What to expect on Mountain gorilla & tree climbing lion safari: A Mountain gorilla and tree climbing lion safari is one that allows one to go on both the primate experience of trekking the mountain gorillas and the unique experience of tracking tree climbing lions in their habitats.

What to expect on Mountain gorilla & tree climbing lion safari

The safari is both physical and relaxing involving psyche challenging trekking and a chilled drive in the wild to see the lions.

This safari is done in Bwindi National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

So, what should one expect on this Mountain gorilla and tree climbing lion safari?

You will definitely see the gorillas and the tree climbing lions, which is the ultimate price.

A superb trekking experience in one of the four sectors of Bwindi National Park. It will not leave you the same, you will be amazed.

A unique game drive to track lions that have the unique ability the climb trees.

This safari has top up activities like nature walks, community visits, game drives, mountain climbing, and sport fishing among others. So, expect to do some of those activities.

The whole safari can take you about 5 days, so plan to spend 5 days of your time in the wild.

If you are using the road to travel to these different parks, brace yourself for a road trip to western Uganda and southwestern Uganda where you will see a lot of natural beauty of the country.

In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will also have an opportunity to see other savannah animals like elephants, Kobs, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, zebras, and impalas among other animals.

What to expect on Mountain gorilla & tree climbing lion safari
Tree Climbing Lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Scenic Landscapes you will see very amazing landscape views, especially in South Western Uganda where Bwindi National Park is located. From hills to rocks to unique shapes of the surroundings. You will be amazed.

Gorillas trekking experiences start quite early in the morning so expect to be up quite early like at 5:30 am or 6 am for the gorilla trekking experience.

Expect to also have fun while you are on one of these safaris.

So that’s what you should expect on the safari, but how will the safari actually go?

Here is a rough breakdown of what you expect to find in your itinerary, especially if you are traveling by road and if your trip starts in Kampala.

You will be up early have breakfast and then start on your journey to South Western Uganda. This journey will take you about 9 to 10 hours and you will be in Bwindi in the evening.

You will check into your accommodation for your night’s rest.

 Next, you will be up early for your gorilla trekking experience which will last about 6 to 8 hours before you head back to the start point for your trekking certificates.

You will rest for the day and then either have another at the park, doing other activities or you will transfer to the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

At Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will have the tree climbing lion experience and then have game drives to see other animals. You will even have a chance to take a game drive on the Kazinga channel.

After your experience, you will then leave the park for transfer to Kampala to end your mountain gorilla trekking and tree climbing lion’s safari.

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