Gorilla and Wildlife Safari-5 Days

Visit the Mountain Gorillas on the gorilla and wildlife safari by gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest, guided village walk, launch cruise on Kazinga Channel and wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Itinerary:

Day 01: Bwindi Forest

Your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  This scenic drive will take you pproximately 9 - 10 hours.  You will stop over at the equator and then at Mbarara for lunch.  Continue on your road journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest arriving in the evening,overnight Engagi Lodge
Meals included: lunch and dinner

Day 02: Gorilla Trekking

You will wake up relatively early for your breakfast , report to the park headquarters for registration and briefing, the guides will then take you through the forest pushing your way through the undergrowth of the Impenetrable forest to track the gorillas.  The Gorilla trekking can take from 1 - 8 hours therefore a reasonable degree of fitness is required for gorilla trekking.  Once the gorillas are located you will have one hour to watch the gorillas.

If you happen to end your gorilla trekking early and still fit enough, you can take a community walk and see how the communities in this area live.  Overnight Engagi Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 03: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.  Queen Elizabeth hosts a large variety of wildlife.  You will game drive in Ishasha area of the park in search of the tree climbing lions, if you are lucky you may sight them.  Continue to on your game drive to Mweya Lodge for overnight.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 04: Game drive - Launch trip

Wake up very early in the morning take a cup of coffe and go for a game drive in the Kasenyi area of Queen Elizabeth National Park where lions and most of the wildlife is concentrated.  On such a game drive you will be able to see elephants, Uganda kob, buffaloes, water bucks, if lucky lions and leopards.  Return to the lodge for breakfast, then another game drive.

After lunch you will have a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will come upclose with Launch Cruisehippos and other animals that come to drink on the shores of the lake.  If time alows another game drive before returning to the lodge.  Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 05: Departure

After breakfast you will have a final game drive on your back to Entebbe.  There will be a stop over for lunch and another opportunity of stop at the equator for some shopping may be.  you will arrive in Entebbe in the afternoon to connect with your flight out.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

End of gorilla and wildlife safari

Notes: Mnimum age to trek the gorillas is 15 and chimpanzee trek 12.  Gorilla permits must be paid in full to confirm the safari and are also non-refundable.

All of our itineraries may be customised to your wish, you may add extra days, change a hotel, or include different tourist attractions.  Contact one of our staff members for free, non-obligation trip plan.

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