3 Days Gorillas Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi Tour

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi safari is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Our short tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda is perfect for those eager to encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat. The good news is you can combine it with any safari across East Africa!

Arrival for 3 Days Gorilla Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi

You’ll be collected from the airport.

Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi

You will be picked up from the airport or your hotel by Nextgen Safaris guide and start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is home to the largest population of mountain gorillas and hosts a variety of spectacular birds including 23 of the 24 Albertine Rift endemic bird species including the blue-throated broadbill, bar-tailed trogon, and other beautiful forest species. You shall go to bed earlier this evening so that you are well rested for a thrilling experience of gorilla tracking the next day.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)

Accommodation: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2: Gorillas and Canoe Boat Ride on Lake Bunyonyi

3 Days Gorilla Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi

After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters where you will have an orientation and meet your guides for the day. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the gorillas. The trek will take between 2 and 7 hours but is well worth the effort. The trek is thrilling yet challenging as you hike through the forest to the gorillas and once you reach a gorilla family, you will have a chance to observe the family in close proximity for an hour. Thereafter, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. This lake has 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it almost magical. Proceed to the lodge and once settled in; you will have a canoe boat ride on this beautiful lake and relax at the lodge.

Main Destination:Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation: BirdNest Resort

Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3: Drive to Entebbe Airport and Departure

3 Days Gorilla Encounter

Today you will have breakfast and then drive back to Entebbe International Airport and catch your onward evening flight back home.

Main Destination:Entebbe (City)

Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of 3 Days Gorilla Encounter and Lake Bunyonyi tour 

Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

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