Day 1: Airport pick-Kampala

On your arrival at Entebbe international airport you will be met and welcomed by your safari guide who will transfer you to your hotel. If your flight arrives in the morning, you will have a chance to visit some of the interesting places around Kampala. These include Kasubi, tombs, Uganda museum, African Craft Market, Namirembe Cathedral and the national museum among others if time permits Dinner and an overnight stay at(budget) Elephant Safari Village, Cassia Lodge, Boma Hotel (mid- range), Hotel Africana, and Serena Hotel(luxury)

Day 2: Transfer to kibale forest national park

After breakfast, our safari will pick you from the hotel for a drive to Fort portal town, one of the best heritage sites in Uganda.  The journey takes approximately 5to 6 hours, this journey is rewarding with sceneries of lush, homesteads, tea plantations and farms of the beautiful rural country side of Uganda. You will have en route lunch after, continue to the park arrive in the afternoon. Dinner and an overnight stay at (luxury) Kyaninga Lodge, Primate Lodge, Ndali Lodge, (midrange) Kibale Forest Camp, Rwenzori View Guest House, Chimps Nest Lodge (budge) Chimpanzee Forest Guest House)

Day 3: Chimp tracking and Bigodi swamp walk

Have an early morning breakfast, follow the guide to the ranger station in Kibale national park at 08:00am to track habituated chimps. After, proceed to the moist tropical rainforest for chimpanzee tracking one of the most interesting activities done at the park. This park is known for harboring the largest number of primates over 13 species. Chimps are more closely related to humans than to any other living creature; they are fabulous fan to watch when playing in fruitful trees. Tracking time is unpredictable as it can go from 1-6 hours so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed as well as tracking gears such as sturdy pair of tracking shoes, long sleeved shirts and blouses and also bottled water. Ounce chimps are met you strictly allowed to stay with them for only one hour, take phots as well as watching them doing their daily activities like feeding, making nest, playing from tree to tree among other. Other primate species will also entertain you during tracking like the black and  white colobus monkeys, grey mangabeys, pottos , bush babies just to mention but a few. In the afternoon you will go for a walk to the bigodi wetland characterized with unique flora and fauna in this area. Dinner and an overnight at(luxury) Kyaninga Lodge, Primate Lodge, Ndali Lodge, (midrange) Kibale Forest Camp, Rwenzori View Guest House, Chimps Nest Lodge (budge) Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Day 4: Kibale forest –Queen Elizabeth

After breakfast we shall embark on the journey to Uganda’s highest biodiversity park Queen Elizabeth national park. Reaching the park by afternoon, we shall catch the boat ride on the kazinga channel. This two hours launch cruise is so rewarding with excellent views of a number of animals such as hippos, buffaloes, elephant, and plenty of bird species that characterizes the shores of the Lake George and Edward. Dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge,( mid-range) Kyambura Game Lodge, Ihamba Lake Side Safari Lodge, Simba Lodge (budge)Hippo H-ill Lodge

Day 5: Game drive and chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge

Wake up early for a morning breakfast, after head to the kasenyi area of the park to catch up with early games that rush out from their hideouts. Expect to see games like herds of elephant, buffaloes, lion, bushbuck, waterbuck, Uganda kob, warthogs, and leopards among other games. After we shall get back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation, in the afternoon we shall go to kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking. These close relatives of man are fabulous fan to watch when playing in fruitful tree or tree blanches. Spend an hour with them after come back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge,( mid-range) Kyambura Game Lodge, Ihamba Lake Side Safari Lodge, Simba Lodge (budge) Hippo Hill Lodge

Chimp tracking

Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Gorilla Park

Drive through the ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Expect to see the tree climbing lions and other games like Uganda kob, elephants, topi and, many others. Have lunch en route (ishasha river camp) and then after continue to Bwindi a home of endangered mountain gorillas. Arrive at the park in afternoon for relaxation. If the evening is free go for a guided community walk in the neighboring communities, do shopping for crafts. Dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Buhoma Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Lake Mutanda Lodge, Mahogany Lodge(mid-range) Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp(budget) Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp, Buhoma Community Camp Ground, Wagtail

Day7: Gorilla Tracking

After an early morning breakfast, the guide will head you to the park headquarters to receive a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with gorillas after follow the ranger guide to the steep densely forested hills before coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. Gorilla tracking is unpredictable as it can go from a half or full day in the forest searching for our cousins meeting them depends on where they spent the last night from, so a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes/boots, long sleeved shirts or blouse, battled water and sometimes packed lunch. Ounce gorillas are met you will forget all the troubles you’ve gone through and utilize the one hour you are allowed to stay with gorillas. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is unforgettable moment to watch and photography them as they interact with each other, the evening is reserved for leisure at the pool side. Dinner and an overnight (Luxury) Buhoma Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Lake Mutanda Lodge, (mid-range) Silverback Lodge, Gorilla safari Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp, (budget) Engazi Lodge, Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp, Wagtail

Day 8: Depart to Parc National Des Volcans

Take breakfast before making a scenic journey to Rwanda through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. Drive through the winding road and terraced landscape and reach Kisoro for lunch and then drive to Uganda /Rwanda boarder and cross to Rwanda, (the clocks go backwards one hour). Arrive in the afternoon check into your booked accommodation, if you have the evening free take in a panoramic sunset over the volcanoes. Dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ (Midrange) Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day 9: Gorilla tracking         

After breakfast, go gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas in this light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a supernatural experience. The walks might be difficult, but an encounter for a family of gorilla is rewarding. You are reminded to come with tracking gears like study pair of walking shoes and some physical fitness is needed as meeting them depends on where they spent the last night from. Ounce they are met Spend an hour with them and be back at the base in time for a late lunch, some group families however are more elusive and tracking can go to a full day, especially when it’s wet and muddy.

Should the evening be fee, you will embark on the tour of the lakes Burera and Ruhondo or go for a Batwa cultural entertainment. Dinner and an overnight stay at (luxury) Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ (Midrange) Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day 10: Drive back to Kampala

After breakfast, time permitting, you may go for a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi and then after depart to Kampala/Hotel, Lodge / Airport to meet your departure flight back home

End of safari

The safari include

  • 4x4 Ground transportation and fuel
  • Full English speaking safari driver/ guide an all his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 2 gorilla permit per person
  • 2 Chimp permits per person
  • Game drives and launch cruies
  • Lunch en route
  • City tour and any other activities included in the itinerary

Not included: Visa fees, Airport taxes, items of personal nature like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, and any expenses of personal