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5 Day Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Camping Safari

Tour Overview

The Uganda gorilla trekking and wildlife safari will take you to two of Uganda’s famous and naturally rewarding national park thus queen Elizabeth national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park .these parks comprise of lots of game to see, great vegetation covers and a lot more beauties to explore.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth
  • Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel
  • Day 3: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 4: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kampala

5 Day Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Camping Safari: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Following breakfast at the lodge in Kampala, you will head into the safari vehicle with accompaniment of the guide you will drive to the south western part of Uganda so as to head to queen Elizabeth national park along the masaka mbarara high way you will make a stopover at the equator in kayabwe stretch up and take pictures while here to keep the memory engage in an interpreted water experiment which is performed to show the separation of the northern and the southern pole. Driveon to Queen Elizabeth National Park making with another stop at Igongo Cultural Center for an amazing local lunch meal that’s freshly served. You can also take an optional tour to the Erijukiro Museum that features a lot of artifacts of the tribes of south western Uganda. There after continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight camping at the twin Lakes Campsite or Kazinga Channel View Resort.

Accommodation options:

  • Twin Lakes Campsite
  • Kazinga Channel View Resort.

Destination:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Wake up for an early morning cup of coffee before heading to the park for the early morning game drive in the Kasenyi tracks.Youwill have an opportunity to explore a range of wild game including; cape Buffaloes, Leopards, Topi, Elephants, Kobs, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Hyena, lions, side stripped jackals among others. You will also view a lot of bird species since Queen Elizabeth National Park has a bird count which is over 600 bird species inclusive of which are the Martial Eagles, African Skimmer, Black-rumped Buttonquail,  Chapin’s Flycatcher, Pinkbacked Pelican, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, White-tailed Lark, Black Bee-eater, White-winged Warbler among other birds. At the end of the head for lunch after which you will head for an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel which departs at 2pm to explore more wild game in the evening. Back to the lodge for overnight Camping

Day 3: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park after breakfast, you will drive through queen Elizabeth’s ishahsa sector that is famously known for its tree climbing lions the short trees with overlying branches in present the best opportunities for viewing the tree climbing lions. with lunch en-route ,you will head on with another stop to the coffee plantation in kanungu local communities as you view the traditional coffee growing practices, its cultural attachment to the local people and its significance to the local community. You will be arriving at the park in the evening to freshen up dinner and overnight camping

Accommodation options:

  • Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Nshongi Camp
  • Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Destination:  Bwindi Forest National Park

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Early morning breakfast at the lodge ready with your packed lunch meal and drinking water you will then drive to the park headquarters so as to be there by 8:00am in time for the briefing before you penetrate through the forest to embark on the search of the rare mountain gorillas. The time of the search will depend on the movement of the gorillas  but on finding them you will have a full hour to interact with the gorillas as you photograph them and live in the moment. After trekking you will set back and head to the car so as to drive to Lake Bunyonyi where you will relax and have dinner plus a night’s sleepover

Accommodation options:

  • Eco-resort
  • Bunyonyi Overland Resort.

Destination:  Lake Bunyonyi

Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala

Transfer back to Kampala after having your breakfast meal the journey will take you about seven hours of driving through the highlands of kigezi region you will have a lunch stop in mbarara as you also stretch up and take pictures as you explore the kinyankole culture at Igongo cultural Centre there after back to the car to drive straight to Kampala.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to Lake Bunyonyi and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.

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    WHY BOOK THIS TOUR

    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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