Ten-Days Best Of Uganda

GORILLAS AND WILDLIFE
meet the Batwa pygmies, join us for a game drive, and come gorilla trekking
in Uganda! Then let’s go on a safari, take on a waterfall, cruise through the
delta, and go rhino trekking in Uganda. You’ll sleep with the sounds of the
tropical forest in the background, and you’ll spot hundreds of colorful
flowers, birds, lions, crocodiles, and more!


DAY 1: KIGALI – BWINDI
IMPENETRABLE


Our driver-guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you on a 3-
hour car journey via the Gatuna Border to Bwindi Impenetrable National
Park. Proceed to Buhoma for your lunch, followed by a Batwa (Pygmies)
community walk in the evening. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at your
lodge.
Duration: 3 hours
Activity: Bwindi Transfer
Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
Meal Plan: Full board: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.


DAY 2: GORILLA TRACKING


Wake up very early in the morning for your breakfast. Afterward, you will
proceed to the National Park headquarters to meet your guides for the day.
After completing the necessary formalities at the park, we will embark on an
unforgettable mountain gorilla tracking expedition. Once you spot them, you
will be able to spend an hour watching your long-lost cousin in his natural
habitat. Return to your hotel for lunch, dinner, and overnight.

Duration: 3 hours
Activity: gorilla trekking in Uganda
Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
Meal Plan: Full board: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.


DAY 3: DEPART FOR QUEEN
ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK


After breakfast, we will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park and reach
Mweya at midday, a place with a stunningly beautiful view over the Kazinga
Channel. You will check-in at your accommodation and have lunch. Late in
the afternoon (4.00- 7.00 pm), we will go on a game drive. You will then
enjoy dinner and rest at your lodge.
Duration: 5hrs
Activities: afternoon game drive
Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast


DAY 4: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL
PARK


This day will be spent on a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth
National Park, where thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants, etc. will
pose for the camera. Also in the programme is a 2-hour cruise on the
Kazinga Channel where we will see all the animals from the waterside.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Duration: 5hrs
Activities: Full day Game drive + Kazinga Channel boat ride
Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast.

DAY 5: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL
PARK – KIBALE NATIONAL PARK


Early in the morning, we depart with a game drive en route to Kibale
National Park. The drive will take about 7hrs, and we will arrive late in the
afternoon at the Kibale Forest Camp, where we will fall asleep with the
sounds of the tropical rainforest in the background. We are occasionally able
to stay at the Chimpanzee Guesthouse, overlooking the Nyabikere Crater
Lake. The lake is famous for the frogs and their splendid nocturnal concert.
Duration: 7hrs
Activities: Kibale Forest Nat Park
Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast


DAY 6: CHIMPS AND SWAMP WALK


At 8.00 am, we will start with the 4-hour chimp walk. During the walk, you
may get to see 10 other primates! The Kibale National Park is also known
for its countless colorful butterflies and birds. In the afternoon, we will
walk through the Bigodi Swamp (home to a community-based project).
Duration: Full day activity
Activities: Chimps and swamp walk
Accommodation: Kibale Forest camp
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast


DAY 7: DEPART FOR MURCHISON
FALL NATIONAL PARK


Set off on a 5-hour drive to Murchison Falls, and arrive at your lodge in time
for lunch. Later that afternoon, take a boat trip downstream to the delta,
where the Nile enters Lake Albert. This 5 to the 6-hour trip will reveal the
beauty of this national park, and especially the colorful delta birds. This is a
great opportunity to see the elusive Shoebill Stork! In the evening, return to

your lodge for dinner and rest.
Duration: 5 hrs
Activities: boat trip
Accommodation: Red chili para a camp
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast


DAY 8: MURCHISON FALL NATIONAL
PARK


The day will be spent viewing game around the park and along the Nile. We
will leave early in the morning. If staying at Nile Safari Lodge or Red Chilli
Paraa, we will cross the Nile with the ferry at 7.00 am. We’ll go on a game
drive from 8.00 am to 12.00noon, seeing several animals along the way,
including lions and giraffes. From 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm, we will go on the
impressive ‘launch trip’ on the Nile, up to the Falls, giving you a chance to
see hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants, and many varieties of colorful
birds!
Time: Full-day drive
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation: Red chilli Paraa Camp
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast


DAY 9: MURCHISON FALL NAT PARK
– ENTEBBE VIA ZIWA RHINO 
SANCTUARY


We will depart for Entebbe early in the morning, stopping at the Ziwa Rhino
Sanctuary for some rhino trekking in Uganda. We will have lunch here
before continuing to Entebbe, where we will arrive late in the afternoon.
We’ll have dinner and we’ll spend the night at Laico Lake Victoria.
Time: 8hrs

Activities: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Accommodation: Laico Lake Victoria
Meal Plan: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & Breakfast

 

DAY 10: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

Depending on the time of your departure, you’ll be transferred to the airport
for your flight back home.

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