4 Days: Gorilla and Lake Bunyonyi Tour

4 Days


Join us on this 4-day, guided Uganda safari trip and explore some of Uganda’s most famous national parks and natural landmarks. Come face to face with mountain gorillas

Tour Highlights

  • Visit some of Uganda's most famous national parks
  • See the amazing mountain gorillas
  • Enjoy game drives & gorilla tracking
  • Visit the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi, considered Africa's second deepest lake


After breakfast drive to Kampala heading southwest. Have a stop at Nabusanke to take some photos at the equator crossing and later have lunch for in Mbarara then drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. This park is home to the internationally renowned endangered mountain gorillas a unique feature for the tourism industry of Uganda. Bwindi national park, plus Mgahinga National Park together with the Volcanoes Park in Rwanda and the Virunga Volcanoes of Congo home to the world's surviving endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp or Buhoma Homestead or Gorilla resort or Buhoma community Bandas.

After an early breakfast you will be briefed about the gorilla trekking in the impenetrable forests. You will be allowed to spend an hour in the presence of the gorillas after trekking for about 3 to 5 hours. After the trek you will go back to the lodge for lunch after which you can decide to have a cultural experience with the Batwa community or other activities. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma community Bandas.

In the morning after breakfast you will depart to Lake Bunyonyi which is another primary tourist stopover. On arrival you will have a canoe ride you will see the various small islands such as Bwama Island also a wonderful destination for birders. Alternatively you could take a nature walk which will help you to appreciate a great diversity of small birds here. Dinner and overnight at the Bunyonyi Overland Camp.

Day 4 :

After breakfast walk towards the northern end of Lake Bunyonyi to the stunning Ruvuma swamp, one of the finest destinations to appreciate birds like the papyrus yellow warbler. In the afternoon head back to Kampala where this trip will end.

What's Included

  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Transport in a 4x4, air-conditioned safari vehicle with a pop-up roof
  • An experienced, English-speaking tour guide
  • Gorilla trekking & chimpanzee tracking permits
  • Bottled drinking water on board the vehicle
  • All park entry fees
  • Activities as per the itinerary

What's Not Included

  • Visa charges
  • International/domestic airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature like phone calls and laundry
  • Both alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the "What's Included" section
  • Porters
  • Tips

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4 Days: Gorilla and Lake Bunyonyi Tour