5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
The 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari takes you on an adventure of the Uganda mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, visit Lake Mutanda, and visit the Batwa pygmies Community the original inhabitants of Bwindi Forest.
The Batwa (Pygmies) have shared this forest as their home with gorillas for a long time, on this trip you will find out what happened to the Batwa after they were evicted from the forest, the Uganda gorilla tracking permits are also included on this tour.
Safari Highlights of 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
- Stopover at the Uganda Equator
- Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest
- Batwa pygmies Community Visiting in Kisoro
- Canoeing on Lake Mutanda in Kisoro
Tour Summary for 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
- Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
- Day 3: Visit the Batwa community in the Kisoro Area
- Day 4: Canoeing on Lake Mutanda in Kisoro
- Day 5: Return-Kampala/Entebbe
Detailed Itinerary of 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
The 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari begins from Entebbe at 7:00 am as you drive towards western Uganda, with a stopover at the Equator to take some time for photos and continue with the drive to Mbarara for a Lunch break at Agip Motel Mbarara Town.
After lunch, we get back on the road to the Bwindi rain forest full of primates and birds, valleys, hills, and swamps. Enjoy the amazing views as pass traditional homesteads and other surroundings. Arrive late evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Travelers Rest Hotel Kisoro or Lake Mutanda Resort
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
After breakfast, we were ready for trekking which began at 7:30 a.m. with a briefing from Uganda Wildlife Authority staff briefing us on how to behave while tracking mountain Gorillas.
Remember to bring with you a camera, rain jacket, at least 2 liters of drinking water per person, Walking boots, and a packed lunch, the tracker/guides will lead you to the forest to track the Mountain Gorillas which is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences in the world overnight stay at:
Travelers Rest Hotel Kisoro or Lake Mutanda Resort
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Full board)
Day 3: Visit the Batwa community in the Kisoro Area
After breakfast, we will prepare for yet another adventure around the Kisoro area as you visit these indigenous natives the Batwa (Pygmies) Batwa people are found in Uganda around Bwindi and Mghinga forests and Batwa are marginalized people.
Batwa have lived their lives to current generations by hunting and gathering in the forest, your visit to the Batwa involves a dancing demonstration and songs when the music begins you can’t help but notice that they project a genuine pride in themselves, After returning to the lodge for lunch and relax. dinner and overnight at Travelers Rest Hotel Kisoro or Lake Mutanda Resort
Day 4: Canoeing on Lake Mutanda in Kisoro
In the mid-morning after breakfast, we go to explore the Canoeing Tour at Lake Mutanda, at the moment Lake Mutanda is one of the most scenic lakes in Uganda that few tourists have visited due to its remoteness found down in the corner of South-western Uganda Kisoro District boarding with DR-Congo and Rwanda.
This canoe ride takes you through the cool and serene atmosphere around the lush islands whilst you enjoy spectacular views of the misty surrounding hills and cloudy peaks of the Virunga National Park and Volcanoes in the distance after returning to the lodge for lunch and relaxing.
Dinner and overnight at Travelers Rest Hotel Kisoro or Lake Mutanda Resort
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Full board)
Day 5: Return-Kampala/Entebbe
After breakfast return to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport, with lunch en route in Mbarara your evening departure flight home.
End of 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
- All our tours/safaris can start and end in Kigali Rwanda or Entebbe Uganda with no extra costs
- Our tour consultant is at your disposal for any information you may need 24/7
- We do all your airport transfers in Kigali or Entebbe
- We arrange accommodation for you day before the tour starts and on the day tour ends with no extra costs
Transportation & Guides
We use both standard 4×4 customized safari vans and 4×4 luxury customized safari Land cruisers as our road mode of transport for game viewing, taking photos wildlife filming and photography, all our safari vehicles has pop up roofs for proper game viewing and easy for to take as much photos as you can, with also charging system for your cameras, phones and also every client is guaranteed of a window seat for easy view.
Our drive/guides are very professionally and well trained, we know every successful safari needs a great guide, majority of the comments from our clients regarding our services are centered on the professionalism of our guides, returning clients request the same guide on their second and third trip.
– Meet & greet services airport transfers to/from Entebbe airport,
– Accommodation and meals on safari as above,
– Chimp permit and gorilla permit per person,
– Bottled water in the safari vehicle,
– Full time services of English speaking driver/guide,
– All park entry fees and set activities on the itinerary.
– Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature.
– Charter/Scheduled flights are also an optional extra.
– Plus all expenses of a personal nature like tips, drinks, etc.
COST PER PERSON SHARING TWIN/DOUBLE ROOMS
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