10 Days Uganda Safari Adventure

10 Days gorilla safari holiday in Uganda exploring Murchison falls, Chimpanzee tracking and wildlife viewing. This is one of the best Uganda safari itineraries covering the very best of Uganda’s national parks including Murchison falls a beautiful wonder of roaring falls, herds of elephants, buffaloes and Antelopes, visit Kibale for chimpanzee tracking, wildlife viewing in queen Elizabeth national park and tracking the magnificent mountain gorillas on Bwindi impenetrable forest.


Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park – Zziwa Rhino sanctuary
Day 2: Morning game drive – Sunset Launch cruise
Day 3: Full day transfer to Kibale National Park
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking – Visit Bigodi eco-swamp
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park – Sunset Launch cruise
Day 6: Morning Game drive – Transfer to Ishasha Sector
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi National Park – Full Day Drive with enroute stops
Day 8: Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Visit Batwa Pygmies / Canoeing
Day 9 : Drive to Lake Mburo national park
Day 10: Departure

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park – Zziwa Rhino sanctuary
Pickup from your hotel after breakfast, and drive north west of Uganda to Murchison falls national park. En route visit the Zziwa rhino sanctuary to track white rhinos. Have lunch and continue to murchison falls national park.
Murchison falls national park today stands as Uganda’s largest wildlife reserve with a variety of wildlife including large herds of buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, a variety of bird species and so much more. We love Murchison falls because of her unique nature of the water falls as they make a roaring sound as water pours.

Dinner and overnight at Redchilli campsite (budget), Pakuba lodge (Midrange) and Paraa safari lodge (luxury)

Day 2: Morning game drive – After noon Launch cruise
Today you will wake up easy and be off early with packed breakfast and drive to the park to start your game drive with a ranger from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The rangers know all the spots with wildlife, you will see elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, lions, variety of savannah birds and so much more
Have lunch after which head out for a river Nile sunset Launch cruise. Expect to view crocodiles, herds of elephants, buffalos, hippos, lizards, lots of birds.
Return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight at Redchilli campsite (budget), Pakuba lodge (Midrange) and Paraa safari lodge (luxury)

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Today you will set off early for Kibale national park with en route stops and lunch. This is 8 – 9 hours drive to Kibale forest national park.
Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee guest house (budget), Primates lodge (midrange) and Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kyaninga lodge(super luxury)

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking – Visit Bigodi eco-swamp
Have breakfast at your hotel and be ready to transfer to Kibale park head offices for briefing before you start chimpanzee tracking. Tracking for chimpanzees takes about 3 – 4 hours and will come across other primates like white and black Colobus monkeys, olive baboons, red Colobus, grey checked mangabey in the forest. After the tracking chimps, return back to your hotel and be ready to drive 2 hours to Queen Elizabeth national park.
Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee guest house (budget), Primates lodge (midrange) and Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kyaninga lodge(super luxury)

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park – Afternoon Launch Cruise
Set off at leisure from your hotel today and head out to visit the crater salt lick region before you drive to Queen Elizabeth national Park. Check into your hotel and have lunch.
Have lunch after which head out to the Kazinga channel for a 2 hour sunset Launch cruise along the the Kazinga channel. Expect to view herds of elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocdiles, lizards, lots of birds.
Return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight at Enganzi Lodge / Park View Lodge (Midrange), Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge (Luxury Lodge)

Day 6: Morning Game drive – Transfer to Ishasha Sector
Today you will wake up easy and be off early with packed breakfast and drive to the park to start your game drive in the Kasenyi region of queen Elizabeth national park. This is your chance to view numerous early riser wildlife before they return to their hide places as the sun comes comes out. Expect to view lions, elephants, buffaloes, numerous Uganda kobs and so much more.
Have lunch transfer to Ishasha sector of queen Elizabeth well known for its tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Enganzi Lodge / Park View Lodge (Midrange), Mweya safari lodge / Katara Lodge (Luxury Lodge)

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi National Park – Full Day Drive with enroute stops
Have early breakfast and hit the road with en route game drive through the ishasha sector to spot tree climbing lions as you drive to Bwindi national park. Enjoy the beautiful Ugandan countryside with stops at all interesting points.
Dinner and Overnight at Silverback Lodge / Rushaga Gorilla Camp / Bakiga Lodge / Bwindi jungle lodge (Midrange) and Gorilla Forest Lodge / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury) and Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge (Super Luxury)

Day 8: Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Visit Batwa Pygmies / Canoeing
After a comprehensive briefing overview from one of the head guides about what to expect during your gorilla trekking adventure, you will split into groups of 8 people for which gorilla family you will be tracking. If you need a simple hike, inform your guide before the briefing so that he helps speak to the trackers to select for you a simple hike. The trackers have an idea of how far each group is as their colleagues go into the forest earlier to establish actual locations of the gorilla groups. Do hire a porter, even if you feel fit enough not to need a hand up having someone else to carry your backpack makes it so much easier as you hike.

