4 DAYS/ 3 NIGHTS BWINDI FOREST

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Depart from Kampala early morning and proceed South-western part of the country via Kampala-Masaka road with a stopover at the Equator for photos and water experiment. We have a lunch break en route in Mbarara with an option of visiting the Igongo cultural center to experience the Ankole culture. Thereafter proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through the savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns arriving at the Park in the evening. Travel time is about 7 – 8 hours. 

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge or Mahogany springs
  • Mid-Range: Cuckooland Lodge or Haven Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp or Bwindi Gorilla Conservation Camp

Day 2 : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Gorilla Tracking & Cultural Entertainment)

Early morning breakfast followed by guide briefing and then set off for your gorilla tracking in the forests of Bwindi. Trekking time in unpredictable,  it may last only 3 hours or up to 8 hours or more of the day sometimes with rain overhead so be prepared with sturdy hiking boots, waterproof jacket. This Park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken to find them and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. Though the time spent to track down these Gorillas is unpredictable, the thrill of spending time and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience.

The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they play and interact. You will have packed lunch and drinking water for this trekking.For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these gentle giants. In the evening, you can opt to proceed to the village for a cultural walk to interact with the local people. Participate in captivating traditional performances presented by Women’s groups or orphan children groups. Note that the fees you pay for these performances go directly to improve the welfare of families around the park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge or Mahogany springs
  • Mid-Range: Cuckooland Lodge or Haven Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp or Bwindi Gorilla Conservation Camp

Day 3: Bwindi – Queen Elizabeth National Park (Game Drive & Boat Cruise)

Have an early breakfast and proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park through Ishasha. The travel time is about 4-6 hours. A game drive en-route will reward you with views of Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. Enjoy the unique evening 2-hour launch cruise on Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. The trip passes through the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. The launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

 Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options :

  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: The Bush Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Budget: Simba Safari Camp or Mweya Hostels

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park (Game Drive) – Kampala

After  breakfast, we embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see Lions, Elephants, Cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena, mangoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Topi and lots of many small animals and birds. After the game drive, have lunch en route as you depart for Kampala. Travel time is about 7-9 hours.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Gorilla Safari Package Include:

  1. Round trip transport from Kampala/Entebbe
  2. Boat ride as per the program
  3. Park Ranger Fees
  4. Gorilla permit
  5. Relevant Government taxes
  6. Park Entrance fees for Queen Elizabeth National Park
  7. 2 ltrs bottled drinking bottled water
  8. A two hour Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel
  9. Transport in a luxury open roof tour van or land cruiser
  10. Services of a professional English speaking driver/ guide
  11. Full Board Accommodation (3 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary

4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Gorilla Safari Prices Exclude:

  1. Beverages not included in the programme
  2. Airport transfers (Arranged on request)
  3. Personal travel and medical insurance
  4. Expenses of personal nature like souvenirs, tips laundry etc
  5. Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement
  6. Village visits
  7. Tips for you professional driver/guide
  8. Other personal expenses

Notes: Trekkers should come with Stout hiking boots Heavy leather gloves, long sleeved shirts, trousers or long pants, a light back-pack and water

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