Uganda 22 days
A 22 days medium range self drive safari to Uganda. Highlights: Sipi Falls, Lake Mburo, Jinji, Murchison Falls, Kibali Forest, Ishasha, Gorilla and Chimpanzee Traking, Lake Bunyonyi. Costs: from 2 persons $ 6.482,- per person.
Number of days: 22 Days
Accomodation: Guesthouse & Lodge
2 persons – $ 6.482,- per person
4 persons – $ 5.206,- per person
6 persons – $ 4.780,- per person
8 persons – $ 5.200,- 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.
Source of the Smile
The Hotel is run by Icelandic & Swedish people in a safe residential area in Jinja, only 5 minutes from The source of the river Nile & 5 minutes from Jinja town. The Hotel is almost fully organic and built with pure art & design
Sipi River Lodge
Set within the grounds of a unique restored former residence, Sipi River Lodge consists of a main house and seven detached accommodations for our guests, each individually designed with a thoughtful perspective on the backdrop of Kapsurur Falls.
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.
Kon Tiki Hotel
KonTiki is a unique and gracious hotel in Hoima. Enjoy the calm and cool environment where nature is in abundance. Situated on the approach to Hoima town.
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.
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.
As the highest lodge on the hill we over look the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi and all its many islands from all our cottages and main dinner area and bar.
Arcadia Lake Bunyonyi has 25 cottages and each cottage over looks the islands on Lake Bunyonyi.
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
- Special Lion Tracking
- All meals (full board)
- Bottled water throughout the trip
- Activities as mentioned in the day by day description
- 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
We drive to Jinja where we find the source of the river Nile.
We visit the source of the river Nile and do a boat cruise. As an extra option you can go rafting on the Nile. Later you can relax at the guest house.
Overnight at the Source of the Smile Guest House on a full board basis
Days 3 - 4
Day 3: After a good night sleep and a healthy breakfast we head out to the Sipi Falls region.
Day 4: After breakfast you will go for a walk to the Sipi Falls and after that you visit the coffee plantation. When we have seen it all we head back to the lodge to relax.
Overnight at Sipi Lodge on a full board basis
Sipi Falls - Kitgum
After breakfast we drive to Kitgum. During the drive there is plenty to see outside the vehicle.
Overnight at Bomah Hotel on a full board basis
Days 6 - 7
Kidepo Valley National Park
Day 6: After breakfast we drive to Kidepo Valley National Park.
We will arrive there in time for lunch. After lunch we will do a game drive in the park.
Day 7: Today we go for a morning game drive in the park to search for the animals. As an extra option you can visit a karamajong village or the Ik people in the afternoon.
Overnight at Nga Moru Safari Lodge on a full board basis
As soon as we are ready to go we drive to Gulu for the overnight.
We visit the Acholi People local market later that day and we can observe their way of life.
Overnight at Bomah Hotel on a full board basis
Days 9 - 10
Murchison Falls National Park
Day 9: After breakfast we drive to Murchison Falls National Park.
On the way we visit the Rhino Sanctuary at Ziwa. There you will track the rhinos with a specialized ranger/guide. After that we proceed to Murchison Falls National Park.
Day 10: We do an early morning game drive and in the afternoon you make a boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the Falls.
You can hike to the top of the Falls where your driver will pick you up and bring you back to the lodge.
Overnight at Murchison River Lodge on a full board basis
After breakfast you may choose what to do, you can do a boat cruise to the Delta where we can find the rare and exclusive Shoe Bill Stork or we do an early morning game drive? (optional).
After lunch we drive to Hoima.
Overnight at Hotel Kontiki on a full board basis
Days 12 - 13
Day 12: When we are ready we drive to Kibale Forest. The home om the Chimpanzees. You will go for a walk at the Crater Lake.
Day 13: Today is the day to go for a Chimpanzee tracking in the morning. This is one of the highlights of this safari trip.
A specialized guide will guide you trough the forest looking for Chimps. After that we return to the lodge for a relaxed afternoon.
Overnight at Chimpanzee Forest Guest House on a full board Basis
Days 14 - 15
Queen Victoria National Park
Day 14: We will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the foothills and ranges of Ruwenzori Mountain.
In the afternoon we visit the salt lake to see how salt-mining is done.
Day 15: We do a game drive in the morning and after that we return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you take a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel to spot Hippos, Crocs and abundant bird species.
Overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge on a full board basis.
After breakfast we go for a special lion tracking. Later we will drive to Ishasha where the tree-clinging lions can be found. We will do a game drive to search for the tree-clinging lions and other animals.
Overnight at Savannah resort Hotel on a full board basis.
Days 17 - 18
Bwindi National Park
Day 17: We drive to Bwindi National Park, the home of the Mountain Gorillas. We will arrive in time for lunch at the accommodation. The afternoon is to relax and prepare yourself for tomorrow’s Gorilla Tracking.
Day 18: Today is the big day, you will go Gorilla Tracking in the morning with a specialized ranger/guide.
In the afternoon you cab have a community walk to get in contact with the local people.
Overnight at Gorilla Valley Lodge on a full Board basis.
Days 19 - 20
Day 19: After breakfast we will drive to Mgahinga National Park.
You go for an early morning Golden Monkey Tracking. After that we will drive to Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest Lake in Uganda.
Day 20: Today you can relax at the Lake. Things to do optionally are swimming in the Lake, canoeing or taking a boat to the Islands.
Overnight at Arcadia Lodge on a full board basis.
After breakfast we will go for a morning game drive.
After that we drive to Lake Mburo where we planned a relaxing boat cruise for you on Lake Mburo.
Overnight at Rwakobo Rock on a full board basis.
Lake Mburo - Entebbe
In the early morning we have a nature walk to have a face to face experience with animals. After you will go back at the lodge for breakfast there is time to relax before we drive back to Entebbe.
During the drive to Entebbe we have a stop over at the Equator for lunch before we continue to the airport.
Unfortunately this is the end of a beautiful trip we had together.