This 7 Days gorilla trekking and wildlife safari is an remarkable package entailing the best wild encounter of a lifetime. Expect to see the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park and wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park; with a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel.
Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
As early as 7:00 am local time, our driver guide will transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park with a stopover at the equator for photography and refreshment. Proceed for lunch at Igongo cultural centre in Mbarara. Later continue to Bwindi via kabale and reach at the lodge in the early evening. Dinner and overnight Bwindi Jungle Lodge/Bakiga Lodge and Gorilla Mist Lodge.
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking and community walk
At 6:30 am you may have your breakfast and transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers. At 8:00am, you will transfer to the trekking trail starting point. The hike is led by an armed park ranger and potters; it may take between 1 to 5 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas since they are wild and keep moving from place to place. Guests are allowed a minimum of an hour to interact with the gorillas. Dinner and overnight Gorilla Forest Lodge/Bakiga Lodge and Gorilla Mist Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, Game Drives &; Launch Cruise
After breakfast transfer to the “Ishasha” (southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park) – a home to the tree climbing lions. At 14:00 hours transfer to Kazinga channel for a launch cruise at 16:00 hours. Expect to see great numbers of migrant bird species and animals such as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos and monitor lizards among others on the water shores. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge/ Enganzi lodge/ katara lodge, among others.
Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Transfer to Kibale forest national park
At 6:00 am find your breakfast ready and immediately embark on a game drive to the northern sector of the park. You may make a stopover at Ihamba Lodge for a hot lunch on your way to Kibale Forest national park. It is a 2 to 3 hours’ drive to Kibale national park from Queen Elizabeth national park. Dinner and overnight at Crater Safari lodge/primate lodge/Kibale forest camp.
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and nature walk in the Bigodi eco swamp.
After breakfast at 7:00 am, transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing from the park warden. At 8:30am, hike into the forest with the lead of the guide in search of the chimpanzees. It may take you 30 minutes to 3 hours to encounter the chimpanzees. Return to the lodge for lunch and then for nature walks in the Bogodi swamp a home to different bird species. Dinner and overnight stay(Day 4).
Day 6: Relaxation and local village visit
After the morning breakfast, You may visit local communities or relax at the lodge.
Day 7: Departure
After breakfast transfer back to Entebbe or Kigali airport for your return flight.
End of tour