5-Days Uganda Luxury Safari

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5-Days Uganda Luxury Safari

Journey through the stunning landscapes of Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. From the moment you step foot in Entebbe International Airport, our meet and greet personnel will ensure a seamless experience as you begin your adventure.

Day 1: Arrival and Fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will arrive at Entebbe International Airport with a 13:00 flight. Our dedicated team will assist you through immigration and guide you back to the check-in point for your scenic flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you soar through the skies, take in the breathtaking views of Uganda’s most popular savanna park.

Upon landing, prepare to be captivated by the beauty that surrounds you. Drive through the scenic line of crater lakes, a truly rewarding experience. As you continue your journey, make a stop at the Rwenzori Sculpture Founders, where you can marvel at amazing art pieces made out of bronze. The creativity and craftsmanship on display will leave you in awe.

Next, venture to Kasenyi Plains, crossing the equator along the way. If time permits, make a stop for a demonstration and immerse yourself in the local culture. Later, embark on a short game drive in search of the meandering lions that call this park home. Keep your camera at the ready, as you never know what majestic wildlife you might encounter.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Morning Safari and Boat Safari

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, energizing yourself for an exciting morning safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Explore the vast savanna, keeping an eye out for the diverse wildlife that inhabits the park. From elephants to buffalos, zebras to antelopes, the park is teeming with life.

After a thrilling safari experience, indulge in a box lunch to recharge for the afternoon. Then, embark on a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This unique experience allows you to witness the high concentrations of hippos and a wide variety of animals that gather at the water’s edge. Capture stunning photographs, observe the vibrant birdlife, and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

As the day draws to a close, enjoy a delectable dinner at your hotel, savoring the flavors of Uganda while reflecting on the incredible experiences of the day.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, prepare for another game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park as you embark on a scenic drive with stunning country views as you make your way to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Along the way, pass through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Keep your camera ready for a chance to spot these unique creatures, as well as the elusive leopard.

Arrive at your host property in the northern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you will check in and enjoy a delicious dinner. Take this opportunity to relax and prepare for the next day’s adventure.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:Mahogany Springs Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking

On this day, prepare for an unforgettable experience as you embark on a gorilla trekking adventure. After breakfast, arrive before 8:00 am for registration and a briefing on tracking guidelines. Accompanied by experienced guides, venture into the bush, pushing your way through the undergrowth and parting thick creepers.

Tracking the gorillas can take anywhere from half an hour to seven hours, depending on their location. A reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. As you approach the gorilla group, the guides will ask you to leave behind your bags, as no food items should be carried close to them. This is a unique opportunity to witness these majestic creatures up close and capture their beauty through your camera lens.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:Mahogany Springs Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Farewell to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the camp, savoring the last moments in the heart of nature. Check out and prepare for your departure from Bwindi to Kihihi to take a flight to Entebbe, bidding farewell to the enchanting forest and its inhabitants.

At Entebbe Airport, board your flight with fly Kenya Airways (flt KQ579) to NBO (Nairobi). Arrive in Nairobi, and at 11:35 PM, depart for your final destination, JFK. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you’ve made during

Destination: Entebbe International Airport

Meals Plan: Breakfast

End of our 5-Days Uganda Luxury Safari

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park?

The best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park is during the dry seasons, which are from December to February and from June to September. During these months, the weather is generally pleasant, and wildlife sightings are more common as animals gather around water sources.

2. How can I get to Queen Elizabeth National Park?

There are several ways to reach Queen Elizabeth National Park. If you’re flying in, you can take a domestic flight from Entebbe International Airport to either Kasese Airstrip or Mweya Airstrip, which are located near the park. Alternatively, you can hire a private vehicle or take a guided tour from Kampala, which is approximately a 6-hour drive away.

3. Are there accommodation options available within the park?

Yes, there are various accommodation options available within Queen Elizabeth National Park to suit different budgets and preferences. These include luxury lodges, tented camps, and budget-friendly campsites. Staying within the park allows you to immerse yourself in the wilderness and enjoy the sounds of nature.

4. What activities can I do in Queen Elizabeth National Park?

Queen Elizabeth National Park offers a wide range of activities for visitors. You can go on game drives to spot wildlife such as elephants, lions, and hippos. Boat safaris along the Kazinga Channel provide an opportunity to see crocodiles, buffalos, and a variety of bird species. Additionally, you can embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking adventure in the nearby Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

5. Is it safe to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park?

Yes, Queen Elizabeth National Park is generally safe for visitors. However, it is always advisable to follow the guidance of park rangers and adhere to safety precautions. It’s important to respect the wildlife and maintain a safe distance from the animals. Additionally, it’s recommended to travel with a reputable tour operator who can ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

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