5 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari
So during your 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Wildlife Chimpanzee Safaris, you will be able to trek the Bwindi Mountain Gorillas in the Impenetrable Forest and Connect to the Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzees and then proceed to the Isasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth for the Tree Climbing Lions and Game Drive to encounter lots of Wildlife.
Kazinga Channel found in Queen Elizabeth National Park is a 40 km long waterway that still joins Lake George and to Lake Edward. Tourists to this vast park are so impressed by the Channel’s amazing wildlife diversity. At this water spot, many buffaloes rest in the water, big herds of elephants; and also diverse bird species can be seen enjoying themselves along the water shores of the channel.
Highlights of 5 Days Gorilla & Wildlife Safari include;
- Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Trekking
- Uganda Equator
- Isasha Game Drives
- Kyambura Chimpanzee Tracking
- Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise.
Day 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest
Afterwards, Morning Breakfast in Kampala or Entebbe; Our guide will also brief you about your 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Wildlife Chimpanzee Safaris; then you start your journey to drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. However, you will stop at the Uganda Equator. So as to take individual photos and also visit the craft and souvenir shop at this site; Then continue and arrive at Mbarara Town and stop for a warm lunch. Afterwards, drive straight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; a territory still for the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda; and then relax to the jewellery of the mountain tropical rainforest.
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Lodge, Mahogany Springs, Gorilla Mist Camp, Buhoma community Bandas. Meal Plan: Full Board.
Still, in the morning, have breakfast to gain the power necessary for gorilla trekking. So you will report by 8:00 am to the park offices for registration and briefing by the ranger guides. Thereafter, the trekking will start through bumpy creepers and bushes with your Ranger guides in search for the Mountain Gorillas; an exercise that also lasts between 1 to 9 hours. It is so amazing to sit in the forest among the gorillas; also paying attention to them as the protest or play with each other. However, the time allowed for visitors to be with the Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda is only 1 hour; in which every minute still counts much and is worth it.
Then in a free afternoon, take a guided stride out on in the communities or nature around the park; so as to see pleasant green surroundings, epiphytic ferns, tree ferns, Orchid’s colourful butterflies; or also have a guided village hike to see how the locals use up their lives.
Take another breakfast and head off in the early hours to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the as Ishasha Sector; the southern isolated and still fine-looking section of the Park; as well as known for its tree-climbing lions. It is stunning to also see the Lion’s hug or embrace the trees; also you will see buffaloes, topis, Kobs, Oribis, among others in this area. Afterwards, drives through Isasha Sector, as you proceed to the upper section of the park; where you will also arrive in the afternoon or evenings to your lodge.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, Enganzi Lodge, Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge. Meal Plan: Full Board.
Wake up early enough, enjoy breakfast and then set off for a morning game drive; during this, you will have the opportunity to see elephants, hippos, lions, leopards, spotted hyenas, jackals; bushbucks, waterbucks, and warthogs and so many wild animals. After this wonderful game drive, then return to the lodge for relaxation.
In the afternoon, then do an exciting and memorable launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel; so as to see lots of animals and birds that it offers. In fact, during the cruise, you will not miss seeing some concentrations of hippos and birds on the watersides. So, this cruise also offers an outstanding platform for a clear photographic taking, wide-ranging bird-watching; and also an across-the-board game viewing.
This another morning, take an early breakfast and drive to Kyambura Gorge for chimpanzee tracking; Here, there is a possibility to see more array of other primate species. Kyambura is the only place in the park where you can see habituated chimpanzees and other types of primates; that is to say, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus, baboons and vervet monkeys. Also to see a variety of avian species like numerous Falcons, the blue-headed bee-eater, and the African Finfoot.
Afterwards, start your journey back to Kampala. So stop for lunch in Mbarara Town. Then, Continue to Kampala stopover at the Equator if you missed it. So arrive in Kampala in the evening to your accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe area; in case your flight is timely close.