This 10 days best safari is a great way to explore Uganda. With so many beautiful places and sights Uganda was gifted with, plus the national parks that spread wide across the Country, its very hard to get the most of Uganda in a few days. This memorable 10days best of Uganda safari is the perfect package to explore all these attractions because it highlights the most visited national parks in Uganda along with interesting activities such as mountain gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee trekking, game viewing, nature walks and a lot more.
The parks you will visit on this 10 days Uganda safari holiday include:
Murchison Falls National Game Park
Kibale Forest National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Game Park
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Lake Mburo National Game Park
Your main highlight will be Gorilla tracking and Game viewing. Murchison Falls National park, Queen Elizabeth NP and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest are the most visited attractions in Uganda.
- Park fees(For non-residents)
- All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water(On all days)
- International flights(From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed
Day 1: Arrive and Transfer from Entebbe International Airport to Kampala
Upon arrival at Entebbe international Airport, our professional driver guide from Nature Friendly Safaris will receive and welcome you to Uganda, you will be transferred to your hotel for a restful overnight in Kampala in anticipation of the ultimate tour experience in the pearl of Africa. Dinner and Overnight: Serena Hotel (Up Market)
Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls
Our driver guide will pick up from your hotel very early in the morning after an early breakfast and drive you towards Masindi, where Murchison Falls National Park is located. We shall have a brief stopover at Kafu for Muchomo (African Roasted Meat), gonja, roasted cassava before we make it to our final destination for dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge (Up Market)
Day 3: Murchison Falls / am: game drive /pm: boat excursion
Early in the morning after breakfast, go for a morning game drive where will you see numerous wildlife to include lions, elephants, buffalos and beautiful savanna glasslands. Return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, depart for a 3hours boat cruise along the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls. Along the way, you will be able to view a variety of birds and wildlife, including numerous hippos and crocodiles drinking water and resting at the river banks, as well as breathtaking scenery. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight: ParaaSafari Lodge.
Day 4: Murchison Falls to Kibale Forest National Park
Drive south to Fort Portal, past big tea plantations, lunch enroute. Proceed to your lodging in Kibale. Either explore the crater lakes or relax at your lodge as you wait for your dinner and overnight. (Approximate driving time: 6 hours) Dinner and Overnight: Turaco Treetops Lodge.
Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest, Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park.
After breakfast, report to the headquarters for briefing, experience the wild Chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkey, Rotschwanzaffen and many other primates. In groups of 10 people maximum, it goes back to the game. The monkeys great excitedly through the trees and bicker sometimes. You could watch the untwisted animals for hours. In the afternoon, we continue with a walk through the Bigodi Wetlands. About 130 species of birds share their singing skills to the best. A soothing concert, do not think? Many smaller mammals cross your path. Return to the lodge, have lunch.
In the afternoon, drive to queen Elizabeth Nationalpark via Kasese.
Dinner and Overnight: Mweya safari Lodge.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive and Boat Cruise
After breakfast, go for a morning game drive in the park, expect to see lions, elephants, buffalos to list the few and variety of bird species. Head back to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon at 2.00pm, a boat cruise on the KazingaChannel is a rewarding experience because it harbours both aquatic animals and birds which is a good opportunity for you to see what Uganda is both on water and on land and a good spot for photography. Did you know that the channel is a natural waterway between the Edward and George Lakes? An incomparable nature experience awaits you. Hippos cavort on the river banks, waterfowl bask and elephants playing on the edge of the channel. Recognize also one of the well-camouflaged crocodiles?
Dinner and Overnight: Mweya safari Lodge
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park
Drive to Ishasha sector, for a morning game drive and thereafter to Bwindi for overnight. Ishasha Sector, too has the tree climbing lions which are a joy if one gets the chance of seeing them. Tree climbing lions are normally in the trees because down below in the savannah, there are insects that make them uncomfortable.
The drive takes you along the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range with its partly snowy hilltops. Stunning views of the “Mountains of the Moon” opens up before your eyes. Your driver guide will tell determines the legend of these mountians. The Queen Elizabeth National Park is strongly influenced by glacial melt water. The two large lakes George and Edward are the home to many hippos open savannah landscape provides habitat for elephants, lions and buffalo. The variety of birds is the largest in all of Africa.
Day 8: Bwindi-Gorilla tracking
After breakfast, Go gorilla tracking, carrying a packed lunch.
You will be accompanied by a guide and porters who will carry your shoulder pack for you.
You will then set off to the thick forest in search of gorillas. The terrain can be difficult, with steep slopes covered in dense vegetation that gives the park its name. in addition, the altitude of 5200 feet and more means participants do need to be physically fit. The time taken to track the gorillas varies enormously, from as little as half an hour to as much as 8 hours before one return to the hotel. Difficulty, however, is not impossibility and coming face to face with the great primates is well worth it! Chameleon Hill Lodge (Up Scale Market)
Day 9: Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park
Depart to Laka Mburo National Park, the second Ugandassmallest park, via Mbarara City, have a stopover at IgongoCultural Center, for cultural museum and have lunch here, and thereafter continue to the park for an evening game drive, safari walk and evening boat cruise on Lake Mburo.
Dinner and Overnight at Mihingo Lodge (Up Market)
Day 10: Transfer to Kampala and proceed to the airport to catch your flight back home.
End of 10 days safari.