This 6 day Gorilla track Queen Elizabeth safari offers gorilla tracking as the main highlight of this safari in Bwindi forest National Park which is home to over 400 mountain gorillas plus other primate species. tracking gorillas is one of the most strenuous but also most exciting that after visiting the gorillas you wish to come back to track them for the second time. You track them with an experienced ranger guide who knows more about the flora and fauna of the Park. The tracking can take between 2 to 6 hours depending on how far they are feeding or nesting from. You are allowed only one hour to stay with these giants.
Besides tracking the safari offers wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park one of the most visited National Parks in Uganda by tourists because it has a bio-diversity of vegetation types and over 100 mammal species are recorded here, a boat ride on kazinga channel is one of the most exciting activities to do in the park .it gives you the chance to view many bird species ,hippos ,crocodiles ,Elephants and many more ,it also offers chimpanzee tracking in kyambura Gorge one of the best places to track chimpanzees. The flora and fauna in the gorge is really amazing. Please enjoy your safari.
SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS for 6 day Gorilla track Queen Elizabeth Safari
Day one:transfer to Queen elizabeth national park
Day two: game drive in the morning and afternoon boat ride on kazinga channel
Day three:chimpanzee tracking in the kyambura Gorge and transfer to Bwindi national park
Day four: gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
Day five: transfer back to Entebbe airport
SAFARI DAY BY DAY for 6 day Gorilla track Queen Elizabeth Safari
Accommodation ( please click on a particular accommodation to view more details on it)
Day 1 : TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
In the morning you guide will pick you up from your hotel and then drive you to the southern part of the country. You will have a stop over at the equator crossing for a lifetime photo taking as you stand in two hemispheres. After having lunch in mbarara you shall then continue to the western part of the country to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park lies in the western arm of the rift valley. Enjoy the beautiful scenery in the Park. In the evening you shall have an evening game drive to view wildlife in the Park. Overnight at marafiki safari lodge
Day 2 : QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After having you breakfast you shall embark on a beautiful game drive that leads you through different vegetation types like open savanna grassland, bush land, crater lakes, forests, swamps savannah woodland and the Rwenzori mountains. All these offer chances of seeing elephants, leopards, lions, waterbucks, warthogs, uganda kobs, buffalos and many bird species. After lunch you shall undertake a wonderful boat ride on kazinga channel that leads to lake Edward .this two hour ride with a modern boat offers beautiful views and chances of viewing many elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, hippos, crocodiles, monitor lizards and many bird species. Overnight at marafiki safari lodge
Day 3 : CHIMPANZEE TRACKING – BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you shall be driven to the kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking while on a nature walk. Apart from chimps you have chance of see seeing other primate species like vervet monkeys, baboons, and a variety of bird species. After lunch proceed to Bwindi national park the home of mountain gorillas. It is estimated that 1004 live in Bwindi and the Virunga massive. In Bwindi there are over 400 mountain gorillas. Overnight trekkers tavern
Day 4 : GORILLA TRACKING –BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
Today is the highlight of your safari, you shall wake up very early and be driven to the starting point, from here you shall be distributed in groups of 8 people and a ranger who will guide you through the whole experience. tracking is strenuous you have to be prepared with the right tools like trekking shoes, long trousers, rain gears , packed lunch, enough drinking water, insect repellent and sunscreen .enjoy this lifetime adventure in the jungle. as you watch the juvenile, black backs, silverbacks, babies and mothers go about their daily activities. In the evening you shall spend a night trekkers tavern.
Day 5 : TRANSFER TO KAMPALA.
After having breakfast you shall transfer to Kampala with lunch en-route on the way, you shall also cross the equator and the drum makers, in the evening you shall reach kampala and spend a night at Namirembe guesthouse.
Day 6 : TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
This morning you shall embark on a city tour through kampala city where you shall have chance to visit many places of interest like Uganda museum, churches, markets, kabaka’s lake. In the late afternoon you shall proceed to the airport to catch your flight back home.
|Persons||Date||Price per person|
|2 Persons||Any date||USD1900.00|
|4 Persons||Any date||USD1500.00|
|6 Persons||Any date||US1300.00|
Safari inclusions for 6 day Gorilla track Queen Elizabeth Safari
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Gorilla permit
- Meals and accommodation on full board meal plan
- Professional English /german speaking driver guide
- All government taxes
- Bottled drinking water while on safari
- Transportation in a 4*4 safari van with a pop up roof
- Entrance fees to the national parks
- Fuel costs
SAFARI EXCLUSIONS for 6 day Gorilla track Queen Elizabeth Safari
- International flight
- Any optional activities
- Personal insurance
- Bar bills and phone calls
- General tips on safari