14 days Uganda wildlife experience takes you to an adventurous tour in Uganda’s savannah national park for a memorable wildlife experience of all kinds of animals including the big five game such as leopards, cape buffaloes, elephants, rhinos and lions. Each of the national parks has a unique attraction that makes it worthy of a visit. Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth national park are found in the western part of Uganda and give an opportunity to explore different antelope species. Kidepo and Murchison falls are located in the northwest of Uganda and give an amazing experience of the big five games. The rhinos can be found at the ziwa rhino sanctuary.
Day 1; Arrival at Entebbe airport
Day 2; Transfer to kidepo national park
Day 3; Narus valley morning game drive and cultural village tour
Day 4; Kidepo valley tour and visit kanangorok hot spring
Day 5; Transfer to Murchison falls national park
Day 6; Game drive and river Nile Boat cruise
Day 7; Top of the falls visit and rhino tracking
Day 8; Transfer to Lake Mburo national park
Day 9; Walking safari and Boat cruise
Day 10; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 11; Lion tracking and Boat cruise
Day 12; Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Day 13; Explore Lake Bunyonyi
Day 14; Transfer back to Kampala
DAY 1; ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT
On arrival at the international airport, the Uganda safari guide will meet you and brief you about the safari. After the briefing, you will be transferred to Kampala city. On arrival, you will proceed to your hotel and check in for a relaxation, dinner and a night stay.
Luxury – Protea Skyz hotel
Mid-range – Fairway hotel
Budget – Forest cottages
DAY 2; TRANSFER TO KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning after having your breakfast, you will embark on the journey to kidepo valley national park which is located in the Northeastern Uganda in the semi-arid area of Karamojong region. The journey takes 8 hours and on arrival you will check into your lodge for dinner and a night stay.
Luxury – Apoka safari lodge
Mid-range – Kidepo savannah lodge
Budget – Apoka rest camps
DAY 3; NARUS VALLEY MORNING GAME DRIVE AND CULTURAL VILLAGE TOUR
After breakfast, you will go to the Narus valley on a game drive where you will spot a number of animals such as buffaloes, zebras, cheetahs, elephants, leopards, lions and giraffes. The game drive takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the availability of animals. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch
After lunch, you will have a cultural village tour where you will visit the karamojong communities such as the Karenna or kidepo communities. You will be able to learn more about the local people regarding their way of life such as nomadic life style by visiting their homesteads and kraals, traditional spears, head dress, bows and arrows, stools and utensils made from the local natives. After, you will return to the lodge for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 4; KIDEPO VALLEY TOUR AND VISIT KANANGOROK HOT SPRING
After breakfast, you will drive to kidepo valley which borders Sudan and Uganda. Within the kidepo valley, we find the kanangorok hot springs. You will spot the wild ostriches as well as other animals. After you will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will spend the evening relaxing, wait for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 5; TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on the journey to Murchison falls national park. The journey takes 7 hours with enroute lunch in Gulu town. On arrival, you will pass through the Tangi gate and head to the lodge for a refreshment, dinner and a night stay.
Luxury – Nile safari lodge
Mid-range – Pakuba safari lodge
Budget – Heritage safari lodge
DAY 6; GAME DRIVE AND RIVER NILE BOAT CRUISE
After breakfast, you will go for a game drives at the delta area where you will find most of the animals. The game drive takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the availability of the animals such as buffalos, Jackson’s hartebeest, oribis, waterbucks, lions, Rothschild giraffes and elephants among others. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will set off for the boat cruise along the Nile which gives an amazing panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. While on the cruise, you will encounter hippos, crocodiles as well as birds on the river banks such as bee-eater, cormorants and kingfishers among others. After the cruise, you will return to the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and a night stay.
DAY 7; TOP OF THE FALLS VISIT AND RHINO TRACKING
After breakfast, you will head to the top of the falls where you will be able to view the falls. The national park got its name from the mighty falls that are found in the park and are very interesting to spot and how the waters force through the narrow gorge creating the strong force of water and sound forming a rainbow. After exploring the top of the falls, drive out of the park and connect to Nakasongola where you will have a rhino tracking experience.
On arrival at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you will have lunch and head to the trekking experience. You will be briefed before and head to the Rhinos. This takes 2 to 3 hours depending on their location. After, you will head to the lodge for dinner and a night stay.
Luxury – Amuka safari lodge
Budget – Ziwa Rhino guesthouse
DAY 8; TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning, you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge and embark on the journey to Lake Mburo national park. It’s a 6 to 7 hours drive with a stopover at the Uganda equator for an experience, have photos, lunch and proceed to the national park. On arrival, you will head to your lodge with an en-route game drive then return to the lodge for diner and a night stay.
Luxury – Mihingo lodge
Mid-range – Arcadia safari cottages
Budget – Eagles nest lodge
DAY 9; WALKING SAFARI AND BOAT CRUISE
On the 9th day of your 14 Days Uganda Wildlife Experience, After breakfast in the early morning, you will go for a walking safari which is not different from the game drive except here you will be walking on foot to spot the animals. After the walk, you will return to the lodge for a refreshment and lunch. After lunch, you will have an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo where you will get to see crocodiles and hippos more clearly. After the cruise, you will return to the lodge for dinner as well as a night stay.
DAY 10; TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After you having morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth national park. On arrival, you will head to your lodge, check in and have late lunch. After a relaxation, you will have an evening game drive as well as visit the crater lakes. After you will return to your lodge for dinner and night stay.
Luxury – mweya safari lodge
Mid-range – park view safari lodge
Budget – pumba safari cottages
DAY 11; LION TRACKING AND BOAT CRUISE
After having breakfast, you will head to the park and head to kasenyi plains for a lion tracking experience that lasts for 2 hours. While on the lion tracking experience, you will spot the tree climbing lions as well as enjoy the game drive where you will spot a number of animals such leopards, antelopes, Uganda kob, buffaloes and elephants among other. After the game drive, you will head back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise where you will spot water animals on the kazinga channel such as hippos and crocodiles as well as water bird species. After the boat cruise experience, you will return to the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and a night stay.
DAY 12; TRANSFER TO LAKE BUNYONYI
In the morning, you will have breakfast and drive to Lake Bunyonyi which is popular for being the deepest lake in Uganda with over 20 islands. The lake is among the beautiful and relaxing site in the south western part of Uganda. On arrival, you will head to your lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge with amazing views of the lake and a number of islands as well as other attractions.
Luxury – bunyonyi bird nest lodge
Mid-range – bunyonyi eco-resort
Budget – bunyonyi overland resort
DAY 13; EXPLORE LAKE BUNYONYI
On the 13th day of your 14 Days Uganda Wildlife Experience, Lake Bunyonyi means ` place of little birds’ and the lake is made of steep hills covered with lush green vegetation. After you will have a canoe ride to visit some of the islands on the lake as well spot a number of bird species. You can alternatively hike to the view point on the hills, go swimming among others. After, you will head back at the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and night stay.
DAY 14; TRANSFER BACK TO KAMPALA
After your morning breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and embark on the journey back to Kampala. On arrival at Kampala, you will be dropped off at the Entebbe airport for your flight back home or any place of advice.
14 Days Uganda Wildlife Experience Includes
Park entrance fees
Rhino tracking permit
An English speaking guide
Boat cruise fees
Transportation in a 4*4 safari vehicle
All activities on the itinerary
Accommodation and meals
Bottled drinking water
14 Days Uganda Wildlife Experience Excludes