8 Days Uganda’s Gorilla and wildlife Safari
This tour package is an exceptional package entailing the best wild encounter of a lifetime. Among the species to see includes the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park and wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park; with a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel.
Upon arrival at the airport, our driver will transfer you to your booked accommodation for relaxation as you wait for the 10 hours journey the next day.
Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
As early as 6:00 am local time, our driver guide will transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park with a stopover at the equator for photography and refreshment. Proceed for lunch at Igongo cultural centre in Mbarara. Later continue to Bwindi via Kabale and reach at the lodge in the early evening. Dinner and overnight in the park.
Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
At 6:30 am you will have your breakfast and transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers. At 8:00am, you will transfer to the trekking trail starting point. The hike is led by an armed park ranger and potters; it may take between 1 to 5 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas since they are wild and keep moving from place to place. Guests are allowed a minimum of an hour to interact with the gorillas.
Day 4: Bwindi – Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast transfer to the Ishasha -southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park – a home to the tree climbing lions. At 14:00 hours transfer to Kazinga channel for a launch cruise at 16:00 hours. Expect to see great numbers of migrant bird species and animals such as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos and monitor lizards among others on the water shores. Dinner and overnight in the park.
Day 5: Morning Game Drive – Transfer to Kibale forest national park
At 6:00 am, you will find your breakfast ready and immediately embark on a game drive to the northern sector of the park. You may make a stopover at Ihamba Lodge for a hot lunch on your way to Kibale Forest national park. It is a 2 to 3 hours drive to Kibale national park from Queen Elizabeth national park.
Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking.
After breakfast at 7:00 am, transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing from the park warden. At 8:30am, hike into the forest with the lead of the guide in search of the chimpanzees. It may take you 30 minutes to 3 hours to encounter the chimpanzees. Return to the lodge for lunch and then for nature walks in the Bigodi swamp a home to different bird species.
Day 7: Visit the local communities.
After the morning breakfast, you may visit local communities adjacent to the national park and local projects such as the KAFRED among others. Lunch at the lodge and rest for departure the next day.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast transfer back to Entebbe to catch your flight back home.
The safari package includes:
- Accommodation and meals
- 4 Wheel Drive Safari Vehicle,
- English Speaking driver guide,
- Bottled Drinking Water on all Drives,
- Park Entrance Fees,
- Guide for Tracking and game drives.
The tour package excludes.
- Air Travel to and from Uganda,
- Permit fees
- Uganda Visa Costs,
- Laundry, Tips,
- Drinks except those included in lodging meal price.