10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari is a tour which will take place across Tanzania and also in Uganda. While in Tanzania you will visit Serengeti national park, Lake Manyara national park and also the Ngorongoro conservation area and enjoy wildlife viewing experiences and search for wildlife species like elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos among others.

During the safari in Uganda, you will engage in gorilla trekking in Bwindi national park and also visit Queen Elizabeth national park for a game drive and boat cruise. The tour will start in Arusha Tanzania and end in Entebbe or Kampala.

Day 1; pick up and drive to Lake Manyara national park

On the 1st day of your 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari, Your guide will pick you up from Kilimanjaro international airport and welcome you for your safari. After a short briefing, you will be driven to Lake Manyara national park home to the tree climbing lions.

You will engage in a game drive around Lake Manyara national park and search for wildlife species such as elephants, buffalos, lions, hippos, impalas, waterbucks, monkeys among others. After your game drive, you will be driven to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Twiga lodge.

10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari
Tree Climbing Lions in Lake Manyara National Park

Day 2; drive to Serengeti national park

After breakfast at your lodge, you will be driven to Serengeti national park where you will enjoy a safari. You will have lunch and later enjoy a game drive around Serengeti national park.

During a game drive around Serengeti national park, you will search for wildlife species such as the big 5 like elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos among others explore the open savannah plains and woodlands in the national park. After your game drive, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented camp.

Day 3; full day in Serengeti national park

On the 3rd day of your 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari, You will have breakfast early at the lodge and engage in a game drive around Serengeti national park and search for wildlife species in the savannah such as elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, hyenas, buffalos among others. You will have lunch after your morning game drive around the park.

After having lunch, you will continue your full day wildlife viewing experience in Serengeti national park with an afternoon game drive around the endless plains as you search for different wildlife species. Your dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti heritage luxury tented.

Day 4; drive to Ngorongoro crater

On the 4th day of your 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari, After breakfast at your lodge and you will check out of the lodge in Serengeti national park as you prepare for your drive to the Ngorongoro crater.

You will engage in a game drive around the Ngorongoro crater where you will descend about 600 meters into the crater and search for wildlife species such as lions, buffalos, black rhinos, elands, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, kudu, warthogs, hyenas among others. After the game drive you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Karatu tented lodge.

10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari
Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife

Day 5; drive to Arusha and flight to Uganda

After breakfast at your lodge, you will be driven to Arusha for your flight to Entebbe international airport in Uganda. On arrival at Entebbe airport in Uganda, you will be met by your guide who will welcome you and drive you to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Best western hotel Entebbe.

Day 6; drive to Bwindi national park

After having breakfast early at the hotel in Entebbe, you will start your journey to Bwindi national park in the south western part of Uganda. You will have a stop at the equator where you will take photos and also see local arts and crafts and enjoy souvenir shopping.

You will continue to Mbarara where you will have your lunch and after lunch, your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Buhoma haven lodge.

Day 7; Gorilla trekking and Batwa cultural tour

On the 7th day of your 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari, After breakfast early at the lodge, you will be driven to the park headquarters where you will have a briefing about the gorilla trek in Bwindi national park. You will proceed into the Bwindi impenetrable forest where you will search for the gorillas in their natural habitat.

You will walk through the forest and when you find the gorillas, you will spend 1 hour with the gorillas and enjoy taking photos of the gorillas. After spending time with the gorillas, you will return to the briefing point where you will meet your guide and return to your lodge. You will also have an optional community tour and interact with the Batwa people as you get to know more about their culture and way of life. Your dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma haven lodge.

10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Day 8; drive to Queen Elizabeth national park

On the 8th day of your 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Bwindi gorilla safari, You will have breakfast at the lodge in Bwindi national park and your guide will drive you to Queen Elizabeth national park via the ishasha sector. You will continue to your lodge where you will have dinner and overnight at Buffalo safari lodge.

Day 9; game drive and boat cruise

After an early breakfast, you will set out with your driver guide who will pick you up from the lodge to go for a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park. During the game drive you will look out for wildlife species such as elephants, buffalos, warthogs, waterbucks which will be grazing in open savannah plains as well as predators like lions, leopards, hyenas among others. After the game drive you will have lunch.

Afternoon boat cruise

After lunch you will engage in a boat cruise on Kazinga channel a water channel that connects lake Edward and lake George. The boat cruise takes about 2 to 3 hours and during the activity you view large herds of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water as well as wildlife species such as buffalos, elephants, warthogs, waterbucks drinking water along the shores. You will also see a variety of water birds during the boat ride. After the boat ride you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Buffalo safari lodge.

Day 10; drive to Entebbe and departure

On the last day of your safari you will have breakfast ahead of your drive to Entebbe. You will have lunch enroute and your guide will drive you to the airport or your hotel in Entebbe which will bring your safari to an end.

Price includes

  • all day game drives as per sample itinerary
  • 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
  • Gorilla permits

Price excludes

  • Flights
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, souvenirs among others
  • International and local airfares
  • hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • anything else not included in the itinerary
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