Are you planning safari to Uganda, these 6 days lake Mburo, gorilla tracking and queen elizabeth safaris is worth taking because it provides you ith excellent opportunity to encounter variety of wildlife and mountain gorillas in Uganda
You wil have chance to visit and interact with batwa community. The batwa demonstrates hunting techniques, gathers honey, and also how to make crafts and traditional way of making fire among others
Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe to Mburo Night game drive.
Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Western Region
Have breakfast and set off to Lake Mburo Nation Park with en-route stop at Uganda equator line monument take photos and explore the souvenir markets around. You will arrive in the afternoon and take some rest before proceeding out for the evening game viewing and night game drive . On the game drive, expect to see the gigantic eland antelopes, zebras, topi, impalas, Uganda kob and among others and later, relax at your lodge where you will spend the night
Day 2: transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
On this you will have morning breakfast at the lodge and check out to transfer to Bwindi with mini game drive as you checked out of the park as you get chance to some of the wildlife you could have missed in the previous game drive, later proceed with drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park checking into the booked lodge and spend the rest of the day enjoying lodge facilities
Day 3: Gorilla trekking and Batwa experience
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
After an early morning breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers about do’s and don’ts while trekking in the park, here you will also be divided in a group of 8 individuals and after you will start off your gorilla trekking guided by the park rangers.
This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, play around and also do their day to day activities. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates and once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. Later, you will return to your lodge and in the evening, you may choose to relax at the lodge or visit the Batwa community which will expose you to their culture basing on how they live, dance, and also hearing stories concerning their culture which will leave you amazed. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.
Day4: transfer to queen Elizabeth national park
On this day you will check out of the lodge after your breakfast and meet up your safari guide to transfer to queen Elizabeth national park which second largest protected area in Uganda. the journey takes about 3-to 4 hours drive and on your way pass via Ishasha sector for interesting game drive where you will enjoy great via of tree climbing lions which will be lying up in acacia/fig tree branches and also have chance to view other wildlife like elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, hippos view some birds and have en-route lunch before proceeding to queen Elizbeth national park and check into the booked lodge later evening for diner and overnight
Day 5: morning game drive and afternoon boatcruise
Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park in the cool morning as the second park on our Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi safari. 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.
Day 6: transfer back to 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 where your guide drops you as we have reached the end of our 6 days Uganda safari. (If leaving Uganda straight away you can either have a late evening flight or add a night to fly out the next day.
END OF TRIP
Safari budget in us dollars is based on midrange accommodation on full board
Note: this safari budget is based solo traveler
Safari budget includes
1. Experienced guide fee
2. Gorilla permit fee
3. Park entry fee
4. Game drives fee
5. Boat cruise fee
6. All meals and accommodation on midrange hotel
7. Community batwa fee
8. Bottled drinking water on safari
9. Airport pick ups and transfers
10. Meal en-route
11. All ground transportation
Safari budget excludes:
- Airfares and visa charges.
- Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Items of personal nature like laundry, giving tips, souvenirs among others.
- Drinks like wines, spirits, and bears.