10 days: Most Memorable Uganda Safari

The most memorable Uganda safari

About the 10 days Most Memorable Uganda Safari

This is a 10 days holiday safari in Uganda to see the best tourist highlights and attractions. Arguably the best & most memorable Uganda Safari for any first time visitor or if coming for the tenth time. Starting with a journey to Murchison passing by Luwero Triangle for Rhinos, you will also see Chimps in Kibale and gorillas in Bwindi. This tour also takes you to the most popular place to tour in Uganda – Queen Elizabeth national park for stunning wildlife experiences. While here you will spot the legendary tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector. This tour is suitable for individuals, groups, and couples travelling together.

10 days Most Memorable Uganda Safari Highlights:

  • Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Murchison Falls national park
  • Kibale forest national park
  • Mweya Peninsula
  • Kazinga Channel
  • Ishasha sector – Queen
  • Bwindi Impenetrable forest
  • Batwa People
  • Equator line – Masaka

Other Trip details

Trip Destination:
Murchison falls, Kibale forest, Bwindi forest & Queen Elizabeth National Park

Trip type:
Wildlife Safari, Gorilla Safari, Primate Safari & Adventure Safari

Trip Activities:
Chimp Tracking, Birding, Gorilla Trekking, Rhino trekking, Game drives, Boat trips.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda at Entebbe.

Once you arrive at Entebbe International Airport, your guide will pick you up and welcome you to Uganda. You will transfer to the capital – Kampala about an hours’ drive from Entebbe. Check in to your accommodation for the night for dinner & overnight stay.

Day 2: Kampala to Murchison via Ziwa

Start our 10 days Memorable Uganda Safari with Rhino trekking at the Ziwa Wildlife Sanctuary in Luwero. Later continue to Masindi town for a local traditional meal for our lunch before continuing to Murchison falls national park. We’ll arrive in the evening then check in at the lodge for dinner & overnight stay.

Day 3: Murchison falls National park – Game Safari

Enjoy a wildlife safari in Murchison falls national park today. You’ll get up early, have breakfast then head for the morning game drive to see most of the wildlife like lions, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, kobs and more. Later return back to the lodge for lunch & relax. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat cruise downstream the Nile and marvel at the amazing falls. You will also get to see Hippos & Crocodiles too.

Day 4: Murchison to Kibale forest

Take the journey west to Kibale forest national park – the primate capital of the world. Check in to your lodge located near or within the park. Dinner will be served here & enjoy the night ready for the big day tomorrow.

Day 5: Primate Tracking in Kibale forest national park

Today we will enjoy primate tracking in Uganda’s best primate destination. Accompanied by an experienced UWA guide, you will walk through the Kibale forest where you will see a number of primates like chimpanzees, collobus monkeys, blue monkeys, baboons, red velvet monkeys and many more. The forest is also home a number of bird species.

Day 6: Kibale to Queen Elizabeth Park

Get up ready to transfer to QENP in western Uganda, we’ll game drive en-route and stop by Mweya for lunch. In the afternoon, you will get to enjoy a 2 -3 hours boat trip on the famous Kazinga channel. Lots of wildlife seen on this tour including hippos, buffaloes and elephants on the river banks. Amazing bird-life as well, some rare species found at this channel. After the wildlife safari, your guide will transfer you to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay

Day 7: Game Drive & Ishasha Lion tracking

Wake up early morning, start the day with breakfast at 6am. Then set off for an early morning game drive in the park, don’t forget to capture the sunrise. You will come across a number of wildlife including, kobs, buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, warthogs, antelopes and many others. We will have packed lunch on our tour provided by the lodge. In the afternoon proceed to the Ishasha sector to see the legendary tree climbing lions. In the evening we check into the lodge near Ishasha.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi forest park

Wake up early morning and proceed to Bwindi via Ishasha. You will reach the impenetrable forest park in the evening and later check into your safari lodge.

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking Experience in Bwindi forest park

The experience you are about to feel today with the mountain gorillas is what makes this tour the most memorable Uganda safari. Getting so close to these gentle giants is so overwhelming and is a lifetime safari experience. The trekking experience will start early morning at 8:00 am but you will transfer from your lodge to the park office for briefing at around 7:00 am. Make sure you will have the right gear and clothing for this kind of experience. From here you will be required to have your gorilla trekking permit which will allow you to a full day trekking. In groups of 8 people, accompanied by a guide, you will trek through the Jungles of the Impenetrable forest to track one of the habituated Gorilla groups. Bwindi has several places where the trekking is possible and these include Nkuringo, Ruhija, rushaga and Buhoma. Once you are close to the gorillas, take as many pictures to take back home. A few rules like no flash photophraphy or no starring direct in the gorillas eyes. After this experience which normally takes between 2 to 7 hours, you will receive a gorilla tracking certificate from UWA, then later retire back to your lodge.

Day 10: Bwindi back to Kampala

After the healthy breakfast in the morning. Prepare for the journey back to Kampala. You will get to see stunning views of the Kigezi hills – the most beautiful part of Uganda. You also get to pass by the Equator – for souvenir shopping and a few pictures. In the evening, reach Kampala and your guide will transfer to your accommodation. If you have an evening flight, you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport.

 

End of Itinerary

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