The 17 days wildlife Uganda holiday tour Safari takes you through a culture safari, a Uganda tour holiday authentic with all nature offering from wildlife game Safaris, BigFive Africa Safaris, Hiking Safari to the golden insights recommended for all holiday takers. You visit Uganda’s top destinations inclusive of sipi falls, source of the Nile, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary Murchison falls, kibale National Park, and semuliki National Park, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo National Park, boat rides on Kazinga channel and Nile. These are the large basins of Africa that regrows an absorbing experience.
17 days Uganda Safari Trip highlights. On foot Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, Game drives in National Parkse, Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National forest, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park, Canoeing boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi, Boat cruise at the source of the Nile, Hiking Sezibwa falls, Visiting Mabira falls, Hiking to the summit of the falls
Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe international airport
Our esteemed staff will be excited and pleased to pick you up in a corporate tour Safari Vehicle for your 17 days Uganda Safari Uganda, Well the dreams come to reality, and the feeling is spectacular when you have your first step in Uganda Africa. The climate is soothing and gives a shape to the mind.
Our staff will hold no delays but rather transporting you to the dedicated schedules with a fully detailed review of your whole itinerary. Of course depending on your arrival time, you will prior be briefed and get highlights of this mind blowing adventure.
Your arrival time shall determine the order of the itinerary however, normally our clients tend to arrive late evenings and we prepare for them gripping and well deserving hotels like Boma hotel, Cassia lodge. The choice lies in your hands.
Day 2: Drive to Murchison falls national park for the epic 17 days Uganda Safari
Catch up your cool morning with a warm cup of tea or coffee, then, our staff/Driver will pick you up at 6:00am, for the efficiency and time management, this early morning drive enables you to reach early and also to catch up with the park activities. Drive to Murchison falls National park, the oldest National park in Uganda covered on a total surface area of 5000sqkm.
This road drive takes us through the Luwero Triangle, a city remembered for the Brutal war that brought the ruling government on power. At least our staff will share with you about the fate that befell in this region, Hundreds of innocent souls lost their breath in the struggle to create the today’s Compelling Uganda.
Furthermore as we drive, have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to trek the white southern Rhinos, after we have our delicious lunch at Kabalega dinner and we proceed to Murchison falls. We shall reach late evening, so check in, relax, and have dinner and an overnight in these optional hotels. Your choice is our demand. Meal plan: dinner. Accommodation (option) Paara safari lodge, Chobe safari Lodge, Red chill safari lodge
Day 3: Murchison falls National Park Game Drive – 17 Days wildlife Safari
After an early morning breakfast at 6am, proceed on your 17 days Uganda Safari, the morning game drive gives aunthentic views to the hundreds of Uganda wildlife animals in the Savannah with a chance to spot out animals before retreating to their hideouts including the Hippos, lions, leopards, big cats, giraffes, this park protects over 79 wild species, as well as the hundreds of bird species.
Drive to the park delta to have a chance to spot out a number of bird species, the game drive takes 4 hours. Return to the lodge for lunch, relax and wait to have a boat ride at 2:30pm. This enables us to view the busking crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, elephants taking water and a number of birds at the river bank get. Feel the adventure in its blue by stepping off the boat for a 45minutes walk to the top of the falls on rock hills, have a chance to spot different parts of the falls as well as taking some epic pictures for your memories. Later on, our guide/driver will be ready to drive you back to the lodge.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation (option) Paara safari lodge, Chobe safari Lodge, Red chill safari lodge
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park for chimpanzee tracking
Early morning after a cup of coffee or tea, we drive to Kibale national park via Lake Albert escarpment, enjoy the view of the lake then continue with the journey and have a stopover at kolping Hotel for lunch. Later proceed and pass across river Nkutsi- the river joining Victoria Nile through Kagadi village as you experience the beautifully sceneries of rolling hills. Approach the foot hills of Rwenzori Mountain and the tea plantation region. Check in at the lodge relax and enjoy your dinner.
Meal plan: dinner. Accommodations (option), Primate Lodge, Kibale safari lodge, Kanyanchu river camp, Chimps nest.
Day 5: chimpanzee trekking experience – 17 Days wildlife
After your early morning breakfast, our guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about chimpanzee trekking at 7am. The trek takes 30minutes-4hours depending on the location of the chimpanzees and how faster the trekkers are.
Trek through the thick Bamboo forest you might spot out a number of bird species, trees, when you finally locate the chimpanzees , experience their day to day life how they nest, display their nests, feed ,play, groom, swing hard on trees it’s such a thrilling moment to encounter with the cousin of man. You’re allowed to spend 1 hour in the forest to have your packed lunch. Our guide will be waiting for you at the park headquarters to drive you back to the lodge, relax dinner.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.Accommodation (option) Primate Lodge,Kibale safari lodge, Kanyanchu river camp, Chimps nest.
Day 6: Transfer to Semuliki national park. The richest area of floral and faunal diversity in Africa
After your early morning breakfast, prepare, Checkout and drive to Semuliki National park western Uganda in the natural habitat of the Albertine Rift. Arrive and check in, enjoy your lunch and get ready for an evening game drive with chances of sighting the antelopes.
