4-Day Gorilla Trekking Bwindi NP and Lake Bunyonyi Tour

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Safari Overview. Arrive at Entebbe and connect to Bwindi Impenetrable national park in south western Uganda, to have the gorrilla trekking experience. Lastly connect to Lake Bunyonyi which is the second deepest lake in Africa only next to Lake Tanganyika. The lake is capped with a beautiful and classic view of over 7 islands worth a visit. These can easily be accessed by use of a canoe from the nearby hotel or guest house on the shores.

Day 1 – Transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable forest

Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation or Entebbe airport. Drive heading southwest via the Kampala Masaka highway.

Have a stop at Kayabwe Equator crossing and proceed to Mbarara for lunch at the Igongo Cultural Center.

Drive on to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Home to the internationally renowned endangered mountain gorillas a unique feature for the tourism industry of Uganda. later have a Dinner and overnight at your booked lodge.

Day 2 – Gorilla trekking and community walk in Bwindi

Enjoy morning breakfast at 6:30am. Proceed to park headquarters by 7.30am for a briefing The park wardens will allocate you different gorilla families which you will track. Besides Gorillas, animals such as antelopes, bush pigs, chimpanzees, baboons, elephants can be seen. Also over 350 bird species are a common sighting in this park. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla. This is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. When you finally get to meet the gentle giants you are allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Photos are allowed with no flash photography. Keep 5m away. Avoid contact with the gorillas as you can spread diseases. Also coming close may mean invading their space which the Silverbacks or dominant males may not like and could charge towards you. The trekking may take between 2 and 8 hours but it’s well worth the effort.

Day 3 – Transfer to Kabale for a Lake Bunyonyi tour

Early morning after breakfast; depart this mountain gorillas’ sanctuary for Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is another primary tourist stopover which is outstandingly very marvelous.

Bunyonyi is a local word for “small birds” in reference to the several birds that live around here. This makes it a favorite destination for birders. You will be able to see several small islands among other highlights here.

On arrival you will have a canoe ride to see the various small islands such as Bwama Island. This is also a wonderful destination for birders. Alternatively, you could take a nature walk to appreciate both culture and nature at its best. End the day by visiting Bunyonyi Adventure Park for high ropes, zip lining over the lake.

The lake is a good swimming paradise for it is Bilharzia free. Check in, dine and slumber at your booked lodge.

Day 4 – Departure to Kampala / Entebbe

After breakfast walk towards the northern end of Lake Bunyonyi to the stunning Ruvuma swamp. One of the finest destinations to appreciate birds like the papyrus yellow warbler.

Thereafter, transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe. This will mark the end of your 4 Days Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable and Lake Bunyonyi tour. As Bujuku Eco Tours we wish you back a safe journey/Flight home.


  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)


  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees


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