The world’s largest waterfall, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, the primate capital of Africa, Kibale Forest National Park, the home of the world’s strongest primate species, the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Lake Bunyonyi, known for its tranquility and birdlife, are all included in this 10-day safari through Uganda. A canoe ride, a boat excursion to the base of the Falls, chimpanzee and mountain gorilla trekking, a guided nature walks, a wildlife drive, and several optional activities are among the ten days’ worth of activities. This safari is a driving excursion, and the driver guide has extensive knowledge of Uganda and its attractions. The journey begins and concludes in Entebbe or Kampala, with special attention paid to the accommodations, meals, and transportation.
Day1: Kampala to Murchison Fall National Park-ziwah Rhino
When you arrive at Entebbe International Airport, you should be assured that a memorable experience is in store for you by the sight of Lake Victoria, the second-largest freshwater lake in the world. Our company representative will greet you and give you a briefing before accompanying you on the entire trip to ensure your safety and happiness. After receiving a briefing, you’ll drive for 5–6 hours to the largest and oldest national park in Uganda, Murchison Falls. To begin the adventure with rhinos in Uganda, there will be a halt in Ziwah Rhino Sanctuary on the way there. Masindi Town serves lunch, while the lodge in and around the park serves dinner and sleep.
Day2: Game drive and Boat cruise
Take a cup of coffee to your intestines first thing today. Drive to the park’s northern region later for 3–4 hours of game viewing, nature photography, botany, and other activities. Along with general information about the park, such its history, the ranger guide will assist you in identifying the prey, plants, birds, and predators you come across. Egrets, geenefawls, crested cranes, Egyptian geese, and other birds, as well as lions, leopards, warthogs, cape buffaloes, African elephants, waterbucks, and giraffes, are just a few of the numerous wildlife you may come across while searching. After finishing, go back to the Lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will spend the evening on a boat launch on the Nile, traveling to the base of Murchison Fall, the largest waterfall in the world. You’ll keep an eye out for animals including hippos, waterbucks by the riverbanks, pied-king fishers, Nile crocodiles, and more. The boat will stop at the base of a roaring waterfall, where you may take pictures and marvel at the sound as it thunders through the 7‑meter-deep valley to the Nile. After supper, you’ll head back to the resort for a sleep once the two hours of the boat excursion are through.
Day3: Murchison fall National Park to Kibale Forest National
Enjoy a great breakfast in the restaurant when you awaken. After that, check out and proceed to the Kibale Forest National Park, stopping along the way for lunch and other fascinating stops as determined by the driver guide. You’ll let the picturesque surroundings, abundant wildlife, and scattered rural homesteads into your heart. We’ll arrive at the park in the evening to eat dinner and spend the night.
Day4: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp walk
Activities on this day get underway after breakfast at the lodge. Transferring to the park headquarters will allow the ranger guides who have lived there and become familiar with chimpanzee culture to brief you and verify your documentation. Chimpanzee trekking lasts between one to five hours, plus an additional hour spent shooting pictures, listening to their endearing calls, and interacting with them. The social apes known as chimpanzees are thought to be the source of human evolution. It is possible to demonstrate their DNA’s 98% similarity to human DNA after coming into contact with them. Along with over 12 other primates, they inhabit in the Kibale Forest, including olive baboons, vevert monkeys, white and black Columbus monkeys, grey-checked monkeys, and more.
Following time spent with the chimpanzees, a lunch break, and some downtime, the group traveled to Bigodi Swamp, a Ramsar site that is run by locals and is home to numerous birds, baboons, and other animals. This day is over after dinner and before bed.
Day5: Kibale to Queen Elizabeth NP
After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, a mixture of treasures, in the Kibale Forest National Park. It takes between one and two hours to get to Queen Elizabeth National Park, but first, our guide will show you through Fortportal. to locations like tea plantations and crater lakes. Lunch will be served at your Queen Elizabeth National Park lodge, and the rest of the afternoon and evening will be spent relaxing before supper and bedtime.
Day6: Game drive and Boat cruise
Enjoy an energetic cup of coffee and a thoughtful breakfast to start the day. After that, go on a morning game drive with your driver guide into the kisenyi regions and other parts of the park. According to statistics, Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda has the highest density of lions and elephants. In its ishasha area, it has the unusual tree climbing lions. You get the possibility to see a variety of prey, predators, and birds during the 3–4‑hour game drive across the breathtaking scenery, including warthogs, crested cranes, elephants, Uganda Kobs, egrets, cape buffaloes, leopards, and more.
After your game drive, you’ll take a lunch break before going on a boat trip at the Kazinga channel, where you may see hippos, crocodiles, a number of aquatic birds, and more. After the boat ride, which lasts for around two to three hours, you’ll go on a game drive at dusk before returning to the lodge for dinner and the night.
Day7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After a mouthwatering breakfast at the lodge, start your day off right by traveling to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Ishasha sector. Here, you will go on a 2‑hour game drive in search of the unique tree climbing lions and other local prey animals. After eating lunch at Ishsa, you continue driving while being greeted warmly by the Lunch forest. The greatest population of mountain gorillas in the world lives in the four sectors of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, one of which you will be staying in. Arrive at the lodge just before dusk to enjoy the finest possible supper, optional campfire experience, and overnight stay.
Day8: Gorilla trekking and optional Batwa pygmies encounter
Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the lodge, and then drive to the park headquarters for a 30-minute pre-trek briefing with a packed lunch. The ranger guides will now go through the laws of trekking with you, place you with a gorilla family, and accompany you on your ultimate adventure. A gorilla hike lasts between one to seven hours, plus an additional hour for photography, witnessing mothers feed their infants, and taking in the scenery, including the lush surroundings and the enormous silverback. You will have lunch in the forest after your time with the gorillas, then return to the lodge that evening for refreshments, supper, an optional bonfire, and overnight. You will notice gorilla nests, flora, mountain slopes, birds, and other primates that live in the area while hiking.
Day9: transfer to Lake Bunyonyi-evening canoe ride
You will check out of the resort following an early breakfast and go for the two-hour trip to Lake Bunyonyi, the deepest freshwater lake in the world, which is bilharzia-free, abundant with birds, and home to over 29 ancient islands, including the punishment island. A knowledgeable ranger guide will take you on a canoe ride as you arrive, check in at the lodge, eat lunch, and learn about the history of the lake, the specifics of the islands, and other things. Swimming, nature hikes, horseback riding, and other activities are available. After all the activities are finished, a delectable lunch is served, and then dinner is followed by a comfortable night’s sleep.
Day10: Guided nature walk and depert for Kampala
You will enjoy a delicious breakfast at the lodge this morning before going on a guided nature walk with the guides for about an hour. During the trip, you will learn about the many bird species, appreciate mother nature, and more. You will then check out and be transferred to the Kampala or Entebbe international airport, depending on where you are being dropped off. When you go to Mbarara city, you’ll stop for lunch, take pictures at the equator, and buy some trinkets. You will then continue driving to the drop-off location.
End of safari