Day 1 Pick Up from Kampala
Your guide will pick you up early in the morning. He will also provide briefing on your upcoming safari and afterwards, we make our way to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through Masaka and Mbarara, which are metropolitan hubs in the western region of Uganda.
Along the way, you can chance upon Ankole Longhorn, a land race breed of cattle distinguished by its horns that can reach up to 8ft from tip to tip. There will be a stopover in Mbarara for a sumptuous lunch and a glass of refreshing Nile beer to cool off the heat.
Day 2 Game Drive at Kyambura Gorge 8 hours Eco lodge
We set out for an early morning game drive to Kyambura Gorge with the option to do a walking safari. Kyambura, which means the “Valley of Apes”, is situated in the far-east corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This boasts of breathtaking landscapes and home to an abundant wildlife from primates to wild animals, and birds.
During the walk, you are likely to see chimpanzees and other monkeys, hippos, elephants, lions, and birds among many others. At sunrise, chances of seeing lions, hyenas and leopards are high.
Day 3 Chimpanzee Trekking/Bwindi Forest 8 hours Eco lodge
After breakfast, we board our safari vehicle and make our way to Karinzu forest for Chimpanzee Trekking. This trip is a continuation of the journey through Kagamba, Ntungamo, and finally Kabale town, a place regarded to be the Switzerland of Africa with its magnificent mountain views.
We then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Situated Southwest of Uganda, this park holds the highest number of gorilla population in the world. You will stay in a cozy eco lodge situated within the community of Rubuguri, between 2 gorilla families of Rushaga and Nkuringo gorilla families. Know that Rushaga gorilla families hold the most number of gorillas than any other family in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 4 Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 8 hours Eco lodge
this day is an adventure for another Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. We begin with an informative orientation from the briefing center. The rangers will conduct the briefing as well as lead you to the forest for a walk in search of Gorillas.
An up close encounter with the mountain gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience-a memory that Uganda will leave with you to cherish.
In the afternoon, we proceed to Lake Bunyonyi and make our way up to Arcadia Cottages, which offers one of the most stunning views of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 5 Lake Bunyonyi Canoe Trekking, and Batwa Experience 8 hours Resort
Apart from its serene beauty, Lake Bunyonyi is also known as a place for little birds. In fact “Bunyonyi” translates to “place of many little birds”. Lake Bunyonyi encircles 29 islands of various shapes and sizes. You will embark on a canoe trek to enjoy its serene ambiance and breathtaking view, which has made this place synonymous to paradise.
This is a chance to visit or volunteer for the underprivileged children of Mwendo where you will be welcomed by traditional dances stemming from its rich history. You can also visit the pygmies’ community, a member of an ethnic group whose average height is unusually short. An adult pygmy male’s average height is less than 150 cm tall.
Day 6 Return to Kampala or Kigali 8 hours No accommodation
After breakfast, we ride a motorboat and land on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. From there, we head back to either Kampala or Kigali in Rwanda.
Prices $1590 per person sharing
- • Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
• Park fees
• Gorilla permits
• Chimp permits
• All activities
• All accommodation
• Roundtrip airport transfer
• A professional driver/guide
• All transportation
• All Taxes/VAT
- • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
• Accommodation on the last day
• International flights
• Personal items
• Alcoholic Drinks