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10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour is one of the most adventurous Uganda holiday Safari you and your loved ones should not miss, You will visit Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, the gushing waterfalls in Murchison Falls National Park, Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, the must-see Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Lake Bunyonyi- the second-deepest lake in Africa                                    Enquire Now

Our 10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour is an idealist’s dream for nature lovers and those interested in Africa holiday tours

10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour

Destinations to  be Visited: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison falls National Park, Kibale National Park-the home of Chimpanzees, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable forest, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo National Park.

10 Day Itinerary | 10 Day African safari  Details

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe Airport or Kampala City

Entebbe international Airport

10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour: Uganda is arguably one of the leading welcoming countries, Arrival at Entebbe airport, Our guide will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your reserved Hotel in Kampala, Our guide will brief you about this 10 days Uganda Safari with Gorillas and chimpanzees. The next early morning we begin our adventurous safari outside the city to Uganda’s well known destinations

Accommodation options:
sir José hotel – Budget
Casa solada – Midrange
Lake Victoria serena  – Luxury
Meals plan: Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls national park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

uganda rhinos

Early in the morning after your breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive to northwestern Region of Uganda leaving out the city, there is much to learn and fall in love on the countryside as you drive through the inviting panoramic views fading off horizons.  You will have your first stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for the adventurous on-foot Ziwa rhino tracking, a homage to one of the members of the Big Five living here, You will have an opportunity to get closer to them to have clearer views and photo moment. Later proceed to Masindi Town for lunch, later drive to Murchison Falls National Park where you will begin with a Hike at the top of the thunderous Murchison falls. Retire back and check in your lodge, Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Red chili rest camp- Budget
Pakuba safari lodge – Midrange
Nile safari lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 3: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise, Evening Game Drive.

Murchison falls

Wake up early Morning, have your breakfast and transfer to this sprawling Savannah where the Africa’s well known hunters live, the early morning game drive will help us catch up with the Savannah’s early risers, your guide will help you to spot elephant, lion, Roth child’s giraffe, cape buffalo, water buck, hartebeest, hyena and on a lucky day, you will see the leopard.

In the afternoon , you will have a Boat cruise at the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the gushing Murchison falls, Halt for just few of meters from the ‘Devil’s Cauldron’, marvel at the toothsome hippos, the busking crocodiles, and over the 17 km stretch you may see elephants, Giraffes, water bucks and Uganda Kobs and many more and followed by evening game drive,  After the experience, Retire back and check in your lodge, Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Red chili rest camp- Budget
Pakuba safari lodge – Midrange
Nile safari lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 4: Morning game drive and transfer to Kibale National Park

uganda game drives

Wake up very early in the Morning, Have breakfast, check out the lodge, Have an early game drive with rewarding Opportunities to see what you could have missed the Previous days, this is also a great chance to see the Nocturnals, hyenas Coming out of dens, the early risers migrating to grazing grounds. Proceed with a road drive through the little towns and villages that showcases the African rhythm of life. check in to your preferred accommodation and relax. Accommodation options:
chimpanzee guest house- Budget
Turaco treetops – Midrange
Primate lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Kibale National Park

Have breakfast then transfer to Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for briefing before setting off for a forest walk in search for chimpanzees. The forest walk will be guided to provide information not only on chimpanzees and primates but also on small organisms that form part of its bio-diversity. The walk will reward you with other primates like Colobus monkeys, lhoestes, Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed monkeys, and butterflies. After tracking the chimps, retire back to the lodge for lunch, Check out and Proceed on the road drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the park is nestled between two lakes, George and Edward with the kazinga channel joining the two, its lush Savannah offers prime grazing ground for the African buffaloes, African elephants and various antelopes, the parks hosts over 600 bird species. Drive straight to the lodge check in and go evening nature walks to explore the crater lakes. Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation options:
Kazinga wilderness camp- Budget
Buffalo safari lodge- Midrange
Mweya safari lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 6: Early Morning game drive – Afternoon Boat cruise – Evening game drive

where to go for uganda safari

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the leading Uganda’s Savannah destinations most visited by holiday makers from all over the world, this is where the Well-known African Hunters live, the musketeers forming schools around shore banks, hundreds of ungulate grazing in the Open. After your breakfast, Get on the Safari game drive to trace for the members of the big game before they disappear into thickets. Kazinga Channel known for its school of hippos busking on the shores, the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees are known for the tree climbing lions who love hiding around targeting their prey, the most eaten Uganda kobs. Retire back to your lodge for lunch and a short relaxation as you prepare for the afternoon insights.

