3 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi

Book a 3 days gorilla tour to Bwindi Forest and Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa. The trip offers you a memorable encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest plus a boat cruise to explore the islands of Lake Bunyonyi.

Trip Summary

Day 1: pick up and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 2: Gorilla trekking & Batwa pygmies

Day 3: Boat cruise & Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: pick up and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

mountain gorillasPick up from the respective airport, Entebbe or Kigali and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. the drive from Kigali to Lake Bunyonyi is roughly 4 hours while driving from Entebbe to Lake Bunyonyi is a full day. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking & Batwa pygmies

Wake up very early, have a cup of coffee and at 5;00am, transfer to Bwindi forest for registration and briefing about mountain gorilla trekking. Hiking to see mountain gorillas starts at 8:00am. The hike before meeting gorillas can be as short as 30 minutes to several hours depending on the location of gorillas and their speed of movements. Spend an hour with gorillas, enjoy their company and learn about their social behaviors. Hike back to meet your driver guide and if time allows, visit batwa pygm communities to learn about Batwa’s traditional forest life. Overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort.

Day 3: Boat cruise & Departure

Lake BunyonyiAfter having a cup of Coffee, join a boat cruise to explore different islands of Lake Bunyonyi. Enjoy the cool breezes of this beautiful birds and look out for numerous small birds on the lake shores. Return to the lodge for Lunch and thereafter transfer to the airport for your return flight.

End of the Tour

Trip Inclusions

  • Gorilla permit
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Full time english speaking guide
  • Ground transport
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary

Tour Exclusions

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • International flights
  • Driver/Guide Tips
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses