Best of Uganda Gorilla Safari (8 Days/7 nights)

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4000 - $5500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
January - February, June - August, November - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1: Murchison Falls
Depart Kampala in the morning and drive to Murchison falls National Park. Transfer to the magnificent Top of the Falls where you will enjoy your picnic lunch as you marvel at the mighty Nile being forced into a seven Metre crevice to thunder 45 metres below in a series of cascades. The Nile can be viewed at different points up to the Baker’s Summit. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. Elevated high above the Falls on the north side of the river, the lodge enjoys astounding views.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
Meal plan: {L, D}

Day 2: Murchison Falls
Start your game viewing after an early breakfast. Escorted by a game ranger, you may opt for a game walk while trailing animals and studying animal spoors. Game in this area include Giraffe, Elephant, Harte beest, Lion, Uganda Kob, Oribi and a variety of savannah and woodland birds. After lunch, take a Nile Cruise for game viewing at close quarters. This is a paradise of the Hippo and Crocodiles . Meals and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 3: Kibale Forest
Breakfast early, then transfer to Kibale forest with picnic lunches arriving for an evening Nocturnal Primate walk in search of Galagos and Pottos. This is done using strong flashlights that attract the shy lesser primates of the night. Overnight at Ndali Lodge.
Approx Transit time: 5 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth Nat. park
Morning chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. On the walk, you may see Black and white colobus monkey, Red tailed monkey, Baboon, Grey cheeked mangabeys or the chimpanzee. After lunch, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. through the East African Rift valley arriving for a sun set game drive, before a transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Morning game drive as this is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action. Afternoon, take another boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6: Bwindi
After a relaxed breakfast, transfer to the gorilla sanctuary through the beautiful mountain scenery referred to as the little Switzerland. Dinner and overnight Gorilla Forest Camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 7: Day of Gorillas
After breakfast and briefing by park ranger guides, depart with picnic lunch boxes to start a 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to find the Mountain gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas were the previous day. After a full hour with the gorillas, return to Gorilla Forest Camp for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 8: Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Mbarara arriving in time for lunch at the Lakeview Hotel. Later drive back to Kampala. End of services.
Approx Transit time: 8-10 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L}

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Edant Tours & Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 254 020 2225077
Since: Dec 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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