5 days Uganda Safari, visiting Uganda Primates and wildlife in an open terrestrial Savannah, best destinations for an authentic holiday Uganda Safari in the most visited Queen Elizabeth National Park and the giant natural tropical rain-forest in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which a home for Uganda Habituated Mountain Gorillas as well as encountering with a serene number of exotic Uganda wildlife Species. Not forgetting that the magnificent Uganda Savannah borders the Kyambura gorge well known for its chimpanzee trekking Uganda Safari.
Mountain Gorilla tracking Bwindi Impenetrable forest
Chimpanzee Tracking Kyambura gorge
Game drives and boat ride safari
Nature Views, Fishing Communities
Bird watching toover 400 bird species
This tour Package gives you a culinary Uganda Safari experience, tracking the habituated Uganda Mountain Gorillas, a stunning experience to be close to these phenomenal spectacle Giants, and then tailoring the package to include the nearby Queen Elizabeth national park, stepping on the bitten path looking for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha encountering with the hundreds of Savannah dwellers. Later extending to the stunning “Valley of Apes”, Kyambura (or Chambura) Gorge in the far eastern corner of the savannah. The Safari Package is not only spying at the wilderness but also keeps you noted to a culinary experience where you’ll be treated to the delights of the local cuisine and learn more about the culture of the country
Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe/ Kampala Hotel and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up early in the morning, drive through the Kampala City street cut-ways paraded by the dwellers and open shops, drive to the countryside Southwest to cover about 384.9 km from the city to Queen elizabeth National Park via Kampala-Masaka and Mbarara – kasese Road. There is much to discover, the pointing hills sprawling the western regions are best zones to see the long horned Cattle, coffee plantations and some towns modern houses. You will have a stop at the Equator in Kayabwe, Mpiigi along the Masaka high way, to have a taste at the Equator, don’t forget taking your bes photo captions as well opting buy your self a souvenir. Have lunch at flamingoz restaurant, and then Emback on our journey.
Reach Queen elizabeth, an insight destination with sprawling adventures, Leopards roam the Mweya Peninsula in this Savannah, and it’s in this park where we shall track for the Tree climbing lions in Ishasha. Today we shall have an evening game drive through the bitten path, un fully exploited, sighting at the wildfrontiers of this second largest National park in Uganda that neighbors the crater lakes Edwards and George connected by the Kazinga channel. Retire back to the main lodge, check in for Dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation: Comfort: Enganzi Lodge / Ihamba Lake Side Resort
Meal Plan: Lunch & dinner (breakfast not included), Bottled water
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking Safari, Kanzinga channel Boat Cruise
Wake up on the dead sounds from the jungle, after your break fast, Drive through the inviting Savannah escarpments, to the Valley of Apes in the Kyambura gorge, this is not only a home of Uganda chimpanzees but as well as a majestic icon to unique endemic Uganda birds that love the riverine swamps in the valley like the shoebill, the spotted falcons, kingfishers, herons, the blue-headed bee-eater and the African finfoot, . The short grass intermixed with accacia trees is an important water source for many animals and is surrounded by savanna, like the common visitors including red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus, baboons and vervet monkeys.
Along with an armed game ranger, we begin off with the valleys’s most activity, the Chimpanzee trek, some of the Chimpanzees in this gorge have been habituated which means that these chimpanzees are familiar with humans and can carry on their day to day activities in the presence of humans. Spend a 1-2 hours Chimpanzee watching experience, After the trek, retire back to the lodge for lunch as you prepare for the Evening boat cruise on Kazinga channel
Kazinga Boat cruise is a haven of thrilling adventures in the natural Uganda Paradise, it’s among the most and rewarding finest Uganda boat cruise Safari as you float down the course of the channel where you get eye to eye with the largest population of hippos in the whole world, the channel also draws other wild animals not forgetting that, this is a pleasurable section to sight at the hundreds of Uganda birds, the basking Crocodiles among others. After a 2-3 hours boat ride, retire back to the park for a dinner, and Overnight
Accommodation: Check in the Previous lodge
Activities: Chimpanzee tracking, Bird watching, Boat Cruise, Kazinga Boat channel cruise, Nature Views, Wildlife Safari
Meal Plan: All meals included, Bottled water
Day 3: Morning game drive and a Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park
After your morning breakfast, we prepare and dig back in the Savannah to trace out for the early risers in the Savannah, those who slept hungry, and perhaps catching best captions to the game, through the un ending trails in the Savannah. There is much to discover and fall in love with. On luck days we shall encounter with the lion setting up their traps to catch their preys, and the others seen loitering in the open include; buffaloes, hyenas, elephants, warthogs, giraffes, kobs, antelopes among others. We penetrate Ishansha Sector plains, one of the most well known for tree climbing lions. The Open Savannah in Ishasha sector is an ideal place for most of the ungulates who love grazing freely in open.
We drive passed the sothern section of the Park, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable national park which is about 154.6 kilometres, a 4-5 hours road drive through the Open escarpments hugged by an all alone historic importance. Yo will reach in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park in the evening, check into your preferred lodge. Have your dinner and overnight. Else Opt for a camp fire as you chill with the whistling freshness of the Pearl of Africa before you sleep.
Accommodation: Bwindi Accomodations vary on the Gorilla permit’s place of gorilla tracking. How ever most common options include: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Silverback Lodge, Ruhijah Gorilla Safari Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Backpackers Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge among others. Our Reservations Manager will guide choose the best lodge to match your budget/luxury/midrange.
Meal Plan: All meals included, Bottled water
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park, Batwa Community Visit(Optional)
This early morning, it’s a morning full of aseries of magical eye catching hotspots in the jungle, After the breakfast, Our guide will transfer you to the park headquarters for a gorilla briefing, gorilla trekking guidelines as well as giving you a game ranger. Penetrate a large premevial forest fullof un ending adventures, the forest trails encompass you to a serene of activities include encountering with the Bwindi wildlife, Bwindi bird species in the voluminoius extensive stands of bamboo interspersed amongst the larger forest hardwoods inclusive of the mahogany giant tree species.
Gorilla tracking Bwindi is one of the most alluring Uganda Safari Adventure, with not only encountering with the Bwindi Mountain Gorillas but it also leaves you with the all alone feeling in the Jungle with it’s grass crisping under our feet. Upon the Bwindi forest floor lie trees of yesteryear, fallen in storms long forgotten habouring the dwellers. The guided forest walks will aid us track where these Mountain Gorillas slept the previous day. When you encouter with these giants, spend 1-2 hours learning their way of life, how they lay nests, groom one another among others, This is the best scene for you memorable photo captions. After the gorilla trek experience, You will be awarded with a free certificate as a champion to have finished the Gorilla trek in Bwindi, then retire back to your lodge. After your lunch you will have an option to either Visit the Batwa Pygmies who are the Original inhabitant People of the tropical Rainforest Bwindi who survived through their traditional Hunting and food Gathering Grounds
Activities include: Gorilla tracking Bwindi, Birdi watching Bwindi(348 species of birds), Primates watching, Nature walks
Dinner and Over Night: Previous Accomodation lodge
Meal Plan: All meals included
En-route back to Entebbe International airport/ Kampala City
Wake on the whirling fresh breeze from the Jungle full of fountain memories, Prepare and check out after your breakfast. We enroute and transfer back to Kampala City/ Entebbe Airport to catch up with your flight. Our guide will be able to even drop you at your prefered destination in Kampala. End of our Safari.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- Chimpanzee permits each at 150 USD
- Gorilla permit each at 600USD
- All activities mentioned in the Itinerary
- 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)
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees