4 Day Gorilla and Wildlife Uganda Safari

4 Days
From $2,110
Activity Level
Light
Transport
4X4 Land Cruiser
Comfort Level
Luxury

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking then head to Queen Elizabeth N/P

Day 3: Game drive & boat cruise

Day 4:Return to Kampala.

Itinerary

Day 1&2: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi National Park, Gorilla trekking and head to Queen Elizabeth N/P

On this first day of your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, an AA Safaris tour guide will drive you from Entebbe/Kampala to the Gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi national park with lunch en-route and then reaching in the evening to check in at your selected lodge Where you may either choose to relax for tomorrow’s day-long gorilla trekking or take a self-guided walk around the Hotel.

After an early breakfast at 5.30am, with the help of our safari guide, you will depart to the park headquarters proceed for briefing by the park ranger guides before starting the Gorilla trek in the steep densely forested and beautiful landscape of Bwindi Impenetrable forest – the park has evergreen vegetation which is also very thick due to the frequent rains throughout the year. The actual meaning of gorilla trekking is felt when you encounter with these giant but very gentle Mountain gorillas. It’s such the best and amazing experience to Watch Gorillas feed, rest, mothers with babies and the acrobatic youths playing about. This gives the true meaning of wildlife and the best wildlife experience ever! Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park reaching late and check in for dinner and rest for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages
Day 3: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth N/P & boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

At 6:30 a.m. you will leave for game drive this is the best time to spot hyenas, lions, leopards, giant forest hogs, hippos coming back to the rivers, huge herds of buffaloes and elephants, Ugandan kobs and crested cranes among others and then return to your lodge for late breakfast and lunch. After lunch, you will for the afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which is an interesting experience. Variety of animals a viewed while on the boat include different bird life on water which includes the African skimmer, jacana, rare shoe bill among others. after enjoying the boat trip you will be transferred to your lodge with the help of our safari guide for dinner and night rest.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge
Day 4: road trip back to Kampala.

You will have to transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Kasese for your lunch reroute and finally drive to Kampala to catch up your flight back home.

Meals included: No Meals
Accommodation: No accmmodation

Expectations

This Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari enables you to go gorilla trekking as well as viewing the game roam the wild and at your convenience as well as boat cruising on the Kazinga channel. You will visit two Uganda national parks; Bwindi national park which is a home to famous 13 mountain gorilla families and Queen Elizabeth national park which is best for wildlife viewing and boat trips too. Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, giant forest hog, warthog, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species.

Accomodations

Arcadia Cottages
Arcadia lodges currently has 2 locations Arcadia Lake Bunyonyi which is in Kabale over seeing the many different islands on Lake Bunyonyi and Arcadia Lake Mburo which is inside Mburo national park. Arcadia lodges were opened in 2004 and are a family run business. We are currently working on opening a few more lodges in other uganda major touristic sites.
Mweya Safari Lodge
Mweya Safari Lodge offers visitors an unforgettable experience. Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the 'Mountains of the Moon'.

Availability and Prices

Apr 4, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021
Double Occupancy
$ 2,110
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$ 2,950
Per Person
Included
  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
Excluded
  • All gratuities
  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages