5 Days Bwindi forest Gorillas tour and Queen Elizabeth national park wildlife Game Safari Overview

This 5 Days Gorillas and Game Safari will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga channel which has the highest concentration of hippos in the whole world, over 600 species of birds can be spotted on a good day, this boat cruise can expose you to more wildlife than you can find on any given game drive.

It then takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will have a chance to trek one of the habituated mountain gorilla families and take back memories. This 5 Days Gorillas and Game Safari starts and ends at Entebbe International Airport.

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5 Days Bwindi forest Gorillas tour and Queen Elizabeth national park wildlife Game Safari Highlights

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking
  • Getting around:open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small-Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Itinerary In Summary

Day 1. Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest park

Day 2. Gorilla trekking Experience

Day 3. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.

Day 4. Morning drive and Afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga Channel

Day 5. Drive back To either Kampala or Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest park

After Breakfast, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi located on the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your guide will make stopovers at the Equator for photographs and lunch in Mbarara town.

You will then drive past banana plantations, Farms, and beautiful hills of Kigezi for your overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge in Bwindi.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

Day 2. Gorilla Trekking Experience

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Ruhija Park headquarters for briefing and joining others for gorilla trekking. You will start your trek which can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorillas on that particular day.

Once you have found them, you will be around one hour of observation and photography before returning to the park headquarters for the certificate and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest
Accommodation:  Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tervan Lodge
Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

Day 3. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.

After breakfast, you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda arriving in time for Lunch at Elephant Hab or Pumba Safari Cottages.

This will be followed by a short relaxation and an evening game drive in the savannah plains of Kasenyi where wild animals like buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, and big cats such as lions and leopards can be spotted depending on your luck. Return to your lodge overnight.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Elephant Hab or Pumba Safari Cottages

Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

Day 4. Morning drive and Afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga Channel

This morning you will head back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along the kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise.

This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles, and much other wildlife that flock to the channel for drinking water.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Elephant Hab or Pumba Safari Cottages

Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

Day 5. Drive back To either Kampala or Entebbe

After morning breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for your next flight out.

Main Destination: Entebbe

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water