Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Meet at the airport on arrival OR at your hotel in Kampala after breakfast and set off for the adventurous journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a stopover at the Equator for break tea and photographs, lunch in Mbarara town, arrive in the park by late afternoon. Time permitting, we can take an evening game drive in search for a wide variety of animals in the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi Lodge / Bush Lodge.
Day 2: Wild Chimpanzee Tracking, Transfer to Bwindi National Park.
Breakfast and proceed with chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge. Expect an encounter with other primate species like Vervet monkeys, Colobus monkeys, Blue monkeys, Red-tailed, Mangabeys and Giant Forest hog among others. Retire for early lunch and hit the road to Bwindi National park, a home to Mountain Gorillas. The journey goes through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth N.P, famous for tree climbing lions. We shall arrive by evening, dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp, Buhoma community rest camp.
Day 3: First Gorilla Tracking Tour
Have breakfast at the lodge and you will transfer to the park headquarters for briefing from the Park rangers about the dos and don’ts while with the Gorillas, before embarking on the memorable activity of tracking the amazing apes. Trekking gorillas will take you through thick vegetation and the ease of finding the Gorillas will depend on the movement of the animals with in their natural habitat. A maximum of one hour will be allowed with the Gorillas for photographing and observation. Later descend to your Lodge for late Lunch. In the evening, if interested, you may go for cultural walk to nearby communities, where you will be entertained by the Batwa Community, and learn more about their Unique history. Dinner and overnight at your lodge on DAY 2.
Day 4: Second Gorilla Trekking Tour in Bwindi Forest (Bitukura group)
This is another day for second gorilla trekking tour in bwindi National Park! Uganda has over 10 gorilla groups. Therefore, you can choose to track a different gorilla group from the previous day but this should be booked in advance and requires an extra gorilla permit, also costing US$500 each. Return to the lodge and relax in the evening as you wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala
After your breakfast, you will set off for your return journey. Stopover in Mbarara for lunch to arrive in Kampala by late afternoon. Settle in your hotel in Kampala or transfer to the airport for your scheduled departure flight.