Overview of the 5 days Uganda wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

This 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi offers you a 5 days Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda and Bwindi impenetrable national park gorilla trekking tour experience. Taking you through the two safari parks of Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi impenetrable national park, this exclusive 5-day safari in Uganda starts and ends in Entebbe international airport. Your 5 days trip features a memorable equator experience, gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, a game drive and a boat cruise or launch trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

With a 4×4 safari land cruiser, your professional Uganda safari driver guide will pick you up from Entebbe international airport upon setting foot in to the pearl of Africa. After meeting and briefing, you will start your drive to Bwindi forest national park with a stop at the equator then after dinner and relaxation at a close accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park. You will have an early morning breakfast the next day and then do gorilla trekking for about 2-8hours. On the third day of your safari, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will do an evening game drive then another game drive and boat cruise the next day. By the fifth day, you will have had several sightings and ready to be driven back to Entebbe international airport for departure.

Highlights of the 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

Day 1: Upon arrival in Entebbe international airport for your Uganda wildlife safari, your driver guide will welcome you and start the drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park.  You will stop at the equator in Kayabwe for photographs in the world’s 00 latitude.

Day 2: After early morning breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters for your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda experience in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Day 3: After your last breakfast in the gorilla land, your driver guide will drive you to queen Elizabeth national park, check into your booked accommodation and later on do an evening game drive.

Day 4: Wake up to an early morning game drive, have a lunch break and later on do an evening boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park.

Day 5: You will be driven back to Entebbe international airport by your driver guide for a departure flight.

Day by day itinerary of the 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

Day 1 of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

The moment you set foot in to Uganda anticipate to be warmly welcomed by your knowledgeable Uganda tour driver guide. After meeting and greeting, your driver guide will brief you about the safari and start the road trip to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Passing through the busy towns around Kampala, you will stop in Kayabwe at the equator line crossing for a double hemisphere experience. Later on, after taking memorable pictures at the equator, you will continue with the drive arriving late evening for check in, dinner and an overnight stay at a booked facility you chose for where to stay in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Accommodation options for day 1

Luxury: Chameleon Hill lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 2 of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

Your driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience that starts at 8:00am with briefing. During briefing by the park rangers, you will be allocated a single gorilla family to trek along with 7 other gorilla trekkers according to your level of physical strength. The activity is strenuous and lasts about 2-8 hours spending only one hour after seeing the gorillas as you gaze at them play and take memorable pictures. After the trek, you will return to the park headquarters where you find your driver guide ready to drive you back to your hotel or lodge for relaxation and dinner.

Accommodation options for day 2

Luxury: Chameleon Hill lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 3 of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

You will have your last breakfast at the foothills of the gorilla land and then be driven to Queen Elizabeth National park by your driver guide. The drive will last about 4 hours before you arrive to your preferred accommodation in Queen Elizabeth national park that was prior booked for lunch and check in. After a few hours of relaxation, you will go to the park for an evening game drive which is so rewarding since animals are trying to find the days’ last meal and go back to their sleeping areas. You will later return to your accommodation facility for an overnight.

Accommodation options for day 3

Luxury: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge

Day 4 of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

Your driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters for an early morning game drive that starts at 7:00am. This is the best time to see early morning risers as they go out to find the days prey. The drive lasts about 3-4 hours where after you rest for about 2 hours then be driven to the Kazinga channel for an evening boat cruise that starts at 2:00pm and lasts about 2 hours. After sightings of the crocodiles, hippos and water birds in this 45km kazinga channel, you will return to your hotel or lodge for an overnight stay.

Accommodation options for day 4

Luxury: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge

Day 5 of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

After a relaxed breakfast, you will check out of your hotel then be driven back to Entebbe international airport for your departure flight. You will have lunch en route and do craft shopping in case you want to before you leave the country.

End of your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth National Park & gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi

Have an opportunity to see several wildlife species and trek mountain gorillas in just a single 5 days safari in Uganda.