We begin the safari from Kampala or Entebbe Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 a.m from your hotel or residence. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala ) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Lunch break is made at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 a.m with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort. Return to your lodge.
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute and stop over at Equator
Optional volunteer one day activity for clients: Today morning begins with African breakfast. The team gets set to go and does community work within the communities’ eco projects staying adjacent the park. Volunteer services with local Associations include constructing schools, health clinics, cultivating a community garden, making crafts or digging a road leading to a trading center. In the evening, the guests return to the camp.
Possible extensions to this safari include:
Queen Elizabeth NP, Kibale NP, Semiliki wild Reserve, Murchison NP, Mgahinga NP or Rwanda,