10 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

The 10 Days Uganda gorilla trek takes tourists to Bwindi Forest Np,Queen Elizabeth NP, Murchison Falls and Kibale Forest NP among others.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls NP
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by our company tour guide for a road trip to Murchison Falls NP; Driving North wards(7-8 hours’ drive), you will take in the beautiful scenery views of the country side, reaching Masindi Town just in time for lunch’ Later proceed with your drive to Murchison Falls, upon arrival heads straight to the top of the falls and enjoy the wonderful falls as they squeeze through the narrow passage, falling off in a beautiful fountain. Dinner and overnight at Red Chilli (Budget), Parkside Lodge (Midrange) , Pakuba Safari Lodge / Paara Safari Lodge(Luxury).

Day 2: Morning Game drive and Launch Cruise
Rise early, with your morning coffee, embark on an amazing morning game drive through the Nyamsika Plateau; here expect to view the various wildlife species such as Uganda Kob, bushbuck, leopards, spotted hyenas, oribi, sitatunga, waterbucks and hartebeest among others as well as the aquatic species along the river banks inclusive of the crocodiles and hippopotami as well as several bird species like the pelican, Egyptian geese, hombil, shoebill stork etc. Return midmorning to your lodge, have refreshments and lunch; and in the afternoon, engage in an amazing Launch Cruise to the Nile Delta to take in several other wildlife species. Dinner and overnight at Red Chilli (Budget), Parkside Lodge (Midrange) , Pakuba Safari Lodge / Paara Safari Lodge(Luxury).

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest NP
Have breakfast and get ready for your transfer to Kibale Forest NP; driving West wards ,enjoy the wonderful views of the country side and Rwenzori ranges, en route stop over at Tooro Palace etc. Upon arrival, take a stride to the beautiful crater lakes region. Dinner and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Midrange) and Kibale Guest Camp (Budget)

Day 4: Chimps Tracking and Bigodi Community Visit
Have breakfast and assemble at Kanyanchu park offices for briefing on chimpanzee tracking exercise before embarking on this wonderful activity. Once found, you will enjoy an hour in their vicinity, observing their behavior while taking photographs and making videos for your memorable experience. Later, in the afternoon, step out for a visit to the Bigodi Sanctuary where you will be rewarded with several bird species inclusive of those endermic to the Albertine Rift. Dinner and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Midrange) and Kibale Guest Camp(Budget)

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP
After morning breakfast, you will set off for a 3 hours’ drive to Queen Elizabeth NP.
Upon arrival, have lunch and proceed with an amazing 2 Hours’ Launch Cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will be rewarded with clear views of hippos, crocodiles, several bird species, elephants as they all bath in the afternoon sunshine and later have a wonderful evening game drive through the savannah grasslands . Dinner and over night at Enganzi Safari Lodge / Simba Safari Lodge(Budget), Elephant Safari Lodge(Midrange), Mweya Safari Lodge( Luxury).
Day 6: Kalinzu Chimps Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi NP
Following your breakfast, embark on an amazing hunt for the chimpanzees through Kalinzu forest ; rewarding you with wonderful views of the Escarpment, Mt Rwenzori and several wildlife species, return midmorning to your lodge and get ready for a transfer to Bwindi Forest NP driving via Ishasha sector for the tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Jungle (Budget / Midrange,), Chameleon Hill / Mahogany springs (luxury).

Day 7: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Batwa Pygmies
Rise early, enjoy your breakfast and assemble at the park offices for morning briefing on the trekking guidelines before embarking on this wonderful expedition through the thick dense canopy forest of Bwindi. Usually, it takes about 30 minutes to several hours to encounter the mountain gorillas; but once got, enjoy an hour with them before retrieving to the starting point (for Certificates of Participation) before retrieving your lodge. Later in the afternoon, head out for the Batwa pgymies tour for a clearer understanding of their culture. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Jungle (Budget / Midrange,), Chameleon Hill / Mahogany springs (luxury).

Day 8: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
In morning, after you morning cup of coffee, you will proceed to Lake Bunyonyi – a birder’s paradise. Enjoy the beautiful views of the Kigezi highlands and upon arrival, embark on an amazing Canoe ride to the Islands, engae in activities like fishing, birding etc. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages (Luxiury), Bunynyi Over Land Resort (Midrange) and Bunyonyi Overland Camp( Budget).

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP
Enjoy breakfast and hit the road for a transfer to Lake Mburo NP.Upon arrival, proceed with an amazing game drive watching out for game like elands, antelopes, elephants, Impalas etc and several bird species. Later after lunch, take onto a 2 hours’ boat ride on Lake Mburo for aquatic wildlife viewing; the hippopotami and crocodiles among others. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages

Day 10: Departure
Have breakfast at leisure and Proceed with your drive to Kampala and with an early arrival, you may engage in a City Tour; visiting to Buganda Kingdom Palace, Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine and many other exceptional tourist centers within the city before drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.

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