8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

This 8 days uganda wildlife safari is an exceptional package taking for wildlife viewing and launch cruise in Murchison falls national park and Queen elizabeth national park, Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park in and the trilling gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The tour started in kampala Uganda and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Trip summary
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
Day 2: Game drive & Boat ride on the Victoria Nile
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Day 5: Game Drive & Launch cruise
Day 6: Morning Game drive – Bwindi Gorilla Park
Day 7: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Day 8: Transfer to Kigali & Departure

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
After your morning breakfast, Our driver guide will transfer you to Murchison falls national park with a stop over at Zziwa rhino sanctuary a home to the orphaned rhinos. You will have lunch in Masindi town and then proceed to Murchison reaching in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at Red Chilli/Paraa Safari Lodge/ Murchison river lodge.

Day 2: Game drive & Boat ride on the Victoria Nile.
Murchison falls national park
In the early morning, go for a game drive through the park searching for predators and other game. Expect to see to see big herds of elephants, buffalos, giraffes, Oribis, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, Warthogs, antelopes and impalas among others. In the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the Victoria Nile that takes you to the bottom of the falls. The ride will reward you with game like Crocodiles, Hippos, elephants, buffaloes, and plenty of birds like the Kingfishers. Dinner and Overnight at Red Chilli/Paraa Safari Lodge/ Murchison river lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park.
Have an early breakfast, check out of the lodge and transfer to Kibale forest National Park. The drive will take you about 6 hours to reach Fort portal for lunch. You will be driving via beautiful rural country side filled with interesting natural escarpments as well as local homesteads reaching kibale in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Crater safari lodge/Primates Lodge/Kibale forest Camp.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking – Queen Elizabeth
Kibale forest park
After an early morning breakfast,transfer to the park head quarters with packed lunch for briefing by the park rangers. You will then hike along the tracks in the forest searching for chimpanzees. The walk through the park will as well provide you with closer encounters with other animals such as the red tailed monkeys, black and white colubuses, elephants and baboon among others. After tracking you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge/Park view Lodge.

Day 5: Game Drive & Launch cruise.
Early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds. After lunch, a two hour Launch cruise along the famous Kazinga channel a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Thanks to the elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Bush Lodge.

Day 6: Morning Game drive – Bwindi Gorilla Park
Queen Elizabeth National park
In the morning, you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge and drive through ishasha a home to the tree climbing lions in the southern sector of the national park. You will also encounter other animals such as elephants, stripped jackals, hyena, leopards, Lions, warthogs, Uganda Kobs, and Giant forest Hogs among others. Have lunch at the savannah hotel and proceed to Bwindi forest national park in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany springs Lodge.

Day 7: Gorilla tracking
After breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters with packed lunch for briefing and by 8:00 am you will set off along the tracks in the thick forest to go search for these great apes. Depending on the movement of these humble giants the walk might take between 2-7 hours before you encounter the Gorillas. On reaching the gorillas, you will spend an hour with the gorillas and then descend back to the lodge for refreshment. In the evening, you may go for a cultural walk to the neighboring communities for more traditional knowledge. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany springs Lodge.

Day 8: Transfer to Kigali & Departure
Today, you will have breakfast and cross to Kigali for your return flight.

End of Tour
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