5 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest
Day 1: Arrival in Uganda and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Hit the road in the morning following the foot hills of the mystical Rwenzoris mountain ranges to Queen Elizabeth National park. Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi Lodge / Bush Lodge.
Day 2: Game Drive and afternoon boat cruise
After a cup of tea/coffee, go for a prior to dawn game drive to catch up with the early risers and predator returning to their conceal outs. Expect an adventurous encounter with Lions, hyenas, herds of elephants, buffaloes, jackals, bush pigs, bush bucks and many more. After lunch, gather your nerves for a fantastic boat cruise along the Kazinga channel to see animals like Hippos, huge Nile crocodiles, Elephants and Buffaloes seen basking along the showers. Bird life is prolific with over 600 species. Dinner and overnight at your lodge on Day 1.
Day 3: Ishasha Tree Climbing Lions Tour, Transfer to Bwindi forest
Have breakfast and go for an exclusive game drive as you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will go through the Ishasha sector (home of tree lions) to reach Bwindi in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Gorilla Mist Camp.
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking
Have breakfast and assemble at the park headquarters for briefing before penetrating the impenetrable bwindi forest in search for gorillas. Time taken searching for the Giant humble apes is unpredictable, but ranges between 2-9 hours depending on their movement. The trek goes through steep rocks climbing up and down making it tiresome. However, the thrill of encountering these giant primates erases the poor memories you went through in trying to find them. An astounding experience! Dinner and over night at Dinner and overnight as on Day 3.
Day 5: Travel back to Kampala
Early in the morning after breakfast we shall leave for Kampala and have enroute stop at the Equator for photographs to act as souvenirs reaching Kampala in early afternoon fort your flight back to Kampala. This marks the end of your safari in Uganda.