4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda Safari Overview:

The 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas &Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari is safari package that allows you to explore the world endangered species of the Mountain gorillas thriving in Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Maghinga in Uganda. The 4 days Safari also stenches to connect you to the rolling savannah combretum of Queen Elizabeth National Park where you may have an account of unique wild life including the tree climbing lions of Ishasha, the elephants, leopard, buffaloes and lions that thrive in the park coupled with a wide- range of other predators like side stripped jackal not forgetting the sight of Antelopes like the defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kobs among others. The adventurous boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel is another unique feature of the safari.

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda Safari Highlight:

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & enroute lunch in Fort Portal town

Day 2: Do morning game drive & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 3: Do gorilla trekking & an evening Cultural walk to the Local Batwa Communities.

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala, Traditional Lunch at Igongo Cultural Center & a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & enroute lunch in Fort Portal town Following an early morning breakfast, you will be picked up by our professional driver guide and  embark on  distance drive of 417kms about 6-7 hours’ drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park-Uganda’s finest wildlife safari destination. The drive will take you through the impressive country side landscapes with rural setting and local populations. Arrive in Fort Portal town for lunch stopover. Afterwards continue with the drive distance of 144kms to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving late in the evening like at 6-7pm and drive to your pre-booked lodge for Diner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 2: Do morning game drive & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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After taking an early morning cup of tea, start your with an interesting early morning wild game viewing in the rolling savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you through Kasenyi which is a dwelling place for a unique range of wildlife including the elephants, buffaloes, lions, water bucks.The sights and views of an elusive leopard, defassa waterbuck, Uganda kob, Side stripped Jackal; Oribis among others might not be missed. Retreat from the 3 – 4 hour game drive activity to transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The drive will take you through the prominent Ishasha sector where you will have possibilities of meeting the tree climbing lions that tend to lie on the branches of fig trees and also have stopover for Lunch. Afterwards, continue with the drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic)

Day 3: Do gorilla trekking & an evening Cultural walk to the Local Batwa Communities.

Following an early morning breakfast, you will continue to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trekkers in an early morning briefing about the etiquettes of Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. As soon as the briefing is done, you will enter the jungle to trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas. The trek may take you between 2-8 hours to encounter the Mountain gorillas and this will mainly depend on the movement of the apes. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Once up-close to the apes, you will be given one magical hour to View and interact with these stunning apes plus taking photographs. Retire back to the starting point after the one hour and proceed to your lodge for a late lunch and relaxation. After relaxation, you will be driven to the nearby Batwa community for memorable, refreshing cultural encounter.  Here you will be guided by a local guide who will take you to the different communities to see how people have managed to survive through farming.  You will see how local brew is processed from fresh Bananas and forest remedies to get beer and Waragi and also enjoy the performances done by the local Batwa women groups. After that interesting cultural encounter, you will drive back to your respective lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala, Traditional Lunch at Igongo Cultural Center & a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe

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After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kampala. The long drive of 530 kms will take you through rolling winding hills and picturesque south western land before approaching or connecting to Igongo Cultural center situated just 12km from Mbarara town for a traditional thrilling lunch .Thereafter; you will proceed to have another stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe for astounding photo shots and water experiments. Afterward, proceed with the drive arriving in Kampala in the evening and the driver guide will drive you to your Kampala hotel or Entebbe international airport for your flight back home..

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