4 DAYS UGANDA TOUR − GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK, WILDLIFE VIEWING TOUR IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
4 Days Uganda Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW
The 4 days Uganda tour is a 3 nights 4 day Uganda tour featuring Uganda wildlife safari game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Forest by far forms the most outstanding short Uganda tour to see Gorillas and wildlife including the ‘big 5
Our 4 days Uganda tour/4-days Uganda tour with gorilla trekking in Bwindi & wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth Park is probably the best and most popular Uganda Safari tour package for those with limited time but want to enjoy the famous Bwindi gorilla trek plus a visit to Uganda’s popular game park. You will track the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-their natural sanctuary blessed with 12 other primates as well 350 endemic bird species.
On this 4 days Uganda tour, you possibly will see:-
- The famous Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- The famous tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
- The amazing 4 of the famous ‘BIG 5’ e.g. Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo
- Water animals like Hippos, Crocodiles
- Lots of antelopes, Warthogs, Hyena, and other small wild animals
- Birds to a tune of 600 species
- You will be fronted with the amazing scenic views of the mighty Rwenzori Mountains, calderas, salt lakes plus crater lakes.
This 4 days Uganda tour not only offers you top a Uganda gorilla trek in Bwindi National Park & amazing wildlife game drives viewing her unique wild game but also her beautiful hospitable and loving people, declared the world’s happiest people by CNN twice.
Please book this time or customize it to suit your special Uganda tour interests for a lifetime Africa gorilla safari memories.
4 Days Uganda Tour – PRIME SFARI ACTIVITIES
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Boat cruise along the spectacular Kazinga Channel
Game drives in Queen Elizabeth NP
The Uganda equator experience
Traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre
4 Days Uganda Tour – FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATION
Day 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 2 & 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 3: Enjoy the Gorilla trekking experience
Day 4: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport
4 Days Uganda Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park & have an evening boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
Day 2: Early morning Game Drive in Kasenyi & drive to Bwindi via Ishasha Sector.
Day 3: Enjoy the Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 4: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport or Kigali.
4 Days Uganda Tour – SAFARI DETAILED ITINERARY.
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Tour: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & Have an Evening boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.
Your 4 days Uganda tour starts early in the morning (at around 6.00 am) to enable you catch up with the day’s major activity. After breakfast you will be met by your Prime safaris’ guide who will brief you about the 4 days Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest & Wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth Game Park then after, start your journey with a drive from Kampala towards the west but having a remarkable and memorable stop at the Equator for photo shoots.
After this exciting experience, continue with your journey to scenic Queen Elizabeth National Park fronted by the magnificent Rwenzori Mountains or Mountains of the Moon for much of your journey. Once in Queen Elizabeth National Park, a game drive in the park is highly rewarding for you will view a range of wild animals including Leopards, the gigantic Elephants, Hogs, Lions, Buffaloes, Duikers, Hyenas, and many antelope species.
After lunch, you will have an evening 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel into Lake Edward. This boat cruise offers you an opportunity to see at close range the highest concentration of water submerged Hippos, surrounded by over 550 species of migrant and resident birds plus crocodiles resting at water edges. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. You will then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Highlight of the day: – The evening boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
Luxury/Upmarket: – Mweya Safari Lodge/Mazike Lodge
Mid-range/Moderate: – Enganzi Game Lodge/Katara Lodge
Budget/Basic: – Pumba Safari Cottages
Meal Plan: – Lunch & Dinner
Drive distance & time: – Approx. 375km or 7-8 hours
Activities & Services of the day include:-
- Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Evening boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-
- Evening game drive in Queen Elizabeth Park
- Night game drive in Queen Elizabeth Park
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Tour: Early morning Game Drive in Kasenyi Plains & drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Ishasha Sector.
Today, your breakfast will be served at (at around 6.00 am), so that you can start tour 3-4 hours morning game drive in Kasenyi sector as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife game viewing as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Lions, Elephants, Buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot a Leopard.
Although the major attraction for us we’ll of course the mammals, birding within the Queen Elizabeth National Park is exceptional with 610 species recorded. We’ll certainly spend some time ticking a good number of special species including:- Palm-nut vulture, White-backed vulture, White-headed vulture, Hooded vulture, Long-crested eagle, Grey crowned crane, African Skimmer, Red-throated spurfowl, Yellow-throated longclaw, Flappet lark, Black-bellied bustard, Sitting cisticola, Grey-backed fiscal, and Brown Snake Eagle, to name just a few.
