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Spend four days in Uganda exploring the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Lake Mburo National Park, spotting wildlife and experiencing a magical gorilla trek.

Begin your adventure in Uganda in the country's capital - Kampala - as you drive to the picturesque Lake Mburo National Park for a night of exploration and wildlife-viewing.

Continue your journey to the Bwindi National Park where you can enjoy the unforgettable experience of observing gorillas in their natural habitat.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private, guided 4x4 road safari
  • Trek gorillas of Bwindi
  • Explore Lake Mburo's bird & wildlife
  • Take your photo at the Equator

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Set out this morning from Uganda's capital, Kampala, and drive westwards through rolling hills and traditional villages to peaceful Lake Mburo National Park. As you drive through the park to Mantana Tented Camp, keep an eye out for wildlife.

Enjoy a delicious lunch before embarking on a cruise of Lake Mburo to see hippo and varied birdlife, or set out on a 4x4 game drive to search for impala, zebra and leopard.

Day 2

Explore the Bwindi National Park

Begin your day early and set out on a guided walking safari of Lake Mburo National Park. Return to camp for breakfast before making your way to the stunning Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. As you travel, you pass through small villages and past beautiful scenery.

Stop en route at a scenic spot to enjoy a picnic lunch before continuing on through the park to the simple and comfortable Engagi Lodge. After checking in, enjoy a refreshing sundowner drink in the bar area as you take in the view from the wooden deck.

Day 3

Observe gorillas in the Bwindi forest

This morning you’ll set out on your memorable gorilla trek in Bwindi. Make your way through the mountain forest in search of gorillas, and experience the thrill of observing these primates as they eat, rest and play in their natural habitat. Return to Engagi Lodge where you freshen up before enjoying a hearty dinner.

Day 4

Return to Kampala

Enjoy an early breakfast before departing the Bwindi Forest for the journey through the beautiful landscape of Uganda back to Kampala. Stop en route to enjoy a picnic lunch at a scenic spot and to take photos at the Equator crossing.

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

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

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014 $1810
  • 01 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 $1900

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 Harrop

Emma Harrop

Africa Safari Expert

"An affordable yet comfortable tour that is perfect with friends and family alike! I loved my stay at Engagi and although there is a long drive on the last day, you really get to see Uganda."

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