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20 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA SAFARI

Have  a trip of a life time on this 20 day Safari.  You will be able to experience most of the highlights of Uganda. You will travel from East to North East then North West to South Western Uganda. You will explore the Source of the  Nile, Cultural tours in Karamoja, Safaris in Savannah of Kidepo and trekk Gorillas.

Your Safari At A Glance;


Day 1

You will be picked up from Entebbe airport by your tour guide, and then transferred to Acacia Boutique Entebbe for Overnight. The drive to the hotel is Only 15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport, this hotel is set in a quiet neighborhood and has a very good view of Lake Victoria.     Stay 1 Night.

Day 2

After breakfast we drive to Jinja, change money in Kampala along the way. If you like adventure this is the place to be! Jinja is the fun place in Uganda and you can do all kinds of crazy things, like Quad biking, wildwater canoeing, Mountain biking, family rafting, horseback riding and so much more. If you prefer to relax instead it's as well a very good place to hang out.Optional activities in Jinja;

Overnight Casa Mia.  Stay 1 Night.

Day 3

After breakfast, a drive through the eastern part of Uganda takes you to beautiful Sipi Falls, on a plateau 1800m above sea level.

The Sipi River flows over the foothills of Mount Elgon, forming a spectacular series of waterfalls (some nearly 100m high), surrounded by village walking trails and lush green coffee-producing hills. You will stay in a wonderful lodge. From your lodge you have beautiful views over one of the waterfalls. Overnight Home Of Friends Stay 2 Nights

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Day 4

Prepare yourself for a beautiful day in paradise. After breakfast, choose to go on a 3-hour or - for the real adventurers - hike through the region. A local guide accompanies you on your hike to explain flora, fauna and culture.

Whichever option you choose, you can be certain that you pass many picturesque waterfalls, plantations and caves. Local villagers will be sure to greet you with ‘Jambo!’ and beaming smiles.Overnight Home Of Friends

Day 5

Today we leave Sipi falls and drive to Moroto. This is one of long drives we shall have but threw very beautiful scenery of the Country threw Pian Upe game reserve. You cannot compare this landscape to any other part of the Country. You will arrive Moroto in time for lunch and then later in the afternoon you will go for a short walk in the City and can have a sun downer at a local bar enjoying stories from your local guide. Overnight Mount Moroto Hotel. Stay 2 Nights

Day 6

After breakfast, you will begin your tour threw the Manayattas and Villages in Moroto. We highly recommend cycling on mountain bikes threw this area however, if you prefer not to cycle we recommend using a motor bike commonly as Boda Boda who drive you safe threw the Villages. These riders come from the communities so when we use them we employ the locals as well. You return for lunch and then have relaxed afternoon. . Overnight Mount Moroto.

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Day 7

Today after an early breakfast you drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. You will arrive in the afternoon and go for an afternoon Safari in the Park. Its not only one of the best parks in Africa but is also a very famous Park for its scenery and wildlife. . Overnight Kidepo Savannah Lodge., Stay 3 Nights.

Day 8

After an early breakfast you will go for a morning game drive to search for Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes among many other wildlife in the park. Kidepo is very famous for Lions that like to climb rocks and trees as well. It also has a very beautiful scenery that you cannot compare with any other parks found in Uganda. You will return for lunch and then later in the afternoon you will go on another game drive. Overnight Kidepo Savannah Lodge.

Day 9

This day after breakfast you will go on a nature walk for about 2 hours threw the park with an armed ranger. He will guide you and tell you about the park and also about the birds, wildlife, shrubs, flora among many others. You will then return to the lodge have lunch relax and then go on an afternoon game drive. Overnight Kidepo Savannah Lodge.


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Day 10

This day you can choose to sleep in or go yet another game drive to search for more wildlife you might have missed out on. You will then return for an early lunch and then later drive to Gulu town. Its a small nice town so here you can go for a late evening walk in the town.  Overnight Churchill Courts.

Day 11

This morning after an early breakfast you will drive to Murchison Falls National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at Paraa Safari Lodge. Then later you will go for an afternoon safari. The Park is not only the biggest in Uganda but its also a very famous Park and has diversity of wildlife such as Giraffe, Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, lots of different kinds of Antelopes among many others. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge Stay 2 Nights. 

