10 Day Uganda Ultimate Safari


10 Day Uganda Ultimate Safari

Embark on an unforgettable safari that seamlessly combines nature, culture, and wildlife, immersing you in the remarkable beauty of Uganda's national parks. Explore the diverse flora and fauna of Queen Elizabeth National Park, renowned for its abundant wildlife, including a plethora of mammal species and over 600 captivating bird species. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting primate kingdom of Kibale National Park, home to the famous chimpanzees and an impressive array of 13 primate species. In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, encounter the iconic mountain gorillas, as more than 400 of these majestic creatures call this place home. Experience the awe-inspiring power of Murchison Falls, the world's mightiest waterfall, while indulging in boat and game safaris amidst an abundance of wildlife. Embark on an exhilarating rhino-tracking adventure at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Unwind in the comfort of top-notch accommodations, serenaded by the harmonious sounds of the wilderness. Relax and marvel at the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi, the famed "lake of a thousand birds" with its 29 stunning islands. Discover the charm of Lake Mburo National Park, home to zebras and a testament to Uganda's rich biodiversity. This extraordinary journey promises an immersive experience, leaving you with cherished memories of Uganda's untamed wilderness.

  1. Queen Elizabeth National Park: Explore the diverse flora and fauna, including a wide variety of mammal species and over 600 captivating bird species.
  2. Kibale National Park: Immerse yourself in the enchanting primate kingdom, encountering chimpanzees and a remarkable array of 13 primate species.
  3. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: Experience an unforgettable encounter with the iconic mountain gorillas, observing them in their natural habitat.
  4. Murchison Falls: Witness the awe-inspiring power of the world’s mightiest waterfall and enjoy thrilling boat and game safaris amidst abundant wildlife.
  5. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary: Embark on an exhilarating rhino-tracking adventure, getting up close to these majestic creatures.
  6. Top-notch accommodations: Relax in nice lodges or camps, surrounded by the harmonious sounds of the wilderness.
  7. Lake Bunyonyi: Marvel at the beauty of the “lake of a thousand birds” with its picturesque islands, providing a tranquil and serene setting.

Lake Mburo National Park: Discover the charm of this national park, known for its zebras and showcasing Uganda’s rich biodiversity.

Experience a warm welcome as you arrive in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Our team at Dark Hills Uganda will be there to greet you and ensure a smooth transfer to your accommodation. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey filled with unforgettable adventures and remarkable wildlife encounters.

Meals Included: No meals Accommodation: Included

Experience a captivating journey to Murchison Falls National Park, filled with remarkable encounters and breathtaking scenery. Begin your day with a delightful breakfast before setting off towards the park. Along the way, stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, home to Uganda’s only white rhinos. Track these majestic creatures and witness their grace and power up close. Arriving at Murchison Falls National Park, marvel at the awe-inspiring waterfall, one of the world’s mightiest. Watch as the longest river on Earth squeezes through a narrow gap before plunging 45 meters, creating a mesmerizing display of natural power. Explore the park and encounter an abundance of wildlife, including giraffes, hippos, elephants, and other captivating species. Reach the top of the falls for panoramic vistas and feel the force of nature. This day promises an unforgettable adventure amidst Uganda’s mesmerizing landscapes and captivating wildlife.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Included

Start your day in the wilderness with an exhilarating game safari, embarking on a captivating journey through the diverse landscapes of Uganda. As the sun rises, witness the majestic presence of elephants, graceful giraffes, powerful buffaloes, and the iconic Uganda Kobs. Be mesmerized by the sight of Bushbucks, Jacksons Hartebeests, Oribi, waterbucks, warthogs, and many other fascinating creatures that call this pristine habitat home. After the morning safari, retreat to your hotel for a well-deserved break and indulge in a satisfying meal. Reenergize yourself in preparation for an unforgettable afternoon boat safari, where the wonders of the water unfold before your eyes. Traverse the pristine waterways and witness a symphony of water-associated birds in flight. Look out for the shoebill stork, goliath heron, grey crowned crane, Abyssinian ground hornbill, black-headed lapwing, and the elusive Senegal thick-knee. This day-optimized adventure promises an immersive wildlife experience, offering you the opportunity to witness Uganda’s diverse fauna and remarkable avian species.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Included

Embark on a day-optimized adventure that combines thrilling wildlife encounters and the captivating beauty of Fort Portal, the “Tourism City of Uganda.” Begin with an optional early game safari, immersing yourself in the realm of diverse wildlife. Marvel at the majestic creatures that roam the landscapes before returning to commence an unforgettable drive to Fort Portal. Nestled on the fringes of Uganda’s equatorial rainforest, this region boasts a mesmerizing tapestry of crater lakes, grasslands, tea plantations, forests, and mountain ranges. Prepare to be enchanted by the picturesque scenery that unfolds before you. As your journey continues, you’ll arrive at Kibale Rainforest National Park, renowned for its vibrant chimpanzee population. Beyond its famous primates, the park is also home to an astonishing array of 13 primate species, each captivating in its own right. Immerse yourself in the wonders of this lush rainforest, taking in the mesmerizing sights and sounds that surround you. Brace yourself for an extraordinary day filled with wildlife encounters and awe-inspiring landscapes in the heart of Uganda.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Included

