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Explore the stunning wildlife and birds of Uganda on this 13 safari that’ll bring you up close and personal with the most beautiful creates in the Pearl of Africa.

Explore our detailed itinerary below for more information on each day’s highlights.

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Itineraries

Day 12

Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking

We'll drive from Murchison falls National Park to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary.

Zziwa Rhino sanctuary is a Rhino recovery breeding center to bring back species that was put to extinction in Uganda by 1970’s during President Amin’s regime.

We will do a Rhino tracking before checking in at our Lodge. Then after have lunch and then relax as we tick our birding and animal checklist preparing for the flight the following day.

Accommodation: Amuka Lodge

Day 2:

Drive to Mabamda Swap for Birding

After Breakfast we shall drive to Mabamba swamp for birding which is a marshland of L. Victoria.

This is a home of the shoebill stork and papyrus Gonoleg birds.

Then we will pass across the Equator heading to Lake Mburo National Park where we shall do game drive, nature walk and birding, here you will have a chance to see the:

Impalas
Zebras
Topis
Elands
Hyenas
Wartwogs
Buffalos
Hippos
Leopards and
The grey crowned crane, the national bird of Uganda.

Accommodation Luxury: Mihingo Lodge | Midrange: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Day 3:

Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Lake Mburo

After breakfast, you are taken for morning Game where different wild life mammals can be seen like zebras, eland, buffaloes, waterbuck, bush buck, giraffes, hyenas, leopards and pangolin.

Also get a chance to view many bird species in the park like:

Rufous-bellied Heron
Bateleur
Coqui Francolin
Grey Crowned Crane
Black-bellied Bustard
Brown-chested Lapwing
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
Brown Parrot
Red-headed Lovebird; and
Ross’ Turaco.

After lunch break, you embark on boat cruise to see hippos, crocodiles, and water birds.

Accommodation Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge Midrange: Park Side Lodge

Day 4

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early breakfast, we shall then embark on a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park, the home of legendary tree climbing lions, you check in to your lodge and rest to prepare for the long day ahead.

Accommodation Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge Midrange: Park Side Lodge

Day 5

Game Drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early breakfast, we set out for game a game drive.

This is the perfect time to see wild life such as

Lions
Leopards
Buffalos
Elephants
Waterbuck
Uganda kobs

You may also see key bird species such as the

Martial Eagle
Black-rumped Buttonquail
African Skimmer
Chapin’s Flycatcher
Eagle Owl
Black Bee-eater
White-tailed Lark
White-winged Warbler
Papyrus Gonolek; and
Papyrus Canary

After our drive, we'll come back to the lodge for lunch and we do an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

Accommodation Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge | Midrange: Park Side Lodge.

Day 6

Morning Game Drive & Semliki NP

After breakfast, we go for a game drive and transfer to Semliki National Park passing via Fort portal.

Here we shall drive along Rwenzori Mountains on our way to Semliki National Park which has got East Africa’s hottest boiling Hot springs and check in to your lodge.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 7

Game Drive and Birding at Semliki NP

After breakfast we embark on morning game drive and visit Semliki hot springs.

We continue on your adventure of seeing birds like:

Abyssinian ground hornbill
African openbill
Great white pelican and
Malachite kingfisher

That evening we'll return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Luxury: Primate Safari Lodge/Ndali Lodge | Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp

Day 8

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park is internationally recognized as a chimpanzee capital and other primates they do also dwell here.

Let's not forget the immense birding experience that lies here such as the:

Great Blue turac
Timberline doves
Easter Greenbul and
The noisy little Greenbul.

We'll also do Bigodi Swamp walk in the evening and the return to the lodge for the night.

Accommodation Luxury: Primate Safari Lodge/Ndali Lodge | Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp

Day 9

Chimpanzee Tracking and Birding

After breakfast, we set out for morning chimpanzee tracking and later switch to swamp walk of Bigodi and bird watching and later return to the lodge for the night

Accommodation Luxury: Primate Safari Lodge/Ndali Lodge | Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp

Day 10

Murchison Falls National Park

We start driving northwards through Kagadi and a hot lunch stop in Hoima. A big town with nice restaurant for a good warm lunch even chances of local food and fruits.

After we continue via Butiaba escarpment, view point of Lake Albert on a clear day, entering the park in the afternoon.

Checking in our lodge, and have dinner at the lodge.

Accommodation Luxury: Bakers Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge | Midrange: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 11

Murchison Falls National Park

After early breakfast, we set out for a game drive at Murchison Falls National Park.

We cross the Nile with the Ferry go for a wildlife experience, birding and mammal packed morning experience.

This route will connect us to the Delta where Hornbills are to be seen.

We'll have lunch and then do an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the Murchison Falls.

Here you may do the hike from the bottom to the top of the falls and return to the lodge for the night.

Accommodation Luxury: Bakers Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge | Midrange: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 13

Departure

After a late breakfast we'll then drive to Kampala for shopping (crafts), having our lunch in Kampala and before transferring you to the Airport for your departure flight, if applicable.

  • International airfares and visas
  • Arrival/departure taxes or reciprocity fees, visa fees where applicable
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any items not mentioned as included and optional ides or trips their meals and drinks in hotels.

Travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be tested upon arrival and required to quarantine until results are in.

Anyone arriving to Uganda will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Restaurants in Uganda are open under social distancing restrictions.

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Uganda are open, under social distancing requirements.

It is required to wear a face mask in all public places