3 Days Gorilla Trek & Lake Bunyonyi

May 4, 2022

Do you wish to trek Bwindi gorillas and explore Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda? This 3 days trip of gorilla trek and Lake Bunyonyi safari begins from Kigali in Rwanda. It may on the other way start from Entebbe in Uganda or begin from one destination and end at the other. It’s fantastic to have an experience with gorillas, to chill and relax at Lake Bunyonyi thereafter.

Day 1: Pick Up & Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Upon arrival, meet and greet our representative in Kigali of Python safaris  (U) ltd who will pick you, take you for a Kigali  city tour to visit places such  as the Genocide Memorial Monument, Caplaki Crafts Village, Kimironko Market, Inema Arts Centre and a lot more, then transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, one of Africa’s oldest forests located in South Western Uganda. The drive takes between 4-5 hrs with brief stopover and border clearance.  When you eventually reach Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you will continue to your place of stay for an overnight.

Day 2 : Gorilla Trekking & Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi

After having a heavy early morning breakfast meal at your lodge, you will be led to the starting point of your trek.  Your guide will labour to lead you to the briefing point on time. While being briefed, you will be guided on the dos and don’ts. It could of more value if you endeavour to be more attentive and make all possible inquiries deemed fit. This iss intended to enable us serve you to the fullest. Gorillas are wild animals and have to be treated gently and with great hospitality.

Following the meeting, your adventure will commence. Then the group leader will take the appropriate trail to your particular gorilla family. The entire trek takes between 2-8 hours inclusive of a full hour’s encounter with the apes. While in the vicinity with the gorillas, it’s advisable to maintain 8 meters distance and desist from taking photos with flash lights on as it annoys these primates and causes them to charge at visitors. When this magnificent hour is complete, you will then head back to the starting point, continue to the headquarters of the park to get your respective gorilla trekking certificates, get back to the lodge for signing out and head to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation.

Day 3 Of 3 Day Gorilla Tour: Lake Bunyonyi & Transfer To Kigali

The whole of this morning will be spent for stretching and relaxation at these very beautiful, scenic and magnificent  places in the world. When at Lake Bunyonyi you will relieved of weariness and relief. You will  be in position to carry out a boat cruise, watch little birds of over 200 species like red- chested sunbirds,gray crowned cranes etc, motorized boat adventure, on the islands of Akampene, Bwama , Bucuranuka( upside island) and others. After a delicious day’s meal/ lunch, you will embark on the journey back to Kigali  to mark the end of your memorable safari.

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