Like most of our Uganda safari packages, this 10 days package covers the western circuit. You will visit Murchison falls where you will discover abundant wildlife on your game drives and amazing nature on your visit to the falls. Proceed to Kibale forest national park for Chimpanzee tracking, then to Bwindi for Uganda Gorilla Safaris and a night in Lake Mburo national park before making your journey back to Kampala. This is one of the best gorilla trekking tours and a great way to spend 10 days on an African holiday in Uganda!
Day 1; Arrival & Kampala city tour.
On arrival, you will be met by our company representative at Entebbe airport and either; transfer to Cassia lodge first and later proceed for the city tour or; head straight to Kampala and begin the city tour. That will depend on how much luggage you’ll be carrying and how fresh you will be feeling. You will visit the Bahai temple, Uganda martyrs shrine Namugongo, Uganda museum, the craft village among others. Have lunch and later be transferred to Cassia Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge
Day 2: Kampala to Murchison falls
after breakfast you will drive to Murchison falls national park. It will take you around 5hours from Kampala with about 305 km. You will enter through Kichumbanyobo gate. Paara covers a distance of about 85km from Masindi town by the shortest route. You will visit the top of the falls and then proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Sambiya river lodge.
Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise
you will enjoy early morning breakfast and then go for a game drive where you may spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, Uganda kobs among others. In the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise on the park’s main tourist attraction the unique Murchison Falls as well as the River Nile with its streaming hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 4: Murchison – Kibale National Park
You will have breakfast and then transfer to Kibale national park. This is a full day drive and you will have lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee forest guest house
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking
after breakfast you will go for chimpanzee trekking. Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Africa for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is place to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees. After trekking you will have lunch and then visit Bigodi wetland, after transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight at Enganzi game lodge
Day 6: Game drive and launch cruise
you will go for an early morning a game drive in the Kasenyi sector, you may spot various animals like the elephants, Uganda kobs, leopards among others. Return to the lodge for late breakfast, in the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise on Kazinga Channel where you will spot various water animals like Hippos and crocodiles, the cruise will also enrich you with various water birds. Dinner and overnight as above
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi
you will enjoy breakfast and transfer to Bwindi forest national park with a stopover for lunch en-route. Proceed to Bwindi arriving in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Wagtail Eco Safari Camp.
Day 8: Gorilla trekking – Bwindi
you will have early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing by the ranger guide and later head into the forest trekking until you encounter the mountain gorillas. This could take 4-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. On finding them, you will be allowed to spend one hour with these gentle giants and later return and transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay as above.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP, Game drive and boat ride
you will have an early morning breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National park where you will arrive well in time for lunch. Enjoy lunch at the lodge and later go for an afternoon boat ride where you will encounter a number of birds and enjoy the experience! Return for dinner and overnight at Arcadia cottages.
Day 10: Game drive and Transfer back to Kampala
enjoy early morning game drive; the park is home to herds of Impala, as well as the more uncommon Topi, Eland, and Klipspringer. Burchells Zebra and buffalo also graze these areas. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch, then drive back to Kampala with a stopover at the equator for photography and the equator experience. Proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge.
Day 11: Airport transfer
after breakfast you will be transferred to Entebbe airport for your flight back home with fond memories of this best Uganda safari!