Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe and transfer to Queen. 

Our driver picks guest up from Entebbe Airport. After the pickup, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Mubende-fort portal road. You will be staying for two nights in QENP area. Check-in, dinner, and overnight.

The Elephant home.

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari

Early morning game drives in the Kasenyi track. You will be looking for all sorts of game including the big five. It is a memorable moment on the open savannah landscape, with a good mixture of hills, wetlands the view of the escarpment and Rwenzori mountains on either side. Common site will be the Uganda cobs, waterbucks, warthogs, buffalos, elephants the cats and all others. After the game drive, retire to lunch. After an early lunch, proceed to Kyambura for the afternoon session of chimp tracking. This activity takes 2-3 hours.

The Elephant home.

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi

Have a relaxed late breakfast. After breakfast, at 9:00 am transfer to Katunguru to participate in the boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The tour takes two hours on a return trip. The boat cruise will end by midday. After the boat cruise, s possible lunch in Katunguru ad then proceeds to Buhoma. You will be driving through the park on Ishasha road with chances of spotting wildlife. Arrive late afternoon for a relaxed dinner and overnight.

Buhoma community rest camp

Day 4: Gorilla tracking

Today is the mighty gorilla tracking day. After breakfast take your picnic lunch and head to the briefing point. After a briefing by park rangers, embark on 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to find the Mountain gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas spent the previous day/night. On sighting gorillas, you will be allowed a full hour with them. You then retire for dinner and overnight. Optional: For the energetic and based on the time left, there is a possibility of a village guided walk to participate in some of the local community experiences.

Buhoma community rest camp

Day 5: from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi 

After breakfast this morning, you will be heading to Lake Bunyonyi. You may have lunch in Kabale town then connect to the lake. Enjoy the relaxed boat ride to the island. You can opt for a local dugout canoe. On arrival, relax as you take the view of this hotspot gifted with the culture and some of the best views in the area.

Byonaamagara camp

Day 6: Exploring Lake Bunyonyi area.

Wake up in the morning to participate in a walk of the local area. It is an opportunity of finding birds as the name Bunyonyi suggests, this is home to a wide range of birds up to 200 bird species. The scenery over the lake and the sunrise are great. You will also meet the local people doing their morning hustle in a completely new life setting from your back home. Allot to learn here. Return for breakfast. After breakfast, optional activities include, visiting the local market, the pigmies culture tour or doing water activities which include canoe tours, fishing tours or just relaxing by the dock to enjoy a mix of scenery and breeze.

Byonaamagara camp

Day 7: Transfer from Bunyonyi to Kampala

Early breakfast and transfer to Kampala. For those who want to proceed with their trip in Rwanda, this is the best time to cross at Katuna border. On your way to Kampala, take a break at great lakes museum for a scenic break and a cup of coffee. You will arrive at Mbarara in time for lunch. Take the lunch at Igongo museum restaurant and then proceed to Kampala with a possible stop at the equator to take picture moments, buy gifts or take a cup of coffee. In the late evening, be dropped off at your accommodation and this will be the end of the trip.

Forest cottages

Day 8: Today, you will check out at the right time. Basing on your flight time, the driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.

END OF TRIP

Included in the price:

  • Experienced English speaking driver and guide(s)
  • Park entrance fees and park ranger fees
  • Full board accommodation on the mountain camps
  • Bed and breakfast in Kampala Hotel
  • Chimp tickets at Kyambura
  • Two gorilla tickets in Bwindi
  • All taxes on park activities done
  • 4WD safari car with popup roof

Excluded from the price:

  • Visa fees (if required) requires an online application and prior to approval (EA visa at 100$)
  • All bar drinks and extras at the hotels
  • Insurance cover. (high/ alpine insurance is recommended)
  • Air ticket
  • All Optional Activities and activities of personal interest not on the itinerary
  • Transport to and from the base camp
  • Technical climbing equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat

Note:

  • The prices are based on guests sharing (2 per room and tent). Single supplement fee will be charged if guests choose to use separate rooms/ tents.
  • Tips are highly recommended for the porters/ guides on the Elgon trek and community walks
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