Uganda safari 14 days extraordinary adventure

The Uganda Safari 14 days extraordinary adventure in Uganda

The Uganda Safari 14 days is an extraordinary adventure that starts and ends in Entebbe / Kampala. The safari will take you to the most interesting destinations in Uganda including Murchison falls national park, Kibale forest national park, Kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo national park.

During the safari you will be able to spend time with the endangered gorillas, chimpanzees and view different animals including elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, hippos, giraffes, Jacksons hartebeest, Nile crocodiles, hippos, warthogs, zebras, topi, elands, impalas, oribi, bushbucks among others during the game drives and boat cruise.

Uganda Safari 14 days
Uganda Safari 14 days

Brief itinerary of the Uganda Safari 14 days

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to a hotel in Kampala
  • Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls national park via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 4: Transfer to Kibale forest national park
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp walk
  • Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 7: Morning game drive/lion tracking and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 8: transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park via Ishasha sector
  • Day 9: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 10: Nature walk in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for canoeing
  • Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park
  • Day 13: Morning game drive and afternoon game drive
  • Day 14: Departure to Kampala/Entebbe

SAFARI COST PER PERSON SHARING IN USD

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING IN USD (MODERATE ACCOMMODATION):
1 PERSON = 7716
2 PEOPLE = 5348
3 PEOPLE = 4783
4 PEOPLE = 4501
5 PEOPLE = 4331
Single room supplement = US$673 (Does not apply to one person price)

NOTE: OFFERS VALID UNTIL DECEMBER 2022. THERE WILL BE SUPPLEMENT TO PAY IF THE SAFARI FALLS EITHER ON EASTER, CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEARS

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Highlights

  • Uganda Safari 14 days starts and ends in Entebbe/Kampala
  • Track Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Visit top of Murchison Falls
  • Game drives in Murchison Falls Game park
  • Take a Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls
  • See Chimpanzees Trekking in Kibale Forest
  • Visit Bigodi Wetlands in Kibale Forrest
  • Visit the crater lakes around kibale
  • Take a walk to the tea plantation
  • Visit a village in Kibale Forest
  • Eat local food
  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth Game park
  • Boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
  • Optional – visit Katwe salt lake
  • Search for tree climbing lions in Ishasha
  • Gorilla trekking to see gorillas
  • Village visit (optional)
  • Visit Lake Bunyonyi
  • Take a canoe ride on the lake
  • Safari walk
  • Go to Lake Mburo park
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    DAY 1:

    Depending on your arrival time at Entebbe airport for the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will brief you about the safari and then transfer to your hotel in Entebbe for an overnight stay.
    Accommodation: The Boma / Karibu Guest House

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    DAY 2:

    After breakfast on day 2 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, our driver guide will pick you up from the hotel and then start the journey to Murchison falls national park which is located in north western part of Uganda. On the way you will have a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking* where after you will continue the journey with another stopover in Masindi for lunch. After lunch you will proceed the journey to Murchison falls national park and upon arrival you will go for an optional evening game drive where you will be able to view animals like buffaloes, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, elephants, giraffes among others heading back to their resting areas. After the game drive you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 3:

    Morning game drive,

    After an early breakfast on day 3 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to go for a morning game drive where you will be able to view the early risers. During the game drive you will be able to spot large herds of elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, warthogs, giraffes, lions, leopards, view several bird species among others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for lunch.

    Afternoon boat cruise,
    After lunch you will go for an exciting boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you will get a chance to view large herds of hippos and crocodiles in water, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes along the shores, view aquatic birds like kingfishers, cormorants, bee-eaters, hornbills among others. After the boat ride you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 4:

    After an early breakfast on day 4 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kibale national park. It’s a whole day journey and on the way you will have en-route lunch and enjoy spectacular views of the local people, farmlands, traditional homesteads, Rwenzori Mountains, tea plantations with stopovers to take photos and stretch your legs. Upon arrival in Kibale national park you will continue to the lodge, check in for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Turaco Tree Tops (Full Board)

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    DAY 5:

    After an early breakfast on day 5 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kanyachu Visitors Centre for a briefing about the rules, regulations and expectations of chimpanzee trekking. After the briefing you will be allocated a chimpanzee family to trek and a park guide who is well conversant with trails in the forest.Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park takes about 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on their location because they like to move from one place to another in search of food and once the chimpanzees have been located, you will spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to learn more about their life style, behaviors, watch them feed, enjoy the juveniles playing up in the trees, take photos and record videos with a flash less camera. After the one hour with the chimpanzees, you will trek back to the park headquarters where you will meet up with your driver guide and transfer back to the lodge for lunch.

    After lunch you will go for an interesting swamp walk in Bigodi sanctuary where you will be able to view variety of bird species like the great blue turaco, black crowned waxbill, black bishop, grey winged robin-chat, yellow billed barbet, view mammals like otters, bush pigs, sitatungas, bushbucks, several primates like blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, vervet monkeys, l’ hoest monkeys among others. After the nature walk you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Turaco Tree Tops (Full Board)

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    DAY 6:

    After a relaxed breakfast on day 6 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park which is the second largest national park in Uganda. On the way you will enjoy spectacular views of the Rwenzori Mountains, Lake George, tea plantations among others. Upon arrival in the park you will continue to check into the lodge for lunch where after you will either relax at the lodge or go for an afternoon game drive where you will view animals like the elephants, buffalos, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, bushbucks, warthogs among others. After the game drive you will drive to the lodge check in, have dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: The Bush Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 7:

    After an early breakfast on day 7 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to go for a morning game drive or lion tracking experience in Kasenyi plains. During the game drive you will have great views of the sunrise, big four mammals which are lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, other animals like waterbucks, bushbucks, Uganda kobs, views of different bird species among others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for lunch.

