Safari Overview: 10 Days Uganda Holiday Tour

A well planned Uganda safari option that enables you to see the best National Parks with gorilla tracking and game viewing tours and touring the best picturesque in East Africa  available in Luxury, mid-rate, and budget Uganda  safari options and very affordable!

Uganda  scenery is different, the vegetation is different, the climate is different, and, most of all, the People are different from anything elsewhere… in the whole range of Africa”-Enjoy the Ugandans hospitality, familiarize with their culture and  cross to Rwanda for mountain gorilla tracking. Our 10 days Uganda Holiday Tour is fascinating and covers over 80% attractions. Book this holiday will enjoy most of Uganda’s tourism highlights tour

Safari Outline for  10 Days Uganda Holiday Tour
Day 1: Airport Transfer
Day 2: Kampala to Murchison falls
Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
Day 4: Murchison Falls – Fort Portal / Kibale Forest  National Park
Day 5: Kibale Forest  National Park- chimpanzee tracking
Day 6: Kibale to Semuliki to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park- wildlife game viewing tour
Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park- Bwindi
Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park- gorilla trekking.
Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Par Kampala/Airport.

Day 1:  Airport Transfer
A representative will meet you at the Entebbe International Airport on arrival on flight  and be driven to Kampala and overnight stay will be at Sheraton Imperial Hotel  for up market facilities   DBB.

Day2:  Kampala to Murchison falls
Early morning will be driven to Murchison falls. Proceed to Murchison falls stopping at  Rhino Ranch where one the New born calf  was named Obama. Rhinos had gone extinct for the last 30 years in Uganda. Stop for lunch at   Masindi town for lunch. After proceed to Murchison falls, visit to the “top of the falls” the awe – inspiring Murchison Falls where the River Nile hurls itself in extraordinary convulsions through a narrow crevice and then plunges 40 meters in one breathtaking leap. Check in at Nile /Paraa Safari  Lodges for Upmarket  FB.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
This is the largest national park in Uganda and has a large concentration of wildlife animals. Start the day with an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile River with a bigger concentration of game where you will be able to view those animals that are unique to the African Savannah like the giraffe, lion, leopard, buffalo,  elephant hyena,  the Uganda kob etc. The bird life is also impressive, with the African fish Eagle being one of the prized sightings and with luck the rare shoebill stork. There is also a variety of vegetation ranging from riparian forests and swamp lands to broad Savannah.

After lunch, take a launch and exclusive boat cruise upstream to the falls on the Nile River where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds on lucky day may encounter the Shoe Bill stork. Dinner and overnight at  your facility or Masindi to reduce on the tomorrow drive distance FB.

Day 4: Murchison Falls –  Fort Portal- Kibale Forest Chimpanzee national park
Drive to Fort Portal with picnic  passing the road that overlooks the rift valley for sight seeing of the Great rift Valley and many lakes situated in the rift. Capture blue  Mountain of Congo on clear days . stop for places where market are available  enroute stop over to see the tea plantations, arriving in the evening check in Fort Portal and descend into the Semuliki valley national park. Stop on clear day to capture nice memorable suns setting to horizon and nice views of Rwenzori mountains ranges with its ice caps, view Ice caps on the peaks of Stanley and Magherita, and their incomparable, beautiful, mist-shrouded peaks provide a unique backdrop to one of our most magnificent national park-  Will spend nigt at Fort Portal or Proceed to Kibale Forest National Park , check in at your  Lodge dinner and overnight.  FB

Day 5:  Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking   National Park

After breakfast visit Kanyanchu the park headquarter offices for your chimpanzee tracking  where you will see   other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus other primates that share this forest with chimpanzees. The park also hosts over 320 species of birds including the yellow spotted nectar, yellow rumped tinker birds etc. It also has colorful butterflies; over 250 species have been spotted. For nature lovers, the dense forest is still intact you can see trees of different species. Track chimps in their natural habitat. Kibale Forest National Park is believed to have most concentration of primates in the world. Over 12 different species of primates including chimps in this park have been recorded. Enjoy a lot plant life with tall tropical tree species.

Afternoon visit Bigodi swamp for natural walk. Visit the surrounding villages interacting with locals exploring the eco-tourism activities in the area like tea estates.

Day6: Kibale -Fort Portal – Semuliki  to Queen Elizabeth  National Park
Morning after breakfast  drive to Semuliki National Park .  visit the Sempaya  hot springs and if possible visit the pygmies community – still forest gatherers that came from one of the Ituri forest inside Congo. After  be driven back to Fort Portal where will stop for lunch and later continue the  drive to Queen Elizabeth national park. OR Lunch  will be on the way in Kasese town. After, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enroute you will see the spectacular view of the Rwenzori Mountains. They lie along the western boarder of Uganda and rise to a height of 5,100 meters. On clear day you can view Ice caps on the peaks of Stanley. Arrive in the evening dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge for an  Upmarket  facility  FB.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park
This park is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders Lake George and Lake Edward as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment.

The day begins with an early game drive looking for wildlife. There are variety of game; lion, buffalo, elephant, Uganda kob, bushbuck and the rare leopard. About 600 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee-eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors. Take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel in the afternoon. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. Retire to the lodge for dinner and over night. (FB) Evening will be at your leisure

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park- Bwindi  
After breakfast go for chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge OR  for another early morning game drive that may yield chances to catch up with early riser – predators like lions, leopards, hyenas etc.  Will proceed to Bwindi National park famous for gorilla tracking.

On your way will stop in the Ishasha sector famous for climbing lions. Do gam edrive looking for these cats . After proceed to Bwindi .Overnight stay will be at Buhoma Lodge an  up market facilities. If track in families accessed from Kisoro overnight will be at Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel

Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
After breakfast, will be led to the starting point, you will receive a briefing from the local guides and then it’s off on the adventure.  The time taken and the terrain vary according to the movements of these great primates.  The thrill of meeting them face-to-face takes away the pain of the long and arduous trek. After tracking if you come out early out of the forest will rest like and hour and then take a village walk in the evening. Explore the lifestyle of people who have lived with gorillas and as they narrate interesting stories about these gentle giants . Overnight at Buhoma lodge . FB

Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Par Kampala/Airport.
Morning return and drive to  Kampala  with stopover to  view the long horned Ankole cattle in the open savannah grassland, over at Equator crossing for lifetime photo taking . Continue to  the airport if your flight fall on this day (flight to be above 1700 hrs) OR be dropped in Kampala and be left on your own.  End of Safari.

Pease note the safari cost include:

  • meals and accommodation -1 twin room and 1 single room as indicated in the itinerary
  • full time safari driver/guides,
  • park entry fees, all game drives, boat/ launch trips/boat rides, forest guiding walks, all activities while on safari and all the applicable Government Taxes.
  • 4×4 wheel drive vehicle with gas
  • Airport transfers.
  • 2 chimp permits per person – Kyambura and Kibale
  • 1 gorilla tracking permit per person.

D dinner
BB- Bed and breakfast
HB- Half Board
FB- Full Board

Excluded are:

  • Visa fees. Drinks, your bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of a personal nature like souvenirs tips and laundry etc.

Tipping:  Is done at ones description and Satisfaction

Wishing you a Memorable & Happy Safari with us

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