7 Day Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Gorilla Trekking Safari

serengeti safari

Overview

This 7 Day Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Gorilla Trekking Safari is an unforgettable African safari taking in the wildlife, scenic and cultural highlights of East Africa. This 7 Day Trip safari starts in Arusha and ends in Kampala taking you to an unparalleled concentration of wildlife found in Serengeti national park, Tanzania’s most famous park in Tanzania and where you can witness the famed Great Wildebeest Migration from July to October; Ngorongoro Crater, which is home to abundant wildlife such as lions and cheetahs.

The journey further takes you for a thrilling gorilla trekking experience to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, The thick forest is home to almost half of the world’s remaining population of mountain gorillas.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arusha or Moshi to Serengeti National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha, and from there we drive to Serengeti National Park. Along the way, we pass through the village of Mto Wa Mbu and Karatu town in the cooler crater highlands region. Then we enter Serengeti Park and make our way to the Seronera area, in the central part of this famous wildlife park. The game viewing adventure begins as soon as we enter the national park as we make our way to our booked accommodation. Our first game drive follows in the afternoon after which we return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

Day 2
Full Day Serengeti Wildlife Drives

Today is dedicated to a full-day game drive along Serengeti plain. Enjoy an unforgettable day of game viewing in the premier national park of Tanzania. During the day, we pause for a picnic lunch in the African wilderness. Here we will hopefully see the Big Five of Africa (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo), as well as a dazzling assortment of other wildlife. After a remarkable day on safari in Serengeti National Park, we return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
Ngorongoro Crater – Transfer to Arusha

We rise early and drive to Ngorongoro for the crater tour. We descend to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, taking in stunning views of the world’s largest unflooded caldera on the way down. The crater is home to the Big Five and almost every kind of big mammal found in Africa. After a rewarding game drive in this World Heritage Site, we drive out of the crater to transfer back to Arusha late afternoon and arrive in the evening to check in our booked hotel for the night.

Day 4
Arusha - Entebbe, Uganda Flight - Resort beach Hotel Relaxation

At sunrise, we will transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight to Entebbe, Uganda. Our Ugandan guide will warmly welcome you to Uganda upon your arrival at Entebbe Airport and then transfer you to our booked accommodation. Our accommodation is a resort beach Hotel located along the shoreline of Lake Victoria

We spend the rest of this day relaxing at our booked resort Resort Beach Hotel to get over the safari lag and prepare for the adventure to Gorilla land that awaits the next day.

Day 5
Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Waking up early to a warming breakfast, you will be picked by our expert guide to transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. The drive takes you through Kampala city suburbs with a stopover at the Equator point shortly after which you continue to journey through magnificent views of terraced hills blended with gently sloping valleys of western Uganda. You will arrive in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park late afternoon to check-in accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

This is the day with major highlight of your 7 Day Safari. Upon waking up early to a warming breakfast, you will be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park head quarters for your pre-trek briefing. You will be grouped in groups of 8 people then embark on a trek in search of the mountain gorillas of Africa. Endeavor to show up physically fit for this thrilling adventure to the thick jungle of Bwindi.

Upon finding the mountain gorilla, you will be allowed up to an hour with the gentle lads. However some visitors always want more time with the gorillas so, we can prepare an extended visit to the mountain gorillas called gorilla habituation. The packages offer visitors a maximum of 5 hours with the gorillas.

After the magical experience, you will return to the accommodation to check out and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi on a dug-out canoe sailing experience which takes us to dock at our booked accommodation overlooking Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 7
Transfer/drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

After a beautiful night at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, you embark on the road drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for a departure flight. You will have lunch en route and can purchase any craft materials at several souvenir shops along the way to always remind you of your Bwindi gorilla trekking safari. Our guide will drop you off at your booked hotel in Entebbe or airport for your departure flight