Friday, 14 December 2018

10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Overview of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

The 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is more else a 10 days Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth and gorilla trekking tour Bwindi. To 4 safari parks in Uganda, this safari in Uganda features a boat cruise and game drive at Lake Mburo National park and Queen Elizabeth National park, golden monkey trekking at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, mountain gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a boat cruise at Lake Bunyonyi.

Starting from Entebbe international airport on arrival, you start with a pick up and transfer to an accommodation facility in Kampala. From Kampala, you are transferred to Lake Mburo National Park where you undertake a game drive and boat cruise, continue to Mgahinga gorilla national park and then to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You undertake gorilla trekking on day 6 then after be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive and boat cruise before return to Entebbe international airport.

Highlights of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Day 1: On arrival at Entebbe international airport, your knowledgeable driver guide picks you up and transfers you to a booked accommodation in Kampala-Uganda’s capital.

Day 2: After breakfast, you are driven to Lake Mburo National park with a stop at the equator line arriving for an evening boat cruise.

Day 3: Early morning, you go for a game drive which is one of the highlights of a Uganda wildlife safari, then be driven to Mgahinga gorilla national park in the afternoon.

Day 4: Following your breakfast, you go for golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park and take an evening community tour.

Day 5: Early morning you have a relaxed African cup of tea at the foothills of the mountain gorilla land then embark on a drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Day 6: By 8:00am, you will be part of the team undertaking one of Africa’s best safari activity-gorilla trekking lasting about 2-8hours.

Day 7: In the morning, you have relaxed breakfast, check out of your lodging facility and then be driven to Queen Elizabeth National park arriving for an evening game drive.

Day 8: A game drive starts your day after breakfast then later on take an evening boat cruise.

Day 9: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to the shores of Lake Bunyonyi where you relax and take a paddle canoe ride to the historical punishment island.

Day 10: From Queen Elizabeth National Park, you are driven back to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Day 1 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

With a lot of expectations for your tour in Uganda, you arrive to the Pearl of Africa at Entebbe international airport. Surely on arrival, your knowledgeable English-speaking Uganda safari guide will be there to pick you up and ensure your transfer to one of the hotels in Uganda Kampala. During the drive, your driver gives you a brief guide on Uganda and the whole safari in general. On arrival, you check in, have dinner and rest from jet lag at your booked accommodation.

Day 2 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

After breakfast at your accommodation facility, your driver guide will pick you up for a transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. About 80km from Kampala, the first safari experience starts with a stop at the equator line for several experiments at the earths center line. You continue with the drive to Lake Mburo National Park passing through traditional homesteads with en-route lunch arriving in the afternoon. You check in to an accommodation in lake Mburo National Park then continue for an evening boat cruise in search for wild life including Hippos, Crocodiles, Waterbucks, Kobs among others. After the boat cruise, you return on a mini game drive to the earlier on checked in to lodging facility.

Day 3 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

In the morning after a traditional cup of coffee, you are driven to Lake Mburo park for a morning game drive. In this calm Uganda tour park and the only Uganda safari park with a lake, Zebras, Impalas, Common Eland, Oribi, Leopards, Defassa Waterbuck, Topi and many more will make the common sightings of the morning. After about 2-4hours, you return to your hotel/lodge, have lunch and start the drive to Mgahinga gorilla national park arriving in the evening for check in, dinner and relaxation at an accommodation in Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Day 4 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Following early breakfast at the Virunga foothills, you are transferred to Mgahinga National Park for golden monkey trekking. Popularly known by the slogan “where gold meets silver” this is the only safari park in Uganda where you have the chance to trek bot silverback mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. You return to the hotel/lodge for lunch and refreshment then take an evening community tour to the natives who call this beautiful place home. You return and spend the night in your hotel/lodge.

Day 5 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

After this amazing wildlife safari in Uganda experience, your driver guide will ensure your transfer from Mgahinga national park to Bwindi impenetrable national park for a Uganda gorilla trekking safari. This scenic drive takes you past the tropical dotted landscapes of the Kigezi highlands having packed lunch during the drive. Arriving in the afternoon to this forested land, you check in, have dinner and relax at the accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park where you spend the night.

Day 6 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Following morning breakfast, you are driven to this beautiful park for a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda experience which is a little bit strenuous activity since it involves hiking. Expect to be at the park headquarters for briefing by the park rangers starting at 8:00am lasting about 30 minutes. During this time, you are given a gorilla trekking stick then allocated a gorilla family to trek according to your physical ability. You get into the forest for about 2-8hours alongside a park ranger and only a single hour gazing at the gentle giants. On return, you meet your driver guide at the trek start point where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate then be driven back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.
  

