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

6Day Kibale This 6-day safari takes you to Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth, Uganda’s second largest national park, with plenty of wildlife, birds and animals. You will enjoy game drives, a boat cruise and chimp tracking, The highlight of this is to visit to Bwindi most notable for being home of over 400 of the world’s critically risky mountain gorilla folk. An estimate of 880 mountain gorilla folk have been under protection since 1964. Also, visit the second deepest lake in world.

6day highlights for Kibale forest#6Day Kibale

1day; move from Kibale forest – Bigodi swamp walk

2day; chimp tracking in Kibale – queen Elizabeth

3day; game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth

4day; game drive in Ishasha

5day gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest

6day; return to Kampala

6day detailed guide for Kibale forest#6Day Kibale

Day 1: Move from Kibale Forest – Bigodi Swamp Walk#6Day Kibale

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,6Day 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, I’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.

Meanwhile,6Day Kibale the main Destination will be at Kibale National Park

furthermore, the best Time to Visit is in;

December to February as well as June to July

while, the high Season is also in;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

however, the best Weather is in;

June to July as well as December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale forest#6Day Kibale

  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • Buffalo
  • Leopard
  • Hippo
  • Lion

Accommodation Option:#6Day Kibale

Kibale Forest Lodge

Mid-range: lodge located inside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park#6Day Kibale

Kibale Forest National Park boasts the highest number of animal type in the world, including the chimpanzees. while,6Day Kibale 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.

Meanwhile, 6Day Kibale the main Destination is gonna be Queen Elizabeth National Park

furthermore, the best Time to Visit is in;

January to February as well as June to July (Dry seasons)

However, the high Season is also in;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

while, the best Weather is in;

June to July as well as January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth#6Day Kibale

  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Buffalo
  • Hippo
  • Leopard

6Day Kibale Accommodation Option:

Engiri Game Lodge

Budget lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Queen Elizabeth – Ishasha Sector#6Day Kibale

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,6Day Kibale 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.

Meanwhile,6Day Kibale the main Destination will be at Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth NP)

6Day Kibale Accommodation Option:

Bulrush River Camp

Mid-range: bush camp located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Game Drive at Ishasha Sector – Bwindi Impenetrable forest#6Day Kibale

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 is 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, which can be tracked. Its mist-covered hillsides are 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.

Meanwhile, 6Day Kibale the main Destination is gonna be Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

however, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

June to August as well as December to February

furthermore, the high Season is in the months of

June to September as well. (Gorilla permits are scarce)

similarly, the best Weather is in the months of;

June to July as well as December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP#6Day Kibale

  • Gorilla
  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant

6Day Kibale Accommodation option:

Rushaga Gorilla Haven’s Lodge

Budget lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi Tour#6Day Kibale

Have an early morning breakfast, 6Day Kibale 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 will be 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 is 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 bilharzias free. You will take a canoe on this lake. Later, dinner and your overnight will be at Safari Resort.

Meanwhile, 6Day Kibale the main Destination will be at Lake Bunyonyi

6Day Kibale Accommodation Option:

Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

Mid-range: resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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

Afterward your breakfast,6Day Kibale you will hike around different hills and the view around the lake is 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, you will be moved back to Entebbe.

meanwhile,6Day Kibale the main Destination is going to be Entebbe International Airport

6Day Kibale Accommodation Option:

however, there is no room since its the end of tour

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

furthermore, the additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

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

 

 

Tour Details

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Departure & Return Location

John F.K. International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Zürich, Switzerland

We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.

Day 2Zürich–Biel/Bienne–Neuchâtel–Geneva

Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.

Day 3Enchanting Engelberg

Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.

Day 4Interlaken Area. Excursion to The Jungfrau Massif

An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.

Day 5Lake Geneva and Château de Chillon

It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.

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