7 Days Conference, Lake Bunyonyi & Gorilla Trekking Safari

Overview

Book a customized 7 Days Conference, Lake Bunyonyi and gorilla trekking safari rewarding you with lifetime experience.  Combine your conference trip in Kigali with a boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi and the adventurous mountain gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. All overnights will be at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort. The trip starts from and ends in Kampala/Entebbe

Trip summary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 2: Boat Cruise & Nyombe swamp walk

Day 3: 1st conference meeting in Kigali

Day 4: 2nd Conference meeting

Day 5: 3rd Conference meeting in Kigali

Day 6: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest

Day 7: Departure

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International airport, the driver guide from Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort will be waiting for you. Meet, greet and start off a full day drive to Lake Bunyonyi located in southwestern Uganda. You will have s stop at the Uganda equator for photographs and refreshment. Proceed to Mbarara city for lunch and then to Kabale. Overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Day 2: Boat Cruise & Nyombe swamp walk

After having n breakfast on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, join a boat cruise to explore the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second deepest Lake. The cruise offers you great views of the neighboring communities and people doing their daily activities in farms and gardens. Cruise to explore islands of Lake Bunyonyi such as Bushara, Bwama, Akampene, Bucuruniko and the punishment island among others.  In the afternoon, you will visit the Nyombe swamp for nature walk. The swamp is home to several little birds, which make it a best spot for bird watching.

Day 3: 1st conference meeting in Kigali

Have an early morning breakfast at the resort and transfer to Kigali for your first conference meeting. In the evening, you can have a city tour in Kigali and thereafter drive back to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 4: 2nd Conference meeting

Just like the previous day, rise up very early, have breakfast and go back to Kigali for your second conference meeting. Spend this whole day in Kigali

Day 5: 3rd Conference meeting in Kigali

Have breakfast at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort and head back to Kigali for the 3rd conference meeting. In the evening return to Bunyonyi for an overnight

Day 6: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest

Today you will visit the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest National Park. Have early breakfast at the resort and with your packed lunch transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park for gorilla trekking. The experience starts with registration and briefing by park rangers. At 8:00am, the actual experience begins. Hike up into the jungle forest searching for the endangered primates. Trekking time can range between 2-8 hours depending on the location of the gorillas. Upon meeting them, you will be allowed to spend an hour in their company. Take pictures, capture videos and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. You may meet other wild animals and birds, which live in this jungle forest. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Day 7: Departure

Enjoy your sleep, have a relaxed breakfast while admiring the beauty of this calm lake. You will then check out and transfer to the airport for your departure flight

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Tour Cost inclusions

  • Full time English speaking guide
  • Mountain gorilla permit
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Boat cruise
  • Zip lining
  • Community tour
  • Ground transport
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Government taxes
  • Miscellaneous
  • All activities included in the itinerary

Tour Cost Exclusions

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal shopping
  • Tips
  • Miscellaneous