This 5 days trip gives you a chance to take a glimpse of untamed wildlife in Uganda’s finest national parks of Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Impenetrable. Wild game viewing will be at its peak in the parks through game drives, gorilla trekking, nature walk, cultural encounters and boat cruises. Chosen Expeditions and Tours has this amazing trip amazingly designed beneath.
- Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.
- Day 2: Morning game drive, boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.
- Day 3: Morning game drive through Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi.
- Day 4: Gorilla trekking and Batwa cultural experience
- Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala.
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth.
From your location in Kampala, you will meet up with our experienced driver guide from Chosen Expeditions and Tours and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park in Western Uganda which will take you 6-7 hours. Along the way, you will have a stopover at the renowned Equator for refreshments, photography and another one in Mbarara town for lunch. Proceed and check in at the park on arrival. Dinner and overnight stay at the booked lodge.
- Mweya Safari Lodge
- Enganzi Game Lodge
- Ishasha Wilderness Camp.
MEAL PLAN: lunch and dinner.
Day 2: Game drive and afternoon boat cruise.
After a tasty breakfast, you will have a morning game drive around the park to experience its natural endowments. Expect to see 4 of the big five mammals like elephants, lions, giraffes giving you high chances of photography. Return to the lodge for lunch as you wait for the afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. The cruise will give you high chance of spotting crocodiles, hippos as they take dips in the water. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay as chosen on day 1.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 3: Ishasha tour and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable.
After having breakfast, you will embark on a morning game drive heading to the South of the park at Ishasha where you will tour the tree-climbing lions. Expect to see lions as they climb trees and how they come down after spotting their prey. Using the same route, you will [proceed and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park and check in at the booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
- Gorilla Mist Camp
- Buhoma Rest Camp.
MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking and relaxation.
After your delicious breakfast, move with packed lunch from the lodge and prepare for a transfer to the park headquarters to meet fellow trekkers. On this juncture, you will be briefed and assigned a gorilla family to trek and later commence the activity as you follow the experienced ranger guide. This interesting activity will take you about 3- 7 hours depending on the movement of the mountain gorillas. Having found a gorilla family, you will be allowed to stay with it for 1 hour and takes some memorable photos. Drive back to the lodge, relax, have supper and another night.
Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer to Kampala.
On the final day of the game viewing safari, have an early morning breakfast from the lodge and prepare for a transfer back to Kampala at your pace with a stopover at Mbarara for lunch and refreshments.
- Gorilla trekking permit.
- 2 Park entrance fees.
- Game drives and boat cruises.
- Full-time English-speaking guide.
- Accommodation and meals.
- Bottled drinking water.
- Travel insurance.
- Personal expenses.