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6 Days – Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth National Park

6 Days – Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth National Park

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A safari that takes you to some of Uganda’s amazing national parks. Lets you trek Mountain Gorillas, see animals of the savanna and go trekking Tree climbing Lions of Ishasha.

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  • Included
    All activities as per the itinerary except the optional activities
    Full Board Accommodation
    Game drive
    Meals as per the itinerary
    Primate Tracking Permit
    Professional English speaking Driver Guide (bilingual Guides available on request)
    Transport in 4X4 Safari Van / Land Cruiser
  • Not Included
    All Government taxes
    All park entrance fees where applicable
    Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions list
    Drinking water on board
    Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
    International Flight tickets
    Items of personal nature
    Tips to porters and driver/ guide
    Travel Insurance

Tour Plan

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Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel (Evening Tour to Ndere Cultural Centre)
On your arrival at Entebbe international airport (EBB), you will be met by our Yala Safaris staff who will brief you and transfer you to your hotel for relaxation. You will have a tour to Ndere cultural centre which is a famous gate way and a home of performing arts where diverse African cultures are show cased through music, dance and drama. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Entebbe.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 2: Transfer from Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National park
After having breakfast, check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth National park. You will have a stopover for lunch in Mbarara, arriving in the evening for wildlife viewing as you drive to your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Queen Elizabeth.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 3: Early morning wildlife viewing at Kasenyi and evening Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
After Breakfast we embark to see the parks early risers, here are the big 4 once again. After lunch, it is time for the Classic highlight of the 2hrs boat-cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36kms channel linking Lake George to Lake Edward. On the banks you can see land and water Adapted Hippopotamuses Yawning and some slashing canines to each other and the National Geographical society Killing machine the Nile crocodile gaping along the Banks! You will have dinner and overnight at a lodge in Queen Elizabeth.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 4: Tree-Climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi National Park
Transfer through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the way to Bwindi, this area is known for its tree-climbing lions. You will be amazed to see them resting on Fig tree branches in the afternoon or under the shades.
In Ishasha we will drive off in this adventurous vast savannah area with Topis and the southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the fig tree branches. Continue the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Bwindi.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation
Have an early breakfast and get ready for the big highlight of this safari. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants, the mountain gorillas, and on this day you get to meet them. You will set off into the forest with a specialized guide, trek through beautiful nature and finally get to spend one hour in the area where the mountain gorillas are. Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest Elephants. In the evening, you may opt for a hike to one of the surrounding islands or swim in the lake. Dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Lake Bunyonyi.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 6: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Entebbe.
Check out and embark on an exciting road trip back to Entebbe with en route lunch in Mbarara. A stopover will be made at the Equator line for experiment and Photography, arriving in the evening at Entebbe.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.