Check out some example tour- and safari packages below. Naturally, all listed packages are adaptable to a client’s particular wishes.

Our 15-day trip brings you the highlights of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 13 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!

This trip specifically includes the most important and well known national parks of Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo National Park.

Day to day program

Day 1
Entebbe – Kampala

Arrive at Entebbe Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you.

Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.

Day 2
Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. In Murchison Falls we visit the top of the falls if time allows. On our way we visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This is the only place inUganda where you can see the white Rhino.

Murchison Falls is one of the most beautiful national parks of Uganda. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. Expect to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Day 3
Murchison Falls National Park

Early morning game drive in this beautiful national park. Afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls. The boat is the perfect platform to see and photograph many different bird species.

Day 4
Murchison Falls National Park- Hoima

Early morning game drive or boat trip on the Nile to the delta into Lake Albert or visit Budongo Forest for a jungle walk. In the afternoon we drive to Hoima town.

Day 5
Hoima – Kibale Forest

After breakfast we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk around the lodge in the afternoon. During this walk it is possible to see monkeys and birds. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (both activities optional).

Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and L’Hoest monkey.

Day 6
Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes.

Day 7
Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way we pass the equator where we will make a stop. Game drive in the afternoon.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Day 8
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game drive in the morning. Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon.

The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.

Day 9
Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha

After breakfast we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions.

In Ishasha there are 4 prides of lions that climb the trees daily. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park.

Day 10
Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

Today we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains.

Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

(Driving time depends on which area in Bwindi we’ll decide to stay in.)

Day 11
Bwindi Impenetrable

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Day 12
Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Bunyonyi

Optional activities for today: make a nature walk through the national park, go for a primate or bird watching walk, or visit the local people or pygmies. It is also possible to do a second gorilla tracking on this day.

Afterwards transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Lake Bunyonyi is the deepest and most beautiful lake in Uganda. We sleep on one of the beautiful islands.

Day 13
Lake Bunyonyi

Possible activities for today: make a nature walk, go for a birding walk, go for canoeing, take a swim or visit the local community (all activities optional).

Day 14
Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Game drive or boat trip on the lake in the afternoon. In the evening we make a night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards.

Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda. There are no elephants and lions, so walking safaris are possible.

Day 15
Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

Game drive or game walk in the morning. On our way back we can make a stopover at the Equator for photos. Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Prices (2016)

Prices per person, in USD, based on double/twin sharing

 

Medium Budget High Budget
Based on private group of 6 persons 2.030 3.410
Based on private group of 4-5 persons 2.250 3.645
Based on private group of 2-3 persons 2.695 4.170
Group Tour 2.360 n.a.
Gorilla Tracking Low Season
(Apr-May-Nov)
High Season
Gorilla Permit per person 450 600
Options Medium Budget High Budget
Single room Supplement 355 635
Upgrade to Full Board per person per day 30 n.a.
Low Season (Apr-May-Nov) Medium Budget High Budget
Low Season Discount per person 75 185

Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations with meals mentioned
  • Bottled drinking water
  • 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Entrance fees to the included National Parks
  • The following activities: bird watching, game drives, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary visit, boat trips on the Nile, visit the top of Murchison falls, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest, boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, boat trip and night game drive in Lake Mburo

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visa for Uganda
  • All optional activities
  • Insurances
  • Meals not mentioned and beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication

Our 14-day Africa wildlife safari specifically includes all the national parks of the Northern Circuit (except for Kilimanjaro NP): the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National park, Arusha National Park, Mkomazi National Park and Lake Natron with Oldonyo Lengai, an active volcano.

This specific African safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors who want to see it all! This trip is also ideal for photographers who like to see a lot of wildlife and stunning panoramas.

Day to day program
Day 1
Kilimanjaro Airport – Moshi Town

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Pick up and meet your
guide, then drive to Moshi Town, almost 30 min drive from the airport
for overnight.
Day 2
Moshi Town – Mkomazi National Park

Wake up in Moshi with a splendid view of Mt. Kilimanjaro (on a clear day). After some shopping in this nice town we drive to Mkomazi National Park.

Mkomazi National Park is set below the slopes of the spectacular Usambara Mountains and supports several dry specialists species (rare elsewhere in Tanzania) including the fringe eared oryx, lesser kudu and gerenuk. Mkomazi is contagious with Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park.
Day 3
Mkomazi National Park – Arusha National Park

Early morning game drive in Mkomazi National Park. Transfer to Arusha National Park afterwards. Part of Arusha National Park is Mount Meru, the smaller brother of Kilimanjaro.

Arusha National Park is the closest national park to Arusha town. The park has a great diversity in habitats and animals and the landscape is very beautiful, overlooking Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro.
Day 4
Arusha National Park – Tarangire National Park

Early morning game drive in Arusha National Park. Transfer to Tarangire National Park afterwards. Game drive in the afternoon in this beautiful National Park, with chances of seeing lions, elephants, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe and many more.

Tarangire National Park stretches south east of Lake Manyara around the Tarangire River. It is most spectacular in the dry season from June to November, when several thousands of animals migrate to the last remaining pools of the Tarangire River.
Day 5
Tarangire National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Today we drive through the Ngorongoro Highlands towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On our way we make a stop on a beautiful viewing point to see the Ngorongoro Highlands and Ngorongoro Crater.

The Ngorongoro Crater, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife, inside a self-contained world teeming with animals, with very good chances of seeing the big five!
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning adventure in the Ngorongoro Crater where there are high chances of seeing THE BIG FIVE. The crater also includes a spectacular Soda lake with flamingos. Afternoon lunch at Hippo Pool Picnic site is unforgettable experiences before afternoon ascend the Crater but remain in the scenic view above it.
Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park (Ndutu area)

On this day we will drive through Ngorongoro Highlands to the endless plains of the Serengeti. On this day it is possible to visit a Maasai Boma (kraal) to get more familiar with their daily life activities (optional). Afterwards we proceed to Lake Ndutu, which technically borders between Serengeti and Ngorongoro. This place is rich in various types of birds in both water bodies and savannah and also for the large animals of the savannah.
Day 8
Serengeti National Park (Ndutu area) – Serengeti National Park (Seronera area)

Driving through the corners of Serengeti in Ndutu area, one of the best opportunities to see the rare African bat eared foxes and Genet Cat. Afterwards we drive to Seronera Valley for a full day tour. Seronera is in Central Serengeti, the heart of wild Africa, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure.
Day 9
Serengeti National Park (Seronera area)

Full day game drive in central Serengeti. One of the best places to see lions, leopards and cheetahs. Optional ballooning (not included) to see the animals from the air.
Day 10
Serengeti National Park (Seronera area) – Serengeti National Park (Lobo area)

Early morning game drive in Seronera to catch up with the African wild sunrise with active animals in the morning, like lions, leopards and cheetahs, before breakfast. Before we leave Seronera we shall have a brief tour in the Serengeti Migration Centre for information and updates of the park. We can also make a stop in Olduvai Gorge (famous and interesting place where our ancestors have been found). Game drive on the way to the Lobo area.
Day 11
Serengeti National Park (Lobo area)

Full day game drive in the Lobo area of the Serengeti. Lobo is famous for the largest prides of muscular lions.
Day 12
Serengeti National Park (Lobo area) – Lake Natron

We leave the park through the northern gate while having a game drive on our way. On this way we shall be able to see the connectivity of Serengeti and Maasai Mara landscape as we proceed to Lake Natron in the basin of the Great Rift Valley, a land where the Maasai stay close to their famous active volcano, Oldonyo Lengai. In the afternoon we make a walk to a natural shower (waterfall). It is also possible to drive/walk to the lake to see the flamingos.
Day 13
Lake Natron – Lake Manyara National Park

In the morning we can drive/walk to the lake or visit the Maasai. Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park in the afternoon. Lake Manyara is Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife area, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Lake Manyara is famous for its tree climbing lions. Game drive in the afternoon.
Day 14
Lake Manyara National Park – Kilimanjaro Airport

Early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your outbound flight afterwards.

