5 Days Gorilla Safari Uganda.
5 Days Gorilla Safari Uganda. This safari includes trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest. Bwindi impenetrable forest is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. Then an amazing wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park in search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha, and track chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge.
Detailed Tour Itinerary: 5 Days Gorilla Safari Uganda
Day 1: Transfer Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park
Today early morning you will meet our driver-guide from Twende Expeditions who will drive you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Stopover at the Uganda Equator and at Mpambire traditional drum makers. You will see the beautiful plantations of bananas and coffee as well as the long-horned Ankole cattle. Have lunch in Mbarara town and then continue to the park. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. (B.L.D)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa pygmies
After breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters and be briefed by the park wardens about this activity. At 8:00am you will set out to the Gorilla groups led by park guides and rangers. Dressed in hiking boots, walking sticks, rain jacket some drinking water and packed lunch, you will move into the forest. The duration for your search is unpredictable as it is determined by the movements of the gorillas; however on finding the gentle giants you will spend about an hour with them; taking photographs, videos and observing their amazing way of life. In the evening you will visit the Batwa pygmies in their new communities.
Later you will return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight (B.L.D).
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, See Tree Climbing lions
After your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park driving through Ishasha-the southern part of this park. As you drive in search of the tree climbing lions, you will see their prey grazing in the plains. Dine and spend the night at your Lodge (B.L.D).
Day 4: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth
A morning game drive in the Park gives you a chance to the see early risers like; Lions, elephants ,buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes and if lucky a leopard. You will return for lunch at your lodge and in the afternoon take a thrilling 2 hours boat cruise on the beautiful Kazinga Channel. During the cruise you will see hippos, crocodiles, variety of bird species, wild animals as they come to drink water. Dine and spend your night at your lodge. (B.L.D)
Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking (optional) – Return to Kampala
Early after breakfast, set out to Kyambura gorge to track Chimpanzees at an extra fee of $50 per person. Later return to Kampala.
End of 5 Days Gorilla Safari Uganda.