5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking Safari

5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking Safari is an extraordinary experience that takes you to Uganda’s best and top-visited National Parks in the south western region of the country such as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will trek mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing, boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. Bwindi is renowned as a home with a high population of mountain gorillas according to the percentage of worldwide has. This trip will start and end in Kampala city ‘’Uganda famously known as the pearl of Africa/hospital country.

5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking Safari

Highlights of 5 Days Safari Uganda Game Viewing & Gorillas

  • Day1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable 
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
  • Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth via Ishasha Sector-Boat cruise
  • Day 4: Morning game drive &afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 5: Morning game drive /Depart to Kampala or Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable: On day 1 of the 5 days Uganda safaris, you will be picked from Entebbe International Airport or hotel in Kampala by our professional drive or guide, he will brief you about the tour. Then after drives you to the southwest of Bwindi forest, approximately 8 to 9 hours by drive. The journey will have two stopovers one at the equator to view the experiment, buy crafts and enjoy the photo taking and another stopover will be in Mbarara for lunch. After lunch, continue with your thrilling journey to this magnificent rain forest which is a home to mountain gorillas and other species of primates. Arrive in the late evening, check in at the lodge, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options

  • Chameleon Hill –Up market
  • Gorilla Mist Camp-Mid range
  • Ruhija gorilla friends camp –Budget

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi forest

Gorilla Trekking: Wake up early ,enjoy breakfast .Carry your packed lunch box which will be served from the lodge ,your drive picks you up from the lodge drives you direct to the park headquarters .You will meet fellow trekkers and be briefed about Gorilla Trekking rules .Later ,you will be led by the park ranger to start trekking in one of the four sectors ;Ruhija ,Rushaga ,Buhoma and Nkuringo .Trekking gorillas can take 30 to 8 hours depends on their movements .Once are located ,you’re given one hour to observe them  on how they feed ,play with their younger ones among others. Back to the lodge to rest or visit the Batwa Community to discover a lot about their amazing culture and customs. Dinner and Overnight in the same lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Ishasha sector

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth: Wake up early, have breakfast, check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park passing via the Ishasha sector which is renowned for tree climbing lions and other wildlife species like buffaloes, elephants, birds, kobs, monkeys among others. Arrive at the park, check in at the lodge, enjoy lunch as you prepare to go for boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. On boat cruise, you will be able to see variety of water animals such as hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and elephants as well as water birds like kingfisher, saddle billed stork many more. Head back to the lodge, have dinner and Overnight

Accommodation Options

  • Mweya Safari lodge –Luxury
  • Kyambura game lodge –Midrange
  • Bush lodge –Budget

Day 4: Morning Game drive & afternoon boat cruise

Morning Game drive: Wake up early, have coffee tea with delicious cookies served at the lodge. After, set out for a game drive in Kasenyi track and other tracking areas for the morning risers. Along here, you will be able to spot lions, buffalos, antelopes, elephants among others. After back to the lodge for the lunch.

Afternoon Boat cruise: After having lunch, drive to Kazinga channel experience an afternoon boat cruise which is outstanding activity to do while in Queen Elizabeth National Park Drive back to the lodge, have dinner and overnight stay in the same lodge.

Boat cruise
Boat cruise

Day 5:Morning Game Drive/Depart to Kampala or Entebbe Airport

Morning Game Drive :Wake up lazily ,have breakfast ,check out of the lodge ,Have game drive as you drive out of the park with lunch Enroute. Then after, you will drive direct to Kampala to be dropped at your hotel or at Entebbe International Airport to catch up your flight in the evening hours.

End of safari

Tour Includes;

  • Full board accommodation 
  • Gorilla permits
  • Bottled water
  • An English speaking guide
  • A4x4 WD safari vehicle 
  • Cultural encounter
  • Boat cruise
  • Fuel
  • Park entrance fees

Tour Excludes;

  • Laundry service
  • Tips 
  • International Flight
  • Visas
  • Optional activities
  • Extra money
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