8 days gorilla & wildlife safari

8 days gorilla & wildlife safari in Uganda

The 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari offer you a chance to have a rendezvous with the wildlife of the region by visiting popular tourist destinations such as Bwindi impenetrable National park famous for mountain gorilla trekking, Murchison falls known for variety of wildlife species, Kibale National Park commonly known for chimpanzees, Lake Bunyonyi known for relaxation as well as variety of Birds.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International 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 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park & visit the top of the falls

Post breakfast, start your drive to Murchison falls national Park have a stop over at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking and lunch, then continue to Murchison falls national Park for top of the falls visit and later proceed for your overnight at Heritage safari Lodge- Full Boardleopard on 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari

Day 3 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Morning game drive & a boat cruise

Have breakfast and proceed for a morning game drive to view many animal species such as kobs, antelope, giraffes, lions, water bucks, and many bird species. Have lunch and proceed for an afternoon boat cruise to view water animals such as hippos, crocodiles, hippos as well as water birds. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight as above.

Day 4 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Kibale National park

After breakfast, drive to Kibale National Park famous for chimpanzee species. You are to enjoy scenic views as you travel and also have lunch en route. After proceed with your drive to the park having an overnight at Chimpanzee Forest guest House- Full board

Day 5 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Chimpanzee trekking & a visit to Bigodi swamp wetland

Have breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for your briefing by park ranger who leads you in search for the chimps. Once you meet them one hour is given to interact with these endangered species as you take some photos. Have lunch and proceed to Bigodi swamp wetland to view more primate species. Return for dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee Forest guest House- Full board

Day 6 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

Have breakfast at the lodge and the proceed with your drive to Bwindi impenetrable National park, have lunch en route as you travel to the park. Overnight at Rushaga gorilla campgorillas on 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari

Day 7 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Gorilla trekking & Batwa community walk

After breakfast, proceed to the headquarters for your briefing by park rangers who will lead in search of mountain gorillas, you are given 1 full hour to interact, take photos once you find them, 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 8 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Departure

After breakfast at the lodge, start your drive back to Kampala with lunch at Igongo cultural centre restaurant and then proceed with your drive later on. The guide either drops you at the Airport to catch your departure flight.

END OF SAFARI

The safari package includes

Airport Transfers
Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
Accommodation while on safari
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
Park entrance fees
One gorilla permit per person
Community visit
Ranger fees
Lots of fun in the African Sun
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
One Chimpanzee permit
Boat cruise and game drives

Excluded in the 8 day Gorilla Safari are:

Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.

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.