Uganda Safari I

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$8650 - $9405
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
12 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
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12 Day - Wildlife And Primate Adventure

DAY 1 : Welcome to Uganda.

Meet and Greet at Entebbe International Airport by AGE Safaris staff. Transfer to Kampala. Brief by AGE Safaris staff on your up coming safari. Overnight at your chosen accommodation (Bed and breakfast).

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range =Cassia Lodge (B) Luxury = Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort/Serena hotel

 

 

DAY 2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison national park.

After a meet and Greet at the Hotel in Kampala, depart for Murchison N.P. Drive takes approximately 6 hours. Enjoy a scenic drive as you leave the city behind and move north west to one of Uganda’s most famous National Parks. Stop in Masindi town for a quick Lunch and continue on your way. Reach Murchison in the afternoon and you will be able to visit the top of the falls for a spectacular view of these magnificent falls. Dinner and Overnight at your accommodation (full board).

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range =Sambiya river lodge (B) Luxury = Paraa Safari lodge/chobe safari/ Nile Safari lodge(eco lodge)

 

 

DAY 3: Murchison National Park.

After an early morning Breakfast, enjoy a game drive via the Nyamasika Plateau and view some of the vast array of game animals like giraffes, elephants and buffalo that roam the park. Return to Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon take a Boat Launch upstream to the foot of the thundering Murchison Falls offering great photo opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the River you will be able to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, and a dazzling array of unique bird species for the avid Bird watchers. Return to Lodge for dinner and overnight (full board). Depending on the lodge chosen, you may have a campfire in the evening.

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range = Sambiya River lodge(B) Luxury =Paraa Safari lodge/chobe lodge/Nile Safari (eco lodge)

 

 

Day 4: Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale National Park.

After an early breakfast depart for Kibale National Park. Stop for lunch in Hoima. Arrive in Fort Portal Town and continue on to Kibale N.P. Check in for Overnight at your accommodation (full board). It is optional to take a Short nature walk before dinner or a Nocturnal Walk through the forest after Dinner.

Nocturnal Walk: Experience a Ugandan forest at night where one is able to appreciate the vast biodiversity of Kibale. It is home to over 12 species of primates including the Bush babies which are the smallest primates and can only be seen at night since they are nocturnal.

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range = Kibale Forest Camp (B) Luxury =Kibale Primate lodge

 

 

Day 5: Kibale National Park and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Enjoy a morning of chimp trekking, then return to the lodge for lunch. After Lunch continue to Queen Elizabeth N.P. via Fort Portal Town where you can stop to view the “Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru” (literally translated as “Breasts of Nyina Mwiru”). This popular tourist site is a stalagmite and stalactite cave formation that is formed to look like milking breasts. You can also get to see the king’s palace at Kabalore, with in the town of Fort Portal. Check in at our overnight accommodation (full board)

Overnight options include (A) Simba Camp (B) Luxury =Mweya Safari lodge/Jacana (eco lodge)/Katara lodge

 

 

DAY 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Have an early breakfast and then go for an early morning game drive (3 hours) for a spectacular view of almost 100 mammal species and a remarkable 606 bird species ,elephants, the elusive giant forest hog, lions, world’s largest concentration of hippos, warthogs, leopards, buffaloes and the handsome Uganda kob. Get back to the lodge, relax and have an early lunch. After Lunch, set of for a boat ride along the Kazinga Channel, which links Lake Edward and Lake George, to have a better view of some of the park’s animals. Return to the lodge for dinner and an Overnight.

Overnight options include (A) Simba Camp (B) Luxury =Mweya Safari lodge/Jacana eco lodge/Katara lodge

 

 

Day 7:Transfer to the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth N.P

Drive to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth N.P, as you drive you may see wildlife and also tree climbing lions – check in for lunch – Ishasha Wilderness Camp, afternoon do a game safari / game drive then return later for dinner and overnight.

Overnight options include (A) Savannah Resort Hotel (B) Luxury =Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Eco lodge)

 

 

DAY 8: Transfer from Ishasha to Bwindi NP.

After an early morning breakfast, set out further down south about 4-5hrs drive to Bwindi National Park and arrive in time for lunch and some extra free time to relax. Have an early dinner and night in preparation of the trekking the next day

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range =Silverback lodge/Gorilla Safari lodge (B) Luxury =Clouds lodge/ Buhoma lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

 

 

DAY 9: Bwindi National Park.

After an early morning breakfast, head to the start off point for briefing of the Gorilla trekking. The trekking can take anywhere between 3-8 hours. After the trek get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range =Silverback lodge/Gorilla Safari lodge (B) Luxury =Clouds lodge/ Buhoma lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

 

 

DAY 10: Transfer from Bwindi National Park to Lake Mburo National Park.

After breakfast begin your 4 hour journey heading North East of Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park in Mbarara district. Check in and have lunch. In the afternoon take a boat ride on the lake and have a view of some of the animals like the crocodiles and hippos. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range = Arcadia Cottages (B) Luxury =Mihingo lodge

 

 

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park and transfer to Kampala.

After an early breakfast, go for a game drive in the park on which you expect to see among others the Burchell’s zebra, antelopes, buffaloes and hyenas. As you complete the two hour game drive, proceed out of the park on your journey back to Kampala. Stop for lunch in Masaka town and also stop at the Equator for a photo opportunity. Drop of at the hotel (Bed and breakfast)

Overnight options include (A) Mid- range =Cassia Lodge (B) Luxury = Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort/Serena Hotel

 

 

Day 12: Transfer to Entebbe International airport.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Simba Camp
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Jacana Eco Clofge
  • Katara Lodge

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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