7 Days Gorillas and Wildlife of Uganda Safari

Murchison Falls National Park

7 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Safari

Tour Overview

Hang with the Great Apes and embark on great game viewing at Murchison Falls National Park on this Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife private safari package.

Trek the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, visit the local BATWA pygmy tribes and tour the community and schools before continuing your adventure by light aircraft to Murchison Falls National Park where you join a boat cruise to the base of the falls.

Explore the Murchison Falls safari park on private game drives in search of Lions, Elephants, Hippo, giant Nile Crocodiles, Buffalo, Antelope, Giraffe, Zebra, birds and Leopards.  Murchison Falls offers some of Uganda’s best game viewing and is ideal for a seasoned or first-time safari visitor.

Trip Highlights

  • Trekking of the Uganda Gorillas in Bwindi Forest
  • Unique cultural encounters with the BATWA pygmies / browse the craft market and enjoy a guided community tour.
  • Private boat cruise to the source of the Nile
  • Private game drives in Murchison falls National Park
  • Boat cruise to the mighty Murchison Falls
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest
  • Light aircraft flights between locations to maximize your time
  • Quality authentic accommodations in prime locations

Value:

We negotiate the best rates with our partners in Africa, ensuring that we remain super competitive with our pricing, whilst adding value to your trip. You will not pay more by booking your trip with us as a package compared to booking each element individually.

No hidden costs & no charge for payments by credit card

DAY 1 : ENTEBBE

On arrival into Entebbe, before the commencement of this Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife safari package you will be met and assisted to your hotel where you stay for one night.

Time permitting, you may wish to book a sunset cruise on Lake Victoria which is the second largest fresh water lake in Africa.  The shoreline borders three countries (Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania).

Alternative activities include guided cycling tours, visits to the botanical gardens and wildlife activities including Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary, the Uganda wildlife center.

Overnight:  2 FRIENDS BEACH HOTEL

DAY 2 : BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

You will be transferred to the airport where you depart on a morning light aircraft flight to Bwindi.   On arrival you will be met and transferred to the lode where you stay for two nights.

In the afternoon you will be taken on a community walking tour which offers an insight into the local area and BATWA / pygmies community within Bwindi and the women’s craft and community centre.

Time permitting, you can also walk down to the river on your own or browse the craft market stalls.

Overnight:  RUSHAGA GORILLA HAVENS LODGE

DAY 3 : BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

Enjoy the wildlife encounter of a lifetime as you trek the majestic Uganda Mountain Gorillas.  You will join up to 8 other individuals in your group. Once located your group will spend 1 hour observing them. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rain-forest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining Uganda mountain gorillas.

Full guidance on trekking, clothing, tipping and preparations for the safari will be issued upon booking.

In the afternoon you will be taken to the  community project and center where you can browse the craft shop and learn more about the work this special project does to integrate the communities  and help the women gain skills and employment.  This is also home to a clean water pump which services the community.

Overnight: RUSHAGA GORILLA HAVENS LODGE

DAY 4 : MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Transfer by shared light aircraft flight to Murchison Falls National Park.  On arrival you will be met and transferred to the lodge.

After lunch head off into the park for a private game drive in search of big game.

Overnight:  FORT MURCHISON LODGE

DAY 5 : MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

In the morning you will be transferred to Budongo Forest where you join a Chimpanzee trekking group to trek the habituated Chimps who reside in the forest.

After lunch you join a shared boat cruises to the base of the mighty Murchison Falls with an afternoon game drive (time permitting).

Overnight: FORT MURCHISON LODGE

DAY 6 : MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Today your guide will take you on private game drives in the park.

Overnight: FORT MURCHISON LODGE

DAY 7 : END OF ITINERARY

This day marks the end our 7 day Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Safari which involves your transfer by shared light aircraft flight to Entebbe and continue with your own onward arrangements.

From: USD $5,085 per person (based on two people sharing in low season)

Low season: March, April & May. Please contact us for other months or single rates.

Accommodation level:  Mid-range

Price Includes

Airport assistance, transfers, light aircraft flights, accommodation, all meals, one glass of wine with dinner at Mahogany Springs Lodge, bottled water at all properties, park fees, transfers to cultural projects or schools in Buhoma, guided community & BATWA walking tour, 1 x gorilla trekking permit per person, boat cruise in Murchison falls and private game drives, and 1 x Chimpanzee trekking permit per person.

Price Excludes

International flights, tipping, visa, personal travel insurance, drinks other than those listed and any other services such as massage or additional activities.

AccommodationDestinationDurationBasis
2 Friends Beach HotelEntebbe1 nightB&B
Rushaga Gorilla Havens LodgeBwindi Impenetrable Forest2 nightsFB+
Fort Murchison LodgeMurchison Falls National Park3 nightsFB+
Key
B&B: Bed & BreakfastFB: Full Board and Activities

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