12 Days Magical Uganda

 

This is an amazing 12 Days Magical Uganda safaris start from Kampala to Murchison falls park for wildlife watching while on game drive, view the waterfalls and later proceed to Kibale forest to home to the huge number of Uganda primates there do chimpanzee trekking, viewing several primates like l’hoest monkeys, colobus monkeys ,do bird watching.

12 Days Magical Uganda

Depart from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth national park view wildlife there, do a boat cruise on kazinga channel,  see tree-climbing lions at the Ishaha sector. Depart to Bwindi forest to do gorilla trekking, Leave behind for lake bunyonyi while there do canoeing and visit the small islands on lake bunyonyi and interact with the locals. depart for the lake Mburo national park to view Uganda wildlife and thrilling games drives. later head back to Kampala thus ending your 12-day Uganda safaris.

Itinerary for the 12 Days Magical Uganda Safari

Day 1: ENTEBBE

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transfer to your overnight hotel in Kampala for overnight in BB. This day, depending on your time of arrival, we can organize the Kampala city tour to visit the various touristic centres and unique places of interest in the city centre.
Drive time: 1 – 2 hours drive
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Serena Hotel Kampala
  • Midrange: Cassia Lodge
  • Budget: Red Chilli Camp – Kampala

Day 2: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Depart for Murchison N.P. Drive northwest towards the town of Masindi. Lunch in Masindi town and continue to Murchison Falls national park. Reach Murchison in the later evening and you will be able to visit the top of the falls for a spectacular view of these magnificent falls where the Nile river makes a magnificent twist through a narrow canyon to make a beautiful waterfall. Dinner and overnight at your accommodation preference.
Drive time: Approximately 7 – 8 hours drive
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Midrange: Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget: Red Chilli Camp

Day 3: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

After an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early game drive and enjoy some of the vast array of game animals like giraffes, elephants and buffalo that roam the park. Return to Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon take a Boat Launch upstream to the foot of the thundering Murchison Falls offering great photo opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the River, you will be able to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, and unique bird species for the avid Birdwatchers. Dinner and overnight at the night before

Day 4: TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

After an early breakfast depart for Kibale National Park. Stop for lunch in Hoima. Arrive in Fort Portal town in the evening and continue on to Kibale N.P. Check-in for overnight and dinner at your accommodation preference
Drive time: 7 – 8 hours.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge
  • Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp
  • Budget: Nyinabulitya Country Resort.

Day 5: CHIMPANZEE TREEKING – TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH

This morning after breakfast, prepare for the chimpanzee trekking activity in the forest. This is a nature walk in the forest which traverses a bit of a hike in the forest. After Lunch continues to Queen Elizabeth N.P. via Fort Portal town where you can make a short stop to view the “Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru” caves. This site is a popular tourist attraction where stalagmites and stalactites create the formation of pillar-like feature. Arrive in Queen Elizabeth in time for dinner and overnight at your choice of accommodation.
Drive time: 3 – 4 hours
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – Kyambura Game Lodge
  • Midrange: Enganzi Lodge – Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Budget: Kazinga Channel View Resort.

Day 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Have an early breakfast and then go for an early morning game drive along the northern plains of Kasenyi. Get back to the lodge, relax and have an early lunch. After Lunch, set off for a boat ride along the Kazinga Channel, which links Lake Edward and Lake George, to have a better view of some of the park’s animals. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight as a previous night

Day 7: ISHASHA SECTOR

This morning after breakfast, depart the northern side of the park and drive southwards to the Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree climbing lions. Drive to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth N.P, as you drive you may see wildlife and also tree climbing lions – check in for lunch, spend the rest of the evening with another game drive and try out your luck. Return to the lodge at leisure for dinner and overnight.
Drive time: 3 – 4 hours
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
  • Midrange: Ishasha Jungle Lodge
  • Budget: Ntungwe River Lodge

Day 8: TRANSFER TO BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After an early morning breakfast, set out further down south to Bwindi National Park and arrive in time for lunch. This evening, we can organize the Batwa community walk into the neighbouring communities of the forest. Have an early dinner and overnight in preparation of the trekking the next day.
Drive time: 4 – 5 hours
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation options:

Day 9: MOUNTAIN GORILLA TREK

After an early morning breakfast, head to the start point for the gorilla trekking briefing about the Gorilla trekking activity. The trekking can take anywhere between 3-8 hours depending on the previous location of the gorilla families. After the trek gets back to the lodge for dinner and overnight as the night before.

Day 10: TRANSFER TO LAKE BUNYONYI

This morning after breakfast, transfer to the Switzerland of Uganda by the small town in Kabale overlooking the beautiful Bunyonyi Lake. Arrive in time for lunch and later spend the rest of the evening on a boat canoe crossing the various islands of Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and overnight at the lodge of preference.
Drive time: 2 – 3 hours
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Birds nest Resort
  • Midrange: Arcadia Cottages
  • Budget: Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Day 11: TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO

After breakfast, your journey continues to Lake Mburo National Park in Mbarara district. Have a game drive as you arrive at the park. Check in and have lunch. In the afternoon take a boat ride on the lake and have a view of some of the animals like the crocodiles and hippos. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at your lodge of preference
Drive time: 4 – 5 hours
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge, Lake Mburo Montana Safari lodge
  • Midrange: Rwakobo Rock Lodge, Lake Mburo Safari Lodge
  • Budget: Eagles Nest Camp

Day 12: LAKE MBURO – TRANSFER TO KAMPALA / ENTEBBE

After an early breakfast, go for a game drive in the park and once more try out your luck at spotting various wildlife which may include the Impala, Elands and Zebras. Lunch and later transfer back to Kampala or the airport depending on your next destination.
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