This tour is unavailable for new bookings Unavailable for new bookings Find Comparable Tours › Find Comparable Tours

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

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.

Day 1

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport. Our driver and/or a representative from the company shall be available to welcome you, transfer you to your accommodation. You shall be briefed regarding the tour and answer all your questions. All meals and overnight at the hotel.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
Cassia Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Kampala (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Kampala - Sezibwa Falls - Mabira Forest - Jinja

Kampala - Sezibwa Falls - Mabira Forest - Jinja

After an early breakfast, the driver picks you up at 7.00am to kick off your long adventure, starting off with eastern Uganda. You will drive through Kampala and head eastwards along the Kampala - Jinja highway. First turn-off is to the Sezibwa Falls, a Buganda cultural heritage site, with beautiful waterfalls and cool atmosphere. Spend an hour here hiking the rocks, watching birds, and learning about the myths of the falls and the ancient traditional worshiping that is still practiced here. Thereafter return to the road and make another stopover at Mabira Rainforest - the largest forest in Central Uganda. Head out for a 2 hour trek to the track the habituated Grey-cheeked Mangabeys, watch lots of birds, monkeys, squirrels, and enjoy the aroma of an African jungle. Return and get back on the road and drive to Jinja. Check in at your accommodation, have lunch and thereafter head out for an hour boat ride on Lake Victoria to the Source of the Nile. Transfer to your lodge.

Main Destination:
Mabira Forest Reserve
Accommodation:
Afro Smile Hotel & Guest House
  • Budget hotel located in Jinja (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Jinja - Mbale - Sipi Falls - Mountain Elgon

Jinja - Mbale - Sipi Falls - Mountain Elgon

After breakfast at 7.30am, check out, drive out of Jinja and head further eastwards through Mbale town to Sipi Falls in Kapchorwa District. The Sipi Falls are a series of three stunning waterfalls situated in the foothills of Mountain Elgon. Check in at the accommodation (Sipi River Lodge), refresh, and thereafter head out for a 3 - 4 hour trek up and down the foothills of Mountain Elgon, visiting each of the three waterfalls and enjoying spectacular vistas from up Mountain Elgon to the flat plains of Karamoja in the distance. Return to your lodge for lunch. Later you could opt to walk through the local communities and coffee farmlands. Dinner and overnight is at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Sipi Falls (Highlight)
Accommodation:
Sipi River Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located at Sipi Falls (Highlight)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Mt Elgon - Kidepo Valley National Park

Mt Elgon - Kidepo Valley National Park

After early breakfast, embark on a long drive to the north of Uganda and get to Kidepo Valley National Park - arguably Africa's most spectacular wilderness. Lunch en-route. Arrive to the park in the evening and transfer your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Kidepo Valley National Park
Best Time To Visit September to March (Dry season)
High Season September to March (The park rarely gets crowded)
Best Weather September to November (End of the rains)

Wildlife in Kidepo Valley NP

ElephantCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraCommon
GiraffeOccasional
LionOccasional
CheetahOccasional
Show more
HyenaOccasional
HippoNone
Accommodation:
Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Safari Tent)
  • Mid-range tented camp bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Safari in Kidepo Valley National Park

Safari in Kidepo Valley National Park

Wake up for an early cup of tea and head out for the early game drive. Kidepo Valley National Park is endowed with remarkable wilderness and lots of wildlife including lions, buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hyenas, cheetahs, ostriches, jackals, dik dik, gazelles.. Return for lunch at the lodge before heading out again into the wilderness for more adventure. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

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
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Kidepo - Murchison Falls National Park

Kidepo - Murchison Falls National Park

After early breakfast, check out and depart for Murchison Falls National Park - Uganda's largest game park. You will stopover in Gulu town to have lunch. You will get to Murchison Falls National Park in the evening, transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Best Time To Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LionOccasional
Show more
ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Fort Murchison (Room)
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Early Morning Game Driver, After Launch on the Nile

Early Morning Game Driver, After Launch on the Nile

Wake up for an early cup of tea/coffee and head out for the game drive by 6.30. Murchison Falls offers a variety of wildlife including lions, hyenas, giraffes, hippos, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, uganda kobs, oribi, waterbucks, bushbucks, and lots of savanna birds. The game drive lasts 3 - 4 hours, return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. Later set out for the launch cruise on the Nile to the base of Murchison Falls - the world's strongest waterfalls. The cruise offers a lot of wildlife sightings along the Nile include hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, hippos, and so many water birds. The launch cruise is 3 hours, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation:
Fort Murchison (Room)
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Murchison Falls - Albertine Rift Valley - Lake Albert

Murchison Falls - Albertine Rift Valley - Lake Albert

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and leave for Hoima driving through Murchison falls. This presents another chance to see more wildlife in the park. You shall stopover in Masindi for lunch before proceeding to Hoima and transferring to Lake Albert Safari Lodge where you will relax the evening and overnight.

