- Level of the package: Silver Tour Package
- Duration: 11days & 10 nights
- Location: Uganda
- Price: 3,250 USD per person
- Based on Hotel & Lodges mentioned
- Minimum Number: 6 PX (Double /Twin Sharing)
- Rhino Ziwa sanctuary
- Waterfall Experience
- Chimpanzee Trekking
- Game drive
- Gorilla Trekking
- Nature Walk
- Bird watching
- Site Seeing
- Community-Based Tourism
- Visiting equator
- Kampala City Tour
Day1: Pick up from Entebbe Airport and Transfer to the hotel
On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be received by our delegate who will transfer you to your place of accommodation in the capital in Kampala for Relaxing and being prepared for the Adventure.
Accommodation: Honomo Hotel/Similar
Day 2: Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and travel to Murchison Falls National Park
We will set off early to explore Uganda and experience the natural wonders that make Uganda the pearl of Africa! We will use this day to travel to Murchison Falls National Park. The drive time from Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park is about 6-7 hours including time spent at the Rhino sanctuary and lunch break
However, business at Murchison Falls must! We enter Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary first to experience life with the white rhinos. We will be looking out for moments as Rhinos charge and use their prized horns to dig the ground and as well break tree branches. Rhinos
After tracking the rhinos, you will proceed to Murchison Falls National Park, and upon arrival at the planned accommodation facility; you will relax, have dinner and enjoy your overnight sleep.
Accommodation at Fort Murchison/Similar
Day 3: Exploration of Murchison Falls National Park
This day of your Safari gets you to encounter the natural establishment of Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park is greatly endowed with animals, birds, the Nile River, and forests that will certainly give you beautiful lasting memories of wildlife.
You will begin your exploration of the park with a game drive in the northern circuit of the park. There, you will encounter beautiful rolling plains. While on these plains you may view Lions, Giraffes, Buffalos, Elephants, Antelopes, Hippopotami, Spotted hyenas, Wild cats, lions, leopards as well as many of the other mammals of the park. For the birders, this area supports the Secretary Bird, Black-chested Snake Eagle, Tawny, Martial Eagles Carmine, and Swallow-tailed Bee-Eaters among others.
In the afternoon, you will go for a boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls where the Nile thunders through a small 7-meter gap down to the delta. This experience is breathtaking and should not be missed!
After docking at the shores, you will undertake a hiking expedition to the top of the falls. While hiking, you will enjoy sighting these marvelous falls from different angles and it’s from the top where you will enjoy seeing the Nile River forcing its way through the narrow gorge.
Accommodation at Fort Murchison/Similar
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale forest National Park
On this day of the safari, you will embark on the journey in the morning to Kibale Forest National Park and this is a long drive that takes about 8 hours.
While on the journey, you may opt for occasional stopovers to enjoy views of beautiful sceneries like the Rift valley escarpment on Lake Albert. Also, this travel gives you an opportunity to have an insight into the typical African village set up in the far countryside and various plantations. On arrival, you will instantly start enjoying the natural breeze and beauty of the place and its environs. You will be able to see Blue monkeys and Black and White colobus monkeys which occasionally frequent the surrounding areas of your lodge. The various sounds in the forest and nearby thickets from the birds’ calls and animals will create a new tune in your ears.
Accommodation at Kibale Forest Camp/Similar
Day 5: Chimps trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
This day starts with an opportunity to encounter Man’s closest cousins-chimpanzees in the forest of Kibale. The forest is only accessible on foot and the walk will provide you with the opportunity to also see a variety of other primates as well as birds and a variety of butterflies, and insects. Chimpanzees are the closest relatives to humans sharing about 98.7% of their DNA composition with humans. They are sociable, intelligent as well as communicative, and among their very interesting traits are their abilities to utilize tools like rocks for crushing nuts, empty pods for hollowing out water plus sticks for capturing termites from their holes.
For conservation purposes, you will be allowed in the forest after locating the chimps for a maximum of one hour and then after walking out of the forest. After a successful track of these primates, you will leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park, and along the way; you will enjoy the spectacular views of the splendid Ruwenzori ranges.
Accommodation at the Bush Lodge/Similar
Day 6: Game drive/Lion tracking in Kasenyi plains and afternoon boat ride on Kazinga channel
You start this day’s activities by having a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Game Park. This activity focuses on giving your personal encounter with the wilderness of Queen Elizabeth National Game Park. During the game drive in the Kasenyi plains, you will see various animals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, and Antelopes. Lions are elusive cats and chances of sighting them during the normal game drives are limited. To enhance the chances of sighting them, you will track lions during the game drive in the Kasenyi plains.
