14-Day Fascinating Pearl of Africa great Safari
14 Day dascinating pearl of Africa great Safari
Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe Airport. Pick up and transfer to the hotel in kampala or Entebbe
A safari to Africa is one that will fill you with a lifetime memorable moment. Come with us and enjoy an African Safari experience. On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will warmly be welcomed by our expert and professional safari guide who will brief you about how the safari is going to be and then, transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe.
When arrived early you can opt for some activities such as Mabamba shoe bill stock or Kampala city tour.
Accommodation: Via Via hotel in Entebbe or Forest cottages in kampala. Meals, transport, tours and bottled drinking water are included.
Day 2: Transfer to Gulu city via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino
After early morning at 7:00am, Your professional safari guide driver will pick you and hit the road to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary, arrive at Ziwa in time, register and receiver a ranger guide who will lead you to a waking safari to track the first big of the great safari in Africa.
Thereafter, continue to Gulu City. After the Joseph Kony’s rebels were forced out of Northern Uganda, a giant was awakened. Gulu City is what we are talking about. Gulu is bustling town in this once war-ravaged region. As you will witness, the beauty of life here plays from dawn to dusk–extending deep into the night.
You will come meet the people have past their pain and just want to enjoy life. Enjoy your time then and later go for an overnight.
Accommodation: (Boma Hotel in Gulu town, all meals, bottled water and transport is included in the
plan approximate transfer time is 6 hours.
Day 3: Transfer to Kidepo valley national park and attend your
first Game drive if time allows.
Have breakfast then set off to Kidepo Valley National Park, arrive in time for rest and lunch before going out for evening game drive. After a rest taking then you will set of for the evening game drive in Narus Valley in the south sector of Kidepo national park, Narus is the sector of Kidepo that has savannah grasslands mixed with acacia woodland.
It is also the area of the park with permanent water sources throughout the year and for that matter, most of the animals are in this part of the park.
You will be able to sport herds of Buffaloes, elephants, many Zebras, antelope species and the lions,
the elusive leopards. You will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight at Kidepo Savannah Lodge-Tent-Budget Level Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Transfer
Time: Approx. 4 hours.
Day4: Early Morning Game drive and later in the evening will
go for Karamojong cultural walk.
Have delicious breakfast then embark on Early morning game drive/safari where you will have a chance to encounter a big
number of wildlife such as lions, herds of buffalos, elephants,
zebras, or the elusive leopard among others. Return to the lodge for lunch and afternoon relaxation.
After a good rest, embark on Karamojong cultural walk and
where you will spend a wonderful evening with the
Karamojong people and have an insight on their way of life.
and beliefs. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: (Kidepo Savannah Lodge-Tent-Budget
Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and bottled drinking
water is well planned for you.
Day 5:Kidepo valley national park walking safari with Evening
Enjoy breakfast then move out to explore the African
savannah on foot. Accompanied by Uganda wildlife authority range guides, you will venture along dry riverbeds, over rocky outcrops and through bush land to track the resident wild animals.
You will end up in Kidepo River Valley, a stroll on its wide bed
of white sand or in the borassus palm forest which feels like
an oasis in the Sahara, is a beautiful attraction.
Later in the afternoon, we shall return to the Narus Valley for more African wildlife encounters. Return to the hotel for showers,
dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: (Kidepo Savannah Lodge- Safari-Tent-
Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Travel to Kidepo valley national park
Enjoy delicious breakfast and embark on the road to Kidepo
Murchison falls national park via beautiful landscapes and
arrive early in the afternoon for lunch and relation. Later in
the evening you will decide to go evening game drive or night
game drive to encounter wildlife rezoning for hunting and
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: (Fort Murchison-Tent-Budget Level Red
chill rest camp bandas with self contained) | Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 5-6 hours.
Day 7: Early morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
6:00am Cross over on the bridge to the north bank of the
Nile, taking along packed breakfast from Red Chill rest camp or Fort Murchison, 5-hour game drive around Common wealthy track, Victoria, Research 1 and Research 11, which stretch between the Victoria and Albert Niles, and down to the Nile and Albert Delta.
Most of the park’s game and birdlife can be sported from here; We can’t guarantee you enough that you will see all the
animals but because we have a quiet number of times in the
park doing the game drive we promise you will see a big
number of wildlife.
11.00 Cross back to the south bank and have a hot lunch at
Red chill rest Camp.
14:00pm Depart for a 3-hour boat cruise along the Victoria Nile to the base of the Falls. Along the way you will be able to observe a wide variety of birds and wildlife, including numerous hippos and crocodiles as well as breathtaking scenery. Cold beverages are available during the boat tour at your own cost.
You will arrive at big falls at 4:00pm then take a guided walk around the thunderous Murchison Falls, with an optional of a mini hike to view the sister falls, Uhuru, which was created in 1962 when the river burst its banks.
17:00pm, your driver/guide will meet you off the fall and
take you to the hotel for an overnight.
Accommodation is at Tilenga safari lodge,(Fort Murchison-
Tent-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 8: Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale national park for chimpanzee tracking.
After breakfast 8:00am start a long but incredibly scenic passing through villages, lush green countryside and hills dotted with tea plantations that characterize this part of
The beautiful scenery will amaze you all the way.
Upon arrival at the Lake Nkuruba nature reserve hotel, check
in and just relax.
