6 Days Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Gorillas Safaris, Bwindi Gorilla safaris

Overview

The 6 day Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Gorilla and wildlife safari gives you a great time in the wild with great sights of the magnificent Queen Elizabeth with an amazing vegetation types especially Savannah and amazing wildlife species such as lions, warthogs, elephants, antelopes, Nile crocodiles and birds like Goliath heron, kobs, tree climbing lions among others.

Proceed and visit the amazing mountain gorillas and have a relaxing and romantic boat ride with a cultural encounter in Lake Bunyonyi.
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What to Carry for your 6 Days Gorilla and wildlife safari
· Camera and charger
· Sunglasses
· Light and heavy clothes
· Hiking boots
· Binoculars (if available)

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

You will be picked by the driver guide to head to Kibale Forest National park where you will pass through the Lake Albert ridges as you enjoy the many attractive views of the lake and other phenomena.

You will have your lunch meal in Hoima and then proceed towards kibale forest as you take photos of the scenic environment.

When you arrive, you will take a visit to the crater lakes region, then get to the hotel check in and sleep over.
Accomodation:
Budget:
Chimpanzee Guest House
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
Luxury: Kyaniga Safari Lodge

Day 2: Chimp trekking transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Take your early morning meal. head for briefing and entre the forest to trek the chimps. Take on a full hour on finding them you will agree that they are surely related to humans.

Various other primate species which will be seen in the forest alongside the chimps.

Head to lodge for lunch and then pack your bags and leave for Queen Elizabeth in the afternoon which will take you about three hours and you will still see wildlife as you approach the park and in the park itself. On arrival check in dinner, and overnight at yout lodge.
Accomodation:
Budget:
Pumba Cottages
Mid-range: Elephant Hab Lodge
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 3: Have a morning game drive & an afternoon boat cruise

You will have a warm cup of tea and then head for the early morning game drive to view the early risers in kasenyi track, get chance to view animals like the lions, elephants, solitary buffalos, kobs, antelopes, and a lot more.

Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch then head for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, and you won’t miss on seeing the birdlife.

Return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge, bush lodge, kyambura game lodge.
Accomodation:
Budget:
Pumba Cottages
Mid-range: Elephant Hab Lodge
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Depart for Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will be able to view the mountain gorillas closely.

So, this morning you will have breakfast and head for the car to your next destination. We will use the Ishasha sector so that to have chance of seeing the famous tree climbing lions.

On the way u will have lunch and head for the park for check in and have dinner and a night’s sleep at your lodge.
Accomodation:
Budget:
Broadbill Cottages | Rushaga Gorilla Havens
Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge | Lake Muhele Safari Lodge
Luxury: Silverback Safari Lodge

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest & visit the Batwa.

With packed breakfast and having had your delicious breakfast, meal you will then get into the car to drive to the briefing centre to know more about what is going to happen in the forest.

Thereafter head to the forest to search for the primates in the forest you will find them with help from the rangers and while with them you are allowed a full hour to interact with them as you observe the way they relate.

There after you will transfer to the lodge to freshen up and then head for the Batwa walk in the evening to enjoy their vibrant dances and the various activities that they engage in and have a living from.

Accomodation:
Budget:
Lake Bunyonyi Overland Lodge
Mid-range: Lake Bunyinyi Rock Resort
Luxury: Bird;s Nest Lodge

Day 6: Departure back to Kampala

Pack up your things and head to the dinning for your breakfast meal and then be ready to transfer to Kampala with lunch en-route in Mbarara town with a stop at the equator if you choose so.

You will arrive in Kampala in the evening as we reach the very end of your safari.

End of Tour.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. (Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.)
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari

Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees

Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary

Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)





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  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before arrival.
  • Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

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Queen Elizabeth NP Top attractions

Elephant and buffalo are very common, and lion is surprisingly easy to spot. There are many interesting antelope species such as Uganda kob, topi, and bushbuck. Hippo and crocodiles are common in Kazinga channel. A troop of a chimpanzee has been habituated for tracking and nine other primate species are found, including the black-and-white colobus monkey. Giraffe and zebra are absent.

Best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is open all-year-long, but wildlife viewing is best done from January to February and June to July (the Dry seasons).

However, this scenic park is at its most beautiful in the Wet seasons from March to May and August to December. April, May, August and September are very wet months and during that time, the rain might interfere with your safari.