8 Days Wildlife Safari Tour in Uganda

The 8 Days Wildlife Safari Tour takes you Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park, Wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge located a few kilometers from Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

Trip Overview

The 8 Days Wildlife Safari Tour starts from the Entebbe International Airport then to Bwindi Forest National Park located South West of Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kyambura Gorge.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you are welcomed and picked up by our company driver guide who transfers you to your hotel in Kampala for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, Cassia lodge Buziga, Serena Hotel Kampala.

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Wake u have breakfast then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park located near Mbarara Town and the journey takes you 4-5 hours depending on the traffic at the moment. En-route watch the green forest vegetation in the country side, birds then later you reach the Equator located in Kayabwe and here take numerous photos to keep for memories. After proceed on your transfer, break off for lunch at the Igongo Cultural Center. Later transfer to enjoy a Boat Cruise along Lake Mburo where you watch Hippos and crocodiles as well as Birds. After proceed to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mburo Safari Lodge, Mihingo lodge, Rwakobo Rock Lodge.

Day 3: Game Drive & Transfer to Bwindi Forest

Wake up have breakfast then transfer on a Game Drive along various tracks in the Park to watch wildlife animals i.e Buffalo, Zebras, Giraffes, Warthogs, Uganda kobs, Small Antelope, Eland, etc. After your Drive proceed on your transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park a journey that rewards you views of the green vegetation terrain, after a while driving you reach the Park check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Buhoma Lodge, Haven Lodge Buhoma, Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas then in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger guide, penetrate the forest to track the Mountain Gorillas for a period of 3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking photos to keep for memories. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort, Haven Lodge Buhoma.

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi accompanied by a scenic journey to Kabale through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. Enjoy a boat ride on the lake that will reward you with bird viewing and sight seeing. You will familiarize with the ways of life of the people in this area in the evening community walk. Dinner and overnight in Arcadia Cottages

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Leave Lake Bunyonyi after breakfast for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check into your Lodge and have lunch before you leave for Kazinga Channel. After your lunch enjoy the cruise along the Kazinga channel while viewing animals drinking at the waters’ edge and plenty of bird life including migrant birds and flamingoes. Dinner and overnight at Jacana Safari Lodge

Day 7: Game Drive & Chimpanzee Tracking 

After your breakfast head to the park quarters for briefing about the code of chimpanzee tracking. Thereafter leave for the gorge with an armed game ranger for chimpanzee tracking. Take pleasure in the game drive after your lunch in search for animals like Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards, Hyenas, Warthogs, Kobs, Forest Hog if lucky enough and many other small animals. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge

Day 8: Transfer to Kampala

Drive back to Kampala after your breakfast with an en-route lunch stopover