Later in the afternoon, Get on the 1 – 2 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, a haven for over 600 bird types, hippo, crocodile, Cape buffalo and later go for another evening game drive through the Kasenyi trails well known for its big hunters of the park such as Lions, Leopard, Spotted hyenas and many others since evening is their prime time to looking for their survival and expect to find them in action. Return to the lodge for dinner and sinner.

Accommodation options:
chimpanzee guest house- Budget
Turaco treetops – Midrange
Primate lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 7: Morning game through Ishasha sector, Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park

tree climbing lion in uganda

Wake up on the dead sounds emanating from the Jungle, Drive through the Ishasha sector famously known for the tree climbing lions, Proceed and Drive through the Kigezi highlands and the overlooking hills inhabited by the locals and the coffee plantations, Proceed thru the hilly landscapes to cover a distance of about 3 hrs 40 mins to 4 hours before Penetrating the densely forested terrains of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Our gorilla permit shall determine our overnight lodging Option so as to catch up with the morning activities in the park.

Accommodation options:
Buhoma community camp- Budget
Haven lodge Buhoma- Midrange
Mahogany springs- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 8: Gorilla trekking experience and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Uganda gorilla tour gorilla

Prepare your tracking gears as recommended and advised by mond safaris guide, After your breakfast, Carry your Packed lunch, head to the park headquarters for short briefing about the gorilla trekking guidelines, Form up with other gorilla trekkers in a group of about 8 People, the thick verdict Jungle if full of challenging adventures and is only for those who are Physically fit. Along with the game ranger, track the gorillas through the walkable forest trails for about 2-6 hours till you encounter with the forest giants – the Mountain Gorillas. Spend 1 hour interacting with them and then retire back to the park headquarters where you will be awarded a certificate for Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. After the gorilla trek Experience, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for an evening relaxation.

Accommodation options:
Overland resort- Budget
Bird nest lodge- Midrange
Arcadia cottages- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

wildlife tour-lake Mburo

Early in Morning after your breakfast, check out the lodge, and prepare for a 5 hours road drive to Lake Mburo National Park with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch and proceed to the Park’s entrance point. Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda’s smallest Savannah National Park but with vast amenities that never fail to impress, just located conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda.

Unlike other Parks, Lake Mburo is underlined by ancient Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back more than 500 million years, it is also possible to do guided Nature walks. Lake Mburo and Kidepo Valley National Park are the only parks in Uganda that have Zebras, the other wildlife not to miss here is impala, eland, buffalo, oribi, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, topi and reedbuck and over 350 bird species. The neighboring communities are occupied by the dominant Bahima (Ankole) tribe who are Cattle Keepers preferably the long horned Cattle that tend to be a common sighting here.

Accommodation options:
Eagles nest- Budget
Rwakobo rock lodge – Midrange
kigambira safari lodge- Luxury
Meals plan: All meals

Day 10: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe via Uganda Equator

On this day of 10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour, Wake up early morning and catch up with the Morning breeze, the game ranger will guide you in the park  for a nature walk/ Bicycle riding or Horse riding through the park over a memorable experience.  This offers an opportunity to get close to the animals and this is the best spots to take Photos at the Sun sets and catching up with the Savannah early risers. After this, Check out the lodge and proceed on a 4 hours road drive to Kampala, Have a stop point at the Equator in Kayabwe, Take photo captions, there also many Craft Shops where you can buy yourself a souvenir. Later proceed to Kampala or head to Entebbe Airport to catch up with your flight and this marks the end of 10 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour.

Accommodation options: No accommodation
Meals plan: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Price Includes

Park Entrance fees, gorilla and chimps permits
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation for 9 nights
A professional English speaking driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
All taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)

Price Excludes

International flights (from/to home).
Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
Tips and Entry visa fees
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

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