12 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Encounter and Cultural Safari


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This is an action packed safari in Uganda containing the best of wildlife, Gorillas, Chimpanzees and cultural encounter starting with ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhinos trekking, Murchison falls for community walk and game viewing on the boat cruise and game drives, Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking and community encounter, Queen Elizabeth National Park for the cultural experience and wildlife doubled on Kazinga channel and the tree climbing lions in Ishasha, then after continue to Bwindi Impenetrable national park for the best highlight of this safari which is Gorilla trekking coming along with the cultural experience from the Batwa forest pygmies continue to lake Bunyonyi for the bucket list of amazing wonders and relaxation before you head out to Lake Mburo National Park known for its highest concentration of Zebras and lots of wildlife and a community walk, our 12 days safari will sum up with the equator line experience. This amazing Ugandan adventure is available throughout the year and it suits all budgets.

Price Includes:
  • Meals
  • Accomodation
  • Transport
Price Excludes:
  • Visa
  • Complimentary Airport Transfers
  • Rhino Tracking In Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary
  • Game Viewing Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Boat cruise along Victoria Nile in Murchison falls National Park
  • Hiking the Top of the Fall
  • Game drive at Kabwoya Wildlife reserve
  • Sightseeing of the Albertine Rift Valley
  • Mountain Biking in Mpaga Tea Estate
  • Mabere Ga Nyinamwiru Cultural Site Tour
  • Crater Lakes Tour
  • Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Night Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Tree Climbing Lions Expedition In Ishasha Sector Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Canoe Riding on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Nature walk or Horse Back riding in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tour Plan

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Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park With Stopover At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Our Driver/Guide will meet you at the airport and start driving you to Murchison Falls National Park. Count on traveling for about 5 hours. Stopovers will be made en route to Twelve Days. Stretch your muscles, take it easy, or simply enjoy the landscape on a safari in Uganda. You will stop at the Ziwa rhino refuge first before entering the park. One of the best sites to visit in Uganda is this. Aside from the Uganda Wildlife Education Center, this is the only location in Uganda where visitors can see rhinos. Due to hunting and civil strife in the 1980s, wild rhinos became extinct. The government established the rhino sanctuary with assistance from international wildlife

There were initially only five rhinos at the sanctuary, but there are now more than 25. A local Ranger will lead you as you watch them graze and listen to their life tales.

You will drive to Masindi town for lunch after viewing the rhinos, and then continue to Murchison Falls National Park. When you get in the park, you can climb to the top of the falls to get a bird's-eye perspective of the impressive and well-known Murchison falls. Later in the evening, after snapping pictures and admiring the surroundings of the falls, you will return to your lodge.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation: Red chilli rest camp (economy), Pakuba safari lodge (mid-range) and Paraa safari lodge (executive)

Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive And Boat Cruise Along The Victoria Nile

Get up early, eat breakfast, and then embark on a game drive along the Nyamsiki track. Seek out animals including lions, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, wildebeests, reedbucks, warthogs, antelopes, buffaloes, leopards, and birds while on the game drive. In the entire park, Nyamsiki has the largest concentration of animals (12 days Uganda trip). Expect to have lunch at the lodge in the afternoon since the game drive lasts about 3 hours. You'll drive to the Paraa port after lunch to board a boat for a trip along the Victoria Nile. One of the most well-liked activities in the park is a boat ride along the Nile.

You can see animals including Nile crocodiles, hippos, waterbucks, birds, elephants, and buffaloes on the riverbanks while traveling by boat. Tourists are treated with a spectacular view of the Murchison and the lesser Uhuru falls as the boat travels upstream. Around 5 o'clock in the afternoon, the boat excursion comes to an end, and you return to your lodge for refreshments and a rest.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Red chilli rest camp (economy), Pakuba safari lodge (mid-range) and Paraa safari lodge (executive)

Transfer To Kibale National Park

You will depart from Murchison Falls National Park after breakfast and begin your drive to Kibale National Park. Although the drive is lengthy, there is a lot to see, so you won't get bored. Expect to avoid a lot of things, including trading posts, schools, lakes, rivers, the Bunyoro oil fields, and forests. You can either wait until you reach Fort Portal or have lunch in Hoima town. You will tour Fort Portal and go to the King of Toro's palace while you are there. It is the hub of Uganda's tourism industry and regarded as one of the country's cleanest cities.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Turaco Tree Tops (high-end) and Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (standard and mid-range)

Chimpanzee Tracking Experience In Kibale – Visiting Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary

You will travel to the Kibale Forest headquarters early in the morning for a briefing on chimpanzee tracking. With five habituated chimpanzee groups, Kibale is home to roughly 1500 chimpanzees. It is probably the best location in Africa to view wild chimpanzees. You will 12 day Uganda tour enter the forest to start searching for the chimpanzees after the briefing. Finding the chimps does not need much time. One of the smartest animals you will ever encounter is a chimpanzee. They can construct their nests or gather food using tools like stones, tree branches, and other natural characteristics. After spending two hours interacting with the chimpanzees, you will leave the forest and return to

The driver will take you to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary later in the afternoon so you can observe the other 12 primates and watch birds. Additionally, you'll get to know the neighborhood and visit a group that helps women. You'll be directed to browse women's products, including artisanal goods. By purchasing some of the women's goods, you may assist them. After exploring the marsh and the neighborhood, you'll return to your lodge for dinner.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Turaco Tree Tops (high-end) and Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (standard and mid-range)

Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park – Visit The Katwe Salt Mines

12 day safari in Uganda After breakfast, you'll leave for the Kasese area, where Queen Elizabeth National Park is located, around dawn. You will avoid the Rwenzori mountain ranges, also referred to as the "mountains of the moon," on your way to Kasese. You will have the chance to see its glaciers and snow-covered summits from a distance. After arriving in Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will eat lunch at your hotel. You will go to the Katwe salt mines and explosion craters in the late afternoon.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Mweya safari lodge (luxury), Parkview lodge (standard) and Bush lodge (budget)

Kasenyi Plains Game Drive – Kazinga Channel Launch Cruise

You'll get up and eat breakfast on this day before going for a game drive over the Kasenyi plains. There are many different animals to keep an eye out for on the Kasenyi plains, including elephants, elands, topis, Uganda kobs, lions, hyenas, leopards, mongoose, and a wide range of bird species. It is a fantastic location to observe most of Africa's well-known animals during a 12-day Uganda wildlife tour. The 3-hour game travel comes to an early afternoon conclusion. As you get ready for the afternoon boat ride at Kazinga Channel, which divides Lake Edward from Lake George, you will return to your lodge for lunch after it is over.

A boat ride will depart from Lake Edward in the afternoon and travel through the Kazinga channel, which is home to an astounding variety of crocodiles, hippos, and other aquatic species. It will then enter Lake George. After that, turn around to see more wildlife, including elephants, buffaloes, water bucks, and various bird species. The boat cruise will be the day's final activity before you return to your lodge for supper and some downtime.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Mweya safari lodge (luxury), Parkview lodge (standard) and Bush lodge (budget)

Nature Walk In Maramagambo Forest And Game Drive In The Afternoon

Get up early, then complete your breakfast. You will be taken to the park offices by the office driver, where you can sign up for a guided nature walk through the Maramagambo forest. One of Uganda's largest forests is the Maramagambo forest. The black and white colobus, red-tailed monkeys, baboons, chimpanzees, l'hoest monkeys, bush babies, and pottos are just a few of the primate species that call it home. Additionally, one can see numerous birds, reptiles, and butterflies. Pythons and bats can be seen in the jungle. Numerous savanna mammals graze in the woodland. The park ranger leads the nature walk, which lasts between one and three hours.

You will drive back to your accommodation for lunch and a relaxation after the nature walk is finished. You'll do another game drive later on in the day to search for any mammals that you might not have observed the day before. This specific wildlife drive will travel across the Kazinga and Kasenyi plains.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Mweya safari lodge (luxury), Parkview lodge (standard) and Bush lodge (budget)

Spotting Tree Climbing Lions In Ishasha – Travel To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Following breakfast, you will depart from the hotel and go to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will go through the Ishasha sector as you depart Queen Elizabeth National Park. 12 day journey to the best of Uganda The Ishasha district is a well-known location for lions that climb trees. After their morning hunt, lions are often seen napping on fig trees. We all know that lions live on the ground, however these particular lions prefer to sleep atop trees. Researchers believe they do this to avoid crawling insects or to monitor prey from above. You will continue your journey via Kihihi to south-western Uganda after spending an hour watching. Before moving on to your ultimate goal, you could stop for lunch at Kihihi town. Expect to arrive in Bwindi early enough to rest and be ready for the following day's gorilla trek.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge (standard), Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Luxury) and Rushaga Gorilla Camp (budget)

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Expedition – Community Visit Of The Batwa

