This 14 days Uganda safari takes
you through all the major safari destinations in Uganda:
Kibale chimpanzee forest, Queen elizabeth national park,
Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable gorilla Forest and Lake
mburo National park. Therefore this Uganda safari takes
you all around the different tourism circuits of Uganda.
The safari will start with the discovery of the cultural
treasures which include the Royal Kasubi tombs, the Uganda
museum, the Bahai temple and Makerere University as well
as other heritage sites.
The safari will take you for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale
National park - probably the park with the highest density
of primates on the African continent and later visit the
savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park where you
can see a wide diversity of game such as elephants, lions,
buffaloes, hippos, and leopards. another awesome experience
of the safari. The climax of the safari will be tracking
the mountain gorillas from Bwindi Impenetrable forest national
park. Mountain gorillas are one of the most endangered species
vanishing from the wild. Scientists estimate that currently
there are about 700 mountain gorillas in the world with
half of its population residing in Uganda´s Bwindi
UGANDA SAFARI ITINERARY
1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
Our Safari Company representative will pick you from the
airport and transfer you to the proposed accommodation site
in Kampala. If your flight arrives in the morning you are
advised to change money. You can visit some exciting places
with the help of your driver/guide. These may include; Kasubi
Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the Uganda museum among
others .Dinner and overnight at The Lodge/ Cassia Lodge/
Kampala Serena/ Sheraton Hotel
2. To Murchison Falls National Park
Head northwest from Kampala
to go through the famous Luwero triangle and have a stop
in Masindi town for lunch and then proceed to Murchison
Falls National Park . From Masindi you will pass through
Budongo forest to reach the top of the stunning falls where
the placid Nile passes through a narrow cleft to create
a thunderous roar as it fals about 150 meters deep. Enjoy
the sunset as, you rest and spend the night at Paraa Safari
Lodge / Red Chilli river camp/ Sambiya River Lodge.
3 The launch cruise along the Victoria Nile
Take a cup of tea to go
very early in the morning for a game drive where you will
sight variety of game such as Elephants, Lions, buffaloes,
hartebeests, waterbucks, Oribi, rothchild’s giraffe,
hyenas and many others. Return from the game drive for late
breakfast and a rest at the Lodge to prepare for an afternoon
launch cruise down stream of the Victoria Nile and the base
of the falls to see animals like the Hippopotami, waterbucks,
buffaloes and crocodiles. The shores also harbours variety
of bird species such as Hornbills, goliath herons, pelican
bee-eaters and the rare shoebill. After this great experience
go for dinner and a night at Paraa Safari Lodge / Red Chilli
river camp/ Sambiya River Lodge.
4: Drive To Kibale Forest National Park.
After breakfast, drive to Kibale National park via Mubende
with packed lunch. Arriving late afternoon, take a nature
walk in Bigodi swamp to look for different bird species
like the Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged Warbler and many
more also to see plants. Dinner and overnight at Luxury-Ndali
safari lodge Uganda in Fortportal/Mid range- Rwenzori View
Guest House/Basic- Kanyankyu ecological site.
5: Kibale Forest National Park.
This park is commonly accepted for a superlative diversity
and highest massing of primates in the Great Lakes region.
Here we shall take a nature walk in the tropical rainforest,
search for wild chimpanzees with trained guides. Take lunch
in the afternoon and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National
Park passing via the crater lakes region with over 30 crater
lakes to be explored. The place has got a ravishing and
luring terrain.Dinner and over night at Luxury -Mweya Safari
Lodge / Jacana Safari Lodge/ Kyambura Wildlife Lodge/ Hippo
Hill Camp/Budget- institute of Ecology.
6: Queen Elizabeth National Park ( The Birder Paradise)
Go for an early morning game drive in search for savannah
wildlife. Expect encounters of Lions, Leopards, Elephants,
Antelopes and much birdlife! return to the lodge for mid
morning breakfast and then later have lunch. In the afternoon,
you will go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel,
which connects two lakes; George and Edward. this cruise
will give you encounters of many avian species and animals
taking water along the River banks. Relax till dinner and
overnight at your proposed accommodation prior.BLD
Queen Elizabeth National Park - To Lake Bunyonyi.
