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18 Days Uganda Safari

18 Days Uganda Safari

18 Days Uganda Safari

18 Days Uganda Safari: Uganda safari packages, Arrival at Entebbe International Airport, Transfer to Ngamba Islands, Depart & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, Game drive & Boat Cruise along the Albert Nile, Transfer to Kibale National Park, Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk, Transfer to Semuliki National Park, Chimpanzee tracking in the forest, Game drive & Launch cruise, Chimpanzee tracking & forest walk, Game drive & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Transfer to Kisoro/Mgahinga National Park, Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park to conclude your uganda safaris and tours

 

Highlights: 18 Days Uganda Safari

  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
  • Day 2: Transfer to Ngamba Islands
  • Day 3: Depart & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 4: Game drive & Boat Cruise along the Albert Nile
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kibale National Park
  • Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk
  • Day 7: Transfer to Semuliki National Park
  • Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking in the forest
  • Day 9: Game drive & Launch cruise
  • Day 10: Chimpanzee tracking & forest walk
  • Day 11: Game drive & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 12: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 13: Full in Bwindi
  • Day 14: Transfer to Kisoro/Mahinga National Park
  • Day 15: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 16: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 17: Game drive and Boat ride on Lake Mburo
  • Day 18: Hyena walk and transfer to Kampala

Detailed: 18 Days Uganda Safari

Day 1 Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

On your arrival at the airport for your luxury uganda safari the driver guide will pick you up & transfer you to a hotel/lodge, check-in, relax, dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Cassia lodge

Day 2 Transfer to Ngamba Islands

Ngamba Islands
Ngamba Islands

day 2 of your 18 Days Uganda Safari,  Breakfast, then transfer to Entebbe where you will have a Boat Ride to this Island  (Ngamba) which will take you half a day & will be able to spot the Orphaned Chimpanzees as part of your 18 days Long adventure.

The instructions will be given to you at CSWCT headquarters in Entebbe for about 30mins as to how to behave when with these Orphaned Chimpanzees. The duration at which the boat takes to cross to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is 45mins.

This Sanctuary shelters 49 Orphaned Chimpanzees. You will be able to spot how these endangered species feed on the visitors’ platform. Then after that  return to the pier with a boat & be ridden back, Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Cassia lodge

Day 3 Depart & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Enjoy your heavy breakfast & then will pick up & transfer to Murchison Falls National Park  for Uganda safaris Adventures (Uganda’s largest park). The park shelters animals like Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, a variety of Antelopes, proceed & then, tour the prominent Luweero Triangle, lunch stopover in Masindi Town.

Then proceed to the beautiful Murchison Falls. On your arrival, tour the top of the falls where water strikes through different rapids (7m gap falling over 40m Gorge below). Check-in, relax, dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –  Pakuba Safari Lodge

Day 4 Game drive and Boat Cruise along the Albert Nile

murchison falls
Murchison falls

On the 4th day of your 18 Days Uganda Safari, Breakfast & embark on a game drive on River Nile (Northern Bank), this usually lasts for about 3-5 hrs. This park contains Wildlife such as Elephants, Rothschild Giraffes, Buffaloes, Lions, Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Oribis, Waterbucks, to mention but a few.

Once the activity is done, you will return back to your lodge, have lunch & get ready for the afternoon boat cruise along the Albert Nile –this will give you an exciting & unique spotting at the bottom of the magnificent Murchison Falls.

The Boat Cruise also gives you a wide view of animals like crocodiles, hippopotamus plus spotting of birds on the banks of the river & these include kingfisher, Cormorants, Bee-eater plus the infrequent Shoebill Stork. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Pakuba Safari Lodge

Day 5 Transfer to Kibale National Park

During your africa safari tours  Uganda,  the fifth day of  your 18 Days Uganda Safari, Enjoy your breakfast, then set off for Kibale Forest National Park, which shelters over 13 primate species such as Red colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, etc. Have a stopover in Kagadi, have lunch & then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –  Chimpanzee forest Guest House (budget

Day 6 Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk

Have breakfast & embark on your chimpanzee tracking activity marking your 6th day in your enjoyment of 18 Days Long Adventure in Uganda.

In your search, be sure to spot several primate species like Chimpanzees, Monkeys & so many others which involve Forest Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, Bushpig, Duiker, Lions, Warthogs, Reptiles & Amphibians plus a colorful variation of Butterflies.

Have lunch back at your lodge & then get ready for a Nature walk in the Bigodi swamp area where you will spot most of the various Birds which love being in /on Water. This forest /Park(Kibale) contains about 335 species of Birds and therefore this favors Bird watching lovers , the uganda best safari. Back to your Lodge relax, dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Chimpanzee Forest Guest House, Uganda’s best safari lodges

Day 7 Transfer to Semuliki National Park

Semuliki National Park
Semuliki National Park

Transfer to Semuliki National Park after your wonderful breakfast. Then on your arrival at the Park offices, register & then tour the Sempaya Hot Springs & Ntandi- the new settlement of the Pygmies.

Get ready for an afternoon Game drive to the Wildlife Reserve where you will game view wildlife such as Leopards, Forest Elephants, etc. Check-in your Lodge, relax, dinner.

