10 Day Uganda Highlight of Uganda Wildlife and Nature

10 Day Uganda Highlight of Uganda Wildlife and Nature

10 Day Uganda Highlight of Uganda Wildlife and Nature

10-Day Highlight of Uganda Wildlife and Its Nature

The 10-Day Highlight of Uganda Wildlife and Its Nature tour offers an

immersive exploration of Uganda's remarkable natural beauty and biodiversity. Beginning with a city tour of Kampala, the itinerary takes travelers to iconic national parks such as Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, and Bwindi Impenetrable, where unforgettable experiences await. From thrilling chimpanzee and gorilla tracking adventures to scenic boat cruises and cultural encounters with the Batwa pygmy community, each day promises new discoveries and lasting memories. With opportunities to witness diverse wildlife, including the famed tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, and to relax amidst the stunning landscapes of Lake Bunyonyi, this safari provides a comprehensive overview of Uganda's diverse ecosystems and cultural heritage, leaving travelers with a deep appreciation for the wonders of the Pearl of Africa.

Day 1: Arrive and Transfer to Your Hotel for City Viewing at Cassia Lodge

 Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide who will transfer you to Cassia Lodge in Kampala.

 Cassia Lodge offers stunning panoramic views of Kampala city and Lake Victoria, providing the perfect introduction to Uganda's natural beauty.

 After settling into your accommodation, you will embark on a guided city tour of Kampala, visiting cultural landmarks such as the Uganda Museum and Independence Monument, as well as bustling markets where you can experience the local way of life.

 Enjoy dinner at a traditional Ugandan restaurant before returning to Cassia Lodge for overnight stay.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

 After breakfast, you will begin your journey towards Murchison Falls National Park, located in northwestern Uganda.

 The drive offers scenic views of the countryside and rural villages along the way, providing insight into daily life in Uganda.

 Upon reaching Murchison Falls National Park, you will check into your accommodation situated within the park boundaries, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the area.

 Spend the evening relaxing and preparing for the wildlife adventures to come.

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise along Victoria Nile

 Start the day with an early morning game drive through Murchison Falls National Park, led by experienced guides who will help you spot a variety of wildlife species, including elephants, giraffes, lions, and more.

 Return to your lodge for breakfast before embarking on a boat cruise along the Victoria Nile.

 The boat cruise takes you to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls, offering opportunities to see hippos, crocodiles, and numerous bird species.

 Disembark at the foot of the falls for a short hike to the top, where you will witness the powerful rush of water as the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge before plunging down in a spectacular cascade.

 After the boat cruise, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park

 Today, you will travel to Kibale National Park, known for its dense tropical rainforest and population of habituated chimpanzees.

 The journey takes you through scenic landscapes, including tea plantations and rolling hills.

 Upon arrival at Kibale National Park, you will check into your accommodation near the park entrance, surrounded by lush forest.

 Spend the evening relaxing and enjoying the tranquil atmosphere of the rainforest.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk

 Rise early for an exhilarating chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale National Park.

 Accompanied by experienced guides and trackers, you will trek through the forest in search of habituated chimpanzee families, observing these fascinating primates in their natural habitat.

 After the trek, return to your lodge for breakfast before embarking on a guided nature walk through Bigodi Swamp, a nearby wetland area.

 The swamp walk offers opportunities to see a variety of bird species, as well as other wildlife such as monkeys and bushbucks.

 Learn about the importance of wetland conservation and the efforts of the local community to protect this valuable ecosystem.

 Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay, reflecting on the day's adventures in the rainforest.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

 After breakfast, you'll depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, located in western Uganda.

 The drive takes you through scenic countryside and rural communities, with opportunities to see traditional homesteads and agricultural practices.

 Upon reaching Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will check into your accommodation situated within the park boundaries, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

 Spend the evening relaxing and enjoying the sights and sounds of the park.

Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park

 Begin the day with an early morning game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife and picturesque landscapes.

 Your experienced guide will navigate the park's network of tracks and trails, providing opportunities to see iconic African animals such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, and more.

 Return to your lodge for breakfast and some leisure time to relax and refresh.

 In the afternoon, embark on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural waterway that connects Lake Edward and Lake George.

 The boat cruise offers close-up views of hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species, including African fish eagles, kingfishers, and pelicans.

 Enjoy the tranquil scenery and wildlife sightings as you glide along the channel, with knowledgeable guides on hand to provide insights into the park's ecosystem and wildlife.

 After the cruise, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay, recounting the day's adventures in the wilderness.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park pass Ishasha Sector for Climbing Lions

 After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to almost half of the world's population of endangered mountain gorillas.

 En route, pass through the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, known for its unique tree-climbing lions. Keep your eyes peeled for these elusive predators resting in the branches of fig trees.

 Continue your journey to Bwindi, enjoying scenic views of the rolling hills and lush vegetation along the way.

 Upon reaching Bwindi, check into your accommodation situated near the park entrance, nestled amidst the forest.

 Spend the evening relaxing and preparing for the next day's gorilla tracking adventure.

Day 9: Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Talks and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for Relaxation

 Today marks the highlight of your safari as you embark on a gorilla tracking expedition in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

 After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a pre-trek briefing, where you will receive important information about gorilla behavior, safety guidelines, and conservation efforts.

 With experienced guides leading the way, trek through the dense forest in search of a habituated gorilla family. The trek can vary in duration and intensity depending on the location of the gorillas, but the experience is always rewarding.

 Spend an unforgettable hour in the presence of these magnificent creatures, observing their behavior and interactions in their natural habitat. Gorilla tracking is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers a profound connection with nature and a deeper understanding of these critically endangered animals.

 After the trek, participate in Batwa cultural experiences, learning about the traditional lifestyle and cultural heritage of the Batwa pygmy community.

 Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, known as the Switzerland of Africa and check into your accommodation overlooking the scenic lake.

 Spend the evening relaxing by the lakeshore, enjoying optional activities such as canoeing, swimming, or birdwatching.

Day 10: Transfer Back to Kampala

 After breakfast at Lake Bunyonyi, bid farewell to the tranquil surroundings and begin your journey back to Kampala.

 Enjoy scenic views of the countryside as you travel through southwestern Uganda, passing by rolling hills, terraced farmland, and local villages.

 Upon reaching Kampala, you may opt to be dropped off at your accommodation or directly at Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.

 Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories created during your 10-day safari adventure in Uganda, from thrilling wildlife encounters to scenic landscapes and cultural discoveries.

 As you depart, carry with you the awe-inspiring beauty of Uganda's diverse ecosystems, the richness of its wildlife, and the warmth of its people, leaving you with lasting memories of an unforgettable journey in the heart of Africa.


Park fees

(For non-residents)

Gorilla permits

(One per person, non-resident)

Chimp permits

(One per person, non-resident)

All activities

(Unless labeled as optional)

All accommodation

(Unless listed as upgrade)

A professional driver/guide

All transportation

(Unless labeled as optional)

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer


(As specified in the day-by-day section)

Drinking water

(On all days)


International flights

(From/to home)

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour


(Tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)

Personal items

(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees


Group Size Price

1 Person 4620

2 People 4092

3 People 3696

4 People 3410

5 People 3410

6 People 3410

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