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9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

This 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris will take you to Uganda’s best national parks in Uganda  which are Murchison falls National Park famous for its Murchison falls, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home of half of the mountain gorillas that survived in the whole world. Queen Elizabeth National park for Wildlife viewing and Chimpanzee tracking. Other places to visit are the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking.

Brief Itinerary of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Day 2: Visiting Murchison falls

Day 3: Nile Boat Cruise

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park

Day 5: Game drive and Boat Cruise

Day 6: Boat cruise and Chimp trekking in Kyambura Gorge

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park 

Day 8: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala

Detailed safari Itinerary of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

On the first day of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris, your guide driver will pick you up from Entebbe airport and transfer you to a hotel spend the day and night there with lunch and dinner served, as you prepare for along journey of tomorrow.

9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

Day 2: transfer to Murchison falls national park 

After breakfast, on day 2 of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris, you will drive north wards to Murchison Falls National Park, lunch will be served in Masindi, after you visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track both the white and black Rhinos protected at the sanctuary. Up on your arrival at the park you will check in at the lodge of your choice after move to Murchison falls the wonders of River Nile, you will hike to the top of the falls and see its natural beauty, its waters squeeze into a narrow gorge and drops below with a thunderous roar and stunning rainbow that results from water spray. After head back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; Paraa safari lodge (Luxury), Fort Murchison/Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Red Chilli Rest Camp/ Heritage safari lodge (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3:  Boat Cruise along rive Nile 

Have an early breakfast, and head to the northern part of the park which hosts a number of wildlife for a morning game drive. In this drive you stand high chances of spotting on the wildlife in the park like elephants, lions, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Waterbucks, Hippos and different bird species, if at all your lucky enough you will spot the rare viewed leopard so keep your cameras close because there is a lot to capture on Camera. After the drive head back to the lodge for lunch. Later go for a 2 hours boat-cruise at the bottom of the falls, you will spot more animals like hippos, crocodiles, and a number of water bird species. After head back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris

Accommodation Options; Paraa safari lodge (Luxury), Fort Murchison/Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Red Chilli Rest Camp/ Heritage safari lodge (Budget). Meal Plan; Full board.

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park

On day four of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris, have a hefty breakfast, say your goodbyes to Murchison Falls National Park as you check out of the lodge, via Fort portal you will head to Queen Elizabeth National Park. A stopover in Fort portal for lunch and embark on your journey. You will arrive at the park in the evening through the Mweya peninsular. Check in at the lodge of your choice, have dinner and an overnight rest.

Accommodation options; Mweya safari lodge/ Katara lodge/ Mazike Valley lodge (Up market), Bush lodge/ Ihamba safari lodge/ Twin lakes lodge (Mid-range), Mweya hotels/ Bush lodge in Tents (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Game drive and Boat Cruise in queen Elizabeth national park 

Day 5 of his 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris will take you to Uganda’s best national parks  which are Murchison falls National Park Have an early morning breakfast, and go for a game drive, you sight on the lions, buffaloes, antelopes, leopards, water bucks, elephants, hippos and warthogs. This park has multiple bird species like the migratory and Albertine Rift Endemics hence a perfect spot for bird lovers. After the drive head back to the lodge for rest and lunch. Later in the evening have dinner and sleep.

Accommodation options; Mweya safari lodge/ Katara lodge/ Mazike Valley lodge (Up market), Bush lodge/ Ihamba safari lodge/ Twin lakes lodge (Mid-range), Mweya hotels/ Bush lodge in Tents (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: Boat cruise and Chimp trekking in Kyambura Gorge

After breakfast on day 6 of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris, you will go for chimpanzee trekking, after head back to the lodge for lunch, after lunch you will a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel spotting wildlife life crocodiles, hippos, elephants among others, different bird species will be spotted also. After if time allows you will have a hike at the Maramagambo forest to explore the bat cave. After long day head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options; Mweya safari lodge/ Katara lodge/ Mazike Valley lodge (Up market), Bush lodge/ Ihamba safari lodge/ Twin lakes lodge (Mid-range), Mweya hotels/ Bush lodge in Tents (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

After an early morning breakfast, check out if the lodge and head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, on the way you will see climbing lions, buffaloes, Kobs, elephants among others. A stop over for lunch and en-route, on reaching the park, you will have a community walk in the Batwa pygmy’s community. After head to the lodge for dinner and an Overnight stay.

9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris
Accommodation Options;
silverback lodge/ Buhoma lodge (Luxury). Bakiga lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla safari lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community / Bwindi Gorilla Resort (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 8: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest 

This day 8 of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking safaris requires you to wake up very early in the morning and head to the park head quarters with your guide driver for briefing. Searching these gorillas can take 2-6 hour, on meeting the you will be given a full hour to spend with them in their nature habitat. This activity is the most rewarding and over whelming of all. After trekking head back to the lodge for lunch and rest. later in the evening have lunch and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; silverback lodge/ Buhoma lodge (Luxury). Bakiga lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla safari lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community / Bwindi Gorilla Resort (Budget). Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 9: Transfer back to  Kampala

After a relaxed breakfast, head to Kampala. A stopover in Mbarara for lunch and another at the equator, en-route to Kampala and have a city tour, after which the guide will drop you at the airport to catch your flight, this mark the end of 9 Days Best of Uganda Safari wildlife and gorilla trekking 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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