6 Days Safari to Queen Elizabeth ,Bwindi and Lake Mburo National Park :
Watch wildlife in their natural habitats and trek mountain gorillas in the famous Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park while viewing many bird species and plants.
Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Your driving will lead you through the Ankole savannah grasslands situated between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara and the main feature is settled farm land with common feature of long horned Ankole cattle. The attractive acacia-dotted Savannah is a home for these amazing cows that you will not likely to get such sight else where in the world. Stop for lunch on the way in Mbarara town. Continue west words after lunch driving past vast tea and banana platantions will be seen as you drive on, settle in at your lodge for dinner and over night.
Budget: Kazinga Channel View Resort : Farmland Resort/
Moderate: Hippo Hill Camp: Simba Safari Lodge: Bufallo Safari Lodge: Bush Lodge
Up market: Mweya Lodge standard rooms: Katara Lodge
Luxury: Mweya Safari lodge: Jacana safari lodge: Wilderness Safari Camp
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Morning games drive to see more animals that habit this park, that include predators lion. Leopard and other game. Over 500 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee–eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors. Queen Elizabeth National is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders on Lake George and Lake Edward as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment., the game drive will last for up 4 to 5 Hours
take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal and of-course the several warthogs. Retire to your lodge for dinner and over night FB
Queen Elizabeth –Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, you will go for Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge where you will see not only the chimpanzee but also other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus baboons.
Then take an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lake Edward and Lake George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, with elephants at the banks and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lakeshores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. After picnic lunch drive to Bwindi for Dinner and overnight stay
Budget: Buhoma Community Bandas: Bwindi View Bandas: Nkuringo campsite tents: Virunga Hotel: Nkuringo safari centre
Middle: Nkuringo camp site: Wagtail Eco Lodge: Gorilla Mist Camp: Shongi Gorilla Resort
Up market: Lake Kitandara Lodge: Engagi lodge: Mahogany Springs Lodge: Gorilla Resort Camp: Traveler’s Rest Camp: Silver Back Lodge: Gorilla Safari lodge.
Luxury: Gorilla Forest Camp: Buhoma Lodge: Clouds Lodge: Gahinga: Volcanoes Bwindi Safari Lodge.
Gorilla tracking Bwindi Forest National park
Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point for briefing by your guide. You will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off! The time taken and the terrain varies (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.
You will need to carry long pants like light type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellants and sun cream
Bwindi _ Mburo National Park
Morning after breakfast will be driven to Mbarara. Will stop at Igongo cultural centre . A very good hotel has been put up here and we encourage people to stay here and move to the park in the morning. At Igongo there is museum and cultural entertainment plus community interaction. Or alternatively can proceed to park and stay overnight there. variety of wild life like zebra ,antelope and in common site will be Uganda cob and viewing of acacia trees. check in at your lodge for overnight stay and dinner.
Budget: Rwonyo Bandas
Middle: Arcadia Lake Mburo Camp
Up market: Mantana Luxury tented Camp: Mburo Safari Lodge
Luxury: Mihingo Luxury Lodge
Mburo National Park _ Kampala
Morning will carry out an extensive game drive looking for wildlife. Lake Mburo is famous for the humble zebra impala, buffalo and many more. The park is also famous for many birds and birders have found this park very rich in many bird species. With swamp an breakfast will board the ferry back to Entebbe in the morning arriving at around mid day. Proceed to Kampala. Or drive back to Masaka. Stop at the Equator crossing for memorable photo taking, Mpambire in Mpigi an art and craft center where drum making technology has been passed on from generations
Please Note the safari cost will include:
- Meals and accommodation at full board for the agreed dates
- Gorilla permits 1 permit per person
- Game drives, park fees, 1 tracking chimpanzee permit per person,
- safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
- Park fees
- Applicable government taxes
- Drinking bottled water while driving on safari
- Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc