Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1645 - $3040
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This 10 days’ adventure highlights the most interesting spots in western Uganda a safari goer shouldn’t miss out. You begin with tracking man’s closest relatives(the chimpanzees) in Kibale forest,wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National park, track the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest, relax on the lake of 100 islands(Lake Bunyonyi) and end with wildlife viewing in Uganda’s smallest savannah park(lake Mburo).
Travel time
Meal plan
Day 1. Arrival
Day 2. Transfer to Kibale forest
Day 3. Chimpanzee tracking
Day 4. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 6. Transfer to Bwindi
Day 7. Gorilla tracking
Day 8. Lake Bunyonyi
Day 9.Transfer to lake Mburo
Day 10- Lake Mburo to Kampala.

~~ Day 1.Arrival
On your arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be welcomed/ picked by African Wild Tours’ representative/guide for transfer to your hotel in Kampala. On this day you will be briefed about your whole tour and it’s the day you should exchange your money and do some shopping if you need to.
Depending on the time of your arrival at Entebbe, you may have a Kampala city tour.
Travel time-approx 1.5 hrs depending on Kampala traffic.
Standard – Hotel Acacia City
Luxury – Protea Hotel Kampala.
Meal plan-Supper.

Day 2. Transfer to Kibale forest
You will be picked by African Wild Tours” representative/guide from you accommodation in Kampala to Kibale Forest. Be ready to pass tea plantations and other beautiful sceneries on your way to the forest. This evening, you may opt to either go for a Bigodi swamp walk where you can encounter a number of bird species or go for the crater valley hike. You then check in lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time-approx 6 hrs
Standard – Kibale Forest Camp.
Luxury – Primate Lodge Kibale
Meal Plan-lunch and supper.

Day 3. Chimpanzee tracking
After breakfast, you should be ready to walk for about 45 minutes to 6 hours depending on where you will find the chimps and of course with a tracking expert. You will move with your packed lunch into Kibale Rain Forest which is home 13  primates species including, the white colobus, black colobus, red colobus,blue monkey bush babies nocturnal portal  the chimpanzees and many species ofcoloured butter flies. You may also be able to see forest elephants which are not as big as their cousins in the savannah. Hiking gear such as gum boots/hiking shoes,water proof bag,insect repellent, a hat are needed since the weather here is unpredictable.
Meal plan-breakfast, lunch, supper.
Standard – Kibale Forest Camp
Luxury – Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 4 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
Having had breakfast at leisure, you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth National park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, you will have a boat trip on the Kazinga channel. This is the water stream that joins lakes Edward and George and is said to have the largest concentration of hippos in the world. It is also known as the CENTER OF ECOLOGY due to many animals and bird species recorded on its banks. You then check in your lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time-Approx 6 hrs
Standard – The Bush Lodge
Luxury – Mweya Safari Lodge
Meal plan-Breakfast, Lunch and supper.
DAY 5. Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today you wake up very early for the morning game drive through the Kasenyi sector to see a number of animals. Expect to see elephants, warthogs,lions,leopards,cheetahs,buffaloes,hippos,water-bucks,topis,Uganda kobs, over 600 bird species, and many more. You then drive back to your lodge for late breakfast.
Having had some rest, you have lunch and then go for another game drive search for more game. If weather allows,you also go to the Isasha sector in search for the rare tree climbing lions and then check in your lodge.
Isasha Wilderness Camp
Meal plan- Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Day 6. Transfer to Bwindi.
Today, you will have an early morning breakfast and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  On your way there, you will see beautiful sceneries, the ever green plant cover which Uganda is known for and the terraced hills. Bwindi Impenetrable forest is home to more than half of the world’s surviving mountain gorillas, many other primates and many bird species. Arriving will be in the late afternoon and then check in your lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel Time-Approx 9 hrs
Standard – Ruhija Community Rest Camp
Luxury – Gorilla Forest Camp
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Day 7. Gorilla tracking.
After a mighty breakfast prepared by your accommodation, you enter the Impenetrable forest with your packed lunch to search for the endangered mountain gorillas. Be ready to walk for 45 minutes to 6 hours depending on where you will find the gorillas that day. Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to interact with gorillas.The one hour you will spend with the gorillas will be unforgettable and its something you will narrate for years. You then return to your accommodation.
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Standard – Ruhija Community Rest Camp
Luxury – Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 8. Lake Bunyonyi.
After having breakfast at leisure, you will be led by your guide to Uganda’s deepest and most beautiful lake. (lake Bunyonyi). It is also known as THE LAKE OF 100 ISLANDS. This is some where you will feel relaxed after the tracking activities in Kibale and Bwindi. You will take part in  a one day canoe ride on the lake. You may also opt to take part in some other activities which include;  bird watching, hiking to the nearby falls and forests, visiting a local community, swimming and so on. Note that only lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mutanda have been proved bilharzia free in Uganda and are safe to swim in.
Travel time – approx. 50 minutes
Accommodation – Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Luxury Cottages and Lazy Camping)
Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Day 9. Transfer to Lake Mburo.
After a relaxed breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National park. You shall have lunch on the way and arrive in the park in the late afternoon for an evening game drive and then check in your lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time – Approx 5 hrs
Accommodation –Eagles Nest Camp.
Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper

Day 10 Mburo to Kampala.
You shall wake up for early breakfast and  do a morning game drive in search for savannah animals and later go for a boat trip which will give you chance to view a number of animals including; the buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes, impalas, zebras, giraffes, and many more. Note that Lake Mburo is the only park in Uganda where you can spot impalas, and only park in Western Uganda where you can spot zebras. In the evening, you depart for Kampala having a stop at Kayabwe for taking photos and do a bit of souvenir shopping. You will be dropped off to your desired destination in Kampala or Entebbe hence end of service.
Travel time – approx 4 hrs
Meal plan – breakfast and lunch
Accommodation – Not included.

Game drives
Boat trip
Gorilla tracking
Chimpanzee tracking
Queen Elizabeth National park
Lake Mburo National park
Kibale forest
Bwindi Impenetrable forest
Lake Bunyonyi

Included in the costs are;
Fueled 4WD car, English speaking guide/driver, all meals and accommodation as regards the tour,1 gorilla permit per person,1chimpanzee permit per person, all park entrance fees, game drives, game ranger fees, enough bottled drinking water for the 10 days.

Not included in the costs are;
visas,airtime,flights, optional activities, drinks besides water, cigarettes, optional activities and all expenses of personal nature.
On this tour, you may remove the bits you don’t want and add the ones you want to suit your budget and interest.



Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kibale Forest Camp
  • Protea Hotel
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • The Bush Lodge
  • Eagle's Nest Camp
  • Ruhija Community Rest Camp
  • Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Bunyonyi Overland Resort

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