9 Days Wildlife, Gorilla and Mountain Elgon Tour

The 9 Days Wildlife, Gorilla and Mountain Elgon Tour takes you on Wildlife Adventure in Lake Mburo National Park, Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park, White Water Rafting in Jinja at River Nile and Nature Walks at Mountain Elgon National Park.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Arrival-Lake Mburo National Park Day 4: Gorilla Trekking-Bwindi Forest National Park Day 7: Transfer – Mountain Elgon
Day 2: Game Drive –Boat Cruise Day 5: Transfer-Jinja Town Day 8: Nature Walk –Mountain Elgon
Day 3: Transfer-Bwindi Forest National Park Day 6: White Water Rafting-Sipi Falls Day 9: Departure-Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival-Lake Mburo National Park

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked up by a company Driver Guide who will brief you and transfer you via Kampala then towards Lake Mburo National Park located a few kilometers off Mbarara Town.

The transfer will take you a period of 3-4 hours with en-route lunch at the Igongo Cultural Center. After lunch, proceed to Lake Mburo National Park for an afternoon Game Drive then later, you will transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Mihingo Lodge, Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Lodge.

Day 2: Game Drive –Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Lake Mburo to experience a Game Drive along the various tracks watching wildlife wander from one place to another in the park. The animals you will spot include; zebras, kobs, buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks, bush bucks, hyenas, reedbuck, topi, Oribi, Eland, Impala, Leopard etc.

After your Game Drive, break off for lunch then transfer to Lake Mburo to enjoy a Boat Cruise which will offer you sightings of Hippos and Crocodiles beneath the water as well as birds. Return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mihingo Lodge, Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer-Bwindi Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, embark on a transfer to the stunning Bwindi Forest National Park a journey that will offer you scenic views of the green Terrain vegetation and busy towns.

You will transfer for some kilometers and when you reach the Park, you will transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel then later on; you can opt to relax or proceed to experience a guided nature walk. After, return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Buhoma Lodge, Haven Lodge Buhoma, Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Gorilla Trekking Tours in UgandaDay 4: Gorilla Trekking-Bwindi Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters to be briefed on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas.

After briefing you will be distributed in groups of 8 per Gorilla group then later with an experienced guide, you will transfer to penetrate the forest to track the Gorillas for a period of 3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories.

After tracking the Gorillas, you will return back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Buhoma Lodge, Haven Lodge Buhoma, Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Day 5: Transfer-Jinja Town

Wake up have breakfast then with your packed luggage, embark on your transfer to the stunning busy town of Jinja.

You will transfer for a period of 6-7 hours and when you get to Jinja, you will explore the Town then transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Haven Lodge Jinja, Wild Waters Lodge, Source of the Nile Hotel.

Day 6: White Water Rafting-Sipi Falls

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the banks of River Nile to experience remarkable White Water Rafting Adventures along the vigorous rapids of the Nile in various grades i.e Grade 1 to Grade 5.

After your experience, you will have lunch then embark on a journey towards Sipi Falls for a period 4-5 hours and when you reach here, you will transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 7: Guided Nature Walk then Transfer – Mountain Elgon

Wake up have breakfast then transfer on a guided nature walk to the top of the Sipi Falls and en-route you will watch numerous species of Birds, small mammals, as well as the waterfalls. After your hike you will break off for lunch then transfer to Mountain Elgon.

When you get here, you will transfer on a guided walk around the nearby local communities i.e Budadiri Local Community and Sipi Widow’s Group buying crafts to keep for memories then later, you will transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 8: Nature Walk –Mountain Elgon

Wake up have breakfast then transfer on a guided nature walk through the forest along the Bamboo Trail for a distance of 7 kilometers to the Kapkwai Cave. Along the trail you will have beautiful views at the green terrain vegetation, birds, the Gorge and the River.

After the walk, you will break off for lunch then later on transfer along the Sasa Trail which will offer you an opportunity to view the spectacular moorland and the Kitum Cave. After your nature walk, you will return to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 9: Departure-Kampala

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage embark on your transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Includes
  • Transportation to and fro
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
  • All accommodations while on tour
  • Meal as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park Entrance fees
  • All Activity Fess included in the tour itinerary
  • Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards
Safari Excludes
  • International flight and Visas
  • Personal insurance
  • Drinks, tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Extra items

Customer Support

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Working Hours

Mon – Fri. 08:00 – 17:00

Saturday. 08:00 – 12:00