8 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI TO MURCHISON, KIBALE, QUEEN AND BWINDI(WILDLIFE AND PRIMATE VIEWING SAFARI)

8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi: This 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi takes you to the most visited destinations in Uganda the pearl of Africa including Bwindi impenetrable national park a home to the largest population of endangered mountain gorillas, Kibale forest a home to a huge population of Chimpanzees and other 12 primates, Queen Elizabeth national park a home to tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector as well as the Kazinga channel that harbor a huge population of Hippos and Murchison falls national park a home to the world’s most powerful waterfall. This 8 days/ 7 nights adventure starts and ends in Kampala Uganda.

Highlights of 8 days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 4: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kibale forest national park and Afternoon Chimpanzee trekking
  • Day 6: Transfer to Murchison falls national park
  • Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise
  • Day 8: Return to Kampala for departures

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable national park: On the first day of your 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, you will be picked from Entebbe International airport on your arrival or at your hotel in Kampala after breakfast by your safari driver-guide, at the pick up your safari driver will give a short safari briefing then embark on an 8-9 hours’ drive to Bwindi Impenetrable national park found in the South Western region of Uganda. On your way you will have a stopover at the local drum and craft making community to witness how the beautiful craft pieces are made, then at the equator for the beautiful pictures and Mbarara for lunch. Proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park arriving in the evening, check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking- Bwindi impenetrable national park

Uganda Gorilla trekking Bwindi: Wake up early in the morning breakfast at your lodge on the 2nd day of your 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi then drive to the park’s headquarters for briefing experience by a senior ranger marking the start of your mountain gorilla trekking experience. You will be assigned a mountain gorilla family to trek then head for a 2 -8 hours hike through the forests ad back looking for mountain gorillas, with the guidance of a professional ranger who knows better where to find the gorillas you will locate the gorillas and when you do so you are allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for one hour. In the period of one hour you will enjoy watching these gentle giants picking fruits and leaves, watching over their kids and get to take pictures as long as your flashlight is off. While on this experience you will have a period of resting to have your lunch while in the forests of Bwindi meaning you bring your packed lunch with you. Later you will trek back, receive your trekking permits then head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight as above.

8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth national park: After early breakfast at your lodge on day 3 of 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, check out of your lodge and start on your journey to Queen Elizabeth national park with a packed lunch box. On your way, you will have an enroute game drive in Ishasha sector a home to the mighty tree climbing lions. You will be rewarded with an encounter with other wildlife species that thrill in this sector of Queen. After this game drive, proceed your journey to check in your lodge for dinner and have an overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise: Wake Up early have a cup of coffee at your lodge on day 4 of 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi then head to the park for an early morning game drive using various trails crossing through the park’s savannah plains such as Kasenyi trail, while during on the Kasenyi plains you will have an opportunity to watch many animals such as waterbucks, Uganda kob, elephants, lions, warthogs and various bird species such as herons, cattle egrets, malachite kingfishers. Then return to your lodge for late breakfast, rest as you wait for lunch. After lunch you go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel connecting Lake Edward to Lake George, while on the boat cruise you will enjoy watching many birds such as malachite kingfishers, shoe bills and animals such as schools of hippos, crocodiles, elephants and buffaloes on the banks of the channel. Return to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Kibale forest national park and Chimpanzee trekking

Queen Elizabeth national park to Kibale forest national park: Wake up in the morning on day 5 of 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, have your breakfast then checkout of your lodge and head to 3-4 hours’ drive to Kibale forest national park a home to over 13 primate species. Upon arrival, you will check in your lodge for lunch then head to the forests of Kibale for an afternoon chimpanzee trekking experience. Before the experience you will be briefed by an experience guide then head into the forests in search for chimpanzees, on the search for the chimpanzee you will watching many birds and other primates such as white and black colobus monkeys, baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, grey checked monkeys and different species of birds. When you find the chimpanzees you will be allowed to stay for one while taking pictures and watching chimpanzee play on tree tops. After the experience you will exit the forest and return to your lodge for dinner and night rest.

8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi
Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer to Murchison falls national park

Kibale forest national park to Murchison falls national park: After breakfast at your lodge on the 6th day of 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, you will check out of your lodge and head to Murchison Falls national park. Being a full day driver, you will have an enroute lunch along the way and upon park arrival, check into your lodge and go for an evening game drive only if time allows otherwise you will enjoy your dinner and grab an overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Game Drive and Boat cruise

Full day adventure in Murchison falls national park: Wake up early in the morning for breakfast at your lodge on the 7th day of 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, then meet your safari driver for an early morning game drive in the plains of Murchison falls national park, the Murchison waterfalls and many animals such as lions, leopards, buffaloes, African elephants, warthogs, zebras, bush pigs and birds. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch and return for an afternoon boat cruise at the Jet Paraa taking you upstream to the bottom of the most powerful waterfall. While on the boat cruise, you will enjoy the thunderous sound of the Murchison falls, watch many animals such as elephants, buffaloes and many animals along the banks of the river. Then head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight while on a Uganda Safari.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 8: Return to Kampala for departures

Murchison falls national park to Kampala: Wake up early in the morning for breakfast at your lodge on the very last day of your 8 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison, Kibale, Queen & Bwindi, check out of the lodge and then go for en-route game drive while exiting Murchison Falls national park embarking on a journey to Kampala. On your way you will have lunch and in Kampala you will be dropped off either at your hotel or at Entebbe International airport for your departure flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF 8 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI

Tour inclusion

  • Gorilla trekking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Permit
  • Bottled Water
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Boat Rides
  • All Activities Mentioned

Tour exclusions

  • International flight fare
  • Entry Visas
  • Laundry services
  • Tips and Gratuity
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • All expenses of personal nature like Cigar, Emails, airtime etc.
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