Day to Day Itinerary:

Set off  at 07:00am for Queen Elizabeth National Park via the equator crossing for photos. Arrive in the park for an evening game drive if time permits. Drive through the savannah grasslands as the backdrop of the sun setting against the Rwenzori mountain ranges affords you spectacular sunset. With luck some of the big cats like lions will be seen in addition to other big game like elephants and buffalos. Arrive at the lodge at sunset and settle in for dinner and the night.  

Accommodation: Buffalo Safari Lodge

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Wake up to the sound of wilderness and embark on an early morning game drive. Look out for leopards, buffalos, antelopes and lions, among other big game that inhabit the Mweya peninsula. Also look out for the smaller wildlife especially the banded mongoose troops in this area. Return to the lodge 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 an overnights stay.

Accommodation: Buffalo Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arise early for a morning game drive through the remote beautiful Ishasha sector where the famous tree climbing lions can be seen at close proximity. On the drive, look out for more game including elephants, buffaloes and antelopes. Thereafter proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you arrive in the late afternoon. Unwind in the peaceful forest side lodge as you prepare for the action filled day of gorilla tracking.

Accommodation: Ichumbi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Head to the park office at 08:00am for briefing. Thereafter, the rangers will walk you down the narrow forest paths through thick undergrowth 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. Packed lunched is offered during the day. After a long day’s action-packed adventure, return to the lodge for dinner.

Accommodation: Ichumbi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for the rest of the day. Arrive in time for lunch and thereafter head for a hike in the hills followed by a canoe ride on the lake in a dugout canoe.

Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages

After breakfast start the 6 - 7 hour journey back to Entebbe Airport.

Accommodation: No accommodation planned

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch