5 DAYS AFRICA GORILLAS BWINDI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH WILDLIFE SAFARI
DAY 1: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Early morning after breakfast at your hotel, you will drive towards the southwestern part of Uganda to Bwindi Forest then stopover in Mbarara town for lunch and continue with your journey through the scenic drive to Kabale town also known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Later transfer to the national park and check in at your lodge Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge or Buhoma Lodge (Luxury) / Nshongi Gorilla Resort (Budget) / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp (Mid-range)
DAY 2: GORILLA TRACKING | COMMUNITY WALK | BWINDI
In the morning, have breakfast then transfer to the park headquarters for a short briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas in the forest. Continue for the memorable gorilla adventure in the Bwindi forest, this activity that may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the Mountain Gorillas. Later return to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation.
In the late afternoon, you will go for a community walk in the nearby Batwa community, where you will be entertained, perform their songs and dances, meet the traditional healer who treat the sick with medicinal plants, learn how bananas are used for juice making, beer and gin and much more. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge or Buhoma Lodge (Luxury) / Nshongi Gorilla Resort (Budget) / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp (Mid-range)
DAY 3: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Early morning after breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National park passing via Ishasha sector, on arrival at the lodge you will have lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat ride on the Kazinga channel that connects both Lake Edward and Lake George where you will have an opportunity to see a variety of birds such as the Great blue turaco, African skimmer, king fisher, crab-plover, and many more. You will also see other wildlife like the crocodiles hippos, buffalos, elephants along the water bank. Dinner and overnight at Enganzi Game Lodge (Mid-range) / Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget) / Kyambura Gorge Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)
DAY 4: MORNING GAME DRIVE | CHIMP TRACKING – KYAMBURA GORGE
Have breakfast early morning, go for a morning game drive along Kasenyi plains in search for Leopards, herds of Elephants and Buffaloes among others, return to the lodge for lunch and relax.
In the afternoon, go to Kyambura gorge for Chimpanzee tracking where you will also encounter other primates such as the colobus monkeys, baboons, vervet monkeys among others. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Enganzi Game Lodge (Mid-range) / Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget) / Kyambura Gorge Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)
DAY 5: MORNING GAME DRIVE | DEPATURE
In the morning after your breakfast, set off for a morning game drive to the Ishasha sector to find the famous tree climbing lions, Elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffalos and topi. Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare for your journey back to Kampala with stopovers for photography and continue to your hotel for dinner and overnight or to the airport for your flight back home. End of Safari!