During the 11 Days Uganda Exclusive Wildlife Safari, explore the world’s most powerful waterfalls in Murchison Falls National Park, rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, hot springs in Semliki National Park, and refresh from the stunning Lake Bunyonyi.
Excursions include boat cruises, guided nature walks, chimpanzee trekking, cultural experiences, and more. The various activities all involve careful attention to time. The locations are in Uganda, a country with a wide range of wildlife, in the east, north, south, and west. Four of the Big Five African cats reside in Uganda, which is in east Africa. Entebbe International Airport is where the journey begins and ends.
Day 1: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
You will meet and be welcomed by our knowledgeable driver guide on the first day of your 11 days exclusive wildlife safari at the predetermined location. After talking about the safari, take pleasure in the drive to the park. Locals on this crowded street sell food, drinks, and other items. With a one-hour stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to see the only rhinos in Uganda, the drive takes roughly 5 to 6 hours. Drive to your lodge in or near the park for dinner and the night after having lunch.
Day 2: Murchison Falls NP: Game drive and Boat Cruise.
You will go on a game drive in the northern portion of the park following a hearty breakfast at the lodge. The game drive lasts for around three to four hours, and the driver guide describes the mother’s attractiveness, the distinguishing traits of the prey, and the predators in their own regions. Among the animals on the checklist in this jungle are warthogs, leopards, lions, cape buffaloes, African elephants, and more. Numerous birds, including Egyptian geese, crested cranes, and others, as well as plants, including whistling acacia, barausa, and others, enhance the beauty of the Murchison landscape.
After the wildlife drive, you’ll return to the resort for lunch before spending the evening on a boat ride to the base of Murchison Falls, the world’s most powerful waterfall. Numerous water birds, a herd of hippos, and enormous Nile crocodiles may all be seen at the Nile. You will return to the lodge for dinner and a restful snooze after the two-hour excursion.
Day 3: Murchison falls National Park to Kibale Forest NP
After breakfast, checkout of the resort and setoff for a 7-9-hour road trip to primate world-Kibale forest National Park. You will have an Enroute stopover for Lunch, and then proceed with the adventure; while witnessing the undulating hills, gorgeous terrain, lively towns, and more. After arriving at your lodging in or near the park in the evening, you will have dinner and spend the night there.
Day 4: Chimp tracking and Isunga Cultural community walk
Drive to the park headquarters where you will join the rest of the chimpanzee lovers, if any, for a reunion with their cousins after filling your intestines with an invigorating breakfast at the lodge. The ranger guides will meet you, give you a briefing on the dos and don’ts of trekking, and then accompany you during the activity, which lasts between one and six hours and takes place in a lush African tropical forest that is home to over 13 different primate species, including the white and black Columbus monkeys, vervet monkeys, grey checked monkeys, and more. After finding the apes, you will be given a one-hour allotment for photography and other activities. The activity is on foot.
Chimpanzee trekking is followed by lunch, some downtime, and an evening cultural experience at the Isunga traditional village.
Day5: full day in Semliki National Park.
With a hearty breakfast to kick off the day, you should give your intestines a warm welcome. Then, go to Semliki National Park, where you may spend the entire day snapping pictures, watching birds, and marveling at the uniqueness of the stunning Sempaya Hot springs.
Bring an egg with you and attempt cooking there. Before returning to the lodge at dusk with a view of the giant snow-capped Mountain Rwenzori as your backdrop, you will eat lunch amid the festivities. Dinner and a relaxing snooze mark the end of the day.
Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will have a wonderful breakfast at the lodge after a day off, and then you will leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park. A crater lake tour of the lovely Fort Portal city, where there are around 27 separate crater lakes scattered out in various places, is an option and is a 3-hour drive away. After arriving at your lodge in or near the park for lunch, you will have dinner, a quiet nap, and a guided nature walk in the evening.
Day 7: Game drive and Boat cruise
Go for a satisfying lunch at the lodge after enjoying a scrumptious breakfast there to start your day. Expect a plethora of prey and predators, trees, and the breathtaking terrain in the realm of variety. The list includes, among other things, African elephants, lions, leopards, hyenas, warthogs, cranes, waterbuck, and more.
Following the first session’s activities, you have lunch and some downtime before going on a boat trip in the evening through the Kazinga Channel, which is home to a school of hippos, crocodiles, and other animals. After dinner and overnight, the day is ended.
Day 8: Lion trekking experience.
The day will begin with a hearty breakfast at the lodge, followed by a thrilling lion tracking experience with a ranger guide. You’ve only recently learned about these predators, so tracking them will help you comprehend them much better. There is no chance because these lions are being watched and studied. This is the only likely behavior you will observe from them. You will learn a lot about these mammals’ lives from the ranger guides who will break down what they consume and how they live.
You will understand one of the savage predators in the woods after identifying their territory and keeping an eye on them for a specific period of time. You will return to the resort for lunch and relaxation after the tracking exercise. The majority of the evening will be spent providing entertainment for the nearby villages as they leave the Park. The evening is made memorable by village strolls, cultural tales, and other activities before it gets dark enough for dinner and a restful nap.
Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi.
You will check out of the lodge after a hearty breakfast and go for a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, abundant vegetation, clear waterbodies, and more as you travel to the lodge. You’ll be greeted warmly at the lodge before being shown to a wonderful lunch and a place to rest. Before declaring the day, a success with dinner and a peaceful siesta, the evening can be devoted to the optional activities in the park.
Day 10: Bird watching and relax on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi.
You will leave the lodge in the early morning hours to go bird watching at daybreak. This occurs near the shores and wetlands of one of the world’s deepest lakes. With your eyes concentrated on the camera and binoculars for the species of your choosing, the activity lasts about 4 hours. Slender-billed baglafetch, African king fisher, grey-crowned cranes, white-tailed monad, African harrier hawk, herons, levillant cuckoo, and other birds are among those you will carefully look for on your checklist.
After that, a late breakfast will be provided, and you can unwind while you wait for lunch. You will unwind the next day with cocktails, stories, a boat excursion, more fun, and time spent around your lodge and the lake after a mouthwatering lunch. With dinner and a restful snooze, this day concludes.
Day 11: Departure
You will unwind the next day with cocktail, stories, a boat excursion, more fun and time spent around your lodge and the lake after a mouthwatering lunch. With dinner and a restful snooze, this day ends.
End of Safari