14 Days Experience Uganda Safari.
This 14 Days Experience Uganda Safari takes you to Kibale National Park for chimpanzee tracking experience, visit the Sempaya hot springs in Semuliki National Park ,also tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as visit the indigenous forest people-batwa pygmies; golden monkeys in Mgahinga gorilla National Park. Then relax at the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi, also enjoy a nature walk in Lake Mburo and Kampala city tour.
Safari Highlights of the 14 Days Experience Uganda Safari;
- chimpanzee tracking
- bigodi swamp
- visit crater lakes
- Night game drive
- Sempaya hotspring
- Game drives
- kazinga channel
- Tree climbing lions
- Gorilla trekking
- Batwa trail
- Lake Bunyonyi
- safari on foot
- Horseback safari.
Detailed itinerary of the 14 Days Experience Uganda Safari;
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe.
You will be welcomed by our driver from Twende Expeditions upon your arrival at the airport. And later drive you to your hotel for an overnight at Sunset Hotel Entebbe (B.B)
Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park – Bigodi swamp
After breakfast our guide will pick you from the hotel, brief you about the 14 Days Experience Uganda Safari then drive to Kibale National Park; which is one of Uganda’s most beautiful tropical rain forest and home to a variety of primate species like chimpanzees. Check in your lodge, have lunch then proceed for the Bigodi swamp walk expect to see a number of primates such as black and white colobus, red tailed monkeys and blue monkeys. The swamp is also a birder’s haven. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Chimps nest (B.L.D)
Day 3: Visit the Crater lakes
After break fast accompanied by a local guide you will also visit some crater lakes in the area. Therefore hike to the top of the world for a beautiful view of the crater lakes, tea plantations and home steads. In evening you will also visit the Nyakasura caves. Then return to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Chimps nest (B.L.D)
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking -Semuliki National park
After early morning breakfast you will head to the park headquarter for a briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the chimpanzees. With an armed ranger you will start your adventure in the forest; once you have found the chimpanzees you will spend an hour observing and taking photos. Check out of your lodge and drive to Semuliki national park; check in your lodge have early dinner and then go for a night game drive to spot nocturnal animals like; otters, white tailed mongoose, hyenas and leopards. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Ntoroko game lodge (B.L.D)
Day 5 : Semuliki to Queen
Breakfast then head out to the famous Sempaya hot spring for an amazing adventure. The hot springs here can boil up to high degrees; therefore with the help of your guide you will boil eggs and bananas in the hot water. After this adventure you will then transfer to Queen Elizabeth. Have an evening game drive and then check into your lodge for dinner and overnight at Simba safari Camp (B.L.D)
Day 6: Game and Boat Cruise
After an early breakfast you will then go for a morning game drive expect to see a variety of animals as they arise. Later return to the lodge relax, have lunch. Thereafter in the evening you will have a rewarding boat cruise on Kazinga channel. While at Kazinga channel you will see hippos, buffaloes, elephants and also a variety of bird species. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Simba safari camp (B.L.D)
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi forest
In the morning you will then depart Queen Elizabeth via Ishasha famous for its tree climbing lions; so as you exit the park to Bwindi forest look out for these lions in the acacia trees. Then drive to Bwindi arrive in the evening check into your lodge for dinner and overnight at Buhoma community rest camp (B.L.D)
Day 8: Gorilla trekking
After an early breakfast you will head to the briefing point for the do’s and don’ts while with mountain gorillas. Then rally behind your ranger for this exciting adventure with the mountain gorillas-gentle giants. Once you have found them, spend an hour observing and taking pictures. Thereafter relax at your lodge the whole evening. Then have Dinner and overnight at Buhoma community rest camp (B.L.D
Day 9: Transfer to Mgahinga- Batwa Trail
After an early break fast you will then transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park for the amazing Batwa pygmies trail. They will showcase how they lived in their lives while still in the forest before they were evicted by government. Batwa were basically hunters and gatherers who depended on the forest for shelter, medicine and food. Also visit the Sacred Garama cave which was the spiritual and cultural site. Then check into your lodge for dinner at Travellers rest Kisoro (B.L.D)
Day 10: Golden monkey Tracking-Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After break fast drive to Mgahinga headquarter for briefing about the tracking rules. Then rally behind a ranger for this amazing adventure in the bamboo forest. Thereafter hike the volcano in search of the golden monkeys. Enjoy a magnificent view of the 3 volcanoes of; Gahinga, Sabyinyo and Muhavura. Then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, relax by the lodge in the evening while watching the beautiful sunset. Then have dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overland resort (B.L.D)
Day 11: Lake Bunyonyi
Today after break fast you will then take a canoe ride to some of the islands on Lake Bunyonyi. So Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa. Then after lunch you will relax by Lake side as you watch array of beautiful birds along the shores. Then return to the lodge dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overland resort (B.L.D)
Day 12: Lake Bunyonyi- Transfer to Lake Mburo
Break fast and then check out of your lodge and transfer to Lake Mburo. Take a boat ride on Lake Mburo so as to see hippos, crocodiles and a variety of bird species; along the papyrus swamp. Then enjoy an evening game drive expect to see zebras, giraffes, buffaloes and Topis. Later check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Eagle’s nest (B.L.D)
Day 13: Safari on foot or Horseback safari- transfer to Kampala
In the morning you will either have breakfast; then join a ranger for a safari on foot or you will enjoy 4 hours horseback riding with a bush breakfast. Then check out your lodge and drive back to Kampala. So stop at the equator for photographs and the water experiment at Kayabwe. Then proceed to Kampala and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay at Holiday Express hotel (B.B)
Day 14: Kampala city tour -Departure.
So after break fast drive to Kampala city center. Then visit the fresh fruit market in Nakasero and Owino market. Go on a shopping spree at the African craft market on Buganda road. Visit some of the religious places like Gaddafi Mosque, Rubaga and Namirembe cathedral as well as the Buganda Kingdom Palace. Then transfer to the airport in time to catch your flight back home.
End of the 14 Days Experience Uganda Safaris.
Price from $3,811 per person (minimum of 2 persons)
- Airport transfers
- Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
- Three meals a day, apart from where it is B.B
- Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
- All Park entrance fees
- Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
- Batwa pygmies trail
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones.
- International flight
- Visa (USD $ 50 per person)
- Meals and drinks not mentioned
- Items of personal nature
- Tips & laundry service
- All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
- Any deviation from the suggested program