4 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda and Wildlife Safari

OVERVIEW

The 4 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Safari is composed of game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Lions, leopards, cape buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles and hippos are part of the package on this safari.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Afternoon Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel and Evening Game Drive along the Channel Track
  • Day 2 – Morning Game Drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park and Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 3 – Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Travel to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 4 – Travel to Entebbe/Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Morning Game Drive through Queen Elizabeth national Park, Afternoon Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel and Evening Game Drive along the Channel Track

After breakfast, embark on a journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park at 06:30. A stop will be made at Kayabwe for the Equator experience. Expect to encounter magnificent scenery of the Rwenzori Mountains. Check into your lodge for relaxation and lunch. After lunch, depart for a 2-hour afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Expect to view birds, crocodiles and hippos. Conclude with an evening game drive along the Channel track. Check into your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Premium/Midrange/Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge

Basic/Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages

Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 2 – Morning Game Drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park and Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, kick start the day with a morning game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park along the Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile. Head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Lunch will be served en route. Check into your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge

Premium/Midrange/Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp

Basic/Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp

Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 3 – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Travel to Lake Bunyonyi and Evening Boat Cruise on Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast at 06:30, packed lunch will be provided. Drive to the Park Headquarters for registration of your gorilla permit details with the Park Authority. You will be assigned a gorilla group under the guidance of a ranger to partake in the tracking. The ranger-guide will lead the group and brief you about the tracking. Proceed to the start point of the tracking at 08:00. It can take up to several hours before mountain gorillas can be found. You will spend approximately one hour in the company of the animals. Return to the park offices and collect your mountain gorilla tracking certificate. Set off on a journey to Lake Bunyonyi. Conclude your day with an evening boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi. Check into to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

 

Accommodation

Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort

Premium/Midrange/Standard: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Basic/Budget: Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Resort Camping

Day 4 – Travel to Entebbe/Kampala

After breakfast, depart for Entebbe/Kampala. Lunch will be served en route.

END OF TOUR

Route Map

Inclusions

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

WHAT IS EXCLUDED

  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Personal items for example  drinks and laundry
  • Tips and Gratuity

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