8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari

8 DAYS UGANDA AND TANZANIA SAFARI

8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari is a tour which will start in Arusha Tanzania where you will visit different destinations including Serengeti national park and the Ngorongoro crater.

After your safari in Tanzania, you will visit Uganda for a gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi national park.

Day 1; pick up and drive to hotel

On day 1 of your 8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari, your guide will pick you up from the airport and welcome you for your safari. You will continue your drive to your hotel in Arusha where you will spend the night at Tulia boutique hotel and spa.

Day 2; Arusha to Ngorongoro crater

You will have breakfast at your hotel ahead of your drive to Ngorongoro conservation area. You will enjoy a safari in Ngorongoro where you will visit the world’s largest in active caldera called the Ngorongoro crater which is also home to numerous wildlife species such as wildebeests, zebras, hippos, cheetahs, antelopes, elands, impalas, gazelles, waterbucks, hartebeests among others.

8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari
Flamingo Safaris

You will descend 600 meters into the Ngorongoro crater where you will also see attractions like Lake Magadi where you will see flamingos along the shores of the lake as well as hippos. You will have dinner and spend the night at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 3; Ngorongoro to Serengeti national park

On the 3rd day of your 8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari, you will have an early breakfast at your lodge as you prepare for your transfer to Serengeti national park. You will search for different wildlife species during your en route game drive in the open savannah plains. You will have lunch at your lodge in Serengeti national park after checking in.

After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive as you search for wildlife species in the savannah plains such as the big five like elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and also enjoy the beautiful scenery such as the kopjes where lions can be seen as they watch their prey. You will proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Seronera wildlife lodge.

Day 4; Full day Serengeti national park

After having breakfast at your lodge in Serengeti national park during your Tanzania safari, you will engage in a morning game viewing experience. Your lunch will be had after your morning game drive. You will engage in another game drive to see wildlife species such as the big five like lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and elephants.

You will also search for other wildlife and bird species which include wildebeest, waterbucks, antelopes, zebras, kudus, hippos, buffalos among others. You will return to your lodge after your evening game drive for dinner and overnight at Seronera wildlife lodge.

8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari
The Big 5 in Serengeti National Park

Day 5; drive to Arusha and flight to Entebbe

You will have an early breakfast at your lodge and your guide will drive you to Arusha where and drop you off at Kilimanjaro international airport for your flight to Uganda. On arrival at Entebbe international airport, our guide will welcome you and drive you to your hotel where you will check in. dinner and overnight stay will be at Best western hotel Entebbe.

Day 6; flight to Bwindi national park

On the 6th day of your 8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari, after your breakfast at the hotel in Entebbe, you will check out of the hotel ahead of your flight to Bwindi national park. Your guide will meet you at the airstrip and drive you to your hotel where you will check in. You will also have lunch at your lodge.

You will engage in a cultural experience with the Batwa community where you will interact with the local community and get to know more about their ways of life and their culture. dinner and to spend the night at Buhoma haven lodge.

Day 7; gorilla trekking

After breakfast at your lodge, you will proceed to the park headquarters for a short briefing before trekking into the Bwindi impenetrable forest in search of the gorillas. You will trek through forested area as your search for the gorillas and when you find the gorillas, you will spend about 1 hour with them.

8 days Uganda and Tanzania safari
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

After your gorilla trekking safari activity, you will meet your guide and return to your lodge. Dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma haven lodge.

Day 8; flight to Entebbe

Breakfast will be served at your lodge ahead of your flight from Bwindi to Entebbe. You will visit the reptile village in Entebbe as you wait for your flight which will bring your Tanzania Wildlife safari to an end.

Price includes

  • Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • Transportation during the safari in a land cruiser
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver during the tour
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • Gorilla permits
  • Price quoted per person sharing
  • Flight from Bwindi to Entebbe
  • Flight from Entebbe to Bwindi

Price excludes

  • International Flights
  • Laundry
  • Items of personal nature
  • International and local airfares
  • hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary

 

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