Day 1, Kampala- Queen Elizabeth NP
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Kampala and transfer you to Western Uganda where Queen Elizabeth National Park is located. En route you will stop over at the Equator monument for photographs and water experiments and also in Mbarara town for Lunch. You will continue with your drive to the Park and you will enjoy the beautiful scenery, herds of long horned Ankole cattle, tea plantations in Ishaka, Rift valley escarpment, open grassland and woodland savanna. dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge (Luxury), Katara Lodge/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (mid range) or Simba safari camp (budget).
Day 2, Game drive and launch cruise
After a morning breakfast, you will take on a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators while returning to their hideouts. You are most likely see the grazing, Elephants, Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, warthogs and if you are lucky you can as well spot the Leopard. Return back to your lodge for lunch after which you will take on an afternoon Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel which joins Lakes Edward and George. The cruise will offer you views of animals like the hippos, buffalos, Kobs and the Nile crocodile and a lot of bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge (Luxury), Katara Lodge/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (mid range) or Simba safari camp (budget) (B-L-D)
Day 3, Transfer to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, you will go for a guided chimpanzee tracking experience in the Kyambura gorge and then later transfer to Bwindi National Park via the famously known southern sector called Ishasha sector. The area is well known for habiting the rare tree climbing lions. You will take on yet another game drive in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp/Gorilla Resort (Luxury) or Buhoma Lodge Engangi Gorilla Lodge (mid range) or Buhoma community bandas or wagtail eco safari camp (budget) (B-L-D)
Day 4, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
After an early breakfast, you will report to the park offices for Gorilla tracking briefing. After a short word from the ranger guides and information on how to behave with the Gorillas, you will set off with the guides to track the gorillas. You will encounter many difficulties on your way to see the Gorillas but the moment you set your eyes on them, all the bad memories of the trek will be erased away. You are advised to bring your jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Its well known that each gorilla safari encounter is different and has its own rewards, but most of the time enjoyed is when the adults starts feeding, grooming and resting as the young ones frolic and swing from vines. After the trek, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp/Gorilla Resort (Luxury) or Buhoma Lodge Engangi Gorilla Lodge (mid range) or Buhoma community bandas or wagtail eco safari camp (budget) (B-L-D)
Day 5, Transfer back to Kampala
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala with en route stopover in Mbarara town for Lunch and also visit the Igongo cultural village to learn and experience the life style and culture of the Ankole and the Bahima people. Reach Kampala in the evening. Drop off will be at your Hotel or at the Airport for your flight back home.