Gorilla Classic plus Murchison Tour 10 days

tour summary
Spend time at four national parks in Uganda in 10 days. The highlight of this tour is the gorilla tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and chimpanzee tracking at Kibale National Park. This tour also includes activities such as game drives and boat trips at both Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park where you get to see amazing wildlife such as the big five.
duration 10 days / 9 nights
starting point Entebbe Airport
means of transport
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Bwindi NP
  • Murchison Falls NP
  • Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Kibale NP
  • Mabamba Swamp
activities
  • Boat trip
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Game drive
  • Gorilla tracking
option
  • Balloon safari
  • Domestic flight
  • Hiking
  • Night game drive
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The smallest but the most popular park in Uganda,120 species of mammals and 350 species of birds are recorded. This forest is one of the habitats of the Mountain Gorilla, also registered as World Heritage Site. 18 groups are habituated and only 4 permits are sold per day for the gorilla habituation.
Geographic features: Forest, Size: 321 Km2
Activity: Gorilla tracking (1 hour), Gorilla habituation experience (4 hrs), nature walk, Batwa forest experience

Murchison Falls National Park

The largest national park in Uganda,76 species of mammals and 450 species of birds are recorded. It is known for the Nile River which flows in the middle of the park and Murchison Falls, which are 40m high, also the narrowest point of the river. Savannah in the north bank is a home to large mammals like lions and elephants, Nile River is home to birds, crocodiles and hippos, Budongo Forest is home to the Chimpanzees.
Geographic features: Savannah, forest, lake, river Size: 3,840 km2
Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, hiking, sport fishing, balloon safari

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The second largest national park in Uganda with 95 species of mammals and 610 species of birds. Savanna in north and south are home for large mammals like lion and elephant, Kazinga Channel is for birds, crocodile and hippo, Kyambura Gorge is for chimpanzee.
Geographic features: Savanna, forest, lake, river Size: 1,978km2
Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, nature walk, balloon safari

Kibale National Park

One of the largest forests in Uganda with 60 species of mammals and 335 species of birds which have been recorded. It is a home for more than 1,000 individuals of chimpanzees and 12 species of primates. It is also known as a bird watching site thanks to rare species like shinning-blue kingfisher and green-breasted pitta.
Geographic features: Forest, Size: 795km2
Activity: Chimpanzee tracking, Chimpanzee habituation experience (half or full day), nature walk, night forest walk

Mabamba Swamp

One of the Ramsar site in Uganda located along the northern shore of Lake Victoria with over 300 species of birds. Also known for its rare bird species like shoebill stork and beautiful birds like Great Blue Turaco and African Pygmy Goose.
Geographic feature: Swamp, Size: ‎16,500ha
Activity: Bird watching

day 1
1 日目

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Arrive at Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala

Our driver guide will welcome you at Entebbe Airport. Our sales and reservation staff will brief you the itinerary after your arrival at Kampala. It normally takes 1-2 hours to reach Kampala.

overnight: Kampala
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day 2
2 日目

AM

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

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Game drive at northern bank

Drive with an open roofed vehicle in vast savanna and look for large mammals like lions, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and antelopes. Evening game drive starts at around 4pm, it takes 3-4 hours. Tell your rangers, if you have your favorite mammal before you take off.

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day 3
3 日目

AM

Game drive at northern bank

This is the last game drive at Paraa. If you missed your favorite mammals the first time, tell them to your ranger guide. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours.

PM

Boat trip to the bottom of falls

Ascend the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the Murchison Falls by boat. Both banks of the river are covered by deep green, also are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds, and resting place for hippo and buffalo. It starts at 2pm and takes about 3 hours. You have an option of getting of the boat at the bottom of falls and hike to the top of falls

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day 4
4 日目

Whole day

Transfer to Fort Portal

This is the last game drive at Paraa. If you missed your favorite mammals the first time, tell them to your ranger guide. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours.

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day 5
5 日目

AM

Chimpanzee tracking at Kibale National Park

Walk in a rainforest with rangers and track chimpanzees which are the closest creatures to humans. The tracking starts at 8am or 2pm and takes 3-4 hours depending on their movement of the day. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and observation of chimpanzees.

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Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

overnight: Queen Elizabeth National Park
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day 6
6 日目

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Game drive at Mweya

Drive with an open roofed vehicle in vast savannah and look for large mammals like lions, elephants, buffaloes and antelopes. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours. Tell your rangers, if you have your favorite mammal before you take off.

PM

Boat trip along Kazinga Channel

Take a boat ride along the channel which connects two lakes. Its banks are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds like kingfisher and pelican, also resting place for hippo and buffalo. It starts at 3pm and takes about 2 hours.

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day 7
7 日目

AM

Game drive at Mweya

This is last game drive at Mweya. If you missed your favorite mammals the first time, tell them to your ranger guide. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours.

PM

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

overnight: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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day 8
8 日目

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Gorillla tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Tracking gorillas is a highlight of this trip. Walk in a rainforest with rangers and track gorillas which are endangered and the largest ape in the world. It starts at 8am and take 2-10 hours depending on their movement of the day. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and observation of mountain gorilla.

overnight: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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day 9
9 日目

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Transfer to Kampala

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day 10
10 日目

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Transfer to Entebbe

Leave Kampala for Entebbe Airport 4 hours before the departure time of your flight.

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