5 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda, Gorilla tour to Bwindi
This five days gorilla safari in Uganda is an incredible tour that revels the adorable Uganda gorillas to you. The safari features a unique tour to Queen Elizabeth National park to encounter the Uganda’s only tree climbing mountain lions. The Kazinga Channel boat cruise unveils the different aquatics like rhino, crocodile, etc. and also gives you great moments for remarkable photography.
An Equator stop over is another thrilling chance for a lifetime memory photography. Here, you can take photos with one leg in the southern hemisphere with the other leg in the northern hemisphere.
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Depart from Entebbe/Kampala for your first day of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour. This ia journey of about 8-9 road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South western Uganda. Quite a long drive but worth it because you get to enjoy the countryside scenery, some of the most beautiful nature’s images all the way to the Virunga massive. Keep your cameras near you and our driver will definitely stop if you need him to so that you can capture that beautiful moment.
You will have an en route stopover at the Equator crossing for photographic and simple experiment before continuing to Mbarara town for Lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP or Kabale for overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
This is the day of real adventure. A day of real encounter! Prepare your jungle boots and attire, go for a morning breakfast and move to the Park headquarters to join other trackers in a briefing about the gorilla trekking rules.
You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which tend to take you 1-8 hours. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but traversed by numerous animal trails allowing access by tourists.
After getting a habituated gorilla family, you have up to one hour to encounter and experience these amazing primates – the mountain gorillas. Watch them as they feed, play and interact. You are not allowed to touch or mimic them as they may be threatened.
After a thorough experience and photography, depart from the adventure and proceed to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Climbing Lions
After your morning breakfast, you will leave the home of Mountain gorillas and embark on an early morning Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Game drive through Ishasha Sector to meet the Uganda’s tree climbing lions. After which, you later drive to Queen Elizabeth and you will Check into your lodge and rest from the long transfer.
Day 4: Early Game Drive and Boat Cruise
After Breakfast we go for an early Game drive viewing the Lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephant, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, topi and bushbuck among others, and in the afternoon go for a 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. It is a 42kms channel that joins Lake Edward and Lake George. This tour takes you to the place with largest herds of hippos and offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful, with well over 550 resident species.
Day 5: Travel to Kampala/Entebbe
After a relaxed breakfast and set off on the journey to Kampala. You will arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon and either be transferred to the airport for your departure flight or to the hotel of your booking for dinner and overnight.
- Airport transfers on first and last day,
- 1 gorilla permit valid for one day
- Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- Fuel for the whole trip
- Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Drinking water while in the vehicle
- Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
- International airfares
- Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
- Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry
- Any other activity not mentioned in the itinerary.
Why Choose Us?
- Trip Departs any date
- Gorilla trekking permit included
- Accommodation and meals inclusive
- Customizable Uganda adventure safaris
- Professional guides
- Group discounts available
- Travel in a Standard 4×4 safari vehicle.
- Drinking water during trip.