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3 Days Uganda Camping Safari

Tour Overview

3 days Uganda Camping Safari is 3 days and 2nights camping Safari in Uganda offers you a great opportunity to meet the gentle giants in their Natural habitat in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will do gorilla trekking and after, you will proceed to peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of lake Bunyonyi where you will unwind from the long Gorilla trek.
The safari starts and ends in Kampala, Uganda, often referred to as the “Pearl of Africa,” is a land of stunning natural beauty, rich biodiversity, and vibrant culture. Its diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests to expansive lakes, make it a haven for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Among its many treasures are the majestic mountain gorillas that inhabit the dense forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for visitors to come face-to-face with these incredible creatures. Coupled with the serene beauty of Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda presents an unforgettable experience for those seeking an authentic African safari adventure. In this detailed itinerary, we embark on a 3-day camping safari that combines the thrill of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest with the tranquility of exploring Lake Bunyonyi, immersing ourselves in the wonders of Uganda’s natural and cultural heritage.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Arrival/Pick up and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Transfer to lake Bunyonyi

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Golden Monkey trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking

3 Days Uganda Camping Safari: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Our adventure begins as we arrive at Entebbe International Airport, where we are greeted by our knowledgeable guide Upon arrival. You will be picked from the airport or the hotel and embark on a scenic journey towards Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Along the way, we traverse the picturesque Ugandan countryside, passing through vibrant villages and verdant landscapes teeming with wildlife. Our guide provides insightful commentary, offering us a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Ugandan culture and history. You will have lunch enroute in Mbarara town, embark on the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Upon reaching the outskirts of Bwindi Forest, we check into our comfortable camping accommodations nestled amidst the lush surroundings. We will settle in and spend the rest of the evening at leisure and rest for the tomorrow’s adventure.

Accommodation Options:

  • Broadbill camp(budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp / Ichumbi Gorilla lodge(mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill Lodge, Buhoma Lodge(luxury)
  • Gorilla Leisure Lodge
  • Four Gorillas Lodge

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and transfer to lake Bunyonyi

Today marks the highlight of our journey as we embark on an exhilarating gorilla trekking expedition in the pristine wilderness of Bwindi Forest. After a hearty breakfast, we meet our experience guides who will lead us deep into the heart of the forest in search of these magnificent creatures. Before setting out, our guides provide a briefing on gorilla trekking etiquette and safety procedures, ensuring a responsible and respectful encounter with the gorillas.
As we venture into the dense foliage of Bwindi Forest, our senses are heightened by the sights and sounds of the jungle. The air is alive with the calls of birds and the rustle of leaves, creating an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement. With each step, we are one step closer to fulfilling our lifelong dream of encountering mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
After several hours of trekking through rugged terrain, our efforts are rewarded as we catch our first glimpse of a gorilla family in the distance. We observe in awe as these gentle giants go about their daily routines, foraging for food and caring for their young. Our guides provide fascinating insights into gorilla behavior and ecology, deepening our appreciation for these remarkable creatures and the importance of conservation efforts to protect their habitat.
We spend a magical hour in the presence of the gorillas, capturing photos and memories that will last a lifetime. As we bid farewell to our newfound friends and make our way back to camp, we are filled with a sense of gratitude and wonder for the privilege of experiencing such a profound connection with nature. we bid farewell to Bwindi Forest and embark on a leisurely journey to Lake Bunyonyi, known as the “Lake of a Thousand Islands” for its scenic beauty and tranquil waters. Upon arriving at the shores of the lake, we are greeted by breathtaking views of lush green hillsides and crystal-clear waters stretching as far as the eye can see. Upon arrival, we will check in to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Exploration of Lake Bunyonyi and Departure

On our final day, we will have breakfast and after, we board a traditional wooden canoe and set out to explore the lake, gliding past verdant islands and secluded coves. Our expert guide shares fascinating tales and legends of Lake Bunyonyi, immersing us in the rich cultural heritage of the region. Along the way, we have the opportunity to interact with local fishermen and villagers, gaining insight into their traditional way of life. Thereafter, you will return to the lodge and check out and start your journey back to Kampala. With enroute stop over for lunch and at the equator for photo shoot and experiments if you like. You will arrive in Kampala late afternoon, and the driver guide will drop you off at the airport in time for your departure flight or you will be dropped off at your preferred location.

Accommodation Options:

  • Birdnest Resort
  • Arcadia Cottages

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

End Of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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