Highlights: Gorilla trekking, Chimps trekking, Game-drives, Boat-cruises, Safari walk and Rhino sanctuary
Accommodation level: Mix of budget and mid-range
National Parks included: Murchison Falls NP, Kibale Forest NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, Bwindi Impenetrable NP and Lake Mburo NP



Day 1 - Transfer and Rhino sanctuary

Meet your safari guide and leave Entebbe/Kampala in the morning for you Discover Uganda safari. The target for the day is Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. We arrive for lunch in the sanctuary before having a walk to see the rhinos up-close.

Overnight Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

 

Day 2 - To Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast you set off for the drive to Murchison Falls national park. Be there around lunch time. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge. 

Overnight Red Chilli rest camp

 

Day 3 - Game-drive and boat-cruise

Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you can see giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores. Spend the night in Budongo forest (a part of Murchison Falls) to get close to the jungle.

Overnight Budongo Eco Lodge

 

Day 4 - Transfer to Hoima

Have a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. After breakfast your guides take you to the town of Hoima. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the hotel.

Overnight Hotel Kontiki Hoima

 

Day 5 - Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Be prepared for a long day in the car made easier by making a stop in a village to stretch your legs, taking a look at a tea plantation  and studying the Ugandan countryside passing by the window.

Overnight Primate Lodge

 

Day 6 - Chimps trekking day

Be woken up by the sounds of the jungle and get ready for your chimps trekking experience. Your guide takes you to the starting point and you set off in to the beautiful jungle to see the chimpanzees. After the chimps trekking your guide meets you and takes you to the lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park.

Overnight Pumba Safari Cottages

 

Day 7 - Game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight were you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel. 

Overnight Pumba Safari Cottages

 

Day 8 - Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

Head off to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning. The drive there goes along an adventurous road and you have the chance of seeing baboons and elephants along the way. In Ishasha you find topis, buffaloes and search for the tree-climbing lions. The lions in this area are famous for climbing up great fig trees to take a rest. After finishing your game-drive the journey goes on to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Enjoy the changing landscape as the car slowly climbs up towards the misty mountains of the gorillas. 

Overnight Gorilla Mist Camp

 

Day 9 - Gorilla trekking day

You have now reached a highlight of this Discover Uganda safari; the gorilla trekking day. Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. 

Overnight Bushara Island camp

 

Day 10 - Relax by Lake Bunyonyi

Have a free day by Lake Bunyoyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book. 

Overnight Bushara Island camp

 

Day 11 - Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue to the lodge in Lake Mburo national park. 

Overnight Rwakobo Rock

 

Day 12 - Safari-walk and game-drive

Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and relax a bit before lunch. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for your game-drive in the park, here you can see impalas and zebras. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda's national parks on this Discover Uganda safari. 

Overnight Rwakobo Rock

 

Day 13 - Transfer to Kampala

Have a relaxed breakfast and then start the journey to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch at the Equator and take the chance to stand with one foot on either side on the southern and northern hemisphere. After the last part of the drive to Kampala your guide takes you to the hotel for a relaxed afternoon/evening. 

Overnight Cassia Lodge

 

Day 14 - City tour and flight

Go for a city tour of Kampala before heading to Entebbe for your flight. The city tour can be adapted to your interests of crafts shopping, cultural sights or community tourism. The length of the city tour depends on your flight time and your guide will transfer you to Entebbe in time for check-in.  

 

 

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Discover Uganda - 14 days

  • 5 National Parks
  • Gorilla & Chimps trekking
  • Game-drives and boat-cruises
  • Relax by Lake Bunyonyi

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Gorilla trekking - 3 days

  • Walk in beautiful jungle
  • See the misty mountains of Bwindi
  • Meet Mountain Gorillas

 

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Gorillas & Savanna - 7 days

  • 3 National Parks
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Game-drive & boat-cruise
  • Relax by lake Bunyonyi

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