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20 Days 19 Nights
Availability : 20
Entebbe Airport
Entebbe Airport
Min Age : 11+
Max People : 200

20 Days Uganda Classic Safari Tours & Holiday

20 days Uganda Classic Safari Tours taking you for a truly unique and unforgettable adventure through Uganda’s top safari destinations of the country! Enjoy game viewing in national parks, most powerful cultures of Uganda, trek through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to search for the mountain gorilla, have quality time with wild chimpanzees of Kibale Forest; lions that climb trees in the Ishasha Sector, most beautiful lakes like Bunyonyi and many more during a unique, personalized journey through Uganda’s ever-changing landscapes and parks flush with endemic, colorful wildlife. You are privileged to have an hour watching the rare mountain gorillas, the world’s most amazing creatures interacting in mere yards away!

Proposed itinerary for 20 Days Uganda Classic Safari Tours & Holiday 

Day 1 Arrival and pickup N/A
Day 2 Transfer to Jinja 3 – 4hrs.
Day 3 Transfer to sipi Falls 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 4 Transfer to Moroto via piun upe 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 5 Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 6 Game drives in Kidepo N/A
Day 7 Transfer to Murchison falls 4 -5 hrs.
Day 8 Game drives and boat trip in Murchison Falls N/A
Day 9 Transfer to Kibale forest via Zziwa rhino sanctuary 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 10 Chimp tracking and Bigodi swamp walk N/A
Day 11 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for the evening game drive 2 – 3hrs
Day 12 Morning game drive and boat trip along Kazinga channel N/A
Day 13 Transfer to Ishasha for tree climbing lions N/A
Day 14 Transfer to Bwindi forest and evening community walk 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 15 Mountain gorilla trekking and nature walk to the Batwa villages N/A
Day 16 Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 17 Lake Bunyonyi experience N/A
Day 18 transfer to Lake Mburo and the evening game drive 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 19 game drive and nature walk N/A
Day 20 Mburo park (bush) walk and transfer to Kampala or Entebbe Airport for your flight out 5 – 6 hrs.

 

Detailed itinerary for 20 Days Uganda Classic Safari Tours & Holiday

Day 1: Arrival and pickup

On your arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be picked up by Paradise Adventure Vacations representative, your driver/guide, who will brief you about your safari and transfer you to your place of accommodation. Do a city tour in the afternoon and visit local sights depending on your time.

Destination: Kampala Uganda

Meal plan: half board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: K Hotel Entebbe | Acactus Hotel
  • Mid-Range: Via Via Entebbe | Maries Royale Hotel, Kampala
  • Luxury: Latitude 0 Degrees | Serena Hotel Kigo

 

Day 2: Transfer to Jinja

In the morning after your breakfast, you will be driven to Jinja by our professional guide. The guide will take you through Mabira tropical forest which is a natural forest with a variety of primates and birds. You will proceed to Jinja with a stopover at Owen Fall Dam where the hydroelectric power for Uganda is generated then after to Nile Ripon falls. Continue to Bujagali falls where you will spend some time there watching the beautiful sceneries and the divers as they swim through those rapids. Have lunch then in the afternoon you will go for rafting which is one of the most exciting activities done on the source of the Nile.

Destination: Jinja Uganda

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Nile Village Hotel & Spa | Hotel paradise on the Nile
  • Mid-Range: King Fisher Resort | Source of the Smile Hotel & Guesthouse
  • Budget: Jinja Basecamp | Living Waters Resort

 

Day 3: Transfer to sipi Falls

After your morning breakfast you will be transferred to Sipi Falls, Cross the mighty Nile in Jinja and continue through a landscape of farmland. The aim is to reach Rafiki Lodge Sipi in Sipi Falls for lunch. Enjoy lunch with a stunning view. In the afternoon go for a guided village walk and see how the locally grown Arabica coffee is processed.

