10-Day Ubora Best of Uganda Tour - 10 Days

The 10 Day best of Uganda Safari covers the major Unique Attractions in Uganda. The highlights of this safari include, boat rides, Game drives, Nature Walks, Cultural visits and Interactions with Local population, as well as Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking. Clients also have an opportunity to relax at Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 1
Arrival at Entebbe Airport

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel. Depending on your time of arrival you may take a walk though the beautiful Entebbe town.

Main Destination:

Entebbe

Accommodation:

Boma Guest House

• Mid-range guest house located in or near Entebbe

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 2
Drive To Murchison Falls National Park Via Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary

After breakfast you shall start your tour. Driving through Kampala, you proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here you shall have a walking Safari to the Southern White Rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. In the afternoon you will drive to the legendary Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s biggest National Park.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP – See all animals

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

GiraffeCommon

HippoAbundant

BuffaloCommon

LionOccasional

Accommodation:

Murchison River Lodge

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Murchison Falls NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Game drive and Boat cruiser

After an early breakfast, proceed for a game drive. This is a beautiful drive across savannah, Borassus Palm Forest and grassland down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. Drive in the open African savanna in search for many animals and birds species. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile, to Murchison falls, whence the park derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls by hiking to the top of the falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7 meter gap and at the bottom you will see Huge Nile Crocodiles bask.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation:

Murchison River Lodge

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Murchison Falls NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4
Drive to Kibale National park

Today you will drive to Fort Portal to Kibale National Park. Along the way you will pass many tea plantations and you may stop and interact with tea pickers and take pictures. In the evening you will arrive at your accommodation having passed through Fort Portal town.

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February and June to July

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale NP – See all animals

ChimpanzeeCommon

ElephantOccasional

HippoRare

BuffaloOccasional

LionRare to none

LeopardVery Rare

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Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

• Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5
Chimpanzee trekking and drive to Queen Elizabeth National park

After breakfast you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is home to 13 species of primate including chimpanzees. The park’s highest point is at 1590m above sea level. After lunch you shall proceed to Queen Elisabeth National Park, enjoy a game drive on your way in. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda’s most popular and most scenic game reserves in Uganda.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Best Time to Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP – See all animals

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

HippoAbundant

BuffaloCommon

LionCommon

LeopardOccasional

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Accommodation:

Kasenyi Safari Camp

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6
Game drive and Boat ride

Have an Early Morning Game Drive. There are over 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park. The Primates include Chimps, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black faced Red Colobus, and Red tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons. Return to the Lodge. In the afternoon, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Kasenyi Safari Camp

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7
Game drive in Ishasha, drive to Bwindi

Depart for Bwindi National park in the Morning on your way; you will have a chance to have a game drive in Ishasha Sector where the tree climbing lions are found, then continue to the home of the Mountain Gorillas. Of Uganda’s Forested Parks, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes, as well as 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February

High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable NP – See all animals

GorillaCommon

ChimpanzeeRare

White RhinoNone

Black RhinoNone

LionNone

LeopardNone

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Accommodation:

Gorilla Mist Camp

• Mid-range tented camp bordering Bwindi Impenetrable NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8
Gorilla trekking and drive to Lake Bunyonyi

This morning you will get up early and go for the upcoming gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas. You will then drive to Lake Bunyonyi to your next accommodation.

Main Destination:

Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation:

Birdnest Resort

• Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9
Drive to Lake Mburo national park, game drive

Today, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Even at the entrance to the park you can watch impalas and zebras. You will have a game drive as you enter the park. The Lake Mburo National Park forms a mosaic-like habitat with rocks, dry slopes, open and wooded savannas, forests, and swamps increases. You will have a game drive as you enter the park.

Main Destination:

Lake Mburo National Park

Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Mburo NP – See all animals

GiraffeOccasional

HippoCommon

BuffaloCommon

ZebraCommon

LeopardOccasional

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HyenaOccasional

Accommodation:

Rwakobo Rock Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Mburo NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10
Morning nature walk and drive to Entebbe

You will get up early morning for a guided nature walk and game drive return to the hotel for a hearty breakfast. In the afternoon you will proceed to Kampala crossing the equator and later drive to Entebbe to catch your flight back home. Along the way you will stop for photo opportunities.

Main Destination:

Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Included

  • • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • • Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • • International flights (From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Rates Per Person

Start dates Single 1 room 2+ people Sharing rooms
Aug 17, 2018 $3,265 $2,850
Sep 21, 2018 $3,265 $2,850
Oct 19, 2018 $3,265 $2,850
Nov 9, 2018 $3,265 $2,850
Dec 21, 2018 $3,265 $2,850
Jan 25, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Feb 15, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Apr 26, 2019 $3,265 $2,870
Jun 7, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Jul 19, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Aug 30, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Sep 20, 2019 $3,295 $2,900
Nov 8, 2019 $3,265 $2,870
Dec 20, 2019 $3,265 $2,870
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  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • Single travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 2 people to run.
  • This tour must be paid in US Dollars (USD).

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Price From USD $ 3,265/person
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Total $ 3,265 USD