Time to spend seven days discovering the forests, primates, lakes, culture, cuisine, weather, and wildlife in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. It is a road journey that takes place through rural areas in Uganda’s north, south, and southwest—the area with the most scenic landscapes. Enjoy the stunning scenery, gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park’s tropical forest, chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, and Murchison Falls National Park’s most powerful waterfalls. You will go on a guided nature walk, chimpanzee trek, boat cruise, game drive, gorilla trek, and Isunga cultural tour. Depending on the time available, there may be other locations to see and things to do. The safari starts and ends at the Entebbe international airport/Kampala city.
Day1: Kampala to Murchison Fall NP
Your driving guide will take you up at Entebbe International Airport or in Kampala City for the day’s trip to Murchison Falls National Park, With the most powerful waterfall on earth. This is Uganda’s biggest and oldest national park. You will discuss topics such as Uganda, the Murchison Falls, sights, and more while driving. To locate the remaining rhinos in the nation, you have one hour to stop at the Ziwah Rhino Sanctuary. After the activity, have lunch at Masindi town before driving to your accommodation in the park or nearby. The final activities of the day are dinner and bedtime.
Day2: Game drive and Boat cruise
After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, depart for a 3- to 4‑hour game drive in the park’s northern region. Different bird, animal, and plant species can be found throughout the savannah grassland area. During this drive, a little luck is necessary. Warthogs, cape buffaloes, African elephants, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, leopards, crested cranes, giraffes, egrets, the whistling acacia, and more animals are on the list today.
After your wildlife drive, you’ll head back to the resort for lunch before boarding a boat for a two-hour journey to the base of Murchison Falls, the world’s most powerful waterfall. Other attractions on this journey include the sight and sound of hippos, Nile crocodiles, and various aquatic birds, as well as the magnificent sight of a thunderous waterfall that squeezes down a 7‑meter-deep valley leading to the Nile. Retire to the lodge for dinner and the night following the day’s activities.
Day3: Transfer to Kibale forest National park
A good morning begins with a hearty breakfast, followed by check-out from the lodge and a transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, which is home to around 13 different kinds of primates. Drive to Fortportal city through plantations and undulating hills; the trip takes about 7 to 8 hours, with a lunch stop along the way. In the evening, you will arrive and check into your lodge before going to bed and eating dinner.
Day4: Chimpanzee trekking and Isunga cultural Tour
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for registration and a ranger guide briefing where they will go through the dos and don’ts of hiking as well as the apes’ way of life. An additional hour is allotted for photography in addition to the 1 to 5 hours that the trekking activity takes. With a 98% similarity to human DNA, chimpanzees and humans are closely related. They have approximately 25 distinctive vocals and are gregarious. More than 12 other rare primates, including the black and white Columbus monkeys, which you may see if you’re lucky, live in the Kibale forest among them. After the allotted hour of ape viewing, you will return to the lodge where you will spend the rest of the day engaging in activities like singing along to songs, exploring the neighborhood to get a feel for rural life, and more. Dinner and a restful night at the lodge mark the conclusion of this day.
Day5: Kibale forest to Bwindi impenetrable National Park
Enjoy a wonderful breakfast at the lodge to start the day, and then check out to go to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The driver guide tells tales about the gorillas, the Bwindi Jungle, and other subjects as they pass by. When you get there, you’ll check in to the lodge where you’ll have lunch, a snack, dinner, and a night’s sleep.
Day6: Gorilla trekking
Today, make a wonderful cup of coffee to brighten your morning. After that, travel to the park headquarters for registration and briefing, which takes approximately thirty minutes, with your packed lunch and wearing trekking gear. The ranger guides will go through the dos and don’ts of trekking before accompanying you on the ultimate safari adventure. Only located on the African continent, mountain gorillas are difficult to trace due to their habitat’s steep hills. Finding them requires 1 to 8 hours, plus an extra hour for photographing. While looking for these cousins in their native habitat, you may also be able to identify various primates, plants, and birds in the forest. Lunch will be served in the jungle, and you’ll return to the lodge after spending time with your gorilla relatives. Dinner and sleeping at the inn.
Day 7: Deperture
After breakfast, check out and travel to Kampala or the Entebbe international airport. The equator monument will be a stopover along the way where you can snap magnificent photos, participate in Launch, see the demonstrations at the location where the world is divided into the northern and southern hemispheres, and more for an hour or more. The driving guide will bid you farewell at the drop-off location after the enjoyable time.
End of safari