4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Mburo


A 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Mburo will take you to Bwindi impenetrable national park and Lake Mburo National Parks. The safari will provide you the opportunity to experience both Uganda’s forested regions and the Savannah Plains. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is situated on the edge of the Rift Valley in southwest Uganda. One of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests, dating back more than 25,000 years, and home to around 400 different plant species protects the mist-covered mountains. More significantly, this “impenetrable forest” also safeguards 489 mountain gorillas, or roughly half of the world’s population, including several habituated groups that can be followed by tourists.

Almost half of the mountain gorilla population in the world lives in Bwindi. Out of the 1060 mountain gorillas still living in the globe, more than 480 are thought to reside in this area. The Ultimate Safari in Uganda – Mountain Gorilla tours / tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest attracts tourists from all over the world who are passionate about gorillas. A trip through this spectacular forest will show you why the term “Bwindi”—which means “darkness”—was chosen for the forest. You will also be able to quickly ascertain why the forest is genuinely regarded as impenetrable. To participate in this mountain gorilla tracking and trekking trip, one needs to be in reasonable physical condition because it may involve traversing the difficult terrain.

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Mburo, In addition to being the smallest national park, Lake Mburo National Park is unquestionably the nearest to Kampala. It takes about 4 hours to drive there from Masaka to the Mbarara district. 370 km2 is the total area of the park, including the lakes (5 lakes). When taking a boat trip on Lake Mburo, you will have the opportunity to see hippos and crocodiles in addition to recently relocated giraffes, buffaloes, elands, waters bucks, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topis, and warthogs. Also, the park is home to 350 different species of birds, some of which are water birds, forest birds, and savanna birds.

The exciting activities offered by Lake Mburo National Park keep the safari guests on the exclusive tours coming back for more. Game drives in the park, boat cruises on Lake Mburo, birding and bird watching, nature walks, the unusual activity of riding horses to see wildlife, fishing, cultural tours, and cycling are some of the most popular tourist activities in Lake Mburo. Nshara gate, which is available when entering the park from the Kampala side, and Sanga gate, which is accessible when entering from the Mbarara side, are the two gates via which one can enter. The number of activities available in Lake Mburo National Park, despite its tiny size, never fails to astound its safari guests.

You have an opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife species while visiting these two parks, including mountain gorillas, forest elephants, buffalo, and monkeys in Bwindi, and numerous zebras, topis, Uganda kobs, giraffes, and other species in Lake Mburo. You can also see a variety of bird species in both parks, and, most importantly, you can take in the pleasant, hospitable climate.

Tour highlights

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise
  • Hiking

    Price Includes:

    • Cultural Tours
    • All Activities Mentioned
    • Gorilla Permits
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Park Entrance Fees

    Price Excludes:

    • International flight fare
    • Entry Visas
    • Tips
    • Alcoholic Drinks

Itinary in details

On this day, you will leave Kampala at 7 am for the eight-hour journey right after breakfast. Take a drive to Bwindi in southwest Uganda. This journey will be amazing since you will pass through numerous landscapes along the way, including rolling hills, banana and coffee plantations, and long-horned cattle.

You’ll stop in Mbarara city for Lunch before continuing on the journey through the terraced Kigezi Highlands that will lead to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which is home to a diverse ecology of living things that you’ll get to see the next day. Have pleasure in dinner and sleep.

Accommodation; Travelers Rest Hotel/Valley lodge(Budget), Lake Mutanda Resort/Chameleon Hill(Moderate), Volcanoes safari Lodge/Rushaga Gorilla safari lodge(Up market) Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner

Start your day off right with a satisfying breakfast, and be sure to bring a packed lunch from the Lodge along with any other items you might need, such as cameras, sturdy shoes, water, sunglasses, rain jackets, and long pants. Before you begin your journey at 8:00am, your guide will drive you to the information center for a briefing where you will meet other hikers.

Following a briefing, follow the park guards as they lead you into the vast Bwindi forest, where they can be found at that time. Because these gentle giants migrate and cannot be stationed in one spot, the action lasts between two and eight hours. They move according to the availability of food and water. Also keep in mind that tracking gorillas does not require skill, but at the very least, one must be physically fit.

There is nothing more surprising and fascinating as watching the silverbacks guard their bases, watch the females feed young ones, play, and grumble at each other among other things, you will snap enough images. You can take a walk through the Batwa settlement in the evening if you have time before returning to the lodge to see how people live. After all that dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation; Travelers Rest Hotel/Valley lodge (Budget), Lake Mutanda Resort/Chameleon Hill (Moderate), Volcanoes Lodge/Rushaga Gorilla safari lodge (Up market) Meal Plan; Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner.

After breakfast on this day, you will leave the breathtaking Kigezi highlands behind and travel through Mbarara town, which is home to long-horned cattle, on your way to Lake Mburo National Park, which is home to numerous antelopes as well as other animals like Buchell’s zebras, hippos, warthogs, buffaloes, and birds. Along the journey, you’ll stop for lunch. After you get to the park, you’ll check in at the lodge and go on an evening wildlife drive. Have dinner and stay the night.

Accommodation; Mantana Tented Camp/Mihingo Lodge (Up-market), Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Rwonyo Campsite (Budget) Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

After breakfast, embark on a boat safari to view additional smaller lakes like Lake Bwa and Lake Kazamu. While on the safari, you can also observe buffalo, hippos, and crocodiles in the shallow waters. Birds including crested cranes, saddle-billed storks, Abyssinian ground hornbills, and others will be visible.

After that, return to the resort and chill by the pool or in the bar area. Later, as you return to Kampala, enjoy lunch and bid the park’s personnel and the park itself farewell. You’ll make a photo stop at the equator and have time to browse the local shops for crafts before continuing on to Kampala in the late afternoon.

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