Main Destination:
Lake Albert
Accommodation:
Lake Albert Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located inside Kabwoya WR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Lake Albert - Kibale National Park

Lake Albert - Kibale National Park

After breakfast, check out and travel to Kibale Forest National Park, driving along the scenic Albertine rift valley escarpment and verdant countryside. You shall have lunch in Fort Portal town before proceeding to Kibale Forest National Park. Arrive in the late afternoon, check into your accommodation, and spend the rest of the day and overnight.

Main Destination:
Kibale Forest National Park (Chimps)
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)

Wildlife in Kibale NP

ElephantOccasional
BuffaloOccasional
LeopardVery Rare
HippoRare
LionRare to None
Show more
ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Chimpanzee Tracking - bigod nature walk

Chimpanzee Tracking - bigod nature walk

Wake up to an early breakfast at 6.30am, thereafter transfer to the park offices for briefing. After briefing, the ranger takes the lead and you head into Kibale Forest to look for the chimpanzees and view lots of the other wildlife including primates, birds, and butterflies. When you return to the chimpanzees, you are allowed only an hour to view them and follow them around. Return to the lodge for lunch. Later head out for walk in the Bigodi Wetland, rich with primates, and birds among an array of wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Kibale Forest National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11

Kibale National Park - Semuliki National Park

Kibale National Park - Semuliki National Park

After breakfast check out and transfer to Semuliki National Park situated about two and half hours drive from Kibale Forest. Upon arrival hike to the iconic Sempaya Hot Springs. Transfer to your accommodation for lunch, later set out for a game drive for some wildlife sighting which include uganda kob, reedbuck, savanna elephant, duiker, waterbuck, warthog, giant forest hog, and birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Semuliki National Park
Accommodation:
Ntoroko Game Lodge
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Toro-Semliki WR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast check out of the lodge and travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will stopover in Fort Portal town to have lunch. Proceed to and get to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you drive through the park to get to your accommodation, you will be treated to the scenic landscape dotted with beautiful crater lakes, lush grasslands, and occasional big game.

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)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LeopardOccasional
Show more
ZebraNone
Accommodation:
The Bush Lodge (Banda)
  • Mid-range banda located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13

Early morning Game Drive - afternoon Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel

Early morning Game Drive - afternoon Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel

Wake up to early cup of tea/coffee and head out for early morning game drive at 6.30am. The park is wonderful with lots of big game and a very beautiful scenery. Expect to see lions, elephants, topis, kobs, buffaloes, hyenas, and leopards.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. Later set out for the afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channe - a natural stream of water joining Lakes Edward and George. The channel is home to a variety of wildlife and attracts big game to drink water and cool off the heat. Expect to see lots hippos, buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, monitor lizards, and so many birds.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
The Bush Lodge (Banda)
  • Mid-range banda located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 14

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, check out, drive through the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park for a chance of sighting the Tree-Climbing Lions as well as a number of big game. Lunch en-route and proceed to southwestern Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - home of the Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Rushaga Gorilla Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Rushaga (Bwindi NP)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 15

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi - batwa community walk

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi - batwa community walk

Wake up to an early breakfast, pick a packed lunch, and transfer to the park offices at 7.30am for briefing by the rangers. You are assigned the habituated gorilla group you shall track and by 8.00am set off into Bwindi Forest to find the gorillas. You spend an hour with the gorillas, return to find your driver, and refresh, later visit the batwa community. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Rushaga Gorilla Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Rushaga (Bwindi NP)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 16

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi - canoe ride and community walk

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi - canoe ride and community walk

Transfer to lake bunyonyi and Spend the day enjoying the soothing atmosphere of Lake Bunyonyi and magnificent highland scenery all around. Take a canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi and explore its islands, return to the lodge for lunch. Hike the highlands and visit local communities which are very welcoming and eager for visitors. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation:
BirdNest Resort
  • Mid-range resort located at Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 17

Lake Bunyonyi - Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Bunyonyi - Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, check out and travel to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon arrival in Lake Mburo, drive through the game trails and view a number of wildlife including zebras, impalas, buffaloes, elands, waterbucks, birds, and marvelous scenery.
Continue to check in at your accommodation, refresh, and have lunch. Later set out for a relaxing evening boat ride on the Lake Mburo and also view some wildlife including hippos and several birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Lake Mburo National Park
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Mburo NP

BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
GiraffeOccasional
LeopardOccasional
HyenaOccasional
Show more
LionRare
Accommodation:
Rwakobo Rock Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Mburo NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 18

Nature Walk, Travel Back to Entebbe

Nature Walk, Travel Back to Entebbe

Wake up for an early morning nature walk into the park for a chance to catch some nocturnal wildlife at close encounter. You are lead by an armed ranger. Alternatively, you could opt for a horse ride for this experience. Return for breakfast, check out and travel back to Entebbe to catch your evening flight back home. Lunch is en-route. You also get to make a stopover at the Equator point for some picture moments.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

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.
Next: Overview Next: Day by Day Next: Rates Next: Inclusions Next: Getting There Next: Offered By

Best price guarantee

Your request will be sent directly to the operator

If preferred, you can contact the operator directly

Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Simba African Expeditions, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Simba African Expeditions.