Day to Day Itinerary:

Awaken early to start on your 6 -7 hour drive to the beautiful town of Fort Portal. You will arrive in the late afternoon hours and settle in at the lodge for the night’s stay.

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arise early and head into the Kibale forest with the ranger guide to track these fascinating primates. Once found, watch the chimpanzees at close proximity and observe as they go about their business in their natural habitats.

You will also see numerous other ape species including the collubus monkey baboons and red-tailed monkeys. Spend the afternoon in the wetlands of Bigodi where you will see numerous birds in this part of the area.

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

You will set off at 08:00am for Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will arrive at the lodge in time for your lunch. Afterwards head out for lunch then set off for a boat cruise along the beautiful Kazinga channel. The channel is teeming with aquatic wildlife like crocodiles and various bird species that flock this area. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After a leisurely breakfast, embark on the journey through Queen Elizabeth as you make your way to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This is arguably one of Uganda’s most scenic route as the journey takes you through savannah grasslands and tropical rainforests.

Stop for lunch and a game drive in the Ishasha sector where with a little luck, you will get to see the elusive tree climbing lions of Ishasha sector. Thereafter you will embark on the final leg of the journey to Bwindi where you will arrive in the late evening hours.

Accommodation: Sliver Back Lodge ***confirmation is after securing the gorilla permit

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arise early for breakfast, head to the park office at 08:00am for briefing. Thereafter, the rangers will walk you down the narrow forest paths through thick undergrowth, with the bird sounds in the background as you search for the gorilla families.

Trekking can take between 2-6 hours. However, once found the experience of watching these incredible primates in their natural habitat is well worth every ounce of energy expended on the tiring forest trails. It is most advisable for trackers to be in good physical condition before embarking on the trails. Get in close proximity with the gorillas as you quietly observe these pacific primates in their natural habitat. Watch the gorillas eat, groom and play.

Accommodation: Sliver Back Lodge ***confirmation is after securing the gorilla permit

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

You will drive for about 2.5 hours to Lake Bunyonyi. Arrive in time for your lunch. Thereafter spend the rest of the afternoon unwinding of the past experiences of the safari.

Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arise early and embark on the 9 hour drive that takes you along the equator crossing and eventually back to Entebbe where you will arrive in the evening.

Accommodation: No accommodation planned

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch