6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

6 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING & WILDLIFE SAFARI (BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK, QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK AND LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK)

6 days/ 5 nights Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari:  This 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari is a perfect and adventurous safari leading you on a breath taking tour to 3 most stunning national parks in Uganda including,

Bwindi impenetrable national park:  Bwindi Impenetrable national park is the top and most visited destination in Uganda the pearl of Africa situated in the southwestern part of the country. Bwindi Impenetrable national park is a forested and famous for harboring a large population of the endangered mountain Gorillas in the entire world. Other Gorilla trekking destinations include Mgahinga gorilla national park also situated in southwestern Uganda, Virunga national park in DRCongo and Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. In Bwindi, you will enjoy mountain gorilla trekking.

Queen Elizabeth national park: Another destination to explore during this 7 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee trekking & Wildlife safari is the mighty Queen Elizabeth national park which also a beautiful savanna park in Uganda that harbors a large population of Hippos seen along the Kazinga channel that connects Lake George to Lake and Lake Edward without forgetting the an encounter with the tree climbing lions. You will enjoy a memorable game drive in Kasenyi plains and take on a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel.

Lake Mburo national park: This is such a small savanna park in Uganda situated closer to the capital city of Uganda. While in Lake Mburo National park, you will be able to enjoy a game drive and boat cruise.

This 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari starts and ends in Kampala/ Entebbe Uganda.

Highlights of 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala/ Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
  • Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park
  • Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 4: Game drive and Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park – boat cruise
  • Day 6: Game drive/ walking safari and drive to Kampala

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala/ Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Transfer from Kampala/ Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park: On the very first day of your 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari, you will be welcomed or picked up from your location in Kampala or Entebbe, Meet and greet and later on set off on a long drive taking about 8-9 hours through scenic views of the countryside as you head to the western part of Uganda the pearl of Africa.  You have over at the equator where several tourists heading to southwestern part of Uganda usually stop to enjoy a memorable photo taking session along the North and South pole otherwise you may choose to stop there on the last day of your safari.

Well, you will then continue to Mbarara city one of the best cities in Western Uganda where you will enjoy your enroute lunch. After lunch, our journey continues to your finally destination, Bwindi Impenetrable national park arriving late in the evening for hotel check in, dinner and overnight sleep at Buhoma community Rest camp (Budget)/ Buhoma Haven Lodge (Midrange) and Buhoma lodge (Luxury) or any other equivalent accommodations depending on the sector one wishes to trek Mountain gorillas the next day.

6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Uganda gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park: day 2 is a long awaited day of your 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari. Well, arise early for morning breakfast which should be the first thing to think of on this special day before meeting your Uganda safari driver for a transfer to the park headquarters where briefing is conducted by experienced rangers. During the briefing, endeavor to listen carefully about the gorilla trekking dos and don’ts to avoid messing up while in the jungle amidst mountain gorillas.  After briefing, you will be categorized into various groups depending of the age sometimes, physical fitness level and many more and finally penetrate into the impenetrable forest for about 1-8 hours which is usually the estimated gorilla trekking time. It’s an awesome and life time experience the moment you get closer to our cousins always led and protected by a dormant silverback. You will watch these gorillas play, feed, breastfeed, copulate and many more offering you a memorable experience. You have just one hour of interaction at 15M away from these gorillas in their nature habitats in the wilderness of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Once an hour elapse, return to the park headquarters, obtain your gorilla trekking certificate and return to your lodge.

In the evening you have an optional batwa experience (let us know whether you wish to meet these special Batwa people that inhabited the forest before they were forced out to gazette it into a national park). Dinner and overnight will as above.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth national park

Drive from Bwindi Impenetrable national park to Queen Elizabeth national park: Enjoy your breakfast at your lodge on day 3 of 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari then meet your driver to start the journey to the home of tree climbing lions and the kazinga channel. Along your journey, you will enjoy an enroute game drive in the Ishasha sector which is famous for harboring tree climbing lions. After the game drive in Ishasha sector, you will proceed to check in your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Morning game drive and Boat cruise

Full day adventure in Queen Elizabeth national park: Arise early for a game drive after having your breakfast. On day 4 of 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari, you will enjoy an early morning game drive in the kasenyi plains which is the best savanna part of this park that harbors plenty of wildlife species seen on a game drive. Look out for Elephants, warthogs, Buffaloes and many more. After the game drive, you will return for lunch at your lodge and spend your afternoon on a boat ride along the Kazinga channel to watch Hippos, Water birds and many other animals along the shores of the kazinga channel. You will then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep as above.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National park – Boat cruise

Drive from Queen Elizabeth national park to Lake Mburo national park: Enjoy your early morning on day 5 of 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari, after which you will check out of the lodge and meet your safari driver for a transfer to Lake Mburo national park. Expect to arrive in time for lunch then check in for lunch and embark on an afternoon boat cruise to watch plenty of aquatic wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, water birds and many more. After the boat cruise, you will enjoy an evening game drive before returning to your lodge for dinner and overnight rest.

6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Morning game drive/ walking safari and return to Kampala

Game drive/ Walking safari and return to Kampala: On the very last day of your 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari, head out of a morning game drive/ walking safari to explore different savanna parts of Lake Mburo National park. You will spot zebras, giraffes, impalas, antelopes and many more. After game drive, you will exit Lake Mburo national park and set off on a journey to Kampala/ Entebbe for hotel or airport drop off.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF 6 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING & WILDLIFE SAFARI

Inclusive in this 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari        

  • Airport transfers (Pick up and drop off)
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Uganda Gorilla trekking permit
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • An English speaking safari driver
  • 5 Night’s accommodations and all meals as per itinerary
  • A bottle of water for drinking per day
  • All mentioned activities as per itinerary
  • Ranger fees

Exclusives in 6 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

 

  • International travel visa
  • Flight ticket
  • Porter hire fees
  • Life insurance
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Laundry fees
  • Additional accommodation can be arranged upon request
  • Optional activities
  • All other expenses of personal nature like alcohol, juices, emails, airtime etc.

 

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