Arrive Entebbe, Uganda
Upon arrival in Entebbe, you are met by an A&K representative and transferred to your tranquil hotel fronting Africa’s largest lake. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Into the Mist
Fly to the Kihihi airstrip and transfer to your permanent tented campsite in the mist-swathed mountains of the park, enjoying some time at leisure. Later, visit a nursing school supported by A&K Philanthropy.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Encounter of a Lifetime
Today, trek through the park’s dense vegetation, travelling up and down its steep slopes in search of the resident mountain gorillas. Your guides use their experience, knowledge of the gorillas’ habits and information from the previous day to locate them. Once the gorillas are spotted, observe their subtle social interactions, remarkable behaviors closely resembling our own.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | A Parting Glimpse
Today, enjoy another opportunity to seek out Bwindi’s majestic mountain gorillas. Return at the end of the trek and enjoy your last evening in camp.
Enjoy a scenic flight from the Kihihi airstrip back to Entebbe, where a reserved dayroom awaits for you. Later, transfer to the airport for your international departure.
Enhance Your Journey
A&K Philanthropy Visit: Bwindi Community Hospital & Nursing School
Visit the rural village of Bwindi to see how the community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to grow a remote medical outpost into a thriving health care oasis serving 100,000 Ugandans. After a tour of the children’s ward and maternity wing, meet the local nursing school’s students and explore their learning lab, gaining insights into their training and inspiring personal goals.
A&K Philanthropy Visit: Ebenezer Primary School
Visit with the students and staff of Ebenezer Primary School, learning how the local community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to provide a safe learning environment for the local children. Your visit bears witness to a project in its infancy, providing an unvarnished glimpse into the challenges faced all too often by rural African communities such as this.