Uganda is the place to view famous mountain gorillas

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2950 - $3200
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
15 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
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Uganda is located along the Western arm of the Rift Valley, characterized by different landscapes, but unified by the presence of the green colors and green hills. A wide and different experience of the African landscape and culture. This tour is a full immersion in the true nature, the forests and biodiversity. You will encounters cultures and traditions of the Central Africa region. You will follow the river Nile at Murchison Falls in Uganda, descending along the Albertine rift escarpment down to the “Gorillas in the mist” Bwindi.

Safari highlights include:

- Encounter with the Gorillas in Bwind National Park

- Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest

- Wildlife viewing with a lot more.

15-Day Best Of Uganda Safari

 

Safari itinerary can be as follows;

 

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport
At Entebbe Airport you meet your safari guide and transfer to the Hotel. 
Cassia Lodge. (Dinner)

 Day 2:  Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 
Have an early breakfast and depart for Murchison Falls, have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary route to track Rhinos and have lunch. We arrive in the national park late afternoon and visit the magnificent waterfalls-the top of the falls, where the river Nile is being forced into a seven meter gap. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Red chilli/Pakuba Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge 
Day 3Murchison Falls National Park  After an early breakfast we start the day with a game drive on the northern bank of River Nile, we are likely to see giraffes, elephants, hartebeest and different species of birds. Look out for the king of the Jungle(lion).  In the afternoon the safari will continue on a boat on River Nile for more game viewing. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Red chilli/Pakuba Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge 


Day 4: Murchison Falls NP – Kibale Forest NP
Depart for Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park. This journey will be rewarded with stunning views as you pass small villages and local markets. Arrive in the park later that afternoon/Evening. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House or Ndali lodge   

Day 5: In Kibale Forest – Chimp tracking 
Today you get to track chimpanzees; you may have sightings of the red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white Columbus monkeys and many other primates in Kibale Forest. After lunch - visit Bigodi Village and swamp which is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates depending on the availability of time. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House or Ndali Lodge   

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 
We transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, with a small game drive on our way to our accommodation. Arrive in time for the boat safari on Kazinga Channel. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge or Enganzi Lodge

  

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Ishasha 
The day begins early, we go towards the mating  ground of the Uganda Kob in search of the Lions – also look out for Warthogs, Elephants and Buffaloes. Return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon depart to the southern part of the Queen Elizabeth National park in Ishasha in a search for the tree climbing lions. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Enganzi Lodge

Day 8:Transfer to Bwindi
After an early morning breakfast we have a short game drive and depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National park for gorilla tracking, have lunch or picnic. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Depending on family of gorillas Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/Buhoma lodge 

Day 9:  In Bwindi – Gorilla Tracking 
The highlight of your safari - meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Enjoy the fullness of the impenetrable forest which is filled with life.  This great experience takes anything from an hour (rarely) to about 6hours or more to accomplish. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Depending on family of gorillas 
Nkuringo gorilla Camp/Buhoma lodge 
  

Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, depart to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale, the 2nd deepest lake in Africa. Along the way, you will experience great sceneries – interlocking hills that were terraced unawares by the locals as they till the land for farming.  This whole place was named the “Switzerland of Africa” by the great British statesman – Churchill. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Acadia lodge/Bunyonyi Eco Resort


Day 11: Lake Bunyonyi - Islands Tour
The morning will be used to take a boat safari to visit several islands dotting Lake Bunyonyi. After the visit you can choose to have a relaxed afternoon, have a swim, hike up the hill or go for canoe trekking while you watch the beautiful sunset. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Acadia lodge/Bunyonyi Eco Resort

 

 Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP & Igongo Cultural MuseumDrive towards Lake Mburo NP, visit Igongo culture Museum- a museum showcasing the life of the native people in Ankore and Kigezi area. Arrive in the park later that afternoon and take a boat trip on Lake Mburo. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 
Overnight at Arcadia Cottages or Mihingo Lodge 

Day 13: Transfer to Kampala. 
After breakfast, do a game drive on your way to Kampala, with a stopover at the famous Equator line.  Do a brief city tour which includes visits to the cathedrals, the royal Kasubi tombs, Uganda museum and local markets depending on what is possible. Meal Plan – Breakfast and Overnight at Cassia Lodge 

Day 14: A Visit to Jinja
After breakfast we leave the east to Jinja which is situated 80 km from the Capital Kampala. In Jinja the Nile finds its origin; visit the Source of the Nile where the famous River Nile starts its journey through Africa and a great challenge for rafters. 

Optional activities: Quad bike safari, bungee jumping, horseback safari  Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Overnight at Cassia Lodge 

Day 15: All good things come to an end. It’s departure time: 
Time to say goodbye to the Pearl of Africa! Enjoy crafts markets where you can buy souvenirs, have a local dish for lunch and transfer to the airport later in the day.

 

 

The package includes:

·         Ground transportation by 4X4 Safari truck with fuel/gas

·         Air port transfers and transfers to and from airstrips where applicable

·         Gorilla permit

·         Chimp permit

·         Boat/canoe safaris

·         Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in  twin/double roomed mixed and single where applicable.

·         accommodations (hotels and safari/Eco-lodges/ Tented Camps) double/twin shared accommodation

·         Full time English speaking Driver/Guide

·         Activities in the package

·         Entrance fees to all National parks

·          Government Taxes

The package excludes any cost of personal nature like:

·         Visa fees

·         Water available on route only

·         Additional activities like

·         white water rafting , bungee jumping

·         Gorilla trekking permit payable at time of  booking

·         Tips

·         Laundry

·         Souvenirs

·         Personal drinks and cigarettes

·         International/ domestic Air ticket and related costs

·         Personal Comprehensive Insurance covers

 

 

 

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

  • 1-Cassia Lodge
  • 2-Pakuba or Paara Safari Lodge
  • 3-Chimpanzee Guest House
  • 4-Mweya Safari Lodge or Enganzi Lodge
  • 5-Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/Buhoma lodge
  • 6-Acadia lodge/Bunyonyi Eco Resort
  • 7-Arcadia Cottages or Mburo safari 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

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
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