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5 Days Game Viewing Safari and Gorilla Trek Uganda

Game Viewing
Gorilla Trek

5 days Kibale, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi

Day 1: Kampala-Kibale National Park

After breakfast you will drive through the papyrus swamps and dense jungle of the Nile Delta up to Kibale National Park on the foothills of Mountain Rwenzori. In the Afternoon you will have a guided walk through the crater lakes region in the park for a cultural experience. Dine and slumber at Kyaninga Lodge or Chimps Nest (Full Board)

Budget Accommodation:Ruwenzori View Guest House/Chimpanzee Guest House
Moderate Accommodation:Chimp Nest Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:Primate Lodge/Ndali Lodge/Mountains of the moon
Super Luxury Accommodation:Kyaninga Lodge


elephants of uganda

Day 2: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking -Queen Elizabeth

Following breakfast you will head to the park Head quarters for a briefing before going into the forest to track chimpanzees. This walk will be led by a very knowledgeable guide who will inform you about the flora and fauna of this forest. You will see various other primates such as the Red-tailed, Grey cheeked Mangabeys and Colobus monkeys. After the chimp tracking, you will head to Queen Elizabeth national park for a 2 hours Boat cruise on the Kazinga channel to see Hippos, Buffalos, warthogs, Kobs and Elephants, In addition to various bird species. Dine and slumber at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge Bandas (Full Board)

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp/Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Bush lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura Game Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth-Bwindi

Start the day with an early breakfast before having an early game drive along the Kasenyi plus Queens Mile to see elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, lions, waterbucks and warthogs, plus various bird species. You will head to the Ishasha area which is mainly covered with savanna grass and dotted with acacia and huge fig trees to see the unique tree climbing lions as you head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Dine and slumber at Buhoma Lodge, The Gorilla Resort, Engagi Safari Lodge, or Buhoma community Bandas (Full Board)

Budget Accommodation: Nshongi Gorilla Resort / Buhoma Community Rest Camp / Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Wagtail Safari Camp / Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/ Gift Of Nature Lodge/Trekker’s Tavern Cottages/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Silverback Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Clouds Lodge/Mahogany Springs Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

uganda elephants

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

After an breakfast you will meet at the park headquarters by 8:00 am for a briefing by the ranger guides before going into the forest. Remember to carry you rain jacket, enough drinking water, and hiking boots. You will take with you a packed lunch and off you will go gorilla tracking. This activity lasts between 2 and 8 hours however it is really fascinating. Later in the day you will enjoy a village walk to see how the locals neighboring this forest survive and their way of life. This Walk starts at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and it is very informative and rewarding. Dine and slumber at Buhoma Lodge, or Mahogany Springs Lodge or Buhoma community Bandas (Full Board)

Day 5: Bwindi-Kampala to Entebbe

Kampala City

Head back to Kampala, with a stopover along the way for lunch lunch as well as at the Igongo cultural centre to see the lifestyle of the Ankole people before reaching the Equator to take some photographs. In Kampala you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

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