• 8 Days from
    $2006 p/p in USD
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Viapo African Safaris

  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget

Tour Overview

Visit Uganda’s top wildlife spots; Lake Mburo where you do a walking safari to get up close to zebra, antelope and more; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you trek to find the endangered mountain gorilla for a truly memorable experience; Queen Elizabeth National Park where you explore on game drive and boat cruise to see a wealth of wildlife including Uganda kob, elephant and buffalo as well as numerous birds; Kibale Forest National Park where you trek chimpanzees, another amazing experience.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Chimpanzee Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Lake Mburo
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Zebra, Antelope, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Trekking, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    Game Viewing Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Kampala

Safari Highlights

  • Game drives
  • Chimps trekking
  • Boat cruises
  • Crater Lakes experience
  • Community walk
  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Nature/safari walk

Safari Route: Kampala – Lake Mburo – Bwindi Impenetrable – Queen Elizabeth – Kibale Forest – Kampala

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 2,006 per person

What's Included

  • Accommodation & meals as per itinerary
  • Airport transfer to/from
  • Ground transport
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities mentioned in the program

What's Excluded

  • International flight & visa
  • Any optional activities and accommodations
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Viapo African Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Viapo African Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day By Day Overview

Our driver guide will meet you in Kampala and drive you to Lake Mburo National Park. Stop over at the drum makers center, Mpambire, and also at the Equator to take photographs. When you reach the park have lunch at the lodge and set out for a game drive to look for the resident game including zebras which are found almost everywhere in the park. Later in the evening head to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

You will go for an early nature walk and see numerous zebras, impalas, warthogs and antelopes in their natural habitats. A good camera is a must to take pictures of Uganda’s true wilderness. Proceed with your journey to the south western part of Bwindi Forest, passing via Mbarara town. Take in the beautiful landscapes a nd rolling hills with terraces, it’s a stunning journey. Upon reaching Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, check in at the lodge and relax there for the evening as you get ready for the next day.

Have breakfast then transfer to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the professional park rangers. You will be accompanied by the rangers as you enter the mist forest to trek mountain gorillas. You might need a walking stick if you are not physically fit enough and also consider using porters if you need to. After trekking, return to the lodge and later in the evening take a walk to a local community such as a Batwa community where you will interact with them and learn about their way of life.

Enjoy your breakfast and after transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through the Ishasha sector which is home to the tree climbing lions. The park has a variety of wildlife species such as elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and many others. Check in at the lodge and have a relaxed evening.

You will wake up very early for breakfast followed by a game drive. You set off early to see the morning risers like lions, solitary buffaloes, kobs, elephants and more. It is such an exciting time as you can easily see these animals closely. Later head back to the lodge for lunch and get ready for the afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, home to various species like birds including malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, and animals such as crocodiles, elephants, hippos and many more. Cruising on the Kazinga is one of the most eye-catching activities in the park. Return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

After morning breakfast start your journey to Kibale Forest National Park which is home to chimpanzees. You will check in at the lodge and later in the afternoon, go for a crater lakes experience.

Have breakfast early in the morning, leave the lodge for the park headquarters with enough bottled drinking water, where you will be briefed about chimpanzee trekking. After briefing, embark on trekking through the forest guided by an armed park ranger. Nothing is as amazing as having time with the chimpanzees in their natural habitat. You will also see other primates like golden monkeys, grey checked mangabeys, L’Hoests monkeys, bush babies, among others, you will also spot a number of birds.

After lunch back at the lodge, go for a walk in the Bigodi Wetland in the afternoon. You will meet different people that stay there also will see different birds like the great blue turaco and more primates such as bush pigs, otters, baboons and more.

After your breakfast, leave the park and drive to Kampala, where you will see beautiful scenic views found in this area. You will enjoy lunch on the way. Your driver guide will take to Kampala or to the airport in Entebbe for your flight back home.

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