5 Days Wildlife Safari Uganda Gorilla Tour
This 5 Days Wildlife Safari Uganda Gorilla Tour will start and end in Kampala City. You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park for the experience one shouldn’t miss before living planet earth known as mountain gorilla trekking. Visit Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife viewing and game drive.
Here you will have a chance of encountering animals such as the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector south of the park. other animals include African bush elephants, hippos, buffaloes and many others. For birders, this is the best place to go for bird watching having birds totaling to over 600 species.
5 Days Wildlife Safari Uganda Gorilla Tour: Tour Itinerary
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After your breakfast at the Hotel in Kampala, our driver-guide will meet you and transfer you to South Western Uganda where Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located. En route, you will have a stopover at the Uganda Equator at Kayabwe for an informative explanation from the experts of the area as well as taking photographs.
Continue with the journey to Mbarara town for lunch and then proceed with the journey to Bwindi through Rural countryside areas. Reach Bwindi in the evening in time for dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Resort/Gorilla Forest Camp/Wagtail Eco Safari Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.
- Day 2: Go for Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early morning, you will have breakfast and then report to the Park Ranger Station before 8:00 am for a brief talk about the Gorillas and the tracking rules. This will be done by one of the ranger guides of the Station.
After this, your rangers will lead you to track the endangered world giants also called the Mountain gorillas through the bush, undergrowth and parting thick creepers. On your way to see the Gorillas, look out for other primate species like the Monkeys, baboons and a lot of bird species.
Upon meeting the Gorillas, you can opt to sit around these great apes for a whole 1 hour gazing into their big round eyes as well as taking photographs. You are reminded to take with you your packed lunch and mineral water since the gorilla trek time is unpredictable and it ranges from half an hour up to 8 hours depending on the movement of these primates.
After tracking the gorillas, you will return back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Resort/Gorilla Forest Camp/Wagtail Eco Safari Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.
- Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha sector which is famously known for the rare tree-climbing lions. Your drive in the Ishasha sector will enable you to encounter different wildlife animals such as Elephants, tree-climbing lions, Buffaloes and so on.
This will be a game drive en-route before reaching the Mweya sector and to your assigned place of accommodation in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge
- Day 4: Do early morning Game drive and afternoon Launch cruise at Kazinga Channel
After breakfast at your Lodge, you will set out for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi area to search for early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. Look out for different wildlife animals which the Park habits such as Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Hyenas, Antelopes, and Warthogs and if you are lucky, you can see the Leopards.
Return to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon; take a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel which is the spot with the largest concentration of Hippos in Africa as well as a number of bird species including migrant birds. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge
- Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala
Early in the morning take another game drive to search for animals missed out in the previous game drive and then return to your lodge for breakfast after which, you will check out and transfer back to Kampala. En route, have lunch in Mbarara town and then will reach Kampala in the evening and drop off will be at your Hotel in the town.
End of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari Uganda Gorilla Tour
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