10 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI

This 10 days Uganda safari takes you to the famous parks of Uganda including Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale forest and Lake Mburo national park. Various activities are carried out during this safari like gorilla and chimp trekking, birding, boat cruise, game drives and nature walks among others.

Summary of the itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala

Day 2: Kampala to Murchison Falls

Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise

Day 4: transfer to Kibale forest

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking

Day 6: Game drive and launch cruise.

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi.

Day 8: Gorilla trekking.

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo, Game drive and boat cruise.

Day 10: Game drive and transfer to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary.

Day 01: arrival and transfer To Kampala.

Our experienced driver/tour guide will pick you up from the airport and drive to Kampala and begin the city tour or first reach the lodge and then start the city tour. You will visit the Uganda Martyrs Namugongo Shrine, the Bahati Temple, Uganda Museum, craft village among others. Have lunch and then transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Forest cottages/ Sheraton hotel

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Drive time from Entebbe to Kampala: approximately 2 hours depending on the jam.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls.

After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you up at around 8:00 am and set off to Murchison falls national park. You will have a stopover in Masindi for lunch and visit the top of the falls. Do not miss out the impressive view of the River Nile that is so powerful making even the ground to shake. Proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation Paraa Safari lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Red Chilli Rest Camp.

Meal plan: Full board

Drive hours: 5-6 hours.

Day 3: Murchison Game drive and Boat cruise.

On this day, you will have early breakfast and  set off for the morning game drive with a tour guide. You will see lions, lioness, waterbucks, giraffes, buffaloes and elephants among others as you take countless pictures of the animals, vegetation and the flowing water. Drive back to the lodge for freshening up and lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise.

In the afternoon, you will fully enjoy the boat cruise on the Nile River and spot various water animals including crocodiles, hippos and water birds as well as other animals species collecting at the river to drink and bath. Go back for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari lodge, Pakuba Safari lodge\, Red chilli Rest Camp.

Meal plan: Full board.

Day 4: Murchison – Kibale National park.

Enjoy an early morning breakfast at the lodge and then set off for Kibale Forest. You will enjoy the beautiful sceneries along the way and then a stopover in Fortportal for a delicious lunch then proceed to the park. On arrival check in your lodge, prepare to visit Bigodi wetland-a home to various birds and primates. Then drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Primate lodge, Kyaninga lodge, Chimp Nest Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Drive hour: 5-6 hours.

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking-Kibale

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and then drive to Kanyanchu to join other members. Here, you will be briefed and divided into groups of not more than 6 people under an experienced tour guide. The trek usually takes 1-5 hours. Go back to the lodge for lunch. You can go for a guided nature walk in the evening and spot primates like white and blue tailed monkeys and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari lodge, Enganzi game lodge.

Meal plan: Full board.

Drive hours: 3 hours.

Day 6: Game Drive and Launch cruise.

An early morning breakfast and game drive in the Kasenyi sector will begin off the day. Animals like Uganda kobs, leopards, elephants among others are seen during the game drive. Get back for lunch at the lodge and then go for the boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and see the crocodiles and hippos as well as water birds. Go back at the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari lodge, Enganzi Game lodge

Meal plan: Full board.

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bwindi, a home to the rare mountain gorillas. This journey passes through the Ishasha sector giving you another great opportunity to once again view the Lazy Tree climbing lions and other animals. Have lunch en route and  then proceed to Bwindi which natures 1000 mountain gorillas currently, over 400 plant species, over 450 species of birds and 27 frog species. On the way to Bwindi, you will view plantations like bananas, tea and the vegetations. Get to the lodge, freshen up , get dinner and then overnight.

Accommodation: Buhoma lodge, Bakiga lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp.

Meal plan: Full board

Drive hour: 4-5 hours.

Day 8: Gorilla trekking

You will have your tasty breakfast and set off to the park Headquarters for briefing and grouping. Each gorilla family is given a group of not more than 8 people. The trek begins at 8:00am and lasts for one to eight hours so you should have your packed lunch and enough water during the trek. When with the primates, one hour is given for observation and conclusion and then trek back to the lodge for refreshment, entertainment, dinner and over night.

Accommodation: Buhoma lodge, Bakiga Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp.

Meal plan: Full board.

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park-Game drive and boat cruise.

After breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Mburo national park where you will arrive and eat your lunch in time. In the afternoon, engage in the boat ride and see a lot of birds and then return for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Bird nest  Bunyonyi,  Bunyonyi Overland Resort.

Meal plan: Full board

Drive hour 5-6 hours.

Day 10: Game drive and transfer to kampala

Enjoy your breakfast and an early morning game drive where you will spot the impalas, buffaloes, Burchells Zebra among others. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch and then emnark on your journey to kampala. You will have a stopover at the Equator for photography and arrive in Kampala in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Sheraton hotel/ Forest cottages.

Meal plan: Full board.

Drive hours: 5-6 hours.

END OF TOUR.