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5 Days Bwindi Forest & Queen Elizabeth Adventure

5 Days Bwindi Forest & Queen Elizabeth Adventure

The Sipi trail hike takes about 4-5 days and takes to Wangai, the highest peak of Mount Elgon. You will be driven from Mbale through Sironko town.

Tour Itinerary

What to bring for Hiking Mountain Elgon:

  • A sleeping tent
  • A sleeping bag
  • A sleeping mat
  • Enough bottled drinking water
  • Warm clothing because it gets very cold
  • Hiking shoes

Day 1; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala and transferred to Queen Elizabeth National park in western Uganda. On your way you will make a stopover at the equator for the equator experience and photography if you please. Proceed to Mbarara town for lunch and continue your journey to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth national park arriving in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Day 2; Game Drive & Launch Cruise – Queen Elizabeth

Go for an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spot a lot of wildlife including African elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, impala, among others and a lot of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast, relax a bit and enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon, go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel inside Queen Elizabeth Park where you will come up close with hippos, crocodiles among other aquatic life and an array of birds on the bay! Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Day 3; Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha

Enjoy your breakfast and head southwest of Queen Elizabeth national park in search of tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector where on a lucky day, you will be able to spot many of them lounging on trees and enjoying the sun! Continue and proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park arriving in the evening. Check in to your hotel, unwind, and enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Day 4; Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing by the ranger guides before embarking on your gorilla trek. Head into the forest and trek until you find the gorillas. Gorilla trekking can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. After finding the gorillas in Bwindi, you will be allowed only 1 hour and then return. Your driver / guide will drive you back to your hotel to relax and spend another night.

  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Day 5; Transfer Back to Kampala

Enjoy an early morning breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch, arriving in Kampala in the evening. Drop off to your hotel in Kampala or the Airport for your onward flight marking the end of your Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari.

  • Kampala, Uganda