Return to your hotel for lunch and an afternoon rest, and late evening head out to visit the Batwa pygmies communities which are just neighboring the park. These where the former forest inhabitants who where led out of the forest in order to conserve mountain gorillas and their habitant. You will have a chance to interact with them and learn about their cultures.

Dinner and Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp / Bakiga Lodge / Bwindi jungle lodge (Midrange) and Gorilla Forest Lodge / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury) and Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge (Super Luxury)

Day 9 : Drive to Lake Mburo national park / Horseback riding
Today wake up early and be ready to transfer to Lake Mburo national park in mbarara district. Lake Mburo national park is Uganda’s smallest savannah parks painted with ancient metamorphic rocks dating way back more than 500 million years. The park is home to over home to 3oo bird species and variety of wildlife including zebra, eland, Defassa waterbuck, impala, buffalo, oribi, hippo, topi leopard and hyena can be spotted and so much more.
Dinner and overnight at Mpogo Lodge (budget), Rwakobo Rock / Mburo safari Lodge/ Arcadia lake lodge(Midrange), Mantana tented camp / Mihingo Lodge (luxury)

Day 10: Morning Game drive – Departure
Today is your last day and you will start with a game drive in Lake mburo, later have lunch and be ready to travel to Kampala with drop off at the airport the airport.

End of Tour


The tour quote inclusions
– Gorilla permit/s
– Chimpanzee Permits
– Visit Bigodi eco swamp
– Game drive
– Launch Cruise
– 4*4 Safari Vehicle
– English speaking guide
– Full Board Accommodation according to Itinerary
– Drinking water
– Lunch

Tour Exclusion
– Air tickets
– Flights
– Visa ad visa fees
– Items of personal nature
– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
– Tips through the tour


Uganda offers Africa’s greatest diversity of attractions condensed in one small landlocked country with gorilla trekking safaris being the highlight all tour to Uganda. Just like Rwanda, Uganda is home to the rare mountain gorillas, dedicated to conservation gorilla survival in the jungle forests of Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks funded by gorilla permit sales which take tourists to visit groups of habituated gorilla families. Uganda offer travelers a guarantee to come face to face with mountain gorillas on your tour

In Uganda, its not just the gorillas, diversity of attractions can be integrated into your itinerary including chimpanzee tracking, white water rafting on the river Nile, launch cruise along the Kazinga channel to watch rage herds of hippos, elephant, crocdiles, numerous birdlife, rewarding cultural tour, wildlife viewing in the savannah in Queen Elizabeth national park, Murchison falls, Kidepo national park, Lake Mburo national park, explore islands of Sesse for a relaxing holiday.
Uganda offers breathtaking lakes and rivers – lake victoria, lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mutanda and river Nile

Why We Love Uganda

Gorilla Safaris to Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga national park offer life time memories speeding one hour watching a group of gorillas in their natural habitant as well as sponsor a dedicated gorilla conservation project which only surveys because you purchase gorilla permits which funds are used for research, medication, habitant protection. Since the start of gorilla tourism, gorilla numbers have been seen to grow fundamentally and although still recorded by the IUCN as critically endangered species, the numbers of gorillas are flourishing, former poachers have reformed to conservationists and communities surrounding the national parks are receiving help from gorilla tourism

Murchison falls national park today stands as Uganda’s largest wildlife reserve with a variety of wildlife including large herds of buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, a variety of bird species and so much more. We love Murchison falls because of her unique nature of the water falls as they make a roaring sound as water pours.

Mburo national park is Uganda’s smallest savannah parks painted with ancient metamorphic rocks dating way back more than 500 million years. The park is home to over home to 3oo bird species and variety of wildlife including zebra, eland, Defassa waterbuck, impala, buffalo, oribi, hippo, topi leopard and hyena can be spotted and so much more

Mount Sabinyo at 3645m is one of the 8 volcanoes of the virunga conservation region and can be seen from Rwanda and Congo. The sabyinyo volcano offers a challenging hike to the top owing to its ragged nature, recommended only for experienced hikers. Done in Mgahinga national park,the hike is well managed guided by rangers escorted by armed guards. The hike takes unto 8 – 10 hours depending on the groups’ fitness.

– Rwenzori mountains
– Whitewater rafting on the Nile
– Hiking the waterfalls around Sipi in eastern Uganda

Driving Distances Through Uganda Major Towns in KM

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Driving Time Through Uganda Major Towns

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Useful Links

Gorilla Permits
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
Packing for Gorilla Tracking
Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking
Gorilla Families
Facts on Mountain Gorillas
Gorilla Habituation