5 Days Gorilla Tracking and Queen Elizabeth
This epic journey will take you to two of Uganda’s well-endowed national parks thus the impenetrable Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth national park. Enjoy an amazing afternoon boat cruise along the kazinga channel, and a spectacular scenery of the sunset on Lake Edward, gorilla trekking and game drives.
- Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi National Park.
- Day 2: Gorilla tracking.
- Day 3: Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
- Day 4: Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park.
- Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala.
- Mountain Gorilla tracking
- Visit the Batwa Pygmies Community
- View Ishasha sector to see the tree-climbing lions
- Game Drives and Kazinga boat cruise
5 Days Gorilla Tracking & Queen Elizabeth : Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Meet and great with our company representative who pick you from your hotel early enough so as to manage time since it’s a long way to your destination. Leave Kampala for Bwindi impenetrable National Park. We can then have a stop at the Equator for stretch refreshments and then you can have a look at the traditional drums and crafts being made at this place. Jump into the car and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest famously known for the rare Mountain Gorillas and primate life in this forest is quite fantastic, and there is an incredible variety of flora and fauna too. This forest also holds 348 bird species thus known for being a bird watchers haven. You will have a lunch stop and then head on straight to the destination, dinner.
- Broadbill camp, Trekkers Tervan Cottages, Rushaga Haven Lodges (budget)
- Ichumbi Gorilla lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp or Buhoma haven lodge (Mid-range)
- Chameleon Hill lodge or Ruhija Gorilla Safari lodge or Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or Bwindi lodge (luxury).
Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After your breakfast, ready with your packed lunch and drinking water since long hours will be spent in search of these giants, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information office for a pre-gorilla tracking briefing at 8am. After briefing, the rangers will then lead you into the forest to track these gentle giants the Mountain gorillas. Experience the thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other, you are allowed an hour witnessing of the interaction of these close relatives to human, there after you can engage in a community walk if time permits so to explore culture incase time is on your side. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early morning delicious breakfast treat, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park that’s blessed with a lot of beauty the lakes, forest, savannah grassland as well as wetlands. We will enter through the Ishasha sector famed for its rare tree-climbing lions and if lucky we will see these rare species then head on to the northern side of the park where we will rest the night. Have dinner.
- Mweya Safari Lodge or Engazi lodge (luxury)
- Marafiki Safari Lodge (mid-range)
- The Bush lodge(budget).
Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 4: Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park
Grab a cup of coffee as you warm up to explore, more of Queen Elizabeth national park. Will head for a game drive along Kasenyi tracks in search of animals like: Lions, Cape Buffalos, Elephants, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Spotted hyenas, Mangoose, Kobs and, if you are lucky, the leopard is also oftenly spotted. Over 606 bird species have been recorded in this park and most notably along the Kazinga channel. Return for a lunch meal, relax and prepare for yet another exciting activity in the afternoon. After lunch you will enjoy a unique two hours boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This launch cruise gives you an amazing opportunity to watch the animals and birds at a much closer distance. Dinner and overnight at the same accommodation.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala
As you watch the sun rise in the wild. Wake up and take your breakfast meal at the same time check out of the hotel to proceed for Kampala with lunch en-route and on reaching Kampala thus the end of your five days safari.
End of Tour
Includes & Excludes
The trip will start from Kampala or Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.
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