Prices:
Per day per person: 149$ Budget Full Board

 

Our 14-day trip brings you the best of Rwanda: where the savannah meets the rainforest.

Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!

This trip specifically includes the most important and well known national parks of Rwanda: Akagera National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Lake Kivu.

Highlights

Meet the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
Visit Dian Fossey’s Grave
See chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Nyungwe Forest
Game drives (safaris) in Akagera National Park
Boat trips on Lake Akagera and the Rusizi River
Visit the Genocide Memorial in Kigali and the National Museum in
Butare (Huye)
See the Bugarama Hot Springs and the beautiful Lake Kivu
Meet the local people and/or the pygmies and see their local way of living

Day to day program
Day 1
Kigali

Arrive at Kigali Airport. Meet and great with your guide and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2
Kigali – Akagera National Park

After breakfast we drive to Akagera National Park. On our way we enjoy the beautiful landscape and rural way of life of the local people.

Day 3
Akagera National Park

Game drive in the morning in Akagera National Park. Boat trip and game drive in the afternoon.

Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s only Savannah national park. The scenery is beautiful and expect to see elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles. With a little luck lions and leopards are possible.

Day 4
Akagera National Park – Kigali

Game drive in the morning. Picnic lunch at the top of Mount Mutumba (1.825m) with stunning panoramic views of the park. Transfer to Kigali afterwards.

Day 5
Kigali – Butare – Nyungwe Forest

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill (optional activities). Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest.

Day 6
Nyungwe Forest

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. Optional walk to the waterfall or visit to the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional).
Nyungwe Forest is East Africa’s largest forest, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey and Owl Faced Monkeys.

Day 7
Nyungwe Forest

Go for a nature walk or bird watching, make the primate walk, make the canopy walk or do the waterfall trail (one activity included).

Day 8
Nyungwe – Kibuye (Lake Kivu)

We drive to the Bugarama Hot Springs (the largest and biggest natural spring in Rwanda) via Cyamudongo Natural Forest. It is possible to take a warm bath in the hot springs (optional). Afterwards we drive to River Rusizi for a boat trip with lunch and drinks. Drive to Kibuye town.

Day 9
Kibuye – Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

Relax at the lodge or at the shores of scenic Lake Kivu. It is also possible to make a walk along the lake’s shores. Afterwards drive to Gisenyi.

Day 10
Gisenyi – Volcanoes National Park

Relax at the beach in the morning, go for a nature walk along the shore or visit Bugarama hot springs. In the afternoon we drive to the Volcanoes National Park.

Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

Day 11
Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tracking! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Nature walk through the beautiful environment in the afternoon (optional).

Day 12
Volcanoes National Park – Lake Ruhondo

Optional activities for today (one activity included): make a nature walk in the national park, visit the golden monkeys, climb one of the volcanoes, or visit Diane Fossey’s grave.

It is also possible to make another gorilla tracking.

Afterwards we drive to Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera; the Twin Lakes.

Day 13
Lake Ruhondo – Kigali

We drive around the lakes and visit the Musangabo viewing point. Optional nature walk around the lakes. Afterwards we drive to Kigali. It is also possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (optional).

Day 14
Kigali

After breakfast drive to Kigali for your outbound flight. City tour with possible visit of the Genocide Memorial if time allows (optional activity).

Prices per person, in USD, based on double/twin sharing

Prices Medium Budget High Budget
Based on private group of 6 persons 1.995 2.995
Based on private group of 4-5 persons 2.27 3.365
Based on private group of 2-3 persons 3.055 4.135
Group Tour 2.635 n.a.
Gorilla Tracking
Gorilla Permit per person 750 750
Options Medium Budget High Budget
Single room Supplement 455 740
Upgrade to Full Board per person per day 30 n.a.

Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations with meals mentioned
  • Bottled drinking water
  • 4×4 custom built vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Entrance fees to the included National Parks
  • The following activities: bird watching, game drives, boat trips
    on Lake Akagera and the Rusizi river and one chimpanzee tracking in
    Nyungwe Forest

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visa for Rwanda
  • All optional activities
  • Insurances
  • Meals not mentioned and beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication

For mountaineers, reaching the highest point on the 5,109 meter Margharita peak in the Rwenzoris is one of the most rewarding experiences in Africa. Though the mountain ranks third among the highest mountains of Africa, many climbers consider climbing the Rwenzoris as the most challenging on the whole African continent.

Detailed itenary:
Day 1 Kampala / Fort portal- Kasese
Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel and drive to Kasese passing via Queen Elizabeth National Park. On the way have a stop over at Mpambire to see the royal drum makers, as well as at the Equator for photography at this amazing place.. Proceed to the Queen Elizabeth National Park, keeping an eye out for wildlife. Dinner and Overnight at Margherita Hotel, Kasese

Day 2 Nyabitaba Hut (2650m)
Early in the morning, after having a cup of coffee, drive to Nyakalengija trailhead (1600m). Meet porters and guides and begin hiking up to Nyabitaba hut. Walk through the matooke plantations on the side of the steep foothills, past the local Bakonjo homesteads. Continue with the trail along the Mubuku River, through landslides. After crossing the Mahoma River, climb steeply through bracken fern slopes and Podocarpus forest to Nyabitaba Hut. Dinner and Overnight at Nyabitaba Hut
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Day 3 John Matte Hut (3350m)
From Nyabitaba follow the trail that drops down through the forest to the Kurt Shafer Bridge, just below the confluence of the Mubuku and Bujuku rivers. Passing through the bamboo forest, traverse through a long and exhausting stretch of slippery moss-covered rock. From the Nyamileju rock shelter, Mount Stanley and Mount Speke can be seen before passing into the zone of the giant heather, lobelia and groundsel. Finally reach John Matte Hut after passing through the tiring bog, for Dinner and Overnight at the Hut.

Day 4 Bujuku Hut
From John Matte Hut the trail drops down to cross the Bujuku River and enters Lower Bigo Bog, the home of giant lobelias. Jumping from tussock to tussock, the bog is finally crossed but rarely without the feet sampling some of the freezing ooze below. The Upper Bigo bog gives way to Bujuku Lake, with views of Mt Baker to the South and Mt Stanley to the West. Bujuku Hut, well located in the shadow of Mount Baker and Mount Speke, is set in a narrow valley below Stuhlmann Pass. Dinner and overnight at the hut.

Day 5 Elena Hut (4541m).
Leaving Bujuku, the trail takes you through more bog, while climbing the steep slopes west of the lake and through the magical Groundsel Gully as it ascends to Scott-Elliot Pass at 4372m. At the head of the gully a metal ladder takes you over a steep section after which the trail is divided into two. The trail on your right leads up to Elena Hut and Mount Stanley on a steep trail over large boulders, while the trail on your left leads to Scott-Elliot Pass and down to Kitandara Lakes. Dinner and Overnight at the Coolly and Icy Elena Hut

Day 6 Margherita peak
For those aiming at reaching Margherita peak (5109m), continue to the base of the Stanley Glacier. To reach the summit of Margherita, the climb takes about 5-7 hours depending on the weather conditions and the pace of climbing this mountain. This tough walk takes you over three glaciers, slippery rock, ice and very exposed areas which are open on many sides. Note that this climb is for only physically fit and technical climbers. Climbing on to the glaciers, cross the Stanley Plateau and proceed with the ascent. Acclimatized to fog, altitude sickness and coolly weather, scramble up to the summit of Margherita the highest peak of the Rwenzoris. Given the high altitude and the tough conditions even if you do not reach the peak, don’t get disappointed. Prepare for you return through the Scott-Elliot pass, where there are spectacular views back to Bujuku Lake and Mount Speke, up to Mount Stanley and down to the Kitandara Lakes. After the trail that passes you through an alpine zone of sparse vegetation and rough boulders, descend past the Kitandara Lakes for dinner and overnight at the Kitandara Hut.

