10 DAYS UGANDA CHIMPANZEES, GORILLAS & SAVANNA WILDLIFE SAFARI

Double Gorilla Trek

Itinerary Overview

Enjoy the best of Ugandas Chimpanzees, Gorillas and animals of the savannah with this 10 Days package as you explore Kibale National Park also known as Ugandas primate city, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to the magnificinet Mountain Gorillas and 3 Savannah National Parks for an opportunity to encounter the Big 5 . Enjoy endless game drives with a chance to see giraffes, elephants, zebras, lion, leopard and many more.The trip offers you an opportunity to meet the Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Santuary on a walking safari , Nile launch Cruise ,Boat trip on the famous Kazinga Channel , Community encounter as well as a rewarding safari walk in Lake Mburo NP among others.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer From Airport To Hotel In Entebbe

When you land at Entebbe Airport, the driver will welcome you and and transfer you to a Hotel in Entebbe ahead of your safari. While in Entebbe, we can visit art and craft markets and take a walk in the botanical gardens or relax at your hotel.


Overnight: Tilapia Lodge (Budget)

Karibu Guesthouse (Midrange)

 

Hotel No. 5 (Luxury)

Day 2: Transfer To Murchison Falls NP Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 

Following a delicious breakfast, you will begin the 5 – 6 hours’ drive to Murchison Falls National Park, which is the country’s largest and oldest national park. A one hour Rhino trekking stopover will be made en route in the Nakasongola district. After that, it’s time for lunch before heading to the lodge for some rest, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Overnight: Fort Murchison Safari Lodge (Budget)

Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange)

 

Paara Safari Lodge 9Luxury)

                                                                                                           

Day 3: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Nile Boat Cruise

After breakfast, we shall drive out for a morning game drive with a chance to spot different animals. We shall proceed at the hippo pool where bush breakfast will be served while viewing   hippos and birds. After the game drive, we shall drive back to the lodge for lunch before we go for our boat cruise where we shall have a chance to see  hippos, and crocodiles, and other  mammals such as elephants, antelopes, buffalos, and more at the banks swimming, sunbathing and  taking water. We shall also have a great view of the falls from the bottom.

Overnight: Fort Murchison Safari Lodge (Budget)

Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange)

 

Paara Safari Lodge 9Luxury)

Day 4: Transfer To Kibale Forest NP

After an early breakfast, we shall start our journey to Kibale Forest NP which is also Uganda’s primate city. It is a long drive of about 5hrs so we shall have lunch in Fortportal town and continue for an evening around the craters. Along the journey we shall go through typical African village setup in the far countryside and tea plantations. In the craters, we have a chance to spot monkey species such as black and white colobus, red colobus, red tailed monkey and grey cheeked mangabeys.


Overnight: Lake Nkuruba Lodge (Budget)

Isunga Lodge (Midrange)

 

Chimpundu Lodge (Luxury)

 

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking, Transfer To Queen Elizabeth N.P

In the morning, we shall drive to Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts of chimpanzee trekking and get allocated a trekking group.

We shall start our trek into the forest in search for chimps, in the forest, we shall have a chance to meet different species of monkeys for example red colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies, we shall also meet butterflies and various bird species like the native Great Blue Turaco, joyful greenbul, olive long tailed cuckoo and the superb black bee eater. When you finally meet the chimps, you will be allowed one hour with them as you take pictures and videos while learning about their behaviours.

 

 After the trek, your guide will pick you for lunch and then embark on our journey to Queen Elizabeth.


Overnight: The Bush Lodge (Budget)

Elephant Hab Lodge (Midrange)

 

Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Day 6: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise

After an early breakfast, we shall drive to the park to explore the beauty of this Queen Elizabeth NP with a chance to spot elephants, mongoose, lions, leopards, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, leopards, warthogs, and many more. We shall drive back to the lodge for lunch and later go for an afternoon boat trip on Kazinga Channel.

While on the  Kazinga channel boat trip, a water body that connects Lake George and Lake Edward, we have a chance to spot different bird species like pelicans, vultures, fish eagles, kingfishers, sacred ibis and many more and animals such as buffalos, bushbucks, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, and others. Return to the lodge with a simple game drive. 

Overnight: The Bush Lodge (Budget)

Elephant Hab Lodge (Midrange)

 

Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Day 7: Transfer To Bwind Forest NP Via Ishasha Sector Game Drive

After our breakfast, we start our drive towards Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth NP. Along the journey, we have a chance to encounter some animals, when we reach Ishasha we shall go for a game drive in search for tree climbing lions which are famous in this sector. During the game drive you stand a chance to see elephants, topis, buffalos and more. After the game drive we shall have a lunch break before we proceed to Bwindi National Park, which is home to the magnificent gorillas.


Overnight: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget)

Mahogany Springs Lodge (Midrange)

 

Bwindi Volcanoes Lodge (Luxury)

Day 8: Gorilla trekking, Batwa Community Experience

After breakfast, we shall head for the highlight of this trip. Drive to the park headquarters briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. You will be allocated a gorilla trekking group and ranger guides then you start your trek in the forest. When you finally meet a gorilla family, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them learning and creating memories with them while also taking photos and videos.

In the afternoon, we shall go for a Batwa cultural encounter for a chance to learn about the cultural and traditions of the locals. Enjoy their music, dance and stories.


Overnight: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget)

Mahogany Springs Lodge (Midrange)

 

Bwindi Volcanoes Lodge (Luxury)

DAY 9: Transfer To Lake Mburo, Afternoon Game Drive

After a hot cup of tea or coffee, we shall leave the scenic Lake Bunyonyi behind and start our journey towards Lake Mburo National Park. We shall reach the lodge in time for lunch, check in and prepare to go for an afternoon game drive for a chance to view Zebras, Topis, Warthogs, cape buffaloes and Impalas. 


Overnight: Eagles Nest Lodge (Budget)

Rwakobo Rock (Midrange)

 

Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)

Day 10: Morning Safari Walk, Transfer To Entebbe

On this day, we shall enjoy a unique safari walk getting you close encounters with wildlife. We shall visit the hyenas den, with a possibility to see Leopards, zebras, waterbucks, birds and buffaloes in there morning routine jungle life. After the safari walk, we shall have breakfast at the lodge ahead of our journey to Entebbe as we have reached the end of the 10 Days Uganda Chimpanzees, Gorillas & Savanna Wildlife safari. Along the journey, we shall stop by the Equator for some photo moment and souvenir shopping, we shall then continue with our drive to Entebbe in a hotel or to the airport for flights back home.

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