10 Days Uganda Safari adventure

Day 1, Arrival at Entebbe Airport
On arrival at the Airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative. Depending on the time of your arrival, Early arrivals will enable you visit some places in Entebbe like Botanical gardens, Snake Parks and the Entebbe Zoo. However with late and evening arrivals, your driver guide will transfer you to your Hotel in Kampala for dinner, refreshments and overnight stay at Serena Hotel or Sheraton Hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Midrange)/Excellent Hotel or Ministers Village Hotel or Hotel Sojovaro (Budget)

Day 2, Transfer to Ngamba Island
You will be picked form your hotel after your breakfast and transfer to Entebbe pier for the transfer to Ngamba Islands Chimpanzee sanctuary either by Speed boat which takes 45 minutes or by traditional boat which takes 90 minutes. The Sanctuary is a home to over 40 orphaned Chimpanzees. En route to the sanctuary, you will cross the equator and upon arrival, you will visit the Chimpanzees from the Visitors viewing platform as they feed while in their natural environment. After the interaction, you will return back to the shores to get your boat back to Entebbe pier. You may visit the Uganda wildlife Authority for viewing animals in their cages. Later transfer back to your Hotel in Kampala for dinner, refreshments and overnight stay at Serena Hotel or Sheraton Hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Midrange)/Excellent Hotel or Ministers Village Hotel or Hotel Sojovaro (Budget)

Day 3, Transfer to Jinja
After your breakfast at the Hotel, you will transfer to Jinja and the journey will offer you with sights of the en route flora and Fauna in Mabira forest and also a stopover at Sezibwa falls. The falls are on Sezibwa River which is the only river believed to be born by a human being. Detour the Mabira forest where you will enjoy spontaneous views of the bird life and monkeys at this spot. Proceed to Jinja where you will visit the mighty Source of River Nile. Dinner and overnight stay at Jinja Nile Resort for Luxury/ Nile Anchors Palace or Sun Set Hotel for mid range/ Cool Breeze Hotel for Budget

Day 4, Whitewater rafting
After your breakfast, you will set off for the most exciting adventure in Jinja on the Nile River.  The starting point is at Bujjagali and here you will first see where all grade rafters begin and end their rafting adventure. This will take you through the magnificent grade 8 rapids on the Nile and also reward you with spectacular views of the bird haven on the mighty Nile River. After the raft, you will transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort for Luxury/ Nile Anchors Palace or Sun Set Hotel for mid range/ Cool Breeze Hotel for Budget

Day 5, Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to Murchison falls National Park via Kampala. En route to the Park you will stopover in Masindi town for Lunch and later proceed to the park entering through the Kichumbanyobo gate. Upon arrival, you will visit the top of the falls where you will be rewarded with sights and sound on the Albert Nile crashing through the chasm. The water forces its self in a narrow gap in a rock only 7 meters wide pouring into a gorge 43 meters down thus making a thunderous roaring sound. After this, transfer to your assigned lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge  or Chose Safari Lodge or Nile Safari camp for Luxury/ Sambiya River Lodge for Mid range/Red chill campsite for Budget

Day 6, Game drive and launch cruise along the Albert Nile
After breakfast, you will set out for game drive on the northern sector of the Park. Here you will search for the early risers where you will be able to spot animals like Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Warthogs, baboons, Giraffes, Water bucks, bush bucks and so on. If you are a lucky visitor, you can also spot the Leopard. The game drive can take like 4-5 hours and this is the longest game drive in all Uganda’s game parks. Return to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will set out for the launch cruise along the Albert Nile where you will enjoy the cruise and can be able to spot animals like hippos, crocodiles, Oribis, buffalos and the wonderful bottom of the falls. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge  or Chose Safari Lodge or Nile Safari camp for Luxury/ Sambiya River Lodge for Mid range/Red chill campsite for Budget

Day 7, Transfer to Kibale National Park
After a morning breakfast, you will drive to Fort portal town with lunch en route in Hoima. The journey will reward you with spectacular views of the magnificent scenery as you drive through the traditional homesteads and farms on your way to Kibale. Reach Fort Portal in the evening and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Dinner overnight at Primates lodge (Luxury)/ Chimp’s nest (Midrange)/Chimpanzee Guest house (Budget).

Day 8, Chimp tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk
Upon having breakfast in the morning at your lodge, you will go for the life time Chimpanzee tracking experience in their natural environment and habitat. You will first report to the Park Headquarters at Kanyachu for a briefing about the chimp trackers code of conduct by a UWA official and then later go for the morning chimpanzee tracking experience. You will penetrate into the forest under the guidance of an armed ranger for the tracking.  Besides the chimps, you may spot other primates and these include: Varvet Monkey, L’hoest, Blue Monkey, Red-Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Black And White Colobus Monkey and many more. Return back to the lodge for Lunch and later go for the afternoon Bigodi swamp walk to search for different bird species. Dinner and overnight at Primates lodge (Luxury)/ Chimp’s nest (Midrange)/Chimpanzee Guest house (Budget).

Day 9, Transfer to Kampala
After your breakfast, you will transfer back to Kampala. En route visit sights like the crater regions in Fort Portal and cultural sites like the King’s Palace in Toro. Reach Kampala in the evening and drop off will be at your Hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Serena Hotel or Sheraton Hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Midrange)/Excellent Hotel or Ministers Village Hotel or Hotel Sojovaro (Budget)

Day 10, Departure
After breakfast, will go for final shopping in Kampala area or Entebbe provided time is allowing. Depending on your departure flight time, you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home.

 

End of Safari

 

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