21 days Uganda Safari is a haven of futuristic Uganda Safari insights covering an extraordinary range of landscape interest, they have all, with a single exception, occupying Uganda wildlife Savannah with a magnificent showpiece found no elsewhere. 21 days Safari in Uganda is one of the authentic African safari tour packages that makes a traveler fall in love with a Lake Mburo national park Safari, Lake Bunyonyi Safari( second deepest lake in Africa), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park renowned for all gorilla tracking Safaris, Queen Elizabeth National Park Safaris, Chimpanzee tracking Safaris, Cultural visits, Mountain Hiking Safaris, Murchison Falls Safaris, City tour excursions(Kampala city tour), Kidepo Valley National Park and the Source of River Nile in Jinja.
21 days Safari in Uganda is an authentic Uganda holiday tour taking you down to the bottom of the canyons, mountain horizons, flat Open Savannah crowned by voluminous mountains. The 21 days Uganda Safari keeps you close to all nature offerings and there’s tons of awesome lodges and campsites, and nothing beats watching the sun set or rise from the other side of the Savannah grand canyons or hills. The safari is a gateway to learn all the traditional settings and culture of Africa.
What to do, what to see your 21 days wildlife Safari, Holiday tour
There are numerous thought-provoking activities that make our 21 Days Uganda wildlife Safari a rewarding one, and some of these spectacular activities shall include: Gorilla Tracking, Kayaking and White Rafting at the source of river Nile, Canoeing on lake Bunyonyi, Tracking Golden monkey, Nature walks in the Open Savannah, Culture encounters eg. in Bwindi where we shall see the first man to live in the forests, Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Kibale and Kyambura gorge, Game drives in national Parks, Mountain Hiking, Touring the largest Capital City of Uganda – Built on the seven hills and many more adventures.
- Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport of Uganda for your 21 days Uganda safari
- Day 2: Check out and Transfer to Lake Mburo national park.
- Day 3: Guided Nature walks and Game Drives in the Morning
- Day 4: Check out and Transfer to the 2nd deepest in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi.
- Day 5: Sun Bathing and a transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
- Day 6: Tracking Golden Monkey or Culture encounters (Batwa-Pygmies), Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 7: Gorilla tracking and nature walk in Bwindi Forest
- Day 8: Check out and Transfer to the most visited Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 9: Kasenyi Game drive and 2 Hours Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise
- Day 10: Chimpanzee Trekking-Transfer to Kasese
- Day 11: Hiking Mountain Rwenzori transfer to Kibale National Park.
- Day 12: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp nature walk.
- Day 13: Transfer to Hoima – Bunyoro Kitara Heritage Trail
- Day 14: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park full of inviting Nature.
- Day 15: Guided Game Drive in the Park, launch cruise-Wildlife and Birding
- Day 16: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park Northern Part of Uganda.
- Day 17: Game Drive and Visiting the Karamajong Communities.
- Day 18: Hiking Morungole Mountains
- Day 19: Check out and Relocate to Sipi falls
- Day 20: Explore Sipi Falls and Transfer to Jinja.
- Day 21: Jinja Activities like rafting, bungee Jumping-The Source of River Nile
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport of Uganda for your 21 days Uganda safari
This is recognized internationally as main gate way to Uganda. Our stuff will be waiting for you and ready to welcome you to another home away from your country. Our staff will drive you in a safari tour vehicle to Kampala city for your dinner, relaxation and overnight. Well, depending on your arrival time, in case you make it early in time, our stuff/tour guide will drive you through the Kampala City of Uganda full of adventurous activities. Accommodation (Options): Cassia Lodge, Boma Guest House, (midrange) Hotel Africana, Serena Hotel (luxury).
Day 2: Check out and Transfer to Lake Mburo national park.
Wake up early morning to proceed with your 21 days Uganda Wildlife safari, get prepared for a transfer to the western part, Lake Mburo National Park. Our driver/tour guide will be ready to take you through the whole detailed itinerary. This early drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam in the city as well reaching early for the game park activities.
The drive takes us through the ultimate Equator line in Masaka city, have a stopover, take pics for your memorable adventure, buy some snacks or some items if interested. Our well trained and knowledgeable guide will give you brief informative talks to ease your whereabouts. Proceed to the designated Lake Mburo National place. Have lunch, check in and relax as you wait for afternoon activities.
