Gorilla Safaris in Uganda-12 Days

Gorilla Safaris in Uganda give you a chance to go trekking gorillas in the Bwindi national park viewing different Gorilla families. Along your journey from Kampala you will not miss to see the spectacular wildlife in Uganda including the gorillas, big cats, chimps, elephants and zebras.

12 Days best of Lonf Uganda Wildlife Safari – Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking tour.

African safari tour , this is a 12 day Uganda and Rwanda Long African safari tour which takes you to the Murchison Falls National Park for wildlife game viewing through game drives and boat launches and to Kibale Forest National Park, the primate capital of the world, for a chimpanzee tracking and to see various species of monkeys and birds. You will have a walk in the Bigodi swamp renowned for rare bird species, you will visit Queen Elizabeth National Park for more wildlife viewing through game drives and boat launches, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. It will also take you to Volcanoes National Park for golden monkey tracking and ends with a city tour in Kigali.

DAY 1 of African long safari/tour – Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park-After your breakfast, you will be picked up by our guide and drive through the famous Luwero Triangle. This journey takes 7to 8 hours. You will track white rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary. This sanctuary a breeding place for white rhinos in Uganda. After you will have lunch enroute to Murchison Falls. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge of booking. Accommodation:- Paara Safari lodge,Fort Murchison, Sambiya River Lodge ,Red Chili etc…on a Full Board Basis

DAY 2 of African long safari/tour- Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Early Game Drive and Boat Launch on River Nile-After breakfast head to the delta in search for bird life and enjoy the game drive to look for lions, giraffes, herds of elephants, buffaloes and more. On the river banks are a variety of game and colorful birds. Expect hippos, buffalos, and elephants drinking from River Nile, warthogs, waterbucks, kobs and other animals. By chance you may see the rare shoebills. The boat ride lasts about 3 hours. Dinner and overnight will at your lodge of booking. Accommodation:- Paara Safari lodge,Fort Murchison, Sambiya River Lodge ,Red Chili etc…on a Full Board Basis Basis

DAY 3 of African long safari/tour Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Murchison Falls National Park –Hoima Morning –You will be transferred to Hoima having your lunch enroute to your safari lodge. In the afternoon, you will proceed to visit the karuzika palace the official residence of the king of Bunyoro and get to know the origin of the bunyoro kingdom, mparo tombs which are a royal burial ground for the kings of bunyoro kingdom if time permits. Dinner and overnight Accommodation- Hoima Kolpinh Hotel Full Board Basis

DAY 4 of African long safari/tour- Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Transfer to Kibale National Park and Visit Craters-After breakfast, you will be transferred  to fort portal town, having several stopovers for sightseeing and also take photos of tea plantations. Have your lunch on the way then a brief visit to the Amabere Ga nyina Mwiiru caves after you visit crater lakes. You arrive at Fort Portalyou’re your Accommodation:- Ndali safari lodge Kibale forest camp ,Chimpanzee forest guest house etc…Full Board Basis

DAY 5 of African long safari/tour Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Track Chimpanzee plus Other Primates chimapnzee-After your Breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee and other primates including phoestes, red colobus, blues and red tailed and grey cheeked Mangabey.The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. Dinner and overnight will at your lodge of booking. Accommodation:- Ndali safari lodge Kibale forest camp ,Chimpanzee forest guest house etc…Full Board Basis

DAY 6 of African long safari/tour Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Queen Elizabeth National Park via Rwenzori mountain viewing,with Lots of Crater Lakes And wild Animal-After Breakfast you will drive to queen Elizabeth. Good game viewing will depend on the season: the kasenyi plains are good for loin s and mweya peninsula for a variety of animals. Shift to Queen Elizabeth National park this morning (about 3 hours driving) leaving through fort portal town. Queen Elizabeth national park’s northern border is snow-capped 16000-foot of Rwenzori mountains-the famed “mountains of the moon”. Expect to see herds of impala-like Uganda kob as well as topi, elephant and loin, giant forest hog, buffalo. There are also several lakes filling ancient volcanic calderas where flamingos reside seasonally.After lunch enjoy a game drive in the northern part of the park, visting the baboon cliff famous for its nice scenery and good views of the shadows of the mountains of the moon-the Rwenzori mountain. Dinner and overnight will at your Accommodation:- Mweya safari lodge, Simba Safari Camp in tents ,Bush Lodge etc… on Full Board Basis

DAY 7 of African long safari/tour – Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Game Drive – Very early in the morning for a game drive in the northern part of the park on the kasenyi, track in search of loins, elephants, and solitary buffaloes. This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action of hunting. After return to the lodge for your breakfast and lunch before heading out for a boat launch trip along the kazinga channel. This gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippos’ huff and spray at a mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. Expect to see an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others. Dinner and overnight will at your lodge of Accommodation:- Mweya safari lodge, Simba Safari Camp in tents ,Bush Lodge etc… on Full Board Basis

DAY 8 of African long safari/tour- Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha Sector- After breakfast we drive through south sunning savannah grasslands as we head to the southern sector of the park –Ishasha, this is a southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park that is host to a large variety wildlife have a chance to see tree climbing lions in ishasha. You will after transfer to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight Accommodation:- Gorilla Mist ,Buhoma community Rest camp,Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp, Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo, Gorilla Valley Lodge, Full Board Basis (Depending your Gorilla permit)

DAY 9 of African long safari/tour Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Gorilla Safaris in UgandaGorilla Tracking In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park -After an early breakfast you will be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing at 7:00am about the rules of Mountain Gorilla tracking. After the briefing, you will set off for the Mountain Gorilla hunt in the thick jungle. The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The trek ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you have one hour to stay with the Mountain Gorillas once sited. In the afternoon you can opt for a community walk among the Batwa people who used to live in the Bwindi forest before it was gazetted as a National Park and learn about their life and culture as a forest people. Being of a good physical condition is recommended. For conservation purposes, time spent with gorillas is limited to one hour. A ranger will brief you on how to behave with the gorillas. Dinner and overnight will at yourAccommodation:- Gorilla Mist ,Buhoma community Rest camp,Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp, Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo, Gorilla Valley Lodge, Full Board Basis (Depending your Gorilla permit)

Day 10 of African long safari/tour- Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Transfer to Volcanoes National Park -After breakfast you will be transferred to Rwanda. The drive will be through a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’ because of its unique with its weather. You will see a great country-side, bamboo forests and have great views of the Virunga Mountains. You will cross the Uganda/Rwanda border and drive to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight will be at your Accommodation:- Kinigi Guest House, Muhavura Lodge etc…. Full Board Basis

Day 11 of African long safari/tour – Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park- After an early breakfast you will be drove to the Park headquarters where you will receive a briefing on the rules of golden monkey tracking and be allocated the golden monkey you will be trekking. You will after the briefing, be led by the ranger guides into the forest to search golden monkey in the Volcano Virunga Hills and the verdant Valley. Once traced, you will spend a maximum of one hour observing them in their natural setting. The tracking will be a 2-5 hour exercise after which you will return to your lodge for lunch. You will have dinner and overnight at your Accommodation:- Kinigi Guest House , Muhavura Lodge etc… Full Board Basis

 Day 12 of African long safari/tour – Gorilla Safaris in Uganda:

Transfer to Kigali- After breakfast be transferred to Kigali where you will have a brief Kigali City excursion to visit the Genocide memorial site and the colorful markets for souvenirs after which you will be taken to the Airport to catch up with your flight.

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