10 Days Gorillas & Wildlife Tour in Uganda
The 10 Days Gorilla & Wildlife Tour takes you Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzee Tracking at Kibale Forest National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Wildlife Safaris at Queen Elizabeth National Park and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda.
Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up
On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you are picked up by our company representative/ driver who transfers you to the Entebbe Botanical gardens for bird watching and the bird species you watch include; orange tufted, red chested Sunbirds, orange weaver, slender-billed, Northern Brown –throated, yellow backed, Jackson’s Golden –backed, Black-headed, Vieillot’s black weavers etc. After the experience, you will transfer for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight at Airport View Hotel, Gately Inn, Sophie’s Motel.
Day 2: Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Wake up early have breakfast then transfer through Kampala towards Masindi Town via the Kampala Gulu Highway. Break off to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek the white Rhinos then later after the Trekking experience, proceed to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Kabalega Resort, Masindi Hotel.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Budongo Forest Murchison Falls National Park's head quarters for briefing about Chimpanzee Tracking at the Kaniyo Pabidi Eco Tourism Center then later in groups with a skilled park ranger guide, penetrate the forest to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours depending on their location.
When you meet them take numerous photos to keep for memories. Dinner and Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Day 4: Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer to enjoy a game drive along the various tracks in the park watching various wildlife animals i.e the Rothschild Giraffe, Elephant, Jackson Hartebeest, Lions, Waterbucks etc. After your game drive, return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Day 5: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Kibale Forest National Park a journey that takes you almost the whole day offering you views of the green terrain vegetation, birds, Rwenzori Mountains in distance. Lunch is en-route then when you reach the Park, transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight Primates lodge Kibale, Chimp’s Nest, Chimpanzee Guest House.
Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking and Nature Walks
Wake early in the morning, take breakfast then transfer to the headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don'ts around the Chimpanzees in their natural forest vegetation habitat. After transfer in groups with a skilled park ranger guide to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours depending on their current location and when you meet them, take many photos to keep for memories.
After tracking, break off for lunch then after transfer on a guided nature walk which offers you views of the green forest, various other primates like L’Hoest’ monkeys, red colobus monkey, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkey, red-tailed monkeys and the grey-cheeked mangabeys and birds. Dinner and overnight at Primates lodge Kibale , Chimp’s Nest, Chimpanzee Guest House.
Day 7: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a Game drive which offers you views of numerous wildlife animals along different tracks i.e elephants, Kobs, buffalos, lions, hyenas, antelopes etc. After your Game Drive, break off for lunch then later transfer to the Kazinga Channel for a remarkable Boat Cruise which offers you views at schools of Hippo and crocodiles beneath the waters. After the adventure, proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight stay at Jacana Lodge, Hippo Hill camp, Simba Safari Lodge.
Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Wake up have breakfast and after proceed to Bwindi Forest National Park via the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park prominently known to have the tree climbing lions resting within the fig trees. On reaching the Park, proceed to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Relaxation, Dinner and Over night at Gorilla Resort, Engagi Lodge, Buhoma Community Bandas.
Day 9: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don'ts around the Mountain Gorillas then after in groups of 8 with a skilled ranger guide, penetrate the forest to track the Gorillas for 3-5 hours and when you meet them an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking photos. After trekking transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Over night at Gorilla Resort, Engagi Lodge, Buhoma Community Bandas.
Day 10: Departure to Kampala
Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, embark on a transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe International Park to board your flight back home.
THIS SAFARI INCLUDES:
- Ground transportation
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits to be booked in advance
- Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
- Airfare to Uganda
- Cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the program