5 days - Gorillas, Volcano Hike & Lake Bunyonyi

Destination: Uganda


Duration

5 Days 4 Nights


From

680 USD

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Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

At 0630hrs, pick up from you 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: Volcano Hike – Lake Bunyonyi

The tale of the three Volcanoes; Muhabura 4127m (the guide), Gahinga 3474m (Pile of Stones) and Sabyinyo 3669m (Old Man’s Teeth). Here is a special occasion for you to hike one of the aforementioned cones. They offer one of the best day hikes in the world with the most spectacular views. Muhabura has 36m crystal clear crater whereas Sabyinyo highest of the three peaks is a border-meeting point for countries, Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.

Choice of the volcano a tourist wishes to hike can be made on the ground. After an approximate eight hour ascent and descent, join your driver/guide, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and settle-in at Lake Bunyonyi Eco Lodge.


Day 4: Day for Excursions and Leisure

A fresh a 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 5: 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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