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4 Days – Gorilla tracking in Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi & Safari in Lake Mburo

4 Days – Gorilla tracking in Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi & Safari in Lake Mburo

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This 4-day adventure takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is the most sought after bucket list to experience Gorilla tracking in the wild and is also one of the most unforgettable wildlife encounters in the world! You will also visit Lake Bunyonyi to relax and enjoy the stunning views. Later you will end your journey with a safari in Lake Mburo.

Short itinerary:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi National Park. Stay at Bwindi National Park (L,D)
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Stay at Lake Bunyonyi (B,L,D)
Day 3: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo for a Boat cruise. Stay at Lake Mburo.(B,L,D)
Day 4: Game drive at Lake Mburo and transfer to Kampala. (B,L)

*Meals included: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

Transfer Time:

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi is around 8 to 10 hours (470+ Km)
Day 2: Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi is around 1.5 to 3 hours (60+ Km)
Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo is around 4 hours (200+ Km)
Day 4: Lake Mburo to Kampala is around 5 hours (230+ Km)


  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • All Government taxes
  • All park entrance fees where applicable
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit (USD 700 per person)
  • Boat Cruise at Lake Mburo
  • Drinking water (2-3 litres per person per day)
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Professional English speaking Guide (Bilingual Guide available on request)
  • Transport in 4X4 Safari Van / Land Cruiser


  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional Activities at Lake Bunyonyi
  • Airport Transfers
  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • International Flight tickets
  • Tips to Driver/ Guide
  • Travel Insurance


  1. To avoid the long drive to Bwindi, we can arrange flights to Bwindi from Entebbe.
    Flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip costs USD 230 per person.
    Flight between Entebbe & Kisoro airstrip costs extra USD 50 per person compared to flight to Kihihi airstrip.
  2. Another option is to start from Kigali, Rwanda. The drive from Kigali to Bwindi is around 4 hours (170+ Km). This option costs extra USD 100 for the vehicle.
  3. On Day 1, if you take a flight to Bwindi or start from Kigali, then you can add a Batwa cultural visit on this day at extra USD 40 per person.
  4. At Lake Bunyonyi no activities are included. You can do Canoeing, Boat ride, Community walk, Bird watching , Batwa Cultural Visit and many more activities at Lake Bunyonyi by booking directly with the accommodation once you reach Lake Bunyonyi.
  5. To view our Safari vehicles – Click here
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Tour Plan

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe to Bwindi National Park
After an early breakfast at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe (breakfast not included in this program) and short safari briefing by your driver-guide, you will be transferred to Bwindi National Park, which is approximately 8 hours' drive from Kampala. The journey is scenic as you'll pass through lush green countryside, local villages, and towns. You'll make a stopover at the Equator for a photo opportunity and to learn about the geographical significance of the area. You'll have lunch en-route at Mbarara and arrive at Bwindi National Park in the evening. You'll check into your lodge and have dinner before settling in for the night.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After an early breakfast and along with packed lunch and water you will head to the park headquarters for a briefing on the dos and don'ts of gorilla tracking. The park rangers will assign you to a gorilla family, and you'll be accompanied by a guide and trackers to help you locate the gorillas. The trek can take several hours, but the experience of coming face to face with the gorillas is truly unforgettable. You'll spend an hour with the gorillas, observing and taking photos before trekking back to the park headquarters. After the gorilla trek, you'll transfer to Lake Bunyonyi where you'll check into your lodge.
In the evening you can opt to do any of these optional activities - boat/canoe ride around the lake, hike to one of the surrounding islands, visit local communities, or simply unwind on the lakeshore and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3 : Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo for Boat ride
After breakfast, you'll enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Lake Bunyonyi before departing for Lake Mburo. The drive takes approximately 4-5 hours, passing through rolling hills and lush green landscapes. Once you arrive at Lake Mburo, you'll check-in at your accommodation and have lunch. In the afternoon, you'll go for a Boat Cruise on the lake, where you'll have the chance to see a variety of wildlife, including hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. You'll then return to your accommodation for dinner and spend the night at Lake Mburo.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 4 : Lake Mburo to Entebbe
On the final day of your trip, after breakfast, you'll go for game drive with packed lunch, where you'll have the opportunity to see zebras, impalas, elands, buffalos, and many other animals. Post game drive, you'll then depart for Kampala. The drive takes approximately 4-5 hours. You'll be dropped off at your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala or directly to the airport, depending on your travel plans. This marks the end of your trip.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch