A 12 days Uganda Safaris takes you across Uganda’s popular tourists destination sites which will help you encounter Africa’s big five, nature walks and the famous mountain gorillas among others.
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls.
In the morning after your breakfast, you will be picked from your hotel and set off to Murchison falls national park with a scenic drive to the park and lunch en route. You will have en route visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking before proceeding to Murchison Falls National park. You will reach Murchison falls national park early in the evening with a visit to the top of the falls for a remarkable sight and sound of the Nile crushing through a narrow gorge. Dinner and overnight stay at Pakuba Lodge (Deluxe)/Red Chilli Hotel (Budget)/paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury).
Day 2: Game viewing and Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.
Wake up early for breakfast and embark on a game drive in search for early raisers and predators returning to their hideouts. Expect to view lots of wildlife such as; Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, African Lion, Leopard, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda Kob, lions, waterbuck, among others moving through the lovely savanna grasses. Return to the lodge for lunch and later head for a launch trip on the river Nile rewarding hippos, crocodiles and over 20 unique bird species such as the goliath herons, Egyptian geese, and many more. Dinner and overnight at (day 1)
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale national park
After a heavy breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale Forest is a home to 13 primate species. The journey goes through beautiful Albertine Rift, county side homesteads, and banana plantations among others. Reach fort portal late in the evening and Check in for dinner and overnight stay at Primates Lodge(Deluxe)/Kyaninga lodge/Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury)/Chimpanzee Guest House (Budget).
Day 4: Chimp habituation Experience.
After an early morning breakfast, you will proceed to Kanyanchu to start the Chimpanzee habituation experience where you will observe the time-to-time behavior of the chimpanzees returning in the evening. This will give you ample time to take enough photos for the primates, which will apart from the chimps include Colobus Monkeys, Baboons, vervet monkeys among others. There are 13 primate species in Kibale Forest. Dinner and overnight at (Day 3)
Day 5: Kibale-Queen Elizabeth NP.
After your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP with a wide game view en route for hours like elephants, buffaloes, leopard, hyena, and leopard. Have lunch which will be followed by a tremendous boat cruise along the Kazinga channel for scenic views of the lake Edward and George, Hippos, yawning crocodiles, several water birds like cormorants and Pied kingfisher among the others. Dinner and overnight at Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge (Luxury).
Day 6: Game drive and community walk/forest nature walk.
You will wake up for a cup tea and there after meet your guide for an early morning game drive through in the Kasenyi sector. In the afternoon, go for forest nature walk in Imaramagambo forest, where you will see a variety of bird species, and visit the bat cave. You may as well visit the Salt mining area on Lake Katwe or the Kasenyi fishing village. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi NP.
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, set off for game Drives in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions. Depending on the day’s weather, you may be lucky to find them near or enter deep in search of them if them. Proceed to Bwindi NP reaching in the evening for Dinner and Overnight at Bakiga Lodge/Ruhiija Lodge/Gorilla Mist camp.
Day 8: Gorilla trekking adventure and transfer to Mgahinga NP.
You will head to the park headquarters after your breakfast with packed lunch to be briefed about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas then proceed to track the gorillas. On return, transfer to Mgahinga NP reaching in the evening for Dinner and overnight at Travelers Hotel/Gahinga Lodge.
Day 9: Golden monkey tracking and cultural walk.
After breakfast, you will go for golden monkey tracking adventure immediately after being briefed by the park rangers. This will also reward you other primates in Mgahinga NP. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk to the Batwa community.
Day 10: Transfer to lake Mburo and boat cruise.
In the morning, you will set off to Lake Mburo reaching early for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo, which will reward you with view of a variety of birds as well as animals. Dinner and overnight at Mburo Safari Lodge/Mihingo Lodge/ Eagles Nest Lodge.
Day 11: Transfer back to Kampala.
After breakfast, go for guided nature walk and later set off to Kampala with en route game drive, and stopover to look at the Royal Drum makers, the Equator -where you will be able to stand and be on both hemispheres at once, arriving in the Kampala in the evening. Overnight at Le Petit Village/Cassia Lodge/Nexus Resort.
Day 12: City tour and Departure.
In the morning, you will be picked from your hotel and go a city tour in Kampala, visit Kasubi Tombs, Bahai temp, Nakasero fruits Market, National museum, Namugongo shrines, Ghadaffi mosque among others. In the evening, proceed to Entebbe airport at check for your departure flight.
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