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11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris 

11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris

11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safari

This 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris involves visiting Uganda’s top National Parks including Murchison Falls National Park the biggest and oldest conservation area in Uganda, the beautiful Murchison falls make the park famous and of where the park also derives its name, these falls are made by the Nile waters that pass through a narrow gorge forming the falls, the park best of Uganda wildlife safari and its home to a number of wildlife species like lions, crocodiles, elephants, antelopes among other, its located in northwestern part of Uganda, it takes approximately 305 km to reach Murchison Falls National Park from Kampala covering an area of 1503 sq ml. for Uganda safaris and tours Queen Elizabeth National Park, is one of the best Uganda wildlife safari destination,it is the most famous National Park in Uganda famous of its climbing lions and other wildlife species like elephants, antelopes, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, Hippos, chimpanzees, monkeys among others, this park is one of the destinations for birders due to its high number of bird species, the park also has the famous Kazinga channel that separate Lake Gorge from Edward a distance of 410 km from Kampala, this park has a number of accommodation facilities ranging from luxury to budgeted . Bwindi Impenetrable National Park this park is famous because it home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world in its Bwindi Impenetrable Forest also referred to as Africa true jungle because of its think vegetation cover, this forest is very thick to an extent that the paths have to be cleared every day in order for visitors to pass through, the park can be accessed via the Masaka- Mbarara high approximately 540 km/ from Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha sector by road and by air transport, it’s home to a number of wildlife species and various bird species. Lake Mburo National Park is the park with the shortest distance from / Entebbe of 290 km, home to the highest number of Zebras, Impala and eland. Zebras are found almost everywhere in the park, bird species, buffaloes, antelopes among others, Lake Bunyonyi is afresh water lake, bilharzia free making its water safe for swimming, this lake has 29 islands which you can visit while on a boat cruise, this lake is called Bunyonyi meaning “a Place with many little bird” making it a perfect destination for birders, with a distance of 59 km from Bwindi National Park you can access Lake Bunyonyi.

Brief trip itinerary of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris 

Day 1: Entebbe to Kampala

Day2: Transfer to Murchison falls

Day 3: To Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4: To Queen Elizabeth

Day 5: Game drive & Launch cruise

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Ishasha sector to Bwindi

Day 7: Gorilla trekking

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi

Day 9: To Lake Mburo

Day 10: Transfer to Kampala with a Game drive

Day 11: Kampala City tour and Transfer to Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris 

Day 1:  Pick up from Entebbe to Kampala

on the first day of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris, Our company representative, who will also be your guide driver will pick you from Entebbe airport and drop you at your hotel in Kampala where you will rest for the day and overnight stay.

Accommodation Option; Lake Victoria Hotel/ Anderita Beach Hotel / Sheraton Hotel/ Hotel Africana/ Eureka hotel/ Tourist hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls national park

After breakfast,  day 2 of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris, your guide driver will pick you up and embark on your journey to Murchison falls National Park via Masindi approximately 305 km, a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary home of both black and white Rhinos track them for an hour, another stop in Masindi for lunch and embark on your journey heading straight to Murchison falls National Park, reaching in the evening , check in at the lodge of your choice have dinner and rest for the night.

Accommodation Options; Murchison River lodge (In tents)/ Fort Murchison/ Nile safari lodge. Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Explore Murchison falls National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will go for a game drive in the Park, you will stand a chance to spot animals like giraffes, leopards, lions, cape buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, warthogs, bushbucks among others. After the drive you will head back to the lodge for lunch, later go for a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls, it very beautiful watching the falls from the Nile, on the cruise you will spot more animals like hippos, crocodiles, bird species like king fisher, the rare shoebill. After the boat cruise you will hike up to the top of the falls, here you will notice that the ground shakes due the falling of the water, you will witness how the Nile water peruses through the narrow gorge and on falling the falls meet again the Nile which is very amazing, you will see the rainbow made by the falling water, listen to the thunderous roar this adventure is worth all the hustle because it very rewarding. The feeling you when viewing the falls words can’t explain it. After meet up with your driver and head back to the lodge for dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation Options; Murchison River lodge (In tents)/ Fort Murchison/ Nile safari lodge. Meal Plan; Full Board.

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park 

on the day of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris, wake up have dinner and check out of the lodge, carrying all your memories of Murchison falls National Park with you, embark on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a stop in Fort portal for lunch, after en-route to Queen Elizabeth on the way you will view the Rwenzori ranges. On reaching in the park you will spot wildlife like elephants, birds, buffaloes among other. Check in at the lodge of your choice have dinner and rest for the night.

Accommodation Options; Simba safari camp (In tents)/ Bush lodge/ Katara lodge/ Mweya safari lodge. Meal Plan; Half Board.

