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Uganda is all about its friendly people and the diversity in landscapes and activities.

This 15-days safari offers a great overview of Uganda’s top tourist places and Activities. You will be able to visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Track the chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, view Hot-Springs at Semuliki National Park see more wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as visit Mgahinga National Park for your eye to eye in-person encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas & Golden Monkeys. Other activities you will participate in include; Tree Climbing Lion Tracking, Game drives, Boat Safaris, Zebras adventure, Batwa community visit, Canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi & Guided walk in nature.

This safari adventure is designed to balance the two elements of relaxation and time in the wilderness. You will get to see and learn about the wildlife, the local people as enjoy the stunning landscapes that earned Uganda the perfect description-nickname – The Pearl Of Africa.

This safari adventure takes the most liked route for exploring Uganda’s wildlife and primates. Many tourists chose a trip similar to this – with adjustments such that they can see all these highlights on 15-Days Soul of Uganda Safari Adventure.

You will stay in the best budget or mid-range or luxury  accommodations options these places in Uganda has to offer depending on your financial budget.

  • Track White Rhinos in their natural habitat at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
  • Participate in the afternoon & morning game drives at Kidepo Valley National Park where you will see a number of animals.
  • Spend time in Karamjong/IK communities learning about their traditional way of life, traditional kraals, traditional dance, their typical manyattas and colorful blankets among others.
  • Have a chance to walk to top of Murchison Falls at Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Participate in afternoon & morning game drives at Murchison Falls National Park where you will expect to view animals like elephants, buffaloes, Lions, bush pigs, antelope’s families among others.
  • Go for a 3 - hours boat safari upstream on the Victoria Nile/Delta River to the falls where you will pass by breathtaking scenery, as well as many crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys & other animals that come down to the Nile.
  • Have a chance to visit Amabere caves & participate in a guided walk in nature, hill climbing, birds viewing among others or go for crater lakes & plantation walk.
  • Track Chimpanzees at Kibale National Park.
  • Visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a guided walk in nature.
  • Enjoy Semuliki National Park guided walk in nature & hot-springs experience.
  • Stand in between 2 hemispheres at the same time & take enough photos at the 2 equator lines in Uganda.
  • Participate in afternoon & morning game drives at Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Go for a 3 - hour’s boat safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park & spot more hippos today than you can possibly imagine while herds of elephants & buffalo wanders down to the shoreline to bath in the cooling waters.
  • Track Tree Climbing Lions at Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park where you expect to see a number of wildlife.
  • Track Mountain Gorillas at Mgahinga National Park.
  • Get a chance to visit the Batwa Community for them to take you through their cultural experiences like traditional dances, fire setting among others.
  • Track Golden Monkeys at Mgahinga National Park.
  • Go for canoe ride on the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Meet local people and learn more about their traditions & culture.
  • Discover Africa's other primates, wildlife, colorful birds, rare plants and beautiful insects.
  • Enjoy the Nature of Uganda while staying in the best budget or mid-range or luxury accommodations these places in Uganda has to offer.
  • Among others.

Itineraries

Day 01

Date : May 25, 2022

To Gulu City with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track White Rhinos:

On this day, you will have your breakfast & transfer to Gulu city with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track White Rhinos.

You will arrive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary at around 10:00 am and enter the territory of the southern white rhinos on foot where well-trained rangers will guide you through the bush to where the white rhinos are. You will get the opportunity to watch these endangered, magnificent creatures in their natural habitat before proceeding to Gulu city.

You will continue and arrive to Gulu city in the evening & check in to Bomah Hotel Gulu city or The Dove’s Nest Hotel or African Roots Guest House or Golden Peace Hotel Gulu city, Churchill Courts Hotel Gulu city, Continental Hotel Gulu city for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Bomah Hotel Gulu city (mid-range & luxury), The Dove's Nest Hotel (Budget & mid-range), African Roots Guest House (Budget & mid-range), Golden Peace Hotel Gulu city (mid-range & luxury, Churchill Courts Hotel Gulu city (mid-range & luxury), Continental Hotel Gulu city (mid-range & luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 02

To Kidepo Valley National Park for Afternoon Game Drive:

On this day, you will have your breakfast & transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. The drive will take you through the Karamojong Villages & you will also be rewarded with splendid views of the countryside. Kidepo Valley National Park is Uganda’s most isolated National Park, but the few who make the long journey north through the wild frontier region of Karamojong would agree that it is also the most magnificent with ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses.

