9 Days Uganda Safari
Take on the 9 Days Uganda Safari to enjoy your holiday vacation safari to the fullest as you transfer to the different National Parks. Enjoy wildlife safari tours to the fullest while on vacation adventure in Uganda.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala-Murchison Falls National park
Have breakfast, and later you will be picked from your residence by our company representative who will drive you to Murchison or drive you to the airport for your flight to Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park is located in Masindi district in north western Uganda. You will arrive in time for lunch, have lunch and later go for an afternoon game drive where the driver/guide will help you spot various species of wildlife. This may include Buffalos, elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, kobs, Impalas among others. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge
Day 2: Game drive and a Launch cruise
Breakfast, go for a game drive, and return for lunch. In the afternoon get on a boat to the bottom of the falls. You might also spot crocodiles, Hippos, elephants and many others. You can hike to the top of the falls. Various birds might be spotted too, like the hornbills, bee-eaters, kingfishers and storks, Egyptian plover, Chestnut crowned sparrow weaver, Rock pranticole, Red winged grey warbler, Pulvus illadopsis among others. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3: Murchison – Kibale National Park
After breakfast, you will be picked from the lodge and drive or fly to Kibale National Park. The park is about 766 km2 in size with primarily moist evergreen forest. Kibale National Park is located in the Southern part of Uganda. Kibale National Park is a home to approximately 325 species of birds which include the olive long-tailed cuckoo, Western Green tinker bird, African and Green-breasted and African Grey Parrot. It is also a home to 13 species of primates, at least 60 other species of mammals. The visits to the park are mainly paid to the endangered chimpanzees. While visiting the Chimps you can get to see other primates including the red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey, Uganda Mangabey, the Ugandan Red Colobus, and the L’Hoest’s Monkey.
On arrival at the lodge you will have lunch and later in the afternoon you can relax or do a community walk. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.
Day 4: Chimp trekking
Today you will go for Chimpanzee tracking. This will be after you have had breakfast and after getting a briefing at the park headquarters. While tracking chimps you might spot other animals like the red and blue duikers, bush pigs, warthogs, buffalo and elephants. Various birds can also be spotted while on the trek. Return to the lodge for lunch, later visit Bigodi wetland. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.
Day 5: Kibale- Queen Elizabeth National park
Today after breakfast you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park was named after Queen Elizabeth II and it was established in 1954. The park is located in western Uganda and covers an area of about 1,978 square kilometres. Within this park there is Lake Edward and Lake George and the Kazinga channel. The vegetation in the park is mostly open savannah, green meadows, semi- deciduous tropical forests, dense equatorial rain forest and dense papyrus swamps. On arrival you will have lunch, and either relax at the lodge or go for an afternoon game drive. You might spot animals like elephants, Bufalloes, Impalas, Uganda Kobs and lions. Various birds can be spotted too and they include the African skimmer, Chapins flycatcher, Pink-backed pelicans, Papyrus canary, Shoebill stork, martial eagle. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Day 6: Game drive and boat ride
After breakfast you will go for a game drive. You might spot animals like elephants, Bufalloes, Impalas, Uganda Kobs and lions. Various birds can be spotted too and they include the African skimmer, Chapins flycatcher, Pink-backed pelicans, Papyrus canary, Shoebill stork, martial eagle. Later return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will go for a boat ride where you will spot Hippos, Crocodiles, various water birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, you will be picked from the lodge and drive to Bwindi national park. This National Park is located in the south-western part of Uganda next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the Albertine Rift. Bwindi national park is a home to various animal and bird species. This includes over 214 species of birds and 120 species of mammals. Bwindi national park is well known for its endangered mountain Gorillas. Apart from the gorillas there are other animals like the ‘Hoest’s monkey, African elephant, African green broadbill, Grauer’s rush warbler, Chaplin’s flycatcher, African giant swallowtail among others. Lunch will be enroute. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 8: Gorilla tracking
An early morning breakfast, go for a briefing at the park headquarters, in accompaniment of guides and rangers, you enter the forest to begin the Gorilla tracking activity which takes 2-10 hours depending on the movements of these gorillas. Other animals and birds might be spotted too and these include the l’Hoest’s monkey, African elephant, birds like the African green broadbill, Grauer’s rush warbler, Chaplin’s flycatcher, African giant swallowtail among others. After tracking, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 9: Bwindi National Park-Kampala
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala. Lunch will be enroute, and you will do a few stopovers. Drop off will be at the airport or hotel