11 Days Uganda Safari – Gorillas & Wildlife Tour

11 Days Uganda Safari - Gorillas in Bwindi Forest National Park

Gorillas in Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda

11 Days Uganda Safari – The mountain gorillas of Uganda offer wildlife lovers a rare and life-enhancing travel experience. While tracking them is our main focus, Uganda offers so much more for nature enthusiasts, and this comprehensive itinerary highlights a host of wildlife encounters. 11 Days Uganda Safari

 

Trip Highlights

  • Gorilla tracking and chimpanzee tracking
  • Boat trips and Game drive/Game viewing
  • Top of the fall hike(Murchison falls)
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Brief Itinerary – 11 Days Uganda Safari

DayHighlightsOvernight
Day 1Arrival in EntebbeProtea Hotel
Day 2Depart for Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.Paara Lodge
Day 3Game Drive & Boat Cruise to the fallPaara Safari Lodge
Day 4Depart for Kibale National ParkNdali Lodge
Day 5Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National ParkNdali lodge
Day 6Drive to Queen Elizabeth National ParkMweya Safari Lodge
Day 7Game Drive, Crater Lake Drive and Boat TripMweya Safari Lodge
Day 8Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkMahogany springs Lodge
Day 9Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National ParkMahogany springs Lodge
Day 10Bwindi – Lake Mburo National ParkMihingo Lodge
Day 11Lake Mburo National Park – Departure (Entebbe)Protea Hotel (Day room)

 

Detailed Itinerary – 11 Days Uganda Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe, Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by a professional Umoja Motherland Tours Ltd guide who will transfer you to your hotel

Overnight Protea Hotel (Marriott) Bed and Break fast

Day 2: Depart for Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Drive to Murchison falls National Park with an enroute to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a sanctuary to a dozen white rhino is the only place in Uganda where you can see rhino. Murchison Falls National Park has 76 mammal species and 451 bird species. The River Nile runs through the park and attracts Nile crocodile, hippo and the rare semi-aquatic Sitatunga antelope. – 11 Days Uganda Safari

Overnight at Paraa Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Game Drive & Boat Cruise to the fall

Early morning Game drive. You can admire the wildlife and birdlife of Murchison Falls National Park and ask your driver guide lots of questions along the way. One of the highlights of this Safari will be the boat ride to the Nile Delta, home to the iconic Shoebill.

Overnight at Paraa Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Depart for Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast drive to Kibale forest National park. Kibale Forest National Park, in Western Uganda, an incredibly diverse forest is home to over 335 bird species (some rare or endemic) and 13 species of primates including chimpanzee, red colobus monkey, the rare L’Hoest monkey, among others. You will undoubtedly enjoy this nature walk. – 11 Days Uganda Safari

Overnight at Ndali Lodge (FB)

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park

Wake up early morning and head to the briefing station for your chimpanzee trekking. In Kibale Forest National Park you will track habituated Chimps. These engaging apes are the closed relatives to human beings and are great fun to watch as they play and fight in the fruit trees. Experienced guides will introduce you to the different members of the chimp families, as well as the birds and plant life of the forest.

Overnight at Ndali Lodge (FB)

Day 6: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth National park. Queen Elizabeth National Park has over 600 bird species, more than any other national park in Uganda. You will be on the lookout for elephants!

Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 7: Game Drive and Boat Trip.

A popular route you may take for the game drive is the Kasenyi sector, well-known for its lions that prey on Queen Elizabeth’s large population of Uganda Kob (antelope). Wildlife to look out for includes elephants, antelope, warthogs, Baboons and occasionally a hyena. Later, you will take a boat for a water safari on the Kazinga Channel at Mweya. – 11 Days Uganda Safari

Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 8: Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. Bwindi’s most-revered species are the approximately 400 wild Mountain Gorillas.
Overnight Mahogany springs Lodge (FB)

Day 9: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Your Uganda Gorilla trek will start after a briefing by the rangers. You will locate and interact (under supervision) with a gorilla family. The guides will interpret the animals’ behavior and advice on what you are watching. If time allows you will visit the Batwa. – 11 Days Uganda Safari

Overnight Mahogany springs Lodge (FB)

Day 10: Bwindi – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast drive from Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park on arrival check into the hotel. Later you  will enjoy an evening game drive.

Over Night Mihingo Lodge (FB)

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park – Departure (Entebbe)

We will start our journey back towards Entebbe, with an Equator stop over. Your guide will thereafter drive you to the Airport in due time for your out bound flight.

Day Room Options at Protea Hotel (Marriott)

End of 11 Days Uganda Safari

Included
– All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed and Breakfast (B&B)
basis as quoted in the text
– Safari vehicle /van and fuel
– English speaking tourist guide
– 1 gorilla permit per person
– 1 chimp permit per person
– Game drives and walks
– Entrance fees to the national parks
– All boat tours
– Taxes
– Ziwa Rhinos
– Free mineral water in the vehicle during the tour
– insurance

Excluded
– Visa fees
– Drinks / alcoholic drinks
– Additional meals
– Tips
– Activities not part of the described program
– International travel insurance