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18 days Uganda wildlife safari

NOTE: The accommodation indicated in the itinerary can be changed depending on your budget and wishes. it is not a must to use the mentioned lodges.

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

You will be received by your driver/guide at the Airport. Depending on your arrival time, if you arrive night time, we check into Anderita Beach Hotel for a relaxation moment after the long flight.

Day 2: Kampala –Sezibwa falls-Mabira forest-Jinja town-Source of the Nile-Bujagali falls

After breakfast, meet with your driver for a briefing of your safari itinerary and continue to the Eastern part of Uganda through sugar cane and tea plantations. Stop over at the Sezibwa falls, nature walk and birding in Mabira Forest, continue to Jinja for lunch at the Sunset Hotel. after lunch, take a tour of Jinja town, source of the Nile with a boat cruise to the starting point of the Nile River, drive to Bujagali falls to see the entertaining local boys kayaking and check into the Nile Porch for an over night. Nile Resort Hotel

Day 3: Jinja-Mbale-Sipi falls-Mt. Elgon National Park

After breakfast, drive to Mbale trough Tirinyi road with spectacular views from the rocky hills overlooking the community villages and Mountain Elgon-check into Sipi River Lodge, lunch and continue for a trek through the rocks as you advance to the sipi falls and caves. This is a wonderful experience as you go through villages and families below Mountain Elgon and several farms. Return in the evening for an over night at Sipi river Lodge.

Day 4: Mt. Elgon - Kidepo Valley National Park

With an early breakfast and the cold winds around, we drive towards Kitgum town for lunch-we continue to to Kidepo Valley National park which is a long bumpy/dirt road-journey and finally check into the park in the evening at Apoka Safari Lodge for an overnight.

Day 5: Game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park

After a cup of coffee/tea at the lodge, we drive through the Game trails for loads of chances to see the game. Expect ostriches, hyenas, lions on rocks, jackals, buffaloes, zebras, elephants, lots of antelopes, dik diks, giraffes, drive along river Narus, lots of birds and get back to the lodge for lunch. Return for another evening/Night game drive, return to Apoka Safari lodge for an overnight

Day 6: Kidepo National Park- Murchison Falls National Park

After a cup of tea/coffee, drive to Murchison falls National park-Uganda’s biggest Park which is over 5000sqkm.check into Global Village in Pakwach for lunch/Red Chilli rest Camp, relaxation.
Dinner and over night- Global Village in Pakwach for lunch/Red Chilli rest Camp, relaxation.

Day 7: Game drive-Murchison Falls National Park

An early cup of tea/coffee at 6:00am Ferry crossing, to the Game drive Nile river Bank to the broad savannah for the most likelihood Big cats hunting, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of mammals reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals . If you are a keen birder this might be your magnet to catch them. Afternoon-2-5pm for a 3hours Boat ride to the base of Falls where you get to see the Hippos, grooming in there Pods ,Nile crocodiles, elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the falls. Elephants quenching their thirst for the afternoon sun.

Day 8: Murchison Falls - Albertine Rift Valley – Hoima-Kagadi-Kyenjonjo-Fort Portal

Morning breakfast, check out of the park and drive along lake Albert,to the escarpment area for a great view of the Great Rift Valley, continue to Hoima town for lunch at the Kolping Hotel, continue through Mabale, Kagadi towns with great views the local community, thatched houses, school kids and finally to Kyenjojo town, remember it’s a dirt road from Murchison falls to Kyenjonjo town, drive 55km to Fortportal town and continue through the tea plantations for your evening.
Check into chimps nest and relax in the tree house for the night.

Day 9: Chimpanzee trekking.

Early morning breakfast, continue to Kibale park headquarters for a morning briefing and start the chimpanzee tracking experience. Expect lots of monkeys, birds and lots tree species.
Return for lunch at the chimps nest lodge.
Evening relaxation or Bigodi Nature walk with lots of monkey species.
Overnight at Chimps Nest.

Day 10: Kibaale Natioanl park-Semuliki National park

Early morning breakfast and drive to Semuliki national park which will take us about 2:30 minutes from Kibale forest. Check into our lodge for lunch; get ready for an afternoon game drive with chances of sightings of lots of antelopes.
Overnight at Semuliki safari lodge

Day 11: Semuliki Park- Queen Elizabeth National Park

Morning breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, with great views of Rwenzori Mountain, drive through Kasese town to Katara lodge for your lunch. get ready for an evening boat ride on the Kazinga channel with chances of many bird’s species, hippos, elephants, crocodiles, leopards.
Overnight at Katara lodge

Day 12: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth.

Morning game drive, in the park lots of game to see, Uganda kobs, lions, elephants, buffaloes and the pumbas(warthogs),giant forest hogs. Evening relaxation at the lodge as you look at the flat plains of the park with chances of viewing elephants in the acacia tree plants.
Overnight at Katara lodge

Day 13: Lake Katwe salt mining area-Bwindi Impenetrable Park

Early breakfast,Continue to lake katwe tourism center for a traditional salt mining experience and a visit to lake Munyanyange for great chance of flamingos. Check out and continue to Bwindi through the Ishasha plains with chances of seeing the tree climbing lions on the way.lunch at Savannah Resort Hotel, continue to Bwindi and check into Buhoma Community for an over night.

Day 14: Gorilla Trekking experience.

Gorilla trekking experience. get close to the gentle giants at least 2meters to the Gorillas.
Return at your lodge for an overnight,

Day 15: Bwindi Forest - Lake Bunyonyi kabale.

After breakfast, continue through Bwindi forest to the open hilly areas over looking kabale town. drive through the potatoes cultivations and along lake Bunyonyi.
Check into Overland Camp for lunch.
Relax at Lake Bunyonyi and over night at Over Land Camp.

Day 16: Full day on Lake Bunyonyi

After all the long days on dirt roads,we relax on Lake Bunyonyi,with optional canoeing,and village walks.
Over night Overland Camp for lunch.

Day 17: Lake Bunyonyi-lake Mburo - Kampala

Morning breakfast, drive to lake Mburo National park, check into the park as you drive through the game trails with chances of seeing zebras, elands, topis, waterbucks. Lunch at Mihingo lodge,
Evening boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi with chances of seeing fish eagles, hippos crocodiles.
Over night at Wildlife Safari Tents at Rwonyo.

Day 18: Departure Day.

Morning Nature walks and drive back to Kampala for your evening flight at Entebbe International Airport.

Note: prices are subject to changes without notice; contact us for updates on prices.
The price excludes Prices include
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Game drives
  • Launch cruises
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 2 Boxes of bottled water
  • 1 Gorilla permit each
  • 1 Chimpanzee permit each
  • Bigodi wetland
  • Beverages
  • Laundry services
  • Air fares
  • Visas
  • All items of personal nature