Day 7 Guy Yeoman Hut (3260m)
From Kitandara, take on the trail that ascends steeply up the headwall, spreading out from the base of Mount Baker and continuing along the south side of the mountain to Fresh field Pass. At this point you can view into the Congo to the west and Mount Stanley to the north. From the pass, take on the long trail passing the rock shelter at Bujongolo, the base camp for the historic expedition by the Duke of Abruzzi in 1906.Dinner and Overnight at Guy Yeoman Hut.

Day 8 Nyabitaba (2650m)
Take on the path down to Nyabitaba hut. The path can be slippery and muddy and there fore requires careful balancing over the vertical mud or steep rock. Remember this is part of the adventure with in this mountain. Dinner and Overnight at Nyabitaba Hut

Day 9 Nyakalengija trailhead (1600m)
Descend gently down the muddy paths to the trailhead, finally arriving in Kasese towards lunch time. After having lunch in Kasese, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Proceed to the Kazinga channel for a launch cruise where you may see a wide variety of animals such as hippos, elephants, solitary buffaloes and a vast array of birds come to drink. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya/Jacana

Day 10 Queen Elizabeth – Kampala
Wake up for an early morning game drive. Take breakfast and depart for Kampala reaching late in the evening.

Cost: 1390 p/p

Kidepo Valley National Park lies in the rugged, semi arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Sudan and Kenya, about 700km from Kampala. It has a profusion of big game and hosts77 mammal species including Lions, elephants, leopard, bush duiker, jackal, bushbuck, bush pig, ostrich, buffalo and many more and 475 bird species.

Kidepo is Uganda’s most isolated national park, but the few who make the long journey north through the wild frontier region of Karamoja would agree that it is also the most magnificent, for Kidepo ranks among third Africa’s finest wildernesses. The local communities around the park include the pastoral Karamojong people similar to the Maasai of Kenya and IK a hunter –gatherer tribe whose survival is threatened you would not want to miss this on your itinerary.

Day 1: Kampala-Gulu

Depart Kampala at 8:00 am and head to Gulu via the famous Luwero Triangle, About 2 hours drive make your first stopover Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Zziwa is a home of rhinos, a most rewarding experience allowing you to see the rhinos at a very close range. While you track the rhinos, visit the information centre and craft shop, look out for bush buck, leopard, Uganda kob, oribi, crocodiles, hippo and other wildlife present on the ranch. Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary offers peace and tranquility in beautiful surroundings. Prior proceeding to Gulu via Karuma Falls.

The Karuma Falls comprise of a sequence of natural good locking rock formations all the way at the base of the Victoria Nile, within this place, and these result into the waters of the great River Nile to ripple, offering the Nile an appearance of stunning white foam. The falls are situated at the place where the main road of Masindi-Gulu crosses the great river Nile, about 70Km south of Gulu Town. You will be amazed by these water falls after your brief stopover here you will then head to Gulu. (Accommodation here is mainly mid range and Budget).

Day 2: Gulu –Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast you will head to Kidepo Valley National Park via Kitgum town the drive will be long, rough and dusty about 6-10 hours (depending on the road conditions) but you will forget about the road experience once you enter Africa’s truly wilderness, check in your lodge and spend the rest of the evening enjoying the peace and serenity of the park, animals roaming around, bird singing as you wait for dinner.

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Nature Walk

After breakfast, Depart on a morning game drive to the semi-arid section of the park which is the home to elegant and majestic Ostriches, drive to Kanangorok hot springs via the palm tree lined Kidepo River. Search for ostriches and tortoises along the way and many more animals including the Big Five as well as number of bird species. This section of the park also commands amazing sceneries of mountains across the border in Sudan. Return to your lodge for lunch.

After a packed lunch, stretch your legs during a guided walk through the park, Hike to the Lomej Mountains, take leisurely walks through the Narus Vally, meet members of the endangered IK tribe and wander the splendid Kidepo River Valley between banks of borassus palm forest.