A warm sunny afternoon, shall lead us to the compelling excitement about the beauty and diversification of this place. Begin with an evening bot cruise for a chance to spot out numerous mammals and different bird species that inhabit and feed on aquatic life. A mind blowing population of hippos concentrated on the lake banks, Nile crocodiles, African fish eagle, heron etc. After this exceptional milestone, Split off and retire to our checked in lodges for a dinner, relaxation and overnight till we catch up with tomorrow’s proceedings. Meal plan: Dinner, Accomodation: Rwenyo Tented Camp, Lake View Hotel / Eagles Nest, Arcadia Cottages Mburo, Mantana, Mihingo safari lodge.
Day 3: Guided Nature walks and Game Drives in the Morning
After your breakfast, our driver/tour guide will drive you through the open savanna grasslands dominated with acacia tress, scening rolling, ancient Precambrian rocks and compelling landscapes. Spot out numerous wild animals in the hood like Giraffes, impala, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs, Buffalos, Zebra, elephant, eland,Giraffes, impala, waterbuck, buffaloes and many more. Head back for lunch and a short relaxation. Later prepare for the nature walks via the fauna and flora spreading to the pleasurable salt lake. After this joyful encounter, head back to the hotel.
Day 4: Check out and Transfer to the deepest in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi.
A soothing bright morning shall begin with a heavy breakfast, check out and prepare for a 4 hours drive transfer to lake Bunyonyi full of a winning life. Drive through the rolling hills on the country’s side western Uganda in Kabale. Arrive to the Promised Land, have lunch, check in and have a short relaxation. Afternoon memories shall take us for a canoe ride navigating the lake, surely is it worth that recognition? The answer shall be in your mind by the time we retreat back. Have dinner, accommodation and an overnight. Optional Accomodation: Birdnest lodge, Lake Bunyonyi Resort Midrange, Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort.
Day 5: Sun Bathing and a transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Have a remarkable breakfast, spread for a sunrise bathe, have a boat cruise on the life-giving broad day sunrise, define the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi with numerous islands on the lake. Encounter a school of birds on the lake shore. Retire back to the lodge, have a magnificent lunch. Then prepare for a transfer to the compelling regime of Mgahinga gorilla forest national park. Arrive late hours to the pinned area of destination. Have dinner, check-in for an overnight and relaxation. Accommodation-Options: Lake Bunyonyi Eco – resort (Midrange / Chameleon Hill Lodge Luxury), Amajambere iwacu Community Camp (Budget), Lake Bunyonyi Eco – resort (Midrange / Chameleon Hill Lodge Luxury.)
Day 6: Tracking Golden Monkey or Culture encounters (Batwa-Pygmies), Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Have breakfast early morning, our driver/tour guide will drive you a short distance to the headquarters for a short briefing about tracking this endangered species: Golden monkey. Along with an armed game ranger, manifest into the jungles of Bwindi. Tracking this magnetic feature depends on how fast the trekkers are, and therefore time cant predicted for howlong you shall take but normally its 1-6 hours. After the encounter, use your one hour to learn its way of it as well as taking pictures.
Well, one who opts for Culture encounters, definitely goes through a rewarding community walk. Meet the ancient heritages of Batwa, their caves and forest trails that they used. Listen attentively as they narrate to you about their historical way of life while in the forest. Note only that, be entertained by their cultural dances. Retire from this valuable option and head back to the lodge for a dinner, overnight and relaxation. Accommodation options: Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany lodge, Gorilla safari Lodge, Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp, Buhoma community Camp Ground, Gorilla Mist Camp, Engazi Lodge, Wagtail safari lodge
Day 7: Gorilla tracking and nature walk in Bwindi Forest
Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi is an inviting adventure preferred mostly around here and is the main activity. Early morning hours after our breakfast, our guide will set you back to the headquarters to acquire tips about this onset activity. Along with a game ranger, spread into the jungles of Bwindi for this wonderful experience. When you encounter these mountain Gorillas, spend 1 hour with them, learn about their behavior, how they lay nests, groom others and many more. The trek is readable and shall need some accompaniments like Gumboots, gloves, a walking stick, a cap, physical fitness, and bottles of water. Our guide will help you to organize all this. After the encounter head back for your ceremony and be awarded a certificate of participation for your gorilla tracking Uganda Africa.
Day 8: Check out and Transfer to the most visited Queen Elizabeth National Park
A well set morning shall find us ready after our breakfast, check out and be ready. Our tour guide will drive you through the curving hills in the region and penetrate the engaging biodiversity of Queen Elizabeth. Be ready to have spectacular views at the climbing king of the jungle-Lion in ishasha sector chilling in quest for the targeted poor grazing kobs, antelopes, water bucks in the park. The rewarding direction leads us to the worth queen Elizabeth-Nothern section of the park. Check in, relax and have dinner. Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge, Kyambura game lodge, Ihamba lake side lodge, Simba safari lodge, mid-range lodge, Katara Lodge.
