10 days Bwindi Gorillas and Serengeti Safari is an adventurous African safari taking you on a visit to 2 of the most rewarding safari destinations in Africa and world at large that is Bwindi impenetrable national park and Serengeti national park.
Bwindi impenetrable national park is a home to largest population of mountain gorillas in the world, during this safari packages offers you an encounter with the endangered mountains gorillas in their natural habitat on mountain gorilla trekking safari experience.
Serengeti National Park is another amazing destination you will visit on this 10 Days Bwindi Gorillas and Serengeti Safari, the park is a great destination for Tanzania wildlife safaris and during your visit you will spot a variety of wildlife species including the Big Five “lions, leopards, cape buffaloes, rhinos among others”
10 Days Bwindi Gorillas and Serengeti safari starts from Uganda’s Kampala City and Ends in Tanzania’s Arusha city.
DETAILED ITINERARY OF 10 DAYS BWINDI GORILLAS AND SERENGETI SAFARI
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, you will be picked by your safari driver guide and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park on a drive of approximately 8-9 hours. Along the way you will enjoy lunch in Mbarara and a photo moment in Kayabwe at the equator.
Proceed to the park arriving in the evening, check into your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Buhoma Haven Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla trekking Experience
After an early breakfast, you will meet your guide and with your packed lunch you will transfer to the park’s headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing, you will be allocated a gorilla group to trek and trek into the forests of Bwindi looking for mountain gorillas.
During the trekking you will be able to see other primate species such as chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys and many birds and plants. Once you locate the gorillas you will spend one hour with them in their natural habitat giving you an opportunity to observe their behaviors, watch them carry out their daily activities such as feeding, playing, breast feeding, grooming young ones and take videos and photos. After one hour of encounter with these beautiful giants, you will drive back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Batwa Cultural Experience
Wake up early for breakfast, enjoy breakfast and then head out for the Batwa cultural experience, the Batwa are the early indigenous local people that used to inhabit in the Bwindi impenetrable rainforest and they co-existed with the wildlife in the forest including the gorillas.
The Batwa are also pygmy people who depend on the forest survival, during your visit you will get a deeper insight on how they live their life through various activities such as making fire with stone and sticks, hunting, building of tree houses and storytelling. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Drive to Entebbe
This is the last day in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will have breakfast at your lodge and then checkout and embark on a journey to Entebbe with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch. When you arrive in Entebbe you will be dropped off at the hotel, check in for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Best Western Hotel
Day 5: Fly to Tanzania
After breakfast at the hotel, you shall proceed to Entebbe International airport for your flight to Tanzania, upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International airport, you will be picked up by our safari guide and transfer to your hotel in Arusha. Have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation: The African Tulip Arusha
Day 6: Transfer to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at your hotel, you will transfer to Serengeti national park which is a great wildlife destination in Tanzania famous for the big 5”elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and cape buffaloes”.
Along the way, you will drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and also enjoy en-route lunch. When you arrive in the park, you will have en-route lunch as toy head to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation: Mara River Camp by TBC
Day 7&8: Full day in Serengeti National Park (Northern Serengeti)
In these two days, you will up early for breakfast and head to the park for a morning game drive in the northern area of Serengeti national park. During the game drive you will enjoy watching various wildlife species such as lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, elephants, wildebeests, antelopes, hippos, giraffes among others, along the Mara River area.
You will have lunch and then return to the park for another game drive giving chance to explore the park more and also witness the great wildebeest migration at its best.
You will wake up for a morning game drive around Serengeti national park in search of different wildlife species such as. You will have lunch after your morning game drive around the national park. Chance to witness the great wildebeest migration at its best.
Day 9: Central Serengeti Game Drives
Have breakfast and head out for a game drive experience, on this day you will explore the central plains of Serengeti national park following the Seronera River where you will watch more animals as they converge to drink water. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast at your lodge, you will checkout and transfer back to Arusha with en-route lunch, you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home or at the hotel.
End of 10 Days Bwindi Gorilla and Serengeti Safari
Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
4×4 safari Land Cruiser
Professional safari and tour guide / driver
All national park fees
All meals on the safari
All game viewing activities specified
Price quoted per person sharing
Uganda and Tanzania VAT
Flights and Visas
Items of personal nature like beverages, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc
hotel accommodation before / after the safari