Day 4: Village Walk and Evening Game drive

The local communities around the park are the agro-pastoral herders the pastoral Karamojong people. Their main livelihood activity is herding livestock (Cattles) which has social and cultural importance, due to the arid climate of the region, the karamonjongs move their livestock to the neighboring districts in search of water and pasture for their animals about for 3-4 months a year. They are very special, unique and indigenous ethic group in Uganda with rich cultures that is worth visiting.

Visit the Lorokul Cultural Group and explore the fascinating, ancient culture of the Karamojong. Visit traditional homesteads, sample local dishes and hear stories of the folklore of this remote tribe.

After this remarkable cultural encounter, take time to relax after your lunch as you wait to for an evening a game drive along the Narus River Valley. Wildlife here is equally copious you will come across large herds of Buffalos, Elephants, Jackals, Jackson Hartebeests, Klipspringer, lions, antelopes among others as they graze on the lush forage in the Narus valley. The scenery at this part of the ark is beautiful as you watch the sun set behind the long Nyangea ranges. Return to you lodge for an overnight.

Day 5: Departure

Early morning by 6.30Am, You will head back to Kampala with packed breakfast. It will be a long drive about 11-13 Hours depending on the road conditions, for those who can’t handle the long drive the journey can be broken into two ( Spend a night in Kitgum) and proceed the next day.

Tour pricing: 699$ full board per person, group tours

Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park.

After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked by your driver guide who will transfer you to

Queen Elizabeth national park that allows you an en route stop over at the Equator for photographs and as well as to perform a simple experiment and experience a tropical balance before proceeding for Lunch. After lunch proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park. On arrival at your lodge, you will relax for the rest of the day or go swimming at lodge’s pool or work out in the health club. Dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive/ Lunch cruise.

Early in the morning you will go for a game drive to view out the early risers and predators returning their hideout along Kasenyi tracks and Queens Mile. This dawn drive offers you an opportunity to see Lions, Leopards, Giant Forest Hogs, Cape Buffaloes, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, spotted hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Topi, Bush bucks and bird species. After the game drive return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax till lunch and then after lunch you will go for a 2 hours Launch cruise on the Kazinga channel into Lake Edward. This launch cruise will give you a great opportunity for photography, bird watching and game viewing at a close range. Return for an easy evening dinner and over night.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking/Evening game drive.

After having your breakfast, head to Kyambura Gorge for Chimpanzee Tracking. The gorge is part of the giant Rift Valley, the place where you will meet your chimpanzees in abundance. The chimpanzees are habituated meaning that they are used to human beings they move daily building new nests. You will spot other wildlife like Vervet and black/white Colubus monkeys, Baboons and many bird species. Later in the afternoon, drive to the crater region where you will take a hike to the craters as you enjoy the beautiful scenery, Later go for an evening game drive at the Ishaha sector offers you a unique experience of seeing the Tree Climbing Lions and the Topi. Other wildlife includes; Bushbuck, Waterbuck, African Civet, Mongoose, Giant Forest Hog and others. Return to your lodge for an overnight.

Day 4: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park.

After Breakfast, drive to LMNP. The Park contains a variety of attractions; it is dominated by extensive wetlands, rolling grassy hills, seasonal and permanent swamps, wooden savannah, and forests, which harbors a variety of plants and animal species. After lunch take a boat trip inside Lake Mburo and enjoy wildlife viewing see Crocodiles, Pelicans, Hippos, Herons and the rare Shoebill stork. Dinner and Overnight at Mihingo lodge.

Day 5: Horse Back Safari/ Depart for Kampala

Horseback safaris are an exciting way to see the wildlife around Mihingo Lodge. Without any engine sound and fumes you feel part of nature and often get the chance to see the more timid animals closely. You are likely to see eland & buffalo and nearly always warthog, topi, impala, duiker, bushbuck, waterbuck and zebra on the horseback safaris; it is a peaceful and relaxing activity.

