Safari Overview

10 Days Uganda Safari – Budget Safari Tour gives you a chance to enjoy gorilla & Chimp tracking,wildlife views,nature & cultural walks and many more.The trip starts and ends in Kampala the capital city of Uganda.

Brief itinerary
Day 1: Airport transfer
Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
Day 3: Game Drive & boat ride at Murchison Falls National Park
Day 4: To Kibale Forest National Park from Murchison falls national park
Day 5: Kibale Forest & Bigodi Swamp
Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 7: Game Drive & Launch cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 8:Transfer from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Forest National Park
Day 9:Gorilla tracking
Day 10: Bwindi National Park to Kampala/Entebbe

Day 1: Airport transfer

On arrival at Uganda’s International Airport -Entebbe, you will be received by our professional guide/driver, and then be transferred to Kampala – Uganda’s capital. The distance from Entebbe to Kampala is about 42 kilometers which is approximately 1 hour drive. The city is estimated to cover an area of 197 kilometers and has been Uganda’s capital city since 1969.In case of an early arrival, you get an initiation of Uganda’s wildlife by getting an opportunity to catch a glimpse of Africa’s wildlife at Entebbe Zoo. It has a medium- size collection of wildlife which was saved from captivity, including rhinos, lions, Zebras, crocodiles, giraffes, hyenas and many others.
Dinner and overnight stay at Serena Hotel Kampala (Luxury)/Cassia Lodge (Mid range)/The Lodge Kampala (Budget).

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

You will travel to Murchison falls by road or by air.If you are traveling by air, you will be dropped off at Entebbe International Airport for a national flight towards one of the lovely areas.The scheduled plane departs at 08:30 am and expected to arrive at 10:10 am at Pakuba Airstrip. From here you will be transferred to your accommodation for check in. In case you are traveling by road, you will be picked from your hotel to then drive North West through Bombo to the Murchison falls with a stopover at Masindi town for lunch. It is approximately 5- 6 hours (300 kilometers) from Uganda’s capital city.
Dinner and overnight stay at Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury)/Pakuba Lodge (Mid range)/Red Chilli (Budget).

Day 3:Game drive and boat ride in Murchison Falls National Park

Spend the whole day in Murchison falls. After an early morning breakfast you will start the day with an interesting game drive in the northern bank of the Nile. Stand high chances of seeing elephants, lions, giraffes, hartebeest and diverse bird species. Back to the lodge for lunch, then go for thrilling boat cruise in the afternoon as part of your safari.It will offer you an opportunity for game viewing.
Dinner and overnight stay at Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury)/Pakuba Lodge (Mid range)/Red Chilli (Budget).

Day 4: Transfer from Murchison falls park to Kibale forest national park

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast before being transferred to Pakuba Airstrip.The scheduled plane leaves Pakuba at around 10:30 am to Entebbe international airport before heading to western Uganda.You will arrive at Kasese airstrip at around 14: 35 pm were you will be welcomed by our staff who will transfer you to your booked accommodation facility. In case you are traveling by road, you will be transferred from Murchison falls to Kibale forest, driving and passing through a green countryside, traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments.It is about 7- 8 hours to arrive the park.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury)/Primate Lodge (Mid range)/Chimpanzee Guest house (Budget).

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest & Bigodi Swamp

Have breakfast at the lodge before going for chimpanzee tracking. The forest is sound for having the greatest number of chimpanzees in the country and East Africa as awhole.While tracking these habituated chimpanzees, you will come across other primates including the white colobus monkeys. In the afternoon, transfer to Bigodi swamp well-known for its unique bird species.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury)/Primate Lodge (Mid range)/Chimpanzee Guest house (Budget)

Day 6:Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & an evening game drive

Today, after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National park.You will peacefully be driven to the park towards the south passing via the Crater Lake area.Appreciate the beautiful landscape with hills. Continue with a game drive on arrival within the park. It will take you approximately 3-4 hours.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari (Luxury)/Kyambura George (Midrange)/Enganzi lodge (Budget).

Day 7:Game drive and an evening boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Have a cup of coffee or tea then go for an early morning game drive to the Kob mating area in Kasenyi.Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions and other fauna in their natural habitat. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, go for an exciting boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. A good percentage of wildlife is found along this channel including buffalos, hippos and elephants.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari (Luxury)/Kyambura George (Midrange)/Enganzi lodge (Budget).

Day 8: Transfer from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Forest National Park

Have breakfast then check out from your lodge.Transfer to Kasese Airstrip for the scheduled charter which departs at 10:05 am. It will take you about 2 hours to arrive Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park- the home of the threatened mountain gorillas. If you are transferring from queen by road, you will pass via the Ishaha area, pronounced for the tree climbing lions. It will take you 3-4 hours to reach the park.
Diner and overnight at Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Nkuringo safari Lodge ( Mid range)/Wagtail Eco Lodge (Budget).

Day 9:Gorilla tracking in Bwindi

This is the most interesting part of your safari. It is a very unique and memorable walk, through the muddy and steepy environments within the park before you meet any gorilla. It will take you a whole day tracking these great apes. Itwill be rewarding when you observe these rare apes. Spend some time with them and take some photographs.
Diner and overnight at Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Nkuringo safari Lodge ( Mid range)/Wagtail Eco Lodge (Budget).

Day 10: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe

Appreciate the closing moments in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You will then be transferred to Kihihi for your flight back to Kampala.There are two flights, one at 10:55am them the other at 2:05 pm. Choose wisely the most suitable time which is convenient. If you are traveling by road, it will take you 8- 10 hours to arrive Kampala- Uganda’s capital and 45 minutes to reach Entebbe International Airport.

Rate per person

No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $875 $1065 $2200
2 Persons $785 $865 $1500
4 Persons $646 $795 $1450
6 Persons $495 $565 $1225

Included
Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
Fuel for the entire tour
English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
Park entrance fees
Water in the car throughout the tour
Accommodation as listed in the program
Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides

Excluded
Airfares into Uganda
Entry Visa fees
Gorilla trekking permits
Travel insurance
Tips for guides and lodge staff
Airport departure taxes
Food and alcoholic beverages
All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.

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