Day 7 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

After a night of contemplating on the great attractions in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you have breakfast then be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Driving through the ishasha sector popular for tree climbing lions, you arrived in the afternoon, check in, have a meal and relax at an accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 8 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Your day begins early with an early morning African cup of coffee and then start the drive to Queen Elizabeth park for a Uganda wildlife tour experience. The drive towards the Kasenyi plains offers chance to search for wildlife species including Bushbucks, Hyenas, Lions, Elephants, Waterbucks, Buffaloes, various bird species and many more. After the 2-4ours game drive, you return to your lodging facility for lunch then return for an evening boat cruise. We come back to the Lodge for breakfast, relax around, have lunch and later in the afternoon go for the boat cruise on the 45km long Kazinga Channel that joins lake Edward and Albert. You then have an en route evening game drive back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Day 9 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

You have a relaxed breakfast at your lodging facility then embark on a drive to Africa’s deepest lake for a refreshing moment. You take a canoe ride alongside a knowledgeable local guide to the punishment island as you are told of the tales of this island that has a dark history. You spend the rest of the day relaxing at the shores of the lake and can also swim since the lake is Bilharzia free though one should be cautious and have expertise in swimming.

Day 10 of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

You have your last breakfast in the beautiful pearl of Africa, bid farewell to your hotel staff and move out your bags for a drive back to Entebbe international airport. Driving past the beautiful local homesteads and beautiful landscapes, you return to Entebbe international airport with a stop to a souvenir shop for shopping in case of any need. Your safari guide ensures your arrival at the airport and departure marking the end of your trip.

End of the 10 days wildlife & gorilla trekking safari in Uganda

Mgahinga gorilla national park isn’t only a golden monkey trekking park but also a destination for Uganda gorilla safaris. Sitting within the Virunga massif, the park is adjacent to Rwanda gorilla safari park of Volcanoes national park and Virunga national Park for Congo gorilla safaris.  

Its only on a trip like this where you have a blend of primates, apes, mammals, birds, culture, gorillas and adventure, don’t miss out on these amazing experiences.

7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour

Overview 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour

This 7 days private Uganda tour is one of the most interesting Uganda safaris tourists undertake while on a tour in Uganda. These 7 days will be taking you to Murchison Falls National Park; the biggest and the most interesting park in Uganda for Uganda wildlife safari game viewing giving you chance to sight the Big 5 game during a game a drive in the park in your 4x4 safari land cruiser or 4x4 safari van or 4x4 safari min van. On your way to the park, you will visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary so you can see the only white rhinos in Uganda. While in Murchison Falls National Park, as part of your adventure, you will undertake a breathtaking boat cruise along the world’s longest River; River Nile, then proceed to the world’s primate capital Kibale National Park for your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda and finally visit Semuliki National Park for a Uganda birding safaris, nature walks, and sightseeing. Your accommodation while on safari will depend on your choice either Luxury and mid range. This 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda will start and end in Kampala.

Trip Highlights of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park for Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 2: Do an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and an afternoon Launch Cruise along the world’s longest river; River Nile and hike to the top of the falls

Day 3: Do morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and transfer to Lake Albert for sightseeing.

Day 4: Transfer to Fort Portal and visit the crater lakes and the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru

Day 5: Do chimpanzee trekking and afternoon walk in Bigodi Wetland/ You may also choose to do chimpanzee habituation which takes the whole day.

Day 6: Transfer to Semuliki National Park for the Sempaya nature walk and hot spring excursion

Day 7: Transfer back to Kampala

Detailed Tour Itinerary of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour : Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park for Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked and briefed by our professional driver guide about your 7 days adventure safari tour Uganda. After the short briefing, you will set off for your road trip to Murchison Falls National Park. This Uganda wildlife safari tour will start as early as 6:00am from Kampala-Uganda’s capital, with en route at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola district, 164km from Kampala and 282km to Murchison Falls National Park via Kampala-Masindi road. While at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you will have chance to track the White rhinos in Uganda on foot. Later continue with our journey and check in at your prior booked lodge for your overnight and dinner. Accommodation: Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/ Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 2 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour : Do an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and an afternoon Launch Cruise along the world’s longest river; River Nile and hike to the top of the falls

Wake up to an exciting beautiful morning at your hotel in Murchison falls national park and get ready for game drive in the park. You will be picked by your driver guide and set off for this early game view drive on the North of the Nile. While on this trail, expect to see Lions, buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, oribi and baboons among others. This game drive lasts for about 2-4 hours then you return to the hotel for breakfast. Later at around 2pm in the afternoon after your hot lunch at your hotel, you will have a launch cruise to the bottom of the falls. While enjoying this fantastic wildlife experience, you will spot a big number of hippos, large crocodiles, and some small herds of buffaloes. As part of this beautiful adventure, you will watch lots of birdlife along the papyrus banks of the Nile river. Don’t not forget to watch out for one of the most sought birds in Uganda; the shoebill stork. After this experience of about 2 hours, you will hike to the top of the falls, a lovely scene for viewing the world’s most powerful falls and the park as well. This hiking experience is about 1 hour. You will find your guide waiting for you and then drive back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/ Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 3 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour : Do morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and transfer to Lake Albert for sightseeing.

