10 Days Best of Uganda Safari

This 10 Days Best of Uganda Safari gives you a full highlight of Uganda’s Beauty. Coming into face to face with the remaining mountain gorillas in the Bwindi impenetrable forest marks the climax of your Uganda safari. Not only tracking the mountain Gorillas is interesting but also the Kibaale forest gives you a breath take after finding the chimps and other primates.

Trip Summury

Day 1: Kampala-Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2 Game drive and Boat Cruise

Day 3 Leave for Fort- Portal

Day 4 Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 5 Leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6 Game Drives

Day 7 Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest through Ishasha.

Day 8; Gorilla tracking

Day 9: Bwindi- Lake Mburo

Day 10; Kampala


Day 1: Kampala-Murchison Falls National Park .

Murchison falls National Park is the biggest and largest national park in Uganda covering 3,840-sq km perfect for game drives because of the big five and 450 bird species. You will drive to the “Top of the falji for a mighty sightseeing of the Nile as it forces its way through a rocky gap barely six meters wide. In the evening you will have a game drive in the northern part of the park. Dinner and overnight at; Sambiya River Lodge / Red Chilli Camp, Nile River Camp or luxury safari lodges of Paraa Safari lodge and Chobe Safari Lodge.


Day 2: Game drive and Boat Cruise.

After breakfast you will start with a game drive in search of those that are unique features to the African Savannah like giraffe, antelope, lion, elephant, oribis, jacks on heart beasts, and the Uganda kob. The bird life is spectacular, with the eagle being one of the prized sightings and the rare shoebill. You may request your guide to show you the Congo Blue Mountains, on a clear morning. After lunch, you will relax from a launch cruise on the Nile River. This cruise takes you to the Bottom of the thundering and mighty falls where you will see huge crocodile bars, schools of hippos, lonely buffaloes specially, elephants and a variety of water birds like herons, cormorants, ducks, bee- eaters, and kingfishers, skimmers, and fish eagles and sometimes the rare show bill. You will then return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay.


Day 3: Leave for Fort- Portal.

Have breakfast, drive to Fort portal with lunch enroute. You will drive through traditional homesteads and farms and this will enable beautiful scenery across that part of the country. You expect to reach in the evening for Dinner.


Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking.

Kibale National Park is one of the most beautiful, stunning and attractive forests in Uganda. It is home to our closest living relatives the endangered Chimpanzee, the threatened Red colobus monkey and the rare L’hoest’s monkey. You will see the chimps and other primates totaling 13 species including the Black and white colobus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey and Bush babies and Potts. After lunch you will go and visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary from where you will take on a guided walk around the Swamp which will give you an opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight stay at Ndali Lodge/Primate Lodge/ Kibale Safari Lodge or Chimp Nest.


Day 5: Leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park viewing the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey. Check in at your accommodation facility as you wait for your lunch. After lunch, take on an afternoon Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel – one that joins Lakes Edward and George. The cruise is a wonderful way to see hippo, buffalo, Kob and the occasional Nile crocodile (which up until recently did not inhabit this area) and a spectacular bird watching on the water bank. Return for dinner and overnight. Katara Safari Lodge, Simba Safari Camp/ lhaamba Safari Lodge/ Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge.


Day 6: Game Drives.

Have packed breakfast take on a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You may meet grazing Hippos, Elephants, and Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, warthogs and the elusive leopard. Continue to Maramagambo forest for many surprises that await you here like pythons that are often observed in the crevices of the bat cave floor making the bats their main dish and dessert as well. The cave is near a picturesque formerly Blue lake and Hunters cave. You may also encounter forest birds such as bat hawks, brown eared woodpecker and other primates. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.


Day 7: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest through Ishasha.

After breakfast you will have your packed lunch and then proceed to Ishasha. You will drive along the deep and wide dry craters that are occupied by savanna grasses and acacia. The drive will take you through the unique western rift valley escarpment mainly the Ishasha sector where you will take on yet another game drive in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey may take around 4 hours but driving through interesting features. Arrive Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge.


Day 8: Gorilla tracking.

After having breakfast set of fairly with guides to trek the Uganda gorillas. The thrill of your
encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which these two apes live together. Return to camp exhilarated to relieve the encounter with friends over a drink. Dinner and overnight at the Safari Lodge.


Day 9: Bwindi- Lake Mburo.

Early breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park with lunch on the way. You will reach in exact time for a boat ride on Lake Mburo. Its presence within the park is a blessing worth mentioning. The lake is rich with a diversity of animal and plant species which will be viewed clearly as you are on the boat trip. Expect to see hippos and birds like African Fin foot, Pelicans, Black crake, Heron, cormorant, fish eagle, you may also sight the rare Shoebill Stork and all these will furnish your visit with pride. Dinner and overnight stay at / Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Tented /Camp Arcadia Cottages.


Day 10: Kampala.

After an early breakfast, take on a morning game drive. Lake Mburo National Park is a very special place; every part of it is alive with variety, interest and colour. It contains an extensive wetland. You are likely to see elands, impalas, waterbucks, warthogs, topis and zebras. After the game drive we enroute to Kampala.

Have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch and Equator for photos. Then proceed to Entebbe to wait for the flight back home.

End of Safari.


  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Transportation in a 4x 4 vehicle customized for Safaris
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • Water and bread


  • International air fares
  • Uganda visa
  • Expenses of personal Nature like Alcoholic drinks and wines
  • Tips and gratitude
  • porters
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