Explore Uganda Safari

The 10 Day Explore Uganda Safari covers the major Unique Attractions in Uganda. The highlights of this safari include, boat rides, Game drives, Nature Walks, Cultural visits and Interactions with Local population, as well as Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$2680 - $2850
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
January - April, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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The Explore Uganda group tour will take you to most of Uganda's natural tourist attraction sites as well as give you a sneek peek into the amazing diverse cultures in the Country. The tour starts from Entebbe and heads onwards to Ziwa rhinos sanctuary, the only home of Rhinos in Uganda en-route to Murchison falls National park. In the park, one can visit the fascinating Murchison falls and also enjoying spotting many birds on the boat cruise. The safari offers also an opportunity to track Chimpanzees in Kibale National park and also visit and have activities in Queen Elizabeth national park.You will also visit the fascinating Bwindi impenetrable national park for Gorilla trekking. the program concludes with a visit to Lake Mburo national park.

Day 1:                     Arrival at Entebbe Airport

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel.

Accommodation: Airport Guest House                            Meal plan:                Breakfast

 

Day 2:                     RHINOS AND MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you shall start your tour. Driving through Kampala, you proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here you shall have a walking Safari to the Southern White Rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. In the afternoon you will drive to the legendary Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s biggest National Park.

  • Accommodation: Kabalega Wilderness Lodge                 Meal plan:               Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 3:                     GAME DRIVE AND LAUNCHCRUISE ON THE RIVER NILE

After an early breakfast, proceed for a game drive. Drive in the open African savanna in search for various animals and birds speciesn the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile, to Murchison falls, whence the park derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls by hiking to the top of the falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7 meter gap and at the bottom you will see Huge Nile Crocodiles bask.

Accommodation: Kabalega Wilderness Lodge                  Meal plan:                Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 4:                     DRIVE TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

Today you will drive to Fort Portal to Kibale National Park. Along the way you will pass many tea plantations. On the way you stop in Fort Portal. In the afternoon you will arrive at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp                                Meal plan:               Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 5:       CHIMPANZEE TREKKING, DRIVE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience. After lunch you shall proceed to Queen Elisabeth National Park, enjoy a game drive on your way in. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda's most popular and most scenic game reserves. 

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge               Meal plan:                  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 6:       GAME DRIVE, BOAT RIDE ON THE KAZINGA CHANNEL

Have an Early Morning Game Drive and search for some of the 100 mammal species in this park. Return to the Lodge in the afternoon and later have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge               Meal plan:                  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 7:                 DRIVE TO KISORO AND HAVE A BOAT RIDE ON LAKE MUTANDA

Today, you will drive to Kisoro. Kisoro is located in an idyllic setting under the peaks of the Muhabura and Mgahinga Mountains which are part of the Virunga Mountains and home to the rare Mountain Gorilla. On arrival, you will enjoy a boat ride on Lake Mutanda, one of the most beautiful places in Uganda. Occasionally you can see the 3 volcanoes in the distance.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge                          Meal plan:                   Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 8:                          DRIVE TO BWINDI GORILLA TREKKING

This morning you will get up very early and drive to Bwindi for the upcoming gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas. 

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge                           Meal:                           Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 9:                     DRIVE TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK, EVENING GAME DRIVE

Today, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Even at the entrance to the park you can watch impalas and zebras. You will have a game drive as you enter the park. The Lake Mburo National Park forms a mosaic-like habitat with rocks, dry slopes, open and wooded savannas, forests, and swamps increases. This diversity of habitats has the diversity of bird life with 313 bird species recorded in the park, including flame head Barbet, Long-tailed Zitting Cisticola (Tabora), African Bins Rail, Collared Barbet, binding Bush singer among others.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock                                        Meal:                            Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 10:                   NATURE WALK, GAME DRIVE AND DRIVE BACK TO ENTEBBE

You will get up early morning for a guided nature walk and game drive return to the hotel for a hearty breakfast. In the afternoon you will proceed to Kampala crossing the equator and later drive to Entebbe to catch your flight back home.  

Meal:                    B,L,-

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

  • Airport Guest House
  • Kabalega Wilderness Lodge
  • Kibale Forest Camp
  • Bush Lodge
  • Chameleon Hill lodge
  • Rwakobo rock lodge

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