Wake to another interesting morning, have breakfast and get set for another morning game drive in the park which will last 3-4 hours depending on your interests. During the game drive, you will see more animal species include; warthogs, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, waterbucks, Ugandan kob, oribi, hartebeest, sitatunga, bushbucks, duikers, mongoose, genet, hyenas, jackals, elephants among others. This morning game drive is rich as you will see the animals out in the open. You will also sight several bird species during the game drive. Have lunch and transfer to lake Albert for beautiful views of the Rift valley escarpment and after return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/ Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 4 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour: Transfer to Fort Portal and visit the crater lakes and the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru

Wake up to a relaxed breakfast and after transfer to the to Fort Portal to the crater lakes and later to the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru. The Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves are one of the most interesting sights in western Uganda. The English translation of Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru is the breasts of Nyina Mwiru. Amabere Caves and the three surrounding Explosion Crater Lakes make a visit to the area a most interesting half day adventure and it can be easily taken in on your way to Queen Elizabeth Park. These caves are hidden away in the Toro Kingdom found in Western Uganda. After the visit, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park to your prior booked hotel for your dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Luxury- Crater safari lodge/Primate lodge Kibale Mid range- Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp

Day 5 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour : Do chimpanzee trekking and afternoon walk in Bigodi Wetland/ You may also choose to do chimpanzee habituation which takes the whole day.

Early morning after breakfast at the lodge, report to Kanyanchu at around 7:30am for your briefing at 8am from the park ranger guides about your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda before you start trekking. After the briefing, start your journey into the forest with the rangers in search for chimpanzees and other primates including the red-tailed monkeys, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, olive baboons among others. The forest an array of birds including the grey-throated flycatcher, masked and black-capped apalis among the many in a park that is home to over 375 bird species. Retreat from the activity and have lunch. After lunch proceed to Bigodi village to the fascinating Bigodi wetland sanctuary located in Magombe swamp. Bigodi wetland is an area is recognized for an extensive collection of bio diversity among which are several primate species like the red colobus monkey, baboon, black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey. The wetland is also a cool and a perfect birders paradise for visitors on a Uganda birding safari. While here, skilled birders can spot over 50 bird species out of over the 138 species of bird have been recognized in Bigodi Wetland. After your happy knowledge rich afternoon and interaction with the locals at Bigodi, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Accommodation: Luxury- Crater safari lodge/Primate lodge Kibale Mid range- Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp

Day 6 of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour: Transfer to Semuliki National Park for the Sempaya nature walk and hot spring excursion

After your delicious breakfast at your hotel/ lodge, set out and visit the Sempaya hot springs which are the most attention-grabbing attractions in Semuliki National Park. These springs have a geyser that shoots up from the 8 meters hole, and the water is at a high temperature. The most interesting part about the springs is that one can boil matooke and eggs in the springs and the can get ready for eating n a few minutes. In fact, this is the largest hot spring in Uganda. Still along the trail where the hot springs are located you will be in line to see a number of birds such as the Blue breasted Kingfisher and various primates such as the red-tailed monkeys, and the grey cheeked mangabey. Later proceed, to Mungilo waterfall where you will have an opportunity of seeing a number of beautiful birds and it will be a great time for a birder. Return to lodge dine and rest. Accommodation Luxury- Kyaninga Mid range-Mountains of the moon

Day 7 of the7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour: Transfer back to Kampala

Have breakfast at the hotel and then drive back to Kampala and transfer to your hotel OR to the Airport for your flight back home

End of the 7 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari Uganda and chimpanzee trekking tour

 

8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

Overview of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

Your 8 days Uganda gorilla safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Chimpanzee trekking tour Kibale or 8 days Uganda gorilla safari and wildlife tour offers a gorilla trekking and wildlife encounter experience. The 8 days wildlife tour and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda features the equator experience, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park, Bigodi wetland nature walk, game drive and boat cruise at Queen Elizabeth National Park, gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and a boat cruise at lake Bunyonyi.

On day 1 of your safari, your Uganda safari driver guide picks you up from Entebbe international airport for a transfer to a hotel in Kampala-Uganda’s capital where you relax from jet lag. The next morning, your driver guide picks you up for a drive to western Uganda with a stop at the equator line in Kayabwe then continue with the drive, relax, have dinner and spend the night in Kibale. The next morning, you go for chimpanzee trekking at the park then go for a nature walk at Bigodi wetland in the evening. After breakfast the next morning, you are driven to Queen Elizabeth National park via the ishasha sector arriving for an evening boat cruise and an overnight stay. In the morning on day 5, you will go for a game drive, have lunch then transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Gorilla trekking starts by 8:00am on the 6th day for 2-8 hours then a drive to Lake Bunyonyi the next morning for a boat cruise. You depart via Entebbe international airport the next day after a drive from Lake Bunyonyi.

