10 Days Gorilla And Game Safari in Uganda


About this activity

  • Instant Booking
  • Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
  • Duration:10 Day(s)
  • Activities
    • Boat and Cruise Tours
    • Culture & Walking Tours
    • Eco Tourism
    • Gorilla Trekking Tours
    • Jeep & 4WD Tours
    • Nature & Sightseeing Tours
    • Night Safari Tours
    • Photography Tours
    • Safari Tours
    • Trekking and Hiking Tours
    • Wildlife Safari Tours
  • Travel StyleBudget
  • Guiding Type: Live Guide/Instructor
  • Guide Language
    • English
  • Tour Vibe Active
  • Recommended For
    • Couple
    • Senior
    • Solo
    • Women
    • Youth
  • Destination Country: Africa, Uganda,
    • Entebbe International Airport
    • Jinja
    • Kibale Forest National Park
    • Amabeere Caves
    • New Tooro Kingdom Palace
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
    • Lake Mburo National Park
    • Entebbe International Airport
  • Pickup

    Entebbe International Airport

  • Drop-off

    Entebbe International Airport

  • Age Range 15 - 85 (Years Old)
Tour Highlights
Tour Introduction

This 10-day Uganda safari holiday is packed with adventure and activities in the most stunning and exciting parts of Uganda. You will enjoy white-water rafting in the rapids of the Nile river, and the wildlife of the savannah. You will top it all off with a hike to see the endangered mountain gorillas deep in the forest. In the various areas, you will have a chance to interact with the local communities and gain a deeper understanding of the culture and way of life. During the trip, you’ll stay in safari lodges that offer a unique and authentic African experience. Each day will offer something new and interesting, continuously enhancing your overall experience. Take a look at the detailed itinerary to get a clear idea of what this trip would feel like for you. Also, keep in mind that all our trips can be fully personalized to fit your specific needs.


Our driver/guide will be waiting at Entebbe International Airport to pick you up and then transfer you to your accommodation for the night. Accommodation: Papyrus Guesthouse Meal plan: Dinner

