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6 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris Tour Uganda

We drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park, located in the Southern part of Uganda. Before reaching the park, have a magnificence of the game drive and arrive in time for a boat ride on Lake Mburo. The acacia forests and wetlands are home to an impressive variety of antelope including the impala and giant eland. The lake is rich with a variety of animals and plant species which will be viewed clearly as on the boat trip. Expect to see hippos and birds like Black crake, Heron, Pelicans, fish eagle, African Fin foot, cormorant, you may also sight the rare Shoebill Stork and more.

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Dinner and overnight at;
Luxury accommodation: Mihingo/Mantana tented camp
Mid range accommodation: Agip motel in Mbarara town/ Arcadia cottages

Budget Accommodation: Camping site

Day 2: Game drives and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After having breakfast, go for game viewing because the park is famous for its richness in biodiversity. It has an estimate of 68 different species of mammals such as Impala, jackals, Buffalo, Eland, leopard, Topi, Hyenas and Zebra. The five lakes within the park attract crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of water birds, while the fringing swamps hide secretive papyrus specialists, such as the sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow papyrus Gonalek. After the view we drive to Bwindi impenetrable natural Forest and on arrival relax while preparing for the following day
Dinner and over night at ;

Budget Accommodation Buhoma Community Bandas or Bwindi view Bandas or Virunga Hotel in Kisoro
Mid range accommodation  Lake Kitandara camp /Engagi lodge/ Travelers rest hotel in Kisoro
Standard accommodation  Buhoma Lodge / Silver back lodge / Gorilla Resort Camp/ Nkuringo camp site cabins in Kisoro / Gorilla Safari Lodge .

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After Morning breakfast, we group up for briefing then enter the sanctuary at sunrise and enjoy the beauty and freshness of the forest, home of the mountain gorillas. continue through dense bush to trek for these endangered animals called the great Apes (Gorillas). Other primates also live in the forest including the, black-and-white colobus monkey, red tail monkey and chimpanzee. This can be very tiring due to the fact that the ground is steep and thickly forested in Return to the accommodation for relaxation or have an optional community walk.

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After morning  breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is located at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains, protecting over 200 sq km of Rift Valley Savanna, interspersed with patches of forest and crater lakes thus an thought for a safari. At your arrival, carry out a launch trip along the Kazinga Channel. scrutinize the concentration of water birds, crocodiles and hippos which is remarkable. The bird species includes the 11 types of king fisher, black bee- eater and several species of falcons, eagles and the raptors and many more.
Luxury accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge or Katara Lodge
Mid range accommodation: Hippo Hill Camp or Ihamba Lodge
Budget accommodation: Simba Safari camp or Mweya hostel

Day 5: Game drive and chimpanzee tracking

Wake up early in the morning and go for a game drive to see wildlife like lions, Uganda Kobs, elephants, spotted hyenas and the leopard plus many others. In the afternoon, head to Kyambura gorge for the chimpanzee trekking.

Day 6: Departure

After breakfast , depart for Kampala with a packed lunch and arrive during the late afternoon.

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