10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda

10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda

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The 10 days culture, adventure, wildlife Safari in Uganda is good safari package that will give you an opportunity to explore the cultural sites with in Kampala, adventurous activities in Jinja –also dubbed Adventure City in Uganda, Sipi falls which is series of three stunning falls located in the edges of Mount Elgon. The safari will take you to Uganda’s most splendid national park- Kidepo Valley National Park and it will offer you unique cultural experiences and taste of world class services from some of the finest lodges in Uganda. You will have time to meet local Karamojong community situated in the North-eastern part of Uganda. The 10 Days Safari which starts and ends in Kampala will also link you to Murchison Falls National Park in the north western part of Uganda with its world’s powerful Murchison Falls and unique big five wildlife.

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Day 1 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Arrive in Entebbe International Air Port

Day 2 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Transfer drive from Kampala to Jinja and do boat cruise, City tour,

Day 3 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Transfer from Jinja to Sipi Falls and Do an Evening Cultural Encounter

Day 4 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Hike to Sipi falls and transfer to Kitgum town.

Day 5 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Transfer from Kitgum to Kidepo National Park and Have an evening game drive.

Day 6 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Do an Early Morning Game Drive and Evening Cultural Encounter.

Day 7 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Do early morning Hiking/ Scenery viewing and Afternoon Nature walk

Day 8 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 9 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Do early morning Game drive and afternoon Lunch cruise, hike to the top of the falls.

Day 10 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Do Rhino trekking in Ziwa Sanctuary and transfer to Kampala.


Day 1 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Arrive in Entebbe International Air Port.

On your arrival in Entebbe international airport, you will be met by our company representative in this case driver guide who will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your booked Kampala Lodge /hotel to have rest, lunch before you embark on an afternoon city tour. The driver guide who will be your immediate contact person for the rest of your 10 days safaris in Uganda will brief you how the trip will be, the places to visit, time to wake up. After the briefing and lunch, you will start your tour by visiting the prominent sites such as Kasubi tombs, Rubbaga Cathedral ,Uganda Museum, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Bahai Temple (the only one in Africa), and late in the evening you will head to Ndere troupe Centre to enjoy cultural performances, dances, check out on the crafts. After having your wonderful time in Ndere, you will retire back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Kamapala Sheraton hotel (Luxury Lodges), Humura Resort (Standard/Mid-Range), Buziga Country Resort (Budget).

Day 2 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 variety 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 the point where the mighty river Nile start 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, bus parks, business centers, 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), Timton Hotel (Budget)

Day 3 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 4: 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 5 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 will have chance to enjoy the sights, views some of the park’s wildlife 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 6 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 species such as bat-eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal, and cheetah, hunting dog. The game drive will enable you 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 hartebeest 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 7 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 8 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 9 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: 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 10 of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Do Rhino trekking in Ziwa Sanctuary and transfer to Kampala.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on 70 kilometers drive from Murchison to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary .On arrival to the sanctuary , you will trek the only white Rhinos protected in Uganda. Rhino trekking will give you chance to meet the endangered species of Rhinos in Uganda and this will provide you full account of all the big five wildlife species in Uganda. After the activity, you will have your lunch and thereafter embark on the drive back to Kampala. On arrival to Kampala, the driver guide will drive you to your Kampala lodge or Entebbe airport for your flight back home if the flight schedule is on.

End of the Safari of the 10 days Culture Adventure Wildlife Safari in Uganda


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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