18 DAYS UGANDA TOUR – GORILLA SEEING, CHIMPANZEE TRACKING, GAME VIEWING, RIVER NILE & SIP FALLS UGANDA ADVENTURES

18 Days Uganda Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW

The 18 days Uganda Tour is an 18 days tour in Uganda that starts and ends in Kampala, offering amazing outdoor adventures in Uganda, gorilla trekking, wildlife safaris, chimpanzees, community tours, and scenery viewing.

Your eastern Uganda safari adventures start with the Jinja day tour – covering visits to Sizibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, & the Source of the Nile – and then hiking the Sipi Falls in Mountain Elgon National Park. Continue northeast for a Uganda wildlife safari in the true wilderness of Kidepo National Park before traveling west for the best wildlife experiences in Murchison Falls Nation Park.

Visit Kibale National Park for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda an amazing wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park – a park of beautiful lakes, rolling savannah, emerald forests, and fertile swamps. This park has over 600 species of Uganda birds and 95 species of Uganda mammals including rare tree-climbing lions.

Your next stop is the great Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a Uganda gorilla trekking safari which is by far the biggest highlight! You then go relax at scenic Lake Bunyonyi before ending off your 18 days Uganda tour in Lake Mburo National Park.

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18 Days Uganda Tour PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest
  • Tracking the rare tree-climbing lions
  • Half-day white-rafting along the Nile in Jinja
  • Sipi Falls Hike & Coffee tours
  • Nature walks in Mabira forest & at Ssezibwa Falls
  • Game drives in Uganda savanna parks
  • Game walk in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Boat cruises on the Nile & Kazinga Channel
  • Visiting the top of Murchison Falls
  • Canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Interactive community village cultural tours
  • Uganda Equator Crossing Experience

18 Days Uganda Tour FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1: Ssezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, & Jinja -Source of the River Nile.

Day 2: Sipi Area/Mount Elgon.

Day 3: Sipi Falls & Coffee Plantations

Day 4, 5, 6: Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 7, 8 & 9: Murchison Falls National Park

Day 10 & 11: Kibale Forest National Park.

Day 12 & 13: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 14: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 15 & 16: Lake Bunyonyi

Day 17: Lake Mburo National Park

Day 18: Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe

18 Days Uganda Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Transfer to Jinja. Visit Ssezibwa falls, Mabira Forest & take a boat trip to the Source of the Nile River.

Day 2: Half-day white-water rafting on the Nile. Transfer to Sipi Area/Mount Elgon.

Day 3: Sipi Falls hike & Coffee tour experience.

Day 4: Transfer to Kidepo National Park via Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.

Day 5: Unlimited game drives in Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 6: Morning game drive in Kidepo & afternoon Karamajong Community tour

Day 7: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park & undertake a night game drive.

Day 8: Morning game drive & afternoon boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls

Day 9: Nile Delta boat cruise with bush breakfast. Evening game drive

Day 10: Visit the top of Murchison Falls & transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

Day 11: Morning chimp trekking in Kibale & afternoon Bigodi Community walk.

Day 12: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National park and enjoy a game drive on arrival

Day 13: Morning game drive in Kasenyi & afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise

Day 14: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. En-route game drive in the Ishasha in search of tree-climbing lions.

Day 15: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation.

Day 16: Canoe ride, island hopping, & relaxation at Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 17: Relaxed breakfast & transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 18: Morning game walk in Mburo. Travel back to Kampala via Uganda Equator

18 Days Uganda Tour – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer To Jinja. Visit Ssezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest & Take A Boat Trip To The Source Of The Nile River.

You’ll be picked up from the hotel in Kampala at 6 am. Then begin your drive east to Jinja, the famous source of the Nile River. However, en route, you’ll stop at two interesting sites, starting with Ssezibwa Falls, a relatively small but beautiful waterfall that is surrounded by lush greenery.

Enjoy a one-hour hike around this serene site, climbing the rocks to access lovely views of the falls, and explore the nearby bushes and trees to observe birds, monkeys, skinks, and butterflies. Learn about the cultures and traditions associated with the waterfalls, as well as the intriguing myths about their formation.

After Ssezibwa, your second stopover is Mabira Forest, the largest natural forest in central Uganda which contains a variety of monkeys, birds, and butterflies. You’ll do a two-hour nature walks under cool canopies, after which you continue to Jinja and have lunch by the Nile. Thereafter, take a relaxing boat cruise to the Source of the Nile – the longest river in the world.

