Uganda 14 days
A 14 days medium range self drive safari to Uganda. Highlights: Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel and Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha, Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tracking. Costs: from 2 persons – $ 4.502 per person.
Trip Code: GOru1-14
Number of days: 14 Days
Accomodation: Guesthouse & Hotel
2 persons – $ 4.502,- per person
4 persons – $ 3.657,- per person
6 persons – $ 3.375,- per person
8 persons – $ 3.644,- per person
(2 vehicles and 2 guides)
Lake Victoria View Guesthouse
If you are looking for a quiet, luxury and home-like place to stay, then Lake Victoria View Guest House was specifically created for that.
Murchison River Lodge
Murchison River Lodge is located on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Murchison Falls National Park, pods of hippos and papyrus islands.
Marafiki Safari Lodge
Marafiki Lodge is beautifully situated overlooking Lake George in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The park spans the equator and is one of Uganda’s most popular tourist destinations.
Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse
Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse sits on well manicured lawns, beautiful gardens, tea plantations, pasture and indigenous forest. Enjoy beautiful panoramic vistas of Kibale National Park, ancient crater lakes, and the Rwenzori Mountains.
RuwenZori View Guest House
RuwenZori View Guesthouse is situated in the green outskirts of Fort Portal. It is the perfect spot to explore the beauty of Western Uganda.
Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge
The lodge is built along ecological principals, the bandas designed and spaced in such a way to maximize privacy and enhance the safari aspect of the lodge.
Savannah Resort Lodge
Located between Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, 43km away, and Queen Elizabeth National Park-Ishasha sector, 8km away, Savannah Resort Hotel is the perfect launch pad for viewing two of the world’s rare animals: mountain gorillas and tree climbing lions.
Gorilla Valley Lodge
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest on one meter away from your veranda. It feels like you are invited into to home of the majestic mountain gorillas. But these gentle giants are not your host, just your neighbors, occasionally coming out of the forest to spend some time in our garden. This is what makes Gorilla Valley Lodge so special.
Welcome to Rwakobo Rock, an eco-friendly, family run hotel and restaurant nestled on a scenic outcrop at the edge of Lake Mburo National Park.
- Guides in the park
- Vehicle (open roof, 4WD Toyota or Jeep)
- Park entrances
- Gorilla tracking permit
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- All meals (full board)
- Bottled water throughout the trip
- Visa for Uganda – Oeganda (about 100 euro)
- Personal items like souvenirs, internet
- Optional activities as mentioned
Arrival Entebbe Airport
After collecting you luggage we will meet you in the arrival hall and we will transport you to your guest house for your overnight stay.
Overnight at Lake Victoria View guest House on bed & breakfast basis
Days 2 - 3
Day 2: After breakfast we will drive to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route we will visit a rhino sanctuary at Ziwa. There you will track the rhinos with a specialised ranger and after this tracking we enjoy our lunch here. As soon as our lunch has been eaten we continue our drive to Murchison Falls where we will arrive late afternoon.
Day 3: After a good night sleep and a healthy breakfast we head out into the bush for the morning game drive to search for lion, buffalo, elephant and many more animals.
In the afternoon you will go for a boat cruise on the river Nile, the habitat of hippo, crocodile and many birds.
You will hike to the top of the Falls where the driver will pick you up and bring you back to the camp where you will enjoy a fantastic dinner.
Overnight at Murchison River lodge on a full board basis
Murchison Falls - Hoima Town
This morning there is a choice to make by you. The choice to make is doing a early morning boat trip to the Delta to search for the rare Shoe Bill Stork or we can go on a morning game drive to search for more animals?
After lunch we drive to Hoima town for our overnight.
This hotel is mainly a stopover to bridge the distance between Murchison Falls and Kibale Forest National Park.
Overnight at hotel Kontiki
Days 5 - 6
Day 5: After breakfast we drive directly to Kibale Forest National Park, the home of the chimpanzees.
On the way we will visit a tea plantation to see the tea processed. We will have lunch here and after lunch we will continue to Kibale Forest.
Day 6: In the morning you go for a chimpanzee tracking with a specialized ranger/guide. After you come back we return to the lodge for a relaxed afternoon.
Optional is instead of relaxing doing a walk to the Bigodi Wetland (swamp) with a specialized guide where you can see many types of monkeys (13 different type of monkeys).
Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House on a full board basis.
Kibale Forest - Semliki National Park - Fort Portal
As soon as we are ready with breakfast and check out we head towards Semliki National Park. We will do a game drive inside this park and a nature walk which will take you to the hot springs (optional). After that walk we will drive to Fort Portal for dinner.
Overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House on a full board basis.
Days 8 - 9
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 8: After breakfast we will visit the Crater Lakes and make a walk here. After we finish the walk we proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park where we will have lunch.
In the afternoon we can visit the salt lake to see how the salt is mined (optional) or we had to the lodge and have a relaxing afternoon?
Day 9: We will do a game drive in the morning and visit a fishermen’s village. After that we return to the lodge for a well earned lunch.
In the afternoon we have a boat cruise planned for you on the Kazinga Channel to spot hippo, crocodile and abundant bird spicies.
Overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge on a full board basis.
After breakfast and check out drive to Ishasha where the tree-climbing lions can be found.
We will do a game drive and try to find those lions.
In the afternoon we will check in at the hotel and here you need to make another choice. Go for another game drive in the afternoon or relax at the hotel?
Overnight at Savanna resort hotel on a full board basis.
Days 11 - 12
Bwindi National Park
Day 11: Today we head towards Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. We will arrive at the accommodation in time for lunch In the afternoon it is time to relax and prepare yourself for the up hill hike the next day to find the gorillas in the forest.
Day 12: We really hope you had a good night sleep because today you will be guided during your up hill hike to the gorillas.
The lenght of the walk depends on how far into the mountains the gorilla family will be or hide.
When you come back you can do an community walk to get in contact with local people. An optional visit which you can do is to visit the Pigmy people.
Overnight at Gorilla Valley lodge on a full board basis
Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast and check out we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. In this park we can find topi, eland, impala and Buffalo.
We have an afternoon boat cruise in mind for you this afternoon. Relax on a boat, cruising the lake. When you come back from the boat cruise we go for an evening game drive.
Overnight at Rwakobo Rock on a full board basis
Lake Mburo - Entebbe
Before breakfast you will have an early morning nature walk together with an experienced ranger/guide to have a face-to-face experience with animals (optional).
After you come back at the lodge you can enjoy a nicely prepared breakfast. After this we go out for our last game drive of this holiday.
Your driver/guide will drive you back to Entebbe nicely on time for your connecting flight.
On our way to Entebbe we will stop for a short moment because we cross the Equator.