15 days / 14 nights North West Uganda Safari Tour - 15 Days

Enjoy the spectacular view of rhinos, launch cruise, hiking to the top of falls, and view the wonderful endangered Chimpanzees and Gorillas. This trip will blow your mind with the breathtaking sceneries that have been well crafted to provide you with a never forgetful memory of Uganda’s wildlife.

Tour code: SON 12

Overview

  • Go see the rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary.
  • Enjoy an early morning game drive at Murchison falls.
  • Go for a launch cruise on the Nile river.
  • Chimpanzee track in the Budongo forest.
  • Enjoy a cultural trip to Bigodi.
  • Visit the crater lakes at Queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Have an evening game drive at Queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Have a boat trip on the Kazinga channel.
  • Visit tree climbing lions at Ishasha.
  • Gorilla track in Bwindi impenetrable forest.
  • Bird watch and nature walk around Lake Bunyonyi.
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 Budongo forest south of the park.

In the morning, we will proceed to Budongo forest where you will go chimpanzee tracking and have a jungle walk after which have packed lunch.

Thereafter, you will proceed south wards to a town known as Hoima where you will spend the night.

Day 5
Day 5: Travel to Kibale forest national park.

You will wake up in the morning and travel to Kibale forest national park enroute you will view the big tea plantations then arrive at a town known as Fort portal and have 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 6
Day 6: 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 near by lodge.

Day 7
Day 7: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning you will go and visit crate lakes after which you will come back for lunch. Then in the afternoon proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will have a late afternoon game drive and later on an overnight at the lodge.

Day 8
Day 8: 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, Buffalos, Elephants, Crocodiles sunbathing and a wide range of attractive birds. Thereafter go back to the lodge for an over night.

Day 9
Day 9: Travel to the south of the park – Tree climbing lions area.

In the morning, we will start our journey which will lead us to the tree climbing lion area known as Ishasha. This area is famous for the four prides of lions that climb trees and expect to see other animals like Topis. Have lunch after which we will proceed to your accommodation.

Day 10
Day 10: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

In the morning, you will go for another game drive to watch again the tree climbing lions as you proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, enroute, you will see the rural side with beautiful sceneries of Southwest Uganda and arrive in the evening at your lodge.

Day 11
Day 11: 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 12
Day 12: Travel to lake Bunyonyi.

Begin our journey in the afternoon and proceed to lake Bunyonyi. But before that, you will have optional activities to do (visit pygmies, visit local people, bird watch, primate walk and nature walk). Have lunch and head to Lake Bunyonyi for an overnight.

Day 13
Day 13: Do optional activities near lake Bunyonyi.

Today, there will be optional activities for the day (bird watching, nature walk, canoeing, swimming or visit local people). After the activity you will be accommodated at your lodge.

Day 14
Day 14: Travel to Lake Mburo national park.

In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed eastwards to lake Mburo national park, arrive and have lunch. In the afternoon, we will have a boat trip on Lake Mburo or a game drive depending on your preference.

Day 15
Day 15: Travel to Entebbe airport via Kampala city.

After breakfast, you will head for Entebbe airport via Kampala city enroute you will stop at the equator for photos then have lunch. After lunch, you will proceed to the airport.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Persons Price per person (USD) Rooming
1 $ 5,563 Single
2 $ 3,811 Twin & Double
3 $ 3,419 Triple, Double & single
4 $ 3,110 Dorm, Double & Twin
5 $ 3,067 Triple, Twin, Double & Single
6 $ 2,887 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, $ 200)
  • Gorilla tracking permit (USD, $700)

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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15 days / 14 nights North West Uganda Safari Tour

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