Highlights of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1: You arrive to Uganda at Entebbe international airport at the shores of Lake Victoria where you meet a Uganda safari guide who welcomes you to Uganda, helps with transfer and briefs you about your safari.


Day 2: By sunrise, your knowledgeable driver guide will be at your lodging facility in Kampala to pick you up for a drive to Kibale forest national park with a stop at the equator line and lunch in Mbarara.

Day 3: You go for morning chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park then go for an evening nature walk at Bigodi wetland.

Day 4: after breakfast, you are driven through the ishasha sector to Queen Elizabeth National park where you do aa late evening boat cruise.

Day 5: You do a morning game drive for early risers’ sightings then drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park in the evening.

Day 6: By 8:00am, you will be having a morning gorilla trekking experience for about 2-8 hours.

Day 7: After breakfast, you embark on a drive to Lake Bunyonyi where you undertake a canoe ride to the islands on the deepest lake in Africa.

Day 8: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven past beautiful landscapes to Entebbe international airport.

Day by day itinerary of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

Slowly landing down to this African continent, you arrive to Entebbe international airport at the shores of Lake Victoria-Africa’s largest continental Lake. Here you meet your knowledgeable safari guide who helps you with the transfer to a booked hotel in Kampala. During the drive, you are briefed on the safari in general and also introduced to Uganda, you arrive, check in, have dinner and rest from jet lag as you wait for a drive-up country the next day.

Day 2 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour Upon early arrival at Entebbe international airport for a Uganda wildlife safari, a knowledgeable driver guide will welcome you and start the drive to Kibale forest national park. Just about 105km from Entebbe international airport you stop for a memorable equator experience and photography for about 30 minutes. You continue for Lunch in Mbarara then check in and relax in an accommodation in Kibale forest national park where you prepare for chimpanzee trekking the next morning. Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)  

Day 3 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

After early breakfast, you head for chimpanzee trekking at the park headquarters in Kibale forest national park starting at 8:00am. Chimpanzee trekking involves some hiking in the forest lasting 2-5hours with only 1 hour spent in the presence of the chimpanzees as you watch them chunk fruits and leaves and at play. After the trek, you then are driven back to your lodging facility for lunch and relaxation as you plan to go for a nature walk in the evening at a favorable place for Uganda birding safari tours. Walking through a pristine place with several wild species especially birds is something amazing. In the evening after a nature walk at Bigodi wetland just a few minutes’ drive from Kibale forest national park, you are returned to your lodging facility for an overnight stay. Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

You have an early morning breakfast then drive through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park popular for tree climbing lions. Upon arrival, you check in to your booked accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park where you have lunch as you prepare for an evening boat cruise. By 2:00pm, you go for a boat cruise at the 45km long Kazinga channel home to numerous hippopotamuses and crocodiles for about 2 hours. In the evening you drive back at sunset to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight. Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)    

Day 5 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

On this day, you rise with the sun and be driven to Queen Elizabeth national park headquarters for a morning game drive with automatic sightings of early risers. The Elephants, lions, Buffaloes, water bucks, topis give the common sightings for a wildlife safari in Uganda to this park. After 2-4 hours of the game drive, you return to your lodging facility for a meal then start the drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You check into a preferred accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park for dinner and a night stay as you plan for gorilla trekking the next day. Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

The Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience day is finally here and expect to be up as early as 6:00am depending on your lodging facility. You are at the park headquarters by 8:00am for briefing where after with the park rangers and 7 other gorilla trekkers you get into the jungle. You spend about 2-8 hours in search of the mountain gorillas and a single memorable hour in the gentle giant’s presence. After spending 1 hour in the presence of the gentle giants you will return to the park headquarters for receipt of a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate then be driven back to your lodging facility for relaxation, dinner and an overnight. Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Chimpanzee trekking tour Kibale

After breakfast, you are driven from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi for a time to learn something about the history of this beautiful lake. You take a canoe ride to the punishment island with a local guide taking you through the tales of how this island with a single tree surviving on it gained its name. You spend the night at a preferred accommodation close to the Lake. Accommodation options include: Birdnest Bunyonyi Resort (luxury), Bunyonyi rock Resort/lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Mid-range)

Day 8 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

The amazing trip in south western Uganda comes to an end with an early morning breakfast then drive back to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight. Featuring scenic sightings, you are returned to the airport for your return flight with some craft shopping in either Kampala or Entebbe in case you need to.

End of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth wildlife tour & Kibale Chimpanzee trekking tour

In 8 days you can have a wholly amazing primate, apes and gorilla trekking experience without missing out on any fun alongside a knowledgeable amazing safari guide.      

6 Days Tanzania wildlife safari

Overview of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari/6 days Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire wildlife tour in Tanzania

The 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari or 6 days Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire wildlife tour in Tanzania is a wholly wildlife safari in Tanzania. The tour takes you through Tanzania’s famous destinations of Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro crater National Park and Tarangire National Park. Featuring a great deal of wildlife including the African Big five of land animals, culture and heritage at Olduvai Gorge and scenery in Ngorongoro Crater this exclusive trip starts and ends in Arusha.

