12 DAYS ULTIMATE UGANDA SAFARI

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Ultimate Uganda Safari

Safari Overview — 12 Days/ 11 Nights

We designed this Ultimate Uganda safari for those who have more time to explore the pearl of Africa.  On this safari you will explore Uganda’s savanna national parks; Murchison Falls the largest National Park found in the northern Uganda with big game viewing, private boat excursions on the Nile and a hike to bottom of the magnificent falls, a boat cruise on Kazinga channel is the highlight of this tour where. Here you will have a chance to spend up four hours with both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees compared to traditional trekking where you are only allowed to spend one hour with a mountain gorilla in Bwindi Forest and Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest.

Arrival:


  • Complementally pick up from Airport/ hotel
  • Accommodation before/end of trip can be arranged at an extra cost

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda, transfer to Hotel


Our Uganda tour begins in Entebbe, where you will meet, greet and be transferred to the hotel  in Entebbe for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation 

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel
Midrange: Admas Grand  Hotel
Meal plan: Full board

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Drive to Murchison Falls Uganda’s largest and oldest national park, four of the big five can be spotted here – with a stopover at Nakasongola where you will have lunch then transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, an asylum to the Rhinos.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 3:  Early Morning game drive and Cruise to the “bottom of the falls”


Enjoy a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile to the bottom of the magnificent Murchison Falls where the Nile plunges through a narrow crevice. In the evening go for the evening game drive in the Northern sector of the park.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Full day game drives and Visit top of the falls


Wake up early for a morning drive game. The main areas are the Delta where there are great chances of seeing the Lions in wait for prey as they go to drink.  After lunch head to the southern sector famously known as the heart of Murchison falls to view the top of the falls. You will also enjoy an evening game drive.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 5: Transfer to Kibale Forest and Bigodi Nature Walk


Transfer to fort Portal town where you will have an  en-route lunch before proceeding to Kibale National Park. After checking into the hotel, you will embark on a guided nature walk through the dense papyrus at Magombe Swamp which is part  of Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary situated on the edge of Kibale Forest National Park.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Chimpundu Lodge
Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp
Meal plan: Full board

Day 6: Chimpanzee Habituation Tracking

Head out for briefing before embarking on your trek of the exciting chimps in Kibale Forest the primate capital of the world.  The Habituation Experience uses a process that takes up to two years to habituate the chimpanzees to human presence and with your visit you become part of the experiment.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Chimpundu Lodge
Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp
Meal plan: Full board

Day 7: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park


Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda’s most popular and accessible savannah reserve. Later enjoy an evening game drive where you will enjoy many wildlife sightings.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:  Kyangabi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 8: Lion Tracking, Game Drive and Cruise on Kazinga channel


Depart for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi Plains aiming to spot lions hunting in the morning. After lunch, you will explore Kazinga Channel on a water safari as the river flows through the heart of the park and connects Lake Edward and Lake George.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:  Kyangabi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 9: Transfer to Ishasha Sector – Ntungwe River


Transfer to the remote Ishasha Wilderness Camp in the idyllic Southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the Ntungwe River.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Midrange: Ishasha Jungle Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 10: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


You will exit Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Plains in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for another epic game drive. Ishasha is famous for its iconic tree-climbing lions that climb trees to catch the cool breezes. After your game drive, you will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 11: Gorilla Habituation


Gorilla Habituation is done in southern Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in the Rushaga section. Only four participants are allowed to join the habituation experiment every day. Visitors have a golden opportunity to spend four hours with the gorillas as they go about their daily life of feeding, playing, grooming and bonding.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 12: Transfer to Entebbe


With a sumptuous African breakfast, you will transfer from the lodge to the Kisoro airstrip for your aero link flight back to Entebbe. Meet with your driver and transfer to Entebbe International Airport .

Persons Date Price per person
2 pax Any Date $3,900
4 pax Any Date $3,850

Includes


  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Car hire in 4×4 safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Refreshments like water
  • All accommodation & Meals
  • All activities
  • All Taxes /VAT
  • A professional driver /guide
  • Fuel
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • Game drives
  • Covid-19 Test arrangements

Excludes


  • Tips and gratuities
  • All items of personal nature
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Covid- 19 Test

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