Wild Uganda: A 10-Day Expedition

DURATION

10 Days

ACTIVITIES

Gorilla trekking | Game drives | Boat safari

overview

This itinerary will take you through some of the best national parks in Uganda, and allow you to experience the country's amazing wildlife, stunning landscapes, and interact with the local communities. From game drives and boat safaris to gorilla trekking, this trip offers an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Day 1 | Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met and greeted by your guide, who will transfer you to your hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala. Take some time to relax and explore the local area, and get ready for your exciting Uganda adventure.

Day 2 | Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Get an early start for your journey to Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see the rare white rhinos. Afterward, you will continue to Murchison Falls National Park for an overnight stay in one of the lodges inside the park.

Day 3 | Game Drive and Boat Safari in Murchison Falls National Park

Start your day early with a morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll see some of the park’s amazing wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, and lions. In the afternoon, take a boat safari on the Nile River and see crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of bird species.

Day 4 | Transfer to Kibale National Park

After breakfast, depart for Kibale National Park, which is known for its concentration of primates. Enjoy scenic views of the countryside and stop to interact with the local people along the way. Spend the night at a lodge located near the park.

Day 5 | Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

Go on a morning chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park, which is home to 13 different species of primates, including chimpanzees. In the afternoon, visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, where you’ll see a variety of bird species and other wildlife.

Day 6 | Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Game Drive

Today, you’ll leave Kibale National Park and journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. After checking into your lodge, embark on an afternoon game drive, where you’ll see a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, buffalos, and many more.

Day 7 | Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel and Game Drive

Wake up early for a morning boat safari on the Kazinga Channel, where you’ll spot more wildlife and an abundance of birds. Afterward, take a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and enjoy the stunning scenery of the park.

Day 8 | Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to over half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. Take in the beautiful landscapes and stop for lunch and interaction with the local community. Spend the night at a lodge near the park.

Day 9 | Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The highlight of your trip is here: gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Hike through the forest to track and encounter these gentle giants, and spend one hour with them. This is an experience you will never forget.

Day 10 | Departure

After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to Uganda. You will be transferred back to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight home. End of the trip.

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SUGGESTED LODGES

Murchison River Lodge
Primate Lodge
Mweya Safari Lodge
Mahogany Springs Lodge
Engagi Lodge
Marafiki Lodge

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