Day 01: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (594 KM)
Upon Arrival in the morning, depart to Queen Elizabeth NP, with various stopovers at the equator, Igongo Cultural Center & Museum arriving in the park the evening. Dinner & Overnight at the lodge. FB
Day 02: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise
A morning wake up call for an early morning breakfast. Our morning safari of Queen Elizabeth National park starts around 6:30am. We depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around the crater Lakes in search of Leopards, Lions, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs and other wildlife. Later, return for breakfast and relax by the pool. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks. Overnight at the lodge. FB
Day 03: Ishasha Sector – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (150 KM)
After breakfast, depart to Bwindi Impenetrable NP with while doing an enroute game drive in Ishasha Plains in search of tree climbing Lions lazily lying on the fig trees. Arrive at the park in the evening for dinner & overnight at the lodge. FB
Day 04: Mountain Gorilla Tracking
Have an early breakfast in preparation for one of the most unique wildlife experiences in the world, Mountain gorilla tracking. You will meet your guides at the ranger station at 8.00am who will then lead you deep into the forest to track the gorillas. It can take anything from two to eight hours to locate the gorillas and therefore requires a reasonable degree of fitness as well as a sturdy pair of shoes. Once you find them in this mysterious wild, you will sit listening to them grumble at each other and cannot help but marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male, the silver back. You once again stay overnight at the lodge. FB
Day 05: Departure (564 KM)
After breakfast with the memories of the previous day Mountain Gorilla Tracking, drive back to Kampala, en route visit crafts and local markets for souvenir and fruits shopping. Depending on the time of the flight be transferred to the Airport to take the flight back.
End of the Safari
Requires a Gorilla Permit of USD 500 Paid seperately.
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