Early in the morning, after your breakfast, you will be driven to Jinja for a white water rafting experience which can either take a full day or half-day depending on your choice. This is one of the most exciting rafting trips on earth going up to 31 km and includes a fantastic barbeque lunch and complimentary drinks after the trip. Accommodation: 2 Friends Resort, Jinja Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After your breakfast, you will leave for Kibale National Park in western Uganda. The drive takes around 8 hours including a stopover for lunch in Fort Portal town. Along the way, you will pass many small towns, villages, tea farms, and roadside markets all of which make the Ugandan countryside full of beauty. You will reach Kibale with enough time to relax and unwind from a day of travel. Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After early morning breakfast, your driver/guide will drive you to the Kibale National Park office where you will be briefed about the activity of tracking chimpanzees in the wild. You will then go on a guided primate walk in search of chimpanzees and 12 other primates including l’ Hoestes, Red colobus, blue, red-tailed monkeys, brown monkeys, and grey-cheeked mangabey. The park rangers will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates but on all the forest fauna and flora, and will ensure that your walk is informative and enjoyable. After finding the chimps, you will spend 1 hour with them before heading back to the park offices. You will go back to the lodge for lunch & refreshments. After lunch, you will visit the community and take a walk in Bigodi Swamp – which is the home of the great blue Turaco bird. The swamp is home to around 200 bird species and 8 primate species. Later, return to your accommodation for dinner & overnight stay. Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, you will start the day with a cultural tour of the ‘Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru’ caves – a great historic site located 10km out of Fort Portal town. You will be accompanied by an informed guide who knows more about this place. Remember to carry along a flashlight, hiking boots, long trousers, etc since you are going to enter the caves. Thereafter, yoo will hike the explosion crater lakes surrounding this area and then return to Fort Portal town for lunch and a visit to the Tooro Kingdom Palace. In the evening, drive to Uganda’s second-largest park – Queen Elizabeth National Park while enjoying the changing views of the mystical Rwenzori Mountain ranges. Accommodation: Bush Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, you will go for an early morning wildlife safari game drive in this park. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse ecosystem of grassy plains, tropical forests, rivers, swamps, lakes, and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. With the massive Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop, you will have excellent opportunities to see lions, leopards, giant forest hogs, cape buffalos, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kobs, Topi, and bushbuck. After lunch, you will go for a 2-3 hour boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This take will take you through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. Many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers great opportunities for photography, bird watching, and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with more than 600 different species. Accommodation: Bush Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After your breakfast, you will be driven from Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is a 6 hours journey passing through the Kigezi Highlands an area known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. The journey takes you through terraced hills and winding roads to the Bwindi forest. You will have a stop-over in Kabale for lunch. Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge / Buhoma Community Rest Camp Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today is the big day! Prepare yourself for an encounter with the gentle giants; the rare mountain gorillas. For most people, this is the absolute highlight of their tour. You will go into the forest in groups of not more than 8 in search of mountain gorillas. En route, your guide will point out previous signs of gorilla activity such as dung, nests, and chewed bamboo shoots. Your trek will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes, and bamboo. Upon finding the gorillas, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour with them after which you will be led back to the starting point. Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge / Buhoma Community Rest Camp Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After an early breakfast, you will drive from Bwindi Impenetrable to Lake Mburo National Park. The journey will take approximately 7 hours including a stopover in Mbarara for lunch. You will reach the park early enough to do both a wildlife game drive and a boat cruise on lake Mburo. You will be able to see animals like Zebras, Elands, buffalos and oribi among others. Birdwatchers will enjoy more than 250 species of birds found in Lake Mburo including Papyrus Gonolek, Brown-faced Lapwing, Carruthers Cisticola, the extraordinary White-winged Warbler, and Bare-Faced-Go-Away bird. Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, proceed for a wildlife safari walk in Lake Mburo National park. An armed ranger will escort you to make sure you are protected. You may also come across a herd of zebras peacefully grazing alongside the long-horned Ankole cattle. For those willing to get up a bit earlier, you may be able to see Lake Mburo’s hyenas in their cave. You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will be driven back to Kampala. You will have a stopover at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers where you will witness the making of ceremonial drums using methods passed down for many generations. There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs. We will reach Kampala in the early evening. Accommodation: None. (Last day) Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch


Location Nights Type Property Name Rating Occupancy
Entebbe 1 Guesthouse Papyrus Guest House 3 Private
Kibale Forest National Park 2 Lodge Kibale Forest Camp 3 Private
Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 Lodge Bush Lodge 3 Private
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest 2 Lodge Rushaga Gorilla Lodge 4 Private
Lake Mburo National Park 1 Lodge Rwakobo Rock 4 Private
Jinja 1 Guesthouse 2 Friends Guest House 3 Star Private
Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner) and in self contained or en-suite rooms or permanent tents.
Pickup & Drop-Off
  • Airport Transfer

You will have a full time English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.

  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Meat
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

All Accommodation is on full board basis.

  • Jeep & 4WD

Ground transport using a safari Landcruiser/jeep 


  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Extra Services

Other Excluded:

Entry visa Uganda

Meals that are not part of your accommodation.

A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).

Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.

All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)

Covid Safety

Wear a mask at all times

Carry a hand sanitizer.

Carry your vaccination card (if vaccinated)


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Tour Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 60 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 20 % of the tour amount

All cancellation requests must be made in writing and shall be effective on the date of actual receipt by Primate World Safaris. The following cancellation charges apply to the basic program rate: 60 days or more prior to arrival 10% charge 59 – 32 days prior to arrival 25% charge 31 – 8 days prior to arrival 30% charge 7 – 4 days prior to arrival 75% charge 3 Days or less prior to arrival 100% charge Primate World Safaris reserves the right to deduct all expenses incurred from money paid. Gorilla and chimp permits and air tickets are 100% non-refundable. No refunds will be made for any unused services, late arrival or no-show of any of the members of the tour.

Tour Date Change Policy

Tour Date can be changed 7 day(s) prior departure


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