LONG SAFARIS

13 DAYS EXPLORE UGANDA SAFARI

Explore Uganda in 13 Days! This safari will take you to the wilderness in Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable and Lake Mburo National Parks and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Enjoy the jungle to experience the chimpanzees, gorillas, wildlife, birds in Uganda.

  • Game drives
  • Chimps trekking
  • Pygmy visit
  • Boat cruises
  • Bigodi wetland walk
  • Relaxation at stunning Lake Bunyonyi
  • Mountain Gorilla trekking
  • Nature/safari walk
  • Rhino trekking

Day 1:  Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After an early breakfast, transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary via the Luwero triangle and Nakasongola for Rhino trekking. Have an opportunity of trekking the endangered species and learn more about them.

 

Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

Have your early morning breakfast. Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. After lunch, drive to the   top of the Murchison falls – a beautiful view for those who love taking pictures! View how the longest river Nile explodes through a narrow ravine from a 100 meter gorge to a 35 meters wide gorge. 

 

Day 3: Game drive and Boat ride

Early in the morning, prepare your selves for a game drive.  You will search for buffaloes, elephants, Rothschild giraffes, Kobs, water-bucks, oribis, lions, hyena, a leopard if lucky and the birds. Returns to the lodge relax until lunch time. After lunch, head for a Boat ride along Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls.  The Murchison Falls are an astounding flaunt of the supremacy of scenery.  Expect to see the Nile crocodiles, hippos, bird species and buffaloes, elephants drinking along the Nile. Return to the lodge of dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4: Transfer to Hoima

After a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. Thereafter, your guide will take you to the Hoima town. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the hotel.

 

Day 5: Transfer Kibale forest National Park via Fort Portal 

Have breakfast and head to Fort Portal. Go for a city tour and visit the Amabeere Ganyinamwiru which is a limestone place full of stalagmites and stalactites. These are traditionally known as the breasts of Nyinamwiru the mother of the first king of Bachwezi. Visit also the crater lakes in the area.

 

Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking and Nature walk in Bigodi

After breakfast, head to Kibale National park headquarters for briefing about chimpanzee tracking and then slope into the forest and start looking for the chimpanzees. While looking for the chimpanzees, you will be able to view other primates like the black and white Colobus monkeys, L’Hoest’s. View how the chimpanzees jump from one tree to another and how they pick fruits from trees. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a swamp walk and view the different primates and bird species. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

 

Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Have breakfast and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for a number of wildlife like the hippos, buffaloes, elephants, Kobs and a number of bird species. Visit the crater lakes like Lake Katwe famous for salt and continue for lunch. Have lunch at the lodge then head to the Kazinga channel for the boat cruise that may give you the opportunity to see Crocodiles, Hippos, water birds and land mammal at the water’s edge.

 

Day 8:  Game drive and launch cruise

After Early morning breakfast, go for a game drive and view the early raisers like the lions, water bucks, warthogs, buffaloes, Hippos  and birds  mostly those that are found mainly in the Albertine  rift valley. The park boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park in the world, from the open Savannah to Rain forest, dense swamps. Return to the lodge and have breakfast. In the afternoon, go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel and view a number of water birds, elephants, buffaloes drinking from the shores of the lake.

 

Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast, transfer to Bwindi National Park famous for the rare mountain gorillas. The park has 8 habituated groups which visitors are allowed to visit and one for scientists and researchers. Pass through the Ishasha sector which is found in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for the tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at your lodge depending on the gorilla group to be tracked.

 

Day 10: Gorilla Trekking  and Village walk to the Batwa area

After breakfast and with packed lunch, go for briefing by park ranger guides about gorilla tracking at the park headquarters. Hike into the forest and start looking for the gorillas starting from where they were last seen the previous day. When you come across them, spend one hour with the gorillas and see how they feed, play with each other. Gorilla trekking can take 8 hours depending on the kind of weather and where the gorillas are. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

 

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi  

Lake Bunyonyi is not only the deepest Lake in Uganda but the most beautiful I should admit. One is simply mesmerized by its striking supernatural beauty as it snakes along Uganda’s scenery by rings of terraced farms only to realize foliage enunciating, this awesome lake as a gorgeous outskirt.  Lake Bunyonyi which gets its name Bunyonyi from  a local word which means “place of bird” is a bracing place  of solace , comfort, reflection name it. It was named Bunyonyi because it is a home to so many bird species. 

 

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Take your breakfast and head off to Lake Mburo National Park.  This park is a famous home to a large population of Zebras and impalas. The park also has a number of Uganda Kobs, impalas, bush-bucks, dickers and antelopes.  Have lunch and then in the afternoon, go for a game drive game in Lake Mburo National park. Its landscape is beautiful and it includes; lakes, Savanna, wetlands, Acacia tree all   favoring the perfect home for bird species.  Lake Mburo Np is a home to over 313 different types of birds which include; see the White -Winged Warbler, the Nubian Woodpecker, spot the Brown parrot, search for the crested Francolin, the Barefaced Go-away bird, the Greenwood Hoopoe, the Nubian Woodpecker, the African-grey Horn-bill, Trilling Cisticolas, the Red necked spur fowl, African-Wattled Plover Rufous napped and Yellow-throat Long claw among others.

 

Day 13: Safari Walk and Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

Having an early morning go for a safari/nature walk in Lake Mburo National park. Lake Mburo National Park is a home to over 313 different types of birds which include; see the White -Winged Warbler, spot the Brown parrot, search for the crested Francolin,  common Quails, the Barefaced Go-away bird, the Greenwood Hoopoe,  the Barefaced Go-away bird,  the Nubian Woodpecker, the African-grey Horn-bill, Trilling Cisticolas, the Lilac-breasted Roller, Black Bellied Bustard, the Red necked spur fowl, African-Wattled Plover Rufous napped,  Southern Red Bishop,  Rufous chested Swallow and Yellow-throat Long claw and beautiful animal species. You will have a stopover at the equator for memorable photographs and then proceed to the airport for the flight back.

 

Safari Package price:     

Please contact our Tour Consultants for the detailed price information

 

Included in the price:

  • Airport transfer to/from
  • 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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