A 6 DAY PRIVATE SAFARI ITINERARY TO QUEEN ELIZABETH, BWINDI AND LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Depart early morning with your safari guide towards the west. Stop-over at the Equator for photographic opportunity as well as an enjoyable and informative talk. Have Lunch at Mbarara town and continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in the afternoon for lunch and relax at the swimming pool.
Over night at Mweya Safari Lodge / Budget Institute of ecology. (BLD)
Have an early morning game drive which will provide opportunities to see Spotted Hyena, buffalo, Uganda Kobs, Defassa Waterbucks, elephant, leopard, antelope, lion and several bird species. In the afternoon, drive back to the lodge for a late breakfast. After breakfast leave the lodge for a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel with the largest concentration of Nile Hippos, a host of countless bird species, crocodiles and water bucks.
Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Institute of Ecology (FB)
Depart from Kampala by road with your safari guide early morning, south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Stop-over at the Equator for photographic opportunity as well as an enjoyable and informative talk. Have Lunch in Mbarara, and continue through the Kigezi Highlands known as the Switzerland of Uganda, the scenic drive through banana plantations, views of the great Virunga volcanoes of Rwanda and the Congo as well as heads of Ankole cattle take you to the biggest Home of mountain gorillas, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma community Bandas (Full Board)
Wake up Early morning to the sounds of the rain forest for a hearty breakfast. After a short briefing by the guides, proceed through the thick creepers and undergrowth of the dense rain forest to track the endangered mammals. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense with numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists.
Have an amazing experience watching and photographing the gorillas in the forest, listening to them marvel and grumble to each other. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful creatures left, which is allowed for only 1 hour!
Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma community Bandas (Full Board
Depart for Lake Mburo National Park early morning with your guide for a scenic drive through the extension of the Tanzanian plains with a variety of attractions. Have a stop over for lunch and then continue with a game drive en-route in search of zebra, hippos, crocodiles, eland, antelope, impala and birds. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and then set out for an afternoon boat ride on the lake.
Overnight at Mantana tented camp/Mihingo lodge (high end) or Rwonyo camp (Budget)
An early start – a wonderful chance to take a guided nature walk. This walk takes you to the Salt Lick Area. A strategically located wooden platform (Observation point) offers a chance to see at least four different species of animals at any one point while they lick the salty soil. You will then return to Kampala at your own convenience. Lunch en-route. END OF UGANDA SAFARI.
The safari price includes;
- The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
- Gorilla tracking and permit
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
- Park entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals
- Boat trip
- Game drives and other related activities
- But it excludes; Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beers, tipping of staff.