Destination: Sipi Falls Uganda

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Mid-Range: Rafiki Lodge Sipi
  • Luxury: Sipi River Lodge

 

Day 4: Transfer to Moroto via piun upe

Early in the morning after your breakfast, depart for Pian Upe Game Reserve. The reserve is covered by wooded grassland. The wildlife attractions here include; Uganda Classic Safari Tours, leopards, Cheetahs, spotted hyenas, lions, Roan antelope, Mountain Red buck, the errand, bush bucks, water bucks, ostriches and birds like the rare shoe bill, clip springer and many other birds, vervet monkeys, olive baboons bur hell’s Zebra, buffalo, eland, Hartebeest, greater Kudu, Topi, Oribi, Dik-Dik and Uganda’s last population of roam antelope. Later you will check in at the lodge for a relaxed evening.

Destination: pain Upe Game Reserve

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Mid-Range: Kara-Tunga, Karamoja Safari Camp
  • Luxury: Hotel Africana Moroto

 

Day 5: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast drive northwards through North eastern Uganda in a landscape of vast plains and semi-arid savannah framed by jagged mountains and wooded hills, Kidepo is one of the wildest and most spectacular reserves in Africa. The landscape throughout the park is studded with small hills, rocky outcrops and inselbergs from which one can obtain stunning views in all directions enjoy panoramic views of the Narus River Valley and photographic opportunities of wildlife from all corners.

Have an afternoon game drive along the Narus River Valley for game Viewing and photography of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Jackals, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer and possibly Lions. Later get back to the lodge, check in for a relaxed evening.

Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Adere Safari Lodge | Apoka Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Savannah Safari Lodge

 

Day 6: Game drives in Kidepo

Depart in the morning after breakfast and carry with you packed lunch for game drive to the hot springs via the palm trees lined along Kidepo River, in search for Ostriches and leopards, tortoises along the way. After having our packed lunch we will stretch our legs on a guided nature walk through Karamoja villages for an exciting community encounter with the Karamajong pastoralists, relax and have time to enjoy the wildernesses overstay. Later get back to the lodge for a relaxed evening

Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Adere Safari Lodge | Apoka Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Savannah Safari Lodge

Day 7: Transfer to Murchison falls

After having breakfast, check out of your lodge and drive southwards to Murchison Falls National park reaching late in afternoon in Northern part of Murchison falls. You will have lunch and depart for a game drive across the savannah in the northern part of the park. You will see abundant wildlife as Murchison Falls National Park is a home of game including Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hartebeests, Giraffes and a heaven of antelopes. Later check in at the lodge for a relaxed evening

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge | Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge | Heritage Safari Lodge

 

Day 8: Game drives and boat trip in Murchison Falls

After an early breakfast, tour the Northern section of Murchison with a high concentration of savannah wildlife. Enjoy game viewing and photography of elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, giraffes, Uganda kobs and lions, the leopards (if you are lucky) plus a variety of bird species. Return to your accommodation for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will head out for the river cruise. This trip is said to be the highlight of the safari in Murchison falls since it allows you to get up close to the animal species within the water. Cruise past huge hippo pods, crocodiles, bathing buffalo, and numerous aquatic birds adorning the north bank on the way to the mighty waterfalls. You will have an opportunity to take thousands of pictures (and so carry your camera with you if you like). Also, proceed for a hike (if you like) to the top of the falls. The hike is a strenuous one but the thrill on reaching the top is unforgettable. Miss it only if you must! Return to your accommodation.

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge | Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge | Heritage Safari Lodge

 

Day 9: Transfer to Kibale forest via Zziwa rhino sanctuary

Enjoy an early breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred to Zziwa rhino sanctuary for Rhino Trekking and you stay with rhino one hour then from there, you drive to Kibale Forest; you will take pleasure in the gorgeous scenery of this countryside which makes the journey more exciting. Have your lunch en route in Fort portal town and continue as you will have great views of the Rwenzori ranges. Check in at your lodge. Later in the evening, you could go for a guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland which is home to various birds and primate species.

