10 DAY WILDERNESS AND BIG GAME SAFARI
A true african safari!
- Airport pickup from Entebbe to Kampala.
- Sezzibwa falls i.e. Kabaka healing and resting place, mabira forest 2hr hike view numerous bird species and primates like the red tailed monkey among others not forgetting the boat ride at the source of the Nile.
- Head to the famous Sipi falls during travel, see the beauty of the town located on the foot of mountain Elgon and don’t forget the coffee tour where you may be able to enjoy freshly brewed coffee.
- Head to kidepo national park. Have you experienced a true expression of African wilderness or seen the local community around kidepo show case about their culture, handmade crafts? look no further!
- Murchison falls national park the biggest national park in Uganda, view animals like giraffes, lions, leopards, buffaloes among others including quite a number of bird species like the famous shoebill stock not forgetting the jetty and relaxing boat ride that will definitely impress you.
Day 1: Transfer to Entebbe
You shall be warmly welcomed and picked upon arrival at the airport by our well trained guide. Please you shall be required to get an entry permit if you do not have one as it is really important to avoid any inconveniences or clashes with the law.
Day 2: Nature walk and boat cruise on the source of river Nile
After an early morning breakfast, depart from Entebbe at 6:00am to Sezzibwa falls in Mukono district. It is a resting and healing place for the Kabaka (King) of Buganda, proceed to Mabira forest for a 2hr forest hike the park has over 299 bird species like ake sun birds, horn bill species, different primate species like the grey cheeked mangabeys, and red tailed monkeys among other different species. Head to sunset hotel for a mouth watering lunch, this restaurant is best known for great chicken breast staffed with spinach while there you may order Ugandan, Indian, Chinese or even Italian dish, get back to the vehicle after lunch and we drive to the source of the Nile with quite a number of palm trees, tropical plant, some primates hanging on the trees, watch native fisher men throw their fishing nets into the river, most interesting of all you shall go for a boat ride to the actual source of the Nile where you shall view a few islands during the cruise and later head to Jinja town, the once industrial capital of Uganda today filled with many old Indian styled structures in which many Indians lived before eviction during the Idi Amin presidential error, now dominated by different tribes in Uganda especially from the eastern region. Oh yes before I forget please carry some money with you during this excursion as there are crafts sold at the source of the Nile and Jinja town since it’s a go forward trip and we shall not have to pass back through Jinja during this safari. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer to Sipi falls
After warm breakfast, you shall depart to Sipi falls in Kapchorwa district (eastern Uganda) north eastern of Sironko and Mbale. The town looks fantastic since it’s located on the foot of mountain Elgon. During the course of this safari we shall have a stopover in Mbale town for lunch and later continue to Sipi village.
Day 4: Hike to Sipi falls and later the coffee project
Wake up call from the amazing sounds of Sipi falls, enjoy your breakfast and after hike the famous water falls that is the incredible Sipi falls for an adventure, the trail is a little steep and puzzling as you pass through banana and coffee plantations but very rewarding because you shall enjoy a photo moment with your camera as the falls and caves under are very beautiful! save your memory as you leave this beautiful country of nature later, we shall head back to the lodge for a mouth watering lunch and head to the coffee project one of the places where great coffee is processed you may even get a chance to take a cup of freshly brewed coffee. Dinner and overnight stay at Lacam lodge.
Day 5: Transfer to Kidepo valley national park
After your delicious warm breakfast, drive to Kidepo valley national park near Uganda-Sudan boarder this park is a true expression of African wilderness. upon arrival before we go to the park, you shall have to go for a community visit where you shall discover the local communities life style, their culture among other amazing discoveries, don’t miss as its quite an interesting place to visit, it will show you the true way of how some Ugandans live with no exaggeration not only that, endeavor to carry some local currency with you (Optional) since the local community makes some crafts for those interested. Later proceed to the park for your dinner and overnight stay at Savanah lodge.
Day 6: Morning and evening game drive at Kidepo national park
Have early morning breakfast and head to one of the most interesting national parks in Africa while there, you may have the opportunity to view cheetahs, ostriches, big herds of buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, elephants among other animal species not forgetting the park has over 476 bird species that can be viewed making this safari much more interesting and a must go for bird watchers. Please don’t forget to carry your binoculars or hire one from us at a very affordable fee. Not just that you will discover Narus river from where most of the animals and birds use as a drinking place to enhance their survival in the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Savanah lodge.
Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls national park
Enjoy your breakfast and later head to the safari vehicle so you can head to the north, the distance is relatively long but don’t worry there are quite interesting things to view during transfer take an example, you shall see true natives in local villages, massive or quite a number of traditional villages with lots of grass thatched huts. Look no further than this safari! Dinner and overnight stay at Fort murchison lodge.
Day 8: Morning and evening game drive
After an early morning breakfast, you shall head for a morning game drive where you shall view multiple animals such as the buffalos, antelopes elephants, lions, warthogs, giraffes, and the leopards if lucky among others, view the delta later head to the lodge for a mouth watering lunch and later head back for an evening game drive and explore more animals. Dinner and overnight stay at Fort murchison lodge.
Day 9: Game drive and launch trip at Murchison falls national park
After your breakfast, embark on a game drive within the park on the northern bank where you shall view a variety of interesting animals like lions, giraffe, buffaloes, leopards, a number of bird species like the shoebill that is most common during dry seasons. Later have a mouth watering lunch and head for a jetty boat cruise along the mighty river Nile for 2 hours expect to see the beautiful Nyamisika cliffs, hippos, crocodiles, water birds among other different species of animals and birds. This cruise gives you a stunning view of wildlife at a relatively close range, please don’t forget your camera because the safari will be worth taking some unforgettable pictures. Dinner and overnight stay at Fort murchison lodge.
Day 10: Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe
After breakfast, you shall then head to Kampala and then to the airport, end of safari! Thank you for choosing Pamora Safaris Uganda.
- Airport transfers
- Park entry and other fees
- Game drives
- Community walk
- Launch trips
- Car hire and transportation by 4WD
- Accommodation and meal arrangements
- English speaking guide
Excludes; Airfares, visa, insurance, soft and alcoholic drinks, portage and laundry, any meals and tours not included in the itinerary, tips to local guides, items of personal nature.