Uganda Safari Expedition of the Pearl of Africa
Magnificent Uganda  17N/18D

Itinerary -

DAY 1 : Arrive Entebbe - Kampala (Approx 45 Kms / 1 hr 20 mins)

On arrival at the Entebbe airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel in  Kampala by a local representative. The next

welcome will be breeze from Lake Victoria - 2nd largest lake in the world.  Overnight at the hotel in Kampala. (L & D)

DAY 2 : Kampala - Gulu (Approx 333 Kms / 4 hrs 35 mins)

Proceed to Gulu. Journey to Gulu is unforgettable with a vast countryside scenery. This is your first experience of Uganda outside

the city. Our first major stopover is Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will track Rhinos on foot. This sanctuary is home to several

 bird species, mammals, and reptile. After lunch, proceed to Gulu arriving in the evening with brief stopover at Karuma Falls on River

Nile Overnight at the hotel in Gulu. (B, L & D)

DAY 3 : Gulu - Kidepo Valley National Park (Approx 227 Kms / 4 hrs 20 mins)

Start your journey to Kidepo Valley National Park. Drive to this true definition of African wilderness. Enjoy the scenery and game as

we drive to the accommodation in the park. Have a relaxed stay at the lodge. Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Kidepo Valley

National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 4 : Kidepo Valley National Park

Today we shall have a full day game drive to catch up with early raisers and predators returning to their hideouts. This park is rich in

wildlife with the largest herds of  buffaloes and only home of Cheetahs in Uganda. Explore seasonal river Narusvalley in search of

the localized carnivores like the bat-eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, and  caracal. We will visit a Karimajong tribe depending on

the interests.  Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Kidepo Valley National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 5 : Kidepo Valley National Park - Murchison Falls National Park (Approx 270 Kms / 5 hrs 5 mins)

Drive to Murchison falls National Park - the home of the most powerful waterfalls. We will have a lunch stopover in Gulu arriving

Murchison Falls later that day. Overnight at the hotel in Murchison Falls National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 6 : Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls NP is the oldest and biggest park in Uganda. It is beautiful with amazing species of birds, reptiles, primates, and

mammals. The most sought after on a game drive are Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Uganda Kobs and leopards.In the

 afternoon, the safari continues on River Nile for more game viewing and relaxation. The boat cruise will take you closer to the

`devils cauldron' also known as the bottom of the falls where the Nile is forced through a 7 meter gorge. Overnight at the hotel in

Murchison Falls National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 7 : Murchison Falls National Park - Kibale Forest National Park (Approx 307 Kms / 6 hrs 20 mins)

The journeys reward is stunning views as you pass small villages, tea plantations, local  markets, and crater lakes. Lunch is a picnic

or restaurant on the way to the lodge in the park. Arrive in the park later that afternoon/evening. Overnight atthe hotel/lodge in

Kibale Forest National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 8 : Chimpanzee Trekking

Today you get to track chimpanzees in their natural habitat. The tracking happens twice a day - early morning and afternoon. The

trek will take you deep in the tropical forest where you may have sightings of the red-tailed, black and white Columbus monkeys

and many other primates. The forest is also home to butterflies, birds, mammals like Elephants, buffaloes, Antelopes but these are

shy compared to the  savannah mammals. Your ranger guide will correspond with earlier trackers until he  leads you to where the

chimps are. After a relaxing lunch, visit Bigodi community swamp known for its rich diversity of birds and primates depending on the

availability of time.  Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Kibale Forest National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 9 : Kibale Forest National Park - Queen Elizabeth National Park (Approx 102 Kms / 2 hrs)

Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have sighting of the mystical  mountains of the moon, great landscapes, tea

plantations, gardens, and several crater lakes. We will have lunch enroute or at the lodge depending on arrival time. In the

 afternoon, we leave for relaxing and exciting boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, a  stretch of water connecting Lakes George and

Edward. There are opportunities for great photographic moments with the startling birds and animals at the shores. Overnight at

the hotel/lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park. (B, L & D)

DAY 10 : Queen Elizabeth National Park - Ishasha (Approx 84 Kms / 1 hr 30 mins)

Early morning the animals in their different families, clans and groups are out starting  on their day - this the best time to catch the

predators as they go back into hiding and  the grazers as they start feeding. They go about `their business' oblivious of the

 presence of humans. This is different from how they are in the caged zoos. We continue  the game drive in Ishasha, famed for the

tree-climbing lions. It is not easy to sight them but we help of ranger guides the process is easier. Lunch will be a picnic or at the

 lodge. Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Ishasha. (B, L & D)

