Explore Uganda in 14 Days! This Uganda safari will take you to the wilderness in Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable and Lake Mburo National Parks, Historical Lake Bunyonyi, Kampala city and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Enjoy the jungle to experience the chimpanzees, gorillas, wildlife, birds in Uganda.
- Game drives
- Chimps trekking
- Boat cruises
- Relaxation at stunning Lake Bunyonyi
- Mountain Gorilla trekking
- Nature/safari walk
- Rhino trekking
- Kampala city tour
Day 1: Transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
Meet your safari guide and leave Entebbe/Kampala in the morning for you Explore Uganda safari. The target for the day is Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. We arrive for lunch in the sanctuary before having a walk to see the rhinos up-close. After Rhino trekking evening at the lodge.
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast you set off for the drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Be there around lunch time. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge.
Day 3: Game-drive and Boat-cruise in Murchison Falls National Park
Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you will see giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores. Spend the night in Budongo forest (part of Murchison Falls) to get close to the jungle.
Day 4: Transfer to Hoima
Have a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. After breakfast your guides take you to the town of Hoima. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the hotel. Hoima town it’s one of the big towns in the western Uganda and you can spend your evening around town.
Day 5: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Be prepared for a long day in the car made easier by making a stop in a village to stretch your legs, taking a look at a tea plantation and studying the Ugandan countryside passing by the window. Here you can have a stopover at Fort portal town the first cleanest town in Uganda.
Day 6: Chimps trekking in Kibale Forest National Park
Be woken up by the sounds of the jungle and get ready for your chimps trekking experience. Your guide takes you to the starting point and you set off in to the beautiful jungle to see the chimpanzees. After the chimps trekking your guide meets you and takes you to the lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park.
Day 7: Game-drive and Boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight were you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel.
Day 8: Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Head off to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning. The drive there goes along an adventurous road and you have the chance of seeing baboons and elephants along the way. In Ishasha you find topis, buffaloes and search for the tree-climbing lions. The lions in this area are famous for climbing up great fig trees to take a rest. After finishing your game-drive the journey goes on to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Enjoy the changing landscape as the car slowly climbs up towards the misty mountains of the gorillas.
Day 9: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
In the morning, you will set off for the highlight of your Uganda safari; the gorilla trekking day. Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 10: 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. Here you can have a walk and visit locals for local entertainment.
Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo National Park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue to the lodge in Lake Mburo National Park where you will take a relaxed evening.
Day 12: Safari-walk and game-drive in Lake Mburo National Park
Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo National Park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and relax a bit before lunch. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for your game-drive in the park, here you can see impalas and zebras. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda’s national parks on this Explore Uganda safari.
Day 13: Transfer to Kampala
Have a relaxed breakfast and then start the journey to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch at the Equator and take the chance to stand with one foot on either side on the southern and northern hemisphere. After the last part of the drive to Kampala your guide takes you to the hotel for a relaxed afternoon/evening.
Day 14: Kampala City tour and flight
Go for a city tour of Kampala before heading to Entebbe for your flight. The city tour can be adapted to your interests of crafts shopping, cultural sights or community tourism. The length of the city tour depends on your flight time and your guide will transfer you to Entebbe in time for check-in.
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
- International flights
- Any optional activities
- Meals and drinks not mentioned above
- Items of personal nature