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Bwindi - Queen Elizabeth Parks 5 Days Gorilla Uganda Safari

This 5 day gorilla trekking wildlife safari offers amazing opportunity to encounter one of the most prized primate species through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The park harbors more than half of the world's population of mountain gorillas. Further more, you'll explore the Queen Elizabeth National park, a famous wildlife safari destination comprises of over 95 mammal species and 500 species of birds. The park is also renowned for its tree climbing lions found in an area called Ishasha.

per adult from

$3,192

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
    What's excluded :
    • International flights (From and to home)
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

  • Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala or at the airport and have you'll embark on your safari to Queen Elizabeth National park in western Uganda. While driving, you will make a brief stop at the equator in Kayabwe on Masaka road for you to take photographs, get refreshments, pay a brief visit to the crafts shops in the area and have a chance to do an experiment which proves that the imaginary line (equator) diving the world into two halves is in that place.

    You will then head to Mbarara town for lunch, arriving in the late afternoon at the Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will check in at your lodge and retire to an early dinner.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Marafiki Safari Lodge a Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

    Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Boat Cruise – Queen Elizabeth

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    You waking up to a beautiful African sunrise and a tasty breakfast. You will afterwards drive to the park headquarters where you will have a briefing and then set out for a morning game drive to explore the wildlife in the royal Queen Elizabeth. The most famous game drive trails in the park include; the channel drive circuit and the Kasenyi plains drive.

    While embarking on the channel boat cruise circuit, you will follow the shore of the Northern Kazinga channel where you will spot large mammals such as elephants, waterbucks, hippos, warthogs, the giant forest hog and lions. The Kasenyi plain drive takes the route towards Lake George in the typical African savannahs. A game drive through Queen Elizabeth offers a satisfying safari travel experience. You will then return to your lodge.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Marafiki Safari Lodge a Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

    Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    You will enjoy your breakfast and head southwest of Queen Elizabeth national park in search of the amazing tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector. You will then proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park arriving in the evening. Check in to your safari lodge, unwind, and enjoy dinner and overnight stay.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mutanda Lake Resort a Mid-range lodge located outside Bwindi NP

    Day 4: Gorilla trekking in the Mighty Bwindi Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    After breakfast, the day’s Uganda tours safari expeditions will begin when you report at the park headquarters for a briefing on gorilla tracking etiquette. The trained and experienced park rangers will tell you the dos and don’ts for a successful gorilla tracking tour.

    It is after this meeting that you depart into the impenetrable forest with your picnic lunchbox to commence a 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to discover the mountain gorillas. The trek involves hiking up and down slippery slopes in dense mist-covered vegetation. The quest is a bit strenuous but highly gratifying. When you stand face to face with the giant prized creatures, you will know the trek was worthwhile.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mutanda Lake Resort a Mid-range lodge located outside Bwindi NP

    Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala

    Stop At: Kampala, Kampala, Central Region
    Enjoy an early morning breakfast before setting off to Kampala – Uganda’s capital. When you reach Kampala, your driver – guide will drop you at your hotel or a convenient location or drive you to the airport.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Kampala, Uganda
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/16/2019 - 10/3/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by ATP Tours

Activity ID: V-216287P6

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