9 Days Uganda Safari

9 Days Uganda Safari – Uganda has amazed many by its beauty, natural wonders and hospitable people. The scenery and climate are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa. Uganda is therefore a destination to behold. 9 Day Uganda Safari

Trip Highlights

  • Gorilla tracking and chimpanzee tracking
  • Boat trips and Game drive/Game viewing
  • Visit source of the Nile and enjoy sights and sounds of Jinja.

Brief Itinerary – 9 Days Uganda Safari

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrival in Entebbe, Uganda Munyonyo common wealth resort hotel
Day 2 Full Day relaxing and boat trip on Lake Victoria Munyonyo common wealth resort hotel
Day 3 Depart for Kibale Forest National park Mountains of the moon Hotel
Day 4 Chimpanzee tracking Mountains of the Moon hotel
Day 5 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park Mweya Lodge
Day 6 Water Safari on the Kazinga Channel and Game drive Mweya Lodge
Day 7 Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable forest Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Day 8 Gorilla Tracking Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Day 9 Depart for Entebbe Dayroom at Munyonyo common wealth hotel (FB)

 

Detailed Itinerary – 9 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 at Munyonyo common wealth resort hotel (B&B)

Day 2: Full Day relaxing and boat trip on Lake Victoria.

Early morning breakfast, you will relax and then embark on your boat ride on the Lake Victoria. While on this  trip you explore Lake Victoria.

Overnight at Munyonyo common wealth resort hotel (B&B)

Day 3: Depart for Kibale Forest National Park

We will depart for Fort Portal and explore the area around the base of the Rwenzori Mountains. At Kibale Forest National Park, you will see over 13 species of primates including chimpanzee, red Colubus monkey, the rare L’Hoest monkey and many others

Overnight Mountains of the moon Hotel (FB)

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking

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 Mountains of the Moon hotel (FB)

Day 5: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early morning breakfast then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The landscape of northern Queen Elizabeth comprises dozens of ancient craters carved into gentle rolling hills. Queen Elizabeth National Park has over 600 bird species, more than any other National Park in Uganda. You will also be on the lookout for elephants!

Overnight at Mweya Lodge (FB)

Day 6: Water Safari on the Kazinga Channel and Game drive

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 and occasionally a hyena. Later, you will take a boat for a water safari on the Kazinga Channel.

Overnight Mweya Lodge (FB)

Day 7: Depart For Bwindi Impenetrable forest–Home of the mountain gorilla!

Wake up for breakfast then 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 mostrevered species are the approximately 400 wild Mountain Gorillas.

Overnight Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 8: Gorilla Tracking

Your 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 apes’ behavior and advice on what you are watching. If time allows you will visit the Batwa.

Overnight Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 9: Depart for Entebbe

You will depart for Entebbe with an Equator stopover. Your Umoja Motherland tours guide will transfer you to your hotel for day room service then take you to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight.

Dayroom at Munyonyo common wealth hotel (FB)

Please note that check-in for international flights should be done two hours prior to flight departure. The departures area of the airport has a small restaurant, several duty free shops and a seating area.

End of 9 Days Uganda Safari