Kibale, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi safari – 6 days
A safari that takes you to three of Uganda’s amazing national parks. Lets you trek chimpanzees, see animals of the savanna and go trekking Mountain Gorillas.Trek chimps in Kibale Forest National Park, see animals of the savanna on game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park and trek Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park during this unforgettable adventure. Includes:
– Kibale Forest National Park
– Queen Elizabeth National Park
– Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
– Lake Bunyonyi
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Start the safari with transfer to Kibale Forest National Park in the morning with the target to have lunch in Fort portal. (If you arrive from abroad the day before a night at Mamaland Guest Home can be added.) A punctuation of stopovers in the far country side offer us chances of stretching in villages and around tea plantations along the drive as we check in late evening. Have a night in a beautiful area bordering Kibale Forest.
Overnight Isunga Lodge
Day 2: Chimp trekking experience
Kibale forest national park is a rainy forest and a home to over 1500 Chimpanzees. During your morning chimps trekking you will see them close and capture shots of our closest cousins in the Jungle in their frenzy exciting moods grooming! Besides the chimps 9 different species of Monkeys are found in this forest, for example red colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies. In the forest canopy colored aviation creatures-butterflies and various bird species like the native Great blue Turaco, joyful greenbul, olive long tailed cuckoo and the superb black bee eater can be spotted. After the trek we start the transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Drive further southwards with the Rwenzori ranges (Longest in Africa) in view or drive through the crater lakes in the hills through to sample out the surprising diversity of Savannah trees and wild life! Reach the lodge and enjoy the impressive view over Queen Elizabeth national park as we sigh and reset fatigue and stress, to point zero.
Overnight Pumba safari cottages.
Day 3: Game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth NP
Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park in the cool morning. We go for an early game drive that exposes us to diverse animals, Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas and many more species that are residents to this park are spotted along the Circuits as we drive along. There is a rich bird life especially our version of storks in the wetland spots as we reach the Flamingoes in the salt lakes. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for the 3pm boat-cruise on Kazinga channel, lasts 2 hours. Here you have the chance to spot hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles and more along the banks of the channel.
Overnight Pumba safari cottages.
Day 4: Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi
Transfer through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the way to Bwindi, this area is known for its tree-climbing lions. In Ishasha we will drive off in this adventurous vast savannah area with topis and the southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the fig tree branches. Continue the transfer to Bwindi Imspenetrable NP. Here you will experience a change in the landscape from flat savanna, via cultivated hills to jungel covered mountains. (If we reach early we can do a walk and mix with the locals or relax with the Orphans group performers)
Overnight Gorilla Mist camp.
Day 5: Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Have an early breakfast and get redy for the big highlight of this safari. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants, the mountain gorillas, and on this day you get to meet them. You will set off into the forest with a specialized guide, trek through beautiful nature and finally get to spend one hour in the area where the mountain gorillas are. Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest Elephants, Statungas and Dikers. After the trek transfer to beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
Overnight Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Depending on which group or time registered back after trekking.)
Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe
Have an early morning breakfast and embark on the drive back to Kampala with a stopover at equator and lunch in Masaka. Drive back through to Kampala/Entebbe. (If leaving Uganda straight away you can either have a late evening flight or add a night to fly out the next day.)
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Send us your inquiry Price: The price depends on number of people and accommodation level. Contact us with your inquiry to get the best price for your safari. Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way. Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses. Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with. Payment options: We accept international bank transfer, card payment through PesaPal (adds 3,5% charge) and cash payment if you are in Uganda.
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