Gorilla and Scenary Safari.
Mountains, Freshwater Lakes and Salt inland lakes, Lowland Forest, Over 550 species of birds, 95 mammal species, Over 100 species of butterflies,, Gorillas, Snakes, Frogs, Toads and Monkeys
Gorillas and Scenary
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe.
You will be picked up from the airport by our representative who will transfer you to a hotel for dinner and overnight. Depending on your time of arrival, you may have some activities to explore sights in and around the Kampala.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park. En route stop over at the local drum shops at Mpambire; see the local fruit market, cross the equator line at Nabusanke. Proceeding en route, expect to see the long curving horned cattle of Ankole and view beautiful Scenary to the Park.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Buffalo Lodge/Marafiki Safari Lodge
Day 3: Game Safari and Boat Cruise
After early morning breakfast at 6:30 am we shall depart for our morning Drive on the northern shore of Kazinga channel. The most common mammals we are likely to see are Warthogs, bushbuck and water bucks while elephants can be seen crossing the tracks .There is the Leopard track which may give us opportunity to see leopards and the kasenyi plains will give us higher chances of encountering lions.
Return by Mid-day at the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon we shall take a 2 hour and 34km long Kazinga channel boat cruise, one of the most rewarding tour experiences in Queen Elizabeth Park giving you the opportunity to approach within a few meters a multitude of yawning hippos, elephants teaming with egrets, yellow billed storks, Goliath heron, crocodiles buffaloes and the occasional leopards. The bird life on the water is fascinating. Expect to see dozens of water birds such as pied kingfisher and many bee-eaters
Optional activity will be Lion Tracking. This Experiential tour may take 1-3 hours since it takes place early morning or evening occassionaly at night. This activity can be booked through the visitor information centre- Mweya Safari Lodge at least 24 hours in advance.
Return for dinner and overnight in the evening.
Day 4: Transfer to Bwind Impenetrable Forest National Park.
We shall pass via the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth Park in anticipation of seeing tree climbing lions.
Dinner and overnight in Buhoma/Rushaga.
Day 5 : Gorilla Tracking in Bwind Forest
Wake up by 6:30 am and have breakfast at 7:00 am. We shall have to go with our packed lunch. We may spend a full day with the gorillas. At 7:30 am we shall assemble at the park headquarters for a morning briefing about the gorilla tracking rules, from the park staff. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions. You may see the gorillas within1-6 hours depending on their movement in the forest. You will spend one hour with the gorillas observing them closely while they eat, play and rest. The park staff will also assist you get porters for carrying our packed lunch.
Return in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Travel Back to Kampala/Entebbe.
After your early morning breakfast, we shall drive back to kampala stopping at the Equator for a requisite Snapshot and a bit of Souvenir shopping, then we proceed to the airport.