4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW

This  4 days luxury Uganda safari tour is 3 nights, 4 day Luxury Uganda safari offering gorilla trekking & wildlife viewing safari game drives, most suitable for clients who are interested in staying at some of the most lavish lodges in Bwindi and Lake Mburo National parks for an exclusive comfortable memorable experience during their Gorillas and wildlife safari in Uganda.

This 4 days luxury Uganda safari tour gives you an opportunity to explore the lush forested mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will track the rare mountain Gorillas in their natural setting and a memorable visit to the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park for a thrilling wildlife experience.

This Uganda gorilla trekking tour starts and ends in Kampala Uganda and it begins with a visit to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to over 459 gorillas out of the remaining 1063 gorillas in the world, 9 other primate species, and over 350 bird species with 23 Albertine rift endemics and 27 lizard species. You will crown this safari with a visit to Lake Mburo National Park where you will experience the guided nature walk /game drive during which you will come across a wide variety of savanna wild animals like the zebras, Rothschild giraffes, impalas, and several birds. During this  4 Days Luxury Uganda Tour, you will have an experience of a lifetime when you come face to face with the gentle giant.

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 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour SAFARI PRIME ACTIVITIES

  Trekking through the misty Bwindi Forest National park for the gentle Mountain Gorillas

  The Bwindi Forest Local community experience – visit the native Batwa Pygmies

  Enjoying a guided game walk/ foot safari in the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park

  Photography sessions of Uganda’s beautiful countryside landscape

  A stop at the Uganda Equator line

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour FEATURED SAFARI PARKS/DESTINATIONS

  Day 1 & 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  Day 3: Lake Mburo National park

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 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Day 1: Take a quick flight from Entebbe to Kisoro/Kihihi – Bwindi National Park

  • Day 2: Track gorillas on foot and have a Batwa pygmies’ community experience visit.

  • Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo National park and have an evening game drive.

  • Day 4: Morning guided nature walk safari and transfer back to Kampala.

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1 of the 4 Days Luxury Uganda Safari Tour: Fly to Kisoro /Kihihi airstrip – Bwindi National Park and do an optional activity

To avoid the uncomfortable 8 – 9 Hours’ drive, you will after breakfast be pick up at 6:30 am by a Prime Safaris representative who will transfer to the airport to catch up with your flight to Bwindi which departs from Entebbe International airport at 7:45 am. During this 1 hour and 45 minutes flight, you will be able to have a bird’s eye view of Uganda’s ever-changing landscape as you get further away from the airport and as you land at Kihihi/ Kisoro airstrip.

Upon arrival, you will be met and welcomed a Prime Safaris guide who will transfer you to your already booked safari lodge for briefing and relaxation. Upon your arrival to the lodge, you will be given a warm welcome from the highly experienced lodge staff that will assist you to check and settle into the facility. After you have fully settled in, later you will be fetched to dine on a sumptuous lunch meal that has been carefully crafted using an assortment of freshly handpicked organic Ugandan ingredients by a team of expert chefs. In the afternoon, you can choose to engage in any of the numerous possible optional activities here such as a nature stroll as you venture into the forest to encounter some of its other inhabitants except the gorillas.

If you have an undying passion for birds, then just grab your pair of binoculars and venture into Bwindi jungle for a birding expedition as this jungle is home to over 350 bird species with 23 Albertine rift endemics. You can also decide to engage in a community walk and this gives you an opportunity to purchase some locally made art crafts thus supporting the community directly and also learn more about Uganda. At the end of this activity, you will return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

 The highlight of the day: Having an aerial view of Uganda’s changing landscape

Accommodation:-

  • Top-Notch / Exclusive: Gorilla Forest Camp/ Buhoma Lodge
  • Luxury/ Upmarket: Haven Lodge Buhoma

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Flight distance &time: Approx. 475 or 1-2 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Fly to Bwindi
  • Equator experience

Day 2 of the 4 Days Luxury Uganda Safari Tour: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable NP & do a community walk

Today is the day when you have the once in a lifetime opportunity of trekking into the misty Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for the famous ‘gorillas in the mist’. You will have early morning breakfast at 7:30 am and head out to the park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts of the activity. You will be allocated the respective gorilla families to track and with your armed ranger in the lead, you will embark on a trek, searching for your allocated gorilla family.

The encounter tends to take 2 – 8 hours depending on the Gorilla movements and an hour will be allocated for you to enjoy viewing these gentle giants as they relax, play, feed and make unique sounds once sighted. After the full face to face hour with the gorillas, you will head back to the park center where you will be awarded a gorilla trekking certificate to commemorate your tracking efforts as well as the positive conservationist cause you will have contributed towards. In the evening, you will undertake the Batwa community tour where you will learn more about the lifestyle of these indigenous previous inhabitants of the Bwindi Forest National Park before it was gazetted into a national park.

During this local experience, you will explore their culture and lifestyle for example hunting, weather prediction, Stone Age fire making, folk tales, and their herbal medicine experiences.

The highlight of the Day: Tracking the once-endangered mountain Gorillas of Bwindi

Accommodation:-

  • Top-Notch / Exclusive: Gorilla Forest Camp/ Buhoma Lodge
  • Luxury/ Upmarket: Gorilla Heights Lodge / Haven Lodge Buhoma

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Batwa community experience

Optional activities:-

  • Nature walk
  • Birding watching walk
  • Gorilla Habituation

Day 3 of the 4 Days Luxury Uganda Safari Tour: Drive to Lake Mburo Park for an evening game drive.