You will get up early, eat breakfast, and then travel right to the park's administrative center for a briefing on the guidelines for gorilla trekking. You will be assigned to a specific gorilla troop before beginning the climb under the 12 days Uganda wildlife tourstewardship of Park Rangers after your gorilla permits have been verified in the system. You'll need to look for the gorillas for anything from one to four hours. Long hikes can be exhausting, but they are worthwhile since seeing a gorilla family is an unforgettable experience. The gorillas can be seen eating, sleeping, and playing with their young. They often coexist in groups of 8 to 25 people, with an alpha male serving as the group's leader. Gorillas are friendly and calm creatures. They will let you to watch them carefully as they eat, play, and interact with one another. Additionally, you can record them in images and short films. Only an hour of interaction with the primates is allowed. You will be led out of the forest after your time with them is up, where the company driver will be waiting to drive you back to your lodge for lunch.

12 days Uganda trip You will unwind for a while following lunch before getting ready to leave at 4 p.m. to visit the Batwa pygmies. After being driven from the jungles of Bwindi and Mgahinga, the Batwa continue to lead a primitive lifestyle. Over a millennium had passed since they had been hunters and gatherers before everything changed. The harsh realities of life outside the forest are now made apparent to them. You will see their residences, local taverns, traditional craft shops, and traditional medicine men when you visit them. They will also amuse you with their native music, dancing, and theatre. It can be depressing to listen to them complain and reflect on their former way of life, but it is what it is. Later in the evening, you will be taken back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge (standard), Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Luxury) and Rushaga Gorilla Camp (budget)

Drive To Lake Mburo National Park – Night Game Drive

Wake up whenever suits you, then eat breakfast before leaving. Later in the morning or in the middle of the day, the driver will depart for Lake Mburo National Park. You will travel through the gently rolling hills and lush vegetation of the Kigezi region as you depart Bwindi. Be on the lookout for other breathtaking views of the Rwenzori Mountains, lakes, rivers, and other wonderful natural features. In Mbarara, lunch will be served. 12-day tour to Uganda This is Uganda's second-largest city and one of its metropolitan areas with the fastest rate of growth. We hope you'll decide to try some of the cuisine here (Matooke, sweet potatoes, cassava, chicken or meat with luwombo and a glass of fresh fruit juice).

The Mbarara district is close by Lake Mburo National Park, so plan on arriving there later in the day. While you wait to be transported for the night game drive, check into your accommodation and have a shower. One of Uganda's highest leopard populations can be found in Lake Mburo National Park, where leopard sightings are possible at night. Additionally, nocturnal animals like pottos and birds should be on the lookout for. After learning about Uganda's nocturnal wildlife, you'll return to your hotel for dinner and some rest.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Mantana Tented Camp (luxury), Rwaboko rock (standard) and Rwonyo Camp (economy)

Morning Game Viewing And Boat Cruise At Lake Mburo

12 days of the best safari in Uganda As you wait for the guide to take you on the morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park, get up early and have breakfast. The smallest savanna park in Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park has a wide range of species and breathtaking landscapes. It is home to the most antelope in Uganda and is one of only two national parks where zebras can be seen. Additionally, it is one of the few national parks in Uganda where domestic and wild animals coexist. Animals like oribi, buffaloes, giraffes, impalas, elands, and topis may be seen in Lake Mburo National Park. After a three-hour game drive through the park, you'll return to the lodge.

12 day tour in Uganda You will be transported for a boat excursion along Lake Mburo in the afternoon following lunch. Due to the presence of crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, waterbucks, and other antelope species along the eastern lake edges, this is where most of the action will take place. Birdwatchers can see around 300 different bird species, including fish eagles, kingfishers, and hummerkops. You will watch the sunset as the day comes to a conclusion and capture lovely pictures to share with your friends back home. You will get off the boat around 5 o'clock and head back to your lodge for dinner and some downtime.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accomodation: Mantana Tented Camp (luxury), Rwaboko rock (standard) and Rwonyo Camp (economy)

Morning Game Drive (Horseback, Quad Bike Or Walking) – Return To Entebbe Or Kampala

12 days trip to Uganda The driver will get you up early in the morning to take you on your last nature experience. You have the option of using a horse, a quad bike, or walking as transportation rather than a typical tour van. Other national parks in Uganda do not provide this experience because it is unique. You will begin your return trip to Entebbe with a stop at the renowned equator crossing in Kayabwe after one final exploration of the park. Taking pictures at the equator mark and purchasing trinkets from the artisan shop to bring home are the two primary activities at the equator crossing. Before traveling to Kampala city and subsequently Entebbe for departure, a meal will be had close to the equator.

Meal Plan: Breakfast,& Lunch


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