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Uganda experience safari - 12 days

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Richard Kisembo

Karumuna Safaris

karumuna safaris gives out the ultimate safari experience all over East Africa.

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Uganda experience safari - 12 days

Get a great experience of Uganda during this safari. Trek mountain gorillas & chimps, search for tree-climbing lions during a game-drive, spot animals on the shores from boat-cruises, go for a safari walk and more.

Day 1 - Transfer to Lake Mbu

After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue to the lodge in Lake Mburo national park.

Overnight Rwakobo Rock

Day 2 - Safari-walk and game

Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and relax a bit before lunch. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for your game-drive in the park, here you can see impalas and zebras. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda's national parks on this Discover Uganda safari. Read more

Overnight Rwakobo Rock

Day 3 - Transfer to Bwindi I

After breakfast you start the journey to the home of the Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The drive takes you through a changing landscape and up the hills around Bwindi offering stunning views.

Overnight Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 4 - Gorilla trekking day

You have now reached a highlight of this Uganda Experience safari; the gorilla trekking day. Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the fascinating jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spend one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you back to the lodge to relax. Read more

Overnight Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 5 - Tree-climbing lions

Leave the mountains and head off to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park in the morning. In Ishasha you find topis, buffaloes and search for the tree-climbing lions. The lions in this area are famous for climbing up great fig trees to take a rest. After the game-drive your guide takes you for the remaining part of the journey to the lodge. The drive there goes along an adventurous road and you have the chance of seeing baboons and elephants along the way. Read more

Overnight Pumba Safari Cotta

Day 6 - Chimps trekking in K

After breakfast your guide takes you to the starting point of the chimps trekking in Kalinzu forest and you set off in to the beautiful jungle to see the chimpanzees. After the chimps trekking your guide meets you and takes you back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you are free to relax or take a village walk in the nearby community. Read more

Overnight Pumba Safari Cotta

Day 7 - Game-drive and boat-

Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight where you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel. Read more

Overnight Pumba Safari Cotta

Day 8 - Transfer to Hoima

Be prepared for a long day in the car as you set off for the town of Hoima in the morning. Along the way you can make stops to stretch your legs in villages, by a tea plantation or at beautiful views. Have lunch along the way and dinner at the hotel after arriving in Hoima.

Overnight Hotel Kontiki Hoim

Day 9 - To Murchison Falls N

After breakfast you set off for the drive to Murchison Falls national park. Be there around lunch time. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge. Read more

Overnight Red Chilli rest ca

Day 10 - Game-drive and boat

Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you can see giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores. Spend the night in Budongo forest (a part of Murchison Falls) to get close to the jungle. Read more

Overnight Budongo Eco Lodge

Day 11 - To Ziwa Rhino sanct

After breakfast you set off and the target for the day is Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Here rhinos are protected and can be seen in their natural environment. You arrive for lunch in the sanctuary before having a walk to see the rhinos up-close.

Overnight Ziwa Rhino sanctua

Day 12 - Transfer to Kampala

You have reached the end of this Uganda Experience safari and today's drive goes to Kampala/Entebbe depending on your flight arrangements.

ACCOMMODATIONS

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Jennifer, United States

Excellent Experience with Karumuna Safaris. I highly recommend Karumuna Safaris. The service they provide is impeccable - whether it's communication leading up to the tour, guiding during the tour itself and beyond, this company is top-notch! Our guide went above and beyond to make sure we saw as many animals as possible on the tour as well as had a comfortable journey. Read more

Andrew, United States

Great for the budget traveler, with customizable itins and wonderful people. We booked a customized itinerary based on the 7-day Gorillas and Savannah Safari. Richard Kisembo was a joy to deal with electronically in the months leading up to our trip, and he was equally enthusiastic when we finally met in person in Kampala. I was surprised to find out that Richard would not be joining us for our trip. Instead, he introduced us to our guide Ahmed, who became our friend as much as our guide over the course of our trip. I do think that our being young (both under 30) and adaptable budget travelers made this arrangement work out as well as it did. The trip was not luxurious, but it was perfect for us. Read more

Sebastian, United Arab Emirates

Great private tour. Very well organized. Friendly guide, good accommodation and high focus on costumer satisfaction.

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