20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours

20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours

Uganda Gorilla Tours

Uganda Wildlife Tours

The 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours is long – interesting safari package that will combine Uganda’s most splendid national parks with unique cultural experiences and taste of world class services from some of the finest lodges in Uganda. You will explore Kidepo national and meet with local Karamojong community. The 20 Days long Uganda Safari will take you through Murchison Falls National Park in the north west of Uganda with its world’s powerful Murchison Falls, Kibale National Park dubbed the primate capital of the world with largest counts of habituated chimpanzees, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which has almost a half of the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas and the scenic Lake Bunyonyi dubbed the lake of a thousand islands. The long 20 days Safari around Uganda which will start and end in Kampala enables you to explore the various attractions ranging from historical to cultural and religious attractions that are distributed in the different parts of Kampala and also tour Ngamba Island- home of the orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority from poachers and traders.

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Safari highlight

Day 1 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja

Day 2 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Jinja to Sipi Falls and Do an Evening Cultural Encounter

Day 3 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Hike to Sipi falls and transfer to Kitgum town.

Day 4 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kitgum to Kidepo National Park and Have an evening game drive.

Day 4 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kitgum to Kidepo National Park and Have an evening game drive.

Day 5 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do an Early Morning Game Drive and Evening Cultural Encounter.

Day 6 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do early morning Hiking/ Scenery viewing and Afternoon Nature walk

Day 7 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 8 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do early morning Game drive and afternoon Lunch cruise, hike to the top of the falls.

Day 9 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Rhino trekking in Ziwa Sanctuary and transfer to Hoima with a stop en route at Kibiro Salt Gardens and hot springs

Day 10 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Kibale National Park, lunch in Fort Portal town, afternoon Fort Portal Crater Lake hike and visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves

Day 11 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Chimpanzee trekking and afternoon Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary Tour

Day 12 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and does afternoon Lunch cruise

Day 13 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do morning game drive & Afternoon Chimpanzee trekking

Day 14 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & does a game drive in the Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions en route

Day 15 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Gorilla trekking and afternoon Cultural encounter with the Local Batwa

Day 16 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi and do afternoon boat cruise and relaxation

Day 17 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park.

Day18 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do morning Game drive and transfer to Kampala with stopover at the Uganda Equator.

Day 19 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Kampala City Tour

Day 20 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kampala to Ngamba Island and Tour the habituated Chimps.


Day 1 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja

After your early morning breakfast in your place of stay in Kampala, driver guide will pick you and embark on transfer to Jinja in the Eastern part of Uganda 80km about 1-2 hours’ drive excluding stopovers on the way. The drive to Jinja will take you through small townships of Mukono were you can also find Ssezibwa falls one of the famous Buganda Heritage Sites where many natives flock for blessings, wealth, and fortunes. You will have stopover at Mabira Forest to explore the only forest reserve in Uganda with over 300 bird species as well as some endangered species of over 218 butterflies, monkeys, plants and 312 trees species. Thereafter continue with the drive to Jinja and have your lunch at Sunset Hotel which is a very fantastic place located on the riverside. The hotel serves range of dishes ranging from local Ugandan dishes, Chinese to Indian and Italian dishes. After lunch, take boat ride to the mighty source of the Nile which is tranquil place, dotted with beautiful tropical pants, palm trees and magnificent white roaring water of the mighty Nile. Not only does the boat ride reward you with the views of the fishermen throwing their fishing nets, it also draws you to point were the mighty river Nile starts its wonderful long journey to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. Upon reaching the point where the source of the Nile originates, embark on taking wonderful photos for future memories; stand in the Nile while enjoying the views of different bird species including the King Fisher. After that memorable experience, drive to Jinja town to explore the Jinja Town. The tour will enable you to view the different Indian styled structures which were used by many Indians before they were evicted by President Idi Amin Dada. Enjoy evening walks within Jinja town with visits to different craft shops located along the streets of Jinja Town. After exploring Jinja town, you will retire to your lodge for dinner, relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation:

Jinja Nile Resort (Luxury), Sunset Hotel Jinja (Mid-Range) or Timton Hotel (Budget)

Day 2 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Jinja to Sipi Falls and Do an Evening Cultural Encounter

After an early morning breakfast, embark on transfer to Sipi Falls. The drive to Sipi Falls will take you through Iganga and Busembatia towns. Arrive in Mbale town for Lunch and continue to Sipi falls. On arrival to Sipi falls, you will drive to your lodge to check-in and spend one hour relaxing before driving to the nearby Sabiny and Bagisu community for marvelous cultural encounter. The encounter comes with the pride of meeting the Sipi Widows’ Group that can take you on guided walk passing through the plantations of coffee as they illustrate how coffee is planted, picked, grinded and finally washed making it ready for sell. Meet the Bugisu farmers who are famous for producing the best washed Arabica Coffee in Uganda and Kenya. Thereafter retreat back to your lodge for dinner and Over Night.

