6 DaysGorilla Trekking and Culture
1 – Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park
Early morning departure from Kampala,
and off to Bwindi forest National park for our Gorilla and cultural safari.
Stopover at the Equator for a couple of shots and views. You could also buy
some crafts and fresh fruits as well as refreshments. Continue southwest with
another stopover in Mbarara at the Igongo cultural centre, a museum that houses
the culture, norms, flora and fauna of the south western people. Follow the
beautiful scenes of the terraced hillsides all the way to Bwindi.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest National
Early morning after breakfast assemble
at the park headquarters for the Gorilla trekking briefing before entry into the
magnificent Bwindi impenetrable Forest. The trek is quite strenuous and may
take a couple of hours before you encounter the Gorilla. You will then have an
hour of gazing into the deep brown eyes of the Gorillas before returning to the
Day 3: Village Walks and Cultural Performances
Wake up to a day of adventure which
will begin with an early breakfast after where you can which we will begin with
a visit to the local medicine man who will share his skills in local medicine,
continue to a local crafts village where you can also buy some handmade crafts
aside from seeing how they are made.
Other activities include visiting the Back smith, exploring a
traditional home stead and making of the banana local bureau not to mention
music and dance performance depending on the side of the park we are.
Day 4: Nature Hike
Depending on where
you stay there is number of trails leading to different attraction. Those
staying in the Buhoma side, take hike to munyanga waterfall a beautiful trail
that leads to crystal clear waterfalls with lots of wildlife and birds to watch
out for on the way and transfer to Lake bunyonyi
Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi
After a beautiful breakfast head out to island for a cultural experience
Day 6: Departure
depart Bwindi impenetrable forest national Park with a stopover at Lake
Bunyonyi and the Mpambire drum makers in mpigi.