Later in the evening, you can engage in a Night Game Drive in search of several Wildlife species such as Slender Mongoose, Serval cats, White-tailed mongoose, Diminutive genet to mention but a few.

Note carefully that it’s only in this park (Semuliki National Park) in Uganda where Night game drives are conducted. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –  Semuliki Safari Lodge

Day 8 Chimpanzee tracking in the forest

Having had an early morning cup of tea, you will set off to the Park headquarters for briefing by the Uganda Wildlife Officials about the activity you are yet to get involved in (Chimpanzee Tracking), then you will embark on it in search for these endangered species in the cool & dense Rain forest. Alongside the Chimpanzees, this forest also contains a variety of bird species.

Lunch & then in the afternoon go visit the Hot springs of Sempaya & the pygmies ‘new settlement. Then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening, check-in, dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Elephant Hub Lodge

Day 9 Game drive & Launch cruise

Breakfast, then embark on the Game drive where you will widely spot wildlife such as Lions, Leopards, Forest hogs, Buffalos, Elephants, Waterbuck, Uganda Kob, other types of antelopes, etc.

Return to your Lodge, have lunch & then engage in a Boat cruise for approximately 3 hrs on the Kazinga Channel. Still, the Boat cruise will let you spot the close-set of hippopotamus & many animals drinking at the water’s edge. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Elephant Hub Lodge

Day 10 Chimpanzee tracking and forest walk

Breakfast very early in the morning then set off for the Chimpanzee tracking activity in the Kyambura gorge. This gorge gives higher chances to trackers to spot chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s, Red colobus, Black & White colobus, etc. Return back to your lodge, have lunch & then get ready for an evening forest walk. Dinner & overnight stay at your lodge.

Accommodation – Elephant Hub Lodge

Day 11 Game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Gorilla tracking
Gorilla tracking

Breakfast, then head straight for a Game drive in Ishasha section on your 18 days long Adventure in Uganda, and be excited to spot the infrequent tree-climbing lions.

However, the chances of spotting these lions are minimal. Sometimes it depends on the luck and time of reaching that place, will have lunch in the Ishasha section & then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 12 Gorilla trek in Bwindi forest Park

Breakfast & set off for the briefing by the UWA officials at the park offices, then embark on the activity (Gorilla tracking). This is a lifetime encounter & impressively adventurous of your 18 days long Adventure in Uganda.

The guides will lead you as you go into the Thick forest in search of the Gentle giants (Endangered Mountain Gorillas). You need to be physically fit because you will move up & down the rugged topography until you finally spot these gentle creatures, be with them for strictly 1hr & the activity can elapse for about 2-8 hrs because these gentle giants keep on moving to look for food.

Not only Gorillas exist in this Forest but there are other primates like Chimpanzees, Monkeys, Birds, etc. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 13 Full in Bwindi

Have a good & enough breakfast because you are spending the whole day in the Buhoma section where you will visit the Batwa Pygmies communities. Contribute to the evening cultural performances plus so many others. Dinner & overnight.

Accommodation – Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 14 Transfer to Kisoro/Mgahinga National Park

Enjoy your breakfast then transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Kisoro on the Uganda – Congo border. Have lunch in Kisoro town then proceed within the park for a cave exploration walk. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –   Kisoro Tourist Hotel

Day 15 Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Breakfast, then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi (the deepest lake in Africa). The Lake consists of 32 Islands, a good stopover for relaxing/resting especially for trekkers from trekking the gentle giants.

On your arrival, you will have to do a Boat Cruise which will enable you to tour most of the Islands on this Lake. Each & every Island on this lake is named depending on the bird species found on each of the- Island, while others were named due to their uses like the’ Punishment Island which is the smallest & was used by the Bakiga natives to drop their girls who had gotten pregnant before marriage’. Check-in, Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –  Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Day 16 Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park

Start your 16th day in your 18 days long Adventure with an early morning wonderful breakfast, then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

You will have a lunch stopover in Mbarara town, then proceed to the Park, set off on a game drive which will enable you to have a wide game view of animals like Zebras, Buffalos, Elands, to mention but a few.

On reaching the park offices, Register & then get ready for the evening Nature walk along the loop of Kigambara-it offers wonderful guided walks alongside the Lake. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation –  Rwakobo Rock

Day 17 Game drive and a boat ride on Lake Mburo

Day seventeen of  your 18 Days Uganda Safari, Early morning Breakfast, then go for a Game drive & look for the early Risers plus other animals that you could have missed out in the previous Game drive. Return to the Lodge freshen up, Lunch & prepare for an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo in which way you will get a close view of the Crocodiles plus the Hippopotamus. Dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation – Rwakobo Rock

Day 18 Hyena walk & transfer to Kampala

Breakfast & then go for the Hyena walk with in the Park. This is a guided walk & usually given escorts by an official from the Uganda wildlife Authority for the sake of being safe & also help out in providing you with more details about the trail.

Then later set off to Kampala with lunch en-route, have a stopover at the Equator (Kayabwe), can take more photos & also experiment, spot the Royal Drum Village at Mpambire for souvenirs/even can purchase some. Proceed to the Airport for your departure flight, concluding your 18 day long Adventure in Uganda.

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