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Gorilla Adventure Tours brings you this 8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari which give you the opportunity to explore Uganda wildlife in Murchison Falls National Park and to track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park. Enquire Now Murchison Falls National Park  is Uganda’s largest national park and is home to various animal species including; elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes, kobs and many more. Contact us to book this Uganda safari.

8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival – Entebbe Airport

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by a Gorilla Adventure Tours ssfari guide who will brief you on the 8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari and transfer you to a hotel already booked for you in Entebbe for check in and relaxation as you prepare for the next day’s activity.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel, Boma Guest House, Airport View Guest House.

Day 2: Mabamba Swamp Bird Watching Excursion

After early morning breakfast, you will embark on a drive from your hotel in Entebbe to Mabamba Swamp. The drive to Mabamba is an experience of its own offering chances of exploring various bird species like the Red Cap, Western Banded Snake Eagle, White Winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, White Shouldered Tit, White Spotted Fluftail and Weyns Weaver. Upon arrival in Mabamba Swamp, you will get into a canoe and head to the swamp in the company of a local person with expertise in paddling through the narrow water channels surrounded by dense swamp vegetation. You will spot a good number of bird species and later retreat and drive to back to the hotel.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel, Boma Guest House, Airport View Guest House.

Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will embark on your drive of about 4-5 hours from Kampala city to Nakasongola to visit Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking white and black Rhinos. Have an opportunity of tracking these endangered species and learn more about them and then Proceed Murchison falls National Park to your lodge.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Red Chili.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise

Start your day with a cup of coffee and then embark on your early morning game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park which is a home to different wildlife species over 76 mammal and 451 bird species including the Buffaloes, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions, Kobs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Bushbucks, and Warthogs among others. Return to lodge for breakfast and lunch as you prepare for boat cruise on River Nile.

In afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise where you will have an opportunity to spot several herds of buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, water bird species and other wild animals as they flock River Nile to drink water. The boat will lead you to the base of these falls, where you will get out and start off on a 1 hour hike to the top of the Murchison waterfalls. You will meet your driver guide at the top who will later transfer you back to the lodge.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Red Chili.

Day 5: Hot Air Balloon – Afternoon Delta Cruise

After an early breakfast, your safari guide will pick you up to start your Hot Air Balloon safari on the Paraa side of Murchison Falls National Park. If you are staying on the southern bank of River Nile, It’s at Para Lodge that all will assemble to start your journey to the starting point of your balloon. You, the pilots and the whole crew will be transported to the starting point of your hot air balloon safari. As the Balloon is being assembled, you will be offered a cup of tea or coffee. Once this is done, the pilot will give you a short briefing, get on board and start your hot air balloon safari. Imagine experience of observing all these animals the beautiful rivers, trees and the sun setting some meters above. This whole experience may take to up one hour exploring Murchison Falls National Park. After landing, you will be given certificates. Transfer to your Lodge for relaxation, lunch and an afternoon boat cruise to Nile Delta where there is a lot of action and activity.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Red Chili.

Day 6: Transfer to Kibale National Park.

In the morning after breakfast, you will embark on a longer drive to Kibale National Park making some stopovers for lunch along the way and as well catching up some bird species.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge, Primate Lodge, Kibale Guest House.

Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking – Bigodi Wetland Visit

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale National Park headquarters at Kanyakyu to join other trekkers for briefing and eventual chimpanzee trekking. This forest provides an opportunity to visit one of the habituated communities of chimpanzees and spend an hour with them observing and taking photographs. Kibale National Park is home to other 13 primate species coupled with forest birds. After your chimpanzee trek, you will drive to Bigodi Village for a wetland walk that was designed to benefit the local community living around Kibale Forest National Park.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge, Primate Lodge, Kibale Guest House.

Day 8: Return to Kampala – Departure.

After morning breakfast, you will embark on your journey to Kampala city/Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.

End of the 8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari.

The 8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari includes;

  • All airport transfers
  • Kibale Chimpanzee permit
  • Visit to the source of the Nile
  • Mabamba bay
  • Transport by Safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Fuel for entire trip
  • Bottled water in the vehicle.
  • Boat cruises.
  • Game drives.
  • Hot Air Balloon safari.
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary visit.
  • Park entry fees

However, the 8 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari excludes;

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and personal shopping bills.

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