Our trip begins with an attractive road drive to western Uganda through magnificent hills and lush vegetation to Queen Elizabeth National Park  the center for big predators, boat cruising and the tree climbing lions of Ishasha. The Adventure will take you to the southwestern Uganda, Virunga Mountains to Bwindi Impenetrable forest to experience the breathtaking mountain gorillas. Bwindi is a pristine rainforest on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. The terrain is a string of ridges and valleys covered in very dense impenetrable forest. Bwindi Forest is the best place in Uganda to track mountain gorillas. The park protects half the world’s population and has several habituated groups. The forest is also bird-watchers paradises with 350 species recorded including many Albertine Rift endemics and then end this famous Uganda safari, at Lake Bunyonyi the Africa’s second deepest Lake for canoeing and bird viewing on Lake Bunyonyi. 


Day 1: Entebbe International Airport – Transfer to Kampala Capital City

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be welcomed by our company representative and safari driver guide for your transfer to Fairway hotel Kampala for a hot shower, relaxation and briefings about your vacation, have lunch and if time allows go for Kampala evening city tour to explore the historical places of Uganda such as Kabaka’s palace and Amin torture chambers, Namugongo martyr’s shrines, Uganda National Museum, Kasubi tombs (the burial ground for the Buganda Kings one of the UNESCO’S recognized sight). 


  • Sheraton hotel Kampala (luxury)
  • Fairway Hotel and Spa (mid-range)
  • Maries Royale Hotel (budget)

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Day 2: Kampala City – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP – Evening Boat cruising 

You will set off after breakfast for the Queen Elizabeth National Park in the western part of the country with stop en-route at Equator crossing point. At this international landmark you will be thrilled to watch water experiment where the two hemispheres divide and. Drive through the rolling hills and lush vegetation to Queen Elizabeth National Park. 

You will arrive during time for an evening boat ride expect to watch uncountable hippos, bird species and plenty of Nile crocodiles basking on the shores of the channel, many animals will be seen drinking at the water’s edge such as Monitor lizards, Elephant herds, Buffaloes, Antelopes and by chance you might see water shore killers such as lions, spotted hyenas as they have also come to quench their thirty with the waters of the channel this will be an excellent time for photography. Dinner and an overnight


  • Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)
  • Parkside Safari Lodge (mid-range)
  • Sambiya River Lodge (budget)

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Morning Chimpanzee tracking – Evening game drive 

Have your breakfast and then go for chimpanzee guided walk into the tropical forest of Kalinzu to spend a half day while tracking chimpanzee, bird viewing, hiking and exploring this forest. Kalinzu Forest is home to over 414 species of trees, shrubs and in this forest, you can find 378 species of bird including the Great Blue Turaco, Black and White Cascket, Cuckoos, and Sunbirds and six different Species of Primates found in Kalinzu Forest Reserve including the Chimpanzees, Blue Monkeys, Olive baboons etc… return to the lodge for lunch and depart for your evening game drive through Kasenyi track the popular place as a mating ground for the Uganda Kobs and a hunting ground for the big predators common sightings here are; elephant, warthog, waterbuck, Uganda kob, leopard, lions, hyena, buffalo and so much more and if it is a lucky day you might find predators in action of hunting for their survival. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.


  • Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)
  • Parkside Safari Lodge (mid-range)
  • Sambiya River Lodge (budget)

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park via Ishasha sector

This day have breakfast and head out for another game drive through Ishasha sector in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, it is proudly known for harboring tree climbing lions that are mainly found in the giant fig and acacia trees. Have lunch and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park a home to a half of the world remain population of mountain gorillas for the most incredible wildlife experience “Mountain gorilla trekking” the following day. Dinner and an overnight


  • Buhoma Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp (mid-range)
  • Ruhija Community Rest Camp / Buhoma Community Rest Camp (standard)

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP – Morning Gorilla trekking –Transfer Lake Bunyonyi 

Wake up early in the morning for breakfast and depart for the morning pre trek Gorilla briefing at the park Headquarters, go for your long time awaited activity “Gorilla trekking” the time taken while trekking is not known but it is expected to be between2-8 hours depending on the movement of the Gorilla family you are allocated to. During the trek expect to discover other primates such as Chimpanzees, black and white colombus monkey, vervet monkey, and many others.

On encounter, spend an hour of exhilarating moments with these gentle giants. Return to the lodge for a shower, lunch. Then leave the home of red eyed giants and drive to Lake Bunyonyi where over 200 bird species have been recorded. “Bunyonyi” actually means “the place of many little birds” Lake Bunyonyi is one of the few African lakes completely safe for swimming and canoeing.


  • Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi (luxury + mid-range)
  • Lake Bunyonyi Overland Lodge (budget)

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi – Transfer to Entebbe international Airport

After breakfast, start your return drive to Entebbe international airport to meet your return flight with lunch en-route and souvenir shopping.

End of your Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking and game viewing safari in Uganda the Pearl of Africa

The package includes

  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • 1chimpanzee permit per person
  • 2 hours afternoon boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel
  • Evening game drive through Kasenyi sector
  • Morning game drive to Ishasha sector to search for the tree climbing lions
  • Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
  • All entrance Park fees
  • Experienced English speaking driver/ guide
  • 5 nights’ accommodation on full board meal plan
  • En-route meals
  • En-route stop at the equator center for the water experiment 
  • Round trip transportation from Entebbe international airport in 4*4WD and air-conditioned safari vehicle
  • Return airport transfers 
  • Mineral water for the entire safari

The package excludes

  • Airfares 
  • Visa Fees 
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities