10 Days Uganda Safari

10 Days Uganda Safari Holiday

10 Days Uganda Safari Holiday, Gorilla & Wildlife Safari, Short Uganda Safari, the best Uganda Safaris Company in Uganda will lead you to the most beautiful with a lush green environment in Uganda. These 10 days Uganda Safari will take you to the most beautiful parks in Uganda Safari, Gorilla & wildlife safari. Our clients that have done this 10 Days Uganda Safari Holiday testify that its one of the best Uganda tourist circuit enabling them to encounter the rarest of the rare in the African jungles including elephant, lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, waterbuck, oribi, bushbuck, boho reedbuck, hyena among others, not forgetting that 10 Days Uganda Safari greatest primates including the Chimpanzee and the gorillas.

Day 1. Drive to Kibale National Park

Our 10 Days Uganda Safari Holiday will take you through traditional Uganda safari villages where you see people at work tending their traditional crops of millet, sorghum, beans, and maize. The lush rolling hills of this region provide good photo opportunities. A carpet of green spreads before you, as far as the eye can see, and seems an unusual contrast to the countryside through which you have just passed.

Accommodation.

Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge | Ndali Lodge

Mid range.  Isunga Lodge | Kibale Forest Camp

Best Budget. Kibale Forest Camp (Tents)| Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse

Meals Plan.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 2. Chimpanzee Tracking  & Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

Drive to Kanyankyu River camp at 08:00 hours for the most popular activity in this park which is chimpanzee tracking. Chimpanzee is man’s closest cousin though they are one of the most threatened primate species. More primates like black and white colobus monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkeys, bushbabies, pottos, and many bird species like the yellow-spotted nicator, rumped tinker bird, little greenbul, green breasted pitta, the crowned eagle, black bee-eater, and mammals like elephants can be seen in this walk. Kibale National park, which averages about 3,300 feet in elevation, is an extension of the great rain forests of central Africa.

Accommodation.

Up-market.  Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge | Ndali Lodge

Moderate.  Isunga Lodge | Kibale Forest Camp

Low Budget. Kibale Forest Camp | Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse

Meals Plan.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Either a day’s walk in the foothills of the Rwenzoris, one of the great mountain ranges of the world, looking out for its forbidding peaks in the distance, or drive straight to Queen Elizabeth. The game seen will depend on the season; the Kasenyi plains are good for lion and the Mweya peninsula for a variety of animals. Shift to Queen Elizabeth National Park this morning (about 3 hours driving).

Accommodation.

Luxury. Mweya Safari Lodge  | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Midrange; Ihamba Lakeside Safari Resort| Enganzi Lodge | Bush Lodge

Best Budget;  Bush Lodge |  Simba Safari Camp  | Pumba Cottages

Meals Plan; Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4. Morning  Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Trip

We set out early in the morning for a game drive in the northern part of the park on the Kasenyi Track in search of lions, elephants, solitary buffaloes. This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action owing to the vast population of Uganda kobs. We have an excellent chance to view just about every animal here at a very close range. In the afternoon we will go for a launch trip along the Kazinga Channel.

Accommodation.

Luxury; Mweya Safari Lodge | Katara Lodge

Midrange.  Ihamba Lakeside Safari Resort| Enganzi Lodge | Bush Lodge

Best Budget; Bush Lodge |  Simba Safari Camp (tents) | Pumba Cottages

Meals Plan,  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5. Tree climbing lions in Ishasha &  Forest  Walk

Another early start for a bushwalk through the Maramagambo Forest. This is one of the largest forests in Uganda and forms a habitat for a number of primates and forest dwellers. The walk culminates in a visit to volcanic caves that are home to thousands of bats. Pythons are often observed in the crevices of the bat’s cave as they prey on bats. In the afternoon you will proceed to the Ishasha Sector. The drive takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment and the (southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park) Ishasha sector where you will take on yet another game drive in search of tree climbing lions in the afternoon and evening.

Accommodation.

Luxury. Ishasha Wilderness Campsite

Mid-range. Enjojo Lodge | Ishasha Ntungwe River Camp

Budget. @ the River

Meals Plan.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Early morning guided bush walk for a closer interaction with nature in Ishasha. The mid-morning will be spent on a game drive for the tree-climbing lions, elephants, and other Big Mammals, thereafter proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey takes about 2-3 hours but driving through interesting features. We shall be arriving in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening. This park is home to the rare mountain gorillas plus 11 other primates species including the blue and red-tailed monkeys.

Accommodation.

Up-market. Buhoma Lodge | Mahogany Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Moderate. Engagi Lodge | Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Low Budget. Rushaga Gorilla Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp | Buhoma Community Camp

Meals Plan.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7. Gorilla Trekking

After breakfast, proceed for the morning briefing before 10 Days Uganda Safari Holiday highlight begin – gorilla trekking, which may last the entire day.  When sighted, visitors will be guided to 8 meters from the gorillas, sit around them for a whole hour while gazing into their big round eyes. Gorilla trekking is unpredictable. It’s difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike. The gorilla excursion can take from 2 up to 8 hours. Bwindi is a prime destination for birdwatchers. Its 350 species include seven which are IUCN red data listed and 90% of all Albertine rift endemics, species which are difficult or impossible to see in any other part of East Africa.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Buhoma Lodge | Mahogany Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange; Engagi Lodge | Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Best Budget. Rushaga Gorilla Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp | Buhoma Community Camp

Meals Plan;  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 8. Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

We drive east to Mbarara, now one of Uganda’s major towns, but formerly the capital of Ankole kingdom for over 400 years until disbanded by independence in 1962. In the days before modern Uganda came into being, the area had a series of fiercely independent tribal states. From here you continue to Lake Mburo, a small but picturesque national park renowned for its herds of antelope and one of the only two Ugandan parks home to Burchell’s zebra. The park is also especially good for acacia-associated birds.

Accommodation.

Luxury. Mihingo Lodge

Midrange; Rakobo Rock Lodge or Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Best Budget. Mburo Eagles Nest

Meals Plan.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9. Morning Game Drives and Boat Trip

Early for breakfast before a short drive to the Rwonyo Park headquarters. This has often been a good chance of seeing hyenas coming back to their dens, hippos walking back to the water, you will see buffalo, zebra, impala, and topi and with a bit of luck maybe even a sitatunga, an antelope rarely seen living in the papyrus swamps. After your early morning activities, return to the lodge for a late breakfast on the wooden decking overlooking the water hole. Before lunch, you can relax at the pool, the bar area, or enjoy the privacy of your room. After lunch take a boat trip inside Lake Mburo and see for yourself the Crocodiles, Pelicans, Hippos, Herons, and the rare Shoebill stork.

Accommodation.

Luxury. Mihingo Lodge
Midrange; Rakobo Rock Lodge or Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Best Budget; Mburo Eagles Nest

Meals Plan;  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 10. Transfer to Entebbe Airport

We drive through a magnificent hilly country and lush cultivation on an approximately 5 hours journey. We will be in Entebbe in the evening before your flight back home.



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