Trip Overview

On this amazing trip to Uganda, you will get to travel the pearl of Africa and experience its different national parks and communities and engage in some of the famous tourist activities like Gorilla trekking, wildlife game viewing, Chimpanzee trekking among others

Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Entebbe Airport (early), pick up and transfer to Lake Mburo NP.

We hope your flight is scheduled for an early (not past 14: 00) landing at Entebbe Airport. Upon arrival, you will be received by the assigned English-speaking professional driver-guide who will welcome you into the Pearl of Africa. Thereafter, you will hit the road for a transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Depending on your arrival time, you will reach Mburo between the early afternoon hours and late evening hours. OPTIONAL: Just in case you have reached early and interested, you may proceed out for a breathtaking night game drive (at an extra cost on ground). Else, just check-in for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Eagles’ Nest Mburo(Budget Level) | Meals: Lunch, Dinner | Drive time: Approx. 4hours.

Day 2: Undertake morning game drive and then, transfer to accommodation in Bwindi.

Enjoy your breakfast as early as possible then proceed for an exciting morninggame drive in the park. Expect to see the gigantic eland antelope, zebras in big numbers, topi, impalas, Buffaloes and other savannah animals.Alternatively, you may choose the morning bush/park walk (at extra cost USD 30 pp) in the presence of an armed ranger-guide. You will returnto your accommodation then check out and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda (harboring over 300 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population), including several habituated groups, which can be trekked. With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in your accommodation, relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience the next morning.

Accommodation: Trekkers Tavern(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Drive time: Approx. 4-5 hours.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking Bwindi Forest and (optional) afternoon community encounter.

Have breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing (from a ranger guide) on the dos and don’ts during trekking. Thereafter, you will enter the gorilla sanctuary for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular! The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. Once you have located a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable.Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch. Depending on interest and time permitting, you may proceed for the optional community, cultural encounter. Else, just relax after a strenuous early part of the day.

Accommodation: Trekkers Tavern(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day4: Drive to Ishasha in search of tree-climbing lions and continue (North) Queen Elizabeth NP.

Have breakfast then set off for a breathtaking game viewing of Ishasha sector – famously known for its resident tree-climbing lions.The chance of spotting these lions is about 70% though sometimes they are really hard to spot (most especially when they’re down in the grassland looking for prey). Hoping you get the chance to spot them, the sight will be spectacular!You will also be able to see other wildlife such as the Uganda kob, Cape buffalo, elephant and warthogthat have settled in this area. Thereafter, head to the accommodation (North) Queen Elizabeth NP for relaxation, dinner and later overnight.

Accommodation: Irungu Safari Lodge(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Queen’s morning game drive and afternoon boat trip on the Kazinga Channel.

Be up early and have your breakfast. Proceed for a morning game drive to the Kasenyi plains and be on the look for Cape buffalos, herds of elephants plus the big cats: lions, leopards (though hard to spot) among others. Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch. After lunch, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward.During the trip, the sight of wildlife including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others will fascinate you. You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. You will have dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Irungu Safari Lodge(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Morning game drive, visit to the baboon cliff and transfer to Kibale Forest NP.

After breakfast, proceed for a morning game drive and also visit the baboon cliffs where you will be introduced to amazing and beautiful sceneries. Have lunch at the lodge and embark on your journey to Kibale forest national park which is home to Chimpanzees arriving in the evening and have dinner and spend an overnight.

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Chimp trekking Kibale Forest and the afternoon (evening) Bigodi swamp walk.

Have breakfast and head to the rangers’ post where you will receive some briefing on the dos and don’ts during chimp trekking. Thereafter, you will proceed to trek the chimps in the Kibale Forest. An experienced ranger guide will take you chimp tracking (Kibale Forest) and the presence of primates here will surely amaze you. Once you locate the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour in their presence. Return to your accommodation for some rest time and lunch. Later, go out for the Bigodi swamp walk. The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a fascinating area, located in Magombe swamp. This area boasts of extensive array of biodiversity among which are several primates’ species like the baboon, black & white colobus monkey. The Bigodi is also a paradise for bird watchers. Among the major bird species within the sanctuary is the Great Blue Turaco.

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse(Budget Level)Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Exit Kibale Forest National Park and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

Have breakfast and embark on the journey to Murchison Falls National Park.The highlights of this park include the roaring rapids of the Murchison, the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest National Park where you will have the chance of viewing lions, giraffes, hartebeest, buffalo, and elephants. Then surely, the concentration of hippos and the Nile crocodiles here will fascinate you. For birders, Murchison Falls boasts about 450 bird species including the grey parrot, dwarf king fisherand the Goliath heron among others. This is going to be quite a long drive but incredibly scenic. You will reach Murchison and do little but check into your accommodation for relaxation, dinner and the overnight stay awaiting next day’s activities.

Accommodation: Fort Murchison(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Drive Time: Approx. 7 hours.

Day 9: Murchison game drive and boat trip to the base of the falls plus top of the falls’ walk.

Have your breakfast, depart for an early morning game drive across the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest National Park and be on the look for wildlife including: lions, leopards (though hard to spot) among others. For any birder, there are quite a number of birds to sight too during the drive. Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch.OPTIONAL: If interested, you may opt for the hot air balloon safari (instead) at an extra cost (on ground). After lunch, you will head out for the boat tripto the base of Murchison Falls where you will also be able to catch sight of more animals including Hippos and Crocodiles and several water birds. Continue with a hike (if you like) to the top of the falls. The hike may be a strenuous one but the thrill on reaching the top is unforgettable. Miss it only if you must. Return to your accommodation and have a relaxed evening.

Accommodation: Fort Murchison(Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Drive Time: Approx. 7 hours.

Day 10: Exit Murchison, drive to Zziwa for rhino tracking & continue to Entebbe Airport.

Be up early and have your breakfast then set off to Entebbe Airport with a detour to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. At Zziwa, you will have an hour of rhino tracking then continue with the drive to Entebbe Airport. The assigned driver/guide will drop you off at the airport to catch flight out (recommended for 18: 00 onward). We hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit and thanks for choosing private travel!

Accommodation: Excluded| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch | Drive Time: Approx. 7 hours.

Average price per person
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USD 4177 USD 3037 USD 2871 USD 2627 USD 2573 USD 2457
Price Include
  • Meals specified and accommodation in en suite facilities.
  • Ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 safari car.
  • Applicable park entrance, activity fees.
  • 1 assigned English-speaking professional driver-guide.
  • Gorilla trekking permit (USD 700) per person.
  • Chimp trekking permit (USD 200) per person.
  • Bottled water while on safari.
  • All airport/hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • Activities as stipulated (except those stated as optional).
Price Exclude
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Phone calls and bar bills.
  • Personal/travel insurance.
  • Driver guide’s gratuity (recommended).
  • All Other Services of a personal nature.
  • Flight ticket(s).
  • Entry visa into Uganda (Click àHere).
  • All kinds of drinks except water.
  • Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL
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      • Duration: 10 days & 9 Nights
      • Tour Route: Entebbe(Hotel) > Lake Mburo Np > Bwindi Impenetrable Np > Ishasha Sector > Queen Elizabeth Np > Kibale Np > Murchison Falls Np > Entebbe

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