10 Days Classic Uganda Safari

10 days Classic Uganda Safari

This 10 days gives you chance to enjoy an amazing gorilla trekking and wildlife safari plus a 4 days Kampala city tour where you delight in a number of interesting activities. The tour takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game viewing safari before proceeding to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for the once in a lifetime gorilla trekking experience. Then a enjoy a canoe ride on lake Bunyonyi as you explore the mesmerizing islands on the lake, later transfer to lake Mburo for a horseback ride which takes you close to the unique stunning wildlife.

Rate: When 6 people

$2100 Per Person using mid range accommodation

$2300 Per Person using Luxury accommodation

Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe Airport to your hotel of residence in Kampala

Activity: A drive around the city incase you are arrive in time

Accommodation Option:(Acacia lodge or Skyz Hotel Kampala by Mariotte)

Day2: Explore Kasubi tombs and Kabaka palace, Lunch , return to the hotel and head out  for the workshop

Accommodation option: (Acacia lodge or Skyz Hotel Kampala by Mariotte)

Day 3: Half day enjoyment the forest park, return to hotel and head out for the workshop

Accommodation Option:(Acacia lodge or Skyz Hotel Kampala by Mariotte)

Day 4: Visit Uganda Museum and Gadaffi Mosque, return to hotel and head out for the workshop

Accommodation Option:(Acacia lodge or Skyz Hotel Kampala by Mariotte)

Day 5Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a visit to Uganda Equator

You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park in western Uganda. On your way you will make a stopover at the equator for the equator experience and photography if you please. Proceed to Mbarara town for lunch and continue your journey to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth national park arriving in the late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight stay at your preferred lodge.

Accommodation options: Simba safari camp (budget) or Park view safari lodge, Marafiki safari lodge or Twin lakes lodge (mid-range)

Drive time: Approximately 8 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6: Game Drive & Launch Cruise  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Go for an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spot a lot of wildlife including African elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, impala, among others and a lot of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast, relax a bit and enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon, go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel inside Queen Elizabeth Park where you will come up close with hippos, crocodiles among other aquatic life and an array of birds on the bay! Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

DAY 7: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Via Ishasha Sector

Enjoy your breakfast and head southwest of Queen Elizabeth national park in search of tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector where on a lucky day, you will be able to spot many of them lounging on trees and enjoying the sun! Continue and proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park arriving in the evening. Check in to your hotel, unwind, and enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options: Broad bill camp, Buhoma community rest camp (budget) or Ichumbi Gorilla lodge / Gorilla mist camp (mid-range)

Drive time: Approximately 7-8  hours (depending on tracking location)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 8: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

After breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will walk to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking. Your guide will take you through all the dos and don’t while with mountain gorillas and after that, you will be transferred to the starting point of your gorilla family.

Please note that gorilla family allocation depends on your interests, fitness and age. Please inform your guide of your interests and he will try to request for the gorilla family of your choice before you start the trek into the forest. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness is required.

Gorilla trekking can take from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day so one needs to prepare for both. You guide will try to provide information about trees, birds and other wildlife in the forest until you reach a given gorilla family of gorillas.

You will be allowed only one hour of photography and observing mountain gorillas as they go about with their daily day activities and then trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and then transfer to your lodge in near lake Bunyonyi for dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Accommodation Options:  Crater bay cottages or Bunyonyi Overland (budget) Bunyonyi Rock Resort or Birdsnest (mid-range)

DAY 9: Bunyonyi Boat Cruise And Departure

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for a morning boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi in which you will visit several islands and learn more about the area. Return to the lodge and check-out, then transfer to lake Mburo National Park for horse adventure in the jungle.

Day 10: After your leisure breakfast, head out for Horseback riding and transfer to Kampala where you will be dropped off for your scheduled flight back home. Lunch will be enjoyed enroute.

End of tour

Price includes:

  • Park entry fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Horse riding in Lake Mburo National park
  • Accommodation and meals
  • 4×4 safari van
  • A professional guide
  • All activities in Kampala  plus those included on the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water

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