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This 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari will cover some of the top destinations in Uganda including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park.

Detailed Itinerary for 5 Days Uganda gorilla safaris.

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi.

The drive from Kampala to Bwindi normally takes 9 to 11 hours with the biggest portion being newly constructed tarmac roads. The remaining small portion of the bumpy road is so beautiful thus referred to as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Depending on gorilla permits availability, you may track the mountain gorillas either in the northern or southern part of Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist Camp or Broadbill Forest camp.

Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking.

After an early morning delicious breakfast, you will be transferred to the park office headquarters with some times packed lunch for briefing and then go for gorilla trekking in the thick Bwindi impenetrable forests. You may spend an hour with the gorillas after a hike that ranges between one to seven hours. Later in the evening, undertake a brief nature walk to the Batwa community. Also available are craft shops and drinking joints. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Mist Camp or Broadbill Forest camp.

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This day, an early wake up for breakfast and go tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector as they enjoy a rest in the fig tree branches in the morning sunset. Different species antelope are a big attraction in these grassland plains. Proceed for lunch at Mweya lodge as you prepare for an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel between Lakes Edward George. The rich wildlife along this channel characterized by a high concentration of hippos and birds which makes it, the best birding spot in Africa is worth mentioning. Overnight at Enganzi Lodge or Tembo safari lodge.

Day 4: Depart from Queen Elizabeth to Lake Mburo National Park.

Immediately after breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, a haven for impalas and rhinos, small antelopes, zebras, and many other herbivorous. Enjoy an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo. Accommodations include Arcadia Cottages or Leopard safari camp.

Day 5: Lake Mburo to Kampala.

After breakfast, undertake a game drive to the salt-lick area where a variety of animals converge to enjoy the salty soil in this place. Later drive out of the park through the eastern Nshara Gate and proceed to Kampala with en route stopover at the Uganda Equator arriving in the evening in Kampala. Drop off will be at the airport for your flights back home.

This 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari package includes.

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 1 Gorilla permits per person to be paid in advance.
  • En-route lunches
  • Game drive in Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Cultural tour
  • Park guide
  • Services of English-speaking driver/guide
  • 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari

However, 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari package excludes.

  • Expenses of personal nature like:
  • Air fare,
  • Visa,
  • Drinks,
  • Tips to local guides,
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance,
  • Personal shopping bills and cigars.