The 7days Lions and Gorilla Tours is one of the incredible wildlife safaris in Uganda one shouldn’t miss out on their itinerary. The 7 days Lions and Gorilla Tours in Uganda Africa enables you to understand more about the behaviours of both species and adaptability to the different environments. On this trip, all Gorilla watches will come to face with the Mountain Gorilla.  The wildlife safaris in   Bwindi Impenetrable National park is the most amazing and memorable experience one will have during their trek.  A safari in the Pearl of Africa will take you to a fairy tale journey of unique environmental attributes and moderate climate due to the country’s location on the equator. This affirms the reason why Winston Churchill called Uganda Africa the pearl of Africa. Don’t miss out on the unforgotable memories the 7days lions and gorilla tour has in store for you.

More Information about the two National park

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Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s second largest park, located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. The park has a prolific game, including Gazelle, Uganda Kob, Warthog and Waterbuck.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boosts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim. It also has 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kampala /Entebbe
DEPARTURE TIME 7 AM
INCLUDED
Airfare Accommodations
Local transportation Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity

 

Additional information

3pax$3090 per person
4pax$2900 per person

Day 1: Welcome to Uganda!

You will be picked up at Entebbe International Airport where you will be welcomed by your hotel representative or our guide dependant on booking. Then you will be transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe.

  • Budget: African roots Guest house or Airport Guest House
  • Midrange: Boma Guest house or 2friends
  • Luxury: Best western Hotel or Protea Entebbe

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth N.P.(8-9hours)

Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s second largest park, located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. The park has a prolific game, including Gazelle, Uganda Kob, Warthog and Waterbuck. Overnight at any of these lodges where you watch wildlife from your private verandah and fall asleep to the roaring of lions on the distant savannah.

Lions are often sighted both in the park and at the entrance to the park. Be prepared for huge numbers of hippo and elephant, and keep your eyes peeled for a leopard lazing in the sunshine.

  • Budget:
  • Midrange: Ihamba Lodge or Ishasha Wilderness Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya safari lodge or Jacana Lodge

Day 3: Game Drive & Boat Safari on the Kazinga Channel

Have an early breakfast at your hotel and then head out for a long game drive in time to see the first rays of light. It’s a must see of any of these animals like Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Waterbuck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, and many Warthogs.

In the afternoon you will take a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel which joins Lake George and Lake Edward. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see buffalo, crocodile, bathing elephant, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour.

  •  Budget:
  • Midrange: Ihamba Lodge or Ishasha Wilderness Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya safari lodge or Jacana Lodge

Day 4: Tree climbing lions(5hrs + game drive time)

Have breakfast at the hotel and head to  Ishasha where you will look for the tree climbing lions: The Lions have adopted tree climbing to enable them to escape from the sun If you are lucky you might spot a few during your game drive, so keep your eyes open and look up! Besides these famous lions, there is other interesting wildlife to be seen, like buffalo and the Uganda kob.

After lunch you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; home of the Mountain Gorillas. You will overnight at any of the hotels;

  • Budget: Bwindi Lodge or
  • Mid-range: Gorilla Forest Camp, or Engagi Lodge, Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp,  Chameleon Hill Lodge
  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge, / Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Lodge

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest

Today is the big day… prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: For most people, this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boosts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds. The gorillas you track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.

  • Budget: Bwindi Lodge or
  • Mid-range: Gorilla Forest Camp, or Engagi Lodge, Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp,  Chameleon Hill Lodge
  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge, / Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Lodge

DAY 6: BOAT RIDE AND CANOEING ON LAKE BUYONYI

Enjoy morning breakfast and then go for a canoeing activity on Lake Bunyonyi where you will take photos of this beautiful lake, and interact with the locals. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat cruise to discover the wonders of lake buyonyi (Prison island, ziplining). Overnight

Day 7: End of your tour – Airport transfer (7-8hours)

After breakfast at the lodge, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport) stopping at the equator for the requisite snapshot and a bit of souvenir shopping.

Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the itinerary. If you wish to depart tonight from Entebbe Airport, make sure your flight is at 8 pm or later. If you want us to book one (or more) nights in Kampala and/or Entebbe, please let us know.

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