4 Days Lake Mburo & Bwindi Gorilla Tour

Lake Mburo Safari and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Lake Mburo Safari
Zebras at Lake Mburo National Park

Full Lake Mburo Safari Itinerary 

Day 1: Drive Lake Mburo National Park, do a Boat Ride

Get a morning breakfast and start your trip to Lake Mburo, going through Mpigi and Masaka and Lyantonde district. Make a stop at the Uganda Equator where the northern separates from the southern hemisphere. Afterwards advance to the park.

The small lake is one of the smallest Savannah parks with plenty of antelopes including the impala from which the name Kampala, Uganda’s capital city was got. Arrive in the afternoon, have lunch and immediately head for a boat cruise on the lake. This ride will reward you with view of animals and birds along shores. Dinner and overnight at Mburo Safari Lodge or Rwakobo Rock Hotel on full board.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive, transfer to Bwindi National Park

Go for a morning game drive in Lake Mburo for about 2-3 hours and then after return to the lodge for breakfast before driving off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will arrive at the park in the evening. Bwindi is mostly known for its plenty of mountain gorillas besides being a home for other mammals plus plenty of birds. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Bandas or Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Do Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi ForestLake Mburo Safari

This is the day for the gorilla tour in the forest. Enjoy breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off to the forest for a thrilling gorilla tracking. After an 8:00 am briefing from the park officials, you will walk into the forest to track these giant apes. The time you take trekking these primates vary from 2 to 9 hours depending on their movements. The gorilla safari entails going through steep rocks climbing up and down, however the thrill of meeting the gorillas makes you forget the hardships of trying to find them. Dinner and over night at Gorilla Resort / Buhoma homestead.

Day 4: Drive to Kampala

In the morning, take breakfast and start a long-day drive to Kampala. Arrive in the evening. End of the tour.

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