10 Days Uganda safari to Kidepo, Murchison, Kibale and Bwindi parks.
The 10 days Uganda safari to Kidepo, Murchison, Kibale and Bwindi parks takes you to explore some of the best wildlife reserves in the Pearl of Africa. These are the national parks that offer you an opportunity to see some of the big fives animals and also including the gentle giant primates the gorillas. The high include, visiting the falls, cruising on the Nile, tracking gorillas and chimpanzees and also meeting the Karamajongs.
Day 1: Transfer to Kidepo. LD.
At 7am, you will depart Kampala to transfer to Kidepo national park. This is a long drive that will take the whole day and therefore you will have lunch en-route. Overnight at
Budget – UWA Bandas
Moderate- Kidepo Savannah lodge
Luxury – Apoka safari lodge.
Day 2: Game drives/ Visit the Manyattas.
Today you will go for a game in the morning searching for wildlife in Kidepo national park. Return in the afternoon and later in the afternoon you will go visit the manyattas of Karamoja to learn about the cultures of the region Overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Another day in Kidepo.
Today you will go visit the Ike tribe along the shores of Kidepo valley national park. Later you will return to your lodge. Overnight at previous .
Day 4: Transfer to Murchison falls.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Murchison falls national park through Kitgum, Gulu arriving in the afternoon. Overnight at
Budget – Red chilli bandas.
Moderate – Murchison river Lodge
Luxury – Paraa safari lodge.
Day 5: Game drive / boat ride.
6am game drive in the park in the park searching for wildlife and then later in the afternoon you you will go for a boat ride on the Victoria Nile. Watch out for animals during both activities and most important at the end of the boat ride the water falls, where the Nile forces itself through a narrow gorge to fall 7 metres down.
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Kibale national park. This is a long drive and it will take 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at
Basic – Chimpanzee view guest house
Moderate – Crater safari lodge
Luxury – Ndali lodge or Primates Lodge.
Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking / Nature walk
This morning you will go transfer to park headquarters for briefing and then later through the forest you will search for chimpanzees. In the afternoon you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi . Watch out for primates and birds in the area. Overnight at
Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Bwindi. This is for 6 to 7 hours arriving in the afternoon. Overnight at ;
Basic – Buhoma bandas/ Kisoro travellers rest camp
Moderate – Nkuringo safari lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Ruhija gorilla lodge.
Luxury – Clouds lodge, Buhoma Lodge, mahogany springs hotel.
Day 9: Gorilla tracking.
Today you will go gorilla tracking in the forest. The actual gorilla trek starts at 8am, but briefing should start at 7am during which you will be allocated the gorilla family to trek. Go through the forest searching for gorilla and once you meet them you will are allowed to spend 1 hour following them and taking pictures. After you will return to the starting point. If you return early, you may go visit the local communities around Bwindi. Overnight at previous hotel.
Day 10: Transfer back to Kampala. 7 to 8 hrs drive.
Drive to transfer back to Kampala. Visit the Igongo cultural centre and the equator to arrive Kampala in the evening. You will later on drive to proceed to the airport to catch your onward flight. End fo 10 days Uganda Safari to Kidepo, Murchison, Kibale and Bwindi parks.