10 Days Best of Uganda Safari

Experience Uganda’s amazing wildlife with our selection of tours to visit Queen Elizabeth, Kibale, Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi impenetrable national park. Your Uganda’s wildlife watching trip could be a once in a lifetime experience, just don’t forget your camera. The wildlife of Uganda is truly unique and spectacular, with many animals on show that cannot be seen in their natural habitats almost anywhere else in the world. One of the most impressive and awe-inspiring of these creatures are the mountain gorillas that call Uganda home, from the powerful elephants to the rare and mysterious tree climbing lions. Uganda is one of very few places around the world where wildlife can be seen in their natural habitat, making the country a must visit for admirers of these spectacular animals. Extremely active and outdoor enthusiastic country, you will understand why once you see just how breathtaking the scenery is. Here wildlife comfortably outnumbers people, so the opportunities to encounter some of the country’s most famous inhabitants are endless, especially if you know where to go looking.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up – Transfer to your hotel
After your arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be greeted by the driver guide and transferred to your hotel. Time at leisure to relax by the pool side or visit the capital city-Kampala

Day 2: Kampala- Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast we will depart Kampala and head west to Fort Portal. On your way look out for black-and-white Colobus monkeys as many of these primates are hiding in trees along the road. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the legendary Mountains of the Moon and is famous for the many tea plantations. From this lovely town we will continue to Kibale National Park for a stay within the tropical forest. Dinner and Overnight at your Lodge

Day 3: Chimps Tracking
Today the forest opens its doors for sensational chimp tracking. Kibale Forest is reputable for having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the habituated chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black and white Colobus monkey and many others. After lunch we transfer to Bigodi for a complete different walk. Here you will have the choice to join a guided Swamp Walk through the Wetland Sanctuary, which is famous for the many birds and primates that live in this area. Return to your lodge for Evening relaxation. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 4: Transfer from Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today you can enjoy the majestic view of Rwenzori Mountains in their full glory! Enjoy the scenic views, have a glimpse of the villages and the locals before making your last step to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Keep an open eye for the big game while on your way to the lodge. Alongside the road, you may be able to sight large herds of elephants, buffalos, warthogs and some antelopes. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Day 5: Game Drive and Launch Cruise
The day begins early when we start with a morning game drive and head to the mating ground of the Ugandan kobs. We search for lion, elephant, buffalo and other animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch. In the afternoon we take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Thanks to the abundant birdlife as well as the herds of elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will be one of the highlights of your tour. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Day 6: Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast we head towards the south, passing the southern sector of the National Park. This part is called Ishasha and is famous for the tree climbing lions. After a short game drive in this area we continue to Bwindi. While driving through a verdant countryside, you will pass traditional homesteads and enjoy panoramic views. In the afternoon you will arrive in Bwindi National Park, the home of the endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and Overnight at your Lodge

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking
Today you’ll experience what some people define a life changing event: meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest, a unique and unforgettable experience! Unfortunately, Mountain gorillas are one of the world’s most endangered species so the entrance and gorilla tracking fees revenue generated from tourism in protected parks such as Bwindi, offer them their only chance of survival. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Day 8: Bwindi- Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast we depart to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa. The drive itself is very scenic through small villages, coffee and banana plantations and rolling hills. Relax, take a swim or explore the surroundings by traditional dig out canoe. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Day 9: Boat Ride along Lake Bunyonyi
Full day at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi is to be spent at your own leisure. Relax at the swimming pool or cool off in the fresh waters of the lake. If you would like to discover the surroundings you may like to take a guided nature/village walk or hire a canoe and visit some of the nearby islands. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge

Day 10: Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala
After a morning breakfast, we leave Lake Bunyonyi. Our journey back to Kampala’s capital will take about eight hours.

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