After early breakfast, start on your
long drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You
will have a brief stop over at the equator “O” line
crossing just one hour after take off. Enjoy an interesting
experience of water turning clockwise at the equator.
The drive will take you through the grasslands of Ankole.
Further west, you will enjoy the
famous long horned cattle
before proceeding to the highlands of Kigezi. Visitors
usually refer to the beautifully terraced hills in this
part of Uganda as the "Switzerland of Africa”.
Break off for lunch at a hotel in Kabale.
Continue the journey throughout the beautiful scenery.
Arrive in Bwindi National park (home of the rare mountain
gorillas) in the evening. Apart from Gorillas, a more
variety of primates are found in this dense natural
forest. They include the red and blue tailed monkeys,
colubus and velvet monkeys. This bushy and green forest
has a number of streams running through it with Munyaga
river being the biggest.
There are mostly 3 categories of accommodation in Bwindi
namely; the up market gorilla forest camp, mid range
Buhoma homestead and the budget community bandas. While
the gorilla forest camp and the homestead offer self-contained
facilities and solar lighting (with more luxuries like
wine in the forest camp) the community campground does
not have self-contained facilities and meals are just
You take an early sleep to be able to wake up early
the following day for your expedition