SUMMARY:

DAY 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meet your safari guide and leave Entebbe/Kampala in the morning. The target for the day is Queen Elizabeth National park. Our first stop on the way is by the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemisphere. Continue on for lunch in the town of Mbarara and then do the last part of the journey through rolling hills with tea plantations. Arrive at the lodge and enjoy a relaxed evening. Overnight: Parkview Safari Lodge

DAY 2: Game-drive and boat-cruise

Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight while for example look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel. Overnight: Parkview Safari Lodge

DAY 3: Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

Head off to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning. The drive there goes along an adventurous road and you have the chance of seeing baboons and elephants along the way. In Ishasha you find topis, buffaloes and search for the tree-climbing lions. The lions in this area are famous for climbing up great fig trees to take a rest. After finishing your game-drive the journey goes on to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Enjoy the changing landscape as the car slowly climbs up towards the misty mountains of the gorillas. Overnight: Silverback Lodge

DAY 4: Gorilla trekking day

You have now reached the highlight of this Gorillas and Savanna safari; the gorilla trekking day. Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Overnight: Bunyonyi view resort- Budget Overnight: Bunyonyi echo resort-mid range Overnight: Birdnest Lodge

 DAY 5: Relax by Lake Bunyonyi

Have a free day by Lake Bunyonyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book. Overnight: Birdnest Lodge

DAY 6: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue the short distance to the park. Have a game-drive to see zebras and impalas on the way to the lodge. Overnight: Rwakobo Rock-Mid range

DAY 7: Safari-walk and transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge before starting the journey to Kampala/Entebbe. Make a stop along the way for lunch in Masaka or at the Equator depending on time. You have now reached the end of your Gorillas and Savanna safari and your guide drops you in Kampala/Entebbe.

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