6 Days Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi
This 6 day safari begins at Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will spot different bird species, elephants, buffaloes, hippos among others followed by the Gorge of Kyambura for a guided forest walk in search for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates.
The Price Includes:
– Return flights
– All airport transfers and assistance
– Accommodation on safari on Full board basis
– Park entry Fees
– Private transport during the safari
– Services of an English speaking driver-guides
– Bottled drinking water while trekking and in vehicle
– All taxes on the services quoted above
The Price excludes:
– Meals and beverages, other than specified.
– Passport and visa fees and service charges for obtaining visas.
– Excess baggage charges levied by airlines.
– Gratuities to driver/guides and other conveyance attendants.
– Laundry and other items of a personal nature such drinks, telephone calls ETC
– Personal, baggage, Accident and Trip Cancellation/Interruption insurance.
– Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions listing above.
DAY 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Upon arrival in Kampala you will be met by our representative. Drive towards the west through Ankole rolling hills. Stop briefly at the equator for photographs then head to Mbarara Town for lunch. Have a game drive as you enter Queen Elizabeth National Park on your way to the lodge. After relaxing head for an evening game drive where you will encounter the park’s attractions including different bird species and wildlife. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 2: The Gorge of Kyambura & Kazinga Channel
After breakfast, drive to the Gorge of Kyambura for a guided forest walk in search for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates. This will involve some hiking. Expect to see different species of birds, butterflies and some primates. After lunch, ascend the Kazinga Channel and observe as the different species of game emerge from the woodland to the waters. After the launch trip, drive back to the Lodge and spent the afternoon relaxing. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Leave the park after breakfast for Bwindi Forest through Ishasha the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth in search of the famous tree climbing Lions. En route, you are likely to see Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Kobs, Waterbuck, Leopard and Spotted Hyena. You will also tour the volcanic area of the park to view the phenomenal salt lakes and extinct crater lakes. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 4: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After an early breakfast depart with packed lunch for gorilla tracking. We will have briefing from the guides then set off for the gorilla tracking in the forest. Dress appropriately for an easy hike with rain jacket and jungle boots. The time taken to find the gorillas varies from 2 – 6 hours depending on the primate’s movements. An encounter with an earth shaking 350 pound silver back or a baby gorilla of the 650 left in the world is very exciting and never forgotten experience. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 5: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Bunyonyi
Depart after breakfast for Lake Bunyonyi – the lake of little birds, best known for its profusion of birds. Enjoy a boat ride on this beautiful narrow lake surrounded by green hills. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala
After breakfast depart the green hills for Kampala. On our return journey we will see herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. Transfer to the airport for our return flight.