If time allows, you can proceed for the crater lakes tour. You
will enjoy the beauty of the numerous small lakes,
surrounded by gentle hills, and the stunning views all over.
Accommodation is at Lake Nkuruba nature reserve, Kalitusi
Nature resort | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer
time: Approx. 7 hours.
Day 9: Morning Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park
This trip begins in Fort Portal or in Kibale where your guide will pick you up at your hotel at 7:00AM. We will then drive 26km to the entrance of Kibale National Park, where we will pay the fee for chimpanzee tracking. From there, we will continue driving 10km inside the park to Kanyancu, where we will register our visit and receive a 15-minute briefing from the National Park Guides. After the briefing, the National Park ranger guides will take you onto the chimpanzee trails.
The National Park Rangers track the chimpanzees, so some days the tracking will begin from the briefing spot, on other days we will continue driving into the park to different trailheads.
The tracking begins at 8:00AM and ends at 11:00AM (3 hours total). After tracking,
your Trek Rwenzori tour guide will bring you back to your
Approximate trip length: ~5 hours).
Accommodation is at Kalitusi nature resort, Lake nkuruba
Day 10: Sempaya hot springs and Amabere Ganyina Mwiru
This trip begins at 9:00am with a pick-up at your hotel in Fort Portal. Your professional guide will drive you through western rift valley approximately 49km to Sempanya hot springs, you will arrive in time receive a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Rangers.
Then first explore the male and female hot springs, then walk.
through the tropical rain forest to the larger female and male; hot springs all while enjoying wildlife and learning more about
After enjoying the springs (not for bathing) we will
travel to Amabere Caves where you will be able to see stalagmites and stalagatites together, as well as a waterfall running from Rwenzori mountains.
Thereafter the caves you will have a short hike or opt drive to
see three crater lakes and there after you will return to the
hotel for a rest.
Accommodation is at Dutches guest house and
restaurant/Kalitusi West end Motel.
Day 11: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable national park in search
Enjoy breakfast 7:00am and head out to Ishasha sector in search of tree-climbing lions. The chance of spotting these lions is about 80% though sometimes they are hard to spot (most especially when they are down in the grassland looking for prey). Should you get to spot them, the sight is picturesque and memorable.
From Ishasha, we shall drive to Kihihi town For lunch.
Thereafter proceed to the the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable
National Park (Buhoma sector) – arriving in the evening (5 or
Accommodation: (Broadbill Forest Camp, Buhoma Gorila
camp or Buhoma community rest camp) | Meals: Breakfast,
Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 6 hours.
Day 12- Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi impenetrable national
Following breakfast at the Hotel, travel to the park
headquarters to meet your guide for the day and begin your
gorillas tracking experiences. Experienced guides and
trackers will accompany you in the morning, trek into the
dense rain forest in the mountain slopes.
The journey, through the dense foliage and up steep climbs,
is abundantly rewarded with the lifetime experience for
viewing mountain gorillas in the natural habitats. You will
have an opportunity to be within 7-10M of these magnificent
apes, sharing in their daily lives and experiencing their day to day activities. Mountain gorillas are extremely rare with only an
estimated 880 remaining in the wild. This is an experience of
a life time.
Following the trek, return to the lodge and, if time allows,
take community walk to see the Bush
men. Be advised: tracking maybe fairly strenuous with treks
up to 5 hours or longer. At high altitudes, not uncommon.
Mountain gorillas are wild animals because they have
trekkers who keeps following them from time to time, I
guarantee you to see them without fall. Return to the accommodation and have some good rest after a strenuous trek. If interested, you may consider a late afternoon-to-evening encounter with local community to experience firsthand the indigenous lifestyle in this part of the world.
Accommodation is at is Gorilla friends guest house or
Buhoma Gorilla camp | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 13: Transfer to lake Mburo national park
You will end the safari drive at lake mburo Np. This is the only
park where you will sport impala in Uganda.
Have breakfast and set off to Lake Mburo NP via Mbarara
City. You will arrive at in Lake Mburo in time and rest before
moving for evening game drive.
During the safari drive, expect to see the gigantic eland
antelopes, zebras, topi, impalas, Uganda kob and Cape
buffalos among others. Later, relax at the accommodation.
where you will spend the night.
If interested, you may consider the night game drive to
encounter nocturnal creatures which will be a rare sighting.
compared to the regular daytime sightings.
Accommodation: (Hyena Hill Lodge-Budget Level but self-
contained cottages extreme views of the park) | Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 4-5 hrs.
Day 14: Transfer to Entebbe international airport
After delicious breakfast, you will start your journey back to
Entebbe international airport or kampala capital city or
Rwanda Kigali. Cross the equator and have time to take photos at the equator line. Buy a few souvenirs and have a quick picnic lunch.
You will then drive to Entebbe airport to
catch your flights back home.
End of 14-Day Fascinating peal of Africa great Safari. Thank
you for choosing Trek Rwenzori Tours.
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Price per person includes
All park fees as described in the itinerary.
A professional Safari Driver Guide with a 4WD car which is roof toped to help you view wildlife during the game drive.
Bottled drinking water
Flights of any kind
Any private expenses
A photocopy of your passport, including the visa page; torch; malaria prophylaxis; insect repellent; sturdy walking shoes and long trousers for hiking;
binoculars; camera equipment; plenty of drinking water/snacks; any other personal affects, light colored clothing (NB There are tsetse flies in the park, which are attracted to blue or dark colors).