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119, KG 9 Av, Kigali (Co-Located in Hotel Villa Portofino)

Our 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour is fully packed with only the best places to see and enjoy with plenty of wildlife encounters in the Africa’s jungles including The Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Zebras, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena among other not forgetting the greatest primates including the Chimpanzees in Kibale Tropical Forests. REQUEST A QUOTE Contact us to book this safari in Uganda.

8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

A Heritage Safaris tour guide will drive you north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and, travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. Make a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking tour. After lunch, proceed to Murchison Falls and arrive at the lodge in the evening.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Bakers Lodge, Murchison River Lodge.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise

Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee and go on a morning game drive in the park. Your guide will help you spot animals including; lions, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, leopards among others. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks, kobs, crocodiles and so many bird species. Take a hike to the top of the falls for more sightseeing and photography. Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Bakers Lodge, Murchison River Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. Arrive at the lodge in Kibale in the evening.

Accommodation options: Kyaninga Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale.

Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking – Bigodi Walk

After early breakfast, report at Kanyanchu Tourist Centre where tourist activities begin and set out to track chimpanzee in the forest. Chances of viewing the chimps are over 90% but not a guarantee. Kibale National Park is one of the beautiful and stunning forests in the Uganda. It is home to our closest living relatives the endangered Chimpanzee, the threatened Red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey. The forest also boasts of having one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the Black and white colobus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey and Bush babies and Pottos.

After lunch visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary from where you will take on a guided walk around the Swamp which will provide you with the opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. View a variety of butterflies, birds and other insects. Have a tour of the crater region around Ndali lodge. You may also stop over at any tea plantation along the road if you wish. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options: Kyaninga Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale.

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park viewing the mystical Rwenzori Mountain ranges for much of the journey. Check in at your accommodation facility as you wait for your lunch. After lunch, take on an afternoon Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel – one that joins Lakes Edward and George. The cruise is a wonderful way to see hippo, buffalo, kob and the occasional Nile crocodile (which up until recently did not inhabit this area) and a spectacular bird watching on the water bank.

Accommodation options: Mweya Safari, Katara Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Day 6: Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Rise very early with your packed lunch take on a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You will most likely meet grazing Hippos, Elephants, and Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, comical warthogs and the elusive leopard. Proceed to Maramagambo forest. Many surprises await you here for example pythons are often observed in the crevices of the bat cave floor using the bats as a source of food. The cave is near a picturesque formerly Blue lake and Hunters cave. You may also see forest birds such as bat hawks, brown eared woodpecker and other primates.

Accommodation options: Mweya Safari, Katara Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready for guided Chimpanzee/primate walk along Kyambura Gorge to look for habituated chimps through the gorge.  After primate walk, proceed to Lake Mburo National park. Make a stopover at Igongo Cultural village to explore and learn the Bahima and Ankole culture time permitting. This park is an extension of the Tanzanian Plains. Lake Mburo National park is renowned for zebras, impalas, buffaloes, hippos, topi and elands including the rare shoebill, crested crane, pelicans, fish eagle, heron and many water birds.

Accommodation options: Mihingo Safari Lodge, Mantana Tented Camp, Rwakobo Safari Lodge, Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Acadia Cottages.

Day 8: Return to Kampala – Entebbe Airport

You will have an early morning game drive at the lodge, check out and have an enroute game drive as you exit the park before returning to Kampala. You may be lucky and spot big herds of Zebra, Impala, Eland, Warthogs, buffalo and other savannah species. For birders, this is one of the best place to find African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike, etc. Continue your drive with a stopover at the Equator crossing with your lunch enroute before you drive to back to Entebbe to catch up with your flight back home.

End of the 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour.

The 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour includes;

  • Airport transfers.
  • Transportation by a 4wd vehicle.
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
  • Igongo cultural village visit.
  • Boat trips.
  • Park fees.
  • Hike to top of the falls.
  • Kibale Chimpanzee and Kyambura Gorge chimp Permits.
  • Community visits.
  • Ziwa sanctuary Rhino Tour.
  • Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
  • Enroute lunches.
  • Game drives.
  • Bigodi Guided Nature Walk.

Exclusions: – International flight ticket expenses, expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, any activities not highlighted in the itinerary cigars, etc.

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