Day1 Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and transfer to Murchison falls
You will enjoy your breakfast at your hotel near Kampala and set off for Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to view the endangered rhinos. It is home to the endangered rhinos that are not found elsewhere in Uganda. Then you will drive southwards to Murchison Falls National park reaching in afternoon at your hotel for lunch. After lunch, we depart for a game drive across the savannah in the northern part of the park. You will see abundant wildlife as the sun sets at Murchison Falls National Park is a home of game including Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hartebeests, Giraffes and a heaven of antelopes. Head back to the lodge and for relaxation, dinner and overnight at Twiga Tales lodges
Day2 Game drive and boat cruise at Muchson falls
On this day, take pleasure in a morning game drive towards the Albert and Victoria Nile and experience a great deal of wildlife and birds. Along the way, look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species. Later on in the day after lunch, embark on a launch cruise to the base of the falls. You will then hike to the top of the falls and enjoy the aerial view of the falls as well as other flora and fauna. You will then return to the lodge for dinner and rest.
Day3 Day Drive via Hoima to Kibale
After breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred via Hoima to Kibale forest National Park, the capital world of Primates such as chimpanzee, baboons and monkeys. You will be guided to the forest and experience tracking of the chimps and other primates in their natural habitat (this is the primate capital of the world). The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may encounter various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. With en-route lunch meals. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and take a rest.
Safari lodge: Nyinabulitwa Country Resort.
Day4 Chimp (optional) and Game drive at Queen Elizabeth
After your breakfast, you will go to Queen Elizabeth, through Kasese town viewing the mountain Ruwenzori ranges. Then you will check in at Park view safari lodge, have lunch and relax a bit as you wait for an evening game drive in the national park.
Safari lodge: Parkview Safari Lodge
Day6 Queen Elizabeth to Kazinga Channel
Early in the morning set off for the morning game drive in the Northern crater area where there is a lot of dark holes called the black craters with no water. You may be able to see a lot of animal species such as the Elephants, lions, buffaloes etc. Return for lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine bee eaters, lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others.
Safari lodge: Parkview Safari Lodge
Day6 Day Climbing lions and Drive to Bwindi
After having breakfast at the lodge, your driver will drive you to the Ishasha sector. You will embark on the game drive that will give you a chance to see tree climbing lions that bare normally found in the morning. You will proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Day7 Day at Bwindi
The impenetrable forest of Bwindi is voted Africa’s best birding spot by Africa Bird Club, owing to the rare bird species found here and the park’s conservation efforts is known for containing/harboring large number of endangered mountain gorillas. On this day you will do Batwa cultural encounters for cultural performances and storytelling about the impenetrable forest and how they survive a bush life in this modern world of technology and other things of modern life but only hunting and looking for honey.
Day8 Day at Bwindi
Early morning, embark on your Gorilla trek and tracking Return to the camp for a much needed rest and dinner after which, sit back to entertainment by local community traditional dancers. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi lodge/Mount clouds lodge/Gorilla safari lodge/Bohoma gorilla lodge (Luxury), Nkuringo cottages/Lake Kitandara tents/Trekkers Tervan(Mid-range)
Day9 Day at Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Bunyonyi, Given the inevitable rigorous day at Bwindi, most clients will cherish some relaxing moments on the shores of this peaceful Lake. You will enjoy an evening canoe ride on the lake. Dinner and peaceful overnight stay at the lodges besides Lake Bunyonyi.
Safari lodge: Bunyonyi Eco Resort
Day10 Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo
After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Mburo national park,
This park is well-known for zebras, impalas, antelopes, kobs, bushbucks, and you will enjoy an evening canoe ride on the lake. Check in at the lodge.
Luxury: Mihingo Lodge
Midrange: Rwakobo Rock
Budget: Rwonyo Rest Camp
Day 11: Kampala city tour (Kabaka’s Palace, Uganda Museum, Martyrs’ shrine, Ndere cultural centre)
After having breakfast at your pace, your driver guide will pick you take you through the Kampala city tour circuit. The tour begins with a tour to the Kabaka’s Royal palace at Bulange. Do not miss a chance to view the former torture chambers of Idd Amin. You will later visit the Uganda Museum with collectives about Ugandan history (economic, political and social), cultures etc as displayed in the various galleries. Another amazing tour will be made to the matyrs shrine at Namugongo. Do not miss out narrations on how the 22 martyrs’ were murdered for their Christian faith! Spend your evening at Ndere cultural centre which is the home of performing arts. Ugandan diverse cultures are presented through music dance and drama. Lunch en route, dinner and overnight at your hotel
Luxury: Laico Lake Victoria hotel
Midrange: Cassia Lodge Buziga
Day 12: Transfer to Jinja and source of the Nile
Transfer from Kampala in the morning with tour guide and driver from People’s choice tours and head to Jinja. The Road Trip covers a drive through Uganda’s Biggest Rain Forest, the Mabira Rain Forest. On your arrival to Jinja, we get to the lodge to enjoy lunch and in the afternoon we then make a boat trip to the source of the Nile where the water starts its three month journey to the red sea via Egypt.
Day 13: Water rafting (optional activity) and a guided visit to Jinja town
Spend the day enjoying what the city of Jinja has to offer. A big highlight here is the possibility to go whitewater rafting on the mighty Nile. There are different difficulty levels so could be some option that fit most. Another option is to explore Jinja town. (Note that rafting is not included in the quoted price)
Day 14: Transfer to Kampala
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and leave Jinja, head for the bustling city of Kampala. Here we enjoy a city tour, in this city tour you will be able to experience the city life first hand with exploration of the key city social, cultural and political installations in terms of sights and sounds, ie, the King’s Man-made lake, and Royal Tombs, before heading to Entebbe for your flight, depending on your flight schedule. Therefore, the transfer to Entebbe International Airport depends on flight time.