Gorilla Tracking Safari in Bwindi Forest and Uganda Wildlife Safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Gorilla Forest
Start your gorilla safari and wildlife tour very early in the morning at 6:00 am after breakfast. You will drive south west taking the Masaka – Mbarara road to head to Bwindi Forest, the Gorilla sanctuary. The drive will take you through towns, homesteads, grasslands, and banana plantations to reach the park in the late afternoon. You will stop at the Equator for photographs and in Mbarara for lunch to reach in the evening. Check in your lodge and then if you are not tired you may go for a walk to the neighbouring community. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge, Buhoma Bandas or Silver back lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
In the morning you will have heavy breakfast and with packed lunch you will transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and then later on at 9:00 am you will set off along the tracks in the thick forest to go search for these great apes. Depending on the movement of these humble giants the walk might take between 2-9 hours before you encounter the Gorillas. The walk is tiresome however meeting these great apes and spending some time with them while looking deep into their expressive brown eyes, is an exhilarating and heartbreaking wildlife encounter that Africa has to offer. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort / Buhoma community Bandas.
Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth Elizabeth Park, enjoy an evening Boat Cruise.
Very early in the morning you will have breakfast and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. You will be at the park in the early afternoon hours. After lunch at your lodge, you will transfer to Mweya side where the boat cruise on Kazinga channel starts from. Kazinga Channel is a water channel that connects Lakes Edward and George. During the launch cruise, you will likely see animals including hippos, buffaloes, elephants and many more along the water shores. There are also plenty of birds and for birders, this channel is another bird paradise. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, Enganzi Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge on full board.
Day 4: Morning Game Drive, Transfer to Kampala.
Before sunrise you will go for a game drive in the pack to search for predators and nocturnal dwellers as they return to their hide outs. At large, expect to watch animal species like elephants, buffaloes, side stripped jackals, hyena, leopards, Lions, warthogs, Uganda Kobs, Giant forest Hogs to mention. After the game drive you will start your journey back to Kampala after a heavy breakfast at the lodge. You will take lunch enroute and arrive in the evening.