4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari tour -Lake Mburo

The Elgon standing in the east of Uganda rises to 4321m above sea level and is noted to have been the tallest in Africa before the forces of denudation reduced it to its current stand. The mountain is the forth in the region of East Africa and the eighth on the continent of Africa proudly endowed with largest Volcanic Mountain caldera that stretch to 42km2 and features the largest Volcanic base in the whole world with a size of 4,000km2.

The adventure hike to the Elgon Mountain can be conducted at period of the year though it is more ideal in the dry season which captures the months of June to August and from December to March. The mountain features impressive features that range from Caves to water falls, luxurious vegetation, and fauna not forgetting counts of birds.

DAY 1

Your Uganda gorilla trek safari starts early in the morning after breakfast. Drive from Kampala towards the west and have a stop at the Equator for handicrafts and photos plus demonstrations. After this continue with your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park fronted by the magnificent Rwenzori Mountain range 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 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 drinking and resting at water edges. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing.

Accommodation(click on a particular accommodation to view more information about it)

Upmarket / Luxury: Sheraton Kampala Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Humura Resorts

Budget / Basic: Buziga Country Resort

Camping

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  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)
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DAY 2

The day start with having breakfast, then embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile in the park. You will expect to see cape Buffaloes, Elephants Topi, Kobs, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Hyena, Leopards, as well as  the lions and lots of Birds. After the game drive, embark on the trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Maramagambo and Ishasha. Along the road via Ishasha you will have an opportunity to seethe tree climbing lions, more antelopes, the waterbucks, Kobs, elephants, and buffaloes.

You will arrive and rest at the exquisite Gorilla Mist Camp / Broad Bill Forest Camp/  where you will dine and spend the overnight.

DAY 3

After an early morning breakfast you will be briefed by your tour guide and after start your gorilla trekking journey in Uganda, you will enter into the amazing rainforest (gorilla sanctuary) as it offers an exciting, heavily forested and dense landscape interacted by plenty of animal trails, that provide access for tourists tracking these resident animals.  Mammals here include majorly the endangered mountain gorillas, elephants, buffaloes, giant forest hogs, the rare golden monkey, black-fronted Duikers, bushbucks, leopards to mention but a few.The charming mountain gorillas form the highlight of the park, the time and terrain/track taken while looking for these beautiful primates varies according to their movements. Once tracked, observing, spending time with and photographing these gentle, peaceful and shy  gorillas in Uganda is a unique, breathtaking, inspiring, and thrilling life time memorable adventure that leaves you desiring to have it again but takes one hour. As one of our clients lamented, ‘‘I will forever want to track and keep with these lovely animals and if acceptable, I would stay with them every day!!”.

DAY 4

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 p.m local time you immediately embark on a mini famous Kampala tour which makes the end of your gorilla safari holiday in Uganda.

You will spend your overnight at a lodge of your choice or transfer to the Air Port.