Take breakfast, have a short drive to Kyambura gorge and
take a walk in the gorge and Kyambura River where the game
reserve derives its name. Expect various primates most especially
Chimpanzee of different species ,Black and white Colobus
monkeys and other animals like antelopes, hyenas,Lion and
many others in the middle of savanna grassland. This gorge
is a home of very many bird species. Have lunch en route
then you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for another
scenario, arrive in time for evening birding. Dinner and
overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Camp / Crater Bay Cottages.
8: Lake Bunyonyi.
We make a ride on Lake Bunyonyi in dug out canoes and after
lunch depending on ones preference; take leisure walks,
mountain biking or swim, sun-bathe name your choice. Dinner
and Overnight at Bushara Island Camp/Lake Bunyonyi Overland
Camp / Crater Bay Cottages.
9: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
En route to Bwindi and arrive at mid morning. Lunch,dinner
and over night at Lake kitandara luxury tented camp/or Basic
- Buhoma community bandas
Take an optional in the evening for Buhoma Village walk
at an extra $15.usd per person OR relax enjoying the evening
till dinner and overnight.
10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Leave port for the long awaited adventure of Gorilla tracking
in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Gorilla tracking is unpredictable,
it is difficult to estimate how long you may take the jungle;
however the excursion may take 2-8 hours.It all depends
on the movement of these great apes."The excitement
of seeing the gorillas makes it all worthwhile!" is
what anyone who has made the tracking will be enhanced to
say in any circumstances. Dinner and Overnight at Lake kitandara
luxury tented accommodation or Basic - Buhoma community
11: To Lake Mburo National Park.
After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park where
we have an evening game drive in search for; Topes, Buffaloes,
Water buck and not forgetting the Eland, (the largest of
the Antelopes found in Uganda). Dinner and Overnight at;
Luxury- Mantana Luxury Tented Camp or drie to Mbarara at
Agip Motel or basic at rwonyo rest camp at the park headquaters.
12: Lake Mburo National Park.
At dawn, take game drive in park and later return to your
accommodation for late breakfast and the boat rides on the
Lake. Leave for Kampala in the afternoon stopping over the
Uganda Equator for some shots and visit to the Craft Village.
Later you will be dropped at your hotel in kampala for over
13: Kampala City Tour.
After your breakfast, take a trip to Uganda's capital city
which starts in the morning at 0830hrs after your breakfast
and will take you on a tour within and without the greenest
city in Africa.
Visit the Bahai temple
- the biggest and only religious temple building of its
kind in Africa. Bahai temple is a good site for picnic because
of it's beautiful picnic scenery rightly placed on a hill
that gives you a view of the city.
Then the Uganda Museum
- a historical feature with lots of colonial, cultural and
traditional collections, pass by the Makerere University
-the first and the oldest university in East Africa.
Kasubi tombs - The largest crypt in Africa and special burial
place for Uganda kings. Our guide will be pleased to give
you a brief and interesting history on the same.
With the Namirembe Cathedral
- the first and oldest religious feature that was constructed
by the European missionaries. Then have Lunch at the African
Village Restaurant. En route to Namugongo Shrines - a historical
place where the first Ugandan Christians were murdered by
the orders of a Buganda king. Then pass by the Ugandan craft
village -do some shopping if you wish African art, curving,
and masks of your desire. Return to your Hotel for Dinner
Day 14: Departure
From Entebbe International Airport.
Depending on the time of your flight, have an expedition
before the Airport transfer. Do some shopping for souvenir
for remembrance. Pack to your bags and get ready for the
40 minutes ride to the Airport, Check in before time of
the flight and the company representative will be off .
Note should be taken that
we have got two types of Safaris, Some opt for Luxury Safari
(lodges / hotels) and others opt for Budget Safaris (camping
and simple accommodation). Our rates vary with the accommodation
type , nevertheless the rest of the activities will remain
the same. Feel free to inquire .