10 days Uganda Safari

The 10 days Uganda Safari is one of the enchanting tour offers that gives you chance to explore the most interesting safari destinations in Uganda. The safari allows you an opportunity visit Murchison Falls National Park – home to stunning wildlife, while here enjoy a tour to the top of the falls, delight in a Nile boat cruise and many others thrilling activities. After a great adventure in Murchison falls park transfer to Kibale forest national park where you encounter exciting primates including the habituated chimpanzees and also delight in a Bigodi community walk.  After the awesome experience, connect to Queen Elizabeth National Park the famous home to the tree climbing lions plus impressive number of wildlife, the tour offers you great opportunity to enjoy a boat ride on the mighty kazinga channel and later transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park via the Ishasha sector of queen Elizabeth park to see the famous tree climbing lions. A visit to Bwindi forest allows you to enjoy the gorilla trekking adventure.

Safari Highlights

  • Wildlife viewing in Murchison falls Park and Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile
  • Boat ride on kazinga channel
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest
  • Bigodi guided nature walk
  • Experience the tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector
  • Gorilla trekking Bwindi forest national park

Detailed Itinerary

Day1: Transfer to Entebbe Airport to Kampala

After your morning breakfast, meet and greet with the company driver guide who takes you through your 10 days tour and later transfer to Kampala at your booked hotel of residence for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation option: Forest cottages – budget, Acacia hotel-mid range or Sheraton hotel – luxury

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Today wake up early in the morning for a delicious breakfast and begin a transfer to Murchison falls national park, the journey takes you through north-western uganda driving through the famous luweero triangle, enjoy enroute in Masindi town and proceed to park, along the way enjoy sighting beautiful primates like baboons, monkeys among other animals. Upon entering the park, enjoy a visit to the top of the falls, here experience the Nile River squeezing itself through a narrow gorge about 5 meters featuring rocks which give the falls a beautiful appearance. Later drive to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation option: Heritage safari lodge – budget, Pakuba safari lodge – midrange, Paraa Safari lodge.

Day 3: Wildlife viewing and Nile Boat cruise

After your morning breakfast, join your driver guide for a game drive adventure in the northern banks of the Victoria Nile, with a pop up roof delight in clear wildlife viewing, enjoy sighting lots of thrilling animals like leopards, lions, Rothschild giraffes, warthogs, buffaloes, hartebeests and many others plus many colorful bird species. After a great adventure in the park, drive to the lodge for lunch and a short relaxation.

After lunch, head out for an afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile which draws you to the bottom of the Murchison falls. On the boat ride, catch a glance of how the Nile water pushes its way through a narrow gorge with rocks that give the falls a gripping outlook. You also view other wonderful wildlife on the shores of the Nile like crocodiles, buffaloes, hippos and many bird species. Head back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day4: Transfer to Kibale national park

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and start off your to Kibale national park, drive through the green country side, massive local farmlands along the Albertine rift valley escarpment, local homesteads. The road trip takes you about 7-8 hours drive to reach Kibale forest with an enroute lunch. Upon arriving at the park, transfer to your booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options; chimpanzee forest guest house-budget, primate lodge- luxury.

Day5: chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi community walk

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and drive to the headquarters for a simple briefing concerning the chimpanzee tracking experience. Later on, transfer to the starting point and begin the search for the tamed chimpanzees, upon locating a chimpanzee family, spend an hour with them as your learn more about their lifestyle and behavior you can as well take pictures with them. Head back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, head out for a guided bigodi swamp nature walk that connects you to the community as well. If you are a lover of birds, this swamp is great birding site that you will love. After a marvelous experience, drive to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

After a heavy breakfast, checkout of the lodge and start your transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, the journey takes you south driving through the crater lake area, delight in viewing the breathtaking landscapes and the rolling hills. You may have a chance to see many animals alongside the road as you enter Queen Elizabeth national park on a lucky day. Upon arrival, check in at the booked lodge rest, dine for dinner and enjoy an overnight stay.

Accommodation option: Simba safari lodge-budget, Kyambura gorge lodge-mid range or Mweya safari lodge   – luxury

Day 7: Morning game drive and boat cruise on kazinga channel

Today wake up early for a cup of coffee and head out for a game drive experience in the Kasenyi section of the park, this area is home to breathtaking wildlife diversities like herds buffaloes, elephants, Uganda kobs, lions, bushbucks, warthogs, waterbucks among others. After an awesome experience, return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, transfer to kazinga channel for a boat cruise along the magnificent channel, here enjoy viewing many aquatic animals at the shores of Kazinga channel namely; elephants, buffaloes, hippos, Nile crocodiles plus lots of exciting bird species such as; egrets, kingfisher among others. After thrilling feel on the boat ride, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8: Transfer Bwindi Forest National Park

Today delight in a delicious breakfast, check out of the lodge and transfer Bwindi impenetrable forest via the Ishasha sector home to the exciting tree climbing lions that is spotted hanging on tree branches, proceed with the drive to Kihihi sector of Bwindi forest then Buhoma region, on reaching in the park, check in at lodge for dinner an overnight sleepover.

Accommodation Option: Buhoma community haven lodge – budget, chameleon hill lodge – luxury

Day 9: Gorilla trekking experience and optional Batwa Community walk

After an early morning breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefings about the gorilla trekking exercises, while here, you are taught about the dos and don’ts, you are as well grouped in groups of 8 people and assigned a ranger guide and trekker to take you through the fascinating gorilla trekking adventure. Later, head to the starting point and begin the trek, upon locating a gorilla family, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them, feel free to take photos of them as you watch, learn and study more about their interesting behaviors of life here in the forest. The trekking in Bwindi can take 30minutes to half a day depending on the location of the habituated group, later after the dream life adventure, return back to lodge.

If time allows, in the afternoon, join a guided walk to Batwa community where you interact with the local people (Batwa – shortest people in world), enjoy learning their authentic exciting cultures and lifestyle that is exhibited through the performance of their traditional cultural dances and songs. After the awesome experience, get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10: Departure to Kampala

Today, wake for a delicious leisure breakfast, enjoy a late check out and begin your departure back to Kampala city, enjoying lunch enroute in Mbarara at Igongo culture, proceed with the journey arriving late evening, your driver guide drops you at your hotel of residence in Kampala or Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight back home.

End of the tour

Tour inclusive

  • 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

In case you are planning a 10 days Uganda safari to the park this season and still wondering how best to arrange a perfect road trip adventure? With the above guide, we hope you find it helpful; alternatively, you can get touch with our travel team for assistance on how to organize an affordable tour in the Pearl of Africa. For further more information booking or inquiries, send us an email on info@exceptionalugandagorillasafaris.com or call us directly on +256-775630809 or 0784912876 speak to our customer care personnel.

 

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