On your 10 days best of Uganda gorilla wildlife safari will allow you to witness Uganda’s beauty in all its glory. The safari will let you set sights on the amazing Murchison Falls, the Lake Mburo, the Kibale Forest National Park, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest among other wildlife game scenery. You will engage in a number of activities such as chimpanzee and gorilla tracking, wildlife game drives, boat cruises, nature trails, cultural encouters among others.
Entebbe International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Your 10 Days Best of Uganda Gorilla Wildlife Safari will include;
Drive from Kampala in the morning with your guide to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest park and home to 451 bird species and 76 mammal species. And some of which would monkeys like the colobus monkey, blue monkey and chimpanzees. You will also view the spectacular falls.
On this day, you will have a tasty breakfast and set out for a game drive. The tour guide will lead you to the finest places to easily see the animals. You will certainly enjoy Uganda’s true wilderness as you will be taking the best pictures that will be unforgettable on this safari. You will be seeing lions, lioness plus their cubs together with other wild animals such as elephants plus giraffes moving, buffaloes and antelopes grazing in the savannah.
Then the boat cruise on the Nile will be best. On the boat you will have a great time on the Victoria Nile, the boat takes you to the bottom of the falls. You will observe various animals like elephants, crocodiles, large numbers of hippos, buffaloes, water bucks and also birds such as the storks, fish eagle among others.
Enjoy an early breakfast at the lodge and drive to Kibale Forest National Park, you will take pleasure in the beautiful scenery of this countryside which makes the journey more exciting. Have your lunch en route in Fort portal town and continue as you will have great vies of the Ruwenzori ranges.
Check in at your lodge before going for an optional guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland which is home to various birds and primate species. Later have dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Get up so early for breakfast and head to the park, where you will be briefed and later start off with Chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Kibale forest is among the charming places well-known for different primates and several crater lakes within Uganda.
In the morning you will see the chimps in their natural environment. These chimps are also exciting and this very close encounter will reward you with a memorable experience on your trip. After lunch you will drive to the Mweya peninsula in Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will arrive in the late afternoon. Have a delicious dinner and night rest.
Enjoy your breakfast and set out for a game drive through the Kasenyi track and where you have a chance to observe different wildlife species like lions, elephants, antelopes, buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes and if lucky enough leopards together with amazing beautiful bird species. Queen Elizabeth has a diversity of Uganda’s ecosystems such as the Savannah, wetlands, lakes and forests. With this, its scenery is spectacular with crater lakes like Nyamunuka and various shrubs and forests.
Later head back to the lodge for lunch and relax. In the afternoon go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel; this is one of the most memorable experiences from the park. Take pleasure in observing different water birds together with their echoing sweet sounds and animals such as hippos, African crocodiles, waterbucks, buffaloes among others. After experiencing the true wilderness, drive back to the lodge for a night rest and dinner.
Breakfast in the morning and head for a guided forest walk in Maramagambo forest with the hope to see diverse birds species, python and bat caves. You will also track chimpanzees in the Kyambura gorge. Head back to the lodge have lunch as you prepare for an evening game drive through the park.
After breakfast transfer to Bwindi via the Ishasha sector as you will have a chance to observe tree-climbing lions in the wild. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to over 346 bird species, 120 mammal species, 400 plant species, 27 frog species among others and covering an area of 331 sq km.
Have lunch en route and continue with your journey combined with amazing and spectacular views of banana, tea plantations and the overall green vegetation of the area. On reaching the park check in at lodge of preference. Have dinner and overnight stay as you wait n the big day for gorilla tracking.
After a cup of tea, head to the park head offices with your guide. You will have a briefing about the dos and don’t s while in the park with gorillas. After head for gorilla trekking through the mist rain forest, trekking can take 2 hours or up to 6 hours and this is based on the location of the gentle giants.
Only 1 hour is permitted to trekkers while with the gorillas. Make sure you carry packed lunch, enough water, sturdy shoes, non-flash cameras, rain jackets, walking sticks for those who are not so fit. Later return to the lodge and relax.
In the evening, go for a community walk where you will visit the Batwa, which is an indigenous group of people that has lived in the forest for many years, enjoy traditional dances from them. Head back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, which is approximately a 6 to 7 hours’ drive. You will go through the outstanding scenery in Kabale which is a combination of terraced hills, forests, banana plantations among others. Have lunch in Mbarara and continue to Lake Mburo which is home to over 332 bird species, sitting on an area of 371 sq km.
A number of animals made it their home such as Zebras, impalas, warthogs, topics, waterbucks, buffaloes, and reed bucks among others. Upon arrival, you will have a boat cruise on the lake where your eyes will be fed with lots of wonders like the birds, crocodiles, hippos, zebras among others. Have dinner and a night rest.
As you come to the end of this adventurous safari, you will have breakfast and leave for an early game drive. There you will see numerous zebras, Impalas, warthogs and antelopes living in their many natural habitats.
Though we will stop over in Masaka for you to witness the equator and other plantation and drop you either in Entebbe for your flight home or to Kampala.