The 5 Days Uganda Wildlife safari is a perfect package which will take you for wildlife viewing and launch cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park and Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The tour starts and ends in uganda.
Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park
Day 2: Launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel
Day 3: Ishasha Game drive – Transfer to Bwindi Forest
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking & visit Batwa pygmies
Day 5: Return Trip to Kampala or Kigali
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park via Kampala – Masaka road (7hrs drive) en route making a stop over at the equator for photography and Mbarara for lunch. Later transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. It is roughly a 3 hours drive from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth national park. Overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge/ Park View Lodge / Engazi Lodge
Day 2: Game drive & Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel
In the morning enjoy a game drive to the northern sector of the park – Kasenyi plains in search for leopards and lions. As you drive along Kasenyi track expect to encounter big herds of elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kobs, warthogs, Defassa waterbuck, bushbuck, giant forest hogs, etc.
Return to the lodge for a hot lunch before undertaking a launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel at 2:00 pm. The launch experience will bring you closer to big herds of elephants, hippos and a plethora of migrant and endemic birds among others. At 6:00 pm return to the lodge for your dinner and relaxation.
Day 3: Ishasha – Bwindi national park
After breakfast at 8:00 am transfer to Ishasha – the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park in search of tree climbing lions. It is approximately an hour’s drive from Mweya to Ishasha Gate. At 10:00 am lions begin climbing fig trees as they seek shelter in the tree branches from the scorching sunshine and relaxing after a night and morning feast on the antelopes.
At 13:00 O’clock transfer to Savannah Hotel for a hot lunch and later proceed to Bwindi national park for an evening Batwa (Pygmies) community walk. Overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp / Mahogany Springs
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Adventure
Wake up very early in the morning for your breakfast and then hike to the park headquarters, which is a few metres from your lodge for a briefing by the park ranger before commencing the gorilla trek at 8:30 am. Gorilla tracking is a strenuous exercise but ranked the most rewarding wildlife experience. The time taken to encounter these apes ranges from an hour to several hours depending on their movement in the jungle. Overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp / Mahogany Springs
Day 5: Departure
After breakfast transfer back to the airport either Entebbe or Kigali. It is more than 8 hours drive to Entebbe from Bwindi; whereas it is a 4 to 5 hours drive to Kigali international airport.
End of Tour
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