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Hoima Road Nansana
Kampala Uganda

7 Days Wildlife, Gorilla Trekking Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After morning breakfast at your Hotel in Kampala, you will drive to Western Uganda where Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated. En route, you will have a stopover at the Equator for educative words from the tour guide and likewise, take photos. Proceed to Mbarara town for a lunch stopover. After lunch, you will continue with the adventure to Queen Elizabeth through the lovely countryside. At your arrival at the park, you will try for the nature stroll in the Maramagambo forest for primate watching and visits to the bat cave and the blue lake. Have your dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Game drive and Launch Cruise

After having a heavy breakfast at the lodge, you will set out for the morning game drive in the Kasenyi area. Here pay special mind to animals, for example, the Lions, Buffaloes, Leopard, Elephants, Kobs, Antelopes and many more. Come back to your lodge for lunch and toward the evening, set out for the Launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This will give you the chance to view wildlife up close, for example, hippo’s huff and spray mere feet far from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. The shores of the channel are additionally home to several bird species incorporating pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others. After this marvelous afternoon, a slow drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

After having a heavy breakfast at your lodge, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park famously known as the Ishasha sector known for the rare tree climbing lions in Fig and acacia trees. Here you will see tree-climbing lions and also different animals in the sector. Continue with your journey to Bwindi National Park arriving in the evening. Have dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Bandas/Gorilla Resort/gorilla Mist Camp/Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/wagtail Eco Safari Camp.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

After early morning breakfast, you will then drive to the park headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a briefing and direction of the activity. After this, you will be joined by equipped ranger guide in the forest to track for the Mountain Gorillas. You will penetrate through the forest, cutting the undergrowth, separating thick creepers, to track gorillas. The time taken to track the Gorillas is unpredictable since it depends on the movement of the gorillas in the quest for nourishment and shelter. Be that as it may, it can take from 2 to 9 hours. You will have a maximum of one hour with the gorillas and this will allow you to observe, take photos and interact with them. Return again to your lodge for dinner and overnight as on day 4.

Day 5: Transfer to Rwanda

After having a heavy breakfast at your lodge, you will cross the border of Uganda to Rwanda at Cyanika border and drive to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. At your arrival you will visit Ruhengeri town and after that transfer to your hotel for unwinding for dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guesthouse/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

After having breakfast at the lodge, you will go to Volcanoes National Park headquarters for a briefing on rules and regulations followed while you’re in the jungle with gorillas and Gorilla group allocation. After this, you will be accompanied by an experienced ranger guide and penetrate into the forest for a great gorilla trekking adventure. The gorilla trekking activity is somehow tiresome however once you meet the Gorillas, you will doubtlessly disregard all the hardships you experienced to see the Gorillas. Once your track and find these gentle giants you’re allowed to stay with them for a maximum of one hour which will give you a chance to observe them and take photographs. Then you will return to your lodge with a lot of gorilla trek memories for unwinding. In the evening, you can visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo for cultural encounters. After this, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guesthouse/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.

Day 7: Transfer to Kigali

After enjoying your breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Kigali city for a short city tour visit the Genocide memorial sites, local markets, and do last minute shopping and transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.

End of This Gorilla Trekking Adventure

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