5 Day gorilla safari in Uganda and Jinja holiday takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and enjoy gorilla trekking tours adventures and enjoy the white water rafting in Jinja along the high rapids of River Nile!
Day1: Entebbe – Bwindi Forest National Park
Breakfast and after embark the safari jeep and transfer to southern Uganda in Kabale and Kisoro where Bwindi forest is located. En-route lunch at Agip Motel in Mbarara and after continue to the park for your dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge/Silver Back Lodge/Buhoma Haven Lodge. Meal plan: F/B
Day2: Gorilla Trekking Holiday – Lake Bunyonyi
Breakfast and after head to the park headquarters for briefing about the mountain gorillas and the forest, after enter into the jungle searching for the endangered mountain gorillas and you are allowed to stay with them for maximum of 01 hour taking photos and videos. Return to the park offices for the gorilla trekking certificate, after transfer to the Lake Bunyonyi with the beautiful scenic view of the sightseeing and landscapes. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Cottages/Arcadia Cottages. Meal plan: F/B
Day3: Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala
Breakfast and after take boat ride along Lake Bunyonyi visiting dotted beautiful islands and after embark the safari jeep and transfer back to Kampala with en-route lunch at the Flamingo Restaurant at the Equator. Overnight stay at Cassia Lodge or Namirembe Guest House, Meal plan: H/B
Day4: Kampala – Jinja (White Water Rafting)
Morning breakfast and after transfer to Jinja for an amazing half day white water rafting along the high rapids of the River Nile. Lunch, after relax at the Source of the Smile Lodge for your overnight stay. Meal plan: B/B
Day5: Jinja – Entebbe
Breakfast and after embark the safari vehicle and transfer back to Kampala – Entebbe for your return flight back home. End of services
The price will include:
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Gorilla permits, $ 600 USD each
Half day white water rafting
Services of an English driver guide
Visa fees, tips, gratitude’s, drinks and all other personal expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
What to wear/bring
Dress codes are informal. Daytime temperatures are generally warm, so bring lots of light clothing, supplemented by light sweaters for the cool evenings and heavier clothing for the higher altitudes especially volcanoes. When tracking gorillas layering your clothing is the best idea and we suggest: long sleeved shirts, cotton or gore tex trousers, strong walking shoes with ankle support, socks that you can tuck your trousers into, light gloves to protect your hands from thorns and nettles, a hat and sunglasses to provide protection against the sun and a water proof jacket in neutral colors may come in handy in the moist mountains. Travel light and remember that soft-sided luggage is required. One medium sized duffel bag and one small day pack (carry-on) per person should bead equate. Laundry services are available at most accommodations. You should also pack some zip lock bags for spare clothing, cameras, binoculars and film. Please note that you are not allowed to use a flash when photographing Gorillas. It is a good idea to take along several different speeds of film (64 to 1000) as gorillas can be found in open sun or in the dark underbrush of the forest.