6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari and Wildlife
Safari Overview: This 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour takes you to different national parks, starting with Murchison falls national park where you will hike the top of the falls, have boat ride and game drive in the largest park of Uganda.
Some of the animals seen in this park include elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos and lions to list the few. Proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spot tree climbing lions, plenty of animals and bird species. You will make game driver and also boat ride and exploring the park.
This 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda will end with Bwind impenetrable national park where you will enjoy watching mountain gorillas and other wildlife. Check out this 6 days Gorilla safari and Wildlife tour Uganda itinerary.
Brief Itinerary 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari and Wildlife
- Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls
- Day 2: Morning game drive and boat ride
- Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
- Day 4: Game drive Queen Elizabeth Park- transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
- Day 5: Trekking mountain gorillas
- Day 6: return to Kampala
- Allowance for the driver
- Gorilla permits
- Park entrance fees
- Tips for local guides
- Personal expanses
- Laundry services
Detailed Itinerary – 6 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking Tour
Day 1: transfer to Murchison falls
On the first day of your 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda, our Jewel safari driver will collect you from the hotel, introduce himself to you and then brief you on the safari. You will set off with the 5 hours journey to the largest and most visited park Murchison falls. You will see local people doing small activities alongside the road like farming, selling commodities and in local trading centre’s. Our driver will make stopover in Masindi town where you will have lunch at Masindi hotel one of the oldest hotel in Masindi district. Proceed to Murchison falls where you will visit the top of Murchison falls and see how the water hits the rocks. Continue to the lodge to check-in for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Paraa safari lodge, Red chili safari lodge
Day 2: morning game drive and boat ride
On the second day of your 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda, you will take breakfast very early in the morning and set off for morning game drive in the northern part of the park. You have high chances of viewing plenty of animals and bird species, some of the animals include lions, giraffes, elephants, buffalos, leopards and baboons to mention the few. Head back to lodge for lunch and after lunch relax for 2 hours. In the evening go for boat ride in River Nile spot crocodiles and hippos in the water. You will see animals at the river bank drinking water and the park is also blessed with a lot of birds. Visit the top of Murchison falls, see the water hitting the rocks and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
Have morning breakfast, check-out with both the lodge and park. Embark to Queen Elizabeth national park safari passing via the dust road from Murchison and you will have lunch from Hoima town at Glory summit hotel. After lunch proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park and check-in with lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge, Queen Elizabeth bush safari lodge, Katara lodge
Day 4: Game drive Queen Elizabeth Park- transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
On the fourth day of your 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda, you will take African cup of coffee very early in the morning. Go for game drive in the park and at Ishasha region where you will tree climbing lions, only found in Africa where lions both young and adult climb trees. You will spot lions, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, leopards and zebras to mention the few. En-route to Savannah hotel for then proceeds to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Arrival late, check-in at lodge for dinner and overnight.
Buhoma lodge, Silverback lodge, Bwindi lodge
Day 5: Trekking mountain gorillas
At 6:00am on the fifth day of your 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda, you will take tea and organize your equipment for trekking. Report to the park’s headquarters for briefing from Uganda Wildlife Authority offices on the rules and guidelines of gorilla trekking. Enter the jungle with armed game ranger passing through the steep and thick forest in search of the endangered mountain gorillas. Finding these giants take half hour to 5 hours depending on how first your group allocates the gorilla family. Spend one hour with the gorillas taking photos and learning about the gorillas. Return to lodge and rest for while and then head for community walk. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6: return to Kampala
On the last day of your 6 Days Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour Uganda,you will take breakfast then the driver with transfer you back to Kampala with stopover at Mbarara town for lunch in Agip Motel. Continue to the city where the driver will drop you to hotel or airport. End of the 6 days safari