8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

8 Days Uganda gorilla wildlife safari taking you through Uganda most visited national parks. Safari activities include Visiting the top of the Murchison falls, game drive and launch cruises, chimpanzee tracking, bird watching, game viewing, launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
Your Uganda Exceptional safari experience starts with an early morning transfer to Murchison falls National Park. Upon arrival, lodge staff will be waiting to take you to your Safari Lodge where you will be staying for the next 2 nights. After check-in there is time to relax and settle in before setting out on your first game drive next day. Dinner and Overnight at your lodge

Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Cruise
It is an early start this morning for a game drive with your professional guide. On the drive, expect to see different wildlife including; Hartebeest, Lion, Bush bucks, Elephants, Jackal and many others. Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the late afternoon take a launch cruise to the bottom of the falls. You will have a fantastic view of birds like kingfishers, goliath heron, African fish eagle, African jacana, piacpiac, rock pranticole and many others. Wildlife you may see include: hippo, crocodiles, buffalo, water buck, kob, giraffe, reed buck, gazelle and bush buck. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Day 3: Murchison Falls – Kibale Forest National Park
Your day starts early after breakfast with a road transfer to Kibale. Upon arrival, you will be accommodated in one of the styled and elegantly furnished lodges to provide you with comfort in a relaxed environment. Enjoy the breathtaking blend of luxury and style, on your wildlife experience package. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Day 4: Chimps Tracking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
After an early cup of tea, set out on an exciting chimpanzee tracking experience, you will assemble at the Kibale park headquarters for briefing about chimpanzee tracking in Kibale by the park ranger guide. You will proceed to the forest where you will see the chimps playing in trees as you observe and take photos. You will have lunch at your lodge and in the afternoon, go for a nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary, where you will encounter a variety of birds and primate species as well as n opportunity to reach out to the community by visiting their different projects that have emerged as a result of tourism Back at the lodge-enjoy dining under the stars after a long day on safari. Later in the evening transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park reaching rate evening for your diner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 5: Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth
In the morning after breakfast, head out on the early morning game drive. The animals are more active at this time of day and the game viewing should be good. Your knowledgeable guide will take you to track African wildlife such as Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Uganda kobs and other antelopes. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for a leisurely lunch. Chill out this warm afternoon period on a boat cruise at Kazinga channel to view more wildlife including crocodiles, buffalos, elephants and beautiful birds. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi NP
After your breakfast, drive to the southern sector of the park in the Ishasha plains as you look out for the tree climbing lions resting in the fig trees as they scan the horizons for their next prey. The game drive will captivate you with sights of several antelopes like bush bucks, kobs, gazelles, among others as well as buffalos grazing in the plains. Have lunch there and proceed to Bwindi, arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 7: Gorilla tracking
Take an early breakfast and report to the park headquarters with packed lunch for briefing by the senior park ranger guide. Later proceed into this impenetrable forest which is one of the most ancient tropical rain forests that survived through the last ice age. The forest is home to about 10 primate species and a variety of bird and mammal species. The time taken to see the gorillas depends on where they will have spent the previous night and varies between 30 minutes to 8 hours. During your trek, you may also encounter other primates like several monkey species and a variety of birds. Once you capture sight of the gentle giants, you have one hour guaranteed as you observe and watch them play, and interact while taking photos to seal your experience. You will then return to your lodge for dinner and over night. (Day 6)

Day 8: Departure
Breakfast very early and hit the road back to Kampala. This is the last day of your safari. Drop off at either hotel or airport.

End of Safari