Uganda Gorillas & Game Drive Safari - $2000 pp

Destinations: Entebbe, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park
Duration: 5 Days Na

Overview

There's nowhere in the world you get to enjoy both a savannah game drive safari and mountain gorilla trekking on the same short budget tour but in Uganda. This 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Game Drive Safari makes sure you do. You'll go to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the home of more than half of the world's last remaining mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park where you'll do a game safari and a boat safari and get to track the tree climbing lions.

Did you know that it has been estimated that there are only about 880 left throughout the world?.

Almost half of them creatures can be found in Uganda, and the rest of the population can also be found in neighboring Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

You will spend one magical and exhilarating hour watching the intricate interaction of families of these amazing apes in the heart of the World Heritage Site known as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Highlights

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Boat Ride and Game Drive Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Picturesque drive from Entebbe to Bwindi
 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After Breakfast, your designated 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Game Drive Safari guide/driver will drive you to Lake Bunyonyi located on the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your guide will make stopovers at the Equator for photograph and lunch in Mbarara town. You will then drive past banana plantations, Farms and beautiful hills of Kigezi for your overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater bay Cottages in Kabale town.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest
Accommodation: Broad Bill Foest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages
Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)
Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Ruhija Park headquarters for briefing and joining others for gorilla trekking. You will start your trek which can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorillas on that particular day.

Once you have found them, you will be around one hour of observation and photography before returning back to the park headquarters for certificate and overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages at Lake Bunyonyi.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest
Accommodation: Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages
Meals: All Meals Included
Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 03: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda arriving in time for Lunch at Bufallo Safari resort. This will be followed by a short relaxation and an evening game drive in the savannah plains of Kasenyi where wild animals like buffaloes, elephants, antelopes and big cuts such as lions and leopards can be spotted depending on your luck.

Return to your lodge for overnight.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation: Buffalo Safari Resort
Meals: All Meals Included
Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 04: 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 Uganda Gorillas & Game Drive Safari cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many other wildlife which flock the channel for drinking water.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation: Buffalo Safari Resort
Meals: All Meals Included
Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 05: To Kampala/Entebbe or Airport

After morning breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala\ Entebbe International Airport for your next flight out.

Main Destination: Entebbe
Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Drinks: Mineral Water

End of the Uganda Gorillas & Game Drive Safari

**Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
**You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

INCLUDES

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person
  • Pre and Post accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala

EXCLUDES

  • International Flights,
  • Visa
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Laundry services
  • Telephone calls and any other items of personal nature