12 Days Uganda safari

The 12 Days Uganda safari through top tourist destinations gives you an opportunity to view a variety of wildlife species like hipos, elephants, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, among others, and angages you in a number of adventurous activities like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee and rhino tracking, canoeing along Lake Bunyonyi, and many others.

12 Days Uganda safari through top tourist destinations - Zebras in Lake Mburo national park
Cost - $4,175 pp

The 12 days Uganda safari further gives you a thrilling adventure to Murchison Falls national park, Kibale Forest national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi impenetrable national park, and Lake Mburo national park.

Detailed itinerary for the 12 Days Uganda safari through top destinations.

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe international airport.

Our guide, will pick you up and take you through a short briefing about the whole trip, there after transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe depending on the booking accommodation. If in Kampala, it will take approximately 40 minute / 1 hour from the airport to Kampala depending on the traffic jam. Check in at your hotel

Accommodation (option)
  • Serena hotel
  • Cassia lodge
  • Casablanca
  • Imperial Beach hotel
  • Protea hotel
  • City blue hotel

Day 2: Drive through Kampala to Murchison falls national park.

After breakfast we set off at 7am, this early morning drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam and also to arrive early. We travel through Luwero triangle, a town remembered for the brutal war that brought the ruling government to power.

We stopover to buy some fruits and continue. our next stopover will be at the Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola to trek the Rhinos, with a well informed guide and game ranger who has full information about Rhinos. After the trek have lunch at Kabalega dinner, there after proceed to Murchison falls national park with great views of baboons, trees, birds and many more.

Check in have dinner and relax.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plans: Dinner
  • Murchison River lodge
  • Paara safari lodge.
  • Pakuba safari lodge
  • Red chill hide away
  • Shoebill camp site

Day 3: Murchison falls national park

After breakfast and preparation at 6am, we get ready for a ferry crossing for the game drive at the Nile river bank. Spot the big cats hurting, elephants, hyenas, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos before they return to their hide outs the park protects over 76 mammals. If one is a bird lover their many chances of spotting out the birds at the delta. After the activity return to the lodge.

After lunch have another encounter of a boat ride to the Nile River at 3pm in the afternoon. Where you have a chance to spot hippos, elephants, buffaloes, Nile crocodiles quenching their thirsty, and many more. Have a chance of spotting many birds for bird lovers this will be a great experience in the wild.

When you reach to the top you will get off the boat for a 45 minute walk to enjoy the best view of the falls and many wildlife.

Day 4: Murchison falls national park - kibale national park.

Heavy breakfast and drive to Kibale Forest national park along Lake Albert, with great view of the Rift valley. Have a stopover in Hoima for lunch at Kolping hotel, continue to Kigadi as you view the grass thatched houses, communities and many more.

The route is a dirty road which takes about 55km from the Murchison falls. Drive through the tea plantations there after arrive and check in at your lodge.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Dinner
  • Chimps nest lodge
  • Kibale forest camp
  • Crate lake safari lodge
  • Primate Lodge

Day 5: chimpanzee trekking - Bigodi wetland.

After breakfast, our guide will take you to the park headquarter for the chimpanzee trekking briefing. There after go through the forest with great experience of birds, primates, mammals, tree species which you might spot during the trek. Encounter with the chimpanzees for one for hour and have a face to face interaction with the human cousin as they feed, play, display their nests and many more. It is a great experience in the jungle.

After one hour return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.

evening prepare for the Bigodi nature walk to spot monkeys the black and white colobus monkeys, birds, warthogs and many more.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Chimps nest lodge
  • Kibale forest camp
  • Crate lake safari lodge
  • Primate Lodge

Day 6: Kibale national park - Queen Elizabeth national park.

Have breakfast and check out to travel to Queen Elizabeth through great views of crate lakes. Check in at the lodge have lunch and get ready for the boat ride at Kazinga channel.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
  • Kasenyi safari camp
  • Mweya safari lodge
  • Ihamba safaris
  • Jacana safari lodge
  • Simba safari camp
  • Queen Elizabeth bush lodge

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth national park.

