9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari (Signature Safari)

9 Days Deluxe Safari - Uganda Safari - Gorilla Tracking

SAFARI DETAILS

Private Safari – 9 Days
Price: From – USD $$$$ PPn |  Tailored
Internal Flight: Bwindi/Entebbe (from $ 425)
Minimum age is 15 years.
Solo traveler prices are available upon request.

9 Days Deluxe Uganda Safari (Signature Safari)

SAFARI OVERVIEW

The 9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari (Signature Safari) will take you to see habituated chimpanzees at Kibale National Park, taking a crater walk at Queen Elizabeth National Park and tracking endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This safari route is the biggest selling package in Uganda’s tourism, you’re onto something for making the choice. Talk to an expert today and let’s get you started on trip planning.

  • Enjoy scenic drives with game viewing opportunities in the varied landscapes of Uganda
  • Embark on a forest trek to view habituated chimpanzees at Kibale National Park
  • Choose your activity in Queen Elizabeth National Park, from game drives to launch trips to forest and crater walks
  • Track the endangered mountain gorilla, an amazing experience offered at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

ITINARARY

Day 1: Arrive Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to your hotel. Dubbed the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda shines with stunning greenery, deep lakes, soaring mountains and perhaps the greatest natural treasure of all – half of the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla population. Relax and unwind after your flight to prepare the next day’s start of the 9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari. Your driver and guide will give you a simple briefing about the trip and what to expect over dinner at your hotel.

Accommodation: Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa (B&B)

Day 2: Kibale National Park | Into the Forest

This here is practically the first day of the 9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari. You start with a scenic drive through rolling hills dotted with tea estates to Kibale National Park, one of the most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. Known for its 11 primate species, over 300 bird species and population of chimpanzees, Kibale Forest is home to 11 species of primates. You may also spot mangabeys and a vast array of butterflies.

Arrive at your lodge amid Lake Kyaninga and the Mountains of the Moon. Papaya Lake Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: Kibale National Park | Domain of the Chimpanzee

Rise early this morning for the short drive to the start of your chimpanzee trek. The chimpanzees feed high in the trees, so binoculars are a must. Barks of baboons occasionally pierce the forest silence as you make your way along the trail. Take a guided walk in the wildlife-rich Bigodi Forest swamp, an excellent chance to view birds, sitatunga, mongooses, bush pigs, otters and bushbucks. Papaya Lake Lodge |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park | Ugandan Views

Travel from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, buffalo and baboons. Offering magnificent views of the rift valley, it is also known for its tree-climbing lions. Absorb fantastic park vistas and views of the Rwenzori Mountains from your camp.

Mweya Safari Lodge |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park | Elephants & More

Choose between numerous activities at your camp, including game drives through the park, watching for plains game, including the rare Uganda kob. You may also opt for launch trips on the Kazinga Channel; walks in Kyambura Gorge; forest walks in Maramagambo Forest; bird-watching; and community, village and crater walks.

Mweya Safari Lodge |   Meals: B L D

Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Lush Hills

Take a game drive as you leave the park, with views of farmlands and local villages. Check in to your camp, the only one located within the Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At this point the 9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari adventure gets so interesting and attention demanding.  From the Bwindi Forest luxurious home base, set off on gorilla treks to track down these magnificent mammals at their most natural, a rare sight experienced by only the most fortunate. An even luckier few might see them within the Gorilla Forest Camp, as there are no barriers, redefining any close encounter you have ever had with wildlife.

Bwindi Lodge |   Meals: B L D

Days 7-8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Gorilla Encounters

Spend the next two days tracking endangered mountain gorillas and spending up to an hour with these fascinating creatures each day. Return to the lodge with time to relax, or set out on another guided forest hike. Bwindi Lodge |   Meals: B L D

Day 9: Depart Entebbe

Fly to Entebbe, with use of a dayroom until your connecting flight. Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa (dayroom)   |   Meals: B

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

kibale forest National Park - Chimp Tracking in Uganda - 9 Day Deluxe Uganda Safari (Signature Safari)

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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