Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Trip – 12 Days

Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Trip – 12 Days

Day 1: Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls

Day 2: Game Drive Boat Safari

Day 3: Drive to Kibale National Park.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tour in Kibale

Day 5: Wildlife Safari/ Game drive and Boat Safari at Queen Elizabeth Park

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Queen Elizabeth

Day 7: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

DAY 9: Uganda Wildlife Safari at Lake Mburo

Day 10: Game Drive Safari in Lake Mburo

Day 11: Water Rafting Safari

Day 12: Kampala City Tour and Transfer to Entebbe Airport

Day 1: Start Safari in Murchison Falls
A well experienced Safari Guide will pick and transfer you to Murchison Falls. Drinking water is provided as a complementary while onboard. We stop over at Ziwa Rhino tracking, lunch enroute. You will continue with to the drive and visit to the top of the falls before checking in at our lodge! At the falls you will see the fabulous falls with water flowing down through the 7 meter gorge and you will witness the ground shaking due to the high pressure from the flowing water down the 43 meters.
A relaxed dinner and evening moment in the wilderness with sights and sounds of African birds.

Budget Accommodation: Red Chilli Camp or Global Village Guest House
Mid-range Accommodation: Sambiya River lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge or Nile safari Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Chobe safari lodge


Day 2: Game Drive / Boat Cruise on the Nile River

A Uganda Safari Guide will this morning take you for a game drive which give you best game viewing spots at Murchison Falls Park, You will sport animal like lions, giraffe grazing , lion cubs with their mother, Giraffes grazing and Elephants moving across the savannah. Transfer to your accommodation relax then lunch.
This afternoon you will again be picked by Tour guide for a boat cruise in Murchison falls park and it is a must do for every visitor. You will also see crocodiles floating on water, elephants, hippos, antelopes, buffaloes, butterflies, many birds species like the African Fish Eagle, stork family and many more . you return to your lodging for dinner and evening at rest.

Budget Accommodation: Red Chilli Camp or Global Village Guest House
Mid-range Accommodation: Sambiya River lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge or Nile safari Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Chobe safari lodge


Day 3: Drive to Kibale National Park

After having a great time in Murchison Falls, and seeing a nimals. We shall drive for another African adventure in Kibale National Park. Stop along the way for lunch and continue with our scenic journey to Fort portal reaching early evening. Rest at your lodging, dinner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House, Ruwenzori view Guest house
Moderate Accommodation: Chimp Nest Lodge, Bush Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Primate Lodge, Mountains of the Moon
Super Luxury Accommodation: Kyaninga lodge


Day 4: Chimpanzee Tour in Kibale National Park

You will be driven to the headquarter for chimpanzee tracking. With the guidance from the ranger guide you will have the opportunity to see other primates staying in this forest, birds of different types since Kibale is bird watching destination. Kibale forest is highly recommended for primate safaris in Uganda and for sure you will witness this after the chimp trek. Lunch at our lodge and we drive to Queen Elizabeth Park Mweya Peninsula where we arrive in the evening for check in and dinner at

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Samp, Ihamba Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Day 5: Wildlife Safari/ Game drive and Boat Safari at Queen Elizabeth Park
Another Game drive will be rewording, visit the crater lakes region with astonishing sight from a distance. Lunch at your lodging and carry out the Kazinga Channel boat cruise with all of its wildlife and plenty of birds to see along the channel. How about taking a late evening game drive, dinner and rest at your lodging

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Samp, Ihamba Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge


Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Queen Elizabeth

Have an earl breakfast and go for Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura are wonderful and easy to see, since you will be escorted by a Ranger Guide from Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger who will lead you to the place where you will see the chimps. It is not easy to see the chimps on your own, so you will require an experienced and skilled ranger to guide you to the chimpanzees.
After the chimp trek we set off for another adventure safari to Maramagambo Forest with our packed lunch. Within the forest there are large pythons resting inside the bat cave. The Bat cave with its thousands of bats is another adventure on its own in this forest, and tourist have enjoyed a visit to this cave. Honestly you will find the cave visit awesome. Return to your lodging for a relaxed evening, dinner and overnight.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Samp, Ihamba Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge


Day 7: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

We shall drive to Bwindi National Park, driving via the great and famous Ishasha sector, where we shall see some tree climbing lions in this southern part of Queen Elizabeth Park. We reach our lodging in Bwindi in time for lunch and afternoon at leisure. If you have the afternoon free you may opt for guided walk around your lodge or to the nearby forest. Dinner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge


Day 8 – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This morning we shall have breakfast. After you will be taken for briefing about gorilla tracking. The gorillas move freely to different locations on a daily basis so they can never be in one place for more than two or 3 days. Different tourists encounter different experiences with the gorillas. What you have to know is that the gorilla trek is truly rewarding and worth taking. You will see the gorillas play around and some may even come near you, please keep a distance of 5 meters and you will not be allowed to feed them. In this forest of Bwindi you may see other wildlife and birds of different types apart from the mountain gorillas.
After the gorilla trek you will walk back to your lodging for relaxation or take a guided community walk to the communities of the Batwa. The Batwa culture trail will introduce you to the Insights of the communities and their daily life. Dinner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge


Day 9: Uganda Wildlife Safari at Lake Mburo

Wake up in the morning and drive to Lake Mburo for Wildlife and game viewing. A cup of coffee in the jungle forest of Bwindi and set off for your Lake Mburo National park safari. The thrilling destination for you to rest after the gorilla safari journey is Lake Mburo Park. Accommodation at Lake Mburo ranges from Budget, camping to Super Luxury the choice is yours. We reach the park in time for lunch. We carry out a boat cruise on Lake Mburo in the afternoon. On the cruise expect to see birds, zebras, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos and many more. The evening is reserved for rest then dinner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo camp
Moderate Accommodation: Arcadia cottages
Luxury Accommodation: Mantana safari Tents
Super Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge


Day 10: Game Drive Safari in Lake Mburo

A Uganda Safari with Game viewing starts in the morning. Have breakfast and later go for your game viewing safari. It is from this game drive that you will visit Lake Mburo’s 5 lakes while driving through the dotted savannah acacia trees with lots of birds and animals to spot. After the game drive you will check out of Lake Mburo Park for your journey to Kampala. Lunch in Masaka town and another stop at equator for craft shopping, photograph taking then proceed to see the Mpabwirwe Buganda Royal drum makers. Arriving Kampala in the evening for dinner at overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Namirembe Guest House
Moderate Accommodation: Holiday Express Hotel
Luxury accommodation: Africana Hotel / Golf Corse Hotel / Speke Hotel
Super Luxury Accommodation: Serena Hotel


Day 11: Water Rafting Safari

Rafting is also one of the enjoyable activity. You will Kampala drive to Jinja. The drive will take you through the great Mabira forest and tea plantations. On this day of your safari, you will surely enjoy the most thrilling white water rafting safari in Uganda. Before you start rafting, you will be briefed and given the necessary rafting equipments like helmets and life jackets. Here rafting is carried out on 18 kilometer stretch of the Nile River. At the start the rapids are not that high they are on grade 1 and 2, here you will also be given sense of confidence. As the river spreads through fabulous scenery, the rafters are guided into the mighty challenges of the top “grade 5” rapids on the Nile. After this Amazing adventure you will be transferred to Kampala for dinner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation: Namirembe Guest House
Moderate Accommodation: Holiday Express Hotel
Luxury accommodation: Africana Hotel / Golf Corse Hotel / Speke Hotel
Super Luxury Accommodation: Serena Hotel


Day 12: Kampala City Tour and Transfer to Entebbe Airport

You will go for a city tour after breakfast. The city tour will take you to Kampala’s historical sites like Namirembe Cathedrals, St Balikudembe Market known as Owiino market, Uganda Museum, Uganda Martyrs Shrine, Lunch and a visit to the craft shops for shopping and off to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight back home.

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