10 Days Uganda Safari

10 Days Uganda Safari

A 10 Days Uganda Safari  is one of the thrilling tour packages that offer you great opportunity to experience the top most safari destinations in Uganda. The Safari takes you to explore Murchison falls national park where you enjoy activities like wildlife viewing, visit the top of the falls, delight in a Nile boat cruise among other activities. After the awesome experience in the park transfer to Kibale forest national park to see the habituated chimpanzees in their natural habitat and also enjoy the Bigodi community walk. Later proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park, while here take up a chance to another rewarding game viewing plus a boat cruise on the charming Kazinga channel connecting Lake Gorge and Lake Edward. Continue with the tour with a connection to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park via the Ishasha sector where you encounter with the famous tree climbing lions before heading to Kihihi sector of Bwindi forest for the gorilla trekking experience.

Safari Highlights

  • Day1: Transfer from Entebbe international airport to booked hotel in Kampala
  • Day2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park
  • Day3: Wildlife viewing and Nile boat cruise
  • Day 4: Transfer from Murchison to Kibale forest national park
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi community walk
  • Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest national park Via Ishasha sector
  • Day 9: Gorilla trekking and optional Batwa community visit 
  • Day 10: Departure to Kampala

Activity highlight

  • Game drive and boat cruise in Murchison Falls Park
  • Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi walk in Kibale forest
  • Game drive and Kazinga boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Experience the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking and Batwa community walk in Bwindi forest

Detailed Itinerary

Day1: Transfer from Entebbe Airport to Kampala

Today on your  first day of  10 Days Uganda Safari , meet and greet with our company representative who welcomes you to Uganda and takes you through your 10 days Uganda safari briefly, then later transports you to your booked hotel in Kampala for dinner and an over night stay.

Accommodation option: Forest Cottages- Budget or Acacia hotel – Mid range or Kampala Serena – luxury

Day2: Transfer to Murchison falls national park

Wake up early for your morning breakfast and join your driver guide for a transfer to Murchison falls national park. The road trip takes you north-west driving through the famous Luwero triangle and then head to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – the only place where you see the remaining Rhinos in Uganda. Enjoy lunch enroute and proceed to the park. Upon arrival, take a visit to the top of the falls before connecting to your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Option; Red chill Camp Site- Budget or Pakuba safari lodge – Mid range or Paraa safari lodge – luxury

Day 3: Wildlife Viewing and Nile boat cruise

After an early breakfast, head out for a game drive experience around the northern banks of River Nile. In your 4×4 safari vehicle, utilize the pop-up roof for clear game viewing and enjoy sighting a diversity of stunning wildlife such as; Rothchild giraffes, lions, leopards, Elephants, buffaloes, hartebeests, warthogs among others plus colorful bird species. After the unforgettable experience, return to the lodge for lunch and a short nap.

In the afternoon at exactly 2pm, enjoy a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile which takes you to the bottom of the Murchison falls. On the boat ride, catch glimpse of how the Nile waters forces its way through a narrow gorge with rocks that give the falls a mesmerizing appearance. You as well sight other amazing wildlife on the shores of the Nile such as; hippos wallowing, crocodiles, elephants taking water, buffaloes and plenty of bird species. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight

Day4: Transfer to Kibale forest national park 

on your 4th day of 10 Days Uganda Safari Enjoy an early breakfast and set off for Kibale forest national park; drive through the green country side, local homesteads plus the massive local farmlands along the Albertine Rift valley Escarpment. The road cruise takes you about 7-8 hours drive to reach Kibale forest with an enroute lunch, upon reaching in the park transfer to your booked lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation Options; Chimpanzee forest guest house- Budget, primate lodge – luxury.

Day5: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi community walk

Delight in a delicious morning breakfast and drive to the headquarters for briefing about the chimpanzee tracking exercise. Later transfer to the starting point and begin the search for the habituated chimpanzees, upon locating a chimpanzee community, spend hour with them while observing their interesting behavior, take photos and return to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon head out for a guided bigodi swamp walk that connects you to community as well. The swamp is a famous birding site for bird lovers therefore you sight many colorful bird species. After the great experience, drive to the lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Day6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and begin your transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, the journey takes you south driving through the crater lake area, enjoy viewing the eye-catching landscapes plus the rolling hills. On a lucky day, you might get chance to see many animals alongside the road as you enter Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon arrival, check in at the lodge, relax, enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation option:Enganzi lodge – budget, Kyambura gorge lodge – Mid range or Mweya safari lodge – Luxury

Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Wake up early for a cup of coffee and head out for a game drive in the Kasenyi section of the park, expect to sight large herds of wildlife diversities such as; Lions, herds of African buffaloes, elephants, Uganda kobs, lions, warthogs, bushbucks among other. After lunch go for an adventurous boat cruise along the beautiful Kazinga channel, enjoy spotting amazing wildlife like the hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and elephants quenching off their thirsty plus plenty of wonderful bird species. After the amazing adventure, return to lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest national park

After a delicious morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and begin your transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park via the Ishasha sector where get chance to see the famous tree climbing lions hanging on acacia tree branchesplus other wildlife. Enjoy lunch enroute and proceed to the park. Upon reaching the park, check in at your booked lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation option; Trekker Tavern lodge- Budget or Chameleon hill lodge luxury.

Day9: Gorilla trekking experience and optional Batwa community walk

Wake up for a cup of coffee, don’t forget to carry your packed lunch and drive to the park headquarters for briefing. While here, you are assigned ranger guides, trekkers, taught about the dos, don’ts and grouped into small groups of 8 people. Later transfer to the starting pointing and begin the search for the habituated gorilla family, after finding one, you are allowed to spend one hour with it, learn and observe their exciting behavior like feeding, feel free to take photos that will remind you about your gorilla trip. After this lifetime encounter, return to the park headquarters to pick your certificate of participation before you drive to your lodge.

In the late afternoon if you finish early the gorilla trek, head out for Batwa community walk where grab an opportunity to meet and greet with the local people. Get impressed with the exciting traditional songs and dance performances organized by the Batwa tribe. Transfer to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10: Departure to Kampala

On this day, delight in a delicious leisure breakfast, later check out of the lodge and depart to Kampala, enjoying lunch enroute at Igongo cultural Centre, feel free to stop at the Uganda equator for photos, stretching and buy some refreshments, then continue to Kampala. Arriving in the evening, your driver guide drops you at your hotel of residence or at Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight to back home or to the next safari destination.

End of the Tour

 Package includes:

  • Park entry fees and all activities included on the itinerary,
  • chimp trekking permits
  • Gorilla Trekking permits
  • Rhino tracking
  • Boat Cruise
  • 4X4 Safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals
  • A professional guide
  • Drinking water during the trip

What to pack for the tour?

  • Camera and charger
  • Sunglasses
  • Light and heavy clothes
  • Hiking boots

Are you a family or group travelers planning a Uganda Safari on your vacation this season? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our reservation for a dream life safari experience in the Pearl of Africa. Simply send us an email on info@gorillaugandasafaribookings.com or call us directly on +256-775630809 or +256-701343598  to speak directly to our reservations team.

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