For those who hunger for a glimpse of Uganda, this 10 day best of Uganda’s Wildlife is more than perfect to fit your travel interests. It takes you to Uganda’s untouched Wildlife destinations in the Western region.
Detailed Itinerary for 10 Day Best of Uganda’s Wildlife.
Day 01: Arrival at Entebbe Airport
On arrival, you will meet our safari guide and transfer to your hotel of stay in Kampala. When you reach in the morning, it is very feasible to do the Kampala city tour.
Accommodation at Kampala Serena/Sheraton Hotel, Grand Imperial Hotel, Pearl of Africa Hotel or Kampala Forest Cottages.
Day 02: Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park
After briefing by the guide, the journey to Lake Mburo National Park starts. It takes about three hours via Kampala – Masaka – Mbarara highway.
You will arrive early, have lunch and later in the afternoon you will take boat ride to sight some aquatic species like crocodiles, hippos and water birds.
Accommodation at Eagles Nest Lodge (Budget), Arcadia Cottages (Mid-range) and Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)
Day 03: Lake Mburo – Transfer to Bwindi
That’s enough to soak up in Lake Mburo, early in the morning you can have a game drive. After, return to the lodge for breakfast and after transfer to Bwindi.
This journey is impressive with views of terraced hills and deep valleys. Lounge at Buhoma Community Bandas/Bakiga Lodge (Budget), Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-range) and Mahogany Springs Lodge (Luxury)
Day 04: Gorilla trekking Experience
For this day, you will have a lifetime experience – meeting face to face with the species of Mountain Gorillas in the jungles of Bwindi.
Tourists are allowed to stay with the Gorillas in the Jungles for only one hour, later return to the lodge after great moments with the giants of the Jungles.
Return to the lodge for relaxation. In the evening you can visit the Batwa people while on community walks.
Day 05: Bwindi Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park
After the astonishing Gorilla trek in Buhoma, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha sector route.
You will behold the notable tree climbing lions en route in the Ishasha sector. These animals are usually sighted while resting up in fig trees.
After, continue to Queen for lunch at Mweya canteen – Later you will enjoy a cruise along Kazinga channel.
Stay at Simba Safari Camp (Budget), Ihamba Safari Lodge/Bush Lodge (Mid-range) and Mweya Safari Lodge/ Jacana Safari Lodge (luxury)
Day 06: Game Drive & Launch Trip Cruise on the Channel
You will start the day with a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains. After this 2-3 hours excursion, your driver will drive to Mweya peninsula to have launch at Mweya canteen.
In the afternoon, you will do a boat along the waters of Kazinga Channel. Accommodation at Simba Safari Camp (Budget), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range) and Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 07: Queen Elizabeth – Proceed to Kibale Forest.
Enjoy your delicious breakfast, after start the Journey to the home of Chimpanzees through Fort portal. Have lunch in Fort town and proceed to Kibale.
Check in at the lodge to relax and in the evening you can do the Bigodi walk. Stay at Chimpanzee Guest House/Rwenzori View Guest House (Budget), Ndali Lodge (Mid-range) and Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury)
Day 08: Kibale Forest – Murchison falls National Park
It is advised to be part of the morning chimpanzee tracking session because after lunch you will transfer up to Murchison Falls National Park.
Reaching Murchison in the evening, if time allows you hike up to the top of the falls. Accommodation at Red Chilli Camp (Budget), Sambiya River Lodge (Mid-range) and Paara Safari Lodge (luxury)
Day 09: Game Drive & Boat Cruise
You will start with a morning game drive before you head for an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls.
Expect to see numerous Wildlife species like Buffaloes, Antelopes. Elephants, Hippos, Crocodiles and more.
Day 10: Drive Back to Kampala – Departure.
After breakfast, a short game drive is awarded and after start the journey back to Kampala for your return flight back home.
- Airport transfers
- Full Board Accommodation
- All Park entry fees and activities as per the itinerary
- Gorilla permits
- English Speaking Guide
- Mineral Water
- Chimpanzee Permits
- Ground Transportation in a 4×4 Cruiser.
- Game Drives & Boat Cruise.