7 days Queen and Gorilla trekking Bwindi adventure takes you on a journey through the primal forests of Uganda in search of primates, before visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park for a thrilling wildlife experience. Begin at Isunga Lodge , where walks into the lush forest bring you into contact with a variety of birds and primates. In addition, you visit the local community to discover more about people’s’ way of life in harmony with the forests.
Tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a highlight that you will remember forever. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park, where game drives and boat cruises deliver a variety of animals and birds in a wonderful wildlife experience. Perfect for the adventurous at heart, this journey delivers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, deep in the forests of Uganda.
Day 1 : Arrival in Entebbe
Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be picked by the driver who will transfer you to hotel accommodation for refreshment and overnight stay.
Day 2 : Transfer to Kibale National Park
Leave the Ugandan capital of Kampala and drive to Fort Portal, a lovely town resting in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon, and famous for its tea plantations. Enjoy a packed lunch along the way as you pass the Crater Lakes region on your way to the secluded Kibale forest camp within the Kibale Forest National Park.
Day 3 : Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale & Bigodi walk
Start the day with some sensational chimpanzee tracking in the heart of the Kibale Forest. The reserve boasts the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa, providing sightings of wild chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys and the black-and-white colobus monkeys on your guided nature walk. After a hearty lunch, transfer to Bigodi to visit a local community initiative – the Bigodi Wetland Walk. Be on the lookout for primates and the rare great blue turaco, one of the 138 bird species found in the swamp area.
Day 4 : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, with our packed lunch, we check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We enter the park through the Ishasha sector famous for the tree climbing lions, we do a mini game drive as we proceed on to the northern sector of the park. We arrive in the park and check into our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay
Day 5 : Morning game drive and afternoon Boat Cruise
The day begins with an early breakfast and we go for a game drive in the Kasenyi Kobs mating ground which is in the northern sector of this Park. We are more likely to see waterbucks, buffaloes, elephants, lions and warthogs in their nature habitat. The game drive normally takes 2-3hours. After lunch we go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, a natural channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward. This is a very interesting cruise because of the big numbers of animals and birds it offers. It also takes 2 hours. Dinner and overnight at Queen Elizabeth Twins Lake Lodge.
Day 6 : Gorilla Tracking Bwindi forest National Park
Today you leave Queen Elizabeth behind and make your way back through the country villages and rolling hills. Have a lunch enroute and then embark on the safari vehicle to Entebbe airport for your flight back home.
Day 7 : Departure
After your morning breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and transfer back to Kanombe Airport Kigali for your flight back home
Included in 7 days Queen and Gorilla trekking Bwindi
- Vehicle, Safari Van
- Transport in 4X4 Vehicle/Landcruiser with pop roof
- English speaking Guide/ driver
- Chimpanzee tracking permi
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Park Entrance fees
- Bottled water
Excluded in 7 days Queen and Gorilla trekking Bwindi
- Laundry services
- Visa (Uganda)
- Any other personal interests
- No accommodation on last night in Uganda (But can be arranged at extra cost)
- Tips and gratuities (Guides)