6 Day Bwindi Gorillas & QENP Wildlife Tour

6 Days Bwindi Gorillas Tour

Bwindi Gorillas & QENP Wildlife Day Tour

Tour Overview

Bwindi Gorillas & QENP Wildlife Day Tour, the safari takes you Bwindi Impenetrable forest, which is home to more than half the population of the World’s remaining 820 Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable forest offers unique birding opportunities, cultural experiences, a scenic allure of the stunning hills and lush vegetation inhabited by elusive primates and pygmies. From Bwindi you will journey through the Savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park to enjoy some of the most amazing game viewing and picturesque scenery. You will crown your tour with a relaxing boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel with awesome opportunities to spot water birds, and more wildlife.

 Safari Highlights

  • Equator experience
  • Mountain Gorilla trekking
  • Community walk around the lodge
  • Wildlife Day Game Drive through QENP
  • Tracking the tree climbing lions of Ishasha sector
  • Boat ride on Kazinga Channel in QENP

Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

You will be met at the airport by our safari guide who will transfer you to the hotel reserved for you in Kampala. Dinner and overnight will be at this hotel.

Accommodation: Anderita Beach Hotel, Papyrus Guesthouse Entebbe,, Gately Inn Entebbe

Day 2: Travel to Bwindi                    

After breakfast you will travel south westwards to Bwindi Impenetrable forest, the home of the Mountain gorillas. You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take memorial photos. You will continue to Mbarara town where you will have lunch before proceeding to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge of your booking.

Lower Budget : Buhoma community Rest camp / Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo / Gorilla Valley Lodge
Moderate : Gorilla Resort Bwindi /Gorilla Safari Lodge / Silver Back Lodge / Lake Kitandara Camp / Chameleon Hill Lodge / Lake Mutanda Resort.
Up market : Mahogang Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Rushanga Gorilla Satari Lodge.
Meal plan : Dinner.  

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing about the rules of Gorilla tracking. After the briefing, you will set off for the Gorilla hunt in the thick jungle. The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The trek ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you will have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited before returning to your lodge. Time allowing you will go for a guided nature walk around the lodge.

Lower Budget : Buhoma community Rest camp / Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo / Gorilla Valley Lodge
Moderate : Gorilla Resort Bwindi /Gorilla Safari Lodge / Silver Back Lodge / Lake Kitandara Camp / Chameleon Hill Lodge / Lake Mutanda Resort.
Up market : Mahogang Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Rushanga Gorilla Satari Lodge.
Meal plan : Breakfast

Day 4: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will have an early breakfast and later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha Sector which is famous for its tree climbing lions. You may be lucky and spot these lions resting on top of the Fig trees, quite an inspiring sight. Lunch will be at Savannah Hotel after which you will proceed to the lodge of your booking for dinner and overnight.

 Accommodation
Luxury Lodge : Mweya Safari Lodge: Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge 
Mid-range moderate : Bush Lodge (in rooms) / Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget facility: Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Cruise

You will have breakfast and set off for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi area to see lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, warthogs, leopard, spotted hyena, and lots of other small animals and teaming birds. You will return to your lodge for lunch and later go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a great experience for bird watching, as well as crocodiles, hippos and elephants. You will return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Luxury Lodge : Mweya Safari Lodge: Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge 
Mid-range moderate : Bush Lodge (in rooms) / Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget facility: Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents  
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala

You will have breakfast and drive to Kampala arriving in time for a transfer to the airport for your departure flight or for dinner and overnight at the hotel of your booking.

This safari package includes;

  • Transportation (type of car ) 4WD min van with pop up roof for excellence safari view.
  • Gorilla permit (a US$600 value)
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Boat cruise
  • Game drive
  • Driver / guide.
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.

However, the package excludes:  Personal Expenses like:, tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa , and tips to guides

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