5 Days Bwindi & QENP
Tour includes tracking the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi , transfer to Queen Elizabeth park for a game drive a launch cruise on Kazinga Channel..
Day 1- Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
After an early morning breakfast, embark on a guided drive to the mountainous south western Uganda where Bwindi park is located. Stop over in Mbarara for lunch before proceeding to the forest reaching in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Travelers rest camp/ Gorilla forest camp/ Buhoma community Banda.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking begins
Following an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing by the park guides before you set off for the adventure trek of a life time in one of Africa’s most ancient rain forests. Gorilla tracking can take between 3-5 hours depending on the loaction of the mountain gorillas at a particular time. Once in the midst of the gorillas, you will be given a maximum of 1 hour to take pictures and watch them play and feed in the wild. Drive back to the lodge after this exhausting activity for rest and then later in the evening you will be entertained by local community though dances and folk musicperformances. Dinner and overnight saty at the lodge
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and depart Bwindi driving north to Queen Elizabeth park passing through the Ishasha sector where you may spot the infamous tree climbing lions , large herds of antelope species, African elephants among others. Reach in the after , Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge / Queen Elizabeth hostel/Jacana/ Simba safari camp
Day 4: Game drive & Kazinga Channel Launch Cruise.
After an early breakfast, set off for sensational guided game drive through the popular Kasenyi sector and Queen miles trails where you may spot a variety of wild animals like lions, elephants, bufaloes, warthogs, hyenas, bushbuck, Kobs, impalas, hartebeests to mention but a few. Return to the lodge after the game drive for a nap and lunch. Transfer to Kazinga channel in the afternoon for the launch cruise for a chnce to spot various water animals inlcuding lots of birds, hippos, elephants, bufaloes as they rest on the shores of this small water channel that connects lakes Edward and George. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge.
Day 5: Morning Game drive & transfer back to Kampala
Early in the morning go for the game drive in the Northern crater area where there is a lot of dark holes called the black craters with no water. You may be able to see a lot of animal species such as the elephants buffaloes, antelopes, monkeys . This side of the park provides a good view of numerous craters. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with lunch enroute in Mbarara town.