Your professional Tanzania wildlife tour guide will pick you up at the start of your safari from Arusha, and start the drive to Lake Manyara National park where you will do 2 game drives one in the evening and another in the morning the next day. You will later on in the evening drive to Serengeti national park where you will do a full day game drive and another game drive the next morning before you transfer to Ngorongoro crater for a tour then be driven back to Arusha the next day. On the fourth day of your safari, you can choose to camp at the Ngorongoro crater rim or spend the night in the nearby lodge. You then continue to Tarangire National park for a game drive before returning at the end of your trip to Arusha.

Highlights of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari/6 days Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire wildlife tour in Tanzania

Day 1: Your driver guide picks you up for a transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park where you do an evening game drive.

Day 2: After breakfast, you are driven to Serengeti National Park where you do an afternoon game drive

Day 3: You will spend the day having a great encounter at the Serengeti National Park plains.

Day 4: After breakfast, you are driven to Ngorongoro crater with a stop at Olduvai gorge which is the place known to be where early man’s skull was discovered.

Day 5: In the morning, you have breakfast then drive out of Ngorongoro conservation area to Tarangire National Park where you have an evening game drive.

Day 6: You have a morning game drive then after your driver guide transfers you back to Arusha.

Day by day itinerary of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari/6 days Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire wildlife tour in Tanzania

Day 1 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Arusha – Lake Manyara

From an accommodation facility in Arusha (the world’s safari capital), a professional Tanzania safari driver guide will pick you up for a drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Lasting about 2-3 hours, you arrive for check in and a meal at a booked accommodation in Lake Manyara National Park. After then, you head into the Lake Manyara National Park located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpments for an afternoon game drive. Covered by a massif shallow soda lake, the park hosts a variety of wildlife including Africa’s largest concentration of elephants, tree climbing lions and the beautiful flamingos by the algae lake. You return to your preferred hotel/lodge for the night.

Day 2 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Lake Manyara – Serengeti Plains

After breakfast, the Tanzania tour continues with a drive towards the Serengeti National Park driving through the beautiful Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Cruising in a 4x4 safari land cruiser, you slowly descend to the wildlife filled heart of the wild Africa with vast plains greater than where your sight may end. On arrival, you have lunch then continue for an evening game drive to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. You spend the night on a preferred accommodation in Serengeti national park especially within the Seronera area.  

Day 3 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Serengeti Plains

After breakfast, you will again get into the Serengeti plains where you go for another game drive. On this day, you go to the Sogore River Circuit south of the Seronera River with possible sightings of the Lion, Thompson gazelle, topi, ostrich and the cheetah. After the game drive, a visit to the visitor Centre close to Serengeti Seronera Lodge will offer more knowledge on the wildlife and area of the park. You then have picnic lunch and continue with an afternoon game drive. With your safari guide, you will follow the Kopjes Circuit that goes anti-clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes and usually attracts a number of lions and some large cobras. During the dry season, the kopjes provide shade and drinking water in pools which attracts several wildlife species making it a prime game viewing spot.  

Day 4 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro crater

You take your last breakfast in Serengeti then depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. Along the way, you stop at Olduvai Gorge which is known as the place where early man’s skull was discovered. You spend a moment here at a spot with significant links to human evolution. Arriving in the afternoon, you have lunch then descend to the Ngorongoro crater for wildlife viewing. Rewardingly, the Ngorongoro crater hosts a profusion of wildlife like the wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, giant African elephants, lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and leopards to be sighted. At the Alkaline Lake Magadi, you get the chance to sight the beautiful flamingoes and other water birds.

Day 5 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, you will depart for Tarangire National Park on the low-lying hills of the Great Rift Valley floor. The drive in the African wilderness takes you to a beautiful park covered with Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. After picnic lunch in the afternoon, you have a drive through the park that hosts the largest elephant herds in Africa, the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings.

Day 6 of the 6 days Tanzania wildlife safari: Tarangire National Park – Arusha

On this last day of your Tanzania tour, after breakfast you have a morning game drive then after check out of your lodging facility and return to Arusha. The drive back to Arusha is about 3 hours marking the end of your trip. More of tree climbing lions on an East African safari are encountered on a Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Uganda and Rwanda are the perfect destinations for gorilla trekking in Africa to add on an East African safari, it can either be a Uganda gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park or Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park.  

Come have a feel of a great African wilderness experience within the best Tanzania destinations for wildlife encounters.

