14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda – Fulfilling your African Dreams Expectations
The 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda safari starts and ends in Entebbe. It includes Gorilla and Chimpanzee visit, this safari will take you to Bwindi impenetrable national park in western Uganda, this conservation area inhabits over 500 Mountain Gorillas which is half of the remaining world’s Mountain Gorillas.
The 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda takes you to Jinja on a day excursion to explore and have fun doing white water rafting on the Nile River, then upstream the Nile to Murchison Falls National Park famous for a variety of wildlife species including – the lions, Leopards, elephants, bushbucks, Uganda-kobs, Giraffes, birds and many more.
You will also get to Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for the Kazinga channel boosting of tree climbing lions in its remote Ishasha sector among others Chimpanzees, a wide range of bird species, elephants as well as communities living in this conservation area make it score high’ other national parks you will visit include Kibale Forest and Lake Mburo National parks – famous for Zebras.
14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda highlights
- Day 1: Arriva – Entebbe Airport – Meet and Greet – Transfer to the Hotel
- Day 2: Kampala highlight – Ssezibwa Fall – Mabira – Jinja source of the Nile
- Day 3: Jinja Full day – (Optional Activities – White water rafting – Kayaking – Bungee Jumping
- Day 4: Jinja – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
- Day 5: Murchison Falls National Park -game drive Boat cruise Hike to the top of the Falls.
- Day 6: Murchison Fall National Park – Hoima – Fort Portal – transfer to Semuliki Valley NP.
- Day 7: Semuliki Valley National Park – Game drive – Sempaya hot springs – boardwalk – Kibale Forest National Park
- Day 8: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park – Afternoon game drive
- Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Game drive – Boat cruise – Community walk/experience
- Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Crater lakes/games drive – Ishasha – game drive
- Day 11: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha game drive – transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 12: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla trekking – Lake Bunyonyi
- Day 13: Lake Bunyonyi – free day on own
- Day 14: Lake Bunyonyi – transfer to Entebbe Airport
Tours Start Entebbe Int. Airport (Google Maps)
Minimum Persons 2 max 6
For the single traveler: 1 pax – please contact us for rates
Pick up and drop off/departure location: Entebbe International Airport
Departure/drop off time: 3 hours before flight time.
Detailed 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda
Day 1: Arrival at – Entebbe – Transfer to the Hotel
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our team will meet and pick you up, drive you to the hotel for interaction and briefing about the details of the program, and later you will have a free evening, dinner, and overnight. (Meal plan on B/D)
Accommodation options: Entebbe Airport Guest House/Lake Victoria G/H (Mid-range)
Day 2: Entebbe – The Source of the river Nile – overnight Jinja
After breakfast drive to Jinja via Kampala for a city tour highlight, depending on your interests in Kampala, we will have lunch and later take off to Jinja via Mabira/Ssezibwa/tea and sugar cane plantation we will be in Jinja in time to explore the source of the Nile the world’s longest river NILE, keeping time in mind we will head to the lodge for check-in, dinner and overnight. (Meal plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Jinja Base Camp (Budget)
Day 3: Jinja – half-day dedicated to – (optional activities) – overnight Jinja
An early morning breakfast, depending on your interest of the day (Options-White water Rafting/Bungee Jumping/Kayaking/floating boat cruise at the Nile, will proceed to the points from where we will start off with our exciting day’s activities, we will return for dinner and overnight. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Lake Victoria View Guest House/Entebbe Airport Guest House (Budget)
Day 4 of 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda: Jinja – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – transfer to Murchison falls National Park
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe, you will drive to Murchison falls through Luwero town, and have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in order to enjoy these black and white Rhinos. Each person here pays $40 dollars for entrance to the sanctuary. This sanctuary was established mainly to protect these rhinos from danger and poachers.
Have a stop in Masindi at any hotel for your lunch and after continuing to Murchison falls national park and hike to the top of the falls which will give you beautiful views of these waterfalls. You will gaze at the Nile River which is the longest river in the world, it’s forced through a small gap which is just 7m wide and it flows 43 meters down making it look very beautiful to the viewers.
Murchison falls National Park is one of the largest national parks in Uganda and it covers an area of 3840 sq meters. The park has a variety of wildlife species and vegetation which ranges from swampland, Savannah to riparian forests, and the wildlife species here include; leopards, lions, hyenas, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, crocodiles, hippos, primates like the monkeys, and the many bird species including blue-throated roller, the shoebill stork, Ituri Batis, Tit Hylia, Uganda woodland warbler, forest robin, yellow-billed and the grey throated. The main tourist activities carried out in this park are game viewing and boat trips along the Nile River. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Red Chill Bandas (Budget)
Day 5: Murchison Fall National Park – Game drive – afternoon boat cruise – Hike to the Top of the Falls
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, and proceed to search for the wildlife species on a game drive. You will get a chance to view many species including; giraffes, lions, elephants, buffaloes, birds, and many more. The guide will take you back to the lodge to have your lunch at the lodge as you prepare to enjoy a boat cruise on the Nile River.
