5 Days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safaris
$1000 per person
5 Days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safaris will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will have a chance to trek one of the habituated families of mountain gorillas. You will then visit Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, that connects Lake George and Lake Edward in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. This Channel has the highest concentration of Hippos in the whole world, with over 600 species of birds. On a ‘good day, a cruise along the Kazinga Channel can expose you to more wildlife than you can find on any given game drive.
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Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi forest national park
In the morning, you will drive southwestwards to Bwindi National park, with stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. Continue the scenic drive to Kabale town, also known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Later transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury)/ Silverback Lodge (Mid range)/Buhoma community bandas (Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla tracking and community walk.
In the morning, assemble at the park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Proceed for the memorable adventure in the forest, an activity that may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. Meet and stay with the animals for a maximum of one hour, then descend to the park headquarters and then to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, you may go for community walk in the nearby Batwa community, where you will be entertained and given tales of their unique culture. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park.
In the morning, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park passing via the Ishasha sector, where you will have game drives to see tree climbing lions and other animals as well as a variety of bird species. Reach Queen Elizabeth national park early enough for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. In the afternoon, go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, where you will have an opportunity to see a variety of birds such as the kingfisher, herons, blue oraco, and many more. You will also see the game as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants as they bask along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight at Parkview safari lodge
Day 4: Morning game drive and Chimpanzee tracking.
Early morning, go for game drive along Kasenyi track in search for Africa Lions, Leopards, herds of Elephants and Buffaloes among others, return to the lodge for late breakfast and relax as you wait for lunch. In the afternoon, go to Kyambura gorge for Chimpanzee tracking where you will also encounter other primates such as the baboons, colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Transfer to Kampala.
In the morning after your breakfast, set off for your journey back to Kampala with stopovers for photography and lunch reaching late in the afternoon, and you will be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight or to the airport for your departure flight. End of Safari.