Uganda Safari Trail
The 8 days Uganda safari trail is one spectacular Uganda safari. The most amazing of all on this 8 days Uganda safari trail are the long horned Ankole cattle. You will see while approaching and within Lake Mburo National Park. You will get close to Zebras as they move from the grazing areas to Lake Mburo. This is for water especially during hot seasons. While on this 8 days Uganda safari trail don’t miss out on giraffes in Lake Mburo. You will find the Giraffes feeding on the whistling acacia trees. On this 8 days Uganda safari trail be on the lookout for the shy and solitary beautiful elands and leopards. You will also see topis waterbucks and thousands of Impalas while on this African safari in Uganda. The 8 Days Uganda safari trail will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you should be ready for other great wildlife sightings. Elephants and Hippos are a must see when on the Uganda safari trail in QENP. Be sure not to miss the great boat ride on the Kazinga Channel. Finally the 8 days Uganda safari trail visits Kibale National Park. This is home to over 13 primate species. On your 8 days Uganda safari trail here, you have the greatest chance of getting close to the Chimpanzees. Find our 8 days Uganda safari trail below:
Day 1: Entebbe International Airport – Kampala
Our Uganda safari rep will be ready by to welcome you upon arrival. You will get some briefing on the 8 Days Uganda safari trail. This will be followed by a transfer to your Hotel for relaxation and some refreshments at cost. Time allowing, you can enjoy a short city tour to introduce you to Kampala. You also have time to exchange some money to use during your stay. Spend the rest of the evening at Hotel Africana where you are booked on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park
Start your day with an early breakfast. Our driver guide will be available to start day 2 of the Uganda safari trail. Your drive will go through the Kampala-Masaka high way. the You will get the first break at the Equator. This will be for photo shooting at the Uganda Equator. If need be a cup of coffee or some stretch of the muscles will do. The drive will proceed as you observe the change in vegetation and topography. You will get into Lake Mburo National Park and check in for lunch. An afternoon relaxation at your Lake Mburo National Park accommodation will prepare you for the evening. In the evening you will embark on a game drive at 1600hrs. Return back to Lake Mburo Safari Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Lake Mburo National Park
You will wake up to an early cup of coffee on this day of your Uganda safari trail. Accompanied with an armed ranger you will be out for an early morning game walk. You will be looking for Owls, Hyenas, Tree Hyrax, Porcupines, Aadvark and serval cats. There will also be Bush pigs and many more animals. You will return to your Lake Mburo National Park accommodation for breakfast. You will have an mid morning relaxation until lunch time at one. Later in the afternoon you will embark on a Boat ride at 1600hrs. Here you will have a great chance of seeing many Hippos, Crocodiles, fish eagles, and many kingfishers. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Lake Mburo Safari Lodge.
Day 4: Lake Mburo – Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will beging your day on Uganda safari trail with an early breakfast. After checkout you will drive out of the Park through the Ankole farm lands. You will see big plantations of Matooke before you get through to Mbarara and Igara. The drive takes you through Karinzu forest and get to the great view point of Queen Elizabeth. You will stop for a photo taking moment of the Park and Kyambura Gorge. Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park accommodation where you will check in for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation and some swimming. In the evening you will venture on a game drive in Kasenyi and a visit of the local fishing village. You can also tour Lake Munyanyange for a great chance of seeing Flamingos. You will get back to the Mweya Safari Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
We shall have an early cup of coffee. This is to be followed by a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. On this day you have great chances of sightings like lions and hippos. The hippos will be getting back to the water after a night grazing in the park. There are also chances of sighting leopards, hyenas, Uganda kobs, Elephants and many more. Return to the lodge for a full breakfast and relaxation. After lunch you should be ready for the afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channel at 1500hrs. You will return for dinner and overnight at the Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth – Kibale Forest National Park
After an early breakfast that will prepare you for the drive to Kibale National Park. This is another beautiful drive with great scenic views. You get a chance of seeing the Rwenzori Mountain ranges of great hills along and big plantations. The drive takes you along the Crater lakes before getting into Kibale Forest. You will check into Primate Lodge in time for lunch. You will have the afternoon of your Uganda safari trail on leisure. Dinner and overnight will be at your Kibale Forest accommodation.
Day 7: Kibale Forest National Park
This is the greatest day of your Uganda safari trail. The day begins with an early breakfast. With bottled water and picnic lunch boxes you will get to the park headquarter. You will be briefed on the chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. Accompanied by an armed ranger and a guide you will get to trail the Chimps in their Natural habitat. Return back for lunch and an afternoon spent at leisure. Your dinner and overnight will be at the Primate lodge.
Day 8: Kibale Forest – Kampala
Start the final lap of the 8 days Uganda safari trail with an early breakfast. You will check out of your lodge and drive out of the park. This will be a journey back to Kampala where you are expected in the early afternoon. You will be dropped off at your hotel or Entebbe International Airport for your evening flight home.