10 days discounted gorilla safari

10 Days Discounted Gorilla safari in Uganda

Take yourself on an action-packed 10 days discounted gorilla safari to the most fascinating destinations in Uganda such as, Kibale national park famous for chimpanzee trekking, Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking, Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife species, and many bird species.  Although it might be challenging to decide what sights to see in just a short amount of time, 10 days in Uganda can still give you a great overview of the country. Whether you’re exploring the vibrant urban cities, boating in the glistening lakes, or venturing on a jungle safari, you can find the right Uganda itinerary for 10 days for your trip!

Trip Highlights

  • chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park and Mburo national park
  • Boat Cruise and game drive in mburo national park

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Upon your arrival at the Airport, our company representative welcomes you and takes you to your booked hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala. Overnight at Forest cottages Kampala.

Day 2 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Transfer to Kibale National Park

chimpanzee tracking on a 10 days discounted gorilla safari

Drive to Kibale forest for a full day of 8 hours. Pass through the beautiful agricultural countryside where you meet every type of Fruits and vegetables grown here.  Enjoy the scenery of Rwenzori Mountains commonly known as mountains of the moon. Drive through the beautiful tea plantations and into Kibale tropical rain forest. Overnight and diner at Chimpanzee forest Guest House- Full board

Day 3 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Chimpanzee trekking & a visit to Bigodi wetland swamp

Have breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for your briefing about the dos and don’ts of chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park. The park ranger leads you to start your search for the chimps. Once you meet them, you are given 1 hour to interact with these endangered species as you take some photos of them. Return to the lodge for lunch and then proceed with your dive to Bigodi swamp wetland to view more primate species. After get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee Forest guest House- Full board

Day 4 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park &  boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Have breakfast in the morning and then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park through fort portal with hope of seeing the glaciated peaks.  When you reach the park, check in at the lodge and proceed for an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. After, get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Enganzi Lodge/ Bush lodge- Full board

Day 5 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Morning game drive & transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Have breakfast; proceed for a morning game drive where you will see many animal species including the tree climbing lions, elephants, kobs, antelopes and many bird species. Proceed with your drive to Bwindi impenetrable National park, the capital of mountain gorillas. Upon your arrival, check in to the lodge for dinner at Buhoma community rest camp/ Rushaga gorilla camp

Day 6 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: first day Gorilla trekking & a community walk

Early morning after breakfast, proceed to the headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking by park rangers who will lead you in search of mountain gorillas;  Once you find them, you are given 1 full hour to interact with them as you take photos of these endangered species. After the trek, have lunch at the lodge and then proceed for a community walk to the nearby communities as you get to learn about their way of living. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp – Full Board

Day 7 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: second day gorilla trekking

After breakfast, proceed to the headquarters for your briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking by park rangers who will lead you in search of mountain gorillas; Once you come face to face with the gorillas, you are  given 1 full hour to interact with them as you take photos of these endangered species. After, return to the lodge for a late lunch and relax at the lodge for the evening.

Day 8 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park &  evening game drive

Have breakfast and then start your drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The drive is 6 to 7 hours and it’s the smallest park, good for birding, antelopes, impalas, zebras, water bucks, buffaloes, 310 recorded bird species. There are both day and night game drives. Upon your arrival, you engage in an evening game drive to see many animals mentioned above. Overnight at Eagle’s nest Lodge.giraffe on 10 days discounted gorilla safari

Day 9 of the 10 days discounted gorilla safari: Morning guided walk & afternoon boat cruise

Have breakfast at the lodge and then proceed for a guided walk in the park where you will view many animal species including the antelopes, impalas, zebras, water bucks, buffaloes, and many more. After return to the lodge for lunch and after proceed for an afternoon boat cruise on the lake to see hippos, crocodiles, water birds and many more. Overnight at Eagle’s nest Lodge

Day 10 of the discounted gorilla safari: Departure back to Kampala

Have breakfast at the Lodge and then drive to Kampala having lunch en route. Have a stopover at the Mpambire drum makers before proceeding to Kampala. The guide will either drop you at the airport or at the hotel in Kampala.

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TRIP INFORMATION
This is a tailor-made safari that can be amended to meet your specific requirements including your preferred number of days, preferred dates of travel, standard of lodges and budget.