7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO ENTEBBE

Arrive at Entebbe International airport to be met and transferred to the luxurious hotel as you enjoy your first evening in Africa during this Fly-in Uganda safari for 7 days. Overnight: – Hotel No.5 (PL)

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 2: FLY-IN TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK & EVENING GAME-DRIVE

Start the journey from Entebbe to land at the airstrip in Queen Elizabeth national park. Be picked up by your safari guide in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle and taken to the luxury lodge for check-in. Towards the late afternoon, we head out on the savanna for a first game drive searching for leopards and lions. Overnight options: – Mweya Safari Lodge (L) – Kyambura Gorge Lodge (PL) –

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 3: MORNING CHIMPS TREKKING AND AFTERNOON BOAT-CRUISE

After breakfast, we head towards the Kyambura Gorge where you will go for a chimps trekking adventure, your first jungle adventure. Enjoy the special nature and head into the forest to meet the chimpanzees in a group with a specialized guide. After the trek we journey back to the luxury lodge for lunch before heading for the boat cruise on the Kazinga channel in the afternoon.From the boat you can see the big mammals as well as many different bird species. In the evening you enjoy a nice dinner at the lodge. Overnight options: – Mweya Safari Lodge (L) –

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 4: TRANSFER TO ISHASHA AND AFTERNOON GAME-DRIVE

The drive to Ishasha for two to three hours and is an experience in itself as we might spot both elephants, baboons, and black-and-white colobus monkeys by the roadside. When reaching Ishasha you check-in at the lodge, enjoy your lunch, and some rest. Later in the afternoon, it is time for a game-drive searching for lions in the fig trees and being fascinated by the peculiar-looking topis. To climb trees is rare behavior for lions, there are only two places in Africa where lions have the habit of regularly climbing trees and Ishasha is one of them. Overnight: – Ishasha Wilderness Camp (L) –

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 5: MORNING GAME-DRIVE IN ISHASHA & TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Morning game drive for tree-climbing lions. After the game-drive we continue towards Bwindi Impenetrable national park, the home of the mountain gorillas. This journey offers beautiful views as we go from flat savanna via cultivated hills on to the forest covered mountains of Bwindi. Spend the evening relaxing at the lodge getting ready for tomorrow's big adventure of gorilla trekking, the great highlight of this Fly-in Uganda safari for 7 days . Overnight options: – Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (PL) – Mahogany Springs (PL) – Gorilla Forest Camp (L) –

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 6: GORILLA TREKKING DAY- MGAHINGA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast at the lodge, it is time to head to the gorilla trekking starting point. Your guide will take care of all practicalities and you take part in the briefing where you are told about the rules for the meeting with the mountain gorillas. You then walk off into the jungle with a group of up to eight people and a specialized guide to trek to the point where the gorillas are. A search team is always sent out in the early morning to locate the gorillas and lead the trekking guide. After trekking gorillas Overnight options: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (PL) Gorilla Forest Camp (L)

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS

DAY 7: FLY-OUT, BWINDI-ENTEBBE

Enjoy a nice breakfast and soak in the last of the magnificent views of the Misty mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable national park. In time for your flight, your guide takes you down to the airstrip and wishes you a safe journey. You leave Bwindi with unforgettable memories of your Fly-in Uganda safari for 7 days. Plan for an evening or night flight out from Entebbe.

7 DAYS FLY-IN UGANDA SAFARI – QUEEN ELIZABETH NP & GORILLAS