are welcome to Uganda-Gifted by Nature; a country of beautiful big
peculiar scenic spots, rolling hills, fresh water lakes and rivers,
captivating mountain landscapes, astonishing flora and fauna, varied
cultures, friendly people and above all good climate with tropical
sunshine that makes it green almost throughout the year!
kind of safari is suitable for holiday makers who want to get deeper
insight about the current positive image Uganda enjoys as a final
untouched natural destination. Be the first to know!
We believe that you will be able to taste, see, smell, touch and
share this beauty with your friends when you go back to your country.
ONE: Airport meeting with our staff who will welcome you to the "Pearl of Africa".
Transfer to Imperial Resort beach Hotel (Classic) or Botanical
Beach Hotel (classic), Kitubulu Camp (basic), Entebbe Flight
Motel (Budget), and relax the whole day
TWO: Wake up ready to for African breakfast. With packed lunch set
to Ngamba Island: 45 min by speed boat and 1 hour on a slow boat.
View the orphaned Chimps closely as they come out of the forest
to feed. After snacks/lunch you return to Entebbe. Your ticket to
the Island entitles you free entrance to UWEC where you will see
different kinds of animals and birds including the Ecosystem in
which they live. After that, drive to Kampala for dinner at Sheraton
Kampala Hotel (Luxury),Hotel Africana (Classic),Grand Imperial Hotel
(Classic), Fairway Hotel (Classic), Hotel Equitoria(Classic), Rock
View Hotel (Basic), Tourist Hotel (Basic), Ntinda Close motel (basic)
and many more.
THREE: After breakfast, set to explore Kampala City build amidst
seven hills. Popular sites to see include: Namugongo Martyrs' shrine,
Baha'i temple, Uganda Museum, Makerere University (Ivory Tower),
Kasubi tombs, Iteso cultural dance, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedrals,
Kabaka's lake, Nakasero market, Kibuli mosque and Munyonyo beach.
Dinner and overnight as day 2
FOUR: Start the day with breakfast ready to drive to the East to
Jinja .You will see fruit markets along the road,Mabira forest,
tea and sugarcane plantations, Owen falls dam and source of river
Nile. After lunch visit Bujagali falls, Itanda falls and Masese
fishing village. Evening boat ride from Jinja sailing club. Dinner
and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort (classic), King Fisher Resort
(medium) or camping.
FIVE: Dedicated for rafting with Adrift Uganda Ltd accompanied with
delicious cuisine and lots of drinks. Dinner and overnight as day
SIX: After breakfast, drive to Iganga town .Take Tiriny upgraded
highway to reach Mbale town in one hour's time from Iganga Town.Luch
break at Mbale Resort. After lunch, explore the magnificent Sipi
falls and adjoining areas. Dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort
(classic), Volcano (classic), Sipi falls rest camp (budget), Kapwai
SEVEN: After breakfast with parked lunch and snacks, this day is
dedicated to one day hike where the park guide(s)/Porter(s) are
ready to take you up to the mountain using any of the selected three
main trekking trails.Budadiri, Forest exploration centre-Kapkwai
and Kapwata are all places you start to choose to ascend the spectacular
mountain. Dinner and overnight as in day 6.
EIGHT: Begin the day with breakfast. 3 hour's drive back to Kampala.
Resting and relaxation. Dinner and overnight as day 2.
NINE: Our driver/guide picks you at 8:00am from your Hotel and drives
you across several districts. A stop over is made at Masindi for
snacks at Masindi Hotel. Your trip continues to Budongo forest and
to the top of Murchison falls. See, feel and photograph the beauty
of the spot as you relax around. If you are booked to Paraa, cross
the Nile by ferry at 1:00pm or 2:00pm. A taste of evening game drive
for at least one hour is a lifetime experience as you may encounter
animals taking cover to avoid spots where lions are common. Return
to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
TEN: Begin your day with a cup of African coffee ready for a game
drive, bird watching and sight seeing across the open savannah dotted
woodland and riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta.
Here expect to meet elephants, giraffes, buffalos, lion, leopard,
waterbuck and a countless population birds, return to the lodge
for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a three hour boat trip along
the Nile gives you assured chance to see the falls from the bottom
angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen
along the shores of the River. Dinner and overnight as day 9
ELEVEN: An early start by road for Kibale National Park via Albertine
escarpment. Enjoy the rift valley scenery and section of Lake Albert
thought the journey. The distance is long! Overnight at Ndali Lodge
(classic), Mantana Tented camp (basic), Rwenzori View Guest House
TWELVE: An early morning chimpanzees trekking in Kibale .Here you
may find families of Chimpanzees swinging high in the forest and
a lot of fauna and insects. Dinner and overnight as day 11
THIRTEEN: After breakfast, birding at Bigodi Sanctuary is extra
ordinary. After lunch from Kanyanyu with the local people, drive
to Semiliki Wildlife reserve. A night game drive in Semiliki.Dinner
and overnight at Semiliki Safari lodge (luxury)
FOUTEEN: After breakfast a boat trip on Lake Albert to see the Shoebill
and a picnic is amazing. Return to Semiliki Safari lodge for lunch.
After lunch visit the pygmy-primitive people and an evening game
drive. Dinner and overnight as day 13.
