You are welcome to Uganda-Gifted by Nature; a country of beautiful big peculiar scenic spots, rolling hills, fresh water lakes and rivers, captivating mountain landscapes, astonishing flora and fauna, varied cultures, friendly people and above all good climate with tropical sunshine that makes it green almost throughout the year!
This kind of safari is suitable for holiday makers who want to get deeper insight about the current positive image Uganda enjoys as a final untouched natural destination. Be the first to know!
We believe that you will be able to taste, see, smell, touch and share this beauty with your friends when you go back to your country.
DAY ONE: Airport meeting with our staff who will welcome you to the "Pearl of Africa". Transfer to Imperial Resort beach Hotel (Classic) or Botanical Beach Hotel (classic), Kitubulu Camp (basic), Entebbe Flight Motel (Budget), and relax the whole day
DAY TWO: Wake up ready to for African breakfast. With packed lunch set to Ngamba Island: 45 min by speed boat and 1 hour on a slow boat. View the orphaned Chimps closely as they come out of the forest to feed. After snacks/lunch you return to Entebbe. Your ticket to the Island entitles you free entrance to UWEC where you will see different kinds of animals and birds including the Ecosystem in which they live. After that, drive to Kampala for dinner at Sheraton Kampala Hotel (Luxury),Hotel Africana (Classic),Grand Imperial Hotel (Classic), Fairway Hotel (Classic), Hotel Equitoria(Classic), Rock View Hotel (Basic), Tourist Hotel (Basic), Ntinda Close motel (basic) and many more.
DAY THREE: After breakfast, set to explore Kampala City build amidst seven hills. Popular sites to see include: Namugongo Martyrs' shrine, Baha'i temple, Uganda Museum, Makerere University (Ivory Tower), Kasubi tombs, Iteso cultural dance, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedrals, Kabaka's lake, Nakasero market, Kibuli mosque and Munyonyo beach. Dinner and overnight as day 2
DAY FOUR: Start the day with breakfast ready to drive to the East to Jinja .You will see fruit markets along the road,Mabira forest, tea and sugarcane plantations, Owen falls dam and source of river Nile. After lunch visit Bujagali falls, Itanda falls and Masese fishing village. Evening boat ride from Jinja sailing club. Dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort (classic), King Fisher Resort (medium) or camping.
DAY FIVE: Dedicated for rafting with Adrift Uganda Ltd accompanied with delicious cuisine and lots of drinks. Dinner and overnight as day 4.
DAY SIX: After breakfast, drive to Iganga town .Take Tiriny upgraded highway to reach Mbale town in one hour's time from Iganga Town.Luch break at Mbale Resort. After lunch, explore the magnificent Sipi falls and adjoining areas. Dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort (classic), Volcano (classic), Sipi falls rest camp (budget), Kapwai cottages (budget).
DAY SEVEN: After breakfast with parked lunch and snacks, this day is dedicated to one day hike where the park guide(s)/Porter(s) are ready to take you up to the mountain using any of the selected three main trekking trails.Budadiri, Forest exploration centre-Kapkwai and Kapwata are all places you start to choose to ascend the spectacular mountain. Dinner and overnight as in day 6.
DAY EIGHT: Begin the day with breakfast. 3 hour's drive back to Kampala. Resting and relaxation. Dinner and overnight as day 2.
DAY NINE: Our driver/guide picks you at 8:00am from your Hotel and drives you across several districts. A stop over is made at Masindi for snacks at Masindi Hotel. Your trip continues to Budongo forest and to the top of Murchison falls. See, feel and photograph the beauty of the spot as you relax around. If you are booked to Paraa, cross the Nile by ferry at 1:00pm or 2:00pm. A taste of evening game drive for at least one hour is a lifetime experience as you may encounter animals taking cover to avoid spots where lions are common. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY TEN: Begin your day with a cup of African coffee ready for a game drive, bird watching and sight seeing across the open savannah dotted woodland and riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. Here expect to meet elephants, giraffes, buffalos, lion, leopard, waterbuck and a countless population birds, return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a three hour boat trip along the Nile gives you assured chance to see the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the River. Dinner and overnight as day 9
DAY ELEVEN: An early start by road for Kibale National Park via Albertine escarpment. Enjoy the rift valley scenery and section of Lake Albert thought the journey. The distance is long! Overnight at Ndali Lodge (classic), Mantana Tented camp (basic), Rwenzori View Guest House (Basic)
DAY TWELVE: An early morning chimpanzees trekking in Kibale .Here you may find families of Chimpanzees swinging high in the forest and a lot of fauna and insects. Dinner and overnight as day 11
DAY THIRTEEN: After breakfast, birding at Bigodi Sanctuary is extra ordinary. After lunch from Kanyanyu with the local people, drive to Semiliki Wildlife reserve. A night game drive in Semiliki.Dinner and overnight at Semiliki Safari lodge (luxury)
DAY FOUTEEN: After breakfast a boat trip on Lake Albert to see the Shoebill and a picnic is amazing. Return to Semiliki Safari lodge for lunch. After lunch visit the pygmy-primitive people and an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight as day 13.
