Overview of the 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
Your 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour is one of the amazing gorilla trekking safari in Uganda that is tailored with a wildlife tour. This 4-day 3 nights safari features a trip to 2 Uganda safari parks with gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and wildlife encounters in Queen Elizabeth National Park. During this safari, be ready to have an equator experience, get in to the jungle and trek gorillas, take a boat cruise, go for a game drive and sight the best of the rugged landscape in western Uganda.
As a result of the great conservation efforts, the gorilla numbers recovered to over 1,000 mountain gorillas and Bwindi impenetrable national park plays host to over half of them. 16 different gorilla families survive in this tropical rain forest of which you will only trek a single gorilla family. Each corner of the park has different gorilla families and the sectors are known as Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo allocated during the time of gorilla permit booking. The sector you will trek determines the accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park that will be booked for your stay.
The other destination for your safari which is Queen Elizabeth national park is home to over 90 mammal species, about 5,000 hippos, approximately 2,500 elephants and over 10,000 buffaloes. All these can be seen during a game drive and launch cruise/boat in the park and kazinga channel.
Safari highlights of the 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
Day 1: Your driver guide will brief you about the trip and start the drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You will stop for photography at the equator in Kayabwe.
Day 2: You will do mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Day 3: You will be driven from Bwindi through the Ishasha sector to Queen Elizabeth national park and do an evening boat cruise upon arrival.
Day 4: By 7:00am you will be driving through the park in search of wildlife, have lunch and return to Kampala or Entebbe international airport.
Details of 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
Day 1 of your 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
Your professional Uganda wildlife safari guide will pick you up from either Kampala or Entebbe international airport and drive you to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You will stop at the equator line, 80km from Kampala and take photographs at the imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres.
Day 2 of your 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
You will wake up to a hearty breakfast then be transferred by your driver guide to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking. Briefing at the park headquarters begins at 8:00am by the park rangers where after you are allocated a gorilla family to trek considering your physical condition. After briefing you start your memorable steps into the jungle with a ranger guide and 7 other trekkers. The group will always trek at the pace of the slowest trekker and the activity may last 2-8 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night. After the trek, your driver guide will be waiting for you at the park headquarters to transfer you back to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight.
Day 3 of your 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
After a relaxed breakfast, you will wake up to your last breakfast in the gorilla land then embark on another amazing road trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will drive through the stunning savannah grasslands to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Ishasha which is home to the tree climbing lions. This is the best side of the park for an exclusive wildlife encounter. After arrival, you will have lunch and do an evening boat cruise or launch cruise. It’s an amazing moment with other tourists on the boat as you go past thousands of water animals along the 45km Kazinga channel that connects lakes Albert and George.
Day 4 of your 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour
On this last day of your safari, you have another chance to view wildlife during a morning game drive through the park in search of the early risers. You will see and photograph hundreds of wildlife for about 2-4 hours return to your accommodation facility for lunch and then embark on the journey back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for departure.
This 4 days Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla safari in Uganda and Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour is very rich and good for tourists on Uganda birding safaris as well as those on a wildlife tour in Uganda. Uganda gorilla trekking safari is one of the amazing safari activities in Africa and the reason is for the great interesting experience.
Every time you visit a new place you discover something new. Take time and spend this 4 day safari discovering how incredible wildlife can be.