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17 days Uganda wildlife safari will give you a very nice experience of almost the whole  uganda national Parks because this package includes different City Tours, Wildlife Safaris, Gorilla trekking and other different Culture and historical based experience even the adventure itself.

Why our insiders chose this tour

Most of the people prefer this Uganda wildlife safari because it offers the authentic experience of uganda national Parks, it is most preferably for the people who would be having up to 17  days and they need to experience the main parts of uganda national Parks.

Through this Uganda wildlife safari package we will visit these national parks.

Murchison Falls National Park. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Rwenzori National Park. Kidepo Valley National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lake Mburo National Park. Semuliki Valley National Park. Mount Elgon National Park

Visit these Uganda national parks for a whole lot of tourism activities & adventures like mountain gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking & wildlife.

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Kampala International Airport

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Itinerary of 17 days uganda wildlife safari

 

Day 1 : Arrival

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be received by our delegate who will transfer you to your place of accommodation in the capital of Kampala at this day there will be no activity.

 

Day 2 : Transfer from Kampala to Jinja

Uganda wildlife safari will start after waking up in the morning for breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala, have lunch along the way and then continue to Jinja make a stop to visit the sugar plantations before finally arriving in Jinja is about 125.9 km long and about 3 h 24 min where you will dine and spend the night.

 

Day 3 : Day in Jinja

Uganda wildlife safari package will start Right After breakfast, you enjoy White water rafting, quad biking, kayaking, or even horse riding. Rafting is a thrilling activity and is among the most fascinating tourist activities carried out at the source of the Nile, and it doesn’t need any expertise since you can actually learn on the same day.

You will head back to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat ride, visit some fishing villages and the Bujagali Falls. Dine and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 4 : Transfer from Jinja to Mount Elgon

In the morning leave Jinja for the less explored east driving through Mbale a lively town of the foothills of Mountain Elgon. This place is about 79 km long and about 1 h 15 min, rich with heritage and interesting culture.

Along the way you will enjoy great views of the Sipi falls, the mountain and various homesteads. You will have lunch in Mbale, after which you will hike to the beautiful Sipi falls; going through the banana plantations, local homesteads, maize fields and ascend the cascading falls. Dine and overnight. end of 4th day Uganda wildlife safari package.

 

Day 5 : Sipi falls to Piswa Camp

Uganda wildlife safari will start Following a delicious breakfast you will move to Kapkwata at 2190 m, and there you will begin your hike, pursuing the Kapkwata Trail. This is a picturesque route going through the moor, bamboo as well as heath land, reaching the Piswa Camp at 2850 m. dine and overnight there.

 

Day 6 : Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

Enjoy lunch in Apoka lodge and best of all is the fact that you can actually see some animals in the lodge vicinity even before your afternoon game drive. Kidepo is about 313 km long and about 6hrs, you may as well enjoy a swim in the swimming pool. You will dine and slumber at your lodge.

 

Day 7 : Tour at Kidepo valley national park

Following breakfast move into the park for Game Drive in the Narus Valley and there you will see numerous buffaloes, zebras, elephants plus giraffes, and if lucky lions, cheetahs plus leopards. In addition there are numerous bird species along the way. This drive is really slow offering you wonderful opportunities take pictures of animals, birds, trees, butterflies and plants. You will dine and slumber at your lodge. end of 7th day Uganda wildlife safari package.

 

Day 8 : Transfer to Murchison Falls

Following an early breakfast, you will drive from Kidepo to Murchison fall within a distance of 300 km and 6-7 hour drive. After reaching at Murchison falls national park we will checkin a hotel, dinner and overnight.

visit the impressive Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track rhinos and have lunch along the way. From there you will continue to Murchison Falls National Park, taking a short stop at the top of the falls, to the great Nile make its way through a small 7 meter gorge and thunderous drop to more than 43 meters below. Dine and overnight at your lodge. end of 8th day Uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 9 : Tour at Murchison falls national park

Following an early breakfast, you will drive into the park for visiting the impressive Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track rhinos and have lunch along the way. From there you will continue to Murchison Falls National Park, taking a short stop at the top of the falls, to the great Nile make its way through a small 7 meter gorge and thunderous drop to more than 43 meters below. Dine and overnight at your lodge. End of 9th day Uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 10 : Transfer from Murchison fall to Rwenzori mountain national park

Following the breakfast driving from Murchison fall to Rwenzori mountain national park, within a distance of 291 km and 7 hour drive, we shall take a lunch along the way, we may reach at Rwenzori mountain national park at around 05 pm, dine and overnight.

 

Day 11 : Transfer from Murchison fall to Rwenzori mountain national park

Following the breakfast we may start our tour at Rwenzori mountain national park, the Park is a Ugandan national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Rwenzori Mountains.

