This 14 day Western Uganda Safari will take you to travel from Central to the Western region of Uganda and see the diversity of Uganda’s flora and fauna. The savannas of Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, and the rainforests of Kibale National Park and Bwindi National Park. This tour through Uganda is the perfect combination of nature, culture & animals and you will be spending your nights at the best mid-range accommodations in Uganda while listening to the beautiful sounds of the wildlife.
Starts from: Kampala
Ends in: Kampala
Duration: 14 days / 13 nights
Group type: both Private and Shared
Minimum: 2 passengers for shared
Things to be considered before booking this tour
1. This tour can be customized
2. Tour can start any day
3. Solo travelers can join this tour
4. Tour is done under the post COVID 19 SOPs
5. Age limit: 15 years and above
Day 1: Arrival in Kampala,
Our experienced drivers/guides will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you to the hotel where you’re going to spend a night while enjoying the weather of Uganda.
Day 2: Kampala drive,
In the morning after breakfast, Our guide will be picking you up from the hotel take you for the tour around Kampala and in this tour, you will be visiting some places like Gadafi mosque, Uganda Museum, King’s palace, Bahai temple, Kasubi tombs, and many others to see, after seeing some of them, we will then go for a local dish as our lunch then transferred back to the hotel to get ready for the next day journey.
Day 3: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
Our experienced driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel early in the morning and drive to Murchison Falls National Park. When we get to the park, we shall have lunch and get ready for the afternoon game drive where you will see animals like giraffes, Hippos, Elephants and so many others.
After the game drive, we come back to the hotel for dinner and also have a briefing with the guide about the next day’s activities. We are going to spend our night inside the park.
Day 4: Activities in the Murchison falls National park
Very early in the morning around 5 am; we wake up, get ready for the ferry to take us for the morning game drive.
After the morning game drive, we shall come back to the hotel for lunch, as we also get ready for the afternoon boat cruise, where you will be able to see birds like kingfishers and so many beautiful bird species, animals like Hippos, crocodiles and many others.
After the boat cruise, we shall come back to the hotel for dinner and also have a small briefing about the next long journey to fort portal.
Day 5: Transfer to Fort portal,
in the morning, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will be transferred to fort portal in the western Uganda region, we shall have our packed lunch from a hotel in Masindi town and then we proceed with our journey to fort portal. We shall then have a stop and have our packed lunch in the shade. We shall spend a night in fort portal town.
Day 6: Transfer to Hot springs and crater lakes,
in the morning, after the breakfast, the guide will pick you up and drive to the hot springs, after the hot springs, we come back for lunch, and rest as we are also getting ready for the evening or afternoon crater lake walk.
Day 7: Transfer to Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee tracking
In the morning after breakfast, we will do a short drive of less than 20km to go to Kibale National park for Chimpanzee tracking, where we will also have a chance to see bird species and reptiles. After Chimpanzee tracking, we come back and we do an evening simple activity like swamp walk or community walk.
After the activities, we go back to the hotel and prepare for the next day.
Day 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park,
In the morning after breakfast, we shall start our journey to Queen Elizabeth N.P, we shall be able to see the Equator, a cement factory, Mountain Rwenzori on the way, as our plan is to have lunch from the park. When we get to the park, we can decide to do any possible activity that is either a boat cruise or evening game drive. We shall spend a night in the park while interacting with the animals.
Day 9: Game drive/ boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park,
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will go for a morning activity (game drive/ boat cruise). After the activity is done, we drive to another destination (Ishasha) where we are going to spend another night as the guide goes through the activity to get ready for the next day (the game drive for the climbing lions) and other species.
Day 10: Climbing Lions in Ishasha
in the morning after breakfast, we will go for the game drive where we expect to see the climbing lions and also see other wild animals as well. After the game drive, we will immediately drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park so that we get ready for the next activity, which is gorilla tracking. We shall spend the night at Bwindi.
Day 11: Gorilla tracking
Early in the morning, the guide will pick you up and take you to the tracking point for Gorilla tracking, there will be briefing as you’re also given groups/tracking team, gorilla tracking might take like 8 hours to come back, you will be provided packed lunch.
After the gorilla tracking, the guide will be waiting to take you back to the hotel to freshen up, as we also prepare to plan for departure the next day.
Day 12: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
in the morning after breakfast, we drive to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa. We will be able to interact with the local people, have lunch on the hotels on the shore of the lake. After lunch, we shall get on the boat and visit some of the islands on the lake and also visit some villages like the Batwa villages, the short people as well, as we head to the hotel for the night.
Day 13: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
in the morning, after breakfast, we set off to Lake Mburo National Park where we shall be able to do the night game drive this time, we shall be able to see a lot of wild animals like zebras, cats, and many others. We shall spend a night at one of the hotels near or in the park.
Day 14: Drive back to Kampala
Early in the morning, we shall start our journey back to Kampala as guided. We shall have a stop at the equator for the pictures, experiments, souvenirs and probably have lunch as well, and then continue with our journey to Kampala either to the hotel or Airport.
– English speaking guide
– Gorilla tracking permit
– Chimpanzee tracking permit
– All Park entry fees
– All Entrances
– Hotel/airport Pick up and drop off
– 13x Lunch and 13x dinner
– 13x Breakfast
– 13x Accommodation
– Tips for the guides
– Flight tickets
– Visa processing
– Drinks during and after the meals
– Personal health/third party/travel insurance