Day 1. Fly to Bwindi Impenatrable Forest.
You will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for transfer to Kajansi Air strip to catch your flight to Kihihi Airstrip in Kabale. You will enjoy the aerial views of verdant landscapes and the green plant cover which Uganda is known for. On arrival, you will be transferred by road to your accommodation to check in and enjoy lunch. In the evening, you choose to either have a village walk or a forest walk or a cultural performance by the local community.
Travel Time - Approx. 2 HRs
Meal Plan – Lunch and supper
Accommodation – Ruhija community Rest Camp/Buhoma Lodge
Day 2 Gorilla Trekking
On this day, you wake up very early and are briefed about gorilla trekking before entering the Impenetrable forest. Be ready to walk for one to six hours depending on where you will find the gorillas. Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to associate with them. The one hour you spend with the gorillas, is most likely to be highlight of your tour. You will then be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for an overnight. This is the deepest lake in Uganda and together with Lake Mutanda has been proven bilharzia free and therefore safe for swimming. It is some where you will get relaxed after a long day in the forest.
Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Travel time – Approximately 1 hr.
Accommodation – Bunyonyi Overland Resort/Bushari lake Island
Day 3 Lake Bunyonyi
You will wake up at a mighty breakfast prepared by your accommodation, take part in any of the activities at the lake, (canoeing or visit the legendary Islands or visit a Batwa community or take a swim) Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Accommodation – Bunyonyi Overland Resort/Bushari Lake Island
Day 4 Departure
Having had breakfast, you will drive to Kihihi Air strip to fly back to Entebbe to catch your flight back home hence end of service.
Included in the cost are,
1 gorilla permit valued at US Dollars 600.
All meals as the itinerary states
Fuelled 4WD safari car
English speaking guide/driver
Bottled drinking water
1 of the activities at lake Bunyonyi
1 of the activities on Day 1
Emergency Air Ambulance
Not included in the cost are
Porter for gorilla trekking (if you need one)
Drinks besides water provided in the plane and safari car.
A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.
A pair of sun glasses
A pair of binoculars
Note that weather at Bwindi is un predictable, it can rain at any time.
While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings.
You can remove the bits you do not want and add the ones that you want to meet your budget and interest.
Enjoy your tour!
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.