Wake up for breakfast, encounter the morning game drive spot the wildlife including lions, elephants, warthogs, kobs, antelopes, and many more. Option for Crate Lake to visit the salt mining at Katwe.

Return to the lodge for lunch, and there after in the afternoon a boat ride to Kazinga channel for the great views of concentration of hippos, Nile crocodiles, and a number of wildlife at the shores of lake such as elephants, buffaloes, lions and many birds.

Return to the lodge for relaxation and dinner.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Kasenyi safari camp
  • Mweya safari lodge
  • Ihamba safaris
  • Jacana safari lodge
  • Simba safari camp
  • Queen Elizabeth bush lodge

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth national park - Bwindi impenetrable national park

After your heavy breakfast, check out and continue through the Ishasha sector with chances of tree climbing lions. Have a stopover at savanna resort for lunch and continue to Bwindi check in at your accommodation.

Accommodation option
  • Meal plan: Dinner
  • Gorilla mist camp
  • Buhoma community rest camp
  • Silverback lodge
  • Gorilla haven lodge
  • Rushaga rest camp
  • Nkuringo gorilla camp
  • Gorilla safari lodge

Day 9: gorilla trekking

After breakfast and packing your packed lunch, our guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about gorilla trekking. Meet the game rangers and the guide who will trek with and help to locate where the habituated Gorilla families. The trek to encounter face to face with mountain Gorillas is unpredictable, remember these are wild animals which keep moving from place to place.

The trek gives you an opportunity to spot a number of primates, mammals, birds, tree species, ferns and more. When you encounter with the Gorillas you’re allowed to spend one hour with them as they feed, display their nests, play, and groom each other and many more.

It's such a thrilling moment of face to face encounter with the mountain gorillas. Have one hour to eat your packed lunch and there after return to the lodge for a gorilla ceremony. Our guide will be waiting to drive you back to the lodge for refreshment and relaxation.

Accommodation option
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Gorilla mist camp
  • Buhoma community rest camp
  • Silverback lodge
  • Gorilla haven lodge
  • Rushaga rest camp
  • Nkuringo gorilla camp
  • Gorilla safari lodge

Day 10: Bwindi national park - Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast check out of the lodge and drive to Lake Bunyonyi with great views of the rolling hills, terraced hills, rugged roads and many more. Arrive check in at the lodge and have an after noon relaxation at the deepest crate lake in the world. Relax and option for a canoe ride at the lake, visit the islands as you view beautifully sceneries and many more. Other activities Cycling, Fishing, Nature walks, village walk, Hiking, batwa trail and many more.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
  • Ha'Buharo Island
  • Bird nest lodge
  • Heritage lodge
  • Bunyonyi safari Resort
  • Bunyonyi overland Resort

Day 11: lake Bunyonyi-lake Mburo national park.

After your breakfast, check out and travel to Lake Mburo the smallest park but with variety of wildlife and beautiful sceneries. Arrive as you go through the game trails chance of wildlife such as  Elands, zebras, giraffes, kobs, zebras, antelopes ,hyenas and many more. Have lunch and enjoy a boat ride to one of the lakes at the park, view a number of birds, hippos, Nile crocodiles, and many more.

Accommodation (option)
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
  • Mihingo lodge
  • Rwonyo camp
  • Arcadia cottage
  • Eagles nest lodge
  • Matana safari tents

Day 12: Lake Mburo national park - Kampala

After the morning breakfast have a nature walk return for lunch and then check out. Have a stopover at the equator for great pictures at the north and South Pole lines crossing into Africa.

Continue with your journey back to Kampala at your hotel, area of residence or flight depending ion your travel plans.

Tour includes
  • Game drives
  • Rhino permit
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Boat rides
  • Park entrance
  • Guide
  • Car hire
  • Fuel
  • Launch cruise
  • Bottled water
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
Exclusive
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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