The 10 days Uganda wildlife Safari and its Nature enjoys the unique features Uganda hosts that are hardly found elsewhere in Africa. You will explore the breathtaking landscapes and immerse yourself in local cultures of Uganda and experience the touch of real Africa’s biodiversity. Uganda hosts the largest population of Endangered Mountain Gorillas, Kibale Forest enjoys the best position for trekking Chimpanzee in the World and Ishasha sector of Queen
Elizabeth Nationals offers a spectacular experience of tree climbing lions not limited to other activities that will make your adventure memorable
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be picked up from Entebbe airport by our Company representative/ Safari driver to start off your journey to Murchison Falls National Park.
You may choose to visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en-route to Murchison Falls ($50 per person Optional)
Time: 7 hours
Accommodation: Fort Murchison
Meal Plan: All meals
Today you will wake up very early. In the early morning hours animals are the
most active, the sun is not yet so bright and temperatures are cooler. It offers the
best time to spot wild animals. After an early breakfast you will go on a game
drive to explore the northern part of the park.
You will get a spectacular view of the African animals like elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelopes and many tropical birds
may all be spotted during the game drive. So keep your eyes open.
In the afternoon you will take a boat safari up the Nile River to Murchison Falls.
You will be watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys and all the other thirsty wildlife that the Nile attracts, you will reach the
base of the 43-meter high Falls which approach with a thunderous sound.
After the boat cruise you will hike to the top of the falls. From here you will have a wonderful view of the Falls drop straight down at a high speed with a thunderous sound. By car or after a short hike you can reach the “Top of the falls
Accommodation: Fort Murchison
Meal plan: All meals
You will have a relaxed breakfast, and at about 8 am, you will embark on a road
transfer to Kibale Forest NP. The park is popular for its primates like
chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, L’Hoest’s
monkeys, and Uganda mangabeys (Lophocebus ugandae). You will reach Kibale
in time to enjoy your lunch at the booked accommodation. Later, after some
rest, you proceed for a tea plantation visit. Alternatively, you can head out to
explore the Kibale Crater lakes if you love scenery, primates, and bird sightings.
Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (budget level) | Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner | Drive time: Approx. 5 hours.
Have breakfast and then head to the rangers’ post where you will receive a
briefing on the do’s and don’ts during chimp trekking. Thereafter, you will
proceed to trek the chimps in the Kibale Forest with an experienced ranger
guide. The presence of primates here will surely amaze you. Once you locate
the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour in their presence.
Later, after lunch, head out for the Bigodi Wetlands excursion. Bigodi boasts an
extensive array of bio-diversity including a number of primates and birds.
Thereafter, you will return to the accommodation and rest.
Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse | Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Have a relaxed breakfast at the accommodation and then drive to Queen
Elizabeth National Park. You will reach Queen Elizabeth NP early enough to relax
and have lunch. In the afternoon, proceed for game viewing. During the game
drive, look out for wild animals like reedbuck, bushbuck, kob, warthog,
elephant, lion and buffalo to mention but a few. Alternatively, you can choose
to go for the breathtaking explosion crater drive. It is a sightseeing drive with a
spectacular view of the magnificent scenery in and around Queen Elizabeth NP.
There is also some wildlife to see along the drive, although the most common
sights are Cape buffaloes and elephants. Return to the accommodation for
relaxation, dinner and your overnight stay.
Accommodation: Irungu Safari Lodge | Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner | Drive
time: Approx. 2-3 hours.
Wake up early and enjoy your breakfast. Proceed for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains and be on the lookout for Cape buffalos, herds of elephants, lions and leopards (though hard to spot) among others. Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch. After lunch, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. During the trip, the sight of wildlife including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others will fascinate you. You will also see many varieties of birds on the water shores. You will have dinner and overnight at your accommodation.
Optional: If interested, you may go for the twin lakes hike after the boat trip.
Accommodation: Irungu Safari Lodge | Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner | Drive time: n/a
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast and thereafter embark on a drive to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP which is famously known for its resident tree climbing lions. The chance of spotting these giant predators is about 70%, though sometimes they are hard to spot, especially when they are down in the
grassland looking for prey.
Should you get the chance to spot them, the sight will be spectacular! From
Ishasha, continue to the accommodation close to Bwindi Impenetrable National
Park. With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in at
your accommodation and relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking
experience the following day.
Accommodation: Buhoma Haven Community camp (budget level) | Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner | Drive time: Approx. 5-6 hours.
Have breakfast and continue to the rangers’ post. You will receive a briefing
from a ranger guide on the do’s and don’ts during the trekking. Thereafter, you
will enter the Bwindi Forest for your adventure. The beauty of this rainforest is
spectacular! The area offers a dramatic, steeply forested landscape and is
incredibly dense, but is crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access
to tourists. The time it takes and the terrain varies with the movements of these
great primates. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an
hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle but
endangered giants, is unforgettable.
Return to the accommodation, check out, and transfer to Kisoro, located close
to Mgahinga Gorilla NP.
Overnight will be at the Travellers Rest Hotel.
Wake up early, have breakfast and drive to the rangers’ post. You will receive a
briefing from a ranger-guide on the do’s and don’ts during the trekking.
Thereafter, you will enter the Mgahinga Forest for the golden monkey trek.
From the golden monkey trek, return to the accommodation for relaxation.
Optional (extra cost): If interested in doing an activity, you may consider a
Garama Cave visit, the Sabinyo Gorge or a village walk.Accommodation: Travelers Rest Hotel (budget level) | Meals: Breakfast, lunch,
dinner | Drive time: Approx. 45 minutes to and from Mgahinga.
After your breakfast, check out and embark on your return journey to Entebbe
Airport for your outbound departure. Remember to make a stop at the Uganda
Equator line mark for some memorable photos while on your safari in the Pearl
of Africa. Thereafter, proceed to Entebbe Airport where your driver-guide will
gladly drop you off. We hope to see you (or any referral) on your next visit. Thanks for choosing Mambo Gorilla Safaris Uganda.
The quotation of this tour is &3550 USD Full board