Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. On this tour, we show you how and why. This is one of our feature trips where we ensure you have the time of your life. Meet wild chimps in Kibale forest, track and encounter the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, visit the endangered white rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
You will then observe the African fish eagles hunt in the Kazinga Channel as you enjoy a walk through Bigodi Swamp, scope out the giant forest hog and leopards in Queen Elizabeth National Park, see the rare Rothschild’s giraffe as well as the fastest monkey in Africa: Patas monkey, the giraffes and dramatic falls in Murchison Falls National Park. You wouldn’t miss the rare eland in Lake Mburo National Park. You will do it all and live to tell about it.This trip is designed to be the unique, mind-blowing experience you have been looking for.
10 Days Uganda Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning we will drive to Murchison Falls NP. We will stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for the Rhinos and have Lunch before getting to Fort Murchison.
Day 2: Game Drive & Boat Ride
In the morning, we cross the Nile with the ferry at 7.00am and go on a game drive from 8.00am to midday. In the afternoon (2-5pm) we will go on a boat-ride on the Nile.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Early in the morning we will leave for Kibale NP. We will pass close to Lake Albert. There is a spectacular view from the top of the Albert rift on a clear day. In the late afternoon we will arrive at Kibale Forest Camp, where we will rest.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Swamp Walk
The chimp walk will start at 8.00am so we have to be at the starting point early enough. As we search for the chimps, we will come across various other primates and birds. In the afternoon we will walk through Bigodi Swamp which is great for birdies to admire the different species.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early morning we will leave for Queen Elizabeth NP. We will travel through Fort Portal and reach The Bush Lodge in Queen Elizabeth NP at midday, with a stunningly beautiful view over Kazinga Channel.
Day 6: Game Drive & Boat Ride
This day is for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth NP, with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants, etc. Then we will go for a 2 hour boat-ride on the Kazinga channel and see all the animals from the waterside.
Day 7: Transfer to Kisoro
Early in the morning we will leave for Kisoro. We will travel through Kabale taking in the beautiful landscape also defined as the “Switzerland of Africa”. On the last hill, the landscape unfolds beneath us. At the bottom of the valley is Kisoro. We stop at Travelers’ Rest Hotel where we will spend the night.
Day 8: Gorilla Trekking
We leave the hotel and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable NP via Nkuringo or to Mgahinga Gorilla NP depending on the availability of the permits. The tracking will start at 8.30am right after a briefing session. It will take a while to find the gorillas but once we do, we can spend up to an hour with them and return to the briefing spot before 6pm.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo
On the last day of the tour, we will drive to Lake Mburo for a magnificent game viewing drive. There’s so much to see: Bushbuck (lots of them), impalas (you wont find them elsewhere in Uganda), the defassa waterbuck, topi, dwarf and marsh mongoose, warthogs, common duiker, plain zebra, antelopes.
Day 10: Back to Kampala
After breakfast, we start the journey back to Kampala. We make a few stops on the way for pictures and to pick up more souvenirs.