Game Viewing And Gorillas Uganda

Explore both Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth national park

5 Days Game Viewing And Gorillas Uganda

This 5 days Uganda game viewing and gorillas safari will start and end in Kampala city and during this safari, you will have an extraordinary experience as you will visit some of Uganda’s most visited national parks such as Bwindi impenetrable forest national park where you will participate in mountain gorilla trekking and Queen Elizabeth national park for game drives and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. Bwindi impenetrable forest is home to the largest number of mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world.

5 Days Game Viewing And Gorillas Uganda Safari highlights

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park via Ishasha sector – have a boat cruise

Day 4: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise

Day 5: Morning game drive as you depart to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

On the first day of your 5 days game viewing and gorillas, you will be picked from your hotel or at Entebbe international airport, get briefed, and after start on your journey to southwestern Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. You will have a stopover at the equator in Kayabwe to buy crafts and take photos. You will proceed with your journey and have the next stopover at the Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara where you will have lunch. proceed with your journey through the rolling hills of Kigezi to Bwindi forest that is home to mountain gorillas and other primate species. Upon arrival, you will proceed to your book lodge, check-in, have dinner, and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge – luxury, Buhoma Haven Lodge – mid-range and Buhoma Community Rest Camp – budget

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest

Today is a highlight of your 5 Days game viewing and gorillas Uganda! After an early delicious breakfast, make sure you have your packed lunch and meet your driver to take you to the park headquarters for a briefing. At the briefing Centre, you will meet fellow trekkers and get briefed about the rules and regulations concerning gorilla trekking. Later you be grouped into 8 and each group will be given a ranger guide who will lead them into the forest to search for these giant apes since they are informed and knowledgeable about mountain gorillas. The time taken to find these gorillas is like 2 to 8 hours but depends on the movement of these giant apes and the speed at which you are trekking.

You are advised to carry enough drinking water, energy-giving snacks, hats, raincoats, and wear waterproof shoes. When you meet the mountain gorillas you will be allowed to stay with them for one hour. During this time, you can ask as many questions as you want, learn about their habits, watch them do day-to-day activities, take photos, and record moments. Trek back to the starting point, get your trekking certificate, meet your driver, return to the lodge and relax. Dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge – luxury, Buhoma Haven Lodge – mid-range and Buhoma Community Rest Camp – budget

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park via Ishasha sector – have a boat cruise

After a relaxed morning breakfast, meet your driver-guide and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park through the Ishasha sector famous for tree-climbing lions and other animals such as Uganda kobs, monkeys, elephants, buffaloes, birds among others, upon arrival at the park you will proceed and check in your lodge and have some lunch as you prepare for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. During the boat cruiser that takes about 2 hours you will have an opportunity to see water animals such as crocodiles and hippos, water birds like the malachite kingfisher, shoebill, saddle billed stork among others. You will see buffaloes, elephants, and some antelopes on the lake shores trying to drink water. Drive back to the lodge, have dinner, and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge – luxury, buffalo safari lodge – mid-range and Pumba safari cottages – mid-range

Day 4: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise

Wake up early morning for breakfast and set out for a game drive in Kasenyi plains for morning risers, here you will look out for animals such as antelopes, lions, buffaloes, elephants, birds among others. After the game drive, return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. After lunch, you will go for a 2 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which is one of the most done activities in the park. During the boat cruise, you will see animals like crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and water birds. later return to the lodge have some dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge – luxury, buffalo safari lodge – mid-range and Pumba safari cottages – mid-range

Day 5: Morning game drive as you depart to Kampala

Have morning breakfast, check out of the lodge, and meet your driver-guide for a morning game drive as you drive out of the park, have en-route lunch in Mbarara, and proceed with your journey to Kampala for a drop off at your hotel or a transfer to Entebbe international airport to end your 5 Days game viewing and gorillas Uganda safari

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

Tour includes

Park entrance fee

Boat cruise

Gorilla trekking permit

Transport

Drinking water

Accommodation

Service of an English-speaking guide

Tour excludes

Optional activities

Personal expenses

Tips

International flight

Visa

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