5 Day Bwindi Gorilla & Wildlife Safari

Tree-climbing lions

5 Day Bwindi Gorilla & Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Hit the road in the morning following the foot hills of the mystical Rwenzoris mountain ranges to Queen Elizabeth National park.

Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge / Kyambura Lodge / Hippo Hill Camp / Enganzi Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Game Drive and Wild Chimps Trek

After a cup of tea/coffee, go for a prior to dawn game drive to catch up with the early risers and predator returning to their conceal outs. Expect an adventurous encounter with Lions, hyenas, herds of elephants, buffaloes, jackals, bush pigs, bush bucks and many more.

After lunch, gather your nerves for chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge, with other primates such as black and white colobus monkeys, Olive baboons, vervets, Giant Forest Hogs, Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, red tailed monkeys, etc.

Dinner and overnight at your lodge on Day 1.

Day 3: Ishasha Tree Climbing Lions Tour, Transfer to Bwindi Forest

Have breakfast and go for an exclusive game drive as you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will go through the Ishasha sector (home of tree lions) to reach Bwindi in the late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp (Superior) / Buhoma Community Rest Camp (basic).

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Excursion

Have breakfast and assemble at the park headquarters for briefing before penetrating the impenetrable bwindi forest in search for gorillas.

Time taken searching for the Giant humble apes is unpredictable, but ranges between 2-9 hours depending on their movement. The trek goes through steep rocks climbing up and down making it tiresome. However, the thrill of encountering these giant primates erases the poor memories you went through in trying to find them. An astounding experience!

Dinner and over night at Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp (Superior) / Gorilla Mist Camp / Buhoma Rest Camp.

Day 5: Travel back to Kampala

Early in the morning after breakfast we shall leave for Kampala and have enrout stop at the Equator for photographs to act as souvenirs reaching Kampala in early afternoon fort your flight back to Kampala.

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  • 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
  • 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