Uganda is the ideal adventure destination for a sating safari experience. The country has many attractions and safari destinations to guarantee a memorable safari holiday. Game drives, bird watching excursions, boat cruises, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking excursions, guided hikes and nature walks, are some of the adventures you will enjoy. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kibale National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, are some of the destinations you will visit. You will also explore Entebbe zoo, Mabamba bay, Lake Bunyonyi, Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, and the Katwe crater lakes.
Departure & Return Location
Entebbe International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Gorilla Trekking Permit
Chimpanzee Trekking Permit
9 Nights Full Board Accommodation
All transportation in destination location
Guide Service Fee
Air Tickets & Visa Fees
Any Private Expenses
What to Expect
Your 10 days Uganda Adventure safari will include;
Visit UWEC and birding in Mabamba bay
Game drive and boat cruise on Lake Mburo Park
Gorilla trekking excursion in Bwindi
Batwa trail experience
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
Chimpanzee tracking excursion
Return to Kampala – end of safari
Day 1Visit UWEC – birding in Mabamba bay
This 10 days Uganda safari adventure begins with a guide picking you from Entebbe airport or your residence in Kampala. You will visit UWEC – Uganda Wildlife Education Center, commonly referred to as Entebbe zoo for a prime encounter with Uganda’s wildlife. The next adventure will be a birding excursion in Mabamba bay – a home to over 260 bird species.
Day 2Drive to Lake Mburo National Park – guided birding excursion in the park
In the early morning, you will embark on a drive to Lake Mburo National Park. You will enjoy a scenic drive through a serene countryside, lush greenery, steep landscapes, and rugged hills. Once you arrive at the park, you will unwind and then embark on a guided birding excursion in any of the main birding spots – the swampy valleys of Warukiri and Miriti, the roadsides between Rwonyo camp and the jetty, the viewing platforms at the salt licks, and Rubanga forest.
Day 3Game drive in the park – boat cruise on Lake Mburo
After having breakfast, you will hit one of the park’s networks of game tracks on a game viewing drive. While driving through, you will sight many wildlife species including; zebras, elands, waterbucks, buffaloes, leopards, hyenas and topis. After lunch, you will embark on a 2-hour boat cruise on Lake Mburo. You will spot crocodiles and hippos at the banks, and a variety of water birds. Besides sailing, you can end your day with spot fishing on the lake.
Day 4Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – guided nature walk in the park
You will embark on a drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the early morning. Once you arrive at the park, you will take out some time to relax and unwind before embarking on a guided nature walk. You can also go cycling in Buhoma region.
Day 5Gorilla trekking excursion – Batwa trail experience
The day will begin with a gorilla trekking excursion in one of the park’s major regions. After a briefing from park authorities, you will go out to one of the trailheads and begin your quest for a habituated gorilla family. After spending an hour observing the family and its members, you will have a lunch break and then embark on a Batwa cultural experience. You will encounter the Batwa – a tribe of pygmy forest dwellers.
Day 6Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi – boat cruise on the lake – community tour & other outdoor adventures
You will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in the early morning. When you arrive at the lake, you will go for a boat cruise and visit some of the islands spread across the waters – the lake has 29 islands. Besides setting out on a community visit to encounter the Pygmy Batwa, you can go swimming, biking or canoeing.
Day 7Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – guided nature walk in the park
Queen Elizabeth National Park will be your next adventure destination. When you arrive, you will go for a guided nature walk in any of the park’s wildlife hubs; Mweya peninsula, the shady Maramagambo forest or along the banks of Ishasha river. While in Maramagambo forest, you will have a chance to explore the famous Bat cave.
Day 8Game drive in the park – boat cruise on Kazinga channel
Your day will start with a game drive in any of the park’s main tracks; Kasenyi, the north Kazinga plains and the fascinating Ishasha sector. Guaranteed wildlife sightings include; buffaloes, antelopes, elephants, warthogs, baboons, and the tree-climbing lions found in Ishasha. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. While at it, you will sight pods of hippos and crocodiles basking at the water banks.
Day 9Transfer to Kibale National Park – chimpanzee tracking excursion
You will embark on a transfer to Kibale National Park in the early morning. You will arrive at the park just in time to embark on a chimpanzee trekking excursion. The trek lasts between 2-6 hours before you can encounter a habituated chimp family. Once you encounter one, you will spend an hour observing its members.
Day 10Guided nature walk in Bigodi Wetland sanctuary – return to Kampala – end of safari
You will go for a guided nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The wetland is a habitat to over 200 bird species and more than 8 primate species. After the excursion, you will embark on your journey back to Kampala. This will mark the end of your safari.