Overview of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi / 5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

This 5 days Uganda wildlife safari takes you on a Uganda tour adventure to Uganda’s pristine destinations Queen Elizabeth National Park for an encounter with Uganda’s best wild mammals and to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for an ultimate gorilla safari Uganda.

A short Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda gives you an opportunity to encounter the magnificent wild mammals such as 4 out of 5 of Africa’s big 5 like the lions, leopards, cape buffaloes and African bush elephants. Other mammals that you see while on a wildlife safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park include topi, waterbucks, bushbucks and the warthogs and the hippos. For birders, a safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda presents an opportunity to meet any of the 600 bird species that are found here including the elusive shoebill stork. The second phase of this Uganda safari is an epic gorilla tour Uganda and this comes with an opportunity to meet the elusive mountain gorillas that are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Highlights of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi / 5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

Day 1 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park and an evening game drive

Day 2 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Have a morning game drive and an afternoon boat cruise

Day 3 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Another morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi

Day 4 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Enjoy a gorilla trekking safari Uganda and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 5 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi / 5 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari Tour Samburu National ReserveDay 1 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi:  Kick this Uganda safari tour with an early morning pick up from either your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe then embark on a tour Uganda road trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda via the Kampala- Masaka- Bushenyi- Kasese road. The pick is done by any of highly experienced safari guides who gives you a great company and helps have an in-depth insight into the sights and sounds of Uganda on your safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth takes you on a magical road adventure that lasts between 6-7 hours of thrilling road adventure which is really filled with a lot of exciting sightings and stops which really make your safari in Uganda road trip seemingly shorter than it really is. Have a stop in Lukaya roadside market where vendors dressed in blue jackets fill the car windows all trying to make a sale to you some of their assorted Ugandan organic and sweet fruits like bananas, pineapples and mangoes. If you are a food adventurer, feel free to try out some of Uganda’s KFC which is roasted chicken on sticks and it is finger-licking good! Proceed with this Uganda wildlife safari journey to Mbarara where you get to have a lunch stop at the Igongo cultural centre for a pure African fine dining experience. Enjoy the rest of your safari to Uganda to Queen Elizabeth national park as you drive through the tea estates of Bushenyi. This tour in Uganda journey only comes to an end with your arrival to the lodge where you are received by the ever-friendly Ugandan staff there that will see to it that you are comfortably settled in. In the evening take to get into the safari van for hire in Uganda or safari land cruiser for hire in Uganda, or super custom for hire in Uganda and venture into the wild for your epic encounter with various wild mammals that are found here. After about 2-3 hours of exploring this spectacular land, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury options: Mweya safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Park view safari lodge Kyambura, Ishasha wilderness camp, Mazike valley safari lodge.

Mid-range options: Simba safari lodge, Jacana safari lodge, Ihamba lakeside safari lodge, Kyambura gorge lodge, Kingfisher safari lodge Kichwamba.

Budget options: The Observatory, UWA Bandas, Pumba safari lodge

Day 2 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi: Wake up early in the early and listen to several of the 600 bird species that are found here as they welcome the new day ahead. If it’s a bright morning, your room is filled by the numerous sun rays as they penetrate through the glass windows of the room. Transfer to the wild for yet another round of game drive so that you have an opportunity to see some of the animals that you missed during the first game drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast after about 3-4 hours of exploring these enchanted wildlands of Queen Elizabeth national park. In the afternoon, after having a delicious lunch meal, transfer to the Mweya jetty and experience a wild boat cruise that explores the untamed Kazinga channel. During this spectacular boat cruise, take the upper deck seats that give you a 360-degree view of these calm waters. This gives you a chance to view numerous of the water inhabitants of the Kazinga channel such as the hippos, the Nile crocodiles and several of the water birds that flock these waters for an evening snack. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodations options

Luxury options: Mweya safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Park view safari lodge Kyambura, Ishasha wilderness camp, Mazike valley safari lodge.

Mid-range options: Simba safari lodge, Jacana safari lodge, Ihamba lakeside safari lodge, Kyambura gorge lodge, King fisher safari lodge Kichwamba.

Budget options: The Observatory, UWA Bandas, Pumba safari lodge

Day 3 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi:: Wake up to another round of breakfast, check out of the lodge with your packed lunch then begin another game drive through Ishasha sector as you look for the magnificent tree climbing lions that are found here as you make a Uganda gorilla safari tour journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the true home of the gorillas.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge/ Mahogany Springs Camp/Silver Buck Lodge.

Mid-range: Icumbi Gorilla Lodge/ Gift of Nature Lodge/ Nkuringo Safar Lodge

Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp/ Conservation Through Public Health/ Ruhija Community Camp.

10 Days Congo gorilla safari tour, chimpanzee trekking safariDay 4 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi:: Day 4 of this gorilla safari in Uganda kicks off with amazing sounds composed by melodious twittering of birds that sing their hearts off to the new day dawn and this is interluded with interjections of other sound calls made by other animals that call this natural paradise home. Have an early morning breakfast at 06:30hrs. With your packed lunch, transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about dos and don’ts about the entire Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience and this lasts for only about 30 minutes, you also get assigned to a particular gorilla family to track as well as a ranger to lead you on this magical Uganda gorilla tour experience. After the briefing, you get to start the most memorable tracking experience of a lifetime which will engage all your senses from sight as you get to see a multitude of attractions here like birds, reptiles, primates such as black and white colobus monkeys, chimpanzees. On locating the tracked gorilla family, you will be surprised at how gentle our close relatives are, as they may even shy away from you on a direct approach. You should come along with a camera so as to have this hour with the gorilla documented forever. At the end of your hour, the guide will cut short your reunion with our dear close relatives and you will start your journey back to the starting point where you will be awarded a tracking certificate and that bring your short Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi to an end. Head back to the lodge, freshen up and begin your transfer back to the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Enjoy a spectacular boat cruise over the tranquil waters of this second deepest lake as you get to explore some of the islands of this lake like the Akampene Island or the punishment island and get to know of its dark history. Transfer where you will spend a night at this magnificent piece of natural wonder.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort

Mid-range: Lake Bunyonyi rock resort, lake Bunyonyi eco-lodge, arcadia lodge Kabale, Bunyonyi overland resort.

Budget: Byoona Magara Island Retreat

Day 5 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Gorilla Tour to Queen and Bwindi:: Day 5 is quite relaxed and you get to have breakfast at around 08;00hrs then check out of the lodge and begin your short Uganda safari journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop at Igongo then another stop at Kayabwe for the equator experience. Continue with your tour in Uganda journey back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch a flight back home.

Although this 5 days short Uganda wildlife tour has taken you to 2 important destinations in Uganda, Uganda is still blessed with more safari Uganda destinations that you haven’t had the opportunity to explore on this short Uganda wildlife tour with a Uganda gorilla tour experience and in case you have an opportunity to visit Uganda again you still have more attractions to visit. On your next Africa safari adventure visit Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda or Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda for an epic wildlife tour in Uganda. You can also still visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for another gorilla safari. Prime safaris and tours ltd is highly revered for its numerous safari packages to all these destinations in Uganda and beyond so if you are looking for a safari company to help you have a tailored short Uganda wildlife safaris or long Uganda wildlife safaris, short Uganda gorilla safaris and long Uganda gorilla safaris, prime safaris is a one-stop centre for all your needs so that you can have the ultimate Africa safari memories. Here are some of the packages you can choose from for a safari in Uganda.