Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari 4 days (3 nights)
Engage in a 4 Days Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth safari, proceed to Bwindi forest national park famous for the gorilla trekking to see gorillas, do gorilla trekking then drive to Queen Elizabeth do a game drive in search of tree climbing lions, elephants and other wildlife as well as a boat cruise in Kazinga channel seeing several wildlife and bird species, Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge or Kalinzu forest and later transfer back to Kampala.
Bwindi Queen Elizabeth safari Highlights
This 4 days Uganda safari combines gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with game viewing in the Queen Elizabeth National Park.This 4 Days Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari is a great way to experience game viewing, Chimpanzee tracking, and see gorillas in their natural habitat, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi in a short time, Chimpanzee tracking at Kyambura gorge or Kalinzu forest.
Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari detailed Itinerary:
Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi National park
This Morning, you will be picked from your hotel at about 7.00 am and proceed to the south western part of the country to commence your Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth safari . Stop at The equator for land mark photo opportunity and continue to Mbarara for lunch break. Later proceed to Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated to half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –300 live within these boundaries shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.
The drive is long but enjoyable. Proceed south to Buhoma as you view the terraced hills of Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland of Africa. Arrival will be in the evening. You will then settle in at your lodge for Dinner and overnight as you prepare to see gorillas the next day.
Overnight Engagi Lodge (Lunch and dinner included)
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point for briefing by your guide. you will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off! the time taken and the terrain vary (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. the thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek.
Each gorilla 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 youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.
After gorilla tracking and after you see gorillas you will walk back to your lodge for overnight stay. For the gorilla trekking you will need to carry long pants like light type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts or blouses and garden gloves to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellent and sun cream
Overnight Engagi Lodge (Full board)
Day 3: Bwindi national park Ishasha – Queen Elizabeth National park
After early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, carry out a game drive where you may sight tree-climbing lions and viewing other wildlife like elephant buffalo, hyena etc. Ishasha sector is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland and features the meandering Ishasha river, banked by a riparian forest, check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (Full board)
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth park – Kampala
This day the last day of your Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth safari you will be driven to Kyambura gorge for Chimpanzee tracking while doing a nature walk. The Kyambura gorge is famous for a primate walk where you will see chimps and other primates e.g. Columbus & velvet monkeys and baboons. After the chimp walk drive back to Kampala with your packed lunch. Arrival in Kampala / Entebbe will in the evening
End of Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth safari
PRICE PER PERSON SHARING IN USD (MODERATE ACCOMMODATION):
1 PERSON = 2794
2 PEOPLE = 2110
3 PEOPLE = 1900
4 PEOPLE = 1795
5 PEOPLE = 1732
Single room supplement = US$154 (Does not apply to one person price)
- Meals and accommodation at full board for the agreed dates
- Gorilla permits 1 permit per person
- Game drive — Ishasha ,
- park fees,
- 1 tracking chimpanzee permit per person
- safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
- Park fees
- Applicable government taxes
- Drinking bottled water while driving on safari
- Beverages and bar bills
- phone calls
- personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc