4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park

This 4 days gorilla tour combines two of the most popular Ugandan national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda. The tour lasts for 4 days and combines gorilla tracking in Uganda with activities like Game Drives, Boat Cruise, Chimpanzee tracking and more activities. You will also be able to see the tree climbing lions of Ishasha Wilderness while touring Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda. We shall set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on Day 1, have the best gorilla trekking in Bwindi on Day 2, Head to Queen Elizabeth National Park on Day 3, carry out a few activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park on Day 4 then return to Kampala.

From $1100 PP

Trip Overview

DayDestinationAccommodationActivities
01Kampala – Bwindi
  • Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange)
  • Gorilla Resort (Luxury)
02In Bwindi
  • Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange)
  • Gorilla Resort (Luxury)
Gorilla Tracking
03To Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp (Budget)
  • Jacana Safari Lodge (Midrange)
  • Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Luxury)
  • Game Drive
  • Boat Cruise
04Queen Elizabeth NP – KampalaIn Kampala or DepartureEarly Morning Game Drive

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Kampala to Bwindi

4 Days Gorilla

After having breakfast at our place of stay in Kampala, we shall embark on a journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where mountain gorillas live. This journey will take us approximately 9 hours. We shall leave Kampala by 6:30 AM, stop at the Equator for coffee and a photo-shoot. The equator is the line that separates the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere of the world, so feel free to take lifetime photographs with both legs on separate hemispheres. From here we shall proceed to Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara for out lunch filled with local cuisines then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where we shall reach by 4:00 PM in the evening. Due to the journey fatigue, we won’t carry out any activity on this day. We shall just rest and relax around the places of accommodation as we prepare to see some of the African mountain gorillas Uganda was blessed with the next day.

Budget Accommodation Buhoma Community Bandas
Midrange Accommodation Gorilla Mist Camp
Luxury AccommodationGorilla Resort
Driving Time Approximately 9 hours

Day 2 – Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi

4 Days Gorilla

On the second day we take a deep walk into the forests to see the mountain gorilla through or Gorilla Tracking activity. Bwindi has the most percentage of mountain gorillas Uganda has and is undoubtedly one of the best places to carry out gorilla tours in Uganda. This activity may go up to 8 hours or less depending on how long you intend to carry it out meaning it requires you when you are absolutely fresh and not fatigued. The Pre-briefing for Gorilla Tracking will begin at exactly 7:30 AM. You will be briefed about the precautions to take and also given vital information. This is also a platform for you to ask anything you need to know about the Gorilla Tracking activity you are about to carry out. At 8:30 AM accompanied by a number of armed game rangers, we shall set off and make our way into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see some Uganda mountain gorillas and return to the starting point not later that 7:00 PM.

Budget AccommodationBuhoma Community Bandas
Midrange AccommodationGorilla Mist Camp
Luxury AccommodationGorilla Resort

Day 3 – To Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 Days Gorilla

After having our breakfast at our accommodation place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, we shall have a morning game drive through the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park (Ishasha) as we search for tree climbing lions and view a wide range of mammals like Kobs, Bush Bucks, antelopes and more. We shall have our lunch from Mweya Safari lodge as we wait for an afternoon boat that will take us for a 2 hour cruise along the famous Kazinga channel as we connect to lake Edward and Lake Geroge while viewing Hippopotamuses, Buffalos, Crocodiles, elephants and many species of birds in the region.

Budget AccommodationQueen Elizabeth Safari Camp
Midrange AccommodationJacana Safari Lodge
Luxury AccommodationIshasha Wilderness Camp

Day 4 – Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala

4 Days Gorilla

Day 4 is our day for departure but we has an activity in the morning. We shall carry out a Game Drive along Kasenyi trail while we quest for predators like lions. We shall also have clear view of Kobs, Warthogs, giraffes, plus other mammals before embarking on our return journey to Kampala where we shall reach in the evening and connect you straight to the airport for departure. In case you would like to spend an overnight in Kampala you have to pay an extra fee for accommodation.

Accommodation Arranged in case the client is not departing same day
Driving Time Approximately 9 hours

This rounds up our 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda tour. Please note that gorilla trekking permits have to be secured in Advance,if possible at the same time of making a booking for a trip.

Price IncludesPrice Excludes
Airport transfersTips
Ground transport in tour vehiclesExtra meals and drinks
AccommodationVisa (USD $50)
Meals (Full Board for Luxury, Half Board for Mid-Range, Bed and Breakfast for Budget)Optional activities
Transport while Tracking GorillaInternational flight
Tax for hotels and lodgesGorilla permit
Activities mentioned in the itineraryPersonal Items

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