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Uganda is one of the countries that are gifted with nature. You will have the opportunity to explorer the country, from animals to plants to culture and community encounters.
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On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, your driver-guide will pick you from the airport and transfer you to Kampala overnight in Kampala.
Today marks the beginning of your journey! After picking you up from your hotel, you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a day of adventure. Our tour guide will drive you on a scenic and adventurous drive through the beautiful scenery of western Uganda. You will stop at the equator for an amazing experience, followed by lunch in Mbarara and then onward to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Upon arrival, you will check into your safari lodge and enjoy dinner before embarking on an evening game drive that showcases numerous animals including elephants, buffalos and leopards. You’ll return after dark to Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge where we’ll dinner late into the night before returning to your room.
Rise before the sun and drive to Kyambura Gorge for a thrilling chimpanzee trek. Your guided walk may last three to five hours and in addition to seeing the chimps, it’s possible that you’ll spot other primates such as the colobus monkey, baboon, red-tailed and vervet monkeys, as well as numerous birds. It is important to note that this trip is subject to permit availability and good weather conditions because occasionally flooding can make the trails impassable. Return for lunch at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, followed by an afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga Channel joining Lakes Edward and George. The cruise is a wonderful way to see hippos, buffalo, kob, and the occasional crocodile (which until recently did not inhabit this area), then return for dinner before overnighting at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge.
Exotic Ishasha Game Drive is a day trip that takes you deep into the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park to explore an area with unique climbing lions. You may also encounter spotted Hyenas, bushbucks, stripped jackals, comical warthogs and the elusive leopard. The drive takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment and to (southern part of the park), the home for rare climbing lions. After Lunch Drive to the Kichamba Community Experience and enjoy a cultural experience by meeting traditional community members in the areas of dancing, seeing local crafts and coffee making. This adventure is a perfect opportunity for you to experience what life is like for the locals around Queen Elizabeth National Park, then return for dinner before overnighting at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge.
Drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park, is home to rare mountain gorillas. Apart from gorillas, there is a wide variety of primates to see including the blue and red-tailed monkeys. The forest itself is lush and green and there are streams running through it. One of the highlights of your adventure this afternoon is to canoe with local fishermen on Lake Mutanda. After lunch you can go for Canoeing/Boat with fisher men-Lake Mutanda, located , in district of Kisoro is one of the most scenic lakes in the entire African continent and has over the years become a popular destination for tourists looking for bird watching, trekking the volcanoes and many.
Encounter with the mountain Gorillas -This is a great opportunity to encounter with the mountain gorillas as you will be one of the many who took part in this experience. You need to carry your packed lunch, a rain jacket, and jungle boots. The rangers will provide you with walking sticks and your driver will ensure that you have enough drinking water. The time taken to find the gorillas depends on the movements of these marvelous primates. An encounter with an earth-shaking 350-pound silverback or baby gorilla is an unforgettable experience!
Return for dinner and overnight at Lake Mutanda Resort.
Drive to Nshenyi Cultural Village Stay: The drive to Nshenyi Cultural Village Stay will take you through the beautiful countryside, where village women at farm can be found. Experience a peaceful traditional way of life in the country environment. Traditionally, Nshenyi is a pastoralist area. The terrain is characterised by endless rolling hills, savanna grass and acacia trees, an environment that is ideal for rearing cattle. Dinner and overnight at Nshenyi Cultural Village Stay.
At Nshenyi Village in Uganda is a cultural place to go, visitors can experience the tradition of traditional music and dance in South-Western Uganda. Guests can join in with the milking of long horned Ankole cows, drive to Tanzania and cross the Kagera River, visit local homesteads, markets and schools, and interact with the community and take nature walks through the farm
Return to Entebbe Airport for your flight back to Home- After breakfast and the afternoon is reserved for your departure depending on your flight schedule. Hopefully, you have gone through the best of Uganda attractions and you are now with great knowledge of the peoples’ cultures.
Day 1: Papyrus Guest House
Day 2 – 4: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge
Day 5 & 6: Lake Mutanda Resort
Day 7 & 8: Traditional Homestead
Day 9: No.
Day 1: Breakfast
Day 2 – 8: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 9: Breakfast/Lunch
Day 1: Visit Botanical Gardens (£20 PP) optional
Day 2: Game drive
Day 3: Chimpanzee & Boat Cruise
Day 4: Climbing lions & Visit Kichamba Community
Day 5: Canoeing(Fisher men Village) £25 PP/Optional
Day 6: Gorilla trekking
⦁ Participate in the milking of long horned Ankole cows
⦁ Watch milk being processed and presented
⦁ Go for an uphill hike to visit farmers that harvest honey from the caves and rocks of the surrounding hills
⦁ Learn about traditional homestead crop Cultivation and food processing
⦁ Visit the Batwa community and see their pottery works
⦁ Drive to Tanzania and cross the Kagera River
⦁ Drive to Rwanda through the Mirama Hills border
⦁ Visit local homesteads, markets and schools, interact with the community
⦁ Take nature walks through the farm
⦁ Tree Planting
⦁ Bird watching
Day 9: Equator
£3,037 Per Person (Standard)
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