Uganda Big Five Safari tour –
13 Days Big 5 Uganda Tours
On arrival you will meet our driver/guide at the airport. The guide will brief you about the area you are in and its surrounds before you drive off to Kampala. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day Two: Kampala City Tour
Wake up in time for breakfast after which you will visit the following tourist attractions of Kasubi tombs, Uganda museum, Bahai house of worship in Kanyanya, Ndere cultural centre for the culture museum and Uganda martyrs shrine Namugongo. The day ends at the African Village on Buganda Road where Uganda’s and African culture is summarized in Art and Craft.
Day Three: Kampala- Bwindi national park
Depart Kampala by road in the morning after breakfast, drive via the lust and beautiful Kigezi hills. Arrival in Bwindi in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort/Engagi Lodge/ Buhoma Community Bandas.
Day Four: Track the Gentle Giants
Wake up early and ready to Experience the once in a life time adventure of Gorilla Trekking. Short briefing at the park headquarters before the rangers lead you deep into this thick forest in search for the mountain Gorillas. You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures that will entertain you with performances for a full hour. Return to your Lodge and afterwards go for a community walk. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge.
Day Five: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Leave Bwindi after breakfast and within 3 or 4 hours you will be in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check into your Lodge and have lunch before you leave for Kazinga Channel. Enjoy the cruise while viewing animals drinking at the waters’ edge and plenty of bird life including migrant birds and flamingoes. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/ Simba Safari Lodge.
Day Six: Game Drive & Chimps
Get up early and go for the darn game drive for animals like Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards, Hyenas, Warthogs, Kobs, Forest Hog if lucky enough and many other small animals. Have lunch before going to Kyambura Forest for the Chimps. Dinner and breakfast at your Lodge .
Day Seven: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Drive to Kibale after breakfast, reach the Park towards Lunch. Check into your lodge and later go for the afternoon Community walk or Bigodi walk, the choice is yours. Dinner and overnight at Primates Lodge/ Chimps Nest.
Day Eight: Chimp tracking
Wake up prepared to meet the Kibale resident Chimps, briefing at the headquarters before embarking on the Chimp tracking expedition. Have the afternoon to yourself, Dinner and breakfast at your Lodge.
Day Nine: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Early start for a drive to Murchison falls national park via Hoima-Masindi, reach the Park for Dinner and overnight at Paara Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chili.
Day Ten: Game Drive and Boat
After breakfast, you will go for an early Morning drive for views of Lions, Leopards, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Buffalo, Oribi, Warthogs, Uganda Kobs and Elephant as well as many of the other animals. In the afternoon, go for a boat trip to the base of Murchison Falls meeting place for a lot of land mammals and birds. Dinner and Overnight at your lodge.
Day Eleven: Murchison falls
Visit the Top of the falls for a million dollar view of the gorge where the Nile squeezes in to a 7 meter gorge dropping 40 meters. The falls are spectacular and thunderous with a beautiful rainbow displayed on sunny days. Go for a nature walk in the afternoon, dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day Twelve: Return to Kampala
Drive to Kampala with stops en route and reach Kampala by late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your Hotel.
Day Thirteen: Jinja City Tour Head east for Jinja in the morning with a quick stop at Mabira Forest, continue to Jinja. Visit the source of the Nile and Bujagali falls where the courageous ones will go for ½ day white water rafting or Bungee jumping after which you will head back to Kampala with a stop at Ssezibwa falls. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.