4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife

The 4 days Gorilla trekking and wildlife safari will from Kampala and end still in Kampala-Uganda. You will visit some of the most famous National Parks in Uganda such as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in Southwestern Uganda and covers an area of 331 Sq km, it is a home to 12 Gorilla families, 348 bird species, 163 tree species, 120 mammals, 220 butterfly species, 27 chameleon species, and 1000 flowering plants among others.

Also different other primates are found here such as the white and black colobus monkeys and Chimpanzees. Queen Elizabeth National Park, this park is located 376 km away from Kampala covering an area of 1, 978 Sq km. It is home to over 95 species of mammals, 10 species of primates and over 500 species of birds, and its famous for the amazing boat cruise and game viewing.

Activities to do during the trip

  • Gorilla trekking(A gorilla permit is required which goes for $600 per person)
  • Launch/Boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel
  • Game drive in Kasenyi trail/Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge
  • Photography around the Equator

  • Day 1: Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Tracking -Bwindi forest
  • Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Sector
  • Day 4: Morning Game drive/Chimpanzee tracking and Depart to Kampala

Inclusions

  • Gorilla trekking permit (Uganda $600 per person)
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Transport by 4wheel drive safari car
  • Full time English speaking driver guide
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Medical insurance
  • Airfares/international flights
  • Personal expenses such as personal laundry, telephone, cigarettes, alcohol, drinks, tips, accommodation and meals that are not part of your travel plan as well as other activities.

Day 1: Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early in the morning after your breakfast your driver/guide will meet you at your hotel, and he will take you through the details of your trip. Thereafter, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in the southwestern part of Uganda for gorilla tracking. You will have a stopover at the equator to take photos and the other one in Mbarara to have your lunch. Along the way you will see a lot of sightings such as the beautiful scenery as you approach the park, this park is also endowed with a lot of plant and animals species like the mountain gorillas chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, forest elephants, birds, and waterfalls though Mountain gorillas are most popular. Check-in at the lodge, unwind, have dinner and an Overnight.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Mid-Range : Rushaga Gorilla Camp
Budget : Ikoro Hotel
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking -Bwindi forest

On this day you will need to be very early, by 6:00am you should be up, have breakfast, and pack your lunch. Drive ahead reaching the Park headquarters, where you will be briefed by the ranger guide concerning what to do and not to do while in the park. Thereafter proceed with the ranger to look out for the mountain gorillas, this involves hiking up and down rugged paths whereby you will need to be physically fit and also carry a walking stick. Also you can use the local porters to carry your luggage. When you meet these gentle giants follow what your ranger guide tells you especially standing 6 meters away from them as you watch the mothers feed the young ones, the juveniles playing and the silver backs guarding the territory. How long this search will take is based on where the gorillas are located and feeding from so it can take 2-8 hours. Also don’t forget to carry enough water, a rain coat, sturdy shoes, long sleeved trousers, and snacks. Return back to your lodge after trekking. In the afternoon you may choose to relax at the lodge or go for a walk through the Batwa community/homesteads, see how they live and enjoy their cultural performances through dance and drama.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Mid-Range : Rushaga Gorilla Lodge
Budget : Ikoro Hotel
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Sector

After your early breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through the Ishasha sector which is the southern sector of the park. Along the way you will have sights of different animal species including; the birds, bushbucks, elephants, gazelles, buffaloes, monkeys, and kobs, but the tree climbing lions are most common. On your arrival, check in at the lodge and enjoy your lunch, as you prepare to engage in a launch/boat cruise on Kazinga channel in the afternoon. This boat trip takes 2 hours and will give you an opportunity to watch different water animals closer, some of the animal species include; hippos, crocodiles, elephants and buffaloes along the banks. Also birds like the Saddle billed stork, African fish eagle, pink backed pelicans, Pied and malachite kingfisher, African Skimmer and the shoebill thats if you are lucky. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : Mweya safari Lodge
Mid-Range : Enganzi lodge
Budget : Bush Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 4: Morning Game drive/Chimpanzee tracking and Depart to Kampala

Take your breakfast in the morning. This day being your last, you may opt for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi trail where you will have chance to see animals such as the lions, warthogs, elephants, topis, buffaloes among others, also during this morning you will observe a number of different bird species or choose to visit the Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking. Thereafter, start off your journey to Kampala, you will stopover in Mbarara for Lunch. After lunch, proceed to Kampala whereby you will reach in the afternoon.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : N/A (Not Applicable)
Mid-Range : N/A (Not Applicable)
Budget : N/A (Not Applicable)
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

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4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife

TOUR CODE:(WTA-009)

  • Safari Duration : 4 Days / 3 Night
  • Destinations
    • › Kampala
    • › Bwindi NP
    • › Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Safari Price : $ pp