Almost 1,000 km² in size, the park has Africa’s third highest mountain peak and many waterfalls, lakes, and glaciers. The fabled “Mountains of The Moon” lie in Western Uganda on the Congolese border, with snow-covered, equatorial peaks rising to height of 5110 m and lower slopes blanketed in moorland and rich montane forest.

Most of the park is accessible to hikers with magnificent scenery and 19 Albertine Rift endemics, amongst them; Rwenzori Turaco and Shelley’s Crimsoning, would be ample reward for the intrepid, backpacking birder. Our tour may end at around 03 pm and drive like 3 hours (161km) to Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking after check in a hotel we will take a dinner and overnight. end of 11th day uganda wildlife safari.

 
 
 

Day 12 : transfer from Rwenzori Mountain to Queen Elizabeth national park and do a tour

Following the breakfast we may transfer from Rwenzori Mountain to queen Elizabeth national park which is 53 km long and about 1hr.15min.

After reaching the park we shall do a uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park includes touring the African savannah, the Kazinga Channel, seeing the Tree climbing lions in the Ishasha region, exploring the Kyambura Gorge famous for its Chimpanzee tracking safaris, seeing the crater lakes, exploring Lakes George and Edward.

Visit the Maramagambo forest as views of various animals such as Warthogs, lions, Monkeys, Leopards, Bush pigs, Elephants, various antelopes, Hyenas, Hippos and Crocodiles, with more than 600 bird species especially along the Kazinga channel , visit the bat caves, marvel at the primates , and colorful butterflies as well as a backdrop view of the legendary snowcapped peaks of the Rwenzori Mountain. end of 12nd day Uganda wildlife safari.

Day 13 : Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

We may wake up at around 10am for breakfast and drive to Kampala which is about a distance of 227 km long and 4hr. 20min. after reaching Kampala during the evening hours we shall check in, dinner and overnight. end of 13rd day Uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 14 : Transfer from Bwindi impenetrable National park to Lake Mbulo national park

Waking up in the morning for breakfast and transfer to Lake Mbulo national park for game drive, is located in Kiruhura District in the Western Region of Uganda. The park is about 30 kilometers (19 mi), by road, east of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.

The coordinates of the park are the park has a variety of animals such as zebras, hippopotami, impala, warthogs, elands, buffaloes, jackals, leopards, and over three hundred (300) bird species. At 260 square kilometers (100 sq. mi), the park is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national parks. Our tour will end at around 05 pm for dinner and overnight. end of 14th day Uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 15 : Transfer from Lake Mbulo national park to Kampala

Right after your Breakfast, our guide-driver will take you from Lake Mbulo national park to Kampala which is227.5 km, around 4 h 6 min by drive, for dinner and overnight. end of 15th day Uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 16 : Visit Kampala cultural sites

Right after your Breakfast, our guide-driver will collect you from your hotel to vist the various cultural sites in Kampala such as the Cultural Market, Kasubi tombs in which the kings and royals of the Buganda kigdom are buried, Nagalabi

The Buganda kingdom coronation site, Bahai temple, the Kabaka’s lake and the Palace of the Buganda king, Nakasero Green Market and Uganda Museum, in addition to many other fascinating sites, where you will learn about the true history of uganda, its kingdoms and its rich varied culture.

Later In the evening, head to the Ndere Cultural center where you will enjoy lots of entertainment including traditional cultural dances. Dine and slumber at your hotel, you’ll be received by our representative who will drive you to your accommodation in Kampala.

Based on your time of arrival, you will enjoy a city tour in the capital city Kampala. Visit a number of intriguing and historical sites, among which are the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the African Craft Village and the Uganda Museum. We as well recommend that you to get your money changed actually today. Dine and overnight in Uganda. end of 16th day uganda wildlife safari.

 

Day 17 : Gift shops and departure

Waking up at around 08am for breakfast then spend morning hours by visiting gift shops and depart in afternoon hours. End of Service of 17 days Uganda wildlife safari.

FAQ

The food may not be sophisticated but benefits from the inclusion of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find a largely vegetarian diet, although meat is available. The cuisine is largely based around beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bananas, and rice.

 

Any time of year is a good time to travel in Rwanda. Rwanda is known as eternal spring. It maintains a relatively even temperature of about 76.3°F – 82°F/ 24.6°C – 27.6 °C. The hottest time of year is August through September. Evenings are often cool and refreshing and a sweater is suggested. There are two rainy seasons, March through May and October through December. The rainy season shows itself typically with a daily downpour mixed with sunshine. The annual rainfall averages 31.5 in/ 80 cm.

 

Applied cancellation fees differ between packages (including accommodation and/or car rental) and day tours.

Cancellation of packages

For cancellations received up to 30 calendar days before the scheduled departure, a 20% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 15 -29 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 60% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 7 -14 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 80% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received within 7 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 100% cancellation fee will be charged

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