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9 Days Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
On arrival, you will be transferred to Murchison falls national park. You may branch off at Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola that gives an opportunity of tracking rhinos at a closer range. Proceed to the park arriving with a visit to the top of the falls that gives a remarkable sight and sound of the Nile being forced through a narrow gorge. Dinner and overnight stay at Para Safari lodge (Luxury)/ Pakuba safari lodge (Deluxe)/ Red chilli rest camp (Budget)

Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise
After a heavy breakfast, you will enjoy a morning game drive that gives an opportunity of spotting several animals such as Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Bush bucks, buffaloes among others. After lunch, you will have a tremendous launch cruise along river Nile that rewards lots of Hippos, Buffaloes, Crocodiles, several bird species among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Para Safari lodge (Luxury)/ Pakuba safari lodge (Deluxe)/ Red chilli rest camp (Budget)

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale forest National park- a home to over 13 primate species. The drive goes through a beautiful country side and a remarkable view of the Rwenzori ranges among others. Arrive fort portal in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Ndali lodge (Luxury)/ Mountains of the moon (Deluxe)/ Rwenzori view guest house (Budget)

Day 4: Chimp Trekking and Nature walk
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters to be briefed about the does and don’ts while with the chimps which is followed by the search of the chimps. The trek also rewards views of other primates such as the black and white Colobus monkey among others. Return for Lunch which will be followed by a nature walk to Bigodi wetland sanctuary for sights of different bird species including the rare shoe bill stock among others plus some primate species. Dinner and overnight stay at Ndali lodge (Luxury)/ Mountains of the moon (Deluxe)/ Rwenzori view guest house (Budget)

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park and a Boat cruise
Following the morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth national park through a remarkable view of a wide game. Arrive early enough for lunch which will be followed by a boat cruise along Kazinga channel rewarding sights of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, a variety of bird species among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 6: Game drive and Nature walk
After breakfast, you will enjoy a morning game drive and explore the wildlife in the park such as bush bucks, warthogs, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs among others. Return at the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, enjoy a nature walk to the Bat cave in Maramagambo forest for sights of the rock python and other wild flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National park
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park via Ishasha sector where you will sport the tree climbing lions and then continue to the park with a remarkable view of the Kabale hills and people’s homesteads. Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany springs (Luxury)/ Silver back lodge (Deluxe)/ Buhoma community bandas (Budget)

Day 8: Gorilla trekking adventure and a Community visit
Following breakfast at your lodge, assemble at the Bwindi park station for briefing together with your packed lunch and enter the forest for the adventurous gorilla tracking. You will meet the gorillas and allowed to stay with them for a maximum of one hour. On return, enjoy a community visit to the Batwa (Pygmies) people where you will enjoy their different practices. Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany springs (Luxury)/ Silver back lodge (Deluxe)/ Buhoma community bandas (Budget)

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala and Departure
After a warm breakfast, you will be transferred to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch and at the equator for photography.  Enjoy the scenic view of the royal drum makers, vegetable markets, decorated stools en route. Arrive in the evening for a transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight.

End of tour.

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