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9 Days: Uganda Safari Expeditions


This 9 day Uganda safari has been planned to cater for those interested in bird watching, gorilla tracking and game viewing. It will take you to the best National parks in Uganda including: Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi impenetrable Forest national Park as well as Queen Elizabeth National. All the activities stated above can be enjoy any time of the year with less difficulty in the rainy seasons.


Day 1-  start of the Uganda Safari
On arrival at the Entebbe Airport your will be received by your guide who will transfer you to Kampala Holiday Express -


Day 2 - The Murchison Falls Wildlife Tour
Following breakfast drive to Murchison Falls national park, have a lunch break in Masindi as well as visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the uncommon rhinos. Finally reach Murchison Falls national park which is the largest protected wildlife area in the whole of Uganda covering 3,840 square kilometers. Dine and slumber at Dinner and overnight at Fort Murchinson Lodge -


Day 3 - The Nile boat cruise
following an early breakfast, have a game drive within the Northern area of the park looking for elephants, Uganda kobs, giraffes, lions, waterbucks, hippos and buffalos, plus a diversity of bird species. Return to the lodge for lunch and later enjoy a boat cruise in the afternoon to the bottom of the falls to see a diversity of wildlife on the river banks drinking water. You will see various antelope species, crocodiles, waterbucks, hippos, elephants plus buffaloes among many others in addition to a diversity of water bird species that make this a renowned birding paradise. The waterfalls display a natural beauty unmatched to no other place in the whole world. The 7 meter gorge together with a 43m drop of these falls results into a thunderous roar and a gorgeous rainbow in a cloud of water spray which leaves several tourists yearning! Dine and slumber at Dinner and overnight at Fort Murchinson Lodge -


Day 4 - Transfer to the 'Mountains of the Moon
following breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth through the Albertine Escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. reach Fort Portal found at the bottom of Mountain Rwenzori, commonly known as the 'Mountains of the Moon' where you will enjoy lunch at the Mountain of the Moon hotel before driving on to Queen Elizabeth nation park with game viewing along the way up  to the Mweya peninsula. Dine and slumber at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge -


Day 5 -  Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early tea /coffee leave for a game drive along the Kasenyi track and the Queen's Mile in search for lions, warthogs, elephants, antelope species, buffaloes, hippos and waterbucks. The Kasenyi Track is among the best game viewing places in Queen Elizabeth National Park and also a wonder bird watching destination. In The savannah grassland you will see a large concentration of White & Abdim's Storks during the season, and less concentration of Wooly-necked plus the impressive Saddle-billed Stork. In addition you will see large numbers of Raptors including the Brown Snake Eagle plus the Grey kestrel. The predators' kills attract close to 6 vulture species including the huge Lappet- faced Egyptian as well as Rupell's Griffon. Also in the short grasses the common species include Senegal and African Wattled Plovers.
lunch, have a 2 hour boat-cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This channel is a natural attraction for water birds while the Mweya peninsula serves as a migrant trap for Albertine Rift Endemics. On the banks of the channel you will spot bird species like the Great White & Pink-backed Pelicans, the African Open billed Stork, the Black Crake, Yellow-backed Weaver, the Great & Long-tailed Cormorants, the Common Squacco Heron, Malachite, the White-faced Whistling as well as Knob billed Ducks, Yellow-backed Weaver, the African Fish Eagle, Spur-winged & African Wattled Plovers, Water Thick Knee, Swamp Flycatcher as well as the African Jacana. Dine and slumber at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge -


Day 6 - The habituated chimpanzees
following breakfast dirve to Kyambura Gorge to track chimpanzees. This 16 km and 100m deep gorge is along the Rift Valley. You will be provided with walking sticks by the game rangers following a briefing about the activity and then off you will go into the forested  Kyambura Gorge to track chimpanzees. At the end of the chimpanzee tracking, you will head to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP through the Ishasha area f Queen Elizabeth National Park looking for the tree climbing lions. Enjoy a late lunch at the Bwindi Gorilla Resort.

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp -

Day 7 - The Mountain Gorillas Trekking
after a hefty breakfast, go to the Buhoma Park Headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers prior to starting the gorilla trekking activity.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to close to 330 gorillas, which is approximately half of the total mountain gorilla population in the world. At the moment there are 4 habituated gorilla groups: the Mubare (M) Group (with 10 gorillas, 1 silverback), the Nkuringo (N) Group (with 19 gorillas, and 2 silverbacks), the Habinyanja (H) Group (with 18 gorillas, and 1 silverback), and then the Rushegura (R) Group (with 10 gorillas, and 1 silverback). Gorilla tracking is a special activity that highlights the best tourist activity in the whole of Uganda. you will spend an hour observing the gorillas whose playful as well as interactive mood is well-worth the money! At the end of the primates trek head back to the lodge for lunch. You may arrange to drive to Kabale through the beautiful terrain commonly known as "The Switzerland of Africa".

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp -


Day 8 - The Lake Bunyonyi Tour
following breakfast have a boat cruise to the beautiful Islands on this lake as you enjoy the abundant birdlife here. It is for this reason that this lake is referred to as 'Bunyonyi' a local word for the outstandingly big number of birds here. You may have some cultural entertainment by the Bakiga including dances. Enjoy a community walk to accustom yourself with the local culture and practices of the native Bakiga - Banyangezi people. This community is very friendly with great hospitality. You may purchase some handicrafts which are actually locally made by the residents of this area.
Later on, return to Kampala where you will arrive late in the evening.

Dine and overnight at the Bunyonyi Overland Camp -


Day 9: Kampala City Tour
following breakfast enjoy a city tour in Kampala before you are transfered to the airport for your departure flight.

End of the safari









  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Chimpanzee Permit
  • Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers


  • International airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services.
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary
  • Tips
  • Rain jackets, hand cloves
  • Balloon safari in Maasai Mara (USD$475)per ride
  • Personal needs
  • Maasai village visit.(15_20usd$)
  • Night game drive ($150 per person)
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5 Days Tracking Bwindi/Bunyonyi
4 Days Primate Trekking Safari
10 Days Uganda-Rwanda Gorilla
8 Days Marangu Route
8 Days Machame Route
8 Days Umbwe Route
8 Days Lemosho Route
8 Days Rongai Route
8 Days Shira Route
2 Days Stone Town/Spice Tour
3 Days Stone Town/Dolphin/Spice
4 Days Stone Town/Spice Tour
5 Days Stone Town/Dolphin/Spice
6 Days Stone Town/Prison Island/ Dolphin/Spice Tour
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