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Nature Connect Safaris Uganda

  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

Explore the best of Uganda on an unforgettable safari experience that takes you to six of the country’s magnificent parks for an amazingly diverse array of game sightings. Discover the mountain gorillas of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park. Visit the raging Murchison Falls and float past hundreds of crocodiles and hippos on the Nile River. Enjoy a walking safari that takes you within meters of the white rhino at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and witness sighting of the rest of the big five in Queen Elizabeth National Park. An amazing safari that showcases the best on offer in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Chimpanzee Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls National Park, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Zebra, Hyena, Antelope, Hartebeest, De Brazza’s Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Grey Mangabey, L'Hoest Monkey, Blue Monkey, Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Golden Monkey, Patas Monkey, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile, Duiker, Bush Buck, Jackal, Oribi, Rhino, Black & White Colobus, Giraffe, Topi
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Trekking, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Entebbe
  • Minimum age:
    15

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 2,920 per person

What's Included

  • All accommodation & meals during the safari
  • Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Drinking water during drives
  • Dietary arrangements upon request
  • Pick up & drop off transfers
  • Government taxes & park fees

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Medical & travel insurance
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Alcoholic beverages

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Nature Connect Safaris Uganda
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Nature Connect Safaris Uganda‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Your guide will pick you up from the airport before you set off for Murchison Falls National Park. The drive will take you through the Luwero Triangle to Masindi town. You will make an en-route stop for a walking safari at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, allowing you to get close to these amazing creatures. Witness the beauty of these African unicorns while walking with a ranger for about an hour before enjoying some lunch at Kabalega Diner. Later you will continue to the park and make your way across the beautiful landscapes as you head to your lodge for the evening.

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After breakfast, you will head out on a morning game drive towards the delta to experience some of the spectacular wildlife in the reserve including the big cats and herds of giraffes. In the afternoon you will set out for a boat cruise on the Nile and make your way to the bottom of Murchison Falls. Enjoy sightings of hippos and some of the largest Nile crocodiles in Africa among the many other animals that come to drink. If you are lucky you will see elephants playing in the water and see some of the beautiful bird life, including the iconic African fish eagle. Return to camp in the evening for a delicious dinner.

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After breakfast you will make your way to Kibale National Park, a stunning reserve that attracts nature lovers for its excellent chimpanzee trekking and bird watching experiences. The park boasts one of the largest varieties of primates, offering spectacular sightings of these agile creatures. Arrive in the afternoon and enjoy a relaxed evening before some dinner.

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After an early breakfast, you will drive to the park’s headquarter for a pre-trek briefing and then begin your hike into the forest as you search for the famous chimps. Once you find them, you will be able to spend an hour with the group, watching them as they climb the trees, play and interact with one another and witness their fascinating behaviors while listening to the sounds of the jungle around you. You may see some of the other primates, including the grey cheeked mangabey and the red tailed monkey amongst various bird species filling the air with beautiful songs. After your time in the forest, you will head back to the lodge for lunch before making your way to Queen Elizabeth National Park, arriving in time for dinner.

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After a leisurely breakfast, you will head out for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains, which form part of the vast Savannah of the Albertine Rift Valley in the Queen Elizabeth National Park.  You can expect to encounter the big cats, elephants, buffaloes and various other antelopes on your drive. Later you will return to camp for lunch before heading out for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel in the afternoon. Here you will be able to enjoy a different game viewing experience as you float past the animals that have come to drink. Keep an open eye out for the enormous monitor lizard which are common sights in the riverine scrub. In the evening you will make your way back to the lodge for some dinner.

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Enjoy some breakfast before leaving the reserve and making your way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, passing through the Ishasha Sector for a chance to see the famous tree-climbing lions. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the lions perched in a fig tree, keeping an eye out for the antelopes that roam the area. Have some lunch in Ishasha after seeing some of the many hippos wallowing in the water and seeing the elephants come to drink. Later you will continue on to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to the mountain gorillas. Arrive in the evening and enjoy a delicious dinner.

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After an early breakfast, you will head off into the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and trek through the bamboo covered slopes in search for the magnificent mountain gorillas of Uganda. As you make your way through the rainforest, you may come across any number of the 5 other primate species ,113 mammal species or 360 bird species. After a trek through the dense jungle you will be rewarded with face to face sightings of one of the rarest animals on earth. Sit in silence and observe these amazing gentle giants for one hour before heading back to the lodge for a massage and a relaxed evening before dinner.

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After a delicious breakfast you will proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon entering the park, it is likely that you will spot some wildlife on the way to your lodge. Check in and enjoy some lunch before going for a boat ride on the lake for some excellent birding. Later you will return to camp for an early dinner before heading out on a night game drive, a special experience that improves your chances of seeing the elusive leopard.

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After a hearty breakfast, you will start on your journey back to Entebbe with a lunch stop along the way while also stopping at the equator for some pictures. Arrive in Entebbe in the late afternoon to be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your spectacular safari filled with memories of Africa and the great apes.

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