Uganda is christened the pearl of Africa because of the beauty filled in the country comparable to no other destination. Situated 3,172.5km south of the mighty Indian ocean, Uganda is home to amazing refreshment. To explore the beauty in the country, a tourist may need as much time as possible however, in just 4 days safaris in Uganda, you can visit the best places and see amazing attractions. Here is a compilation of the best 4 days safaris in Uganda.
4 Days Uganda Gorilla and wildlife Safari
The safari is done in 2 different national parks of Queen Elizabeth National park and Bwindi impenetrable national park. Bwindi impenetrable national park is the best Uganda gorilla safari destination because of the big number of mountain gorillas that live in the park. To meet the gorillas, you have to plan a safari prior and book a gorilla trekking permit at USD 600. Here is how the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and wildlife can be planned.
Day1: Transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National park
Your driver guide picks you and embark on the drive to Queen Elizabeth national park. 80km from Kampala, you stop at the Equator crossing in Kayabwe for photographs and a memorable experience as you cross to the southern hemisphere. Upon arrival to Queen Elizabeth National park, you do an evening boat cruise at the Kazinga channel then transfer to your prior booked hotel for dinner and an overnight.
Day 2: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the park for an early morning game drive. The drive along the Ishasha sector offers an opportunity to see the tree climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes and several other wild species. After the game drive that lasts about 4 hours, you have lunch and embark on a drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You check in to your hotel for dinner and an overnight.
Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
After an early morning breakfast, your driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before 8:00am. Gorilla trekking lasts about 2-8 hours and involves hiking to about 1,190-2,600m above sea level.
In the evening, you can have an entertaining experience at your hotel with the Batwa pygmies who were the first inhabitants of the forest.
Day 4: Transfer back to Entebbe/Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, you start the drive back to Entebbe/Kampala. Lunch is taken en-route and a stop can be done on any souvenir shop in case you need to purchase crafts before departure or retiring to your hotel.
End of 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and wildlife Safari
4 days fly safari to Kidepo Valley National Park
These 4 days fly safari to Kidepo Valley National Park takes you to one of the remotest wildernesses in Africa. Kidepo valley national park is situated in north eastern Uganda in vast savannah plain with rare animals like the Cheetahs. This is how the 4 days fly safari to Kidepo Valley National Park is planned
Day 1: Flight from Entebbe to Kidepo
You are transferred by a driver to Entebbe international airport for your chartered flight to Kidepo airfield. Scheduled flights depart at 12:30pm from Entebbe and arrive at 14:45pm. Your driver guide will be waiting for you at kidepo airport. You have lunch at Apoka lodge and do an evening game drive.
Day 2: Game drive in Kidepo Valley National park
Wake up to an amazing breakfast before you set off to the great wilderness for a game drive. The game drive takes you to a witness of wildlife across savanna, hills, small forests, dry river beds and mountains. You will see wildlife, hot springs, beautiful scenery and birds.
Day 3: Game drive and cultural experience
After an early morning breakfast from a night full of Kidepo sounds, you go for yet another game drive in the park. In the evening you get a chance to meet the Karamojong and IK people who have a very unique and rich culture.
Alternatively, you can decide to do a hike to mount Morungole where you will meet the Ik people and take a nature walk in the evening.
Day 4: Birding and return to Entebbe international airport
After your last breakfast in Kidepo valley national park, you do a birding excursion in search for the beautiful species. In the afternoon, you board your flight back to Entebbe international airport.
End of 4 days fly safari to Kidepo Valley National Park
4 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mgahinga gorilla national park is one of the gorilla trekking tour in Uganda destinations situated in western Uganda within the Virunga massif. The park is home to 1 habituated mountain gorilla family.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Your driver guide will be waiting to welcome you to Uganda upon arrival. The drive to Mgahinga gorilla national park starts from the airport with a stop at the Equator line in Kayabwe, 80km from Kampala. You arrive at your hotel in the evening for rest, dinner and an overnight.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park
Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park starts at 8:00am lasting about 2-4 hours.
Early morning after breakfast, your driver will pick you up from your hotel to go for your gorilla Lunch is either taken during the trek or after the activity at the lodge.
In the evening, you can decide to do bird watching, community tour or nature walk to the Gorge.
Day 3: Golden monkey trekking
Golden monkey trekking is only done in Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda. You can’t miss this activity. In the evening, you can have a Batwa cultural experience at your hotel as culture unfolds just in front of you.
Day 4: Transfer back to Entebbe international airport
After an early morning breakfast, the driver will transfer you back to Entebbe International airport or Kampala, lunch is taken en route. Along the way is a lot of scenery to sight and you can stop at a craft shop for purchase of any crafts in case you need to. The driver will take you to the airport or place of residence.
End of 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Choose what suits you and Uganda safari companies will customize your safari just like you want it to be.