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5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda Safaris

Overview

Combining the best of Ugandan Mountain Gorillas, wildlife and scenery of Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda with Lifetime Experience Safaris. This is one of the best options for you to see the wildlife that Uganda has to offer from the mountain gorillas to elephant, lions, hippos, birds in abundance, leopards, game drives, boat cruise safari on Kazinga Channel.

Summarized itinerary

Gorilla Trekking and Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 01: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 02: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

Day 3: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 04: Gorilla Tracking Day.

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

 

 

Day 01: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

You will be picked by a staff of peak cruise safaris who will brief you on how your safari will look like following your itinerary.

This morning you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, on your way, be sure to stop at the equator and do an experiment.   Be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. You will arrive in time for Lunch at the lodge and game drive in the plains of Kasenyi in search for savannah wildlife that has many herds of buffaloes, antelopes, elephants and if lucky, some wild cats such as lions and leopard.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Lodge: Elephant Hab\Buffalo Resort.

 

Day 02: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and much other wildlife which flop the channel for drinking water.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Lodge: Elephant Hab\Buffalo Resort.

 

Day 3: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, enjoy an en route game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park and then Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South Western Uganda. This journey takes you through the green rolling hills of Uganda with banana and tea plantations and good scenic views. Lunch will be served en route and you will arrive in Bwindi in the evening.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Lodge: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge.

Drive time: 6-7 hours.

Day 04: Gorilla Tracking Day.

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three-quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Lodge: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge

 

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Have your breakfast early in the morning, check out of the lodge and embark on the journey back to Kampala/Entebbe.

Stop at Igongo cultural center for Lunch.

End of the Gorilla Trekking and Queen Elizabeth National Park safari

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Safari inclusions

  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites Including protected areas mentioned.
  • Full board accommodation on safari.
  • Chimpanzee permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Gorilla permit (for gorilla trekking safaris) A professional English speaking driver/ guide.
  • Bottled water when on safari.
  • Fees for activities of tourists.

 

Safari Exclusions

  • Laundry services
  • Beverages/drinks of personal nature like alcohol.
  • Airport transfers arranged on request.
  • Visas
  • Other activity fees that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for drivers/guides and other staff members.
  • International flights arranged on request.
  • Domestic flights arranged on request.
  • Any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

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