Safari Overview
This 9 days safari is a luxury tour, taking you to the best destinations ever in Uganda. The trip will take you to Bwindi for gorilla trekking, and also to Ugandan National Parks, in order to enjoy the many wildlife game drives and boat cruises. These parks also include Lake Mburo National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park as well as Murchison Falls National Park.

gorilla trackingTour Prices – per Person
$5275 (1 Person)
$4585 (2 People)
$3845 (3 People)
$2355 (4 People +)
including 1 gorilla permit per person

Tour highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala to Mburo National Park
  • Day 2: Travel to Bwindi National Park
  • Day 3: Gorilla tracking
  • Day 4: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5: Game tour/boat trip on Kazinga channel
  • Day 6: Primate safari/Fort portal
  • Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park/visit the top of the falls
  • Day 8: Game drive/Boat ride on Victoria Nile
  • Day 9: Drive back to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala/Lake Mburo National Park
The guide will pick you up from your hotel, and you will start your journey by road to Lake Mburo National Park. You will also have a stopover at the Equator for a formative talk and souvenirs. After, you will proceed to the park via Masaka, checking in at Mihingo Lodge. Have lunch as you prepare for a game drive in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at luxury Mihingo Lodge.

Day 2: Travel to Bwindi National Park
Have a morning cup of tea, as well as a guided walk, before traveling to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This drive is long and rewarding, with panoramic views of the green vegetation, as well as traditional homesteads. You will have lunch at Mbarara, then continue to the gorilla trekking safari park of Bwindi, reaching the park headquarters late in the evening. You will check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Luxury Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park
You will wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast, as you prepare to start your journey to greater experience by 8:00 am. You will report to the headquarters for a briefing by the rangers, as well as registration. The guides will then lead you to track the gorillas through the bush, pushing your way through the undergrowth and the thick creepers.

When the gorillas are sighted, visitors will be guided to within 6 meters of them, and you will have a chance to sit around these great apes for a whole hour, looking into their big eyes. These big giants are powerful and can sometimes weigh over 250 kilograms. Visitors require a reasonable degree of fitness, as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes, since the trek can take from half an hour to 6 hours, depending on the movement of these lovely primates. You will have your packed lunch after the trek.

After trekking, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 4: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Wildlife Safari
Have a cup of tea in the morning and after, you may decide to do some optional activities, like a guided walk or taking part in some of the local activities, like digging and harvesting tea. After the cultural walk, we drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for the wildlife trip and game viewing safari.

The journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park will take us through the unique and attractive southern sector of the park, known as Ishasha and famous the rear tree-climbing lions not located in other parks of Uganda. Before we reach our lodge, we may see wildlife antelopes, buffalo, warthogs and Elephants. Dinner and Overnight at luxury Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 5: Game Tour/Boat Trip on Kazinga Channel
Early in the morning, after your breakfast, you will have a game drive in the park in search of early risers. You will also have a chance to view many animals including; buffaloes, elephants, lions and other more wildlife before retiring to your lodge for lunch.

A boat trip along the Kazinga channel will be the highlight of your afternoon tour. The Kazinga channel offers a good spot for birders with a variety of bird species. Animals to see include hippos, buffaloes, warthogs and elephant. Dinner and overnight at luxury Mweya safari lodge.

Day 6: Primate Safari/Kibale National Park in Fort Portal
After your morning cup of tea, you will head to Kyambura Gorge for chimpanzee trekking. This journey to trek the chimps will take you through the green and grass-covered area, amazingly as you reach the deep chimpanzee gorge, surrounded by tropical rainforest. This morning chimpanzee trek will lead you into the gorge of River Kyambura in search of our closest relatives – the chimpanzee primates.

The hiking offers you a rewarding Africa Adventure safari, other activities include butterfly watching and birding safari. After the chimpanzee trekking experience, we will say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth National Park and head to Fort portal Luxurious Mountains of the moon.

Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park/Visit the Top of the Falls
You will transfer to Murchison Falls National Park with your packed lunch, this will include touring the magnificent top of the falls, to see how the calm Nile is transformed into a thunderous roar of white foam, falling about 50 meters. Proceed to your lodge as you see animals grazing. Dinner and overnight stay at Luxury Chobe Safari Lodge.

Day 8: Game Drive/Boat Ride on Victoria Nile
You will enjoy early morning coffee at Chobe Safari Lodge, and then you will enjoy a game viewing session and a boat trip along the Nile in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight luxury Chobe Safari Lodge.

Day 9: Drive Back to Kampala
Early in the morning, you will proceed to Kaniyo Pabidi Forest, where you will enjoy chimpanzee trekking, before traveling back to Kampala. We will reach Kampala in the afternoon, after a lunch stop-over.

End of Safari

Tour inclusions

  • Photography and touring
  • Gorilla trekking permits (Uganda )
  • Full board accommodation
  • Full-time English speaking professional driver/guide
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Transport

Tour Exclusions

  • Kampala hotel fees (the eve of the safari and the night after the safari)
  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Beverages/drinks
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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