Best of Uganda Safari

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Best of Uganda Safari

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This fourteen-day safari lets you visit the Top Four National Parks with a memorable experience of the wild in these areas which include, Gorillas, Tree-Climbing Lions, in this trip you catch the Big Five animals and climax this trip with a white-water raft and a Shoe Bill (birding) tour just before your flight.

Safari Highlights
• Game Drives
• Birding
• Boat Cruise
• White Water Rafting
• Safari Walk
• Gorilla Trekking
• Tree Climbing Lions
• Crater Lake Experience
• Hiking on Top of the Falls

Attractions
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Source of The Nile, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Murchison Falls National Park

Price Includes & Excludes

 • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
• You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Itinerary

Day 1Transfer to Lake Mburo and Game-Drive

Have an early transfer (for a 4 1/2hr drive) to Lake Mburo Natioal Park, the ‘Zebra Magnet’. Stop over and take photo poses at the Equator, where you will have the opportunity to stand with one foot on the Northern Hemisphere and the other on the Southern Hemisphere, then and continue through Masaka.
When entering the Park, you will sight a landscape of vast savannah dotted with acacia and shrubs. You would then head to the lodge for check in and lunch. In the late afternoon you proceed for a Game-Drive for view of Zebras, Topis, Warthogs, Cape Buffaloes and Impalas.
Main Destination:  Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation:  Rwakobo Rock

Day 2Safari Walk and Transfer to Bwindi National Park

An early morning walk will lead you out of bed, then get early visit to the Hyenas’ Den, an opprtunity to see Leopards, Zebras, Waterbucks, Birds, Buffaloes in there day break jungle life! You would then get back for breakfast and start the drive to continue to the Gorillas of Bwindi Mountain through the neck of the impenetrable forest.
Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation:  Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 3Gorilla Trekking

After an early breakfast and get, you will get ready for the big highlight of this safari. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants, the Mountain Gorillas, and on this day, you get to meet them. You will set off into the forest with a specialized guide, trek through beautiful nature and finally get to spend one hour in the area where the Mountain Gorillas are. Besides the Gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, Forest Elephants.
Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation:  Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 4Tree Climbing Lions and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

A transfer to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, an area which is known for its Tree-Climbing Lions. In Ishasha we will drive off in this adventurous vast savannah area with Topis and the Southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the fig tree branches.
You will then continue the transfer to the Nothern Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you will experience a change in the landscape from cultivated hills and jungle covered mountains to the savanna vegetation.
Accommodation:  Kazinga Wilderness Camp

Day 5Game Drive and Boat Cruise

After Breakfast you will be transfered to the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park with morning game drive that exposes you to diverse animals, Elephants, Buffalos, big cats – Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, Warthogs – Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas are also spotted along the Circuits as we drive along the and many more species that are residents to this park. 

After lunch it is time for the Classic highlight of the 2hrs Boat-Cruise on the famous Kazinga Channel, a 36kms channel linking Lake George to Lake Edward. On the banks you can see land and water adapted Hippopotamuses yawning and some slashing canines at each other and the National Geographical society Killing machine the Nile Crocodile gaping along the Banks! Savannah versions of Pigs the Warthog – Pumba of the award-winning Lion King are a hallmark sign in this Animal home.
Accommodation:  Kazinga Wilderness

Day 6Transfer to Kibale National Park, Crater Lake Walk

After breakfast you will be transferred to Kibale Forest National Park, this will be so adventurous going through along side the Rwenzori Ranges and Craters and some Tea Plantations towards Kibale Forest National Park then proceed to the lodge in the afternoon. Here in the the evening you can go for a Crater Lake walk to the top of the world where you will have a view of three Crater Lakes in the same direction and Rwenzori Ranges.
Main Destination:  Kibale National Park

Accommodation:  Rweteera Safari Park

Day 7Chimpz Trekking, Bigodi Nature Walk

Here you will wake up early in the morning and after breakfast head to the briefing point then later your guide drive to the starting point where you will walk to the Chimpanzees then after trekking your guide takes you for lunch. After lunch to the Bigodi wetland walk in the afternoon, this walk will take almost 3 hours walk and you will be able to see a number of primates such as White and Black Colobus Monkeys, Red Tailed Monkeys Vervet Monkeys, Baboons and more others plus variety of bird species, and after this experience you will be taken to the lodge for an overnight.
Main Destination:
Kibale National Park
Accommodation:
Rweteera Safari Park

