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SIX DAYS GORILLA TRACKING AND WILDLIFE GAME DRIVING IN UGANDA

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kampala/Entebbe

On the arrival at Entebbe Airport our driver-guide transfers you to the accommodation at Bandas of Uganda Wildlife Educational Center.

Day 2: Shoebill tracking at Mabamba and transfer to Kibale

After breakfast, we head to Mabamba Wetlands in Entebbe targeting the Shoebill. We ensure the observation of this famed Stork with local canoes. After lunch we head to Kibale National Park, a 7 hours journey. Our accommodation is at Kibale Guest Cottages.

Day 3: Tracking primates in Kibale National Park

Tracking primates in Kibale begins at 8:00am with the briefing of the rule for tracking and takes half day. Along the way you will see other primates such as Grey-checked Mangabeys, Red-colobus, Blue and red-tailed Monkeys swinging in the branches. You will return to the lodge for lunch, and in the afternoon will transfer to Queen Elizabeth. Accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge.

DAY 4: Wildlife game driving in Queen Elizabeth and Boat on Kazinga channel

After an early breakfast, we have a morning drive to see the Lion, Leopard, Giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, Elephant, you return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for 2 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. This trip passes through the highest concentration of hippos and offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. Overnight at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge

Day 5: Ishasha tree climbing lions and travel to Bwindi

After the breakfast, will heading to West to toward ishasha in Queen Elizabeth Nationla park Southern area of the park which has few visitors than the popular northern mweya region of the park. The tree-climbing lions which are up in the fig trees found heresleep the day away 15 hours or longer up in the trees. Ishasha is the best place in East Africa for tree-climbing lions and people come from far and wide to see them. You will return to the lodge for lunch and break before hit the road for Bwindi Forest National park arriving at the evening. Accommodation at Engagi Lodge

DAY 6: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

After the morning breakfast, will move to the park headquarters to for the briefing about gorilla tracking rules at 7:45am. You will track through thick creepers and undergrowth with you guides to find the gorillas which can take you 1-8 hours. You will have one hour to stay with gorillas once sited before returning to your lodge. Accommodation at Engagi Lodge / the Crested Crane Lodge

Day 7: Transfer to airport. End of the safaris