Luxury Wildlife Holiday Best of Uganda Safari 13 Days / 12 Nights
This Luxury Wildlife Holiday Package has been put together to showcase the very best of Ugandan Safari.
This Luxury wildlife holiday and safari tour features the Ssese islands, QueenÂ ElizabethÂ National Park, Kibale National Park, Bujagali Falls amongst other attractions.Â
We have included Ssese islands in this fully packed best of Uganda adventure wildlife safari tour because these islands are perfect for honeymoon safari, anniversaries, and good for relaxation after an active adventure. This package is designed to give the most mesmerising experience as it takes you to the best places in Uganda. It is full of action, fun, and informative.
The Luxury Wildlife HolidayÂ package includes flight, private transportation in Uganda, local transfers, $500 Gorilla tracking permit, luxury safariÂ accommodationÂ - safari lodges and five star hotels.
Detailed Itinerary for our Luxury Wildlife Holiday Package
Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe Kampala, Uganda
Arrive at Entebbe International Airport and head to Entebbe for overnight stay. Check in at your hotel and wind down jet lag. After lunch, either you stay at the hotel and pamper yourself in a luxurious spa, workout in a state of the art gym or simply join folks in one of the fully stocked bars. Alternatively take a trip to the Kampala city and mix with the crowd.
Day 2: Start of Wildlife Safari Holiday â Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After your lovely breakfast at the hotel, you start the trip very early in the morning to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. You will have a stopover at the Equator and continue to Mbarara for Lunch and the drive to Bwindi for Gorilla tracking.Â
Although the journey to Bwindi takes long, there is a lot see enroute as you pass through the mesmerising scenery of western Uganda. The journey takes you through Kabale hills dubbed âSwitzerland of Africaâ The accommodation to stay in depends on the family of Gorillas to be tracked.
There are luxury lodges in the area such; Clouds lodge, Mahogany springs lodge, Gorilla Forest camp, Gorilla Resort lodge, Silverback lodge and Buhoma lodge.
Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorilla tracking)
After breakfast, you will get a detailed briefing from your ranger guide explaining the best practice on your trek. Begin tracking the mountain gorillas through the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
This can take 2 to 8 hours depending on where the gorillas are. Keep an eye out for forest species such as buffaloes, elephants, black fronted duikers and bushbucks. Return to your accommodation and relive the moment with a well-earned lunch, a restorative massage offered in many of the lodges or a chilled drink.
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari Holiday
After breakfast, embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park in continuation of your Luxury Wildlife HolidayÂ . The drive will take you through the Ishasha sector arriving at Queen Elizabeth National Park in the afternoon.
You will have a game drive enroute where you might spot game along the way as you transfer to the Mweya Safari lodge. Watch out for tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector.
In the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the Kazinga channel that connects lakes Edward and George.
The launch cruise will reward you with immense concentration of hippos at close range, elephants, buffaloes in their natural habitat, over 100 species of water birds, and the notorious Nile crocodiles sunbathing on the channel bank before retiring to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park continuation ofÂ Luxury Wildlife Holiday
Wake up at 5.30-6.00a.m for the early morning game drive which is usually the most rewarding. You will be able to see elephants, buffalos, lions, leopards, waterbuck, bushbuck and warthog. Another common-but unexpected-sighting in this area is the Giant Forest Hog, Africaâs largest pig.
Proceed to Katwe Explosion craters where you will observe the salt extraction process, and also birdlife can be spectacular with large flocks of flamingo that converge at the crater lakes. Being enclosed by the park boundaries, hippos and warthogs and elephants can be seen.
Return to the lodge, rest and enjoy the evening in the serene environment of Q.E.N.P. At this stage of your Luxury Wildlife Holiday, a good rest is well deserved to relive the incredible experience so far.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park â Kibale National Park
A bush breakfast is a must when you stay with at Mweya Safari Lodge. Woken up early, guests are driven to a beautiful picnic spot via the Channel Track and Campsite 2. Along the way, there are chances to see elephant, lion, hippo, leopards, warthogs and other wildlife and birdlife.
