This of tour 8 days Uganda will give you an opportunity of game viewing and Gorilla trekking safari and White Water Rafting. You will visit Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Lake Bunyonyi national park and lastly to Jinja region for white water rafting adventure
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport – Kampala
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport this morning you will be met and received our warm welcome by our representative and safari driver guide for your transfer to your hotel in Kampala for check-in, relaxation and briefings about your safari.
Later have lunch and go for Kampala evening city Kampala city tour to explore the historical places of Uganda such as Kabaka’s palace and Amin torture chambers, Namugongo martyr’s shrines, Uganda National Museum, Kasubi tombs (the burial ground for the Buganda Kings one of the UNESCO’S recognized sight).
Dinner and overnight at the hotel (HB)
Day 2: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early breakfast our safari driver guide will pick you from your hotel at 0600 hrs and drive south west via Masaka and Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This journey will take approximately 5-6 hours. As you drive along the way enjoy the beautiful sceneries and see Ugandan’s way of life in their traditional homesteads and farms. Have lunch from Igongo cultural center. Later on continue with drive to your destination Queen Elizabeth and arrive for an enroute game drive, nature walk to the beautiful crater lakes of the park.
Proceed to the lodge for dinner and an overnight (FB)
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Morning Chimpanzee tracking – Afternoon Boat Cruising on Kazinga Channel
Breakfast, followed by a morning guided chimpanzee tracking walk through tropical forest of Kalinzu to spend a half day while tracking chimpanzee, bird viewing, hiking and exploring this forest. Have a short break for lunch and then go for 2 hours afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, which joins the two Lakes namely; Edward and George, it give you the best opportunity to take pictures since the boat drifts slowly just by the shores of the channel.
Kazinga Channel supports the biggest number of Hippos in Africa and Crocodiles also during the afternoon boat ride, you can spot large herds of African Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, antelopes as they come here to drink water. It is also a paradise for the bird lovers.
Later in the evening go to Kasenyi track for an evening game drive which is popular as a mating ground for the Uganda Kobs and a hunting ground for the big cats and if it is a lucky day for you, might find predators in action.
Return back to the lodge for dinner and over night (FB)
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park-Ishasha sector – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
After breakfast, check-out and head out to Ishasha sector in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is proudly known for harboring the “tree climbing lions”.
After meeting face to face with these amazing trees climbing lions drive to Bwindi Impenetrable national Park the well known as the Switzerland of Africa and the home to the a half of the world’s mountain gorillas, have lunch and later go for community encounter to support the orphanage families. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight (FB)
Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – Morning Gorilla trekking –Transfer to
This day you’ll wake up early in the morning for breakfast and depart for the pre trek Gorilla briefings at the park Headquarters. Later go for your long time awaited activity “Gorilla trekking” the time taken while trekking is not known but it is expected to be between2-8 hours depending on the movement of the Gorilla family you are allocated to. During the trek expect to discover other primates such as Chimpanzees, black and white colombus monkey, vervet monkey just to name a few.
On encounter, spend an hour of exhilarating moments with these gentle giants.
Return to the lodge/camp for lunch. Then leave Bwindi behind and drive to Lake Bunyonyi where over 200 bird species have been recorded. “Bunyonyi” actually means “the place of many little birds” Lake Bunyonyi is one of the few African lakes completely safe for swimming and canoeing (FB)
Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi –Kampala City with en-route stop at Igongo cultural center and Kayabwe Equator crossing point.
After breakfast, check-out and proceed to your next destination on the way to Kampala the scenic drive will take you through beautiful landscapes of the western region of Uganda and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns, you shall have an en-route stop at Igongo cultural center a place with first hand information about the Ankole Kingdom have lunch at this point and make a museum tour the proceed with the drive to Kampala but before then you will have another stopover at the Equator crossing center (Kayabwe) for water experiment and photography moments since it is the best spot to take a memorial photo. Then continue with the journey to check in at your hotel in Kampala for dinner and an overnight.
Day 7: Kampala capital – Jinja town – Half day white water rafting.
Breakfast, check-out from your hotel and drive to Jinja for white water rafting but before Jinja along the way visit Mabira Rainforest reserve the only green tropical forest in the central region later continue with the drive to Jinja town for lunch and then embark for a half day afternoon white water rafting one of the most adrenaline adventurous and trilling activities which you must not miss on your tour after this tour return to the hotel for relaxation and dinner.
Day 8: Jinja town – Explore the source of river Nile –Entebbe international airport
Today you shall have relaxed breakfast and drive to explore Source of the Nile on a boat to the exact spot where the Nile waters starts to flow and pour into the Mediterranean Sea.
Later drive back to Kampala with an en-route tour to the spectacular Sezibwa Falls a cultural heritage site of the Buganda Kingdom that is rich with traditional folklore as shall be narrated by the site guide. Later in the afternoon have lunch and transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your homeward flight.
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The package includes:
Transportation by a 4wd vehicle with services of an English speaking Driver/guide,
Accommodation for 7 nights on full board at the mentioned accommodation
Bottled mineral water in the car (2 x 500ml per day)
All game drives as indicated.
2 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel
1 chimpanzee permit per person
All park entrance fees
1 Gorilla permit per person A visit to Lake Bunyonyi Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
A visit to Igongo culture center
En –route stop at the equator point and water Experiment
Half day white water rafting on River Nile
1 hour visit to the source of River Nile on a boat
A visit to sezibwa falls
A visit to Mabira Forest reserve
Kampala city tour to explore Kasubi tombs, Uganda national Museum, Kabaka’s palace and
Amin Torture chambers Evening community tour Return Airport transfers
Expenses of personal nature like:
Visa All drinks, Laundry,
Tips to local guides, Telephone,