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9 Day itinerary in Uganda, Africa

Ultimate Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

The tour will take you through the most amazing places in Uganda: You will have the opportunity to visit Bwindi Impenetrable national park for Gorilla tracking experience, the proceed to Queen Elizabeth National park for the Game viewing, bird watching, boat ride on kazinga channel, Chimpanzee trekk... Read More

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Overview

Physical Difficulty

Average
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Recommended Age

Everyone

Operated in

English, Spanish, German

GUIDANCE

On Some Day Trips

starting point

Entebbe

trip type

Private

trip attributes

Cycling

Kayaking

Hiking

Rafting

Snorkeling/Diving

Skiing/Snowboarding

Outdoors & Nature

Adventure

Start

End

Highlights

1

Bwindi Impenetrable national park- Gorilla Tracking

2

Queen Elizabeth National Park- Game Viewing and Boat Ride at Kazinga Channel

3

Kalinzu forest reserve- Chimpanzee tracking

4

Local coffee tour-Kyambura

Itinerary

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Day 1

place Arrival in Entebbe

On your arrival at Entebbe international Airport, you will be met by our representative and tourist guide who will meet and greet you. And then transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Seven seasons Meal plan (Bed and Breakfast)

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Hotel 7 Seasons Entebbe
Day 2

place Rest at the Hotel

Wake up in the morning and have breakfast and then spend the rest of your time resting at the hotel. Or your can move around Entebbe probably go shopping at the mall.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Hotel 7 Seasons Entebbe
Day 3

place Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National PARK

Today wake up early morning, have breakfast and then your guide will drive you to Bwindi impenetrable national park- Rushaga sector. You will then proceed to the four Gorillas lodge. Along the journey you will have a stop at the Equator to stretch and use the toilet and further more have a lunch break in Mbarara town.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Four Gorillas Lodge, Rubugri - Rushaga
Day 4

place Gorilla Tracking

Wake up very early in the morning for Gorilla tracking and have a cup of coffee to warm you up, you will request for your packed lunch at the lunch and the driver guide will give you 1 0r 2 bottles of mineral water. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. The forest covers an area of 331 km² at the south-western edge of the western Rift Valley. Bwindi’s most-revered species are the approximately 400 wild Mountain Gorillas (2011 census) that make up half of the world population of these gentle apes. You will report for registration at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station by 8 AM. After a briefing by the rangers, your gorilla trek will start. The trek usually takes between three and six hours so a reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a strong pair of walking boots or shoes.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Four Gorillas Lodge, Rubugri - Rushaga
Day 5

place Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up for a hearty breakfast, then start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National park from Kisoro. You will pass via Kabale, from here your driver will take you via Kasese towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. Set on the floor of the Rift Valley, with the (occasionally visible peaks of the) Rwenzori Mountains behind you. The landscape of northern Queen Elizabeth comprises dozens of ancient craters carved into gentle rolling hills. The Kazinga Channel lies in central Queen Elizabeth, its banks fertile with large mammals such as hippo, elephant and buffalo and over 600 bird species, more than any other national park in Uganda.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Twin Lake Safari Lodge
Day 6

place Early Morning Game Drive and Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel

Start your day early with a 6 o’clock coffee or tea wake-up call, ready for your early morning game drive. Make sure to ask the hotel staff for a packed breakfast that morning. A popular route for the game drive is the Kasenyi sector, well-known for its lions that prey on Queen Elizabeth’s large population of Uganda Kob (antelope). If you are very lucky, you may spot a Giant Forest Hog, Africa’s largest pig. Keep your eyes peeled to spot an elusive leopard! After your Gama drive, you will head back to the lodge for a few hours relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a boat for a water safari on the Kazinga Channel at Mweya that connects the two lakes of Edward and George. This is likely to be a big highlight of your trip! The expert Uganda Wildlife Authority guides will identify many of the Channel’s 100 bird species and you’re likely to see African Skimmers, Great White Pelicans, Spoonbill and a number of Bee-eater species. Hippos wallow at the edge of the water, huge Nile crocodiles bask in the sun and elephants come down to drink. The Kazinga Channel boat ride is a brilliant opportunity to take some close-up wildlife shots.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Twin Lake Safari Lodge
Day 7

place Chimpanzee tracking(Kalinzu forest) & Local Coffee Tour

Wake up early morning for breakfast then drive to Kalinzo forest headquarters for your chimpanzee trekking briefing, embark on your chimpanzee trekking. After the trek you will drive back to the lodge for lunch, then after lunch start your traditional coffee tour. On arrival at the plantation, a professional coffee tour guide takes you through the process used to plant, grow and process the coffee beans. At the end of the tour, guests have the opportunity to purchase fresh roasted coffee. After the 4 hours tour you will head back to the lodge.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Twin Lake Safari Lodge
Day 8

place Drive back to Entebbe via the Equator-PCR Covid-19 test

After breakfast, we start our journey back towards Entebbe, stopping for a fun photo opportunity at the Equator.With lunch en-route, you will drive to entebbe stopping by the clinic where your PCR Covid samples will be taken. Proceed to the hotel were you will sleep as you wait on the results.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Adults: Hotel 7 Seasons Entebbe
Day 9

place Kampala City Tour and Depature

Today wake up for breakfast and then the guide will drive you to Kampala for your city tour. You will visit the Uganda museum, the Ghaddaffi mosque, the Kabaka(King’s) palace and also have a local lunch. Then your guide will transfer you to the Entebbe Airport in due time for your out bound flight.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

What’s Included

Accommodation expand_less

  • Hotel 7 Seasons Entebbe
  • Four Gorillas Lodge, Rubugri - Rushaga
  • Twin Lake Safari Lodge

Meals expand_less

  • Breakfast (9)
  • Lunch (7)
  • Dinner (6)

Transport expand_less

  • 4X4 Pop up roof Tourist Mini-Van

Activities expand_less

  • Gorilla tracking
  • Game drives
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Local Coffee tour
  • Boat rides
  • City tour

Extras expand_less

  • N/A

Not Included expand_less

  • Visa fees
  • Drinks / alcoholic drinks
  • Additional meals
  • Tips
  • Activities not part of the described program
  • International travel insurance
  • Spanish Guide/language can added on request at an extra cost

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