Uganda Safari Tour

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15 Days Uganda safari tour

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
15 days Uganda tour starts in Kampala after breakfast you travel to Murchison falls through the Luwero triangle. On the way, visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary where you will track rhinos and have lunch at the restaurant. Proceed to the park, visit the falls at the top where you will see the magnificent falls passing through the 7 m crevices with rocks and form the Victoria Nile. We continue to drive to the lodge, have supper, and overnight.
Accommodation Options;
Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket),
Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge (Moderate),
Global Village/Red Chilli Rest Camp/Heritage Safari Lodge (Basic)  
Meal Plan;  Full Board

 

 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park – Game drives & Boat cruises
On this day, enjoy breakfast at the lodge and set out for a 4 hours game drive in Uganda's largest park. Searching for wildlife such as leopards, hippos, lions, warthogs, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, giraffes as well as different bird species. After the drive, drive to the lodge and have lunch, then have a 3 hours boat cruise on the Nile. You will see animals along the banks such as elephants, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and also monkeys and birds will be spotted. The boat sails 200meter near the bottom of the falls where you will hike for about 1hour and 30 minutes after which you will return to your lodge for dinner and Overnight stay.
Accommodation Options; Red Chilli (Budget),
Fort Murchison Lodge (Mid-range),
Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest
After breakfast check out from your lodge and have a game drive out of the park to Kibale Forest via the Fort portal. Kibale forest national park is one of Africa's beautiful rainforests and is home to 13 primates and the most common ones are Chimpanzees. It is also a great place for birders since it harbours over 325 bird species. Driving to this park great scenic views are spotted along the way. Have a nature walk in the evening in the park, dinner, and an overnight stay at the lodge.
Accommodation Options;
Kyaninga Lodge(Super Luxury),
Primate lodge/Ndali Lodge (Luxury),
Chimp Nest Lodge (Mid-range)/
Mountains of the Moon (Mid-range),
Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget)
Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 4: Kibale Forest Chimpanzee tracking Uganda safari
Breakfast, head to the park head offices for briefing, and after set out for Chimpanzee tracking through the forest. Remember that only 1 hour is given to trackers when they meet with the chimpanzees. On seeing chimpanzees, other primates can be spotted such as the Red-Tailed Monkeys, LHoest’s Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Black-and-White colobus Monkeys among others, and also elephants, antelopes, buffaloes can be spotted in the forest. Go back to the lodge for lunch. In the evening go for a walk through the Bigodi wetland where you will see birds, baboons, bush babies among other wildlife species. Have dinner and Overnight.
Accommodation Options; Kyaninga Lodge (Super Luxury),
Primate lodge/Ndali Lodge (Luxury),
Chimp Nest Lodge (Mid-range)
Mountains
of the Moon (Mid-range),
Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget)
Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Immediately after breakfast set off for a 4-hour drive to Queen Elizabeth national park. One of Uganda's outstanding wildlife National parks such as over 600 bird species, mammals like elephants, buffaloes among others. During the journey, you will enjoy great views including the Rwenzori ranges. On reaching the park go for a game drive in the evening where you will see several animals. Dine and sleep at the lodge.
Accommodation
Options;
Katara Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury),
Ihamba Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge (Mid-range),
Mweya Hostel/Simba Safari Camp (Budget) 
Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 6: Game drive & Boat cruise – Queen Elizabeth Park
Today after breakfast go for an early morning game drive through the park where you will see different wildlife species. The waterbucks, lions, elephants, hartebeests, giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, leopards, warthogs are among the animals to see also view different crater lakes. After the 3 hour drive, head back for lunch as you prepare for the afternoon 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. This channel is home to over 550 hippos; also you will see birds and other animals like crocodiles, elephants, antelopes among others. Return and have dinner and overnight.
Accommodation
Options;
Katara Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury),
Ihamba Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge (Mid-range),
Mweya Hostel/Simba Safari Camp (Budget)
Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 7: Game drive & transfer to Ishasha sector
Waking up so early and set out to again see these animals in their distinctive clans, families, and groups, this game drive can be taken through the Kasenyi plains looking out for elephants, leopards, buffaloes, waterbucks, and various colourful birds. Later, take a 2 hours drive to Ishasha which is home to tree-climbing lions. 15 days Uganda tour with help of skilled park rangers, you will also such out for these lions and imagine how amazing it is to watch the lions in trees. Have lunch at the lodge or in form of a picnic.
Accommodation Options; Enjojo lodge (Budget),
Bwindi Jungle Lodge (Mid-range),
Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Luxury)
Meal Plan;  Full Board 

 

 

