10 Days Uganda Gorillas & Game Safari

10 Days Uganda Gorillas & Game Safari

Uganda Gorillas - Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Uganda Gorillas - Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Uganda Gorilla Tracking & Game Safari

Start/End: Kampala
Duration: 10 Days
Activities: Gorilla Trekking, Game Drive, Boat Ride
Destinations: Jinja, Kibale Forest, QENP, Bwindi Forest, Lake Mburo

from $2010

to $4720


price per person in USD

This trip gives you a Nile rafting experience, Game safari, Chimp tracking experience in Kibale forest and Gorilla tracking in Bwindi.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jinja White Nile Rafting
  • Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Boat Ride on kazinga Channel & Savanna game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe, transfer to kampala

Meet with our Local guide either in Entebbe or Kampala then head to Kampala at your Lodge for the night.
Accommodation at Cassia Lodge Kampala(Comfort), Serena Hotel(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Jinja then back to Kampala

Early morning after breakfast, head to Jinja for white water rafting. This takes the whole day and also visit the source of the Nile, Jinja Town and craft shops. All drinks, Lunch and transport included.
Accommodation at  Cassia Lodge(Comfort), Serena Hotel(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:  Rwenzori mountains – Kibale forest

Transfer to Fort Portal (5 hours) which nestles in the shadow of the fabled “Mountains of the Moon”. Afternoon visit to Bigodi swamp, see smaller mammals and primates. Highlights are finding the rare red colobus monkey and the sitatunga.
Accommodation at Kibale Forest Camp(Standard), Mountains of the moon hotel (Comfort), Ndali lodge(Luxury).
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Kibale forest

Full day in search of Chimpanzee and 10 other primates including l’ hoestes, red colobus, blue, red-tailed and gray-cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, on primates, the forest fauna and flora. The walk is both informative and enjoyable.
Accommodation at Kibale Forest Camp(Standard), Mountains of the moon hotel (Comfort), Ndali lodge(Luxury).
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth national park

Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park for 3 hours following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey. A game drive en route may be rewarded with views of lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, hyena and a variety of antelope species. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. Many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species.
Accommodation at Kasenyi Safari Camp (Standard), Mweya Safari lodge(Luxury).
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 6:  Game Safari in Queen Elizabeth Park

Two game drives today. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bushbuck. These two game drives and the boat trip (taken prior) are memorable methods of discovering a vast array of wildlife.
Accommodation at Kasenyi Safari Camp (Standard), Mweya Safari lodge(Luxury).
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi

Drive through the “Switzerland of Africa” area known as the Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi (5 hours).
Accommodation at  Bunyonyi Overland resort (Standard), Bwindi Gorilla Haven (Comfort), Silverback lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable forests

Early morning entry into Gorilla sanctuary. This rainforest is spectacular. It offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals include the endangered mountain gorillas, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog etc. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain vary according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, exciting adventure. The gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal.
Accommodation at  Bunyonyi Overland resort (Standard), Bwindi Gorilla Haven (Comfort), Silverback lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner.

Day 9:  Lake Mburo national park

Check out after breakfast and take a leisurely drive to Lake Mburo National Park (4 hours) with a stopover in Mbarara for Lunch. This is the best place in the country to see zebras. Lake Mburo has 5 lakes and is mainly savanna with scattered acacias trees. The park features animals such as impalas, elands, roan antelopes, reedbucks, klipspringers and topis, as well as buffaloes and hippos. Adjacent to the park are the ranches of the Bahima tribe, who herd the famed long-horned Ankole cattle that are a common sight here. Take an afternoon boat ride.
Accommodation at Mburo Safari lodge or Mihingo lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10: Transfer back to Entebbe

Breakfast followed by safari walk. Check out after lunch and depart for Kampala (3 hours). Drop off at Entebbe International airport and head back Home.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.

End of Safari

INCLUDED

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert  English speaking driver/guide
  • All Nights’ Accommodation
  • One gorilla permit
  • Park fees, nature and community walk fees
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
Jinja White Nile Rafting
Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking
queen elizabeth National park
queen elizabeth National park tree climbing lions
Bwindi Gorilla Safari - Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour
Lake Mburo National Park
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