This tour will take you to the remarkable Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will start off early from Kampala.
You will then head southwest of Kampala, stop in Masaka to see the equator and in Mbarara for lunch.
Then you will continue to Bwindi forest, home to more than 400 mountain gorillas, this park is home to half the world’s mountain gorilla.
After a long day’s travel by road, you will have dinner and overnight at one of the lodges near or within the park.
In the morning, you will wake up early to unforgettable breakfast at the lodge and then head to the park headquarters for a briefing about the gorillas.
Head for the thick jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, as you trek searching for the gorillas.
This can take you half a day or more and once you get to their habitat, you will spend an hour with the gorillas.
In the evening after a long day’s tracking experience, you can take a village walk around Buhoma and find out about the Batwa pygmy natives, also shop from available curio shops.
After a good night sleep at your lodge, you will have morning breakfast and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
This journey will take an approximate of 5 hours via the Ishasha route. On your way, you will see the tree-climbing lions alongside Uganda Kobs, buffalos and many more animals.
Finally, when you enter the park you will be allowed to freshen up and then begin with a game drive to Mweya Peninsular.
Proceed to the crater lakes region. Here there are several saline crater lakes. And also check out how the locals mine salt.
Overnight in one of your favorite lodge with African experience and African dishes. In the morning you will have breakfast and then go for an early game drive to Kasenyi plains where you will spot black and white colobus, bushbuck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, and Cape buffaloes and many bird species.
Head back to lodge for lunch then in the evening go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel 2 hours along lake George-lake Edward, you will come face to face with yawning hippos, crocodiles and over 600 bird species.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. The next morning, you will take your breakfast then head straight for chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge.
Did you know we have a lot in common with chimps?
So spend some time with them to learn more about what we humans have in common with them.
There are more diverse primates also mainly Black and white Colobus monkeys and other animals like antelopes, hyenas in the middle of savanna grassland.
This gorge has many bird species.
You will then transfer back to the lodge for lunch lodge and then depart for Kibale forest national park.
You will then have dinner and an overnight stay at a lodge near or within Kibale forest National Park.
Wake up early, take breakfast and transfer to the national park headquarters at Kanyanchu for a briefing before the start of the trek.
This can take you half a day. While trekking the chimpanzees, you will also encounter other animals such as the blue monkeys, L’Hoest monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, red colobus, blues and pottos.
Other animals you may encounter in the park include; the forest elephants unique from the common type, giant forest hogs, and an impressive tree species.
Later take a nature guided walk to Bigodi swamp sanctuary, a good site for birders. The Great Blue Turaco can easily be spotted among the other 137 bird species.
Here you will wake up very early, take breakfast and check out of the lodge for Murchison falls national park which will take you roughly 7-8 hours’ drive.
You will have a stopover at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary home to the orphaned Rhinos in Nakasongora via Luwero triangle, with spectacular views of Lake Albert and Rwenzori mountains having lunch en-route.
You will then drive straight away to the Top of the falls, quite a sight to appreciate the beauty of the River Nile and the falls.
Dinner and overnight at a lodge of your choice.
In the evening head out for a launch trip on the famous Nile River and value God’s creation of the Murchison Falls, the largest crocs, Hippos, and elephants playing in the water.
After such a lovely encounter, you will retire to your lodge. In the morning after having a good breakfast, you will head for a little close tour with the human being’s next of kin in the animal kingdom- the chimpanzees in Budongo forest.
The forest is one of those forests that harbors the biggest chimp population in Uganda. Also, you get to see other allied relatives like the black and white colobus, vervet monkey, potto and blue monkey.
Afterward, take your lunch and drive straight to Kampala. This will make the end of your 10 Days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari.
This safari covers almost the whole of Uganda and this makes it perfect for those who have plans of getting away from the noise of the city and the stress of work.