Overview of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth Park
This 4 days Uganda gorilla safari kicks feature a Uganda hiking safari experience which comes with a hike of the Sabinyo peak in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, a gorilla trek safari Uganda experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and an epic short Uganda wildlife safari. This hike to the Sabinyo peak is an exciting Uganda adventure vacation safaris experience as it takes you scaling up to 3669m above sea level and the thrill of being in three countries at once with on extra visa requirements or fees. While on this visit Uganda safari, enjoy a magical short gorilla tour Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and climax this short Uganda wildlife safaris experience with an encounter of a variety of wild mammals and birds that are found in one of Uganda’s pristine tropical savanna grassland parks- Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Highlights of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth Park
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla Park for a hiking experience
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Transfer to Bwindi for an epic gorilla trekking Uganda tour and transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Have a morning game drive and an evening boat cruise
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Have morning game drive then transfer to Kampala
Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth Park
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Day 1 of this safari to Uganda starts with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kigali then embark on a Uganda safari road adventure to Mgahinga gorilla park. During this drive expect to encounter the famous rolling hills of Rwanda which you drive through as you head to Uganda- Rwanda border crossing point of Cyanika which is 127km or 2.5 hours drive from Kigali. The crossing into Uganda brings you to a whole new world as there is an imminent change in the temperatures as its get a little bit colder but this shouldn’t dampens your moods on this Uganda safari tour to Mgahinga as the sun will definitely come up to warm you up especially on a clear day. Checkout the terrain that gets really more hilly and all covered by a forest blanket. You will also enjoy a nice African massage feeling as the tour Uganda drive is majorly done on murram roads. On arrival to Mgahinga, you are in for a Uganda tour adventure of a lifetime as you get to hike the breathtakingly beautiful Sabinyo range which is one of the 8 virunga ranges that are shared amongst the countries of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo.
The hike to the top of Sabinyo comes with beautiful sightings of a variety of wildlife and on a lucky day, you may get to cross paths with the unbelievably cool and totally fascinating mountain gorillas as Mgahinga National Park is home to the Nyakagezi gorilla family. If you miss the gorillas, all hope shouldn’t be lost because you still have a chance to run into the shy but beautiful golden monkeys which are only found here. This Sabinyo hike saves the best for last because when you get to the top, you will totally fall in love the impeccably gorgeous views of the most of the Virunga ranges, you will also be able to explore the various valleys at the top of his peak which led the local people here to refer to this peak as Sabinyo which means old man’s gum given its serrated appearance when observed from a distance. You also have an opportunity to be in three countries of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo at the same place and time as this peak with no visa required given this peak shares the boundaries for all these countries. After savouring the magnificent views from the top of this peak, trek back to the park then transfer to your already pre-booked Uganda safari lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: The second of this gorilla safari Uganda kicks off with an early morning breakfast at the lodge then check out and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with your packed lunch for your ultimate gorilla trekking Uganda safari experience. On arrival to the park centre indulge yourself in a short briefing for about 30 minutes as you are guided about the rules that should be observed while engaging in a gorilla tour Uganda spectacle. On meeting the gorillas you indulge in a meet and greet with our long lost cousins whom we share 96% of DNA with. You are entitled to an hour to be mesmerized by these incredible giants after which you begin trekking back to the park centre where you get awarded with a gorilla trekking certificate for your trekking efforts which means so much towards the conservation of these gentle giants. Embark on a road transfer to the southern side of Queen Elizabeth national park
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi with Gahinga Hike & Wildlife: Wake up early in the morning have an early morning breakfast check out of the lodge and engage in an exciting game drive which gives you the best opportunity to sight the tree climbing lions that are found in this area. Proceed with this drive to the northern sector of queen where you will have your lunch from then transfer to the Mweya jetty for a relaxing boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. This gives you the best chance to view the various water animals that live here like the numerous schools of hippos and the jaw-dropping and enormous Nile crocodiles. Expect to have a bird watching safari Uganda spectacle as this channel is rich with a variety of waterbird species. After this boat cruise, enjoy an evening game drive around the channel while following the channel track. Finally, make your to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4: This final day is quite relaxed as you wake up a bit late have breakfast checkout of the lodge and engage in another round of game drive after which you embark on a road trip to Kampala or Entebbe for a flight back home. However, it should be noted that this package is a bit rushed it should only be pursued by highly adventurous and energetic tourists with limited time.
In case you don’t have high energy levels but you would like to engage in this Uganda safari tour, you need to have 6 days which gives you ample time to prepare for the strenuous hike of the sabinyo peak.
If you are a typical mountain climber, you need to make time and visit Uganda again because the hike to the peak of sabinyo is just a warm for the truly spectacle Rwenzori mountain hiking safari adventure. A Rwenzori mountain hiking safari trip gives you a unique opportunity to hike Africa’s third highest peak Margherita. A Uganda safari to Mountain Rwenzori National Park puts you in a position to traverse this rich ecology with a wide range of Uganda safari attractions in Mountain Rwenzori National Park and these include over 217 bird species, 70 mammal species and over 100 plant species. Uganda safari activities in Mountain Rwenzori National Park include mountain hiking, birding, cultural safaris as well as nature walks. Getting to Mountain Rwenzori National Park can be done by both air and road transport. Anyone who intends to fly to Mountain Rwenzori National Park Uganda will fly from Entebbe international airport and land at Kasese airstrip while a road cruise to Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda takes you on a 6-hour journey or covering about 400km using the Kampala- Fort portal – Kasese road. On your safari to Mountain Rwenzori National Park, spend an overnight stay in any of the accommodations in Mountain Rwenzori National Park such as Equator Snow Lodge, Mihunga Safari Lodge, Sandton Hotel Kasese, Springs International Hotel Kasese, Ruboni Community Camp, Rwenzori Turaco View Campsite, Tours Holiday Inn, Uhura 50 Hotel and Snow View Hotel
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