You will arrive to Kidepo Valley National Park in the afternoon & go for afternoon game drive where you will see a number of animals before checking in to Kidepo Savannah Lodge or Nga'moru Wilderness Camp or Apoka UWA Bandas or Adere Safari Lodge or Apoka Safari Lodge for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari tents/rooms or deluxe luxury cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Apoka UWA Bandas (Budget), Nga'moru Wilderness Camp (mid-range), Adere Safari Lodge (luxury) & Apoka Safari Lodge (luxury).

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 03

Game Drive and Karamojong/IK Community Visit:

On your morning game drive a ranger with extensive knowledge of the park will join you in your vehicle. The Park is known for its massive elephant population, wide array of bird species and big herds of buffalo. Giraffes, lions, antelope and waterbucks can also be spotted here and if you search the trees carefully, you may even spot the elusive leopards.

In the afternoon after your lunch, you will visit the Karamojong/IK Community. Here you will spend time in a Karamojong/IK village learning about their traditional way of life, traditional kraals, traditional dance, their typical manyattas and colorful blankets among others. You will also spend a wonderful evening with Karamojong & IK people & have an insight of their way of life and beliefs. At the end of the tour you will be able to understand why their pride makes them slow to adapt to globalization.

After Karamojong/IK community visit, you will return to Kidepo Savannah Lodge or Ngamoru Wilderness Camp or Apoka UWA Bandas or Adere Safari Lodge or Apoka Safari Lodge for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari tents/rooms or deluxe luxury cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Apoka UWA Bandas (Budget), Nga'moru Wilderness Camp (mid-range), Adere Safari Lodge (luxury) & Apoka Safari Lodge (luxury).

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 04

To Murchison Falls National Park for Afternoon Game Drive:

On this day, you will have your breakfast and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. The drive will take you through the Karamojong villages where you will also be rewarded with splendid views of the countryside with several stopovers en-route for lunch, landscape and beautiful sceneries viewing.

You will arrive to Murchison Falls National Park late in the afternoon and go for afternoon game drive before checking in to Fort Murchison Lodge or Red Chilli Hideaway Rest Camp or Bwana Tembo Safari Camp or Heritage Safari Lodge or Hornbill Safari Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Red Chilli Hideaway Camp (Budget & mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Bwana Tembo Safari Camp (Budget & mid-range), Heritage Safari Lodge (mid-range), Hornbill Safari Lodge (mid-range), Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury).

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 05

Game Drive & Boat Safari on Delta River, Murchison Falls National Park:

On this day, your safari breakfast will be served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife spotting as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Elephants, buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, & if you’re lucky, you may even spot a lion or leopard.

You will return for lunch in the afternoon & go for a 3-hours boat safari upstream on the Victoria Nile to the falls where you will pass by breathtaking scenery, as well as many crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys & other animals that come down to the Nile. The boat will drop you near the waterfall for your hike (1-1.5 hours) up to the top of the falls (optional at additional cost of $15 pp).

After your boat safari, you will return to Fort Murchison Lodge or Red Chilli Hideaway Rest Camp or Bwana Tembo Safari Camp or Heritage Safari Lodge or Hornbill Safari Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilites or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Red Chilli Hideaway Camp (Budget & mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Bwana Tembo Safari Camp (Budget & mid-range), Heritage Safari Lodge (mid-range), Hornbill Safari Lodge (mid-range), Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury).

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 06

Top of the Falls Walk & Transfer to Kibale National Park for a guided Crater Lakes & Plantation walk:

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise & breakfast in this beautiful National Park in Uganda with a walk to top of Murchison Falls for about 30 minutes to 1 hour & transfer to Kibale National Park with several stops along the way for beautiful scenery, landscape viewing among others before reaching Fort Portal tourism city for your lunch at Fort Portal Garden Restaurant.

In the afternoon after your lunch, you will go for a guided Crater Lakes & Plantation Walk. The landscape south of Fort Portal is dotted with picturesque crater lakes, some over 400m deep. These crater lakes are breathtakingly beautiful to behold, and offer one of the best hiking places in the area. The hikes lead you through several crater lakes, villages, tea plantations and waterfalls.

