4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safaris
4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safaris is a short safari tour package which takes you to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park located in south western region in Kisoro district and the park is known as Uganda’s smallest national park. Though is the smallest park still remains as a home to great mountain Gorillas where you can engage in this emotional gorilla trekking experience. Mgahinga Gorilla national park is approximately 8 to 9 hour’s drive to reach the main destination ,starting from Kampala the main city/Entebbe .This is awesome encounter to trek your close relatives which are said to share 98% human genes . After visiting Mgahinga national park, transfer to Lake Mburo national park a closest park to the Uganda capital city Kampala, a home for wildlife species including impalas, topis, zebras, elephants, buffaloes, wild dogs among others. Our 4 Days needs travelers to sleep in the country of safari destination the day before your safari.
Summary of the 3 Days Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National park
- Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga National park
- Day 3: Mgahinga and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
- Day4: Game drive at Lake Mburo and back to Kampala/Entebbe
Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National park
Transfer to Mgahinga: You will wake up early from your hotel in Kampala/Entebbe have breakfast and get ready to be picked up by our safari drive takes you through a short briefing about the 4 Days Uganda gorilla Trekking and wildlife safaris. After briefing set off to south western region at around 7:30 am. You will have a stopover at the Equator enjoy photographs, experience the temperature at 0 degrees. Then proceed to Mbarara town for lunch en route. After lunch continue the drive while passing through the Banana plantation, rolling hills, you will arrive at the park check in the lodge for dinner and overnight.
- Nkuringo safari lodge
- Cloud Mtn Gorilla lodge
- Travelers rest
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga national park
Gorilla trekking: Wake up early in the morning have breakfast with packed lunch box, your driver will pick you and drives you to the park headquarter for a short briefing. You will meet the ranger after the briefing to led you to gorilla forest trail heads to search for gorillas. The gorilla trekking experience can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the location of gorillas in their nature habitants. Once you locate the gorilla family, you will be given one hour to stay in the presence of gorillas while learning their life style, behaves as you take photographs.
Visit Batwa pygmies: After trekking, you will meet your English speaking guide to led you to Batwa trails deep in the bamboo forest and meet the Batwa pygmies who used to leave with mountain gorillas in the forest. Drive back to the same lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Mgahinga and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Transfer to Lake Mburo: You will wake up have breakfast and check out of Mgahinga national park transfer to lake Mburo national park a renowned game park with high concentration of antelopes and other animals like hippos, warthogs, Buchells zebras, buffalos and bird species. While driving through a magnificent view of kigezi highlands. The driving journey will take 6 hours to reach the park, you will have lunch en-route.
Evening game drive: Then proceed with the journey arrive at the park, check in at the lodge and go for evening game drive and be able to view range of mammals in the open savannah grassland animals like impala, topis, Uganda kobs, warthogs among others. Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
- Mihingo Lodge
- Lake Mburo safari lodge
- Rwonyo Campsite
Day 4: Boat cruise on Lake Mburo and Return to Kampala
Boat cruise and Return to Kampala: Wake up have breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo within the park, have boat cruise and be able to view water species such as crocodiles, hippos, species of birds like king fishers, crested cranes, Abyssinian ground hornbills, saddle bill stork many more, buffalos, elephants seen along the water banks. After drive back to the lodge relax or swimming pool.
Later, have lunch and check out of the lodge, depart to Kampala to your hotel or Entebbe Airport to catch up with your flight.
End of 4 Day Uganda Gorilla trekking & wildlife safaris.
- Full board accommodation
- Boat cruise
- Visit the Batwa trails
- 4X4 WD Safari Vehicle
- Knowledgeable English Speaking drive
- Mineral water bottle
- International Airfares and Visas
- Any activity done not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personnel Expenses; Laundry services ,tip ,traveling insurance ,soft drinks