13 Days Uganda Safari

 13 Days Uganda Safari  : This Uganda Safari Tour Package takes you to Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest – habitat to chimpanzees plus 13 other primate species, Queen Elizabeth Park set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori’s with dozens of enormous craters, panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel and endless plains, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for memorable gorilla tracking; Lake Bunyonyi for relaxing and to Lake Mburo, one of Uganda’s most breathtaking and spectacular game parks located in the middle of an extensive rich acacia woodland.

 Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and pick up at Entebbe Airport

You’ll be personally welcomed by our Travel representative upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, then transfer to Entebbe Town for overnight stay and dinner.

Meal plan: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park and Rhino Tracking

Depart Kampala city after breakfast with your guide taking you to Murchison falls national park, the largest conservation area in Uganda. Along the 5 hours’ journey there will be regular stops and you will visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary home to 20 white rhinos where you will take a guided Rhino tracking on foot with a ranger and have lunch. After lunch proceed into the park and before you check in your lodge, you visit the top of Murchison waterfalls for beautiful scenic views of the Nile. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Full Day in Murchison Falls National Park-Game drive and boat cruise

At 06:30am after a cup of coffee, you will start the game drive with a ranger to explore wildlife of Murchison falls including herds of elephants, buffalo, Uganda kob, lion, giraffes, hyena, topi. Arrive back to the lodge on time for full breakfast. After lunch you will head to Paara enjoy a 3 hours’ boat cruise on River Nile world’s longest river boasts high concentration of hippos, Nile crocodiles and a variety of water birds such as giant kingfishers, fish eagles. Later hike to the top of the falls to meet up with your Driver to transfer you to your lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale national park the home of Chimpanzees

Travel from Murchison to Kibale forest national park the primate capital of the world home to 13 species of primates including chimpanzees. Approximately 6-7 hours’ journey via scenic rift valley landscapes you will stop in Fort portal town for lunch. After lunch you will get to your accommodation in kibale. Diner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking

After your morning breakfast, your tour driver will lead you to Kanyanchu park headquarters for briefing from the senior park ranger. At 8:00 am you will join the rest of other trackers and transfer to the starting point which is 2 Km away from the park headquarters. Most often chimpanzee tracking goes for 3 to 4 hours.

While in the forest you may interface with primates including, Chimpanzees, the red tailed monkey, L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black Colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red Colobus, blue monkeys and pottos. Other animals include forest elephants unique from the common type, giant forest hogs and a striking tree species.

After lunch you will embark on activities at the lodge before dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth National park arriving in time for check in and lunch at the lodge. Later in the evening you may stay in the comfort of your room or by the pool side. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Full day in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Today you will go for an early morning game drive where you will be able spot different animals including elephants, buffaloes and lions among others. You will return for lunch in the afternoon and thereafter head out for a boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

After breakfast you will be transferred to Bwindi forest National park arriving in time for check in at your Lodge.

Renowned as home to half of world’s mountains gorillas, Bwindi is famous gorilla tracking destination. derived from the Rukiga word, “Bwindi” means a dark place, Bwindi rainforest has remained untouched since the last ice age 250, 000 million years ago. Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and evening village walk

You will get up so early in the morning for breakfast and thereafter your driver will drive you to the Park head offices with your packed lunch. On reaching there by 7:30am you will be briefed about what to do and not to do while trekking after which you will be led by the ranger guides through the mist jungle. Trekking usually takes between to 8 hours or even a full day due to the location of gorillas. When you see them, it will be a great and fun time as you watch them and only 1 hour is permitted to watch them. Also ensure you carry enough water with you, hats, sun glasses, rain coats, and non-flash cameras.

Later return to the lodge and in the afternoon you may go for a village walk in the communities especially the batwa communities. Visit the women’s craft center and return for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 13 Days Uganda Safari
Mountain Gorilla

Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and evening Boat Ride

On the 10th day of your  13 Days Uganda Safari, you will wake lazily and have your breakfast and thereafter you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which is home to 19 islands, several little birds and otters. On arrival you will check in, relax in room or balcony. Bunyonyi is the 2nd deepest lake in Africa but its waters are good for swimming because they are free from crocodiles and hippos.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

Today you will wake up slowly and enjoy your breakfast and then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. After the lunch you may relax at the poolside or the balcony as you await your evening game drive. After the Game drive return to the Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Morning Game Drive and Transfer to Entebbe

Today you will go for another game drive (Walking based on your preference) and thereafter transfer to Entebbe/Kampala via the Equator arriving in the evening in time to check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13: Transfer to the Airport and End of Trip

Today depending on the schedule of your flight, you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch your outbound flight.

 Accommodation Option: N/A

Meal Plan: Breakfast

End of  13 Days Uganda Safari