10 Days Best of Uganda

10 Days Best of Uganda Safari

10 Days Best of Uganda Safari

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This 10 Days Best of Uganda Safari itinerary will take through Uganda the Pearl of Africa; arriving and departing via Entebbe International Airport. You will visit the Beautiful Murchison Falls National Park, enjoy memorable game drives and a boat ride to the bottom of the falls then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park where you will trek the Chimpanzees and enjoy a nature walk in the bigodi swamp. You will then visit the 2nd most visited national park in Uganda; Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will enjoy a game drive too and a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel. Later you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to the Great Apes and enjoy the highlight of the safari trekking the Mountain Gorillas. You will then take a domestic flight from Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe International Airport enjoying aerial views of the country.

Detailed 10 Days Best of Uganda Safari

Day 1:  ARRIVAL

After arriving Entebbe International Airport, you will clear with immigration, proceed to the arrivals where you will meet your 10 Days Best of Uganda Safari driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay.

  • Accommodation: Protea Hotel by Marriott Entebbe (High-end Accommodation) or The Boma Guest House (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,-,-

Day 2: DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, drive to the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park formerly known as Kabalega National Park. This park derives its name from the Murchison Falls which is a 7 meter canyon where the Mighty River Nile forces itself from a narrow gorge pouring down with a thunderous roar. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Murchison River Lodge (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:            B,L,D

Day 3: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT RIDE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FALLS

Enjoy a morning game drive through the Savanna where you will see herds of Elephants, Buffalos, Giraffes, Kobs, Oribi, Jackson’s Hartebeest and various bird species that include the forest and water birds and the Albertine Rift endemics thereafter return to the Lodge for breakfast. In the afternoon, you will have a boat ride to the bottom of the falls whence the park derives its name. You will see groups of Hippos, Crocodiles, and a variety of animals that come to drink water at the River banks and a variety of bird species too.

  • Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Murchison River Lodge (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:            B,L,D

Day 4: DRIVE TO FORT PORTAL

Drive to Fort Portal Town / Kibale National Park. Fort Portal was founded as a garrison for British soldiers by Gerald Portal from whom the town derives its name. And is the only town with an English name in Uganda. Here you will see many tea plantations producing high quality tea for local and export market and views of the mighty misty Mountains of the Moon; the Rwenzori mountains.

  • Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Kibale Forest Camp (Medium Accommodation) 
  • Meal plan:            B,L,D

Day 5:  CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND BIGODI SWAMP WALK

On this day of your 10 days best of Uganda safari trip, you will have a morning Chimpanzee trekking experience in the company of an experienced ranger guide, you will search for Kibale Forest’s resident Chimpanzees and also have a chance to see other primates such as Grey-cheeked Mangabeys, Red Colobus, Red-tailed and Blue monkeys. In the afternoon after lunch, you will enjoy a walk through the papyrus swamps of the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

  • Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Kibale Forest Camp (Medium Accommodation) 
  • Meal plan:            B,L,D

Day 6:  FORT PORTAL – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

After relaxed breakfast at the lodge, you will be assisted with checking out and after settling the bill for extras if any start your drive to the famous Queen Elizabeth National Park. The second most visited Park and the most popular savannah reserve in Uganda. This Park has the highest variety of habitats and wildlife too. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Enganzi Lodge (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 7:  GAME DRIVE AND BOAT RIDE ALONG THE KAZINGA CHANNEL

After an early breakfast, you will proceed for a game drive; through the Kasenyi and North Kazinga plains where you will see herds of Elephants, Buffalos, Antelopes, etc…

In the afternoon after lunch at the lodge, you will have a boat ride along the Kazinga Channel en-route you will see groups of Hippos and Buffalos a few metres away. You will see some animals coming to drink water at the banks and a various bird species.

  • Accommodation: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (High-end Accommodation) or Enganzi Lodge (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 8: DRIVE TO BWINDI

After a relaxed breakfast, you will be assisted with checking out. You will then start your drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to the great apes the Mountain Gorillas.

  • Accommodation: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp (High-end accommodation) or Mantana Engagi Lodge (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 9: GORILLA TREKKING

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing and thereafter go to the start points and enjoy the highlight of the safari. Trekking the Gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience which takes between 2–6 hours. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp (High-end accommodation) or Mantana Engagi Lodge (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 10: DEPARTURE

After breakfast at the Lodge, you will be assisted with checking out and proceed to Kihihi Airstrip and take a domestic flight to Entebbe International Airport to catch your departure International flight.

10 Days Best of Uganda Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Includes:

  • Uganda Gorilla permits $800 per person
  • 9 nights’ accommodation with meals as indicated in the itinerary above
  • Activities shown in the itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Game drives
  • Boat rides
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Bigodi swamp walk
  • One way flight Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe International Airport
  • Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Government taxes

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Items of personal nature

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