Tours Summary - 15 Days
In this UGANDA
TOUR SUMMARY, you will enjoy wider
Wildlife Safaris, Boat Rides, Gorilla
Tracking, White Water Rafting and
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Tracking.
Day 1: Travel
to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
Drive to Murchison falls in the morning
and make a stop in Masindi for lunch,
then proceed to the park where you
arrive in the evening. Murchison Falls
National Park is characterized by
Savannah and riverine woodland. The
park has a variety of animal species
that include lions, leopards, elephants,
giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda
kobs and number of bird species. You
will drive to the top of the falls
where the Nile perfects its magnificence.
Here you will see the calm Nile forcing
its self through a narrow gorge to
fall a distance of about 150 feet
down producing a roar of white water.
Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari
Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge or Red
Chilies Rest Camp.
Day 2: Game
Start the day with a game drive in
the morning and you will see animals
like lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants
and many others. In the afternoon
after lunch, go for a boat ride on
the Victoria Nile to the bottom of
the falls, a very captivating exercise
that exposes you to animals like crocodiles,
hippos, buffaloes and many birds.
Overnight at Para Safari Lodge, Sambiya
River Lodge or Red Chilies Rest Camp.
Day 3: Leave Murchison Falls
Park for Kibale National Park
Leave Murchison Falls for Kibale National
Park and arrive in the evening. Overnight
and dinner at Ndali Lodge or Primates’
Lodge or in any booked accommodation
in Fort Portal Town.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking
Transfer to the park headquarters
in the morning for briefing before
heading to the forest to seek out
for chimpanzees. You will come close
to chimps and other primates like
the red tailed monkeys, colobus monkeys
and many more. The trek will give
you a chance to spot a wider range
of primates, birds and Butterflies
through a network of forest-sheltered
trail. In the afternoon you will go
for a nature walk in the Bigodi wetland
area and then after retire for overnight
at Ndali lodge or Primates’
lodge, Fort Motel, Mountains of the
Moon Hotel and Toro Resort.
Day 5: Drive To Queen Elizabeth
Take breakfast and transfer to Queen
Elizabeth National Park where you
will arrive in the afternoon. After
lunch at the lodge, you will go for
a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel
where you will see animals like the
hippos, buffaloes and a profusion
of birds for bird watchers. Overnight
at Mweya Safari Lodge or Mweya Hostel.
Day 6: Game Drive Queen Elizabeth
In the morning hours, you will enjoy
a game drive in the park searching
for animals like lions, elephants,
hyenas, buffaloes, bush buck, Uganda
kobs, wart hogs and so more. After,
you will visit the Crater Lake region
on your way to Kyambura gorge. In
the afternoon you will have a walk
searching for chimps and other primates
like the baboons, bush babies, colobus
monkeys and many more. Overnight at
Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 7: Enjoy Game Drive as you head
to Bwindi, the Gorilla Home
Have a game drive en-route in the
Ishasha sector and you will see the
tree climbing lions as you transfer
to Bwindi impenetrable forest, the
area of the gorillas. You will reach
the park in the evening. Overnight
and dinner at Gorilla Resort, Volcanoes
Lodge Bwindi or Buhoma Community Bandas.
Day 8: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
After breakfast in the morning, get
your packed lunch and move to the
forest looking for the giant apes.
The search might take about 2 to 9
hours before you stumble on the gorillas.
Once you meet them, you spend an hour
with them watching them feed, play
and care for their young ones. Afterwards,
you will return to your lodge.
Day 9: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi
Wake up and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
one of the deepest crater lakes in
Uganda. This lake is characterized
by a large number of small islands.
You will reach in the afternoon to
settle down by the shores. You may
perhaps decide to go for a boat ride
to Bushara Island or have a walk around
the shores of the Lake Bunyonyi. The
lake is known to be a habitation to
lots of small birds. Overnight at
Bushara Island, Bunyonyi Overland
Day 10: Drive to Lake Mburo
Wake up early enough, clean up, take
your breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo
National park where you will reach
in the afternoon after a lip smacking
lunch in Mbarara town. On arrival,
check in at either Mantana tented
camp or Rwonyo camp and go for a boat
ride on Lake Mburo to view animals
like the hippos, buffaloes and crocodiles
alongside the many eye-catching birds
around the area.
Day 11: Uganda Travel to Jinja
You will start your journey to Jinja
after breakfast. From Lake Mburo,
you will drive through Lyantonde,
Masaka, Mpigi, Wakiso, Kampala (have
lunch here) and proceed to Mukono
then to Jinja in early afternoon or
evening. Overnight at Jinja Nile Resort
or Hotel triangle.
Day 12 Rafting Safaris / Source
of the Nile tour
You will raft the whole day. You will
visit the source of the Nile and the
Bujagali falls as well. After rafting,
return to Kampala for overnight and
dinner at Hotel Africana, Sheraton,
Serena or Grand Imperial Hotel.
Day 13: Visit Ngamba Island,
the Home of Chimpanzees
You will move to Ngamba Island for
a motivating watching of the chimpanzees.
Ngamba Island, a Chimpanzee Sanctuary
and Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT)
in Lake Victoria, was established
as a combined national and international
initiative and an internationally
recognized collaborative conservation
effort, aimed at developing and implementing
a long-standing strategy for the conservation
of chimpanzees and their surroundings.
The island is a home to 40 orphaned
chimpanzees which are an endangered
species found in forests and 20 of
which have been brought to the island
since when the sanctuary opened. Overnight
and dinner on the island.
Day 14: Viewing Chimpanzees
in Ngamba Island
Take breakfast and start a forest
walk on the island with the chimpanzees.
After the walk you will sail to the
main lake shores in Entebbe from where
you will be driven to a hotel in Entebbe.
Day 15: Airport Transfer for a flight
End of Uganda the trip