6 days - Rushaga Gorilla Trekking & Lakes Mutanda & Bunyonyi.

Destination: Uganda


6 Days 5 Nights


680 USD


Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

At 0630hrs, pick up from your residence in Kampala or Entebbe and after a trip briefing, sign in our trip book and depart Kampala heading to Bwindi. We shall have an en-route stop at the Equator for a photo-opportunity and Mbarara town respectively for lunch. The last stretch of the Bwindi is a picturesque one that reveals the exhilarating nature beauty of the Kigezi Region. Check-in at your reserved accommodation facility for the rest of the night. 

Day 2: Day to Trek & Track Gorillas

Wake-up to the hissing, whizzing and hooting sounds of the dense Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Pack lunch, water, emergency supplies and follow your-allocated ranger-guide to gorilla sanctuary. Trekking/tracking gorillas is a vigorous activity as tourists explore the abundant flora and fauna of the of Bwindi forest. Conformity to the park rules is vital and maximum silence is crucial for you to listen to rhythms of nature. As you approach gorillas maintain maximum calmness and exploit every moment of the strictly allocated one hour in the presence of the gentle great apes. With great memories of the wonders of nature, trek back to the staging area and join your driver back to your lodge.

Day 3: Excursions on Lake Mutanda and Batwa Community.

Lake Mutanda is one of Uganda’s pieces of spectacle, a little piece of heaven dropped and formed this stunningly beautiful lake crowned by the incredible three cones; Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo. In a motorized canoe, visit the Python Island and take a walk through the natural, pristine vegetation. Sail to the Prison Island where the earth speaks of brutality as was practiced in the olden days. Continue and hike up to the little church Island and interact with the indigenous people. Break for lunch and take a visit to the Batwa People in Nkuringo area. Interact with them and learn about their plight and way of life. Retire and your accommodation facility for the rest of the evening. 

Day 4: Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi

A misty, foggy and chilly morning ushers you to a new day in the dominion of the great apes, have breakfast, check-out and take meandering routes to Lake Bunyonyi. Cross by boat to Bunyonyi Eco Resort and settle-in for the rest of the day. 

Day 5: Day for Excursions and Leisure

A fresh and gentle breeze conquers the early morning as the sun squeezes through the clouds to brighten the day. Have breakfast and embark on take a dug-out canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi. Explore the artistic work of nature with a blend of terraced farm-land. Visit the Punishment Island and the Batwa Community. Return to Eco Lodge and relax for the rest of the day.

Day 6: Main-land and Transfer to Kampala.

After breakfast, enjoy last moments watching birds at Eco Resort Bunyonyi, check-out and transfer to the mainland. Take a scenic and leisurely ride, refuel in Mbarara town and break for lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre. Proceed to Kampala and drop-off at your residence or drop-off at Entebbe International airport on time for your onward flight out. 

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