WILDLIFE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH & THE GORILLAS OF BWINDI NP

Leopards in Queen Elizabeth National park

WILDLIFE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH & THE GORILLAS OF BWINDI NP

Have you always desired to come and trek the Gorillas but also see the tree climbing lions of Ishasha Wilderness?Our wildlife and gorilla’s safari is your best opportunity, Queen Elizabeth brings you into contact with lions, buffalo, Elephants while Bwindi Impenetrable National Park offers you the gentle giants right next to your eyes.

DAY 1: ArrivalEntebbe-Queen Elizabeth National park.

Approximately 430Kms 6-7hrs

Upon arrival with an early morning flight we will embark on a journey down to western Uganda depending on the route we take we will have opportunity to see the Uganda Equator twice!Did you know that along the imaginary line of the equator, a magnetic needle has no dip and stabilizes in perfect horizontal position!We will arrive later in the afternoon to our accommodation facility and check-in after a glass of juice at the reception. We will go on an evening game drive to searching for Lion, Buffalo and herds of Elephant.

Overnight- Ihamba Safari Lodge
Meal Plan- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

DAY 2: Queen Elizabeth NP Game Drives and Boat Cruise

After an early breakfast we will go for a morning game drive through the Kasenyi plains which a great place of coming across lions, Uganda kobs and some herds of buffalo.  Up towards the salt lakes is the Mweya peninsula which if lucky you will encounter a leopard hidden in the thickets as if ready to pounce.Lunch will be served either in the bush or hot at the lodge as we head on to the Kazinga Channel, one that flows in the middle of Lake Edward and George. The boat road on here will ensure a sighting of multitudes of hippos, Crocodiles, buffaloes, water birds including the Kingfisher occasionally shooting into the waters for prey.

Overnight- Ihamba Safari Lodge
Meal Plan- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3: Queen Elizabeth NP – Ishasha- Bwindi NP

Approximately 200Kms 2-3 hrs drive.

Another day on safari as you leave Queen Elizabeth National park behind and head on to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. YOU will have time to go through Ishasha home of the tree climbing lions and if it is a good day, you will see dozens perched high up in the trees of this sector.Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable as both the vegetation and landscape changes in front of your eyes. Depending on the time you arrive, you will have time enough to either take a walk through the village of Buhoma or relax by the balcony of your room.

Overnight- Buhoma Safari Lodge
Meal Plan- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 4 Gorilla tracking

Wake up for it is time to prepare for the climax of your safari, the remarkable meet with the Gentle Giants!  After breakfast, transfer to the park offices-you will be briefed about the do’s and don’ts and then you will be off for the venture of your life. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas cloaked in the foliage is a rousing moment.Do not leave these items behind- your passport, camera, hiking boots, long safari pants and shirts plus a light rain jacket. These will come in handy as you go through the thick forest and encounter the unpredictable weather of Bwindi: it can decide to rain and shine anytime

Overnight- Buhoma Haven Lodge
Meal Plan- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5 Bwindi NP – Entebbe – Departure

Approximately 530Kms 9-10hrs drive

Today we will depart the impenetrable forest of Bwindi and head back to Entebbe or Kampala by road with lunch on the way past the Famous Uganda Equator in time for our evening flight back home- Our journey will take us through the undulating hills such a great moment for photo opportunities.

Meal Plan-Breakfast, Lunch.
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What is included in your safari

  • Expert English speaking Driver guide.
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Bottled drinking mineral water
  • 4WD Safari Mini-Van vehicle and all transportation on ground
  • All entry fees into the National Park
  • Gasoline in the Vehicle
  • Lunches en-route- to and from the Island

What is not included in your safari

  • International flights (both inbound and outbound)
  • Entry/Tourist Visa for Uganda
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned here-in
  • Optional activities not mentioned here-in
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips for the Guides.