12 days / 11 nights North West Uganda Safari Tour - 12 Days

Enjoy a spectacular view of the rhinos, early morning game drive, tree climbing lions and view the wonderful endangered Chimpanzees and Gorillas.

Tour code: SON 10

Overview

  • See the rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary.
  • Launch cruise on the Nile river.
  • Go for chimpanzee tracking
  • Cultural trip to Bigodi.
  • Visit the crater lakes
  • Go for a game drive
  • Have a boat trip on the Kazinga channel.
  • View tree climbing lions
  • Gorilla track in Bwindi impenetrable forest.
Day 1
Day 1: Arrive in Uganda.

Our tour guide will pick you from Entebbe international airport and proceed with you to Kampala city where you will be accommodated at a hotel.

Day 2
Day 2: Travel to Murchison falls national park.

We will leave very early morning and head to northern Uganda to Murchison falls national park enroute we will visit a rhino sanctuary called Ziwa rhino sanctuary thereafter proceed and have lunch at a town called Masindi.

After lunch, we will continue with our journey through the park up to our lodge for an overnight.

Day 3
Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise.

Start an early morning game drive in the north of river Nile. You may be able to view animals that are unique to African savannah like Giraffe, Antelopes, Lions, Elephants and the Uganda kob.

After lunch, you will be able to go for a launch cruise on the river Nile, the cruise takes you to the bottom of the thundering falls where you may see huge crocodiles, school of Hippos, buffalo, elephants and a variety of water birds like heron, cormorants, ducks, bee eaters, hike to the top of falls (optional depending on your physical fitness) for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile river as it forms its way through the narrow gorge and cascades down becoming on a placid river. Return to your lodge.

Day 4
Day 4: Travel to Kibale forest park.

You will wake up in the morning and travel to Kibale forest national park enroute you will view the big tea plantations then have packed lunch.

In the afternoon, you will be driven to the park where you will be relaxed at your lodge and also have an evening walk while viewing the forest.

Day 5
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi swamp walk.

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for a chimpanzee tracking adventure in the forest. As you are tracking, you will expect to see other primates such as the grey checked mangabeys and be told about the secrets of the forest.

Have lunch at the lodge after which you will proceed to the Bigodi women’s group which will take you on a spectacular walk trail through a papyrus swamp called Bigodi wetland sanctuary. You will end the day with a cultural performance or a sunset drink at a nearby lodge.

Day 6
Day 6: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning you will go and visit crater lakes after which you will comeback for lunch. In the afternoon, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will have a late afternoon game drive and later an overnight at the lodge.

Day 7
Day 7: Game drive and boat trip in the park.

Wake up very early before sunrise and set off for search of wildlife and expect to see animals like Elephant, Buffalo Waterbuck, Uganda kob, Warthogs, Leopards and the Lions thereafter go for refreshments at the lodge.

In the afternoon, set off for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which connects lake Edward and lake George, expect to see animals which come to the water to bath or drink, these include hippos, buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles sunbathing and a wide range of attractive birds. Thereafter, go back to the lodge for overnight.

Day 8
Day 8: Travel to the south of the park – Tree climbing lions

Today in the morning, we will start our journey which will lead us to the tree climbing lions in an area called Ishasha. This area is famous for the tree climbing lions, expect to see these lions, have lunch after which proceed with your journey to the accommodation.

Day 9
Day 9: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park via Lake Mutanda.

In the morning, you will set off for Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, enroute, you will visit lake Mutanda which is one of the beautiful sceneries of western Uganda, you will go through the country side bamboo forest as you get a great view of the Virunga mountains. After lunch, you will proceed with your journey to the lodge.

Day 10
Day 10: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

We will wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast before 8:00am after which gather at the ranger stations for briefing about the Gorilla and registration. The ranger guide will then take you through the thicket of the impenetrable forest. The famous gorilla tracking activity takes between 2 to 6 hours depending on the gorilla movement.

When they are met, you can stop and relax around these endangered species for an hour and watch them play and feed. Before going for the activity, you are expected to be physically fit and free from communicable diseases like the common cold. After the tracking activity has ended, you will have packed lunch before returning back to the lodge.

Day 11
Day 11: Travel to Lake Mburo national park.

Begin our journey in the morning and proceed to lake Mburo national park, this is where you will find zebras and the Uganda kob.

After lunch, you will relax and go for an afternoon game drive, expect to see zebras, Uganda kob, impalas, elands etc. then have accommodation at your lodge.

Day 12
Day 12: Travel to Entebbe airport via Kampala city.

After breakfast, you will be driven to Entebbe airport via Kampala city then follow the departure arrangements at the airport.

 Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Persons Price per person (USD) Rooming
1 $ 4,754 Single
2 $ 3,363 Twin & Double
3 $ 3,022 Triple, Twin, Double & single
4 $ 2,755 Dorm, Double & Twin
5 $ 2,721 Triple, Double, Twin & Single
6 $ 2,526 Triple, Double & Twin

Inclusions

  • Airport pickup and transfers
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodation in the selected designation or available alternative.
  • Meals in the selected itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to the included itineraries
  • 4 WD Safari vehicle with a pop-up proof for good viewing of wildlife.
  • Knowledgeable tour guide.
  • Experienced tour driver.
  • Fuel for the tour.
  • Itinerary mentioned activities.
  • Chimpanzee tracking Permit (USD, $ 150)
  • Gorilla tracking permit (USD, $600)

Exclusions

  • Uganda entry Visa
  • Airline ticket.
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Personal expenses like Optional activities, souvenirs, laundry.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Beverages not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips of all nature.
  • Bar bills.
  • Chimp tracking porter.
  • Gorilla tracking porter.

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12 days / 11 nights North West Uganda Safari Tour

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