8 Days Uganda Safari
8 Days Uganda Safari -Due to the existence of the assorted setting/scenery, right from Gorilla tracking in the thick rainforests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest, the Chimpanzee tracking activity being conducted in Kibale National Park, plus of course spotting other more animals like the incredible tree-climbing lions, all this can make up your tremendous 8 Days Uganda Safari very interesting only focusing on the above (Gorillas & Chimpanzees).
Highlights 8 Days Uganda Safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Entebbe International Airport (Uganda)
- Day 2: Drive to Kibale National Park
- Day 3: Engage in the Chimpanzee Tracking activity
- Day 4: Depart & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 5: Enjoy the Game Drive plus the afternoon Boat cruise
- Day 6: Drive to Lake Mutanda
- Day 7: Get involved in the Gorilla Tracking activity
- Day 8: Departure
Detailed Itinerary 8 Days Uganda Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Entebbe International Airport (Uganda)
On the day 1 of 8 Days Uganda Safari, your arrival at the airport, you will be highly welcomed into the Pearl of Africa-Uganda, and then the driver guide will pick you up, transferring you to the place where you will check-in like a hotel/lodge. On your way you will be able to eye witness & spot a lot of interesting things, places (the calm waters of Lake Victoria), food stalls probably selling chapati/Rolex type, our staple food (Matoke) being neated in the wooden tumbrils, etc. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Papyrus Guesthouse
Day 2: Drive to Kibale National Park
Have breakfast & then proceed to Kibale National Park (positioned in the southern parts of the incredible town of Fort Portal), you will have a wide view of the rolling hills of the deluxe green countryside, the sparkling village markets, plus a lot more & then on your arrival, you will be able to check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation- Chimpanzee Forest Guest lodge
Day 3: Engage in the Chimpanzee Tracking activity
Enjoy your breakfast, continue on your 8 Days Uganda Safari, packed lunch & then you will be transferred to the park headquarters for instructions as per activity you are yet to get involved in (Chimpanzee tracking).
You will track chimpanzees & only allowed to spend 1hr with them, watch them, take photos, remember in this National Park is where you will witness the huge Chimpanzee populace plus of course other animals like the Black & white colobus, the infrequent Red Colobus Monkeys, to mention but a few whiles on your forest walks though. Return back to your lodge, get ready for the Bigodi wetland trail/visit. Return to your lodge, refresh, Dinner, overnight stay.
Accommodation- Chimpanzee Forest Guest lodge
Day 4: Depart & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Breakfast & transfer to Uganda’s highly toured National Park- Queen Elizabeth, which is characterized by conserving the hugest Savannah plains, wetlands, Bushland plus the forests that are settled at the vile of the Rwenzori mountain series.
Still, you will have a gaze at the incredible Kazinga channel which drifts via the park, linking Lakes like George (East) & Edward (West), all these having a strong pulling force for the birdlife though. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Marafiki Safari lodge
Day 5: Enjoy the Game Drive plus the afternoon Boat cruise
You will enjoy your early morning breakfast & then embark on your morning Game drive where you will spot a series of both small & big animals like the Elephants, Buffalos, then in the afternoon, involve yourself in the Boat cruise along the Kazinga channel – famous for its high crocodile existence, you will also spot several water birds & animals as they do come down to drink & also have a bath. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Marafiki Safari Lodge
Day 6: Drive to Lake Mutanda
day 6 of 8 Days Uganda Safari Breakfast & then transfer to Lake Mutanda, Southwest to Kisoro, leading you to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, close to the boundary of both Rwanda & Congo. This lake contains a tranquility of waters, it is also suspended on the peninsular where you can oversee a range of tiny islands dispersed transversely the water & you will also be able to spot the Virunga series (Volcanoes) mounting out of the haze in the distance. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation –Mutanda Lake Resort
Day 7: Get involved in the Gorilla Tracking activity
Early morning breakfast & report at the park headquarters for a briefing/instructions given by park ranger guide (about which Gorilla family you are to trek), then proceed into the forest for Gorilla Tracking activity. This could take 2-8 hours due to the movements of the mountain gorillas, then allowed only spend 1hr with them to watch & take photos of them. Return to the starting point, meet your driver & be transferred back to your lodge, relax, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Mutanda Lake Resort
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast, check out & then proceed to Kampala transferring transversely some superb sceneries, local markets & towns. Lunch stopover in Mbarara town then continues for your departure flight back home. this marks the end of 8 Days Uganda Safari.