Shoebill Safaris

6 DAYS LAKE MBURO AND GORILLAS

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel, shall welcome you.

Accommodation: Lake Vic. View Guesthouse or similar midrange Lodge (B)

Day 2: Entebbe –Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Stop over at equator for memorable photography. Have a chance to stand both at the Southern and Northern hemispheres at the same time.

Lake Mburo boosts of a variety of game including zebra, eland, and impala, which are not found in most other National Parks in Uganda. Lake Mburo is also home to big numbers of waterbuck, topi, buffalo, hippo, duiker, bushbuck, klipspringer and on a good lucky day you will see oribi, reedbuck, leopard and crocodiles. Evening Game Drive.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Lodge or similar midrange Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 3: Game Drive & Boat Cruise Lake Mburo National Park 

Morning game drive in search of game including Zebras, Topis, Giraffes, Elephants, Elands, Impalas, Buffalos, Water Bucks, etc. For birders, there are several birds along the trails. Lunch and afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo from which the park derives its name.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Lodge or similar midrange Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4: Lake Mburo National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Nature Walk

After breakfast you proceed your journey to the home of the Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi National Park is known for the famous gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes and 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine. Lunch enroute.

Accommodation: Midrange Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, transfer to the starting point. Briefing and start the trekking in this impenetrable forest. Spend some time with these amazing species that are closely related to humans briefing, gorilla tracking. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the largest primates the mountain gorillas. This Impenetrable Forest is still one of the best virgin tropical rain forests in East Africa.

Accommodation: Midrange Lodge (B, L, D)

DAY 6: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Entebbe

After breakfast, return journey back to Kampala/Entebbe. Another stopover at the equator. Drop off at Entebbe if late departures or a night in Entebbe or Kampala.