountains, adds to the allure of this park.

The Ishasha Sector.

specifically renowned for its population of tree-climbing lions, which is a rare behavior observed in only a few places in the world. These lions are known to rest and perch in the branches of fig trees, providing a remarkable sight for visitors.  However, it is believed that they climb the trees to escape from the heat on the ground and to get a better vantage point for spotting prey. Apart from the unique tree-climbing lions, the Ishasha Sector is also home to other wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, antelopes, and various bird species, making it an excellent spot for wildlife viewing and photography.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park:

The highlight of the trip, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, provides a rare opportunity to get up close with the magnificent mountain gorillas. This experience is often considered one of the most memorable wildlife encounters in the world.

Lake Bunyonyi

The last part of the safari will take you for relaxation by beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is a mesmerizing and tranquil lake located in southwestern Uganda, near the town of Kabale. It is often regarded as one of the most beautiful lakes in Africa, attracting travelers with its stunning scenery, serene waters, and a myriad of islands scattered throughout its expanse. The name “Bunyonyi” means “place of many little birds” in the local Rukiga language, a fitting description for the abundance of birdlife found around the lake.

Highlights:

Arrive Entebbe Airport then move to Lake Mburo

Morning walking safari in Mbarara City and then connet to Queen

Chimp tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Morning game heading to ISasha sector and connect to Bwindi

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest then move to Lake Bunyonyi to relax

Depart Bunyonyi and return to Entebbe to catch flight out

detailed guide

Day 1: Arrive Entebbe Airport then move to Lake Mburo

We hope your flight is scheduled for an early (before 14:00) landing at Entebbe Airport. Upon arrival, you will be received by the assigned English-speaking Professional Tour Driver-guide who will welcome you into the Pearl of Africa.

Thereafter, 6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking you will hit the road for a move to Lake Mburo National Park. Depending on your arrival time, you will reach Mburo between the early afternoon hours and late evening hours. Optional (extra cost): Just in case you have reached early and interested, you may consider the night game drive to sight nocturnal wildlife.

Main Destination Lake Mburo National Park

Accommodation Option:

Eagle’s Nest

Budget tented bush camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 2: Morning walking safari in Mbarara City and then connect to Queen

Enjoy your early break first, then move out for the Mburo morning park (bush) walk in the presence of an armed Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger-guide. On this morning guided walk,6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking you will have the chance to meet at close range with the Zebras, Giraffes and Eland, Topi and other antelope, Cape buffaloes among others.

You may take the Trail to the top of the hills to see Lake Mburo and beyond. Thereafter, 6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking return to the room for checkout and drive to Mbarara City where you will have lunch. From there, connect to Queen Elizabeth NP. Optional: If time allows & interested, you may consider late afternoon-evening game drive.

Main Destination Queen Elizabeth National Park

 Accommodation option:

Irungu Forest Safari Lodge

Mid-range lodge

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 3: Chimp tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Be up early, have break first and drive out to the nearby Kalinzu Forest Reserve. The Forest is home to seasoned Chimpanzees plus other animals including baboons, monkeys and also bird types. Today, you will spend the early part of the day tracking chimpanzees here.

Thereafter, return to the room for some rest time and lunch. After lunch, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on the Kazinga means that connects Lakes George and Edward. During the trip, the sight of wildlife including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others will allure you.

You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. After the boat trip, you can proceed for a brief late afternoon game drive and thereafter, return to the lodge.

Main Destination Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Budget: Irungu Safari Lodge

Meals plan: Break first, Lunch and Dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 4: Morning game drive heading to Ishasha sector and Connect to Bwindi

Be up early and proceed for an early morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains. Be on the look for Cape buffalos, herds of elephants, lions, leopards (though hard to spot) among others. Return to the lodge and check out then head to Ishasha sector in search of tree-climbing lions.

The chance of seeing these lions is about 70% though sometimes they are hard to see (most mainly when they are down in the grassland looking for prey). Should you find them up in the tree, the sight is amazing and memorable. From Ishasha, connect to lodge in/close Bwindi National Park. With a hard day ahead,6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking you will do less on arrival but just check in your room, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla walking meeting the following day.

Main Destination Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation option:

Broadbill Forest Camp

Budget tented camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest then move to Lake Bunyonyi to relax

Have break first and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing on the dos and don’ts during trekking. Thereafter,6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking you will enter the Bwindi Forest for your tour. The area offers dramatic steeply forested view and is amazingly think but crisscrossed by many animal trails allowing access to tourists.

The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great animals. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable. Return to the room, 6Day Tour Gorilla Trekking check out and move to Lake Bunyonyi.

Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it most magical — you could admire them all day.

Main Destination Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation Option:

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Mid-range resort

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 6: Depart Bunyonyi and return to Entebbe to catch flight out

You will have a relaxed breakfast with spectacular view of the Bunyonyi little islands just right in front of you. Thereafter, you will hit the road for the return to Entebbe (arriving in the late afternoon/evening) for your flight out. We hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit and thanks for choosing Bonobos African safari holiday!

Main Destination Entebbe International Airport (Airport/Airstrip)

Accommodation Option: No accommodation(end of tour)

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

furthermore, the additional room can be arranged for an extra cost.

while, you’ll be dropped off at the airport to catch a flight back home.

Price Includes

Park fees.
Gorilla permits.
Chimp permits.
All activities.
All accommodation.
A professional driver/guide.
All transportation.
All Taxes/VAT.
Roundtrip airport transfer.
Meals.
Drinking water.
Fruits, Hiking and WIFI throughout the safari.

Price Excludes

International flights.
Additional rooms before and at the end of the tour.
Tips.
Personal items.
Government imposed increase of taxes or park fees.

Thanks for trusting and choosing bonobos African safari holidays….we hope to meet you once more!!!

 

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