The 5 day safari will take you to Uganda’s most visited national park. Close to 100 species of mammals and about 606 types of birds dwell within this park and among them is are the: Large schools of hippos, which are all commonly seen in the tourist villages on the magnificent which prides in a beautiful waterfront locale within the shadows of Mountain Rwenzori. However, the isolated Ishasha Sector is for the resident tree-climbing lions.
It will also transfer to the Misty Forests of impenetrable Bwindi in the southwestern pat of Uganda where the gentle giants inhabit.
Start the day with an early cup tea/coffee before embarking on a game drive along the Queen’s Mile plus the Kasenyi trail. On this trail you will see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs plus warthogs in addition to several birds. Return for breakfast plus lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will encounter Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, kobs plus warthogs among others. This ride will also enable you to see an array of birds. Overnight: Pumba Safari Cottages
After breakfast, you will be escorted (with a packed lunch) to the starting point for a briefing by your guide. You will be allocated guides for the gorilla tracking, and then begin your adventure. The time it takes (2-9 hours) and the terrain varies, depending on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of the sometimes long and arduous trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards. You are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming, and resting as the youngsters jump around.
After the enjoyable trek, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi “Switzerland of Africa” for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Bunyonyi Overland Resort