6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari : In this fascinating Uganda Safari tour package, travelers will get to do Gorilla Trekking in addition to doing a variety of leisure activities around Uganda, providing them with a truly memorable travel experience.
Highlights of the 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari
- Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala
- Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
- Day 3: Gorilla trekking experience
- Day 4: Transfer to Jinja via Kampala – Mountain biking
- Day 5: Day 5: White water rafting – Source of the Nile
- Day 6: Drive to Entebbe for departure
Detailed safari Tour
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala
After you arrive at Entebbe airport, you will meet your safari guide who will drive you to Kampala City as soon as you arrive. There is nothing better than driving down the newly constructed express highway that was constructed in order to reduce the amount of traffic along the Entebbe-Kampala road. Arriving at the Protea Skyz Hotel, you will check-in, relax, have dinner, and stay overnight.
Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
As soon as you have finished breakfast, you will depart your hotel by 8 am so you can transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (home of Uganda Mountain Gorillas). Stopping at the equator en route and having lunch in Mbarara town are some of the highlights. Check in to your booked lodge in Bwindi, then proceed to your next destination, Bwindi National Park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3: Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi N.P and transfer to lake Mburo
After waking up early in the morning, you should eat breakfast and then go with the pack of food and water to the forest to hear a briefing from the warden about the gorillas that live there. As a group of eight people, you will start the Gorilla trekking along with your rangers at the beginning of the trek. In order to locate the gorillas, you will need to hike for about 2-8 hours depending on where they are located. Once you reach the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them as you stand 6 meters away.
After trekking, meet your guide and transfer to Lake Mburo national park. Dinner and overnight stay lodge
Day 4: Transfer to Jinja via Kampala – Mountain biking
Following breakfast, you will go for an early morning game drive in the park before departing for Jinja, the source of the Nile and a former industrial town. En route to Jinja, you will stop for lunch in Kampala. Proceed to Jinja district which is about 3-4 hours from Kampala.
Upon arrival in Jinja, you will be able to get connected for your mountain biking activity in the afternoon. This is a 2-4 hours activity riding through the communities and at the banks of the Nile. Retire from the activity and connect to check-in your hotel and refresh. Dinner and overnight stay at Jinja Nile Resort
Day 5: White water rafting – Source of the Nile
After breakfast, you will meet your driver and you’ll be taken to the Nile River for an exciting water rafting experience. It is expected that you will report to the starting point and receive a briefing from the experts before you begin your journey. This is a full day activity. Return to your hotel, refresh and have lunch.
Experience the true source of the Nile and take a ride in a boat to reach the real source where the water starts to gurgle like a fountain as it cascades down. Thereafter, your guide will pick you up and return for an overnight stay at lodge as above
Day 6: Drive to Entebbe for departure
Upon waking up at 8am, you will have breakfast at your hotel, check out of your hotel and embark on your drive back to Kampala, where you will proceed to the Entebbe airport for your flight to the next destination you will be visiting.
End of 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari