7 Days Lake Mburo, Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth NP

Overview

This trip will enable you explore Lake Mburo, Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest National Park in Uganda but you may be in position to see a lot of mammals like Zebras, Impala, buffaloes and many species, birding will also be done with in the park.While Bwindi 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.And Queen Elizabeth National Park form 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.

Safari Highlights

Day1: Arrive in Lake Mburo National Park.

Day2: Game drives and a boat trip.

Day3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi National Park

Day4: Gorilla Tracking

Day5: From Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth

Day6: Game drive and boat ride in Queen Elizabeth

Day7: Return to Kampala.

Trip Itinerary

Day1: Depart from Kampala to Lake Mburo National park

After your breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. On arrival, you will go for a game drive in the afternoon on which you may see various animals such as, oribis, zebras, buffaloes, topis elands, impalas among several others. Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura district in Western Uganda. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national park. You will dine and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp.

Day2: Game drives and a boat trip

After breakfast you will go for a game drive in which you may see the early risers retire from their hunt. Later, in the day, you will come back to the lodge to enjoy a late breakfast and rest. After lunch, go for a boat trip on which you may see a lot of water birds like Carruther’s cisticolas, the Papyrus gonoleks, strange White winged Warbler, Bare-faced Go-away bird and Brown-faced lapwing. Return atMantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp For overnight.

Day 3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Depart from Lake Mburo National Park early in the morning after breakfast to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi National park is mostly known for its Mountain Gorillas of about 340 individual in the rain forest known as the Bwindi population, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas in the world. Bwindi impenetrable National park is located in East Africa in south western part of Uganda. Bwndi 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 have an overnight at Buhoma community rest camp or at Silver back lodge.

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 or at Silver back lodge.

Day 5: From Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National park

After breakfast in the morning head to Queen Elizabeth National 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 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Go in for agame drive in the Park after breakfast, 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. Then after lunch go for aboat trip along Kazinga channel where you may see crocodiles, Hippos and a lot birds. An overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ Jacana safari lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari lodge/ samba safari camp.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National park-Kampala (417kms)

You may either visit the blue lake or visit the bat cave as you proceed for Kampala.

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.

End of the Safari