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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable

Pick up from Entebbe or your hotel in Kampala by our driver-guide. He will brief you, and after we will drive southwest to the Bwindi forest. Have two stopovers, one at the Equator to buy crafts and take photos, and another in Mbarara for lunch. Proceed with your journey to this magnificent forest, home to mountain gorillas and other primate species, until you return to your accommodation in the evening. Have dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Trekker's Tavern Cottages
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Gorilla Trekking- Bwindi forest

Gorilla Trekking- Bwindi forest

After the tasty breakfast, ensure you carry packed lunch from the lodge as you drive straight to the headquarters. Here you will meet fellow trekkers and be briefed concerning gorilla trekking. Later you will begin trekking as led by the park ranger guides who are well informed and knowledgeable about these gorillas, how long trekking will take depends on the movement of mountain gorillas at that time therefore it could last for 2 to 8 hours.
You are encouraged to carry enough water, sunglasses, raincoats, hats, and to wear sturdy shoes. You will be allowed to be with the gorillas for only one hour. Return to your lodge and relax. During the evening hours, you can decide to stay at the lodge and rest or visit the Batwa community of which you will discover a lot about their culture and customs. Come back for dinner and have an overnight.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Trekker's Tavern Cottages
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Travel to Queen Elizabeth via the Ishasha sector

Travel to Queen Elizabeth via the Ishasha sector

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth passing through the Ishasha sector which is well known for tree-climbing lions and other wildlife species such as monkeys, kobs, buffaloes, elephants, birds among others. Upon arrival at the park, you will check-in at the lodge, enjoy a yummy lunch there as you prepare to go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. On this boat, you will see a lot of water animals like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, and elephants that come to take water as well as different bird species like the malachite kingfisher, saddle-billed stork, among others. Head back to the lodge, have dinner, and overnight.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Best Time to Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LeopardOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
The Bush Lodge (Banda)
  • Mid-range banda located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Game drive & afternoon boat cruise

Game drive & afternoon boat cruise

Wake up so early, have a cup of coffee, and set out for the game drive in Kasenyi track and other track for the morning risers, here you will have a chance of seeing lions, buffaloes, antelopes, elephants. After the drive back to the lodge have breakfast and also lunch as you get ready for the boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which an outstanding activity to do while in this park. Later have dinner at the lodge and overnight there.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
The Bush Lodge (Banda)
  • Mid-range banda located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Morning chimp trek in Kyambura Gorge and transfer back to Entebbe

Morning chimp trek in Kyambura Gorge and transfer back to Entebbe

After breakfast head to Kyambura gorge chimpanzee tracking a fascinating experience, The trek takes 2-3 hours and it will provide you with the opportunity to also see a variety of other primates and animals as well as birds, and a variety of butterflies, and other insects. Later transfer back to Entebbe airport for your flight or Kampala at the hotel in the evening.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Frena Adventures, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Frena Adventures.