DAY FIFTEEN: After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the foot hills of the 'Mountains of the Moon. Relaxing andresting.Luch, dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (classic), Jacana Safari Lodge (classic), Institute Of Ecology (Budget), Camping (budget)
DAY SIXTEEN: Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a two hour boat trip along the famous Kazinga channel is worthwhile an opportunity to see Hippo, Buffalo, Kobs, Elephants, warthogs etc. This trip also enables visitor chance to see spectacular birds. Dinner & overnight as day 15.
DAY SEVENTEEN: With previous days memories, enjoy your breakfast ready for guided primate walk along Kyambura Gorge to look for habituated chimps through the gorge. After primate walk, return to the Lodge for lunch. Afternoon drive for sight seeing around the crator region and baboon cliffs is a lifetime experience you won't miss. Dinner & overnight as day 15.
DAY EIGHTEEN: After breakfast, drive to Ishasha sector to look for the rare tree climbing lions the whole day. Other animals can also be seen as you try to spot the lions. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha in traditional Bandas.
DAY NINETEEN:Ater breakfast drive to Bwindi.Lunch,dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest camp (luxury), volcanoes (medium), Buhoma homestead (medium) Mantana tented camp (medium) and Buhoma local community association (budget) offer travelers comfortable style of African accommodation. This is the day you can enjoy traditional performances in the evening.
DAY TWENTY: Begin your day with African breakfast. After breakfast, your driver/guide will escort you to the park headquarters for a briefing on trekking rules and regulations by UWA staff at 8:00am. Make sure you carry a rain jacket, jungle boots, drinking water and walking stick to be provided by park rangers for easy movement inside the jungle.
Encounter with a habituated group of gorillas you have been booked for depends on the previous day movements as your guide will keep you up dated during the trek.
After trekking, return to your camp for lunch. Resting
DAY TWENTY ONE: Begin your day with a drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by many tourists as the 'Switzerland of Africa'. You will be shaken by scenery of winding road, hills and valleys, terraced landscape and friendly big people. Relaxing the whole afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Safari Resort(classic),Bushara Island camp (basic) or Bunyonyi overland camp(basic)
DAY TWENTY TWO: The day begins with a boat trip for sight seeing and birding along Lake Bunyonyi. Feel the wonders of nature as you will see big terraced hills, big valleys, big everything including big people and forests! Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, relaxing and resting. Dinner and overnight as day 21.
DAY TWENTY THREE: After breakfast drive to Rwanda border for clearance and to Virunga Lodge in Rwanda for lunch and dinner.
DAY TWENTY FOUR: Armed with your permits, snacks and trekking gear the day is dedicated for second Gorilla experience but in another country from park Virunga.After tracking return to the lodge for lunch ready to drive to Kabale in Western Uganda for dinner and overnight at Kabale White Horse Inn.
DAY TWENTY FIVE: After breakfast, drive to Mbarara for lunch at Regency Lake view Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara.Afternoon game drive as you enter Mburo park is awaresome.Your guide will help you spot the Zebras, buffalo, Uganda Kobs, Impala,waterbuck,warthog and many birds.Dinnerand overnight at Mantana tented camp(basic) or Rwonyo rest camp.
DAY TWENTY SIX: Take a cup of coffee ready for an early boat trip inside the lake amidst hippos. You may also encounter crocodiles, African fish eagle, king fisher, shoe bill. Pelican and other species of birds. Return to camp for breakfast. After breakfast, drive out of the park to Nyendo (Masaka).A ferry from Bukakakata-Luku takes you to Ssese Islands inside Lake Victoria. Dinner and Overnight at Ssese Island Beach Hotel (classic)
DAY TWENTY SEVEN: Begin the day with breakfast meanwhile feeling the breeze of currents from the lake. Take a guided forest walk to see various flora and fauna.
After lunch, a boat ride to various islands for sight seeing and birding is marvelous. Dinner and overnight as day 26.
DAY TWENTY EIGHT: This day is dedicated for sunbathing along the beaches and relaxation. You can opt to go for spot fishing. Dinner and overnight as day 26.
DAY TWENTY NINE: After breakfast, ferry crossing to Bukakata.Drive to Kampala via Masaka.Astop over is made at Equator crossing for snacks, photography and crafts. Drive to Kampala for lunch. Whole afternoon shopping for African traditional crafts. Dinner and overnight as day 2 or day 1.
DAY THIRTY: Airport transfer and departure.