5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Safari

This 5 Days Uganda Safari combines gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Impenetrable National Park with a wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will be picked up by an English speaking guide from the hotel. Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the world’s biosphere reserve.
Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge (Budget) / Enganzi Lodge (Midrange) / Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Lodge (Luxury)

Day 2: Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge (Budget) / Enganzi Lodge (Midrange) / Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Lodge (Luxury)

Day 3: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early in the morning, embark on the long drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is an ancient rain forest, the famous home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi has 15 habituated gorilla groups that can be visited by tourists. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Haven (Budget) / Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Budget) / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury)

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest
Early in the morning take breakfast. The guide will pick you up for a transfer to the park headquarters where you will get briefed by a ranger guide on how you will successfully carry out gorilla trekking. After the briefing, embark on your hike into the thick forest for the opportunity to see the rare mountain gorillas in their natural setting. During the hike, you may also encounter different mammals in the forest. Bwindi protects different wild animals including the buffaloes, black-fronted duiker and more. Later in the afternoon return to the lodge for a rest. In the afternoon, go for a nature walk or go for the Batwa cultural Experience. The Batwa Experience is highly recommended given that your trip will contribute to the well being of the Batwa, former inhabitants of the Bwindi Forest. Dinner and an overnight at Gorilla Resort Camp (Full Board)

Day 5: Return to Kampala
After breakfast you can now move back to Kampala. Enjoy your lunch in Mbarara. You will reach Kampala by evening. Drop off at your preferred hotel.

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