Thursday, 13 December 2018

8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari

Overview of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari

The 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari is the best Uganda Safari experience you shouldn’t miss out on your safari Uganda. This private safari tour will take you to the best tourist destinations in Uganda. As part of your adventure, you will visit the world’s most powerful water falls; Murchison Falls, a boat cruise on the world’s longest river; River Nile, enjoy views of the big 5 game animals during your game drives in your 4x4 safari van, 4x4 safari Land-cruiser, 4x4 super custom, 4x4 minivan depending on the number of people you’re traveling with, as well as the endangered mountain gorillas during your Uganda gorilla trekking safari. On your way to Murchison Falls National Park, you will have a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary offers the Big five safari experience including Rhinos, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopard and Lions. Your 7days Uganda safari also extends to Kibale National Park offers an incredible Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari experience as well as to Mgahinga National Park where you will encounter with gold and silver; the silver backs and the golden monkeys. While there, you will have a Mountain Gorilla trekking Uganda safari experience in the Mgahinga Forest. Accommodation on this trip will range from Luxury and mid-range depending on your choice.

Safari Highlight of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: You and your driver guide will set off for Murchison Falls National Park with a visit at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking Uganda. Proceed to your prior booked hotel, check in, dine and spend your night there

Day 3: Undertake a game drive in northern part of Murchison Falls National Park, Take a Nile launch cruise in the afternoon Nile for about 2 hours & hike to the top of the falls for about 1 hour. Return to the lodge, dine and sleep

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park and on your way, you will explore the impressive views of the country. Arrive at your booked hotel, dine and rest

Day 5: Early in the morning, you will do your Chimpanzee trekking safari in Uganda’s Kibale National Park & Bigodi wetland walk in the afternoon

Day 6: Drive to Mgahinga National Park. Sightseeing of Rwenzori Mountains & Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Do your Mountain Gorilla trekking safari in Mgahinga National Park & drive to Lake Bunyonyi, do evening boat cruise & relaxation

Day 8: Drive back to Kampala, lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre & another stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe

Detailed Itinerary of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari

Day 1 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Arrive in Uganda and transfer to your hotel

Arrive at the Entebbe International airport, meet and greet with your driver guide, have a short briefing about your Uganda safari tour and after transfer to your hotel that was prior booked for you. Arrive at the hotel, check in, freshen up, dine and relax.

Day 2 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: You and your driver guide will set off for Murchison Falls National Park with a visit at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking Uganda. Proceed to your prior booked hotel, check in, dine and spend your night there

Wake up very early in the morning, have breakfast at your hotel in Kampala / Entebbe as you prepare to meet with your Uganda safari driver guide. Meet and greet, after he will give you a shirt briefing about your 7 days safari in Uganda. Depart at 6:30am for Murchison Falls National Park to Uganda’s north west for about 311km in about 5 hours’ excluding stops en route. You will break your journey at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a Rhino trekking safari giving you chance to explore the only population of Southern White Rhinos in Uganda and this last for 2 hours. Proceed for lunch after drive to Murchison Falls National Park enjoying the views of Masindi town and Budongo Forest Reserve arriving at the lodge for relaxation, dinner overnight  
Accommodation: Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge

Day 2 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Undertake a game drive in northern part of Murchison Falls National Park, Take a Nile launch cruise in the afternoon Nile for about 2 hours & hike to the top of the falls for about 1 hour. Return to the lodge, dine and sleep

While in Murchison Falls National Park, you are required to cross with the 7am ferry if you slept in the south or start the game drive at 6:30am if you slept in the north and inside the park gaining rich possibilities of spotting Elephants, Rothschild Giraffes, Lion, Buffalo, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Leopard, Oribis, Kobs, waterbucks among others. A game drive in the park will last about 3 – 4 hours, have breakfast and lunch & at 2pm, you will take a Nile launch cruise that departs Paraa Jetty to the bottom of the falls cruising on the world’s longest River. Upon arrival at the bottom of the falls, you will hike to the top of world’s most powerful waterfall enjoying the incredible water sounds and views of the Nile River as it forces itself to make way through an 8m gorge after which it falls generating a plume of spray with a thunderous roar and a trademark rainbow. You will meet your guide waiting at the top of the falls and transfer to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight Accommodation: Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge

Day 3 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Transfer to Kibale National Park and on your way, you will explore the impressive views of the country. Arrive at your booked hotel, dine and rest

Depart the lodge with lunch box and transfer to Kibale National Park 366km about 8 hours’ drive enjoying the views of the countryside landscapes. Arrive at your hotel, relax, dine and rest. Accommodation: Luxury: Primate Lodge Kibale – Luxury Cottages Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp – Safari Tent Budget / Basic: Isunga Lodge Kibale

Day 4 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Early in the morning, you will do your Chimpanzee trekking safari in Uganda’s Kibale National Park & Bigodi wetland walk in the afternoon

