8 Days Uganda Safari Trekking Primates, Boat Cruising and Wildlife Viewing
8 days Uganda safari takes you visit the western part of Uganda which is gifted with a lot of wildlife species and amazing sceneries. In this 8 days Uganda safari you will have chances to visit national parks like Lake Mburo national park, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, and Kibale forest national park.
Lake Mburo national park located in the southwestern part of Uganda sitting on an area of 371sqkm comprising of many Zebras and other wild species like antelopes, buffaloes, Oribis, warthogs, including a number of numerous bird species along the lake shores
Bwindi impenetrable national park a home to half the remaining world mountain Gorillas including over120 mammal species, 202 butterfly species, around 400 plant species, 346 bird species among others
Queen Elizabeth National Park is a home to diverse wildlife species such as antelopes, elephants, tree climbing Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, waterbucks, and chimpanzees including around 600 bird species which are seen mainly on Game drives, boat cruises, and Nature walks.
Kibale forest national park best known to host a number of primates like the Chimpanzees, Olive monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, white and black colobus monkeys, Vervet monkey, and many bird species that will make a greatful and memorable experience on your 8 days Uganda Safari.
Highlights of the 8 days Uganda safaris
- Day 1: transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
- Day 2: head to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
- Day 3: mountain Gorilla Trekking and the Batwa Experience
- Day 4: transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
- Day 5: Morning boat Cruise on the Kazinga channel and evening game drive in the Kasenyi plains
- Day 6: morning game drive and transfer to Kibale national park
- Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland nature walk
- Day 8: Departure
Detailed Itinerary For 8 Days Uganda Safari
Day 1: transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
On this day you will meet your safari Guide and transfer to Lake Mburo national park travelling south western part of Uganda with a stop at the Mpambire drum makers and a second stop at the Equator for photograph.
Embark to the journey to the park. Upon arrival at the park check in to the lodge and have lunch at the lodge.
After lunch you will head for an evening Game drive with chances to view a lot of wildlife species like Zebras, antelopes, Kobs, warthogs, among others. Retire to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodations in Lake Mburo national park
- Luxury-Mihingo Lodge
- Mid-Range-Lake Mburo Safari Lodge
- Budget-Eagles Nest Lodge
Day 2: Head to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for Gorilla trekking. As you en-route to the park you will witness a great country side, scenic landscape, the western Rift valley, and the Baboon forest. Upon arrival at the park, check- in to your reserved lodge for rest as you prepare for Gorilla trekking the following day.
Where to stay in Bwindi impenetrable national park
- Luxury-Chameleon Hill lodge
- Mid-Range-Silver Back Lodge
- Budget-Buhoma Community Rest Cam
DAY 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking And Batwa Experience
After a heavy breakfast at your lodge, you will head to the park Headquarter for Mountain Gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing you will enter into the thick Bwindi Impenetrable forest for the search of the giant Apes, once you locate the Mountain Gorillas you will be allowed one hour with them for interactions and photography. Back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch you will have a guided community walk with the local people on the Batwa trail in the Bwindi impenetrable national park. After the great experience with the local people you will head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Ishasha sector with chances to view the tree climbing Lions on the big fig trees and many other savanna grassland dwellers, upon arrival at the park check in to your lodge for lunch and head for an evening boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel with chances to spot out crocodiles, Rhinos, elephants and a number of numerous bird species. Back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Luxury-Mweya Safari Lodge
- Mid-lodge-Enganzi Lodge
- Budget-Simba safari camp
Day 5: Morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains and an evening boat Cruise on the Kazinga channel
After a morning breakfast, head for a morning game Drive in the Kasenyi plains with chances to view wildlife species like Lions, elephants, warthogs, giraffes, leopards, antelopes, buffaloes including many numerous bird species.
Back to the lodge for lunch and then head for an evening boat cruise on the Kazinga channel to spot out many crocodiles, rhinos and many birds such as kingfishers and shoe bills. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: morning game drive and transfer to Kibale national park
After a hefty morning breakfast at your lodge, head for a game drive in the Kasenyi plains to spot out the wildlife you might have missed in the previous game drive, after a great adventure in the wild, have lunch and check out of the lodge and transfer to Kibale forest national park. Upon arrival at the park check in for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation in Kibale forest national park
- Luxury-Primates Lodge
- Mid-Range-Chimpanzee Guesthouse
- Budget-Kibale Forest camp
Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland nature walk
After a morning breakfast, report to the park Headquarters (Kanyanchu Tourist Centre) for briefing about the rules and regulations for tracking chimpanzees.
After briefing enter into the thick forest of Kibale to search for the delightful apes, however the track gives you chances to spot other wild creatures and a number of numerous bird species.
After spotting the chimps you will be allowed one hour with them as you take photography and watch as they feed, play and swinging from one branch to another, back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will head for a Bigodi wetland nature walk where you will view a number of numerous bird species including and other primate species. Retire to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Departure
After a morning breakfast, depart for Kampala with a stop at Agip hotel for lunch. Continue to Kampala with a Drop off at your Hotel or to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.
End of Your Uganda Safari
Inclusions for 8 days Uganda wildlife safari
- English speaking safari Guide
- Boat cruise
- Game drives
- Guided nature walk
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- Chimpanzee permits
- Mountain Gorilla permits
- Batwa community walk
- Bottled drinking water
- Park entrance fee
Exclusions for 8 days Uganda wildlife safari
- Personal insurance
- Visa fees
- Personal expenses
- Hotel fees in Kampala
- Laundry services