Shoebill Safaris

8 Days Lake Mburo, Gorilla tracking and Lake Bunyonyi

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
Bwindi gorilla tours

Day 1: Entebbe to Lake Mburo National Park
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport. Meet your local smiling guide and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Lake Mburo is a special place, alive and interesting. It harbors several species of mammals including Zebras, impalas, elands, topi and buffaloes. The bird population is good with key species like the rare shoebill stork. Stop over at the equator, evening boat trip along the lake. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Luxury Tented Camp.

Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Wake up to the sweet songs of the morning dove, deidrick cuckoo, grey-capped warbler, black-headed weaver and ring necked dove. Early morning game drive and return for full breakfast. Key species here are Zebra, Impala, bush backs buffalo e.t.c. Transfer to Bwindi stop over for lunch in Mbarara at Agip Motel. After lunch continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP
After breakfast, briefing, morning gorilla tracking and if time allows, community walk. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. This Impenetrable Forest is still one of the best virgin tropical rainforests in East Africa. Coll off the evening at the lodge.

Dinner and overnight at Mantana tented camp.

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to Lake Bunyonyi
Morning walk to the waterfalls trail, which will take us three hours. Catch up with various bird species and monkeys along the trail. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch travel eastwards through the terraced mountains of Kabale otherwise know as the little Switzerland of Africa Lake Bunyonyi.

Dinner and overnight at Bushara Island.

Day 5: Canoe ride at Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi has private 16-hectare island within a multitude of exotic bird species located on rare swimmable lake. After breakfast canoe ride, sport various bird species along the lake. Return to Bushara for lunch. Afternoon visit to the Batwa local community, enjoy the local entertainers.

Dinner and overnight at Bushara Island.

Day 6: Hiking on Bushara trail-Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast hiking on Bushara trail along the lakeshores, return to the hotel, relax. Afternoon nature walk or bird watching if you wish or chat the afternoon away. Dinner and overnight at Bushara Island.

Day 7: Return to Kampala
After breakfast transfer back to Kampala for a cultural tour stop over for Lunch in Mbarara at Agip Motel. and proceed to Kampala. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Cultural Tour and Departure
Visit Ndere cultural center for all Ugandan local entertainers, Buganda Kingdom, Kasubi tombs. Afternoon Drive to Entebbe for departure