Day One: Head to LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Wake up very early in the morning and after breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and then you drive to western Uganda in Mbarara district as you head to Lake Mburo National Park. On your way, you will have a stopover at the equator for pictures and you can also visit the craft shops then precede with your journey that will take approximately 4hours. On arrival in the park, you will check in at the hotel of your choice then have lunch prepare for a boat cruise in the park. During the cruise , you will get an opportunity to see a variety of bird species like African fin foot, papyrus bush shrike on the shores of the Lake and a number of animals like Burchell’s zebras, Oribis, Defassa waterbucks, Bohor reedbuck, impalas, elands etc. Then after the cruise, retire at your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day Two: HEAD TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Wake up very early in the morning at around 06:30 for a game drive and here you may get a chance of seeing the early risers like Oribis, Defassa waterbucks, Bohor reedbuck, impalas, elands then return to your hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park having a stopover in Kabale for lunch as you proceed to the park. Enjoy a game drive as you pass through the park that is a home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world and it’s also a destination for birders being a home to over 350 species. Check in at the hotel of your choice for dinner and over night.
Day Three: GORILLA TRACKING
Wake up early in the morning and after breakfast; get ready to meet the gorillas. you are supposed to wear trousers and gumboots because the forest has biting insects and the ground is quite boggy and packed lunch then head to the ranger station for briefing before you enter into the forest with the guides. Begin your search for the gorillas and as you walk, you will notice that there are some primate climbing on tree branches like the baboons, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed and blue monkeys etc and a number of birds. as you approach the gorillas , you will hear murmuring sound from the bush and when you locate them, you will be filled with joy because it’s a memorable experience. You are only allowed one hour with the gorillas and during this time you will be able to see how the young ones play on tree branches and the way the adults look for their babies, take photos and relax with them then return to your lodge and in the late evening you may participate in the cultural walk. Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.
Day Four: HEAD TO KAMPALA
wake up early in the morning and after breakfast, begin your journey to Kampala and on your way you will get a chance of seeing the peaks of the virunga volcanoes of Congo then proceed to Kampala heading to Entebbe Airport for your onward flight back home.