4-Day Short Vacation to Uganda – Gorilla Trekking Bwindi


A short vacation in Uganda can be best utilized on a gorilla trek – an experience that lasts a lifetime. Join us on this gorilla trekking tour. The pick-up will be from either; the Hotel or from the Entebbe Airport upon arrival. The assigned Professional English-speaking Tour Driver-guide will pick/receive you and hit the road to Lake Mburo National Park. Mburo is a compact gem, located conveniently close to the highway that connects Entebbe/Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah National Parks but home to 350 bird species as well as animals such as: Giraffes, Zebra, impala, eland, buffalo, Defassa waterbuck, hippo, and the elusive leopard among others. On arrival, we shall check in and if we still have some time available, we can proceed for a late afternoon-to-evening game drive. Otherwise, we shall check in and have the evening at leisure – relaxing.

Accommodation: (Eagles Nest Mburo-Budget Level) | Meals: Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 4 hours.

Enjoy your vacation in Uganda. Have breakfast as early as possible then proceed for an exciting morning game drive in the park. Expect to see the gigantic eland antelope, zebras in big numbers, topi, impalas, Buffaloes and other savannah animals. Alternatively, you may choose the morning bush/park walk (at extra cost USD 30 pp) in the presence of an armed ranger-guide. You will return to your accommodation then check out and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable NP.

Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda (harboring over 300 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population), including several habituated groups, which can be trekked. With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in your accommodation, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience tomorrow.

Accommodation: (Broadbill Forest Camp-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 5 hours.

Have breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing (from a ranger guide) on the dos and don’ts during trekking (that will be the climax of your vacation in Uganda). Thereafter, you will enter the Bwindi Forest for your adventure.

The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular! The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The time with these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable.

From the trek, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it most magical — you could admire them all day.

Accommodation: (Itambira Island-Tree House-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 2-3 hours.

You will have a relaxed breakfast with spectacular view of the Bunyonyi little islands just right in front of you. Thereafter, you will hit the road for the return to Entebbe (arriving in the late afternoon/evening) for your flight out (that will bring to an end your short but memorable vacation in Uganda). Thank you for choosing and travelling with us (Home to Africa). #Optional (extra cost): If having a late night flight, you may consider a canoe trek on Bunyonyi before departing for Entebbe.

Accommodation: Recommended on request | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch | Transfer Time: Approx. 8 hours.


1 pax

USD 1,882

2 pax

USD 1,473

3 pax

USD 1,392

4 pax

USD 1,355

5 pax

USD 1,319

6 pax

USD 1,291

Price Includes

Meals specified and accommodation with en suite facilities (private bathroom, toilet)

Ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 safari car.

Applicable park entrance, activity fees.

[1] Assigned English-speaking professional driver-guide.

Gorilla trekking permit per person (adult) participating.

Bottled water while on safari.

[1] Complimentary airport or hotel pick-up and drop off.

Activities as stipulated (except those stated as optional).

Price Excludes

Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Phone calls and bar bills.

Personal/travel insurance.

Driver guide’s gratuity (recommended).

All Other Services of a personal nature (e.g. LAUNDRY, Flight ticket(s).

Entry visa into Uganda (Click: Here).

Extra meals, all kinds of drinks (soft & alcoholic).

Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL”.

Gov’t imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees


Safari Package Info

Duration: 4 days & 3 nights
Price P/P (2pax): $1,473
A 60% deposit is due upon booking this tour.
Private, family-friendly safari.

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