Accommodation:

Sipi Falls Lodge (Up-Market), Lacam Lodge (Mid-range) Crow’s Nest (Budget)

Day 3 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Hike to Sipi falls and transfer to Kitgum town.

You will wake-up very early in the morning, take your breakfast, and embark on a lovely hike to Sipi falls. The hike is too magnificent as you move to the bottom of the splendid three waterfalls. You will proceed with a quick steep climb to a series of stunning caves. As you proceed to the perplexing trail to the other waterfalls, you will pass through banana plantations. After exploring the falls, retire to the starting point and thereafter embark on transfer drive to Kitgum town. The long distance drive which takes you through different types of landscapes and traditional villages is very rewarding. You will arrive to Kitgum town and advance with the drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Fuglys Guesthouse Kitgum

Day 4 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kitgum to Kidepo National Park and Have an evening game drive.

After your early morning breakfast, you will continue with your drive journey from Kitgum town to Kidepo Valley national park which is Uganda’s magnificent and Africa’s finest wildernesses Park .The drive will take you through the remote villages of Acholi, to the local Karamonjos homesteads and finally into the valleys of Kidepo national park the most beautiful protected area in the Uganda. On arrival to the park, you will drive direct to your lodge to check-in, have lunch and after lunch you will drive to the park for an evening game drive into the open savannah grasslands of the beautiful Kidepo valley national park where you may stand a chance of enjoying the sights, views of some of the park’s wildlife species like lions, elephants, leopard, bushbucks and much more. After the interesting game drive, you will retire to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

: Apoka safari lodge (Luxury/Upmarket) NgaMoru camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 5 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do an Early Morning Game Drive and Evening Cultural Encounter.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on an early morning game drive along the designated Kidepo trails to Kanangorok hot spring. The park harbors a great diversity of wildlife species than other parks in Uganda. Of the 80 species of mammals recorded in the park, 28 are not known to occur in any other Ugandan parks. The game drive will give you possibilities of meeting the Carnivore wildlife species such as bat-eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal, and cheetah, hunting dog. The game drive will enable you also to have closer account to other wildlife species like Elephant, burchell’s zebra, bush pig, warthog, rothschild giraffe, cape buffalo, eland, bush buck, bush duskier, defassa water buck, bohor reed buck, jackson’s hartbeest and oribi. After the early morning game drive, you will retire to your lodge for lunch, relaxation as you wait for an evening cultural encounter. Embark on an evening cultural encounter with the Karamajongoes local people living in the nearby areas of Kidepo Valley National Park. Cultural encounter will expose you to unique traditional dances such as the Emuya of the Naporre and Nyangia, ethnic groups and Larakaraka and Apiti dances of the Acholi. After the activity, retreat back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodations

: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury) Nga’ Mou Wilderness Camp (Midrange) or Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 6 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do early morning Hiking/ Scenery viewing and Afternoon Nature walk.

After cup of coffee in the morning, embark on the transfer to Lamoji Mountains were hiking and Scenery viewing is carried out. The activity will take you through the mountains and savannah landscape of the park, the Narus valley famous for housing different wildlife species and bird species in the park. You will explore the splendid Kidepo River Valley covered by Borassus palm forest, the Kanangorok hot springs and the Lotukei Mountains in the southern boundary of the park. Thereafter, retire back to your lodge for relaxation, lunch as you wait for an afternoon Nature walk. After lunch, you will embark on nature walk and this will take you to the Karamajong homesteads locally called manyattas and probably kraals to see traditional costumes, stools, spears headdress, knives, bows and arrows and jewelry. Retire back to the lodge after the activity, have dinner and overnight.

Accommodations

: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury) Nga’ Mou Wilderness Camp (Midrange) or Apoka Rest Camp (Budget).

Day 7 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on the transfer to Murchison falls national park. The interesting scenic drive will take you through savannah grasslands of Kitgum district to Gulu town .You will have stopover for lunch in Gulu town and thereafter continue with the journey through Karuma checking into Murchison late in the evening like at 6-7pm.On arrival to the park, you will drive to your already reserved lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget/Basic).