Destination: Kibale National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Mid-Range: Turaco Treetops Lodge | Chimpanzee Guest House
  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge
  • Budget: Lake Nkuruba Camp Site | Rweteera Safari Park

 

Day 10: Chimp tracking and Bigodi swamp walk

After your breakfast, drive to the park’s headquarters for an early morning briefing where the experienced park rangers will tell you an elaborate benefit of tracking chimpanzees, the dos and don’ts, as well as verifying the tracking documents. After this assembly, a professional park ranger will guide you to the park for roughly 1-6 hours as you search for the giant apes that are busy feeding, playing and the mothers nursing their young ones.

The trek is simple and upon finding the creatures, you will have one hour to watch the creatures carry on with the daily activities uninterrupted. Drive to the lodge for lunch after which you will go to Bigodi swamp. Watch out for primates such as baboons and identifiable monkeys, plus birds and the locals carrying on with their daily activities such as farming among others.

Destination: Kibale National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Mid-Range: Turaco Treetops Lodge | Chimpanzee Guest House
  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge
  • Budget: Lake Nkuruba Camp Site | Rweteera Safari Park

 

Day11: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for the evening game drive

Have Breakfast, and then you transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, the most visited in Uganda with plenty of unlimited treasures hidden in all its corners. The drive leaves behind the fascinating snow-capped mountain and proceeds through a smooth drive accompanied by snacks and an amazing conversation with your driver-guide. Arrive after approximately 4 hours later and check into your room for some refreshment, then lunch. You can choose to either relax or have a brief guided nature walk in the evening before dinner and overnight

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge
  • Mid-range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge | Elephant Plains Game Lodge

 

Day 12: Morning game drive and boat trip along Kazinga channel

As the sun rises, so do you but first with breakfast that will give you energy to carry on with the game drive activity in the wilderness, followed by the actual 3-4-hour game drive opportunity as you search for the different mammals such as hippos, elephants, leopards, giraffes, Antelopes,  Uganda Classic Safari Tours, and many more not forgetting to glance at several tree and bird species roaming around the area as though they have a deadline to meet. You will return to your lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise at Kazinga channel a home to huge schools of hippos and a large selection of crocodiles yarning and feeding by the lakeshore. Together with mammals and birds having a rest and relaxing giving you an open chance of taking as many photos as possible. After, return to your lodge and relax.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge
  • Mid-range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge | Elephant Plains Game Lodge

 

Day 13: Transfer to Ishasha for tree climbing lions

After a relaxed breakfast, you will start the adventurous journey through the park to the southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP. If you are lucky we can see elephants, monkeys, beautiful birds and even big cats along the road-side. We arrive at the lodge for lunch and check in.

In the afternoon head out for a game-drive to search for tree-climbing lions. The Ishasha sector is one of only two locations in Africa where the lions have the habit of regularly climbing the trees to rest. During the game-drive we also have chance to see Topis, buffaloes and lovely scenery.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
  • Mid-Range: Topi Lodge
  • Budget: Ishasha Jungle Lodge

 

Day 14: Transfer to Bwindi forest and evening community walk

In the early morning you will once again drive off in the adventurous vast savannah of the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP to search for interesting sights. After the game-drive, you head to the lodge for lunch and check out. Start the drive to Bwindi Mountains the home of the mountain gorillas. The journey takes us from the savanna via cultivated hills to the jungle covered mountains of Bwindi where you will have the great highlight of this 20-days Uganda Safari the next day. Check in to your lodge and relax.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Silverback Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Ride 4 A Woman

 

Day 15: Mountain gorilla trekking and nature walk to the Batwa villages

Very early in the morning, you will pack all the tracking documents, put good hiking boots and full tracking combat then head to the park for a pre-trekking briefing that starts at 8:00 am. Join other colleagues in the same venture, the briefing session lasts for approximately 30 minutes after which you are allocated a gorilla family and a park ranger to lead you to the Jungle, where you will have either a lengthy or short tracking period depending on how far the apes have moved. This can be roughly 4 or more hours, with one separate hour given to you upon finding the creatures, to watch the giant silverback, mothers feeding their young ones, and the entire family play, fight and grumble with each other, only waiting for a silverback to come and settle the dispute.

