12 Days Safari in Uganda, exploring the best unique beauty of the pearl of Africa. Uganda is gifted by nature with over 8 national parks, Gorilla trekking takes the highlight of your 12 Days Safari in Uganda
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo
You will be picked up from your hotel with a warm welcome for your 12 Days Safari in Uganda or an agreed location in Kampala and transfer to Lake Mburo national Park with a stopover at the equator where the kids will enjoy the experiment and take their photos. Proceed to Lake Mburo arriving around mid-day, check in to the lodge and have lunch. Go for evening game drive insearch for giraffes, zebras, kobs, antelopes and many more.
Enjoy the ride and return to the hotel to unwind, enjoy dinner and overnight
Day 2: Wildlife Viewing & Boat Cruise
Have breakfast and go for the morning game drive or a walking 12 Days Safari in Uganda guided by the ranger guide which allows you to get up-close with the game including antelopes, zebras and buffaloes. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride on the Lake from which the park inherits its name – Lake Mburo. Enjoy the ride and return to the hotel to unwind, enjoy dinner and overnight
Day 3: Game Drive, Transfer to Bwindi
Get up early morning from loud howls of mammals in the close thickets, quickly take a cup of hot coffee, get onto the safari car and speed off into the grassland to get Uganda safari experiences on the lookout for wildlife get into the morning frenzy. Notable large mammals include; Buffalos, Eland, hippopotamus, Giraffes, Zebras, Waterbucks, Giant forest hogs, Bush pigs, topis and lots of Impala; a species of antelope from which Kampala gets her name. You will return to hotel for late breakfast and early lunch.
The safari in Uganda guide will then transfer you to your hotel close to the gorilla trekking trail head and feel exciting moments in the quietness of the impenetrable forests. Meal Plan: FB
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking
Wake up early morning and shake off night’s coldness with a hot cup of coffee harvested from plantations adjacent to the impenetrable forests. Make final preparations and with lunch boxes be at ranger guides’ office before 8.00 am in time for briefing about gorilla trek and jungle regulations. You will be led to the thick forests, in a hilly terrain and the wonderful gorilla trek experiences you will get rate higher than many wildlife adventure activities anywhere. You will descend to the trailhead and your hotel after an hour’s interaction, observation and taking photographs of the gorilla family trekked. You will take an afternoon walk through the village close to the park and share the wonderful Safari in Uganda experiences of people who have grown up with the gorillas all their lifetime. Meal Plan: FB
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Get enough of Uganda safari experiences with a warm 12 Days Safari in Uganda. Take sunset breakfast in the lawns and get mesmerized with the bright morning sunrays melting white carpet of the morning mist in the adjacent forests. You will check out of hotel with lunch boxes and descend onto the Albertine rift valley and get welcomed by a parade of tree climbing lions atop fig trees in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Such rare occurrences anywhere else but always sighted on Uganda safari. You will do a game drive and have a picnic lunch and some scenic spot before proceeding to Mweya peninsular and check in at your hotel in the evening and sleep to sounds of hyena howls and snorting hippopotamus in the Kazinga channel. Meal Plan: FB
Day 6: Morning Game drive, Afternoon boat cruise
A wake up call with a hot cup of coffee before morning light sets wildlife adventure adrenalin in motion and safari into Uganda is one sure way of getting maximum satisfaction. Just unpack your extra appetite as you head into the savannah grasslands. Notable large mammals on show; Large herds of huge elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, Uganda kobs; ( a beautiful antelope on the Uganda national emblem) with lots of beautiful grassland birds painting the skies rainbow of colors. After lunch you will sail on a Kazinga channel and interact with possibly the highest concentration of hippopotamus anywhere on planet earth and other large mammals watering in the channel. Climax the day’s Uganda wildlife tour excitement with a chilled drink by the pool side and watch the sun setting beyond the Ruwenzori mountains. Meal Plan: BB
Day 7: Game drive, Transfer to Kibale National Park
Relax your body and soul with a hearty morning sleep, check out of hotel after breakfast and do a brief game viewing drive. You may opt for the scenic crater track for magnificent landscapes or top up the excitements of sightings into the Kasenyi area and track prides of lions again. Every Uganda safari game viewing drive is unique in its own way. You will cross the equator line crossing area at Kikorongo and travel in the foothills of Ruwenzori Mountains, through the crater region and check in into your hotel in time for lunch. Relax your afternoon, share your Uganda tour with friends online and shake off wilderness fatigue. Meal plan: FB.
Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking
Get up with the first morning light; take a cup of hot coffee and with lunch boxes set off to Kanyanchu tourism centre; chimpanzee tracking trailhead. Formalize chimpanzee tracking regulations and the ranger guides will lead you to equatorial forests of Kibale. Be attentive as guides bisect the forests and interpret nature with amusing details. You will have a picnic lunch in the green carpet under the canopy in the tourism office lawns. You will take a guided community walk at Bigodi Swamp and interact with indigenous people whose traditions in a big way protect and conserve the wildlife in their neighborhood. Return and relax in the comfort at your hotel. Meal plan; BB
Day 9: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Relax and enjoy your last morning on your Uganda tour in the equatorial forest. Check out of hotel and set off for another exciting Uganda tourism safari region. You will have lunch en route in Hoima town. Then proceed onto the top of Murchison Falls for scenic viewing before crossing the Nile River and checking in into your hotel late afternoon. Meal Plan: FB
Day 10: Early morning game drive, Boat cruise
Cut off the morning sleep with the first sound of early morning bird; take a hot cup of coffee and with a ranger guide get on the hunt for wildlife getting into activities of the day. This is a habitat for giant giraffes, huge elephants, large herds of buffalos, waterbucks, several antelope species with lions, leopards and yawning hyenas following on their heels and an astounding number of beautiful bird species. You will go an extremely exciting launch cruise on the Nile onto the bottom of Murchison Falls and view giant Nile crocodiles basking on the shores and a high population density of huge hippopotamus sun bathing. Meal Plan; FB.
Day 11: Transfer to Kampala
This is your last day of Uganda tour in the wilderness. Check out of hotel after early breakfast and out of the national park. You will do Rhino tracking en route towards Kampala to complete viewing the Big 5 mammal sighting in their natural environment. You will check into your hotel in Kampala city early evening and shake of wilderness fatigue. You may sample Kampala city nightlife before retreating to your hotel towards midnight and make use of your last hours of Uganda tour. Meal Plan: BB
Day 12: Kampala City tour, departure
Relax and shake off adventure fatigue. After breakfast you will take a Kampala city tour and visit prominent structures. You will buy souvenir items before our safari guide drops you to Entebbe International Airport in time for your departure flight closing your tour into Uganda.
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