8 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari – Bwindi and Serengeti Safari in Arusha Tanzania
8 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari – Bwindi and Serengeti Safari in Arusha Tanzania safari is a unique safari experience through Uganda to Arusha in Tanzania.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi home of Uganda Gorillas
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala or at the airport and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park located in the western part of Uganda with approximately 540km from Kampala by road. You will have a stopover at the equator for photography and the experiment and another stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. Proceed to Bwindi arriving in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Bakiga lodge
Day 2: Gorilla trekking Uganda – Bwindi
Enjoy early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the ranger guides and later head into the forest for your trek. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. These primates roam the park freely and there is no way of telling where they will be for a particular day.
On finding them, you will be allowed 1 hour to view and take photos of these gentle primates, enjoy your lunch packs and meet your driver / guide and transfer back to your lodge. The time after trekking can be spent on a village tour or lazing off at the hotel as you savoir the memories of your gorilla trekking in Bwindi and prepare for the next day. Dinner and overnight at Lodge as above
Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe
You will enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. Proceed to Kampala arriving in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Entebbe. Dinner and overnight at Premier Gardens Hotel.
Day 4: Transfer to Arusha/ Kilimanjoro air port.
You will enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Entebbe Airport and fly to Arusha or Kilimanjro airport depending on availability of the flights on that day.
Dinner and Overnight Runako lodge.
Day 5; Arusha to Serengeti national park
Your guide will pick you up from Arusha and after a short briefing; you will continue your drive through Arusha to Serengeti national park which is a destination known for the big five and for amazing wildlife viewing.
After your expedition of exploring the wilderness of this national park and its spectacular scenery, your guide will drive you to your lodge for your dinner and to spend the night in the comfort of your lodge at Osinon camps and lodges.
Day 6 and day 7; Full day Serengeti national park
You will have an early breakfast at your lodge ahead of the full day wildlife viewing activity as you explore Serengeti national park. During the morning game drive, you will search for wildlife species like hyenas, zebras, impala, serval cats, and many other species. You will also have lunch as you prepare for another game viewing adventure.
During your afternoon game drive in Serengeti national park, you will look out for a variety of wildlife and bird species such as elephants, giraffes, wildebeests, antelopes, zebras, rhinos, buffalos, hippos, cheetahs, elands, waterbucks, kudus, lions, leopards, impalas, gazelles among others. You will have dinner and overnight at Osinon camps and lodges.
Day 8; drive to Arusha
You will have an early breakfast at your lodge before checking out of the lodge. After checking out, you will drive back to Arusha where your guide will drop you off at the airport in Arusha which will mark the end of your trip.