The Ultimate 8 Days Uganda Safari Itinerary Ideas

Experience the Ultimate 8 Days Uganda Safari in Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi. The 8 Days Uganda Safari is Gorillas, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Adventure, Explore Uganda – The Pearl of Africa.

The star attractions of this 8 Days adventure Safari to Uganda are endangered mountain gorillas and fascinating chimps. Track and observe habituated primates in the beautiful green Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Itinerary Highlights

Explore A tiny boat navigated the Kazinga Channel in search of Pink-backed pelicans, saddle-billed storks, buffalo, and hippo.

Discover the coveted one-hour encounter with Uganda’s rare and endangered mountain gorillas Watch the family — its dominating male silverback leader and guardian, their devoted mothers, and their playful juveniles — as they wander through their woodland habitat.

Experience the enchanted location of your magnificent eco-lodge, overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Enjoy observing the animated chimpanzees as they move through the forest canopy and forage on the forest floor


Chimpanzee Tracking at Kibale National Park

Itinerary at the Glance: 8 Days Uganda Safari

  • Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda
  • Day 2: Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 4: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda

Upon arriving at the airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your quiet hotel in Entebbe.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Day 2: Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park

Fly over the crater lakes region of Uganda to your lovely resort on the borders of the Kibale Forest. The rest of your day is free to relax poolside and take in the views of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park
Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park

Set out to explore the verdant Kibale Forest National Park, which is home to 13 primate species, the most famous of which are the chimps. Return to the lodge for a leisurely afternoon. Alternatively, you may embark on a second trek. (A chimp permission must be purchased in advance at the time of booking.)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Day 4: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, a home for a plethora of bird and butterfly species and a birder’s paradise. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park, which has one of the world’s highest biodiversity ratings. Begin your wildlife viewing with an afternoon game drive in search of elephants, bushbuck, and waterbuck, followed by a sunset viewing of Kyambura Gorge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Birds in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Bigodi Wetland sanctuary

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park


Amazing Wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kazinga Channel Uganda

Explore the Kasenyi Plains, which are great for spotting lions. Board a small boat and tour the Kazinga Channel this afternoon. Along the riverbank, keep an eye out for pink-backed pelicans, hippos, and the Ugandan Kob. Gather for sundowners at your resort and observe wildlife on the savanna plains.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Travel southwest to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is known for its valued population of approximately 300 mountain gorillas. The enchantment starts with your stay at your beautiful eco-lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
Columbus Monkeys

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


BUCKET LIST TRIP: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Put on your hiking boots and rain gear and prepare to take on the “impenetrable forest.” Your skilled guide will lead you down steep jungle trails to encounter habituated gorilla families. Discover the ongoing conservation efforts to safeguard them. Gather around the fire tonight to share your impressions of these friendly primates with other travelers.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Talk to an Expert

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – Departure

Bid farewell to your forest companions and travel to Entebbe for your next destination.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

End of the Exclusive 8 Days Uganda Safari

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