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4 Days Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife safari:

The Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Tour includes Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, as well as game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Other activities include a boat cruise, birding opportunities, a cultural encounter and many other exciting adventures.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Equator Experience.
  • Wildlife viewing through designated game tracks.
  • Mountain gorilla Trekking OR Habituation Experience
  • Boat ride along the Kazinga Channel.
  • A thrilling cultural encounter.

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & Afternoon boat cruise.
Day 2: Morning Game drive & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 3: Mountain gorilla trekking OR Habituation Experience / Optional: cultural tour.
Day 4: Return to Kampala.

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park / Boat ride
Early morning pick up and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (+/- 7hrs.) Have a stop over at the Equator before arriving the park.

Later, enjoy on a boat trip along Kazinga Channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George. The ride gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows and crocodiles bask on the shores. The channel is also home to an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others.
After this wonderful afternoon, a slow drive back to Lodge.(FB)

Day 2: Game drive / Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Early breakfast, take a morning game drive along the Kasenyi tracks with opportunity to view Lions, Cape Buffalos, elephants, warthogs, waterbuck, spotted hyenas, man goose, Antelopes etc. Then, drive through Ishasha sector, famed for tree climbing lions. After a game drive, transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Home of the Endangered mountain Gorillas. Check in at your lodge.(FB)

Day 3: Gorilla trekking experience OR Gorilla Habituation Experience  / Optional: Batwa visit
After breakfast, report to the park headquarters for briefing and then depart for your Gorilla trekking experience OR Habituation experience

*GORILLA TREKKING:
The gorilla trek can take anything from few minutes to several hours depending on where they nested the previous night. Gorillas are amazing creatures, with so much energy yet gentle therefore commonly known as the gentle giants of Bwindi. Once you locate the gorillas with help of your guide and trackers, you are allowed to stay with them for only one hour – take pictures and learn more about their habits.
Gorilla Trekking is unpredictable, and physical fitness is required for this adventure.
After trekking, return to the lodge.(FB)

OR:

*GORILLA HABITUATION EXPERIENCE:
The experience ensures you take a more active role in the protection and understanding of these gentle giants, as you join rangers  and conservationists in the habituation process. This process gives insight into the lives of the Gorillas, & helps you understand Gorilla behaviors & social dynamics. After finding them, spend 4hrs with the gorillas. – This is a full day Experience and physical fitness is needed.

*Optional: Batwa visit:
If time allows, take an evening walk to the Batwa community to enjoy cultural & music performances as well as ancient culture demonstrations. Later, return to your lodge.(FB)

Day 4: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to your next destination / departure. (Breakfast only)
– Drive time to Entebbe Uganda (+/- 9-11hrs)
– Drive time to Kigali Rwanda (+/- 4hrs)
– Flight time to Entebbe Uganda (09:10 – 11:25) – Timings are subject to change.
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