10 Days Uganda Safari


Uganda, often referred to as the “Pearl of Africa,” is a land of captivating beauty, teeming wildlife, and diverse cultures. A 10-day Uganda safari offers a comprehensive journey through this remarkable destination, allowing travelers to explore its national parks, encounter iconic African wildlife, trek to see the endangered mountain gorillas, immerse in vibrant cultures, and experience adventure in the heart of Africa. In this carefully planned 10-day itinerary, we will take you on an epic adventure through Uganda, unveiling the best experiences and destinations the country has to offer.

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

  • Explore Entebbe Botanical Gardens
  • Overnight stay in Entebbe

Your 10 Days Uganda Safari begins with your arrival at Entebbe International Airport. After clearing immigration and customs, you’ll have a relaxing introduction to Uganda by exploring the serene Entebbe Botanical Gardens, a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Spend your first night in one of Entebbe’s comfortable accommodations, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

  • Drive to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Evening game drive
  • Overnight stay in the park

Depart from Entebbe after breakfast, and embark on a scenic drive to Murchison Falls National Park in northwestern Uganda. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the park’s stunning landscapes and remarkable wildlife on an evening game drive. Your overnight stay will be within the park, offering an authentic safari experience.

Day 3: Game Drives and Boat Safari in Murchison Falls NP

  • Morning game drive
  • Afternoon boat safari to the base of the falls

Start the day with an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, a prime location for spotting the Big Five, including lions, elephants, and buffalo. In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling boat safari along the Nile River to the base of the powerful Murchison Falls, an ideal opportunity for wildlife and bird watching.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

  • Drive to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Visit a local community
  • Overnight stay near Kibale

Leave Murchison Falls and head south to Kibale Forest National Park, a lush rainforest home to diverse primate species. On the way, visit a local community to gain insight into Ugandan culture. Spend the night near Kibale Forest, preparing for a day of primate tracking.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest
  • Optional evening swamp walk

Your day will be dedicated to chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest. Get up close with these remarkable creatures as you explore their natural habitat. In the evening, you can opt for an optional swamp walk to discover more of the park’s diverse flora and fauna.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Evening game drive or boat safari
  • Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth NP

Leave Kibale Forest and make your way to Queen Elizabeth National Park, another jewel in Uganda’s crown. Upon arrival, you can choose between an evening game drive or a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel, renowned for its exceptional wildlife and birdlife.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

  • Full-day game drives in Queen Elizabeth NP

Dedicate the day to exploring Queen Elizabeth National Park on a full-day game drive. The park is famous for its diverse landscapes, including the Maramagambo Forest, the Kasenyi Plains, and the Ishasha sector, known for its tree-climbing lions. Witness the abundant wildlife that calls this park home.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

  • Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Visit the Batwa Pygmy community
  • Overnight stay near Bwindi

Leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and head to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. En route, visit the Batwa Pygmy community for a cultural experience. Spend the night near Bwindi, anticipating the thrilling gorilla trekking adventure.

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

  • Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Relax and enjoy the surroundings

One of the most anticipated highlights of your Uganda safari is today’s mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Spend a magical hour observing these gentle giants in their natural habitat. Afterward, relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the forest.

Day 10: Return to Entebbe and Departure

  • Drive back to Entebbe
  • Departure from Entebbe International Airport

On your final day, drive back to Entebbe, where you’ll have the option to visit local markets and souvenir shops for mementos of your Uganda safari. Finally, transfer to Entebbe and end of the 10 Days Uganda Safari.