9 Day Gorilla safari Uganda

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Day 1.
Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Gorilla Safari Uganda start with breakfast, later you will be transferred to Murchison falls National park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary  it takes 5 – 6 hrs. This is Uganda’s largest National park with open Savannah grassland supports dense populations of lion, Buffallo, Elephants, the Uganda Kob together with the localized Rothschild’s giraffe or Patas monkeys with wonder of the waterfalls.

Enormous concentrations of hippos and birds can be observed from morning | afternoon Boat trip along the Victoria Nile placed below thee magnificent Murchison falls Np. Have lunch en route and then drive to the top of the falls.

You will then retire for dinner and overnight at, Affordable safaris Uganda - Uganda Safari, Gorilla tours Uganda

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Red Chilli | Fort Murchison
Moderate – Murchison River Lodge
Luxury – Paraa Safaris Lodge | Nile Safari Camp | Bakers Lodge

Day 2.
Morning  Game drive and Afternoon Boat cruise

Early morning breakfast,  later we will go for an early morning game drive at the Northern bank of the Victoria Nile. Expect encounters of Lions, Leopards, Giraffe, Buffalo, Elephant, The African Python and many other Savannah wildlife.

Return for mid morning breakfast and lunch and then later you will be transferred to the Jetty  to take a boat trip to the Bottom of the waterfalls. Encounters of hippos , Crocodiles , and many other wildlife will be seen along the shores taking water from the river.

There is an optional hike to the top of the falls from the bottom where the boat ride ends. If you are not interested in this, you will be ridden back to your lodge for dinner and over night.Affordable Gorilla trekking in Uganda - Uganda Gorillas safaris, Uganda Safari, Gorilla tours Uganda

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Red Chilli | Fort Murchison
Moderate – Murchison River Lodge
Luxury – Paraa Safaris Lodge | Nile Safari Camp | Bakers Lodge

Day 3.
Transfer to Kibale National park

Have breakfast and proceed to to Kibale national park via Hoima to Fort portal. A high light of visit to Kibale National Park will be the Chimpanzee tracking excursion that starts from Kanyankyu at 0800hrs and 1400hrs daily. Encountering man’s closest cousin is stands at over 95% according to 2006 statistics.

Whilst in the forest, you can expect to see encounter other types of primates most probably the grey-cheeked mangabey and red-tailed monkey. Kibale host over 350 species of Birds,  but it is very difficult to see any bird (bird watching) in the heart of forest-you are better off looking for them in the rest of the camp and along the road. Take pictures of traditional homesteads and farms en route. Weather is pleasant in Fort-portal

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Kibale Forest Camp
Moderate – Isunga Lodge | Primate Lodge
Luxury – Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safaris Lodge

Day 4.
Queen Elizabeth National park Uganda.

Take an early breakfast and head to the park for Chimpanzee tracking activity. This park has 13 species of primates including the Chimpanzee. Get very clear pictures of the variety in flora fauna and birds.

Have lunch and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the foothills of mountain Rwenzori.

Take an evening game drive and retire for the night at

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Bush Lodge
Moderate – Ihamba Lakeside Safaris Lodge
Up market- Mweya safari lodge | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Day 5.
Queen Elizabeth National park Game drive and launch cruise

Wake up early in the mornings and take cup of tea or coffee. Go for morning  game drive along Kasenyi track to see the herds of Buffalo, Elephant, Warthog and Lion. Return to the lodge for mid morning break fast. After lunch, a two-hour Boat trip along the Kazinga channel provide visitors a unique opportunity to encounter at close quarters hippo and a variety of bird species common to the park.

The prolific bird life is colorful and astonishing with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Bush Lodge
Moderate – Ihamba Lakeside Safaris Lodge
Up market- Mweya safari lodge | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

DAY 6.
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After breakfast drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through picturesque panorama where the overriding topography is of terraced farmland and deep valleys. you can as well make this Gorilla Safari Uganda via Ishasha for tree climbing Lion, Lunch dinner and overnight at

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Buhoma Community Camp | Rushaga Gorilla Camp
Moderate – Engagi Lodge | Ichumbi Lodge
Upmarket – Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill |Silver-back Lodge

DAY 7.
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park

Uganda Wildlife Authority  ranger guide will brief you about Gorilla trekking protocol. You should carry a packed lunch and water for this activity. The time taken to track gorilla Safari Uganda is erratic for it can take 2- 10 hours. This is the one of the unique tour activities that Uganda has.

And on encounter of these gorilla Trekking, one may be forced to say; it is a worthwhile!. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation. (full board)
Budget – Buhoma Community Camp | Rushaga Gorilla Camp
Moderate – Engagi Lodge | Ichumbi Lodge
Upmarket – Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill |Silver-back Lodge

DAY 8

Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Very early in the morning,  take breakfast, then drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Enter the park with game drive today will enable us to see the zebras, topes, elephants, elands, impalas, buffaloes antelopes , etc. Placed in the one part of Uganda enclosed in extensive acacia woodland, Mburo has noticeably different fauna to other reserves.

It is the best place in the country to see the enormous eland antelope , topi, as well as zebra, impala, and several acacia-associated birds.The five lakes enclosed with in this park attract hippos, crocodiles and a variety of waterbirds, while fringing swamps hide secretive papyrus specialists such as the sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow papyrus gonalek.Uganda Safari, Gorilla tours Uganda

Accommodation: (full board)
Budget – Eagle Nest
Moderate- Rwakobo Rock
Luxury  – Mihingo Lodge

Day 9.

Lake Mburo National Park – Jinja Source of the Nile River

After breakfast, have a brief early morning game drive and then transfer to Entebbe | Kampala for your international flight back home.