12 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife

Day 1: Arrive in Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park, which is one of Uganda’s newest National Parks. On your arrival, you will carry out an afternoon game drive in the park, seeing animals like the impalas, zebras, buffalos, topis, elands, oribis and many others. Overnight at Mantana Tented Camp/Arcadia Cottages/Rwonyo Rest Camp (FB)

Day 2: Game drives and a boat trip
Have an early morning game drive, where by you will be able to see the sun risers and many more. Later, return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax. After lunch, carry out a boat trip. View the water birds such as the Papyrus gonoleks, Brown-faced lapwings, Carruther’s cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-faced Go-away bird. Overnight at Mantana Tented Camp/Arcadia Cottages/Rwonyo Rest Camp (FB)

Day 3: Enroute to Bwindi Forest.
Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest found in the southern part of the country. On your arrival, you will relax at the lodge while preparing for the gorillas the next day. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas (FB).

Day 4 and 5: Gorilla trekking
Early in the morning after breakfast and briefing by a ranger guide, enter into the Gorilla Sanctuary for your adventure. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals in the forest include gorillathe endangered mountain gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and many others. The park is known for its fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain vary according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is a rare moving, awesome and exciting adventure. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas (FB)

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a game drive while entering the park. Animals like leopards, warthogs, antelope species, lions, buffaloes, hyenas, and elephants. On your arrival, have lunch and proceed for the launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Different animals that come to drink water at the channel and water birds will be viewed along the shores. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/Enganzi Lodge

Day 7: Game drives
After a cup of coffee, for an early morning game drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in the park. You will see lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mongoose, waterbucks, Kobs and many more. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, drive to Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth via Maramagambo Forest for dinner and overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp/Savannah Hotel/Kyambura Gorge Fig Tree Camp.

Day 8: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Head to Fortportal, after breakfast. You will have lunch enroute and on your arrival you will head for a swamp walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. You will view the birds and monkeys that inhabit the swamp. Overnight at Ndali lodge/Chimp’s Nest/Ataco Country Resort

Day 9: Chimpanzee tracking
Have an early morning breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for the chimpanzee briefing by the forest guide. You will locate the chimps by listening for their pant-hooting calls, then hustle to the area from which they are calling. You will also see the Black and White Colobus monkeys, Black faced Red Colobus, Red Tailed Monkeys, Olive Baboons and an incredible array of bird life, including the Great Blue Turaco. Overnight at Ndali lodge/Chimp’s Nest/Ataco Country Resort

Day 10: Return to Kampala.
After a morning breakfast, head to Kampala. You will have an enroute lunch and a stopover at the Equator to take some photos, arriving late evening in Kampala late evening. Overnight at Cassia Lodge/The Lodge

Day 11: Transfer to Entebbe
Have a morning city tour in Kampala. You will visit the Namirembe and Rubaga Cathedral, Uganda Musuem, Parliament, Kasubi tombs, Bahai Temple, local markets, Art and craft shops plus many other places. Later you will be transferred to Entebbe. You will carry out a city tour to compare both cities in inline with tourism. Overnight at Lake Victoria Hotel /Sophie’s Motel

Day 12: Departure
Transfer to Entebbe International Airport to find your departure flight.