Introduction to the 10days Uganda safari
Uganda is the pearl of Africa where every visitor is treated as a local person and very highly appreciated, in this 10-day Uganda safari, you will cover the famous national park in Uganda. Bwindi impenetrable forest for gorilla trekking, where you will have 5 hours with the mountain gorillas.
this 10days days Uganda safari will drive you to the Murchison Falls National Park to visit the Nile and the Game Driver, you will also enjoy the boat cruise on the Nile, hiking to the top of the falls, and the game drive
Detailed itinerary of 10 days Uganda safari
Day 1 of 10days Uganda safari: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
Welcome to the 10-day Uganda safari Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met and greeted by our friendly and Professional driver/ guide. He will brief you and take you through your trip plan then transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe for relaxation and dinner.
Accommodation: ViaVia or Airport Link Guest house
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to Murchison Falls where you will hike to the top of the falls which will give you beautiful views of these waterfalls.
You will gaze at the Nile River which is the longest river in the world, It’s forced through a small gap that is just 7m wide and it flows 43 meters down making it look very beautiful to the viewers.
Accommodation: Pakuba safari lodge
Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, after proceeding to search for the wildlife species on a game drive. You will get a chance to view many species including; giraffes, lions, elephants, buffaloes, birds, and many more.
The guide will take you back to the lodge to have your lunch at the lodge as you prepare to enjoy a boat cruise on the Nile River. This boat will allow you to get close to the water animals which include over 4000 hippos as well as the Nile crocodiles.
The Nile has many stunning bird lives which are also enjoyed while taking your boat trip; these include; the bee-eaters, colored kingfishers, shoebill storks, grey grey-throated and yellow-billed birds.
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will have breakfast and check at the lodge for your transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. The drive will take us 7-8 hours to get to Fort Portal, you will have lunch at the garden’s restaurant after we shall proceed to the lodge for relaxation, overnight stay, and dinner.
Accommodation: Camping at Kibale forest camp
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Leave the hotel early in the morning for chimpanzee trekking which will give us ample time to enjoy our time with our cousins, after trekking, we shall return to the lodge for hot lunch after Queen Elizabeth National Park. This national park is famous for the variety of wildlife species and primate species.
This famous conservation area is bordered by Lake Edward in the southwest and in the northeast, it’s bordered by Lake George. This park was named after Queen Elizabeth the Second and it has a variety of wildlife species including; impalas, kobs, forest hogs, elephants, buffaloes, tree-climbing lions, and the cape buffaloes.
Upon your arrival at the park, check-in and prepare for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.
Day 6: Morning game drive & boat cruise along Kazinga channel
Start the day with an early game drive that exposes us to diverse animals, Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals.
Hyenas are spotted along the Circuits as we drive along and many more species are residents of this park. There is a rich bird life especially our version of storks in the wetland spots as we reach the Flamingoes in the salt lakes at Kasenyi.
After lunch, we get ready for the Classic highlights on the 2-hour Boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36 km channel linking Lake George – Lake Edward. Here you see land and water water-adapted hippopotamuses Yawning, the National Geographical Society killing machine the Nile crocodile gaping along the Banks.
the Savannah version of Pigs the Warthog- Pumba are a hallmark sign in this Animal home. With your Binoculars along the peninsula, you have a magnificent view of Birds and animals like the ever-playing African Elephants in the Waters.
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi NP with a game drive in Ishasha
Have breakfast then set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park – famously known for its resident tree-climbing lions. The chance of spotting these lions is about 70% though sometimes they are hard to spot (most especially when they are down in the grassland looking for prey). Hoping you get the chance to spot them, the sight will be spectacular!
Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda (harboring an estimated 400 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population) including several habituated groups, which you will trek.
With a strenuous day ahead, you will do less on arrival but just check in your accommodation, and relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience the following day.
Accommodation: Havens Lodge
Day 8: Gorilla Trekking and Batwa Talks Experience
Encountering the rare and endangered Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is an experience of a lifetime. Half of the world’s population of gorillas lives under the mist-covered canopies of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforest.
In the company of an experienced park ranger, you will be tracking the whereabouts of one of the nine habituated family groups who live in the park.
Your tracking experience will be an exciting, yet challenging, journey along forested (often muddy and slippery) slopes, tangled vines, thick vegetation and bamboo forests before you reach the territory of these gentle giants.
En route, your ranger will point out telltale signs of previous gorilla activity like dung, nests, and chewed bamboo shoots. Depending on the location of the gorillas on any given day the walk can take anything from 2 to 7 hours.
Once the family of gorillas has been located, settle into your surroundings and enjoy the hour you have to quietly observe these fascinating primates whose habits and mannerisms remind us so much of our own.
Encountering mountain gorillas in the wild is a truly humbling and emotional experience, one that you are sure to remember for the rest of your life.
Accommodation: Havens Lodge
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast at your hotel, you will start your journey to Lake Mburo National Park. On your way to the park, you will make a stopover at the equator for a water experiment. It will not be inconveniencing if you buy a T-shirt with the words ‘’I crossed the Uganda Equator’’ Continue with your journey and have lunch at the Lodge. After lunch, you will do an afternoon game drive.
Lake Mburo National Park accommodates mammals like the Eland, antelope as well as zebras and water-bucks, making it among the most admirable places to visit in Uganda. The park is exceptional for its attractive, soothingly sloping hills and open grassland basins, intermingled with brushwood, woodlands, and rich wetlands.
While at the park you will see animals like impalas, water-bucks, the Cape buffalo, and zebras plus many other animal species. The journey takes 5 hours to the park.
Day 10: Transfer back to Entebbe for your flight back home
On this day, you will have breakfast at your convenience time and checkout at the lodge for your transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home.
Cost per person: ???????? USD Per person
- Meals as specified above
- Vehicle hire
- 2 gorilla permits
- 2 Chimpaaz permits
- Driver/guide and Park entrance fees
- Boat cruises as specified above
- Game drives as mentioned above
- All the activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Items that are not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips and gratuities
- Alcoholic drinks