10 day Uganda Wildlife Tour

Included with this package

  • Accommodations and Meals mentioned
  • English-speaking Resident Driver Guide 
  • 4×4 Custom built safari vehicle and Fuel
  • Park Entrance Fees in all mentioned national parks
  • Government taxes
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Airport transfers

Overview

Explore Uganda’s top travel destinations in our 10 days Uganda Safari program. Murchison falls which is Uganda’s largest and oldest park will be one of the major highlights of this trip. The major activities here include, a visit to the falls, boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, game viewing, nature walks among others. Also to look out for in this trip is the Chimpanzee Gorilla trekking experience as you have an encounter with the most endangered apes of Uganda. Read More

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & transfer to the hotel

You will be welcomed by our professional guide on arrival at Entebbe International airport and be led straight to your Hotel to have some rest after the long flight. Dinner and night stay at the lodge in Entebbe.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast at the lodge, you will drive off through Kampala city and continue towards Murchison falls National Park. You will enjoy great stopovers at roadside markets for fruits and interaction with the local people. The beautiful green undergrowth on this countryside also gives you a fresh breeze as you drive towards the park. You will arrive early enough to catchup with the ferry to cross the Nile and arrive later in the evening at the lodge in the park. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge..

Day 3: Game drive and Boat Cruise

After delicious breakfast at the lodge, you will launch a morning game drive with your guide through the open savanna of this large park. A wide range of mammals are seen in this park including the elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, waterbucks, impalas, warthogs, leopards, lions, wild dogs, baboons and several bird species among others. You will then break off for lunch and launch a boat cruise in the afternoon to the bottom of the falls. The hippos and crocodiles are seen swimming or sunbathing, while other animals are seen catching a drink at the shores of the Nile. After this lifetime boat cruise, you will return to meet your driver and drive back to the lodge for relaxation.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park

After breakfast at the lodge, you will set off transferring from Murchison Falls to Kibale National Park that is just a few hours away. You will have a visit to the Tooro Kingdom to explore the beautiful culture of the Tooro people. Also to look out for is the beautiful tea plantations as you proceed to Kibale National park. You will have lunch on the way and later arrive in the late afternoon retiring at the lodge.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking

After breakfast in the morning, you will head straight to the briefing area and be joined with other tourists. You will then be divided in groups of eight and be led into the forest in search for habituated chimpanzees. There is no cause for fear of attack since the chimps have been habituated and are safe for tracking. A full hour with the chimps will be allowed to enable you learn about the behavior of these Apes. You will now break off for lunch and launch a nature walk is in Bigodi swamp to catchup with the birds, different tree species and several primate species including monkeys and baboons. Return to the lodge with your guide and relax as you watch the sunset.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi National Park

After your breakfast this day, you will embark on a long journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest; the home of the endangered mountain Gorillas. You will drive through the beautiful countryside enjoying the fresh breath from the green undergrowth on the roadside.  You will have a stop over for lunch at the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and continue to Bwindi arriving late in the evening. Check in at the lodge, have dinner and spend the night here.

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking

After breakfast you will drive to the park offices at 7 am to catch up with briefing with other tourists. You will then be divide in groups of eight and be a located a gorilla family to visit and be led into the jungle to search for these forest giants. Meeting a giant male gorilla is an experience of a life time that you will live to tell for generations. You will be given a whole hour with the gorillas as you learn about the individual behavior of each Gorilla. Return to the starting point and meet your guide to drive to the lodge for lunch and spend your evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 8: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast at the lodge, you will check out of the lodge at 10am and drive off to Lake Bunyonyi located in the same area near Kabale town. This fresh water body is a safe haven for honeymooners and travelers who love to have a quiet time. The lake is crocodile-free which makes it good for swimming and relaxation at the shores. You will arrive around lunch hours and check-in at the lodge, have lunch and launch an Island tour on a motorized canoe boat. You will have a chance to visit the 29 Islands where you will interact with the locals. Return later to the lodge and have your dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast on this day, you will set off immediately and drive through Kabale and Ntungamo town arriving in Mbarara in the afternoon. Have lunch and launch an evening game drive in the open savanna of this small park in the western side of the park. Giraffes, zebras, elands, warthogs, buffaloes, baboons, impalas, hippos and many bird species among others are some of the wildlife you may encounter on this trip. Later retire at the lodge, have dinner ad spend a night there.

Day 10: Return to Kampala

Have breakfast early in the morning and launch a morning game drive to catchup with the early risers like the hunting cuts and hyenas and the other mammals catching a morning meal. After this game viewing experience, you will drive off returning to Kampala

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