6-Day Wildlife Sighting Trip to Uganda Including Gorilla Trekking.

6 Days | 5 Nights

Safari Overview

On this amazing trip to the Pearl of Africa, you will encounter majestic gorillas in Bwindi, explore diverse wildlife in different National parks, community encounter, and chimpanzee trekking among others. An unforgettable adventure awaits.

 

Day to Day itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Entebbe Airport, Pickup and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park .. Drive Time: Approx: 5-6 hrs.

We hope your flight is scheduled for an early landing at Entebbe Airport. Upon arrival, you will be received and welcomed to the Pearl of Africa by the assigned Professional English-speaking Private Trip Guide. Then you will hit the road to transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Ugandan countryside and local villages with Lush green countryside, and beautiful landscapes that characterize this part of Uganda. Optional:(at an extra cost) Just in case you have reached early and are interested, you may choose to go for a breathtaking night game drive. Else, you will arrive in the evening and you will do little but check in accommodation for dinner and overnight.

 

Lodge/Hotel:   Mburo Eagles Nest  Budget Level
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)
Day 2 : Lake Mburo morning game drive and afternoon transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP.  Drive Time: Approx: 5–6 hrs.

Be up as early as possible for breakfast, and go for an early morning game drive in Lake Mburo NP. While on the game drive expect to see wildlife such as zebras, impalas, elands, giraffes, buffalos Topi among others. Depart Lake mburo national park and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The major highlight of Bwindi is that it’s a big habitat for endangered mountain gorillas (harboring over 400 mountain gorillas roughly half of the world’s population),  you will arrive at Bwindi in the evening and check in at your lodge. Spend the evening at leisure, enjoying the tranquil surroundings, and overnight at the lodge.

 

Lodge/Hotel: Broadbill Forest Camp Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 3:  : Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park and afternoon optional community walk cultural encounter.

After an early breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing by an experienced ranger guide on the dos and don’ts during gorilla trekking. Begin your gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi by entering the Gorilla sanctuary through the dense rainforest, following the guide’s lead. The beauty of this rainforest is spectacular! The area offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. After Encountering a family of mountain gorillas, spend an awe-inspiring hour with them. The shrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is awesome and an exciting experience to be long-savored. After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch and some rest, thereafter if you like Optional: (at an extra cost) You could choose to go for the Batwa community visit and have a great time watching them dance and sing cultural performances.

 

Lodge/Hotel: Broadbill Forest Camp Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 4 : Exit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP en route Ishasha Sector in search of tree climbing lions and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Np for an evening game drive. Drive Time: Approx: 3-4 hrs.

After an early breakfast checkout and proceed to Queen Elizabeth NP Park through Ishasha sector famously known for its resident tree-climbing lions. Spotting these unique creatures as they laze on the branches of fig trees will paint lasting memories. After checking in at your accommodation have some rest time and enjoy a delicious lunch. Thereafter embark on a game drive through the park’s vast savannah plains. Keep an eye out for elephants, lions, buffaloes, antelopes, and leopards (though hard to spot), among others, and a plethora of bird species. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Lodge/Hotel: Irungu Safari Lodge Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 5 : Morning Chimp tracking Kyambura George and an afternoon Boat trip along Kazinga channel.

Be up early and proceed for chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura George. This George is a home to habituated chimpanzees and primates including baboons, monkeys and various bird species, such as African finfoot, Blue headed bee eater, martial eagle, Bar tailed Godwit among others. After tracking return to accommodation for some rest time and lunch.

Later, take 2 hours on a scenic boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel which connects Lake George and Lake Albert, expect to catch sight of wildlife like hippos, crocodiles, and birds such as the African fish eagle, the African skimmer, and the yellow-billed stork among others.  Return to the lodge for a relaxing evening, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.

 

Lodge/Hotel: Irungu Safari Lodge Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 6 : Bonus Queen game viewing and head for Entebbe to catch your flight back home.  Drive Time : Approx:7-8 hrs.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and soak in the last views of the park’s beauty. Depart for Entebbe and you will have your lunch enroute, as you drive through the scenic landscapes of western Uganda.

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight, taking with you unforgettable memories of your wildlife adventure in Uganda and a longing to return to this enchanting wilderness in the future. We hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit, and thanks for choosing Private Trip Uganda!

 

Lodge/Hotel: (Only provided on Demand).
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)

Safari Pricing

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
USD 3,181 USD 2,188 USD 1,963 USD 1,807 USD 1,763 USD 1,692

Tour Inclusions


All meals and accommodations as per the itinerary.
Applicable Park entry fees USD/ activity fees.
All ground transportation in a comfortable safari vehicle.
Services of a full-time English-speaking guide/driver.
Kyambura Chimp Trekking permits (USD 50 ) per person
Bottled water while on a safari.
Gorilla trekking permits (USD 700) per person
All airport/hotel pick-ups and drop off.
All activities as stipulated in the itinerary. (Except those stated as optional)

Tour Exclusions


Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
Phone calls and bar bills.
Airfare.
Personal/travel insurance.
Driver guides gratuity.
Entry Visa to Uganda (Apply Here)
All activities stated as “OPTIONAL”
All kinds of drinks except water.
All other Services of a personal nature.

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