Bwindi see gorillas Queen Elizabeth Game Safari – 5 days

Bwindi see gorillas Queen Elizabeth Game Safari (5 days/4 nights Uganda Safari)

This Bwindi see gorillas Queen Elizabeth Game Safari will take you to Bwindi impenetrable national park in southwestern Uganda where you will get a chance to spend time with the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural environments. From Bwindi impenetrable national park you will connect to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will be able to view abundant wildlife species including the famous tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector, elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, waterbucks, bushbucks, Uganda kobs, hippos, Nile crocodiles, bird species among others during the game drive in Kasenyi plains and boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

Bwindi See Gorillas and Ishasha Tree climbing lions
Bwindi See Gorillas Queen Elizabeth Game Safari and Ishasha Tree climbing lions

Brief itinerary of the Bwindi see gorillas Queen Elizabeth Game Safari and Ishasha tree climbing lions 5 days safari

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park via Ishasha sector
  • Day 4: Morning game drive/ lion tracking experience and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 5: Game drive and departure to Kampala

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING IN USD (MODERATE ACCOMMODATION)::
1 PERSON = 2394
2 PEOPLE = 1508
3 PEOPLE = 1267
4 PEOPLE = 1147
5 PEOPLE = 1075
Single room supplement = US$165 (Does not apply to one person price

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Highlights

  • Safari starts and ends in Entebbe
  • Transfer by Road to and from Bwindii
  • Stop at the Equator
  • Hike / Trek in the forest to see gorillas
  • Community Visit / Cultural experience
  • Search for Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha
  • Game viewing in Ishasha to see plenty of Elephants and other wildlife
  • Boat Cruise on Kazinga channel
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    DAY 1:

    Depending on your arrival time at Entebbe international airport on the first day of the 5 days Bwindi to see gorillas and Queen Elizabeth Game Safari, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will brief you about your Uganda safari and then start the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park. The national park is located in southwestern Uganda and it’s the most visited gorilla destination because it harbors the highest number of mountain gorillas and the only place that offers gorilla habituation experience. It’s a whole day journey to the park and on your way you will have a stopover at Igongo cultural centre for lunch and then proceed with the journey to the park. Upon arrival in Bwindi you will check into the lodge, have dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Engagi Lodge (FB)

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    DAY 2:

    After an early breakfast on the second day of the Bwindi see gorillas and Queen Elizabeth Game Safari 5 days, you will carry packed lunch from the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the park headquarters for a gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing you will be allocated a habituated gorilla family to trek and a park guide who is well conversant with different gorilla trails.
    Accommodation: Engagi Lodge (FB)

    Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park takes about 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on where the gorillas are located because they like to move from one place to another in search of food. During trekking you will enjoy spectacular views of primates like l’hoest monkeys, vervet monkeys, animals like bush pigs, forest elephants, plants, bird species like strange weaver, Rwenzori batis, Chapin’s fly catcher, handsome francolin among others. Once see gorillas you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to learn more about their behaviors, watch them carry out their daily activities like feeding, breastfeeding, playing, take photos and record the moments to show people back home.

    After the exciting moment with the mountain gorillas you will trek back to the park headquarters where you will meet up with your driver guide to transfer back to the lodge some rest. If you are not tired from the gorilla trek, a community walk can be arranged for you as an optional activity. Dinner and overnight lodge

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    DAY 3:

    On the third day of the Bwindi to see gorillas and Queen Elizabeth Game Safari 5 days, you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park which is the second largest protected area in Uganda. The journey takes about 3 to 4 hours drive and on your way you will pass via Ishasha sector for an interesting game drive where you will enjoy great views of the tree climbing lions which will be lying up in acacia/ fig tree branches, you will also be able to view other animals like elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, hippos, view some bird species among others. After the game drive in Ishasha sector you will have en-route lunch and then continue to Queen Elizabeth national park and upon arrival you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (FB)

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    DAY 4:

    After an early breakfast on the fourth day of the 5 days Bwindi to see gorillas and Queen Elizabeth Game Safari, you will meet up with your driver guide to go for a morning game drive or lion tracking experience(optional) in Kasenyi plains. Game drive is one of the most done activities in the park and during the game drive you should look out for different animals like elephants, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, buffaloes, giant forest hogs, bushbucks, warthogs, bird species like martial eagle, African skimmer, grey crowned crane, red throat spur fowl, yellow throated long crow among others. On your lucky day you can view predators like lions, leopards and after the game drive you will drive to the lodge for lunch.
    After lunch you will go for an amazing and interesting boat cruise on Kazinga channel a water body that joins Lake Edward and Lake George. During the boat ride which takes about 2 to 3 hours, you will be able to take beautiful pictures, enjoy stunning views of the landscape, beautiful scenery, view fishermen preparing their fishing nets for night fishing at the shores, view large concentrations of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes along the water banks, aquatic birds like fish eagle, long tailed cormorants, spur winged plover, squacco heron, black crake, papyrus gonolek, African jacana among others. After the interesting boat cruise you will meet up with your driver guide and transfer to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (FB)

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    DAY 5:

    On the last day of Bwindi to see gorillas and Queen Elizabeth Game Safari 5 days, you will have a relaxed breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to go for a short game drive in the park where you will get an opportunity to view animals which you might have missed during the previous game drive. After the game drive you will drive out of the park and start the journey to Kampala where you will have a stopover for lunch in Mbarara town and another stop over at the Equator where you will take photos and buy souvenirs among others. From the Equator you will proceed to Kampala and your driver guide will drop you off at Entebbe international airport in case you have an evening flight to catch or drop off at any place of convenience

    End of 5 days Bwindi gorillas and Ishasha tree climbing

    Included

    Park entrance fees
    Boat cruise fee on Kazinga channel
    Full time English speaking driver guide
    Full board accommodation
    Pick up and drop off
    Vehicle and fuel
    Bottled water
    Alcohol based sanitizer in the vehicle

    Excluded

    Air flight tickets
    Gorilla permits ($700 each)
    Visas
    Optional activities not included on the itinerary
    Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, face masks, laundry services, tips among others.