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This 4-day wildlife and gorilla Uganda safari combines tour entailing mountain gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Ishasha tree-climbing lions, wildlife viewing, and launch cruise at Queen Elizabeth National Park. The tour starts and ends in Uganda. Not only will you admire the world famous mountain gorillas but also enjoy the beautiful hilly Uganda countryside and the magnificent view of the chain of volcanoes.
Katara Lodge is located in Queen Elizabeth National Park area of Western Uganda. Situated in a farmland on the escarpment overlooking the northeastern part of the reserve, this very pleasant and intimate lodge has stylish public areas leading out to a campfire and swimming pool with a separate pool bar.
The several rooms are canvas under thatch and have a really nice open feel. Katara Lodge is the option Kawira Safaris most often recommend to their guests. It may be compromised by being outside the reserve, but it is an extremely pleasant place to kick back and relax after a long day on the road.
Mahogany Springs Lodge is one of the new luxury lodges located in the northern section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park providing you with an option for accommodation. This unique lodge with a mixture of traditional and international blends has become one of the thought after accommodation by clients. The lodge has been constructed to make a difference with all details put into consideration.
Mahogany Springs offers unrivaled service to you due to the highly trained and professional staff employed at the lodge. Mahogany Springs is one of the perfect lodges to reside in a night before and after your gorilla trek in the northern section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Some gorilla families frequently and surprisingly visit this lodge so once in a while occupants get to view these gorillas.
In the morning, you will leave Kampala and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park stopping at the equator for photography reaching in the afternoon. You will check into the lodge then have lunch and refresh, waiting for the afternoon launch cruise at Kazinga Channel.
At 14:00, you go for the boat cruise which provides you with a great view of the various wild and bird life on the water shores. Dinner and overnight stay at Park View Lodge.
After breakfast at 08:00, you will be transferred to Ishasha, the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park in search of tree climbing lions. It is approximately an hour’s drive from Mweya to Ishasha Gate. At 10:00, the lions begin climbing fig trees as they seek shelter in the tree branches from the scorching sunshine and relax after a night and morning feast on the antelopes.
At 13:00 o’clock, you will be transferred to Savannah Hotel for a hot lunch and later proceed to Bwindi National Park for an evening Batwa (pygmies) community walk. Overnight stay at Golden monkey guesthouse
You will have a morning breakfast and be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing before trekking. From there, you will hike into the forest following different trails in following the allocated gorilla family. From there, with the lead of an armed ranger, you hike into the forest in search of a mountain gorilla family.
This will take between 30 minutes and a whole day depending on the movement and location of the gorillas that day. But, you are greatly assured of seeing these endangered species. In the evening, you will visit the Batwa pygmies’ communities who will introduce you to their traditional forest life. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
You will have breakfast and start a picnic drive back to Kampala.
You will visit the Batwa pygmies communities.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a biodiverse, mountainous area in southwest Uganda. It's home to many of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas who feed on roots, leaves, and fruits from the park’s many trees and fern species. Restricted numbers of viewing permits help protect the endangered gorilla families. In the park, rough paths weave amid dense forests which are home to many butterflies and birds.
You will be provided with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The following dietary requirements are served and / or catered for: hallal, other dietary requirements on request, regular (typically includes meat and fish), vegan, and vegetarian.
Activities in Katara Lodge's area include:
Entebbe International Airport
Please book your flight to arrive at Entebbe International Airport (EBB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Kawira Safaris will pick you up from the airport.
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