6 DAY GORILLA SAFARI

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
6 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural
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DAY 1: KAMPALA – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
You will be picked from your hotel and drive you on the southbound road connecting to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a stop over at the royal drum makers, take photographs at the Equator and then descend to the Queen Elizabeth National Park, keeping an eye out for game. After checking in you will go for an afternoon game drive to Kasenyi Area of the Park. Dinner and overnight at Katara Lodge/Simba safari Camp.

DAY 2: CHIMP TRACKING
After breakfast have an excursion to Kyambura gorge to track chimpanzees. Expect to see other primates including, Black and white Colobus monkeys and other animals like antelopes, hyenas, Lion and many others in the middle of savanna grassland. Return to the lodge for lunch and a chance to relax before taking an afternoon boat trip along Kazinga channel. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

DAY 3: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK - BWINDI 
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest passing either via Ishasha, the home of the tree climbing lion, or take the alternative route through cultivated expanses. Overnight at Engagi Lodge/Gorilla Resort/Buhoma community Bandas.

DAY 4: BWINDI MOUNTAIN GORILLAS
Before 8:00 am report to the ranger station for registration and briefing by one of the rangers; the guides will then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas. In the afternoon (if time permits, take a guided walk on the Munyaga River trail, which is an ideal short walk. Here you may see birds and primates from the forest edge or take a guided village walk - see how the Ugandans live. Overnight at Engagi Lodge/Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas.

DAY 5:  BWINDI - LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will depart for Lake Mburo National Park. This scenic drive will take you to Mbarara where you will stop for lunch before making the final descent to Lake Mburo National Park. This Park is an extension of the Tanzanian plains with big herds of zebra, impala, eland and other ungulates. Bird viewing opportunities are excellent - for birders, this is one of the best places to find African fin foot, papyrus bush shrike. Overnight at Luxury Mantana Tented camp/Basic Rwonyo Rest Camp. 

DAY 6: LAKE MBURO - KAMPALA
After breakfast take a morning game drive. Expect to see Zebras, Impalas, water bark, Topi among others. Enjoy your return journey back to Kampala having your lunch enroute.

Polsken Eco Tours

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
Since: Sep 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
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