13 Days Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international Airport
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will meet by our company representative/ your Tour guide who will transfer you to your hotel of stay in Entebbe/Kampala

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast, set out and head to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop over at the famous Luweero Triangle and after proceed and reach in Masindi town in time for lunch at Masindi Hotel. After Lunch proceed to the park and upon arrival, visit the top of the magnificent falls and reach at the place where River Nile is farfetched into a seven-meter abyss to rumble 45 meters below. Check the series of cascades it forms, which can be viewed at different points up to the culmination. Next will be the dinner and overnight at Red Chilli camp/Sambiya River Lodge/Paraa Lodge / Nile safari Lodge

Day 3: Game drive and Launch cruise
After an early breakfast, you will go for a game drive. The Wildlife in the Murchison Falls National Park includes elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Uganda Kobs, oribis and waterbucks. After the drive you will return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will go for a boat cruise which gives an exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. It enables you to see crocodiles, hippos, and birds on the river banks like kingfisher, cormorants, bee-eater and the rare shoebill stork. Dinner and overnight at Paraa safari lodge//Sambiya river lodge/Nile Safari Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Depart Murchison falls and make a short drive to the recently discovered bird population of Puvel’s Illadopsis, a dowdy bird with an impressive voice. Proceed to Holman with stop over at papyrus swamps on the way where specialties such as White-winged Warbler and Papyrus Gooney can be found, while the surrounding scrub may harbor, Double-toothed Barbet, Black-bellied Seed cracker and Gray-headed Olive back. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge / Primate Lodge/Chimp Guest House

Day 5: Chimp Tracking and Nature/Forest Walk
Go for an early morning chimpanzee tracking in the forest and expect to see a lot of chimpanzees and other animals like the forest elephants, buffaloes, leopards, bush pig and duiker, lions, warthogs, reptiles and amphibians as well as a colorful variety of butterflies. Return to the guest house for lunch. Afternoon visit Bigodi Swamp Eco site sanctuary for more primate and bird watching.Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge / Primate Lodge/Chimp Guest House

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
After breakfast in the morning, depart for Queen Elizabeth national park via Kasese. On arrival have lunch then tour the crater lakes region with the mystical Rwenzori ranges as a backdrop. Dinner and over night at Mweya Safari Lodge / Hippo Hill camp /Simba safari lodge.

Day 7: Game drive and Launch cruise.
Have breakfast and take on a morning game drive in search of the wild game animals like the Big five. The drive will reward you with excellent views of Lake Edwards and Lake George and the Kazinga channel. In the game drive, expect elephants, lions, buffaloes, kobs, the Python, hyenas, warthogs, birds’ hippos etc. Return to the lodge for mid morning breakfast and then have lunch. In the after noon you will go for a boat -cruise along Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Expect to get exposed to a bird sin abundance both typical and migrants and the highest concentration of hippos in Africa. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge /Jacana Lodge/Institute of Ecology Hostel/Hippo hill camp.

Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national Park
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi national park via the Ishasha sector which is commonly known for its tree climbing lions. You will have a game drive here and after transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla resort/Buhoma community bandas/Lake Kitandara Lodge

Day: 10 Gorilla Tracking
After an early morning breakfast you will go for gorilla tracking. During tracking you will be able to see other primates like lhoest monkey, black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkey and many others. In the evening you will go for a guided forest walk. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla resort/Buhoma community bandas/Lake Kitandara lodge

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, depart Bwindi and drive to Lake Bunyonyi. You will have an opportunity to interact with the local Batwa people the shortest pygmies. Have chances of observing different bird species on the nearby islands. This birder’s paradise is the reason for the lake’s name. After Lunch, enjoy a boat cruise on the lake to the nearby islands. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort/Arcadia cottages.

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
You will have breakfast in the morning and then drive to Lake Mburo National Park. You will have lunch in Mbarara town. On arrival you will go for a game drive. During the drive you will be able to see animals like the zebras, elephants, impalas, Uganda cobs, eland and so many others. In the evening you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo where you will see crocodiles, hippos and water birds like the rare shoebill stork. Dinner and overnight at Mantana tented camp/ Rwonyo rest camp.

Day 13: Return to Kampala
Wake up early for a morning game drive on the Impala track. You will view the Impala, water bucks and warthogs, topis, zebras on this track. On the zebra track you will view the Burchell’s zebra, oribi and reedbucks. Retire to the restaurant for a late breakfast. Walk to the nearby salt lick to spice up the memory of your tour. At this observation point you will closely observe 4 animal species while they lick the salty soil without distraction. After lunch drive safely back to Kampala. dinner and overnight at your Hotel.

Day 14: Departure
Depending on your time of departure you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

End of Uganda Safari