10-Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari

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10-Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari

A 10-day itinerary in Uganda that includes Murchison Falls, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Kibale National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, and Lake Mburo National Park could look something like this:

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport and meet our guide. Drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located in central Uganda, for a unique rhino tracking experience. After the rhino tracking, continue the journey to Murchison Falls National Park. In the evening, embark on a hike to the top of Murchison Falls, where you can witness the mighty Nile River squeezing through a narrow gorge and creating a powerful waterfall. Overnight stay in Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation: Fort Murchison

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

Start the day with an early morning game drive in the park, where you can spot various wildlife species, including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, and several species of antelope. Return to the lodge for Lunch and some relaxation. In the afternoon, take a boat safari along the Nile River to the base of Murchison Falls. Marvel at the powerful waterfall as the Nile River forces its way through a narrow gorge. Overnight stay in Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation: Fort Murchison

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale National Park

Depart Murchison Falls National Park after breakfast and drive to Kibale National Park. Enjoy the scenic journey through the beautiful landscapes of western Uganda. Overnight stay near Kibale National Park.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Kibale National Park – Chimpanzee Trekking

Embark on an exciting chimpanzee trekking experience in Kibale National Park. Follow experienced guides into the forest and search for habituated chimpanzee families. Observe these primates as they swing through the trees and interact with each other. In the afternoon, you may have the option to go for a nature walk or visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, home to a variety of bird species and other primates. Overnight stay near Kibale National Park.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Kibale National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, depart Kibale National Park and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy the scenic drive as you pass through the stunning landscapes of southwestern Uganda, characterized by rolling hills and tea plantations. Overnight stay near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Wake up early and head to the park headquarters for a briefing about gorilla trekking. Embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Trek through the dense forest in search of one of the habituated gorilla families. Spend a magical hour observing the gorillas in their natural habitat, learning about their behavior, and taking photographs. Overnight stay near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Bunyonyi

Depart Bwindi and drive to Lake Bunyonyi, a picturesque lake surrounded by green terraced hills. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the lake. You can go for a swim, take a boat ride to explore the islands, or simply unwind and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi.

Accommodation: Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, depart Lake Bunyonyi and drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon arrival, enjoy an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo, where you can spot hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species. Overnight stay in Lake Mburo National Park.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Lake Mburo National Park – Game Drive – Return to Entebbe

Start the day with a morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park, known for its diverse wildlife, including zebras, impalas, elands, and buffaloes. After the game drive, depart for Entebbe. Overnight stay in Entebbe.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to explore Entebbe or visit the nearby botanical gardens. Transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your departure.

Accommodation: No Accommodation

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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