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6 Day Uganda Gorilla Expedition

This 6 Day Gorilla Trekking safari has a special focus on Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.

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Day 1:Queen Elizabeth National Park
You are picked up from your accommodation by our company safari guide who then drives you to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a lunch stop over en route. This park is known to have more mammals than any other park in Uganda. The game here include both forest and savannah species for instance; Lion;, Elephant, Buffaloes, Hippopotamus, Kobs, Warthog, a variety of primates like; Chimpanzee, olive baboon, red-tailed and vervet monkeys, predators like; Leopards, Lions, spotted Hyena and side-stripped Jackal. This park is also a birders paradise with over 611 recorded species. Lunch at Mbarara, then proceed to the park for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/The Institute of Ecology.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After early breakfast, drive to the Kasenyi track via the Crater Lakes region with still dark lakes and rich grasslands set deep into volcanic craters to get to the kob mating ground, this provides an excellent opportunity for viewing the lions. Afternoon, take a launch cruise on Kazinga Channel for yet more game viewing and birds. Later return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Queen Elizabeth/Bwindi
After breakfast drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.Here you will choose either to go via Maramagambo Forest for a nature walk and visit the bat caves where you may observe thousands of bats within inches of their roosts and often pythons and monitor lizards poised to strike by the cave entrance or to go to Ishasha for a game drive in search for tree climbing lions. Afternoon, drive to bwindi, have Dinner and Overnight Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma homestead/Kitandara Camp.
Days 4. Bwindi (Gorilla Trekking)
After an early breakfast we take a short walk to the park offices for briefing. After a briefing from the park’s guides, we set out on our long-anticipated adventure. The trail through the tropical rainforest is both challenging and exciting, and we will travel deep into this dense jungle, described by early explorers as “The Impenetrable Forest”. Overnight Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma homestead/Kitandara Camp.

Day 5.
After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park through the renowned Kigezi hills arguably known as the Switzerland of Uganda. Overnight Mihingo Lodge/Mantana Camp.
Day 6. Return to Entebbe/Departure
After breakfast, take a game drive to the acacia savannah. The game likely to be encountered include the Burshell’s Zebra, Topi, Impala, buffalo’s, and the beautiful Eland. After lunch at the camp, drive to Entebbe Airport for your International flight connections.
NB .Departures
This safari program can be 5 days if you wish to take any of the options here below;
a) Charter flight from Kayonza to Entebbe and straight away connect to International flights
b)Drive straight from Bwindi to Entebbe (the drive takes minimum of 9hours)
End Safari

Included in the package:
• Transfers to and fro airport
• Transport in a 4 x 4 WD vehicle with fuel and driver guide
Entrance to the parks
1 gorilla permit per person
5 nights accommodation and meals
• Boat trip on Kazinga Channel in QENP

Excluded in the package;
• Charter flights
• Drinks (soft and alcoholic)
• Laundry
• Tips and gratuities
• Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
• Personal insurance

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