8 days Uganda Adventure safaris.

Tour Details.

This 8-day safari begins from and ends in Entebbe. It takes you to the best national parks in Uganda including Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable national park. you will not miss out on game drives, boat cruises, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking.

Highlights.

  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala.
  • Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls.
  • Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise.
  • Day 4: Murchison – Kibale forest
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale
  • Day 6: Game drive and drive To Bwindi.
  • Day 7:  Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Day 8:  Transfer to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala.

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be picked up by your guide and then he will transfer you to one of the hotels to refresh up and relax as you are taking your breakfast. From there you will embark on your journey to Kampala to have a city tour. During this city tour, you will get to see a number attractions such as the museums, the independence monument, the kasubi tombs, the Bahai temple and so many others. From there, you will get to the lodge where you will relax and spend your over night.

Accommodations.

  • Sheraton hotel.
  • Hotel Africana

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls.

Immediately after having your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you and then  you will embark on your 6 hour drive journey  to Murchison falls the largest national park in Uganda with the strongest water falls. Along your way, you will get a stopover at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola. You will then proceed with your journey and have another stop over at the Karuma falls. Procced with your journey to Murchison falls where you will have the last stop over in Masindi town to have your lunch. You will then embark on your journey and finally within a few minutes you will be arriving at the entrance in Murchison falls. You will be welcomed and directed to the lodge where to spend an overnight. You will refresh, relax and then wait for the next day.

Accommodations.

  • Pakuba safari lodge.
  • Amuka lodge.
  • Paraa Safari lodge.

Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise.

After having your morning coffee, you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to the park for an early morning game drive. During this morning activity, you will get to see a number of animals such as the lions, leopards, the elephants, the bus bucks to mention but a few. You will then get back to the lodge, have lunch and then prepare for an evening boat cruise activity. During this session, you will get to see a number of animals such as the crocodiles in the water, the hippos, the elephants, the leopards and so many others. You will then embark on your journey back to the lodge, have your dinner and then rest.

Accommodations.

  • Pakuba safari lodge.
  • Amuka lodge.
  • Paraa Safari lodge

Day 4: Murchison – Kibale forest

After having your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you up  from the hotel with your packed lunch and items and then transfer you to the park for an early morning game drive to see the animals that you did not get a chance to see during your stay in the park. After the game drive, you will rest, have your lunch and then embark on your journey to kibale national park a home of chimpanzees in Uganda. Along your way, you will get to see a number of beautiful features including the beautiful sceneries, the green vegetation, rolling hills and so on. You will also have a stopover in fort portal town to have an experience of the beautiful city with the most welcoming people in Uganda.  You will proceed with your journey and within a short time, you will be arriving in kibale national park where you will be welcomed at the park entrance and then directed where to have an overnight stay. You will relax, refresh and then rest.

Accommodations.

  • Chimpanzee forest guest house.
  • Kibale forest camp.
  • Crater safari lodge.
  • Isunga lodge.

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale.

After grabbing your morning breakfast, you will be picked up by your guide from the hotel and then transfer you to the park headquarters where you will first have a briefing about the rules and the regulations of trekking chimpanzees. From there you will be divided into groups of 8 members where by   each group will be allocated a chimpanzee family to trek. You will enter into the jungle and start the trekking. This will take you over one hour to trek. However, it might go beyond because some of the chimpanzee families may be grazing far which makes the time to go beyond the one hour to even 8 hours.  Once you get the chimpanzees, you are given over one hour to stay with them as you are taking photos and having fun. From there, you can get back to the lodge have your lunch and then relax as you prepare for an evening bigodi nature walk. Here you will get to interact with the local people in the community and get to know what they do to earn a leaving. You will get back to the lodge refresh, have dinner and rest.

Accommodation.

  •  Chimpanzee forest guest house.
  • Kibale forest camp.
  • Crater safari lodge.
  • Isunga lodge.

Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi.

As soon as you get done with your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you from the hotel and then transfer you Bwindi impenetrable national park to have your best adventure experience for the mountain gorillas. Along your way, you will get to see the rolling hills of kigezi and the beautiful land scapes. As you continue with your journey, you will get an enroute lunch and soon you will be arriving to your final destination. Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed and directed to the lodge where to have an overnight. You will refresh up, have   your dinner and rest.

Accommodations.

  • Trekkers Tavern Cottages.
  • Rushaga gorilla haven lodge.
  • Buhoma haven lodge.
  • Silver back lodge

Day 7:  Gorilla trekking in Bwindi.

After having your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and then transfer you to the park headquarters where you will first have a briefing with your ranger guide about the rules and the regulations of trekking. From there, you will be divided into the groups of 8 members. Each group will be given a gorilla family to trek. This is because Bwindi has got several gorilla families and sectors. From there, you will enter into the jungle and then start the trekking, once you get these gorilla families, you will be given ample time of over one hour to stay with these primates as you are having fun and taking photos. From there you will get back to the lodge, have your lunch and then get back to the park for an evening batwa community walk. Here, you will get to interact with these local people also known as the pygmies. You will get to know what activity they always do to earn a leaving. After this activity, you will get back to the lodge, have a refreshment, take your dinner and then rest.

Accommodations.

  • Trekkers Tavern Cottages.
  • Rushaga gorilla haven lodge.
  • Buhoma Haven lodge.
  • Silver back lodge.

Day 8:  Transfer to Kampala.

Wake very early in the morning, grab yourself a cup of coffee and then start off your journey back to Kampala. This will mark the end of your trip.

The package includes the following.

  • Gorilla permit.
  • The chimpanzee permit.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Boat cruise.
  • English speaking guide.

The package excludes the following.

  • International flights.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Tips for local people.
  • Laundry services

 

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