7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking and Masai Mara NP Safari

Overview

 

You will encounter different wildlife during this safari as you visit two conservation areas in two different countries. Visit Bwindi National Park in Uganda, where the safari will begin and trek the remaining mountain gorillas and visit the Masai Mara national reserve in Kenya for wildlife viewing.

 

The game drives expose you to different wildlife such as the buffalos, elephants, wildebeests, rhinos, zebras, giraffes, warthogs, Oribis among others. The safari will begin in Uganda and end in Kenya which are both East African countries.

 

Detailed itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to a hotel in Kampala

 

Be welcomed by the tour leader or representative from our company at the airport who will brief you about this 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking and Masai Mara NP Safari. Transfer to a hotel in Kampala after acquiring all the necessary requirements that might be used during the tour like the snacks.

 

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

 

Start the safari by heading to your first destination which is Bwindi National Park. You will have a stopover at the Uganda equator in Kayabwe where you will have great memories of photography. Bwindi National Park grants an opportunity of tracking the remaining mountain gorillas and this park has 19 habituated gorilla families.

 

It is known as the park with Impenetrable forest which is thick and concentrated. There are other attractions in the park apart from the gorillas and these are elephants, duikers, the Batwa culture, chimpanzees among others.

 

Day 3: Gorilla trekking adventure

 

You will head to the park offices for a briefing which will be followed by guidance into the forest with the park ranger guide who will be able to locate the location of the gorilla family trekked. Gorilla trekking normally takes about 3 to 5 hours and this depends on the location of the gorilla family trekked but all you need to know is that an hour will be given to you while in the presence of gorillas. You will interact as you take memorable photos while the gorillas move, communicate, feedand play among others.

 

Day 4: Drive back to Kampala and fly to Nairobi city in Kenya

 

You will head back to Kampala after breakfast with a stopover at the Uganda equator where you will be served Lunch and at the point buy some souvenirs. On arrival in Kampala, you will head to Entebbe International Airport where you will fly to Nairobi Kenya. You will meet the driver guide who will take you to the lodge.

 

Day 5: Transfer to Masai Mara for a game drive

 

You will head to Masai Mara national reserve on this day after your breakfast where you will encounter different animals like the big five, the big cats, wildebeest, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, warthogs among others. This reserve also acts as a grazing point for the Masai people whom you are likely to meet during the journey. Masai Mara hosts one of the world's wonder- wildebeest migration, the wild animals normally get their water from Telek River and Mara River.

 

Day 6: Full day exploration in Mara plains

 

You will head into the pains in this reserve early in the morning with your lunch box. Meet different attractions while on game drives such as wild animals like zebras, giraffes, buffalos, elephants, leopards, rhinos, antelopes like the Bushbucks, kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, wildebeest among others. Also, during these game drives, you will encounter different bird species like the ibis, lovebirds, hornbills, eagles, vultures among others. The lunch break will be offered with a picnic lunch. Enjoy the evening sunset while spotting more wildlife as you wide up with your 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking and Masai Mara NP Safari.

 

Day 7: Transfer to Nairobi Airport and fly back home

 

Have breakfast and get on a drive to Nairobi as you spot Africa's wildlife for the last time on this 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking and Masai Mara NP Safari. You will be dropped at the airport at agreed time and this will be the end of your 7 days safari.


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