Highlight Of The Day: – Boat Cruise To The Source Of River Nile

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Lemala Wildwaters Lodge

Mid-range: – Haven Lodge Jinja/2 Friends Hotel Jinja

Budget: – Source of the Smile Guesthouse

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Pick from your hotel in Kampala & transfer to Jinja
  • Visiting Ssezibwa Falls
  • A nature walk in Mabira Forest
  • Boat cruise to the source of the Nile

Optional Activity:- Zipline adventure in Mabira forest

Day 2: Half-Day Water Rafting On Nile. Transfer To Sipi Area/Mount Elgon.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel at 8.00 am and set out for a thrilling white water rafting adventure on the Nile.

Jinja River Nile offers some of the best rafting in the world, with routes full of variety, from quiet pools to thunderous rapids and drops. It includes several grade IV and V rapids to navigate. You’ll raft with expert guides who know the river intimately.  Grade V rapids can flip rafts over, sending you into the river, but lots of people enjoy this kind of immersive experience.

Safety kayakers will stay close to the raft at all times and can quickly paddle over to fetch you if you do fall in. You get to have lunch at the end of the adventure. After lunch, travel further east to the Sipi Falls area in the foothills of Mt Elgon.

Highlight Of The Day: – White-water rafting on the Nile

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Sipi River Lodge

Mid-range: – Mbale Resort Hotel

Budget: – Kapkwai Forest Cottages

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • White water rafting along the Nile River
  • Transfer to Sipi Area/Mt Elgon

Optional Activities:-

  • Horseback riding along the Nile
  • Bungee jumping into the Nile
  • Quad biking/Mountain biking
  • Kayaking on the Nile
  • Sport fishing

Day 3: Sipi Falls Hike & Coffee Tour Experience.

Wake up to the beautiful views of Sipi Falls. After breakfast at 8 am, start your hike to Sipi Falls. Sipi consists of 3 beautiful waterfalls (65m, 85m & 100m) situated at different spots along the base of Mt Elgon.

Hike each of the waterfalls starting with the topmost and coming down to the last one which is the biggest falling 100m. Basic fitness is enough for this hike, and depending on the pace, the entire hike takes from 3 to 4 hrs.

Return to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation. After lunch, take a coffee tour visiting the coffee plantation to see and learn how coffee is grown, harvested, and processed for consumption – this is termed the ‘lifestyle of coffee’. You’ll prepare a cup of coffee from your own processed coffee during the experience. In the evening, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Highlight Of The Day: – Sipi Falls Hike

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Sipi River Lodge

Mid-range: – Mbale Resort Hotel

Budget: – Kapkwai Forest Cottages

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Sipi Falls hike
  • Coffee tour/visiting coffee plantains
  • Optional Activities:-
  • Abseiling Adventure from the top of the 100-meter high Sipi Falls.
  • A nature walk in Mount Elgon NP

Day 4: Transfer To Kidepo National Park Via Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.

Have an early breakfast at 6.00 am and then start your long drive to Kidepo National Park in the far northeastern corner of Uganda. About an hour’s drive from the Sipi Falls, you’ll visit the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve for your first safari experience.

Pian Upe is one of the untouched Uganda safari attractions, yet to be discovered. The reserve has a striking landscape, as well as several animals such as Waterbucks, Zebras, Cheetahs, Giraffes, Buffalo, Hartebeest, Elands, Lion, Leopard, Hyenas, and Ostriches. Have a game drive after which you continue driving to Kidepo, arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Game drive in Pian Upe

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: – Kidepo Savannah Lodge/Ng’Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget: – Apoka Rest Camp/Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer from Sipi Area to Kidepo
  • Game drive in Pian Upe

Day 5: Unlimited Game Drives In Kidepo Valley National Park

Wake up at about 6 am for an early breakfast. Embark on a morning game drive into the beautiful wildness of Kidepo. Explore the savannah grasslands of the Narus Valley in the south of Kidepo, which is the park’s main wildlife viewing area because it has permanent water sources and is greener than other areas.

Kidepo is rich with preying animals such as Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyena, Bat-eared Fox, and Caracal. Other games include Elephants, Buffalos, Zebra, Giraffe, Kob, Topi, Elands, Waterbuck, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Warthog, Greater Kudu, and Lesser kudu. The park is also home to nearly 500 bird species including Ostriches.

After the morning game drive, return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. After lunch, enjoy another game drive, this time exploring the semi-arid Kidepo Valley in the north which has fewer animals but amazing scenery and unique features such as the dry river bed and the Kanangorok hot springs.

