5 Days Savanna Wild & Gorilla Tracking Safari

5 Days Savanna Wild & Gorilla Tracking Safari

Uganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
Uganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
 

From US$1500 per person

OVERVIEW

This 5 day Uganda Savanna wildlife and gorilla tracking safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s second largest national park, with plenty of wildlife, birds and primates. This park also has spectacular sceneries including Crater Lakes and rolling savannah plains overlooking the snow capped Rwenzori Mountain ranges. You will enjoy game drives, a boat cruise and chimp tracking, a visit to Lake the second deepest lake in world and you conclude with gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park, not forgetting the memorable Batwa cultural trail experience where you get to learn about this bushmen pigmy tribe that lives the forests.

Safari Highlights

  • Equator experience
  • Royal drum making tradition
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Chimp tracking
  • Boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Batwa cultural trail experience

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park (417 Kms)

You will depart Kampala in the morning after breakfast and travel westwards through Uganda’s beautiful green countryside to the Queen Elizabeth National Park.  The journey will take 6-7 hours with stopovers at areas of tourist attraction such as the Royal Drum makers’ village and the Equator for an opportunity to stand in two hemispheres at the same time. You will continue through the Savannah grasslands with lots of banana plantations and several herds of local long horned Ankole cattle endemic to this part of the country.

You will get to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening. Dinner and overnight will be at Kazinga Channel View Resort or Tembo Safari Lodge

Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise

You will set off early (about 6.30am) for a morning game drive, an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats.  Expect to see the famous Big Five; Elephant, Buffalos, Lions, Bush bucks, Kobs, Giant forest hog, Hyenas leopards, antelopes, and Waterbucks as well as birds. You will return for breakfast and relax till lunch. In the afternoon you will take a launch cruise along the amazing Kazinga channel to see, at close range, the water animals to include Hippos, Buffalos, Crocodiles and elephants bathing on the channel banks. There is also a variety of bird species on the water banks especially the famous Shoebill, pelican and Jacana. Dinner and overnight will Kazinga Channel View Resort or Tembo Safari Lodge

Queen Elizabeth National Park Boat ride on Kazinga Channel

Boat ride on Kazinga Channel

Day 3: Chimp tracking – Lake Bunyonyi – Bwindi

After your breakfast early morning head to the forest for chimp tracking, and chimp tracking takes 3-4hrs after proceed to Kagamba then Ntungamo town where you will have your lunch en-routes then proceed to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale where you take an afternoon boat cruise on this Lake which derives its from bird Bunyonyi means a place for many birds and a good photographic experience later proceed to you’ Hotel to check in, Dinner and Overnight at White Horse Inn/Cephas Inn/Broadbill Forest Camp

Lake Bunyonyi Birding in Uganda

Beautiful Lake Bunyonyi

Day 4: Gorilla tracking & Batwa trail experience

Wake up early in the morning have your breakfast set properly your packed lunch, then go for briefing by UWA rangers, after you enter in the jungle to trek the fascinating endangered gorillas the rare species that have almost human characters, you will also have a chance to sight other primates like the blue, red tailed monkey and other species of animals, your guides will help you so much to catch a glimpse and have a lot of information and you will come back with memorable moments. Trakking gorillas takes 6-7hrs. Then later comeback have lunch relax before heading for the Batwa trail experience in the evening, it’s not that demanding so no need to worry, afterwards return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight at White Horse In /Cephas Inn/Broadbill Forest Camp/Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Silverback Gorilla - Gorilla Trekking Bwindi

Bwindi Silverback Gorilla with Family

Day 5. Return to Kampala – Airport.

After your breakfast early morning proceed to Mbarara where you will have your lunch en-routes after continue to Kampala where you will pass through Lake Mburo National Park where you will have a chance to sight zebras on your way back reach Kampala then to Entebbe Airport to catch  you’ evening flight back home.

Safari Notes;

  • Any and all tours can be combined or modified to fit your particular needs. Please tell us your specific requirements using the contact us page.
  • Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
SAFARI CODE:
EAJS 074
DURATION:
05 Days
COUNTRY:
Uganda
ATTRACTION:
Gorillas, Chimps, Big Game, Nature, Birds, Culture & People
PRICE:
USD $1500

PACKAGE  INCLUDES

  • National Park entry permits
  • Boat Ride Fees
  • Tour Guides Park fees
  • Safari Vehicle, Gas & Driver
  • B&B Accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunch enroutes and mineral water

PACKAGE  EXCLUDES

  • Spirits/alcoholic drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • And other personal activities are your personal charge