6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions

6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions

Uganda Gorilla Tours

Uganda Wildlife Tours

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions is one of the highly rewarding safaris which give you the opportunity to have memorable encounter with the Uganda’s unique wildlife and Apes in the naturally endowed in Uganda safari parks. The trip starts from Kampala capital city to Queen Elizabeth national park where you can enjoy the sights and views of various splendid wildlife such as the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, leopards, elephants, buffalos and trek the remarkable primate species in the Kyambura gorge, explore the adventurous Kazinga channel on boat cruises, After Queen, traverse through the marvelous Kigezi hills to Bwindi Impenetrable national park where you will have the highlight of this trip by having an opportunity to trek the world endangered ape species of the mountain gorillas which can be only found in south western Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, north western Rwanda in Volcanoes park and Virunga park in Democratic Republic of Congo. You will have chance to visit the Lake Mburo national park which is unique Savannah national park of its own in Uganda. The park houses the rare Impala (from which Kampala City derived its name), unique elands Zebras, Burch ell’s Zebras, Topi, bush backs. Lake Mburo located in the Center of the park offers opportunities for you to experience boat cruise which is highly rewarding with the views and sights of crocodiles, hippos, as well as stunning water birds. En-route to Kampala leads you through the equator where you will have stopover to appreciate the different Ugandan craft sold here, also do water experiments and do photo shooting and finally proceed to Kampala where the trip started from.
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Day 1 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 2 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Queen Elizabeth National park (Chimp tracking and Boat cruise)

Day 3 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Queen Elizabeth National Park (Game drive and drive to Bwindi).

Day 4 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 5 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Bwindi to Lake Mburo (Drive to Lake Mburo).

Day 6 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions: Lake Mburo to Kampala (Nature walk and transfer to Kampala)


Day 1 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park.

Early morning after your breakfast, you will meet our driver guide who will pick you up from your Kampala lodge/ hotel, and depart to Queen Elizabeth national park Uganda by taking drive on the southwestern direction from Kampala. You will drive for 77km and make stopover in Uganda’s Equator where you will enjoy photo shooting, do some water experiment and appreciate the art and craft sold here. Embark on drive to Queen Elizabeth national park and along the way you will stop over for lunch in Igongo Cultural Centre situated 12 kilometers from Mbarara town. Proceed to Queen and on arrival you will do an afternoon game drive before retiring to the lodge of your choice for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Enganzi Game Lodge (Mid-Range/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 2 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Queen Elizabeth National park (Chimp tracking and Boat cruise)

After your early morning breakfast, you will be driven to the Kyambura gorge to enjoy the wonderful experience of tracking the habituated Chimpanzees and other remarkable primates such as baboons and monkeys. After memorable experience you will head back for lunch at the lodge and prepare for an afternoon adventure launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. The activity starts at Mweya peninsula and it takes 2 hours of memorable adventure full of wonderful views and sights of hippos, crocodiles, plus various water birds like the kingfishers among others.

Accommodation:

Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Enganzi Game Lodge (Mid-Range/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 3 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Queen Elizabeth National Park (Game drive and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park).

Immediately after taking your early morning breakfast, you will embark on game drive through the Kasenyi where you will be rewarded with the views of African Elephants, leopards, buffalos, North Kazinga plains and continue to the Ishasha sector to see the rare tree climbing lions among other remarkable animal species. From here you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which will welcome you with calm, tranquil atmosphere in the evening.

Accommodation.

: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-range/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 4 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Your fourth day in Uganda’s Bwindi will be the highlight of your safari as you will come to have memorable face to face encounter with largest member of the Ape family i.e. mountain gorillas of Bwindi in their natural habitat. After your early morning heavy breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters where you will be briefed at exactly 8:00 about the trekking activity and after wards your ranger guide will you into the forest trails start trekking gorillas in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The highly rewarding but hectic trekking activity done along the slippery trails may take you from 2 – 8 hours to encounter the human brothers living in the forest jungle of Bwindi. On your way through the forest trails you will be entertained by the nice melodies of different bird species in habited in the forest, you will also have chance to meet different primate species before setting eyes on the real cheerful stunning Mountain gorilla. After some good hours of hiking volcanoes, you will meet the rare mountain gorillas which tend to move on social groups. You will be allowed to spend one maximum hour in interacting, studying and taking photos of the peaceful primates before heading back to the lodge for late lunch and prepare for a walk to the Batwa Community. After Lunch, you will set off for an evening walk to the Batwa Community to enjoy the fascinating culture encounter and also enjoy their great entertainment of traditional dances and songs before retiring in your lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-range/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 5 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Bwindi to Lake Mburo (Drive to Lake Mburo).

Immediately after your early morning breakfast, you will embark on transfer drive from Bwindi to Lake Mburo National park, and enjoy an en route game drive as you head to the park headquarters. From there you will have an afternoon canoe ride on the lake Mburo where you will be rewarded with sights of crocodiles and hippos plus the great Cornucopia of water birds swimming and drinking water. After adventurous boat ride you will connect to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Mihingo Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi (Mid-range/Standard) or Eagles Nest (Budget/Basic).

Day 6 of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:: Lake Mburo to Kampala (Nature walk and transfer to Kampala)

After your breakfast, you will set out on a guided nature walk to view the great topography of Savannah Park, enjoy the views of different acacia bird species and also meet different wildlife. As you drive out of the park, you will enjoy a game drive on the drive to Kampala, having an en route stopover to have lunch and take photos at the equator as well as buy some souvenirs at the African craft market. On arrival in Kampala you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport for your departure flight basing on your schedule.

End of safari of the 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari and Tree Climbing Lions:


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


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