Day 9: Kasenyi Game drive and 2 Hours Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise
Have breakfast, our driver will take you through the open grasslands full of mind blowing beautifully scenic views of green landscapes reflecting the green grass. Head to kasenyi part of the park for amazing wild views as you spot out numerous animals like hyenes, buffalos, lions, leopards, elephants, warthogs, water bucks etc. Later retreat back to the lodge for your lunch and a short relaxation in preparation for the afternoon’s 2 hours elegant boat cruise to the kazinga channel that connects lakes Albert and George. See the fishing communities, school of Hippos, Buffalos wondering in the green pastures along the banks. This place has a high concentration of birds over 200 different species. Retire back for your relaxation, dinner and overnight till the next day.
Day 10: Chimpanzee Trekking-Transfer to Kasese
After your breakfast very early morning, pack your items and check out. Be briefed about this exercise from the responsible team in the park, Along with the game ranger Spread into the curving forests in search for these friends of man-Chimps. The trek goes for 1-5 hours depending on how fast the trekkers are, and where the chimps last fed from. When you encounter, them, Spend 1 hour experiencing their behavior as they squabble jumping over trees, eating fruits, etc. Well the trek is rewarding and pleasurable as you encounter numerous bird species, tortoises, butterflies etc. Retreat back from the wilderness and head to the hotel for your lunch and a short relaxation. Resume to kasese for the trending mythical mountains of the moons- Mount Rwenzori. Check in for your dinner, overnight and relaxation. Accommodation options: mountains of the moon, Ihamba Safari Lodge, Ruboni Community Camp.
Day 11: Hiking Mountain Rwenzori transfer to Kibale National Park.
Well how fit are you to go? Mount Rwenzori is snowcapped, reaching at a summit of 5,109m above sea level. The trek takes us through the rewarding trails as you encounter different bird species, swamps, ferns and further kinds of flora and fauna. The trek takes 6-8 hours, Hope you make it to the heiking summit. Retire back, our driver will be ready to transfer you to the Kibale forest National Park for you relaxation, dinner and overnight. Accommodation options; Primate Lodge kibale, Chimps Nest Lodge, Chimpanzee Forest Guest House, Rwenzori view Guest house.
Day 12: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp nature walk.
After your breakfast, our driver will take you to the ranger station before 8:00am, be briefed about chimpanzee tracking, be assigned a game ranger and penetrate the forest, the trek is expected to last 1-6 hours. Encounter the wild apes described to have some resemblances to man due to high levels of intelligence quotient. Encounter with them as you learn many areas of interest. Later, redirect back to the lodge for your lunch and wait for the afternoon’s nature walks in Bigodi swamp where you will spot out the duikers, shoebills, penguins, shining blue kingsisher etc. see different plant species; red throated tall grass and many more. Then retreat back to our hotel for an evening relaxation, dinner, and overnight.
Day 13: Transfer to Hoima – Bunyoro Kitara Heritage Trail
After your early morning breakfast, check out and get ready ready for the drive to Hoima through the captivating beautifully scenes of the rolling hills that lead us through the prominent Fortportal city. Arrive to the targeted direction, have lunch and then drive to Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom to explore the taboos of this palace. Listen to the historical dynamics of the origin of this kingdom. The synchronization of this epic moment shall take us to the Royal Tombs pinned for the Kings of Bunyoro, this is where the exceptional King Kabalega was laid to rest, he is remembered for his resistance against the British rule. Well the Pleistocene mood takes you back through the Squeezed city of Hoima. Accommodation: Kontiki Hotel.
Day 14: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park full of inviting Nature.
After your breakfast, our esteemed and trusted driver will be on your roots to ably drive you Murchison falls national park through the mind blowing aperture of the rolling rocky hills with pleasing landscapes in the Albertine Rift stretching us to the gripping views of Lake Albert and Virunga blue mountains of the bordering Democratic Republic of Congo. The drive cuts through the kibiro prominent salt Gardens with supporting hot springs. See the traditional mechanisms used by natives to prepare salt. Finally arrive to our targeted end point Murchison falls, check in for your dinner, relaxation and overnight. Accommodation options: Pakuba Game Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge, Bwana Temba Safari Lodge, Red Chill Rest Camp Heritage Safari Lodge.
