7 Days Uganda Gorillas and Game Safari : One of the short yet exciting Uganda safaris you can go for this season is this 7 Days safari to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park. It takes you exploring these alluring destinations in western Uganda and rewards with remarkable experiences of getting up close to the giant mountain gorillas and watching several species of wildlife in savannah plains.

Safari highlights

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Stop over at the equator
  • Optional activities: Batwa community walk, relaxing at Lake Bunyonyi

Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari | Trip schedule

  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Entebbe or Kampala
  • Day 2: Drive from Kampala to QENP
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 4: Drive to Bwindi via Ishasha
  • Day 5: Gorilla trekking
  • Day 6: Drive back to Kampala
  • Day 7: Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

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Detailed 7 Days Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Entebbe or Kampala

Our company representative will already be at the airport before you arrive and they will receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel in Entebbe or Kampala. A briefing of the safari with details of the next day’s program just before your driver leaves.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 2: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

This morning starts with breakfast at the hotel, then meet your safari driver and check out. Drive westwards and have your first stop over in Kayabwe for the equator experience. Proceed with the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park with an en-route lunch in Mbarara.

Arrive at the lodge and check in. dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

At 6 a.m., you will rise up and have breakfast. Thereafter, set off to Kasenyi plains for the morning game drive. Several animal species to see, including Uganda kobs, waterbucks, elephants, buffaloes and warthogs. There is also a chance to see lions, a leopard or a hyena. Lots of savannah birds too.

Drive back to the lodge for lunch and go for an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is another exciting moment to see a variety of animals such as hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and many water birds.

Back to the lodge for dinner and the overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Drive to Bwindi via Ishasha

You are well on your last day in Queen Elizabeth national park on this 7 Day Uganda Safari. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge, check out and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Ishasha sector where you will have a short game drive to look out for the tree climbing lions. Arrival at your lodge in the evening. Dinner and breakfast at the lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 5: Gorilla trekking

A morning filled with pristineness and lovely views, starting with an early morning breakfast at the lodge. Along with your packed lunch, you will head to the park offices for briefing just before starting the gorilla trekking adventure.

With guidance of park rangers, you will search for the gorillas in the forest after which you will return to the offices for your trekking certificates and drive back to the lodge. An evening at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 6: Drive back to Kampala

This day will be spent on the road as you drive from Bwindi to Kampala or Entebbe. The journey begins in the morning, and takes 9-11 hours depending on your trekking sector in Bwindi.

You will have an en-route lunch and then dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 7: Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

You will check out of the hotel, so your safari driver drops you off at the airport for your flight back home.

End of safari

The tour package includes;

  • Transport in a standard safari vehicle
  • Professional local safari guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimp permit
  • Activities mentioned on the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water during travel

The tour package excludes

  • Visa and air ticket
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Optional activities
  • Extra meals
  • Alcoholic drinks and cigar
  • Other items of personal nature

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