Gorilla Trekking is number one on the bucket list of every traveler planning Africa Safari. Gorilla trekking experience is completely worth it, it lasts a lifetime. Let us start planning your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This Safari takes you to the world’s top Gorilla Trekking destination, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. […]
Gorilla Trekking is number one on the bucket list of every traveler planning Africa Safari. Gorilla trekking experience is completely worth it, it lasts a lifetime. Let us start planning your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This Safari takes you to the world’s top Gorilla Trekking destination, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. The safari gives a once-in-lifetime opportunity to track gorillas, and observe the primates in their natural habitat.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is inhabited by a population of about 340 individuals of Mountain Gorillas, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas remaining in the world. The rest of the worldwide mountain gorilla population is in the nearby Virunga Mountains which is shared by Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Selected gorillas families have been habituated to human presence and the number of visitors is tightly controlled to prevent degradation of the habitat and risks to the gorillas.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is also a birding paradise, home to over 348 bird species. This area is one of Uganda’s best bird watching destinations. Proclaimed as a World Heritage Site, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world hosting unique and precious floral species. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the only forest in Africa where Gorillas and Chimpanzees live together.
Day 1: Arrival In Entebe – Kampala
Upon arrival you will be met by Innocent (Adventure Africa person in Uganda) who will drive you to the hotel where you will review the adventure program with him again and ask any questions pertaining to the trek. Overnight in Kampala Fairway Hotel B/B
Day 2: Kampala Bwindi impenetrable forest
An early morning start from Kampala takes you south west and across the Equator; you will drive through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their long carving horns. You then ascend into the Kkigezi Highlands known as the “Switzerland of Africa”with terraced farming and mountain scenery. Lunch break in Mbarara, and then proceed to Buhoma Lodges.This will be a long day drive which takes 8-10hrs
Day 3: Gorilla trekking
After an early morning breakfast proceed for a briefing by park rangers/ guilds enter the gorilla securers for your adventure, the beauty if this rains forest is spectacular, the area offers a dramatic steeply forest landscape and is incredibly dense but criss-crossed by numerous animals trails allowing access to tourist the time taken and the terrain varies with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these great and endangered giants is awesome, exciting experience. Many find it rare and moving opportunity. Dinner and overnight at lodges
Day 4: Bwindi impenetrable forest Ishasha sector
After breakfast, enjoy our drive from Bwindi Impenetrable to Ishasha sector part of queen Elizabeth national park, famous for its tree climbing lions dinner and overnight at Savannah Resort
Day 5: Ishasha sector Queen Elizabeth national park
Depart from ishasha sector and enjoy your ride to the northern sector Queen Elizabeth national park systems of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers and swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to incredible abundance of wildlife. Lions, leopards, elephants, cape buffalos, forest hogs, Uganda kobs, giant forest hogs, bush backs, water backs, with this vast arrays of Uganda wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Bush lodge
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth national park
Start your day with an early morning game drive, in the afternoon visit the volcanic area of Queen Elizabeth N.P. with its many salt lakes and extinct craters, in the afternoon take a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, which joins lakes George, and Edward. From the comfort of your boat you can watch for elephant and other game on the shore. Hippopotamus, crocodiles and water birds can be seen along the banks. Dinner and overnight at Bush lodge
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth NP – Lake Mburo NP
Enjoy your early morning chimp trek at the kyambura gorge and there after depart to lake Mburo national park, enjoy a game drive while entering the park dinner and overnight at Rock Rwebock
Day 8: Lake mburo Kampala – Arusha
Enjoy your morning breakfast and there after depart from Lake Mburo and transfer to Kampala or the airport and head straight to Kia Arusha. Upon arrival you will be picked up and be transferred to Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Arusha – Serengeti
Pickup at 0730am after the breakfast, then head to Serengeti, the drive normally takes about 5hrs.on arrival check in the lodge and then proceed for the late afternoon game drive until 1830hrs.return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Full day Serengeti.
After the breakfast leave the lodge for the whole day game drive, on this day you will have picnic lunch with you so that you can have quality time in the park. Explore the park until 1830hrs and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 11: Serengeti – Ngorongoro
Morning game drive ad early ae 6am until 0930am return to the lodge for main breakfast as you check out and proceed for the final game drive as you head in Ngorongoro. Dinner and overnight in the lodge
Day 12: Ngorongoro Arusha – Kilimanjaro Airport
Early morning breakfast, check out the lodge and then go down the crater. Spend the whole day exploring the crater; here you will be able to see the big five as well as cheetah. There after ascend and proceed back to Arusha and drive straight to the the hotel of your choice or to the airport to catch up with your flight back home. Or transfer to the Airport the following morning depending with your flight.