6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour

The 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Uganda Wildlife Tour takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National park for Mountain Gorilla Tracking in the forest. On the fourth day, our Uganda safari guide will transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive in the Ishasha sector while on a search for tree-climbing Lions. Other activities to do on this safari include; Boat cruise at Kazinga Channel, Chimp Tracking in Kyambura Gorge(Optional), a stop-over at Uganda Equator in Kayabwe(Optional), and a visit to Igongo Cultural Center in Mbarara.

Day 1 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: Arrival

On the arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Dinner and overnight Metropole hotel or Tristar hotel. BB

Day 2 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi gorilla safari

mountain gorillas in Africa

Depart from Kampala, stopover at the Equator, famous spot for photography. For the rest of the journey view the long-horned Ankole cattle, papyrus acacia woodlands and terraced landscape of Kigezi high lands on your way to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Lunch en-route in Mbarara.

Dinner and overnight at Silverback Lodge/ Ichumbi lodge (M) or Buhoma community.

Day 3 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: The encounter with mountains gorillas

A morning briefing from the rangers at 8.00 am before you enter the gorilla sanctuary. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngster’s frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.

A recently proclaimed World Heritage site, it’s one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth and its unique, precious flora sustains roughly half of the world population of mountain gorillas – believed to number just 600. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which these two apes live together. After tracking transfer to back to your lodge for dinner and overnight as above. FB

Day 4 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: Tree climbing lions of Ishasha

After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park through Ishasha, and do a game drive in the open savannah covered by acacias trees on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. You will search for the typical tree-climbing lions, a population which is only found in this part of the country. It is impressive to see the animals while they are resting lying on top of the fig’s trees. Have lunch en route. In the afternoon proceed to Ihamba safari lodge or Bush lodge. FB

Day 5 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: The boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

Enjoy the sunrise by taking an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track, Queen’s mile and expect to see Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Kobs, Waterbuck, and if you are lucky the shy Leopard and Spotted Hyena. Return to the lodge for breakfast. The afternoon goes for the spectacular boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel for amazing birdlife and a variety of wild animals. Evening sightseeing around the volcanic crater area and Baboon cliff are amazing! Dinner and overnight as above.

Day 6 of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour: This day is reserved for departure. HB

Services included

Airport transfer

Full board accommodation excluding drinks

Ground transportation by 4×4 Land Cruiser or minibus

Gorilla permits

English speaking Driver/Guide

Entrance fees, taxes

All activities that have been mentioned directly on the itinerary

Services not included

International flights

Visas (visa for Uganda 50$).

Tips in hotels, drivers, guides, etc.

Drinks in general, extras in hotels, expenses of personal type.

Other optional activities that can be made during the tour and not included in the itinerary.

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