After this exhilarating experience Relax have your lunch and head for Kampala arriving in the evening.

End of Tour.

Group tour pricing: 650$ per person on bed and breakfast

 DAY 1: ARRIVAL TRANSFER-KIGALI HOTEL:

12:15pm Meet and greet upon arrival at Kigali international airport by our airport representative and professional local guide, you will be given a briefing on the trip before transfer to Golden Hills Hotel for lunch after lunch you will visit Kigali genocide memorial centre then after back to the hotel for overnight stay on bed and breakfast (BB)

DAY2: KIGALI-VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK:

9:00am after breakfast drive to Volcanoes national park check in at Gorilla Nest lodge for lunch after lunch at leisure evening visit the Ruhengeri market or villages around ,Dinner and overnight stay on full board (FB)

DAY3: GORILLA TREKKING.

06:00am an early breakfast and transfer to the park head quarters where visitors assembly at 07.00 for a briefing on how to” behave” while in the company of a gorilla group. You will meet your game ranger guide here and proceed to the starting point of the trek to your allocated group of gorillas. The length of the trek varies depending on where the gorillas are as well as what the weather conditions are.
It is important to bring good hiking boots, long trousers and gloves for protection against stinging nettles, some snacks & sweets as well as sufficient amount of water as the rain forest gets hot and humid during the day. You spend one hour with the gorillas which is a truly amazing experience then after back to the base and return to your lodge for late lunch, The whole evening at leisure .Dinner and overnight stay on full board (FB)

DAY 4: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK -GISENYI

09:00am After breakfast drive to Gisenyi, a resort on the shores of Lake Kivu, check in at Kivu Serena hotel for lunch then after relax at the beach until evening. Kivu is one of the great lakes in Africa and the largest of the fresh water lakes that gleam in the Albertine (Western) rift of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Kivu stands 1461m (4,790ft) above sea level and is Africa’s highest lake. Beach relaxation: Surrounded by majestic mountains with soothing sandy beaches and gently pounding waves, Lake Kivu is a perfect place to take a break and relax. Here you can sit back in the shade of giant trees, enjoy local food and reflect back on your gorilla trekking experience. Gisenyi offers excellent view of the lake and the Virunga volcanoes massif. With its waterfront and sandy beaches, Gisenyi is a wonderful place to relax with the feel of tropical beach resort.

DAY 5: GISENYI-KIGALI

After breakfast drive to Kigali and transfer to the airport for your international flight departure out bound.

End of the service:

Total cost $ 1875 per person sharing double.

Price includes:
1 gorilla permit per person
Accommodation on bed and breakfast in Kigali hotel and Kivu Serena hotel
Accommodation on full board at Gorilla nest lodge.
Transportation 4x4safari build vehicle
Airport transfers
1 litre of Mineral water per person per day
City tour, Service of airport representative

Price doesn’t include:
Meals at the mentioned hotels and drinks
Travel insurance
Visa, internet, laundry& tip
All personal expenses not included on the above

Accomodation

Golden Hills Hotel Kigali
Gorillas Nest Lodge Ruhengeri
Lake Kivu Serena Hotel-Gisenyi

Prices
US$1875 per person based on 4pax,

Gorilla tracking in Southwest Uganda. Meet and greet mountain gorillas in their natural environment, the stunning afromontane forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable NP

After an early breakfast at 7.00 am the driver will pick you from the guesthouse and then leave for the South West of Uganda. The first part takes us through central Uganda. They will have Lunch in Mbarara at the famous Igongo Culture Centre and from here we will continue the journey through Rukugiri District passing villages, cultivated farms, hills before you reach in Buhoma Bwindi. Check in at Lodge, dinner and overnight at their booked Lodge.

Driving time: ± 9 hours

Day 1 and 2
Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge or Travellers Rest

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

Gorilla tracking day! At 7:45 am you will be at the starting point of Bwindi Impenetrable NP for pre-briefing and at 8:30 you will start the trek, after finding gorillas you can then spend a maximum of 1 hours in close contact with the group. All visitors are expected back to the starting point by 7:00 PM. The walks can take 3-9 hours depending on where you find the gorillas. It is a real hike and being physically fit is recommended.

