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Lake Mburo and Bwindi gorilla safari takes you through both Uganda’s savannah and forested nation of Mburo and Bwindi respectively. Where you will be able to explore Uganda’s wildlife, experience the embracing warm hospitable nature of the national as you go through the country. Go eye-to-to with African gentle giants in the world in Bwindi’s impenetrable national park.
Kampala to lake Mburo.
Explore lake Mburo national park
Lake Mburo-Bwindi national park
Bwindi national park to Kampala
DAY BY DAY ACTIVITIES:
Day 1; Kampala lake Mburo national park
Meet at your hotel and leave Kampala for lake Mburo national park. We shall have a stop at the equator where you will perform a simple experiment to experience a tropical balance, have a look at the traditional drums and crafts being made, and there after proceed to lake Mburo national park, an extension to Tanzanian plains with big herds of zebras, impala eland and other ungulates. Bird viewing opportunities are excellent-for birders, this is one of the best places to find Africa fin foot, papyrus bush shrike.
MEAL PLANS: LUNCH AND DINNER.
Mihingo lodge/Mantana tented camp(luxury)
Rwakobo rock lodge/Mburo safari lodge(mid-range)
Mpogo safari lodge/eagles nest lodge(budget)
Day 2: Explore lake Mburo national park
After an early morning breakfast, explore the park with a game drive in search of animals like: Zebras Impalas, topis, buffalos, elands. Bird watching opportunities are excellent here, with about three hundred and thirteen bird species recorded here. including the rare shoebill stork, white-winged warbler, Crested francolin among others. After exploring the park in the car. Return to the lodge for lunch before heading out for a boat ride after lunch that gives you the chance to view water animals like, crocodiles, hippos, and water birds including fish eagles, pelicans, black crake, heron, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. Return to your lodge for a relaxed evening, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi national park.
After your breakfast, you can choose between having a guided nature walk in the park or game drive as you prepare to head southwest to Bwindi impenetrable forest famously known for the rare mountain gorillas. Bird life and primate life in this forest is quite superb, and there’s an incredible variety of flora. Bwindi is the bird watchers haven! It holds 348 species of birds and supports 24of 26 of Albertine rift endemics that occur in Uganda, of which you might have a chance to encounter some as well as othr primate species.
MEAL PLAN: LUNCH AND DINNER
Chameleon hill lodge South(luxury)
Buhoma/North): silverback lodge/engage(mid-range)
Gorilla Safari lodge(mid-range)
Buhoma North (budget)
Buhoma community Bandas/Bwindi view Bandas
Gorilla mist lodge south(budget)
Day 4: Gorilla tracking.
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information office for a pre gorilla tracking briefing by the park warden and rangers. After briefing, the rangers will lead you into the forest to track those gentle giants (mountain gorillas). The thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other in their natural habitat is a pleasing and un forgettable one, you are allowed an hour witnessing the interaction with those close relatives of ours. You are advised to carry with you a packed lunch for, the time spent tracking the gorillas would not be known to you. But varies from 3 to 8 hours. Time permitting you, you may go for a late afternoon community to see the local people’s way of life and cultures.
Day 5: Bwindi national park to Kampala.
After your breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala
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