Travel to Uganda Tour – 12 days

Travel to Uganda Tour – 12 days

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

In this 12 days Travel to Uganda tour, you will get to combine the African big 5 with the primates of the world in Uganda. The highlights of the tour being the mountain gorillas in their misty mountains of Bwindi and the chimpanzee in Kibale forest NP

BRIEF ITINERARY:

  • Day 1.- Arrival & transfer to Murchison falls NP.
  • Day 2.- Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day3. – Transfer to Kibale forest NP
  • Day4: – Chimpanzee trekking & transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Day5: – Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day6: – Visit orphanage in Kazinga village & transfer to Ishasha sector
  • Day7: – Transfer to Bwindi, evening batwa community walk
  • Day8: – Gorilla trekking & transfer to Lake bunyonyi
  • Day9: – Free day at Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day10: – Transfer to lake Mburo – evening game drive
  • Day11: – Morning safari walk & transfer to Entebbe
  • Day12: – Morning shoe-bill tracking in mabamba swamp & evening flight

 

 

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1. EARLY MORNING ARRIVAL @7:00AM AND TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NP VIA ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY FOR RHINO TREKKING

    You will be met by your guide driver at the airport for your 12 days travel to Uganda tour, you set off from Entebbe for your journey to Murchison Falls NP.  Along the way you meet the rhinos in Ziwa rhino sanctuary. In the sanctuary they are working to reintroduce rhinos in Uganda and you go with a specialized guide for a walk to see them. Then you continue the journey towards the lodge by Murchison Falls national park, having lunch along the way.

    OVERNIGHT AT HORNBILL BUSH LODGE.

  • Day 2. MORNING GAME DRIVE, AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE & HIKE TO THE TOP OF THE FALLS

    After breakfast, get off for an early morning game-drive in the park. You have the chance of seeing Big cats hunting, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, plus more as the checklist of mammals. Enjoy lunch in the park and some relaxation at the lodge after the game-drive. Then in the afternoon go for the 3 hour boat ride to the base of the falls where you get to see the Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, Elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the banks. after the boat cruise, you will be dropped at a point where you will begin the hike to the top of of the falls  transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

    OVERNIGHT AT HORNBILL BUSH LODGE.

  • Day 3. TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

    After breakfast transfer towards the crater lakes area by Fort Portal. It’s a long drive with our target to have lunch in Fort portal. A punctuation of stopovers at sceneries like the Rift valley escarpment on Lake Albert – typical African village setup in the far countryside and tea plantations along the drive offer us chances of stretching. We check in late afternoon to an area with an amazing display of primates and lovely scenery.

    OVERNIGHT AT ISUNGA LODGE.

  • Day 4. CHIMPANZEE TREKKING & TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

    In this 12 days travel to Uganda tour, you will head into the forest of the Primate City of Kibale in the morning for chimpanzee trekking. As an option you can upgrade to participating in Chimpanzee habituation, where you get to follow the chimps for the 4 hours, a truly exclusive experience. Kibale Forest national park is a rainy forest and a home to over 1500 Chimpanzees. Here you have the chance to see the chimps close up and capture shots of our closet cousins in the jungle in there frenzy exciting moods as they are grooming, building relationships, bringing up young ones, think and sharing food, plus rare bird species following them. In the forest 9 different species of Monkeys are found so you have chances of seeing red colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies on a great day. After the trek your guide picks you and head to Queen Elizabeth NP.

    OVERNIGHT AT ISUNGA LODGE.

  • Day 5. MORNING GAME DRIVE & AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE ON KAZINGA CHANNEL

    Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park in the cool morning with an early game drive that exposes us to diverse animals. Possibility to see Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas and many more species that are residents to this park are spotted along the Circuits as we drive along. There is a rich bird life especially our version of storks in the wetland sports as we reach the Flamingoes in the salt lakes. After lunch it is time for the Classic highlight of the 2hrs boat-cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36kms channel linking Lake George to Lake Edward. On the banks you can see land and water Adapted Hippopotamuses Yawning and some slashing canines to each other, the National Geographical society Killing machine the Nile Crocodile gaping along the Banks and Savannah versions of Pigs the Warthog- Pumba of the award winning Lion King are a hallmark sign in this Animal home!

    OVERNIGHT AT PUMBA SAFARI COTTAGES.

