9 Days Uganda Tanzania Safari
9 Days Uganda Tanzania Safari is a trip filled with adventurous experiences such as chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park in Uganda, gorilla trekking in the famous Bwindi forest national park of Uganda as well as a wildlife viewing experience in fsereng and Ngorongoro crater.
You will engage in different game drives during your 9 days Uganda and Tanzania safari as you explore the northern and central part of Serengeti national park in search of various wildlife species such as elephants, lions, hippos, antelopes, gazelles, impalas, kudu, giraffes, leopards, cheetahs, buffalos and many others.
Serengeti national park is the oldest national park in Tanzania and is a popular wildlife viewing destination with various wildlife species and is also known for its endless savannah plains dotted with trees and for the great wildebeest migration which involves the movement of over 2 million wildebeests annually in search of greener pastures.
You will begin your 9 days Uganda and Tanzania safari in Entebbe, Uganda and end the safari in Arusha Tanzania.
Safari highlights of the
- Day 1: pick up and drive to Kibale National Park
- Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and drive to Bwindi National Park.
- Day 3: Gorilla trekking
- Day 4: transfer to Entebbe
- Day 5: Flight to Kilimanjaro international airport and drive to Karatu
- Day 6: drive to North Serengeti national park.
- Day 7: Game drive in North Serengeti national park
- Day 8: drive to Central Serengeti national park
- Day 9: drive to Ngorongoro crater
Day 1; pick up and drive to Kibale National Park
Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met by your guide who will welcome you and brief you shortly about your safari. After your briefing, you will begin your safari and drive to Kibale national park which will take about 5 to 6 hours drive.
Kibale national park is home to chimpanzees which can be seen in the tropical forest as well as various bird species. You will have lunch at your lodge in the national park and spend the rest of the day relaxing at your lodge as you prepare for dinner and overnight at Isunga lodge.
Day 2; Chimpanzee trekking and drive to Bwindi National Park.
On the 2nd day of your safari, after having breakfast early, you will proceed to Kibale national park headquarters for a briefing about your chimpanzee trekking activity. After you have been briefed about your safari, you will be accompanied by your ranger guide and trek into Kibale forest where you will search for chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
You will also enjoy seeing chimpanzees among the trees as well as other primate species like black and white colobus monkeys and vervet monkeys. After your chimpanzee trekking experience, you will meet your guide and you embark on a transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park via the ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. You will have dinner and spend the night at Buhoma community rest camp.
Day 3; Gorilla trekking
After breakfast at your lodge, you will proceed to the Bwindi national park headquarters for a short briefing about your gorilla trekking activity. You will proceed into the Bwindi impenetrable forest in search of the gorillas. During your gorilla trekking activity, you will move through forested and steep hills as your search for the gorillas and you will spend about 1 hour with the gorillas. After your gorilla trekking activity, you will meet your guide and return to your lodge.
You will have an optional community tour to the Batwa community who you will interact with and get to know more about their culture and way of life. You will have your dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma community rest camp.
Day 4; transfer to Entebbe
You will start your day with breakfast at your lodge in Bwindi national park as you prepare to drive to Entebbe. You will have a stopover at the equator where you will enjoy photography and also visit the craft shops and also watch the experiments at the equator. After your equator experience, you will have an en route lunch before proceeding to Entebbe where you will check in at your hotel and have your dinner and overnight at Best western hotel.
Day 5; Flight to Kilimanjaro international airport and drive to Karatu
After an early breakfast at your hotel in Entebbe, you will proceed to Entebbe international airport for your flight to Tanzania. Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport, your guide will meet you and welcome you.
You will proceed to Karatu where you will check in at your hotel and have your dinner and spend the night at Eileen’s tree inn.
Day 6; drive to North Serengeti national park
You will have breakfast at your lodge in Karatu as you prepare for your transfer to Serengeti national park where you will explore the northern part of the national park where you will see wildlife species like giraffes, buffalos, elephants, and also get to witness the great wildebeest migration as millions of wildebeests move across the savannah plains. You will spend the night and have your dinner at Ikoma tented camp.
Day 7; Game drive in North Serengeti national park
After having breakfast at your lodge, you will explore the northern part of Serengeti national park again which is at the border with Masai Mara national reserve in Kenya. You will see a variety of wildlife species during your morning game drive such as lions, leopards as well as elephants. You will have your packed lunches after your morning game drive.
You will also engage in an afternoon game drive during which you will search for other wildlife species in the northern part of Serengeti national park and enjoy the scenery and seeing various attractions. You will have dinner and overnight at Ikoma tented camp.
Day 8; drive to Central Serengeti national park
You will have an early breakfast at your lodge in the northern part of Serengeti national park as you prepare to drive to the central part of the national park also referred to as the Seronera area which is home to a variety of wildlife species like the big five which includes lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalos. Depending on your luck, you may be able to spot all of the big 5 as well as other wildlife species in the national park like cheetahs, zebras, hippos, wildebeests, impalas, kudu, gazelles and many others. Dinner and overnight will be at Osinon camps and lodges
Day 9; drive to Ngorongoro crater.
Your guide will drive you to the Ngorongoro crater after having breakfast and checking out of your lodge in Serengeti national park. You will have your lunch before descending into the crater for a wildlife viewing experience. You will see wildlife species such as cheetahs, hippos, buffalos, elands, wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, gazelles and many others. You will also visit Lake Magadi which is a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner and is among the main features of the crater. You will see a large number of flamingos, hippos as well as other bird species along the lake shores. Dinner and overnight at Hhando coffee lodge.
End of the 9 Days Uganda Tanzania Safari
- Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
- Transportation as per itinerary.
- Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
- Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
- Services literate English driver/guide.
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
- Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
- crater fees
- gorilla and chimpanzee permits
- Visas and related costs.
- Personal expenses.
- Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
- International flights.
- Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary