8 Days Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

This tour focuses on Uganda's major tourists attractions such as the Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Elephants,Giant Forest Hog, Zebras, Chimps, Gorillas, the Hippo and a variety of bird species. The safari will you take to Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park,Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,and Lake Mburo National Park, where your accommodations will be situated. You will enjoy beautiful scenery's of the various hills and mountains as you drive your way through some parks, fascinating forest/ wildlife experiences in all the parks, game drives and also trek the Gorillas and Chimps.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2750 - $3090
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
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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On arrival and after finalizing all the necessary formalities, you will be driven to your hotel by your guide.

This tour starts and ends in Entebbe- Uganda. you will be able to visit Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park,Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,and Lake Mburo National Park, which are endowed with a variety of primate,mammals, plant and bird species.

Day 1:  ARRIVAL ENTEBBE

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel.

Accommodation: Airport Guest House

Meal:                    B,-,-

 

Day 2:  DRIVE TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK/ PORT FORTAL

After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park, along the way you will pass many tea plantations. On the way you stop in Fort Portal and later on in the afternoon you will arrive at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Kluges Guest Farm

Meal:                    B,L,D

 

Day 3:  CHIMPANZEE TREKKING - QUEEN ELIZABETH

After breakfast you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is home to 13 species of primate including chimpanzees. The park’s highest point is at 1590m above sea level. After lunch you shall proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoy a game drive on your way in. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda's most popular and most scenic game reserves. It stretches from the crater-dotted foothills of the Rwenzori range in the north, along the shores of Lake Edward to the remote Ishasha River in the south, incorporating a wide variety of habitats that range from savanna and wetlands and lowland forest

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Meal:                    B,L,D

 

Day 4:  GAME DRIVE AND BOAT RIDE ON KAZINGA CHANNEL

Have an Early Morning Game Drive. There are over 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park. The Primates include Chimps, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black faced Red Colobus, and Red tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons. Return to the Lodge. In the afternoon, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Meal:                    B,L,D

 

Day 5:  GAME DRIVE AND DRIVE TO LAKE BUYONYI

 

You will have an exciting early morning game drive. Queen Elizabeth is famously known as one of the World’s National Parks with the highest Bio-diversity of Flora and Fauna. After the game drive you will continue to Lake Bunyonyi. Along the way you will have spectacular breathtaking views of the terraced hills in Kabale. Kabale is very hilly and in most instances referred to as the Switzerland of Uganda. Drive straight to your accommodation which is on an Island.

Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort

Meal Plan:                     B,L,D

 

Day 6:  DRIVE TO BWINDI FOR GORILLA TREKKING

This morning you will get up very early and drive to Bwindi for gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas.

Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort

Meal:                    B,L,D

 

Day 7:  DRIVE TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

Today, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Even at the entrance to the park you can watch impalas and zebras. You will have a game drive as you enter the park. The Lake Mburo National Park forms a mosaic-like habitat with rocks, dry slopes, open and wooded savannas, forests, and swamps increases. This diversity of habitats has the diversity of bird life with 313 bird species recorded in the park, including flame head Barbet, Long-tailed Zitting Cisticola (Tabora), African Bins Rail, Collared Barbet, binding Bush singer among others.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock                  

Meal:                    B,L,D

 

Day 8:  NATURE WALK, GAME DRIVE AND DEPARTURE

You will get up early morning for a guided nature walk and game drive return to the hotel for a hearty breakfast. In the afternoon you will proceed to Kampala crossing the equator and later drive to Entebbe to catch your flight.  

Meal:                    B,L,-

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

  • Airport Guest House
  • Kluges Guest Farm
  • Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge
  • Bird’s Nest Resort
  • Rwakobo Rock

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Speke Uganda Holidays

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
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Since: Jan 2008

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
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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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