After your guided Crater Lakes & Plantation walk, you will check in to Kibale Forest Camp or Rwenzori Traveler’s Inn or Rweteera Safari Park or Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve & Campsite or Kibale Forest Lodge or Primate Lodge Kibale or Kyaninga Lodge or Papaya Lake Lodge or Nyaika Hotel for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilites or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Kibale Forest Lodge (mid-range), Rweteera Safari Park (Budget), Lake Nkurubah Campsite & Nature Reserve (Budget & mid-range), Primate Lodge Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Nyaika Hotel (mid-range & luxury), Mountains of the moon hotel (mid-range & luxury), Papaya Lake Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 07

Chimpanzees Tracking & Visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary:

On this day, you will wake up early and have breakfast before moving to Kibale National Park for Chimpanzees Tracking experience where you will have the opportunity to follow an experienced guide into the forest to observe these fascinating creatures at a close range. Watching them interact with each other and go about their daily routine of grooming, playing and foraging is an incredible experience. While your chances of encountering chimpanzees are high during your tracking excursion, it is never 100% guaranteed. These are, after all, wild animals with wills and minds of their own!

In the afternoon after your lunch, you can choose whether you would like to go for Community walk or go deeper into the forest on a Swamp Walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary; home to 8 primate species, over 200 bird species, butterflies and various reptiles.

After your guided walk in nature or community walk, you will return to Kibale Forest Camp or Rwenzori Traveler’s Inn or Rweteera Safari Park or Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve & Campsite or Kibale Forest Lodge or Primate Lodge Kibale or Kyaninga Lodge or Papaya Lake Lodge or Nyaika Hotel or Mountains of the moon hotel for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Kibale Forest Lodge (mid-range), Rweteera Safari Park (Budget), Lake Nkurubah Campsite & Nature Reserve (Budget & mid-range), Primate Lodge Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Nyaika Hotel (mid-range & luxury), Mountains of the moon hotel (mid-range & luxury), Papaya Lake Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 08

To Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru Caves & Semuliki National Park:

On this day, you will wake up early and have breakfast before moving to Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru Caves for a guided walk in nature, stalagmites experience that is believed to be breast milk, hill climbing, crater lakes experience, birding and other wildlife viewing. The caves at Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru resemble the breasts of a woman, though some would say it looks more like a cow’s udder.

After the guided walk in nature at Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru Caves, you will return for lunch and go for another guided walk in nature at Semuliki National Park where you will be able to see abundant wildlife including; baboons, red tailed Colubus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, various bird species, butterflies, Sempaya hot springs and many more.

After your guided walk in nature at Semuliki National Park, you will check in to Bumaga Camp Bandas or Rwenzori Travelers’ Inn or New Fort View Hotel or Mountains of the moon hotel or Kyaninga Lodge or Fort motel for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilites or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Bumaga Bandas (Budget), Rwenzori Travelers' Inn (Budget), New Fort View Hotel (Budget & mid-range), Mountains of the moon hotel (mid-range & luxury), Kyaninga Lodge (luxury), Fort Motel (mid-range) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 09

To Queen Elizabeth National Park for Afternoon Game Drive:

After your morning breakfast, you will embark on an exciting drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park situated in the shadows of Mt. Rwenzori with several stops along the way for relaxation, equator and landscape viewing before reaching the Park in the afternoon.

You will have lunch and go for afternoon game drive where you will expect to see elephant, buffalo, antelopes and giraffe and keep your fingers crossed for lion & leopard. The game track network converges is at Kasenyi Plains Sector.

After your afternoon game drive, you will check in to Bush Lodge or Pumba Safari Lodge or Tembo Safari Lodge or Buffalo Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Lodge or Kyambura Lodge for your dinner and overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilites or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Tembo Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Pumba Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Buffalo Safari Lodge (mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Katara Lodge (Luxury), Kyambura Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 10

Game Drive & Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park:

On this day, your safari breakfasts will be served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife spotting as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Elephants, buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot a lion or leopard.

You will return for lunch and later in the day when the sun is high in the sky and the animals make their way to the river for a drink, you will head to Kazinga Channel for an exciting boat safari. You will spot more hippos today than you can possibly imagine. Herds of elephants & buffalo will also be wandering down to the shoreline to bath in the cooling waters. It will be a wonderful experience.

