June 22, 2024

Book A 5 Days Wildlife Safari In Uganda

Uganda proudly known as the “Pearl Of Africa” straddles the equator and Embraces the shores of the world’s largest inland lake Victoria. The country is also a host to the source of the Nile and the most ancient Volcano, Mt. Elgon. The country is a home to over half of the remaining mountain gorillas of Africa at Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park. Many tourists flock this country every year on  for  chance  to visit the prestigious national parks among which are Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, Kidepo Valley, and Kibale forest, Mt Elgon, Mt. Rwenzori, Mgahinga, Semliki and Bwindi. Ugandan people are one of the most welcoming and gracious people in the world, thus making the country an ideal family destination.
If you are looking for the ultimet primate, wildlife and birding expedition , then you should consider booking a 5 Days Uganda safari that combines gorilla tracking with game drives. Below is an itinerary that features a trip to Queen Elizabeth park and Bwindi gorilla park.
Detailed 5 days wildlife itinerary in Uganda
Day1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Set with in the shadow of the Rwenzori Mountain, flanking lakes Edward ad George, the Lush savannah of Queen Elizabeth National park offers interesting and prime grazing of the buffaloes, elephants, and numerous antelopes. The park is located in the western region of Uganda sharing part of Kasese district as well as Kabalore. A drive from Kampala is about 6hrs via Mityana Mubende road. Peel your eyes for magnificent sightseeing along the way, wide plantations, vast farming ground with domestic animals, rolling hills and swamps, plus a few forests as well.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari lodge, Ihamba Lakeside Lodge, Simba Safari Camp
Day 2: Do Game Drive and Launch cruise
Wake up to a hearty breakfast before setting off for your game drive in the park. It is very advisable to check out as early as 6am in order to catch up with the night hunters like hyenas, retiring to rest and the early risers searching for breakfast. The drive through the Kasenyi tracks, offers a great opportunity to see a range of game including herds of elephants, warrior buffaloes, lions, antelopes, kobs, water bucks, oribis and many more. After the game drive proceed to the lodge for lunch there after embark on boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. This is the best point to see various water birds like the pink backed pelican, crows and a concentration of hippos. Just seat back, relax and get your camera ready.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari lodge, Ihamba Lakeside Lodge, Simba Safari Camp
Day 3: Drive to Bwindi Forest National Park
The park is located southwestern Uganda and a close driving distance from Queen Elizabeth National Park.  After your breakfast get ready with your driver and drive off to Bwindi through the Ishasha sector for the tree climbing lions, it is such a spectacular view. You will enjoy an enroute lunch meal warm and fresh, wherever you wish to stop along the way, your driver knows the best spot for your meals.
Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge, Lake Kitandara Tented camp, Buhoma Community Bandas
Day 4: The Ultimate Gorilla Tracking Experience
Watching the mountain gorillas in their territory is a thrilling experience; today you are going to be part of this thrilling experience. Report at the briefing point by 7:30am, with your lunch box and all your tracking equipment, the rangers and guides will be ready to lead you to your hosts today. Make sure your camera is well charged and well kept; you don’t want to miss capturing this moment. Apart from the gorillas, watch out for the forest hogs, birds, forest elephants and the Batwa trail.
Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge, Lake Kitandara Tented camp, Buhoma Community Bandas
Day 5: Reserved for Departure
Your 5 days adventure in Uganda’s wild places has come to  an end, today after breakfast, depart Bwindi for Kampala or Entebbe for your return flight. Remember to  make a stop at the Igongo  cultural center in Mbarara and the Equator monument .
Book 5 days wildlife tour in Uganda either on a guided basis or self drive, send us an  inquiry to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us on +256-758540071 to speak with the reservations team.