Gorilla And Wildlife Safari

Trip Summary

One of the most incredible wildlife experiences awaits you on this trip of a lifetime that combines coming face to face with endangered mountain gorillas and exploring Queen Elizabeth National Park with its amazing selection of wildlife including tree climbing lions: just some of the many reasons to visit Uganda.

Safari highlights

  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Game Drives
  • Bush breakfast
  • Sun downer drinks

Detailed Tour ( 6-days )

Pick up from the hotel/place of residence after breakfast, safari briefing by guide and start the journey to Bwindi. The trip takes you through the south west local towns and communities while viewing the local livelihoods of the communities in the central region of Uganda make a stopover for lunch at Igongo Cultural Center. After lunch continue to Bwindi with views of the magnificent greenery and the rolling hills of Kigezi which connects to the Bwindi Forest.  

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge/ Haven lodge/Buhoma rest community camp

After an early breakfast at the lodge, travel to National Park Headquarters to meet your guides for the day and begin your gorilla tracking experience. Experienced guides and trackers will accompany your party on an early morning trek into the dense rain forest on the mountain slopes.  

You will have an opportunity to be within meters of these magnificent gentle giants, sharing in their daily lives and experiencing their day-to-day activities. This is an experience you won’t soon forget! Following the trek, return to your accommodation and, if time allows, take a guided community walk.

Meals: Full board (drinks not included)

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge/ Haven lodge/Buhoma rest community camp

 Depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a drive of approximately 3-4 hours. This park set in the Great Rift Valley is home to a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, hippos, buffalo, Uganda kob, baboon, and many species of birds. Continue onto the southern sector of the park, and check in to your accommodation (Ishasha Wilderness Camp) in the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth.

Set on the banks of the Ntungwe River, the eco-friendly Ishasha Wilderness Camp is an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy remote wilderness. It offers a comfortable area for guests to enjoy wholesome dining, although meals are often served ‘al fresco’ next to the river. The outdoor fireplace is the perfect place for guests to relax with drinks and wind down after an exciting day’s game viewing.  

Meals: Full board (Non Premium drinks included)

Overnight: Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Day spent at leisure to enjoy game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Ishasha area is famed for its unusual tree climbing lions. Watch the African sun rise as you enjoy a Bush breakfast with wildlife views and also watch the sun set later in the evening as you enjoy bush sundowners. 

Meals: Full board (Non Premium drinks included)

Overnight: Ishasha Wilderness Camp

After a luxurious breakfast, check out of the lodge and start the drive back, enjoy one last game drive on your way out of the game park. After transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe and drop off at your desired destination. (Lunch en – route at Igongo Cultural Centre) 

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

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What is included?

    • Park Entry fees
    • All activities as specified in Itinerary
    • All accommodation (4 nights)
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All Ground transportation
    • All Taxes/VAT
    • Round-trip airport transfer
    • All Meals as specified in the day-by-day section
    • Bottled Drinking water
    • Bush Breakfast & Sundowner drinks
    • Gorilla Tracking Permit (One per person)

What is not included?

    • International flights (From/to home)
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Tips
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees)
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
    • Insurance 

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Payment Terms

A deposit of 40%-50% is required when booking this safari depending on the product to be booked. final payment will be required no later than 45-50 days prior departure. For any bookings made within mentioned days of departure, full safari fees, fares/amount will be charged upon booking.