14 DAYS GORILLA SAFARI AND WILDLIFE SAFARI (PERFECT LONG UGANDA SAFARI)
14 days gorilla safari and wildlife safari explores you through the major safari destinations in Uganda, such as the Murchison falls national park as you see the River Nile pouring into its 7m narrow deep gorge.
Kibale forest national park which is a home to a variety of primates and poses the highest number of our closest cousins like chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys among others.
Bwindi impenetrable forest national known to host half the worlds’ remaining mountain Gorillas, lake Mburo poses number of zebras, rare Impalas and a variety of bird species such as shoebills, kingfishers, vultures among others .
This 14 days Gorilla safari and wildlife safari will take you for Gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi and chimpanzee tracking in Kibale. Kibale is the only park with the highest number of chimpanzees on the African continent, and half the remaining world’s gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable.
Visit the savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth where you can see a wide diversity of game such as elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos, and leopards.
This Uganda safari takes you tracking the mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest which is believed to be with half the world’s remaining Gorillas with over 800 individuals.
Highlights for 14 days Gorilla safari and wildlife safari
· Murchison falls national park
· Kibale forest national park
· Queen Elizabeth national park
· Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
· Lake Mburo national park
Detailed itinerary for 14 days Gorilla and wildlife safari
Day 1: arrival in Uganda
You will be picked by your driver from the airport and transfer to the proposed accommodation in Kampala. Enjoying the impressive sites of Lake Victoria one of the fresh waters of the country
· Luxury-Sheraton hotel · Mid-range-Cassia lodge · Budget-buziga country resort
Day 2: transfer to Murchison falls national park
After a morning breakfast from your hotel, you will be picked by your driver to Murchison falls national park passing through the Luwero triangle.
A stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking in the savannah plains, after the trek, continue to drive to the park with a lunch stop in masindi town check in at the lodge at arrival for dinner and overnight
· Luxury-Paraa/ Chobe · Mid-range-Pakuba · Budget-UWA bandas
Day 3: morning game drive and launch cruise
Morning breakfast, after breakfast head for an early morning game drive in the northern bank of the park where you will sight a variety of wildlife such as Elephants, lions, buffaloes, Jackson hartebeests, waterbucks, Oribi, Rothschild giraffe, spotted hyenas, leopards among others.
Back to the lodge for lunch, after lunch break go for a boat cruise on the river Nile to the bottom of the falls to view animals such as Nile Crocodiles, hippos, bird species, such as the shoe bill, kingfisher birds among others on a close range.
From the boat ride at the bottom of the falls hike at the top of the falls viewing magnificent scenery and waters in the narrow gorge of the River. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 4: Drive to Kibale national park
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Kibale National Park with impressive views of the Albertine Rift and landscape from the local community, lunch en-route in the Kyenjonjo town. Embark to the journey and check in to lodge for dinner and overnight
· Luxury-Kyaninga · Mid-range-turaco treetops · Budget-Kibale forest camp
Day 5: chimpanzee trekking on the 5th day of 14 days gorilla safari and wildlife safari
After a warmly breakfast, you will head to parks’ head quarters for briefing, and then continue to the forest for the trek.
After searching of these primates as it takes un predictable time depending on there movements, you are advised to spend only one hour with them, after lunch, you will head for nature walk in the Bigodi wetland which is known for its different bird species and primates. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 6: transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After a morning breakfast from your lodge, continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park for wildlife experience in the Kasenyi Plains.
The drive will take us through views of several crater lakes and mystical Rwenzori Mountains ranges en-route, At the arrival in the park, have lunch and after lunch we shall continue to have a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which is a stretch of water connecting Lake Edward and Lake George.
The safari offers you great photograph sessions in a relaxed way lots of bird life on the shores, crocodiles, elephants, meal plan full border.
· Luxury- Mweya · Mid-range-Kasenyi · Budget-Enganzi
Day 7: game drive and nature walk
After a morning breakfast, you will have a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains which is between the rift valley escarpment and the Rwenzori Mountains viewing different animals such as the lions, elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, kobs among others.
Back to the lodge for lunch, in evening head for nature walk in Kyambura gorge viewing the magnificent vegetations and different bird species. back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Popular Safari tour to Queen Elizabeth nationa park
Day 8: transfers to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
After a morning breakfast, embark on the journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park passing through the Ishasha plains with chances to view the tree climbing Lions on the big fig trees along with other wildlife species, at the arrival, check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight.
· Luxury-chameleon hill · Mid-range-gorilla mist Camp · Budget-wagtail
Day 9: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
After an early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for briefing, after briefing go into the forest for the search of the primates, with unpredictable time of search.
You are allowed one hour with the primates, back to the lodge for lunch, with an afternoon relaxations and resting at your lodge. Meal plan: full board
Day 10: relaxation at the lodge and transfer to the lake Bunyonyi
Here you will have a relaxation at your lodge ad in the evening embark to journey to lake Bunyonyi driving through fascinating Kigezi Highlands and scenic landscape worth of viewing and photography. Check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight
· Luxury-bird nest · Midrange-lake Bunyonyi Eco-lodge · Budget-Byona Amagara Island
Day 11: Hopping experience at the Bunyonyi
Here after breakfast, you visit the Bucurannuka Island which is believed to have buried people alive after refusing to offer local brew to an old woman. The hopping experiences will expose you to local life of the island communities including the methods used in making local beers
Day 12: transfer to Lake Mburo national park
After a morning breakfast, embark to the journey to Lake Mburo national park, passing through the impressive landscapes of south western Uganda and sights of Mbarara town.
En-route lunch stop at Igongo Cultural center, after lunch continue with the journey to lake Mburo national park, upon arrival through the sanga gate, check in to the lodge for overnight and dinner
· Luxury-Mihingo · Midrange-Rwakobo Rock · Budget-Eagles Nest
Day 13: game drive and cultural encounters
After a morning breakfast, take a game drive in search of the Topis, Buffaloes, waterbucks, eland, zebras, Rothschild giraffes among others, back to lodge for lunch.
After lunch go for a cultural encounter with the local people in the neighboring communities to find out there life style and way of living. Retire and back to the lodge for overnight and dinner
Day 14: departure to Kampala
After a morning breakfast at your lodge, embark to the journey to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for photographs and legendary stories.
Continue to Kampala with a lunch en-route in Masaka. Drop off at your Hotel or Entebbe International Airport. End of safari tour.
End of 14 days gorilla safari and wildlife safari
Inclusions on this 14 days gorilla safari and wildlife safari
· Gorilla permit
· Chimpanzee viewing permits
· Cultural entertainments
· Ranger fees
· English driver
· 4×4 safari vehicle
· Airport transfers
Exclusions on the 14 days gorilla safari and wildlife safari