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15 Day Wildlife & Adventure Safari

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15 Day Wildlife & Adventure Safari – Safari overview with Mum and Dad Uganda Tours

15 Days Wildlife Adventure , This fanatic 15 days safari in Uganda will give you an opportunity to explore Kibale forest national park for Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi nature walk, then to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will enjoy game viewing, boat cruise along the kazinga channel and also the rare tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector of the park. From here you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park a home to the few remaining Mountain Gorillas in the world, after trekking these gentle giants.  Continue to Lake Bunyonyi for sightseeing then to Lake Mburo National park national park, and end the tour with Jinja for rafting.

This long Uganda adventure safari will leave you wondering!

Detailed itinerary for 15 Days Wildlife Adventure

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

You will be picked up by your guide from the airport /Hotel in the morning after breakfast and transfer to Murchison falls passing through the Luwero triangle with sight to different home steads along the way. Before reaching the park, you will branch to and visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary where you will track the black and white rhinos and after have lunch at the restaurant or in Masindi. From here we will proceed to the park, visit the falls at the top where you will see the magnificent falls passing through the 7 m gap with rocks and form the Victoria Nile. From here we will head to the lodge for relaxation and, super and an overnight

Location: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge | Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge  | Hornbill Safari Lodge|Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park – Game drives & Boat cruises

On this day of 15 Days Wildlife Adventure, After an early breakfast at the lodge, set out for a 2 hours game drive in the park Murchison falls Uganda’s largest park  owning  a wide variety of wildlife such as leopards, hippos, lions, warthogs, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, waterbucks plus  different species of bird just to mention but a few

After this two hours fantastic experience, drive back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch, then after have a 3 hours boat cruise on the Nile where you will see a number of animals along the banks such as elephants, hippos, crocodile, antelopes, you will also have a chance to see monkeys and birds if lucky will see the rare shoebills along the shores. Sail to the bottom of the falls where you will hike for about 1hour and 30 minutes after which you will return to your lodge for supper and Overnight stay.

Location: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge | Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge  | Hornbill Safari Lodge|Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Meal Plan; Full Board

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest national park

On this 15 Days Wildlife Adventure, you will have to Wake up early and have breakfast, checkout from your lodge and have a game drive out of the park as you drive to Kibale Forest national park via Fortportal. While driving to this park you will have a great scenic views along the way.

Kibale Forest national park  is one of Africa’s beautiful rain forests hosting over 13 primate species most commonly known in the park is our closest relative the Chimpanzees, others primate species in the park include the colobus money, red-trailed monkey, black and white Colobus monkey, baboons just to mention but a few. The park is also a great place for birders since it harbors over 325 bird species. In the evening, you will have an evening walk in the park, dinner and an overnight at your booked accommodation.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Kyaninga Safari Lodge | Papaya Lake Lodge|Ndali lodge

Midrange: Chimpanzee Guest House | Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: Lake Nkuruba Camp Site | Rweteera Safari Park

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:  Chimpanzee tracking in kibale forest -Uganda safari

Early Breakfast at the lodge, after your guide will take you to the park head offices for briefing about the dos and don’ts while with chimps and after set out for Chimpanzee tracking through the forest. During the trek, you stand a big chance to spot more species of primates that live in the forest plus various species of birds. Once the chimps are met, you are only allowed 1 hour with the chimpanzees, you may find them doing their daily activities like feeding, breast feeding, making nest for the following night, playing etc.

On seeing chimpanzees, other primates can be spotted such as the Red Tailed Monkeys, LHoest’s Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Black & White colobus Monkeys among others and also elephants, antelopes, buffaloes can be spotted in the forest. After this breathtaking experience, you will follow the guide back to the lodge for lunch.

