8 Days Big Five Wildlife Tour And Gorilla Trekking Safari

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8 Days Big Five Wildlife Tour And Gorilla Trekking Safari

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8 Days Big Five Wildlife Tour And Gorilla Trekking Safari takes you to Uganda a home to numerous primate species which attracts people to visit. The main primates on many people’s list for visiting are the two great primates – Mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest and Chimpanzees in Kalinzu Kyambura gorge game reserve. This trip will bring you face to face with these great apes in the middle of the rain forests i.e. Kalinzu forest reserve and Bwindi impenetrable forest. In addition you have an opportunity to visit Queen Elizabeth national park for great scenery and wildlife both on a boat safari and during a game drive

Price Will Include The Following:

  • Gorilla permits
  • Warm lunches on transfer days
  • Mineral water in car
  • Professional Guide/ driver
  • Ground transportation in a 4X4 safari car
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Meals at the lodges
  • All activities mentioned in the package

Price Will Exclude:

  • Air ticket and visa fees
  • Soft sodas and alcoholic drinks
  • Extra activities out of itinerary
  • Laundry expenses
  • And other personal items/expenses

View Full Travel Itinerary Day By Day

Day 1 - Kampala - Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - Evening game drive in Murchison Falls National Park

Transfer from Kampala to the Murchison Falls National Park and along the way stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see the rhinos, then continue towards the park for an evening game drive. Diner and overnight at Twiga safari lodge

Day 2 – Murchison Falls National Park- Game drive and boat cruise

Early morning breakfast will be served, our tour guide will set off to inside of Murchison falls national park for game drive to see animals before they go for hide outs such as; lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, Uganda cobs, very many animal species. Murchison falls national park safari, has never been a disappointment, most of animals will be seen. You will continue driving through the rolling savanna vegetation Have lunch and continue for exciting experience for launch cruise. Expect to see both terrestrial and aquatic wildlife such as hippos, elephants, buffalos, shoe bill stork and many other bird species. Cruising takes you to the bottom of the Source of Nile – Murchison falls, this ride lasts for almost 3- 4 hours on water just relaxing and enjoying nature of waterfalls. Dinner and overnight at Kabarega resort

Day 3 - Murchison Falls National Park - Evening game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, which lies between Lake George on the East, Lake Edward on the West and the Rwenzori Mountains on the North. Explore the park with an evening game drive. Continue your adventure and check in at your lodge of for relaxation. You may relax by taking a deep bath in the swimming pool. Overnight and dinner at Park view safari lodge

Day 4 – Queen Elizabeth -Game drives and Boat cruise.

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for an early morning Game Drive within the park. Expect to see a number of wildlife including Buffaloes, Uganda Kob, Lions, Leopards and white Colubus monkeys. Have lunch and proceed to Mweya peninsular for a Launch Cruise along Kazinga channel that connects Lakes George and Edward where you will get an opportunity to see a number of bird species, elephants and Hippos. Return to the lodge for a second night. Dinner and overnight at Parkview safari lodge

Day 5 - Chimp trucking in Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Have an early morning breakfast, head for Chimpanzee trucking in Kyambura Gorge and then move to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through Ishasha. Along the way see the lions on the trees at Ishasha. Diner and overnight at Ruhija community rest camp

Day 6 – Bwindi forest-Gorilla trekking and a visit to Batwa Community

Get up so early in the morning for breakfast and thereafter drive to the Park head offices with your tour guide; also not forgetting to carry some packed lunch. On reaching there by 7:30am you will be briefed about what to do and not to do while trekking after which you will be led by the ranger guides through the mist jungle. Trekking usually takes between to 8 hours or even a full day due to the location of gorillas. When you see them, it will be a great and fun time as you watch them and only 1 hour is permitted to watch them. Also ensure you carry enough water with you, hats, sun glasses, rain coats, and non flash cameras. Later after the trek, head back to the lodge; have lunch as you prepare to for a community visit among the Batwa people in the evening. Diner and overnight Ruhija community rest camp

Day 7 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - Boat cruise in Lake Mburo National Park

After having your breakfast, embark on an exciting road journey to Lake Mburo. Have a guided boat ride on the lake to explore both aquatic and terrestrial wildlife Check in at your lodge for relaxation after a long journey. Dinner and overnight at Mpogo safari lodge

Day 8 - Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park and departure

Early morning your guides will brief you before you head to the park on your search for Zebras, Cape buffalos, Eland Antelopes, Oribi and Topi, view several bird species as the park has over 250 species of birds including Purple starling, Helmeted Guinea fowl, Brown-faced lapwings, Caruthers, Cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-faced Go-away bird. Come back to the lodge for lunch and drive from Lake Mburo to Kampala. Make a stopover at the Equator line and have a feel of being at latitude 00 for belonging to neither Northern nor southern hemisphere. Visit the souvenir and craft shops while taking memorable photographs

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