LONG SAFARIS

11 DAYS – ADVENTURE UGANDA SAFARI

Adventure Uganda in 11 Days! This safari will take you to the wilderness in Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable, Kidepo Valley and Lake Mburo National Parks and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Sipi falls, source of River Nile and Kampala City. Enjoy the jungle to experience the chimpanzees, gorillas, wildlife, birds in Uganda.

  • Game drives
  • Chimps trekking
  • Boat cruises
  • Community walk
  • Relaxation at stunning Lake Bunyonyi
  • Mountain Gorilla trekking
  • Nature/safari walk
  • Rhino trekking
  • Kampala city tour

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Have an early breakfast and transfer to Murchison Falls, along the way pass visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is home to rhinos. Have lunch in Masindi and embark on your journey to the park which is home to over 451 bird species and 76 mammal species via top of the falls. Relax at the lodge in the evening.

 

Day 2: Game drives and Launch cruise along the Nile

After a breakfast, set off for a game drive through the park where a lot of early risers will be seen such as Giraffes, leopards, lions, Cape buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, warthogs, bushbucks, among others. Return to the lodge for lunch and a rest as you get ready for the afternoon boat cruise along the Nile, the Victoria Nile divides the park into the northern and southern banks. On the boat you will spot other animals like Hippos, Crocodiles and different bird like the Pelican, Goliath Heroin, Kingfishers, and the rare shoebill.

The boat will leave you at the bottom of the magnificent falls a few meters from the Devils Cauldron here you will take enough photographs as continue with a hike to the top of these falls, enjoy the thunderous roars of the magnificent falls as they make their way through an 8m gorge and falling at 43m to meet again the Victoria Nile. It’s a great time spent there watching the formed rainbows in the clouds of falling waters. Later meet your guide who will transfer you again to the lodge.

 

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Enjoy an early breakfast at the lodge and drive to Kibale Forest; you will take pleasure in the gorgeous scenery of this countryside which makes the journey more exciting. Have your lunch en route in Fort portal town and continue as you will have great vies of the Rwenzori ranges. Check in at your lodge.

 

Day 4: Chimps Trekking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Get up so early for breakfast and head to the park, where you will be brief and later start off with Chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Kibale forest is among the charming places well-known for different primates within Uganda. In the morning you will see the chimps in their natural environment. These chimps are also exciting and this very close encounter will reward you with a memorable experience on your trip. After lunch you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park has over 600 species of birds and amazing for game viewing since a number of wild animals made it their home like elephants, lions, waterbucks, warthogs, buffaloes among others.

 

Day 5: Game drive and Launch cruise

Have an early breakfast and set off for a game drive to look for wild animals such as lions, waterbucks, cape buffaloes, leopards, forest hogs, topis, warthogs, antelopes and others. Head back to the lodge and have lunch after in the afternoon, you will embark on the 2 hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel which joins lakes Edward and George. On the boat enjoy watching large schools of hippos and crocodiles among other animals and birds.

 

Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Ishasha

Drive to Bwindi through scenic region also referred to as The Switzerland of Africa via Ishasha. While in Ishasha it will be an added experience as you will see tree-climbing lions. Then proceed to the home of mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

 

 

Day 7: Gorilla trekking day

Today be up early enough and take breakfast, have a short drive to the headquarters of the park where you will meet experienced park guides/rangers who will take you through a briefing about gorilla trekking. After start the hike in the mist forest to look for the gentle giants, the trackers to be physically fit since over 7,500ft in altitude can be climbed. You are advised to carry enough water, packed lunch, sun glasses, hats, rain coats, water proof cameras without flashes. You will have a great time watching the mountain gorillas in this thick forest with only 1 hour is permitted to be with them. After the gorilla experience, your guide will drive you to stunning Lake Bunyonyi, one of Africa’s deepest lakes and famous for its beautiful scenery such as the terraced hills and 29 islands in water, it is also safe for swimming since it is Bilharzia free. 

 

Day 8: Relax by Lake Bunyonyi

Have a free day by Lake Bunyonyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book. 

 

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and Game drive

Early morning after breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo, a small but rich National park. Lake Mburo National Park is home to a big number of Zebras, antelopes, warthogs, reed bucks, oribis and a number of bird species. On your way, you will go through the rolling terraced hills of Kabale, having a stop in Mbarara for lunch -The land of milk and honey. After, continue reaching the park in the late afternoon. Have an evening game drive to explore the beautiful and amazing wildlife and bird species, later have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

 

Day 10: Safari walk and Transfer to Kampala city

You will for an early nature walk. There you will see numerous zebras, Impalas, warthogs and antelopes living in their many natural habitats. A good camera is a must have which in this instance offers you better pictures of Uganda’s true wilderness. Proceed with your journey to Kampala, with a stopover for lunch in Masaka and another at the Equator to take photos hence arriving Kampala in the late afternoon.

 

Day 11: Kampala City tour and transfer to Entebbe

In the morning after breakfast, go for a city tour, visit the amazing Kabaka’s Palace and Lake and also some craft shops to buy some crafts and souvenirs to take back home with you. After your driver will take you to Entebbe have lunch and proceed to the Airport for your flight back home.

 

Safari Package price:     

Please contact our Tour Consultants for the detailed price information

 

Included in the price:

  • Airport transfer to/from Kigali Airport
  • Ground transport
  • Gorilla Permit
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities mentioned in the program
  • Permit for chimps trekking

 

Exclusions:    

  • International flight
  • Any optional activities
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips

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