10 Days best of Uganda Wildlife Safari – Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking tour.
The 10 days Uganda wildlife safari includes game drives and launch cruises in Murchison falls & Queen Elizabeth national parks; Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest and gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi national park. Book now for discounted rates with Africa Adventure Safaris Uganda.
- Day 01: Kampala to Murchison falls National Park.
- Day 02: Kampala to Murchison falls National Park.
- Day 03: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
- Day 04: Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth.
- Day 05: Nature walk and Boat cruise.
- Day 06: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
- Day 07: Gorilla Tracking & Community Walk.
- Day 08: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
- Day 09: Game drive and Transfer to Kampala.
- Day 10: Drive to Uganda wildlife Education Centre or Airport.
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala to Kibale National Park.
After your breakfast you will be picked from the hotel by a tour guide to the park. Reach Fortportal in time for lunch. Have an after luch tour of fortportal town to the Tooro kingdom. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibale primates lodge, Mountain of the moon hotel, Chimps nest Lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi Swamp Tour.
A cup of coffee and leave for the morning your chimpanzee tracking adventure- also expect to see other primates like the Red, Black and white colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys plus a sight of some birds like the African pitas, Red-faced woodland warbler, Blue-headed sunbird and many more. In the afternoon, set out for a guided nature walk in the Bigodi wetland sanctuary to see various bird species, butterflies and primates. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibale Primates lodge, Mountain of the moon hotel, Chimps nest Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Have breakfast in the morning and depart for Queen Elizabeth National park, reaching the pak in time for luch. After luch setout for an evening game drive around the park for a variety of wildlife species. Overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge /Kyambura Game lodge (high-end), Hippo Hill Camp / Ihamba Safari Lodge (deluxe), Simba Safari Camp, King Fisher Lodge (budget).
Day 4: Nature walk and Boat cruise
Breakfast in the morning and visit the Maramagambo forest hoping to see different bird species, chimpanzee, other primates and the python caves. After lunch head for a boat ride along the Kazinga channel expecting to see crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, Topis, birds like Corncrake, African skimmer, Marital eagle among others. Overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge /Kyambura Game lodge (high-end), Hippo Hill Camp / Ihamba Safari Lodge (deluxe), Simba Safari Camp, King Fisher Lodge (budget).
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
After breakfast, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park passing through the reknown Ishasha Sector, known for hosting the tree-climbing Lions that hang up in the fig trees. Lunch at Ishasha wilderness Camp; visit the Ishasha River for bushbucks, hippos, crocodile and the green vegetation. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Homesteads or Gorilla Forest camp.
Day 6: Gorilla tracking and Nature walk.
A cup of tea and go the park headquarters to be briefed about the “dos and don’ts” when with the gorilla. After tracking, go back to the lodge for breakfast and rest. After lunch visit the Buhoma community to see the Batwa people, their cultural performances, traditional healers and brewers. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Homesteads or Gorilla Forest camp.
Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
Breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo National Park through the gorgeous scenery of Kabale. Go for a boat cruise after lunch expecting to see Impalas, zebra, crocodiles, Eland among other savanna species. Dinner and overnight stay at either Mantana Tented Camp, Rwonyo Rest Camp or Mihingo lodge.
Day 8: Game drive and Transfer to Kampala.
Take a cup of coffee and leave for the morning game drive to see zebras, Buffaloes, Impalas, Topis, Warthogs and different bird species. Return to the lodge for lunch and transfer to Kampala. Lunch en route in Mbarara and a stopover at the equator for photography. Dinner and overnight stay at either Serena Hotel, Tourist Hotel or Cassia lodge.
Day 9: Transfer to the Source of the Nile
In the morning transfer to the Source of the Nile River for white water rafting. In the afternoon return to Kampala via Mabira for an informative forest walk arriving in the evening for your overnight in Kampala or Entebbe.
Day 10: Drive to Uganda wildlife Education Centre or Airport.
Have breakfast in the morning head to Entebbe Uganda wildlife Education Centre for a variety of wildlife species and birds or transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.
Kampala serena hotel
Ideally located at the very heart of Kampala, the hotel stands amidst 72 acres of landscaped grounds and water gardens. An oasis of cool and green, encircled by the seven hills of Kampala, this 152-room world-class hotel is the focal point of national, regional, business, political and social life.
Mantana Tented Camp
Situated high up on a hillside off the main route to the park headquarters is this tented camp with views stretching far and wide. Each tent on a private deck with spectacular view caters for two persons and has its own bathroom area with hot “bush” showers provided, flush toilets and a private dressing area. A central area provides dining and bar facilities. Lighting is by solar power. Meals are generally of a high standard with several courses for most. This camp was revamped in late 2010 to include new softs and furnishings as well as tents replaced.
Rooms: 9 x en suite double tents.
Gorilla forest camp
The Gorilla Forest Camp is a permanent luxury tented camp situated in the misty rainforests in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Because of this exclusive location, the Gorilla Forest Camp is known as the ideal base for Gorilla tracking, viewing and birding within in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Primates Lodge Kibale
Kibale Primates Lodge is an eco-lodge located with in the heart of Kibale Forest National Park. The beautiful lodge is surrounded by a lush tropical forest which is habitat to over 13 different species of primates, including the chimpanzees which are the most prominent in this forest.
The lodge comprises of 8 luxury safari tents which are constructed on a wooden platform and covered by a grass-thatched roof
7 intimate cottages are privately situated in the forest. The rooms feature their own veranda and are equipped with large twin beds and a sitting area
Tree House comprises of a simple bedroom and basic washing facilities at the foot of the tree
Mweya Safari Lodge
Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the ‘Mountains of the Moon
Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the ‘Mountains of the Moon.