This 5-Day Uganda Safari offers a mesmerizing adventure through the enchanting landscapes of Uganda, where ultimate wildlife encounters meet awe-inspiring natural wonders. This extraordinary safari takes you on an unforgettable journey, beginning with the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Located in southwestern Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a biodiversity hotspot and home to the majestic mountain gorillas. As you enter this lush, dense rainforest, you’ll be captivated by a symphony of sounds and vibrant greenery surrounding you. The main highlight of your safari awaits – gorilla trekking. Accompanied by experienced guides, venture deep into the forest, traversing rugged trails and encountering the awe-inspiring gorillas in their natural habitat. While observing these gentle creatures up close, you’ll be amazed at their size, grace, and human-like behavior. This up-close encounter promises to be the experience of a lifetime, leaving you with memories that will linger forever.
Leaving the mountain gorillas behind, this 5 Day Uganda safari continues to the serene and picturesque Lake Bunyonyi, often referred to as the “place of little birds.” Nestled amidst lush green hills, this stunning lake is a tranquil oasis, filled with over 200 species of birds. As you glide across the calm waters, surrounded by panoramic views, immerse yourself in the serenity of this hidden gem. Explore the islands dotting the lake, each with its own unique charm, and discover the rich cultural heritage of the local communities residing here.
From the tranquil beauty of Lake Bunyonyi, your Uganda adventure takes you to Lake Mburo National Park. This small, yet diverse national park is a true gem of central Uganda. As you traverse its savannah plains, interspersed with ancient hills and sprawling valleys, be prepared to encounter an abundance of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for zebras, elands, buffalos, hippos, and the unique impalas, which are not found in other Ugandan parks. Take a thrilling game drive or a horseback safari to explore the park’s secrets, and witness stunning sunsets casting an ethereal glow over the African plains.
Prepare to be enchanted by the wonders of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, captivated by the tranquility of Lake Bunyonyi, and exhilarated by the biodiversity of Lake Mburo National Park. This Uganda safari promises a remarkable adventure that will leave you breathless and forever changed.
Pick up by your guide from Kampala after your breakfast and immediately set off to the Southwestern part of Uganda-Bwindi Forest. It will be a great journey with a lot of sightings such as the rolling terraced hills, together with a few stopovers at the equator to take photos and another in Mbarara to have lunch as you proceed to Bwindi. You will arrive in the evening and rest at the hotel with dinner.
After breakfast that early morning, move to the headquarters of the park for briefing with your packed lunch. After, enter the forest for gorilla trekking guided by the Park rangers. You are allowed to spend only one hour with the gorillas though trekking as a whole might take 2 to 8 hours. Later in the evening take a walk in the Batwa community for some cultural encounters from the Batwa people like the traditional dances among others.
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On this morning after a tasty breakfast, say goodbye to Gorilla sanctuary as you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi also termed as a great destination for birders due to the various numbers of birds that are available, apart from that it has eye-catching sceneries including the waters, hills, forests, islands among others. Upon arrival you could opt to go for a canoe along the lake or just go for a nature walk around the area. In the evening retire at the lodge and have dinner.
After breakfast, carry on with the journey to Lake Mburo national Park, where by your eyes will be caught up by the large numbers of impalas (mainly concentrated in this park), zebras, buffaloes, warthogs, among others. Along the way your eyes will be fed again with the stunning landscapes of the kigezi highlands. You will have lunch along the way, when you arrive at the park you will have a game drive through the park as you will have a chance to see most animals. Later have dinner and Overnight.
Enjoy breakfast; go on a boat cruise along the lake where you will see more wildlife like hippos, Crocodiles, buffaloes as well as many birds and you will also see other smaller lakes like Bwa and Kazuma. In the afternoon drive back to Kampala after an amazing time in the wild to mark the end of our 5 Day Uganda Safari.