Day 1 Arrival at the Airport and Transfer to Hotel in Entebbe / Kampala
A Company representative from Uganda Adventure Safaris will pick you up from the Airport and transfer you to your hotel either in Entebbe or Kampala Town. Depending on the time of your arrival, our guide will take you on a city tour for an exciting introduction of the Capital City Kampala. You will choose to either enjoy your city tour on the Back of a Motorbike ‘Boda Boda’, on foot or in a car. Visit interesting and historical sites and Monuments such as the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the Uganda Museum, Bahai Temple, King’s Palace, the City’s main local Markets, Religious Sites and the African Craft Village. You will later be transferred to your Hotel for Dinner and overnight at:
Luxury Accommodation: Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort / Hotel No.5 Boutique Hotel / Hilton Garden Inn / Protea Hotel
Midrange Accommodation: Cassia Lodge / Humura Resort / Karibu Guest House / Forest Cottages / The Boma Guest House.
Budget Accommodation: Airport Guest House / Redchillie Hideaway Camp / ICU Guest House / Bushpig
Meal Plan: BB
Day 2 Pick up and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park enroute visit to the Rhinos.
Our safari guide will pick you up from your Hotel, you will depart by Road for Murchison Falls National Park with a stop at the Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola to trek Rhinos. This trek takes between a few minutes to an hour depending on where the Rhinos are located within the Sanctuary. After the trek enjoy your lunch and after Proceed to Murchison Falls National park where you will arrive to your Lodge on time for your Dinner and Overnight.
Midrange Accommodation: Pakuba Game Lodge / Fort Murchison / Sambiya River lodge.
Budget Accommodation: Red chili Rest Camp / Budongo Eco Lodge.
Meal Plan: FB
Day 3 Game drive – Launch cruise on the river Nile
Wake up very early in the morning to a cup of tea before rise to go for your Game drive in search for predators and early risers on the Northern bank of the Nile. You may have a Chance to see game like hyenas, giraffes, Lions, birds, Hartebeests, buffalos, elephants, primates and others as well as different species of Birds as you explore the Murchison Falls National Park with magical photographic moments of Wildlife, nature, landscape. After the game drive return to the lodge / camp for lunch.
In the afternoon go for a 2 hour launch cruise on the great Victoria Nile to the Bottom of the falls. The boat ride will reward you with water game like several hippos and crocodiles as well as elephants and plenty of birds dashing and walking along the banks. Capture moments in photos of Giraffes as they move through the grasslands, Buffalos, Jackson Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Lions, and many more. After the boat ride to the bottom of the falls, you will hike to the top of the falls where 1 Km wide Nile forced is forced through a 7 metre narrow gorge forming the Murchison falls known as the most powerful falls, with a thunderous roar. After this great moment we transfer back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight as above.
Meal Plan: FB
Day 4 Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale National Park.
An early start depart from Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale Forest National Park. The park is best known for Chimpanzee tracking. You will arrive in the park late in the evening with a stop enroute for your lunch. You will be transferred to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.
Midrange Accommodation: Turaco treetops / Chimpanzee View Guest house
Meal Plan: (FB)
Day 5 Chimpanzee Tracking Tour – Queen Elizabeth National Park
An early morning report to the park Headquarters ranger station for a short briefing to go for your chimpanzee trekking. You will be briefed about the whole process of tracking and then you will head along the tracks in the forest to search for chimpanzees. The walk through the park will be guided providing information about not only on chimpanzees but also on flora and fauna. You will then meet the chimpanzees and spend sometime watching them feed and making their calls. If you are lucky to find them hunting this is the best time, as you watch them share the meat amongst themselves. After tracking you will have Lunch and later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park to reach in the evening. Dinner and overnight at
DAY 6 Game Drive – Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel
Wake up before sunrise to a cup of tea or a glass of water and then set off to the park tracks for a game drive to be able to see predators as they return to their hide outs and the early risers. During the drive watch out for game like the Leopards, Lions, giant forest hogs, hyenas, Uganda kobs, warthogs and others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for heavy breakfast and then later have lunch and later transfer for your afternoon Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel. The launch that takes you along the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes George and Edward will reward you with game like Hippos, elephants and buffaloes at the shores not forgetting plenty of birds. Dinner and overnight as above.
Meal Plan: FB
DAY 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, Proceed through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park famous for tree climbing lions and depart to Bwindi National Park. Enjoy lunch enroute. Arrive at the lodge on time for your Dinner and overnight at
Budget Accommodation: Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Gorilla Valley Lodge / Travelers Rest Hotel / Buhoma Community Camp / Bwindi View Bandas.
Note: Accommodation Area also depends on the Group you will be tracking your Gorillas.
Meal Plan: FB
DAY 8 Gorilla Tracking – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Island.
In the morning you will have heavy breakfast and with packed lunch, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and then later on at 8:00 am, set off along the tracks to penetrate the impenetrable forest in search for these great apes. Depending on the movement of these humble giants the walk might take between 2-9 hours before you encounter the Gorillas. The walk is tiresome. However, meeting these great apes and spending some time with them while looking deep into their expressive brown eyes, is an exhilarating and a breathtaking experience. Later depending on the time of completion of the Gorilla trek, you will later transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Island in Kabale. If time allows, take a boat ride on the lake to visit neighboring pygmy tribes with their unique culture. Enjoy dinner and overnight at
Budget Accommodation: Bunyonyi Over land camp / Byona Amagara / Kansiime Backpackers.
Meal Plan: FB
DAY 9 Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi Island – Kampala / Entebbe
An early breakfast, depart Lake Bunyonyi, Passing through Mbarara Town for Kampala with a Lunch Stopover at either Masaka / Mbarara as well as the equator for your souvenir shopping, photo shooting and possibly for tea/ coffee break. On arrival in Kampala transfer to your Hotel in Kampala or to Entebbe airport for your flight back home.
Pick-up and Drop-off at Intebe International Airport
Group transfer to the National Park.
Pick-up at the exit from the National Park and transfer to the hotel.
Safari and safety equipment
First Aid Kits
Bottled Oxygen for emergency use only
Four Season 3- person Tents(Only For Camping ) .
Dining Tent, Tables, Chairs, Cutlery(Only for Camping)
Heater for Dining Tent (Only For Camping)
Portable Toilet(Only For Camping)
4-inch (10-cm) thick and comfortable sleeping mats; with beds ( Only For Camping)
Safari Guide & Driver:
Professional guides, licensed by Uganda National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications.
Dedicated support Guide & Driver (assistant guides, camp master, porters, cooks, etc.) Only for Camping.
National Park permits, Guide & Driver fees, camping/ Hotel or Lodge fees, and Value Added Tax (VAT) and all other fees collected by the Tanzania National Parks Authority.
All meals on the Safari. Prepared by our professional cooks. (vegetarian/gluten-free/halal options are available at no extra cost ) or to the Hotel or Lodge.
Celebration dinner after Safari
All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, juice, hot chocolate and water).
All Nights at a 3 - star hotel with breakfast included ( before and after safari )
All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer), however a if you prefer a single hotel room or single tent that can be provided at an extra cost. We also offer other amenities for an extra cost such as a heater for your personal tent.
Price Does Not Include:
Lunch & Dinner at Hotel
Tips for the crew ( we recommend $30-$50 per hiker )
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