15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday

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  • 15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday, Kampala, UGANDA
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  • 15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday, Kampala, UGANDA
  • 15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday, Kampala, UGANDA
  • 15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday, Kampala, UGANDA

15 days Uganda Wildlife & Activity Holiday

Track Rhinos at Ziwa on your way to Murchison falls for a spectacular game drive that will make u see most of the wildlife. A launch cruise downstream the Nile to see the Murchison falls or hiking to the top of falls is one adventure you won’t easily find anywhere else in East Africa. Taking your journey to the western part, to Kibale where the famous chimpanzees live. The Amabere Ga Nyina mwiru, explosion craters & Tooro Kingdom palace.

The holiday trip continues to Queen Elizabeth Park, where you will find crater lakes, forests, wildlife, birds and more. The 'Ishasha Tree Climbing lions’ found in the southern part of the park. This trip takes you to Bwindi to trek the mountain gorillas.

The Kigezi highlands where we will find lake Bunyonyi. Canoeing, swimming, fishing in the free bilharzia lake are all possible. The final destination of this holiday trip is Lake Mburo park where we will get to enjoy game drives, horseback riding, cultural tours and more.


Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pickup to Kampala

Pass By: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala Uganda
You will meet our tourist driver/guide who will pick you up from Entebbe International Airport and transfer you to Kampala for your accommodation.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Depending on your time of arrival, we organize additional meals at your accommodation facility
Accommodation included: Sapphire Hotel

Day 2: Rafting in Jinja

Stop At: Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, Bukaya Njeru, Jinja 7675 Uganda
Early morning, after breakfast you will be transferred to Jinja for a white water rafting experience which can either take a full day or half day depending on your choice. This is one of the most exciting rafting trips on earth which goes up to 31km and includes a fantastic barbeque lunch and complimentary drinks after the trip. In the Evening, you will be transferred back to Kampala.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation included: Sapphire Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Murchison falls national park

Stop At: Paraa Masindi, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
Today, your tour guide will begin your safari with a panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle. Stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking and later have lunch in Masindi Town. In the afternoon continue to Murchison Falls National Park, and you will have a chance to stop by the ‘top of the falls’ where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! The Nile compresses from 50 metres to a 7 metre canyon – the devil’s cauldron, with a beautiful rainbow displayed near the water. Transfer to your accommodation where you will get to enjoy the sunset.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
Accommodation included: Fort Murchison

Day 4: Murchison falls national park

Stop At: Paraa Masindi, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
Early morning, your guide will take you for a game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile spotting the Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return back to your lodge for breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon, head for a boat cruise upstream on the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of metres from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. Have a chance to marvel at the hippos floating in water, crocodiles and you will see many animals over this 19 km stretch including elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. You will also get to see many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, Brown pelican, Red-throated bee-eater, various kingfishers, Fish eagles, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. After the boat cruise, you will return to your accommodation.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation included: Fort Murchison

Day 5: Drive to Kibale forest national park

Stop At: Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale passing by Hoima town and Fort Portal with views of a lush green countryside, tea plantations, past traditional homesteads and farms. Fort-Portal town rests in the shadows of the fabled Mountains of the Moon.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp

Day 6: Kibale forest national park

Stop At: Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, your guide will lead you to Kibale Forest National Park to enjoy a guided primate walk in search of chimpanzees and 12 other primates including l’ Hoestes, Red colobus, blue, red-tailed monkeys, brown monkeys and gray – cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is informative and enjoyable. After lunch, you will visit the community and take a walk in Bigodi Swamp – which is a home of the great blue Turaco bird. Later return to your accommodation for dinner & overnight stay.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp

Day 7: Visit Amabere ga nyina mwiru, Explosion Craters and transfer to Queen.

