Visit Bwindi forest National Park and see mountain gorillas and also hike the rewarding mountain of Rwenzori and feel the thrill of incredible landscape. Don’t forget to celebrate your hiking rewarding experience with locals in mountain Rwenzori if time permits and get close to their day to day life style.
Day 1: Pick up from Hotel and Transfer to Kasese
You’re magical hiking safari starts today with a transfer from Kampala to Kasese where Rwenzori mountain is found.During the scenic drive a stop at the Uganda Equator is a must and Mbarara for lunch. However remember to wake up quite early and be at the park head quarters by 8.ooam for the briefing about park rules and general hiking safari guidelines. Overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Start the Rewarding hike
Usually good mountain hikes in Rwenzori mountains start in the morning at 8.am though trekkers leave the park head quarters at 10am to start their hiking adventure up to Nyabitaba Hut where they retire for dinner and overnight stay close to a fast flowing river in the valley .Tourists also enjoy wonderful views of the cliffs and surrounding landscape.
Day 3: Proceed to John Matte Hut
Still continues with the hiking experience after breakfast to John Matte Hut a 7 kilometre trail in Rwenzori Mountains. The hike can take 5-6 hours but its awesome when you get to John matte hut. Wonderful views are all over including that of Kasese town, Lake George .Dinner and overnight at the hut.
Day 4: Asend Down to the start point
After breakfast embark on the return journey back to the Rwenzori mountaineering service headquarter for leisure and later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Overnight stay at your lodge in Queen.
Day 5: Morning game drive and Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Early morning, begin the day with a game drive and an enroute stop in Ishasha sector for tree climbing lions before heading to Bwindi Impenetrable national park arriving late evening for dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 6: Gorilla trekking tour in Bwindi Forest
Tracking gorillas in Bwindi forest is one of the most wonderful wildlife adventures in the world. Take morning breakfast before reporting to the park headquarters for briefing and gorilla search. Enjoy a guided walk with ranger’s until the time of seeing mountain gorillas face to face.watching them only a few meters away from you observing the group, the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their every day routine just right in front of you is all very overwhelming. Spend an afternoon on a community tour around the park. Overnight and diner at your lodge.
Day 7: Bwindi Forest & Kampala
After breakfast, check-out and head back to the capital Kampala, with stops in Mbarara for a delicious lunch and another at the Equator to take pictures picture, last minute shopping before drop off.
Rwezori mountaineering huts
Mweya safari Lodge, Katara lodge, Bush Lodge, Pumba cottages
Mahogany springs, Engagi lodge, Buhoma Community Rest Camp
The tour quotation Includes
– Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
– Hiking permit & game drives
– Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
– All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
– Bottled water while on safari
– Airport transfers
-Full board accommodation
The tour quotation excludes
-Kampala/Entebbe hotel fees (the night before the safari and the night after the safari)
– Laundry services
– International flights