14 DAYS

Uganda Luxury Safari

Embark on a 14-Day Explore Uganda Luxury Primate-Wildlife Safari. Encounter gorillas, lions, and diverse wildlife in their natural habitats. Experience breathtaking landscapes, from misty forests to vast savannahs, in a journey that will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Day 1 | ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be warmly greeted by your driver-guide, marking the start of your much-anticipated 14-Day Explore Uganda Luxury Primate-Wildlife Safari. Take in the pleasant breeze and the inviting ambiance of this charming lakeside town. With Lake Victoria stretching out before you, it sets the stage for the breathtaking journey that lies ahead. Uganda’s warm hospitality welcomes you, and you’ll immediately feel a sense of adventure and excitement building within.

Day 2 | LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

After a scrumptious breakfast, embark on a scenic four-hour drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The journey takes you through picturesque landscapes, showcasing the beauty of rural Uganda. A stop at the Equator Line offers a unique opportunity to witness the Coriolis effect as water flows differently on either side of the hemisphere’s equator. A small ceremony will mark your crossing from the Southern to the Northern Hemisphere.

As you enter Lake Mburo National Park, the tranquil surroundings invite you to leave the world behind and immerse yourself in the wilderness. The park’s diverse habitats, including savannah, acacia woodland, and wetlands, make it a haven for various wildlife species. Keep your eyes peeled for zebras, impalas, buffaloes, and a myriad of bird species as you explore this beautiful park.

Day 3 | BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST – BUHOMA AREA

Your journey continues towards Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the endangered mountain gorillas. The drive will take you through verdant countryside and traditional villages, giving you a glimpse into the daily lives of the local communities.

Arriving in the Buhoma area of Bwindi, you’ll understand why it’s often referred to as the “Most Beautiful Place in the World.” The mist-covered hills and dense jungle create a mystical atmosphere that embraces you with its ancient charm. Take a moment to connect with nature’s serenity and get ready for the life-changing experiences that await you.

Day 4 | GORILLA TREKKING – ENCOUNTER WITH THE GENTLE GIANTS

Today is the pinnacle of your safari – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. After an early breakfast, you’ll head to the park’s headquarters for a pre-trek briefing. Experienced guides will provide essential information and guidelines for the gorilla encounter.

Venturing into the forest, you’ll embark on an unforgettable trek to meet the gentle giants of the jungle. The excitement and anticipation are palpable as you navigate through thick foliage and ancient trees. The encounter with these majestic creatures in their natural habitat is a profound and moving experience. Witnessing the gorilla family, observing their familial bonds, and catching glimpses of their expressive eyes will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Day 5 | QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK – ISHASHA AREA

Leaving Bwindi behind, your safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of Uganda’s most diverse and wildlife-rich reserves. The drive through the Ishasha area is an adventure in itself, known for its iconic tree-climbing lions. Keep your eyes peeled for these elusive felines resting on ancient fig trees, a rare sight found only in this region.

As you continue your journey, the savannahs unfold before you, teeming with wildlife. The park’s diverse ecosystems, including savannahs, wetlands, and forests, host an incredible array of animals. On game drives, you may spot elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and even the elusive leopards that call this wilderness home.

Day 6 | QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK – MWEYA AREA

As the sun rises, the savannah comes to life with the chorus of birds and the awakening of the animals. A morning game drive provides another opportunity to witness the park’s wildlife at its most active. The vastness of the park and its varied landscapes make every safari drive a unique and captivating experience.

In the afternoon, you’ll transfer to Kyambura Gorge, a striking feature of the park with its deep chasm carved by the Kyambura River. Kyambura Gorge Lodge, perched on the edge of the gorge, provides breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The lodge’s luxurious amenities and warm hospitality offer a perfect blend of comfort and adventure.

Day 7 | LION TRACKING RESEARCH – EXPLOSION CRATER DRIVE

Today, you’ll have the extraordinary opportunity to participate in lion tracking research. Join researchers and conservationists in tracking and monitoring these magnificent predators, contributing to their conservation efforts. Gain insights into the behavior and movement patterns of lions, a vital aspect of their survival.

