6 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is listed by World Heritage as one of East Africa's most famous National Parks due to the fact that it is home to almost half of the world’s surviving mountain gorillas, and Queen Elizabeth National Park named after Her Majesty the Queen of England, focuses on one of the leading tourists major attractions in Uganda that is game life including the tree climbing lions and Gorilla trekking. Major activities during this tour include Gorilla trekking, game drives and boat ride on the Kazinga Chanel. The Safari will take you to the two famous National Parks where your accommodation is situated. During this tour, you will enjoy fascinating forest experiences in Bwindi NP, and enjoy the most amazing wild life and game drive/ boat cruise experiences in Queen Elizabeth NP.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2185 - $2514
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
6 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
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 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.

This tour starts and ends in Entebbe- Uganda. You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Activities done during this tour include Gorilla Trekking, game drives and boat ride.

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 BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Today you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is home to the endangered mountain gorillas. This fascinating mountain forest hosts chimpanzees and spectacular birds. There are 23 of the 24 Albertine Rift endemic bird species including Blue-throated Broadbill, bar-tailed Trogon and other beautiful forest species. You shall go to bed earlier this evening, since you should be fit for gorilla trekking the next day.

Accommodation:     Engagi Lodge

Meal:                          B, L, D

 

Day 3:  GORILLA TREKKING

This morning you will get up very early to prepare 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. As an alternative to gorilla trekking, there are several walks that can take you.

Accommodation:    Engagi Lodge

Meal:                          B, L, D

 

Day 4:  GAME DRIVE IN ISHASHA

After breakfast you will drive today to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park, via Ishasha.  In Ishasha you will have a game drive in search of the unique tree-climbing lions. Only here the lions have the habit of climbing the trees.

Accommodation:     Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Meal:                          B, L, D

 

Day 5:  GAME DRIVE, BOATRIDE ON THE 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 6:  CHIMPANZEE TREKKING - DRIVE TO KAMPALA 

Have an early morning chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge. You will later start your journey back to Kampala. Cross the equator and have time to take photos at the equator. Buy a few souvenirs and have a quick picnic lunch.  Later you depart for Entebbe.

Accommodation:     x

Meal:                          B, L, -

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

  • Airport Guest House
  • Engagi Lodge
  • Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

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