This Luxury wildlife safari in Uganda takes you to Kidepo valley and Bwindi impenetrable forest for remarkable wildlife experiences and unique cultural discovery!

7 Days Uganda Luxury Wildlife Safari

Luxury Wildlife Safari Highlights

  • Bwindi Impenetrable & Kidepo Valley N.P.
  • Scenic flight with Pearl of Africa aerial view
  • Everlasting memories of meeting with the Mountain Gorillas
  • Experience the Majestic views Virunga Volcanoes
  • The hidden Gem “Kidepo Valley National Park”

Day 1; Arrival in Entebbe

On your arrival for your luxury wildlife safari, we will meet you at Entebbe International Airport and will transfer you to Protea Hotel your accommodation for tonight. Depending on your arrival time, you can explore the city, visit craft shops or even choose to experience the Ugandan night life.
Accommodations: Protea Hotel Entebbe
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2; Entebbe – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

view mountain gorillas on luxury wildlife safariWe will transfer you from your accommodation at 6.15am to Entebbe International Airport for your flight to the south western part of Uganda .

An Aerolink member of staff will assist you with the check in and transfer to your 07:45 am (arrival 09:30 am) or 12:30 pm (arrival 13:45 pm) domestic flight to either Kisoro or Kihihi airstrip. Enjoy the one hour scenic flight. Upon arrival you will be met by the driver for a 2 hours drive to the lodge. Optional afternoon community walks, canoeing available.

Accommodations: Gorilla Forest Camp/Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3; Gorilla Trekking Bwindi

The most exciting and climax of your luxury wildlife safari adventure should be today as you meet the gentle giants, a wild life sesation but well, commoly reffered to as Mountain Gorillas. After anearly breakfast, with your lunch packed, you will be briefed is at 8 am. Your guide will give you highlights of specific details about the way of life of the gorillas you will be tracking. The hike can take anything from one to seven hours.

Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Once you reach the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them as you stand 6 meters away. Upon completion of this magical encounter we will drive you back to the lodge where you can relax in the afternoon or go for another walk to visit one of the communities around.
Accommodations: Gorilla Forest Camp/Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4; Transfer to Kihihi /Kisoro Airstrip – Entebbe

We will drive back to Kihihi/Kisoro for your flight back to Entebbe. You will arrive at Entebbe International Airport to wait for a connecting flight to Kidepo. The flight takes approximately two and half-hours to Kidepo. You will be picked from the airstrip and dropped to Apoka lodge. At your lodge, you will check in, relax and have lunch.

In the evening you will take a sunset game drive through Kidepo Valley National park and see wild life diversity at its best. Kidepo Valley N.P. has about 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species.

Accommodations: Apoka Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 5; Full Day in Kidepo Valley National Park

Early morning game drive, we set off for a 2-3 hours morning game drive to Kidepo Valley National Park in search for lions, cheetahs and leopards. The park also contains two rivers – Kidepo and Narus – which disappear in the dry season, leaving just pools for the wildlife. Both sights are equally breathtaking and it will not take away from your experience if you miss out on seeing one.

Return to the lodge for late breakfast, Enjoy mid-morning at the open swimming pool with sighting of wildlife from the lodge. The lodge offers nice viewing platform for wildlife and often at night you will hear the lions roar and the hyena cries. Relax at Apoka Lodge, lunch and we arrange for an evening parked Game drive.

Accommodations: Apoka Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6; Cultural visit

Kidepo is wildlife bonaza you can either conduct morning nature walk accompanied by ranger escort. The local communities around the park include pastoral Karamojong people, similar to the Maasai of Kenya, and the IK, a hunter-gatherer tribe whose survival is threatened.

In the afternoon you will visit the nearby village. The local communities around the park include pastoral Karamojong people, similar to the Maasai of Kenya, and the IK, a hunter-gatherer tribe whose survival is threatened. Kidepo National Park is home to one the smallest ethnic groups in Africa, a people called the Ik. According to folklore, the Ik have wandered through much of East Africa, and came from Ethiopia hundreds of years ago.

Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found evidence linking them to cultures as far away as southern Egypt. “It’s like a museum,” he says. “It’s a storehouse of historical information, cultural information, and ecological information. When a language like that dies, you could liken it to a library burning down“. You will also observe the way of life of the Karamojong and the Ik.
Accommodations: Apoka Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 7; Transfer to Entebbe

Morning Game drive and return to the lodge for breakfast. You will be transferred to the Airstrip to proceed to Entebbe Airport for your afternoon flight. Our driver will pick up and take you to freshen up at Protea Hotel to freshen up .Later on, transfer to the international airport for your departure flight home marking the end of your luxury wildlife safari in Uganda.

Inclusions:
All activities and accommodations as mentioned per above luxury wildlife safari itinerary
Vehicle Transfers
English speaking driver guide

Exclusions:
Visa
Tips and gratuities
Drinks
Laundry services
Telephone calls and any other items of personal nature
International air flights

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