Your 10 days magical safari to explore Uganda, will be an amazing life time adventure, as you get thrilled into wilderness and into the hearts of the jungles of tropical rain forests and savannah parks, doing game drives, boats cruise in search for numerous wildlife and bird species, not leaving behind various trekking in search for relevant primates including the gentle forest giants “the gorillas” and chimpanzees. This is an amazing adventure with relaxing trips to the river base for rides, get an opportunity to trek the rhinos on foot.  You will also get an opportunity to hike to the top of falls and you will also have a community encounter to know about the African social ways as you will interact with them in their local settings within their community. You have a great chance to do a double gorilla trekking experience visit the world known gorilla parks, in Uganda. This will be once a life time moment, safari encounter.

 

Day 1. Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kampala. Travel time 1.30 hrs

Upon arrival, you will be picked from the airport by our driver guide and transfer you to Kampala to your booked hotel accommodation, with a stunning view of the city, later check in to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2. Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Travel time + 4 hrs

In the morning, after having your delightful breakfast, you will be transferred to Murchison Falls National park, one of Uganda most visited National park, which will give you an opportunity to sight the Big 5 with en route stop at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for an on foot Rhino tracking experience. You will then proceed to enter the park and you will be welcome by the sighting of some wildlife along the way. You will spend the evening relaxing at your lodge.  Overnight and dinner at lodge.

Destination

Kampala - Murchison

Activities

Rhino trekking

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Murchison River Lodge https://murchisonriverlodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 3. Boat cruise and afternoon game drive.

In the morning, after a delightful light breakfast, you will go for a brief early morning game drive as you head towards the Nile, and later head for a boat cruise with Wild Frontiers up to the Nile delta and enjoy ride on the boat as well as having good wildlife sights of hippos and crocodiles. You will hike up to the top of the fall. The hike can last from 45 minutes to an hour, which is very rewarding at the end. You will later be picked up by your driver guide and proceed to the northern sector for game drives with your picnic lunch. Return in the evening to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Destination

Murchison

Activities

Boat ride and Game drive

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Murchison River Lodge https://murchisonriverlodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 4. Transfer to Kibale National Park and afternoon Bigodi nature walk. Travel time + 6hrs

In the morning, you will set off a relaxed drive through the verdant countryside to Kibale Forest NP with en route stops for sightseeing including the distant views of the rift valley escarpment. You will reach Kibale Forest NP, in the late afternoon and in the afternoon; go for a nature walk to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary for primate and bird viewing, the walk can take roughly 2 hours, to explore the hidden treasure of this swamp, with great chance to see a number of bird species and monkeys. Later drive to your lodge.  Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Destination

Murchison - Kibale

Activities

Morning game drive and transfer

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Chimpanzee Forest Guest House http://chimpanzeeforestguesthouse.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 5. Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP. Travel time +3hrs

In the morning, you will set off to the park headquarters for briefing before going for Chimpanzee tracking, where you may encounter other primates like Vervet Monkeys, Blue Hoest Monkeys, Black and white colobus Monkeys among others. Return to the lodge for Lunch and in the afternoon go for swamp walk in Bigodi and later drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the most visited savannah park in Uganda. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge.

Destination

Kibale – Queen

Activities

Chimpanzee trekking & bigodi nature walk

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Park View Safari lodge https://parkviewsafarilodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 6.  Game drive & boat cruise at Queen Elizabeth NP

Have early morning delightful breakfast, head for morning game drive in search for a number of wildlife. You will later return for lunch and in the afternoon, head for a lovely boat cruise at  Kazinga channel, colored with plenty of wildlife seen at a distance, you will be able to sight a number of birds as well. Later in the evening, drive to Ishasha sector of Queen with a lovely en route drive, if time permits, try to search for the tree climbing lions, as you color up your evening. Overnight and dinner at the lodge.

Destination

Queen Elizabeth NP

Activities

Game drives and boat trip

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Enjojo lodge http://www.enjojolodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 7. Game drive and transfer to Bwindi. Travel time +5hrs

In the morning, you will go for an early morning game drive at Ishasha in search for the tree climbing lions and during game viewing anticipating seeing a variety of wildlife species including the big cats and several antelope species. You will later return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Bwindi with a panoramic view. Overnight and dinner at the lodge

Destination

Queen Elizabeth NP - Bwindi

Activities

Game drives and transfer to Bwindi

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge http://ichumbigorillalodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking Experience. Travel time +6hrs

Early morning, with packed lunch, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing before embarking on the gorilla tracking adventure. The gorilla trekking is always referred to as a life time moment, as it leaves with a great experience of meeting the gorillas face to face in the jungle. You will be given an hour upon finding the gorillas to take a great moment with them as you watching the juveniles swing from one tree branch to another. You will return for lunch at the lodge, for lunch. In the afternoon, you will spend the evening at your leisure with the batwa cultural visit to get an insight of the batwa social culture. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Valley lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Destination

Bwindi

Activities

Gorilla trekking & batwa visit

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge http://ichumbigorillalodge.com/ (Mid-range lodge)

 

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala. Travel time +8hrs

In the morning after relaxed breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and drive back to Kampala, via Mbarara to Igongo Cultural Village, with a stopover for lunch. With lunch en route and stop over at Equator and later proceed back to Kampala for dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Destination

Bwindi - Kampala

Activities

Equator experience

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options

Fare way Hotel https://fairwayhotel.co.ug/ (Mid-range lodge)

                                   

Day 10: Airport Transfer.

After your morning breakfast, depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the Kigali airport to catch up with your flight, patched with great memory of your 10 days visit to Uganda safari. We look forward for your next visit and recommendation to friends and family. End of service!

Cost of the Safari Per Person Sharing in USD

Hotel Options

2 Pax

4 Pax

6 Pax

SSR

Mid-range

3970

3475

3175

450

 

SSR = Single Supplement Rate

The day safari includes.

  • Transportation on a 4 x 4 safari vehicle (Extended Land cruiser with pop up roof)
  • En route lunches
  • Accommodation and meals as listed on the itinerary
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • 1 Chimpanzee permit per person.
  • 1 Gorilla ($ 700) permit per person to be paid in advance
  • Rhino trekking
  • Bigodi nature walk
  • Cultural tours
  • Visit to the top of falls
  • Equator experience
  • Boat cruises as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Game drives as mentioned in the itinerary
  • And other day excursions as described in the itinerary
  • Lot of fun on African soil

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.