Have breakfast at 7am at your lodge and connect to Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing at 8am from the ranger guides in the park. After the briefing, you will be led into the forest which for 2 – 5 hours in search of Chimpanzees. Kibale National Park is a rich bio-diverse destination with great flora including flowering plants, tall and mature trees some of which are medicinal and others are favorites to wild animals, 375 species of birds not forgetting 13 primate species. The one hour with Chimpanzees is a memorable one as you explore them feed, patrol, fight, mate, play, display their jumping skills among other interesting features as you take amazing photoshoots. From the activity, you enjoy lunch and later visit Bigodi wetland and Community for a rewarding ecotourism experience. Accommodation: Luxury: Primate Lodge Kibale – Luxury Cottages Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp – Safari Tent Budget / Basic: Isunga Lodge Kibale

Day 5 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Drive to Mgahinga National Park. Sightseeing of Rwenzori Mountains & Queen Elizabeth National Park

Depart the lodge after breakfast at 7am and set off for the transfer to Mgahinga National Park. Along the way, you will enjoy amazing scenery of the Rwenzori Mountains; also known as the Mountains of moon, rising to 5,109m above sea level with snowcapped peaks and the open savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth National Park with chances of spotting wildlife by the road. An optional game drive can be arranged in Ishasha sector to look out for the tree climbing lions. Accommodation: Luxury: Mount Gahinga safari lodge/ Kisoro Tourist Hotel Midrange / Budget: Traveler’s rest Kisoro

Day 6 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Do your Mountain Gorilla trekking safari in Mgahinga National Park & drive to Lake Bunyonyi, do evening boat cruise & relaxation

Mountain Gorillas are known to thrive only in Mgahinga National Park in Uganda and the Greater Virunga massif shared by Uganda Rwanda and Congo. Mgahinga National Park is the only park in Uganda where silver (silver back) meets gold (golden monkeys). Briefing for this activity starts at 8am after the armed park rangers lead you to this amazing dense forest hiking up and down the steep slopes intercepted by narrow valleys amidst the enchanting bird songs and lush flora. The gorilla trekking duration lasts 2 – 8 hours but the actual viewing is limited to one hour for purposes of Conservation and it is an incredible moment viewing them as they forage and socialize while taking good photoshoots. From the activity, you transfer to Lake Bunyonyi enjoying nice views of Kigezi Highlands dubbed the Switzerland of Africa and spend the evening at leisure enjoying the views of this amazing lake with a count of 29 Islands. Accommodation: Midrange / Budget: Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort Luxury: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort

Day 7 of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari: Drive back to Kampala, lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre & another stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe

Following breakfast, set off for the transfer to Kampala 437km approximately 7 hours’ drive enjoying the views of south western Uganda landscapes including Banana plantations and cattle farms. A traditional lunch stop will be made at Igongo Cultural center for a thrilling Ugandan buffet and another stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe where you can justify the geographical divide between the north and south hemispheres. It is also a good site for photoshoots and souvenir purchase.

End of the 8 Days Uganda birding safari Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Uganda wildlife tour & gorilla safari Uganda/ 8 Days Uganda safari

 

3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour

Overview of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour

The 3 days Masai Mara short wildlife safari is an exciting 3 days road Kenya safari that will take you into the famous Maasai Mara, the jewel of Kenya's wildlife safaris and the greatest spot for wildebeest migration. You are likely to see plenty of wildlife varying the big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard among other different animal species.

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara wildlife reserve

Day 2: Explore Masai Mara wildlife reserve

Day 3: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve back to Nairobi

Detailed Itinerary of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour

Day 1 of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour: Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara wildlife reserve

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed by your safari driver guide, who will give you a short safari briefing about your 2 Days Maasai Mara short wildlife safari. After the briefing, you will then transfer from the airport to the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve through the Great Rift Valley to the view point. This is a perfect place to be in the early morning and evening. You will watch enthralling Rift valley with its vast vegetation and the sun rays kissing the far and wide stretching mountains in the surrounding. You will have your hot lunch here and there after proceed to Masai Mara, on arrival you will proceed for the late afternoon game drive, this game drive offers you the African safari experience as well as African sunset. Then the driver will drive you back to to the lodge where you will enjoy dinner and overnight.

Day 2 of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour: Explore Masai Mara wildlife reserve

After early morning breakfast, you will proceed for the early morning game drive, if lucky enough for the day you will encounter the early morning Big Cats kills if lucky enough from the Kenya big five, also easily to be seen this early morning tour are lions and cabs as they tend to be on the track to avoid the early morning wet grass, you will be able to capture the early morning sunrise as well and then the climate will be favorable because the sun will not be hot during this hour, after the game drive our driver can organize for you to visit the Masai Village but its optional where you will be entertained with the Masai Dance for both men and young men, learn more about their life style and then leave for lunch arriving back in Nairobi early afternoon with a drop off to your hotel of choice.

Day 3 of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve back to Nairobi

Early Morning breakfast at your lodging facility, you will check out check out of the park as you do a simple game drive back to Nairobi. You will arrive in Nairobi around time for lunch. Have lunch at your and after your guide will drop you off at your respective hotel or airport depending on your choice

End of the 3 Days Masai Mara short wildlife safari/ 3 Days Kenya safari tour - Kenya safari with African safari memories.