Highlight Of The Day: – Game drive in the stunning landscape of Kidepo

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: – Kidepo Savannah Lodge/Ng’Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget: – Apoka Rest Camp/Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Full-day game drive in Kidepo

Optional Activity:- Night game drive

Day 6: Morning Game Drive In Kidepo & Afternoon Karamajong Community Tour.

After breakfast at about 7 am, depart for another safari in Kidepo National Park. Explore further game tracks to see more animals. Also, look out for fantastic birds like Southern ground hornbills, Verreaux’s Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Secretary bird, Pygmy Falcon, Abyssinian Roller, Abyssinian Scimitarbill, Clapperton’s Francolin, and Northern carmine bee-eater among others.

After a 3-4 hours game drive, return to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation. In the afternoon, visit the local community of the Karamojong tribe which is very similar to the famous Masai People of Kenya and Tanzania.

Learn about their distinct culture and traditional lifestyle, which has not been influenced by modernity. Discover their distinctive housing called “Manyatta”, Ornaments, Crafts, and be entertained with the Karamojong dance. Return in the evening for, relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Karamajong community tour

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: – Kidepo Savannah Lodge/Ng’Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget: – Kidepo Savannah Lodge/Apoka Rest Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Morning game drive in Kidepo National Park
  • Afternoon Karamojong tribe cultural tour

Optional Activities:-

  • Waking safari in Kidepo
  • Visit Ik People
  • Night game drive in Kidepo

Day 7: Travel To Murchison Falls National Park & Undertake A Night Game Drive.

Have an early breakfast at about 7 am, check out of the lodge, and leave Murchison Falls National Park. This 7-8 hour drive will take you through northern Uganda’s magnificent scenery. You’ll stop at Kitgum Town or Gulu Town for lunch before continuing to Murchison Falls NP.

Highlight Of The Day: – The scenic drive to Murchison Falls NP

Luxury: – Paraa Safari Lodge/Bakers Lodge

Mid-range: – Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: – Red Chilli Rest Camp/Hornbill Bush Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 400km or 7-8 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer to Murchison Falls NP
  • Night game drive

Day 8: Morning Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Trip To The Bottom Of Murchison Falls

After breakfast at 6 am, go on a safari in Uganda‘s largest park, Murchison Falls National Park. Begin with a 4-hour game drive in the northern section of the park, which has beautiful savannah grasslands and over 80% of the park’s animals.

See several of the park’s 76 Uganda mammal species such as Giraffes, Buffalo, Elephants, Lions, Antelopes, Warthogs, Patas Monkeys, Leopards, Olive baboons, Hyenas, Warthogs, etc. Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the afternoon, set out for a relaxing 3-hour boat cruise on the Nile River. Enjoy the wonderful scenery, as well as superb views of hippos, Nile crocodiles, Buffalos, Elephants, and waterbirds. This cruise takes you to the bottom of Murchison Falls, where you witness the 50m wide Nile River bursting through an 8m rocky gap, exploding into the world’s strongest waterfall!

Highlight Of The Day: – Boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Paraa Safari Lodge/Bakers Lodge

Mid-range: – Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: – Hornbill Bush Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Morning game drive
  • Boat cruise to the Bottom of Murchison Falls

Optional Activities:-

  • Sportfishing along the Nile River
  • Hot air balloon safari & bush breakfast

Day 9: Nile Delta Boat Cruise. Evening Game Drive.

Enjoy breakfast at 8 am and embark on 5 hour (20km) boat ride from Paraa to the delta area, where the Victoria Nile flows into Lake Albert. While the delta is home to a diverse array of waterbirds, the ultimate prize is sighting the incredible pre-historic-looking Shoebill.

This boat trip also offers an excellent opportunity to explore the area’s beautiful scenery and animals. Numerous hippos can be seen swimming in the river, as well as massive Nile crocodiles and elephants lazing on the banks.

You will stop along the riverbank for a delicious bush breakfast made by your private chef. Return to the lodge for lunch and then prepare for your evening game drive.

Highlight Of The Day: – The Nile Delta boat cruise

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Bakers Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge

Moderate:- Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: – Hornbill Bush Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Nile Delta boat safari
  • Evening game drive

Optional Activities:-

  • Sportfishing along the Nile River
  • Hot air balloon safari
  • Visiting Mubako Community

Day 10: Visit The Top Of Murchison Falls & Transfer To Kibale Forest National Park.

Have breakfast at 8 am and drive to the top of Murchison Falls.