After the boat safari, you will return to Bush Lodge or Pumba Safari Lodge or Tembo Safari Lodge or Buffalo Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Lodge or Kyambura Lodge for your dinner and overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Tembo Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Pumba Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Buffalo Safari Lodge (mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Katara Lodge (Luxury), Kyambura Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 11

To Mgahinga National Park via Ishasha Sector to search for Tree Climbing Lions:

On this day, you will wake up early and have your breakfast then transfer to Mgahinga National Park while enjoying a scenic drive that allows you to view the beautiful and varied country side. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the luckiest and smallest parks in Uganda where the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas are found and it happens to be part of the Virunga massif where more than 480 mountain gorillas are known to be living.

You will have a stopover for a game drive at Ishasha Sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will be likely to view tree climbing lions, elephants, lions, buffaloes among other species.

You will arrive to Mgahinga National Park in the evening & check in to Golden Monkey Guest House or Travelers’ Rest Hotel or Lake Mutanda Resort or Mount Gahinga Lodge for dinner and overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Golden Monkey Guest House (Budget), Travelers' Rest Hotel (mid-range), Lake Mutanda Resort (mid-range & luxury), Mount Gahinga Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 12

Mountain Gorilla Tracking & Batwa Community Visit:

After your breakfast, you will hike to the Park headquarters just meters from the Lodge for briefing by Uganda Wildlife Authority guides before transferring to the starting point for Mountain Gorillas tracking. Your tracking experience will be an exciting, yet challenging, journey along forested slopes, tangled vines, thick vegetation & bamboo forests before you reach the territory of these gentle giants. The visit will give you a glimpse into the life of a Mountain Gorilla family & if you are lucky enough to gaze into the eyes of a Mountain Gorilla. Visiting Mountain Gorillas will take you 3 hours to a full day trek through the forest since Mountain Gorillas move from one place to another every day looking for food & water.

After Mountain Gorillas tracking, you will visit the Batwa community for them to take you through their traditions like traditional dance, beer making, setting fire among others (optional) before returning to Golden Monkey Guest House or Travelers’ Rest Hotel or Lake Mutanda Resort or Mount Gahinga Lodge for dinner and overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Golden Monkey Guest House (Budget), Travelers' Rest Hotel (mid-range), Lake Mutanda Resort (mid-range & luxury), Mount Gahinga Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 13

Golden Monkey Tracking & Canoe Ride on Lake Bunyonyi:

Just like gorilla tracking, you will go for golden monkey tracking starting with pre-tracking briefing at the Park headquarters. Hiking through the forests to sight the golden monkeys is not so strenuous like gorilla trekking because golden monkeys live in lower areas, so you will not track for more than 3 hours. When you encounter the golden monkey family, you will be given one hour to spend with them (to take photographs and observe their behavior). With this activity, there is no minimum number of visitors and the age limit is 12 years.

In the afternoon after your lunch, you will go for canoe ride on a scenic lake Bunyonyi. This lake is the only one were you can ride a canoe to visit all the 29 islands on this lake including the floating Island and the punishment Island where the young girls who got pregnant before marriage would be dumped and left to die.

After the canoe ride, you will check in to Bunyonyi Overland Resort or Itambira Island Resort or Crater Bay Cottages or Bird Nest Resort or Arcadia cottages at Lake Bunyonyi for dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Budget & mid-range), Itambira Island Resort (Budget), Arcadia Cottages, Lake Bunyonyi (luxury), Bird Nest Resort, Lake Bunyonyi (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 14

To Lake Mburo National Park for Afternoon Boat Safari on Lake Mburo:

On this day, you will have your morning breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. It is the smallest and is home to 350 bird species as well as zebra, impala, eland, buffalo, oribi, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, reedbuck among others.

You will arrive in the afternoon and have lunch and go for afternoon boat safari that will get you come face to face with the flora and fauna of the lake. And along the bank, you will also see many animals that come to the water especially in the dry season. You will also see many hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, buffaloes, and over 3 types of otters that are found in the lake. Also when it comes to the birds, you will view the malachite kingfishers, African Fish eagles, blue headed weavers, Rufuos long tailed starlings, the pied kingfishers, hammerkobs, Herons, pelicans, the rare shoebill as well as the cormorants.

