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9 Days Uganda Wildlife adventure!

The safari takes you to several national parks including; Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth national park to enjoy the game drives and the boat cruise as well as Kibale National park for chimpanzee trekking. You will also visit Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking experience.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2772 - $3519
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 9 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Birding
  • Boating
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison Falls Day 2: Uganda Wildlife Drive & Launch Cruise Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest national park Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking Day 5: Transfer to queen Elizabeth National Park Day 6: Morning Game drive and afternoon Launch cruise on Kazinga Channel Day 7: Game Drive & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park Day 8: Gorilla trekking Day 9: Transfer to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

This tour takes you to the most popular National Parks in Uganda where you will enjoy the most beautiful and unique attractions ever. You will experience the beauty of Uganda by Trekking Gorilla & Chimp in Bwindi Impenetrable and Kibale National park & game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison Falls

A Uganda Safari Guide will pick early morning and drive north-west through the famous Luwero triangle.

Stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which was created by the Rhino Fund Uganda for the breeding of Rhinos which will later be re-introduced into Uganda’s protected Areas. Enjoy Rhino tracking in beautiful surroundings and other wildlife present on the ranch including bushbuck, leopard and Uganda Kob. Have lunch then continue to Murchison falls national park. Diner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Red Chili Camp

Luxury Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge

Day 2: Uganda Wildlife Drive & Launch Cruise

You will Picked by our Tour Guide after an early morning breakfast you to take for a game drive within the park.  Expect to see the big four animals including Buffalo, lion and Elephant leopard. You will also spot the giraffe, antelopes and a number of bird species. Return to the lodge after the early morning game drive until lunch. In the afternoon, you will go and participate in a launch trip up the Nile. Here you will get a chance to see water animals like the Nile crocodiles, Hippos and a number of water birds. Diner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Red Chili Camp

Luxury Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge

 Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest national park

This Morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale forest national park for chimpanzee trekking. You will have a lunch stopover before continuing to your lodge at the park where you will have dinner and overnight at

Mountain of the Moon (Up Market)

Budget Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House and Campsite

DAY 4: Chimpanzee trekking

After early your guide will drive you to Kanyanchu Tourist center for briefing before going for chimpanzee tracking tour. These apes are more closely related to humans that to any other creatures. Kibale National Forest is well known for its unique primates in East Africa. On the walk you will go through this tropical moist forest to find the chimpanzee. After having your lunch, optional Bigodi swamp walk or relax at your hotel.

Mountain of the Moon (Up Market)

Budget Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House and Campsite

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Have a cup of coffee in the morning, and after drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, this journey will take you through the historical Kasese town with the clear view of the mountains of the moon. You will also enjoy a game drive on your way to the accommodation facility in the middle of the park which provides a chance to spot many animals like waterbucks, warthogs and other wildlife. Evening is at your own leisure Dinner and overnight at luxury Mweya safari lodge or budget Simba Safari Camp.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth national park

You will begin with a game drive in the morning towards the mating grounds of the Kobs, we look for the great residents of the park, and these include the lions, elephants, buffaloes and early risers, before transferring at the lodge for lunch.  After having your lunch, you will proceed to Kazinga channel to take a boat cruise. Its shores attract a large number of birdlife, mammals and reptiles year around. The boat cruise on Kazinga channel is a must visit for all tourists visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park. Dinner and overnight at luxury Mweya safari lodge or budget Simba Safari Camp.

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Gorilla Park

After breakfast, we shall continue to Bwindi gorilla forest park passing through the Ishasha sector of the park and traditional homes locally built. This transfer to Bwindi will avail you a chance to visit the world’s only famous tree-climbing Lions and other myriads of Wildlife species of animals, plants and birds. Arrive Bwindi and overnight stay is at Silver back Lodge (Up market) or Buhoma community Rest Camp (Budget).

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi

You will wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast as you prepare to start your journey to greater experience by 8:00am, you will report to the headquarters for a briefing by the rangers as well as registration. The guides will then lead you to track the gorillas through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth and the thick creepers. And when the gorillas are sighted, the visitors will be guided to within 6 meters of them and you will have a chance to sit around these great apes for a whole hour looking into their big eyes. These big giants are also powerful and can sometimes weigh over 250 kilograms. The visitors also require a reasonable degree of fitness as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes, since the trek can take from half an hour to 6 hours depending on the movement of these lovely primates. You will have your packed lunch after the trek. Dinner and overnight Silver back Lodge (Up market) or Buhoma community Rest Camp (Budget).

Day 9: Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Kampala. This will be the end of our safari.

Tour Inclusions are:

•             Chimpanzee permits

•             Accommodation as prescribed,

•             Full time English speaking professional driver/guide,

•             All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary,

•             Adventure activities like boat rides

•             Bottled water while on safari,

•             Photographing and touring,

•             Car hire and a driver plus fuel/gas

 Tour Exclusions

•             Laundry services,

•             Beverages/ drinks,

•             International flights, Visas,

•             Items of a personal nature,

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Budget Accommodation
  • Red Chill Camp
  • Chimapanzee Guest House Campsite
  • Simba Safari Lodge
  • Buhoma community Rest Camp
  • (Upmarket)
  • Paara Safari lodge
  • Mountain of the Moons Hotels
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Silver Back Lodge

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