5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Tour

Overview

The 5 days safari will enable you explore both Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi National Parks. Queen Elizabeth National Park forms the most diverse ecosystems in Africa. The Park is the home of the famous tree climbing lions, topi, Uganda Kob, hyenas, elephants, baboons, hippos and a lot of primates like Chimpanzees and more. Launch trip will also be done along kazinga channel between Lake Geoge and Edward. While Bwindi National park is known best for gorillas, these gorillas are interesting to see that will leave you with the best memories ever for a wonderful experience. Other mammals include buffaloes, black-fronted duikers, leopards, bushbucks, forest hogs and elephants.

Safari Highlights

Day1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day2: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day3: Queen to Bwindi National Park

Day4: Gorilla Tracking

Day5: Return to Kampala

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National park (417kms)

After breakfast in the morning head to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Stop over at the Equator for photos and some crafts. Then proceed to the park. After lunch go for an evening game drive where you will see crater lakes. Queen Elizabeth National park is the most popular tourist destination in Uganda and is one of the oldest national parks in Uganda. Queen Elizabeth national park is located in western Uganda in districts of Kamwenge, Kasese, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. Overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ jacana safari lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari lodge/ samba safari camp.

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Go for agame drive in the Park after breakfast where you may see the big five; lions, Buffalo, Elephants, Giant forest hog, Waterbucks, Bushbucks and Kobs. You may also see birds like jacana, shoebill and pelican. After lunch go for a boat ride along Kazinga channel, An overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ jacana safari lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari lodge/ samba safari camp.

Day 3:Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You may either Visit the blue lake or visit the bat cave. This is all done after breakfast. Then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.Bwindi impenetrable National park is located in East Africa in southern western part of Uganda. Bwindi is located on the Eastern edge of Albertine rift valley along the Democratic Republic of Congo which borders next to the Virunga National park. You will spend your night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla tracking.

Take an early morning breakfast, then head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. You will have packed lunch ready with you. After tracking depending on time you may take a community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural entertainment. You will have a second night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 5: Leave Bwindi National Park for Kampala.

After breakfast, checkout and head to Kampala, you will stop in Mbarara for lunch and at the equator for crafts and photos. Arrive Kampala in the late afternoon.The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel, an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, park fees, boat fee and all meals. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.

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