This safari combines wildlife viewing, and the unforgettable Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will also go for a two-hour boat cruise down the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth. The cruise takes you through the highest population of Hippos and you will see a profusion of animals on the water shores. It is a great opportunity to take photos, watch birds and see the water animals. Our safari offers the best of Uganda at an affordable price, in just 6Days.
|DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATION||Kampala, Uganda|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
|NOT INCLUDED||Personal expense such as communication charges like emails, faxes, and phone calls
Instructor, guide, driver gratuity
Drinks like sodas, water, beer and wines
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
Day 2: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Your Driver-guide will pick you at the hotel at 8:00 hours and start the road trip Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will make our first stop at the Equator crossing. It’s a wonderful spot to take experimental pictures and have a cup of coffee. We will then proceed to Mbarara for lunch at Igongo Cultural Center in Mbarara. After lunch, we will drive through the virgin rolling hills of Ankole -Kigezi to the home of the infamous Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, arriving at around 6 pm. Overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget).
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After an early breakfast, you will head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla group you are to be tracking. From there you will set off for your thrilling experience of the Gorillas. Hiking within this mysterious and wonderful forest offers quite a lot to see as you make your way to see the Mountain Gorillas. Look out for additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds. The trekking will entail thorough climbing before you come face to face with the Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away. You will see the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their everyday routine just right in front of you. Overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will have an early breakfast and then travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park entering it through the Ishasha sector renowned for the tree climbing lions. You will have a game drive along the way during which you will see Lions, various Antelope species, Elephants, zebras, Hyenas, Leopards and Buffaloes.
In the afternoon, you will go for a two-hour boat cruise down the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. The cruise takes you through the highest population of Hippos and you will see a profusion of animals on the water shores. This launch cruise rewards you with a great opportunity to take photos, watch birds and see the water animals. Overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour
After an early morning breakfast, you will go to track chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge. This will give you an opportunity to see Chimpanzees, learn about them and compare their lives with the Gorillas you met in Bwindi.
You will return to the lodge and relax. You will for another Game Drive on the Kasenyi Track, viewing a large fishing area after lunch. The Game Drive will take 2-4 hours. You will also tour Kikorongo, where you will encounter both wet and dry Crater Lakes.
If you still have time, you also visit the Katwe Explosion Crater. It is believed that this significant feature came into existence as a result of violent eruptions that took place approximately 8000 – 10,000 years ago. We will take an extremely rewarding 27 km crater drive to Katwe that will offer you a remarkable memory of your safari in Uganda. Overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Entebbe
After breakfast, you will drive back to Entebbe with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara town and proceed arriving late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe in time for your flight.