4 Days Uganda gorilla safari explores gorillas of Bwindi national park. Get to meet mountain gorillas up-close on your Uganda Tour and Wildlife viewing along the Kazinga channel and tree climbing lions of Ishasha.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Your tour begins early morning with pick up by our company tour guide. Set off early morning for a long drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Driving time to Bwindi from Kampala is 8-10 hours with en route stops at the equator, Igongo cultural village and have lunch in Mbarara. Continue with your drive to Bwinfi forest reaching late evening. Dinner and overnight at Ruhija Lodge (Luxury), Bakiga Lodge / gorilla Mist camp (Midrange / Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Batwa pygmies visit
Your day begins with an early cup of coffee and your guide will drive you to the Bwindi park head quarters where all visitors going for gorilla trekking gather for briefing about conduct / behavior when you meet your gorilla family. Trekking for gorilla in Uganda usually last 2 – 7 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. A head guide will escort you into the forest plus an armed guard in search for your gorilla group. Once you meet the gorillas, you are allowed 1 hour with the gentle giants. After trekking descend back to the park head offices where you will meet you guide to drive you to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, have a Batwa pygmies cultural experience. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park – Launch Cruise
Enroute you will have a game drive through the Ishasha sector of the park where you will have a unique opportunity to view tree climbing lions. Head to your hotel for lunch and in the afternoon go out for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. Return to your hotel for Dinner and overnight at; Enganzi Lodge (budget), Marafiki safari lodge (midrange) and Mweya safari lodge (luxury)
Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Transfer to Kampala for departure
Today you will set off quite early with packed breakfast and head out for your early morning game drive to catch sight of the early risers. This is the best time to see wildlife along the Kasenyi trail. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs and quite a number of others. Return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon drive back to Kampala for departure or drop off at your hotel.
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