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5 DAY ULTIMATE GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST AND WILDLIFE SAFARI EXPERIENCE IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

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This package gives you an opportunity to witness that Uganda is a home and meeting point of African savanna and West African tropical rainforest. Uganda’s vegetation is immensely diverse stretching from snow-capped peaks and Afro-Alpine moorland to dense rainforest mixed with the most delightful climate in the world. Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park the medley of wonders and of the vast savanna of Africa is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience.

5 DAY ULTIMATE GORILLA AND WILDLIFE SAFARI EXPERIENCE IN UGANDA

This package gives you an opportunity to witness that Uganda is a home and meeting point of African savanna and West African Tropical Rain forest.  Uganda’s vegetation is immensely diverse stretching from snow-capped peaks and Afro-Alpine moorland to dense rain forest mixed with the most delightful climate in the world. Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park the medley of wonders and of the vast savanna of Africa is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience.

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Accomodation
  • Park Entrance
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Meals En-Route
  • Professional Driver Guide
  • Boat Cruise
  • Game Drives

Price Excludes

  • Flight Air Ticket
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Drinking Water
What to Expect

This package gives you an opportunity to witness that Uganda is a home and meeting point of African savanna and West African tropical rainforest.  Uganda’s vegetation is immensely diverse stretching from snow-capped peaks and Afro-Alpine moorland to dense rainforest mixed with the most delightful climate in the world. Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park the medley of wonders and of the vast savanna of Africa is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience.

  • Water Experiment At Equator crossing Point
  • Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Visit to Crater Lakes
Itinerary

Day 1Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as you drive on Kyengera-Masaka road with stop over at Equator where it crosses at 00 zero degree. Do the water experiment and afterwards proceed and enjoy the perfect view over the beautiful scenery of the dry rolling hills of Anklole within this cattle dry corridor of Mbarara-Masaka before reaching in Mbarara where you stop over for lunch at the selected restaurant/Hotel. See Ankole long horned cattle.
After lunch proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park through Ntungamo-Kabale. Enjoy the breath taking scenery of the green marched hills of Kisoro Region and arrive late in the evening to check in at the lodge.

Day 2Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After early morning breakfast at lodge drive to the gorilla tracking briefing point. Get registered and get general briefing before you see off to go and meet these beautiful majestic giant maintain gorillas in the forest. Tracking is captivating and unforgettable experience which is more than repays the effort needed to reach. Tracking starts at 8.30 a.m. and can last from a few hours to a whole day depending on where gorillas were left the previous day.
The park is characterized by tangled vegetation dropped over a deeply fissured landscape of steep slippery valleys and high-draughty ridges. It is ever chilly weather and challenging terrains offers the best experience in a trek though one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests in search of the endangered maintain gorillas ranks among the world’s premier wildlife encounters.
NB You will go with packed lunch.
After tracking visit a craft shop and maybe you can check in there for hand craft items. Afterwards drive back to the lodge as you enjoy the breath taking views of Bwindi forest the Uganda’s most pristine tracts of rainforest.
Have your time and relax as you enjoy the perfect view of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Enjoy the balcony view of the impenetrable forest from your room or on your private patio just outside at the shade besides the restaurant and the bar as you wait for dinner.

Day 3Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park after morning breakfast via Ruhiija. This drive takes you through the Eastern Sector or part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with fantastic view. This drive is long but rewarding to view Bwindi endemic …….. And primates along the way and provide expansive views across the plains of Western Rift Valley to the west. Connect to Butogota-Kayonza. Drive through tea plantations and proceed to Kihiihi for lunch at the selected restaurant/Hotel before driving to Ishasha the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you will be rewarded sightings of Ishasha’s most famous residents the tree climbing lions-lounging in the branches while keeping a close eye on the herds of Uganda kobs and this is the only area. Here you can find topis as well as with many teaming herds of buffaloes and elephants in this magnificent natural arenas. Enjoy the attendant cast of wildlife behaviors and when you get to the scope and vast overlooking maramagambo forest with the Great Rift Valley escarpment view of Kichwamba. Proceed and check in at the lodge late in the evening for overnight.

Day 4Early morning game drive and afternoon Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After early morning breakfast drive to Kasenyi plains for game drive. The vast savanna of Kasenyi is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience. Enjoy the photo opportunities. Enjoy the fantastic view of Rwenzori Mountains set against the back drop of jagged wildlife viewing in Kasenyi is rewarding. Huge herds of Uganda kob attracts pride of lions, guinea fowl scuttle through the grassland and huge …… elephants strides across the game tracks. Drive to Kasenyi craft village and enjoy the crater salt lake view below Kichwamba escarpment. Other wildlife expected to be seen includes water buck, warthog, baboon, hippos, etc. and afterwards proceed to Lake George the famous bird sanctuary. Queen Elizabeth is man biome sphere reserve. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and proceed to Mweya.

After lunch drive to Mweya peninsula for boat ride along Kazinga Channel. Mweya is Queen’s focal point. It is still jam-packed with birds and animals. Its elevated position commands 2 gorgeous views of the Kazinga Channel. Depart from Mweya cruise down the Kazinga Channel the most relaxing way to enjoy the wildlife safari here. This cruise gives an opportunity to view hippos, buffaloes and water birds as elephants stride along the banks. All you need to do sit back with your camera or binoculars at the ready and enjoy the incredible spectacle. This is the oasis for the many of the fascinating species that inhabit the park and it gives a chance to cruise just meters from hundreds of enormous hippos and buffaloes while elephants linger on the shore-line. The cruise is only for two hours and kit ends in Lake Edward. After the boat drive back to the lodge along channel track Via Katunguru gate, reaching the lodge late in the evening for overnight.

Day 5Transfer back to Kampala

After morning breakfast drive back to Kampala via Kasese-Port Portal. The drive here is very rewarding as you enjoy the fantastic view of the Rwenzori Mountains, known as mountains of the Moon whose snow-capped peaks are oftenly veiled by clouds and mist rises up 5109m above sea level and homeland of Bakonjo who have lived in the foothills of the mountains for generation and whose culture is adapted to the steep slopes and climate of Rwenzori before reaching Hima Cement Factory. Proceed to Fort Portal for lunch and afterwards drive to Kampala through beautiful land of Batooro people. Enjoy the fantastic view of tea plantations as you drive to Kyenjonjo- Mubende and Mityana arriving in Kampala in the evening. Here you drive through Northern end of Kibale National Park in Sebitoli.

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