6 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Tour

6 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Tour

6 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Tour : This 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour will take you to Bwindi impenetrable national park in southwestern Uganda where you will engage in an adventurous gorilla trekking experience, Lake Mburo national park where you will be able to view abundant wildlife species including buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, impalas, elands, topi and Queen Elizabeth national park where you will have views of different animals including the tree climbing lions, buffaloes, elephants, waterbucks, bushbucks, warthogs, Uganda kobs among others.

Highlights of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Lake Mburo national park-boat cruise

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 5: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 6: Departure to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Lake Mburo national park, upon arrival at Entebbe international airport on the first day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will brief you about the safari and then start the journey to Lake Mburo national park which is located in western Uganda.

6 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Tour
Lake Mburo National Park

On the way you will have a stopover at the Equator in Kayabwe to take photos, buy craft souvenirs and then proceed the journey to Lake Mburo national park. Upon arrival in the park you will check into the lodge for lunch where after you will go for an amazing boat cruise. during the boat cruise you will be able to view animals like buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs, antelopes among others drinking water along the shores,  hippos, crocodiles, water birds like the prehistoric shoebill stork, cormorants, kingfishers, fish eagles among others. After the boat cruise you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Morning game drive, after an early breakfast on the second day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to go for a morning game drive where you will be able to view animals like zebras, giraffes, impalas, buffaloes, elands, warthogs, bushbucks, topi among others which will be grazing in the open savannah plains and predators like leopards, hyenas, jackals if you are lucky. After the game drive you will drive out of the park and start the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park with en-route lunch in Mbarara town. After lunch you will continue the journey with great views of the countryside, rolling hills, terraced farmlands among others. Upon arrival in the park you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Gorilla trekking, after an early breakfast on the third day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour you will carry packed lunch and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the park headquarters for a gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing you will be allocated a habituated gorilla family to trek and a park guide who is knowledgeable about the mountain gorillas and trails in the jungle. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park takes about 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on where the mountain gorillas slept the previous night, during trekking you will be able to view other wildlife species like forest birds, primates like chimpanzees, l’hoest monkeys, different plant species among others.

6 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Tour
Gorilla Trekking

Once the gorillas are found you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to watch them feeding, breastfeeding, playing, learn about their habits, behaviors, take pictures and record the moments to show people back home. After the gorilla trekking experience you will trek back to the starting point where you will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking, meet up with your driver guide to return to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

On the fourth day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour, you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park which is the second largest national park in Uganda. On the way you will have a stopover at Ishasha sector in southwestern part of Queen Elizabeth national park where you will have great views of the famous tree climbing lions and other animals like elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, warthogs among others during the game drive. After the game drive in Ishasha sector you will have lunch and after continue the journey to the Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon arrival in the park you will go for an evening game drive where you will have views of animals like waterbucks, elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, warthogs, views of the beautiful sundowner and many others. After the evening game ride you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Morning game drive, after an early breakfast on the fifth day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to go for a morning game drive where you will be rewarded with great views of the sunrise, animals like buffaloes, elephants, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, lions, warthogs, leopards, giant forest hogs, views of different bird species among others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for lunch.

Afternoon boat cruise, after lunch you will go for an interesting boat cruise on

Kazinga channel a water body that connects Lake Edward and Lake George. during the boat cruise which takes about 2 hours you will be able to view large herds of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, view elephants, buffaloes, warthogs along the shores, water birds like hornbills, cormorants, bee-eaters, kingfishers, fish eagles and fishermen who will be preparing their fishing nets for night fishing. After the boat ride you will drive back to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Departure to Kampala

After a relaxed breakfast on the last day of the 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kampala. On the way you will have en-route lunch at Igongo cultural tour and then proceed to Kampala arriving early evening and upon arrival you will be dropped off at Entebbe international airport for your departure flight or drop off at any place of advise.

End of 6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour

6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour includes      

  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Park entrance fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • An English speaking driver guide
  • Full board accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Bottled water

6 days Uganda gorillas and wildlife tour excludes      

  • Air flight tickets
  • Visas
  • Life insurance
  • Optional activities not included on the itinerary
  • Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, hiring a porter, tips among others.

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