Book this 4 day safari in Uganda to take part in Gorilla Tracking Bwindi and visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park. Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest is quite an exciting tour activity and one of the most popular Uganda tour activities.
Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Our guide picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or residence, drives to Mbarara (283 Km from Kampala) westwards via Masaka. Make the first stop over at Equator crossing for photography. Continue your drive to Igongo Cultural Village to explore the life style and the culture of the Ankole and Bahima people; it is at Igongo center where the future meets the past. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, a drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park enables visitors to enjoy beautiful scenery, ready for an evening two hour Boat cruise along the famous Kazinga channel is worthwhile an opportunity to see Hippo, Buffalo, Kobs, Elephants, warthogs etc. This trip also enables visitor chance to see spectacular birds. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge (Lodge Facility) or Ihamba Safari Lodge Bandas (Budget Facility) Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Forest National Park
Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds. Thereafter drive through the Ishasha Sector; this takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment. If time allows take on amini game drive in Ishasha sector – in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi forest National Park.Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge (Lodge facility) or Buhoma community Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Begin the day with breakfast ready for Gorilla Tracking Bwindi, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge (Lodge facility) or Buhoma community Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Bwindi Forest – Kampala/Entebbe
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch en route and stop over at Equator Uganda before your evening departures home. End of services.
Flying option from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to save you from long driving
For visitors that cannot hold 9 hours drive from Bwindi back to Kampala or Entebbe, we have a flying option for only 2 hours you will be at Entebbe International Airport. We can fly you from either Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe
From Kisoro to Entebbe Departing 0910 arriving 1125
From Kihihi to Entebbe Departing 0945 arriving 1125
OR with an afternoon flight Departing 1405 arriving 1555
Let us know you choice option and we will book your return flight from the Gorilla land
The Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Safari Package includes:
Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon.
One Gorilla permit per person
Community walks Bwindi
Accommodation and meals as per the Itinerary
Two Game drive
Igongo cultural visit
Two hour boat trip along Kazinga channel.
Driver/guide subsistence allowance.
En route lunches
Ranger guide fees
Airport transfers on return if you wish to
The safari package excludes expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, cigars, etc.