Day 8Transfer to Hoima

After breakfast, you will check out and drive to Hoima as we shorten our journey for the next day. The long route to Murchison Falls National Park is best broken down into two parts. We will spend the night in the little town of Hoima. After the drive, you can chose to explore this quaint upcountry center or just relax by the hotel pool.
Accommodation:  Hoima Cultural Lodge

Day 9Transfer to Murchison Falls Np, Hiking to The Top of The Falls

After Breakfast we embark on the journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will then have lunch either along the way or when reaching the lodge depending on time. When arriving in Murchison Falls National Park you start off with a visit the Top of the Falls. This is a magnificent classic highlight on our first day as an explosive dash of water at close range gushes through a narrow crevice.
 Accommodation:  Twiga Tales Safari Lodge

Day 10Game Drive and Boat-Cruise

Early Morning Game-Drive after breakfast; here you have the chance of seeing Big Cats hunting, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of mammals reaches 76. You would then continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals. Then enjoy a relaxed lunch and then in the afternoon, have a 3 hour boat ride to the base of the falls where you get to see the Hippos (You have never seen more Hippos yawning, grooming in there ponds anywhere else than here – believe you me)! Nile Crocodiles, Elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the banks. If you are a keen birder this might be your magnet to catch them.
Accommodation: Twiga Tales Safari Lodge

Day 11Rhino Tracking

After an early breakfast you shall head out of the park to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where White Rhinos are being nurtured before they are re-introduced into parks. Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch located in Nakasongola district is the proud home of the only wild Rhinos in Uganda. The Rhino re-introduction project is a project of Rhino Fund Uganda and Uganda Wildlife Authority, here you will have lunch and then drive to Jinja.
Accommodation:  Kingfisher Safaris Resort Hotel

Day 12Experience the Source of The Nile

Always wanted to discover the source of the Nile, but never had the opportunity? Experience a true source of the of the river which is believed to have been discovered by John speke on August 3rd, 1858. At the source, stands the mighty Lake Victoria which has been thought for a long time to be the source of the River Nile. Waters from the large lake leave by the Victoria Nile to head north to join the Albert Nile in northern Uganda. When the water leaves the massive Lake Victoria, it does so in a spectacular fashion. The water pours out of the lake at the Ripon Falls, also known as Owen Falls Dam, in Uganda.
Accommodation:  Kingfisher Safaris Resort Hotel

Day 13White Water Rafting

You will after breakfast, go for the adventurous white-water rafting on the Nile River. The rafting begins at the Source of the Nile at 09:30am with a comprehensive briefing and being fitted with the special rafting gear. The rafting is done on an 18 kilometre stretch of the Nile River and no prior experience of rafting is required. The first few rapids are of low grade (1, 2) to build the confidence of the participants before guiding them gradually into the more challenging grades. A total of eight major rapids are rafted to maximize the adrenaline rush of this adventure. You will, after the rafting adventure, be treated to a barbecue lunch and drinks before setting off for Kampala.
Accommodation:  2 Friends Beach Hotel

Day 14Birding

Your guide will pick you up in the morning as we start the journey toward Mabamba Swamp, a little South of Entebbe. If you are lucky you could have the opportunity have some interesting sightings of birds along the way. When reaching Mabamba swamp we go out in small boats to search for the Rare Shoebill Stork, Lesser Jacana, Marsh Harriers, African Pygmy-Goose, Whistling Ducks if its the right season the Blue Swallow, Blue Breasted Bee Eater plus many more aquatic birds of Uganda. Hopefully you could finish the experience off with having made a sighting of the Great Shoebill Stork, and then later end your safari with departure in Entebbe.
Accommodation:  2 Friends Beach Hotel

Day 15Transfer to the Airport

This day will mark the last day of your safari. After Breakfast you expect to relax and enjoy the Entebbe environment with a cool breeze from Lake Victoria. Your Guide and driver will help you drive to the Airport for your checkin and flight.
Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)

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