Uganda wildlife super safari-15 days
Katona Tours One of the Premier Safari Companies in Uganda offers tailor-made Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris and genearl wildlife adventure.
Day 1-Transfer from Airport to Kampala & City tour
On arrival, our safari guide will transfer to your hotel for checking in and relaxation. Depending on your arrival time, we shall have a Kampala city tour with the help of our driver/guide. This can be done in places like; Kasubi tombs, Uganda Museum, the Parliament, Christian Cathedrals, Mosques, Markets and craft shops around town. Dinner and overnight at Imperial Royale (luxury), Grand Imperial hotel (mid-range) and Namirembe guest house (budget)
Day 2-Transfer to Murchison falls Park & top of the falls
After breakfast we shall drive North West of Kampala through Luwero triangle and stop at Masindi town for lunch. After lunch we shall proceed to the top of the falls where the world's longest River Nile explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the rift valley escarpment into a frothing pool 43 meters below. Thereafter we shall proceed to the lodge.Dinner and Overnight at Murchison Falls Park at either Paraa Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Camp(High end), Sambiya River Lodge(Medium end) or and Red Chili Rest Camp (budget)
Day 3-game drive & a launch cruise
After breakfast we shall set off for an early morning game drive. Game in this park includes; Rothschild Giraffes, Elephants, Jackson Hartebeests, Lions, Waterbucks. We shall also see a variety of Savannah woodland birds. After lunch, we shall go for a launch cruise on the Nile to view hippos, crocodiles and other game at close proximity.Dinner and Overnight at Murchison Falls Park at either Paraa Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Camp High end), Sambiya River Lodge (Medium end) and Red Chili Rest Camp (budget)
Day 4-Transfer to Kibale forest
Depart from Murchison Falls after an early breakfast. Head for Fort Portal town for lunch. After lunch transfer to Kibale forest for relaxation. The drive is approximately 8 hours.Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge (luxury, rwenzori View guest House/Kibale campsite 9mid range) and chimpanzee nest/kanyankyu Tourist Centre (budget).
Day 5-Transfer to Semlikipark
After Breakfast we shall head for Semliki Park which is one of the richest areas of both Flora and Fauna in Africa. This will be the day to see the pygmy villages located near the Ituri Rainforest. We shall carry our packed lunch boxes.
Later in the afternoon you will be transferred back to Kibale. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge (luxury, rwenzori View guest House/Kibale campsite 9mid range) and chimpanzee nest/kanyankyu Tourist Centre (budget).
Day 6-Chimpanzee tracking
After breakfast we shall head to Kibale National Park for Chimp tracking. The activity starts at 8am. We will also expect to see a variety of other primates such as red-tailed monkeys, black& white Colobus monkeys.
After viewing the Chimps we shall have lunch. In the afternoon there is an option to visit Bigodi swamp or go to the crater lakes region on our way back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge (luxury, rwenzori View guest House/Kibale campsite 9mid range) and chimpanzee nest/kanyankyu Tourist Centre (budget)
Day 7-Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park& a launch cruise
Early morning transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way to the park headquarters, expect elephants, lions, buffaloes, kobs, the Python, hyenas, warthogs, and birds.At either 15.00 or 17.00 hrs we shall take a boat cruise along Kazinga Channel, to view a variety of yawning hippos, Crocodiles and plenty of bird species. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge (luxury), Queen Elizabeth bush camp/King fsiaher lodge (mid-range) and Mweya Hostel (budget).
Day 8-game drive & visit maramagambo forest bad cafe
After breakfast we shall go for an early morning game drive. Expect to see Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Water bucks among others. In the Afternoon we shall visit the bat's cave, traditional salt works and hunters cave in search of forest Cobras and Pythons. Thereafter return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 9-Chimpanzee tracking & transfer to Bwindi forest
After breakfast, we shall head for Kyambura River Gorge for an extraordinary experience of tracking Chimpanzees. It is so enriching to see the ravishing river valley-home of much bird and butterfly species. We shall take our lunch after tracking before preparing for a drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Dinner and Overnight at Mantana tented Camp(High end), BuhomaHomestead(medium end) and Buhoma Community camp/Nkuringo camp site(budget)
Day 10-Gorilla trekking
After breakfast go for the gorilla briefing. Tracking gorillas may take 2 to 8 hours. Depending on the location of the Gorillas, one may walk a short or long distance in the Impenetrable Forest. We shall have lunch after seeing the Gorillas and return for Dinner and Overnight at Mantana tented Camp (High end),Buhoma Homestead(medium end) and Buhoma Community camp/Nkuringo camp site(budget)
Day 11-Local visit & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast we shall go for the early morning village walk to have an insight into the traditional lifestyle of the local community. We shall return for lunch after which we shall depart for Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and Overnight at Bushara Island Camps/Bunyonyi Overland Camps (luxury) and Amagara café and Restaurant (budget)
Day 12-Birdig, canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
After Breakfast you may choose among the various tour activities with a possibility of going with packed lunch. The various activities include birding, cycling, and sun bathing, swimming or even canoeing. Dinner and Overnight at Bushara Island Camps/ Bunyonyi Overland Camps (luxury) and Amagara café and Restaurant (budget)
Day 13-Transfer to Lake Mburo Park& game drive
After breakfast we shall transfer to Lake Mburo National Park in time for lunch at the lodge. An evening game drive will enable us to see the zebras, topis, elephants, elands, impalas, buffaloes and antelopes among others. Dinner and overnight at Mantana tented camp/Mihingo lodge (luxury) and Sky blue Lodge/Rwonyo camp(Budget)
Day 14-Game drive, boat trip & transfer to Jinja
After breakfast, head for another morning game drive, and a boat trip on Lake Mburo atmid morning. Drive to Jinja to visit the source of the River Nile and Bujagali falls. En route we shall pass by the Equator to take photographs before reaching Kampala city. Lunch on the way. On our way to Jinja, we shall pass through the Mabira forest prior to arrival at the lodge. Have dinner and overnight stay at Haven hotel /Nile Resort hotel (luxury), Hotel Triangle (mid-range), Jinja budget hotel.
Day 15-source of the nile, Bujagali falls and white water rafting
After breakfast we shall visit Bujagali Falls, the Source of the Nile and a number of fishing villages.
Later on, we shall return to Kampala for Overnight or Transfer to Entebbe International Airport.