8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari

8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari

Eight (8 ) days Uganda Gorillas , chimpanzee tracking and wild life safari:

Safari highlights – 8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari

  • Gorilla tracking
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Tree climbing lions
  • Boat cruise on the kazinga channel
  • Wetland walk .

Day 1:

You will be wormy welcomed  to the pearl of Africa by our company representative  who doubles to be your safari guide driver and usher you to your hotel for a relaxed evening and over night.

Optional Accommodation: 2friends Beach Hotel, Airport View Guest house, Victoria View Guest House,Protea By Marriott  Hotel.

Meal Plan: Half Board:

Day 2: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park.

Your safari driver guide will brief you about the journey and later take on the 550 km drive towards the south west of the country , you will have the first stop over at the equator crossing line for a photo moment as well as another cup of coffee , embark on another  drive to the beautiful country side into the land of milk and honey and take a lunch stop in ugandas second biggest city Mbarara , the mid west of the country. Proceed with your journey after lunch to the magnificently manicured terraced hills of the south west of the country,  the kigezi region home to the endangered mountain gorillas and other primate species reaching in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Options; Chameleon Hill,Mahogany springs ,Gorilla Mist Lodge, Bakiga lodge, Ichumbi Lodge, Haven Lodge Buhom.
Meal plan; Half Board

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking .

After the tasty breakfast, ensure you carry packed lunch from the lodge as you drive straight to the headquarters. Here you will meet fellow trackers and be briefed about the procedures of gorilla tracking. Later you will begin the exercise  led by the park ranger guides who are well informed and knowledgeable about these gorillas, how long trekking will take depends on the movement of mountain gorillas at that time therefore it could last for 2 to 8 hours later retire from the activity and settle for an evening.
Accommodation Options; Chameleon Hill Lodge,Mahogany springs, Buhom Lodge,Gorilla Mist Lodge, Bakiga Lodge, Ichumbi Lodge.
Meal plan; Half Board.

Day 4:

Transfer to ishaha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park.
After breakfast, drive to Ishasha  sector of Queen Elizabeth  national park famous for  tree climbing lions and other wildlife species such as kobs, buffaloes, elephants,topis , birds among others. Upon arrival at the park you will check in at the lodge, enjoy a yummy lunch there as you prepare to go for an evening game drives as the kings and queens jungal take tree shades on fig tee branches. Head back to the lodge, have dinner and Overnight.
Accommodation Options; Enjojo Lodge, Ishasha jungel Lodge, Wilderness safari camp.
Meal Plan; Full Board

Day 5:

Take on a brief morning game drive before the 79km stretch that will see you to the mweya peninsula for an after noon boat cruise on the

kazinga channel

kazinga channel

, the 46 km stream of water that connects the two lakes of Gorge and Edward that make up Queen Elizabeth national park.While on this cruise , you stand a chance of sighting more hard of elephants ,buffaloes,  hippos , crocodiles as well as a huge number of different bird species. the cruise will be gone for 2 hours and later later take on a simple game drive along the channel track as you drive to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Options; Mweya safari lodge, Kasenyi Safari camp,Bush lodge, Mazike valley lodge,Katara lodge.
Meal Plan; Full Board

Day 6:

Take on a Morning game drive for 2 to 4 hours within the kasenyi plains in search of lions, leopards, elephants , water bucks , kobs , worth hogs , hyenas, buffaloes and migrating flamingos among others . Have lunch from the nearby mountains of the moon town of kasese before you embark on a 159 km journey to kibale forest national park the worlds primate capital , home to the chimpanzee for check in to your next lodge.
Accommodation Options: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House,Kibale Forest cottages, Ndali Lodge, Papaya Lodge, Primate Lodge,Isunga Lodge.

Meal plan:Half Board:

Day 7:After you break fast, gather at kanyanchu visitor center for briefing at about 7: 30 and then traverse the primate forest for chimpanzee trekking or chimpanzee habituation. The activity usually goes for 2 to 6 hours but with 01 to 04  hours of actual viewing and photos with humans closest cuisines as they share 98.7 % of the DNA with humans . later after retire from the forest for lunch and an afternoon community and wetland walk of bigodi where you stand a big chance of sighting the magnificent great blue turaco, red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys as well as the local way of processing coffee and day ends.

Meal plan: Full board.

Day 8: After your early break fast, take on the 399km journey back to Entebbe international airport for check in .Take a day room for freshening up and dinner and head to the airport.

End of safari of 8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari