Join our 10 days Uganda cycling safari that takes you biking in the wilderness through parks like Queen Elizabeth , Lake Mburo , Bwindi. Cycling starts from Entebbe and the you proceeds to Kibale National park. In Kibale you will get to trek chimpanzees and bike in the vicinity of the mountains of the moon. The trip also gives you an opportunity to cycle on your way to Queen Elizabeth National park and also in the closer nearby community to Bwindi Forest. Watch out for volcanic craters, forested area and mountains as you cycling for 10 days.
- Day 1: Arrive Entebbe Airport.
- Day 2: Transfer to Kibale / Afternoon Bicycle ride from Fort portal to Kibale Park (Your lodge)
- Day 3: Chimpanzee Trek. / Cycle to Bigodi Wetland.
- Day 4: Transfer from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth Park.
- Day 5: Game drive/ Boat cruise.
- Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi – Afternoon Bike Ride in Bwindi Area.
- Day 7: Gorilla tracking tour in Bwindi National park. 6-8 hours
- Day 8: Biking in Bwindi gorilla Highlands.
- Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. / Cycling With Wildlife.
- Day 10: Game drive / Transfer to Entebbe.
Day 1: Arrive Entebbe Airport.
Arrive at the airport to meet AA safaris and Tours representatives who will transfer you to your hotel for an overnight. Overnight at 2 Friends Hotel Entebbe.
Day 2: Transfer to Kibale / Afternoon Bicycle ride from Fort portal to Kibale Park (Your lodge)
In the morning right after breakfast, you will meet your guide for briefing, and then drive through the lush country side to head to Fortportal. Arrive in the afternoon to have lunch at Mountains of the Moon Hotel. Then later you will ride your bicycles to transfer to Kibaale National aprk. The rides offer beautiful views of the countryside, tea plantations and much more. This journey is 40 km, however you do not have to ride the entire journey as the service van will keep a good distance behind you should you need to stop riding. Overnight at Basic -Kibale Forest camp., Moderate – Crater safari lodge, Luxury – Ndali Lodge.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Trek. / Cycle to Bigodi Wetland.
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the aprk headquarters for briefing and through the forest you will start the search for the Chimpanzees. Kibale forest is known to be a home to over 13 species of primates and among them are groups of chimpanzees. The trek through the forest takes 1-to 3 hours before you meet the chimpanzees’ ant then you are allowed to spend 1 hour following them. Return to your lodge for lunch and then in the afternoon, you will go for an hour long cycling to Bigodi wetland. The ride through will reward you with views of monkeys, plenty of birds, and baboons to mention but a few. Return to your lodge for overnight.
Day 4: Transfer from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth Park.
The day starats aat 7am after breakfast and you will drive to transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you 3 hours. However if we opt to cycle along the 21km strench that has beautiful views of the volcani craters , farms and homesteads then Our transfer will take longer. Once the team reached the Kibale Kasese-Fort Portal Highway we can then resume our drive to transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park. Arrive the park in the afternoon, and the go for a game drive in the park. Visit the salt mines and craters this afternoon. Overnight at Basic- Bush Lodge, Moderate – Marafiki safari lodge / Ihamba safari lodge, Luxury – Kyaninga Lodge / Ndali Lodge
Day 5: Game drive/ Boat cruise.
The day starts very early in the morning before sunrise to catch the early risers. The game drive takes you through Kasenyi area and the Queens Mile, rewarding you with wildlife to include lions, elephants, buffaloes hyenas, leopards, Uganda kobs and many more animals plus plenty of birds.
Return to the lodge for late breakfast and then relax. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The cruise will reward you with splendid views of plenty of animals at the shores, and birds. The channel offers a colorful bird life and thus it is a bird watchers paradise with over 600 species being recorded. Overnight at your previous lodge.
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi – Afternoon Bike Ride in Bwindi Area.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Bwindi. The drive will take you through the Ishasha sector. Watch out for tree climbing lions and then drive to proceed and arrive in the afternoon. The drive takes 5 to 6 hours. Have lunch at the lodge and then in the afternoon you will have a guided walk through Buhoma community to Visit the Local communities. Overnight at Basic- Buhoma Bandas / Gorilla Valley Lodge, Moderate – Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge / Silverback lodge, Luxury – Gorilla forest camp / Clouds Lodge.
Day 7: Gorilla tracking tour in Bwindi National park. 6-8 hours
Depart your lodge after breakfast, to transfer to the aprk headquarters for briefing. After briefing through the forest you will start your search for the gorillas. Once you meet the gorillas you will be allowed to spend 1 hour following them and taking pictures. Later you will trek to the starting point where the guide will pick you to transfer to your hotel.
Day 8: Biking in Bwindi gorilla Highlands.
Today you will go cycling in Bwindi area. We advise that depending on the weather you pack enough water and also dress right. Bwindi highlands have a cool weather and being a tropical rainforest it can rain anytime, we therefore advise that you carry a rain coat too. The ride will be great for bird watchers and will also offer an opportunity to meet some of the friendliest people in the world and also offer splendid views of the meandering hills of Bwindi Forest the gorilla highlands. Return to the lodge for lunch and hen later you will be entertained by the locals of the area. Overnight at you lodge.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. / Cycling With Wildlife.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Lake Mburo national park. Arrive the park in time for Lunch since it’s a 5 hours drive. Have Lunch and then in the afternoon go cycling through the park for an opportunity to see animals like zebras, buffaloes. and many more. Overnight at
Basic – Eagles nest campsite
Moderate – Lake Mburo safari lodge / Arcadia cottages
Luxury – Minhingo lodge.
Day 10: Game drive / Transfer to Entebbe.
This morning you will go for another game drive in the park searching fo wildlife and then later you will drive to transfer to Entebbe to Catch your onward flight back home. End of Tour.