After your boat safari, you will check in to Eagle’s Nest Lodge located on a high hill with best views in Uganda or Arcadia Cottage at Lake Mburo or Mihingo Lodge or Rwakobo Rock Resort or Lake Mburo Lodge or Leopard Rest Camp for your dinner & overnight stay in non self-contained safari tents/rooms with shared bathroom facilities or self-contained (en-suite) safari rooms/safari tents or deluxe rooms /cottages with private bathroom facilities depending on your choice of accommodation.

Accommodation: Eagle's Nest Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Arcadia Cottages, Lake Mburo (mid-range & luxury), Mihingo Lodge (luxury), Rwakobo Rock Resort (mid-range), Lake Mburo Lodge (mid-range), Leopard Rest Camp (Budget & mid-range) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 15

Game Drive, Equator Experience & Departure:

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise in this beautiful side of Uganda with your safari breakfast served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive where you will be assured of spotting Zebras, Buffalos, Impalas, Warthogs & Waterbucks.

After your game drive, you will have your lunch before your guide drive you across the beautiful sceneries back to Entebbe & drop you off at Entebbe International Airport 3 hours before your departure time with a stopover at the equator monument in Uganda for equator experience & photos moments.

Please make sure your flight departure is after 8 pm at the very earliest. For flights departing before, you will need another accommodation at Entebbe which we can help you to book at an additional cost.

Did we hit all the items on your travel bucket list for this safari? If not, don’t worry. We specialize in tailor-made tours and can customize this program to create your dream trip. Get in touch to create your personalized program.

Breakfast, lunch & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

  • All Park entrance fees.
  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking permits (One per person at $700).
  • Chimpanzees Tracking permits (One per person at $200).
  • White Rhinos Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
  • Game drives at Kidepo Valley National Park.
  • Karamojong/IK community visit at Kidepo valley National Park.
  • Top of Murchison Falls walk at Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Game drives at Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Boat safari on Delta River/Albert Nile River, Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Guided walk in Nature at Amabere Caves, Nyakasura, Fort Portal Tourism city.
  • Guided walk at Crater Lakes & Plantations.
  • Chimpanzees Tracking Experience at Kibale National Park.
  • Guided walk in Nature at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary (KAFRED).
  • Guided walk in Nature at Semuliki National Park & Sempaya hot - springs experience.
  • Game drives at Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Tree Climbing Lions game drive at Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Mountain Gorillas Tracking at Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Golden Monkeys Tracking at Mgahinga National Park.
  • Batwa Community Visit for them to take you through their traditional activities.
  • Canoe ride on the beautiful scenic Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Game drives at Lake Mburo National Park.
  • Boat Safari on Lake Mburo, Lake Mburo National Park.
  • Equator Experience & Photo moments.
  • Park Ranger
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • All en-route meals
  • All relevant Government Taxes
  • Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari Van or Land Cruiser vehicle fully fueled.
  • Airport transfer.
  • Drinking water on all days.
  • Airfares (International Air tickets and airport taxes)
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks (alcoholic & soft drinks beverages), tips, laundry, telephone, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
  • Any other items which are not included in the above itinerary.
  • Accommodation on the first & last night in Uganda.

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a) Reservation & Payment
For standard bookings, a refundable deposit of 30% of the whole total is required. For our safaris that include Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Golden Monkeys Permits, a refundable deposit of 50% of the whole total is required. Bookings made at the shows are subject to confirmation by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda within 14 days.
All bookings will be confirmed by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda in writing to the lead tour leader along with confirmation of balance payment details. The tour balance for all bookings will be paid directly by the guests on arrival to Uganda or Kenya or Rwanda or Tanzania in cash before their safari adventure starts, failure to complete the payment on arrival, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda reserves the right to cancel the reservation.
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Dates, itineraries and our prices are valid from every January 1st to December 30th of each year. For bespoke safaris prices will always vary depending on availability of some services like accommodation, Gorilla permits and other excursions requested at the particular time. Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda, reserve the right to change any of the facilities, services, prices & accommodations, itineraries or vehicles described in the website, brochure or online without being liable for compensation or refund.

c) Cancellation by the Passenger
Cancellations must be made by the client in writing to Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda prior to the tour departure to be confirmed as cancelled. Cancellations before the balance payment prior to departure are as follows:
60 days or more prior to departure, 95% of tour fee to be refunded to the guests by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda.
59-30 days 60% of tour fee is forfeited
29-15 days 80% of tour fee is forfeited
14-0 days 100% of tour fee is forfeited
NOTE: Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Golden monkey tracking permits are non-Refundable in both Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Therefore, if your safari adventure involves any of the mentioned category, a fee for obtaining that particular permit is first deducted before making any refund.