Day 8 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do early morning Game drive and afternoon Lunch cruise, hike to the top of the falls.

After an early cup of coffee, embark on the drive through the park in search of wild game. The rolling Savannah combretum of Murchison Falls National Park supports a range of grazers including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, water buck, Jackson hartebeest, oribis among others with predators thriving not far from them including lion, leopard among others. The drive through the delta area, Buligi tracks, Albert and Queen Tracks offers rewarding wild game viewing. Retreat from the 3 – 4 hour activity and get to the lodge for relaxation and lunch after which you will embark in the drive to Paraa to catch up with the boat at 2:30pm. The boat on the Nile to the bottom of the famous Murchison Falls is very rewarding. Not only does it offer you opportunities of encountering the game drinking on the river side, it also draws you closer to counts of Hippos, Nile Crocodiles and a range of water birds such as the famous Shoe bill Stork. Upon reaching the bottom of the falls, embark in the hike to the top of the falls following a narrow and challenging path to the top enjoying roaring sounds of the Nile as it clashes its head on the impermeable rocks that have narrowed its way to less than 8m for centuries past. Retire for overnight.

Accommodation:

Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range/Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget/Basic).

Day 9 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Rhino trekking in Ziwa Sanctuary and transfer to Hoima with a stop en route at Kibiro Salt Gardens and hot springs.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on 70 kilometers drive from Murchison to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary .On arrival to the sanctuary, Explore the only white Rhinos in Uganda thriving in the Savannah thicket of Ziwa and this will give you full account of all the big five wildlife in Murchison falls. After the activity, you will embark on the transfer to Hoima. You will drive along the Albertine escarpment with great sceneries of the rift valley. The drive through Bulisa which is in the oil region is very interesting before making a stop en route at Kibiro Salt Gardens and hot springs will expose you to impressive local methods of fine salt extraction. The views of the scenic Lake Albert and the views of the Blue Mountains on the Democratic Republic of Congo are very rewarding. From here, you will embark on the drive to Hoima for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation

: Kontik Hotel

Day 10 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Kibale National Park, lunch in Fort Portal town, afternoon Fort Portal Crater Lake hike and visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves.

Transfer after breakfast for about 5 hours’ drive to Fort Portal Area. The drive will take you through the impressive country side landscapes with rural setting and local populations. Arrive in Fort Portal town for lunch after which you will continue to do the Fort Portal Crater Lake Hike to gain impressive views of the Fort Portal explosion crater. You will also visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves with a magical Nyakasura River falling over them forming beautiful water fall. The caves have breast like features which the locals attach a great cultural connotation and are thought to date back to the Chwezi era. Retreat from the activity and get to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Kyaninga Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Mid-range/Standard) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget/Basic).

Day 11 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Chimpanzee trekking and afternoon Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary Tour.

After early morning breakfast, embark on the memorable Chimpanzee trekking encounter in the natural habitat of primate Capital of the world – the Kibale Forest National Park. The Park is proud of 13 primate species including the world endangered species of the Chimpanzees which have been fully habituated and opened to be visited by tourists. The chimp trekking tour in Kibale forest-the primates Capital starts at Kanyanchu tourism center at 8:00am local time in the morning and the experienced Uganda Wildlife Authority Park rangers are dedicated to lead you throughout the whole rewarding processes of trekking the Chimps in their natural Habitat. The trek exposes you to stunning flora, other primate species including black and white colobus monkey and birds before meeting face to face with the chimps. The Chimpanzees will lure you in a state of amazement as they swing through the branches, make pant hooting calls, play with each other, and imitate your body language along with other features that will make your one full hour with them a memorable experience of its own. Retreat from the activity which tends to take 2 – 5 hours to embark on the transfer to Bigodi wetland. The Bigodi wetland, lies in close distance to the park thus connecting there is less hectic. The Bigodi wetland walk exposes you to typical eco –tourism safari in Uganda. The impressive flora and fauna existing along with the local community is indeed rewarding to encounter. The sights of great blue turaco and the Sitatunga may not be missed. Retreat from the activity back to lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Kyaninga Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Mid-range/Standard) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget/Basic).

Day 12 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and does afternoon Lunch cruise.

