6 Days Wildlife and Gorilla Safari in Uganda

This tour involves a mountain gorilla tracking experience in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (with over 12 other primate species), a visit to Lake Mburo National park which a a small compact national park with plenty of wildlife 'stuck' in there, and Queen Elizabeth National Park with the 'BIG 5', over 600 bird species,Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris accredited member of Association of Uganda Tour Operators licensed by Uganda Ministry of Tourism buffallo, antelopes, crocodile, chimps, etc

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1600 - $3700
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
6 days
Best months:
January - February, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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The Uganda wildlife and gorilla safari brings you face to face with the gentle giants of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, beautiful scenery and amazing wildlife of Queen Elizabeth national park with wildlife along the Kazinga channel which connects Lakes Edward and George.

Day 1: To Queen Elizabeth National Park

Leave Kampala for Queen Elizabeth National Park in the morning.  Have a stopover at the Equator to take pictures and shop for souvenir. We will have lunch en route at Igongo culture Centre which also houses a museum for Ankore and Kigezi people.

 

Meal Plan – Lunch and Dinner

Overnight at Ihamba Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge

 

Day 2: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park – Transfer to Ishasha 
Start the day with an early morning game drive towards the mating ground of the Uganda Kob in the Kasenyi Plains in search of the Lions. We are likely to come across Warthogs, elephants and buffaloes. Return to the Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon take a cruise on Kazinga Channel- it connects Lake George and Lake Edward; likely sightings include Buffaloes and Elephants that come for an afternoon drink together with Hippos and Crocodiles that make it their home. There is also an amazing birdlife on the channel; likely to see African Fish Eagle.

 

Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight at Ihamba Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge

 

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On this day, we have an early breakfast and depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National park for gorilla tracking, have lunch or picnic en route. We go through Ishasha sector of the Park in hope of seeing the famed tree climbing lions.

 

Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight – Depending on group you are tracking/ Broadbill Forest Camp

 

Day 4:  Gorilla tracking 
The highlight of your safari will be meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! You will walk in the dense forest as you scan around for sight of gorilla family. When you finally encounter them, enjoy their presence as they eat, play and rest.  This great experience takes anything from an hour (rarely) to about 6hours or more to accomplish.

 

Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight depends on group you are tracking/ Broadbill Forest Camp

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast leave for Lake Mburo National Park.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery en route, have a stopover at Igongo Cultural Museum- a museum showcasing the native life of Ankore and Bakiga Cultures. Arrive in the park in time for a boat ride on Lake Mburo National Park

 

Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight at Arcadia Cottages or Mihingo Lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Take a morning game drive; we are likely to see Topi, Zebras, Uganda Kobs and Buffaloes. Have lunch en route Kampala with the memory of the great rare mountain apes. Transfer to Entebbe International Airport for evening flight or to your hotel.

Meal Plan – Breakfast & Lunch

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Overnight at Up-market/ Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge Or Katara Lodge
  • Mid-range or moderate facility: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (in rooms)/ Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge (mid-range )
  • Budget price: Kazinga Channel View Resort/ Simba Safari Camp (Tents)/ Mweya Hostels/ Bush Lodge (Tents)

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
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Baboon
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Bushbaby
Cheetah
Cheetah
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
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Elephant
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Bird watching
Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Fishing
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