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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Start from Entebbe (before 2pm) or be picked from a Hotel, transfer to Lake Mburo NP

Start from Entebbe (before 2pm) or be picked from a Hotel, transfer to Lake Mburo NP

The pick-up will be from either; the Hotel or from the Entebbe Airport upon arrival. The assigned Professional English-speaking Tour Driver-guide will pick/receive you and hit the road to Lake Mburo National Park. Mburo is a compact gem, located conveniently close to the highway that connects Entebbe/Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah National Parks but home to 350 bird species as well as animals such as: Giraffes, Zebra, impala, eland, buffalo, Defassa waterbuck, hippo, and the elusive leopard among others. On arrival, we shall check in and if we still have some time available, we can proceed for a late afternoon-to-evening game drive. Otherwise, we shall check in and have the evening at leisure – relaxing.

Accommodation: (Eagles Nest Mburo-Budget Level) | Meals: Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 4 hours.

Main Destination:
Lake Mburo National Park
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Mburo NP

BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
GiraffeOccasional
LeopardOccasional
HyenaOccasional
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Accommodation:
Eagle's Nest Camp
  • Budget tented bush camp bordering Lake Mburo NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Morning game drive and then, transfer to accommodation in Bwindi

Morning game drive and then, transfer to accommodation in Bwindi

Enjoy your breakfast as early as possible then proceed for an exciting morning game drive in the park. Expect to see the gigantic eland antelope, zebras in big numbers, topi, impalas, Buffaloes and other savannah animals. Alternatively, you may choose the morning bush/park walk (at extra cost USD 30 pp) in the presence of an armed ranger-guide. You will return to your accommodation then check out and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable NP.
Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda (harboring over 300 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population), including several habituated groups, which can be trekked. With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in your accommodation, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience the next morning.

Accommodation: (Broadbill Forest Camp-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 5 hours.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Broadbill Forest Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Bwindi NP (Gorillas)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Gorilla trekking Bwindi Forest and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation

Gorilla trekking Bwindi Forest and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation

Have breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing on the dos and don’ts during trekking. Thereafter, you will enter the Bwindi Forest for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular! The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The time with these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable. From the trek, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it most magical — you could admire them all day.
Accommodation: (Itambira Island-Tree House) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 2-3 hours.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation:
Itambira Island
  • Mid-range hotel located at Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Depart Bunyonyi and return to Entebbe to catch flight out (1800hr onward)

Depart Bunyonyi and return to Entebbe to catch flight out (1800hr onward)

You will have a relaxed breakfast with spectacular view of the Bunyonyi little islands just right in front of you. Thereafter, you will hit the road for the return to Entebbe (arriving in the late afternoon/evening) for your flight out. Thank you for choosing and travelling with us (Home to Africa). #Optional (extra cost): If having a late night flight, you may consider a canoe trek on Bunyonyi before departing for Entebbe.

Accommodation: Recommended on request | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch | Drive Time: Approx. 8 hours.

Main Destination:
Entebbe International Airport (Entebbe)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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  • This tour is offered by Home To Africa Tours and Travel, not SafariBookings.
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  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
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  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.