Brief tour description 

This unique budget and private wildlife tour in Uganda, "The pearl of Africa" will expose you to major Africa safari experiences like gorilla &chimp trek, cultural encounter, hikes, beautiful scenery, rafting/kayak, horse ride/quad bike, game drives for 4 of the big fives and boat cruise adventures that will excite and definitely meet your bucket list. All these will take place in multiple parks like Bwindi impenetrable NP, Kibale NP, Queen Elizabeth NP through central, western and south Uganda.

Activity Hightlights:
Gorilla Trekking, Game Drive, Nature Walk, Community Visits

Day 1: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe  

You shall be warmly welcomed by our guide upon arrival at Entebbe international airport and driven to Entebbe/Kampala for an overnight stay, however some activities may be suggested at a cost in case time allows between arrival and dinner time depending on the clients preference. Dinner and overnight stay at Airport guest house.

Main destination: Entebbe 

Accommodation: Airport guest house.

Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & Lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Transfer to Fort portal 

Start off your second day by having an early morning breakfast and after head southwest of Uganda for Kibale national park, which is approximately a 5 hour drive while enjoying the scenic view of the western arm of the Great Rift Valley during your travel. On reaching the beautiful town of Fort portal, you shall indulge on a city tour, visiting caves, cultural site like the breasts of Nyinamwiru traditionally known as "Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru" and even hike to the crater lakes. Have dinner and an overnight stay at Chimp view guest house or Kibale forest camp. 

Main destination: Fort portal town

Accommodation:  Chimp view guest house.

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and nature walk at Bigodi

After enjoying a delightful breakfast, head to Kibale national park headquarters for briefing about chimpanzee tracking and then slope into the forest looking for chimpanzees while there, you shall be able to view primates like chimpanzees, the black and white colobus monkeys, the bush baby among other primates and their other ways of living. Enjoy your packed lunch and after go for a swamp walk in bigodi wetland sanctuary where you shall see other primates like baboons, grey checked mangabeys, red tailed monkeys, the wetland also has beautiful flora and fauna with about 138 bird species. Have dinner and an overnight stay at Chimp view guest house or Kibale forest camp. 

Main destination: Kibale forest park 

Accommodation: Chimp view guest house.

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Evening game drive

Wake-up call from the beautiful sounds of birds in the park, Enjoy an early morning breakfast and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park with famous wildlife like hippos, buffaloes, elephants, kobs, a number of bird species not forgetting the famous tree climbing lions spotted clinging on old fig trees within the Ishasha sector. Have a mouth watering lunch at the lodge and later have an evening game drive. Refresh and after enjoy your dinner and an overnight stay at the Bush lodge. 

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park  

Accommodation:  The bush lodge 

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Game drive and afternoon launch cruise at Kazinga channel

Wake up to a hearty breakfast and head for a game drive. The park supports 4 of the big fives that is; lion, leopard, elephant and buffaloes besides that there are spotted hyenas, water bucks, Uganda Kobs, warthogs not forgetting birds most of which are found in the Albertan rift valley. The park also has the highest bio-diversity rating in the world from savannah to rain forest, later have lunch and head to mweya for a jetty boat cruise in the afternoon at kazinga channel a habitat to Nile crocodiles, hippos, bird species among others. This is one of the most preferred activities because it gives you a great view of the birds and mammals. Kazinga channel connects lakes Edward and George as well as acting as the drinking point for numerous animals in the park. Have dinner and an overnight stay at the Bush lodge.  

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park  

Accommodation: The bush lodge 

Meals and drinks
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Game drive within Ishasha for the Tree climbing lions

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and set off to the Ishasha sector home of the popular tree climbing lions. You shall first stop over to the lodge for a mouth watering lunch, check-in and hope the safari van for an afternoon game drive in search of the tree climbing lions. Spend time enjoying the view of the park and the lions clinging on the fig trees, later dinner and overnight stay at the river lodge. 

