Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport.
Upon your arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be picked up by our driver guide, who will brief you about the safari and later transfer you to your place of accommodation. Later, enjoy dinner and your overnight stay at Entebbe Palm Hotel (Budget).
Day 2: Drive to Jinja
after breakfast drive to Jinja via Mukono with a stopover at Sezibwa Falls to see the spiritual healing waters. Visit the mighty Source of River Nile where we shall have our lunch at Nile Village hotel and spar and and later visit mighty Itanda falls. In the evening we drive back to Kampala for dinner and overnight at Speke hotel, Avestar hotel, and Rochester hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your Hotel by our driver/guide and transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary passing through traditional homesteads arriving to the Sanctuary in the early afternoon and do the Rhino Trekking, have lunch and later drive to Masindi town for dinner and overnight at Kabalega Resort hotel.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking Budongo Forest
After an early breakfast, we transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, entering the Park with a mini game drive and go straight to Kaniyo Pabidi out post for registration and briefing before we start the Chimpanzee Trekking. The activity normally takes about three hours but sometimes it may be shorter or longer depending on the food availability. We come back to the out Post, have lunch, relax around, and visit the top of Murchison Falls and have dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison.
Day 5: Game drive and boat cruise.
After breakfast and then go for the game drive in search for wildlife that includes the Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Giraffes, Cobs, Lions and Leopards among others. It also harbors a variety of bird life (450 bird species) that includes the rare Shoe Billed Stock. The game drive normally takes about three to four hours. We later come back to the Lodge, relax around , have lunch and later at around 2:00pm go for the boat cruise on the Nile for yet another but different view of the wildlife at close quartos as they cool off at the banks of the River and also view the Falls from the bottom side. We come back to Lodge for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison
Day 6: Delta Launch and transfer to Hoima.
After a relaxed breakfast, at around 09:00am,Make a journey of 159.okm from Murchison National Park to Hoima where we will have a boat cruise to the Delta for another view of wildlife especially the Shoe Billed Stork. We later come back to the Lodge , have lunch and later transfer to Hoima passing through the Bulisa escapement for a better view of Lake Albert and the Albertine Rift Valley and check in to the service of Hotel Kolping for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Drive to Kibale National Park.
After breakfast, we transfer to Kibale National Park which will be a duration of 2hrs and 58mins passing through traditional homesteads and the tea plantation of Fort Portal (Kabarole) with en-route lunch arriving in the evening and check in to the service of Kibale Primate Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking
After breakfast we slope down to the Park Offices for registration and briefing before we start the Trekking in one of East Africa’s oldest Forest with trees as high as 50 meters. The Trekking may take about three hours in search for Habituated Chimpanzees. The forest also harbors about five primate species that include the Black and White Colobus, Red Colobus, Red tailed, Lhotse’s Monkeys and Grey cheeked Mangabey. It is also home to a variety of bird species including the rare Green Breasted Pita. We come back to the Lodge, relax around, have lunch and later go for a nature walk in the Bigodi wetland which is also very rewarding. We come back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight at Kibale Primates Lodge.
Day 9: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After breakfast we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park which will take us 5hrs and 24mins that is approximately 152.3km driving through the Crater Lakes region and drive south wards along the foot hills of Rwenzori Mountain Ranges, these constitute the western Rift Valley and form the boundary between Uganda and Congo. With en-route lunch at Kasese. We enter the Park with a mini game drive arriving in the afternoon, check in to the lodge have a free afternoon, dinner and overnight at Queen Elizabeth bush lodge.
Day 10: Game drive and Boat cruise
The day begins early with an early morning cup of coffee and then starts our game drive towards the Kasenyi plains in search for the wildlife that includes the Elephants, Waterbucks, Cobs, Buffaloes, Giant Forest Hogs, Bushbucks, Hyenas, Lions and Leopards among the mammal species and a variety of bird life. This Park is said to have the highest concentration of bird species as compared to any Park in the world (about 612 birds) are recorded in this Park. Having witnessed the various species of birds, settle in for lunch at Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge relax around and later in the afternoon go for the boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel for yet another but different view of wild life from close as they come to cool off in the Channel water. Later back to the Lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge.
Day 11: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
After breakfast we visit Katwe salt lake on the edge of the Park to see how salt is locally extracted. Did you know that latex is used as one of the protective gadgets in the mining of salt? Come and experience this, it’s worth visiting. We later transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park passing through the Ishasha sector where the famous tree climbing Lions can be seen as we are arriving in Bwindi late evening and check in to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge.
Day 12: Gorilla Trekking and Batwa trial
After breakfast, head to the Park headquarter for registration and briefing before starting the Gorilla Trekking adventure. The hikers will like it although sometimes it may be strenuous walking in muddy conditions on hilly terrain and sometimes with rain over head. This may take between 2 -4 hours depending on the food availability for the endangered species of mountain gorillas. Later transfer to the Lodge for dinner and overnight bush lodge.
Day 13: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park.
After breakfast we transfer to Lake Mburo National Park which will take about 2hrs and 42mins that is 162.5km passing through the rolling hills of Kigezi and Ankole, with en-route lunch arriving in the afternoon and enter the Park with a mini game drive and check in to the service of Eagles nest lodge. We then go for the boat cruise on lake Mburo in search for wild life that include the Hippos, Crocodiles, Elands, Sitatungas and Monitor lizards, expect to see a variety of bird life including the rare African Fin foot. Drive back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight at Acadia cottages,Eagle’s nest lodge.
Day 14: Lake Mburo National Park – Kampala.
After breakfast head for a Nature walk on shores of Lake Mburo in search for wild life that includes The Zebras, Impalas, Reedbuck, Cliffspringers, Buffaloes and other mammal plus a variety of bird life that includes the Papyrus Gonolake. Later transfer to Kampala arriving in the afternoon and continue to the Airport according the time of your flight.
End of Safari
14 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE COSTING
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4×4 Safari vehicle with a pop up roof for game viewing
Accommodation based on single/double.
Park entrance fees
Launch cruise fee
Tour activities as per the itinerary
Meals as per the itinerary
Bottled drinking water
Government levies & taxes
Professional English speaking guide
Extra food and drinks