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12 Days Pearl of Africa Safari.

Trip Highlights

12 days Uganda safari enables visitors to visit Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale forest, Bwindi National park and Lake Mburo National park in Uganda. You will enjoy activities like game drives, birding, gorilla and chimp trekking, boat cruise and hiking among others. Do not miss out visiting the Kazinga channel and the Kyambura Gorge of Queen Elizabeth national park as well as explore the Kasende Crater Lake area in Lake Bunyonyi and award yourself with a thrilling wildlife experience.

Overview

  • Kampala city tour
  • Murchison falls national park.
  • Game drives
  • Launch cruise
  • Queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Ishasha sector game drive
  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park
  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable national park.
  • Wildlife viewing in Lake Mburo national park
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Today's Travel Quote

“If there were one more thing I could do, it would be to go on safari once again.”
“To witness that calm rhythm of life revives our worn souls and recaptures a feeling of belonging to the natural world. No one can return from the Serengeti unchanged, tawny lions will forever prowl our memory and great herds throng our imagination.”
“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.”

What is Included

  • Gorilla permits.
  • Chimpanzee permits.
  • Boat cruise.
  • Park entrances.
  • The English speaking guide.

What is Excluded

  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Laundry services.

Video Inspiration

Enjoy this taste of Uganda. While this video doesn’t literally represent this safari, it absolutely captures the spirit.

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by a guide and then transfer you to one of the hotels in Entebbe for your relaxation and breakfast. From there, you can drive to Kampala for a city tour. During this city tour you will have your en route lunch and then continue with your journey as you get to see a number of attractions such as the independence monument, the Bahai temple and the museum and so on. You will then get to the hotel where to spend an overnight have dinner and relax. Accommodations: Victoria hotel or Sheraton hotel.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

After breakfast, you will be picked up by the guide and then you will embark on your journey of over 6 hours to reach the national park. This is the largest national park in Uganda which has  got the strongest water falls so far that have attracted a lot of people from whole over the world. Along your way, you will get a stopover at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola. You will proceed with your journey and have another stop over at the Karuma falls. Proceed with your journey to Murchison falls where you will have the last stop over in Masindi town to have your lunch. You will then embark on your journey and finally within a few minutes you will be arriving at the entrance in Murchison falls. You will be welcomed and directed to the lodge where to spend an overnight. You will refresh, relax and then wait for the next day.

Journey time: 6 hours.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodations: Pakuba safari lodge or Amuka lodge.

After having your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you up and then transfer you to the park for a morning game drive. During this activity, you will get to see a number of animals such as the Giraffes, the lions, the leopards and so on. You can get back to the lodge, have your lunch and then prepare for an afternoon launch cruise on the Nile. This will take you over 1 to 2 hours having a glance at the animals such as the hippos, the crocodiles, and the birds like the shoebill which are rarely seen, the pelican and so on. After you will get back to the lodge, refresh, have diner and relax.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

After grabbing your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you and transfer you from Murchison falls to kibale forest national park. Along your way, you will get to see a lot of beautiful sceneries, escarpments the beautiful lakes. You will then continue with your journey and have an enroute lunch in fort portal town. From there you will proceed with your journey and within a few hours you will be arriving at the park. You will be welcomed at the park entrance and check in at either isunga lodge or chimpanzee forest guest house overnight. You will refresh up have dinner and rest.

Days are started with a cup of coffee, then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about trekking rules and the regulations. After, you will be divided into groups of 8 and each group will be allocated a chimpanzee family to search for. This will take you over one hour or more depending on the area where the chimpanzee families are allocated. Once you get these chimpanzees, you will be given ample time to stay with them as you are having fun and taking photos. You will then get to the lodge, have lunch and then prepare for an evening bigodi nature walk. Here you will get to interact with the local people learn their life style and get to know what they do to earn a leaving.  Back to the lodge, refresh up have dinner and then rest.

Weak up very early in the morning, have breakfast and embark on our journey to Queen Elizabeth national park. Along your way, you will get to see the beautiful sceneries, the land scapes and so on. Upon your arrival, you will be checked in and then directed where to have an overnight. You will freshen up and have lunch. You will then relax and then get to kazinga channel for an evening boat cruise. Here you will get to see a number of animals such as the crocodiles, the hippos, and birds. Stay at mweya safari lodge or elephant hub lodge.

After grabbing your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you up and then transfer you to the park for a morning game drive. You will get to see a number of animals such as the elephants, the lions, the leopards and so on. You will get to the lodge, have your lunch and then prepare for an afternoon boat cruise. Here you will get to see a number of animals such as the hippos, the crocodiles, the elephants and so on. You will then get to the lodge have your dinner and then rest.

After breakfast you will visit ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park purposely for tree climbing lions on a luck day and photography. From there you will continue to Bwindi impenetrable national park check-in at trekker’s tavern cottages or Nkuringo bwindi gorilla lodge were you will stay will in bwindi impenetrable national park.

Have breakfast and embark on the activities of the day, transfer to the park headquarters where you will first have a briefing with your trained ranger guide about the rules and the regulations of trekking gorillas. From there, you will be divided into groups of 8 members. Each group will be given a gorilla family to trek.  From there, you will enter into the jungle and then start the trekking, once you get these gorilla families, you will be given ample time of over one hour to stay with these primates as you are having fun and taking photos. From there you will get back to the lodge, have your lunch and then get back to the park for an evening batwa community walk. Here, you will get to interact with these local people also known as the pygmies. You will get to know what activity they always do to earn a leaving. After this activity, you will get back to the lodge, have a refreshment, and take your dinner and then rest.

After breakfast we transfer to Lake Mburo national park. Along the way, you will have a chance to see the rolling hills of kabale and different eccentric sceneries. As you continue with your journey, you will have an enroute lunch in Mbarara at igongo cultural center. And proceed with our journey, check-in at mihingo lodge, arcadia cottages or kigambira safari lodge for two nights on full board.

After having your morning breakfast, your trained guide will pick you up and then transfer you to the park for a morning game drive. While in the park, you will get to see a number of animals such as the zebras, giraffes, the bush backs, warthog among others. Back to the lodge for lunch and go for an afternoon boat cruise. While on this boat, you will get to see animals such as the crocodiles, the giraffes, the zebras, hippos. Back to our accommodation for a night.

This being your last day of the trip, you will wake up, have your morning tea  park all your belongings ensuring that nothing is missing and then embark on the journey back to Kampala.