After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 157km about 3 hours’ drive excluding stops en route. You will make a stop at Rwenzori Art foundation – the only bronze casting center in Africa in the shadows of Rwenzori Mountains. The process of sculpture making of which you will be free to participate in will be rewarding. The extension to visit the Ruboni community wax and craft center expose you the local traditions and the applicability of indigenous knowledge to contemporary development. Continue to the Queen Elizabeth NP, drive through the crater are with possible views of the olive baboons and elephants not forgetting magical sceneries before connecting to Mweya for an afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise which will offer you possibilities of encountering Hippos, Nile crocodiles , wild game drinking on the channel side and counts of water birds. Retire in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 13 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do morning game drive & Afternoon Chimpanzee trekking.

Wake up early in the morning like at 6:00am, take your breakfast and embark on an early morning game drive at 6:30am in the rolling Savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you through Kasenyi with the opportunities of meeting the nocturnal wildlife species when they are retreating back to their hiding grounds and also meet the early morning risers when they are starting their daily activities of looking for food. The ranges of wild game which may be seen during the game drive include the elusive leopard, defassa waterbuck, Uganda kob, Side stripped Jackal; Oribis elephants, lions, buffaloes, Antelopes among others. The tracks are well designed to increase your possibilities of encountering wild game in their natural habitat of Queen Elizabeth National Park. After 3 -4 hour game drive covering about 200 kilometers, you will retire back to your lodge for relaxation, memory sharing and lunch. Thereafter, embark on the interesting afternoon chimpanzee trekking in the Kyambura gorge that starts from 2:00pm .The Kyambura Gorge experience is more than tracking chimpanzees in their natural environment, the activity stretches an extra mile to teach you about the ecosystems of Kyambura Gorge’s atmospheric “underground” rain forest, including vegetation types; bird identification and behavior; and chimp and monkey ecology. While at the site, you stand a pretty good chance of hearing and seeing our distant cousins-Chimpanzees as they are habituated. The activity which lasts between 2-3 hours is very rewarding and after the activity you will retire to the nearby lodges for dinner and overnight and easy connection to Ishasha as you transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Accommodation:

Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 14 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & does a game drive in the Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions en route.

After breakfast, embark on the drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The drive will take you through the Ishasha sector where you have possibilities of encountering tree climbing lions that tend to lie on the branches of fig trees. The drive also exposes you to other wildlife. Continue on the drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 15 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Gorilla trekking and afternoon Cultural encounter with the Local Batwa.

After your early morning hefty breakfast, your driver guide will drive you with your packed lunch, bottled water, to the Park head Quarters in your respective gorilla trekking region for an early morning briefing at about 70:30am to 8:00am about etiquettes of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. While at the park headquarters, you will meet other trekkers and you will be divided into groups of eight individuals who are only allowed to trek one specific habituated Gorilla family. After briefing, UWA experienced ranger guide will lead you to the trail heads where thrilling gorilla trekking experience starts from. You will enter in the ancient, thick dark impenetrable forest to begin hiking the hills and slopping the valleys when looking for the unique species of the mountain gorillas inhabited in the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The Gorilla trek can take you between 2-8 hours to meet face to face with the mountain gorillas and once up close, you will be allowed to spend one magical hour with these stunning apes. During this time you can decide to sit down listen to gorilla crumble, study how these apes go about their daily activities and you can take as many photos as possible. When the one hour is done, you will walk back to the park headquarters and retire back to your lodge for late Lunch, relaxation. After relaxation, you will be driven to the nearby Batwa community for memorable, refreshing cultural encounter. Here you will be guided by a local guide who will take you to the different communities to see how people have managed to survive through farming. You will see how local brew is processed from fresh Bananas and forest remedies to get beer and Waragi and also enjoy the performances done by the local Batwa women groups. After that interesting cultural encounter, you will drive back to your respective lodge for dinner and overnight. Thereafter the activity, you will retreat back to your lodge for dinner, memory sharing and overnight.

Accommodation:

Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 16 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi and do afternoon boat cruise and relaxation.

After an early morning breakfast, you will depart Bwindi driving through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands for an afternoon boat cruise, relaxation, dinner and overnight in Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is another major tourist stopover that is undeniably amazing. It is the second deepest lake in Africa; it contains lots of the tasty crayfish, so get set for a culinary delight. Bunyonyi is a local word that means “many small birds” in direct translation. It’s a perfect stopover for committed birders and travellers who are from hectic gorilla trekking activities. On arrival to Lake Bunyonyi, you will drive to your lodge for check-in, lunch and you proceed to catch up with the afternoon boat cruise ,also participate in refreshing activities such as swimming in the bilharzia free waters of Bunyonyi, you can also enjoy the evening nature walks in the Bunyonyi Islands .After exploring the different adventurous activities in lake Bunyonyi, you will retire to your lodge to chill in the fire place while enjoying cool evening of Bunyonyi, you will have your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort (Upmarket/Luxury), Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort (Midrange/Standard) or Byoona Amagara Island Retreat (Budget/Basic

Day 17 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park.

