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8-days Uganda safaris and Gorilla tracking experience expose you to Uganda primates like big five animals, Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi, Chimpanzees in Kibale, and other wild animals plus the beautiful scenery of Uganda from the north to the southwestern part of the country.

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8 days Uganda safaris

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Gorilla Tracking

Detailed itinerary for 8-days Uganda safaris and Primate tracking

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls

Have early breakfast and prepare for pick up from your hotel by 7:00 am. Drive northwards on the Kampala – Gulu for approximately two and half hours and get to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Set out for a hike on the sanctuary to track the White Rhinos. After close to two hours of trekking, get back on the road and get to Masindi for your lunch, thereafter, proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Check-in at your accommodation, relax, have dinner and rest the night.

Day 2: Morning game drive – afternoon boat ride

Wake up to an early cup of tea/coffee at 6:00 am and at 6:30 am set off for the game drive. Expect sighting of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeests, Reedbuck, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs, lots of savanna birds and wonderful scenery. After, return to your accommodation for breakfast and lunch.

Later set out for the afternoon Launch Cruise along the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. There are lots of wildlife sightings along the Nile, including, Hippos, crocodiles, Buffaloes, Elephants, and lots of water birds. At the base of the falls, you can opt for the Launch and hike along the falls to the top of fall. You meet the driver at the top and transfer back to your lodge.

8 days Uganda safaris

Boat cruise Experience

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park

Have breakfast check out of the lodge and leave for Kibale National Park. The drive along the scenic Albertine rift valley continues. You will stop over in Fort Portal town for lunch before proceeding to your reserved lodge. Check-in and spend the day relaxing and enjoying the natural environment outside at the lodge.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking Kibale and Bigodi walk.

Wake up to an early breakfast at 6:30 am and transfer to the park offices for briefing. By 8:00 am you trek into the jungle to find the chimps and sight a lot of wildlife. You will spend 1 hour with the chimpanzee, to see how they interact as you take photos. Return to the lodge for lunch. Later head out for a nature walk in Bigodi Swamp sighting primates and birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

8-days Uganda safaris

Kibale Forest National Park Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After an early breakfast, check out, and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Lunch en route and proceed to southwestern Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – home of the Mountain Gorillas.

Day 6: Gorilla tracking Bwindi – Batwa community

Wake up to an early breakfast, pick a packed lunch, and transfer to the park offices at 7:30 am for a briefing by the rangers. You are assigned the habituated gorilla group you shall track and by 8:00 am set off into Bwindi Forest to find the gorillas. You spend an hour with the gorillas, return to find your driver, and refresh, later visit the Batwa community, learn more about their origin, and culture and enjoy vibrant songs and dances. Continue to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

8 days Uganda safaris

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi – canoe ride and community walk

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and spend the day enjoying the soothing atmosphere of the Lake and magnificent highland scenery all around. Take a canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi and explore its islands and return to the lodge for lunch. Hike the highlands and visit local communities, which are very welcoming and eager for visitors.

Day 8: travel back to Kampala / Entebbe

Wake up for an early morning breakfast, check out and travel back to Entebbe to catch your evening flight back home. Lunch is en-route. You also get to make a stopover at the Equator point for some picture moments.

8-days Uganda safaris and Primate tracking include:

  • Chimpanzee tracking Permit.
  • Gorilla tracking Permit.
  • Service of English-speaking driver/guide.
  • 7 nights’ accommodations.
  • Pure bottled drinking water.

8-days Uganda safaris and primate tracking Exclude:

  • Airfare.
  • Ugandan Visa.
  • Luxury drinks.
  • Laundry.
  • Gratitude to the local porter.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.
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