5-Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Day 1 - ENTEBBE - KAMPALA

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport where you will be met by your View Africa tour guide and transferred to Kampala and your accommodation at the Kampala Grand Imperial Hotel.

Meals : Dinner (depending on arrival)
Accommodation : Kampala Grand Imperial Hotel

Day 2 - KAMPALA - LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

This morning you will depart for Lake Mburo National Park, a 3 and 1⁄2 drive from Kampala. Here you will find eland, zebra, topi and impala. The five lakes within the park attract hippos, crocodiles and a variety of birds, while fringing swamps hide secretive papyrus specialists such as the sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow papyrus gonalek.

You will arrive at the secluded Mantana Tented Camp in time for lunch. This small classic permanent tented camp is the only luxury camp in Lake Mburo National Park, and is set in a high hill overlooking Lake Mburo. All nine guest tents and the restaurant and bar area are set on raised wooden platforms that provide stunning views. Each tent is private with on suite bathrooms with a drop toilet and hot bucket shower.

After lunch you will go on a short canoe ride in the Lake Mburu, followed by an afternoon game drive.

There is no electricity and dinner is served under the stars, or in the dinning room under lantern.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation : Mantana Tented Camp

Day 3 - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

Today you continue to the dense forested hills of Bwindi. The Gorillas live at altitudes of up to 6,500 feet (1,980 m) so be prepared for a long and difficult hike. Usually the park rangers track these habituated gorillas daily, but they can travel long distances through the dense jungle in a matter of hours.

Your stay here will be at Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge. This luxury Lodge overlooks the primeval Bwindi forest and consist of 8 spacious bandas with a dinning room, bar and lounge that overlooks the forest below.

Relax for the rest of the day or go on a guided walk.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation : Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge

Day 4 - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST – GORILLA TREK

On this morning you arise early to begin your hike to find the Gorilla’s. Depending on where they were last spotted it may take several hours to come upon them. But your patience and stamina will be rewarded. Coming upon a family of these amazing creatures in the undergrowth is an inspiring moment. After a full hour with these intelligent gentle creatures it’s time for one last look before hiking back to the trailhead, then back to the lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation : Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge

Day 5 - BWINDI - KAMPALA - ENTEBBE

After breakfast it’s time to leave for Kampala. A picnic lunch will be served en-route and you will arrive at Entebbe in the late afternoon.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
 

Private Departures: Anytime, based on availability of permits and accommodations

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