Uganda Gorilla Trekking and lions
On this trip you will enjoy the beautiful landscape in south-western and western Uganda, Gorillas and other primate species, and a wide range of mammals including the big five( lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes and rhinos), giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, hyenas, Antelope species, over 650 bird species, among others. Also you will see crater and fresh water lakes, tropical rain forests and the Batwa people.
All of this will be enjoyed in the two national parks, Bwindi impenetrable national park and Queen Elizabeth national park.
Queen Elizabeth national park that has over 95 mammal species including "the big five", over 600 species, hippos, 10 primate species including( L'Hoest monkey, baboons, red-tailed monkey, colobus, chimps etc), crocodiles, leopards, hyenas, antelopes, crater, salty and fresh-water lakes, and so many breathtaking scenery. The park is also famous for its tree climbing lions.
Itinerary for the 5 days tour
Day one: Briefing and then start on the safari to Bwindi
Meet, have breakfast and then start on the journey to bwindi. Along the way, we get a stop at the equator and get a few souvenirs if you want, and the proceed to south-western Uganda while enjoying the beautiful landscape, bamboo and rain forests along the way. We arrive and then check in after a 9-hour journey.
Day two: The Gorilla and other primates Trek
Wake up in the morning, have breakfast and then get briefing from the guide before starting on the gorilla trek. After freshening up, the trek for Gorillas and other primates begins. The trek will see you go through bamboo and tropical rain forests. Upon getting confirmation from the Gorilla Tracker about the where about of the primates, there will be resting for a short time before having a moment with the gorillas. Only one hour is allowed and you can take pictures, then embark on the trek back to the camp.
Day three: Trip to Queen Elizabeth for the wild game experience
Have breakfast, checkout and the start on the journey north to queen Elizabeth national park. Upon arriving, you check in and the wait for the evening game drive. You will see a wide range of wildlife including Elephants, kobs and the tree climbing lions in Ishasha camp.
Day four: Game viewing on the Kazinga Channel
You will have an early morning game drive to have a look at a variety of animals including elephants, buffaloes, lions, antelopes and several others. In the evening have a boat ride along the kazinga channel. This is the best way to see animals drinking water and those that are resting. Along the channel you will have a look at hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, antelope species and many more. Also see several bird species including the eagle, pelicans, king-fisher, etc.
Day five: crater lakes, katwe salt works and trip back to Kampala
We checkout and then have a trip to see several crater lakes and the salt mines in katwe. Then we take the trip back to Kampala.
End of Uganda Gorilla Trekking and lions Tour.