4 Day Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Tour

Leopard relaxing, Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 Day Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Tour

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This Morning, you will be picked from your hotel/residence in Kampala at around 7.00 am and proceed to the southwestern part of Uganda. Stop at the Equator for landmark photography and continue to Mbarara in Western Uganda. Break-off for lunch at Mbarara Town on the way and after lunch proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the home of Mountain Gorillas.

Bwindi is the famous to mountain gorillas – an estimated half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –400 live within Bwindi. The rest live in the Virunga Forests shared by Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. The drive is long but enjoyable. Proceed south to Bwindi Forest viewing the terraced hills of Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland of Africa. Arrival at Bwindi will be in the evening.

Dinner and overnight as you prepare for tomorrow’s event (Full Board).

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be transferred to the starting point for briefing about gorilla tracking by your guide. You will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off.

The time taken and the terrain vary (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek.  Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.

After tracking will walk back to your lodge for overnight stay FB.

Day 3: Bwindi to Ishasha – Queen Elizabeth Park

After early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, carry out a game drive where you may sight tree-climbing lions and viewing other wildlife like elephant buffalo, hyena etc. Ishasha sector is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland and features the meandering Ishasha River, banked by a riparian forest.

After picnic lunch,drive to Mweya Peninsular all the way to the northern sector of the park arriving in time at 3.00pm for boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal and of-course the several warthogs.

The evening will be at leisure. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth Park – Kampala

This morning you will carry out a game drive looking for wildlife lion elephant leopard, hyena, and many more that inhabit this park. The game drive will yield wildlife viewing say lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and many more.

After drive, head to Kampala with your packed lunch. Arrival will in be in the evening

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  • Airport transfers
  • Full board accommodation
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guiding fees
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • A 4×4 comfortable safari vehicle good for game viewing and photographing
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits
  • Primate tracking permits
  • Professional full-time English speaking driver-guide


  • International flights
  • Visas (where applicable)
  • Laundry services
  • Beverages and drinks
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary