This 5 Days safari to Uganda from Kigali seeks to expose tourist to the different endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi national park as well as the different animals, flora and fauna in Queen Elizabeth national park. The journey that begins and ends in Kigali guarantees you 100% chance of spoting Gorillas and 50% chance of spotting animal of your choices ranging from lions, buffalos, cheetahs, Uganda kob and many more.
Day 1: Pickup and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
This will be the starting day of your trip, so our guide will pick you up from either your lodge in Kigali city of from the Airport, when the two of you meet, the first thing will be briefing you on everything that will transpire during, proceed for a simple city tour as you visit the Rwanda genocide memorial museum as well as the local markets to buy some souvenirs before driving off to the scenic Katuna border post to western Uganda where the two national parks are found.
You will feed your eyes with scenic views of the rolling hills of Virunga, plantations as well as the large water bodies around; Check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and cultural encounter
On this day, you will rise up from bed very early in the morning only to be welcomed with a cup of coffee, thereafter, drive to the sectors headquarters where you will be going for your trekking activities.
Join your friends at 8:30 for a pre-trekking briefing and document verification before being allocated the family to trek through the guidance and help of the park ranges, this activity that lasts for approximately 2-4 hours is so interesting and requires patience, physical fitness and courage because incase the Gorillas have gone for, you will spend more and more hours trekking.
The beauty is that upon finding them, one hour is given to you to study the unique behaviors as well as watching some of the unique attribute they share with humans. After having lunch, you will go for yet another thrilling and exciting moment with the pigmies who will entertain you will local based performance, stories and visiting some significant caves makes more sense. Upon finishing, your dinner meal will be waiting for you at the lodge before retiring to bed.
Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
wake up to a very delicious morning breakfast, thereafter, checkout and drive to queen Elizabeth national park, the most visited attraction national park in Uganda and one of the best national park in Uganda, this is a journey about 3hours and will be to queen Elizabeth national park, the journey will pass vie the ishasha sector where you will have a chance of sighting the unique tree climbing lions resting up on the tree branches, proceed with the journey will enjoying all the eye-catching views of the rolling hills and water bodies round, climax the interesting journey when you check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Game Drive and Boat cruise in the afternoon
After enjoying a very delicious morning breakfast, you will head to the savanna grass of Queen Elizabeth national park for 3-4hour game drive in quest for the early morning hunter taking to the field their weapons so as to get day’s meal, where the night hunters will be returning with either good or bad news to their home, these include among others elephants, buffaloes, lions, and many more.
After having lunch, you will head to Kazinga channel for yet a very interesting boat cruise experience where you stand a chance of spotting the water lovers (the crocodiles and Hippos) enjoying their peace as well as some of the animals coming to the riverbank for water. Call it day when the sun sets and you can do is to have dinner and overnight
Day 5: departure (Return flight via Kigali Airport)
Depending on your flight time, you will wake up to avery relaxed hefty breakfast, thereafter, proceed checkout o the lodge and start the 4-5-hour drive back to Kigali international air where the driver guide will drop u off for your flight.
End of the trip.