Queen Elizabeth has the environs of the Kazinga Channel, Lake Edward, and Lake George. It is intended that upon completion of your game drive in the park, you undertake an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel- a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. It is intended to give you desirable relaxation and we believe it will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari because of the abundant birdlife and animals that are sighted.
Accommodation at the Bush Lodge/Similar
Day 7: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park
After a relaxed breakfast, you will travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park for the highlight of this safari which is gorilla tracking. Bwindi is home to almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world and your encounter with these gigantic will certainly give you lasting memories about your safari.
On arrival at the lodge, you will check-in and relax in preparation for the next day’s activities.
Accommodation: Bwindi Guest House/Similar
Day 8: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
Early morning, you will go gorilla trekking. This amazing activity takes you through the densely forested steep hills until you finally meet these tranquil gorillas within the green plant cover. It is such a wonderful yet memorable encounter. The canopy will envelop you completely with rare and exotic flora found on every side. This is a challenging trek since it involves hiking through steep ascents and tangled trails.
Once gorillas are identified, you will be allowed a maximum time of one hour within their vicinity and then walk out of the dense forest. Your time with the gorillas will certainly create a long-lasting memory of your visit to Uganda.
Accommodation: Bwindi Guest House
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and evening game drive
You depart from Bwindi early in the morning and head to Lake Mburo National Game Park for yet another marvelous encounter with the wild of Uganda.
Lake Mburo National Park is a habitat for more than 60 species of mammals including the Impala which only lives in this park in Uganda, the Burchell’s zebras, Buffalos, Warthogs, Hippos, Leopard, Topis, Elands, and Hyenas among others. It is also home to 350 bird species which include the rare Shoebill stork, African finfoot, and Saddle-billed stork among others.
Along the way to Lake Mburo National Game Park, you will enjoy Uganda’s countryside which is abundantly blessed with eye-catching sceneries such as the hills, vast banana plantations, and herds of the indigenous Ankole cow. Surely, your journey will be filled with moments of memorable exposure to nature.
On arrival at Lake Mburo National Game Park, you will go for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo. This lake is rich with a diversity of animal and plant species, which can only be viewed clearly while on a boat trip. These include crocodiles, Hippopotami, and birds like African Fin foot, Pelicans, Black crake, Heron, Cormorant, and Fish eagle. You may also see the rare Shoebill stork.
Accommodation: Mburo Safari Lodge
Day 10: Morning Game drive, Transfer to Kampala
You will begin this day with an early morning game drive as you drive through the park on your way to Entebbe. During the game drive, you will see Zebras in large numbers, Buffalos, Hippos, Topis, Elands, Impalas, and many other savannah animals.
Along the way, you make a brief stop at the equator crossing, take the best photo shots and engage in some of the activities and experiments that people normally engage in when they reach the equator. The experiments engaged in are not scientifically tested/proved but fun to watch. These experiments involve pouring water into the basin while observing how it swirls in opposite directions in the northern & southern hemispheres of the equator line then Straight to Kampala for Dinner and overnight
Accommodation: Onomo Hotel Kampala/Similar
Day 11: Kampala city tour and Transfer to the airport for Departure
After morning breakfast the driver guide will pick you up from the hotel and embark on the Kampala city Tour.
Kampala City can best be described as small but buzzing with activity. Our Kampala Sightseeing Tour is designed to give you a general feel and overview of the history of Uganda, the Daily way of life of the People, the Buganda Culture, who are the main inhabitants in Kampala, historical sites, the National Museum, entertainment spots, and shopping site to buy souvenirs then Lunch and ready to transfer to the Airport for Departure
- Transportation (4*4 )
- Professional/experienced English speaking driver guide
- Accommodations (Double /Twins)
- Entry fees to the parks mentioned
- Boating fees
- Hiking fees
- Cultural experience
- Gorilla permits
- Chimpanzees permits
- Meals (Full Board)
- Picnic lunches
- Levy Fees
- Local Taxes
- Guiding &Service fees
- International airline tickets,
- Visa fees to Uganda
- Optional extras while in the Trip,,
- Covid -19 Test Fees
- Tips and gratuities,
- Travel insurance
- Alcoholic Drinks
- Porters Fees