16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari
16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari: takes you to Lake Mutanda, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale, Antsirabe, Ranomafana, Isalo & Zombitse. This 16 day tour in Madagascar starts from Antananarivo that is the most marketable destination with various features like mountains and many more.
Highlights: 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari
- Day 1: Kigali- Rwanda
- Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mutanda (Uganda)
- Day 3: Engage in Gorilla Tracking conducted in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 5: Engage in a Game Drive & Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel
- Day 6: Transfer to Kibale National Park
- Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking
- Day 8: Drive to Entebbe & have a Flight to Madagascar
- Day 9: Transfer to Antsirabe
- Day 10: Transfer to Ranomafana National Park
- Day 11: Discover Ranomafana National park
- Day 12: Tour Anja Community Reserve & Transfer to Isalo National Park
- Day 13: Discover Isalo National Park
- Day 14: Zombitse National Park & transfer to Tulear
- Day 15: Have a Domestic flight to Antananarivo
- Day 16: Departure
Detailed – 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari
Day 1: Kigali- Rwanda
Day one of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, On your arrival, the driver guide will transfer you from Kigali International Airport to your hotel in Kigali basing on your time you would want to get engaged in some activities close to the city like touring around the genocide memorial site, Kimironko market. Dinner & overnight stay during your 16 days safari in Madagascar tour.
Accommodation – Hotel le Garni Kigali
Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mutanda (Uganda)
Day Two of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Get ready to transfer to Lake Mutanda after having your will fixed breakfast, you will proceed in the Southwest direction to the district of Kisoro.
On your transfer you will be able to eye witness the lush rainforests that you go through, dodging hilltops & then sinking into the active communities located in the valley before reaching your Destination-Lake Mutanda. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation –Mutanda Lake Resort
Day 3: Engage in the Gorilla Tracking conducted in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On the third day of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari Embark on your Gorilla Tracking activity after breakfast, have your packed lunch with you & then head to the headquarters where you will be briefed about the Dos & Don’ts of the activity plus also allocating you which Gorilla family you are going to track.
Set off into the huge rainforests in search of these remarkable gentle giants.
This consumes about 2-8hrs reliant on their location. Once spotted, spend 1hr with them watching & taking photos with them. This is the most exciting but also quite challenging experience of a lifetime. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Mutanda Lake Resort
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
The fourth day of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Breakfast & then head to the most toured game reserve, it contains the incredible Kazinga channel as quiet an attraction within which links both Lakes George(East) & Edward (West) & both these pull a great total of birds plus creatures like the Hippos large absorption, Nile crocodiles, etc. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Engazi Game lodge
Day 5: Engage in a Game Drive & Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel
On day five of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, after having your breakfast, then embark on your game drive where you will widely witness & spot a total of wildlife such as Giant Forest Hog, Lions, African Leopard, Cape Buffalos, etc.
Retire for lunch & then get ready for the afternoon Boat Cruise along the Kazinga channel & here a huge number of Hippos, Nile Crocodiles will highly be spotted. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Engazi Game lodge
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day six of day seven of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Have your Breakfast & then be transferred to the world of Chimpanzees –Kibale National Park. Along the way, you will eye witness a variety of incredible features, the rolling hills of the lush green countryside which is common with the western part of Uganda.
This park doesn’t only shelter the endangered Chimpanzees, but also docks the infrequent Red Colobus, Black & White Colobus, to mention but a few. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Kibale forest Camp
Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking
Day seven of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Enjoy your breakfast, then transfer to the park’s headquarters where you will be given guidelines & briefed still in regards to the activity –Chimpanzee Tracking.
Head to the Forest & then track these in incredible endangered species, find them, watch them, take photos but all done strictly in 1hr that is granted to you to spend with them.
Then later on in the afternoon, after tracking Chimpanzees & having lunch, you can engage in a Community walk, get to spend more time with the local people, and get to know their way of life/daily lifestyle. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation – Kibale Forest Camp
Day 8: Drive to Entebbe & have a Flight to Madagascar
Day eight of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, after having breakfast, you will then be picked and transferred to the Airport (Entebbe International Airport) just in time for your flight to Madagascar. While on your arrival at the Airport-Antananarivo –capital, will be picked & taken to check in a Hotel/lodge, have the time to relax for the rest of the day & take in your new settings.
