10 DAYS UGANDA TOUR: WILDLIFE SAFARI: UGANDA SAFARIS
The 10 Days Uganda Tour starts and ends in Kampala. It will take you to Uganda’s un-spoilt wildlife destinations to experience Nature at its best. Explore all the best Uganda has to offer to tourists in the tropic Africa. Major tour activities in this tour include White water rafting, game drives in hunt for some of the “Big 5” (African Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant), birding, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, Cultural tours, nature walks and fantastic launch cruise among others.
Day One; Arrival
You arrive in Entebbe to meet our guide who will transfer you to the
proposed accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Sheraton / Cassia
Lodge / Holiday Express.
Day Two; Rafting
In the morning you will be transfered to Jinja to go for Rafting. And view the source of the nile After rafting
you will drive back to Kampala. Dinner and overnight at Sheraton /
Cassia Lodge / Holiday Express.
Day Three: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls NP.
In the morning before 7:00 am have breakfast and then drive to Murchison falls National Park. The journey will take you south west through Masindi to reach the park in the afternoon. On arrival you will hike to the top of the falls to get close to the narrow gorge through which the River Nile explodes into the falls. A stunning scenery that is unique in the whole of East Africa. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge / Sambiya River lodge / Red chilli Camp.
Day Four: Game drive /Boat ride.
This morning before dawn you will go for a game drive in the north of the River Nile along tracks like, Buligi, Albert and Queens. This early morning drive will reward you with game like the Leopards, Lions, giraffes, buffaloes, Uganda Kob, hartebeest, oribis and others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for lunch and then in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls. This launch cruise will reward you with game like Hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks and plenty of birds at the shore. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge / Sambiya River lodge / Red chilli Camp.
Day Five: Drive to Fort Portal / Kibale National Park.
In the morning have breakfast and set off for the long drive to Fort portal. The drive will take you along the Masindi Hoima road to reach fort portal in the afternoon. Having reached Fort portal in the late afternoon you may go for a walk in the Bigodi wetland sanctuary depending on the time and if your are not tired. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge / Mountains of the moon / Primates Lodge.
Day Six; Chimpanzee tracking / Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
In the morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about the hike and then later on head through the tracks in the forest to search for these primates. The walk through the forest will be guided providing information not only on chimpanzee but also the other fauna and flora. This is aimed at ensuring an informative walk making it interesting. During the walk you will stop to listen to chimpanzee calls such that you may get the direction in which to go. After some time you will encounter the chimpanzees, and spend an hour with them as you watch them play, walk, and feed. If you are lucky you might watch them hunt and feed on meat- it’s awe-inspiring. After tracking you will have lunch and then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey will take you about 3 and half hours to reach the park in the late afternoon. Time permitting you may go for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge / Mweya Hostel.
Day Seven: Game drive / Boat Trip.
In the morning before dawn wakeup to a cup of coffee or breakfast to set off for a game drive in the park in order to view animals especially the predators such as the Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, and others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for late breakfast and later on have lunch to prepare for the boat ride on the Kazinga channel. The Kazinga channel connects lakes Edward and George. The launch will take you about Two hours and you should expect animals like the buffaloes, Hippos and elephants at the shore not forgetting birds both migrant and residents. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge / Mweya Hostel.
Day Eight: Drive to Bwindi.
Take breakfast and then drive through the Ishasha sector to have a game drive enroute as you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The game drive will reward you with animals like the Uganda Kob Monkeys and if you are lucky the tree climbing lions. You will then proceed to reach Bwindi in the afternoon. In the afternoon you will go for a community walk in the surrounding villages and later on you will be entertained in some of the cultural dances of the country (the later is provided on request). Dinner and overnight at Gorilla resort / Buhoma homestead / Buhoma community Bandas.
Day Nine: Gorilla tracking.
In the morning have breakfast and then go to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about the whole hike. After the briefing you will set off through the thick forest in search for the humble giant primates. You will hike up and down through steep slopes which become too steep during the rainy season and later on you will encounter the Gorillas. The time taken to meet these gorillas is unpredictable and it varies from 2 -9 hours however the Chances of seeing them is high. The whole process is hectic however if you encounter the Giant apes and spend some time with them you will not regret your efforts. After spending one hour with the Gorillas you will go back to you lodge. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla resort / Buhoma Homestead, Buhoma community Bandas.
Day Ten: Drive to Kampala.
In the morning you will have breakfast and then drive back to Kampala. You will stop in one of the towns along the way for lunch and at the equator for photographs. You will then drive to reach Kampala in the evening.
End of the tour
10 Days Tour Uganda
|Luxury lodges||US $ 4555||US$ 3427||US$ 3289||US$ 3042||US$ 3037||US$ 2914|
|Midrange lodges||US$ 3726||US$ 2703||US$ 2531||US$ 2318||US$ 2292||US$ 2190|
|Budget lodges||US$ 3347||US$ 2489||US$ 2261||US$ 2104||US$ 2044||US$ 1975|
The quoted price includes
1 A comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle, excellent for game viewing & photographing.
2 Full time English speaking professional driver guide
3 Agreed upon accommodation and meals stated
4 All activities mentioned
5 Park entry and vehicle entrance fees
6 Chimps and Gorilla permits
1 Airfares to Uganda
2 Entry visas and airport taxes
3 All personal expenditure such as laundry and drinks are excluded.