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13 Days Uganda at a Glance

Day One: Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Excursion.

On arrival you will be met by your English Speaking guide with a private Vehicle, transfer to the The Boma Guesthouse in Entebbe for an early lunch. After lunch your guide will transfer you to the Wildlife Educational centre for your chimpanzee excursion briefing and thereafter transfer by speed boat to Ngamba Island on Lake Victoria 45 minutes away. Be sure to get there in time to observe the chimpanzees at Feeding time. Transfer back to the mainland for Dinner and Overnight.

Day Two: Murchison Falls National Park.

Early morning rise, Breakfast and embark on your Safari that will take you through the bustling city of Kampala, rural townships and the open plains of Nakasongola before reaching Masindi town in time for Lunch. Enjoy lunch with an option of local or continental dishes and continue further north to Murchison falls National Park. Visit the top of the falls for a breathtaking view of the River Nile as it squeezes through a mere 7 meter gap to plunge 40 meters bellow on its way to Lake Albert. Continue to your Safari Lodge crossing the river Nile by ferry at Para to its northern banks for Dinner and Overnight.

Murchinson Falls in Uganda

Murchinson Falls in Uganda

Day Three: Murchison Falls National Park.

On this day, you will rise early for tea and depart the lodge for a morning game drive. Expect to encounter a huge variety and volumes of wildlife including various mammal and bird species that includes Lions, Buffalo, Elephants, Roth’s Child Giraffes, Different Antelope species, Olive Baboons, Hyenas, Warthogs and reptiles along the shores of the Albert Nile. Return to the lodge for full Breakfast, relaxation and lunch. After lunch transfer to the Jetty at Para for your evening boat ride to the Bottom of Murchison falls. Along the way you will encounter Large Nile crocodiles, wallowing Buffalo, Elephants, Warthogs, Monitor lizards, a variety of bird species, olive baboons, velvet monkeys, schools of Hippos, occasional leopard and lion sightings plus the ultimate prize of the spectacular view of the Murchison falls from the bottom. Return to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Day Four: Rift Valley Escarpments and Fort Portal.

Early morning rise, breakfast, check out of the lodge and exit Murchison falls National Park through the Western Bugungu gate while enjoying the Scenery of the rural settings and the open savannah with occasional brief photo stopovers. Stopover at the Rift valley escarpments overlooking the floor of the western rift valley with excellent views of Lake Albert and the Blue Mountains across the border in the Congo. Continue southwards through, Biso, Hoima and Kyenjojo towns. Arrive in Time for lunch in Fort portal town. Transfer to Kibaale through the scenic crater lakes region and its neatly terraced tea plantations for Dinner and Overnight alongside Lake Nyinambuga.

Day Five: Chimpanzee Tracking and the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

Early morning rise, breakfast and transfer to the Kanyanchu park Headquarters for the pre trek briefing. Commence your chimpanzee trek that will also thrill you with other primate sightings like the Black and white coulubus monkeys, baboons and velvet monkeys. On encounter spend an hour with your chimpanzee family and thereafter return and transfer to Bigodi for picnic lunch. Commence your four and a half kilometer walk around the Bigodi Swamp. Expect to encounter a variety of primate species like the Black and white coulubus monkeys, gray checked mangabeys, Olive Baboons, L’hoest Monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, Red Coulubus monkeys and a variety of Bird species. Return to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda

Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda

Day Six: Ruwenzori Mountain ranges and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Early morning rise, breakfast and depart the lodge for Fort Portal town with a photo stopover in the town. Proceed to the Equator crossing along the Kasese Mbarara road for another photo stop before visiting the Queen’s Pavilion for the scenic view of Lake George and the Kazinga Channel. Arrive in time for Lunch at the Mweya Peninsula. An evening game drive in the Kasenyi area will guarantee you good sightings of lion, teeming herds of impala, elephants and Cape buffalo. Retire for Dinner and Overnight.

Day Seven: Queen Elizabeth National Park and the Kazinga Channel.

After early tea, we depart for another game drive in search of the early risers like the Hyena, Leopard, Lions, Cape buffalo, Elephants, Bush pigs and a variety of other wildlife. Return to the lodge for full breakfast, lunch and an afternoon at leisure. Depart for a launch boat trip on the Kazinga channel joining lakes Edward and George. Expect close encounters of Wallowing buffalos, Nile crocodiles, teeming herds of Elephants, Water Bucks, Fishing villages and a bird point with excellent views of a variety of bird species in one location. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Day Eight: Ishasha and the Tree climbing lions.

Early morning rise, breakfast and depart for Ishasha in the Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and home to the tree climbing lions while enjoying sightings of various wildlife along the way. Arrive in time for lunch. An evening game drive in the open savannah plains of Ishasha will reward you with teeming herds of Topis, Uganda kobs, Warthogs, Velvet Monkeys, Forest and Savannah Elephants, Olive Baboons and the ultimate prize of the tree climbing lions resident in this area. Retire for Dinner and Overnight.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Uganda

Day Nine: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

After Breakfast, embark on another game drive while transferring out of the Queen Elizabeth National park. Continue Southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park arriving in time for lunch. An evening community walk around the lodge will reward you with a cultural tour of a traditional healer and local beer brewing place. Retire for Dinner and Overnight with an arranged campfire.

Day Ten: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Rise early for breakfast and depart for the morning pre trek Gorilla briefing at the park Headquarters. The return trek to your Gorilla family will last an hour to eight hours with picnic lunch en-route. On encounter, spend an hour of exlhirating moments with these gentle giants. Return to the lodge for relaxation and choose to take a nature walk in the Forest in the afternoon depending on when you return from your Gorilla Trek. Expect to encounter various primate and bird species, waterfalls and unique plant species. Retire for Dinner and Overnight.

Lake Mburo National Park - Uganda

Lake Mburo National Park – Uganda


Day Eleven: Lake Mburo National Park.

Early morning rise, breakfast and transfer through the cultivated rural African settings and Homesteads to Mbarara town for lunch. Continue to Lake Mburo National Park for an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo. The boat ride is a rewarding experience of various bird species, schools of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles. Retire for Dinner and Overnight with an optional night game drive in search of Predators like the Hyena and other nocturnal wildlife.

Day Twelve: Return to Kampala.

After Breakfast, transfer to Kampala while continuing to enjoy sightings of herds of Zebra, Impalas, Cape Buffalo, Water bucks, the Ankole Long horned cattle and African Homesteads. Arrive in time for lunch in Masaka town. Continue to Kampala with another photo stop at the Equator. Retire for Dinner and Overnight.

Day Thirteen: Kampala.

On this day, choose to take a brief city tour around kampala city before you transfer to the Airport for your flight home or transfer directly to the Airport for your