Accommodation –Susie’s Place
Day 9: Transfer to Antsirabe
On day nine of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, The driver-guide will pick you up in the morning for your trip setting off in the South to a vibrant Antsirabe town and you will be able to spot & view the backdrop altering to farmlands where mainly rice is highly grown by these indigenous people.
Still, in this town you will witness the Malagasy way of life, relish a drive through it on a push-(pousse-pousse)-the local bikes they use to move through, and also relish a drink on one of the indigenous/local verandas. Dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation – Antsirabe Town (Couleur Café)
Day 10: Transfer to Ranomafana National Park
Day ten of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Have breakfast & then you will be transferred to this prominent National Park in Madagascar-Ranomafana.
Enjoy then the close Hot springs/ drive to the spa to recuperate from the long trip transfer precisely all that done in the afternoon.
Have an evening walkthrough to be able to spot some of the Nocturnal animals such as mouse lemur, geckos, tree frog, etc. Check-in, Dinner, and overnight stay.
Accommodation –Centrest Hotel
Day 11: Discover Ranomafana National park
Day eleven of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, On discovering of the new Lemur Kind-Golden Bamboo Lemur (critically endangered up to date), is basically when Ranomafana- (means warm water) was recognized as a National Park.
The rainforest does shelter both flora & fauna like 12 dissimilar kinds of Lemurs,118 bird species and among them, 30 are prevalent to the National Park.
Ranomafana National Park has gotten 5 different trails that can be of interest to your exploration. In the morning, when these strolls can & the extent & effort of the trail can be accustomed to your ability/fitness level.
More so spotting lemurs you may also be able to view numerous, unlike chameleons & geckos. Dinner & overnight stay.
Accommodation –Centrest Hotel
Day 12: Tour Anja Community Reserve & Transfer to Isalo National Park
Day twelve of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Have breakfast & then proceed with your excursion Southwest alongside the eminent RN7 to a little jewel- Anja Community Reserve.
This reserve has gotten a spectacular setting, piles of Lemurs & since 1992, it’s been run by the Local Community.
This is the most toured community accomplished forest & Eco tourist spot in Madagascar, and very imperative when it comes to positions of preservation & Education.
Here you will be able to spot various lively Ring-tailed Lemurs playing & hurdling around, and such is reasonably an exciting experience you wouldn’t want to miss. Once your walk is done you will transfer to Isalo National Park.
Accommodation – Isalo Ranch
Day 13: Discover Isalo National Park
Day thirteen of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, This is the Grand Canyon of Madagascar, its landscape is outstanding, amalgamated with profound Canyons, Green Oases, Stone creations/formations & plains, and with that, you will get the opportunity to discover such a beautiful place on foot. When leaving for this destination please carry your swimming costume so that you don’t miss out on chilling/cooling, dip into one of the natural pools here. Lunch and Overnight stay.
Accommodation – Isalo Ranch
Day 14: Zombitse National Park & transfer to Tulear
on day fourteen of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, Proceed on the RN7 (West coast). And then you will have a stopover about halfway between Isalo National Park & Tulear at Zombitse National Park.
This is an exclusive park- it is the changeover zone between the arid/dry forest of both the South & West plus the tropical forest of eastern Madagascar.
Its vegetation is especially rich within this threatened area with Baobabs & numerous orchids mutual in this place.
Now on your walk in this park, you will get the opportunity to spot various Lemurs such as dancing Verraux Sifaka, Ring- tailed Lemurs, Brown Lemurs, etc. Also be able to spot others like Chameleons, Snakes, and the lovely Coquerel’s Coua Bird. Since the surface here is flat & arid, it will necessitate you to have /wear heavy walking shoes.
After your walk you will proceed to Tulear, this is a coastal town overseeing the Canal de Mozambique. This Malagasy-Swiss eco lodge-relax here in the afternoon with your feet put in the sand.
Accommodation – Famata Lodge
Day 15: Have a Domestic flight to Antananarivo
Day fifteen of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari, With your domestic flight to Antananarivo, your accommodation will take care of your transportation there, to the Airport, stay in the same accommodation place & then later in the evening you will have an opportunity to try out in one of the good restaurants in the locality.
Accommodation – Susie’s Place
Day 16: Departure
End of 16 Days Uganda Madagascar Safari.
Check out, explore the city & then head back to the Airport for your departure flight back home, concluding your 16 Days Uganda & Madagascar safari.