Day 1. Transfer to Bwindi Impenatrable Forest.
In the morning of this day, you will be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable forest passing the green plant cover that Uganda is known for; reaching the Forest will be in the late evening. You will have a stop at Kayabwe (The Equator Village) for some photo shooting, and also have your lunch on the way. On arrival, you check in your lodge for evening accommodation as you get ready for a serious trek tomorrow.
Meal plan – lunch and supper.
Travel time – Approximately 9 hrs
Accommodation – Ruhija Community Rest Camp
Day 2. Gorilla Trekking
On this day, you wake up very early and are briefed about gorilla trekking before entering the Impenetrable forest. Be ready to walk for one to six hours depending on where you will find the gorillas. Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to associate with them. The one hour you spend with the gorillas, is most likely to be highlight of your tour. You will then be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for an overnight. This is the deepest lake in Uganda and together with Lake Mutanda has been proven bilharzia free and therefore safe for swimming. It is some where you will get relaxed after a long day in the forest.
Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Travel time – Approximately 1 hr.
Accommodation – Bunyonyi Overland Resort.
Day 3 Transfer to Kampala.
You will wake up at a mighty breakfast prepared by your accommodation, take part in any of the optional activities at the lake, (canoeing or visit the cultural Islands or visit a Batwa family) before departing for Kampala. You are likely to have lunch on the way and arrive at Kampala in the late evening.
Travel time – Approximately 9 hrs.
Meal plan – Breakfast and lunch
Accommodation – Not included.
Included in the cost are,
1 gorilla permit valued at US Dollars 600.
All meals as the itinerary states
All accommodation (standard)
Fuelled 4WD safari car
English speaking guide/driver
Bottled drinking water
Canoeing at lake Bunyonyi
Not included in the cost are
Porter for gorilla trekking( if you need one)
Activities marked optional in the itinerary.
A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.
A pair of sun glasses
A pair of binoculars
Note that weather at Bwindi is un predictable, it can rain at any time.
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To confirm this tour, please make a 1/3 deposit of the quoted price. The remaining balance can be settled a day before your safari.
While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings.
You can remove the bits you do not want and add the ones that you want to meet your budget and interest.
Enjoy your tour!