7 days Gorilla and wildlife game drive safari
Day 1: Transfer Day 1: Airport pick up from Entebbe—1650$ Per Person
You will be picked up from the airport to Kampala city where Cassia lodge is found. You have a rest either on swimming pool or in your room. If there is time you will have evening walk to a nearby market (Ggaba) which is located on the shores of Lake Victoria. Then back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Drive to Queen Elizabeth
Meet and greet with our local guide over breakfast and then after drive heading to southwestern Uganda. En route, there is a local community popular for making local drums and crafts and a fruit market. Stopover, admire and buy yourself souvenirs. Proceed to the Equator line taken as one beautiful scenery in Africa – the pathway of the sun and take photographs.
Day 3: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth
We set out early in the morning for a game drive in the northern part of the park on the Kasenyi Track in search of lions, elephants, solitary buffaloes. This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action owing to the vast population of Uganda Kobs. We have an excellent chance to view just about every animal here at very close range. In the afternoon we will go for a launch trip along the Kazinga Channel. This gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippo’s huff and spray at a mere foot away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. BOAT RIDE: -The shores of the channel are also home to an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others.
Day 4: Drive to Bwindi impenetrable National Park via Ishasha
After breakfast we drive through stunning savannah grasslands as we head to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha for climbing lions and much more remote and less-traveled part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, but one which has a sense of exclusivity and remoteness. The game densities here are high, and this region has reported some of the largest herds of Elephant anywhere in Uganda, as it is their main migration corridor between Uganda and the DRC.
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking
Today enjoy gorilla tracking in Bwindi. After breakfast, proceed for the morning briefing before enjoying the highlight of the trip- Gorilla trekking, which may last the entire day. We trek the gorillas through the rainforest and bamboo covered slopes, accompanied by a guide and trackers, in search of a mountain gorilla family. The walking can sometimes be tough and long, but when you catch a glimpse of the magnificent silverback, any discomforts will be quickly forgotten. When the gorillas are sighted, visitors will be guided to within 6 metres from the gorillas, sit around them for a whole hour while gazing into their big round eyes. Gorilla trekking is unpredictable. It’s difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike. The gorilla excursion can take from 2 up to 8 hours. Expect to walk along distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. A good physical condition is recommended.
Day 6: Transfer to Mburo National Park
After breakfast you will be transferred to Lake Mburo National Park pass through breathtaking scenery and delightfully rolling plantations, some of the best in Uganda. and long horned cattle on the way arriving in the park during lunch time, check in your lodge and have lunch.
After lunch you will have a boat ride.
Main Destination: Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation: Mburo Arcadia lodge
Day 7: Drive back to Entebbe airport
Breakfast check out of lodge and head for game drive, then to Kampala. This route travels Depending on how much time we have on us we can tour around Kampala’s crafts and souvenirs markets. Free airport transfer.
Price for this 7-days safari (net, 2018-2019):
Included in the price:
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