Overview of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Your 10 days Uganda wildlife safari or 10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is an amazing adventure tour in Uganda. This exclusive 10 days Uganda safari takes you on a round road trip to northern Uganda, western Uganda then back to central Uganda alongside a professional English-speaking driver guide.

Rhino tracking is featured at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the first day of your trip along Kampala-Masindi road. A game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of Murchison Falls is what you do at Murchison Falls National Park. From Murchison falls park, you are driven to Kibale forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking then after continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive and boat cruise in Kazinga channel. Gorilla trekking is the next activity at Bwindi impenetrable national park then after relax at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. You continue with your driver guide to Lake Mburo National Park where you undertake a boat cruise, game drive and horse back riding then transfer back to Kampala with a stop at the equator.

Highlights of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Day 1: From Kampala, you are transferred to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking then after continue to Murchison Falls National Park arriving in the evening.

Day 2: You undertake a morning game drive, an afternoon boat cruise and a hike to the top of the mighty Murchison Falls in the evening.

Day 3: From Murchison falls park, you are driven to Kibale forest national park via Hoima within the Albertine rift valley.

Day 4: In the morning, you undertake chimpanzee trekking then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 5: You undertake a morning game drive than an afternoon 45km long Kazinga channel boat cruise.

Day 6: From Queen Elizabeth National Park, you are transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park which is the largest gorilla habitat in Uganda.

Day 7: For about 2-8hours of the day from 8:00am you will be in the jungle for gorilla trekking.

Day 8: From Bwindi forest, you are transferred to Lake Bunyonyi where you spend the rest of the day relaxing at the shores of Africa’s deepest lake.

Day 9: In the morning, you are transferred from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park in Rukungiri district.

Day 10: in the morning, you do horseback riding or take a nature walk in Lake Mburo National Park then be driven back to Kampala with a stop at the equator line.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Day 1 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

10 days Uganda wildlife safariFrom your accommodation facility in Kampala, your Uganda wildlife safari driver guide picks you up for the drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary off the highway to Murchison falls park for Rhino tracking on foot. After about 2 hours of Rhino tracking, you have lunch and continue with the drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Arriving in the evening, you check into an accommodation in Murchison Falls national park where you relax as you prepare for more wildlife activities in Uganda the next day.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

 

Day 2 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

10 days Uganda wildlife safariA morning game drive at Murchison Falls park starts your day from 7:00am within the vast savannah plains of the park. The elephants, lions, leopards and buffaloes alongside many more wild species are possible sightings of the morning. The game drive within wildlife natural habitat lasts 2-4 hours then after return to your lodge for lunch or have packed lunch.

In the afternoon at 2:00pm, you go for a boat cruise/launch trip to the bottom of the awe-inspiring Murchison falls where you look out for numerous schools of hippos, crocodiles and water birds at the bottom of the falls. At the boat set off point you have chance to experience the traditional music and dance from the local people of this community. The boat cruise to the bottom of the falls offers a start point for the hike to the top of the magnificent Murchison falls that takes about 40mins to 1hour. You find your driver guide waiting for you at the top of the falls for a drive back to your lodging facility.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

Day 3 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

After breakfast in the morning at Murchison Falls national park, you are driven across the diverse Albertine rift to Kibale forest national park. This long road trip past the Bugungu wildlife reserve which is part of the Murchison falls conservation area lasts about 7-8hours arriving in the evening. On arrival, you check in, have dinner and relax at a prior booked accommodation in Kibale forest national park.

Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

By dawn, you will be at Kibale forest park for chimpanzee trekking after having early morning breakfast. chimpanzee trekking starts at 8:00am within Kibale forest lasting 2-5 hours in the jungle though only 1 hour in the presence of the chimpanzees. After watching the chimpanzees at play and taking pictures, you return to the park headquarters where you meet your driver guide. You then return to your lodging facility for lunch and then after transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening arriving for check in at an accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

10 days Uganda wildlife safariAfter a morning cup of African coffee at your lodging facility at Queen Elizabeth park after early breakfast, you are driven to the park for a morning game drive. Less strenuous, this safari activity offers you about 2-4hours of wildlife sightings including lions, zebras, waterbucks and many more.

After lunch in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel. During the boat cruise, you will have the opportunity to view great numbers of wildlife like elephants monitor lizards, crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes and several bird species. After the boat cruise, you take an evening mini game drive on a return drive to your hotel/lodge where you spend the night.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

This morning after breakfast, you are transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park driving through the Ishasha sector which is popular to host tree climbing lions for an en route game drive. Possible sightings here can include tree climbing lions, buffaloes, elephants, water bucks, bush bucks, Uganda Kobs and many more. You arrive in the evening for check in at an accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

10 days Uganda wildlife safariIn the morning, you are driven to an allocated gorilla trekking sector in Bwindi impenetrable national park for mountain gorilla trekking. Before you get into the gorilla homeland, you have a briefing by the park rangers on Uganda gorilla trekking safari etiquette at 8:00am for about 30 minutes. In case of need, there potters who can help you carry any luggage such as packed lunch, water and any other items such as cameras are available. In case one fails to take on the trek of the steep mountains a stretcher can be hired at a fee. About 2-8 hours are spent in the jungle and only 1 out of them in the presence of these gentle giants. A Uganda gorilla trekking certificate is received at the end of the trek at the park headquarters where you find your driver guide waiting to transfer you to your lodging facility for an overnight stay.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 8 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

After your last breakfast at the foothills of the gorilla home, you are driven to lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Africa. Arriving in the afternoon, you have lunch then take a canoe ride to the punishment island. This island is one of a kind in Africa with very touching stories of its past. Along with a local guide on the boat you will take this refreshing cruise to the island that has only 1 tree surviving on it. After the canoe ride, you return to the shores of this bilharzia free lake where you relax before you spend the night at an accommodation in lake Bunyonyi.

Day 9 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Early morning after breakfast, you embark on the drive to Lake Mburo National Park with lunch en route at Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara where you can have an optional visit to the cultural museum that has a variety of antiquities and books about cultures of the west. After lunch, you proceed with the drive to Lake Mburo where you undertake an evening boat cruise. Optionally, you can undertake a night game drive in search of the nocturnal wild species in this calm park. You then return to a booked accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park.

Accommodation options include: Mihingo lodge (luxury), Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia lodge Mburo (Mid-range)

Day 10 of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

You wake up to a hearty breakfast by sunrise then go for horseback riding at 8:00am lasting 2-3hours with minimum weight of 95kg. After a meal at your lodging facility, you check out and embark on a drive to Kampala with a stop at the equator. Optionally you can decide to take a nature walk in the morning since this is the only safari park in Uganda where you can walk within the wild since the animals here are calm.

End of the 10 days Uganda wildlife safari/10 days wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Come meet with mammals, primates, apes, birds, culture and amazing landscapes in just 10 days and you will never remain the same because you would have added a lot to what you know.