5 Days Gorilla safari, Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Parks

Safari to explore splendid wildlife in Uganda couples with the most attractive wildlife experience in the African bushes – gorilla trekking. You will visit Queen Elizabeth national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest in Uganda where the gorillas live!

Itinerary

Day 1:

Transfer to Bwindi Gorilla Forest

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 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 QENP 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 king fisher, herons, great blue Turacco and many more. You will also see game as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants as they bask along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight at Kyambura game Lodge /Ihamba Lodge/Kingfisher 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.