FIFTEEN: After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the foot hills of the 'Mountains
of the Moon. Relaxing andresting.Luch, dinner and overnight at Mweya
Safari Lodge (classic), Jacana Safari Lodge (classic), Institute
Of Ecology (Budget), Camping (budget)
SIXTEEN: Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning game
drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter
elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs
lakes and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast
and lunch. After lunch, a two hour boat trip along the famous
Kazinga channel is worthwhile an opportunity to see Hippo, Buffalo,
Kobs, Elephants, warthogs etc. This trip also enables visitor
chance to see spectacular birds. Dinner & overnight as day
SEVENTEEN: With previous days memories, enjoy your breakfast
ready for guided primate walk along Kyambura Gorge to look for
habituated chimps through the gorge. After primate walk, return
to the Lodge for lunch. Afternoon drive for sight seeing around
the crator region and baboon cliffs is a lifetime experience
you won't miss. Dinner & overnight as day 15.
EIGHTEEN: After breakfast, drive to Ishasha sector to look for the
rare tree climbing lions the whole day. Other animals can also be
seen as you try to spot the lions. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha
in traditional Bandas.
NINETEEN:Ater breakfast drive to Bwindi.Lunch,dinner and overnight
at Gorilla Forest camp (luxury), volcanoes (medium), Buhoma homestead
(medium) Mantana tented camp (medium) and Buhoma local community
association (budget) offer travelers comfortable style of African
accommodation. This is the day you can enjoy traditional performances
in the evening.
TWENTY: Begin your day with African breakfast. After breakfast,
your driver/guide will escort you to the park headquarters for a
briefing on trekking rules and regulations by UWA staff at 8:00am.
Make sure you carry a rain jacket, jungle boots, drinking water
and walking stick to be provided by park rangers for easy movement
inside the jungle.
with a habituated group of gorillas you have been booked for depends
on the previous day movements as your guide will keep you up dated
during the trek.
trekking, return to your camp for lunch. Resting
TWENTY ONE: Begin your day with a drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale
a region popularly known by many tourists as the 'Switzerland of
Africa'. You will be shaken by scenery of winding road, hills and
valleys, terraced landscape and friendly big people. Relaxing the
whole afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Safari Resort(classic),Bushara
Island camp (basic) or Bunyonyi overland camp(basic)
TWENTY TWO: The day begins with a boat trip for sight seeing and
birding along Lake Bunyonyi. Feel the wonders of nature as you will
see big terraced hills, big valleys, big everything including big
people and forests! Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, relaxing
and resting. Dinner and overnight as day 21.
TWENTY THREE: After breakfast drive to Rwanda border for clearance
and to Virunga Lodge in Rwanda for lunch and dinner.
TWENTY FOUR: Armed with your permits, snacks and trekking gear the
day is dedicated for second Gorilla experience but in another country
from park Virunga.After tracking return to the lodge for lunch ready
to drive to Kabale in Western Uganda for dinner and overnight at
Kabale White Horse Inn.
TWENTY FIVE: After breakfast, drive to Mbarara for lunch at Regency
Lake view Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara.Afternoon game drive as you
enter Mburo park is awaresome.Your guide will help you spot the
Zebras, buffalo, Uganda Kobs, Impala,waterbuck,warthog and many
birds.Dinnerand overnight at Mantana tented camp(basic) or Rwonyo
TWENTY SIX: Take a cup of coffee ready for an early boat trip inside
the lake amidst hippos. You may also encounter crocodiles, African
fish eagle, king fisher, shoe bill. Pelican and other species of
birds. Return to camp for breakfast. After breakfast, drive out
of the park to Nyendo (Masaka).A ferry from Bukakakata-Luku takes
you to Ssese Islands inside Lake Victoria. Dinner and Overnight
at Ssese Island Beach Hotel (classic)
TWENTY SEVEN: Begin the day with breakfast meanwhile feeling the
breeze of currents from the lake. Take a guided forest walk to see
various flora and fauna.
lunch, a boat ride to various islands for sight seeing and birding
is marvelous. Dinner and overnight as day 26.
TWENTY EIGHT: This day is dedicated for sunbathing along the beaches
and relaxation. You can opt to go for spot fishing. Dinner and overnight
as day 26.
TWENTY NINE: After breakfast, ferry crossing to Bukakata.Drive to
Kampala via Masaka.Astop over is made at Equator crossing for snacks,
photography and crafts. Drive to Kampala for lunch. Whole afternoon
shopping for African traditional crafts. Dinner and overnight as
day 2 or day 1.
THIRTY: Airport transfer and departure.
cost of the Safari includes:
by a 4 x 4 station wagon/Omnibus.
Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
Entrance fees to Bigodi
Nature walk guide fees
Two Gorilla permits per person to be secured and paid for in advance
Park entrance fees
Primate walk in Kyambura and Kibale
Driver/Guide subsistence allowance.
White water Rafting along River Nile
Hiking fees for mt. Elgon
Entrance fees to sites
Ranger guide fees
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: drinks,
laundry, tips, telephone, tobacco, etc.
Nature Link on a safari of a lifetime and sample our beauty
and be our Ambassadors.