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5 DAYS GORILLA SAFARI AND LAKE BUNYONYI

Day 1: Entebbe – Kampala

On arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met and received by your driver guide from Asyanut Safaris who will then brief you as he transfers you to your hotel for an overnight.

Protea Hotel Entebbe

Trip Overview: A 5 day safari which starts and finishes in Entebbe. This safari starts from Kampala and it continues to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Forest with its different species of primate life including the Mighty Gorillas. Tracking the gorilla families racing through this verdant forest is a thrilling experience coupled with many forest birds can be seen. Visit one of the deepest lake in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi with several and beautiful islands around it.

You also get the chance to see the Zebras in Lake Mburo the Smallest National Park in Uganda before passing via the equator back to Kampala.

Day 2. Kampala – Lake Bunyonyi

After an early breakfast, you will transfer towards Bwindi punctuated by stops at the Equator and Mbarara City for lunch, heading straight to Lake Bunyonyi, the deepest Lake in Uganda and also one of the deepest in Africa.

Dinner and overnight at Birds Nest (HB)

Day 4. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information centre to receive a pre-briefing by the park rangers before leading you to the gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is dense and is crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, the thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is an exciting and memorable experience. Gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with one another, returning later to your lodge and if time allows, you will take a late afternoon nature/community walk returning for dinner and overnight at

Dinner and overnight Ruhija Gorilla Lodge

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Day 5. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Forest – Kampala.

After your breakfast, check out and depart back to Kampala via the equator that allows you perform some simple experiment and take photos here, proceeding to arrive in Kampala/Entebbe for your departure back home, having covered a cross section of attractions of probably one of the greenest countries on earth. We look forward to welcoming you back for more adventure in the wild.

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Inclusive

  • All ground transportation with all airport transfers and fuel
  • Full time Professional driver/guide fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Nature and Community Walks.
  • Full board accommodation while on safari apart from Kampala where its bed and breakfast.
  • 1 Litre of Bottled water per day while traveling
  • Meals on transfer days
  • Gorilla permit (at $700 each)
  • Any other items included in the above itinerary

Exclusions

  • Air tickets
  • Entry visas and airport taxes
  • Personal insurance
  • Meals in Kampala and Entebbe
  • Drinks and all alcoholic beverages.
  • All personal expenditure such as tips, telephone calls, laundry and any other personal effects.
  • For single rooms, a supplement needs to be paid
  • Covid Tests

Please notethat Gorilla viewing is subject to availability of permits, which are limited and each costs $700 in Uganda and $1500 in Rwanda therefore any gorilla permits required should be purchased at the time of booking.

However it’s recommended that you book your permits while in advance starting from 2 years, one year or at least 6months to ensure that you get the permits on your desired dates.

Gorilla viewing can be done in both Bwindi in Uganda and Parc National des Volcans (PNV) in Rwanda.

All clients will be escorted by our experienced Guides/Drivers who are able to provide a cheerful, caring and attentive service to our clients. All our guides are trained and have deep knowledge of all routes, conditions, local attraction and their ability to spot animals and birds is outstanding.

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