15 Days Uganda from North to South Adventure Safari

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15 Days Uganda from North to South Adventure Safari

This 15 days Uganda Adventure Safari will enable you visit all major National parks of the Pearl of Africa from North to South.

Explore National parks like Kidepo Valley in the Karamoja region, Murchison falls.

Where the Victoria Nile River surges through a narrow gap over a massive drop.

Kibale Forest the primate capital of the world, Queen Elizabeth Uganda’s most popular tourist destination.

Bwindi Impenetrable for lifetime Uganda Gorilla trekking safaris and Lake Mburo.

Uganda 
Start Entebbe (Day 1)
Day 2-4 Kidepo Valley NP
Day 5-6 Murchison Falls NP
Day 7-8 Kibale NP
Day 9-10 Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 11-12 Bwindi NP
Day 13 Lake Bunyonyi
Day 14 Lake Mburo NP
End Entebbe (Day 15)

 

 

Tour Features

Mid-range tour

This mid-range tour uses lodges and tented camps.

Shared tour

On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 8 people per vehicle.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Suitable for single travelers

Single travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 2 people to run.

16

Minimum age of 16 years

The minimum age for this tour is 16 years.

Day 1
Arrive – Entebbe

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

• You'll be collected from the airport.

• Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, Ganyana safari driver/guide will meet and great then transfer you to your overnight accommodation in Entebbe. You will be briefed about your 15 days Uganda safari which will cover all Uganda's major National Parks.

Main Destination:

Entebbe

Accommodation:

Lake Victoria Hotel

• Luxury hotel located in or near Entebbe

Meals & Drinks:

• Meals at own expense

• Drinks not included

Day 2
Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park

Wake up early in the morning at 5 am, meet your driver guide and start your long day drive to Kidepo National park located far in the North – Eastern Uganda Kaabong district. You will have stopovers for stretching and have lunch in Kitgum town. Arriving late night in the park, check in your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Best Time to VisitSeptember to March (Dry season)

High SeasonSeptember to March (The park rarely gets crowded)

Best WeatherSeptember to November (End of the rains)

Wildlife in Kidepo Valley NP

ElephantCommon

BuffaloAbundant

ZebraCommon

GiraffeOccasional

LionOccasional

CheetahOccasional

Accommodation:

Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Safari Tent)

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3
Safari Game Drives in Kidepo

We shall have game drive the whole of the third day of our Safari.

You will enjoy breakfast as you admire the true wilderness and an out of the world experience!

When breakfast is done, you will out for a rewarding game drive through the open savannah, rocky outcrops, forests and rings of mountains.

Drive extensively up to Kanangorok Hot Springs and brace yourself for photo opportunities.

And chances of catching sight of more wildlife especially lions sitting on the rocks as they scan the park for possible prey.

Drive back to the lodge to relax and have lunch. In the afternoon, head out for another game drive in this true wilderness; no game drive is the same in Kidepo.

Every day presents a different sight do you can expect to increase your game count. Return to the lodge for overnight and dinner.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation:

Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Safari Tent)

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 4
Cultural tour

In the morning after breakfast, head out for a cultural tour to the Karamajong people for a truly unique experience. The Karamajong culture is still pure and totally unique from most other tribes in Uganda; they have rejected civilization and still live like in the ancient times. The Karamajong are predominantly pastoralists and live purposely to fight for their cattle as it is in their belief that every cattle in the world belongs to them. As such, fierce cattle raids still occur in the region and at times stretch to neighbouring Kenya! They are a very interesting group of people with a very unique culture visible in their way of

dressing, cooking, dancing and other daily life activities. A visit to the Karamajong is a truly rewarding experience, you should look forward to.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation:

Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Safari Tent)

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 5
Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will drive from Kidepo Valley National Park to Murchison Falls National Park the drive takes 6-7hours. You will enjoy an en route game drive through the northern section of the park popularly known as Para where you will have chances of spotting many mammals, big cats hunting and a lot of bird’s species. Cross the ferry and overnight in the Park.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Best Time to VisitDecember to February (Easier to spot animals)

High SeasonJune to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

GiraffeCommon

BuffaloCommon

HippoAbundant

LionOccasional

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Accommodation:

Pakuba Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 6
Morning game drive and boat safari to the “bottom of the falls”

After an early breakfast, set off for a morning game drive on the Northern Delta Nile with sightings of Lions, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi and baboons are some of the animals to expect. After lunch, you will embark on a three-hour boat cruise on the Nile, this boat ride offers an amazing view of the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the river. Hike up to the top of the falls and enjoy the magnificent Murchison falls as they squeeze their way through a gorge in the rocks and tumbles 43m below flowing westwards into Lake Albert.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation:

Pakuba Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 7
Drive to Kibale Forest – Bigodi Swamp walk

After an early morning breakfast, drive to Kibale forest National park commonly known as the primate capital of the world and one of East Africa’s major tropical rain forest. You drive through papyrus swamps and the thick jungle of the Nile Delta; the drive is about 8-9 hours. Check in your lodge and relax. In the afternoon visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a nature walk, rich in biodiversity and beautiful scenery, the wetland is a birder’s paradise with about 138 species hosting eight species of primates including the black-and-white colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed, l’Hoest’s and blue monkeys, and olive baboons. Later you can enjoy a walk to the “top of the world” along crater lakes which this area is also famous for crater lakes view and the mountain of the moon.

