7-days Queen Elizabeth gorilla tracking Bwindi and Lake Mburo safari allows you to explore the beautiful wildlife and nature of Uganda at a low paced step by step movement that is guaranteed to make the journey less tedious, making this an ideal itinerary for the old or even people that do not do well with long haul journeys. Our journey will begin from Kampala to Uganda’s smallest Savannah Park, Lake Mburo which is between 3-4 hours’ drive and wind up in the home of the gentle giants and Uganda’s most scenic park to mark the end of your adventure!
Highlight for 7 days Queen Elizabeth gorilla tracking Bwindi & Lake Mburo safari.
- Pick up and drop off at your destination.
- Game drives in Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
- Boat cruises on Kazinga Channel.
- Gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Forest.
- Sightseeing tree climbing lions in Ishasha.
- Stop over at Ugandan Equator.
- 4×4 safari vehicle with English speaking safari guide.
- Meals en-route.
Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Lake Mburo
The guide/driver will pick you up from your place of residence after your breakfast to begin your journey to Lake Mburo national park, upon your arrival you will check into your safari lodge and have lunch. Later after your lunch, you will set out for a late afternoon boat cruise to see different aquatic wilds like hippos and aquatic birds along the shores of this Lake.
En- route from your interesting boat ride, you will have an evening game drive, quite a good time for one to see the different wildlife like Zebras, antelopes, and giraffes if you are lucky as they are out and about feeding at the cool of the African sun. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: H/B
Day 2: Early morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi
Wake up quite early to a delicious cup of Ugandan tea/ coffee and set out for an early morning game drive, a good chance to see more wildlife as they arise from their slumber. Exit the park driving to the home of the gentle giants with a lunch stop at Agip motel; continue to Bwindi impenetrable, the home of the gentle giants. Upon your arrival, you will check into your safari lodge for dinner and overnight. It is recommendable to get some rest for the next day’s activities that will involve a lot of walking. Meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Gorilla tracking Bwindi and Batwa experience
After your breakfast, you will set out to the park headquarters for a short briefing to familiarize yourself with the rules of this activity and what you should expect when you come close to these beautiful creatures. You will be all set to penetrate the thick canopies of Bwindi in search of the Gentle Giants.
Return from your unforgettable moment and get some time of relaxation, and refreshments at the lodge before setting out for yet another adventure so different from the Gorillas but so educative with the local tribe of the Batwa, who will share with you a lot about their culture, entertain you and so much more. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth / Ishasha
After your breakfast, check out of your safari lodge and with your packed lunch we will begin our journey to Uganda’s second largest national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park driving through the Ishasha sector for a chance to see the tree-climbing lions. You will continue driving after the tree climbing lions experience, to your booked safari lodge. Check in and get some refreshments as well as a few minutes of relaxation before setting out for an evening game drive in a different sector. Meal plan: F/B
Day 5: Morning game drive and boat cruise
Wake up to a fresh cup of coffee/ tea and set out for an early morning game drive, a good chance to see some early morning action in the wild if you’re lucky. Return from your game drive for a full breakfast and get some time to relax and refresh before another thrilling adventure on the Kazinga channel, you will get to see a lot of aquatic birds and hippos at this point and other animals that would have come to quench their thirst. Return from this incredible adventure to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking Kyambura gorge and crater lakes
After breakfast, drive to Kyambura gorge; take some pictures at the viewing point. You will then head to the starting point of the chimpanzee where you will be briefed before you begin your tracking. You will have lunch at the lodge after the chimpanzee experience and later set out to explore the beautiful crater lakes of this park that stretch far off in the most scenic views. Dinner and overnight. Meal plan F/B
Day 7: Travel back to Kampala.
Wake up to a typical Queen Elizabeth breakfast and check out of the safari lodge to begin your journey back to Kampala with a stop at the equator for lunch, get some time to stretch your legs, use the bathroom, take pictures here and get some souvenirs from the craft shops that you can take for friends and family back home. We will then continue with the journey back to Kampala and drop off at a location of your choice. Meal plan: H/B
7-days Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth gorilla Safaris includes:
- Airport transfers pick up and drop off at your destination
- Meals per itinerary
- Pure Bottled drinking water
- Private Safari Vehicle
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Accommodation in self – contained rooms / cottages for 2 night
- Park access fees
- All activities indicated in the itinerary
7-days Queen Elizabeth Gorilla tracking & Lake Mburo Safaris excludes:
- Uganda Visas
- Luxury drinks
- Tips to the local guide
- Telephone fees
- Porter fees when tracking
- Personal insurance and shopping
- Any other item not mentioned above