10 Days from$6359 p/p in USD
Guided, Large Group, Small Group
This safari takes you on an expedition to the best destinations in Uganda. Head to Murchison Falls National Park where you can expect big five sightings, a boat trip to the base of the spectacular Falls plus a hike to the top of the falls, discover the fascinating primate population in Kibale National Park on a chimpanzee trek, in Queen Elizabeth National Park spot the rare tree-climbing lions and the highlight – the ultimate gorilla experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Murchison Falls National Park
Wildlife:Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Cheetah, Zebra, Hyena, Antelope, Hartebeest, Sitatunga, De Brazza’s Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Grey Mangabey, L'Hoest Monkey, Blue Monkey, Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Golden Monkey, Patas Monkey, Forest Pig, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile, Duiker, Bush Buck, Jackal, Oribi, Black & White Colobus, Giraffe, Topi, Waterbuck, Warthog, Big Five
Activities:Game Drive, Trekking, Boat Cruise
Getting around:4x4 Safari Vehicle
Start/end:Start in Entebbe, end in Entebbe
- Visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
- Rhino tracking
- Scenic drive to Murchison Falls National Park
- Visit the top of the Falls
- Boat cruise to the bottom of the Falls, along the Kazinga Channel
- Game drives
- Visit the Crater Lakes
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Birding at Bigodi Swamp
- Tree climbing lions in Ishasha
- Gorilla trekking
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 6,359 per person
- Accommodation & meals
- Drinking water
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Airport transfer
- Gorilla and chimpanzee permits
- Chimp permit
- Bigodi walk
- Covid-19 Test Arrangements
- Flights & visas
- Alcoholic drinks
- Tips and gratuities
- All items of personal nature
- Covid-19 Test
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Day by Day Overview
On arrival at Uganda’s International Airport, Entebbe, you will be received by our professional guide/driver and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your flight arrival time, you may have an opportunity to catch a glimpse of Africa’s wildlife at Entebbe Zoo, which includes rhinos, lions, Zebras, crocodiles, giraffes, hyenas and many others.
You will travel to Murchison Falls National Park, which is approximately 5-6 hours (300 kilometers) from Uganda’s capital city. Enjoy splendid views of the vegetation and landscapes on the way and a stopover at Masindi town for lunch. On arrival you will visit the top of the Murchison Falls and enjoy the magnificent views of the Falls as they squeeze through a small gorge.
Spend the whole day in Murchison Falls National Park. After an early morning breakfast, you will start the day with an interesting game drive on the northern bank of the Nile. There’s a high chance of seeing elephants, lions, giraffes, hartebeest and diverse bird species. Head back to the lodge for lunch, then go for thrilling boat cruise in the afternoon, which gives you an opportunity to see animals along the river bank as well as hippos wallowing in the river.
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast before being transferred to Kibale Forest, driving and passing through a green countryside, traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Keep your eyes out and enjoy a thrilling view of green plains as you drive to Kibale Forest National Park. It is about 7- 8 hours to arrive the park.
Have breakfast at the lodge before conducting a chimpanzee tracking walk in Kibale Forest. The forest is known for having the greatest number of chimpanzees in the country and East Africa alongside other primates. While tracking these habituated chimpanzees, you will come across other primates including the white colobus monkeys. In the afternoon, transfer to Bigodi Swamp well-known for its unique bird species.
After a relaxed breakfast, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will be driven to the park towards the south passing via the Crater Lake area. Appreciate the beautiful landscape with hills. Relax as you appreciate the breathtaking atmosphere in the park before going for an evening game drive. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Have a cup of coffee or tea then go for an early morning game drive to the kob mating area in Kasenyi. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions and other fauna in their natural habitat. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon go for an exciting boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. A good percentage of wildlife is found along this channel including buffalos, hippos and elephants.
This morning you will pass via the Ishasha area to see if you can find the tree climbing lions as you drive towards Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This journey takes around 3-4 hours.
One of the highlights of the safari, enjoy a memorable walk through the muddy and steep landscape of the park looking for a mountain gorilla family with a guide. It can take you a whole day tracking these great apes and when you find a family it is so rewarding. Spend some time with them and take some photographs as you view them going about their daily life.
Enjoy a scenic drive from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to Kampala, which will take 8- 10 hours. Depending on the time of your flight you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.