11 Day Uganda Safari Adventure

Safari Summary:

Enjoy our thrilling 11 days Uganda adventure that will take you to Uganda’s top destinations of the Zziwa Rhino sanctuary,  Murchison Falls National park,Kibale Forest National park, Queen Elizabeth National park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Lake Bunyonyi Africa’s second deepest lake , Lake Mburo National Park, and the equator Crossing line.

All activities mentioned can be enjoyed all year through.

Highlights
• Game drives
• Boat cruises
• Zziwa Rhino tracking
• Gorilla trekking
• Chimpanzee tracking
Day 1:Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who doubles to be your safari guide and  later transfer you to your hotel where you will have dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation Options; 2 friends beach hotel, Prottea by Marriott hotel,Airport View guest house ,Victoria View Guest House.
Meal Plan; Half board.

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls .Have an early breakfast and transfer to Murchison National park for 7 to 8 hrs of driving, along the way, visit the  Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is home to the only surviving  rhinos in Uganda, tracking them usually goes for 1 hour . Take a  lunch break  and embark on your journey to the park which is home to over 451 bird species and 76 mammal species covering an area of 3,840 Sq km. Relax at the lodge in the evening with a delicious dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation Options; Pakuba safari lodge, Murchison River lodge,Fort Murchison,Heritage safari lodge,Bakers Lodge , paraa safari lodge.
Meal Plan; Half board.

Day 3:Early morning  game drive while traversing different game tracks with encounters of giraffe towers,elephant herds , African cape buffaloes, giraffes ,loins, leopards, water bucks , worth hogs,heart beasts kobs , oribs , jackals a variety of different bird species  then after take a lunch break and later afternoon boat cruise along the Nile to the bottom of the worlds most powerful waterfall .
The boat will leave you at the bottom of the magnificent falls a few meters from the Devils Cauldron here you will take enough photographs and continue with a hike to the top of these falls, enjoy the thunderous roars of the magnificent falls as they make their way. Its a memorable experience to spend time there watching the formed rainbows in the clouds of falling waters. Meet your guide who will transfer you back to the lodge. Enjoy dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options; Pakuba safari lodge, Murchison River lodge,Fort Murchison,Heritage safari lodge, Bakers lodge and paraa lodge.
Meal Plan :Full board

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale forest national park .Depart the lodge after breakfast  drive through the Butiaba escarpments of the great rift valley for the transfer to Kibale forest national park home to chimpanzee also known as`the worlds primate capital for 366km about 8 to 9 hrs of driving while enjoying the country side views of the tea growing region.

Accommodation Options. Primate lodge ,Kyaninga lodge, chimpanzee forest guest house, kibale forest cottages , Ndali lodge and Papaya lodge.

Meal Plan: full board.

Day 5:Chimpanzee trekking.After  your breakfast at the lodge,drive to kanyanchu visitor center for  briefing that starts as`early as 7: 30 before chimpanzee trekking.The activity is conducted by the park ranger guide for 2 to 4 hours in the forest depending on the movement of these apes but with a full viewing hour for photo memories. From chimp trek , enjoy your lunch at the lodge  after which you take on the bigodi wetland community walk while enjoying the sightings of the great blue turaco,sitatunga ,red tailed monkeys , black and white colobus monkeys among others  and then another overnight .

Meal plan :Full board.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.At your convenient time , take the crater drive as you transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park about 157 km with the beautiful scenaries of the highest elevation in Uganda , the Rwenzori mountains.

Accommodation options .Kasenyi safari camp,Park view safari lodge, Enganzi lodge,Bush lodge, Mazike lodge , Mweya safari lodge.

Meal plan:Full board.

Day 7: Game drive and Boat cruise :The game drive starts as early as 07am where you will explore the kasenyi plains for sights like lions , leopards cape buffaloes , elephants, water bucks , kobs among others, settle for your lunch break as you prepare to take your boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel that connects lakes Gorge and Edward, big schools of hippos will be encountered , Nile crocodiles , a number of buffaloes and elephants quenching their thirst on the channel and ,fish eagles as well as a variety of different bird species , the boat will go for a maximum 2 hrs and then join your guide back after to transfer to your lodge for an over night.

Meal plan :Full board.

Day 8:Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable for gorilla tracking.Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park about 220km with an en route game drive opportunity to the Ishasha sector of queen Elizabeth national park for tree climbing lions adventure and other wild games like topis and overnight at the your lodge.

Accommodation options:Mahogany springs , Haven lodge buhoma , Buhoma lodge, Gorilla mist lodge, Ichumbi lodge,Gorilla Mist lodge, Chameleon lodge.

Meal plan .Full board.

Day 9: Gorilla tracking challenge:Mountain gorilla tracking starts as early as 7;30 with briefing from a respective park tracking area which is conducted by park ranger guides.Travers the hilly forested landscapes of the famous Bwindi forest home of the few remaining gentle giant mountain gorillas. The exercise usually go for 4 to 8 hrs depending on the gorilla movements but with a full hour of actual viewing these gentle apes as they socialize to give you that life time breath taking memories.After the gorilla tracking experience , join your guide and transfer to lake Bunyonyi.

Meal plan: Full board.

Accommodation Options.Birds Nest , Bunyonyi Rock lodge, Eco Resort lodge ,Acadia Cottages.

Day 10: Take a boat /canoe ride on lake Bunyonyi and later transfer to lake Mburo national park:Take a motorized boat trip or a local dug out canoe ride on Africa’s second deepest lake estimated to be between 45 to 900m in depth with beautiful 29 historical islands that form and give the name Bunyonyi. Transfer to lake Mburo national park, Uganda’s  smallest savanna park but with a versed distribution of animals like  the biggest antelope, the eland ,impalas, water bucks zebras, giraffes, with options of doing an evening game drive , or a night game drive where you can sport leopards hunting as well as bush babies then retire to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan:Full board.

Accommodation options : Mihingo lodge , Rwakobo  Rock Lodge, Eagles Nest, Mburo Safari lodge.

Day 11: Do an early morning guided safari walk in the park with the help of a ranger guide  where you stand a chance of spotting zebras, water bucks, elands, buffaloes, impalas among other grazing around water holes and transfer to Entebbe for your flight back with an Equator crossing line photo stop and an  option of having a day room for freshening up and dinner before your check in.

End of safari.