Our 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari From Kigali is for those interested in exploring Uganda mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as spectacular wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari From Kigali gives you an option of doing one gorilla trek or one gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will have time for game drives as well as a boat cruise on Kazinga channel that has the highest concentration of hippos in Africa and many other wild animals that flock this channel for water. If you love wildlife and gorillas, then our 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is indeed ideal for you.
Day 01: Pickup from Kigali City/Airport and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP for an evening game drive
You will be picked from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park is western Uganda about 6 hours drive. The journey will take you through Kabale with its rolling hills, Bunyaruguru popularly known for its crater lakes. Enjoy a stunning view of the rift valley as you enter Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive at you Lodge for a short relaxation before heading to Kasenyi Plains for an evening game drive. On your game drive, you will have an opportunity to sport several animals including antelopes, buffaloes, Elephants, and if lucky big cats like lions and leopards. Retire to your lodge for overnight. Have dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge/Enganzi Lodge/Bush Lodge/Katara Lodge.
Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many other wildlife which flock the channel for drinking water. Have dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Enganzi Lodge/Bush Lodge/Katara Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After your breakfast, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to almost half of the world’s most endangered mountain gorillas. Trekking mountain gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience and seeing them in their natural habitat is truly rewarding. You will arrive at you lodge in time for relaxation, acclimatization and overnight. Have Dinner and Over at Buhoma Gorilla Havens Lodge/ Trekkers Tavern Lodge/ Mahogany springs.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will walk to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking. Your guide will take you through all the dos and don’ts while with mountain gorillas and after that, you will be transferred to the starting point of your gorilla family. Please note that gorilla family allocation depends on your interests, fitness and age. Please inform your guide of your interests and he will try to request for the gorilla family of your choice before you start the trek into the forest. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness is required. Gorilla trekking can take from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day so one needs to prepare for both. You guide will try to provide information about trees, birds and other wildlife in the forest until you reach a given gorilla family of gorillas. You will be allowed only one hour of photography and observing mountain gorillas as they go about with their daily day activities and then trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and then dinner and overnight at your Lodge. Have Dinner and Over at Buhoma Gorilla Havens Lodge/ Trekkers Tavern Lodge/ Mahogany springs.
Day 5: Transfer to Kigali Airport
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali Airport for your flight out of Uganda marking the end of your 5Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali.
End of 5 days Gorilla trekking and wildlife Safari.
The 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari From Kigali package includes;
- Airport transfers
- Transportation by safari vehicle
- Game drives
- Boat ride
- Gorilla permit
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Driver allowances
- Park entrance
- Igongo culture center
- En-route lunches
However, the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari From Kigali package excludes;
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and personal shopping bills.