Combine an experience of mountain gorillas with the one of wildlife. This 5 days gorillas and wildlife safari lets you visit three of the best safari parks in Uganda.
5 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Safari Overview
This 5 days gorillas and wildlife safari features both gorilla trekking and wildlife viewing. You will trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park then do game drives in Lake Mburo National Park and Murchison Falls National Park.
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative/guide who will then transfer to Bwindi national park. The park is located in the south western part of the country, it’s a 7 hours drive with en routes. Via Masaka road, you will have a stopover at the equator where you will be able to take photographs and visit the craft shop, proceed with lunch en route. On arrival to the park in Kisoro district, you will proceed and check in your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at Ichumbi Gorilla lodge/Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking experience –Lake Mburo National Park
Have breakfast and transfer you to park offices for briefing about Mountain Gorilla trekking by a local guide. The time taken is usually between 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Meeting the gorillas unexpectedly is one of the most captivating lifetime experiences. You will have a chance to observe and take pictures at very close range. You will observe adults feeding and groaning among themselves.
After an hour with the long-awaited gorillas, your guide and rangers will lead you back to the starting point where your driver will readily be waiting to transfer you to Lake Mburo national park with en route lunch. Arrive at the park late evening for a restful evening. Have dinner and overnight stay at as lodge above
Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After having breakfast early morning, connect and transfer to Murchison falls national park. This is a 6-7 hours journey with stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and lunch. Arrive in the park in the late afternoon and connect to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari lodge/Murchison River lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge
Day 4: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise/Hike
Wake up early and enjoy your breakfast. Later meet with the guide/driver for a game drive at the delta, expect to see large herds of game especially Buffaloes, giraffes and different antelope species, other animals to be seen include; lions, hyenas, elephants and leopards on a lucky day. Return to lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon after your lunch, connect for a boat cruise along the Nile where you will get an opportunity to see a number of bird species, elephants and buffaloes, hippos and crocodiles. After viewing the falls at the bottom, you will either return to your lodge or you can choose to hike up to the top of the falls for a fabulous view of the thundering waterfalls, meet your driver at the top to drive you back to your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala
After your breakfast at the lodge, head out of the park to return to Kampala/Entebbe airport to find your ongoing flight back home.
End of 5 safari.