At 0700hrs, check out of your hotel and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. Estimated transit time is 5 hours with frequent stops to stretch your legs. The drive takes you through little towns and villages as you observe the African rhythm of life. On arrival, have a Bigodi Swamp Walk.
The Bigodi Swamp Walk is an initiative of the local people geared towards conservation in this area. On this walk you have chances of seeing different bird & butterfly species, primates like black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabeys, etc. There is also a variety of interesting plant species.
After breakfast, you gather at the Kanyanchu headquarters for a briefing prior to the chimpanzee tracking. You spend the morning in the forest tracking the famous primates. Later in the afternoon, you have a Bigodi Swamp Walk. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Estimated transit time is 3 hours.
Wake-up and prepare to be fascinated on a sunrise game-drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife.
Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, de fassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. Later after lunch, have an exciting boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing.
The birdlife is colorful and abundant. You will be privileged to see schools of hippos and Nile-crocodiles sunbathing and opening wide their saw-like jaws. Return to your accommodation facility for overnight.
After early morning breakfast, transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The drive takes you through Ishasha section famous for its tree climbing lions. On arrival, check in at your preferred accommodation.
After an early breakfast and a briefing by a ranger guide, enter the gorilla sanctuary for an experience of a lifetime. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular. The area offers a dramatic, steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates.
The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity.
Early morning transfer to Lake Mburo (estimated travel time is 5 hours). On arrival, you have a boat ride on Lake Mburo followed by an evening game drive to end your day in adventurous manner.
Today, be adventurous and take a safari walk with an armed Ranger. After breakfast, return to Kampala with an en-route game-drive. Drop off at your accommodation.
Facilities : Swimming Pool, Wakeup Services, Security Guard, Sauna & Spa, Restaurant, Parking, Bar/Lounge
Mihingo Lodge is peacefully situated adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park. It is a great destination to spend a couple of nights en route from Kampala to Queen National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking.
Mihingo Lodge has been built entirely using local materials, incorporating the large rocky boulders on the site and decorated with local Ugandan artefacts.
Mihingo Lodge has 10 tented rooms which are built on wooden platforms with stilts, covered by a thatched roof. All are equipped with en-suite bathrooms with stunning views, including hot and cold running water, showers, and flush loos.
Situated next door to the Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National park headquarters, Buhoma Community Rest Camp is Bwindi's most popular budget option with a stunning location looking directly out to the forest.
The Bandas and safari tents are spaced out on a hill heading down the valley, and the best are at the bottom, which puts you right at the jungle; gorillas sometimes pass by the clearing here.
Facilities : Bar/Lounge, Wakeup Services, Security Guard
This small and cozy lodge is perched high above a valley, overlooking the dense, gorilla-inhabited forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The view is absolutely stunning, and bird watching and primate viewing are possible right from the doorway of your room. The rooms were designed using local materials, such as forest vines, sisal rope and purple slate stone, and the forest and clouds that drift by in the valley can be admired from the veranda.
The restaurant's unique and creative menus include local and international cuisine, served in comfortable surroundings. The well-stocked Summit Bar is perfect for sharing the day's adventures. Alternatively, you may choose to stroll through the large gardens along the butterfly and bird trails.
Facilities : Restaurant, Sauna & Spa, Parking, Live Entertainment
Description : Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is nestled deep inside Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest Uganda. This camp is one of the most remote and atmospheric in Africa.
|Group||1 Pax||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax|
|Lodge||$5080 pp||$3730 pp||$3440 pp||$3290 pp||$3205 pp||$3145 pp|
|Midrange||$4510 pp||$3105 pp||$2815 pp||$2670 pp||$2585||$2525 pp|
|Budget||$3585 pp||$2570 pp||$2280 pp||$2135 pp||$2045 pp||$1990 pp|
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