13 Days Uganda Pearl of Africa Safari
Starts/Ends: Entebbe | Entebbe -Uganda pearl of Africa Safari to Muchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi, Jinja – Kampala
Uganda Pearl of Africa Safari
Overview of Uganda Pearl of Africa safari.
This 13 Days Uganda Pearl of Africa Safari will be starting in Kampala and ending in Kampala Uganda’s capital or Entebbe, taking you to exciting destinations with amazing experience in Nature, culture, and wildlife adventures. You’ll experience the Savannah wildlife on the Murchison Falls big 5 trail, visit with the habituated chimps in Kibale Forest, another Savannah game drive through the beautiful Queen Elizabeth national park leave you amazed, trek through the misty thick jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest find the endangered mountain gorillas, Lake Bunyonyi is another Switzerland of Africa (smile) and jolt your adrenaline at the source of the mighty River Nile in Jinja with a bungee jump or whitewater rafting before you head back home.
The Pearl of Africa is ready for you, come let’s adventure
- Track the Rhinoceros in ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
- Visit the top of Murchison falls in the Murchison Falls National Park
- Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest NP
- Track the Golden monkeys in Mgahinga National park Uganda
- Enjoy the Game drives in the Savannahs of Murchison Falls NP, Queen Elizabeth NP and Lake Mburo National Park
- Search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector
- Enjoy the Boat ride on the Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park and Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth NP
- Meet the Chimpanzee in Kibale Forest NP
- Enjoy the Game walk in Lake Mburo National Park
- Visit the Source of the world’s Longest River Nile
- Meet the local people including the Pygmies.
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport and transfer to your Hotel.
Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by one of our experienced private Uganda Pearl of Africa safari guide/driver who will transfer from Entebbe international airport to LE PETITE VILLAGE HOTEL / HUMURA RESORT /CASSIA LODGE.
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and Visit the Rhinos in Ziwa Sanctuary.
In the morning, you will be picked from the hotel and set off for the big five trail to Murchison Falls National park, with en route Rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, you will then have lunch, arriving Murchison National park in the afternoon. You will then visit the top of the falls and later drive to your Lodge for Dinner and overnight stay FORT MURCHISON / PAKUBA SAFARI LODGE / PARAA SAFARI LODGE.
Day 3: Morning Game drive and Afternoon Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.
In the morning, wake up early to go for morning game drives to be able to catch up with early risers like lion, leopard, hyenas, Bushbucks, among others before they return to their hiding places. Return to the hotel for late breakfast, relaxation as you wait for lunch. After lunch, you will enjoy a boat cruise to the bottom of the Victoria Nile falls, which will reward you with view of Game as hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and overnight stay (Day 2)
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic Uganda pearl of Africa journey to Fort Portal, a beautiful town overlooking the mountains of the moon. Taking the Western scenic route to Kibale National Park, this journey will take you through the Albertine rift found in the Western arm of Great East African rift valley. Reaching Fort Portal early evening, relax and refresh at the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at CHIMPANZEE FOREST GUEST HOUSE / PAPAYA LAKE SIDE LODGE / PRIMATE LODGE.
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland sanctuary nature walk.
After an early morning breakfast, you will proceed to Kanyanchu to track chimps and other primates within the forest. You may have a chance to see the grey checked Mangabey, L’Hoest monkey, red-tailed monkey and the Black and white Colobus monkeys. In the evening, you will go to Bigodi wetland sanctuary for other Primate and bird watching. Dinner and overnight at (Day 4)
Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP and Nature walk in imaramagambo forest.
After your breakfast, you set off to Queen Elizabeth NP with an en route view of the Mt. Rwenzori Ranges. On this day you will as well Cross the equator line. You will later proceed to Queen Elizabeth NP and do imaramagambo Nature walk to see the Bat caves in the forest where sometimes there are chances to find the rock python preying on them. Alternatively you will visit Lake Katwe to learn about Salt mining and extraction from the lake. Proceed to the Lodge after, for Dinner and overnight at PARK VIEW SAFARI LODGE / ENGANZI LODGE / MWEYA SAFARI LODGE
Day 7: Early morning Game drive and Kazinga Channel Boat cruise in afternoon.
You will wake up for a cup tea and there after meet your private Uganda pearl of Africa safari guide/driver for an early morning game drive through in the Kasenyi plains. In the afternoon, have lunch that will be followed by a tremendous boat cruise along the Kazinga channel where you stand chances to see a lots of Hippos, yawning crocodiles, Elephants and Buffalo coming to drink and several water birds like cormorants and Pied kingfisher among the others may also be seen. Dinner and overnight stay. (Day 6).
Day 8: Game drive in Ishasha & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, set off for safari game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions which are seen clinging between branches of old fig trees as they rest meanwhile scanning the surrounding for their prey. Depending on the day’s weather, you may be lucky to find them near or enter deep in search of them. Afterwards, you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, arriving early evening. Dinner and Overnight at BUHOMA HAVEN LODGE /BAKIGA LODGE / MAHOGANY SPRINGS LODGE.
Day 9: Mountain Gorilla trekking adventure & Community walk
You will head to the park headquarters after your breakfast with packed lunch to be briefed about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking in the jungle, you will then proceed for your Gorilla tracking experience which takes between 4-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. On return, you will relax for a short time and later go for community walk to meet and interact with local people and meet pygmies. you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. (Day 8)
Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and Boat ride/ Canoeing
In the morning, you will set off to Uganda’s beautiful and deepest Lake bunyonyi reaching early in the afternoon to take a Boat ride / canoe ride, you will explore this magnificent lake with its many Historical islands including the smallest punishment island and later you will go to your lodge for dinner and Overnight at BUNYONYI OVERLAND RESORT / ARCADIA COTTAGES / BIRDNEST RESORT LAKE BUNYONYI.
Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and Game drive in afternoon.
In the morning, you will be driven to Lake Mburo National park passing through different scenic villages. You will have lunch along the way and later proceed to the park. You will reach early in time to do evening Game drive, see Zebra, Topi, Impala, Buffalos, Giraffes, Elands, and warthogs among others Overnight at LAKE MBURO SAFARI LODGE/ RWAKOBO ROCK LODGE / MIHINGO SAFARI LODGE.
Day 12. Transfer to Jinja and visit the Source of the Nile
In the morning, you will be driven eastwards to the Adventure town of Uganda in Jinja. You will then proceed to Visit the Source of the Nile River, Which is the world’s longest River, Visit Speke monument, local market. Later you will check in to your Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. SOURCE OF THE SMILE GUEST HOUSE /, 2FRIENDS GUEST HOUSE / JINJA NILE RESORT
Day 13: Transfer Back to Kampala / Entebbe and departure
In the morning, you will leave at leisure and transfer to Kampala time allowing visit Mabira forest, Sezibwa Falls, proceed to catch your afternoon / evening flight if it’s on schedule or Be dropped to your place of preference as you end the safari.
End of the 13 Days Uganda Pearl of Africa Safari
Included on the cost of above Itinerary are:-
- Gorilla tracking permits
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Park entry fees
- Full time English speaking guide
- Transport in comfortable 4WD Safari vehicle
- Full board accommodation
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Guide fees
- Nature and cultural walks
- Bottled drinking water while on the tour
However the tour excludes:-
- Any domestic or International flights
- Visa fees
- All optional activities
- Medical and travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
- Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.