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14 days Uganda Safari – Wildlife highlights

14 days Uganda safari

This 14 days Uganda Safari lets you get a taste of the best Uganda has to offer with jungles and savannah. You enter the jungle to trek both Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees and on the savannahs you get a chance to tick of “the big 5” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino). For of these impressive animals you search for in Queen Elizabeth NP and Murchsion Falls NP while the fifth is trekked at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where they are working to reintroduce rhinos to Uganda.

Itinerary for our 14 days Uganda safari

 

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the lodge/hotel

You will have a warm welcome by our tour guide/driver at Entebbe airport (EBB) who will take you to your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Depending on the time of arrival, you can have a city tour!

Overnight: Marie’s Royale Hotel

Day 2 – Transfer to Murchison falls via Zziwa Rhino sanctuary.

On this day, you will enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Entebbe OR Kampala set off for Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. This stop over will give you the complete feel of the “big five” in Uganda. With an en-route lunch at Amuka Lodge, you shall make a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to view the endangered rhinos before continuing to Murchison. Ziwa rhino sanctuary is home to the endangered rhinos that are not found elsewhere in Uganda. You shall then proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. The driver/guide will then transfer you to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Hornbill Bush Lodge

 

Day 3 – Morning game viewing drive and afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of falls.

14 days Uganda safariOn this day, take pleasure in a morning game drive towards the Albert and Victoria Nile and experience a great deal of wildlife and birds. Along the way, look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species. Later on in the day after lunch, embark on a launch cruise to the base of the falls. You will then hike to the top of the falls and enjoy the aerial view of the falls as well as other flora and fauna. You will then return to the lodge for dinner and rest.

Overnight: Hornbill Bush Lodge

 

Day 4 – Transfer to Kibale forest national park.

After a healthy breakfast, you will be transfer to Kibale forest National Park, the capital world of Primates such as chimpanzee, baboons and monkeys. With en-route lunch meals. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful rest.

Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp

 

Day 5 – Chimpanzee tracking and community walk to Bigodi.

On this day, you will rise quite early and enjoy quick breakfast. Thereafter, you will be guided to the forest and experience tracking of the chimps and other primates in their natural habitat (this is the primate capital of the world). The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may be blessed with enormous encounters of various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. You will enjoy an evening tour to Bigodi wetland. This wetland sanctuary near Kibale forest is famous for the colobus monkeys, blue monkeys and a wealth of bird life like the African Broad-bill and the great blue turraco. Retire for dinner.

Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp

 

Day 6 – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park-Evening game drive.

After a relaxed breakfast, you will go to Queen Elizabeth, through Kasese town viewing the mountain Rwenzori ranges. Check in at the lodge, have lunch and relax a bit as wait for an evening game drive.

Overnight: Pumba Safari Cottages

 

Day 7 – Morning game drive – afternoon boat cruise

Early in the morning set off for the morning game drive in the Northern crater area where there is a lot of dark holes called the black craters with no water. You may be able to see a lot of animal species such as the Elephants, lions, buffaloes etc. Return for lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine bee eaters and black bee eaters, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others. This takes 2-3 hour.

Overnight: Pumba Safari Cottages

 

Day 8 – Going on to Ishasha sector – tree climbing lion zone and transfer to Bwindi

After having breakfast at the lodge, your driver will drive you to the Ishasha sector. You will embark on the game drive that will give you a chance to see tree climbing lions. After the game-drive we continue on to Bwindi mountains.

Overnight: Gorilla Mist Camp 

 

Day 9 – Gorilla tracking in Bwindi.

After very early breakfast, you will be guided to the park headquarters for the briefing session about the gorilla trackers code of conduct from the park’s guides. Thereafter, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas ‘this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest.

Overnight: Gorilla Mist Camp 

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Day 10 – Going on to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Bunyonyi, Given the inevitable rigorous day at Bwindi, most clients will cherish some relaxing moments on the shores of this peaceful Lake. You will enjoy an evening canoe ride on the lake. Dinner and peaceful overnight stay at the lodges besides Lake Bunyonyi.

Overnight: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

 

Day 11 – Going on to Lake Mburo national park.

After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Mburo national park. This park is well-known for zebras, impalas, antelopes, kobs, bushbucks, and you will enjoy an evening canoe ride on the lake. Check in at the lodge.

Overnight: Rwakobo Rock

 

Day 12 – Game viewing and afternoon canoe ride.

During the drive you will be able to see animals like the zebras, elephants, impalas, Uganda cobs, eland and so many others. In the evening you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo where you will see crocodiles, hippos and water birds.

Overnight: Rwakobo Rock

 

Day 13 – Transfer to Kampala via Igongo cultural centre.

After a healthy breakfast at your lodge, you will embark on an exciting road trip back to Kampala (Lunch en route) with a stopover at Igongo Cultural centre and at the equator line for experimentation. Check in the evening at your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Overnight: Laico Lake Victoria Hotel

 

Day 14 – Reserved for your departure from Entebbe International airport

Be transferred to the airport in time for your flight as your 14 days Uganda Safari is over.

 

 

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Important Information

Price Includes

  • Round trip airport or hotel and park transfers.
  • 13 nights accommodation in safari lodge or Hotel or mountain hut.
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch daily.
  • Day touring as per the itinerary.
  • Drinking water
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit

Price Excludes

  • International Flights.
  • Alcohol and Beverages.
  • Tips and Gifts.

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