This safari will take you through a journey of discovering a quarter of the world’s bird’s population and also the Mighty Mountain Gorilla (Uganda has recorded a steady increase of the gorillas thus housing half of the world’s population). Queen Elizabeth National Park has high concentration of migratory birds, chimp tracking and the big five as well having a transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for the gorillas and thereafter you head home carrying memories.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 7:15 AM for a prompt departure at 7:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 6:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Guide Meals
Shelters Transportation in mini-coach
NOT INCLUDED
Hiking equipment
Guide gratuity

Trip highlights

Day 1: Arrivals and check in at the hotel

Day 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP and evening game drive

Day 3: Early morning game drive and boat

Day 4: Chimp tracking and Transfer to Bwindi NP

Day 5: Gorilla tracking

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe for Departures

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Day 1: Departure

 Arrival

Guest arrival at Entebbe International Airport then pick up and transfer by Pearl Land Safaris Driver to Kampala the city of Impalas built on seven hills originally. Kampala is Uganda’s Capital City. You will spend the night in an accommodation facility that was booked for you prior to your arrival.

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Day 2

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

After breakfast, we’ll head to Queen Elizabeth National park with a clear view of the western arm of the Great Rift Valley & its associated features such as katwe salt lakes, craters, Lake George and Lake Edward, plus the various wildlife typical to this habitat like the savannah elephant, buffalo, lion, and impala.  Lots of different bird species can also be seen here as this is home to three quarters of Africa’s bird population.

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Day 3

Game Drive

The day begins early as we start with a morning game drive and head to the mating ground of the Uganda Kobs. We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch.

In the afternoon we take on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. The abundant birdlife is sighted, and the elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari.

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Day 4

Chimps tracking at Kyambura gorge and transfer to Bwindi NP

Wake up in the morning to a Heavy breakfast, transfer to briefing point for the start of chimp tracking. This will take a half day of adventure till afternoon. After lunch, we shall then head south to Bwindi National park the home of Gorillas.

(Silverback Lodge – Luxury option),

(Buhoma Haven Lodge – Midrange option),

(Buhoma Rest Camp – Budget option).

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Day 5

Gorilla Tracking

The highlight of your safari: a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Especially hikers will love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. Expect to walk a long distance before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience!

(Silverback Lodge – Luxury option),

(Buhoma Haven Lodge – Midrange option),

(Buhoma Rest Camp – Budget option).

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Day 6

Transfer to Entebbe

After an early morning breakfast, you will head back to Kampala/  Entebbe Lunch En-route. Site seeing on the way with stop over’s in local markets for fruits or depending on your flight schedule, you will proceed to Entebbe:

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