See the Nile squeezes through a small gap between the rocks and plunging 45m down where the crocodiles have their jaws open all the time for an easy catch of a Nile Perch. The hot sun creates magical rainbows into the splashing droplets. The waterfalls offer such beautiful photo moments.

After viewing the spectacular falls, continue south to Kibale National Park. Take in the striking scenery as you drive across the Albertine rift valley. You make your way to the beautiful Fort Portal town just in time for lunch. After lunch, continue south to the Kibale Forest – renowned for having Africa’s highest primate density – a total of 13 primate species including over 1500 wild chimpanzees.

Highlight Of The Day: – The Top Of Murchison Falls Experience

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Crater Safari Lodge/Kyaninga Lodge/Primate Lodge Kibale

Midrange: – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – Approx.  366km or 6 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Visiting the top of Murchison Falls
  • Transfer to Kibale

Optional Activity:-  Night forest walk

Day 11: Morning Chimp Trekking In Kibale & Afternoon Bigodi Community Walk.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at 6.00 am and then transfer to Kibale National Park Visitor Centre for the trek to see our closest genetic cousins – the chimpanzees – in their natural habitat. You’ll meet the park ranger guides and other fellow trackers by 7 am at the visitor center.  Have a pre-tracking briefing and begin the trek into the forest to find Chimps and observe plenty of life supported by the evergreen forest.

The chimp trek takes 2-5 hours but Kibale offers over 97% chance to see them. Once you find the chimps, spend 1 hour observing these human-like creatures, watching them grooming, hunting, eating, resting, playing, or patrolling.

Return to the starting point for a packed picnic lunch. After lunch, go to the Bigodi Community for a village walk. Spend time with the friendly local people learning about the unique ways of life. Return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Chimpanzee tracking on foot in Kibale Forest

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Primate Lodge Kibale/ Kyaninga Lodge/Crater Safari Lodge

Midrange: – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Chimp tracking
  • Bigodi community walk

Optional Activities:-

  • Full-day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience
  • Night forest walk

Day 12: Travel To Queen Elizabeth National Park And Enjoy A Game Drive On Arrival.

Enjoy breakfast at 9 am and leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park. This will be a 2-3 hour scenic road trip, arriving at the lodge for relaxation and lunch. After lunch, go on an evening game drive in Queen Elizabeth NP.

The park’s beautiful lakes, rolling savannah, emerald forests, and fertile swamps make it a haven for over 95 species of mammals. The park is home to an incredible 611 species of birds and rare tree-climbing lions.

The highlight of the day: – Game drive in Queen

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Mweya Safari Lodge/Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Midrange: – Enganzi Game Lodge/Bush lodge/Kasenyi Safari Camp

Budget: – Pumba Safari Cottages

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Evening game drive

Day 13: Morning Game Drive In Kasenyi & Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise.

Wake as early as 6 am, take breakfast, and go on a morning game drive in the park. The early start boosts the likelihood of encountering nocturnal and elusive predators like Lions, Leopards, Jackals, and Hyenas, who are actively hunting at that time.

Explore the Kasenyi Plains which is the main area for game viewing in Queen Elizabeth NP. It is a breeding ground for Uganda kobs, thus attracting many lions. Elephants and Buffaloes are a common sight here. Take in the breathtaking views of the crater lakes, and grassy hills.

After close to 4 hours of wildlife viewing, return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, take a 2-hour boat ride on the Kazinga Channel, which has some of the world’s densest concentrations of hippos, waterbirds, and Crocs. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Cruising on hippo-filled Kazinga Channel

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Mweya Safari Lodge/Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Midrange: – Enganzi Game Lodge/Kasenyi Safari Camp/Bush lodge

Budget: – Pumba Safari Cottages/Bush Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Morning game drive
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

Optional Activities:

  • Chimp tracking in Kyambura Gorge/Kalinzu Forest
  • Lion tracking
  • Night game drive

Day 14: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. En-Route Game Drive In The Ishasha In Search Of Tree-Climbing Lions.

Have breakfast at 8.00 am, check out of the lodge, and depart for Bwindi. Drive through the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park (Ishasha) to look out for the rare and unusual Tree Climbing Lions and also spot many other animals including Topis, Uganda Kob, Waterbuck, Elephants, and Buffaloes.