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest
On this day, you begin your journey to Bwindi the habitat of gentle giants Mountain gorillas. This journey will take you through Kigezi highlands and their various terraced hills. Have Lunch on your way or from the lodge; it will be dependent on your arrival time. Have dinner and take a rest at your lodge. Accommodation Options; Gorilla safari lodge/Buhoma lodge (Luxury), Gift of Nature Lodge/Haven lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view Bandas (Budget) Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla tracking safari
The climax of the 15 days Uganda tour, talk of gentle giants with a 98% DNA close to that of humans, it's the Mountain gorillas that made Bwindi Forest their home. Also, other species like butterflies, plants, primates, mammals, butterflies, frogs, among others are found here. After briefing at the headquarters, you will be led by the rangers into the jungle to track gorillas. This experience usually takes 1 hour to about 8 hours since gorillas move differently also and only 1 hour is granted to capture your greatest moments with the gorillas. Just in case some of you are not interested in tracking gorillas, you can go for a short guided forest walk or a Village walk to the Batwa community. Retire at the lodge. Accommodation Options; Gorilla safari lodge/Buhoma lodge (Luxury), Gift of Nature Lodge/Haven lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view Bandas (Budget)  Meal Plan;  Full Board 

 

 

Day 10: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi
Today after breakfast while still in the mood of reminiscing about the previous day's gorilla experiences, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi, which is Africas second deepest lake and a birders spot. Enjoy the eye-catching landscapes such as the locally terraced interlocking hills where most locals carry out their farming. Also while here, you are in the base that was named by British great diplomat Winston Churchill as the  Switzerland of Africa. Accommodation options; Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort (Luxury), Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Mid-range), Crater Bay cottages (Budget)  Meal Plan;  Full Board

 

Take your breakfast having amazing views from surrounding hills, forests, and the beautiful rays of the morning sun. After head out for a canoe ride on the lake which harbours 29 islands and almost every island with a history such as the Punishment Island – enjoy the stories from the guides on this boat ride. Return to the lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon, take a walk, or hike up the hills to enjoy more spectacular views of forests and lakes, or watch birds, or read a book while relaxing by the lake shores, or swim in the lake which is Bilharzia free and safe for swimming. Accommodation options;  Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort (Luxury), Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Mid-range), Crater Bay cottages (Budget) Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park- Home of Zebras
After breakfast, embark on the 4 hours and 30 minutes drive to Lake Mburo National Park among Uganda's smallest parks with lunch en route you will be passing through stunning sceneries, farms, and plantations. The park is home to a big number of Zebras, also impalas, oribis, buffaloes, warthogs, waterbucks, and also over 332 bird species made it their home. When you arrive in the park- in the afternoon go on a boat cruise along Lake Mburo, take enough photographs. Accommodation Options;  Mihingo lodge/Mantana Tented Camp (Luxury), Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/Arcadia cottages (Mid-range), Rwonyo camp/Eagles Nest (Budget)  Meal Plan;  Full Board

 

 

Day 13: Drive to Kampala
Enjoy an early breakfast, after do a game drive as you continue to Kampala, have a stop at the Equator line; take photos and also buy some souvenirs from a craft shop. Enjoy lunch still at the Equator or in Kampala depending on the time you arrive there. After lunch drive to Jinja located in the East of Uganda and the home of the source of the Nile River. Arrive in the evening and have dinner and take a rest at the lodge/hotel of your choice. Accommodation Options;  Wild waters lodge (Luxury), Haven Lodge (Midrange), Nile cottages (Budget)  Meal Plan; Full Board

 

 

Day 14: White water rafting & discovering the Nile
Have an early breakfast and head out for today's activities. The Nile River finds its source in Jinja where it starts the 4000 km through different African countries. So your driver will take you to where the beginning point is as you go for discovering the Source of the Nile; you will go for a guided boat cruise on the Nile. After the boat, go for half a day rafting on the rapids which is an adventure and an unforgettable experience. Have lunch and after you could choose to rest at the lodge on the swimming pool or go for optional activities like bungee jumping or kayaking or quad biking or Horse riding

 

 

Day 15: Return to Kampala the Entebbe International Airport
Take breakfast leave Jinja for Kampala buy some souvenirs to take home with you. If you have a flight on the same day your guide will transfer you to Entebbe as you bid farewell to Uganda We believe you had a great time on this 15 days Uganda tour with both different people and also in the wild.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

Lodging
Meals
Chimpanzee permits
Park Entrance Fees
Gorilla Permits
English Speaking Guide/Driver
4wheel Drive Safari Vehicle
Rhino tracking
Ranger guide during game drives
Ranger for trekking
Water Rafting
Bottled Drinking Water
Boat Trips
Transport
all mentioned activities apart from the extra/optional ones.

PRICE EXCLUDES

International Flights
Uganda Visa Charges
Alcoholic Drinks
Laundry
Tips To Guides and Staff
Insurance
Extra activities not mentioned in the Itinerary

  • Budget
  • $5,567
    per person (2 people)
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