5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour

This 5 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park tour for wildlife viewing is a great way to have a primate tracking and game viewing experience.

The 5 days Uganda safari itinerary is a road Uganda tour with a transfer drive with a private safari vehicle and driver-guide.

This 5 Days gorilla tour Uganda is suitable for any kind of traveler including those traveling on budget/basic, mid-range/standard, or luxury/upmarket.

5 days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari: Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and evening boat cruise
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 5: Return drive to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

At your place of residence, your driver-guide will pick you up for a drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a brief stop at the equator line about 80 km from Kampala.

During the stop at the equator line, you experiment on the geographical forces on the world’s centerline. Later have lunch en-route and continue with the drive to an accommodation facility in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 2: Morning game drive and evening boat cruise

Go for an early morning game drive in the Queen National Park savannah plains. Have an opportunity to see several wildlife species including serval cats, lions, elephants, kobs, antelopes, and many more.

After about 4 hours of searching through the several trails, you will then head back to the hotel for lunch before going for an evening boat cruise.

The boat cruise on the Kazinga channel is famous to be very rewarding with wildlife sightings. Later on, have a short sunset game drive en-route to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3 of the 5 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Visit the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park for a game drive in search of the tree-climbing lions and more wildlife.

Spend about 4 hours on the game drive then go for lunch at a hotel before an afternoon transfer drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in time for check-in hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

After early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing from the park guides. Thereafter head to the jungle for gorilla trekking that starts from 8:00 am.

Head to the forest for a trek that lasts about 2 to 4 hours or more depending on where the mountain gorillas have spent their night. After meeting with the gorillas, you spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

After an encounter with the giant gorillas, you trek back to the start point. Remember to carry some drinking water and snacks or foods to keep you energized.

Receive a congratulatory certificate at the park headquarters and then transfer to the hotel for lunch. In the evening, you then have a Batwa cultural tour experience.

Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 5: Return drive to Kampala

On the last day of the trip, have breakfast then be driven back to Kampala with lunch en-route. Drop off at hotel/place of residence or airport.

End of the 5 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari

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