Later, set out on an awe-inspiring drive along the Explosion Crater Drive. This scenic route offers stunning vistas of the Western Rift Escarpment and the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains. Keep your camera ready as you encounter breathtaking landscapes and unique wildlife moments.

Day 8 | KIBALE FOREST

Your journey now leads you to Kibale Forest, a haven for primate enthusiasts. The forest’s diverse ecosystem is home to a remarkable thirteen primate species, including our closest relatives, chimpanzees.

As you venture into the heart of the forest, the enchanting sounds of the jungle fill the air. Experienced guides will lead you through the dense vegetation, listening for the calls and vocalizations of chimpanzees. The thrill of getting closer to these incredible creatures and witnessing their behaviors in their natural habitat is an experience that lingers in your memory forever.

Day 9 | CHIMPANZEE TREKKING – NOCTURNAL FOREST WALK

Today’s highlight is chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest, known for boasting the best chimpanzee sighting rate in East Africa. Encounter these lively primates up close, witnessing their playful antics and complex social structures.

As the day draws to a close, experience the magic of a nocturnal forest walk. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides, explore the forest after dark, revealing a whole new world of creatures that emerge with the setting sun. The nocturnal forest walk is a unique opportunity to spot creatures of the night, such as nightjars, bushbabies, and chameleons.

Day 10 | DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS PARK – OVERNIGHT IN HOIMA

Bid farewell to Kibale Forest as you continue your safari towards Murchison Falls National Park. Along the way, you’ll make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a vital conservation area dedicated to the protection and breeding of rhinos. Take part in a rhino trekking experience, coming face to face with these ancient giants and supporting their conservation efforts.

After a day filled with exploration and wildlife encounters, you’ll spend a relaxing evening at Hoima Cultural Lodge, allowing you to unwind and reflect on the incredible journey so far.

Day 11 | MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Today, you’ll explore the magnificent Murchison Falls National Park in all its glory. Begin with a sunrise breakfast boat cruise on the placid waters of the Nile River. As the boat glides along, watch in awe as herds of elephants come to the riverbanks to drink, hippos wallow in the water, and crocodiles sunbathe on the shores.

In the late morning, embark on a game drive through the park’s savannah, accompanied by expert guides. The landscape is teeming with life, and you may have the chance to spot lions, giraffes, buffaloes, and an abundance of birdlife.

Day 12 | MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Embrace the tranquility of the morning with another sunrise breakfast cruise on the Nile. This time, the boat will take you towards the delta area, where the Nile merges with Lake Albert. The delta is a birdwatcher’s paradise, and you’ll be amazed by the diversity of bird species that inhabit this rich ecosystem.

In the afternoon, set out on a thrilling game drive in a different part of the park, offering new perspectives and wildlife encounters. Each game drive is an opportunity to witness nature’s wonders and appreciate the delicate balance of life in this pristine wilderness.

Day 13 | ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY

Embark on another journey to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where your passion for wildlife conservation is reignited. Engage in rhino trekking once again, taking pride in supporting efforts to protect these magnificent creatures from extinction.

Later, venture into the enchanting Lugogo Swamp on a boat outing, seeking the elusive Shoebill Stork. The swamp’s labyrinth of channels and reeds provides the perfect habitat for this prehistoric-looking bird, making it a prime location for spotting these rare and captivating avian species.

Day 14 | DEPARTURE FROM ENTEBBE

The time has come to bid farewell to the enchanting wilderness of Uganda. You’ll travel back to Entebbe, where your journey began, cherishing the unforgettable memories and experiences that have touched your soul. The 14-Day Explore Uganda Luxury Primate-Wildlife Safari has been a journey of a lifetime, filled with awe-inspiring encounters, captivating landscapes, and a deeper connection to nature’s wonders. As you board your flight home, take with you the spirit of Uganda, knowing that its pristine wilderness and magnificent wildlife will forever hold a special place in your heart.

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