Uganda Discovery-26 days “The Unforgettable experience”

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Day 1: Meet and greet our representative at Airport. Check in your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala.

Overnight: Lake Heights/Garden Hotel, Boma Guest house/Cassia Lodge.

Day 2.Mabamba-Lake Mburo National Park

Today after breakfast,you will visit Mabamba birding site to search for the shoebill bird. It is an important birding Area for shoe bills. Other birds can be sighted like Afican Open billed,saddle billed stork,Long tailed cormorant.

Overnight: Overnight:Rwaboko Rock/Mihingo/Mantana.B,L,D

Rwonyo Rest camp or Wilderness Campsite.

Day 3-4: Lake Mburo

After breakfast go for a game drive and you may see the zebras, graceful impalas, Oribi, Elands or even a Leopard. You also have another optional activities like nature walks and birding.

In the Afternoon go for a boat ride to explore Lake Mburo with its wildlife which includes the Hippos, crocodiles.

Return to hotel for relaxation. Evening game drive is another optional activity available.

Overnight Rwakobo Rock/Mihingo/Mantana.B,L,D

Day5-6: Lake Mburo NP –Bwindi

After breakfast leave drive to Bwindi national Park home to 50% of the world’s gorillas. Do another game drive as you leave  lake Mburo. Arrive at Bwindi,check in at lodge.

Overnight:Buhoma Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Buhoma Rest camp.B,L,D

Day 7-8.Gorilla tracking Bwindi , Batwa Community visit –Bwindi

Today after breakfast with packed lunch, go to gorilla tracking briefing point.Ranger guide will brief you on the day’s activities in the forest. It is a lifetime experience when you come face to face with these giant primates.It takes 4 to 5hours to track them in the forest hideouts and one hour viewing them. Later in Afternoon go for a community walk to the Batwa village and learn about the original inhabitants of the Bwindi forest.

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Buhoma Rest camp/Ride 4 Woman.B,L,D

Day 9-11.Climbing tree lions –Queen Elizabeth

Today after breakfast, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park through rural Uganda.Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Rwenzoris .It is a habitat of several mammals. At Ishasha you will be able to see the tree climbing lions.Later on Continue further to Queen Elizabeth Heartland to enjoy other game drives and boatride.

Overnight: Ishasha Wilderness camp/Enjojo Lodge/Ishasha Junge lodge

Early Game drive in search of the nocturnal animals like the lions. Return for lunch and go for A boat ride on Kazinga channel an exciting ride that brings you closer to the hippos,crocodiles and birds like the African skimmer.Return to lodge.Night game drive is an optional activity available.

Overnight: Mweya Lodge/Enganzi lodge/Marafiki Lodge/Simba Safari Camp/Bush Lodge

Day 12-13.Chimps Trekking

After breakfast travel to Kibale forest National Park .It has the highest concentration of chimpanzees in East Africa. In the afternoon visit the Bigodi community to learn more about the women group projects and also Bigodi swamp for birding.

In the morning , Go for chimp tracking to trace the chimps in the forest. It is quite an experience to visit these playful creatures, swinging in tree branches in their habitat. As your track them you will come across other primates like the Red Colobus and L’Hoest’ Monkeys and the endemic Uganda Mangabey.

Overnight:Chimpanzee Guest house/Ndali Lodge/Crater Safari lodge/Kibale Forest camp

Day 14-15. Semuliki-Murchison falls National Park

Today you visit Semuliki an interesting conservation area, partly forested and partly savannah. Visit the Sempaya Hot Springs and have the chance to boil eggs and go for a nature walk through the forest.

Later on you will visit Amabere’ganyinamwiru caves. This site has an interesting legendary tale.  A guide will tell you about Nyinamwiru a daughter of Bukuku one of the historical rulers of the Cwezi Dynasty that gave birth to the current Bunyoro and Toro Kingdoms. She was an attractive beautiful girl who declined to marry the man her father had chosen for her.

Overnight: Rwenzori View Guesthouse/The Dutchess.

Day16-17: Murchison Falls National Park

After Breakfast drive to Murchison fall national Park via the top of the falls a scenic point where you will see the Nile force its way through a narrow gap to start its continued flow into Lake Albert.

Sir Samuel Baker named the Falls after Sir Roderick Murchison, president of the Royal Geographical Society. The falls lend their name to the surrounding Murchison Falls National Park.

Overnight: Kabalega Wilderness Lodge/Bakers Lodge/Red Chili hideaway

After an early breakfast you go for a game drive. You may have an opportunity to see animals like antelopes, Rothschild giraffes, lions, elephants, warthogs, buffaloes . Return for lunch and relaxation and later go for Nile cruise to the bottom of the falls. You will see hippos, crocodiles and birds along river Nile.

Dinner and overnight at Kabalega Wilderness Lodge/Bakers Lodge/Red Chili hideaway

Day 18-19: Kidepo Valley National Park

Today after breakfast you will transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. Kidepo Valley National Park is a 1,442 square kilometres national park in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda. Kidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 9,020 ft  Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers. Kidepo is also home to zebras, giraffes, elephants, lions, leopards and is the only place in Uganda where you can find cheetah and ostrich.

Overnight in Gulu or Kitgum : Church Hill Courts Hotel/Boma Hotel

Early morning game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park.you will enjoy the beautiful countryside in search of wildlife. In the afternoon, visit a Karamajong village, a unique cultural experience and traditional dances. Your trip will involve a visit to the Kanangarok Hot spring (also known as Kanatarok) extreme north of the Park.

Overnight Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness/Camping/Buffalo base.

 Day 20-21 : Gulu

After breakfast, you travel back to Kampala through Gulu. You will spend your night in Gulu. Overnight: Boma Hotel

 Day 22-23: Gulu to Sipi Falls

Today, after breakfast your journey will take you to Sipi falls in Kapchorwa. Check in at your lodge.

Overnight: Lacam Lodge/Sipi River Lodge

Optional Activities:�

1. Mt. Elgon expeditions to Wagagai Peak (4,321 m. above sea level).$550. Extra 5 days on the mountain.

2. or Arabica Coffee tour .Learn about the the coffee plant and also harvest some coffee especially in September.

Day 24-25: Sipi Falls – Jinja

Visit the spectacular Sipi Falls on Mount Elgon Ranges. Later in the day transfer to Jinja and visit the genuine source of River Nile.

Overnight: Gately on the Nile or 2 Friends guest house

Day 26: Transfers to Jinja  and Entebbe

Depending on your flight back home, the following activities are available water-rafting, kayaking, quad biking, horse riding, take a walk along the Nile, and visit local community projects. Transfer to the airport in Entebbe afterwards for your  departure flight.

End of Uganda Discovery.

Inclusions in the price

  • Transport in a 4wd Vehicle/Van.
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation as mentioned.
  • National Park entrance fees.
  • All game drives.

 Exclusions in the price

  • International flights.
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance;
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, hotel staff, etc;
  • All expenses of a personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, souvenirs etc.

Group size : Min 8 /Max 16.

Please Request for Quote.