You’ll have lunch en route and thereafter continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is home to about 459 gorillas out of the 1063mountains left in the world. You’ll arrive at your lodge in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

The highlight of the day: – Finding the rare tree-climbing lions of Ishasha Plains

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Haven Lodge Buhoma/Buhoma Lodge/Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Midrange: – Gorilla Mist Camp/Agandi Uganda

Budget: – Trekkers Tavern Cottages/Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & time: – Approx. 218km or 4-5 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Game drive in search of tree-climbing lions

Day 15: Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi & Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi For Relaxation.

Today, go for arguably the biggest highlight of this 18 days Uganda safari trip, the gorilla trekking adventure! Wake up as early as 6 m to prepare, dress up in your trekking attire, have breakfast, and transfer to the park office.

Essential items to carry include a lunch box from the lodge, drinking water of at least two liters, and a rain jacket. Meet the ranger guides and other fellow trekkers for a pre-trekking briefing and allocation of the Gorilla families. Then, enter the dense misty jungle and start your search for the giant Mountain Gorillas.

Trekking takes from 2-8 hours depending on the location of your assigned gorilla family and its movement. You’ll then spend only one hour with the gorillas which is an experience of a lifetime. After the trek, return to the starting point to receive your gorilla trekking certificate. Enjoy your packed picnic lunch and embark on a 1½-hour scenic drive to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation.

Highlight Of The Day: – Encountering Rare Mountain Gorillas In The Wild

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Birdnest @Bunyonyi Resort

Midrange: – Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & time: – Approx. 52km or 90 minutes

Activities & Services:-

  • Gorilla trekking
  • The scenic drive from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi

Optional Activity:- Gorilla Habituation Experience

Day 16: Canoe Ride & Relaxation At Lake Bunyonyi.

After breakfast at 8 am, enjoy a morning canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi and explore its breathtaking scenery.

Lake Bunyonyi is Africa’s second deepest lake and possesses one of the best scenery. It is dotted with 29 lush islands and surrounded by beautiful terraced hills. While on a canoe ride, you observe some nature as you enjoy the mystic views and relax in the cool weather. Bunyonyi is a local term that translates to “birds”, aptly named so as you’ll see the many birds.

You’ll also visit some of the islands on the lake and learn about the traditions attached to them. Perhaps the most intriguing is the Akampane Island/Punishment Island! Following the canoe trip, you’ll spend the remainder of the day resting.

Highlight Of The Day: – Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort

Mid-range: – Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services:-

  • Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

Optional Activities:-

  • Hiking & nature
  • Swimming
  • Zip ling across Lake Bunyonyi
  • Batwa Pygmy tour/interactive community village walk

Day 17: Relaxed Breakfast & Transfer To Lake Mburo NP.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and embark on a 4 hour drive northeast to Lake Mburo National Park. You’ll stop at the Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara for lunch before continuing to Lake Mburo, Uganda’s smallest savannah park.

Despite its small size, the park has a beautiful landscape and plenty of wildlife. After checking into your lodge, enjoy a game drive to see the Impala, lots of Zebras, buffaloes, bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs, eland, etc.

Highlight Of The Day: – Evening game drive in Lake Mburo NP

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Mihingo Lodge

Mid-range: – Rwakobo Rock

Budget: – Eagles Nest Mburo

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 199km or 4 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Transfer to Lake Mburo
  • Evening game drive

Optional Activities:-

  • Evening boat cruise on Lake Mburo
  • Night game drive to see the elusive leopards

Day 18: Morning game walk in Mburo. Travel back to Kampala via Uganda Equator.

After an early breakfast at 6 am, do a 2 hours game walk in Lake Mburo National Park.  Enjoy the lovely scenery and spot animals up close. Then, drive back to Entebbe. You make a stopover at the Uganda Equator for some picture moments and also purchase some souvenirs. Continue to Entebbe Airport for your departure flight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Walking amongst wild mammals of Lake Mburo NP

Meal Plan: – Breakfast

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 240km or 3-4 hours

Activities & Services:-

  • Morning game walk
  • Drive back to Entebbe or Kampala
  • Photoshoots at Equator Kayabwe

Optional Activities:-

  • Horse ride safari/Cycling in Lake Mburo NP
  • Banyankole community cultural experience

End Of The 18 Days Uganda Safari

18 Days Uganda Tour − SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full-time English professional safari driver-guide
  • 4×4 safari van/4×4 Safari land cruiser with pop-up roof for game viewing with functional A/C
  • Full board accommodation
  • Gorilla & chimpanzee trekking permit fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

18 Days Uganda Tour − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • Visa fees
  • International & domestic flight fees
  • Laundry services
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities & tips
  • Other beverages/drinks
  • Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above