Lions safaris in Uganda
Steady Safaris is now offering lions safaris, experienced specialists in find lions safari holidays and tree climbing lions.
Experiencing lions in the wild is always an exhilarating and awe-inspiring experience, whether you are traversing the savannah of northern Uganda on a lion safari in Uganda or south to the lush forests to watch tree climbing lions. Steady Safaris will put you in the right place at the right time for the best possible lion safaris experience, ensuring you have a trip of a lifetime.
Day 1 ARRIVAL ENTEBBE
Our Company representative will pick you from the airport and transfer you to your accommodation in Kampala, depending on the time of arrival. If your flight arrives in the morning, you are advised to have money changed this day. To get to know
Kampala, you can visit some of the landmarks in town with the help of our driver/guide. Places may include; Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Museums and many others. Dinner and overnight in Kampala.
Day 2 Kampala to Murchison falls national park
Depart Kampala and head for Murchison Falls National Park, stopping for lunch at Masindi. Visit the magnificent falls and marvel at the mighty Nile as it is forced into a seven-meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below. See the series of cascades it forms, which can be viewed at different points up to the summit. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Lodge.
Day 3 Explore Murchison falls - game drive and boat ride - night game drive
After an early morning breakfast, embark on a half-day game drive on the northern bank of the Nile. You may opt for a game walk to trail animals and study their spoors. Game in this park includes: Rothschild Giraffe, Elephant, Jackson Hartebeest, Lions, Oribi, Waterbucks and a variety of savannah woodland birds. At 14.00 hrs, after lunch, launch on a Nile boat cruise to view game at close proximity. This is a unique encounter with a paradise of hippos and crocodiles, among other animals. After dinner we head back again to search for nocturnal animals for about 2 hours. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Lodge.
Day 4 Travel to Kibale forest national park
Depart Murchison Falls after an early breakfast. Head for Fort Portal, the area where Semliki & Kibale Forest National Parks are situated. The drive is approximately 8 hours. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge.
Day 5 Kibale forest
After breakfast we visit Kibale Forest National Park, which is reputed to have the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and many others. After lunch we explore the Crater Lake region, which has many crater lakes. Later, sit back and relax as you let a traditional dancing group entertain you. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge.
Day 6 Kibale to Queen Elizabeth national park
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park where we take on a morning game drive in search of the wild game: lions, elephants, buffaloes, kob etc. Drive to the Institute of Ecology, your accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park. A buffet lunch is organized at Tembo Restaurant. At either 15.00 or 17.00 hrs we take a boat cruise along Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. One of the highlights of your safari, the cruise will treat you to abundant bird life and what is perhaps the highest concentration of hippos in Africa. We will have a night game drive tonight this will give us a chance to see lions and leopards. Dinner at and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 7 Queen Elizabeth national park - game drive and boat ride
The day begins early, as you head for the mating ground of the Uganda Kob. Search for lions in their natural habitat, as well as elephants, buffaloes etc. before returning for lunch. After lunch we will head out again in the cool of the day for a evening game drive. Dinner and overnight
Day 8 Transfer to Ishasha - Tree climbing lions
This morning we travel to Ishasha where tree climbing lions are common we will check in at Ishasha jungle lodge. From here we will head out in search of tree climbing lions and other game.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Morning game drive in Ishasha
Another relexed game drive in the morning and in the afternoon transfer to Lake Mburo.
Dinner and overnight at Rwakobo rock lodge
Optional: You might want to consider going for a 3 day gorilla safari.
Day 10 Lake Mburo to Entebbe
We start with a morning walking safari back to the lodge packup and return to Entebbe for your night flight up. Stopping at the equator for a cup of tea or coffee. Here after our next stop will be the equator.