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10-Day Uganda Highlights with 4 Nationalparks

Enjoy this 10-day trip and visit four of the most beautiful Nationalparks in Uganda. Bwindi NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, Kibale Firest NP and at the end of this trip Murchison Falls NP. You will also have Golden Monkey-, Chimp-, Lion- and Gorilla Trekking.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2999 - $3499
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 10 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Rwanda Rwanda , Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, Mgahinga, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls
Activity level: Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
  • Birding
  • Boating
Enjoy this 10-day trip and visit four of the most beautiful Nationalparks in Uganda. Bwindi NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, Kibale Firest NP and at the end of this trip Murchison Falls NP. You will also have Golden Monkey-, Chimp-, Lion- and Gorilla Trekking.
Day 1:

After breakfast, you will be wellcomed by our local Shoebill safaris guide in Kigali. You will proceed to Lake Bunyonyi. At afternoon hike to the Batwa People (optional activity). These people have remarkable traditional stories to tell and most of all is their unique way of living and entertainment. Later relax at the lodge and enjoy the beautiful scenery punctuated by the terraced landscape.

Day 2:

After early breakfast you proceed to for Golden Monkey Tracking. After Tracking you proceed to the home of the Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for superb gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes, as well as 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine.

Day 3:

After breakfast, briefing, Gorilla trekking and if time allows, evening community walk and entertainment around the fire place by the locals. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. This Impenetrable Forest is still one of the best virgin tropical rain forests in East Africa.

Day 4:

In the Morning on your way, you will will drive through Ishasha Wilderness where the Tree Climbing Lions are found, then continue to to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippos, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species.

Day 5:

After an early cup of tea or coffee morning game drive with Lion tracking to the vast park for any chances of the early hunting cats, herds of elephants, antelopes, buffalos and many more. Return to the lodge for a full breakfast, free time, after lunch, launch cruise on the famous Kazinga channel where you get to the schools of Hippos, buffalos herds and a variety of beautiful water bird species like jacanas, fish eagles and pelicans along the channel. Enjoy the much feared crocodiles as they sun bath away.

Day 6:

After breakfast we begin our journey to Kibale Forest National Park for yet another exiting adventure. At afternoon you have a Swamp Tour. The Bigodi swamp is home to about 137 species of birds. It is rich in lush vegetation such as wild palms, figs and the dominant Polita Papyrus. The Bigodi Wetland Reserve is managed by the Kibale Association for rural development and environmental protection. If time is enough you can see the Crater Lakes.

Day 7:

After breakfast proceed to Budongo Forest, the biggest Mahogany forest found in the whole of East Africa as well as habitat to the largest number of chimpanzees throughout Uganda. The forest is located at boundaries to Murchison Falls National Park and dominated by Mahogany and Iron-wood trees. Murchison Falls NP covers 3,840-sq km and has recorded 76 mammal species and over 450 bird species. It lies 619m at the delta and 1,292 at Rabongo Hill.

Day 8:

After a breakfast, you will have Chimp trekking at Bundongo Forest. Meet the real cousins of human beings otherwise known as the Chimpanzees. Chimps 98.7% genes with humans. After trekking you will you will visit the Top of the Falls. Later you take the ferry, cross the Nile and go to the northern part of the park.

Day 9:

After a rather early breakfast, you will have a game drive. Afternoon, you’ll have a boat cruise to the bottom of the Falls. The Falls are rare and magnificent, they are one of Africa’s wonders and a must see for everyone. We of course cannot fail to mention that it’s from these falls that Murchison derives its name. Catch up with pods of Hippos, crocodiles and a vast number of water birds. There are high chances of seeing the Shoebill stock from which our company derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap and at the bottom bask Huge Nile Crocodiles.

Day 10:

After breakfast transfer to Entebbe. On the way you can stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sancturary to see the White Rhinos. On the way back, you will have a short city tour through Kampala.

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

  • Arcadia Lodge
  • Ichumbi Lodge
  • Parkview Lodge
  • Chimpanzee Guesthouse
  • Budongo Eco Lodge
  • Twiga Tales Lodge
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