15 Day Best of Uganda Safari is a haven of Uganda wildlife insights, enjoy epic opportunities seeing the wilderness in its beauty, comprised of engaging features that are thought-provoking in nature full of dramatic adventurous moments in the jungles of Queen Elizabeth, Murchison falls, Kibale, Source of river Nile, Bigodi swamp, Sezibwa falls, Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi, Lake Mburo among others. This raids your mind when you explore the readable scenic views and composition that makes Uganda Africa be an area of mass exploration.
The native wild inhabitants of this niche are Buffaloes, hippos, elephants, Climbing lions, Leopards, Hippos, chimpanzees, Giant Gorillas, zebras, Hyenas, Rhinos, Antelopes, Kobs, Warthogs, crocodiles, Monkeys eg. Golden Monkeys and many mammals, primates, reptiles just to mention a few.
Our trusted tour guide from Umarella Voyage Safaris takes you through this 15 Day Best of Uganda Safari as follows; Gorilla Tracking Uganda, Water falls, Boat cruise, bungee Jumping, swimming, Game drives, Bwindi Nature walks and Bwindi culture encounters, Rhino Tracking, mountain Trails, Birding-over 500 bird species like shoebill(whalehead)etc., Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Water Rafting, ferry, Chimpanzee tracking among others.
Our staff will be happy to receive you. Later, pick you up and take you through a short briefing. About the whole trip and then transfer you to a corporate Hotel in Kampala City.
Wake up, prepare and have a cup of tea, our guide /driver will pick you up at your hotel at 6am. This early morning drive enables us to reach early and also not to encounter with the traffic jam. Drive through Luwero triangle. The city remembered for the Brutal war that brought the ruling government to power. Continue and have a stopover in Nakasongola at Ziwa Rhinos sanctuary for rhino tracking. Then have Lunch at Kabalega dinner.
After lunch we proceed to Murchison falls National Park. This is through Bugungu forest gate for bird lovers this is a great chance to spot out bird species. Check in at the lodge, relax and dinner.
Meal plan: dinner,
Accommodation: (option) Chobe safari lodge, Paara safari lodge, Red chill safari lodge.
Wake up early morning for a cup of tea or coffee. Get ready for ferry crossing to the north part of the park at 6am. To have an encounter to spot out a number of mammals including elephants, Buffaloes, hippos, lions, Lions, kobs and many more.
Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare for boat ride at 3pm to see the herds of hippos, Nile crocodiles, and spot out bird species and many more. Get off the boat for a 45minute walk to the top of the Murchison falls on rocky hills to have the best view of the park and different spots. Later, our guide will be ready to drive you back to the lodge.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Chobe safari lodge, Paara safari lodge, Red chill safari lodge, Shoebill safari lodge
Wake up early morning for breakfast, check out and drive to Kibale. This is via Hoima on a dirt road, stop over for lunch at Kolping hotel. Later continue to Kyenjojo, view the beautiful scenery of the foot hills of Mount Rwenzori. Arrive at the Lodge check in and have dinner.
Meal Plan: Dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Primate Safari lodge, Kibale forest camp, Kibale safari lodge, Chimps nest, Kanyanchu river camp.
After a cup of tea, our guide will drive you to the park headquarter for a short Briefing about Chimpanzee trekking and also to meet the game Ranger who will go with you during the trek. Trek through the thick Bamboo forest as you might as well spot out primates, birds, and tree species during the trek which takes 30minute-40minutes to locate the chimpanzees.
This depends on how faster the trekkers are and the movement of the chimps. When you meet them, spend 1 hour to experience their day to day life as they swing hard on trees, display their nest and feed. You will be allowed to spend 1 more hour to enjoy your lunch in the middle of the forest.
Return to the lodge and prepare for an evening nature walk in Bigodi wetland to spot out a number of primates including, the white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, bird species, Duikers, aquatic plant species like ferns etc. After this encounter, head back to your lodge.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Primate Safari lodge, Kibale forest camp, Kibale safari lodge, Nature walks lodge, Kanyanchu river camp
After a cup of tea or coffee, Check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth before lunch. check in, have lunch and get ready for the boat ride to Kazinga channel to enjoy the best view of herds of hippos, Buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, and a number of bird species the experience takes 4 hours .return to the lodge for dinner.
Meal plan:lunch dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Ihamba safari lodgeMweya safari lodge, Pumba safari lodge, Katara lodge
After your breakfast, head for the game drive to Kasenyi trail to spot out the elephants, water bucks, Climbing lions, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Zebras, Hyenas, Hippos, Uganda kobs, warthogs and many more. Later, Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation till your evening encounter at Katwe salt mining with the local people. After this, it will be late evening, Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan:breakfast lunch dinner.
Accommodation (option):Ihamba safari lodge, Mweya safari lodge, Pumba safari lodge, Katara lodge.
After your heavy breakfast check out and proceed to Bwindi forest park via Ishasha sector if you’re lucky you might as well spot out the Ishasha tree climbing lions.
Have Lunch at savanna Resort Hotel arrive at Bwindi forest.
Meal plan: dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla havens lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Ruhija community rest camp
After your breakfast at 6am, our guide will drive you to the park headquarter for a short briefing aboutGorilla trekking Bwindi and also to meet the game ranger who will trail with you, the trek takes 30 minutes-4 hours depending on the movement of the Gorillas and how faster the trekkers are, experience these wild apes as they eat, groom, play for 1 hour and another hour to enjoy your packed lunch in the middle of the forest.
Return to the head-quarter for a gorilla ceremony and receive your certificate for participating in Gorilla trekking. Our guide will be ready to transfer you back to the lodge option for a community walk, Batwa trail.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla havens lodge, Gorilla’s safari lodge, Ruhija community rest camp.
Check in and get ready for a canoe ride at the lake and also visit different islands return to the lodge relax. Meal plan: lunch, dinner.
Accommodation: (option) Overland lodge, Bird nest lodge
After your cup of tea option, set off for a nature walk; Batwa trail, cycling, and community walk to learn about their day to day life of people living near the lake and the first people who stayed in the forest. Get entertained by these societies, you may as well participate in their dramatic activities. And many more Bwindi expeditions.
After your heavy breakfast check out and drive to Lake Mburo national park through Mbarara town where you will encounter with the long horned cattle, rugged hill slopes, small village towns, natives selling their products to by-passers along the road. Check in the lodge and wait for an evening boat ride.
Meal Plan: Dinner
Accommodation: (option) Mburo safari Lodge, Mihingo safari lodge, Eagles nest safari lodge
Learn about the different wild species in the jungle of Lake Mburo, as well as knowing their way of life. enjoy morning and evening game drive as you spot out different wild species like the nearby Warthogs that are seen resting, spot our numerous birds, Giraffes, kobs, antelopes, hyenas, wild cats and many more.
Check out and drive to Kampala, make a stopover at the equator for some memorable pictures then continue to Kampala. Have lunch and drive to Jinja you will have options for two stopovers on your way Sezibewa falls and a nature walk in Mabira forest, later arrive in Jinja, Enjoy Jinja Activitiess like Bungee Jumping, water Rating, Horse riding, Camping etc basing on your Itinerary Safari budget, check in for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Dinner
Accommodation (option): Jinja Nile resort, Paradise hotel
Wake up early morning have an encounter at the source of the Nile for a boat cruise, visit the Bujagali falls and enjoy a city tour return to Kampala before 6pm.
End of your 15 Day Best of Uganda Safari
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