    Afternoon boat cruise, after lunch you will drive to the landing site near Mweya safari lodge for an incredible boat cruise along Kazinga channel which is a 40km long channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward. During the boat trip which lasts for about 2 hours you, will be able to view large concentrations of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, view buffaloes, elephants, warthogs drinking water along the banks, view water birds like yellow billed stork, cormorants, hornbills,African skimmer, kingfishers, fish eagles among others. You will also be able to see the fishermen along the shores preparing their fishing gears for night fishing, take beautiful pictures among others.

    After the boat cruise you will go for an evening game drive where you will be able to view some of the animals that you missed in the morning and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: The Bush Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 8:

    Tree climbing lions
    After breakfast on day 8 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park which is the most visited gorilla destination because it harbors half of the world’s mountain gorillas. The journey takes about 3 to 4 hours’ drive and on the way you will have a stopover at Ishasha sector in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Ishasha sector is famously known for the tree climbing lions which will be viewed lying up in acacia/fig tree branches during the game drive. Ishasha sector also harbors other animals like elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, Uganda kobs among others. After the game drive you will have lunch where after you will proceed the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park, upon arrival you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Engagi Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 9:

    Gorilla trekking
    After an early breakfast on day 9 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will carry packed lunch and your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about the rules, regulations and expectations of gorilla trekking. After the briefing you will be allocated a gorilla family to trek and a park guide who is knowledgeable about the gorillas and well conversant with trails in the jungle. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park takes about 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on where the gorillas are located because they like to move from one place to another in search of food. During trekking you will have views of animals like forest elephants, buffaloes, other primates like l’hoest monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, different bird species like African harrier hawk, crowned hornbill, African green pigeon, blue headed sunbird among others. Once the gorillas are found you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their habitat which gives you an opportunity to watch them carry out their daily activities like feeding, breastfeeding, playing, observe their behaviors, take great photos and record the breathtaking moments to show people back home. After the one hour encounter with the gentle giants you will trek back to the park headquarters where you will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Engagi Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 10

    On day 10 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will have breakfast and meet up with your driver guide to go for an interesting nature walk in the park where you will be able to get up-close and personal with different animals, view different bird species, butterflies, plant and tree species, listen to sweet sounds of bird species, take beautiful photos among others. After the guided nature walk, you will return to the lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
    Accommodation: Engagi Lodge (Full Board)

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    DAY 11:

    After breakfast on day 11 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will checkout of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale district. Lake Bunyonyi is the deepest fresh water lake in Uganda and second deepest lake in African after Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. The lake is locally translated as a place of little birds because it harbors a range of bird species and 29 main islands.

    The journey to Lake Bunyonyi takes about 3 hours’ drive and upon arrival you will go for an amazing canoe ride on the Lake where you will be able to explore some of the 29 islands such as the punishment island, view bird species like slender billed baglafetch, African kingfisher, African harrier hawk, hadada ibis, black heron, pin tailed whyder, golden backed weaver, grey shrike, cardinal woodpecker, levillant cuckoo, grey crowned crane among others, have spectacular views of the terraced farmlands, Kigezi hills, traditional homesteads among others.

    After the canoe ride you will drive to the lodge for lunch where after you will relax at the lodge or engage in optional activities like nature walk or community tour where you will be able to interact with the Batwaand Bakiga. In the evening you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Bird’s Nest (Full Board)

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    DAY 12:

    On day 12 of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will enjoy a relaxed breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your guide to transfer to Lake Mburo national parkpassing via Kabale town, Ntungamo town. On the way you will enjoy spectacular views of the beautiful scenery, Kigezi hill, roadside markets among others and upon arrival you will check into the lodge and have lunch where after you will go for an afternoon game drive. During the game drive you will be able to view animals like buffaloes, waterbucks, elands, impalas, giraffes, zebras, topi among others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Mantana Tented Camp (Full Board)

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    DAY 13:

    Morning game drive

    After breakfast on day 13 of the Uganda Safari 14 days you will meet up with your guide to go for a morning game drive in the park where you will be able to view various wildlife species including zebras, warthogs, giant forest hogs, waterbucks, impala, giraffes among others along the road. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for lunch.

    Afternoon boat cruise
    After lunch you will go for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo which gives you an opportunity to view animals like buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes drinking water along the shores of the lake, hippos and crocodiles in water and water birds such as cormorants, kingfishers, fish eagles among others. The boat ride takes about 2 to 3 hours and after the boat cruise you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Mantana Tented Camp (Full Board)

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    DAY 14:

    After a relaxed breakfast on the last day of the Uganda Safari 14 days, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to start the journey back to Kampala. On the way you will have en-route lunch at the Equator where after you will continue the journey to Kampala arriving early evening and upon arrival your driver guide will drop you off at Entebbe international airport for your departure flight or drop off at any place of advise.
    Meals; Breakfast and lunch

    End of Uganda Safari 14 days

    Included

    1 Gorilla permit @ US$700
    Chimpanzee trekking permit
    Rhino tracking fees
    Park entrance fees/ game drives
    Boat cruise fees
    Nature walk
    Professional English speaking driver guide
    Full board accommodation
    Ground transfers (in a 4WD vehicle)
    Vehicle and fuel
    Bottled drinking water
    Alcohol based Hand sanitizer in vehicle

    Excluded

    International air flight tickets
    Visas
    Optional activities not included on the itinerary
    Insurance of any kind
    Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, face mask, hiring a porter, tips among others.