10 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

10 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

SAFARI DETAILS

Private Safari – 10 Days
Price: From – USD $$$$ pp – Tailor Made.
Start/End : Entebbe
Minimum age is 15 years.
Solo traveler prices are available upon request.

10 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

SAFARI OVERVIEW

Our 10-Day Wildlife Gorilla Safari brings you the highlights of Western and South western Uganda the home of the mountain Gorillas. Where the savannah meets the rainforest, this is the home of many iconic African animals, including lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and leopard and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimpanzees.

This Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari specifically includes the well-known national parks of Western Uganda like Bwindi Impenetrable Forest known for the mountain gorillas, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 | Entebbe – Kampala

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met and warmly received by your driver guide and proceed to your accommodation where the driver or guide will brief on the next day’s start of of the 10 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari Adventure.

Accommodation
Medium budget: Forest Cottages (BB) or Makindye Country Club (BB)
High budget: Cassia Lodge (FB)

DAY 2 | Kampala – Kibale Forest

After breakfast we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk through the forest around the lodge in the afternoon. It is also possible to make a night walk to see the animals of the night, like bush babies.

Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white Colobus, red Colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and L’Hoest monkey

Accommodation:
Medium budget: Chimpanzee Guest House (BB)
High budget: Primate Lodge (FB)

DAY 3 | Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee trekking in the morning or in the afternoon, for people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walks in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes. And that will mark our third day of the 10 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari.

Accommodation:
Medium budget: Chimpanzee Guest House (BB)
High budget: Primate Lodge (FB)

DAY 4 | Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

The fourth day of the Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari takes you to the famous Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way we pass the equator where we will make a stop. Game drive in the afternoon, Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Here there is a possibility of seeing elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and leopards.

Medium budget: Enganzi Lodge or Hippo Hill Safari Lodge (BB)
High budget: Mweya Lodge (FB)

DAY 5 | Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game drive in the morning, Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon. The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.

Medium budget: Enganzi Lodge or Hippo Hill Safari Lodge (BB)
High budget: Mweya Lodge (FB)

DAY 6 | Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha

After breakfast we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions, In Ishasha there are 4 prides of lions that climb the trees daily. The other attractions of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in Uganda.

Medium budget: Ishasha Jungle Lodge (BB)
High budget: Ishasha Wilderness Tented Camp (FB)

DAY 7 | Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable for Gorillas

On the exciting seventh day of the Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas! Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay

Medium: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (BB)
High budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (FB)

DAY 8 | Gorilla Trekking day

Gorilla trekking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Medium: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (BB)
High budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (FB)

DAY 9 | Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park, Game drive or boat trip on the lake in the afternoon. It is possible to do a night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards.Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda.Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay.

Medium budget: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge (BB)
High budget: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge (BB)

DAY 10 | Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

Game drive or game walk in the morning, on our way back we can make a stopover at the Equator for photos. Transfer to the airport for your departure. Flight

END OF SAFARI

INCLUDES
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Game drives while on safari
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Private professional English speaking safari guide
  • Transportation with exclusive use of 4X4 safari vehicle as per itinerary
  • Complimentary bottled water while on safari
  • One chimpanzee tracking permit in Kibale National Park
  • One boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • One gorilla tracking permit in Bwindi National Park

EXCLUDES

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Premium brands whilst all inclusive
  • International Flights

Accommodation

Chobe Safari Lodge Uganda

The booking with the accommodation mentioned in the program depend on availability. Reservations will only be made after your booking.

In case the mentioned accommodation is not available during the requested period, we will do our utmost best to book one for you in the same class (of course we will only do this after consulting you).

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