7 Days wildlife experience in the Pearl of Africa

Want to spend a week viewing the beautiful scenery and attractions in Uganda? The 7 Days wildlife experience in the Pearl of Africa Uganda tour will combine all this for you and make you have a fabulous and memorable week in Uganda. The 7 Days wildlife experience in the Pearl of Africa combines 4 of the most beautiful national parks in a schedule. You will explore Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Mburo National Park. Various activities can be carried out in these national parks and we won’t leave out any to ensure that you get the best experience ever on your trip. This 7 Days Uganda safari will create for you an awesome adventure in Uganda.

From $1520 PP

Trip Overview

DayDestinationAccommodationActivities
01Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park
  • Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget)
  • Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange)
  • Ndali lodge (Luxury)
02In Kibale Forest National Park
  • Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget)
  • Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange)
  • Ndali lodge (Luxury)
  • Chimp Walk
  • Swamp Walk
03To Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget)
  • Enganzi Game Lodge (Midrange)
  • Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Boat Ride
04To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange)
  • Chameleone Hill Lodge (Luxury)
05In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange)
  • Chameleone Hill Lodge (Luxury)
  • Gorilla Tracking
06To Lake Mburo National Park
  • Eagles Nest (Budget)
  • Arcadia Cottages Mburo (Midrange)
  • Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Game Drive / Cultural Walk
07Bwindi – KampalaIn Kampala or Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

After having our breakfast in Kampala, we shall embark on a 6 hour Journey to Kibale Forest National Park in a district called Fort Portal. We shall route through the beautiful scenery of Mubende and have our lunch in Fort Portal then connect to the famous crater area to view the beautiful scene. We shall also have a cultural experience around this same area while visiting the historic caves in this region. After we shall proceed to our place of stay in Kibale Forest National Park and sleep while hearing the beautiful sound of birds as we prepare for two exciting activities the following day.

Budget Accommodation Rwenzori View Guesthouse
Midrange Accommodation Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse
Luxury AccommodationNdali lodge
Driving Time Approximately 6 hours

Day 2 – Chimp Walk and Swamp Walk in Kibale Forest National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

While in Kibale Forest National Park, we shall have two exciting activities on the second day of our trip. We shall have a Chimp Walk in the morning then a Swamp Walk in the afternoon. The Chimp walk activity will also give you a chance to 10 other primates and have a good view of various species of birds and butterflies in the region. We shall return at our place of accommodation for lunch after the chimp walk activity then prepare for another exciting activity in the afternoon. From 2:00PM, we shall have a swamp walk along the Bigodi Walk, a home to one of the community based projects in the region. After this activity we shall return and relax at our place of accommodation.

Budget Accommodation Rwenzori View Guesthouse
Midrange Accommodation Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse
Luxury AccommodationNdali lodge

Day 3 – To Queen Elizabeth National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

On the 3rd day we set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park through fort portal where we should reach by lunch time. The journey should take approximately 5 hours. We shall have lunch from the place of accommodation then organize for an afternoon boat ride to Kazinga Channel. At around 2, we shall enjoy a 2 hour boat ride on the Kazinga channel as we view the wildlife in the region. This cruise is one of the activities that will produce stunning photographs implicating you should pull out your camera and take as many as you can. It combines two activities in one, bird watching and game viewing. After the cruise we shall return to our place of stay and relax as we prepare for the next day activity.

Budget Accommodation Pumba Safari Cottages
Midrange Accommodation Enganzi Game Lodge
Luxury Accommodation Mweya Safari Lodge
Driving Time Approximately 6 hours

Day 4 – To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

After having our breakfast at our place of stay on the fourth day, we shall transfer to the biggest habitat of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. While we take on the 8 hours journey, we shall have a good scenic view of several mountains, steep hills and water-bodies not forgetting the beautiful cultivation of terraces plus the tropical and Bamboo forests. Upon arrival at our place of stay, we shall simply rest and prepare for the Gorilla Tracking activity the following day.

Budget Accommodation Broadbill Forest Camp
Midrange Accommodation Gorilla Mist Camp
Luxury Accommodation Chameleone Hill Lodge
Driving Time Approximately 8 hours

Day 5 – Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

On the 5th day is when we carry out the most exciting of the activities in the itinerary, Gorilla Tracking. We shall meet at a start point not later than 7:30 AM for briefing before we embark on the adventure. Our guides will tell you all the precautions to take whilst tracking Gorillas but in case you feel they have left out something, feel free to ask questions. Gorilla Tracking is a very physical activity that requires you to be extremely fit. The activity may take between 3 – 8 hours depending on how long you intend to prolong it. We should be at the starting point not later than 7:00PM in the evening.

Budget Accommodation Broadbill Forest Camp
Midrange Accommodation Gorilla Mist Camp
Luxury Accommodation Chameleone Hill Lodge

Day 6 – To Lake Mburo National Park

7 Days Uganda safari

We shall travel to Lake Mburo National Park on the 6th day. Whilst on the journey, we shall stop at Igongo Cultural Center in Mbarara District and have a delicious lunch made of local cuisines. The journey should take us approximately 5 hours. We shall reach in the afternoon and either do some game viewing or a normal cultural walk in the park. The game viewing activity is a chance for you to see the beautiful wildlife of Zebras and Impalas plus more mammals and birds in Lake Mburo National Park. After any of the activities we shall return to out place of accommodation for a rest.

Budget Accommodation Eagles Nest
Midrange Accommodation Arcadia Cottages Mburo
Luxury Accommodation Mihingo Safari Lodge
Driving Time Approximately 5 hours

Day 7 – Lake Mburo National Park – Kampala

7 Days Uganda Safari

This is the last day of our trip. It’s the day we return to Kampala but we shall carry out an early morning game drive and have a late breakfast before embarking on our journey to Kampala. Whilst travelling to Kampala, we shall stop at the Equator for a lunch break and take some memorable photographs. The Equator divides the Northern and Southern Hemispheres of the world so feel free to take photographs with both legs on separate hemispheres. After lunch and photo-shoots, we shall proceed with our journey straight to Kampala and get dropped at the airport for departure in case you are departing on the same day. It you are departing the following day you have to pay an extra fee for accommodation of the night.

Accommodation Arranged in case the client is not departing same day
Driving Time Approximately 6 hours
Price IncludesPrice Excludes
Airport transfersTips
Ground transport in tour vehiclesExtra meals and drinks
AccommodationVisa (USD $50)
Meals (Full Board for Luxury, Half Board for Mid-Range, Bed and Breakfast for Budget)Optional activities
Transport while Tracking GorillaInternational flight
Tax for hotels and lodgesGorilla permit
Activities mentioned in the itineraryPersonal Items

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