Tanzania wildlife and Uganda Gorilla Safari 6 Days

Overview

6 Days gorilla and wildlife safari in Uganda and Tanzania geographies two of the common Africa safari destinations. It is a middle term safari with sights and sounds of thrilling primates including mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, Big five namely, Elephants, Buffalo, leopards and Rhinos along with millions of Wildebeest, zebras, Thompson gazelles, Elands among others. The amazing sceneries of Ngorongoro Crater and the Kigezi Highlands also add remarkable Africa safari memories.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Day 1: Arrival of your international flight
  • Day 2: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 3: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi
  • Day 4: Transfer to kisoro air strip for a scheduled flight
  • Day 5: Travel to Serengeti national park
  • Day 6: A scheduled flight back to Arusha international airport

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival of your international flight

Arrival of your international flight. Picked up by the driver and transferred to a hotel
Check in at the booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Cassia lodge

Day 2: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After morning breakfast, you are transferred to bwindi impenetrable forest national park via kampala –masaka route. Stopover in kayabwe at the equator for a photo opportunity or craft shopping. Have lunch in mbarara town then proceed to bwindi national park driving through the savannah grass land viewing the banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle famous for their long horns. Reach the park in the evening, you can take a community walk to Buhoma village which gives you an opportunity to see how to people surrounding the park have survived for generation living near the great forest. Check into the booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation

  • Bakiga lodge-luxury
  • Ichumbi gorilla lodge-midrange
  • Broad bill forest camp-budget

Day 3: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi

Apparently ranked as the best safari activity in Africa, gorilla trekking brings you in contact with the world’s great apes. After morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for registration and briefing by park rangers about gorilla trekking before commencing to the thick impenetrable forest a home for gorillas. The ranger takes you through the steep slopes, narrow valleys dense forest tracts and river streams in search for gorillas. The time spent with the gorillas is awesome, thrilling and a limited experience to 1 hour for purposes of conservation. Return to lodge for lunch and relaxation.

Day 4:  Transfer to kisoro air strip for a scheduled flight

After morning breakfast, transfer to kisoro air strip for a scheduled flight to Entebbe international airport connecting to Arusha international airport were you will be picked up by our representative and transfer to Arusha town lodging and relaxation. Depending on the time of arrival you can decide to take a city tour around the town. Dinner and overnight stay at the booked lodge

Accommodation

  • Liboru safari lodge
  • Impala hotel

Day 5: Travel to Serengeti National park

After early morning breakfast at 6am, travel to Serengeti national park passing near the edge of Ngorongoro crater and the golden savannah and endless plains allowing for animal sightings along the way teeming with zebras, wildebeest, giraffes, buffalos and so many others making it easy to understand why the Serengeti is one of the seven wonders of Africa. Lunch enjoyed on a beautiful rock kopje where you will have the opportunity to view the Serengeti famous pink-headed lizards. After lunch we do a leisurely game drive for more wildlife sights. Check into the booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Serengeti sopa lodge-luxury
  • Serengeti kati kati camp-midrange
  • Kijereshi tented camp-budget

Day 6: A scheduled flight back to Arusha international airport

After morning breakfast, you will begin a day in the heart of Serengeti for a last game drive with a view of diverse animals found in Serengeti like lions, leopards, elephants, wildebeest, hyenas and jackals may not be missed. After a lovely morning of animal sighting the guide will take you to the airstrip for a scheduled flight back to Arusha international airport for your home bound flight.

END OF TOUR

Route Map

Inclusions

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water and  soft drinks
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari
  • Flight Serengeti National Park – Arusha

WHAT IS EXCLUDED

  • Additional flights
  • Optional activities
  • Drinks not specified above like alcohol
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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