5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari
5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari the ultimate mixture of Mountain gorillas and tree climbing lions. Visit the two best national parks in Uganda for the rare unique wildlife experience.
Day 1 Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park
Leave Kampala in the morning after breakfast and be ready for a long journey drive to Queen Elizabeth National park. This journey will take you south west of Uganda with a stopover at the equator for photographs and continue to the park, check in our lodge for lunch. After lunch go for our first experience of 5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari with an evening game drive in Kasenyi in search for the big game like Lions, leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes, Gazelles, hyenas mention but a few. Dinner and overnight at Ihamba River Lodge or Parkview Lodge
Day 2 Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Morning game drive through Kasenyi tracks and Kob mating grounds in search for lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Hyena, Giant Forest Hogs, and other game, we have a chance for a variety of savannah birds.
There after we shall go for an afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channel believed to host the largest concentration of Hippos in Africa, a variety of migrant birds, we may have a chance to see a variety of other animals as they come to the channel for water. Dinner and overnight at Ihamba River Lodge or Parkview Lodge
Day 3 Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi
Morning drive to Ishasha sector, this area is famous for tree-climbing lions which makes 5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari unique. Driving underneath the huge fig trees is an experience you will never forget, as you may find the lions lying in the upper branches we may arrive for a game drive in search for tree climbing Lions as we transfer to Bwindi National Park reaching Bwindi at lunch time check in our lodge for lunch and afternoon relaxing. We can have optional activities like Community walks. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Haven Lodge or Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Day 4 Gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Buyonyi
Have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing by the ranger guides before embarking on your gorilla trek. Head into the forest and trek until you find the gorillas. Gorilla trekking is the highlight of 5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari, it can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas.
After finding the gorillas in Bwindi, you will be allowed only 1 hour and then return. Enjoy your lunch at the park headquarters as your waiting for the certificates. After your driver / guide will drive you to Lake Buyonyi for evening boat at the Islands of Lake Buyonyi. Dinner and overnight at Bird nest resort or Buyonyi Overland
Day 5 Lake Buyonyi to Kampala
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route in Mbarara town and a stopover at the equator arriving Kampala in the evening.
- Airport Pick up and drop off
- Gorilla permit
- Boat cruise in Queen and Buyonyi
- 4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
- Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
- All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water while on safari.
- Air tickets.
- Visa fees
- Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Portage and wait staff gratuity.
End of 5 days Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Safari
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