5 Days Tour Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Forest Parks

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 2: Game drive & Launch cruise
Day 3: Depart for Bwindi Forest
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking
Day 5: Depart back to Kampala.

Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Drive off after breakfast, take western direction to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Stop at the Equator to experience how you can be in both hemispheres at once and take photographs, continue through the lush hills of the Park with lots of game drive enroute, arrive by late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Mweya Safari Lodge or Simba Safari Camp.

Elephants queen ElizabethDay 2: Game drive & Launch cruise
Wake up early for a cup of tea / coffee, go for a game viewing drive to catch up with early raisers and predators returning to their hideouts. Expect to have excellent opportunities to see Spotted Hyena, leopard, Uganda Kob, Herds of elephants, wart hogs, Lion, Bush babies, and several primates.

Return to your lodge for full breakfast; relax as you wait for lunch. After lunch at Mweya Safari lodge, have an afternoon launchcruise on the Kazinga Channel, known for the highest concentration of hippos in Africa, with about 610 bird species. You will see a variety of game on the banks, seen drinking at the water's edge, Buffalo linger in the shallows and a tremendous variety of birds grace the grasses on the shores including the Great White, Pink-Backed Pelicans, Great and Long-Tailed Cormorants, Open-Billed Stork, African Jacana and the rare shoebill among others.
Over night at Mweya Safari Lodge / Simba Safari Camp.

Day 3: Depart for Bwindi Forest; Home of Mountain Gorillas
Embark on our 3-5 hours journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest after breakfast. The journey take you through Ishasha sector, famous for tree climbing lions, arrive in Bwindi by lunch time, lunch at Gorilla Resort. If the evening is free, you can take a walk to nearby Batwa communities (Pygmies). Return for dinner and overnight stay in Buhoma Community Bandas / Gorilla Resort.

Gorilla Bwindi

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking
Wake up and prepare for today's incredible experience. You will have breakfast and packed lunch at the lodge, to transfer to park headquarters for briefing, after which, you will penetrate the impenetrable Bwindi forest in search for Gorillas. The time taken searching these humble apes ranges between 2-9 hours depending on their movement. The activity requires you to go through steep rocks, climbing up and down making it tiresome! However, the thrill of encountering these giant primates erases the poor memories you went through in trying to find them. You will stay with them for 1 hour for observation and photographs, later descent to your lodge for late lunch.
If the evening is free, you can take nature walk in search for birds around the lodge.
Dinner and over night at Buhoma Community Bandas / Gorilla Resort.

Day 5: Depart back to Kampala.
After these incredible / life-time experiences, we have to travel back to Kampala. Have breakfast and start our picnic drive, with lots of game viewing en-route, arrive in Kampala by late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel/Lodge.

The tour quotation includes.

Fulltime professional English speaking Driver Guide

Airport transfers and ground transport

Gorilla permits

Accommodation and meals

Park entry fees

Boat trip

All other tour activities mentioned

A 4x4WD comfortable safari vehicle.

 

But excludes Airfare to Rwanda, visa fees where applicable, drinks, laundry, tips and other personal expenses

 

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