5 Days Bwindi gorillas and wildlife safari.
The 5 days Bwindi Gorillas and wildlife safari. This trip will take you to trek gorillas in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi Kanungu district and also to see wildlife in Queen Elizabeth park for 5 days. This 5 days gorilla trekking safari is the prefect trip for those with limited time in Uganda.
Day 1 ; Transfer to Bwindi
Early morning after breakfast at your hotel, you will drive towards the southwestern part of Uganda. The drive will take you to Bwindi Forest with a stop in Mbarara for lunch. After lunch you will continue to Kabale 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. Learn about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas in the forest. Continue for the memorable gorilla adventure in the Bwindi forest. Gorilla tracking takes between 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the 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. Learn more about their traditional dances, and also beliefs. 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: To Queen Elizabeth Park | Game drive in Ishasha sector.
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 . During the boat ride you will have an opportunity to see a variety of wildlife. This includes birds such as the Great blue turaco, African skimmer, king fisher, crab-plover, and many more. You will also see animals like; 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 : Wildlife safari | Chimpanzee tracking – Kyambura
Have breakfast early morning, go for a morning game drive along Kasenyi plains. Watch out for animals like 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: Game drive | Departure.
In the morning after your breakfast, set off for a morning game drive to the Ishasha sector. Watch out for tree climbing lions, elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffalos and topi. Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare for your journey back to Kampala. The drive back comes with stopovers for photography arriving in the evening. End of 5 days Bwindi gorilla and wildlife safari