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6 Days Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Impenetrable Safari

Created with Sketch. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
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Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

Languages

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Overview

Located in south-western Uganda, at the junction of the plain and mountain forests, Bwindi Park covers 32,000 ha and is known for its exceptional biodiversity, with more than 160 species of trees and over 100 species of ferns.

Itinerary

Day 1: Airport Transfer to Kampala
Day 1: Airport Transfer to Kampala

You will be picked by one of our guide on your arrival at the airport, he will drive you to Kampala for dinner and overnight at your lodge

Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi National Park
Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi National Park

In the Morning, you will be picked from Kampala and proceed to the south western part of the country. Stop at The equator for land mark photo taking and continue to Mbarara. Break for lunch on the way then precede to Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated to half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –300 live within these boundaries shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The drive is long but enjoyable. Proceed south to Buhoma viewing the terraced hills of Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland of Africa.

Arrival at Buhoma will be in the evening. You will then settle in at Buhoma Lodge for Luxury Option, Lake Kitandara Lodge for Upmarket option, Buhoma community Camp for middle and budget options. Dinner and overnight as your lodge! FB

Day3: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Day3: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point for briefing by your guide. You will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off! The time taken and the terrain vary (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.After tracking, you will walk back to your lodge for overnight stay FB.

You will need to carry long pants like light type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellants and sun cream.

Day 4: Bwindi to Ishasha – Queen Elizabeth National park
Day 4: Bwindi to Ishasha – Queen Elizabeth National park

After early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park Queen Elizabeth National is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders on Lake George and Lake Edward as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment.
Will proceed your drive to your lodge for dinner and over night.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early morning will go for a game drive to see more animals that habit this park, that include predators lion. Leopard and other game. Over 500 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee–eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors.
After lunch take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal and of-course the several warthogs. After the launch cruise will take short evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 6: Kyambura – Kampala
    Day 6: Kyambura – Kampala

After breakfast you will be driven to Kyambura gorge for Chimpanzee tracking while on nature walk. After Kyambura gorge for a primate walk where your will see chimps and other primates e.g. Columbus & velvet monkeys and baboons walk out of the gorge to proceed to Kampala and continue to Entebbe with your packed lunch. Arrival will in the evening.

Included/Excluded

  • An English speaking full-time professional guide/driver
  • • All park entry fees
  • • Accommodation- Full board while on safari
  • • Ziwa Rhino trekking fees
  • • Transport (in a 4 x 4 super custom)
  • • Boat cruise fees
  • • Ferry crossings
  • • Touring and Photography
  • • Lunches enroute
  • • Ranger guide
  • • Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodation facilities while in Kampala hotels
  • • Any optional or extra activity not involved in the itinerary
  • • Visas
  • • International flights
  • • Other personal expenses like buying of crafts, cigars,
  • souvenirs, tips, laundry services, and drinks

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Created with Sketch. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

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