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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

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning for the start of your Gorillas & Chimps safari. Make a stop at the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemispheres. Continue on to the town of Mbarara for lunch before the final part of the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a relaxed evening enjoying the view from the lodge. Overnight at the lodge.

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:
Elephant Hab Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2

Chimps tracking in Kalinzu forest and Boat cruise on kazinga channel

Chimps tracking in Kalinzu forest and Boat cruise on kazinga channel

In the morning your guide takes you to Kalinzu forest for you chimps trekking experience. You have a walk in beautiful jungle and a meeting with the chimps ahead of you. When you get back from the trek your guide takes you to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon it is time for the boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride lets you look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and birds by the shores. Go for an evening game drive in kasenyi side part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
Elephant Hab Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3

Tree climbing lions and transfer to Bwindi Forest

Tree climbing lions and transfer to Bwindi Forest

Set off for the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park after breakfast. Ishasha is known for tree-climbing lions and the game-drive here lets you look for them as well as see topis and buffaloes. After the game-drive you continue the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, the home of the mountain gorillas. Overnight at the lodge.

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:
Bakiga Lodge
  • Budget lodge located just outside Bwindi NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 4

Gorilla tracking day

Gorilla tracking day

Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation:
BirdNest Resort
  • Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 5

Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast you start the journey back to Kampala. Make a stopover along the way for lunch in Mbarara or Masaka depending on time. You have now reached the end of your Gorilla & Chimps safari and your guide drops you in Kampala/Entebbe airport.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

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 Lionhead Tours and Travel, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • 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.