9 Days Epic Gorilla & Wildlife
Adventure Safari

07 Days
Destinations: Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 1: Kampala - Murchison Fall National Park

    Depart from Kampala early not later than 0630hrs in the morning for a scenic drive North-west to Murchison Falls National Park. Enroute visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a guided Rhino walk before proceeding for a lunch break in Masindi Town. Proceed to Murchison falls National Park with sightseeing enroute to your Lodge. . Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Red Chili, Fort Murchion in tents, Murchion River Lodge in tents or similar (Budget),
    Fort Murchion in room, Murchion River Lodge in room, Sambiya River Lodge or similar (Standard),
    Paraa Safari Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Lunch + Dinner

  • Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Boat Rides Along the Nile

    Today after breakfast you will be transferred for an early morning for a game drive on the northern bank in search of animals like: lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, buffaloes among other animals and birds species that your guide will help you spot. Return to the lodgefor lunch. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the Falls stopping just tens of meters from the "Devil's Cauldron’’. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks, buffaloes, elephants and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork. Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Disembark from the boat and take a hike to the Top of the Falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-metre canyon in the Rift Valley escarpment dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray. Accommodation options:
    Red Chili, Fort Murchion in tents, Murchion River Lodge in tents or similar (Budget),
    Fort Murchion in room, Murchion River Lodge in room, Sambiya River Lodge or similar (Standard),
    Paraa Safari Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park - Fort Portal

    After early breakfast, depart Murchison Falls and drive southwest to Fort Portal via the Albertine Escapment of the Western Rift Valley through Hoima where you will have your lunch. Proceed through verdant countryside traditional homesteads and tea plantations arriving Fort Portal late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Kibale Forest Camp, Rwenzori Travellers Inn, Chimpanzee Guest Resort or similar (Budget),
    Fort Motel, Mountains of the Moon Hotel, Primate Lodge – Standard Cottages or similar (Standard),
    Primate Lodge – Luxury Cottages, Kyaninga Lodge, Ndali Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4: Chimp Tracking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale National Park headquarters for briefing and then spend most of the morning in the rain forest in search of chimpanzees. These primates are very mobile and viewing is unpredictable but a forest walk is an enriching activity. This forest is home to a large number of chimpanzees and other primates including Lhoestes, Red-Colobus, Blues, Res-tailed, grey cheeked Mangabeys, birds and butterflies. You will be allowed one hour with the chimps before returning back for lunch. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Simba Lodge, Bush Lodge or similar Budget),
    Mweya Safari Lodge – Standard Tents or similar (Standard),
    Mweya Safari Lodge – Luxury Tents or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Wake-up and start your day with a sunrise game-drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in search of animals like: lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mangoose, waterbucks, kobs and if lucky, leopard, and over 606 bird species recorded here, return to the lodge for full breakfast, relax into the lunch break. In the afternoon enjoy an exciting two hours boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. This launch cruise gives you a great opportunity for photography, bird watching and game viewing at close range. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Simba Lodge, Bush Lodge or similar Budget),
    Mweya Safari Lodge – Standard Tents or similar (Standard),
    Mweya Safari Lodge – Luxury Tents or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    After early morning breakfast, transfer to Bwindi via the Ishasha sector of the tree climbing lions for an en route game drive in search of these great cats. . Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Buhoma Community Rest Camp or similar (Budget),
    Silverback Lodge or similar (Standard),
    Buhoma Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7: Gorilla Trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    After an early breakfast and a briefing by a ranger guide, who will then lead you into the forest trekking these great relatives of ours (Mountain Gorillas). The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular. The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity. You will return for lunch (if not packed), relax and freshen up at your lodge and later depending on your interest, transfer for a community walk to experience the local community way of life and cultures or just relax at your lodge for the rest of the day/evening. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Buhoma Community Rest Camp or similar (Budget),
    Silverback Lodge or similar (Standard),
    Buhoma Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Lake Mburo National Park

    After breakfast, transfer with en route lunch at lunch in Mbarara town to Lake Mburo National park arriving in time for afternoon a boat ride on Lake Mburo followed by an evening game drive. . Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge. Accommodation options:
    Eagles Nest Camp (Budget),
    Rwakobo or similar (Standard),
    Mihingo Lodge or similar (Luxury)


    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 9: Lake Mburo National Park for Kampala/Entebbe Airport

    After breakfast there will enjoy optional activities here that includes guided bush walks, Biking, horseback riding and much more. After lunch, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe stopping at the equator for the requisite snapshot and a bit of souvenir shopping.

    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Tour inclusions

    • Kampala or Entebbe Pick-Up & Drop-Off
    • Mountain gorillas
    • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
    • Gorilla Trekking Permits
    • Game Drives as per Itinerary
    • Chimpanzee Tracking Permits
    • Park Entrance Fees
    • Government Taxes
    • Guide ranger fees.
    • Trekking Murchison Falls
    • Service of a Professional English-Speaking Driver/Guide
    • Services of gorilla tracking guides
    • Services of Chimps tracking guides
    • Kazinga Boat cruise to view wildlife
    • Mburo Boat Cruise
    • Murchison Boat Cruise
    • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
    • All activities are described in the itinerary.
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Allowances for a driver/guide
    • Transport based on a 4x4 customized equipped safari vehicle with a pop up roof for game viewing. Tour Exclusions
    • Kampala or Entebbe Pick-Up & Drop-Off
    • Extras at the Camps/Lodges (Drinks, Telephone, Laundry, etc.)
    • Meals & Drinks not Specified above
    • Visas
    • Travel and Personal Accident Insurance
    • International Flight and Departure Tax
    • Tips (Please remember that tipping is optional and depends on the quality of service you received. It is customary and recommended to give tips on Safaris, however it is NOT mandatory.)
    • Personal Expenses
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice
    Tour Excludes
    • Extras at the Camps/Lodges (Drinks, Telephone, Laundry, etc.)
    • Meals & Drinks not Specified above
    • Visas
    • Travel and Personal Accident Insurance
    • International Flight and Departure Tax
    • Tips (Please remember that tipping is optional and depends on the quality of service you received. It is customary and recommended to give tips on Safaris, however it is NOT mandatory.)
    • Personal Expenses
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice

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