  • Day 6. TRANSFER TO ISHASHA SECTOR OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NP VIA LIGHTS OF KAZINGA ORPHANAGE

    Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the lodge and then go for a drive through the park as we continue to the Kisenyi fishing village and get to see how life is in the countryside. After the visit we continue with the adventurous journey down to the southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP. The road goes through the park and if we are lucky we see elephants, monkeys, beautiful birds or even lions along the way. In the late afternoon we arrive at the lodge at the edge of the park and then get ready for an evening game drive.

    OVERNIGHT AT PUMBA SAFARI COTTAGES.

  • Day 7. MORNING GAME DRIVE & TRANSFER TO BWINDI FOREST NP - EVENING BATWA COMMUNITY WALK

    Transfer on to Bwindi mountain gorillas through a beautiful drive taking you from the savanna via cultivated hills to the jungle covered mountains of Bwindi. In Bwindi you go for a community walk including a visit to the local Batwa community. The Batwa people used to live in the jungles of Bwindi and you get to learn a bit about how life was for them.

    OVERNIGHT AT TOPI LODGE.

  • Day 8. GORILLA TREKKING & TRANSFER TO LAKE BUNYONYI

    The main highlight of this 12 days travel to Uganda tour is today. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the mountain gorillas. You will be taken in a group by a specialized guide into the jungle for your gorilla trekking adventure. Trek through the beautiful nature and spend one hour with the gorillas, an unforgettable experience. This Impenetrable Forest is also full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, statungas and duikers. After the trek your guide picks you and you transfer to Lake Bunyonyi through cultivated hills.

    OVERNIGHT AT BUNYONYI ECO RESORT.

  • Day 9. FREE DAY AT LAKE BUNYONYI - LIST OF OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

    Have a free day to relax by beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. There is a short list of optional activities: canoeing, swimming (safe in this lake), hiking along the lake-shores, return to the hotel and relax / canoe ride along Lake Bunyonyi with small resident and exotic bird species singing.

    OVERNIGHT AT BUNYONYI ECO RESORT.

  • Day 10. TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK - EVENING GAME DRIVE

    After breakfast leave the beautiful lake behind and make the journey to Lake Mburo national park via Mbarara City, We continue aiming to reach the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon we head in to the park for a game drive, have a view of zebras, topis, warthogs, giraffes, cape buffaloes, Elands and impalas. If we are lucky we catch a sight of a leopard.

    OVERNIGHT AT EAGLES NEST LODGE.

  • Day 11. MORNING SAFARI WALK BY THE LODGE & TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE

    On this day, we take on a safari walk with chances to see zebras, waterbucks, pumbas, birds and buffaloes in their day break jungle life! Go back to the lodge for breakfast, and we start our journey towards Entebbe. On our way, we stop at the Equator for lunch and a picture moment as we continue towards Entebbe, we check in at the lodge in Entebbe for dinner and overnight.

    OVERNIGHT AT DREAMJET COTTAGES ENTEBBE

  • Day 12. SHOEBILL TRACKING IN MABAMBA SWAMP & TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR FLIGHT

    Today we come to the end of our 12 days travel to Uganda tour, Depending on your flight time, you could decide to do a shoe-bill tracking tour in mabamba swamp to see this special bird, this activity is not included in the price. after the tour, you will be taken to the Airport by your safari guide.

WHATS IS INCLUDED

Below is a list of what is included in the price of this trip.

  • Gorilla permit per person (if applicable to the itinerary)
  • Chimpanzee permit per person (if applicable to the itinerary)
  • Golden monkey permit per person (if applicable to the itinerary)
  • park entrance fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Hiking fees
  • 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Professional English speaking driver guide
  • Drinking water in the car during transit
  • fruits en route
  • Fuel for the vehicle
  • Meals and Accommodations.

WHATS IS NOT INCLUDED

Below is a list of what is not included in he price of the trip.

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Flight Tickets
  • Pcr Test fees
  • Optional activities
  • Visa

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WELCOME TO LIGHT OF KAZINGA ORPHANAGE UGANDA

  • Every trip a client confirms with us, he or she has directly supported an orphan since we take 10$ from our sales directly to the orphanage we support.
  • we support LIGHTS OF KAZINGA ORPHANAGE. Its an orphanage deep in kyambura village just at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park and we normally take our clients to the orphanage to have an interaction with these disadvantaged children, you could even participate to take part in some activities such as pedal sew, weave baskets, dance, sing and drum.
  • You can support an orphan more if you buy some of crafts these kids produce them selves, Tshirts and other things.
  • you can also decide to sponsor a child to go to school and by doing this, you will have given a good life to the the child for the rest of his/her life.
  • The money that we get is used to directly support these orphans by paying school fees, buying scholastic materials, food, building a home for them.