7 days Uganda safari

7 Days uganda safari holiday concentrating on Uganda’s best safari parks of Kibale national park, queen Elizabeth aND Bwindi national park. This safari offers tourists chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park, wildlife viewing in the savannah of queen Elizabeth national park and gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest.

This tour can start from Kampala with a shorter drive to Kibale or from Kigali and end in either locations depending on tourists flight details.

Day 1: Pick up from Kampala – Transfer to Kibale National Park
Your guide will pick you up from Kampala driving via fort portal to Kibale national park. You will have lunch in fort portal enroute.
Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee guest house (budget), Primates lodge (midrange) and Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kyaninga lodge(super luxury)

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking – Visit Bigodi eco-swamp
Have breakfast at your hotel and be ready to transfer to Kibale park head offices for briefing before you start chimpanzee tracking. Tracking for chimpanzees takes about 3 – 4 hours and will come across other primates like white and black Colobus monkeys, olive baboons, red Colobus, grey checked mangabey in the forest. After the tracking chimps, return back to your hotel and be ready to drive 2 hours to Queen Elizabeth national park.
Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee guest house (budget), Primates lodge (midrange) and Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kyaninga lodge(super luxury)

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park – Afternoon Launch Cruise
Set off at leisure from your hotel today and head out to visit the crater salt lick region before you drive to Queen Elizabeth national Park. Check into your hotel and have lunch.
Have lunch after which head out to the Kazinga channel for a 2 hour sunset Launch cruise along the the Kazinga channel. Expect to view herds of elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocdiles, lizards, lots of birds.
Return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight at Enganzi Lodge / Park View Lodge (Midrange), Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge (Luxury Lodge)

Day 4: Morning Game drive – Transfer to Ishasha Sector
Today you will wake up easy and be off early with packed breakfast and drive to the park to start your game drive in the Kasenyi region of queen Elizabeth national park. This is your chance to view numerous early riser wildlife before they return to their hide places as the sun comes comes out. Expect to view lions, elephants, buffaloes, numerous Uganda kobs and so much more.
Have lunch transfer to Ishasha sector of queen Elizabeth well known for its tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Enganzi Lodge / Park View Lodge (Midrange), Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge (Luxury Lodge)

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi National Park – Full Day Drive with enroute stops
Have early breakfast and hit the road with en route game drive through the ishasha sector to spot tree climbing lions as you drive to Bwindi national park. Enjoy the beautiful Ugandan countryside with stops at all interesting points.
Dinner and Overnight at Silverback Lodge / Rushaga Gorilla Camp / Bakiga Lodge / Bwindi jungle lodge (Midrange) and Gorilla Forest Lodge / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury) and Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge (Super Luxury)

Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Visit Batwa Pygmies / Canoeing 
After a comprehensive briefing overview from one of the head guides about what to expect during your gorilla trekking adventure, you will split into groups of 8 people for which gorilla family you will be tracking. If you need a simple hike, inform your guide before the briefing so that he helps speak to the trackers to select for you a simple hike. The trackers have an idea of how far each group is as their colleagues go into the forest earlier to establish actual locations of the gorilla groups. Do hire a porter, even if you feel fit enough not to need a hand up having someone else to carry your backpack makes it so much easier as you hike.

Return to your hotel for lunch and an afternoon rest, and late evening head out to visit the Batwa pygmies communities which are just neighboring the park. These where the former forest inhabitants who where led out of the forest in order to conserve mountain gorillas and their habitant. You will have a chance to interact with them and learn about their cultures.

Dinner and Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp / Bakiga Lodge / Bwindi jungle lodge (Midrange) and Gorilla Forest Lodge / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury) and Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge (Super Luxury)

Day 7: Departure
Today is your last day and if traveling to Kampala you will set off early so you can catch your departure flight and if departing via Kigali, its a shorter drive to the airport.

End of Tour

The tour quote inclusions

  • Gorilla permit/s
  • Chimpanzee Permits
  • Visit Bigodi eco swamp
  • Game drive
  • Launch Cruise
  • 4*4 Safari Vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

Tour Exclusion
– Air tickets

– Flights

– Visa ad visa fees

– Items of personal nature

– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary

– Tips through the tour.
If you are in need of a safari car to Uganda, rent a car from hire a car rwanda

[autoshowroom-light-gallery autoshowroom_gallery=”3173,3165,3164,3176,3179,3180″ autoshowroom_gallery_size=”large”]