11 Days Gorilla and wildlife Safaris


This 11 Days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari will show you the best of what
Uganda has to offer. The trip features grassland Savannah, wildlife, gorilla
and Chimpanzee tracking and boat safaris.

Highlights for the 11 Days Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari
 Game drives
 Top of falls
 Boat safaris
 Gorilla and chimp tracking
 Tree climbing lions


Upon arrival at the airport, you will be picked up from Entebbe airport by our
Company representative/ Safari driver who will drive you to the Hotel of your
choice. Then on the first Day of your 11 days Safari, you will meet our Safari
driver/ guide early morning and you start off your journey to Murchison Falls. En
route, you will visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will go for guided rhino
tracking with an experienced ranger, which gives you a unique opportunity to
view the rhinos from a close distance.
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

Today you will start off your journey to Kibale Forest National Park. The long drive
is incredibly scenic, passing through tea plantations and the lush green
countryside which characterizes so much of Uganda.
Kibale Forest National Park is located in west-central Uganda just east of the
Rwenzori Mountains, near the town of Fort Portal. The 766 Km² Park
predominantly covers evergreen rain forest and ranges between 1100 and
1600m in elevation. Kibale Forest National park hosts the largest population of
Chimpanzees in the World.
You will have packed lunch en route, arriving in the evening for overnight and
Accommodation: Kibale Forest Lodge
Meal plan: All meals

Today you will wake up early to go to the park head offices for briefing about your
chimp tracking experience. Kibale Forest National park boasts the highest
number of primate species in the world, including the chimpanzees.
Approximately 5,000 chimpanzees live in the wild in Uganda, which makes it an
ideal destination to track Chimpanzee.
An experienced ranger will lead you in chimp tracking in the morning. You might
also see other monkey species that live here. Once you locate the chimpanzees
you will have a full hour of eye-to-eye contact with them taking as many pictures
as possible for life time memories. In the Afternoon you will engage in a thrilling
4.5 long swamp walk around Bigodi Swamp where you will have a chance to spot
rare bird species such as Yellow- billed barbet, Papyrus Gonolek, Great blue
turaco and other swamp endemics.
Accommodation: Kibale Forest Lodge
Meal Plan: All meals.

You will check out of the Lodge after your breakfast and your safari guide will
drive you to Kasese District in which Queen Elizabeth National Park is found, the
journey takes 2-3 hours, therefore you will be at the lodge by lunch time. Then in
the afternoon when you have freshened up you will head out to the boat trip.
This 2 hour boat ride gives you a chance to have eye-eye contact with most of
aquatic wildlife like crocodiles, water birds and Hippos wallowing on the showers.
Thereafter you will head back to the Lodge for an Overnight and dinner.
Accommodation: Irungu Forest Safari Lode
Meal plan: All meals

Today you wake up early a little before sunrise, a cup of coffee or tea will be
served in the lounge before we head out for a long game drive in time to see the
first rays of light. You will search for all the wildlife in the park and are likely to
come across Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Waterbuck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, and many
A well-deserved brunch will be served back at the lodge in the late morning. Then
later set out for Ishasha sector the home of climbing lions, Ishasha does not only
host tree climbing Lions but enjoys a number of other wildlife species like Tops,
Elephants and Uganda cobs.
Accommodation: Ishasha wilderness Camp
Meal Plan: All meals

After breakfast you will drive through the plains interspersed by fig trees which
provide perfect covers of climbing lions.
Ishasha is home to the famous tree climbing lions. While lion cubs around the
world frequently climb trees for fun, adults rarely do. The adult lions in Ishasha
are an exception to this. It is thought that they sit in the branches to get away
from the tsetse flies and to enjoy a cool breeze. If you are lucky you might spot a
few during your game drive.
Lunch will be at the lodge. After lunch you will be transferred to Bwindi
Impenetrable Forest, home to Mountain Gorillas.
You will get there in time for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Buhoma Haven Lodge
Meal plan: All meals

Today after early breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for
briefing about gorilla tracking. You will encounter one of Bwindi’s endangered
mountain gorillas. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in
Bwindi Impenetrable national park boasts mountain gorillas and also hosts five
other species of primates, 113 species of mammals, over 200 species of
butterflies and 360 species of birds.
The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7
hours. Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a
maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is
a truly humbling and emotional experience. Then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which
is one of the most beautiful lakes in Uganda and a perfect place for relaxation,
nature walks and canoeing.
Accommodation: Bunyonyi View Resort
Meal Plan: All meals

After breakfast, you will travel to Lake Mburo National Park, one of Uganda’s
smallest parks, but certainly not to be underestimated. It is the only Ugandan
national park (besides Kidepo Valley National Park.) which is home to zebras,
elands and impalas, as well as to an abundance of other wildlife – not to mention
the lake itself, which has lots of hippos and crocodiles. Giraffes, buffaloes will also
be available for viewing. After your lunch you will head to the Lake for a thrilling
boat ride which gives you a chance to gaze at aquatic world at its close range. The
drive back to your hotel will take you through an open savannaland dotted with
acacia trees a perfect habitat for wildlife.
Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock
Meal plan: All mealsgroup will be allowed a
maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is
a truly humbling and emotional experience. Then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which
is one of the most beautiful lakes in Uganda and a perfect place for relaxation,
nature walks and canoeing.
Accommodation: Bunyonyi View Resort
Meal Plan: All meals

Wake up early enough to take your tea as you prepare for an early morning game
through the park. The Kazuma track offers amazing views of the park including
the rolling hills and all the five lakes. The game drive will involve exploring the
deeper parts of the park for encounters with Zebras, Eland, water bucks, bush
bucks, warthogs, impalas, Klipspringer and many other mammals.
This morning game drive will allow you to sport the night creatures and
predators like hyenas, leopards and jackals. Then in the afternoon you will be
driven to the park’s Gate where you will be picked by a ranger guide for a guided
nature walk. This will give you an opportunity to watch animals at a close range,
you return to the lodge later after your spectacular walk.

Accommodation: Rwakabo Rock

Meal Plan: All meals

After, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport) stopping at the equator
for the requisite snapshot and a bit of souvenir shopping.
This is a private tour, departure can be organized for anytime throughout the
year round.
The quotation of this tour is $4074 PP on sharing and $4968 Single

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