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Uganda: 10-Day Comprehensive Safari Experience

Uganda: 10-Day Comprehensive Safari Experience

From US$ 4,932 per person

Enjoy a comprehensive 10-day experience visiting Uganda's premier wildlife destinations. See the Big Five game species, discover Murchison Falls, and track gorillas in the mountains of Bwindi, along with many other activities.

About this activity

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Duration 10 days
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Behold the wonder of the natural world and the Big Five game animals in Uganda's main national parks
  • Feel the exhilaration of coming face to face with the magnificent Silverback Mountain Gorilla
  • Unwind with some relaxing activities like a boat trip on the Nile, Kazinga Channel, and Lake Bunyonyi
  • Stay in a variety of accomodations including lodges, hotels, and camps, with all meals included
  • Enjoy comfortable travel by robust and comfortable 4X4 Safari Toyota Landcruiser
Full description
Day 1 Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, then be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Kampala. Enjoy a city walking tour if you arrive before 12:00 PM local time, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included on your first day. Day 2 Depart for your first destination, the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Afterward, head to Murchison Falls National Park. Hike to the top of Murchison Falls followed by dinner and an overnight stay at a 3-star safari lodge. Day 3 After breakfast, embark on a morning game drive. Spot 4 of the Big Five game species, lion, water buffalo, leopard, and elephants. Enjoy an afternoon boat trip on the River Nile where you may spot hippos, Nile crocodiles, buffalo, and several bird species. Later, go on an evening predator game drive. Day 4 Enter Kibale Forest National Park for a 7-hour scenic drive through local villages and towns. In the evening, rest up at a forest camp. Day 5 Embark on a day of tracking chimpanzees and other primates. See species including Grey-cheeked mangabeys, Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, and L'hoest's monkeys. In the afternoon drive, through Queen Elizabeth National Park. Day 6 Head out on a morning game drive through the Kasenyi plains where you will spot elephants, buffalo, kobs, warthogs, waterbuck, and potentially some leopards and lions. After lunch take a leisurely cruise on the Kazinga channel. Day 7 Depart for Bwindi National Park with a game drive through the Ishasha sector (home of the tree-climbing lions). Arrive at the Bwindi Forest in the afternoon. Day 8 Hike through the dense Bwindi Forest with an experienced ranger in search of the resident gorilla family. Enjoy 1 hour of time watching the gorillas. Continue to Lake Bunyonyi with an evening-time motorized canoe ride on the lake. Day 9 On the penultimate day, travel to Lake Mburo National Park. Check-in at the Mburo Eagle's Nest hotel, before an evening game drive. Day 10 Embark on a short game walk before departing for Entebbe. Stop for lunch before being dropped off back at Entebbe International Airport to check-in for departure flight. An extra night's stay in Entebbe for next day's departure can be arranged on request.
Includes
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Accommodation on days 1-9
  • City walking tour of Entebbe or Kampala on Day 1
  • All park entrance fees, ranger fees, game drive fees
  • All activities included in the itinerary including Bigodi nature walk, boat rides in parks, and canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • Breakfast on all 10 days
  • Lunch on all 10 days
  • Dinner on days 1-9
  • Bottled water throughout
  • Fruit during long drives between parks
  • Soft drinks with all meals
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to buy at the hotels/lodges)
  • Additional activities offered in the parks but not listed in itinerary e.g. horseback safari, biking, bird-watching, hot air balloon ride.
  • Accommodation on day 10 - Can be arranged on request if guest not flying out on day 10
  • Gratuities
  • Personal shopping (souvenirs, crafts)
  • Government-imposed fee increases
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

A driver picks you up from Entebbe International Airport as soon as you land. They will be waiting for you at the terminal and be holding a sign with your name on it. It is recommended that you book flights arriving before noon local time if you want to see some of the city.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Insect repellent
  • Hiking shoes
  • Long pants
  • Rain gear
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Power bank

Know before you go

  • It is recommended that you book at least 3-6 months in advance as gorilla permits are in very high demand
  • Please be aware that 2 weeks' flexibility for your dates is required as permits for specific dates may not be available
  • It is recommended that you book flights arriving before 12:00 PM on Day 1, and departing after 6:00 PM on Day 10
  • If you cannot book departing flights after 6:00 PM on Day 10, you can request an extra night's stay in Entebbe for an additional cost
  • Carry USD or change to local currency as you may need to pay for extra activities in the parks and many facilities do not accept cards
  • Be prepare for a high level of physical activity. The ten-day trip is exhilarating but can also be physically and mentally draining with very early mornings, long drives, long hikes, new food, often no cell signal or internet access, different accommodations, and sometimes no hot showers.
  • Accommodation is on 2 people sharing basis (twin beds or double beds)
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Product ID: 362265