Day 3: Entebbe

After breakfast, the last part of the journey will bring us back to Kampala. We will stop in Mbarara for Lunch and then continue, after Masaka town we will stop at the Equator for Tea/Coffee break and buying souvenirs. We will bring you back to a hotel of your choice in Kampala for your overnight stay. If you are continuing your journey somewhere else or are going back home, we will bring you to the airport for check in after refreshing at our guesthouse.

Driving time: ± 9 hours

Extra night in our Airport Guesthouse for $ 82 a double / $ 70 a
single (including BB and airport transfer)3 Days Gorilla Special
Comfortable accommodation
US$ 880 for one person going alone on the trip
US$ 480 per person for 2 people
US$ 370 per person for 3 people
US$ 315 per person for 4 people
US$ 285 per person for 5 people
US$ 270 per person for 6 people
US$ 250 per person for 7 people
Single supplement will add US$ 80 extra

All accommodation is on BB basis.

All transport is in 4WD Landcruisers with a pop-up roof and a comfortable window seat for everyone.

A gorilla permit ($600) will have to be arranged separately, and is not included in the above pricing options.

For solo travelers: We may have room in a not yet fully booked other group! Contact us for more information.

The Mahoma Trail

The trail has been open for exclussively wilderness camping. The hiking goes through the mountain forest, giving you the opportunity to see wildlife like the black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, chameleon, Rwenzori Turaco. The shortest trekking is 3 days. An extension of one day can be arranged including John Matte Hut.

Itinerary:

Day 1- From Ibanda to Omu’ka Kizza Rest Camp (2.977 m)

After breakfast at your Hotel / Campsite from Ibanda or Nyakalenjija, the trekking starts through the pristine rainforest of Kyambogho ridge with a view of the Mubuku Valley then climb the heavily forested ridge which is home to many primates, such as black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey and occasionally the L’hoest monkey, up the Omu’ka Kizza Rest Camp at 2,977 metres. Here you will enjoy the magnificent views over the Rwenzori foothills and Kasese town 2,160 metres below. During this part of the trip you may hear chimpanzee and see black and white colobus, blue monkey and the brilliantly colored Rwenzori turaco. The camp is a camping site in the wilderness.

Day 2 – Fromo Omu’Ka Kizza Rest camp to Mahoma Lake

mahoma lakeEarly morning after breakfast, you will hike to Mahoma Lake. The forest will give you way to along a narrow moss covered ridge up to 3,515 metres through an incredibly beautiful forest of giant heather covered in layers of bright green moss. You will follow the footprints of mountain Elephants through the bamboo and heather forest; you may get the chance to watch them having a drink at the hot spring. The ridge will lead you to the Rukenga valley where you will see the everlasting flowers (mimulopsis eliotti) and the giant lobelia. You then cross to Mahoma lake Camp for overnight. If the sky is clear that day, from the camp you may be able to see Mt.Baker, Mt.Stanley and the Portal Peaks.

Day 3 – Mahoma Lake to Ibanda

After breakfast you may go for walk around the lake and then descend back through Nyabitaba ranger post and the Mpanga ridge to adjoin the Mubuku valley, a home of three horned chameleon which will lead you back to Ibanda. cost 399$ group  tour

In addition to our larger tours, we can also arrange shorter tours and safaris for those on a schedule.

Some examples are:

  • 3 Nights/4 Days Kibale National Park & Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • 3 Nights/4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • 4 Nights/5 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park & Lake Mburo National Park
  • Five Days Bwindi and Semiliki National Parks
  • Five Days Kidepo Valley National Park (By Road)
  • Five Days Mount Elgon National Park
  • Four Days Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
  • Nine Days Mount Rwenzori National Park
  • Three Days Kidepo Valley National Park (by road)
  • Three Days Murchison Falls National Park
  • Two Days Jinja Adventure

For pricing, please contact us!