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Gorilla, Wildlife and Nature Birding

Safari Overview – 10 Days/ 9 Nights

This is a specialized Gorillas and nature Birding Safari that brings you the best of Uganda’s experience, putting into consideration that the destination in Africa is condensed with lots to offer. This 10 Days safari offers Uganda’s finest and most diverse bird watching and other wildlife safari viewing sites, including Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda’s safari hotspot and home of the great Apes in Uganda as well as Africa’s best Shoebill location, the Mabamba Wetland. We shall take you to the best African destinations, sites and spots for African birding, and the best ecotourism accommodation facilities.

Here is a proposed itinerary – please get in touch for customisable options.

Take advantage of our flexible booking policy today and pay only the minimum deposit required to secure your remittable booking.

Day 1

Safari Overview

Safari Overview

This is a specialized Gorillas and nature Birding Safari that brings you the best of Uganda’s experience putting into consideration that the destination in Africa is condensed with lots to offer. This 10 Days safari offers Uganda’s finest and most diverse bird watching and other wildlife safari viewing sites, including Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda’s safari hotspot and home of the great Apes in Uganda as well as Africa’s best Shoebill location, the Mabamba Wetland. We shall take you to the best African destinations, sites and spots for African birding, and the best ecotourism accommodation facilities.

Arrival in Entebbe

Arrival in Entebbe

Ganyana safari driver / guide will meet you upon arrival at Entebbe international Airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel

Mid range: Admas Grand Hotel

Meal Plan: Full board

Day 2

Mabamba Shoebill Excursion

Mabamba Shoebill Excursion

Set off to Mabamba Wetland which is the nearest site for the Shoebill and in the afternoon visit the botanical gardens which is another bird haven in Entebbe.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel

Midrange: Admas Grand Hotel

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3

Transfer to Lake Mburo

Transfer to Lake Mburo

Depart for Lake Mburo National Park, having a stopover to look at the Royal Drum makers, stand on the Equator continue to Lake Mburo National Park for the different unique fauna and a variety of water birds.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation :

Luxury: Kigambira Safari Lodge

Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 4

Birding and game drive

Birding and game drive

Head for game drive as you watch the different bird species.

Boat trip and evening game drive

Boat trip and evening game drive

Have an afternoon boat trip and later an evening game drive and retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Kigambira Safari Lodge

Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 5

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest best known for its Mountain Gorillas, the Montane Forest also attracts spectacular birds. Take a nature walk through Munyanga Waterfall.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge

Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 6

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge

Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Birding in bwindi forest

Birding in bwindi forest

Whole day bird watching in Bwindi Forest to mubwindi Swamp and later transfer to Buhoma birding en-route, then overnight.

Day 7

Gorilla Trekking Adventure in bwindi

Gorilla Trekking Adventure in bwindi

Gorilla tracking at 8.00 a.m. Tracking can be tough and we trust you are in reasonably fit condition. You will carry a picnic lunch into the forest with you.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation :

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge

Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 8

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park a home of different bird species. As you enjoy bird watching see the enticing elephants and hippos.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Kyangabi Crater Resort

Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort

Meal plan: Full board

Day 9

Boat trip on Kazinga channel and Birding

Boat trip on Kazinga channel and Birding

Enjoy a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel, you view wildlife up close: Hippos, Buffalo and a tremendous variety of birds that grace the grasses on the river’s edge.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation:

Luxury: Kyangabi Crater Resort

Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort

Meal plan: Full board

Day 10

Morning game drive and drive back to Entebbe

Morning game drive and drive back to Entebbe

Leave for a morning game drive in the kasenyi plains and you will be able to spot very many bird species and transfer back to Kampala. Upon arrival, you will be dropped at a place of your choice or transfer to Entebbe international Airport for your outbound flight.

Arrival:


  • Complementally pick up from Airport/ hotel
  • Accommodation before/end of trip can be arranged at an extra cost

Day 1:  Arrival – Entebbe


Ganyana safari driver / guide will meet you upon arrival at Entebbe international Airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel
Midrange: Admas Grand Hotel
Meal plan: Full board

Day 2: Entebbe Mabamba Wetland


Set off to Mabamba Wetland which is the nearest site for the Shoebill and in the afternoon visit the botanical gardens which is another bird haven in Entebbe.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel
Midrange: Admas Grand Hotel
Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park


Depart for Lake Mburo National Park, having a stopover to look at the Royal Drum makers, stand on the Equator continue to Lake Mburo National Park for the different unique fauna and a variety of water birds.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kigambira Safari Lodge
Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Birding and Wildlife Viewing in Lake Mburo National Park


Head for game drive as you watch the different bird species. Have an afternoon boat trip and later an evening game drive and retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kigambira Safari Lodge
Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board                                                                       

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest best known for its Mountain Gorillas, the Montane Forest also attracts spectacular birds. Take a nature walk through Munyanga Waterfall.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


Whole day bird watching in Bwindi Forest to mubwindi Swamp and later transfer to Buhoma birding en-route, then overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 7: Gorilla tracking – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


Gorilla tracking at 8.00 a.m. Tracking can be tough and we trust you are in reasonably fit condition. You will carry a picnic lunch into the forest with you.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mahogany springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park


Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park a home of different bird species. As you enjoy bird watching see the enticing elephants and hippos.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 9: Boat trip on Kazinga channel and Birding


Enjoy a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel, you view wildlife up close: Hippos, Buffalo and a tremendous variety of birds that grace the grasses on the river’s edge.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 10: Morning game drive and drive back to Kampala


Leave for a morning game drive in the kasenyi plains and you will be able to spot very many bird species and transfer back to Kampala. Upon arrival, you will be dropped at a place of your choice or transfer to Entebbe international Airport for your outbound flight.

Persons Date Price per person
1 pax Any Date $10,111
2 pax Any Date $9,606

Includes


  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Car hire in 4×4 safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Refreshments like water
  • All accommodation & Meals
  • All activities
  • All Taxes /VAT
  • A professional driver /guide
  • Fuel
  • Chimpanzee Tracking permits
  • Gorilla permit
  • Covid-19 Test arrangements

Excludes


  • Tips and gratuities
  • All items of personal nature
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Covid- 19 Test

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