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14 Days Exploring the wildlife, scenery and people of Uganda - Beautiful Uganda Safari

While on this Safari you will experience the authentic Uganda - the people, food, culture, amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery offering amazing photo sessions.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2910 - $6696
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 14 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo
Activity level: Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
  • Cultural
  • Boating
Safari Highlights: • Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary • Game drives in Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks • Boat cruises in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park • Nature walk in Bigodi Swamp • Crater Lakes • Tree Climbing Lions of Ishasha • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest • Boat ride in Lake Mburo National Park • Photo session at the Equator

Day 1: Arrival for the Uganda wildlife, primates and culture safari

At the Airport you will be picked up by a representative of Kagera Safaris and transferred to your hotel.

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, where the river Nile is being forced into a seven meter gap. Have a stopover at Bomu womens village. 

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.  In the afternoon the safari will continue on a boat on River Nile for more game viewing.

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.

Day 5: Chimp tracking in kibale national park
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.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park - Boat safari
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.

Day 7: Morning game drive and drive to 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.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
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.

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.

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.

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.

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP & Igongo Cultural Museum

Drive 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.

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.

Day 14: 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.

 

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

  • Serena hotel, Paraa Safari Lodge, Papaya lake Lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge, Kasenyi safari camp, Ishasha Wilderness camp, Buhoma Lodge, Haven Lodge, Birds Nest, Mihingo Lodge, Lake Mburo safari lodge, Cassia Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Kibale forest camp, Park View Safari Lodge, Savanna Hotel, Apricot guest house, Fort Murchison, Engiri lodge, @theRiver, Jungle lodge, Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Crater Bay Cottages
The ever present Rainbow at the top o...
The ever present Rainbow at the top of Murchison Falls where the Nile is forced in a 7 m gorge by Kagera Safaris
A Hippo out of the River to probably ...
A Hippo out of the River to probably feed before dashing back to water for protection from heat by Kagera Safaris
Zebras grazing in Lake Mburo National...
Zebras grazing in Lake Mburo National Park - beautiful creatures! by Kagera Safaris
Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary northe...
Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary northern Uganda. Breeding them to eventually re-introduce to the wild by Kagera Safaris
Snack time for this Mountain Gorilla ...
Snack time for this Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Uganda by Kagera Safaris

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