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6-Days Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi

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6-Days Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi

This 6-Days Kibale Queen Elizabeth Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi safari takes you to Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable and Lake Bunyonyi. Kibale forest is endowed with chimpanzee, baboon, red colobus, black and white colobus, L’Hoest’s, red-tailed, vervet, and blue monkeys. Besides, Chimpanzee trekking is one of the most popular and common activities done in Kibale national park. On top of that Queen Elizabeth National Park offers animal viewing like African elephant, African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, topi, waterbuck, warthog, giant forest hog, Nile crocodile, leopard, spotted hyena, chimpanzee and lion. But for Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park offers mountain Gorilla trekking, bird watching tours, Gorilla Habituation Experience, hiking and nature walks among others.

Kibale Forest National Park:

Specifically known for its remarkable chimpanzee population, Kibale Forest allows visitors to go chimpanzee tracking and observe these primates in their natural habitat. It’s an enriching experience to learn about the behavior of these intelligent creatures and witness their interactions. However you will engage in more exciting activities like the Bigodi wetland swamp walk. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is a fascinating eco-tourism activity located near Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda.  Furthermore, it is a community-based initiative that offers visitors a chance to explore the unique wetland ecosystem of Bigodi and encounter its diverse flora and fauna.

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.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park:

The highlight of the trip, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, provides a rare opportunity to get up close with the magnificent mountain gorillas. This experience is often considered one of the most memorable wildlife encounters in the world.

Lake Bunyonyi

The last part of the 14-days 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.

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Move from Kibale Forest – Bigodi Swamp Walk

You will be picked up at around 7:00 am from your hotel by our guide who will brief you about your tour and then depart for Kibale Forest, about 5 hours’ drive. Post lunch,6 Day Kibale you will be taken for Bigodi Wetland home walk.

This is a guided swamp walk that takes you closer to see animals mostly monkeys, birds and butterflies. The wetland is a bird paradise with about 138 species and is best known for being home to the Great Blue Turaco.

This is a 2- 3 hour walk and is a must for bird lovers. You will need good walking shoes since part of the walk is sometimes muddy. Hopefully 6Day Kibale you will spot the elusive Sitatunga antelope and the shoebill stork. This is nothing to be missed. You will meet some of the animals here, even a chimpanzee at times.

Other animal types include the black and white Columbus, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed, L’Hoest’s and blue monkeys, and olive baboons. Also, bushbucks, mongooses and many more can also be found here. Meanwhile, dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Main Destination: Kibale National Park (Chimps)

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Crater safari lodge / Kyaninga safari lodge.
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Guest house/ Turaco tree tops.
Budget: Rweteera Safari Park

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Kibale Forest National Park boasts the highest number of animal type in the world, including the chimpanzees. while, about 5,000 chimpanzees live in the wild in Uganda, which makes it a perfect place to spot them!

The park is liked for its animal’s folk like the chimpanzees, Colobus monkeys, red-cheeked and red-tailed monkeys. On your chimpanzee trails, they are regularly seen swinging in the forest trees and others feeding on the wild fruits.

An experienced ranger will take you chimp tracking in the morning around 6:30 am. Once you locate the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour with them. You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will head out for Queen Elizabeth National Park. This will take around two and a half hours of drive. You will arrive in the evening. while, dinner and your overnight stay will be at Engiri Game 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 and Boat Cruise at Queen Elizabeth – Ishasha Sector

Your day will begin early at 6:30 am. The sunrise time is usually the best time to see animals in their natural homes. Heading off for a game drive at the break of dawn, you will be able to see Africa’s highly famed “Big Four”, bushbucks, giant hogs, antelopes, waterbucks and plenty of birds.

You will finish your game drive and then return to the room just in time for lunch. After your lunch, you will go for a two-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga means which links Lakes George and Lake Edward.

You will surely be lured by the mass of giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others. You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. After the boat cruise, move to Ishasha Sector for dinner and your overnight will be at The River Ishasha 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 4: Game Drive at Ishasha Sector – Bwindi Impenetrable forest

You’ll have early morning game drives at Ishasha sector to see the tree-climbing lions, if you are lucky. Post lunch, transfer to Bwindi National park.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a big home for mountain gorillas in Uganda. Harboring an estimated 400 mountain gorillas—roughly half of the world’s number. Including several seasoned groups tracked. Its mist-covered hillsides blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically varied rain-forests, which dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 types of plants.

With a hard day ahead, 6Day Kibale you will check into your room, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla walking meeting the following day. while, dinner and your overnight room will be provided at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge.

Main Destination- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge /Buhoma lodge.
Mid-Range: Silverback lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp.
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi Tour

Have an early morning breakfast,  and then move to the park base to join other trackers in a briefing about the gorilla trekking rules at 7:45 am. Trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the gorillas, which can take you 1-8 hours.

The steeply forested view is amazingly think but crisscrossed by many animal trails allowing access by tourists. You will have one hour to stay with the gorillas once sited. Afterwards, move to Lake Bunyonyi. The drive  through a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’ because of its unique cool weather despite being near the Equator.

This lake  said to be one of the most beautiful places in western Uganda. It is the second deepest lake in Africa [900 meters deep] and also one of the few places in the country where it is considered safe to swim as it is bilharziasis free. You will take a canoe on this lake. Later, dinner and your overnight will be at Safari Resort.

Main Destination- Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge.
Mid-Range: Mburo Safari Lodge.
Budget: Rwakobo Rock.

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 6: Hike around Lake Bunyonyi and Later return to Entebbe

After your break first, hike around different hills and the view around the lake  made up of terraced hills protruding from the water’s edge. Bunyonyi means “place of little birds” and as the name suggests, there is plenty of birdlife around the lake. After you wards,  move back to Entebbe.

Main Destination Entebbe International Airport

 Accommodation Option: No accommodation(end of the tour)

Meals plan:

Break first(lunch and dinner not included)

Water and fruits throughout

furthermore, the additional accommodation  arranged for an extra cost.

while, you dropped off at the airport for your flight back home.

Price Includes

Park fees.
Gorilla permits.
Chimp permits.
All activities.
All accommodation.
A professional driver/guide.
All transportation.
All Taxes/VAT.
Roundtrip airport transfer.
Meals.
Drinking water.
Fruits, Hiking and WIFI throughout the safari.

Price Excludes

International flights.
Additional rooms before and at the end of the tour.
Tips.
Personal items.
Government imposed increase of taxes or park fees.