10 DAYS UGANDA GORILLAS WILDLIFE & NATURE BIRDING SAFARI

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Uganda Gorilla, Wildlife and Nature Birding Safari

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.

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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 your overnight accommodation.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Protea Hotel
Midrange: Lake Victoria Hotel
Meal plan: Full board

Day 2: Entebbe Mabamba Wetland


After breakfast and a briefing about birding set off to Mabamba Wetland which is the nearest site for the Shoebill, Lesser Jacana, Blue Swallow, Black-Shouldered Nightjar, Afep Pigeon, Blue Breasted Bee-Eater, Papyrus Gonolek, and White Winged Warbler and in the afternoon visit the botanical gardens which is another bird haven in Entebbe.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Protea Hotel
Midrange: Lake Victoria Hotel
Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mbauro National Park


After breakfast depart for Lake Mburo National Park, having a stop- over to look at the Royal Drum makers, stand on the Equator continue to Lake Mburo National Park for the different unique fauna, gigantic Eland Antelope, as well as Zebra, Topi, Impala, and several Acacia -associated birds, Hippos, Crocodiles and a variety of water birds.

Accommodation Options:

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

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


After an early breakfast head for game drive as you watch the different bird species like the Brown Chested Plover, Red Faced Barbet, Southern Ground Hornbill, Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Yellow Billed Oxpecker, African Fin foot, Black Collard Barbet etc. Have an afternoon boat trip and later an evening game drive and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

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

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast, 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, discover Primates such as the Grey Cheeked Mangabey Blue monkeys and others species. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Midrange: Ichumbi 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: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Midrange: Ichumbi Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 7: Gorilla tracking – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


After an early breakfast Gorilla tracking at 8.00 a.m. We recommend that you wear good walking shoes and carry rain jacket and flask of water. Tracking can be tough and we trust you are in reasonably fit condition. You will carry a picnic lunch into the forest with you. You will be thrilled to have seen these rare primates (no guarantee) and the return journey will be easier. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Midrange: Ichumbi Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park


After breakfast 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: Mazike Valley Lodge
Midrange: Elephant Hab Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 9:  Boat trip on Kazinga channel and Birding


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

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge
Midrange: Elephant Hab Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 10: Travel to Kampala


After an early breakfast leave for Kampala to catch on your flight back as you enjoy the beautiful sceneries.

Persons Date Price per person
1 pax Any Date $6,141
2 pax Any Date $4,211
3 pax Any Date $3,892
4 pax Any Date $3,489
5 pax Any Date $3,443
6 pax Any Date $3,249

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
  • Gorilla permit
  • Drinking water

Excludes


  • Tips and gratuities
  • All items of personal nature
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks

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