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park

Best Time to VisitDecember to February and June to July

High SeasonJune to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune to July and December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale NP

ChimpanzeeCommon

ElephantOccasional

BuffaloOccasional

LeopardVery Rare

HippoRare

LionRare to none

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Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

• Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 8
Chimpanzee Tracking

After an early breakfast, head over to Kibale Forest Headquarters and get a briefing on the day’s activity. With a ranger guide, you will venture into the jungle in search of the chimpanzees and while tracking, you will be able to spot different animal species like the Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, and L’Hoest’s Monkey among others and different bird species. You will spend one hour with the chimpanzees as you watch them play, feed and groom each other.

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

• Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 9
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

With an early breakfast depart from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park. After checking in, you will enjoy an afternoon game drive where you will enjoy many wildlife sightings where you will view giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and

different species of birds, mammals like the graceful Roth child Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Uganda Kob, Defassa waterbuck, Buffaloes, Elephants, Warthog, Hippos, Oribi among others.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Best Time to VisitJanuary to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High SeasonJune to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

LionCommon

BuffaloCommon

HippoAbundant

LeopardOccasional

Accommodation:

Elephant Hab Lodge

• Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 10
Game drive and Boat Safari on the Kanziga Channel

After breakfast, enjoy the game drive with a view of giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and different species of birds, Look out for mammals like the graceful Roth child Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Uganda Kob, Defassa Waterbuck, Buffaloes, Elephants, Warthog, Hippos, Oribi and when lucky a leopard and Lion among others. After lunch embark on a boat safari along the Kazinga channel with beautiful views of birds as Lake George connects to lake Edward.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Pakuba Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 11
Transfer to Bwindi Forest via Ishasha

You will exit Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Plains in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for another epic game drive. Ishasha is famous for its iconic tree-climbing lions that climb trees to catch the cool breezes. After your game drive, you will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Best Time to VisitJune to August and December to February

High SeasonJune to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

Best WeatherJune to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

GorillaCommon

ChimpanzeeRare

ElephantRare

White RhinoNone

Black RhinoNone

LionNone

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Accommodation:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 12
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

With an early breakfast and a packed lunch, you will be transferred to the Uganda Wildlife Authority park headquarters where you’ll be briefed on the gorilla tracking which begins at 8:00am. You will then be guided into the jungle to track the shy primates. The trek length varies depending on where the gorillas spent the night, ranging from 30 minutes to 7 hours, once you the gorilla family, you will spend one hour with them, observing them feed, socialize and display their prowess.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 13
Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Nature walks and hikes

After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi. After gorilla trekking Lake Bunyonyi is a magical, stunningly beautiful lake in Uganda to relax and chill out. Check-in to your lodge and you can decide to go for swimming at the lodge. After lunch you will go for nature walks and hike and a guide will be with you so that you do not get lost. Hikes are the mostly and here you will meet some locals who will tell you the amazing history of Lake Bunyonyi and how they live around Lake Bunyonyi. You will enjoy seeing the African sun set on Lake Bunyonyi.

Main Destination:

Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation:

Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

• Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 14
Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, you will then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park driving through winding roads, farmlands and forests. Lake Mburo National Park boasts of a beautiful acacia Savannah terrain and woodlands. On arrival you will embark on a game drive expecting to spot warthog, impala, zebras, oribi, leopard and several savannah bird species some of which include lapwings, hornbills, and cocqui francolin. This park is also home to the eland, Africa’s largest antelope species only found here and Kidepo valley National Park. After dinner, you will set out to explore this park on a nocturnal game drive guided a by a ranger, you will be scanning the savannah with a spotlight to search for a variety of species including the

genet cat, warthog, hippos, spotted hyena and the elusive leopard.

Main Destination:

Lake Mburo National Park

Best Time to VisitJune to August and December to February

High SeasonJune to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Mburo NP

BuffaloCommon

ZebraCommon

HippoCommon

GiraffeOccasional

LeopardOccasional

HyenaOccasional

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Accommodation:

Mburo Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Lake Mburo NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 15
Transfer back to Entebbe

Have an early breakfast, check out and start your journey back to Kampala passing through rolling hills with terraces and also you will have a great time viewing the lush vegetation of the different areas you will go through. Have a stopover at the Equator and Mpambire drum makers point. After buying some souvenirs, continue to Kampala arriving late afternoon. The guide will drop you off Entebbe Airport for your out bound air transfer.

Main Destination:

Entebbe

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Non-alcoholic drinks

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

• Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

• You'll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

• Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

• Single travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 2 people to run.

• This tour accepts children who are 16 years and older.

Included

  • • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day

Accommodation

Meals

  • 1

Lake Victoria HotelLuxury hotel in or near Entebbe

Meals at Own Expense

  • 2-4

Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Safari Tent)Mid-range tented camp bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences

All Meals Included

  • 5-6

Pakuba Safari LodgeMid-range lodge inside Murchison Falls NP

All Meals Included

  • 7-8

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)Mid-range tented camp just outside Kibale NP

All Meals Included

  • 9

Elephant HabLodgeMid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

All Meals Included

  • 10

Pakuba Safari LodgeMid-range lodge inside Murchison Falls NP

All Meals Included

  • 11-12

Rushaga Gorilla CampMid-range lodge just outside Bwindi NP

All Meals Included

  • 13

Bunyonyi Safaris ResortMid-range resort in or near Lake Bunyonyi

All Meals Included

  • 14

Mburo Safari LodgeMid-range lodge inside Lake Mburo NP

All Meals Included

  • 15

End of tour(No accommodation)

Breakfast & Lunch Included

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