8 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport – transfer to Hotel near airport. (10Minutes drive)
Day 2: Pick up from hotel address in Entebbe – drive to Kibale forest N/Park. (Home of Chimps)
Day 3: Morning chimpanzee trekking and Afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth Game Park.
Day 4: Morning Wildlife game viewing and afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on Kazinga channel.
Day 5: Drive to Bwindi national park – past via Ishasha sector for tree climbing lions, proceed to Bwindi.
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking experience / evening nature guided walk or visit Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 7: Drive to Lake Mburo National park (The Zebra paradise)
Day 8: Drive back -to- Kampala/Entebbe airport. with airport drop off.

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport – meet and greet our company driver / hotel driver – transfer to Hotel.

Hotel option: Protea Hotel and Lake Victoria Hotel (Luxury option), 2-Friends Beach hotel and Sienna Beach Hotel (midrange option), Entebbe Central Inn and Precious Guest House (Budget option)

Day 2: Pick up from a hotel in Entebbe, drive to Kibale forest national park – the home of primate chimpanzees. 8:00am After a healthy breakfast, you will be transfered to Kibale forest National Park, the capital world of primates. Such as chimpanzee, baboons and monkeys, with en-route lunch meals. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.
Hotel options: Papaya lake lodge and Mountain of the Moon hotel (Luxury option), Kibale Guest Cottage and Primate Lodge (Midrange option), Chimpanzee guest house and Camp and Kibale Forest Camp (Budget option).

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon transfer Queen Elizabeth.
The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may be blessed with enormous encounters of various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. Later drive to Queen Elizabeth N/Park, Upon arrival, check in at your lodge.
Hotel options: Mweya Safari Lodge and Ihamba Safari Lodge (Luxury option), Enganzi Lodge and Twin Lakes Safari lodge (Midrange option), Mweya hostel and Pumba safari camp(Budget option).

Day 4: Morning game drive – afternoon boat cruise
Early in the morning set off for the morning 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, lions, buffaloes, Leopards, monkeys such as the black and white colobus, vervet, patus, red-tailed and the blue monkeys. Other animals that can be seen are the bush pigs and the warthogs, antelopes. This side of the park provides a good view of numerous craters. The activity takes 3-4 hour.
Return for lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon later after lunch, you will embark on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine bee eaters and black bee eaters, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others. This takes 2-3 hour. Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National park.
You will set off and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. This forest is home to the magnificent giant mountain gorillas and a variety of other forest primates including the blue monkey as well as a wealth of bird life.

Along the journey, you will have a chance to visit the Ishasha sector, commonly known for tree climbing lions. Dinner and peaceful overnight in Bwindi NP.

Hotel options: Silverback Lodge and Engangi Lodge (Luxury option), Buhoma Haven Lodge and Agandi lodge, Ruhija Mist camp, Ride for a Woman and Buhoma Rest Camp (Budget option).

Day 6: Gorilla tracking in Uganda – Life-time memorable experience.
After morning breakfast, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas in bwindi this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest. This may take you about 4-5hrs in the jungle. You will return to the lodge for dinner.

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo National park.
On this day, drive to Lake Mburo game park, The green acacia woodland surrounding the lake harbors dense population of zebras, warthog, Buffalo, Impala and various others grazers, including the last surviving Ugandan population of Eland, the largest African Antelope. Later return for lunch at the lodge, later in the afternoon, embark on a boat ride on lake mburo.

Hotel Options: Mihingo Lodge and Mburo Safari Lodge (Luxury option), Rwakobo Rock hotel (Midrange), Leopard Rest Camp (Budget option)

Day 8: Return back to Kampala city / Entebbe airport for departure.
After breakfast, we will continue to Kampala reaching the capital late afternoon / evening. Dinner and overnight in Kampala. Your driver-guide will drive you to your Hotel in Kampala or to Entebbe airport for departure. And proceed to Kampala reaching the capital late afternoon drop off at the hotel address / Entebbe airport for your departure.

PRICE WILL INCLUDE:

* Gorilla trekking permits at Bwindi
* Chimpanzee trekking permits
* Park entry fees in Queen Elizabeth NP
* Boat cruise fees at Kazinga channel
* Chance to see tree climbing lions
* Hot lunches on transfer days
* Bottled water in car
* Park entrance at Lake Mburo N/Park
* Game viewing and boat ride at Lake Mburo
* Professional guide/ driver allowance
* Ground transportation in a 4×4 safari car
* Accommodation for 7 nights
* Meals at the lodges (B, L, D)
* Airport transfers (pick and drop off)

PRICE WILL EXCLUDE:

* International Air ticket and visa fees
* Beers and Wine (alcoholic drinks)
* Laundry expenses and craft shopping