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20Day Discover Uganda

20-Day Discover Uganda Meanwhile, from walking through lush rain forests in search of wild chimpanzees and risky mountain gorillas, to spend the night in a Karamojong kraal and hiking in the Bwindi Forest with a Batwa guide, this is the ultimate Ugandan guide offering a perfect combination of exciting safari activities, interesting wildlife meetings and amazing culture interaction

 Trip Highlights of 20 Day Discover Uganda

1day; Arrival to Entebbe

2day; Entebbe – Jinja

3day; Jinja – Sipi

4day; the activities done around sip

5day; Sip fall – Moroto

6day; Moroto-Kidepo

7day; Safari to Kidepo

8day; Kidepo – Murchison falls

9-10day; Safari to Murchison falls

11day; Murchison falls

12day; Chimp tracking in Kibale

13day; Kibale forest-Queen Elizabeth

14day; Boat trip into the Kazinga mean

15day; Queen Elizabeth -Ishasha

16day; Ishasha to Mutanda

17day; Gorilla trekking

18day; visiting the Batwa tribe

19day; Lake Mutanda – Lake Mburo

20day; End of tour

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe.#20 Day Discover Uganda

However, upon arrival in Entebbe you will be collected by your guide and moved to your hotel in Kampala. Meanwhile, depending on your arrival times you may be able to explore Kampala and the surrounding area this afternoon. Furthermore, we recommend visiting the Royal Mile (Lubiri Palace and Bulange Parliament), Ndere Cultural Centre, Kasubi Royal Tombs, and Kampala Central Mosque where you can take in panoramic views of the city from the Minaret.

However, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Entebbe (City)

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

The Boma Nairobi discover Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi

Meals & Drinks:

  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 2: Entebbe to Jinja.#20 Day Discover Uganda

Afterward your breakfast, you’ll be driven to Jinja, the source of the River Nile. Meanwhile, the drive will take about two and a half hours. Furthermore, 20 Day Discover Uganda, this afternoon you can discover the nearby islands in a traditional African canoe, rent a mountain bike and explore the surrounding area, visit local villages and engage with the local people who live a traditional and simple life, or enjoy a sunset cruise on the River Nile.

Furthermore,20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Jinja (Town)

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

The Haven Eco River Lodge

Mid-range lodge located in or near Jinja

Meals & Drinks:

  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 3: Jinja to Sipi Falls#20 Day Discover Uganda

Meanwhile, today you will be driven through amazing view to Sipi Falls, one of Uganda’s hidden gems. However, from your lodge you’ll have breathtaking views of the falls as the Sipi River flows down from Mt Elgon. In the same way, this afternoon you may wish to join a guided nature walk, hike to one of the nearby waterfalls, visit the coffee plantations or local villages, abseil from the top of Chebonet Falls, join a guided bird-watching trip or discover the Nyero rock paintings in the Kumi district.

Meanwhile, 20Day Discover Uganda the main Destination is gonna be at Sipi Falls

Accommodation Option

Sipi River Lodge

Mid-range lodge located in or near Sipi Falls

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 4: The activities done around Sipi Falls

Furthermore, this day you’ll explore Sipi Falls and the surrounding area as you climb Mt Elgon, an extinct volcano located within Mt Elgon National Park is on the Kenya-Uganda border. Similarly, the caldera caused by the collapse of the volcanic cone is considered to be the world’s largest and it creates an impressive feature which can be seen from the summit of Wagagi, the highest peak in the park which is at 4321m.

However, the most popular climbing route from the Ugandan side is via the Sasa trail from Budadiri and it’s a spectacular walk through farmland, forest, and heather country, before emerging onto the edge of the caldera itself and following the rim to the summit. In the same way, the climbing takes 4 days.

Meanwhile, the main Destination is going to be Sipi Falls

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

Sipi River Lodge

Mid-range lodge located in or near Sipi Falls

Meals & Drinks:        

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 5: Sipi Falls to Moroto Town#20 Day Discover Uganda

Afterward your breakfast, you’ll drive for about six hours to Moroto Town in the northeast region of Uganda where you’ll meet Karamojong people. Meanwhile, you’ll spend the night in a Karamojong kraal as this is a truly authentic cultural experience which offers a chance to talk with Karamojong people and get an insight into their way of life. Finally, you’ll be able to help them collect vegetables, herd the cattle, prepare dairy products, play local games and listen to the Karamojong warriors tell stories as you sit around a campfire.

