11 Nov Uganda Gorilla Safari 5 days
5 Days , Visit Lake Mburo, Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. .
Day 1:Lake Mburo National Park
In the morning you will be joined by our guide at your place of accommodation. You will then drive off to Lake Mburo national park making a stopover to watch the traditional drums at Mpambire who do so using ancient methods that have been passed on for generations. You will also stop at the Equator to take some photos. You will have a 2 hours boat ride on the stunning lake Mburo although this will depend on the time you arrive. As you will be on the ride you will view crocodiles, hippos and birds like the Pelicans, Herons and black crake Dine and sleep at Rwonyo Rest Camp or Mantana Tented camps
Day 2: Bwindi National Park
Today, you will drive along the lake side track enjoying a wonderful game drive to see the water animals and the plants. The Kigambira loop presents an opportunity to journey through the woody wilderness scattered with thickets. You will be able to see bushbucks, zebras and bush duikers. From there you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Dine and slumber at Gorilla Resort Camp, or Community Bandas, or Buhoma.
Day 3 Gorilla Tracking
Very early in the morning you will enter the thick Gorilla Sanctuary. The rainforest is quite impressive with the verdant thick forested terrain that is crisscrossed by several animals trails making accessibility quite easy. The park is majorly popular for the mountain gorillas. It is somehow challenging to track the giants but on finding them you will have a very exciting memorable experience with them. The opportunity of spending some time with these tranquil giants is such a wonderful encounter that will certainly overwhelm you. These gorillas are timid and very peaceful and it is a very unforgettable experience as you observe and even take photos of them. Dine and slumber at your lodge.
Day 4 Queen Eizabeth National Park
Following breakfast you will set off to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you via the remarkable Western Rift Valley escarpment, take a game drive through the Ishasha area in search of the tree climbing lions and later continue to the headquarters of the Mweya Peninsular. Arrive at your lodge in the late evening. Queen Elizabeth National Park prides in the wide variety of game which includes lions, kobs, bushbucks, the occasional leopards, buffaloes and elephants. Dine and sleep at Institute of Ecology or Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 5 Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up before dawn and drive along the track of Kasenyi miles looking for lions, elephants, waterbucks, hyenas and bushbucks among others.
It is crucial to note that tracking permits are a necessity for one to take part in gorilla tracking and this activity is best rewarding during good weather because the rains make the trails hard to trek over.
End of safari