21 days / 20 Nights Best Of Uganda Safari Tour - 21 Days

Have a splendid tour around Uganda visiting prayer places, falls, boat riding, having a magnificent view of the waterfalls, ancient rock paintings, crossing the lake on a ferry, tracking Uganda’s endangered species of chimpanzees and Gorillas. This tour will provide you with the fascinating, mind blowing beauty Uganda has to provide.

Tour code: SON 13

Overview

  • Visit the famous site for the execution of Christians in 1886.
  • Visit Uganda’s highest waterfall.
  • Visit rock paintings dating back to the iron age.
  • Evening game drive in Murchison falls national park.
  • Launch cruise on the Nile river.
  • Boat ride on the Albert Nile.
  • Hike to the top of the falls.
  • Jungle walk in the forest.
  • Chimpanzee track in the forest.
  • Walk trail the papyrus swamp
  • Visit the hot springs.
  • Visit tree climbing lions.
  • Track mountain Gorillas.
  • Bird watch and nature walk around the lake.
  • Bush walk with a game ranger.

Itinerary

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
- Travel Eastwards of Uganda.

After breakfast, we will travel eastwards of Uganda to Jinja town which is 80km east of Kampala city enroute visit the Uganda martyrs basilica (famous for the execution of Christians in 1886), Sezibwa falls (a cultural site of Buganda) and arrive at Mabira forest for lunch. Thereafter go for a nature walk in the forest and proceed to Jinja arriving at the source of the Nile river the longest river in the world.

Day 3
- Continue eastwards to Sipi falls.

In the morning, we will proceed to Sipi falls which is the highest water fall in Uganda and falls to the ground at 100 meters. It’s located on the beautiful slopes of Mt. Elgon which is 4,321m. On arrival, we will also make walks to the beautiful huge water.

Day 4
- Depart Sipi falls for Northern Uganda.

In the morning, we will proceed northwards of Uganda and on our way, we will visit the Nyero rock paintings dating back to the iron age. As we proceed to Lira town, we will visit the local people around.

Day 5
- Travel to Murchison falls national park.

Depart Lira town and proceed to Murchison falls national park and on our way, we will have a stopover at Karuma falls and arrive for lunch at the park. After lunch, have a rest and in the evening go for a game drive and expect to see unique animals like the African elephant, lions, giraffes, antelopes and the Uganda kob.

Day 6
- Game drive and boat ride in the park.

We will wake up and start an early morning game drive, expect to see animals like the African elephant, lion, giraffe, antelopes, Uganda kob e.t.c. After having packed lunch, you will go for a launch cruise on the Nile river which will take you to the bottom of the thundering falls where you will expect to meet and see the African elephant, hippos, buffaloes and a variety of water birds like the African fish eagle, comorants, ducks, herons, beverets, king fisher and the rare shoebill.

From the bottom of the falls, you will take a 30 minutes trek to the top of the falls (optional depending on your physical fitness) for a breathtaking sight of the rapidly raging Nile river as it forms its way through the narrow gorge and cascades down becoming a placid river then return to your lodge.

Day 7
- Boat ride around the Albert Nile

We will wake up early morning for a boat ride on the Albert Nile which will lead us to the delta area which has the highest concentration of animals in Murchison falls, the boat ride gives a great view of the animals. This is where also the elusive shoebill stork can be seen.

Day 8
- Game drive and walk to the top of Murchison falls.

We will wake up early morning and have a game drive and then visit the top of the falls. Thereafter, we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we will drive to a town known as Hoima. On our way, we will visit Budongo forest where we shall have a jungle walk to see monkeys and birds (optional).

Day 9
- Travel to Kibale forest national park

After breakfast, we will travel southwards to Kibale forest national park which is a jungle with 13 primate species which include Chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, red colobus, grey checked mangabeys and L’hoest monkeys. After lunch, we will have an afternoon walk around the lodge.

Day 10
- Chimpanzee tracking and swamp walk

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee tracking adventure in the forest. As you are tracking, expect to see other primates such as the grey checked mangabeys along with the l’host’s red colobus and blue monkeys. During this activity you will be told about the secrets of this 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 11
- Travel to Semuliki national park.

We shall travel to Semuliki national park which is a unique place and the only low land jungle in East Africa and part of the congo eco-system. In the afternoon, we shall visit the Sepaya hot springs.

Day 12
- Depart Semuliki for Queen Elizabeth national park.

In the morning, we shall head for Queen Elizabeth national park enroute, we will stop at the equator crossing for a photo shoot. Arrive at the lodge for lunch and in the evening, you will have a game drive.

Day 13
- Game drive and boat ride in Queen Elizabeth national park.

Wake up in the morning and set out for early morning game drive. Expect to see the early rise and predators returning to their hideouts and these include lions, buffaloes, hippos and many other species. Have a mid-morning breakfast and relax in the heat of the day.

After lunch, you will have a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which will bring you to close range with one of the high concentrations of Hippo, crocodile and many other animals by water edges and expect to also see also different species of birds; African fish eagles, bee eaters, egrets and many others.

Day 14
- Visit the Kyambura gorge and the tree climbing lion area.

Wake up in the morning and visit the Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking. In the afternoon, proceed to the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park which is found in a place known as Ishasha in search of the tree climbing lions.

Day 15
- Morning game drive and travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Wake up very early in the morning for a game drive in the Ishasha area which is part of Queen Elizabeth national park, where tree climbing lions are found. Afterwards, we shall travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park which is a unique jungle with many monkey species and one of the places where you will find the mountain gorillas.

Day 16
- Track Gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

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

When they are met, you can stop and relax and see 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 this tracking activity has ended, you will have packed lunch and proceed back to your lodge.

Day 17
- Leave Bwindi and travel to Lake Mutanda.

You will wake up and be driven to Lake Mutanda a beautiful lake and expect to see three spectacular volcanoes on a clear day. Optional activities to be chosen from include Boat trip on the lake, walking along the lake go for swimming, visit pygmies and local people.

Day 18
-: Depart Lake Mutanda for Lake Bunyonyi via Mgahinga national park.

After breakfast, you will proceed to Mgahinga gorilla national park where you will do one of the following activities to choose from; bird watching, nature walking, volcano mountain climbing or visit the golden monkeys. After lunch, proceed to Lake Bunyonyi a beautiful lake where you will spend an overnight.

Day 19
- Spend full day around Lake Bunyonyi.

You will take breakfast after which participate in any of the following activities chosen from; nature walking, swimming, visitation of the local people or canoeing. Thereafter proceed to your lodge and relax.

Day 20
- Travel to Lake Mburo national park.

After the early morning 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 then late in the evening have a night game drive.

Day 21
- Bush walk and travel to Entebbe airport.

Have a bush walk in the morning in Lake Mburo national park which is one of the parks in Uganda where bush walks are permitted with a game ranger. It will give you an opportunity to approach and see wildlife at a close range.

After lunch, we will proceed to Entebbe airport enroute, we will have a stopover at the equator line for a photo shoot. Then follow the departure arrangements at the airport.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Persons Price per person (USD) Rooming
1 $ 8,762 Single rooms and tents.
2 $ 6,406 Twin and Double
3 $ 5,482 Triple, Double & single
4 $ 4,990 Quadruple, Double & Twin
5 $ 4,880 Triple, Twin, Double & Single
6 $ 4,615 Quadruple, 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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