Gorilla feeding

7 Day Gorilla Back Packing

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7 Day Gorilla Back Packing

Game drive

7 Day Gorilla Back Packing

tourist passing by an elephant

7 Day Gorilla Back Packing

You are viewing a 7 Day Gorilla Back Packing Tour Itinerary

This tour begins on any day upon your request, Entebbe - Uganda and runs for 7 days

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Tour Length

7 Days / Six Nights

Start Date

Any day you select

Eligible Solo Travelers

Any body above 15 Years

Summary

7 Day Gorilla Back Packing

Day by Day

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the uganda flag

Uganda

Day

1

Arrival

Accommodation:

Budget Camping

Meal Plan:

Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

2

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Budget Camping Outside Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

3

Game Drive and Boat Ride

Accommodation:

Budget Camping Near Kazinga Channel

Meal Plan:

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

4

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Accommodation:

Budget Camping Near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

5

Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation:

Budget Camping Near Lake Bunyonyi

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

6

Transfer to Kampala

Accommodation:

City Annex

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

7

City Tour and Transfer to Entebbe

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meal Plan:

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Highlights

Arrival

Transfer to Fort Portal

Semliki National Park and Sempaya Hotsprings

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game Drive

Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel

Transfer to Entebbe

leopard in the tree

Included

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Safari 4x4 vehicle

Drinking water

Airport transfer on the first and last day

Tour/driver guide

Chimp permits

All park entrance fees

Hand sanitizer

Face masks

Excluded

International airfares/flight fares

Uganda visa (can be paid at the airport, on arrival)

Tips, other drinks, laundry

Detailed Itinerary

Overview

This 7 days backpacking safari will highlight and introduce clients to beautiful Uganda's wildlife, nature and people. This trip starts from and ends in Entebbe. The trip will introduce you to Uganda's 2 national parks, lake Bunyonyi and a city tour that will give you an encounter with Uganda's people and culture.

Day 1

Arrival

On arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative/tour guide who will brief you about your trip and stay in Uganda. You will then drive to your camping ground, help to set up tents, and arrange what we will eat on that day, later after that you head to your tent for relaxation dinner and overnight as you prepare for the next day's activity.

entebbe
lake Victoria

Accommodation | Day 1

Budget Camping Near Entebbe

Activity

Day 1

Morning

Transfer by Road , Entebbe Airport to your Camping Ground

Meal Plan - Day 1

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related Tour

Day 2

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast early in the morning, your guide/drive will pick you up from your lodge and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park via Masaka. You will have a stopover at the equator for photo moments and then proceed on your journey through Masaka to Mbarara. Lunch en-route at Ishanyu foods and then proceed to the park via Bushenyi where you will pass through the beautiful tea plantations and Kalinzu forest with great views. Reach the park in the evening and check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight.

in transit
buffalo

Accommodation | Day 2

Budget Camping near Queen Elizabeth National Park

Activity

Day 2

Morning

Drive to Qeen Elizabet National Park

Afternoon

Check in at the Lodge

Meal Plan - Day 2

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related

Day 3

Game Drive and Boat Ride

Wake up early in the morning for breakfast, your guide will then drive you to the park for your morning game drive. Check in at the park as you start your game drive with expectations to encounter many animals including, Uganda kobs, lions, elephants, leopards and buffalos among others. Drive to Katunguru for lunch and preparation for the afternoon boat.

After lunch, you will transfer to Kazinga channel for your boat ride where you expect to see so many animals as they come by the lake side to quench their thirst and take a bath. After 2 hours on the boat, you will then transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

 hippopotamus
boat ride on the kazinga channel

Accommodation | Day 3

Budget Camping near Kazinga Channel

Activity

Day 3

Morning

Game Drive

Afternoon

Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Cannel

Meal Plan - Day 3

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 4

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After your morning breakfast, you will transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest via Kagamba- Ntungamo road. You will have en-route visit to the Kitagata hot springs as you proceed to Kabale. We shall have a lunch stop in Kabale and then proceed to Bwindi. You will reach late in the afternoon; check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Gorilla  in the Mist
gorilla in Bwindi

Accommodation | Day 4

Budget Camping Near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Activity

Day 4

Morning

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meal Plan - Day 4

Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 5

Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up early in the morning and have your prepared breakfast at the lodge, you will then be handed with your packed lunch for your day. Your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for your briefing on the dos and the don'ts while trekking through the forest and when you are with the gorillas. On encountering the gorillas, you will be allowed one hour with the gorilla family taking photos and interacting with the great apes. You will then trek back to the park offices for your graduation and gorilla tracking certificates.

Your guide will transfer you to Lake Bunyonyi for an adventure on the deepest lake in Uganda. Check in at the lodge, and move to the lake for a boat and catching a sunset on the lake. Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

mountain gorilla
lae bunyonyi

Accommodation | Day 5

Budget Camping near Lake Bunyonyi

Activity

Day 5

Morning

Gorilla Trekking

Evening

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Meal Plan - Day 5

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 6

Transfer to Kampala

After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to Kampala via Mbarara. Lunch en-route either in Mbarara or Masaka depending on the time you will have set off from Lake Bunyonyi. You will then have a stop at the Mpambire drum village for a drum making experience and proceed on to your journey. Check in at your hotel as you prepare for the next day.

hippopotamus in the water
boat ride

Accommodation | Day 6

City Annex

Activity

Day 6

Morning

Transfer to Kampala

Meal Plan - Day 6

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 7

City Tour and Transfer to Entebbe

After an early morning breakfast, your guide will then drive you through Kampala for a city tour as the last activity of the safari. You will drive to the museum for a visit and short study about Uganda's history and culture. You will have Lunch in the local restaurant in Kampala and the drive to Kasubi tombs to learn about the Buganda kings and culture. Drive to the airport or lodge depending on the arrangements.

Accommodation | Day 6

No Accommodation

Activity

Day 6

Morning

City Tour

Afternoon

Visit the Museum

Visit the Kasubi Tombs

Drive to Entebbe Airport

Meal Plan - Day 6

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Best Time to Visit

June to August and December to February

High Season

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather

June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

gorilla

Gorilla

Common

chimpanze

Chimpanzee

None

Elephant

Elephant

Rare

buffalo

Buffalo

None

lion

Lion

none

Tour Features

This uses hotels.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Minimum age of 15 years for solo travelers

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years for solo travelers.

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