3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Park

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Overview of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has gorilla trekking as the prime activity and relaxation on Lake Bunyonyi dubbed the lake of a thousand Islands thereafter. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has 400 out of the 880 mountain gorilla numbers that currently live in the world. Out of these, counts of twelve gorilla families are habituated and can be encountered on Uganda gorilla safaris. The 3 Days Gorilla safari allows you to explore this. Lake Bunyonyi surrounded by the megical Kigezi Highlands is scenic and impressive to relax on.

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing and traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Center

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Do mountain gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for an evening boat ride and relaxation

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Transfer back to Kampala

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Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing and traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Center

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After breakfast at your place of stay in Kampala, embark on the drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 527km about 10 hours’ drive to the extreme south west of Uganda. You make a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe where the world’s main latitude – the equator dividing the world in the northern and southern hemispheres. You undertake the water experiment to justify this divide along with magical photos. Continue on the drive to make another stop at Igongo Cultural Center for traditional lunch after which you will proceed to Bwindi where you are welcomed by the fascinating Kigezi Highlands. Arrive in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange / Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget /Basic)

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Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Do mountain gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for an evening boat ride and relaxation

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After breakfast, gather at the respective park headquarters for briefing at 8am and eventual start of the gorilla trekking encounter. You follow the trails of your respective gorilla family traversing the forest with is hilly forested landscapes and deep saddles. The hills are forested with mature trees and dense undergrowth that have earned it the name Impenetrable. The gorilla trekking encounter tends to last 2 – 8 hours inclusive of one (1) hour direct encounter with them. Seeing the critically endangered apes as they forage, socialize, the young gorillas rolling themselves on tree branches and the Silverback demonstrating his authority is a moment of wonder that derives remarkable excitement. Retreat from the activity and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands with magical sceneries. Upon arrival at Lake Bunyonyi, you embark on a thrilling sun set boat cruise on the lake of a thousand islands as it has been dubbed because of its counts of 29 Islands. The cruise presents an evening soothing recreational encounter that is worth exploring and refreshment after gorilla trek adventure. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort (Upmarket / Luxury), Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort (Midrange / Standard) or Byoona Amagara Island Retreat (Budget / Basic)

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Transfer back to Kampala

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After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kampala City 437km about 7 hours’ drive passing through the lush countryside landscapes of South western Uganda before making a stop at Igongo Cultural Center 12km past Mbarara town for a thrilling traditional lunch. After this encounter, you will continue on the drive to arrive in Kampala in the afternoon.

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