5 Days Uganda Wildlife and 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!
- Day 01: Transfer to Bwindi Gorilla Forest.
- Day 02: Gorilla tracking and community walk
- Day 03: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
- Day 04: Morning game drive and Chimpanzee tracking
- Day 05: Transfer to Kampala
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, blue oraco 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.
End of Safari.
Gorilla forest camp
The Gorilla Forest Camp is a permanent luxury tented camp situated in the misty rainforests in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Because of this exclusive location, the Gorilla Forest Camp is known as the ideal base for Gorilla tracking, viewing and birding within in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Mweya Safari Lodge
Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the ‘Mountains of the Moon
Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the ‘Mountains of the Moon.
Kyambura Lodge, Uganda
Kyambura Lodge is situated at the eastern edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the western part of the great East African Rift valley, with fantastic views over the national park and the Rwenzori Mountains and at a short distance from the Kyambura Gorge.