On this day, we will start the day with an early breakfast, and then pack our bags and check out after the wonderful Bwindi Forest National Park. We will say our goodbyes to the lodge staff and make our way to Lake Mburo National Park. We will drive through impressive south western Uganda landscapes covering 210km or 4-5 hours’ drive before making a stop at Igongo Cultural Center for a health organic traditionally prepared lunch after which you will proceed with the park. As we get closer to Lake Mburo Park you will sight counts of long-horned Ankole cattle with their beautiful physically spread long horn patterns and unique body color.

Upon your arrival into this park, you will engage in a stunning game drive during which puts you will see several of the wild animals that that reside in the park such as the Burchell Zebras which are only found here and also in the far distant Kidepo Valley Park, sights of the Elands which are Africa’s largest antelopes are eminent and Impalas which are only found here in Uganda. Other animals you encounter include Giraffes, Hippos Kobs as well as several bird species.

Highlights of the day: A highly rewarding evening game drive in Lake Mburo NP

Accommodation:-

  • Luxury/ Upmarket: Mihingo Safari Lodge/ Matana Tented Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: Approx. 200km or 4-5 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer to Lake Mburo
  • Evening game drive in Mburo Park

Optional activities include:-

  • Anyankole cultural safari experience
  • Evening boat cruise
  • Biking safari experience
  • Birding

Day 4 of the 4 Days Luxury Uganda Tour: Undertake a morning game walk safari experience and transfer back to Kampala

You will after having breakfast enjoy a spectacular morning guided game walk which is coupled with a game drive experience aimed at taking you easily and faster to sections of the park that have a high concentration of wild game. During this walk in the park, you will visit the Kazuma hill and also various water ponds in this park which are home to a wide variety of wild mammals such as the Burchell zebras, Elands, Kobs, and Cape buffaloes. This will be a unique opportunity to walk among these wild animals that will be a few meters away from as directed by the armed ranger in lead.

At the end of this activity, you will head to Kampala. This is a 240km or 3 – 4 hours’ drive that comes with interesting and exciting road stops at the Equator where you will engage in an equator experiment learning how to differentiate the Northern from the Southern hemispheres and also have a photo session. You will settle for lunch at the Equator cafeteria. Another highway stop will be made at the Mpambire cultural drum making center a small town famous for drums making a skill that has been passed on through families that reside here. You will enjoy a community encounter with the local craftsmen who manufacture a wide variety of local musical instruments especially drums in various sizes thus you can purchase a small drum as a souvenir here.

From here proceed with the rest of your journey back to Entebbe where your safari will come to an end. You will be drooped off at your Hotel or airport depending on your travel plans.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Drive distance & time: Approx. 240km or 4-5 hours

Activities & services:-

  • Morning Game walk
  • Equator experience
  • Transfer to Kampala

 END of the 4 Days Luxury Uganda Safari Tour, Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour SAFARI INCLUSIONS:-

   Full-time English professional safari driver-guide

   4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C

   Full board accommodation

   Gorilla & chimpanzee trekking permit fees

   Boat cruise fees

   Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle

   Bottled water

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour SAFARI EXCLUSIONS:-

  •    International &domestic flight fees
  •    Visa fees
  •    Laundry services
  •    Items of personal nature
  •    Gratuities and tips
  •    Other beverages/ drinks
  •    Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour – GETTING THERE

 4 Days Uganda Luxury Safari Tour – PRICE PER PERSON

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 4 Days Luxury Uganda Safari Tour – GORILLA TREKKING TIPS

  •   Mountain gorillas sometimes nest far from the start of your gorilla trek, you should ready yourself for a long walk and drink plenty of water.
  •    Eating, drinking and smoking near the gorillas is forbidden – designated time and place will be communicated.
  •    Smoking while inside the forest is strictly forbidden
  •    Bwindi being a tropical forest, it can rain anytime so we encourage you to carry a rain poncho
  •    Waterproof walking shoes or hiking boots are essential.
  •    Gardening gloves for protection against stinging plants
  •    Long trousers and long-sleeved sweaters or shirts while in the forest to avoid insect stings.
  •    Photography is permitted, although you must not use flash
  •    Porters are available to help you carry your day pack for a small charge
  •    As you prepare to come for your Uganda gorilla adventure, please do some exercises so that you prepare your body for gorilla trekking which can last between 3-8 hours
  •    In case you can’t walk for a very long time, you shouldn’t really worry about not being able to do gorilla trekking because there are potters who can carry you throughout at a small extra cost.
  •    Carry your sunscreen lotion to keep your skin safe from the tropical heat & sun rays
  •    When you get to the gorillas, don’t make noise because this agitates the gorillas
  •    For more information about gorilla trekking tips please follow these links to read more about gorilla trekking tips and advice.

 IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • This safari requires some physical fitness as Gorilla tracking can at times be strenuous
  • Pre and Post safari accommodation can be booked for you at an additional fee
  • The age limit is 15years and above
  • We shall observe the COVID SOPs and government directives
  • For more information about gorilla trekking tips please follow these links to read more about gorilla trekking tips and advice.
  • Note that this itinerary is a suggestion and can be further customized to suit your desire. Whatever your preference is, please let us know and we shall advise /adjust accordingly.
  • Post safari accommodation for the last night after the tour can be arranged at an extra fee upon request during the booking process.

Visa information

Uganda visa.

This can be applied prior to arrival through your nearest Uganda Embassy or through the online portal. Also available on arrival at Entebbe International Airport, subject to long queues (We do not recommend this method)

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