This Uganda Safari Tours involves Wildlife Safaris, Chimpanzee Tracking, Gorillas Trekking, Nature Tours & River Nile White Water Rafting.
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
Start the day by driving to Murchison falls, stop in Masindi for lunch and arrive in the park in the evening. Murchison Falls National Park where lots of Uganda Safaris and tours take place is characterised by Savannah, riverine forest and wood. There are a variety of animal species that include lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs and number of bird species that one enjoys while trekking chimpanzees. You will drive to the top of the falls where the Nile perfects its beauty. Here you will see the calm Nile forcing its self through a narrow gorge to fall a distance of about 150 feet down producing a thunderous roar of white water- incredible scenery. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge
Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Cruise
Have a game drive in the morning where you will see animals like lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants, and many more. After lunch in the afternoon, go for a boat ride on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls which is very much worthwhile charming exercise and exposes you with to animals like crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, and many birds. Overnight at Para Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge
Day 3: Leave Murchison Falls Park for Kibale National Park
Depart Murchison falls for Kibale National park to reach in the evening. Overnight at Ndali lodge / Primates’ lodge or in one of the Fort portal Town hotels.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Kibale Forest and Bigodi Nature walk in the afternoon
Today is a unique Uganda Safari experience. In the morning, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before heading through the forest to search for chimpanzees. You will come close to chimps and other primates like the red tailed monkeys, colobus monkeys and many more. The trek will give you an opportunity to view a wide range of primates, Birds and Butterflies through a network of shady forest trail. In the afternoon you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary area and then after retire for overnight at Ndali lodge or Primates’ lodge, Fort Motel, Mountains of the Moon Hotel and Toro Resort.
Day 5: Drive To Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park and arrive in the afternoon to go for boat ride on the Kazinga channel. You will see animals like the hippos, buffaloes and plenty of birds for birders. Overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Mweya hostel.
Day 6: Game Drive and boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
In the morning you will have game drive in the park searching for animals like lions, elephants, hyenas, buffaloes, bush buck, Uganda kobs, wart hogs and many more. Return to the lodge and take a rest. In the afternoon after lunch, go for a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, during which lots of birds and animals await your sight. Overnight at Mweya Safari lodge.
Day 7: Enjoy Game Drive as you head to Bwindi, the Gorilla habitat
Have a game drive en-route in the Ishasha sector and you will see the tree climbing lions as you transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest, the territory of the gorillas. You will reach the park in the evening. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community Bandas.
Day 8: Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
The climax of this whole Uganda Safari Tours for 15 days is the Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest. After breakfast in the morning, get your packed lunch and move to the forest in a look for of the huge apes. The search might take you about 2 to 9 hours before you come across the gorillas. Once you meet them, you spend an hour with them watching them how they feed, play and care for their young ones. Afterwards, you will return to your lodge.
Day 9: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi Uganda
Wake up to transfer to Lake Bunyonyi one of the deepest crater lakes in Uganda. This lake is characterised by a multitude of small islands in it. You will reach in the afternoon to settle down by the shores. You may perhaps decided to go for a boat ride to Bushara Island or have a walk around the shores of the lake the place is known to be a home to lots of small birds. Overnight at Bushara Island, Bunyonyi Overland camp.
Day 10: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park
Wake up early enough, freshen up, take your breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo National park where you will reach in the afternoon after lunch in Mbarara town. On arrival, check in at either Mantana tented camp or Rwonyo camp and go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo to view animals like the hippos’ buffaloes, and crocodiles alongside the many birds around the area which are attractive to see.
Day 11: Uganda Travel To Jinja
You will start your journey to Jinja after breakfast. You will drive through Lyantonde, Masaka, Mpigi, Wakiso, Kampala (have lunch here) and proceed to Mukono then to Jinja in early afternoon or evening. Overnight at Jinja Nile Resort or Hotel triangle.
Day 12 Rafting Safaris / Source of the Nile Tour
You will raft the whole day. You will visit the Source of the Nile in the evening before returning to Kampala for overnight and dinner at any booked hotel.
Day 13: Visit Ngamba Island, the Home of Chimpanzees
You will move to Ngamba Island for an exciting chimpanzee watching. Ngamba Island, a Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT) in Lake Victoria, was established as a combined national and international initiative and a globally recognised collaborative conservation effort, aimed at developing and implementing a long-term strategy for conservation of chimpanzees and their habitat. The island is a home to 40 orphaned chimpanzees which are an endangered species found in forests and 20 of which have been brought to the island from when the sanctuary opened. Overnight on the island.
Day 14: Viewing Chimpanzees in Ngamba
Have breakfast to go for a forest walk on the island with the young chimpanzees. After the walk you will sail to the main lake shores in Entebbe from where you will be driven to a hotel in Entebbe.
Day 15: Airport Transfer for a flight back home
On this day, you will conclude you Uganda Safari Tours and airport transfer.
End of Uganda the trip
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