After an early morning breakfast, you will embark on drive transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo national park drive distance of 199 kilometers. The drive will take you through the impressive country side landscapes with rural setting and local populations. Upon your arrival in Lake Mburo National Park, you will have your lunch and afterwards proceed to catch-up with an afternoon boat cruise which sets of at 2:30pm on the magnificent waters of Lake Mburo and it takes you across 2-3 hours of adventure. Not only does the boat trip offer you opportunities of encountering the game drinking on the lake side, it also draws you closer to counts of Hippos, Nile Crocodiles and a range of water birds such as the colorful Kingfishers, magnificent Fish Eagles, Hammerkops and their enormous nests and even the prehistoric-looking Shoe bill. Retreat back from the activity to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury), Arcadia Cottages Mburo (Mid-Range), Eagle’s Nest (Budget).

Day 18 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do morning Game drive and transfer to Kampala with stopover at the Uganda Equator.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on the interesting game drive through the park in search of wild game. The connection of game tracks found in the eastern part of the park passes through a variety of beautiful landscape such as acacia woodland, wetlands vegetation, Savannah grassland which supports the survival of different wildlife grazers including gigantic eland antelope, zebras, waterbucks, Klipspringer and the rare Topi, impala, warthog, oribi, buffalo, Defassa reedbuck. The game drive which takes 2-3hours covering a distance of 150kms is very rewarding with the views of different wildlife species and an extra view of different bird species. After the activity, you will retire back to the park headquarters and then proceed with the drive to Kampala. On your way, you will by-pass Mpigi village, famous for the Royal Drums Makers and of course the Ugandan Equator, where you will have your lunch stopover, take photos and shop for a souvenir. You will arrive to Kampala late in the evening approximate at 5-6pm and the driver guide will drive you back to your Kampala /Entebbe hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 19 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Do Kampala City Tour

After breakfast, you will be picked from your Kampala hotel by your professional guide and embark on the Kampala City tour. The City tour will take you through famous Kampala cultural sites like Kasubi tombs, Rubbaga Cathedral, Uganda Museum, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine -place where a number of Christians were burnt, Bahai Temple -the only one Bahai Temple in Africa, and late in the evening you will head to Ndere troop Centre -a place where you will enjoy cultural performances that will give you a glimpse of the way of living of the different tribes in Uganda. After the activity, the driver guide will drive you back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Sheraton hotel (Luxury /Upmarket), Humura Resort (Standard/Mid-Range Hotels), Buziga Country Resort (Budget).

Day 20 of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours: Transfer from Kampala to Ngamba Island and Tour the habituated Chimps.

After your early morning breakfast in your place of stay, the driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to Entebbe Pier. Thereafter, you embark on 45 minutes speed boat cruise or traditional boat ride that sets off at 9:00am to Ngamba Island. On arrival, you will be guided to the island’s Interpretation Center where an experienced guide will give you an orientation talk. Thereafter you move to the viewing platform to enjoy the fabulous views of the Chimpanzees during their supplementary feeding times at 11:00am local time. Have face to face encounter with the splendid chimpanzees in their natural environment and also witness the primate species being fed and during this time of feeding, you can take photos as many as you can for future memories.

After that phase of supplementary feeding at 11:00am, you are free to explore the wonderful Ngamba Island while enjoying the views of unique tree species, stunning wild fresh water from Lake Victoria and variety of rare forest bird species as well as the magnificent species of reptiles like Lizards, snakes. You may have your Lunch prepared by the Kimii Island Women’s group or enjoy your packed lunch if you have. After lunch, you will have rest at the lake shores as you wait for the next feeding of the chimps at 3:00pm to watch them feed. When this time approaches, you will enjoy your second time close encounter with the Chimpanzees when they are being fed and also take the last interesting photos of the Chimps.

After enjoying a memorable time with the chimps and other unique attractions and services in the Island, you embark on the boat cruise to proceed to Entebbe where you will be driven to your place of stay in Kampala.

End of the Safari of the 20 days Best of Uganda Adventure Safaris and Tours

Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us call us 24/7 on phone


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


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