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5 Days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari

5 Days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari

5 Days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari

This  5 days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari  will take you to some of Uganda’s most impressive national parks, including Bwindi Impenetrable, where you can go on a mountain gorilla tracking expedition, and Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you can go on a game drive and a boat ride down the Kazinga channel. There are more Mountain gorillas in Bwindi than anywhere else in the world hence making it an ideal place to do gorilla trekking safari.

Brief safari itinerary.

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi forest national park.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa community trail.

Day 3: Transfer to queen Elizabeth national park.

Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.

Day 5: Depart and transfer to Kampala.

 Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Forest national park.

Our driver will pick you up from your Kampala hotel or the airport, give you a quick briefing, and then head in the direction of the southwest to the Bwindi forest. Take a break in Mbarara for lunch and to shop for souvenirs after visiting the Equator. Continue on your way to the great forest that is home to the endangered mountain gorilla and many other species of primates.  Have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.  

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa Trail.

Enjoy your breakfast, you should proceed straight to the headquarters park from the lodge. Here, you’ll get a briefing on gorilla trekking and meet your fellow adventurers. The park ranger guides will next lead you on a hike to find the mountain gorillas, and this might take anywhere from two to eight hours, depending on the gorillas’ schedules at the time and the mobility of the gorilla families you have been assigned to track from.

It is recommended that you bring along plenty of water, sunglasses, raincoats, caps, and sturdy shoes. You will have only one hour to spend with the gorillas. Get back to the lodge and unwind. You have the option of spending the evening relaxing at the lodge or exploring the nearby Batwa community, where you may learn more about the locals’ unique traditions.  Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to  Queen Elizabeth national park.

After breakfast, you’ll hit the road for Queen Elizabeth, making a stop in the Ishasha area, famous for its tree-climbing lions as well as its abundance of monkeys, kobs, buffaloes, elephants, and birds. After arriving at the park, you will check in at the lodge and have lunch before boarding a boat for a tour of the Kazinga channel. While out on the river, you can spot hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, or even elephants coming to drink, or you might spot birds such as the malachite kingfisher or the saddle-billed stork. It’s time to go back to the lodge for the night.

Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

Get up early, grab a cup of coffee, and head out on a game drive along the Kasenyi track or another route open to early birds; you may spot wildlife including lions, buffalo, antelope, and elephants. After returning to the lodge for breakfast and lunch, you can go out on a boat tour down the Kazinga canal, an unforgettable experience in this wonderful park. Eat dinner and spend the night at the resort.

Day 5:  Depart queen Elizabeth and transfer back to Kampala.

Have you breakfast in the morning, later you will embark on you drive to Kampala, upon arrival you will dropped off at any point of reference or be dropped at the airport in time for your flight home.

 

The safari includes the following.

Park entry and activities.

Gorilla trekking permits.

Transportation to and from the park.

Accommodation on full board meal plans basis.

English speaking tour guide.

Bottled water in the car.

 

 

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