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5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth on the Uganda Safaris 5 Days 4 Nights is a wildlife safari holiday that takes you for gorilla tracking and wildlife safaris in Uganda.

Enjoy game viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park and Lake Mburo national park, launch cruises along the Kazinga Channel and on Lake Mburo.

Both parks boast of amazing wildlife offering you opportunities to even look out for the unique wildlife in each park.

The trip also visits gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable Forest, home to half of the world’s remaining total population of the mountain gorillas.

Our 5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth safari begins with  a visit to Lake Mburo National park, Uganda’s smallest savanna national park but a wonderful haven for wildlife and nature lovers.

You will get to see a wide variety of birds as well as the tropical rain forests of Maramagambo which is a treasure to nature lovers.

Our next exciting game park is the Bwindi Gorilla Forest for a gorilla safari. Tracking some of the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world is another omissible holiday activity in a true Uganda Safari.

This activity will be carried out in Bwindi where there are 3 habituated gorilla families.

Lastly, we visit Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s top visited safari destination where you will see a wide diversity of game such as elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos, and leopards etc.

You will also see tree-climbing lions lounging on old fig trees in the Ishasha region and enjoy a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel where schools of hippos and crocodiles can be seen.

5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth Summary Itinerary

DAY 1: Kampala – Drive to Lake Mburo National Park
DAY 2: Lake Mburo – Drive to Bwindi Forest National Park
DAY 3: Bwindi Forest Gorilla Tracking
DAY 4: Bwindi Forest – Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
DAY 5: Queen Elizabeth – Drive to Kampala/ Entebbe

5 Days 4 Nights Lake Mburo Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

0700 Hours: Depart at our Hotel in Kampala at after breakfast. The journey to Lake Mburo National park will take you 4 hours, reaching the park in the afternoon.

1300 Hours: Check-in at your accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park followed by lunch. Later in the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Mburo.

The afternoon game drive offers an excellent way to enjoy the flora and fauna in the park. Animals seen include: topi, bushbuck, duiker, oribi, waterbuck, reedbuck, buffalo, warthog, bush-pig and hippopotamus amongst others.

After the boat ride you will return to your accommodation followed by dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo Campsite, Eagle’s nest lake mburo
Mid-range Accommodation: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock
Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge, Mantana Tented Camp, Archadia Cottages

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Lake Mburo – Drive to Bwindi Forest National Park

After breakfast, proceed for a game drive or a safari walk under the escort of an armed ranger. The leisurely pace of a walking safari also provides excellent opportunities for the keen photographer.

The Kopjes are particularly interesting and camouflage klipspringers and topis. Due to cattle herding in the area it is amusing to see zebra grazing alongside the long horned Ankore Cattle peaceably.

Drive through the “Switzerland of Africa” area known as the Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi.

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Broadbill Forest Camp, Wagtail Eco safari camp, Bwindi View Bandas
Mid-range Accommodation:Gorilla Mist Camp, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, Silverback Lodge Bwindi
Luxury Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge,Gorilla Forest Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Bwindi Forest Gorilla Tracking

After an early morning breakfast and guide briefing, set off for your gorilla tracking in the forests of Bwindi. Gorilla tracking can be strenuous because of Bwindi’s challenging terrain.

You will need to carry packed lunch and drinking water, and wear comfortable boots or sturdy shoes, as well as carry a light rain jacket as Bwindi has unpredictable weather.

Walking sticks will be available from the park rangers. A friendly encounter with these gentle giants will be your most exciting experience!

For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these gentle giants.

After an encounter of a group of gorillas some with silver backs, one can say “a sight of Gorillas has made my life time tour”.

In the evening, you will have a cultural walk to interact with the local people. Participate in captivating traditional performances presented by Women’s groups or orphan children groups.

Note that the fees you pay for these performances go directly to improve the welfare of families around the park.

Trekking Time: Unpredictable

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Broadbill Forest Camp, Wagtail Eco safari camp, Bwindi View Bandas
Mid-range Accommodation:Gorilla Mist Camp, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, Silverback Lodge Bwindi
Luxury Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge,Gorilla Forest Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Bwindi Forest – Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha sector. In the afternoon enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward.

This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge.

This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species.

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages, Pumba Safari Cottages, Mweya Hostel
Mid-range Accommodation:Bush Lodge, Enganzi Game Lodge, Marafiki Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura Game Lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge, Hippo Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth – Drive to Kampala/ Entebbe 
After breakfast, drive back to Kampala stopping at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers en route where you will able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations.

There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs. Arrive to Kampala in the early evening.

Meal Plan: {Breakfast & Lunch}

5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth Prices

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Notes

* African Spice Safaris can provide you with the following services at an extra fee;
– Airport transfers Entebbe-Kampala, Kampala-Entebbe
– Booking accommodation for you (Night before the safari and after safari in case your flight is on the next day)* Minimum gorilla tracking age is 15 years

* Maximum time allowed with the gorillas will NOT exceed 1 hour
* Anyone with signs of communicable diseases will NOT be allowed to track
* Gorilla trekking is a strenuous activity and one should be physically fit to enjoy this tour
* While possession of a gorilla permit is a guarantee of trekking and sighting the gorillas, the quality of the gorilla trekking cannot be guaranteed

5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth Prices Include:

* Ferry Crossing
* Park Ranger Fees
* Park Entrance Fees
* 1 Gorilla permit per person
* Bottled water through the safari
* Relevant Government Taxes
* Nature Walks and Community Visit
* Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives
* Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
* 2 hour Launch Cruise along the Nile and Kazinga channel
* Services of our professional English speaking Driver/ Guide
* Full Board Accommodation (4 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary

5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth Prices Exclude:

* Airport tax
* International Flights
* Visa Fees to Uganda
* All beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
* Personal Insurance, Travel, Medical & Baggage insurance
* Laundry, Telephone, Cigarettes, Souvenirs and optional activities
* Any activity, meal or accommodation NOT mentioned in the itinerary
* Expenses of personal nature such as; tips to Camp Staff and gratuity to Guide/ Driver

We recommend you bring along the following items:

* Long-sleeved shirt
* Sturdy hiking boots
* Waterproof trousers
* Rain poncho (lightweight)
* Leather gardening -type gloves

Booking & Reservations for 5 Day Uganda Safari Lake Mburo Bwindi Gorilla Queen Elizabeth Contacts;

Booking Office Tel: + 254 718-179-967
WhatsApp : + 254 721-242-711
Mobile :  + 254 780-242-711
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
Website: www.africanspicesafaris.com

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