Thereafter, you will have lunch, and then you will visit the Ruhija Batwa community where you will visit the native villages and many more interesting places in the community as well as engaging in different dances, traditional songs before getting back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Silverback Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Ride 4 A Woman

 

Day 16: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Have a free day to relax by beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. There is a short list of activities: canoeing, swimming (safe in this lake), hiking along the lake-shores, canoe ride along Lake Bunyonyi with small resident and exotic bird species singing. Dinner and Overnight

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Hawks Eye Lodge Bunyonyi | Bunyonyi View Resort
  • Mid-range: Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyonyi | Bunyonyi Overland Resort
  • Luxury: Bird nest @ Bunyonyi resort | Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

 

Day 17: Lake Bunyonyi experience

Have an early breakfast, and you continue to visit the Abaheesi and Batwa communities, interact with them; it is surely a good time spent here with these natives, enjoy various cultural performances. Have lunch at the resort and in the evening have a boat cruise on the lake where you will get chance to view various birds, beautiful landscape including some of the 29 islands. If you don’t go for a boat cruise you could opt for cycling around the area. Return to the lodge, have dinner and have an overnight.

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Options

  • Mid-Range: Hawks Eye Lodge Bunyonyi
  • Luxury: Bird nest @ Bunyonyi Resort

 

Day 18: transfer to Lake Mburo and the evening game drive

Have breakfast and set off to Lake Mburo NP with a stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. You will arrive in the early afternoon and take some rest before proceeding out for the late afternoon (evening) game viewing. On the game drive, expect to see the gigantic eland antelopes, zebras, Topi, impalas, Uganda Kob and Cape buffalos among others. Later after the drive, Uganda Classic Safari Tours, relax at the accommodation where you will spend the night. Optional: In case you are interested, you may go out for the breathtaking Mburo night game drive (at an extra cost on the ground). During the night game drive, expect to sight nocturnal creatures including snakes, hyena, owls and the elusive leopard (on a lucky day) among others.

Destination: Lake Mburo National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Eagle’s Nest Lodge | Leopard Rest Camp
  • Mid-Range: Rwakobo Rock Lodge | arcadia lodge lake Mburo
  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge | Mburo Safari Lodge

 

Day 19: game drive and nature walk

Wake up early and have time to take a warm cup of tea before you head for a game drive through the park in search of game like the zebras, hippos, crocodiles, elands, antelopes, impalas and a variety of bird species. After you will return to your lodge for a heavy breakfast and then head for a nature walk with an experienced guide as you walk to the salt lick area which offers a chance to see at least four different species of animals. You will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Destination: Lake Mburo National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Eagle’s Nest Lodge | Leopard Rest Camp
  • Mid-Range: Rwakobo Rock Lodge | arcadia lodge lake Mburo
  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge | Mburo Safari Lodge

Day 20: Mburo park (bush) walk and transfer to Kampala or Entebbe Airport for your flight out

Enjoy your early breakfast and proceed for the Mburo morning park (bush) walk in the presence of an armed Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger/guide. On this early morning guided walk; you will have the opportunity to encounter (at close range): Zebras, Giraffes and Eland, Topi and other antelope, Cape buffaloes among others.

Take the Trail to the top of the hills and see Lake Mburo and beyond. From this vantage point, you will have a great view of 9 of the twelve lakes surrounding Lake Mburo NP. Thereafter, return to the accommodation for checkout and then hit the road to Entebbe airport for your flight out. The End of 20 Days Uganda Classic Safari Tours

Includes

·         Airport transfers

·         4×4 transport with English speaking local guide/driver for all road transport

·         Accommodation & all meals above

·         All park entrances fees

·         Drinking water in the vehicle

  • Mentioned activities
  • Rhino, Chimp permits and gorilla permits
Excludes

·         International visas

  • Accommodation facilities while in Kampala
  • All expenses of personal nature such as tips and drinks
Health

·     Yellow fever and malaria prophylactics are required

·     COVID19 certificate

  • Officials have a right to refuse entry if you are found to have or show any signs of communicable diseases
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  • Most nationalities require a visa to enter Uganda which can be obtained on arrival at USD 50 per person, single entry. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months
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