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12 Days Best of Uganda Safari

PrintOur tailor made tour allows you to see the best that Uganda has to offer including safari, gorilla trekking and white water rafting. This tour is suitable for individuals and small groups.

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be transferred to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Cassia Lodge, Kampala Serena Hotel or the Grand Imperial Hotel. Meal plan D

Day 2: Visit the Ngamba Island

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Entebbe pier for a boat transfer to Ngamba Islands which is a home to the orphaned chimpanzees found on Lake Victoria. By speed boat it will take you like 45 minutes and 90 minutes by traditional boat. You will cross the equator en route. Upon arrival, you will watch the chimps interact with each other and with their keepers as they feed. Kindly note the different personalities amongst the group, with some whistling for food and others clapping. Return to the mainland to Entebbe to visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre or botanical gardens in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Cassia Lodge, Kampala Serena Hotel or the Grand Imperial Hotel. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 3: Transfer to Jinja

After breakfast, you will transfer to Jinja for a visit to the source of the Nile and Bujagali falls. Upon arriving, you will go for a half day white water rafting and in the afternoon, you can go for bungee jumping, kayaking, quad biking and horse riding on the banks of the Nile River. In the evening, transfer back to Kampala for dinner and overnight stay at Cassia Lodge, Grand Imperial Hotel or Kampala Serena Hotel. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Murchison falls National Park with en route stopover in Masindi town for Lunch. Proceed to the Park and enter through Kichumbanyobo gate. Upon arrival, you will visit the famous top of the falls for a spectacular view of the waters as it flows down the stream through a 7 meter gorge and making a thunderous roar. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chilli Campsite. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 5: Game drive and Launch cruise

Early morning after breakfast, you will start your day by crossing the ferry to the Northern side of the Albert Nile (Only if you did not cross to the other part of the Albert Nile for overnight stay) and go for the morning game drive to search for the early risers. Look out for lions, elephants, Buffaloes, leopards, hyenas, foxes, giraffes, and many others. Return back to the Hotel for lunch and after go for an afternoon cruise along the Albert Nile to the bottom of the falls. En route you may see water loving animals like hippos and a lot of bird species including the rare shoe bill stork. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chilli Campsite. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 6: Transfer to Fort Portal

After breakfast, you will depart Murchison falls National Park and transfer to Kibale forest National Park. It is almost 8 hours drive and the journey will take you through the Western arm of the Great East African rift valley which is characterized with a number of birds identical to those of the Albertine rift. Arrive in Fort Portal town and later transfer to the Park for dinner and overnight stay at Kibale Safari Lodge, Kibale Forest Camp, Chimpanzee guest House or Chimp Nest. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking

After breakfast you will go for the briefing from the Park Rangers. After set out and depart for chimp trek in Kibale forest National Park which has almost 13 species of primates living in it. On your search for chimps, you will come across different primate species like monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys and a lot of bird species. In the afternoon, go on the Bigodi swamp walk for a bird watching activity, an ideal place for birders. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibale Safari Lodge, Kibale Forest Camp, and Chimpanzee guest House or Chimp Nest. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey will offer scenic views of the famous Mountains of the Moon. You will enter the Park with a game drive en route and upon arrival you will have lunch and later go for a cruise on the Kazinga channel for more game viewing especially the water loving animals. Dinner and overnight at Simba Safari Camp, Bush Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 9: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi

Early morning after breakfast, you will go for the game drive to search for wildlife animals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Kobs, Hyenas, Python and if you are a lucky visitor, you will see the Leopards. After this you will depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park via the Ishasha sector for the game drive to see the rare tree climbing lions. You will reach Bwindi in the evening in time for dinner and overnight stay at Wagtail Eco Safari Camp, Buhoma community Bandas, Lake Kitandara Tented camp or Gorilla Resort. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 10: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

After breakfast, you will go for gorilla trekking in the rain forest. Before the departure, you will be briefed by the Ranger Guides from Uganda Wildlife Authority about the Gorilla rules. Remember to take with you your packed lunch since the tracking time in the jungle cannot be known. Most times it depends on where the gorillas spent the last night, theory movements and the terrain. Gorilla trekking starts at exactly 8:00 am and so you have to be at the headquarters for briefing at 7:30 am.
You will go through a spectacular and incredible rain forest which is on a steep and forested landscape. The experience one gets when he comes close face to face with these shy and yet gentle giants is exhilarating. You will always cherish this memory for the rest of your life no other wild life encounter beats this. Take as many photographs as you wish. Return back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Wagtail Eco Safari Camp, Buhoma community Bandas, Lake Kitandara Tented camp or Gorilla Resort. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, you will proceed to Lake Bunyonyi for birding and cultural walk. The lake is found in southwestern Uganda and gives a clear view of a number of villages in their setting. Here pygmies walk over the mountains from Rwanda to sell their produce at the market at hakekuba. Enjoy a canoe ride in the afternoon before returning for dinner and Overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort or Acadia cottages. Meal plan B, L & D

Day 12: Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will return back to Kampala with lunch stopover in Mbarara town. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala or at the Airport for your flight back home. Meal plan B, L End of servicePrint