Gorillas & Pygmies, Bwindi - ACU4


Day 1: Entebbe
Bwindi Adventure Consults’ staff will meet you on arrival at Entebbe airport, assist through customs and check in for your domestic flight to Kihihi/Bwindi (Departs Entebbe @ 7:00 AM & 12:30 PM, Check in time - one hour in advance). Note that flight schedules are subject to change. On arrival at Kihihi airstrip, meet your guide for a briefing and start an hour’s scenic drive to Buhoma. You will drive through villages with stops at places of interest for photography and interactions with the local communities. Lunch at the lodge. In the evening, have a village walk with a visit of the local schools hospitals and craft shops. Meals and accommodation at the Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Tracking takes 3 – 10 hours.
There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular, heavily vegetated and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for trekkers. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these fantastic apes. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giants is a rare and moving adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Meals and Overnight accommodation included at the lodge.

Day 3: Pigmy (Batwa)/Community Walk.
Today, you will go for a Pygmy walk - A cultural tourism activity at its best! It’s a hands-on, mind-opening adventure you will never forget as you go for an incredible day hike in the rain forest with the elderly Batwa (pygmy) guides. See how the Batwa lived and hunted, learn about medicinal plants, and watch for animals and birds. You will share a traditional meal with the Batwa, hear ancient legends and traditional songs, and join in on a mock hunting party. You can even test your skill with a Batwa bow and arrow and participate in traditional dances. Alternatively, you have an option to go for a second Gorilla trek (on payment of supplement) and No doubt, will be a different family. Every Gorilla tracking experience is different and unique! Meals and accommodation included at the Lodge.

Day 4: Fly to Entebbe – Connect to international flight.
After Breakfast, start for Kihihi airstrip in time for your 9:45 AM flight arriving Entebbe Airport at 1125 AM. Depending on the weather, you may have the best views of the Volcanoes, villages and Lakes as you take off, proceed to the airport and connect to your onward international flight. Please book return flights departing Entebbe after 1pm.

Note that flight schedules are subject to change. Depending on flight schedule, you may need a day’s room near the airport for which we shall book upon request – sales@adventureconsults.com

Accommodation
we don’t restrict on where to stay but here are recommended options; Lion range (Luxury): Bwindi Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany springs or Clouds lodge. Pay supplement for to upgrade to Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. Pride range (Mid-range): Silverback Lodge, Haven’s Lodge Buhoma or Crested crane.
Gorillas & Pygmies, Bwindi - ACU4
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