9DAYS WILDLIFE SAFARI

9 Days | Kampala, Uganda
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Overview

Uganda is all about its friendly people and the diversity in landscapes and activities. This 9 day trip will show you the best of what 

Uganda has to offer. Queen Elizabeth National Park features grassland savannah teeming with wildlife and Bwindi Forest is full 

of interesting endemic flora and fauna. All of this is on top of all main highlights like gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking and the 

boat safaris. And, as with all our midrange trips, you will stay in an excellent array of comfortable lodges!

Itinerary.

Day 1: Entebbe – Kampala

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

Day 4: Budongo Forest

Day 5: Bugoma Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Ishasha – Bwindi Forest National Park

Day 8: Mountain Gorilla Safari

Day 9: Bwindi Forest National Park – Entebbe


DETAILED ITENARY

Day 1: Entebbe – Kampala.

Your arrival at Entebbe International Airport is greeted by our on-site representative. You will then be driven to Kampala City for 

an overnight stay at one of either Cassia Lodge or Metropole Hotel. Lodging- Bed & Breakfast options available.

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

An early breakfast is followed by a drive northwest towards Masindi and the Murchison Falls conservation area. This is the largest 

conservation area in Uganda and offers breathtaking scenery of grassland acacia savannah to the north and tropical forests to the 

south. We shall have a stopover for a nature walk and lunch at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This houses the breeding project which saw 

the rebirth of the endangered white rhinos in Uganda. You can view them at close range moving and grazing freely in their natural 

habitat. Thereafter, we proceed to Murchison Falls National Park where you check into your preferred lodge for dinner and an 

overnight stay. Lodging -Full Board options available.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, we embark on an early morning game drive to explore the open savannah in the delta of the Nile on Lake Albert’s 

northern bank. You’ll have the opportunity to take memorable photos of animals in the wild as you will likely chance upon 

elephants, lions, buffaloes, giraffes, waterbuck, bushbuck, spotted hyenas, and on the rare occasion, leopards.

You will be driven back to the lodge for Lunch and in the afternoon, you’ll take a boat excursion along the Nile to the base of the 

magnificent Murchison Falls. You will take in an amazing concentration of wildlife at the river’s banks that include hippos, 

crocodiles, as well as a wide variety of bird species such as the African eagle, pelicans, the kingfisher, Egyptian geese, and many 

more! We then proceed to walk to the top of the falls. Here, the Nile creates a narrow canyon of thunderous water as it crashes 

down into the Albertine Rift Valley. Dinner and overnight stay at you preferred lodging. Lodging-Full Board options available.

Day 4: Budongo Forest – Hoima 

An early breakfast is followed by a drive to Budongo Forest in Kaniyo-Pabidi ecotourist site. Here you partake in a tropical forest 

trek and get to interact with chimpanzees in their natural habitat. The forest is also home to other primates as the black and white 

colobus monkey, the red-tailed monkey, the blue monkey, the vervet monkey and baboons. Lodging –Full Board

Day 5:Hoima – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, we depart from Hoima and set off in a southwesterly direction along Lake Albert and the Rift Valley escarpment 

heading towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. You can take in the sights and sounds along the way which includes a stop over

at Bugoma Forest. Full Board Options available.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After taking breakfast the day will start off with an early morning game drive along the tracks of the national park. This will focus

mainly towards the northern sectors of the park and towards Lake George and Kisenyi village. Watch out for lions, elephants, 

buffaloes, spotted hyenas, waterbuck, Ugandan kobs, and on the rare occasion, leopards. The Queen Elizabeth National Park 

features unique landscapes such as breathtaking views of crater lakes and the Albertine Rift Valley. After lunch, your afternoon 

will comprise of a boat ride from the Mweya peninsula along the Kazinga channel.

This area is one of the most popular sites in Uganda due to the concentration of wildlife, bird species and the all the breathtaking 

scenery which affords you plenty of opportunities to capture great photographs. You should get opportunities to spot hippos, 

buffaloes, and elephants. All this while enjoying a drink on the channel. Lodging-Full Board.

Day 7: Ishasha – Bwindi Forest National Park

An early breakfast is followed by a photographic safari in the Ishasha sector – the southern region of Queen Elizabeth National

Park. Look out for the “tree-climbing lions” particularly during the hot hours of the day. Other attractions include herds of buffaloes, 

elephants, topi antelopes, as well as a wide variety of bird species. We shall have lunch en route at one the picnic sites close to the 

boarder of Uganda- Rwanda then we proceed to Bwindi Forest National Park which we get to by evening, in time for dinner and 

an overnight stay. Lodging-Full Board Options Available.

Day 8: Mountain Gorilla Safari

The morning has us enter into the impenetrable forest that is Bwindi for the gorilla safari. This activity starts at 8 o’clock in the

morning. The trekking is carried out by the most experienced ranger guides within groups of up to 8 people who with gorilla 

trekking permits allocated

Your quest entails tracking down habituated families of mountain gorillas. Bwindi forest has a population of 420 gorillas (based 

on 2012 surveys). It isn’t easy to predict the amount of time you will take before encountering the gorillas. However, once you do 

chance upon them, you’ll have an hour to observe and photograph them. Please ensure that you carry a packed lunch and water 

with you which may also require the assistance of porters who are on hand. Lodging-Full Board options available.

Day 9: Bwindi Forest National Park – Entebbe

We wrap it up on your 9th day! Breakfast is followed by the drive to Entebbe International Airport in time for your flight out. 

You’ll have lunch en route. Lodging-Half Board.

PRICES INCLUDE:

 The cost of ground transportation and fuel

 Full time English speaking safari guide and his associated expenses.

 Park entrance fees

 Accommodation and meals in the national park

 Meals.

 Gorillas tracking permits.

 Chimpanzees tracking permit.

 Ferry fee

 Boat trip fees

PRICES EXCLUDE

 Personal laundry needs, Beers and spirits

 Tipping of staff at the lodge and the National Parks

Useful informations

Details

Minimun of 1 participants is required
Instants Bookings
Available Languages
English
Moderate: Partial refund if cancellation is within 5 days of booking

Good to know

Prices vary according to seasons and the type of lodgings required by the client. Forexample budget differes from midrange and luxury.

Meeting Point

Entebbe, Uganda

Upcoming Availibilities

19 Jun 2024 - 05:00  |  28 Jun 2024 - 05:00
$3,500.00 per person · 15 spots left
20 Jun 2024 - 05:00  |  29 Jun 2024 - 05:00
$3,500.00 per person · 15 spots left
21 Jun 2024 - 05:00  |  30 Jun 2024 - 05:00
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24 Jun 2024 - 05:00  |  03 Jul 2024 - 05:00
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25 Jun 2024 - 05:00  |  04 Jul 2024 - 05:00
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Organized By
Entugga Safaris

Entugga Safaris

Entugga Adventure Safaris Uganda is a local tour operating company based in Uganda. We organise very many activities for our guests including game drives, gorilla trekking, boat cruises, chimpanzee tracking, batwa experience, city tours, water rafting and many others to mention but a few, which gives our guests an amazingly, memorable and unforgettable holiday.

From
$3,500.00 / pp
Up to 15 peoples
Durée : 9 Days
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