15 Days Uganda Safari – Wildlife Tour and Primate Trekking
Our 15 Days Uganda Safari – Africa Reveal Safaris brings you the highlights of 15 Days Uganda Safari, where the savannah meets the rainforest.
Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 13 primate species, including gorillas and chimps. This 15 Days Uganda Safari Tour specifically includes the most important and well-known national parks of Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, Lake Mutanda, and Lake Bunyonyi, and Lake Mburo National Park.
Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Lake Mutanda, Lake Mburo National Park
All Prices Include
- Airport transfers
- Accommodations with meals mentioned
- Bottled drinking water
- Private 4×4 custom-built safari van with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
- Entrance fees to the included National Parks
- Activities mentioned as included
All Prices Exclude
- All optional activities
- Meals not mentioned and beverages
- Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication
Day 1Entebbe Airport – Entebbe
Arrival at Entebbe Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.
Day 2Entebbe – Murchison Falls National Park
After your early breakfast, we will drive to Ziwa Sanctuary for a White Rhino bushwalk. This is the only place in Uganda where you can see the white Rhino. Afterward, we will proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. In Murchison Falls we visit the top of the falls if time allows. Murchison Falls is one of the most beautiful national parks in Uganda. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. Expect to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, and maybe leopards.
Day 3Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning game drive in this beautiful national park. Afternoon boat rides on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls and makes the hike to the top of the falls. The boat is the perfect platform to see and photograph many different bird species.
Day 4Murchison Falls National Park- Hoima
Early morning game drives or take an optional boat trip on the Nile to the delta into Lake Albert or visit Budongo Forest for a jungle walk. In the afternoon we drive to Hoima town.
Day 5Hoima – Kibale Forest
After breakfast, we drive to Kibale Forest. You can take a walk around the community in the afternoon (optional). Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey, and L’Hoest monkey.
Day 6Kibale Forest National Park
Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. It is also possible to upgrade this 1-hour tracking to a Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, 4 hours of tracking. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to take another walk, we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (optional).
Day 7Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way, we pass the equator. Game drive in the afternoon. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, and maybe leopards.
Day 8Queen Elizabeth National Park
Game drive in the morning. Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon. The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.
Day 9Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha
After breakfast, we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. It is also possible to go for a chimp tracking in Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu Forest reserve, or make a forest walk and visit the bat caves in Maramagambo (all optional). Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree-climbing lions. In Ishasha there are 4 feelings of pride of lions that climb the trees. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha is the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park.
Day 10Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable
Early morning game drive in Ishasha to see the tree-climbing lions. Afterward, we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way, we pass through interesting villages and have some breathtaking views of the mountains.
Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the 2 places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!
Day 11Bwindi Impenetrable
Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.
Day 12Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Mutanda
It is possible to do one of the optional activities: second gorilla tracking, forest walk, birding walk, or a community experience with the exceptional Batwa people. Afterward transfer to Lake Mutanda, one of the most beautiful places in Uganda.
On a clear day, you can see the 3 volcanoes in the distance. Relax at the lodge or do one of the following activities (one activity included): boat trip on the lake, walk along the lake or to the local people, go for a swim, or visit the pygmies.
Day 13Lake Mutanda – Mgahinga National Park – Lake Bunyonyi
Early breakfast, visit Mgahinga National Park and do one of the activities there, or stay near the lake and do one of the activities near the lake. One activity included for today. Activities in Mgahinga National Park: make a nature walk, go for a birding or primate walk, visit the golden monkeys or climb one of the volcanoes. Later drive to Lake Bunyonyi for overnight on Uganda’s beautiful lake.
Mgahinga National Park is part of the Virunga Volcanoes and borders Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. Apart from Mountain Gorillas, the stars of Mgahinga are the golden monkeys, a subspecies of the Blue Monkey.
Day 14Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Game drive or a boat trip on the lake in the afternoon. In the evening we make a night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards.
Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda. There are no elephants and lions, so walking safaris are possible.
Day 15Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe Airport
Game drive or game walk in the morning. On our way back we can make a stopover at the Equator for photos. Transfer to the airport for your departure.
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