6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Safari Overview: 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Your 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour is a gorilla tracking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks. This private tour offers a chance to have the best gorilla trekking experiences as well as have great game viewing experiences in one of the most popular safari parks.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda - Bwindi Forest

Gorilla trekking Safari – Bwindi Forest National Park

The 6 Days trip starts with a transfer from either Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to western Uganda with the first visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park famed for the tree climbing lions and wildlife filled Kazinga channel. Bwindi and Lake Mburo come after the visit to Queen Elizabeth Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park hosts about 95 mammal species including almost 2500 elephants. Bwindi Forest Park is home to almost half of the world’s mountain gorillas and Lake Mburo National Park is the best walking safaris park. This makes this 6 days trip one of the well tailored tours in Uganda.

Contents of 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Safari by day Highlight: 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park for the start of your 6 days Uganda safari.

Day 2: Morning game drive in Kasenyi trails and Evening boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

Day 3: Another morning game drive in the Ishasha Sector and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and have an evening game drive

Day 6: Morning nature walking safari and transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport marking the end of your 6 days gorilla trekking and wildlife safari in Uganda

Safari by day Itinerary: 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Either from Kampala or Entebbe, your Uganda tour guide will pick you up for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The first stop is made at the equator line in Kayabwe for experiments on the worlds centre line that continue and crosses Queen Elizabeth Park too.

Driving southwards, you have lunch en route then continue with the drive to the park arriving in the evening. On arrival, you check in, relax and have dinner at a booked accommodation facility at Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge 

Day 2: Morning game drive in Kasenyi trails and Evening boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

Have morning breakfast then proceed for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains. Here you explore an array of wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, Topi, warthogs, Hyenas, lions and several bird species. The game drive lasts about 4 hours and remember to carry some drinking water binoculars and camera.

After the game drive you return to the lodge for lunch and refreshment. In the afternoon, you head for the Kazinga channel boat cruise. This is a great chance of seeing several aquatic species like crocodiles and hippopotami alongside other wildlife and bird species on the river banks.

With these amazing encounters on this 6 days wildlife safari in Uganda, you are then driven back to your accommodation facility where you spend the night. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge 

Day 3: another morning game drive in the Ishasha Sector and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On the third day of your trip, you have breakfast then head out to the ishasha sector in the southern part of the park. You spend about 4 hours on the drive in search for tree climbing lions and any other mammals. After the game drive, you have lunch in the ishasha sector.

 After Lunch, you embark on the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arriving in the evening hours, you check in, refresh, have dinner and spend the night at a prior booked choice of accommodation in Bwindi. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda gorilla safaris. During briefing, a total of 8 tourists are allocated a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability.

The trek starts with each group being accompanied by a park ranger taking about 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night. Upon seeing the gorillas a maximum of 1 hour is allocated in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing moments.

After the trek, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate. Your driver guide then ensures a safe transfer to your lodge for refreshment and relaxation. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and have an evening game drive

From Bwindi Impenetrable National Park foothills, you have breakfast then embark on a drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The drive lasts about 5-6 hours. Arriving in the afternoon, you have lunch and prepare for an evening game drive in Lake Mburo National Park.

On this game drive the possible sightings include Zebras, Impalas, Common Eland, African Buffalo, Oribi, Waterbuck, reedbuck, Topi and many more. Some of the bird species include the Bateleur, Coqui Francolin, Grey Crowned Crane, Rufous Bellied Heron and many more.

After the game drive, you are driven to your booked lodge or hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mihingo Lodge/Mburo Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Rwakobo Rock Lodge / Arcadia Cottages, Budget: Eagles Nest Camp

Day 6: Morning nature walking safari and transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

On this last day of your Uganda safari, you will have breakfast then head out for a nature walking safari. Lake Mburo is known to be free from carnivores and therefore offers a very unique experience with a walk so close to nature. 

After the nature walk, you then have lunch and start the drive to Kampala or Entebbe. You will most probably arrive in the city in the evening for drop off either in Kampala or at Entebbe International Airport for a way forward flight.

Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 6 Days Uganda gorilla trekking & wildlife tour

Safari inclusions

  • Uganda gorilla trekking permit
  • Park entrance fees and taxes
  • Activity fees
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide.
  • Bottled drinking water on board

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

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