d) Cancellation by US

Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda reserves the right to cancel a tour in any circumstances but will not cancel a tour less than 30 days before departure, except for Force Majeure, Low Bookings (minimum 6 pax for group tours) or the Client’s failure to pay the final balance. Unless the Client fails to pay the final balance, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda will, upon cancellation, return all monies paid excluding payment for travel insurance or offer an alternative tour of comparable standard (does not cover the flight ticket or any other item which is not related with the tour operator Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda). No compensation will be paid to the Client if cancellation is because of Force Majeure.

e) Travel Insurance

The passenger accepts that the cost of the tour does not include travel insurance & it is mandatory that all passengers obtain travel insurance while travelling with Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda covering personal injury, medical, repatriation, and evacuation expenses.
Passengers must be able to provide proof of adequate insurance cover purchased if requested by the group leader or Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda representative. It is strongly recommended that the coverage be extended to include cancellation, curtailment, and all other expenses that might arise as a result of loss, damage, injury, delay or inconvenience occurring to the passenger.
Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda will not accept liability for loss, theft of, or damage to baggage or personal effects. Personal belongings lost or stolen while unattended by the passenger in public lounges or other public areas, whether on board, a vessel, train, bus, or other mode of transportation, publicly owned or operated by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda or elsewhere, are not re-imbursable. Losses due to ordinary wear and tear or acts of God are not re-imbursable.
Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda will not accept responsibility for, and in no event shall be liable for loss or damage of valuables or other articles left in or on facilities used by the Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda such as hotels, vessels, expedition vehicles, or any other mode of transportation. When obtaining travel insurance, the client must ensure the insurer is aware of the type of travel to be undertaken.

f) Itinerary Changes

It may be necessary, sometimes at short notice, to make changes to an itinerary due to weather, traffic or road conditions. Regrettably, coaches, trains, boats do occasionally break down, or suffer mechanical or technical problems, or certain facilities on board a coach, train, boat may become faulty. Every effort will be made to rectify such issues as quickly as possible. In some instances, it may be necessary to replace the vehicle or boat which cannot be repaired. We cannot accept any responsibility for delays caused by any form of breakdown.

g) Changes by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda

Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda aim is to operate all tours as advertised accepts that it may prove necessary or advisable to vary or modify a tour itinerary or its contents due to prevailing local conditions or any other reason.
Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda reserves the right at any time to cancel or change any of the facilities, accommodations, services or prices described in our brochure or online and to substitute alternative arrangements of comparable monetary value or charge a supplement locally if alternative arrangements cannot be made, without compensation to the Client and accepts no liability to the Client whatsoever for costs or loss of enjoyment as a result of these changes.
Where a major change is made prior to departure, the Client will have the choice of either: accepting another tour of equivalent or superior standard; or a choice of specified travel arrangements of a lower standard to those previously booked together with a refund of the difference in price; or cancelling the tour and obtaining a full refund. The definition of the “major change” is a change that is reasonably required but will depend on the individual tour and circumstances.

h) Complaints

In the event of any dissatisfaction with any service provided by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda, you must report it immediately to the Trip Leader so that action can be taken to remedy the problem. Failure to notify the Trip Leader of any problem immediately may prejudice Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda and may result in your ability to claim compensation from us being extinguished or reduced.
Any complaint made to Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda following the conclusion of the trip should be made in writing within 28 days of completion of the trip. In the event that you do not notify us in writing within 21 days, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda’s ability to investigate the complaint may be prejudiced and may extinguish your claim. We are a Member of AUTO, USAGA & UTB. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by the three associations Code of Conduct.

i) Visas & Travel Documentation

It is the passenger’s responsibility to obtain any visas, passports, health certificates or other travel documentation required. It remains the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. For both our destinations in East Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda & Tanzania), D. R. Congo applications must be made online.

j) Agent Responsibility

It is the responsibility of the Agent to advise Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda of any special requirements of the passenger and to communicate to any changes or alterations advised by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda.

k) Inclusions

The tour price include:
All accommodation as listed in the Tour Inclusions Section
All transport listed in the Tour Inclusions Section
Sight-seeing and meals as listed in the Tour Inclusions Section
The services of a group leader as described in the Tour Inclusions Section
The number of bags and luggage allowance may vary depending on your flight, destination, date, please check details with our customer service.

