5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari | Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Wildlife Viewing, Launch Cruise and Chimp Trekking in Queen Elizabeth National Park
The 5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari in the “Pearl of Africa”, you will not only trek the mountain gorillas and see tree climbing lions but also you will have a spot out of a variety of animals such as Blue and red tailed monkeys, chimpanzees, butterflies, and many more around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, residents of the Queen Elizabeth National Park including cape buffaloes, elephants, leopards, waterbucks, Giant forest hog among others.
Detailed Itinerary for the 5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
We start our Uganda Gorilla Safari by journeying from Kampala to Bwindi forest where gorilla trekking will be taking place and later spotting out wildlife at Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have an enjoyable journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest with our at ease safari vehicle, with your well-informed and skilled safari driver guide.
He will make sure that you enjoy the drive through the Ugandan geography with lunch in Mbarara city. There is a lot to see prior to your arrive at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. We arrive at our gorilla tracking target evening, calm down then an appetizing African dinner at your choice of lodging already booked.
Some of the accommodations in Bwindi offer great views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and are located right in the midst of the forest, sometimes Gorillas visit the lodges. Have a good night in your African Rainforest with its sights and sounds.
Budget Accommodation: Nshongi Gorilla Resort/ Buhoma Community Rest camp or Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Lake Kitandara/ Buhoma community Rest camp/ Wagtail camp
Luxury Accommodation: Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge/ Gorilla Resort Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Forest camp/ Mahogany Springs/ Clouds Lodge
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Experience
This will be a day out for your Uganda gorilla safari to trek into Africa’s Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi. Previous to you entering the into the forest be expecting to have a point of reference and then off with your group and the park steward, not more than 8 people tracking gorillas in one group. The trek may take 2 to 8 hours but the reliable time encountering with the mountain gorillas is exactingly 1 hour.
It is a bit tiring hike a light backpack, drinking water, boots and rain jacket should be carried along with you. You will need to take packed lunch. Porter assistance is available at tremendously rational fee. Some are pleased that they purpose themselves for it. At time you convene the Mountain Gorillas in their wilderness, tracking practice is cleanly stunning and overwhelming, these enormous mild primates ever so near you.
You will go for a village walk in the evening. As on the hike, you will spot and travel around traditional ways, from preparing local beer to medicines made from the forest and Bananas. There will be some traditional dancing and movement. How about participate in the dancing! Observe the ways of the local people and how they stay alive; it is certainly worth your while to take the community tour. Return to your accommodation in the evening for diner and overnight at
Budget Accommodation: Nshongi Gorilla Resort/ Buhoma community Rest camp/ Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Lake Kitandara Buhoma community Rest camp/Wagtail safari camp
Luxury Accommodation: Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge/ Gorilla Resort Lodge
Supper Luxury Accommodation: Clouds Lodge/ Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp
Day 3: Bwindi to Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth National Park
An early delicious breakfast at your lodging and it’s time for checking out with the reminiscences of mountain gorilla trekking knowledge and off for your wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National park. The drive to Queen Elizabeth will take you through the tree climbing lion segment of Ishasha thereafter to your lodging choice in Mweya or around the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. If you choose to stay in Ishasha you will either sleep at Budget savanna Resort or Ishasha Ntungwe River Lodge. But there are other lodges that you can opt for around the Park.
Queen Elizabeth National Park consists of the Kazinga Channel, African Savannah, Tree climbing lions in the Ishasha plains, crater lakes, Lake George and Lake Edward, Kyambura Gorge known for Chimpanzee tracking, Maramagambo and of course lots of wildlife including Bush pigs, lions, antelopes of different kids, Elephants, Hyenas, Warthogs, Monkeys, Leopards, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles, over 600 birds species most of them nesting on the Kazinga channel, bat caves, primates, butterflies. From a distance is the scenic view of the tallest mountain range in Africa, the Rwenzori with its snow capped peaks and glaciers, it is merely a stunning view.
After your drive from Bwindi, you merit a quiet evening at your lodging with ceremonial dinner and overnight delimited by wildlife in the heart of Africa- Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Budget Accommodation: Mweya Hostel or Queen Elizabeth safari camp
Moderate Accommodation: Ihamba safari Lodge, Simba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura Game Lodge or Mweya safari Lodge
Day 4: Wildlife Viewing Safari at Queen Elizabeth National Park
Before your morning game drive, you will have breakfast at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park. While on the game drive, you will watch wildlife on their way back from the night hunt and these will include lumbering elephants, lions, running warthogs with tails raised up. Remember Queen Elizabeth offers stunning views of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Then it is time to return to your accommodation for relaxation and lunch. Do not forget to change your batteries in the Cameras since you will be going for a boat trip which is the park’s highlight for every visitor not to miss out. The Kazinga Channel is shared by lake Edward and Lake Gorge, running 40 kilometers between the two lakes. This afternoon you are on a boat ride (boat cruise) the channel is a home to many birds seen in the middle of the boat cruise, school of Hippopotamus, buffaloes and warthogs. Nothing like the swarms of pelicans on the shore, birds flying all over the channel and the boat takes you slowly as you take your Uganda Wildlife pictures along the shores. A rewarding game viewing in the afternoon to say the least. Return to your accommodation facility for dinner and a quiet evening at your lodge in the midst of the African Savannah.
Budget Accommodation: Mweya Hostel, Queen Elizabeth safari camp
Moderate Accommodation: Ihamba safari Lodge, Simba safari camp
Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura Game Lodge, Mweya safari Lodge
Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking – Return to Kampala
A morning breakfast at your lodge is served relative to going to Kyambura Gorge for your thrilling chimpanzee trekking experience previous to your journey back to Kampala. Kyambura Gorge alone is value a visit with no tracking the chimps and on top of that spending an hour with chimpanzees that originate there. Return to your lodge for lunch previous to your journey to Kampala. You will also stop at the equator for craft shopping/ photos and gift reaching Kampala in the evening hours.
5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari Includes:
Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary, transportation in a 4×4 safari Vehicle with fuel, English Speaking Driver, Entrance fees to the park and entrance fees to cultural site, gorilla and chimpanzee Permits as appropriate, Guide for Tracking and Game viewing.
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