Watch the eagles soar in the skies above the Kazinga Channel while you eat your freshly prepared breakfast in the wildest setting. Return to the hotel, check out and proceed to Kibale National Park for a close encounter with chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
Arrive at the Kibale Forest camp and relax in the true African luxury tree house.
Day 7: More Luxury Wildlife Holiday Kibale National Park
Take an early breakfast before you embark on Chimps tracking adventure in the forest. Tracking is either half day or a full day chimp habituation adventure.
Other primates you are likely to encounter while on this adventure include; grey-cheeked mangabeys along with lâHoestâs, red colobus, red-tailed and blue monkeys.
Your expert guide will share the secrets of the forestâs flora and fauna, ensuring that the trail is both informative and enjoyable.
After lunch, join the Bigodi Womenâs Group who will take you on a fascinating boardwalk trail through the papyrus swamp of the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Sum up the fun-filled day with a cultural performance.
Day 8: Kibale â Ssese Islands
After an early breakfast, drive back to Entebbe where you will proceed to Ssese Islands for a well-deserved break after action packed Best of Uganda adventure. The journey will take you through most fascinating scenery in the region. Arrive at Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe for a ferry to Kalangala.
The ferry departs from Entebbe at 14:00 daily and arrives in Lutoboka pier in Kalangala at 17:30. You arrive at the time perfect for a walk along the beach and overnight stay at Ssese Habitat Resort.
Day 9: Ssese Islands
Following breakfast, you will enjoy a boat ride, Visit the neighbouring local fishing villages to observe and experience their way of life, check out their fishing methods in addition to seeing the variety of fishes they catch and take a nature walks. Expect lots of birds, butterflies, primates and other species. After lunch, relax and enjoy the afternoon the white sandy beaches.
Day 10: Ssese Islands:
Spend a day relaxing on the beach or take a tour around the islands getting the best out of yourÂ Luxury Wildlife Holiday.
Day 11: Ssese Islands â Kampala
Arrive Kampala in the afternoon and check in at the where you will have lunch. After lunch, either you stay at the hotel and pamper yourself in a luxurious spa, swim in the Olympic size pool, workout in a state of the art gym or simply join folks in one of the fully stocked bars. Alternatively take a walk to the city centre and mix with the crowd or go to the crafts village for souvenirs.
Day 12: Kampala â Bujagali Falls/ Source of the Nile
Bujagali falls is located approximately 8 Kms out of Jinja town and is famous for white water rafting. This trip is all about having fun so get ready for the most exhilarating rollercoaster ride of your life.
Full briefing is provided before going in the water and there are qualified river crew, Extensive safety briefing & practice drills are provided.
Other activities in Bujagali include Kayaking, bungee jumping and quad biking. Besides, this trip takes you to the source of Majestic River Nile.
In the afternoon return to Kampala, a vibrant city with lots of music dancing and drinking. You can conclude the trip to Uganda with a night out..
Day 13: End of Luxury Wildlife Holiday Entebbe Airport Kampala
Wow! This is the day that your Mega trip to Uganda comes to an end as you head to Entebbe Airport for a safe flight home. However, the experience and memories you get from this action packed holiday will stay with you forever.
Included in this Luxury Wildlife Holiday Package
- Full board 5 Star Accommodation (Note: Star ratings may vary by country)
- Return International flight if you are travelling from the United Kingdom
- Park/attractions entry licences and permits
- 4Ã4 Air Conditioned Vehicle and driver
- Safari Tour guide
- Airport transfers at destination
- Selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Not Included in this Luxury Wildlife Holiday Package
- Visa fees
- Domestic flights
- Travel / Medical Insurance
- Personal expenses
Read more about Uganda The Safari destinationÂ
Tourism in Uganda is built on the concept of ecotourism, mainly focusing on sustainable use of natural and cultural attractions which are foundations of the countryâs tourism activity, as well as empowering the local communities.
In addition to 10 National Parks that offer diverse attractions and activities to tourists, Uganda has a range of incredible nature reserves.
These forest ecotourism reserves are endowed with rich flora and fauna, endemic species of birds, wild animals, butterflies and evergreen vegetation.Â Read moreÂ about Uganda
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