Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

This is one of the interesting packages that have been booked by several tourists in Uganda.

11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

This is one of the interesting packages that have been booked by several tourists in Uganda. Our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris will take you to some of the best National Parks in Uganda where you will explore the wildlife of Uganda the pearl of Africa. In case you book our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris will take you to Lake Mburo National Park for the safari game drives, then take you to Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park which is the home of the endangered mountain gorillas, enjoy the beautiful views of the Queen Elizabeth National Park as you take a boat cruise at Kazinga Chanel Africa’s largest channel with a high concentration of hippos, then explore the worlds primate capital in Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and later head to Murchison falls National Park for hiking the powerful waters falls in Africa and enjoy the varied wildlife Safaris in Murchison falls national Park before you return to enable to end your trip.

11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris highlights

Day 1: Pick up and drive to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe

Day 2: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 4: memorable Gorilla trekking

Day 5: Transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6: Game drive and boat cruise safaris at Kazinga channel

Day 7: Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 9: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park

Day 10: Morning game drive and afternoon River Nile boat cruise

Day 11: Return to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

Safari package expectations  

Boat cruise in both Lake Mburo and Kazinga channel

Seeing gorillas in the wild

Bird species as you trek both chimpanzees and gorillas

Views of the spectacular Murchison falls

Boat cruise on the River Nile

Traveling in a 4×4 safari vehicle

Services of the English speaking guide

Staying at a comfortable lodge or accommodation

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from the airport and transfer to a hotel in Entebbe

This is the Forest day of our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris whereby our guides will pick you from Entebbe internal airport and drive you to Entebbe town at your guesthouse or hotel or dinner and overnight stay. If you have arrived earlier and you have enough time, you can decide to take an evening walk or tour to the nearby Entebbe botanical garden or reach out to the Uganda wildlife Education Center harboring a lot of animal species.

Journey Time: Approximately sixteen Minutes (16 minutes)

Lodging options: Protea hotel (Luxury), 2friends (midrange), and ViaVia Guest House (Standard)

Day 2: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Our safari guide will meet and greet you from the hotel in Entebbe and give a brief introduction of the itinerary and then drive Lake Mburo National Park through Kampala and Masaka city. But before Masaka, you will make a stopover at the Equator line at Kayabwe for the photo moments and get some informative talks and then drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The moment you enter the park you can start the route game drive and continue to check in to your hotel for lunch. After lunch, you will go for the afternoon boat Cruise at Lake Mburo where you will get an opportunity to see the amazing wildlife both aquatic animals and land animals such as the school of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, antelopes, and zebras. The boat cruise takes 2 hours and after return to the lodge and prepare for the night game drives in search of the leopard and other nocturnal. Return to the lodge for dinner and then overnight stay

Main destination: Lake Mburo National Park  

Journey time: Approximately four to five hours (4-5)

Lodging options: Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury), Rwakobo Rock (midrange), and Mbogo Safari Lodge (Standard

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

You will set off and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is found in southwestern Uganda. The Bwindi Forest is known for its magnificence of mountain gorillas amidst other primates that inhabit the forest such as monkeys and chimpanzees and several bird species. You will have your dinner a jolly night at a lodge near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park

Journey Time: six to seven hours (6-7)

Lodging facilities: Silverback lodge (Luxury), Bakiga Lodge (midrange) and Ride 4awoman, and Haven Lodge Rushaga for (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 4: Memorable Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi

This day is the Major highlight of Our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris! Enjoy the early morning breakfast and get ready with your packed lunch to embark on the lifetime adventure with a memorable walk to the Bwindi impenetrable forest headquarters to stark the amazing and long waited for a gorilla trekking experience. The gorilla trailhead will be so rewarding with amazing moments of the huge mountain gorillas that you will encounter within the forest rewarding you with a wondering experience. The experience of gorilla trekking is likely to last for about 4 to 5 hours in the forests and after all, you will return back to the starting point for the certificate and then drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Journey Time: six to seven hours (6-7)

Lodging facilities: Silverback lodge (Luxury), Bakiga Lodge (midrange) and Ride 4awoman, and Haven Lodge Rushaga for (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 5: Wakeup and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will start the journey to Queen Elizabeth National park which is found in western Uganda after breakfast. Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the most visited national parks in Uganda with several wildlife species such as elephants, buffaloes, leopards, Nile crocodiles, and tree-climbing lions. The journey will take you approximately 6 hours and you will reach the park via Ishasha sector in the southern direction where you will have lunch and then as you drive slowly on a game drive for sightings of the tree-climbing lions and other species such as the elephants, antelopes and if you’re lucky you will be able to spot, leopards, and spotted hyenas. Then you will proceed to your lodge in the northern sector of the park for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay.