Well, this undulating feature is one of the smallest and newest national parks in Uganda created in October 1993. Explore hot-springs like Mumbuga that resembles a geyser, it’s a source of salt to many wild animals and also attracts numerous shorebirds. After this tremendous moment. Return back to your lodge for Overnight at Semuliki safari lodge
Day 7: Relocate to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Wake up for a cup of tea or coffee, get ready to trail the hot springs, have a chance to experience the natural hot springs. Check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park with great views of Rwenzori Mountain, drive through Kasese city to Kyambura Game lodge for lunch, get ready for an evening game drive with chances of spoting many birds, lions, antelopes, hippos, crocodiles, leopards. Meal plan: dinner. Accommodation (option) Kasenyi safari camp, Ihamba safari lodge, Mweya safari lodge, Pumba safari lodge, Katara lodge
Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National park Game Drive
After your early morning breakfast, head out to have a chance to spot out a number of animals including hippos, Buffaloes, elephants, lions, leopards, warthogs, kobs. Return to the lodge for lunch and later have an evening encounter at Katwe salt mining with the local people. Return to the lodge for dinner. See how is extracted from the lake katwe by hard working men and ladies using their hands to collect salt plates from water while standing in the salty waters. It’s risky for ladies due to the related outcomes but necessity obeys no law, harsh demands deserve harsh measures.
Call it a day and return to hotel for your dinner, relaxation and an overnight. Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation (option) Ihamba safari lodge, Mweya safari lodge, Pumba safari lodge, Katara lodge.
Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest Home of Gorillas
Wake up early morning after your breakfast we have a short trip to Lake Munyanyanga for a great chance of flamingos and then we proceed to Bwindi national park via ishasha sector where you might spot out the tree climbing lions on your lucky day as we drive to Bwindi, remember Bwindi has four Gorilla sectors your permits determines where you to trek.
Have Lunch at savanna Resort Hotel arrive at Bwindi forest. Meal plan: dinner. Accommodation (option) Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla havens lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Ruhija community rest camp
Day 10: Uganda wildlife Gorilla experience, Gorilla trekking Safari
Wakeup our guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about Gorilla trekking stepping at least 7 metres away a few meters away to have an encounter with these gent apes. Meal plan: breakfast, lunch dinner. Accommodation (options) Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla havens lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Ruhija community rest camp.
Day 11: Transfer to the Deepest Lake Bunyonyi
After your early morning breakfast check out and drive to Lake Bunyonyi a local name meaning a place of many birds drive as you experience beautifully sceneries of the rolling hills and steep mountains enjoy a canoe ride in the afternoon. Meal plan: lunch, dinner. Accommodation (options) Overland lodge, Bird nest lodge
Day 12: Transfer to lake Mburo 17 Days wildlife
After breakfast check out drive from lake Bunyonyi to lake Mburo arrive and continue with the game drive through the trails with great chances of seeing antelopes, zebras, giraffes, elands, toppis, impalas.
Lunch break at the lodge as we prepare for the evening boat ride to have a chance to spot out the hippos, Nile crocodiles, and a number of birds beautifully sceneries. Overnight. Accommodation (option): Mburo safari Lodge, Mihingo safari lodge, Eagles nest safari lodge
Day 13: Lake Mburo National Park Nature walks, Transfer to Kampala City
After your early breakfast enjoy a nature walk in Rubanga forest while you spot bird species, trees, species and some primates check out have lunch and drive back to Kampala option for a stopover at the Equator. Arrive before 6pm in the evening overnight at cassia lodge which located on top hills enjoy the good views of Kampala city.
Day 14: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast check out, the guide will pick you up at 6am to drive to jinja. This early morning drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam and also to catch up with the park activities, we drive and have a stopover at Mabira forest and Sezibwa falls for birding and nature trails we continue past tea and sugar plantation. We have lunch in Jinja and have an evening city tour overnight at source of smile jinja, Jinja Nile resort, Paradis hotel.
Day 15: Transfer to sipi falls in Mbale, Nature walks
Breakfast visit the source of the Nile, continue to sipi falls through Mbale have lunch and continue for an afternoon walk overnight at sipi river lodge. Sipi falls forms a trinquility of beautifully landscape vegetation pillowed by a series of three waterfalls in Eastern Uganda, this plistone magical point is the main starting point for most of the Mountain Elgon hiking Safari.
Day 16: Visit the 3 falls, Local Encounters, karamoja plains
After breakfast with a guided walk visit the 3 pounding local waterfalls, the hiking takes 7km nearly 4hours to the falls, very worthy of a Tour depending on your ability to reach the falls ,enjoy the water breeze ,feel the cool weather after your long hike, sightsee the Karamoja plains with your eyes stretching beyond the smoky native plains, have a chance to interact with the locals, learn and participate in daily life activities like cooking etc.
Day 17: Departure| Retreat from 17 Days wildlife
After your early morning breakfast we depart to Kampala, have a stopover at Rain forest lodge in mabira then proceed to Kampala option for a city tour check in at your hotel or departure.
Whats included on 17 days wildlife Uganda safari
- All Park entry fees
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking Bottled water
Whats excluded, 17 days birding Uganda Safari
- International flights (from/to home)
- Mountain Gorilla Permits
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Tips/ Tipping locals or guide
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees