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7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari

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7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari

Gorilla in Bwindi - uganda

7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari

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7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari

You are viewing a 7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari Tour Itinerary

This tour begins on any day upon your request, Kigali, Rwanda - Uganda and runs for 7 days

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Tour Length

7 Days / Six Nights

Start Date

Any day you select

Eligible Solo Travelers

Any body above 15 Years

Summary

7 Day Wildlife and Gorilla Tracking Uganda Safari

Day by Day

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Uganda

Day

1

Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan:

Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

2

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

3

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Enganzi Game Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

4

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Accommodation:

Enganzi Game Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

5

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

6

Chimpanze Trekking

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

7

Transfer to Kampala

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meal Plan:

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Highlights

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Gorilla Trekking

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Chimpanze Trekking

Transfer to Kampala

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Included

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Safari 4x4 vehicle

Drinking water

Airport transfer on the first and last day

Tour/driver guide

Chimp permits

All park entrance fees

Hand sanitizer

Face masks

Excluded

International airfares/flight fares

Uganda visa (can be paid at the airport, on arrival)

Tips, other drinks, laundry

Detailed Itinerary

Overview

The 7 days Uganda safari is well packaged with game viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park and a boat cruise along the kazinga channel with the highest concentration of hippos in the world. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest and chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park, to give you the best experience tackling Uganda's most thought after treasures.

Day 1

Transfer to Mgahinga National Park

Your guide will pick you from your hotel early in the morning and drive you to the south western side of the country through a verdant country side. You will be fascinated by the traditional drum makers, a photographic moment at the Equator in Kayabwe is an ideal and the Ankole long horned cattle near Mbarara town. With a lunch stop in Mbarara at Igongo cultural center, proceed further south west through the fascinating scenery of Kabale with rolling hills adorned with terraces. You will reach Bwindi impenetrable forest in the evening and check in at your lodge.

gorillas
gorilla photo

Accommodation | Day 1

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Activity

Day 1

Morning

Transfer by Road , Entebbe to Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan - Day 1

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related Tour

Day 2

Gorilla Trekking

Early in the morning, Report to the park headquarters with a picnic lunch for briefing by the senior park ranger guide. After briefing, you will be assigned a group with a ranger guide, Enter the forest and enjoy its beauty and freshness being home to more than half of the world's mountain gorillas. Proceed through the dense vegetation to trek for these endangered primates depending on where they built their nest the previous night.

For conservation purposes, time allowed with the Gorillas is one hour. Observe the gentle giants as they feed, groom the young, make love and play. You will the trek back to the lodge for a hot lunch then after noon for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

gorilla checks fellow
baby gorilla

Accommodation | Day 2

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Activity

Day 2

Morning

Gorilla Trekking

Meal Plan - Day 2

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related

Day 3

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, arrive in time for lunch, after lunch, transfer to the park for an evening game drive in search of cats; you will also get to see other animals like kobs, elephants among others. There after drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

 lioness and Cubs
elephant family

Accommodation | Day 3

Enganzi Game Lodge

Activity

Day 3

Morning

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Afternoon

Game Drive

Meal Plan - Day 3

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 4

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Take a 6.30 am morning game drive to catch up with the early raisers like the leopard, lion, spotted hyena among others. As you take the Kasenyi trail, look out for buffalos, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, topis, kobs, waterbucks, bush bucks, bush duikers among others. Also to expect is a stupendous bird life that includes the martial eagle, the Woodland kingfisher, the great blue turaco, the grey plantain eater among the 606 species recorded in the park. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast.

After lunch go for the afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This is a home of a variety of water birds including the African Fish eagle, the African Skimmer, pelican, the pre-historic looking shoe bill and on a hot day, hippos, elephants, buffaloes and waterbucks can be sighted as they bathe and drink water at the water edge. Crocodiles are common residents and are regularly sighted along the channel banks. Drive back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

shoebill
boat ride on kazinga channel

Accommodation | Day 4

Enganzi Game Lodge

Activity

Day 4

Morning

Game Drive

Afternoon

Boat Ride

Meal Plan - Day 4

Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 5

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, You will transfer to Kibale forest national park famed for its highest population of primates in Africa and home to the Chimpanzee. You will pass through Kasese as you enjoy the captivating sight of the Rwenzori glacial peaks' well decorating the sky line's back ground and arrive in Kibale in time for lunch and check in at the lodge. After lunch, You will embark on a crater hike in the hills of fort portal.

The crater hike awards you with great views of the beautiful carter lakes and the view of the park from an aerial point. Walk back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

chimpanze
chimpanze in kibale forest

Accommodation | Day 5

Kibale Forest Camp

Activity

Day 5

Morning

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Afternoon

Hike to the Crater Lakes

Meal Plan - Day 5

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 6

Chimpanze Trekking

After an early morning breakfast, report to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the senior park guide. Proceed to track man's closest relative of all the apes in this vast forest. You are likely to encounter other primates like olive baboons, bonobos, red colobus, black and white colobus, red and blue monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey among others as well as a wide diversity of birds.

If time allows, you may take an optional swamp walk in bigodi which awards you with various bird species and some animals. Retire for an overnight at your lodge.

chimpanze face
chimpanze yawning

Accommodation | Day 6

Kibale Forest Camp

Activity

Day 6

Morning

Chimp Trekking

Afternoon

Swamp Walk

Meal Plan - Day 6

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 7

Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

You will check out at the lodge after breakfast as you drive back to Kampala through Mubende. Proceed with an en route lunch in Mityana or Kampala depending on where time for lunch will find you. Then transfer the lodge in Kampala/Entebbe or to the airport arriving in time for your departure.

kampala city
kampala city in uganda

Accommodation | Day 7

No Accommodation

Activity

Day 7

Morning

Transfer to Kampala

Meal Plan - Day 7

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Best Time to Visit

June to August and December to February

High Season

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather

June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

gorilla

Gorilla

Common

chimpanze

Chimpanzee

Rare

Elephant

Elephant

Rare

buffalo

Buffalo

None

Leopard

Leopard

None

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Elephant

Elephant

Common

buffalo

Buffalo

Common

leopard

Leopard

Occasional

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Lion

Common

hippos

Hippo

Abundant

chimpanze

Chimpanzee

Occasional

Tour Features

This uses hotels.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Minimum age of 15 years for solo travelers

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years for solo travelers.

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