Main destination:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Journey time: Approximately five to six hours (5-6)

Lodging options: Mweya safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (midrange), and Pumba Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 6: Morning game drives and afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel

In the morning you will wake up very early and thereafter drive to Kasenyi plains for game drive safaris. The morning game drive safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park are full of praises with the interesting sightings of the wildlife animals such as leopards, elephants, warthogs, antelopes, lions, buffaloes, and leopards. Kasenyi plains also feature the mating ground for the antelopes for the after this adventurous game drive, you will return to your lodge for relaxation and lunch as you wait for the afternoon boat cruise at the Kazinga channel where you will see the different animal species on the channel banks after strong sunshine as they are drinking or swimming in water. The channel also attracts interesting bird species such as lesser swamp-Warbler, black bee-eaters, and the pied kingfisher among others. Thereafter you will return to the lodge and relax and you prepare for the next day’s course of action.

Main destination:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Lodging options: Mweya safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (midrange), and Pumba Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 7: Kasoga community experience and drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Wake up early in the morning and after that having your break and then your driver-guide will take you for a community experience in Kasoga community village which is one of the best initiatives that was established with all forms captivating all forms of the local artifacts to enrich your authentic and extraordinary cultural experience and engage in canoeing trips at lake George as well as Fishing trips. Drive to Kibale Forest National Park with a stopover in Fort portal tourism city for Lunch and you go and check on your booked Lodge

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park 

Journey time: Approximately three to four hours (3-4)

Lodging options: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Isunga Safari Lodge (Midrange), and Rwetera Safari Park (Budget)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 8: Interesting Chimpanzee trekking activity in Kibale National Park

Weak up very early in the morning and have your healthier breakfast and then head to the Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for the briefing before chimpanzee tracking. The briefing is done by the professional ranger guide and thereafter, you will be led by the guide for the walk into the forest primate walk in Kibale Forest National Park. The walk to Kibale Forest National Park will lead you to the habituated communities of chimpanzees and once you have seen the habituated chimpanzees, you will spend one hour with habituated chimpanzees as you observe them as you’re taking the photos of these great apes. Here you will integrate the chimpanzee trekking with Bigodi wetland after lunch which is the best destination for bird watching and primate watching. After, return to your lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park 

Lodging options: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Isunga Safari Lodge (Midrange), and Rwetera Safari Park (Budget)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 9: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park

From Kibale Forest National Park, you will drive together with our safari guide to Murchison falls National Park via the small towns, villages while offering magnificent views of the landscapes inform of escarpments among others. After reaching Murchison falls National Park, you visit the top of the falls where you will enjoy the spectacular views of the River Nile and a general overview of the Murchison falls National Park landscape. You will use about 45 minutes from the bottom of the falls to the top of the falls. Enjoy the devil cauldron which you can call Mother Nature’s wondrous gorge as you observe waters of the Nile squeezing itself through the narrow lodge which is about 6 meters after this worthwhile experience goes to your lodge, relax and have an overnight stay.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Journey time: Approximately four to five hours (4-5)

Lodging options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (midrange), and Hornbill Bush Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 10: Game drives and afternoon boat cruise on river Nile

Wake up early in the morning from your lodge and take breakfasts and drive to the park for the wonderful game drive views via the morning game drives. While driving through well-established trails within the Murchison falls National park, you will be rewarded with the interesting sightings of buffaloes, elephants, hartebeest, lions, buffaloes, elephants with unique bird species within the park and these include secretary birds, open billed stork, marabou stocks, Abyssinian, black-bellied bustards among others. After returning from the morning game drives, you will drive back to your lodge, relax and have lunch, and after lunch head for the boat cruise at the lodge that goes up to the bottom of the forest and experience the wonderful tranquil magnificence that is formed by the waterfalls with water squeezing through the narrow gorge which about 43 meters. The boat cruise safari will lead you close to various animals surrounding the River Nile such as the Hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants that come to the river for drinking water, and after all, you will get back to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.

Lodging options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (midrange), and Hornbill Bush Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 11: End the trip by returning to Entebbe International Airport

After morning breakfast in Murchison fall National Park, you will drive back to Entebbe International airport for your departing flight and marks the end of your 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

 Included in Our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

 Meals provided

Airport transfers

Accommodation facilities as stipulated in the itinerary

Chimpanzee trekking permits

Gorilla permits

All activities mentioned in the itinerary

Park entrance fees

All transportation

Bottle water for the whole trip

Excluded in Our 11 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

Extras at the accommodation such as alcoholic and soft drinks

Personal items

Tips

International flights

Extraction accommodation outside the itinerary

The government imposed or increase the activity fees

Insurance

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