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6-Day Value for Money Gorilla, Chimp Treks Wildlife Tour

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6-Day Value for Money Gorilla, Chimp Treks Wildlife Tour

This is a budget friendly 6-Day Value for Money Gorilla, Chimp Treks Wildlife Tour with good budget trips. It is for people who love wildlife with gorilla tracking as the highlight. Other highlights include game drives, boat trips, Walking safaris in the wilderness, Tree climbing lions search and much more.

Murchison falls National Park.

The journey southwards will then take you to Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park commonly known as the nature wonders of Uganda. This is the starting point of the safari, and it promises exciting wildlife encounters. The combination of a game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile River offers an opportunity to see a wide variety of animals. Such as the iconic African Big Five (lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceros).  Meanwhile, the Murchison Falls is where the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge and plummets into the Devil’s Cauldron, is a stunning natural spectacle.

 Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This park offers a game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, where visitors can spot a wide array of wildlife and bird species. The diverse landscape for instance crater lakes and the Rwenzori Mountains, adds to the allure of this park. Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP, Chimpanzee, Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Hippo, Leopard

Lake Bunyonyi

The last part of the Uganda safari will take you for relaxation by beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is a mesmerizing and tranquil lake located in southwestern Uganda, near the town of Kabale. It is often regarded as one of the most beautiful lakes in Africa, attracting travelers with its stunning scenery, serene waters, and a myriad of islands scattered throughout its expanse. The name “Bunyonyi” means “place of many little birds” in the local Rukiga language, a fitting description for the abundance of birdlife found around the lake.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lastly  our trip ends with Lake Mburo National Park. is a compact and captivating national park located in western Uganda. Despite being the smallest national park in the country, it offers a rich diversity of wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and unique experiences for visitors. The park is named after Lake Mburo, a scenic lake that forms part of its boundaries and provides a picturesque backdrop for wildlife viewing. Lake Mburo National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including zebras, impalas, elands, topis, buffaloes, warthogs, hippos, and crocodiles. It is also one of the best places in Uganda to spot wild zebras.

Highlights:

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Chimpanzee tracking and boat cruise

Game drive in Isasha for tree climbing lions search and transfer to  Kihihi

Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Transfer to Lake Mburo Ntional Park

Walking Sfari and transfer to Entebbe International Airport

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive south to Queen Elizabeth, the medley of wonders. This is the most bio diverse national park yet not the biggest with a mammal checklist of 95species and 610 species of birds and much more. Depending on the time you reach, you can choose to do an evening game drive in search of animals like elephants, Antelopes, Lions and more!

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Best Time To Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High Season  June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather  June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)
Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation option;Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge
Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Lodge/ Elephant hub Lodge
Budget: Bush lodge / Pumba safari cottages

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Boat Cruise

After an early breakfast, you will head to Kalinzu for chimpanzee tracking. Immediately after Lunch, head to the southern part of the park for a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel with chances of seeing elephants drinking water, hippos, crocodiles, water birds and more. Then the Boat cruise, arrange with your guide to see the possibility of an extra game drive before heading back to the Lodge.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation option;Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge
Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Lodge/ Elephant hub Lodge
Budget: Bush lodge / Pumba safari cottages

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 3: Game drive in Ishasha for tree climbing lions search and Transfer to Kihihi

You will drive to Ishasha the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth famous for its tree climbing lions. Here, you will do a game drive that presents the opportunity to search for all the Big 5 except for Rhinos. After the drive you will immediately proceed to Kihihi town for lunch, dinner and overnight stay. This is a basic town motel with a good tourist orientation.

Main Destination:
Kihihi (Town)
Accommodation:
Suba Motel

  • Budget guest house located in or near Kihihi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Gorilla tracking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After an early breakfast, you will drive to the briefing point in the forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to get to be enlightened about your adventure with the Mountain Gorillas. You are advised to carry enough drinking water and a lunch box. At a cost of 15 US dollars, you can get a potter to carry your bag and give you a hand in slippery or steep parts of the forest.

After the briefing, you are distributed into groups of eight and led by a park ranger into the forest where you will spend one hour with the gentle giants. A rain gear is important considering that Bwindi is a tropical rainforest. After gorilla tracking, you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi. You can choose to have a swim in one of the deepest lakes in Africa or take a canoe/boat ride to explore the surrounding villages and watch some little birds.

Main Destination- Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation option:
Luxury: Mihingo Lodge.
Mid-Range: Mburo Safari Lodge.
Budget: Rwakobo Rock.
Meals plan:Break first, lunch & DinnerWater & fruits throughout

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP

Proceed to Lake Mburo National Park, Have a game drive on your way in. this is the smallest savannah park but heavily populated. Its gives good break from a gorilla safari or even a fresh start for a safari depending on the route plan of your Safari. As you drive through easy to see are Zebras, Impalas, Waterbucks and the list goes on. Please note that on a good day you can see a leopard(s).

Main Destination:
Lake Mburo Nationa
Best Time To Visit: June to August and December to February
High Season: June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather: June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)
Main Destination- Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation Option:
Luxury: Mihingo Lodge.
Mid-Range: Mburo Safari Lodge.
Budget: Rwakobo Rock.
Meals plan: Break first, lunch & DinnerWater & fruits throughout

Day 6: Walking Safari and Transfer to Entebbe international airport

Today begins with coffee and a walking safari into the wild L. Mburo in search of wildlife. After the adventure, return to the Lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, you will embark on your return journey. Lunch stop at the Equator and proceed to Entebbe international airport.

Main Destination:
Entebbe International Airport (Entebbe)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Price Includes:

Transportation in a 4WD safari Land Cruiser

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Park entrance fees.

Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda

Game drive

Ranger guide

Services on an English speaking guide

Community walk Bwindi

Enroot lunches

Price Excludes:

International flights

Hire / purchase of Hiking Gear

Personal Travel insurance

Visa Fees, Drinks, Cigarettes

Tips, Souvenirs

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