     

10 Days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda

Overview of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

This 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda or 10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari is a mountain hiking and adventure tour in Uganda to Mount Elgon National Park, Jinja source of the Nile tour and a visit to the Nyero rock paintings. The 10 days safari is one great package for tourists who would love to relax on the lush countryside on the hills and plains of Eastern Uganda. The trip starts from Entebbe international airport on arrival then to Jinja source of the Nile. You hike Sipi falls on the third day then ascend mount Elgon on the fifth day and then descend on the eighth day. You visit Nyero rock paintings on the ninth day then end the trip with a drive back to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Highlights of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

Day 1: You arrive at Entebbe International Airport where you meet your Uganda safari guide for a transfer to a hotel in Kampala.

Day 2: From Kampala, you are transferred to Mount Elgon in Kapchorwa with a stop in Jinja for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile river.

Day 3: After breakfast, you take a Sipi falls tour to the beautiful green landscape of Kapchorwa as you hike to the top of the falls.

Day 4: Your driver guide will transfer you to Kapkwai hiking center after breakfast where you will have briefing and start the hike to Tutum caves.

Day 5: From tutum camp, you continue the hike to kajeri where you spend the night.

Day 6: After breakfast, you continue from Kajeri to Mude camp and spend the night here.

Day 7: From Mude camp, you hike to the peak at Wagagai then after return to Sasa river camp where you spend the night.

Day 8: You descend from Sasa camp to Budadiri hiking center then relax for the rest of the day.

Day 9: You take a tour to Nyero rock paintings in Kumi district and have a community tour.

Day 10:  After breakfast, your driver guide returns you to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

Day 1 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

On arrival at Entebbe international airport, your Uganda tour driver guide welcomes you to the Pearl of Africa, gives a briefing on the trip and then ensures all your transfers to a hotel/lodge in Kampala. On arrival at the hotel/lodge, you check in, relax and have dinner at your lodging facility as you relax from jet lag and prepare for a rewarding road trip on a 4x4 safari vehicle to the countryside the next day.

Day 2 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

After breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up for a drive to Eastern Uganda’s Mount Elgon National Park driving past Mabira forest. The first stop is made at Jinja which is the source of the Nile River where you take a boat ride to the source of the Nile, after about 1 hour you then have lunch and then continue with the drive to Mount Elgon. You arrive in the evening, check in and have dinner at a booked accommodation in Mount Elgon National Park.

Day 3 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

In the morning after breakfast, you take time in the beautiful countryside to visit the foot hills of Mount Elgon to Sipi Falls filled with a beautiful backdrop. On a full day hike, you are able to visit all the three Sipi falls to this beautiful flower filled paradise, birds, waterfalls and streams. Anticipate to spend a day in this beautiful haven with picturesque waterfalls and caves. Here you will take several memorable pictures then after return to your lodging facility in the evening.

Day 4 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

After early breakfast, you are transferred to Kapkwai for the start of the hiking experience after briefing that take about 30minutes. For about 7-8 hours you will be hiking to reach sasa river camp though it depends on your physical strength. Your guide will arrange the ranger guide, camping gear, food and the porters then you will hike to Tutum caves. You spend the night at tutum camp with meals prepared by a porter. Because of the installed sturdy staircases by Uganda Wildlife Authority, this hike is easier as you go past the steep rainforest and bamboo forest landscapes.

Day 5 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

After breakfast at the Tutum camp, you will proceed with the hike through the beautiful landscapes to Kajeri. You will have meals prepared by a porter and you camp through the night at kajeri.

Day 6 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

From Kajeri, you have breakfast then continue with your hiking tour in Uganda to Mude camp. Going past several physical features of the mountain, you will arrive to Mude camp where you spend the night.

Day 7 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

You will walk through the moorland zone from Mude camp to Wagagai peak 4321m above sea level. It is recommendable to reach the peak before midday when the peak isn’t covered by cloud cover. You will return to the Mude campsite for a night.

Day 8 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

After breakfast, you descend from sasa river to Budadiri where you will have a meal. Your driver guide will be there ready to transfer you to an accommodation facility in Mbale where you spend the rest of the day relaxing from the hike.

Day 9 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

By morning after relaxing from the hiking experience, your driver guide will take you on a relaxing drive to the plains of eastern Uganda in Kumi district. You pay a visit to Nyero rock paintings which are one of the most important rock arts in Uganda. You take a community tour as you drive back to your accommodation facility in Mbale.

Day 10 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda/10 days Uganda mountain hiking safari

On this last day of your safari in Uganda, you will have breakfast and then embark on a drive back to Entebbe international airport for your departure flight. End of your 10 days Mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda  
If you need to relax in the countryside and have a feel of the refreshing air, this is the perfect option for you.