Uganda Gorilla Safari

Uganda Gorilla Safari

Explore the Pearl of Africa

On this 10-night Uganda gorilla safari, you will experience more than just game drives in East Africa. You also have the opportunity to see firsthand the incredible beauty of the Kibale National Park and the Queen Elizabeth National Park. From the volcanic crater lakes to the exotic Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, this is a safari that will dazzle your senses.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

  • Day 1:

    Arrive Entebbe/Kampala / Lake Victoria Serena Hotel

  • Day 2:

    Kibale National Park / Crater Safari Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 3:

    Kibale National Park / Crater Safari Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 4:

    Queen Elizabeth National Park / Kyambura Game Lodge  (B,L,D)

  • Day 5:

    Queen Elizabeth National Park / Kyambura Game Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 6:

    Queen Elizabeth National Park / Ishasha Wilderness Camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 7:

    Queen Elizabeth National Park / Ishasha Wilderness Camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 8:

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Gorilla Forest Camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 9:

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Gorilla Forest Camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 10:

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Gorilla Forest Camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 11:

    Entebbe / Departure (B)

Itinerary Description:

The wonder of Uganda, the “Pearl of Africa,” awaits the discerning traveler on this fantastic Uganda gorilla safari itinerary, featuring amazing national parks and wonderful accommodations. After a night of rest in Kampala, head toward Kibale National Park and your low-profile cottage at Crater Safari Lodge. Situated on the edge of a crater lake and a short drive away from Kibale, the lodge is your gateway to chimpanzee trekking in the national park. The region offers a wealth of flora and fauna, including over 300 species of birds and 13 species of primates; it is most famous for the large population of chimpanzees. Trek through the habituated community nearby and explore the diversity of the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

Move on to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kyambura Game Lodge, perched on the edge of the savannah grasslands of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Find fantastic views as far as the eye can see over the park, the Rift Valley escarpment, and the majestic Rwenzori Mountains. This is an excellent game viewing location, and the area offers some of the best bird watching in all of East Africa. While you are here, enjoy game drives and a boat ride along the hippo- and crocodile-crowded banks of the Kazinga Channel.

Continue your exploration of Queen Elizabeth National Park at Ishasha Wilderness Camp, situated inside the Southern Ishasha sector of the park on the Ntungwe River, providing exciting animal encounters close to the tents. Venture on game drives to explore the area’s different species, especially the region’s famous tree climbing lions which can usually be spotted resting in the branches of large fig trees nearby.

Conclude your adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will spend several nights at the incredible Gorilla Forest Camp. This is Uganda gorilla safari country: discover the mountain gorillas that call this forest home, as well as almost 350 species of birds, 200 species of butterflies, and over 300 species of trees. Trek the forest with your expert guide to visit the habituated gorilla groups, one of the most memorable experiences you can have on safari, thus ending the journey with a sense of fulfillment and discovery.

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