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Experience the wonder of being up-close to free-roaming mountain gorillas on this exciting 4-day Ugandan gorilla trek.

Travel through Lake Mburo National Park, where you may see indigenous wildlife such as topi, bush pig, waterbuck and buffalo. Continue onwards to the renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and trek through the rain forest in search of the gentle mountain gorillas hidden in the thick undergrowth.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Guided 4x4 road safari
  • Trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi
  • Explore Lake Mburo's wildlife
  • Abundant birdlife in Rubanga Forest
  • Get your photo taken at the equator

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

See the wildlife of Lake Mburu

Depart Kampala in the early morning and travel to the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park and onto the peaceful and secluded Mihingo Lodge. Look out for some of the indigenous wildlife such as topi, impala, warthog and buffalo as you drive through the park. Enjoy a boat ride after lunch on the lake or head out on a game drive.

Day 2

Travel to the Bwindi National Park

Wake up early for a guided bush walk along some of the trails near the Mihingo Lodge. After breakfast make your way to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park past traditional Ugandan homesteads and breathtaking scenery. Spend the day exploring Bwindi, stopping along the way for a picnic lunch. Spend the next two nights at Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge.

Day 3

Track the mountain gorillas

Today you will hike through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in search of the gentle mountain gorillas. Expect to walk a long distance in muddy conditions as you search for a family of gorillas. It will all be worthwhile though when you watch the gorillas eat, play and rest. Observing these creatures in their natural environment from close quarters is a truly unique experience.

Day 4

Return to Kampala

After breakfast, depart the Bwindi forests for Kampala, the nation's capital. As you make your way to Kampala, you willl cross the equator – a classic photo opportunity!


  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle (Land Cruiser)
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 night at Mihingo Lodge on half board basis
  • Game viewing in Lake Mburo National park
  • Boat ride on Lake Mburo
  • Ranger-guided nature walk
  • Meet with gorillas - the gentle giants of Bwindi
  • 2 nights at Mahogany Springs on full board basis
  • Bottled mineral water throughout the safari


  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015 $1925
  • 01 Jun 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $2120
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 30 Nov 2015 $1925
  • 01 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $2120

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Emma Hill

Emma Hill

Africa Safari Expert

"If you don't have much time, you can enjoy a small break at Mihingo Lodge, definitely one of my favourites. Great views and a lovely introduction to game-viewing prior to your Gorilla trek. The long drive back to Entebbe gives you plenty of time to reflect on your encounter with the endangered gorillas."



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