In the evening go for a nature walk through the Bigodi wetland where you will see different species of birds, primate species like the baboons, bush babies among other wildlife species. Go back to the lodge for dinner and an Overnight stay at the lodge.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Kyaninga Safari Lodge | Papaya Lake Lodge|Ndali lodge

Midrange: Chimpanzee Guest House | Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: Lake Nkuruba Camp Site | Rweteera Safari Park

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park

Immediately after an early breakfast at the lodge on this 15 Days Wildlife Adventure on t, set off to Queen Elizabeth national park taking a proximately 4 hours to the park. Queen Elizabeth is regarded as one of Uganda’s outstanding wildlife National parks with abundant wildlife species. The park hosts over 600 bird species, mammals like elephants, buffaloes among others. On your drive to the park, you will enjoy great views including the Rwenzori ranges and may other scenic views. Relax at your booked accommodation and lunch, then in the evening, go for a game drive where you will see a number of animals inhabited in this park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge| katara Lodge

Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drinking Water throughout

Day 6: Game drive & Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth Park

After breakfast at the lodge go for an early morning game drive through the park for an opportunity to see the early risen species such as the hyenas, wildebeest and many other  different wildlife species like waterbucks, lions, elephants, , giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, leopards, warthogs, plus a variety of  bird species. You will also view different crater lakes in the park. After this 3 hours game drive, head back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation as you prepare for an afternoon 2 hour boat cruise along the Kazinga channel.

boat cruise in queen national parkThe kazinga channel connects two lakes George and Edward and it’s a beautiful place to see more species of wildlife along the shores, it’s a home to over 560 hippos; also birds and other animals like crocodiles, elephants, antelopes among others will be seen. Return to the lodge and have dinner and overnight.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge| katara Lodge

Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drinking Water throughout

Day 7: Game drive & transfer to Ishasha sector

On this day, after an early breakfast, set out to again see these animals in their unique clans, families and groups, this time you can go through the Kasenyi plains looking out for elephants, leopards, buffaloes, waterbucks, and various colorful birds.  After, you will Later, take a 2 hours’ drive to Ishasha a home to the rare tree-climbing lions.

The ranger guide will help you to search out for these lions and imagine how amazing it is to watch the lions in trees indeed it’s a breathtaking moment. Dinner and an overnight stay at the park.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth national Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury:ishasha wilderness camp lodge

Mid-range: Topi lodge

Budget: Enjojo lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest

After a heavy breakfast, you begin your journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park the habitat the rare gentle giants Mountain gorillas. The journey to the park will take you through Kigezi highlands and its various terraced hills. Upon your arrival at the lodge, however it will dependent on your arrival time.

In the evening you can take a batwa cultural experience as wait for tomorrow memorable gorilla trekking experience in the park. Dinner and an overnight at the lodge.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge | Buhoma Lodge

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp | Silverback Lodge Bwindi

Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view bandas

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla trekking safari

Mountain Gorilla trekking safariOn this 15 Days Wildlife Adventure after a cup of tea or coffee, the guide will take you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and also gets you allocated to the gorilla group to trek.

Bwindi national park host the highest number of these gentle giants in the world almost a half of the remaining mountain gorillas live in this park. Not only gorillas but also the park is a home to other species like butterflies, plants, primates, mammals, butterflies, frogs, among others.

Gorilla trekking experience last between 1-8 hours since meeting them depends on where they spent their last night from and once they are met you are strictly allowed only one hour with the gorillas. Just in case some of you are not interested in tracking gorillas, you can go for a short guided forest walk or Village walk to the Batwa community. Retire at the lodge.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge | Buhoma Lodge

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp | Silverback Lodge Bwindi

Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view bandas

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up leisurely for a hearty breakfast while still in the mood of reminiscing about the previous day’s gorilla experiences. After you will be driven to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake and a birders spot in Africa. During your transfer to Bunyonyi, you will be Enjoying the eye-catching landscapes such as the locally terraced interlocking hills where most locals carryout their farming, you will also enjoy the terraced hills which named by the British grate diplomat Churchill as the Switzerland of Africa

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, bird Nest

Mid-range: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Budget: Crater Bay cottages

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Full day Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy your breakfast at the lodge as you enjoy the beautiful and amazing views from the surrounding hills and the beautiful rays of the morning sun. After you will head to the canoe ride on the lake, you will canoe to different island and each island has a unique historical background such as the Punishment Island. While on the boat, enjoy the stories from the guides about the island and to any species you come a cross.

Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, take a nature walk, or hike up the hills to enjoy more remarkable views of the forests and lakes, or watch birds, or you can decide to spend the evening relaxed at the lodge while reading a book by the lake shores, or swim in the lake which is Bilharzia free and safe for swimming.

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, bird Nest

Mid-range: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Budget: Crater Bay cottages

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park- Home of Zebras and Impalas

After breakfast, we will proceed to Lake Mburo national park Uganda’s smallest park and Closet Park to the capital city Kampala. The park is home to a big number of Zebras, also impalas, oribis, buffaloes, warthogs, waterbucks and also over 332 bird species made it their home The drive from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo will take about 4- 5 hours with lunch en-route.

The drive will enable you passing through stunning sceneries, farms, and plantations. If you still have energy you will go for an afternoon boat cruise along Lake Mburo, take enough photographs.

Destination: Lake Mburo National park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Mantana tented camp/ Mihingo lodge/

Mid-range: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/Arcadia cottages

Budget: Rwonyo camp/Eagles Nest

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Drive back to Kampala and then proceed to Jinja

White water rafting After breakfast, take an en-route game drive as you make a transfer to Kampala Uganda’s capital and its largest city with a stop at the Equator line; take photos and also buy some souvenirs from craft shop.

Depending on the time you arrive here, you can decide to enjoy lunch at the Equator or in Kampala. After drive to Jinja in the Eastern part of Uganda gifted for its source of the Nile River. Arrive in the evening and have dinner and take a rest at the lodge/hotel of your choice.

Destination: Jinja

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Wild waters lodge

Mid-range: Haven Lodge/ Kingfisher

Budget: Nile cottages

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: White water rafting & discovering the Nile

In the morning after breakfast, head out for today’s activities on the Nile River. The Nile River finds its source in Jinja where it starts the 4000 km through different African countries.

You will be driven to where the beginning point is as you go for discovering the Source of the Nile; you will go for a guided boat cruise on the Nile. After the successful boat cruise on the Nile, go for half day rafting on the waterfalls which is an adventure and a memorable experience.

Have lunch and after you could choose to rest at the lodge on the swimming pool or go for optional activities like bungee jumping or kayaking or quad biking or Horse riding, water sliding etc all these activities are breathing.

Destination: Jinja

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Wild waters lodge

Mid-range: Haven Lodge/ Kingfisher

Budget: Nile cottages

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Return to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

After a hearty breakfast leave Jinja for Kampala if interested buy some souvenirs to take home with you. If your flight is slated on this day, you will be driven direct to the airport to meet your departure flight back home

NoteUganda gorilla permit goes for $700per person and a Chimpanzee permit at $200 per person, so early bookings are advised to avoid last minute booking which is disappointing

End of 15 Days Wildlife Adventure with Mum and Dad Uganda Tours

Safari Price included in the  15 Days Wildlife Adventure: 

Accommodations on full board basis,

Gorilla and Chimpanzee permits,

Park Entrance Fees

Game drives

English Speaking Driver/guide,

4wheel Drive Safari Vehicle,

Ranger guide during game drives and Ranger for trekking

White water rafting at the Nile River,

Bottled Drinking Water, Boat trips, Transport and all mentioned activities apart from the extra/optional ones.

Excluded in the  15 Days Wildlife Adventure

Air Travel fare

Uganda Visa charges

Alcoholic drinks

Laundry and Tips given to staff and guides

Insurance

Extra activities.