4 Days Gorilla tracking Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari
Day 1: Airport transfer
You will be met by our driver/guide at Entebbe International Airport who will drive you to Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. You will check in at Serena hotel or Sheraton Hotel Kampala or Hotel Africana or any other hotel of your choice in the city center where you will have dinner and rest for the night.
Serena Hotel – Kampala
Day 2: Kampala to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast you will set off for Bwindi impenetrable national park the home of Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi National Park is located in the south west part of the country at the edges of Kigezi highlands once known as the Switzland of Africa before the drop of the western rift valley. It is estimated that half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas, 300, live within Bwindi boundaries. On your way, you will cross the equator and continue South wards treversing the plains and savana grasslands of Ankore where herds of Ankole long horned cattle graze. On most days, Zebras and Impalas in Mburo National Park are also visible grazing near the highway. The drive is long but enjoyable.
You will have a lunch stop at the Igongo cultural Centre after which you will proceed to Bwindi.
You will arrive in Bwindi in the evening, have dinner and rest for the night at one of our partner lodges including Bwindi Community Lodge, Buhoma Home Stead Camp, Mahogany Safari Lodge or another lodge of your choice is you prepare for the next days activities.
Igongo Cultural Centre outside Mbarara Town
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park
After a restful night, you will enjoy an early breakfast and set off with professional guides for for gorilla trekking in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi. You will carry packed lunch with you and enjoy it at a picnic site in the forest.
The thrill of your encounter with these gentle giants will erase your difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek spend time in awe watching gorillas as they go about their activities. You are likely to enjoy a close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the young stars frolic from vines in a delightfully playful display. You will return from the trek and have dinner, rest and overnight at the lodge.
Giants of Bwindi National Park
Day 4: Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early breakfast you will head for Ishasha which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive where you may sight tree climbing lions in Ishasha. Ishasha is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland and features and the meandering Ishasha river banked by riparian forest. You will have a lunch picnic in the park after which you will be driven to the northern sector of the park and check in at our partner lodge Twin Lakes Safari Lodge with a stunning view of the national park. You can also select any other lodge of your choice. You will dinner and rest at the lodge before embarking on the second game driver for the nother section of the park where you will see the big five including Elephants, Lions, Hippos and many others.