This luxury safari combines the likes of mountain gorillas and chimps trekking in Uganda with game-drives in Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania. You are well taken care of by experienced guides in both countries & travel comfortably with a flight from Uganda to Tanzania. Take the chance to check out the two amazing safari destinations full of memorable wildlife experiences with Luxury Tanzania Uganda safari experience.
Start from Entebbe for the journey to the home of the mountain gorillas, as you start of your Uganda & Tanzania safari. Be prepared for a long day in the car. Along the way you will make a stop by the equator for some photos and have lunch in Masaka or Mbarara depending on the time. Continue on to Bwindi Mountain Gorillas through the neck of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
The journey offers some great views. You can as well choose to take a flight to Bwindi to avoid the delays on the road. While they rest in those luxurious camps and lodges such as gorilla forest camp to give you that executive feel while on your trip.
Open up with Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, a home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. Have an early breakfast before setting off for your gorilla trekking adventure with a specialized guide, a great highlight of this Uganda & Tanzania safari.
Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest National Park is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, Statunga and duikers. Enjoy the walk through the forest and spend one hour around the gorillas.
After the trek your guide picks you and start the journey to the lodge by the southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The way takes you from the forest covered mountains, to cultivated hills, villages and on to the savanna of Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Arrive at the lodge for a relaxed evening.
The southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for tree-climbing lions. Regularly climbing trees is a rare behaviour for these big cats and there are only two locations in Africa where the lions have the habit of regularly climbing trees.
Besides the lions a game-drive in Ishasha gives you the chance to see topi, buffalo, elephant and more. After the morning game-drive we drive back to the lodge for some relaxation and lunch to later in the afternoon head back out for an afternoon game-drive.
Take the adventurous road leading through the park to the northern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Along this road you can be lucky to see elephants, monkeys and even big cats like leopard. After lunch we get ready for the classic highlights on the two hours boat-cruise on the famous Kazinga channel.
A 36kms long natural channel linking Lake George and Lake Edward. Here we can expect to see hippos, Nile crocodile, warthog and elephant as they enjoy the water.
Using a 4×4 land cruiser, head to the chimps trekking starting point in Kibale Forest, here you go in the jungle in a group with a specialized guide, another amazing part of this Luxury Uganda & Tanzania safari.
Kibale Forest National Park is a rainy forest and a home to over 1500 Chimpanzees. During your morning chimps trekking you will hopefully see them close and capture shots of our closest cousins in the Jungle in their frenzy exciting moods grooming! Besides the chimps 9 different species of Monkeys are found in this forest, for example red colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies. After the trek your guide picks you and takes you to Kyaninga lodge to relax.
After all the Uganda memorable days, take a flight to Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. At Kilimanjaro airport you then wait for the connection flight to Grumeti/Seronera (depending on lodge choice), Serengeti. Be picked by your guide at the airstrip in Grumeti/Seronera and transfer to the luxury lodge to enjoy your first evening in Tanzania for this Luxury Uganda & Tanzania safari.
In Serengeti National Park, you will marvel at the multitude of animal and bird life while journeying through this acacia-spotted Savannah. Game sightings abound. Have lunch and relax a bit during the hot hours of the day. Later on in the afternoon, as the animal kingdom comes alive, continue your search for the “Big 5″ lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains heading for the lodge as the sun sets on this magnificent animal kingdom – Grumeti Serengeti tented camp.
Head down into Ngorongoro Crater, known as ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ’8th Natural Wonder of the World’. The Ngorongoro Crater is a breath-taking natural wonder referred to as the world’s biggest wildlife zoo, due to its high density of resident game.
In the morning you descend to the crater floor where you will be amazed by the sheer number and diversity of animals and bird life. Standing in our pop-up safari vehicle the viewing opportunities are endless, just deciding which way to look and what to look at, the choices are unlimited.
The sheer excitement as you spot any of the big 5. As you relax, you reflect on what has been truly a remarkable journey like no other experience and marvel in the wonders of the amazing wildlife East Africa has had to offer during this Luxury Uganda & Tanzania Safari.