5 days Murchison, Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi

- Uganda Highlights Safari -
Duration : 5 Days

Day 1 – Entebbe/Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2 – Game drive and boat launch at Murchison

Day 3 – Murchison to Bwindi

Day 4 – Gorilla trekking at Bwindi

Day 5 – Travel to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 6 – Lake Bunyonyi to Entebbe/Kampala

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Day 1 – Entebbe/Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Meet Heritage Tours representative at your hotel in Entebbe/Kampala, then drive through Luwero and stop over at Masindi Hotel for lunch. Drive to the park and make a brief stopover at the “Top of the Falls” where the 50m wide Victoria Nile is squeezes through a 6m gap in the rock and crashes through a narrow gorge with unbelievable power. Thereafter proceed to the lodge and enjoy an evening game drive before you retire for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 – Game drive and boat launch trip along river Nile

After and early morning cup of coffee, go for a game drive and see elephant, buffaloes, giraffe, bushbucks, lions and a variety of bird species. Return to the lodge for breakfast and leisure at the swimming pool. After lunch go for a boat launch on the river Nile; an opportunity to see the amazing hippo, crocodiles, and water birds along the river banks. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 – Murchison to Bwindi

Depart early morning for approximately 4 hour drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (lunch en route). Arrive, check in to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 – Gorilla trekking at Bwindi

After a 0630 hrs breakfast, head for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) briefing centre with a packed lunch provided by the lodge. You must be at the UWA briefing centre well before 0800 hrs for registration and a talk from ranger-guide on trekking rules. Gorillas move to new places every day and the time taken to see the Gorillas is unpredictable. This ranges from 2-3 hours to 6 or 7 hours. Return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 5 – Travel to Lake Bunyonyi for Bird watching and community tour

After an early breakfast, depart for Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale (approx. 2 hours travel time), where you will check in to your lodge and thereafter tour the scenic and tranquil lake to view the very diverse birdlife (200 species), listen to the interesting stories about the history of the area, and visit the local Batwa community to see how they live.

Day 6 – Travel to Entebbe/Kampala

After breakfast, travel to Entebbe/Kampala with a stopover en route for lunch.