4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

//4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari
4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari 2015-04-23T09:56:30+00:00

4 DAYS BWINDI GORILLAS AND QUEEN ELIZABETH TOUR

Safaris Highlights
Queen Elizabeth National Park’s popular tour activities include game viewing drives in search for some of the "Big 5", boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, famous for the highest concentration of Hippos in Africa, with over 611 bird species. The park is also famous for tree climbing lions especially in Ishasha sector, southern part of the park. Bwindi Forest on the other hand is a home to 360 African Mountain Gorillas.

Itinerary

Day 1 Transfer to Bwindi
In the morning you will have breakfast to drive south-west of Uganda. You will have stop at the equator for photographs, and in Mbarara for lunch. The journey will take you through large banana plantations, papyrus woodland, and terraced landscapes of the “Switzerland of Africa”. It takes about 9 hours to reach Bwindi in the late afternoon. You will then go for a walk in the surrounding communities. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma community Bandas

Day 2 Tracking Gorillas

Following breakfast you will transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing before you set off at 9:00 am through the tracks to search for the humble giants. You will go with packed lunch because it’s hard to determine how long it will take you to meet these great apes. However the time ranges between 2-9 hours depending on the movement of the giant primates. The activity is tiresome, it involves walking along steep hilly tracks however encountering these great relatives of man erases all the poor memories/ hardships you went through in trying to find them.  They are awe-inspiring! Dinner and overnight at Buhoma community Bandas.

Uganda Wildlife SafarisDay 3 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park/ Launch cruise
Have Breakfast to transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you through the Ishasha sector to reach the park in the afternoon. You will have a game drive enroute where you might spot game along the way as you transfer to the park headquarters. Watch out for tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector. In the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the Kazinga channel that connects lakes Edward and George. The launch cruise will reward you with game like hippos, elephants, buffaloes and birds at the shores.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Institute of ecology.

Day 4 Morning Game drives / Transfer to Kampala.
Very early in the morning before dawn, you will wake up to have a cup of coffee or a glass of water/ juice to go for an early morning game drive. This game drive will take you through the Kasenyi sector and the queens’ mile in the park and will reward you with animals like Lions, elephants, hyenas, Giant forest hogs, Bush bucks, Warthogs, Hyenas, civets, aardvarks, Leopards, and many more.
After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for late breakfast and then later on drive to Kampala to reach in the evening.

4 Days Gorilla & Queen safari

Particulars

1 pax

2pax

3pax

4pax

5pax

6pax

Luxury lodges

US $ 2047 

US$ 1563

US$ 1489 

US$ 1387 

US$ 1378

US$ 1330 

Midrange lodges

US$ 1697 

US$ 1262

US$ 1172 

US$ 1086

US$ 1067 

US$ 1027

Budget lodges

US$ 1620

US$ 1207

US$ 1110

US$ 1031

US$ 1008 

US$ 972

The quoted price includes
1 A comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle, excellent for game viewing & photographing.
2 Full time English speaking professional driver guide
3 Agreed upon accommodation and meals stated
4 All activities mentioned
5 Gorilla permits
6 Airport Transfers

Prices exclude
1 Airfares
2 Entry visas and airport taxes
3 All personal expenditure such as laundry and drinks are excluded.

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