9 Day Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walk Safari

9 Day Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walk Safari

9 Day Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature  | Starts/Ends: Entebbe, Uganda | Ziwa Rhinos, Murchison Falls, Kibale NP, Queen Elizabeth NP & Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Overview

This 9 Days Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature walk Safari  will be starting in Entebbe and ending Entebbe in Uganda. The Africa Safari can be private or group organized, taking you to the well-known and most exciting destinations that will offer you an amazing experience with Nature culture, and wildlife adventures. The trip will therefore bring you to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Ishasha sector which is famous for tree climbing lions, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and finally you will visit Lake Mburo National Park as you return back to Kampala and end you tour.

Highlight

Included in the price

  • Ground Transport in comfortable 4WD Safari Vehicle with Pop up for easy game viewing and Fuel
  • 8 Nights’ Accommodation 9 Days
  • All Meals as indicted on the itinerary
  • Airport transfers.
  • Mineral water all days provided in vehicle
  • Service of a professional English-speaking Tour driver guide
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Community walk
  • Boat cruise On the Nile River in Murchison falls and Kazinga Channel in queen Elizabeth national park
  • Game drives in Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha sector
  • Permit for one chimpanzee trek in Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda
  • Park entry fees

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe & transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival, at Entebbe International airport, you will meet your Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks Tour driver/ guide who will transfer you to the Hotel for overnight

  • SHARATON HOTEL KAMPALA
  • CASIA LODGE
  • 2 FRIENDS BEACH HOTEL ENTEBBE

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls & Rhinoceros tracking.

Early in the morning after your breakfast, you will be picked by the Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks Tour guide who will transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park with lunch en route.

You will visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking. Reaching Murchison Falls National Park, you will then take a visit to the top of the falls for a remarkable sight and sound of the Nile crushing through a narrow gorge.

Dinner and overnight stay at:

  • PARAA SAFARI LODGE
  • PAKUBA SAFARRI LODGE
  • FORT MURCHISON

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

Wake up early for a Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks breakfast and embark on a game drive in search for early raisers and predators before returning to their hideouts. Expect to view lots of wildlife such as; Elephants, Giraffes, African Lion, Leopard, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda Kob, lions, waterbuck, buffalos among others moving through the lovely savanna grasses.

Return to the lodge for lunch and later head for a Boat cruise up stream to the bottom of the Murchison falls on the river Nile rewarding you with hippos, crocodiles and over 20 unique bird species such as the goliath herons, Egyptian geese, Red throated bee eater and many more.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • PARAA SAFARI LODGE
  • PAKUBA SAFARRI LODGE
  • FORT MURCHISON

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

After your breakfast, you will embark on a scenic journey to Kibale Forest National Park, arriving there in the afternoon.

Kibale Forest is a large protected block of rainforest, which has the highest number of primates in Africa such as Chimpanzees, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed monkey and Red Colobus, you will pass through Fort portal town, a beautiful town overlooking the Mountains of the moon.

The Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks journey will take you through the western scenic route and through the Albertine rift found in the western Arm of the Great East African rift valley. You will reach Kibale forest early evening and continue to your Lodge.

Dinner and overnight stay at:

  • KYANINGA LODGE
  • PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE
  • CHIMPANZEE FOREST GUEST HOUSE

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This morning breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee tracking. Spend the whole morning in the forest, where you will view chimpanzees relaxing in their natural habitats. You will view other wildlife species like Red Colobus Monkeys, red tailed monkey, Olive baboons, Grey cheeked Mangabey, and Birds.

Later return to the park headquarters. You will have lunch at your lodge afterwards, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park reaching in the evening.

Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks dinner and overnight at:

  • MWEYA SAFARI LODGE
  • ENGANZI LODGE
  • NATURE LODGES- BUSH LODGE

Day 6: Early morning Game drive and Kazinga Channel boat cruise in afternoon.

You will wake up for a cup tea and there afterwards, meet your guide for an early morning game drive through in the Kasenyi plains. In the afternoon, have lunch that will be followed by a tremendous boat cruise along the Kazinga channel where you stand chances to see a lots of Hippos, yawning crocodiles, Elephants and Buffalos coming to drink and several water birds like cormorants and Pied kingfisher among the others may also be seen.

Dinner and overnight stay.

  • MWEYA SAFARI LODGE
  • ENGANZI LODGE
  • NATURE LODGES-BUSH LODGE

Day 7: Game drive in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, set off for game Drives in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions. Depending on the day’s weather, you may be lucky to find them near or enter deep in search of them if them.

Proceed to Bwindi National Park, reaching in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight at:

  • SANCTUARY GORILLA FOREST CAMP
  • BAKIGA LODGE
  • BUHOMA HAVEN LODGE

Day 8: Gorilla tracking adventure and afternoon community walk

Early in the morning after your breakfast, you will report at the park office with your packed lunch and drinking water and well dressed in the attire fit for your gorilla trekking. Your will then attend the briefing by the ranger guide about the DO’S and DON’TS of gorilla tracking before you enter the forest for your gorilla trekking experience.

You will be assigned to the gorilla family of which you will track. You will then enter the forest for your gorilla tracking adventure, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The whole tracking may take 3-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in their natural habitat.

You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour once you encounter them, and then on return from tracking, you will go for afternoon nature walk if time allows and you are still strong.

Dinner and overnight stay:

  • SANCTUARY GORILLA FOREST CAMP
  • BAKIGA LODGE
  • BUHOMA HAVEN LODGE

Day 9: Transfer to the Kampala as you end your Uganda Safari.

After your Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks morning breakfast, you will transfer back to Kampala, with lunch en-route in Mbarara town, arriving Kampala early evening.

Your tour guide/driver will then transfer you to Entebbe Airport for your departure flight or You may be transferred to Kigali Rwanda which is considered close. This will depend on how arrange your departure flight.

End of Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Nature Walks

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