After the game drive, embark on the trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Ishasha. Along the road, you will have an opportunity to see the tree-climbing lions, more antelopes, the waterbucks, Kobs, elephants, and buffaloes. You will arrive and rest at you lodge where you will dine and spend the overnight.
Highlight of the day: – The morning game drive in the scenic Kasenyi plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Luxury/Upmarket: Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs
Mid-range/Moderate: Gorilla Mist Camp/Haven Lodge Buhoma/Gorilla Valley Lodge
Budget/ Basic: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Activities and services of the day:-
- Morning game drive in Kasenyi plains
- Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha
Optional activities you can choose to do on this day:-
- Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu Forest
- Cultural visits
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Tour: Enjoy the Gorilla Trekking Experience In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
After early morning breakfast at around 6.00 am, we set out for a briefing at the park offices where we be allocated a gorilla family to trek and given tips in preparation for a close encounter with the gentle giants. The mountain gorillas in Uganda are part of a worldwide population of just 1063 individuals. The gorillas we are permitted to visit belong to one of 20 family groups, habituated for gorilla trekking.
After briefing, we’ll undertake a challenging trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in company of an armed expert ranger guide. It may take 2-8 hours of pushing through vegetation before we set our eyes on a colossal dominant Silverback male and his group.
You will probably remember today for the rest of your life as we spend a full hour in the company of a family of Mountain gorillas! Spending time with and photographing these gentle, peaceful, and shy gorillas in the magical Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is indeed a unique, breathtaking, inspiring, and thrilling lifetime memorable adventure that leaves you desiring to have it again. As one of our clients lamented, “I will forever want to trek and keep with these lovely animals and if acceptable, I would stay with them every day.”
After the gorilla encounter, we’ll retire from the activity for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Highlight of the day: – The one hour magical encounter with the gentle mountain gorillas.
Luxury/Upmarket: – Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs
Mid-range/Moderate: – Silverback Lodge/Haven Lodge Buhoma
Budget/Basic: – Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Gorilla trekking
Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-
- Visit Batwa people to learn about their hunter gatherer lifestyle
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Tour: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe International Airport
After your breakfast embark on the transfer to Kampala via Mbarara in Igongo Cultural Center for lunch (Traditional dishes) but also you will visit the cultural museum here and embark on your drive to Kampala. On arrival in Kampala by 5.00 pm local time you immediately embark on a mini famous Kampala drive-through tour which makes the end of your 4 days Uganda tour.
Highlight of the day: – Traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre and tour of the cultural museum here.
Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe
- Traditional lunch at Igongo Culture Center
- Tour of Igongo Cultural Centre Museum
- Mini Kampala drive-through tour
End of the 4 Days Uganda Tour
4 Days Uganda Tour − SAFARI INCLUSIONS
Full time English professional safari driver guide
4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C
Full board accommodation
Gorilla trekking permit fees
Boat cruise fees
Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
4 Days Uganda Tour− SAFARI EXCLUSIONS
International & domestic flight fees
Items of personal nature
Gratuities and tips
Other beverages/ drinks
Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above
Getting there for your 4 Days Uganda Tour – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi & Wildlife Viewing in Queen
Transport Means to Your 4 Days Uganda Tour – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi & Wildlife Viewing in Queen
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Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations
More lodging options in Bwindi National Park
Nkuringo Gorilla Camp overlooks the Kashasha River Valley and the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a perfect ground for trekking the Nkuringo Gorilla Family along with the gorilla families of Rushaga.
PRICE PER PERSON for Different Numbers of People for the 4 Days Uganda Tour.
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Accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Safari Lodges
4 Days Uganda Tour − GORILLA TREKKING TIPS
- Take plenty of water and carry some quick calories (the trek typically take 2-8 hours)
- Put on strong hiking shoes/boots for the trek
- Wear long sleeved shirt/t-shirt, thick trouser and gardening gloves for protection against stinging plants.
- It is often cold at the outset, so bring a warm sweater/fleece
- Bwindi Impenetrable being a tropical forest, it can rain anytime so we encourage you to carry a rain jacket or poncho
- Having sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat is also a good idea at any time of the day.
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