5 Days Uganda Tour Lake Mburo and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park
Day 2: Lake Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest
Day 4: Bwindi Forest to Lake Bunyonyi
Day 5: Depart back to Kampala.
Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala - Lake Mburo National Park
Have breakfast at your Hotel and depart for Lake Mburo National Park. It is 3-4hrs drive, stop at the Equator for photographs and reach Lake Mburo by lunch time. Take an afternoon boat ride along Lake Mburo in search for water birds such as pelicans, Black crake, Heron, cormorant, fish eagle, and the rare shoebill. Other animals seen include Crocodiles and Hippos among others. Dinner and overnight in Arcadia Cottages or Mantana Tented Camps.

Day 2: Lake Mburo to Bwindi Forest
After a cup of tea/coffee, go for an early morning game drive in search for animals, and the common ones are Zebra, Impala, Buffalo, Topi, and Eland as herbivores not to leave out the rare leopard, Hyenas and jackals as predictors. Return to the lodge for full breakfast. Have our lunch packed and depart Lake Mburo immediately for Bwindi National Park with lots of game and scenic viewing en-route. It is a 5-7 hours drive, dinner and overnight stay in Buhoma Community Bandas / Gorilla Resort.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking
Wake up and prepare for today's incredible experience. You will have breakfast to transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off to the forest in search for gorillas. There after you will penetrate the impenetrable Bwindi forest in search for Gorillas. The time you will take searching these humble apes is unpredictable however it ranges between 2-9 hours depending on their movement. The activity requires you to go through steep rocks, climbing up and down making it tiresome, however the thrill of encountering these giant primates erases the poor memories you went through in trying to find them. You will stay with them for 1 hour for observation and

photographs, later descent to your lodge for late lunch.
If the evening is free, you can take a cultural walk in Batwa Communities.
Dinner and over night at Buhoma Community Bandas / Gorilla Resort.

Day 4: Bwindi Forest to Lake Bunyonyi
After morning breakfast at your lodge, set of to Lake Bunyonyi with lots of scenic viewing en-route. Lake Bunyonyi is known for excellent bird watching and boat rides (Canoeing) to different beautiful Islands that characterize the lake. All meals at Arcadia Cottages.

Day 5: Depart to Kampala.
After these extra-ordinary experiences we have to go back to Kampala. Have breakfast and start our picnic drive, with lots of game viewing en-route, arrive in Kampala by late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel/Lodge.

The tour quotation includes;

Fulltime professional English speaking Driver Guide

Airport transfers and ground transport

Gorilla permits

Accommodation and meals

Park entry fees

All tour activities mentioned

A 4x4WD comfortable safari vehicle.


But excludes Airfare to Rwanda, visa fees where applicable, drinks, laundry, tips and other personal expenses


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