This 10 Days Uganda Safari takes you to Murchison Falls where you will enjoy game viewing drives, a hike to the top of the falls and a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile. After proceeding to Kibale Forest for Chimpanzee trekking and a Bigodi nature walk then connect to Queen Elizabeth National Park for more game sightings and a boat ride on the amazing Kazinga channel. The last leg of the safari takes you to the Bwindi impenetrable Forest national park through the Ishasha sector where you will see the tree climbing lions.  The last activity on the trip will be Gorilla Tracking where you will see the Endangered Mountain Gorillas.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe international airport to Kampala
  • Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls national park.
  • Day 3: Game drive and boat ride.
  • Day 4: Transfer to Kibale national park.
  • Day 5: Chimpanzees Trekking and Bigodi swamp Walk.
  • Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise
  • Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi forest national park.
  • Day 9: Gorilla trekking.
  • Day 10: Transfer to Kampala.

Activity highlights

  • Murchison Falls Game drive and boat cruise
  • Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi walk
  • Queen Elizabeth game drive and Kazinga boat cruise
  • Visit the tree climbing lions in ishasha
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking Bwindi and Batwa community walk

Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe International Airport to Kampala

Your driver/ guide will receive and welcome you to Uganda from Entebbe international airport. He will transport you to Kampala the capital city of Uganda, where he will drop you to hotel and brief you on history of Uganda and brief on safari. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Accommodation Options: Forest Cottages (budget)/ Cassia Lodge (mid-range)/ Kampala Serena Hotel (luxury)

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Your safari driver will transfer you to Murchison falls, driving to northwest, via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, stop at the sanctuary for Rhino trekking taking about 2-3 hours, have a lunch stop and then proceed to Murchison falls national park. Enter the park via Kichwanbanyo gate and drive to explore the top of the falls before you drive to the lodge for check-in and prepare for dinner.

Accommodation options: Hornbill Safari Lodge or Parkside Safari Lodge (budget)/ Twiga Safari Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)/ Nile Safari Lodge (luxury)

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Ride

Early in the morning, you will have game drive around northern banks of river Nile. You have great chances of spotting elephants, lions, giraffes, hartebeest to list the few and bird species. Head for lunch and afternoon you will go for boat ride. You will make boat ride to the bottom of the falls and you will see how the water forces it’s self out of the rocks. You will view hippos and others animals drinking water from the river bank. Dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park 

On the 4th day of your 10 Days Uganda Safari, Enjoy an African cup of coffee and the driver will transfer you to Kibale national park. You will be view local homesteads, green countryside and local farms along the Albertine Rift escarpment. The journey takes 7-8 hours drive with lunch stop in Fort portal town. Proceed to the park with en-route crater lake tours before you continue to your lodge for check-in on arrival.

10 Days Uganda Safari
Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale

Accommodation Options: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge(budget)/ Kibale Forest Camp (mid-range)/ Chimpundu Lodge (luxury)

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking and visiting the Bigodi Swamp

Take breakfast, report to headquarters for briefing. Enter the jungle to search for chimpanzees. Game rangers know where to find the chimpanzees easily, after find the chimpanzee spend one hour with them. Return for lunch, after lunch head to Bigodi swamp, which is well known for best destination for birds. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park will start after your morning breakfast. The driver will drive through the south passing the Crater Lake area, you will be viewing beautiful landscape and rolling hills. You might have a chance of viewing animals from the road from Queen Elizbeth national park. Check-in to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options: Bush Lodge(budget)/ Buffalo Safari Lodge(mid-range)/ Elephant Plains Lodge (luxury)

Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Take African cup of coffee and head to park for game drive, expect to see to see buffaloes, lions to list the few and variety of bird species. Head back to the lodge for lunch, after you go for an exciting boat cruise along the kazinga channel. You will spot a lot of animals during boat ride like hippos, buffalos, and elephant’s drinking water. End of the day back to the lodge.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

On the 8th day of your 10 Days Uganda Safari, Take African coffee and then the driver will transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for gorilla trekking. You will pass via the Ishasha area where you will see tree-climbing lions and other wildlife. En-route lunch as you proceed to Bwindi forest. Upon arrival, proceed to check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (budget)/ Buhoma Haven Lodge (mid-range)/ Sanctuary Gorilla Camp (luxury)

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking experience

Take cup of coffee and report to the headquarters for briefing from the game rangers. You should carry packed lunch from lodge, enough drinking water and trekking equipment. Enter the jungle and the trekking will start. After finding the gorilla family, you will spend one hour with the gorillas and then return to the lodge.

Day 10: Transfer to Kampala

After taking breakfast, our driver will be waiting to transfer back to Kampala. You will have stopover from Mbarara town for lunch and then proceed to Uganda equator for photo shots. You will arrival to Kampala; the driver will either drop you off to the hotel or to Entebbe international airport to catch-up with your flight. End of Tour

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