You will track the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in the southwestern part of the country. The park is a UNESCO heritage site and protects one the two Gorilla populations and it has almost half of the remaining population. You will also enjoy a canoe ride on the cool waters of Lake Bunyonyi one of Africa’s deepest lakes. Adventure in the Eastern part of the country is worth your time, you will go for a rafting challenge on the Nile and also enjoy a boat cruise along the Nile to visit the prime point where the river starts its journey.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Park
After breakfast at the hotel where you had your overnight, you will be picked up by your guide and then transfer to the southwestern part of the country heading to Bwindi. Enroute you will have two stops, the first at the Equator for a simple tour, and the second at Igongo Country hotel or in Mbarara for lunch. Continue with the drive through the pleasant Kabale to Kisoro all the way to your accommodation where dinner and overnight will be. Meal Plan: Half Board, Overnight: At a selected hotel
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Leave the lodge after breakfast and with your packed lunch boxes, transfer to the visitor reception area for an early registration and briefing on the tracking etiquette and later enter the forest with the ranger guide and start off the epic adventure as you trek through this dense forest to look for the Gorillas. Once you meet them, you will be given an hour to watch them and later transfer back to the start point where you will meet with your guide and transfer back to the lodge. Note: tracking can last just a few hours to the entire day depending on the gorilla movements and their location, therefore a picnic lunch may be taken. Meal Plan: Half Board, Overnight: At a selected hotel.
Day 3: Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, transfer to Bunyonyi for a canoeing trip along this beautiful lake tucked in the southwestern part of the country, you will visit some of its Islands with the local guide taking you through explaining all about their history and local life. Later in the afternoon return to the lodge for lunch, relax here through the evening or decide to take a community walk. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At a selected hotel.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala
After breakfast, checkout from the lodge and embark on a drive back to Kampala, enroute break off for lunch (optional; you may decide to explore the treasure of Ankole culture at Igongo cultural centre). Continue with the journey to Kampala onward to your overnight accommodation. Dinner and overnight here. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 5: Transfer to Jinja
Start with breakfast at the hotel, checkout and transfer eastwards of the country to Jinja, taking in the beautiful scenery along the way. On arrival in Jinja, you will check-in to your booked accommodation for lunch and later you will go for an evening source of the Nile cruise to see where the river starts its long journey to the Mediterranean. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At a selected hotel.
Day 6: Rafting on the Nile
After breakfast, transfer to the start point and prepare to begin you adrenaline rush experience as you take on the rafting challenge along the Nile. You rafting guide will be ready to take you through the activity and there are various rapids/ grades depending on your interest that you decide to take on. (You may decide to do half or full day rafting) and later after the activity, return to the accommodation for relaxation. Dinner and overnight will also be here. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 7: Transfer to Sipi Falls and Hike
Leave Jinja after having breakfast at the hotel and continue eastwards to Kapchorwa at Sipi Falls. You will have lunch and later head for an epic hike to the summit of Sipi Falls, trails lead past farm fields, communities and interesting landscapes. At the top you will see the plains of Karamoja below you, utilize the best of your time here and later transfer to your accommodation where dinner and overnight will be. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel.
Day 8: Travel back to Kampala/ Entebbe
Start with breakfast at the lodge, checkout and be transferred back to Kampala or Entebbe and on arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel or at the airport for your flight back home. Lunch will be enroute. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.