8 Days Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife safari
Day 1: Kampala – Mubende – Kibale Forest
You will be picked up by our company driver who will drive you to Kibale forest national park through Mubende town with lots of scenic views and a stopover in fort portal for lunch. Continue to the park for an evening visit to the crater lakes region and afterwards, enjoy cultural performances from the local people. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge / Kibale primate lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking / Bird watching
Wake up for a heavy breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing about chimp tracking. This will be followed by searching these great apes which will also enable you view other primates like the colobus monkeys, Mangabeys, baboons, Bush babies and many more as your guide provides more information about them. After lunch, you will have a nature walk to bigodi wetland sanctuary for a number of birds and unique flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge or Kibale primate lodge
Day 3: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth Park (Launch cruise)
After your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park with a wide game view en route for 2- 3 hours like elephants, buffaloes, leopard, hyena, and leopard. Reach early enough for lunch and then go for a breath taking launch drive along kazinga cannel offering a variety of Hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and water birds at a close range. . Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi Lodge.
Day 4: Game drives / forest walk or primates trekking
Early this morning after a cup of tea, you will enjoy a morning game drive so as to catch up with the early risers as they come out from their hide outs like the lion, buffaloes, warthogs and many more. Retire for a late breakfast which will be followed by a worm lunch and then head to the park headquarters for briefing before descending into the gorge for chimpanzee tracking that also rewards sightings of other primates like the vervet monkeys red colobus monkeys, baboons among others. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi lodge.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth – Ishasha sector – Bwindi Forest
After a heavy breakfast, you will embark on a quick journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park with a stopover at Ishasha for the famous tree climbing lions; however you may also get to see other animals you might have missed in the previous game drives. Then continue with a scenic drive through Kabale town, arriving late evening to the park for relaxation for the next day activities at the Gorilla Forest Camp /Gorilla Mist Camp/ Buhoma community bandas.
Day 6: Gorillas in the mist
Wake up for early morning breakfast and afterwards depart to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the park ranger guides before starting the Gorilla trek in the steep densely forested and beautiful landscape of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. This great activity will take you about 3-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle and a certificate a waits for a successful tracker. . Dinner and over night at Gorilla Forest Camp / Gorilla Mist Camp.
Day 7: Bwindi – Lake Bunyonyi
Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi with a wide game view en route for a number of activities which include, boat trip to different beautiful islands found on lake bunyonyi, sun bathing, nature walk, bird watching and many more. Dinner and overnight in Arcadia Cottages/ Rwonyo rest camp.
Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi – Drive back to Kampala
You will have breakfast and then drive back to Kampala. Enjoy royal drum makers en route and a stopover at the equator for photography. Arrive Kampala early evening for a transfer to Entebbe for your flight back home
End of the Tour