Gorilla Safari in UgandaOn March 14, 2020 by Eli Johnson
If you know anything about Uganda, you know this is a hotbed for gorillas. That said, any trip to Uganda would be incomplete without at least an attempt to sight gorillas. If you need some help planning the trip, check out this gorilla-geared itinerary.
Day 1 Kampala – Bwindi
An early start from Kampala takes you southwest and cross the Equator. You drive through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and heads of Ankole cattle with their incredibly long Curving horns. Descend into Kigezi Highlands known as the Switzerland of Africa with terraced farming and Mountain Scenery Drive through to nearby gorilla Sanctuary. Overnight at tented camp or best available accommodation.
Day 2 Bwindi
Enter the forest at dawn and enjoy the beauty and freshness of the forest, Home of the mountain gorillas. After a short briefing by the guides proceed through the dance bush to track for these Endangered annals. Other primates also live in the forest including the black and white Colobus monkey and the red-tailed monkey return to the Camp for diner and overnight.
Day 3 Bwindi
Re-enter the forest for a second existing day of gorilla trekking returns to camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Bwindi – Lake Bunyonyi – Mbarara
Depart from the forest for Lake Bunyonyi, the lake of little birds removed for its variety of abundance of aviance. Enjoy a canoe ride on the beautiful narrow lake Surrounded by green hills. Proceed to Mbarara for overnight at Lake view Hotel.
Day 5 Mbarara – Kampala
Return to Kampala. Afternoon tour of the city or Shopping.