6 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking & Wildlife Safari
Starts: Entebbe – Ends: Entebbe | Entebbe – 6 days Uganda gorilla trekking in Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale
The 6 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking & Wildlife safari is your interesting private or group tour that will take you to the most exciting places. You will stand chances to see the famous tree climbing lions in Ishasha, mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in Kibale forest. The trip will bring you to the 3 adventure experiences in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale Forest National Park, the home of the 13 Primates species making it the primate haven of Africa.
- Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest
- Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park
- Search for tree climbing lions in Ishasha Sector
- Game Drive in Kasenyi plains of queen Elizabeth national Park
- Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel
- Nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary
Included in the price
- Transport in 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof for easy animal viewing
- Gorilla permits
- Full time English speaking driver/guide for the duration of the tour
- Park entry fees
- Full board accommodation
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Guiding fees
- Airport transfers
- Bottled drinking water while on the tour
Excluded in the price
- Any domestic or International flights
- Visa fees
- All optional activities
- Medical and travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
- Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.
Itinerary of 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Pick up & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early in the Morning, you will be picked from your Hotel or Residence to start your 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking and wildlife safari. Drive southwards to Bwindi National Park, with stopover at the equator for photography and with lunch stop in Mbarara town.
You will Continue your drive through the scenic Kigezi Highlands also known as ‘’Switzerland of Africa’’ with several stopovers for photography and scenery viewing, arriving Bwindi forest the home to the rare Uganda Gorillas early evening. Relax at the gorilla lodge where you will spend you night.
Dinner and overnight stay at:
- BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP,
- BAKIGA LODGE,
- MAHOGANY SPRINGS LODGE
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking and afternoon Community Walk.
This is your day for Gorilla trekking Adventure! Wake up early for your breakfast, with packed lunch assemble at the park headquarters for the vital briefing about the DO’s and DON’Ts and other formalities of gorilla tracking. Together with the ranger guide, you will head to the forest for your memorable Uganda gorillas trekking experience. Tracking these gentle giants may take you through the muddy trail and sometimes may be rainy and probably may take 3-6 hours in total but very interesting. Therefore prepare for both challenges. Later on return, you will visit the Community to interact with local people as you learn about their traditional way of living. Here you will also stand chance to see the pygmies (BATWA PEOPLE) who were forest dwellers and fruit gatherers before they were evicted from the forests. You will go back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Dinner and overnight stay:
- BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP
- BAKIGA LODGE
- MAHOGANY SPRING LODGE
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat cruise.
In the Morning after breakfast, you will set off to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Ishasha sector which is famous for tree climbing Lions. You will do en-route game drive in search of tree climbing lions which are spotted clinging in old branches of the fig trees. After game drive, you will will have your picnic lunch before you proceed to Mweya, the northern area where you will take a boat trip on Kazinga Channel. This is the natural water body that joins two rift valley lakes George and Edward. The boat acts as a platform to view and photograph schools of hippopotamus, crocodiles a lots of birds and other animals coming to drink.
You will thereafter have en-route game viewing as you head to check in to your Lodge where you will spend the night.
Dinner and overnight stay:
- QUEEN ELIZABETH BUSH LODGE
- ENGAZI LODGE
- MWEYA SAFARI LODGE
Day 4: Early Morning Game drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
Early morning after breakfast, you will go for game drive up to Kasenyi plains in search of game such as Lions, hyenas, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, Leopards, warthogs and Elephants among others. You will then exit and drive to Kibale National Park with chances to see crater lakes, see the “Top the world”. The road will lead you to your beautiful lodge where you will spend your night and have dinner.
You’ll be staying at;
- CHIMPANZEE FOREST LODGE
- PAPAYA LAKE LODGE
- PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE.
Day 5: Morning Chimpanzee Tracking & Afternoon Nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary.
On this day, you will wake up early and have your breakfast then assemble at Kanyanchu visitor center ready for your Chimps tracking. You will attend the briefing to know about the DO’S and DON’T’S when you are with chimpanzee. After briefing, you will set of to the forest with a ranger guide and start you chimp tracking which will take between 3 and 4 hours. On return you will go back to your lodge, have lunch break and later in the afternoon, go for nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary where you stand chances to see variety of monkey and birds.
Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay,
- CHIMPANZEE FOREST LODGE
- CHIMPUNDU LODGE
- PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE
Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe
In the Morning after breakfast, you will visit the crater lakes afterwards depart for Kampala passing through different villages. You will then reach Kampala early afternoon and be dropped to you Hotel or transferred to Entebbe International airport if it’s your scheduled flight time. Your Uganda gorilla trekking safari will end here.
End of safari.
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