5 Days Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

5 Days Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Highlights and activities;

  • Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel and Game Viewing & Safari Drives; Early Morning Game drive to the
    Kasenyi Sector in search of Lion and large herds of Buffaloes and
    Elephants.
  • Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park
  • Village/Nature walk in Bwindi National park
  • Equator Water Experiment: Marvel at seeing the water turn in
    different directions in the southern and northern Hemispheres.

Bwindi Gorilla National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari in Uganda (5 Days/ 6 Night) for Incredible Biodiversity, Game Drive, Boat Launch, Equator, Gorilla tracking.

Day to day Program

Day 1: Kampala City – Bwindi Impenetrable National park (the accommodation here is optional depending on the availability of the permits)
After your breakfast at 07:30am, begin panoramic Safari south-word to Bwindi Gorilla Park through the Kigezi Highlands in the beauties of the “Switzerland of Africa”. You will stop for pictures at the Equator, a line that divides the world into two, the safari will allow you to get good shorts of pictures from your window of long Horned cattle, side markets in Lukaya, Lyantonde the famous places for roasted meat and banana know as “Gonja” and fruit market in Mbarara, Lunch shall be served in Mbarara, at Agip Motel. Shall then drive direct to Bwindi forest National Park to arrive late in the evening to your hotel, Overnight.

Options for this Journey: You may choose to have a domestic scheduled flight which can be arranged at an extra cost, the flights approximate time is 1 hr 45 minutes hrs either from /to Entebbe Airport

Travel time by road from Kampala to Bwindi National park is 9-10hrs

Hotel/Lodge Option: Gorilla Forest Camp / Mahogany /Buhoma Lodge for Luxury / SilverBack / Egagi Lodge for Medium/Standard / Buhoma Community Camp for Budget options

Day 2: Bwindi National Park Gorilla trekking
At 07:15 you shall be served with breakfast and your guide will lead you to the briefing ground to get the briefing at 8.00am before entry to the forest for gorilla trekking. The guides will then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers to the track the gorillas, When the gorillas are spotted, the guide shall ask you to stand 7 meters away from the apes and your requested that you remove flash light on your camera.

The trekking can be tiring, its therefore advisable to carry parked Lunch, bottled water and good jungle boots rain, worm jacket could be require as this is a rain forest any time it could rain. You shall return back exhausted, refreshing at your accommodation for a few hours and later an afternoon guided village walk to learn how the communities around the Bwindi Park are benefiting from the tourism of the area; this is an ideal short walk. Anumber of different bird species, Bwindi’s colorful array of butterflies, coffee, tea and potato plantations are along this trail. The tour shall be marked ended when you return to you hotel for dinner while you sit with your guide for briefing of the next day program, retiring for overnight later. Overnight.

Hotel/Lodge Option: Gorilla Forest Camp / Mahogany /Buhoma Lodge for Luxury / SilverBack / Egagi Lodge for Medium/Standard / Buhoma Community Camp for Budget options

Day 3: Bwindi Forest Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Drive out of Bwindi National Park Northwards after breakfast to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha sector of the climbing Lions. Enroute you will spot, if you’re lucky, the tree climbing lions, Savannah grasslands, and Ankole cattle grazing in the meadows. You will arrive for Lunch, Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth
After an early morning warm up cup of tea/coffee procedure for an early risers game drive that start at 6:30 we the cats are going back to their hiding places.  Expect to spot common animals that can be easily seen like the elephants, spotted hyenas, leopards and they duck to ambush weak animals beginning to graze, lions, and hippopotamus going back to the water.

After this game drive that will last for 3hours, you will return to the hotel for full breakfast 5 Days Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safaribefore you go for another interesting landscape game drive at the crater area. Later Lunch at the hotel and relax to refresh as you wait for afternoon boat ride to Kazinga channel, good time to spot different species of birds and animals at close range, return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth – Kampala City/Entebbe
This is optional of a days activity, (that is if you have enough time in Uganda) this requires and early rise with either packed breakfast or just take your breakfast and proceed. The activities that can be chosen in a short time include; chimpanzee tracking safari to Kyanbura Gouge, you would also be interested in bats at Maramagambo forest with a ranger guide or just proceed back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch your flight back home.

The Safari Cost Includes:
Accommodation as per the program, Meals as stated on the program, Transport on a 4X4 Wheel Drive, transfers where necessary, Entrance fees to all National Parks, Boat ride Queen Elizabeth NP, Gorilla permits per person in Bwindi National Park in Uganda, Bottled mineral water for the whole trip in a Vehicle, Full time English speaking Driver/ Guide Expenses, Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National park, Nature/Village walks where mentioned.

The Safari Cost Excludes:
Visa’s at boarder points which can be applied online, Charter / domestic flights in Uganda to the National park, International Air transportation, Drinks (Alcohol and soft drinks or any other than water mentioned above), Laundry, Telephone calls, Tips, And any other personals extras that are not included in the itinerary.

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