Short Uganda Safari
The 7-day trip brings you to the Uganda Western safari; where the savannah meets the tropical rainforest. Expect to see the most interesting animals of the savannahs:impalas, zebras, elands, lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimpanzees
The safari brings you to famous national parks of Western Uganda: KibaleForest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.
After your breakfast, depart in direction of Kibale National Park, have a stopover in Fort Portal, the capital town of Tooro kingdom which lies on the shadow of Rwenzori Mountains, the biggest mountain range in Africa.
After breakfast, go for a chimpanzee tracking experience and in the afternoon transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park with mysterious view of the mountain of the moon. On our way, we pass on the equator famous for photo.
Early morning game drives experience in the national park, with aim of seeing animal like elephants, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, waterbucks, Ugandan kobs, and if lucky lion and leopard . In the afternoon, take the most exciting 2 hours boat cruise on Kazinga channel, one of the most popular sites in Uganda for its concentration of wildlife and bird.
After breakfast, drive through the National Park to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for tree climbing lions. After lunch, game drive in search of the tree climbing lions afterwards we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. Today transfer will depend on the location of the gorilla permits and road conditions.
Today, the activity starts at 8am and you will follow the ranger guides in a group of maximum 8 people as you search for the habituated family of mountain gorillas, which was allocated according to the permits. Bwindi forest in Uganda has a population of about 370 gorillas, which is half the world population according to 2007 gorilla population surveys. It is not predictable the time you will spend to encounter the gorillas.
After breakfast, proceed to Lake Mburo National Park, the smallest of Ugandan National Parks. As you enter, go for game drive in search for animal like impalas, zebras, elands and many other antelopes.
Today, early morning guided game walk in the park for the unique wildlife experience and later, depending on your flight schedule, transfer to the airport for your flight departure
Note: Accommodations shall be based on client selection (high range, Medium or low budget..
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