15 –Days Summarising The Pearl Of Africa

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Tour Overview

In this UGANDA TOUR SUMMARY, you will enjoy wider Wildlife Safaris, Boat Rides, Gorilla Tracking, White Water Rafting and Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Tracking.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

Drive to Murchison falls in the morning and make a stop in Masindi for lunch, then proceed to the park where you arrive in the evening. Murchison Falls National Park is characterized by Savannah and riverine woodland.

The park has a variety of animal species that include lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs and number of bird species. You will drive to the top of the falls where the Nile perfects its magnificence. Here you will see the calm Nile forcing its self through a narrow gorge to fall a distance of about 150 feet down producing a roar of white water. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chilies Rest Camp

Day 2: Game Drive

Start the day with a game drive in the morning and you will see animals like lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants and many others. In the afternoon after lunch, go for a boat ride on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls, a very captivating exercise that exposes you to animals like crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes and many birds. Overnight at Para Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chilies Rest Camp

Day 3: Leave Murchison Falls Park for Kibale National Park 

Leave Murchison Falls for Kibale National Park and arrive in the evening. Overnight and dinner at Ndali Lodge or Primates’ Lodge or in any booked accommodation in Fort Portal Town.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale,

Transfer to the park headquarters in the morning for briefing before heading to the forest to seek out for chimpanzees. You will come close to chimps and other primates like the red tailed monkeys, colobus monkeys and many more. The trek will give you a chance to spot a wider range of primates, birds and Butterflies through a network of forest-sheltered trail.

In the afternoon you will go for a nature walk in the Bigodi wetland area and then after retire for overnight at Ndali lodge or Primates’ lodge, Fort Motel, Mountains of the Moon Hotel and Toro Resort.

Day 5: Drive To Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take breakfast and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will arrive in the afternoon. After lunch at the lodge, you will go for a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will see animals like the hippos, buffaloes and a profusion of birds for bird watchers. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Mweya Hostel

Day 6: Game Drive Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning hours, you will enjoy a game drive in the park searching for animals like lions, elephants, hyenas, buffaloes, bush buck, Uganda kobs, wart hogs and so more. After, you will visit the Crater Lake region on your way to Kyambura gorge. In the afternoon you will have a walk searching for chimps and other primates like the baboons, bush babies, colobus monkeys and many more. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 7: Enjoy Game Drive as you head to Bwindi, the Gorilla Home 

Have a game drive en-route in the Ishasha sector and you will see the tree climbing lions as you transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest, the area of the gorillas. You will reach the park in the evening. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Resort, Volcanoes Lodge Bwindi or Buhoma Community Bandas

Day 8: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast in the morning, get your packed lunch and move to the forest looking for the giant apes. The search might take about 2 to 9 hours before you stumble on the gorillas. Once you meet them, you spend an hour with them watching them feed, play and care for their young ones. Afterwards, you will return to your lodge.

Day 9: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi Uganda

Wake up and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi one of the deepest crater lakes in Uganda. This lake is characterized by a large number of small islands. You will reach in the afternoon to settle down by the shores. You may perhaps decide to go for a boat ride to Bushara Island or have a walk around the shores of the Lake Bunyonyi. The lake is known to be a habitation to lots of small birds. Overnight at Bushara Island, Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Day 10: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park 

Wake up early enough, clean up, take your breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo National park where you will reach in the afternoon after a lip smacking lunch in Mbarara town. On arrival, check in at either Mantana tented camp or Rwonyo camp and go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo to view animals like the hippos, buffaloes and crocodiles alongside the many eye-catching birds around the area.

Day 11: Uganda Travel to Jinja

You will start your journey to Jinja after breakfast. From Lake Mburo, you will drive through Lyantonde, Masaka, Mpigi, Wakiso, Kampala (have lunch here) and proceed to Mukono then to Jinja in early afternoon or evening. Overnight at Jinja Nile Resort or Hotel triangle

Day 12 Rafting Safaris / Source of the Nile tour

You will raft the whole day. You will visit the source of the Nile and the Bujagali falls as well. After rafting, return to Kampala for overnight and dinner at Hotel Africana, Sheraton, Serena or Grand Imperial Hotel.

Day 13: Visit Ngamba Island, the Home of Chimpanzees

You will move to Ngamba Island for a motivating watching of the chimpanzees. Ngamba Island, a Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT) in Lake Victoria, was established as a combined national and international initiative and an internationally recognized collaborative conservation effort, aimed at developing and implementing a long-standing strategy for the conservation of chimpanzees and their surroundings. The island is a home to 40 orphaned chimpanzees which are an endangered species found in forests and 20 of which have been brought to the island since when the sanctuary opened. Overnight and dinner on the island

Day 14: Viewing Chimpanzees in Ngamba Island

Take breakfast and start a forest walk on the island with the chimpanzees. After the walk you will sail to the main lake shores in Entebbe from where you will be driven to a hotel in Entebbe.

Day 15: Airport Transfer for a flight back home

Important Information

Price Includes

  • Round trip transfers to and fro.
  • Accommodation.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Day touring as per the itinerary.
  • An English speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Visa and air ticket
  • Optional activities
  • Other drinks other than water 
  • Souvenirs, Laundry & Tips (optional)

Terms & Conditions

Please note: Prices in the quote are “from”, per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 12) sharing, and include all taxes. Subject to availability.

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