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
After breakfast, you will start the day with a cultural tour to the ‘Amabere ga nyina mwiru’ caves – a great historic site located 10km from Fort-portal town. You will be accompanied by an informed guide who knows more about this place and remember to carry along a Flashlight, hiking boots, long trousers etc. since you are going to enter the caves. Once you’re done with this tour, you then hike the explosion crater lakes surrounding this area. Later return back to fort portal town for lunch and also visit the ‘Tooro Kingdom’ Palace. In the evening, drive to Uganda’s second largest park, Queen Elizabeth National Park while enjoying views of the mystical Rwenzori Mountain ranges.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Bush Lodge

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth national park

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
After breakfast, you will go for an early morning game drive in this park. With the massive Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop, this provides excellent opportunities to see lions, leopards, giant forest hog, cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kobs, Topi and bush buck. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse eco- system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. After lunch enjoy the unique 2 -3 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 600 resident species.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Bush Lodge

Day 9: Drive south to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth Park.

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
Early morning after your breakfast, you will be transferred to the southern sector of the park – Ishasha, which has mammalian specialties including Giant Forest Hog and the legendary Tree-climbing Lions.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: The River Camp

Day 10: Transfer to Bwindi forest

Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Buhoma Kanungu and Kisoro, Kabale Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, today we drive from Ishasha to Bwindi which is a 5 hours journey passing through the “Switzerland of Africa” area known as the Kigezi Highlands, with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi forest. We have a stop-over on our journey in Kabale town for lunch.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Day 11: Early morning entry into the Gorilla sanctuary.

Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Buhoma Kanungu and Kisoro, Kabale Uganda
This rain forest is spectacular. It offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape; its incredibly dense, crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Bwindi forest park is best known for the fascinating mountain gorillas. The time taken and the terrain varies according to the movements of the primates but normally between 2 to 6 hours. The thrill of observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which is surrounded by terraced hills.

Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Buhoma Kanungu and Kisoro, Kabale Uganda
After breakfast, your tour guide will transfer you from Bwindi to Lake bunyonyi which is also located in the Kigezi region. Here you will get to enjoy Bilharzia – free swimming, dug out canoeing, sunbathing, hill climbing or mountain bike riding and cray fishing.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Day 13: Drive to Lake Mburo national park

Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Enter the park through the Nshara Gate. Afternoon game drive along the Lakeshore track. With its own system of game trails and cleared walkways the “Kigambara Loop” offers interesting guided lakeside walks. Find here herds of zebra, Cape buffalo and eland. Oribi and topi are easily approached. Along with a game drive, many visitors enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo. Birdwatchers will enjoy more than 250 species of birds found in Lake Mburo including Papyrus Gonolek, Brown-faced Lapwing, Carruther’s Cisticola, the extraordinary White-winged Warbler and Bare-Faced-Go- Away bird. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Mburo and get quite close to pods of hippos.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Rwakobo rock lodge

Day 14: Lake Mburo to Kampala

Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara Uganda
After breakfast, proceed for a safari walk under the escort of an armed ranger. It is possible to see Lake Mburo’s hyena in their cave if you are willing to get up early. The Kopjes are particularly interesting plus camouflage kilpspringers and topis. Due to cattle herding in the area it is amusing to see zebra grazing alongside the long horned Ankole cattle peaceably. Return for lunch which should be taken leisurely enjoying the view of the lakes in this park. Drive back to Kampala stopping at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers en route where you will be able to watch ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations. There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs. You arrive in Kampala in the early evening.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Sapphire Hotel

Day 15: Kampala City tour

Stop At: Kampala Fair, 25 Bukoto Street (next to Alliance Française), Kampala Uganda
After breakfast proceed for a city tour of Kampala. This is inclusive of an English-speaking guide. You will see places like the Uganda Museum, Craft Centre, Owino Market, Kibuli Mosque, Namirembe Cathedral, and other areas of cultural interest like the Buganda Kingdom Palace (Bulange). Later you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport for you flight back home.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast and Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 15 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any location around Kampala or Entebbe

Airports

  • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • 14x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 14 nights
  • All fuel for the tour
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person.
  • 1 chimp permit per person.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Source of the Nile - Speke Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Murchison Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Kibale Forest National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Mburo National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kampala Fair

Not Included

  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)

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