10 days Masai Mara, Serengeti and Bwindi gorilla safari is a tour which will give you a chance to see the wildebeest migration and also spend time with the gorillas in Uganda during a tour across East Africa.
The safari will start in Nairobi and you will also visit Tanzania before ending in Entebbe Uganda.
Day 1; pick up in Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara reserve
You will start your safari with pick up in Nairobi on the first day of your safari and welcome you to Kenya. You will have a short briefing as you prepare for your drive to Masai Mara national reserve. You will have a stop in Narok town where you will interact with the Maasai and other locals.
Your guide will drive you to Masai Mara reserve where you will engage in an evening game drive and search for wildlife species around the savannah plains like elephants, giraffes, antelopes, wildebeests, zebras, lions, leopards, rhinos among others. After your game drive, you will be driven to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at AA Mara lodge.
Day 2 and Day 3; full day in Masai Mara reserve
After having breakfast at your lodge, your guide will drive you around Masai Mara reserve for a full day of exploring the savannah plains in search of elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, antelopes, impalas, zebras, giraffes, hippos, waterbucks, wildebeests, cheetahs among others.
You will have a morning and afternoon game drive as you drive around the Masai Mara in search of the wildlife species and other attractions at the destination. After your game drives, your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay AA Mara lodge.
Day 4; drive to Serengeti national park
On the 4th day of your 10 days Masai Mara, Serengeti and Bwindi gorilla safari, You will start your day with breakfast at your lodge in Masai Mara as you prepare for your journey to Serengeti national park. Your guide in Kenya will drive you to Isebania border where you will be met by your guide in Tanzania who will welcome you for the safari. You will proceed to your lodge in Serengeti national park for check in and dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti heritage tented camp.
Day 5; full day in Serengeti national park
After a morning breakfast at your lodge, you will explore Serengeti national park during a morning and afternoon game drive as you search for wildlife species around the endless savannah plains such as elephants, wildebeests, hippos, giraffes, zebras, gazelles, impalas, kudu, hippos, cheetahs, lions, leopards among others.
You will have lunch after visiting Serengeti national park as you prepare for another game drive around the national park. You will later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay Serengeti heritage tented camp.
Day 6; drive to Arusha
Your breakfast will be served at your lodge ahead of your drive from Serengeti national park to Arusha which takes about 7 hours and your guide will drop you off the hotel where you will have dinner and overnight stay at Tulia boutique hotel and spa.
Day 7; flight from Kilimanjaro international airport to Entebbe airport
You will have breakfast at the hotel in Arusha as you prepare for your flight from Kilimanjaro international airport to Entebbe airport in Uganda.
On arrival in Entebbe, you will be picked up by your Ugandan guide who will welcome you and drive you to your hotel for your dinner and overnight at Best western hotel Entebbe.
Day 8; drive to Bwindi national park
You will have breakfast early in the morning before checking out of your hotel in Entebbe and continuing your dive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. You will have a stopover in Mbarara town where you will have your lunch and also a stop in equator.
After lunch, you will continue your drive to Bwindi national park where you will check in at your lodge. Dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma haven lodge.
Day 9; gorilla trekking
On the 9th day of your 10 days Masai Mara, Serengeti and Bwindi gorilla safari, After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will carry packed lunch and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the park headquarters for a gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing you will be allocated a gorilla family to trek and a park guide who is knowledgeable about the mountain gorillas and also conversant with different gorilla trekking trails.
During trekking you will be able to view other primate species, different bird species, plants among others and once the mountain gorillas are found, you will be able to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to observe their behaviors, watch them carry out their daily activities like feeding, playing, breastfeeding, grooming young ones, take photos and record videos. After the one hour encounter with the gentle giants, you will drive back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight at Buhoma haven lodge.
Day 10; departure
You will have your breakfast at the lodge; you will drive from Bwindi impenetrable forest national park to Entebbe or Kampala. You will have a stop for lunch enroute and continue your journey to Entebbe or Kampala where you will be dropped off at your preferred location which will mark the end of your safari.
- all day game drives as per sample itinerary
- gorilla trekking permits
- Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
- transportation during the safari
- Professional safari and tour guide / driver
- All national park fees
- All meals on the safari
- All game viewing activities specified
- Items of personal nature
- International and local airfares
- hotel accommodation before / after the safari
- Entry visas
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- anything else not included in the itinerary