Furthermore, the main Destination will be at Moroto (Town)

Accommodation Option:#20 Day Discover Uganda

Budget lodge located in or near Moroto

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 6:Moroto to Kidepo#20 Day Discover Uganda

Meanwhile, Kidepo Valley National Park is situated between the borders of Kenya and Sudan, in the Karamoja province, in northeast Uganda with vast savannahs stretching as far as the eye can see, the view here is very different to the lush bamboo and swamp forests of Bwindi in southwest Uganda. Lastly, this park is a fantastic place to enjoy game viewing and you can expect to see buffalo, elephant, lion, 20 Day Discover Uganda, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, hyena and jackal.

However, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Kidepo Valley National Park

Furthermore, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

September to March (Dry season)

While, the high Season is also in the months of;

September to March (The Park rarely gets crowded)

In addition to, the best Weather is as well in the months of;

September to November (End of the rains)

Wildlife in Kidepo Valley NP#20 Day Discover Uganda

  • Elephant
  • Buffalo
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Cheetah

Accommodation Option:#20 Day Discover Uganda

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 7: On Safari in Kidepo#20 Day Discover Uganda

This day you’ll explore Kidepo Valley National Park starting from morning game drive to watch the sunrise over the plains and if you’re lucky you’ll see big cats as well as other activities such as exploring the hiking trails around Morungole Mountain, visits to the Kanangorok Hot Springs and guided nature and bird walks.

Furthermore, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Kidepo Valley National Park

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation option:

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 8: Kidepo to Murchison Falls#20 Day Discover Uganda

Meanwhile, this morning you’ll leave Kidepo Valley National Park and make your way towards Murchison Falls in northwest Uganda. This is an eight hour drive, however you’ll have the chance for plenty of stops along the way, both for lunch and viewpoints.

However,20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Murchison Falls National Park

while, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

December to February (Easier to spot animals)

furthermore, the high Season is as well in the months of;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

similarly, the best Weather is also in the months of;

June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP#20 Day Discover Uganda

  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Buffalo
  • Hippo
  • Lion

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

Murchison River Lodge

Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 9-10: Safari to Murchison Falls#20 Day Discover Uganda

Furthermore, you’ll have 48hrs to explore Murchison falls as you enjoy game drive on the plains of the national park where you’ll have a chance to spot giraffe, 20 Day Discover Uganda, lion, leopard, spotted hyena, buffalo, Kobs and hartebeest.

Meanwhile, there is also prolific birdlife within the area too such as the beautiful looking shoebill stork. Lastly, you’ll also have a chance to explore the mighty Murchison Falls either on a boat trip or on foot.

Meanwhile,20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination is gonna be at Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation Option:

Murchison River Lodge

Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 11: Murchison Falls to Kibale Forest#20 Day Discover Uganda

After today’s breakfast, you’ll have another long drive passing through the plantations and mountains to countryside arriving at your lovely lodge in Fort Portal, at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains and the base of the Kibale Forest to spot wildlife.20Day Discover Uganda

Meanwhile, the main Destination is going to be Kibale National Park (Chimps)

Furthermore, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

December to February as well as June to July

However, the high Season is also in the months of;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

While, the best Weather is also in the months of;

June to July as well as December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale NP#20 Day Discover Uganda

  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • Buffalo
  • Leopard
  • Hippo
  • Lion

Accommodation option

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 12: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

Furthermore, you’ll be required to meet park rangers at 8am for a briefing about your chimp walking adventure.20Day Discover Uganda Afterward, you’ll head deep into the Kibale Forest to track the troops of chimpanzees that live there.

In the same way, as you walk through the think forest in search of the chimpanzees as they hoot around you, it will feel as if the forest has come alive.20Day Discover Uganda Once you’ve found a family of chimpanzees you can spend one hour watching them swing through the trees, playing while building nests for their afternoon naps.

Meanwhile, the forest is also a home to animals such as colobus monkeys and red tailed monkeys, plus colorful giant butterflies. Similarly, 20 Day Discover Uganda, you’ll also have a ‘swamp walk’ which is a two hour walk so as to meet the local people living in this hostile environment.

However, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Kibale National Park (Chimps)

Accommodation option:#20 Day Discover Uganda

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 13: Kibale Forest to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Afterward your breakfast at the lodge in Kibale, you’ll then travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park at the base of the Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. Meanwhile, this amazing national park is full of game and it is known for its large elephant population. After checking in to your lodge you’ll head out for an afternoon game drive and a sundowner before dinner.

Meanwhile, the main Destination is gonna be at Queen Elizabeth National Park

However, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

January to February as well as June to July (Dry seasons)

While, the high Season is as well in the months of;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Furthermore, the best Weather is also in the months of;

June to July as well as January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Buffalo
  • Hippo
  • Leopard

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation option:

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 14: Boat trip into the Kazinga Channel.#20 Day Discover Uganda

Meanwhile, today you’ll move to Queen Elizabeth National Park for your morning and afternoon game drives, plus you can also enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel (look out for hippos and Nile crocodiles), 20 Day Discover Uganda, a guided nature walk in the Maramagambo Forest or you can take an early morning hot air balloon over the savannahs of the Queen Elizabeth NP.