Embark on a thrilling day of adventure starting with a hearty breakfast followed by an exciting chimp trekking expedition in the captivating Kibale Forest National Park. As you delve into the forest’s depths, prepare to be enchanted by the diverse array of primates, monkeys, and birds that call this lush ecosystem home. Don’t forget to pack a raincoat to stay prepared for possible showers in the forest. After the exhilarating chimp trekking experience, you will be seamlessly transferred to the magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park, where a whole new chapter of wildlife encounters awaits. Get ready to immerse yourself in the park’s abundant wonders and witness the majesty of African elephants, lions, buffalos, and an array of captivating wildlife. From thrilling primate encounters to stunning wildlife sightings, this day promises to be a memorable journey through Uganda’s natural wonders.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Included

Rise with the sun and embark on an unforgettable morning game safari, where the magic of the African wilderness comes alive. Witness the raw beauty of the animal kingdom as you encounter majestic lions, mighty buffaloes, graceful hippos, colossal elephants, elegant waterbucks, and playful warthogs. Gain invaluable insights into the lives of these captivating creatures during their vibrant morning routines. Following an exhilarating morning adventure, savor a delicious lunch before setting off on an afternoon boat safari at the enchanting Kazinga Channel. Immerse yourself in the wonders of this natural paradise, where a plethora of hippos, magnificent elephants, and a symphony of birds await your discovery. Marvel at the harmonious coexistence of diverse wildlife against the backdrop of stunning landscapes. As the day draws to a close, prepare for an enchanting evening game drive, where the park reveals even more of its treasures. Traverse the savannah and witness the captivating beauty of wildlife in their natural habitat. This day-optimized itinerary ensures a day filled with extraordinary encounters, cherished memories, and a deeper connection to the remarkable wildlife of the region.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Included

Start your day with an invigorating early breakfast before embarking on an unforgettable journey to the captivating Kasenyi plains, also known as the Kasenyi sector. Feast your eyes on the breathtaking views of the sprawling savannah, adorned with majestic antelopes like the Uganda Kob and a plethora of other wildlife. As you continue your drive to Bwindi National Park, venture through the renowned Ishasha region, celebrated for its remarkable population of tree-climbing lions—a sight you won’t want to miss. Prepare to be enchanted by Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a sanctuary teeming with diverse wildlife, including playful colobus monkeys, enchanting chimpanzees, and a vibrant assortment of birdlife, featuring hornbills and turacos. However, it is the 400 Bwindi gorillas that steal the spotlight, comprising half of the world’s endangered mountain gorilla population. Get ready for an extraordinary day of exploration and encounter the wonders of Uganda’s remarkable biodiversity in this extraordinary national park.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Included

Begin your day with an early morning breakfast, preparing for an unforgettable adventure ahead. Pack your lunch and make your way to the park headquarters, where you’ll register and receive a briefing alongside fellow trackers at 7:45 am. Immerse yourself in the dos and don’ts of gorilla tracking, equipping yourself with the necessary knowledge for the day’s excursion. With experienced guides leading the way, prepare to trek through the thick creepers and undergrowth of the forest, embarking on a captivating journey to find the magnificent gorillas. Be prepared for a trek that may last from half an hour to three-quarters of the day, as the dense and steep forest landscape challenges your senses. Animal trails crisscrossing the terrain provide access for tourists, leading you closer to these beautiful yet endangered creatures. The encounter with the gorillas is an extraordinary and humbling experience, leaving an indelible mark on your soul. After the trek, indulge in a well-deserved transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, aptly named the lake of 1000 birds. Relax and unwind amidst the tranquil beauty of this enchanting destination, with its 29 captivating islands and abundant avian inhabitants. Allow the serenity of Lake Bunyonyi to rejuvenate your spirit, as you reflect on the extraordinary day you’ve had in the presence of Uganda’s majestic wildlife.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Included

Indulge in a fulfilling breakfast before embarking on an adventure to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda’s charming and compact gem renowned for its abundant population of zebras. Marvel at the striking beauty of these majestic creatures as they roam freely in their natural habitat. On the way, enjoy a delightful lunch stop at one of the esteemed cultural centers or hotels in Mbarara, immersing yourself in the local flavors and traditions. Upon arrival at your hotel, take a moment to unwind and immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of the afternoon. Whether you choose to relax with a captivating book or lose yourself in the wonders of nature, embrace the serenity that surrounds you. As the day draws to a close, gear up for an exciting evening game safari, where you’ll have the opportunity to encounter even more captivating wildlife. Let the thrill of the adventure ignite your senses as you explore the park’s diverse ecosystem and witness the wonders of nature unfold before your eyes.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Included

After savoring a delightful and energizing breakfast, prepare to embark on your return journey to Kampala, filled with fond memories of your adventure. Before reaching your destination, take a moment to pause and capture the perfect photo at the equator, marking this significant geographical landmark. This stop allows you to commemorate your time in Uganda and cherish the experiences you’ve had. If you have more days to explore this captivating country, our attentive team will ensure your seamless transfer to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect upon the remarkable journey you’ve embarked upon. Trust us to make your departure or continued stay in Uganda as comfortable and memorable as possible.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Not Included

9X Accommodation

9 x Lunches

9 x Dinner

Drinking water (bottled)

English speaking guide

Activities as indicated in the itinerary

All National Parks entrance fees

Hotel pick up & drop off

Airport pick up and drop off

Ground transport with our supported vans


Tips for the guides


Flight tickets

Visa processing

Drinks during and after the meals

Personal health/third-party/travel insurance

The cost of other optional activities The cost of the extra nights