If you want to do a wildlife safari in Uganda, then Maranatha Tours & and Travel is here to make your dream come true. As you read through the following itinerary, please not that we can customize your safari depending on what you want.
Day 01: Transfer to Jinja – Source of the Nile
You will be picked from the Airport or your doorstep drive to the source of the Nile through Mabira forest, en route visit Sezibwa falls cultural heritage, and the source of the Nile where River Nile starts its journey to Mediterranean sea. Meals & Overnight at The Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 02: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, drive Murchison Falls National Park in the afternoon. You may have a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the white rhinos, have lunch at the sanctuary. Proceed to the park for Dinner & Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 03: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise on the Nile River
After an early morning breakfast, depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along in the paraa section. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around in search of Leopards, Lions, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs and other wildlife, return to the lodge for lunch. At 2pm, take a boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty falls, you will see Hippos, crocodiles, elephants and other animals, as well as a variety of bird species, European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks. Hike to the top of the falls to see how the calm Nile forces itself through a narrow gorge through which it explodes into the falls, you will be picked by your guide and drive back to the lodge for Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 04: Transfer to Fort Portal
After an early morning breakfast, depart from Murchison Falls N.P with Lunch en route to Fort Portal. Visit the community – YAWE Project. Dinner and over night at the Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 05: Chimp Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will proceed to Kibale Forest National Park, for chimpanzee tracking in the forest with a highest concentration of primates in Uganda. Afternoon, visit the Bigodi wetland sanctuary to interact with the community. Dinner & Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 06: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, with a lot of sightseeing enroute, like the equator, a clear view of the western arm of the rift valley plus its associated features such as Lake George, and Edward, mountains of the moon and Kyambura escarpment. Visit the Katwe traditional works to see the salt rock then head to the lodge for check in and lunch. Afternoon at 2pm, take a launch trip on Kazinga channel that connects Lake Edward to Lake George, during this a launch trip , will see a pool of hippos herds of elephants, and lots of wildlife, and birds. Dinner & Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 07: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
A morning wake up call for an early morning breakfast. Our morning safari of Queen Elizabeth National park starts around 6:30am. We depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around the crater Lakes in search of Leopards, Lions, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs and other wildlife. Later, return for breakfast and relax by the pool return for lunch and relaxation at the lodge. Later in the afternoon, drive to the crater region where you will take a hike to the craters as you enjoy the beautiful scenery. Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 08: Tree Climbing Lions – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, depart to ishasha sector, in the afternoon take an enroute game drive in Ishasha Plains in search of tree climbing Lions lazily lying on the fig trees. You may also see Leopards, herds of Buffaloes, Elephants, antelopes and lots of savannah birds. Later proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National park a home of the endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp. FB
Day 09: Gorilla Tracking
After breakfast, go for briefing at the park headquarters then proceed to the forest to track the magnificent mountain gorillas in their natural habitat with packed lunch. You will witness these animals as they interact , play, and care for one another. The tracking takes between 2-9 hours depending on they have camped.
Day 10: Transit to Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast drive to Lake Bunyonyi, the deepest lake in Africa. Take a canoe on the lake to visit the different islands, and visit to the Batwa Community – the forest people. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge/ Camp. FB
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast, drive back to Kampala with en-route stopovers at Igongo cultural Center, equator and markets for shopping, arriving in the evening then be transferred to the Airport to take the flight back.
End of your Wildlife Safari in Uganda.