5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari
5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari is one of the Ugandan extended safaris where you will be able to do wildlife viewing & Gorilla trekking inn the same safari. You will have a chance to visit the famous Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Viewing and a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel and later visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla trekking and Cultural safaris. Below are details of the safari package;
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
On day one of this 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari, you will be picked up from you location either in Kampala or in Entebbe depending on your location by our company tour guide. You will hit the road to Queen Elizabeth National Park and you will make a stop over at the equator where you will take photos on this geographical landmark. You may also take part in the gravitational experiments at this point. You continue the journey and you will have lunch in Mbarara on a stop over that the guide will make. It is roughly a 3 hours drive from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth national park. When you reach the park you will refresh from the journey at your lodge. Dinner shall be served at the lodge and you will enjoy you night at the lodge. Some of the lodges include: Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge/ Park View Lodge / Enganzi Lodge
Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel
Wake up early morning and enjoy a well prepared breakfast from your lodge. Later you will enjoy a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You might be able to have a chance to spot some leopards and lions in these plains. Also as you drive along the Kasenyi plains’ track, you are assured of finding big herds of elephants, Uganda Kobs, warthogs, buffalos, bushbuck, Defassa waterbuck and giant forest hogs among others. You will then return to the lodge and enjoy your lunch prepared by professional chefs. After lunch you will be led to Kazinga channel. At 2:00 pm you will be setting off on a launch cruise / Boat ride along kazinga channel. As you enjoy the ride, you will be able to spot large herds of elephants, hippos and among many wildlife species. You will spot many species of birds and at 6:00 pm, you will be led back to the lodge for your dinner and relaxation for the evening. Be sure to enjoy the wireless internet and share photos take on safari.
Day 3: Ishasha – Bwindi national park
Continue the amazing 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari with an appetizing breakfast at you lodge on day 3. After breakfast you will be driven the ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ishasha is approximately a 1 hour drive from Mweya. You will be able to find the lions climbing the trees trying to hide from the scorching sunshine. You will have a chance to take photographs and later on at around 1:00pm you will head to the Savannah Lodge for lunch. After lunch you will make way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking and a cultural tour of the batwa pygmies in Bwindi. On reaching the park, you will make way to Gorilla Forest Camp / Mahogany Springs where you will refreshen, relax, enjoy your dinner and spend the night.
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking Adventure
Day 4 is an interesting day, where you will wake up early, enjoy your well prepared breakfast and then head to the headquarters of the park. At the park headquarters, you will meet park rangers who will take you through a briefing about the gorilla trekking exercise. You will present you gorilla trekking permits and you will immediately take off into the forests for the gorilla trekking activity. You can never be sure of where the gorillas are because of their movements, though it takes about 30 minutes to 3 hours. Once you find the gorillas, you will be offered exactly one hour to view this gentle primates as they interact with each other. You will observe their behaviour and take photos. After the one hour, you will return to the park, meet your tour guide and head back to the lodge. You will then refresh and relax and have lunch. After you will be taken to the villages for the batwa community trail in Bwindi Forest. Engage in the cultural activities and once you are done return to the lodge for relaxation. Dinner will be served and you will spend a night.
Day 5: Departure
Wrap up the 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari with an early morning breakfast. After the meal you will head back to entebbe airport or Kampala depending on your preferences. You might also opt to head to rwanda kigali airport since its nearer compared to Entebbe.
End of 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari