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5-Day Gorilla, Lions and Water Safari in Uganda

  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Free cancellation

Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest is combined with a wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth national park to create a perfect blend between nature and exhilaration. It is organised with midrange comfort lodges. This is a perfect short trip to discover the scenic beauty of Uganda as you embrace her tranquility.

Arrival 

  • You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost.

Day 1: Pick up in Entebbe and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel and start your journey to South West of Uganda stopping by the equator for splendid photography. Lunch en-route. Within hours, you’ll be in Queen Elizabeth National Park, ready for an evening game drive through the park. This park is the second largest National park in Uganda neighbouring crater lakes Edwards and George linked by the Kazinga channel. Check into your preferred lodge.
Accommodation Options:
Comfort: Enganzi Lodge / Ihamba Lake Side Resort
Drive Time: 6 – 7 hours.

  • Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trek in the Kyambura gorge And boat safari on the Kazinga channel

After early breakfast, depart to the beautiful Kyambura gorge for the chimpanzee trekking. The reserve is located on a 100m deep gorge, south of Queen Elizabeth Park and Lake Edward. Look out for the birds residing by the riverine swamps and forest such as herons, kingfishers, fish eagles, and much more. Return to the lodge for lunch and then go on the afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight accommodation as the previous night.

  • Main destination: Kyambura Gorge
  • Accommodation: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: All meals included

Day 3: Morning game drives and transfer to Bwindi forest

Very early breakfast and early morning game drive through the park. Possible encounters include lions, buffaloes, kobs, Elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs and others. Proceed towards Ishasha River, south of the park, a popular sight with tree climbing lions. Reach Bwindi forest by evening and check into your choice of accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Drive Time: 5 – 6 hours
Accommodation Options: (selection of lodges depends on room availability and allocation of gorilla permits)
Comfort: Mutanda Lake Resort/ Bakiga Lodge/ Gorilla Mist Camp

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation:Mutanda Lake Resort/ Bakiga Lodge/ Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Meal Plan: All meals included

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Early breakfast, proceed with packed lunch and a bottle of water into the tropical rain forest for gorilla trekking activity. Receive prior briefing by the ranger officials then head straight into the forest. The trek is unpredictable and could last up to 6 or more hours. Watch these creatures as they feed, play and grumble to each other while you take their pictures. Dinner and overnight as previous night.

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation: Mutanda Lake Resort/ Bakiga Lodge/ Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Meal Plan: All meals included

Day 5: Transfer to Entebbe International airport

This day is reserved for the transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe with lunch en-route.

  • Main destination: Entebbe
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast & lunch

End of tour 

Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost.

  • You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

What's included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (on all days)

What's not included

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Important information

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost

From EUR 1476 per person


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Duration:
5 days

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  • Offer type: Private
  • Fitness level: Medium

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