15 Days Wildlife, Chimpanzee, Gorilla and Adventure Safaris

Trip Itinerary

Safari Highlights

Day 1:  Entebbe – Kampala

Day 2:  Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3:  Murchison Falls National Park

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park- Hoima

Day 5:  Hoima – Kibale Forest

Day 6:  Kibale Forest

Day 7:  Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 8:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha

Day 10:  Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

Day 11:  Bwindi Impenetrable

Day 12:  Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Bunyonyi

Day 13:  Lake Bunyonyi

Day 14:  Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

Day 15:  Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

 

Day to day program

Day 1: Entebbe – Kampala

Arrive at Entebbe Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you.

Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Meal plan:           BB

Accommodation:  Mid range or Luxury accommodation

 

Day 2: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

After Breakfast drive to Murchison Falls National Park. In Murchison Falls we visit the top of the falls if time allows. On our way, we visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This is the only place in Uganda where you can see the white Rhino.

Murchison Falls is the largest protected and most beautiful national parks in Uganda. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a 7-meter narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. You are likely to see several bird species, elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Estimated time:           08hours

Accommodation:         Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                      FB

Day 3:

Murchison Falls National Park

Early morning games drive in this beautiful national park. Afternoon boat rides on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls. The boat is the perfect platform to see and photograph many different bird species together with several animals like elephants, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, waterbucks and many more

Estimated time:          08hours

Accommodation:   Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB

 

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park- Hoima

Early morning game drive or a boat trip on the Nile to the delta into Lake Albert or visit Budongo Forest for a jungle walk. In the afternoon we drive to Hoima town.

Estimated time:           04hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           BB

Day 5: Hoima – Kibale Forest

After breakfast, we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk around the lodge in the afternoon. During this walk, it is possible to see monkeys and birds. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (both activities optional).

 

Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey and L’Hoest monkey.

Estimated time:           05hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

 Meal Plan:                 FB

 

 

Day 6: Kibale Forest

You will have an early Breakfast and the drive to the park briefing point ready for chimpanzee tracking in either morning or in the afternoon depending on the permit availability. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes.

Estimated time:           05hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB                                    

 

Day 7: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After Breakfast, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park well known for her climbing Lions in the Ishasha sector. On our way, we pass the equator where we will make a stop.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda that boasts of several Bird species, elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Estimated time:           04hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB                     

 

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early Breakfast, you will leave for an early game drive where you are likely to spot Lions Hunting, Buffaloes, several Hippos, antelopes, reptiles and many more plus several early birds. The game drive may last for about 4-hours and after visit one of the salt mining lakes. After your lunch in the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise on the 40km Kazinga Channel where you are likely to take the best photos of most Animals including, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, several birds species like king fishers, eagles and many more.

 

The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.

Estimated time:          04hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

 Meal Plan:                 FB   

 

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha

After breakfast, we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions.

 

In Ishasha there are 4 feelings of pride of lions that climb the trees daily. Unique in the world! The other attractions of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park.

 

Estimated time:           02hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB

 

Day 10: Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

Today we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way, we pass through interesting villages and have some breathtaking views of the mountains.

 

Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

 

(Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay determined by the gorilla permit availability during booking)

 

Estimated time:           04hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

 Meal Plan:                          FB

 

Day 11: Bwindi Impenetrable

In the Early Morning, you will be driven to the briefing point of Gorilla tracking!!! After briefing departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

(The time of the whole activity depends on where the Gorillas had their previous night since they are animals in their wild)

After the activity, your guide will be waiting to take you back in the lodge and that marks the end of the day’s activity.

Estimated time:           02hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB

 

Day 12: Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Bunyonyi

Optional activities for today: make a nature walk through the national park, go for a primate or bird watching walk, or visit the local people or pygmies (Batwa). It is also possible to do a second gorilla tracking on this day.

 

Afterwards, drive to Lake Bunyonyi the deepest and most beautiful lake in Uganda and second deepest in Africa after Lake Tanganyika.

 

Estimated time:           02hours

Accommodation:      Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB

 

Day 13: Lake Bunyonyi

You will have an early Breakfast and later go for a Boat cruise to view several water birds of the Lake (Bunyonyi) for 03hours. More Possible activities for today: make a nature walk, go for canoeing, take a swim or visit the local community (other activities are optional).

 

Accommodation:   Mid range or Luxury accommodation

Meal Plan:                           FB

 

Day 14: Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Game drive or a boat trip on the lake in the afternoon. In the evening we make a night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards.

Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda. There are no elephants and lions except one, so walking safaris are possible.

 

Estimated time:        04hours

Accommodation:      Budget/Mid-range or Luxury accommodation

 Meal Plan:                 FB

Day 15: Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

Game drive or game walk in the morning. On our way back we can make a stopover at the Equator for photos. Proceed to the airport for your departure.

Meal Plan: Lunch only

Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUSIONS

  •  Park fees
  •  All activities
  •  All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  •  A professional driver/guide
  •  All transportation
  •  All Taxes/VAT
  •  Roundtrip airport transfer
  •  All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  •  Drinking water on all days

EXCLUSIONS

  •  International flights
  •  Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  •  Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  •  The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
  •  Alcohol drinks

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