Overview of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

This 11days Uganda wildlife safari or 11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla 4 safari parks. The 11 days tour in Uganda features rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, boat cruise and game drive in both Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, chimpanzee trekking at Kibale Forest National Park, gorilla trekking at Bwindi impenetrable national park and a canoe ride at Lake Bunyonyi.

Your road trip starts with a pick up from Entebbe international airport with a pick up by a safari guide for a transfer to a hotel in Kampala-Uganda’s capital where you spend the night. From the lodge the next morning, you are driven to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking then after continue to Murchison falls park arriving in the evening. The next day you take a game drive in the morning and a boat cruise in the evening then transfer to Kibale forest park the next day. After chimpanzee trekking at Kibale forest, you are driven to Queen Elizabeth national park for a boat cruise and game drive the next day. You transfer to Bwindi forest park for gorilla trekking on the 7th day then after transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for a canoe ride on the 9th day before return to Entebbe international airport for departure on the 10th day with a stop at the equator line.

Highlights of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport then transfer by a knowledgeable Uganda tour driver guide to one of the hotels in Uganda Kampala where you rest and spend the night.

Day 2: From Kampala, you are driven to Murchison Falls National Park with a tour to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot.

Day 3: A morning game drive after coffee starts your day and later on an evening boat cruise and hike to the top of the mighty Murchison Falls.

Day 4: At Murchison falls park you undertake another morning game drive then be driven to Lake Albert Lodge where you have a bush dinner and spend the night.

Day 5: After breakfast you are driven to Kibale national park with a tour to the crater field at Ndali Kasenda.

Day 6:  Early morning, you go for chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park which is the world’s best chimp tracking location. In the evening, you are driven to Queen Elizabeth national park.

Day 7: You have a scenic game drive at Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning and take a boat cruise in the evening at the Kazinga channel.

Day 8: In the morning, you are driven from Queen Elizabeth park via the ishasha sector to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Day 9: By 8:00am, anticipate to be at Bwindi park for gorilla trekking at your allocated gorilla trekking sector.

Day 10: After gorilla trekking, you are driven to lake Bunyonyi where you take a canoe ride to the punishment island.

Day 11: On this last day of your trip, you are driven back to Entebbe international airport for departure.

 Detailed itinerary of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

Day 1 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, a knowledgeable Uganda safari driver guide will pick you up for a drive to a lodge or hotel in Kampala. Offering help on your transfer to a 4×4 safari vehicle, your guide gives a brief introduction to Uganda and briefing on your safari during the drive to the hotel. You arrive for check in, have a meal, refresh and relax from jet lag at the hotel.

Day 2 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

11 days Uganda wildlife safari

From your accommodation facility in Kampala, your Uganda wildlife safari driver guide picks you up for the drive to Murchison Falls National Park. You stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary off the highway to Murchison falls park for Rhino tracking on foot for about 2 hours. After Rhino tracking you are driven for Lunch then continue with the drive to Murchison falls park. Arriving in the evening, you check into an accommodation in Murchison Falls national park where you relax as you prepare for a game drive and boat cruise the next day.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

 

Day 3 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

11 days Uganda wildlife safari

A morning game drive starts the day at Murchison Falls park starting at 8:00am within the vast plains of the park. The elephants, lions, leopards and buffaloes alongside many more wild species make the common sightings of the morning. This amazing drive in the vast savannah plains of northern Uganda lasts 2-4 hours then after return to your lodge for lunch or have packed lunch.

In the afternoon at 2:00pm, you go for a boat cruise/launch trip to the bottom of the awe-inspiring Murchison falls where you look out for numerous schools of hippos, crocodiles and water birds at the bottom of the falls. The boat cruise to the bottom of the falls offers a start point for the hike to the top of the magnificent Murchison falls that lasts about 40mins to 1hour where you find your driver guide waiting for you at the top. Late evening after an amazing experience on your wildlife safari in Uganda, you are driven back to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

Day 4 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

In the morning, you have a warm cup of tea and take another chance on a game drive to sight more wildlife species. After sighting several early risers, you return to your lodging facility where you check out and embark on a drive to Lake Albert lodge at Kabwoya wildlife reserve. Here after check in and refreshment, you go for a bush dinner, an experience filled with amazing wilderness touch within the Albertine rift escarpment. You spend the night here.

Day 5 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

From lake Albert lodge, you have breakfast then embark on a drive towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. You have a moment to stop at the Ndali kasenda crater field for scenic views of the craters then after continue to Queen Elizabeth arriving in the evening and spending the night at an accommodation close to the park.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

By dawn, you will be at Kibale forest park for chimpanzee trekking after having early morning breakfast. The chimpanzee trekking activity starts at 8:00am in kibale forest lasting 2-5 hours in the jungle though only 1 hour in the presence of the chimpanzees. You have an amazing moment with man’s closest relatives as you watch them at play, chunk fruit and interact as you take memorable pictures. You return to your lodging facility for lunch and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening arriving for check in at an accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

11 days Uganda wildlife safari

From your lodging facility at Queen Elizabeth park after early breakfast, you are driven to the park for a morning game drive. This less tiring activity offers you about 2-4hours of wildlife sightings including lions, zebras, waterbucks and many more.

After lunch in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel. Here you will have the opportunity to view great numbers of wildlife like elephants monitor lizards, crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes and several bird species. On a return drive to your hotel/lodge you have an evening game drive towards the hotel/lodge.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 8 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

After breakfast, you are transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park through the Ishasha sector popular for tree climbing lions for an en route game drive with possible sightings of the tree climbing lions, buffaloes, elephants, water bucks, bush bucks, Uganda Kobs and many more. You arrive in the evening for check in at an accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 9 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

11 days Uganda wildlife safari

The moment for a mountain gorilla encounter is finally here, expect to wake up early, have breakfast and then transfer to Bwindi park headquarters for gorilla trekking. Before you get into the gorilla homeland, you have a briefing by the park rangers on Uganda gorilla trekking safari etiquette at 8:00am for about 30 minutes. Potters who can help you carry any luggage such as packed lunch, water and any other items such as cameras are available and in case one fails to take on the trek of the steep mountains these potters do the pushing as well and when you totally a stretcher can be hired at a fee.

About 2-8 hours are spent in the jungle and only 1 out of them in the presence of these gentle giants. A Uganda gorilla trekking certificate is received at the end of the trek at the park headquarters where you find your driver guide waiting to transfer you to your lodging facility for an overnight stay.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 10 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

After breakfast-the last at the foothills of the gorilla home, you are drive to lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Africa. Arriving in the afternoon, you have lunch then take a canoe ride to the punishment island. This island is one of a kind in Africa with very touching stories that are attached to it. Along with a local guide on the boat you will take this refreshing cruise to the island that has only 1 tree surviving on it. After the canoe ride, you return to the shores of this bilharzia free lake where you relax before you spend the night at an accommodation in lake Bunyonyi.

Day 11 of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda

You have breakfast early morning, then embark on the drive back to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight. You will have lunch en route at Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara where you can have an optional visit to the cultural museum that has a variety of antiquities and books about cultures of the west. After lunch, you proceed with the drive to Entebbe with a possible stop at a craft shop along the way for crafts shopping.

End of the 11 days Uganda wildlife safari/11 days wildlife tour Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth, chimpanzee trekking safari Kibale and Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda