5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain Sabinyo And Game Safari


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5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain Sabinyo And Game Safari


This 5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain sabinyo and game safari is for those interested in Hiking Mountain Sabinyo/ Ggahinga in Mgahinga national park and wildlife in Queen Elizabeth national park. During this safari you will be able to do the do one-day Mountain Hiking and then game drives in mweya sector of Queen Elizabeth and boat cruise on Kazinga channel of Lake Edward and Lake George. You will have chances of viewing wildlife like herds of buffalos, kobs, Elephants, Lions, Wart hogs, Lions but we emphasize that nature dictates and depends on your Luck.

If you’re a luxury traveler, don’t bounce off yet, this 5-day Mountain Hiking and game safari can be tailor made to suite your style too. Enquire with our team of experts to makes sure they get everything right – including accommodation, transportation, meals and the gorilla permits.

Summary of 5 day Uganda Hiking and game safari

Day 01: Pick up from Airport/ Hotel in Kampala/Entebbe and drive to Mgahinga National park

Day02: Early Morning Hiking of Mountain Sabinyo/Ggahinga.

Day03: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park for an evening game drive

Day04: Morning game drive in Mweya sector and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Day05: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe for drop off at the Hotel/Airport to end the trip

Detailed Itinerary


You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)

Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Pick up from the Airport/Hotel and drive to Mgahinga National Park.

Your driver guide will pick you from the Hotel/Entebbe and then you start your scenic 5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain Sabinyo trip to Mgahinga National Park. You will stop at the the Equator for photograph and later for en route lunch before you proceed to Mgahinga National Pak and you will arrive late evening for Dinner and overnight.

Drive Time: Approximately 9-10 hours

Accommodation: Lake Chahafi Resort

Meals: Full board

DAY 2: Early Morning Hiking of Mt. Sabinyo

Today, you will start the hike to the top of Mount Sabinyo, a Virunga Volcano that you can only access its summit from the park. The summit of the mountain lies at 3,645 meters (11,959 ft.), marks the intersection of the borders of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, and Uganda. The slopes of Mt. Sabinyo are a habitat for the critically endangered mountain gorillas.

You will see the rugged nature of the terrain along the Sabinyo slopes that has many craters with sharp ridges. The Mount Sabinyo hike is a one-day hike involving 4 hours to the summit and 4 hours back and this depends on the pace and weather conditions. Walking sticks are provided for free meanwhile the porters are available for hire. You will go through vegetation ranges from the bamboo zone between 2400 – 2800m. After ascending to its park, have some rest and your packed lunch. Start descending the mountain. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at: Lake Chahafi Resort

Meal Plan: Full board

DAY 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for an evening game drive

After breakfast you will drive to Mweya sector of Queen Elizabeth National park and you will have a short game drive before heading to the lodge for overnight and dinner.

Drive time: Approximately 6hours

Accommodation: Buffalo safari lodge/Elephant Hab lodge

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Early morning you will go for a game drive in Kasenyi in search of early grazers, chances for cats, and other wildlife. You will then have lunch in at the lodge and drive to do a boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you will be able to sport various aquatic animals like school of hippo, basking crocodiles, birds like cormorants, pied kingfisher, little egrets and many more. Then return to the lodge for overnight.

Accommodational: buffalo safari lodge,

You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

DAY 5: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe to end the trip

After breakfast and relaxation at the lodge, you will bid farewell to the lodge and drive back to Kampala/Entebbe for drop off at the Hotel or Airport.

Drive time: Approximately 5-6 hours

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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