Best Of Uganda Safari – 7 Days

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The Best of Uganda Safari allows you to visit Uganda’s Albertine Rift and visit its most important protected area including Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Best of Uganda Safari includes plenty of wildlife safaris looking for BIG-5, game safaris and a boat Cruise safari, bird watching, Chimpanzee trekking, and Bwindi Gorilla Trekking. The Best of Uganda Safari gives you all types of accommodation, we, therefore, let it be luxury, midrange, and best budget we are here to offer what suits your budget.

Day 1.Arrival and transfer to hotel 

Meet and greet our representative upon your arrival at Entebbe international airport, later transfer to your hotel in Entebbe.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Boma Hotel | Protea Entebbe Hotel

Midrange; 2 Friends Hotel

Best Budget; African Root Guest House | Via Via

Meal Plan; Bed and breakfast

Day 2. Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive & Boat Cruise

After breakfast head to the delta in search of birdlife and enjoy the game drive to look for lions, giraffes, herds of elephants, buffaloes, and many more. We will drive back to the lodge for lunch before taking an afternoon boat cruise to the foot of Murchison Falls. This boat trip along the Nile is often cited as being the highlight of a trip to Murchison since it allows you to get up-close and personal with the animals.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Bakers Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge | Nile Safari Lodge

Midrange; Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Best Budget; Red chili Rest Camp | Fort Murchison

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3. Kibale Forest National Park

Leave Murchison Falls National Park for Kibale Forest National Park via the Lake Albert escarpment, having a good view of the lake. Traveling on both asphalt and unpaved roads, you pass through traditional Ugandan 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. You arrive at Fort Portal, then, continue toward Kibale Forest, one of the great African rainforest research reserves.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Bakers Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge | Nile Safari Lodge

Midrange; Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Best Budget; Red chili Rest Camp | Fort Murchison

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4. Chimpanzee Tracking  & Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

Assemble at Kanyankyu River camp for The Best of Uganda Safari at 08:00 hours to go for the most popular activity in this park which is chimpanzee tracking. Chimpanzees are man’s closest cousins though they are one of the most threatened primate species.

In the afternoon we visit a nearby forest swamp that is excellent for viewing primates and other forest animals. You will expect birds like the great blue turaco, blue monkeys, baboons, otters, mongoose, bushbucks, bush pigs, and among others.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge | Primate Lodge

Midrange; Isunga Lodge | Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Best Budget; Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Depart early morning for Bwindi for your gorilla trek. Very early in the morning after breakfast, you will set off for Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park via Kabale- Kisoro route or Isasha Sector with packed lunch. On your way, you will enjoy scenery views of different mountains and beautiful plantations. Arrival in Bwindi is in the late afternoon

Accommodation;

Luxury; Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla heights

Midrange; Engagi | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge | Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Best Budget; Rushaga Gorilla Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After The Best of Uganda Safari breakfast, we shall proceed for the morning briefing before enjoying the highlight of the trip – gorilla trekking, which may last the entire day. 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

Accommodation;

Luxury; Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla heights

Midrange; Engagi | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge | Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Best Budget; Rushaga Gorilla Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7. Return to Entebbe or  Kigali (4 hrs) on request.

Early breakfast before embarking on our 8-hr drive to Entebbe, driving down the grassed and terraced escarpments of southwestern Uganda while taking in the breathtaking sights of the hills of the region dubbed ‘the little Switzerland of Africa’. We will be in Entebbe in the evening before your flight back home.



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