UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI
You will need a gorilla permit before taking this route and therefore ensure that your Uganda tour operator has securedyou one as you might not be admitted for the gorilla tracking activity.
On day one of your Uganda Gorilla tour, after your breakfast, you will be picked from your Kampala or Entebbe Hotel at 0700 hrs by your safari guide and depart by road to Lake Mburo National Park (the drive will take approximately 3-4 hours).
If you have enough time, make a stopover and take a look at the Royal Drum makers, and stand at the Equator for a photograph and also listen to some few interesting facts.
We will continue to Lake Mburo National Park, which is an extension of the Tanzanian plains having a variety of attractions.
Don't miss the extensive wetlands, rolling grassy hills, the wooden savannah and the forests, where you will interesting plants and animal species.
You will have Dinner and spend the night at your best accommodation near lake Mburo National Park.
You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 2 night.
On your second day of your Uganda Gorilla tour, after your breakfast, take a game viewing tour at Lake Mburo National Park.
Lake Mburo is famous for its richness in biodiversity and the park has over 60 different species of mammals.
In the afternoon you will take a boat ride on Lake Mburo to view some of the water animmals like crocodiles and hippopotamuses.
You will then return to your hotel for dinner and overnight lodging.
You will arrive at Bwindi Gorilla Forest just in time to have a late lunch.
After your lunch, take a nature walk or community visit. You're to complete this gorilla community tour late in the evening.
You will spend the night at your best Bwindi Safari lodge.
You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 2 nights.
Since you've come a long way to your "Must See" Uganda attraction, don't take any chances!Wake up very early in the morning, on your fourth day of your Uganda Gorilla tour, and take your breakfast. Be the first one to arrive at the Bwindi park headquarters for briefing and registration.
You will then set off for your Gorilla tracking activity in the forests of Bwindi.
Gorilla tracking can be strenuous, and you will need to carry packed lunch, drinking water, wear comfortable boots or jungle shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes, put on ear plugs if you feel uncomfortable with jungle sounds and also take a rain jacket.
Ask the Game rangers for a walking stick if you feel you need one, and you will receive it free.
The gorilla guides will then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas.
You need a good ammount of fitness as this gorilla trek can take from half an hour to as long as 9 hours.
It is indeed an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest and knowing you're in close range with the few of the world's surviving mountain gorillas.
You will then have your dinner and spend the night at your Bwind lodging tent for the second time.
On your fifth and last day of your Uganda Gorilla tour, take an early breakfast at the Gorilla camp before you drive back to Kampala.
Have your lunch enroute and End your 5 Day Uganda Gorilla Tracking Tour.
If you have an early morning flight, then book into your favorite Entebbe Hotel to avoid missing your flight.
However, if you have an evening flight the next day, then you can book into a kampala hotel for one night and take an airport shuttle to Entebbe Airport the following day.
Feel a 5 day Uganda Gorilla tour is the perfect tour package for you? Then naturally your next question would be, How much will it cost me?!
Since the cost for your gorilla tour package will vary greatly depending on the kind of accommodation you will choose, send us your preferences and we shall give you an estimate of how much this Uganda tour package could cost you.
Our cost estimates will cover the following aspects of your tour.