11 Day Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

This safari includes a wonderful once in a lifetime opportunities to get up close to the mountain gorillas of Uganda, explore the wildlife-rich Botswana, and visit the might Victoria Falls.

Day 1 ~ Nairobi – Kampala

Depending on your international flight times an extra day may have to be included in Nairobi. This is to match up with your included flight from Nairobi to Kampala the start of your safari.


MEALS: Where no meals are included there are either nearby options or an on-site restaurant.

Day 2 ~ Queen Elizabeth National Park 

Your safari starts after breakfast when you are picked-up in Kampala and driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will stop at the Equator to see local handicrafts and have time to take some amazing and memorable photos. Your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park continues through the magnificent Rwenzori Mountain range. Upon arrival in the park a game drive will commence giving you a chance to view a wide range of wildlife. You will check-in at your lodge, have lunch and then drive to the Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. The cruise offers you an opportunity to see, at close range, the highest concentration of water submerged hippo, crocodile and a variety of birdlife. After the boat cruise you will take part in an evening game drive along the Channel track to explore the wildlife in their evening activities as you continue on to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay. 

ACCOMMODATION: Mweya Safari Lodge

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3 ~ Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

After breakfast you will check-out and embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi Track and Queen’s mile in the park. You will expect to see cape buffalo, elephant topi, kob, warthog, waterbuck, hyena, leopard, as well as lion and lots of birds. After the game drive you will go to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Along the road through Ishasha you will have the chance to spot the famous tree-climbing lion. Ishasha also supports buffalo, elephant, waterbuck and kob. You will arrive at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening where you will have time for relaxation, dinner and then turn in for the night in preparation for your exciting adventure tomorrow! 

ACCOMMODATION:Gorilla Forest Camp

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4 ~ Lake Bunyonyi 

After an early breakfast you will be briefed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger and then start your gorilla trekking journey into the amazing rain forest. The charming mountain gorillas form the highlight of the park, the time and track taken while tracking these primates varies according to their movements. Once tracked, you will have one hour to observe, spend time with and photograph these gentle, peaceful and shy gorillas. This safari in Uganda is a once in a lifetime unique, breathtaking, inspiring and memorable adventure. After your trek, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi driving through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands; arriving at Lake Bunyonyi in the afternoon for the boat cruise. On the cruise you will explore the second deepest lake in Africa with a count of 29 Islands. Later in the evening you will return to the lodge for some relaxation, dinner and your overnight stay. 


MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5 ~ Kampala – Nairobi

After breakfast you will check-out and make your way back to Kampala; going through Mbarara where you will visit the Igongo Cultural Center and have lunch. After lunch and your visit in the cultural center you will continue your drive back to Kampala. You may also make a stop at the Equator for more photos and pass through the gift shops to secure yourself a souvenir as commemoration of your gorilla and wildlife safari in Uganda. Once arriving in Kampala, you will dropped off at the airport for an evening flight back to Nairobi.

4 Day Gorilla
Park fees(For non-residents)
Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT
Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

ACCOMMODATION: Southern Sun Mayfair

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 6 ~ Nairobi – Livingstone –Kasane Botswana 

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for an early morning flight onto Livingstone. Here you will be met by our transfer partner and escorted across the border into Botswana. You will be staying on the banks of the Chobe River in a spectacular lodge.

ACCOMMODATION: Chobe Safari Lodge

MEALS: Where no meals are included there are options available at the lodges or nearby.

Day 7 ~ Kasane-Botswana – on the border of Chobe National park

An early morning 4 x 4 game drive in Chobe National Park is included on one of the mornings here. (Chobe is home to lion, elephant and buffalo as well as many, many other animals)

This afternoon there is a fantastic game viewing river cruise included, where you have the opportunity to see vast numbers of elephants, buffalo and much more.

ACCOMMODATION: Chobe Safari Lodge

MEALS: Where no meals are included there are options available at the lodges or nearby.

Day 8 ~ Livingstone, Zambia 

This morning you will be transferred back to Livingstone. In the late afternoon a guided walk of the Falls National Park is included, where you are free to roam around and explore the area.

ACCOMMODATION: David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

MEALS: Dinner

Day 9 ~ Livingstone, Zambia 

There are many optional activities you can try, including, scenic flights, bungy jumping, elephant rides, white water rafting and much more! Your guide will book any activities for you. If you would like a price guide for optional activities please ask Kate when booking!

On the second night enjoy a sundowner cruise down the mighty Zambezi river, where you can reflect on the adventures of your journey.

ACCOMMODATION: David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

MEALS: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10 ~ Nairobi 

Your flight is only in the late afternoon which means you have a free morning to partake in optional activities.

On arrival in Nairobi you will be collected by the hotel shuttle and transferred to your overnight accommodation. 

ACCOMMODATION: Southern Sun Mayfair

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 11 ~ Nairobi

Transfer to airport.
Tour ends. 

MEALS: Breakfast


11 Day Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife safari

* Based on 2 people sharing.

ZAR 80,000 pp* 11 DAYS

Private safari, All accommodations, Meals as specified. (B-Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner), Activities as specified, All transfers, All flights are subject to availability and price increases (please note all flights need to be paid along with deposit)
Nairobi – Kampala return
Nairobi – Livingstone return
Visas, Optional activities, Items of a personal nature, Gratuities, Personal travel insurance.

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