7 Days Explore Uganda Safari

7 Days Explore Uganda Safari

The 7 days’ trip takes you 3 of Uganda’s national park: Lake Mburo where you will do a game drive and boat cruise encountering Zebras, Elands, Giraffes and other wildlife. Then Bwindi impenetrable national park for a breathtaking encounter with the giant Apes-Mountain gorillas and Batwa community.

You there after visit Uganda’s famous national park- Queen Elizabeth for the search of the tree climbing lions, other wildlife and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel.

Highlights

Day 1- Arrival and Pick up

Day 2-Transfer to Lake Mburo and afternoon boat cruise

Day 3- Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Day 4- Gorilla tracking and Batwa community visit

Day 5-Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha

Day 6-Morning Game drive and after noon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel

Day 7- Return back to Kampala and Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1- Arrival and Pick up

 Our representative will meet you upon your arrival at the airport. He will drive you to your pre-booked lodge or hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2-Transfer to Lake Mburo and afternoon boat cruise

After breakfast, Drive from Kampala with your guide to Lake Mburo national park. Uganda’s smallest savanna park and home the largest number of Zebras in Uganda. Your eyes will be fed with lots of sightings and birds along the way.

You will have a stop at the Equator for the equator experiment and then continue to the park and check in at your lodge. After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise on lake Mburo where you will encounter different birds like the Giant and pied Kingfishers, African fish eagle and animals like Hippos and crocs. Later return to the lodge for overnight.

Day 3- Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park.

You will have breakfast and leave for an early game drive. There you will see numerous zebras, Impalas, Giraffes, elands, warthogs and antelopes living in their habitats. After breakfast, return to the lodge, check out and head for Bwindi.

You will go through the flat lands of Ntungamo outstanding scenery in Kigezi region which is a combination of terraced hills, forests, banana plantations among others. Arrive at the park in the evening and check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4- Gorilla tracking and Batwa community visit.

After breakfast, carry your packed lunch and you will head to the park head offices with your guide, have a briefing about the dos and don’ts while in the park while tracking the gorillas. You will be led by a ranger guide as you head for gorilla trekking through the forest, trekking can take 2 hours or up to 6 hours and this is based on the location of the gentle giants and 1 hour is allowed to trackers with the gorillas.

Later return to the lodge and relax. In the evening, go for a community walk where you will visit the Batwa, which is an indigenous group of people that has lived in the forest for many years, enjoy traditional dances, performances and displays of their art facts. Head back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 5-Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha region.

After breakfast we drive to Queen Elizabeth National park just 62km through stunning savannah grasslands. We shall enter Queen Elizabeth from the southern sector and do a game drive in the Ishasha-sector.

Game views here are high, and this region has reported some of the largest herds of Elephant anywhere in Uganda and famous for its tree climbing lions. We shall then have lunch and continue to the north part of the park.

Day 6-Morning Game drive and after noon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel.

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will go for a game drive in the Kasenyi plains to have an encounter with the more of the big game that include predators like lions, Leopard and other wildlife. Over 600 bird species occupy this park, making it a haven for bird watchers.

After lunch take you will take a 2-hour return boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. This joins Lakes Edward and George and it is known for its number of hippos, crocs, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck. After the launch cruise will take short evening game drive and do a sun downer. Then return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 7- Return back to Kampala and Departure.

After breakfast you will be transferred to Kampala and continue to Entebbe. Lunch will be en-route and this therefore marks the end of your seven days Uganda wildlife and Gorilla safari.