DAY 11 : Ishasha - Bwindi (Approx 178 Kms / 3 hrs 30 mins)

Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is Africa's richest forest, with an impressive list of species, has 350 birds, 310 butterflies, 200

trees, 51 reptiles, 88 moths and 120 mammals including several primates, among them Chimpanzees, Black and white

 colobus, Blue Monkeys, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, L'Hoest's monkey and the star attraction, the Mountain Gorilla. The drive to

Bwindi will take us through agriculturallands, plantations, and scenic terraced hillsides. On arrival, check into our lodgeand

 have a relaxed afternoon preparing for the gorilla trekking the next day.  Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Bwindi. (B, L & D)

DAY 12 : Gorilla Trekking

This may likely be the highlight of your entire safari - meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi face to face. This unique experience

with the rare mountain gorillas is unforgettable. Enjoy the fullness of the impenetrable forest from birds singing,

 monkeys jumping from tree to tree, butterflies flying all over to the sheer freshness given by numerous trees. The experience can

take anything from an hour (rarely) to about eight hours to accomplish. Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Bwindi. (B, L & D)

DAY 13 : Bwindi - Lake Bunyonyi (Approx 162 Kms / 4 hrs 5 mins)

Proceed to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa and free from Bilharzia. After a successful gorilla trek

we leave for this beautiful lakes nestled towards the border with Rwanda. Say goodbye to the impenetrable forest and embrace

 the beautiful great sceneries - interlocking hills terraced by the locals as they till the land for farming. Overnight at the hotel in

Kabale. (B, L & D)

DAY 14 : Lake Bunyonyi Islands Tour

Wake up in time for the beautiful sunrise. Have breakfast by the shores of the lake and prepare for the canoe ride to some of the

29 Islands that dot this lake. The Islands  tours will introduce you to the cultures and history of the lake and surrounding areas.

You can choose to have a relaxed afternoon, take a swim, hike up the hill, or watch the beautiful sunset. Overnight at the hotel in

Kabale. (B, L & D)

DAY 15 : Kabale - Lake Mburo National Park (Approx 214 Kms / 3 hrs 45 mins)

Drive to Lake Mburo National Park - home to the beautiful Zebras. Ugandan countryside is beautiful so you will have great

opportunities of photos and good  scenery. You will have a stopover at a culture Museum displaying the life of the areas

 native people. We arrive in the park in time for a boat trip on Lake Mburo.Overnight at the hotel in Lake Mburo National Park.

DAY 6 : Lake Mburo National Park - Jinja (Approx 328 Kms / 6 hrs)

Enjoy an early breakfast, have a game drive and leave for Kampala later. We will have a stopover at the famous Equator line for

souvenir shopping and photo moments. Arrive in Kampala and proceed to Jinja - the adventure capital of East Africa.

Overnight at the hotel in Jinja. (B, L & D)

DAY 17 : Jinja - Kampala (Approx 85 Kms / 2 hrs 5 min)

The world's best grade 5 rafting is on River Nile in Uganda. River Nile starts its 4000 km journey from Lake Victoria in Jinja. Rafting

is a whole day's activity but there is option of half day. If uninterested in rafting - you have opportunities to visit the Source

of the Nile. Later proceed to the hotel in Kampala. Optional activities: Quad bike safari, bungee jumping, horseback safari

 Overnight at the hotel in Kampala. (B, L & D)

DAY 18 : Depart Kampala

This morning you will be transferred to Entebbe airport to board your flight back home or to your next destination. (B & L)

                                           Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!

About The Place:

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.

For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009

Things to carry

For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students
 - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs

Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription

Payment Policy

  • Booking Fee

  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%

  • Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charges per person

  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%

  • Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room

  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included

  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice

  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)

  • Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice

  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel

Seasons :-

  • The rainy season is from March till May and October till November.

  • Light rain season falls in November and December.

  • Dry seasons are from December to February and June to August.

Currency: –

  • Ugandan shilling

Language: –

  • English / Swahili / Luganda

 Inclusions -

  • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

  • Parking and Toll tax

  • Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure

  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges

  • Sightseeing by private car

  • Transfer & sightseeing by A/c Vehicle Depending on number of pax.

  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis   

  • (depending on the availability )  

Exclusions -

  • Camera fee

  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages

  • Travel insurance

  • 4.35% GST (includes 0.15% Swachh Bharat Cess)

  • Any Airfare / Train fare

  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.

  • Tips, laundry & phone call

  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included

  • All personal expenses

  • Anything not included in the inclusions is excluded.

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