Click to see trip plan

5 Days Gorilla trekking and Wildlife Safari in Uganda

From

1,469

/ person
  • 1
  • 5 Days

David Sande

Nature Trails East Africa

We bring travelers to East Africa's incredible natural wonders while promoting responsible tourism

  • Local time:02:30

5 Days Gorilla trekking and Wildlife Safari in Uganda

This Uganda safari will to you to the amazing adventure in the impenetrable jungle of Bwindi National Park to see the gorillas and the beautiful savanna of Queen Elizabeth National Park which hosts an array of big game including the Lions.

DAY 1

Got to Queen Elizabeth Park

Today we will head out for our amazing adventure in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the beautiful savanna of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Pickup from Kampala or Entebbe at 7am and embark on the 6 hour journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lean back in our comfortable 4X4 safari car and enjoy the scenic journey to southwestern Uganda. Read more

Queen Elizabeth Game Park
DAY 2

game drive & boat cruise

After an early cup of tea or coffee to warm your tummy you go for the morning game drive though the Kasenyi savanna plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will be able to observe the diverse wildlife of the park such as buffaloes, elephants, kobs, baboons, warthogs, hippos. Cats such as lions, leopards, hyena are potential sightings but not guaranteed. You will return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon you will set out for the boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel which is truly an oasis of many animals. The boat will ride along the shores which gives the chance to get within just meters of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants. The bird lover will be in for a treat as the banks of the channel host huge congregations of water birds including skimmers, kingfishers, pelicans, cormorants, etc… You return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Read more

Queen Elizabeth Gmae Park
DAY 3

Ishasha - Bwindi

After breakfast, check out of the accommodation and drive south of the park to Ishasha, an area famous for the tree climbing lions. Drive through this area and look out for the lions as you will also observe other animals such as the topi antelopes (not found in the northern part of the park), elephants, buffaloes, etc… You will continue out of the park, stopover in Kihihi town for lunch and thereafter head further south to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read more

Bwindi National Park
DAY 4

Gorilla trekking

Today you will have the wonderful opportunity of observing the gorgeous scenery of Bwindi forest and experience a memorable encounter with the gentle giants – Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to nearly half of the about 800 mountain gorillas left in the world. There are 12 gorilla families which have been habituated for the tracking adventure. The park covers the size of 321 square kilometers. It is located along the sharp ridges and valleys of the rolling Kigezi highlands. After early breakfast you will transfer to the briefing point by 7am for allocation of the gorilla group and meet the park ranger guides for pre-trek briefing. Afterwards you will drive to the start point where you hike into the forest to find the gorillas. When you find the gorillas you will have only one hour to observe and admire these shy giants and it will be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life. Afterwards return to the lodge and relax away the rest of the afternoon. Read more

Bwindi National Park
DAY 5

Back to Kampala

After breakfast you will leave Bwindi and drive back to Kampala and along the way you will stopover at the Uganda Equator line for some picture moments and may be purchase some souvenirs.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 3
Location Rusha, Bwindi National Park
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 3
Location Rushaga, Bwindi National Park
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 3
Location Rushaga, Queen Elizabeth National Park

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • All activities and safaris indicated in the itinerary

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

BEST MONTHS

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

SIMILAR TRIPS

WHY USE US

Your Dream Comes True

Easily find your favorite trip style and destination. Optimal matching with local travel professionals that will make your dream come true.

Best Quality

All our trips are quality assured by our experienced international travel teams. We’ve selected only the best destination management experts to ensure that your trip experience will be plain sailing all the way.

Fast and Easy

Find your favorite trip, pick your destination and plan your personalized vacation with a local expert in just 3 easy steps. No searching hundreds of websites! One place, all your dream vacations!

No Middleman

With Ollami, there’s no third party between you and the local experts. YOU pick your travel expert. YOU have full control of your costs and WE give you peace of mind that there are no hidden fees or charges.

Personal Reviews

All our reviews are written by REAL travelers who have experienced our service first hand. With Ollami you can expect great trips, real reviews and absolutely no surprises.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your experience is our priority. We offer secure payments, 24/7 professional customer service worldwide via phone, email, chat or Skype.