Meanwhile, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination is going to be Kazinga Channel (Queen Elizabeth NP)

 Accommodation option:

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 15: Queen Elizabeth to Ishasha.

Afterward your breakfast, you’ll embark on a drive to Kyambura Gorge in the far eastern corner of Queen Elizabeth where Kyambura Gorge is often referred to as the “Valley of Apes” and during your guided walk you can expect to see chimpanzees, 20 Day Discover Uganda, red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, and black and white colobus monkeys. Lastly, you’ll then drive on to Ishasha, where you can look out for the famous tree climbing lions.

However, the main Destination will be at Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth NP)

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Luxury tented bush camp (with rustic facilities) located in or near Ishasha

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 16: Ishasha to Lake Mutanda.#20 Day Discover Uganda

Nevertheless, today you’ll drive to Lake Matunda in southwest Uganda which is known as ”Little Switzerland” due its lush mountains and freshwater lakes as well as the ideal base for a number of activities beyond gorilla tracking such as hiking, mountain biking, cultural village tours, bird watching or boat cruises on the lakes.

Furthermore, 20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination will be at Lake Mutanda

Accommodation Option:

Mutanda Lake Resort

Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Mutanda

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 17: Gorilla Trekking.

Done with morning breakfast, you’ll then drive to Bwindi Park base where  you’ll begin your gorilla trek while here you will be allocated to one of the nine seasoned groups and the park ranger will lead you deep into the forest in search of your allocated family.

While, the trip may take around 6-8hrs depending on the exact location of the gorilla family which you’re tracking. When you meet the gorillas you’ll have the chance to spend up to one hour privately observing them.

However, they’ll be a few meters away from you as they continue to go about their daily lives – feeding, then in the late afternoon, you’ll be moved back to your rooms where you can spend the evening reflecting on your amazing meeting with the wild mountain gorillas of Uganda.

However, the main Destination will be at Lake Mutanda

Accommodation option:

Mutanda Lake Resort

Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Mutanda

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 18: Visiting the Batwa tribe.#20 Day Discover Uganda

Furthermore, today you’ll have a full day to explore Lake Mutanda, plus the nearby lakes and Virunga Volcanoes. We highly recommend that you participate in the Batwa cultural experience similarly, 20 Day Discover Uganda, this trip offers a chance to hike in the forest with a Batwa guide and learn about the history, culture and traditions of the Batwa pygmies who inhabited Bwindi forest for centuries.

Meanwhile, the main Destination is going to be Batwa Experience

20 Day Discover Uganda Accommodation Option:

Mutanda Lake Resort

Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Mutanda

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 19: Lake Mutanda to Lake Mburo.#20 Day Discover Uganda

Afterward your breakfast, you’ll then drive for about six hours to Lake Mburo National Park which is spectacular with plenty of African wildlife, including buffalos, leopards, lions, hyenas, warthogs, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles,20 Day Discover Uganda plus over 350 bird types. Well as on your arrival at the park, you’ll enjoy a game drive, plus you may also have the chance for a bush walk or a mountain bike and horse riding safari.

Meanwhile,20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination is gonna be at Lake Mburo National Park

However, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

June to August as well as December to February

Furthermore, the high Season is also in the months of;

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Similarly, the best Weather is as well in the months of;

June, July as well as January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife that live around Lake Mburo NP

  • Buffalo
  • Zebra
  • Hippo
  • Giraffe
  • Leopard
  • Hyena

Accommodation Option:#20 Day Discover Uganda

Rwakobo Rock

Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Mburo NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 20: End of Tour.

Afterward your breakfast at the lodge, 20 Day Discover Uganda, you will be moved by our guide to Entebbe International Airport to board your international flight back home.

Meanwhile,20 Day Discover Uganda the main Destination is going to be Entebbe Airport

Accommodation Option:

However, there is no room since its end of tour

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Meanwhile, you’ll be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home.

Thanks for coming…to enjoy Uganda……we hope to see you again!!!

Tour Details

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Departure & Return Location

John F.K. International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Zürich, Switzerland

We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.

Day 2Zürich–Biel/Bienne–Neuchâtel–Geneva

Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.

Day 3Enchanting Engelberg

Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.

Day 4Interlaken Area. Excursion to The Jungfrau Massif

An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.

Day 5Lake Geneva and Château de Chillon

It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.

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