8 Days Luxury Uganda Safari

This safari starts with a visit to Kibale tropical moist Forest with its thirteen species of primates. From the Bigodi Wetland sanctuary, many forest and swamp birds can be seen as well as some primates. On the savannah plains located on the foothills of the mountains of the moon, see the great game of Africa in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park. The safari will then take you to Bwindi national park, a homestead to half of the World’s mountain gorillas. Bwindi has four habituated families and the gorillas there live in thicker tropical Afro-montane forest.

Arrive Kampala Grand Imperial Hotel (BB)

Day 1. Upon arrival at Entebbe airport you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Check in later get briefed about the tour.

Kampala - Fortportal Ndali Lodge (FB)

Day 2. Drive off to Fort Portal town passing via Mityana-Mubende road. Have a stopover at Mubende to see the historical Nakayima tree. En route lunch at Mubende and then proceed to Fort portal town which nestles in the shadow of the fabled Rwenzori Mountains also called ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge.

Kibale Forest Ndali Lodge (FB)

Day 3. After an early breakfast, proceed to the Kibale forest for Chimpanzee tracking. During the search of these great closest man’s ancestors, different other animals can be seen. These include the L’hoestes monkeys, red colobus monkeys, the blues, red tailed monkeys and gray-cheeked Mangabeys. Tree identification is also interesting given that the forest has unique tree specie such as the Naked Adam and Eve. The local guide will provide you with detailed explanations on primates, the forest fauna and the flora. The walk is both informative and enjoyable. Time permitting, have an afternoon informative and enjoyable walk to Bigodi Swamp, a haven for bird watchers. Retire in the evening.

Queen Elizabeth NP (FB) Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)

Day4. After breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth National park. You will enter the park while viewing the mystical Ruwenzori Mountain range. With a game drive en-route you may see different animals which include the comical warthogs, lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, hyenas and a variety of antelope species. After lunch, proceed to Kazinga Channel for a launch cruise. On the cruise different animals can be seen drinking water along the shores. These include hippos, elephants, buffaloes as well as water birds. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge

Queen Elizabeth NP Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 5. Have an early morning game drive to the Ishasha region for a hunt of the Climbing lions which always cling on Old fig trees waiting for their prey. A wonderful drive through a diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is quite an awesome event you should not miss. Have lunch and later visit the local community salt works at Lake Katwe. Relax in the evening.

Bwindi Impenetrable NP Gorrilla Resort (FB)

Day 6. After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest passing either via Ishasha, the home of the tree climbing lion, or take the alternative route through cultivated expanses. This will depend on the road situation. Explore the village and the native communities if time permitting. As you drive to the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ an area known as the Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi. Overnight at Gorilla Resort.

Bwindi Impenetrable NP Gorrilla Resort (FB)

Day 7. After an early breakfast, proceed to the impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking. This tropical Afro montane moist forest is spectacular. It offers habitat to the endangered mountain gorillas. While tracking different other animals can be seen. These include the rare golden monkey, buffaloes, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs among others. Remember tracking the fascinating gorillas in Bwindi is an experience which often takes most of the day. However after meeting these great apes you are allowed to stay with them for only one hour. Overnight at the resort.

Kampala Cassia Lodge (FB)

Day 8. After breakfast start for Kampala. Have en route lunch at Mbarara and then continue for Kampala passing via the Equator.

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