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6 DaysGorilla Trekking and Culture

Day 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 Park

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 lodge.

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

Early morning depart Bwindi impenetrable forest national Park with a stopover at Lake Bunyonyi and the Mpambire drum makers in mpigi.