Day 12

Today you will have an early breakfast and then go on an early morning safari in the park. You will then return to the Lodge for a break and have lunch then go on a 2 hour boat ride along the River Nile that takes you to the bottom of the waterfalls. You expect to see Nile Crocodiles, Elephants coming to drink water, birds like African Fish Eagles, Pied Kingfishers, Goliath Heron, Red throat-ed Bee Eater among many others. You will then do a 1 hour hike to the top of the falls were you will meet you guide and return to Paraa Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.  

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Day 13

Today after an early breakfast you will take the first ferry at 7am and set off for a long drive to Kibale Forest National Park. You will have lunch en-route to the Park we recommend you try out a local restaurant. The drive is very sec-inc as well with lots of Green Tea plantations. You will arrive at the lodge late in the afternoon. Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp. Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp Stay 1 Night 

Day 14

After an early breakfast you will go for Chimpanzee trekking for about 3-4 Hours. This is the best time to do the trekking since they are normally active in the morning. You will then return to have lunch and continue your drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park 3 hours. You will proceed to The  Bush Lodge for dinner and overnight.  Stay 2 Nights

Day 15

This day after an early breakfast you will go into the park to do Lion trekking. This is a project carried out by park authority in order to compensate the people that lose their livestock especially cattle to the Lions. It takes about 3 hours you will also get to see other wildlife such as Elephants, Buffalos, lots of Uganda Kobs and many other animals. You will drive to the Tembo Canteen for lunch and later do a boat safari for 2 hours along the Kazinga Channel. Return to The Bush Lodge  for dinner and overnight. 

Day 16 

Today morning after breakfast you will go and visit the Women Coffee Project to see the Coffee making process. You will later continue your drive threw beautiful scenery to Bwindi Forest known as the Switzerland of Africa. The views are breath taking as you get the feel and excitement to trek the Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and Overnight at  Broad bill Forest Camp. Stay 2 Nights. 

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Day 17

Early morning breakfast and then head out for Africa’s most coveted travel adventure. Mountain Gorilla trekking in the thick jungles of the impenetrable Bwindi rain forest. You will carry packed lunch with you and at least 2 liters of water per person. After the trekking back to the lodge and a brief relaxation before going out again for the The Batwa Tradition, 1-2h the famous pygmies who previously inhabited Bwindi Forest. Overnight Broad bill Forest Camp.

Day 18

This day after an early breakfast you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park. You will have lunch en-route arriving at the Rwakobo lodge in the afternoon. You can go for an afternoon Nature Walk together with an experienced armed ranger. And this opportunity should not be missed. From footprints and animal droppings the ranger will tell you which animal has left it and how long ago. It is exciting to approach the wildlife at such close range. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Stay 2 Nights. 

Overnight Rwakobo Rock Stay 2 Nights. 

Day 19

Track to Kazuma Look-Out Point with a stunning view over six of the twelve lakes surrounding Lake Mburo National Park. On your way you will see most of the animal species that live in the Park (antelopes, buffaloes, zebras, topi, reed bucks, bush pigs, small jennet cats, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffes, velvet monkeys, crocodiles, hippos, baboons, and even the shy eland or the rare klipspringer Antelope, which only live on rocky outcrops). In the afternoon do an afternoon safari and a night safari as well for a 2/3 h night game drive to catch a glimpse of the elusive leopards, hyenas, lions and the nocturnal bush babies (long tailed galago), among other animals. Overnight at Rwakobo Lodge. 

Overnight Rwakobo Rock

Day 20

This morning you will go on a Game drive before then return for breakfast and later transfer to Entebbe.  On the way stop at Equator Cafe, the equator does right through the cafe. Do the water test: south water drains clockwise, north anticlockwise and at the equator line straight down, no rotation. Arrive in Entebbe town late in the afternoon and have dinner. Continue to the Airport to be in time for departure. .


END OF TOUR


RATES                                People Traveling                   USD 

                                                              2                                 $5.680

                                                              3                                 $4.860

                                                              4                                  $4.450

                                                              5                                  $4.200

                                                              6                                  $4.040

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Included

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation on Bed and Breakfast (Unless listed as an Upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer


Excluded

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks

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