l) Exclusions

The tour price do not include:
Flights, excess baggage, visas, insurance, extra meals and drinks, items of personal nature, tips, port taxes & fuel supplements, departure taxes, optional activities and all the other services not stated in the ‘Inclusions’ sections of this brochure or online.
m) Solo Passengers

You have high options to book a tour. All our prices are based on single, double, twin or triple share occupancy.

n) Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

All extra accommodation costs must be paid in advance no less than one week prior to the tour departure by the passenger. Unpaid accommodation less than 7 days prior to departure will be considered cancelled.
The airport transfers offered with pre-tour accommodations can be only arranged after the payment has been received. The airport transfer won’t be valid without confirmation from Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda.

o) Age & Health

Passengers under 18 years old are not permitted on Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda tours except for travelling with parents on specific Family Tours. Bookings from persons under 18 will only be accepted with proof from their parents or guardians in any case. All passengers are expected to be certain that prior to travel that they are fit and able to complete the itinerary of their chosen tour as described in this brochure or online.

p) Privacy Policy

In order to process your booking, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda need to collect certain personal details from you. These details will usually include the names and addresses of party members, credit/debit or other payment details and special requirements such as those relating to any disability or medical condition that may affect the holiday arrangements. We take full responsibility for ensuring that proper security measures are in place to protect your information.
We must pass some information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements (hotels, transport companies etc.). Such suppliers may be outside our region if your holiday is to take place or involve suppliers outside these countries. The information may also be provided to security or credit checking companies, public authorities such as customs/immigration if required by them, or as required by law.
We may make contact with you or members of your holiday party by post, e-mail, or telephone for the purposes set out. We will also use your information to inform you of offers in the future or to send you brochures. If you do not wish to receive such approaches in the future then please let us know as soon as possible by telephone, letter or e-mail us at info@ecovictours.com. If we do contact you by e-mail about our new brochures, updated website or special offers, you will also be able to unsubscribe yourself from our database at this time.
When the passenger submits the review form they accept that the feedback and all rights therein, become the sole property of Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda and that Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda shall have the right to make it available to the public on this website and for any purpose and in any media (including for advertising or other commercial use).

q) Photos & Marketing

The passenger consents to Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda using images taken of the passenger during the tour for advertising and promotional purposes in any media we choose. The passenger grants Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use such images for publicity and promotional purposes.

r) Responsibility of Travel Talk

The tours operated or supplied by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda have been designed to provide participants with an exposure to the true nature of the environment visited and therefore involve an element of potential risk and exposure to potential hazards over and above those associated with normal ’package’ holidays.
All bookings are accepted on the understanding that the Client appreciates such risks and hazards and they undertake all tours at their own volition. If a Client participates in an activity not included as part of a tour operated by the Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda, the Client accepts all responsibility for taking part in such an activity, accepts that no further services will be provided by the company and indemnifies Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda against any and all claims related to such an activity.
Where the Client suffers death, personal injury or any other loss whatsoever as a result of an activity forming part of the tour arrangements booked with Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda, then Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda shall only accept responsibility if the death, personal injury or loss was caused by the negligent acts and/or omissions of Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda’s employees, officers, agents or direct suppliers. For the avoidance of doubt, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda shall not be liable for such death, personal injury or any other loss suffered whatsoever if there has been no fault on the part of Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda or its partners, or if the cause was the fault of the Client (including without limiting the generality of the foregoing the Client’s participation in any activity/option not specifically detailed as included on the tour or operated directly by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda) or due to the actions of someone unconnected with the tour arrangements or due to circumstances which neither Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda nor its partners could have reasonably anticipated or avoided.

s) Your Financial Protection

We are a member of UTB, AUTO & USAGA. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by UTB’s Code of Conduct. We can also offer you an arbitration scheme for the resolution of disputes arising out of this contract. The scheme is arranged by UTB and administered independently. It is a simple and inexpensive method of arbitration on documents alone with restricted liability on you for cost. Safeguarding your adventure holiday is important to us. You can be sure your holiday is secured and fully financially protected.

t) Governing Law

The terms & conditions (incorporating these Booking Conditions) and all matters arising from it, is subject to Ugandan Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ugandan Courts. The information contained in our brochures and online is correct at the time of publication; however, Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda accept no liability for any inaccuracies contained herein.