12 Days Uganda

Uganda Gorillas, Wildlife & Chimps

This itinerary is a mixture of primates and wildlife. It will take you to most of Uganda’s best national parks; Murchison falls national park, Kibale national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi national park and Lake Mburo national park

Day 1: Arrival –Transfer to your hotel

Our guide will meet you at Entebbe international airport and later transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. Dinner and Overnight at 2Friends Hotel. B.B

Day 2: Kampala – Murchison falls (6Hrs)

You will be picked from your hotel and transfer to Murchison falls National park. The park is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, giraffes, and the rare leopard. White rhinos are tracked at Zziwa rhino sanctuary on the way. Proceed to view Magnificent Murchison Falls from the top and wind up your day with an evening game drive. Dinner and Overnight at Baker’s Lodge. B.L.D

Day 3: Game & Boat Murchison falls

Explore the exhilarating beauty of the park by taking a morning game-drive in the famous Nyamsika plateau located on the North bank of the park.  The park hosts 76 species of mammals and 451 birds. Leopards are harder to spot but are still reasonably common. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch.  After lunch, proceed for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls and finally retire to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Baker’s Lodge. B.L.D

 Day 4: Murchison falls- Kibale

Transfer after your morning breakfast for Kibale National Park. This will take between 5 to 7 hours of driving through rough road. Kibale National Park is easily Uganda’s most famous national park for Chimpanzee trekking.  The park is a home to a total of 70 mammals’ species and most famous 13 species of primates. Dinner and Overnight at Papaya Lake Lodge. B.L.D

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi walk

This morning’s African adventure begins with an exploratory and sensational chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale Forest, arguably Africa’s largest surviving hardwood forest. The forest is home to 13 primate species, 375 species of birds and many other forest animal species.  On this day you can opt for a full day chimpanzee habitation for $220 per person. Return to the lodge for a hot and later wind up your day with a nature walk to the famous Bigodi conservation Dinner and Overnight at Papaya Lake Lodge. B.L.D

Day 6: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth national park (3Hrs)

Depart after your morning breakfast for Queen Elizabeth via Kasese. Take lunch and relax at the Lodge. Later, take a sunset game-drive to end the day in an adventurous style. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. B.L.D

Day 7: Game & Boat- Queen Elizabeth national park

We will wake up for an early morning game drive with an informative ranger guide who will help you search and point out wild animals as he/she leads you to the various habitats of the game.  Lunch at the Lodge and later in the afternoon take a boat-ride on Kazinga Channel to see birds, semi- and aquatic animals that rely on the channel for their livelihood. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. B.L.D

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth national park

Enjoy your early morning game drive via Ishasha Section of the Queen Elizabeth in search of the tree climbing lions often to be seen in the vicinity of the camp which is situated just off the Northern circuit game viewing track. Later, utilize the network of park trails to explore more of the scenic beauty and rich wildlife of this remote parkland bordering the Congo. Dinner and Overnight at Ishasha Lodge. B.L.D

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth- Bwindi

Early morning drive to Bwindi through Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth national park with a chance to have a glimpse of the famous tree-climbing lions. Arrive in the evening, check in have dinner and get ready for your gorilla adventure the following day. Dinner and Overnight at Bwindi Jungle lodge. B.L.D

Day 10: Gorilla Trekking

The long awaited day! Early morning preparations for the activity, with packed lunch, attend briefing by the Ranger-guide, get collect your walking stick and follow the Ranger to the Sanctuary. Maximum time allowed with the fascinating Gorillas is one hour. Dinner and Overnight at Bwindi Jungle lodge. B.L.D

Day 11: Bwindi – Lake Mburo (6hrs)

Breakfast, transfer to Lake Mburo National Park (6 hours).  Afternoon boat-cruise followed by a short evening game-drive. Dinner and Overnight at Mihingo lodge. B.L.D

Day 12: Lake Mburo- Kampala

Guided by an armed Ranger, you will take an adventurous safari walk and then proceed for game-drive as you exit the park. Transfer to Kampala, with lunch en-route.

End of Tour!

Price from $5,145 PP (*minimum 2 Persons)

Price Include:

Airport transfers (pick and drop
Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
English speaking driver/guide
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala (B&B
Mineral water in the safari vehicle
Park entrance fees
Chimpanzee permits $150 per person
Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
Ranger fees
Batwa cultural tour
All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Price Excludes:

International flight
Visa (USD $50 per person)
Meals and drinks not mentioned
Items of personal nature
Tips & laundry service

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