Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel
After breakfast, visit the distinctive Batwa and Abaheesi (black smiths) societies or to the Bukora Cave. Have lunch at the resort and enjoy the afternoon on a boat ride, canoeing or go for a cycling tour around the area to the major islands and their rich history, but also to a traditional healer and a craft maker who live on a peninsula with most complete views of the 25-kilometres long lake. There will be some little energetic hiking but also great time spent in traditional dugout canoes.
You will rise relatively early for a jovial breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla tracking. Report to the ranger station at 08.00 am where the guides will take you through the forest, slashing at the undergrowth, to track gorillas. This trek can take from half an hour to five hours therefore, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. On top of that, there are other animals and birds which you could see on the way.
In the morning, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park passing via Ishasha sector, where you will have game drives to see tree climbing lions and other animals as well as a variety of bird species. Reach QENP early enough for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. In the afternoon, go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, where you will have an opportunity to see a variety of birds such as the king fisher, herons, blue oraco and many more. You will also see game as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants as they bask along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Simba Safari Camp.
Take a cup of coffee and go for an early morning game drive in this park, provide excellent opportunities to see Lions, Cape Buffaloes, Giant Forest Hogs, Leopards, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, Topi and Bush bucks and many more. We shall come back for a formal breakfast. Lunch and relaxation at the lodge. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals and birds, may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing, ideal for the Uganda safari .The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight as above.
You will after breakfast drive through Kampala. You will have a stopover for lunch before you continue to Entebbe for your evening flight back home. Depending on your departure time, you will have refreshments before your flight back home.
End of the trip.
Cost $2,134 $1,808 $1,649 $1,595 $1,562
All that is mentioned above
Gorilla permits @ $600
Park entrance fees
Ground transportation in a 4 a wheel drive
Meals on each accommodation
24 hour service from us
Boat Lake Bunyonyi
Air ticket to and from Uganda
Visa fees to Uganda
Yellow fever card