14-Day Discover Uganda Safari

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Tour Highlights

The Safari Starts in Entebbe taking you on a joyous marathon of Western and South western Uganda completing the circle in Entebbe. The Safari party heads west on the Great North Road, first stop over is at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and then to Murchison falls National park, Searching for Lions, Leopards and the Murchison falls are memorable, Kibaale N.P for Chimps and birding, Queen Elizabeth splendor and Bwindi Gorilla trekking, L. Bunyonyi and L, Mburo will be exciting. The Safari ends in Kampala.

Tour Itinerary

Arrival

  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Transfer and Rhino sanctuary

Meet your safari guide and leave Entebbe/Kampala in the morning for you Discover Uganda safari. The target for the day is Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. We arrive for lunch in the sanctuary before having a walk to see the rhinos up-close. After Rhino trekking evening at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Accommodation:
Amuka Safari Lodge

  • Budget lodge located in or near Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

To Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast you set off for the drive to Murchison Falls national park. Be there around lunch time. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Paraa Safari Lodge

  • Luxury lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Game-drive and boat-cruise

Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you can see giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores. Spend the night in Budongo forest ( part of Murchison Falls) to get close to the jungle.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation:
Red Chilli Rest Camp

  • Budget tented camp located inside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Transfer to Hoima

Have a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. After breakfast your guides take you to the town of Hoima. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the hotel. Hoima town its one of the big towns in the western Uganda and you can spend your evening around town.

Main Destination:
Hoima
Accommodation:
Kontiki Hotel

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Hoima
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Be prepared for a long day in the car made easier by making a stop in a village to stretch your legs, taking a look at a tea plantation and studying the Ugandan countryside passing by the window. Here you can have a stop over at Fort portal town the first cleanest town in Uganda.

Main Destination:
Kibale Forest National Park
Accommodation:
Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse

  • Mid-range guest house located just outside Kibale NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Chimps trekking

Be woken up by the sounds of the jungle and get ready for your chimps trekking experience. Your guide takes you to the starting point and you set off in to the beautiful jungle to see the chimpanzees. After the chimps trekking your guide meets you and takes you to the lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
Elephant Hab Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight were you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
Elephant Hab Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

Head off to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning. The drive there goes along an adventurous road and you have the chance of seeing baboons and elephants along the way. In Ishasha you find topis, buffaloes and search for the tree-climbing lions. The lions in this area are famous for climbing up great fig trees to take a rest. After finishing your game-drive the journey goes on to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Enjoy the changing landscape as the car slowly climbs up towards the misty mountains of the gorillas.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation:
Gorilla Mist Camp

  • Mid-range lodge bordering Bwindi NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Gorilla trekking

You have now reached a highlight of this Discover Uganda safari; the gorilla trekking day. Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

  • Mid-range resort located outside Bwindi NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Relax by Lake Bunyonyi

Have a free day by Lake Bunyoyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book. Here you can have a walk and visit locals for local entertainment.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

  • Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11

Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue to the lodge in Lake Mburo national park where you will a nice rest.

Main Destination:
Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation:
Rwakobo Rock

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Mburo NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12

Safari-walk and game-drive

Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and relax a bit before lunch. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for your game-drive in the park, here you can see impalas and zebras. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda’s national parks on this Discover Uganda safari.

Main Destination:
Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation:
Rwakobo Rock

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Mburo NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13

Transfer to Kampala

Have a relaxed breakfast and then start the journey to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch at the Equator and take the chance to stand with one foot on either side on the southern and northern hemisphere. After the last part of the drive to Kampala your guide takes you to the hotel for a relaxed afternoon/evening.

Main Destination:
Kampala
Accommodation:
Cassia Lodge

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Kampala
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 14

City tour and flight

Go for a city tour of Kampala before heading to Entebbe for your flight. The city tour can be adapted to your interests of crafts shopping, cultural sights or community tourism. The length of the city tour depends on your flight time and your guide will transfer you to Entebbe in time for check-in.

Main Destination:
Entebbe
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

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