5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari


On this adventurous, once-in-a-lifetime safari tour, Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest is combined with a wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth national park to create the perfect blend between nature and exhilaration. This short safari is perfect for discovering the scenic beauty of Uganda and embracing her tranquility.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Entebbe Uganda/Entebbe Uganda
Park fees Accommodations
4 days safari Professional guide
Guide gratuity

–Tour Highlights–

Mountain Gorilla tracking >> Search for tree climbing lions >> Chimpanzee tracking >> Game drives and boat ride safari


Day 1: Entebbe Hotel-Queen Elizabeth Np

You will be picked up from your hotel and start your journey to the southwest of Uganda stopping by the equator for splendid photography. Lunch en-route. Within hours, you’ll be in Queen Elizabeth National Park, ready for an evening game drive through the park. This park is the second largest National park in Uganda, neighboring crater lakes Edwards and George linked by the Kazinga channel. Check into your preferred lodge.

Drive Time: 6 – 7 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch & dinner


Day 2: Queen Elizabeth-Chimpanzee Trek & Boat

After early breakfast, depart to the beautiful Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee trekking. The reserve is located on a 100m deep gorge, south of Queen Elizabeth Park and Lake Edward. Look out for birds residing by the riverine swamps and forest such as herons, kingfishers, fish eagles, and much more. Return to the lodge for lunch and then go on an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Kyambura Gorge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3: Chimpanzee Trek-Bwindi Forest Np

Very early breakfast and early morning game drive through the park. Possible encounters include lions, buffaloes, kobs, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs and others. Proceed towards Ishasha River, south of the park, a popular sight with tree climbing lions. Reach Bwindi forest by evening and check into your choice of accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Drive Time: 5 – 6 hours
Accommodation: Selection of lodges depends on room availability and allocation of gorilla permits.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest Np

After an early breakfast, proceed with a packed lunch and a bottle of water into the tropical rain forest for gorilla trekking activity. Receive a prior briefing by the ranger officials then head straight into the forest. The trek is unpredictable and could last up to 6 or more hours. Watch these creatures as they feed, play and grumble to each other while you take their pictures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.


Day 5: Bwindi Forest-Entebbe Airport

This day is reserved for the transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe with lunch en-route. End of tour.

Drive time:8-10 hrs
Meal Plan: Breakfast & lunch