Day 5: Game drive & Launch cruise at queen Elizabeth national park 

 on the fifth day of  11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris, Wake up very early and go for a game drive in the Ishasha sector of the Park in search for the wild animals. Like lions, waterbucks, cape buffaloes, leopards, forest hogs, warthogs, antelopes, Uganda Kobs, elephants among others, chance are very high that all the mentioned animals will be seen because in the morning they come out of hiding to graze and hunt. After head back to the lodge have a late breakfast and later lunch. In the afternoon you head to the Kazinga channel for a boat cruise, you will see more wildlife like birds, elephants, hippos, crocodiles among others. Head back to the lodge for dinner and night rest.

Accommodation Options; Simba safari camp (In tents)/ Bush lodge/ Katara lodge/ Mweya safari lodge. Meal Plan; Half Board.

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Ishasha sector to Bwindi

After breakfast, check out of the lodge, head to the Ishasha sector of the park for gorilla trekking. You will also stop the climbing lions. After head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. a stop for lunch will be availed and head to the park reaching in the evening check in at the lodge have dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; Gorillas forest camp/ Buhoma lodge/ Buhoma Community camp. Meal Plan; Diner.

Day 7: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park

11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris

You have to wake up very early have breakfast, with your packed lunch the guide driver will pick you and head to the park headquarters, the park rangers will brief you on the dos and don’ts while in the forest forest for Uganda bwindi gorilla trekking on the 7th day of  11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris, carry enough drinking water, walking stick, hiking shoes, rain jacket are essentials and a must have. Gorilla trekking requires one to be reasonably flexible because approximately 7500 ft in altitude can be climbed. At 8:00 set off for tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, tracking gorilla in Uganda can range from 2-6 hours depending on where the Apes hosted the previous night, on meeting with them you will be allocated one hour to spend with them in their nature habitant, watch them play, communicate, feed, it’s very amazing inside the forest while your doing what most people and call dangerous yet it’s the most rewarding activity. After trekking you will be rewarded certificated as a token of appreciation on your participation in Gorilla trekking. Head back to the lodge relax, have dinner and rest after your busy day of Uganda gorillas safari

Accommodation Options; Gorilla forest camp/ Buhoma lodge/ Buhoma Community Camp. Meal Plan; Dinner.

Day 8:  Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, say your goodbyes to Bwindi and embark on a journey (59 km) to Lake Bunyonyi to unveil the adventures, there. Lake Bunyonyi is debatably the second deepest lake in Africa, with fresh water, its Bilharzia free making its waters safe for swimming, Lake Bunyonyi is one of the best destinations for birders. Up on arrival you will go for a canoeing on the lake after have lunch, later after lunch visit the communities of the locals leaving around the lake guided by people who know them best. After head to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; Lake Bunyonyi overland camp/ Bunyonyi Overland resort/ Bird nest at Bunyonyi resort Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 9: Explore lake mburo national park

After enjoying breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, it a small park with the highest number of zebra and Impala, antelopes, warthogs, reed bucks, oribis and different bird species. The rolling terrace hills of Kabale will be viewed on your way to Lake Mburo National Park, lunch will be served in Mbarara, After head straight to the park reaching in the afternoon, up n arrival you will go for a boat cruise on the lake, After head to the lodge of your choice have dinner and night stay.

Accommodation Options; Eagle Nest camp/ Rwakobo rock/ Mihingo lodge. Meal Plan; Half Board.

Day 10: Transfer to Kampala with a Game drive

In the morning after breakfast, go for a game drive in the park, after drive straight out of the park and head to Kampala, you will stop in Masaka for lunch and at the Equator to take as many photos as possible, arriving in Kampala in the evening, the driver will drop you at a hotel, have dinner and call it a day.

Accommodation Option; Lake Victoria Hotel/ Anderita Beach Hotel / Sheraton Hotel/ Hotel Africana/ Eureka hotel/ Tourist hotel. Meal plan, Half Board.

Day 11: Kampala City tour and Transfer to Entebbe

After breakfast, you will go for a city tour, visiting the Uganda museum, zoo, Namugongo martyr’s shrine, etc. Head to Entebbe have lunch and proceed to the airport where the will drop you to catch your flight. This safari will prove to you that Uganda is truly the pearl if Africa this marks  the end of 11 Day Uganda Safari Vacation wildlife & gorilla safaris.

PRICE INCLUDE

Gorilla permit

Rhino tracking permit

Chimpanzee trekking permits

Bottled water

English specking guide driver

Park entrance fees

Boat ride fees

PRICE EXCLUDES

Visas

International flights

Laundry services

Tips

Alcoholic drinks

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