5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Mburo Wildlife

Overview

This trip takes you to both Lake Mburo and Bwindi National Parks, Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest National Park in Uganda, in this park you may be in position to see a lot of mammals like Zebras, Impala, buffaloes and many species, birding will also be done with in the park. And Bwindi National Park is known best for gorillas, these gorillas are interesting to see that will leave you with the best memories ever for a wonderful experience. Other mammals include buffaloes, black-fronted duikers, leopards, bushbucks, forest hogs and elephants.

Safari Highlights

Day1: Arrive in Lake Mburo National Park.

Day2: Game drives and a boat trip.

Day3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi National Park

Day4: Gorilla tracking

Day5: Return to Kampala.

Trip Itinerary

Day1: Depart from Kampala to Lake Mburo National park

After your breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. On arrival, you will go for a game drive in the afternoon on which you may see various animals such as, oribis, zebras, buffaloes, topis elands, impalas among several others.Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura District in Western Uganda. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national park and underlain by Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back more than 500 million years. You will Dine and overnighat Mantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp.

Day2: Game drives and a boat trip

After breakfast in the morning you will go for a game drive in which you may see the early risers retire from their hunt. Later, in the day, you will head back to the lodge to enjoy a late breakfast and rest. After lunch, go for a boat trip on which you may see a lot of water birds like Carruther’s cisticolas, the Papyrus gonoleks, strange White winged Warbler, Bare-faced Go-away bird and Brown-faced lapwing. Return atatMantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp.

Day 3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Depart from Lake Mburo National Park early in the morning after breakfast to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.Bwindi National park is mostly known for its Mountain Gorillas of about 340 individual in the rain forest known as the Bwindi population, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas in the world. Bwindi impenetrable National park is located in East Africa in south western part of Uganda. Bwndi is located on the Eastern edge of Albertine rift valley along the Democratic Republic of Congo which borders next to the Virunga National park. You will have an overnight at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla tracking

Take an early morning breakfast, then head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. You will have packed lunch ready with you. After tracking depending on time you may take a community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural entertainment. You will have a second night Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 5: Leave Bwindi National Park for Kampala.

After breakfast, checkout and head to Kampala, you will stop in Mbarara for lunch and at the equator for crafts and photos. Arrive Kampala in the late afternoon.The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel, an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, park fees, boat fee and all meals. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.

End of the Safari