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth national park  

Accommodation: Enjojo lodge

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

Enjoy a warm breakfast and have a game en-route in the Ishasha sector in search of the tree climbing lions (Optional) this will give you such an amazing experience as you can see the tree climbing lions hanging on the old fig trees. Other animals like the kobs, elephant's buffaloes among others may be spotted, later head to Bwindi Impenetrable national park have lunch upon reaching the lodge, relax and have personal time, later dinner and an overnight stay. 

Main destination: Bwindi impenetrable national park 

Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla camp.

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your delicious breakfast with packed lunch, you shall go for briefing at the park head quarters about gorilla tracking, after hike into the forest in search of the fascinating mountain gorillas. Get a chance to look at their deep rare eyes, the way they feed among other interesting things about the ancient apes that are endangered in the world. Gorilla tracking can take up to 8 hours depending on the kind of weather and where the gorillas are at that particular time. Bwindi features a minimum of 400 gorillas in which 12 gorilla groups are habituated for trekking, there are 4 regions from which one can trek that is; Ruhija, Buhoma, Nkuringo, and Rushaga. Have dinner and an overnight stay. 

Main destination: Bwindi impenetrable national park 

Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla camp.

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast you shall drive to Kampala city and then to mukono, upon arrival at your hotel, take a nice evening to enjoy the cosy weather at the time you may opt to go swimming, enjoy the view of the gardens or simply relax in your room as you warm up for tomorrow's outrageous activity. Later, have dinner and over night. 

Main destination:  Kampala  

Accommodation:  Collins hotel

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10: White water rafting / kayaking (select 1 option)

Wake up to a beautiful morning and a treat to delicious breakfast after; we go rafting a extremely exciting adventure. The rapids are so wild that they will leave you challenged and screaming for more, get wet as you enjoy the ultimate experience because it certainly is a great way to let it all out and free up or you may choose kayaking as the other option a wonderful adventure that gives a great experience as well. Facing huge wave trains, crashing white water and powerful hydraulics, it’s a team effort between you and your guide to make it through all of the rapids successfully. For those who like the idea of having their own craft, taking on the white water truly down at river level and getting the best experience or simply for those who have done rafting before and want to step it up, tandem kayaking is perfect. (Select 1 option) Also we may go to the source of the Nile if you are not too exhausted. 

Main destination:  Jinja  

Accommodation: Source of the smile hotel.

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11: City tour and later horseback riding/quad biking

Enjoy your freshly prepared breakfast and we head for another marvellous day of adventure. Jinja is a wonderful town to visit with great culture, history, friendly people and today we visit the Nile breweries makers of the Nile beer, the travellers number 1 choice beer. It is gives a great experience to see how this beer is brewed, after which we shall have a walking tour around Jinja town availing us to see the fresh food market and the souvenir shops. Later, we go horseback riding enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the banks of the Nile, snake through villages  into sugar cane and tea plantation or you may choose the other option which is quad biking this adventure still takes you through the forest, farms, plantations and the villages. Enjoy your ride through the red soils while in Uganda. By far the best way to close a safari in Uganda-Africa so let’s do it together! (Select 1 activity). 

Main destination: Jinja town

Accommodation: Source of the smile hotel.

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12: Entebbe International Airport

Today is a lovely day and the last day of our trip, enjoy your breakfast,  we offer to add you an extra activity which is visiting the independence monument as you sign your way to the airport, enjoy this  treat from the company in the heart of Kampala. After we shall head to Entebbe town have lunch and stretch our drive to the airport. 

Main destination:  Entebbe international airport 

Accommodation:  No accommodation.

Meals & Drinks:

Breakfast & Lunch (Dinner not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included) 

To be added

Included

  • 1chimp permit per person (for non-residents)
  • 1 gorilla permit per person (for non-residents)
  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities mentioned (unless clearly labelled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)
  • All accommodation (unless clearly labelled as optional upgrade)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labelled optional)
  • All taxes/VAT

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to the client's home country)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees and other personal items) 
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Tips (tipping guideline $10 per day)