Mountain Gorillas and Primates, 13 days

Start off with a panoramic drive northwest via the popular Luwero Triangle and Masindi town, make a stop over and have lunch at Masindi Hotel... More »

 

Vacation in Uganda, 4 days

Mweya

DAY 1: Kampala -Queen Elizabeth wild life safari                                                                                                                                           Early morning, drive towards the west from Kampala and make a stop at the Equator for photographs. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park  on your way through viewing  the mystical Rwenzori mountain rangesat the horizon  for much of the journey.

Arrive in time for Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel . Enjoy the unique evening 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel and into Lake Edward.This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration if Hippos and several animals may be viewed drinking at the water?s edge. This launch cruise provides a wonderful platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colourful and extremely great with well more than 550 resident species.

Evevening after boat do a  game drive en route to the lodge  may be rewarded with sights of lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, hyenas and a diversity of antelope species. Dinner and overnight will be at Mweya safari lodge or Simba afari Lodge or  at a budget Institute of facility (BLD).

DAY 2:Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi  Gorilla Park
After taking a cup of coffee, start on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to view lions, elephants, cape buffaloes, warthogs, leopard, hyena, mangroose, water bucks, Uganda kobs, topi and very many small animals and birds. After the game drive, continue to Bwindi through Maramagambo and Ishasha sector. As you drive along the road through Ishasha sector, animals for example the waterbucks, elephants, antelopes, buffaloes, and kobs can be viewed along the road. Relax around the forest camp. Dinner and overnight at the any of the facilities around this area near this rain forest.

DAY 3: Bwindi Gorilla safari
Then it is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it provides a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by several animal trails, enabling access for visitors. Registered mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the scarce golden monkey, buffalo, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs and other animals. This park is famously known for the attracting gorillas, where the time used and terrain changes according to the movements of these wonderful primates. The thrill of spending time with and viewing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure which will leave you with everlasting memories of a real special experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an everlasting experience to observe and photograph them while they play and interact. Dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma homestead of Buhoma community camp.

DAY 4:
After taking breakfast, set off back to Kampala. Continue to Kampala having lunch on the way, the drive back to Kampala stops at the Mpigi Royal Drum makers. At this place, you will be able to view the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations. There will also be time to stop at the Equator to have photographs and you will reach Kampala by early morning.