11-Day Discover Western Uganda Safari

Kampala

You will be met by our professional driver-guide at Entebbe International Airport and be driven to Kampala in an official Ovacado Adventure van. Depending on your arrival time, it may be possible to take a tour of the city in the afternoon. Later you will check-in at Marie's Royal Hotel, where you will enjoy dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:

Kampala

Accommodation:

Marie's Royale Hotel

• Mid-range hotel located in or near Kampala

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Kibale Forest National Park

You will begin your safari this morning by transferring to Kibale Forest National, stopping at Fort Portal on the way for lunch. We will pass many villages and tea plantations in the country side along the way, offering many opportunities for stopovers. In the late evening, we will check into a beautiful resort area close to a crater lake that borders the forest.

Main Destination:

Kibale Forest National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February and June to July

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Accommodation:

Nyinabulitwa

• Mid-range resort located outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park is a rainforest that is home to over 1,500 Chimpanzees. During your morning trek you will see chimps up close and capture shots of our closest cousins in the jungle! Besides the chimps, nine other different species of monkeys are found in this forest, including red colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies. Within the forest canopy you may spot various bird species, like the native great blue turaco, joyful greenbul, olive long tailed cuckoo and the superb black bee eater.

After the trek, we start the transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You may drive past the Rwenzori Mountain Range or drive through the crater lakes in the hills to sample the surprising diversity of savannah trees and wildlife to be found here! Reach the lodge and enjoy the impressive view over Queen Elizabeth as we unwind from our long day.

Main Destination:

Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation:

Park View Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Today you will discover Queen Elizabeth National Park with an evening game drive that exposes us to diverse animals, including elephants, buffalos, lion, leopards, warthogs and hyenas. There is also rich bird life here. The flamingoes that make their home in the salt lakes are an especially spectacular sight.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Best Time to Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Accommodation:

Marafiki Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Wildlife search plus Kazinga Channel boat cruise

After breakfast we will embark to see the park’s early risers on a game drive. After lunch it is time for a classic activity: a two hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This 36km waterway links Lake George to Lake Edward. On the banks you can see land and water adapted hippopotamuses yawning and slashing canines at each other. You may also get a glimpse of the Nile crocodile!

Main Destination:

Kazinga Channel (Queen Elizabeth NP)

Accommodation:

Marafiki Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Kazinga Channel

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Queen Elizabeth - Bwindi

Today we will journey through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on our way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This area is known for its tree-climbing lions who sit high amongst the fig tree branches.

Continue the transfer to Bwindi. Here you will experience a change in the landscape from flat savanna to cultivated hills to jungle covered mountains. If we arrive early enough you may opt to go on a walk to the local orphanage or visit with the locals.

Main Destination:

Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth NP)

Accommodation:

Gorilla Mist Camp

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Ishasha

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Have an early breakfast and then get ready for big highlight of this safari – gorilla trekking! Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to the famous mountain gorillas, and on this day you get to meet them! You will set off into the forest with a specialized guide and trek through beautiful nature areas before spending one hour in the area where the

Listing created Jun 24, 2019

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