Day 15: Guided Game Drive in the Park, launch cruise-Wildlife and Birding
After your pleasing breakfast, straighten your abilities to the wilderness, our driver will drive you through and have an opportunity to spot out the big five Africa ie the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo.Uganda kobs, zebras, waterbucks, Duickers, etc. A population of bird species of over 400 different species. En route back to the hotel to have lunch and prepare for the afternoon 2-hours launch boat cruise on River Nile gearing to the gracious and pleasurable mighty Murchison falls. This nature is rewarding as you encounter a school of concentrated hippos, the basking Crocodiles, water birds, the rare shoebills, and other aquatic life. Relocate back to your hotel for your relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 16: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park Northern Part of Uganda.
A bright morning on our 21 days Uganda safari-after your breakfast shall enroll us to kidepo national park, the drive is full of scenic views like the dry northern areas, cattle along the hill slopes, rolling hills that give beautifully views. This place is known to have lost lives of innocent people due to the threatening war led by Kony years back, however the government fought and won him thus restoring peace in the area. Arrive in kidepo valley national park, check in, have dnner and overnight. Accommodation options: Apoka Safari Lodge, Nga’ moru Wilderness, Apoka Rest Camp.
Day 17: Game Drive and Visiting the Karamajong Communities.
Have an early breakfast, our driver will take you through the savannah open plains of this park, head to the Narus valley known to be a site point of wild animals due to the Narus River that feeds these lives. You may have an opportunity to spot out buffaloes, Rothschild giraffes, lions, wild cats, Baboons, zebras, duickers, kobs, ostrich, antelopes and many others. This lifetime adventure takes us back to the lodge for your lunch and relaxation as you wait for afternoon’s community walk, be entertained by these pastoralists, and listen to their stories. Their nature is fully optimized when they lead you to their social life, see their milking kraals, manyattas (cultural) and so many charming areas. Well, after this encounter, retire back to your lodge for dinner, relaxation and overnight.
Day 18: Hiking Morungole Mountains
Karimojongs are seen concentrated in this part, the hiking trails give us prominent views of the Karamajong plains and the south Sudan hills pointing close to the borders, as well as encountering with the societies who are broadly known to be first original dwellers to inhabit the area as a result of being forced to occupy these mountains by the arrival of the pastoral cultures. Call it off a day, and return to the lodge for your overnight and relaxation.
Day 19: Check out and Relocate to Sipi falls
An early drive after your breakfast and checking out of the lodge, takes us to the inviting nature of Sipi falls eastern part of the country, the green landscape makes it a rewarding one, and you may take pictures for your memorable safari. The Game drive cuts through the Pian Upe Game Reserve where you have an opportunity to spot out different wild species like Olive Baboons, Hyenas, Topis, Buffalos, zabras, Giraffes, wildcats, velvet monkeys and many more. Arrive to Sipi, Have dinner, and overnight. Accommodation options: Crown’s nest camp site, Lacam Lodge, Sipi River Lodge.
Day 20: Explore Sipi Falls and Transfer to Jinja.
An early morning after your breakfast, drive through the scenic views of Sipi, this is a magnificent picturesque, see numerous bird species making sounds, view the landscapes of the native Bagisu, see how they cultivate their plains and on rocky hills. After this encounter spread to Jinja. Our driver will drive you through beautifully scenic views of Sugar plantations, rice plantations and cultivated plains. Arrive in Jinja late evening. Check into your lodge for your Dinner, relaxation and overnight. Accomodation options: Jinja Nile Resort, King Fisher Resort, Source of the Smile Guesthouse.
Day 21: Jinja Activities like rafting, bungee Jumping-The Source of River Nile
After your breakfast early morning, our driver will take you to designated activities in the area, explore River Nile full of a winning life, and enjoy activities like white water rafting, bungee jumping. Many of our tourists find water rafting to be a compelling and a unique ultimate activity. Why not give it a try? There are numerous activities like swimming, Sun bathing,etc that you shall enjoy on your day. Finally this yields us back on to a 3-4 hours’ drive back to Kampala. Have dinner, relaxation as you proceed with flight arrangements depending on your arrangements with our responsible tour company.
Whats included on a 21 Days Uganda Safari
- Canoe boat fares.
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (Full Board)
- Drinking bottledwater (on all days)
- English Speaking Driver-guide
- Park entry Fees.
- Chimpanzee Permit – Kyambura (50 USD)
Whats excluded, 21 Days Uganda Safari exclusives
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Air Travel to Uganda
- Chimpanzee tracking Kibale 150 USD
- Gorilla permit at 600 USD