5 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Tour: Uganda is a multicultural country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria – the principal source of the great River Nile. With abundant wildlife such as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, famous Big 5 at our 10 Savannah parks, and 1000+ rare bird species. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary, while Kidepo Valley National contends for best destination in Africa for wild game drives.
Itinerary for the 5 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Tour
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi.
Depending on your location in Kampala, you will be welcomed our company representative/guide who will then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The park is located in the south western part of the country, it’s a 8-10 hours drive with en routes. Via Masaka road, you will have a stopover at the equator where you will be able to take photographs and visit the craft shop, proceed with lunch en route. On arrival to the park in Bwindi region, you will proceed and check in your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight.
Budget: Bunyonyi overland resort
Midrange: Buhoma Haven lodge
Day 2: Gorilla trekking.
Have breakfast and transfer you to park offices for briefing about the Gorilla trekking Safari a local guide. The time taken is usually between 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Meeting the gorillas unexpectedly is one of the most captivating lifetime experiences. You will have a chance to observe and take pictures at very close range. You will observe adults feeding and groaning among themselves. After an hour with the long-awaited gorillas, your guide and rangers will lead you back to the starting point where your driver will readily be waiting to transfer you back to the lodge for a restful evening. Have dinner and overnight stay as above.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park (through Ishasha)
After Early morning breakfast, you will start to drive to Queen Elizabeth national park and doing a game drive in Ishasha sector to search for the tree climbing lions, buffalos, warthogs, elephants, and different antelopes like waterbucks, kobs, and topi among others. Continue to drive to the lodge.
Budget: Bush lodge.
Midrange: Twin lakes safari lodge
Day 4: Game drive and boat cruise
Go for an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spot a lot of wildlife including African elephants, Lions, buffalos, antelopes, impala, among others and a lot of birds and a good day the leopards.
Return to the lodge for breakfast, relax a bit and enjoy your lunch.
Connect for a boat cruise along Kazinga channel where you will get an opportunity to see a number of bird species, elephants and buffaloes, hippos and crocodiles. The kazinga channel is known to have the highest concentration of hippos. Retreat from the boat trip in the evening and check in your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight
Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala
Wake up and enjoy your breakfast. Meet your driver to drive back to Kampala. It’s a 7hours drive from Queen Elizabeth national park to Kampala with en-route lunch in Mbarara town and Equator. You will be dropped off at a location you will advise.
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