5 days Gorillas And Wildlife Safari

5 Days Gorillas & Wildlife Safari: This 5 Days Gorilla trekking and wildlife safari includes gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park, game drives & boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This 5 days Gorilla trekking and Wildlife viewing Safari  takes you to  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking, whereby, with a gorilla permit of $700 per person per day, you will along the ranger guides trek through thick forest to search for the gorillas in their natural home. Upon finding them, you will only be allowed to meet face to face with them, as you maintain 7m-8m distance( while in their presence) for at most 1 hour, thus ending the day with gorilla trekking  certificate award.

While wildlife viewing at Queen Elizabeth National Park are includes game drives and boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, that joins Lake George and lake Edward in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

School of Hippos on Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park

This Channel has the a wide population of Hippos in the whole world, with over 600 species of birds. On a lucky day, a boat ride along the Kazinga Channel can give great glimpse to more wildlife than any game drive can give.

All-Inclusive. Your 5 days Bwindi National Park and Kibale forest National Park Uganda safari includes park entrance fees,  Gorilla trekking permit @ 700 per person, chimpanzee tracking permit at $200 per person, all ground transportation to the National Parks, an English speaking guide or any other language(if requested), accommodations and meals as per the Itinerary.

This 5 Days Gorillas and Game Safari starts and ends in Entebbe


Starts and ends in Entebbe

Visit to Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, southwestern Uganda

Activities: Gorilla tracking,  Game drives & Boat cruise and en-route photography

Getting around: Open-sided 4×4 vehicle and pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

All ground transportation

Your Itinerary can still be customized

Points to note

Accommodation is Inclusive

Guided by the normal Covid-19 SOPs

Tour Can Depart any day

Tour can be customized

Solo travelers can join this tour

Age Limit for Gorilla trekking: 15 years and above

Detailed Itinerary For 5 days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife (game drives & Boat cruise) Safari


DAY 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Following your Itinerary, You will be picked from your hotel  or Airport by our company driver guide who will drive to Lake Bunyonyi on the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Along the way, you will have stop overs at the Equator crossing in Kayabwe for photography, a brief talk and some experiments before you continue to Mbarara town for lunch. En route, you will drive past banana plantations, farms and the spectacular  hills of Kigezi, reaching Ruhija  sector in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge.

DAY 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

Have your breakfast early, set off for Ruhija park headquarters with your guide  along with your packed lunch, for registration and briefing at about the mountain gorilla trekking rules & regulations at 7:45 am. Your guides will lead you through the thick creepers and undergrowth as you trek to find the Gorillas. This trek can take you 2 to 8 hours of the day depending on the movement of the Mountain gorillas. The steeply forested landscape is breathtakingly thick but crisscrossed by different animal trails allowing access to tourists.  Upon meeting them, you will stay and interact with them for at most 1 hour , after which you will head back to the headquarters for a certificate.

Gorilla trekking
Gloria Aloyo

But it is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

DAY 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda reaching in time for Lunch at your  hotel of prefernce. After lunch, to rest and unwind before you set off for an evening game drive in the Kasenyi Savannah plains, where you will glimpse herds of buffaloes, elephants, antelopes and some big cuts like lions and leopards which can be spotted based on sheer luck. Return to your lodge for dinner & overnight.

DAY 4: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

This morning you will head back to the Plains of Kasenyi for yet another a morning Game drive to try and find what you could have missed during the previous Game drive. Lunch will be served at the lodge.

5 days gorillas and wildlife safari
32-kilometre long natural channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George, and a dominant feature of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The channel attracts many animals and birds,

After lunch, will head to the jetty along Kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many species of water birds.

DAY 5: Depart For Kampala/Entebbe International Airport

After morning breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala\ Entebbe International Airport for your next flight out.

End of Tour


Gorilla Tracking permits

Park Entrance fees

Game drive fee

Boat cruise fee

Bottled Water

English Speaking Guide

All Activities Mentioned

All Accommodations

Lunches Enroute


International flight fare

Entry Visas

Laundry services


Alcoholic Drinks

Any other optional activities (Trekking Chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge at $50 per person, Lion Tracking at $100 per person, Census at $100.).

What to pack for a 5 days Gorilla trekking and Wildlife Uganda Safari

Rain jacket is important as the rains in this part is unpredictable.

Light clothes

A  Torch is for safety purposes

Sunglasses to protect direct sun rays

A Zoom lens Camera for photographs

A good insect repellent to keep off persistent insects

Hiking boots for the hike

Other activities that can be done in the 2 parks

Note That:

We can custom tailor the cost of your safari, depending on your travel season, the number of travelers in your group, and your pick up accommodation.

Depending on your style or travel budget, select from economy, comfort or luxury safari lodges, tented camps.

please know that whatever level of accommodation you choose, your confirmed safari adventure with us will always be at our highest expectations.

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