5-Day Short Holiday Package to Uganda – Gorilla Trekking

Your safari will start from the hotel or the airport. You will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Expect a game drive/safari, plus a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel. After exploring Queen, you will exit for Bwindi through the Isasha area for a tree-climbing lion sighting. In Bwindi, you will enjoy the ultimate gorilla experience, then transfer to Lake…

This short Uganda holiday package begins with pick-up from either; the Hotel or from the Airport upon arrival. The assigned Professional English-speaking Tour Driver-guide will pick/receive you and we shall embark on a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – one of Uganda’s most frequented tourist destinations. The park features diverse ecosystems called home by a variety of wildlife species – ten primate species (including chimpanzees), more than 600 bird species, and classic big games. You will stop for lunch en route then proceed into the beautiful Queen Elizabeth NP, arriving late afternoon (evening) and do little but just check into the accommodation and relax. Note: If you reach with some time still available, we can proceed for a late afternoon-to-evening game drive.

Accommodation: (Irungu Forest Safari Lodge-Budget Level) | Meals: Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 7 hrs.

On this Uganda holiday package, you have the opportunity to encounter some members of the Big 5. Be up early and have your breakfast. Proceed for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains and be on the look for Cape buffalos, herds of elephants plus lions, leopards (though hard to spot) among others. Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch. After lunch, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. During the trip, the sight of wildlife including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others will fascinate you. You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. *After the boat trip, you can decide either to return to the lodge to rest or first proceed for a brief late afternoon game drive and thereafter, return to the lodge.

Accommodation: (Irungu Forest Safari Lodge-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: n/a

On this Uganda holiday package, we head to Bwindi. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast and then travel to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park – famously known for tree-climbing lions frequently seen in the area. The chance of spotting these lions stands at about 60-70% but sometimes they are hard to spot (most especially when they are down in the grassland looking for prey). Should you get to spot them up in the tree, the sight is picturesque and memorable. From Ishasha, you will continue to the accommodation at the edge of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in your accommodation, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience tomorrow. *Optional (extra cost 100$): If interested, you can consider chimp tracking (Kyambura Gorge) before driving off to Ishasha. Please, take note that permit for chimp tracking needs to be secured prior to the actual date.

Accommodation: (Broadbill Forest Camp-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 6-7 hours.

This day is what we have been waiting for on this Uganda holiday package. Have breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing (from a ranger guide) on the dos and don’ts during trekking. Thereafter, you will enter the Bwindi Forest for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular! The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable. Return to the accommodation, check out and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it most magical — you could admire them all day.

Accommodation: (Itambira Island-Tree House-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 2-3 hours.

Have a relaxed breakfast at the accommodation with spectacular view of the Bunyonyi little islands just right in front of you and thereafter embark on your return journey to Entebbe Airport. Expect en route lunch and a stop at the Uganda Equator line mark in Kayabwe for some memorable photos and maybe buying some art pieces of interest. Proceed with the journey arriving late afternoon/evening for drop off at the airport to catch your flight back home (recommended for 18:00 onwards). This brings our Uganda holiday package to an end. Thank you for travelling with us.

Accommodation: Recommended on request | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch | Transfer Time: Approx. 8 hours.


1 pax

USD 2,295

2 pax

USD 1,733

3 pax

USD 1,618

4 pax

USD 1,547

5 pax

USD 1,503

6 pax

USD 1,470

Price Includes

Meals specified and accommodation with en suite facilities (i.e. private toilet, bathroom).

Ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 safari car.

Applicable park entrance, activity fees.

[1] Professional English-speaking Tour Driver-guide.

[1] Gorilla trekking permit per person (Adult) participating.

Bottled water while on safari.

[1] Complimentary airport/hotel pick-up and drop off.

Activities as stipulated (except those stated as optional).

Price Excludes

Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Phone calls and bar bills.

Personal/travel insurance.

Driver guide’s gratuity (recommended).

All other Services of a personal nature (e.g. LAUNDRY, Flight ticket(s), souvenir.

Entry visa into Uganda (Click Here).

Extra meals, all kinds of drinks (soft & alcoholic).

Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL

Gov’t imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees.

5-Day Uganda Holiday Package

Safari Package Info

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
Price P/P (2pax): $1,733
A 60% deposit is due upon booking this tour.
Private, family-friendly safari.

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