6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour From $2040Steven
6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour
6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour to Bwindi Impenetrable national park and lake Mburo National Park starts and ends in Kampala City with a Kampala City tour. On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked up by our Professional and Experienced tour Guide who will take you through Kampala City to Jinja City where you spend your night.
On the way to Jinja you will have a stop-over at Mabira rainforest and then drive to Source of the Nile in Jinja for an Adventure safari.
On the second day, you will go for white water rafting and horse riding at the source of the Nile. On the third day, you will transfer from Jinja City to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park by road, the main activity in Bwindi forest is a Gorilla tracking tour.
After which you will go to Lake Mburo National park for a game drive, game viewing, and boat cruise. On the last day, you will drive back to Kampala with a stop-over at Uganda Equator in Kayabwe and Igongo Cultural Center. Then go for a Kampala City tour.
Brief History of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Great Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests well known as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which has lasted for over 25,000 years and contains over 400 species of plants.
More famously, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimated number of 400 mountain gorillas which are grouped under 18 families making roughly half of the world’s population.
This biologically diverse region also provides shelter to a further 120 mammals, including forest Elephants, several primate species such as baboons and chimpanzees, a large number of butterflies, as well antelopes. There are about 350 species of birds hosted in this botanical Impenetrable forest, including 23 Albertine Rift endemics.
The adjacent towns of Buhoma and Nkuringo both have a magnificent assemblage of luxury safari lodges, homely Bandas, and budget campsites, as well as restaurants, craft stalls, and guiding services.
Chances are extremely high for you to discover the local Bakiga and Batwa Pygmy cultures through performances which you’re on the cultural encounters and visits, workshops, and village walk. Read More Here
- Day 1: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport.
- Day 2: Water Rafting/ Quad Biking/Bungee Jumping/Horse Riding at the source of the River Nile Jinja
- Day 3: Transfer from Jinja to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Mountain gorilla tracking
- Day 4: The Magical Encounter with the Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park
- Day 5: Drive from Bwindi Impenetrable forest to Lake Mburo national park for a Uganda wildlife adventure
- Day 6: Game drive in lake Mburo National park and organize for departure to Kampala City
6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: Safari Day by Day
- Day 1 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport.
You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Jinja for overnight Jinja Nile resort. BB
- Day 2 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: Water Rafting/ Quad Biking/Bungee Jumping/Horse Riding
After breakfast, there are a number of optional activities in Jinja, for example, you can set off for water rafting on the most popular falls in Uganda, the Itanda falls. These rapids go about 10km downriver of the source of the Nile which has turned it to be one of the best spots for water rafting and kayaking.
You may go bungee jumping and get to know what it means to let out your heart or horse riding or quad biking. Jinja is so much full of adventure that one cannot be bored in any way. This is a really adventurous safari indeed. Dinner and overnight as above.
- Day 3 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Depart from Jinja, stopover at the Equator, a famous spot for photography. For the rest of the journey view the long-horned Ankole cattle, papyrus acacia woodlands, and terraced landscape of Kigezi highlands on your way to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Lunch at Igongo cultural center. Dinner and overnight at Silverback lodge. FB
- Day 4 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: The Magical Encounter with the Gorillas!
After an early breakfast and briefing from the guide, set off for the gorilla trekking in the Forest Sanctuary, the activity starts at 8.00 am. You need to carry packed lunch, a rain jacket and jungle boots. The rangers will provide you with walking sticks and your driver will ensure that you have enough drinking water.
The time taken to find the gorillas depends on the movements of these marvelous primates. An encounter with an earth-shaking 350-pound silverback or baby gorilla is an unforgettable experience! Dinner and overnight at as above.
- Day 5 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: Lake Mburo national park
Drive to Lake Mburo National park. Arrive in time for a boat ride on the Lake. The presence of Lake Mburo within the park is a blessing worth mentioning. The lake is rich with a diversity of animal and plant species which will be viewed clearly as you are on the boat trip.
Expect to see hippopotami and birds like African Finfoot, Pelicans, Black Crake, Heron, cormorant, fish eagle; you may also sight the rare Shoebill Stork. You can opt to take on a short nature walk after the boat ride. All these will furnish your visit with pride. Dinner and overnight, stay at Mburo safari lodge. FB
- Day 6 of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour: Game drive
After an early breakfast, take on a morning game drive. Lake Mburo National Park is a very special place; every part of it is alive with variety, interest, and color. It contains an extensive wetland. You are likely to see elands, impalas, waterbucks, warthogs, topis, and zebras. Thereafter transfer to Entebbe for your flight.
- End of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Jinja City Tour
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