6 Days Uganda Wildlife Marvel

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to over 370 gorillas, accommodating almost a half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas. A bwindi impenetrable national park safari to this park enables you get up close and personal with the rare species. This uganda safari will give you an opportunity to see these rare and threatened gorillas. Queen Elizabeth Park Uganda on the other hand is endowed with grasslands which settle wildlife such as Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, waterbuck, warthog, lion, leopard, hyena, giant forest hog as well as elephants. Topis can only be discovered in Ishasha and forest primate found in Kyambura gorge in addition to Maramagambo forest.

Trip Highlights
  • Gorilla Tracking Uganda
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
  • Nature Walks in Uganda
  • African Safari Scenery
  • Visit Equator Uganda
  • Igongo Cultural Village
Day 1: Kampala - Bwindi National Park (Travel Time - +8hrs)

A very early rise today and together with your guide you will transfer by private vehicle south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda. You will stop over at the Uganda Equator for some photo shoots and a visit to the Craft Village. You will then head towards the western part of Uganda to the town of Mbarara where you will take your lunch and visit the Igongo cultural village.

After lunch you will go for a museum tour where you will get an insight into cultures of people in western Uganda then proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Dine at your place of accommodation and relax the rest of the evening as you prepare for a thrilling experience of Mountain Gorilla Treks the following day, the reality is that tonight you actually are sleeping within an African Rainforest which is habitat to half the population of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (High end), or Silverback Lodge (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget end) Meal Plan (Dinner)

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda (Bwindi Gorilla Trekking)

After an early breakfast, head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla group you are to be tracking. From there you will set off for your thrill experience of the Gorillas in the Mist. Hiking within this mysterious and wonderful forest offers quite a lot to see as you make your way to see the Mountain Gorillas. The wildlife including additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds, will certainly be very beautiful and really enhance this extremely special experience.

The bwindi impenetrable forest gorilla trekking can entail some thorough climbing as well as hiking although when you come face to face with the tranquil yet potent Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away from you observing the group, the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their every day routine just right in front of you is all very overwhelming. You can never find any mountain gorillas living in the zoo, save for just in this not large area of Africa where a number of the remnant mountain gorillas can be seen. Luckily because of too many efforts, this population is thriving and well surviving within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and visitors get the opportunity of observing them at close proximity. Time permitting; thereafter visit the famous batwa community in western uganda for a community and cultural experience. You will learn about the traditional lifestyle of the Batwa, from brewing of the local beer to medicines made from this very forest. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (High end), or Silverback Lodge (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget end) Meal Plan (Full Board)

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari (Isasha Sector - Travel Time - +4hrs)

After breakfast, drive north towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enter the park through the Ishasha sector which is notably recognized for its resident tree climbing lions that are an exceptional attraction and one among the highlights on all safaris taken within Queen Elizabeth National park. In addition to the fascinating population of the queen elizabeth national park tree climbing lions within the Ishasha visitor will also come across huge buffalo herds, numerous antelopes that keep crossing your path. Thereafter check into your lodge for lunch and an afternoon of relaxation. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp (High end) or Ishasha Jungle Lodge (Midrange) or Enjojo Lodge (Budget end) Meal Plan (Dinner)

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park Chimpanzee (Kyambura Game Reserve - Chimpanzee)

After breakfast, you will drive to the Kyambura gorge where you will track the elusive chimpanzees. Seeing these chimpanzees is guaranteed and the walk is very rewarding with sights of various forest features. After lunch at your lodge, you will enjoy a 2 hour boat ride along the Kazinga channel which is an oasis for many of the fascinating species that inhabit the park, and taking a boat tour along it gives visitors the chance to cruise just meters from hundreds of enormous hippos and buffalos while elephants linger on the shoreline. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (High end) or Enganzi lodge (Midrange) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget end) Meal plan (Full Board)

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive (Game drive - Maramagambo)

With wonderful memories of the previous day, you will have an early breakfast as you prepare for a game drive in the Kasenyi area of the park. During the drive, you will be able to view and take photos of the Elephants, Lions, antelopes and buffalo among others. Return for lunch at your lodge. In the afternoon you will visit the famous bat caves at Maramagambo Forest. The cave has a viewing room built through funding from the Center for Disease Control in which visitors can observe the bats as well as the pythons that live alongside them. Enjoy an evening of relaxation. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (High end) or Enganzi lodge (Midrange) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget end) Meal plan (Full Board)

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park- Kampala(Travel Time +7hrs)

After breakfast, Check-out and head back to the capital Kampala, with stops in Mbarara for a delicious lunch. Later proceed to Kampala or Entebbe to a place or hotel of choice where your guide shall drop you or be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your out bond flight back home or to your next destination. Meal plan (Breakfast and Lunch)

Inclusions:
  • 1 Gorilla permit
  • 1 Chimpanzee permits per person
  • Game Drives (Ishasha section, Mweya section)
  • Boat trips as per the itinerary
  • Maramagambo forest visit
  • Lunch en-route
  • Visit of the Kyambura gorge
  • Park entry fees
  • Transportation on a 4x4 vehicle
  • English speaking Driver
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
Exclusions:
  • Visa
  • International Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Drinks
  • Cigarettes
  • Personal expenses
  • Activities not included in the itinerary

Additional Info

  • safari: 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safaris & Big Game Safaris