Track mountain gorillas in Bwindi and explore wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our 5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking tour is quite exciting. Bwindi Gorilla National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari in Uganda (5 Days/ 6 Night) for Incredible Biodiversity, Game Drive, Boat Launch, Equator, Gorilla tracking.
Highlights and activities;
- Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel and Game Viewing & Safari Drives; Early Morning Game drive to the
Kasenyi Sector in search of Lion and large herds of Buffaloes and
- Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park
- Village/Nature walk in Bwindi National park
- Equator Water Experiment: Marvel at seeing the water turn in
different directions in the southern and northern Hemispheres.
5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Day 1: Kampala City – Bwindi Impenetrable National park (the accommodation here is optional depending on the availability of the permits)
After your breakfast at 07:30am, begin panoramic Safari south-word to Bwindi Gorilla Park through the Kigezi Highlands in the beauties of the “Switzerland of Africa”. You will stop for pictures at the Equator, a line that divides the world into two, the safari will allow you to get good shorts of pictures from your window of long Horned cattle, side markets in Lukaya, Lyantonde the famous places for roasted meat and banana know as “Gonja” and fruit market in Mbarara, Lunch shall be served in Mbarara, at Agip Motel. Shall then drive direct to Bwindi forest National Park to arrive late in the evening to your hotel, Overnight.
Day 2: Bwindi National Park Gorilla trekking
At 07:15 you shall be served with breakfast and your guide will lead you to the briefing ground to get the briefing at 8.00am before entry to the forest for gorilla trekking. The guides will then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers to the track the gorillas, When the gorillas are spotted, the guide shall ask you to stand 7 meters away from the apes and your requested that you remove flash light on your camera.
The trekking can be tiring, its therefore advisable to carry parked Lunch, bottled water and good jungle boots rain, worm jacket could be require as this is a rain forest any time it could rain. You shall return back exhausted, refreshing at your accommodation for a few hours and later an afternoon guided village walk to learn how the communities around the Bwindi Park are benefiting from the tourism of the area; this is an ideal short walk. Anumber of different bird species, Bwindi’s colorful array of butterflies, coffee, tea and potato plantations are along this trail. The tour shall be marked ended when you return to you hotel for dinner while you sit with your guide for briefing of the next day program, retiring for overnight later. Overnight.
Day 3: Bwindi Forest Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Drive out of Bwindi National Park Northwards after breakfast to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha sector of the climbing Lions. Enroute you will spot, if you’re lucky, the tree climbing lions, savannah grasslands, and Ankole cattle grazing in the meadows. You will arrive for Lunch, Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth
After an early morning warm up cup of tea/coffee procedure for an early risers game drive that start at 6:30 we the cats are going back to their hiding places. Expect to spot common animals that can be easily seen like the elephants, spotted hyenas, leopards and they duck to ambush weak animals beginning to graze, lions, and hippopotamus going back to the water.
After this game drive that will last for 3hours, you will return to the hotel for full breakfast before you go for another interesting landscape game drive. Later Lunch at the hotel and relax to refresh as you wait for afternoon boat ride to Kazinga channel, good time to spot different species of birds and animals at close range, return your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth – Kampala City/Entebbe
This is optional of a days activity, (that is if you have enough time in Uganda) this requires and early rise with either packed breakfast or just take your breakfast and proceed. The activities that can be chosen in a short time include; chimpanzee tracking safari to Kyanbura Gouge you will be interested in for bats at Maramagambo forest with a ranger guide or just proceed back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch your flight back home.
5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Includes:
Accommodation as chosen, Meals as stated, Transport on a 4X4 WD, transfers where necessary, Entrance fees to all National Parks, Boat ride Queen Elizabeth NP, Gorilla permits per person in Bwindi National Park in Uganda, Mineral water for the whole trip in a car, Full time English speaking Guides Expenses, Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National park, Nature/Village walks where mentioned.
Visa’s at boarder points, Charter flights, International Air transportation, Drinks, Laundry, Telephone calls, Tips, And any other personals extras that are not included in the itinerary.