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5 days Queen Elizabeth N.P & Gorilla Trekking

Tour Overview

During this safari in Queen Elizabeth national this park will be your reason to fore a remarkable five days safari   consisting of activities like fascinating game drive, boat ride along the Kazinga channel and the amazing gorilla trek in Bwindi impenetrable forest. Among the animals to be seen are the following, herds of Uganda kob, elephants, waterbucks, giant forest hog, topi, lions, hippos, hyenas, crocodiles plus a variety of birds ranging from water birds, forest birds and savanna birds.

 

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 2: Early Game Drive, Boat Ride on the Kazinga Channel.

Day 3: Early Game Drive – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park.

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala.

5 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Our company guide picks you up from you’re the hotel after breakfast. Bags packed the bags to head to Queen Elizabeth national park via the masaka-mbarara high way. Stop at the equator if you finish then drive on to mbarara for lunch and there on proceed to the park with a lot of fascinating views of the rolling hills and the crater lakes and great vegetation. Later on in the day you will head for an evening drive where you will see various wildlife. When your done have dinner and rest

 

Accommodation Options:

Bush Lodge(budget)

Marafiki Safari Lodge(mid-range)

Mweya Safari Lodge(luxury)

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

 

Day 2: Morning Game Drive, Boat Ride on the Kazinga Channel

Exploration for the Kasenyi plains will take place on this day so wake early to grab a cup of coffee there after head for the car drive to the Kasenyi plain for wildlife viewing look out for animals like the Uganda kobs, elephants, buffalos, Lions, waterbucks, hyenas you will also see the stunning crater lakes while doing this activity. This drive may take you about four good hours in the wild. Drive back for lunch and then the afternoon boat ride along the famous kazinga channel to view the water animals like the Hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, waterbucks, elephants, monitor lizards, birds like the African fish eagles, pied kingfisher, and cormorants are a common seen along the channel. Back to the lodge dinner and overnight meal plan F/B.

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Have an early morning breakfast and th n drive to the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park which is the Ishasha sector famous for its tree climbing lions. Proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest known for harbouring the cousins to human the rare mountain gorillas, plus a good number of bird species, mammals and other primates. Arriving in the evening you will have dinner and sleep at Mahogany Springs, or Buhoma Lodge.

Accommodation Options:

Broadbill camp(budget)

Gorilla Mist Camp / Ichumbi Gorilla lodge(mid-range)

Chameleon Hill Lodge (luxury)

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Ready to go gorilla trekking you? Will eat your breakfast very early, ensure you have your packed lunch and drinking water and then head to the park headquarters for briefing where you will proceed to penetrate through the impenetrable forest in search of the gorgeous apes. On seeing them you will experience the best moment as you see them interact and carry themselves around. After the day’s activity return to the lodge for relaxation and dinner.

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala

Immediately after your breakfast meal you head to the car to transfer to Kampala with lunch en-route and atop at the equator to take a few pictures you visit the craft shops in case of interest, arriving in Kampala late evening your transferred to hotel of your booking for dinner and rest.

Price Includes

  • Transport in a 4WD Toyota Land cruiser with pop-up roof for excellent safari view;
  • All fuel for the tour;
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide;
  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals according to the itinerary;
  • Drinking water during the trip;
  • Park-entrance fees according to the itinerary;
  • All activities described in the itinerary;
  • 1 gorilla permit per person (US$ 700).

Price Excludes

  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda;
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation;
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking (someone who carries your daypack);
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance;
  • Government tax or park fees increase;
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc;
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.).

Note; all changes are allowed to the itinerary in accordance to your preferences

 

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