This boat will allow you to get close to the water animals which include over 4000 hippos as well as the Nile crocodiles. The Nile has got many stunning bird lives which are also enjoyed while taking your boat trip; these include; the bee-eaters, colored kingfisher, shoebill stork, grey throated, and the yellow-billed birds. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Red Chill Bandas (Budget)
Day 6: Murchison Falls National Park – Hoima – Semuliki Valley National Park
Drive to Semliki and head to Bundibugyo, enjoy this spectacular drive with views of Lake Albert and the legendary Mountain Rwenzori ranges. This park is situated in Bundibugyo district along the western border of Uganda with the Democratic Republic of Congo near Lake Albert. The park has a great location within the western Albertine Rift valley region and occupies the eastern section of the Ituri forest connecting Uganda with the Congo River separated by the river Semliki.
Semliki is a site for ornithologists with approximately 400 species of birds mainly forest birds. Approximately 300 species of trees have been recorded here and more than 52 mammal species including 11 diurnal species.
At the night you will have a spot-lit game drive. The night, only one of this nature in the whole of Uganda and see the thin white-tailed mongoose, very small night-jars plus several cats, dinner and overnight. (Meal Plan on Full Board)
Accommodation options: Kirimia Guest House/Uganda Wildlife Bandas (Moderate)
Day 7 of 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda: Semuliki – Game drive – Sempaya hot springs – walk – transfer to Kibale NP
Visit the highlight in Semliki, referred to as the Sempaya hot springs. These natural springs have a geyser shooting high from an 8-meter-wide hole at a very high temperature. Of its kind, this is the largest in the whole of Uganda.
On this very trail, you may identify a couple of bird types such as the blue breasted kingfisher plus Frasier’s ant-thrush in addition to primates such as the grey checked mangabey plus the red-tailed monkey.
Proceed to Mungilo waterfall to see some other fascinating birds; particularly ideal for birders. In the late afternoon, take a boat ride on Lake Albert, a wonderful lake. See the various water animals and later drive to Kibale National Park via Fort Portal for dinner and overnight. (Meal Plan on Full Board)
Accommodation options: Kibale Forest Camp/Rweetera Safari Park (Moderate)
Day 8 of 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda: Kibale Forest National Park – travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park – evening game drive
Early in the morning have breakfast, you will enjoy a walk along the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains where you will have a glance at the great peak of this mountain of the moon.
After the walk, continue with your transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, this park is just a 3-hour drive away from Kibale National Park. This national park is famous for its variety of wildlife species and primate species.
This famous conservation area is bordered by Lake Edward in the southwest and in the northeast, it’s bordered by Lake George. This park was named after Queen Elizabeth the second and it has a variety of wildlife species including; the impalas, kobs, forest hogs, elephants, buffaloes, tree-climbing lions, and the cape buffaloes.
This national park is also filled with many volcanic calderas which harbor many flamingos for several seasons. On your arrival at the park, check-in and prepare to engage in a game drive within the park, you will spend the afternoon watching many wildlife species including the kobs, elephants, lions, buffaloes, and many more, get a chance to visit the baboon cliff which is famous for its beautiful scenery and many good views of the mountains of the moon.
You will as well enjoy much of Savannah’s vegetation grassland which occupies most of this park, back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Only 1 hour is permitted for you to view the chimpanzee. Trekking takes about 1 hour to 6 hours based on the location of these relatives of Man. We will return for lunch and thereafter depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Chimpanzee tracking fee USD $200.00 Net in Kibale National Park,
Price Is Not Included in The Quotation (price/pax)
(Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Kazinga Wilderness Safari Camp (Mid-range- in the wild – community affiliated)
Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Game drive – Afternoon boat cruise – Community Walk
Arise early enough and after breakfast, enjoy a morning game drive where you will see various animals like elephants, elands, antelopes, buffaloes, and lions, among others.
Later return to the lodge, relax and have lunch. During the afternoon set out for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will see various numbers of animals like crocodiles, hippos, waterbucks, buffaloes, as well as birds like the storks, Kingfisher among others, return to the lodge for dinner and, (optional 3-hour night guided game drive depending on your strength and interest), stay or return at the lodge for your overnight. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Kazinga Wilderness Safari Camp (Mid-range – in the wild – community affiliated)
Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park – game drive/craters – Ishasha – game drive
Wake up so early and proceed for a Crater Lake exploration and a game drive, return for breakfast, and after proceed to the game drive through the Ishasha sector where you will be able to view the tree-climbing lions and many other animal species including the birds, buffalos, elephants, kobs, monkeys and many more, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: At the River (Mid-range)
Day 11 of 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda: Ishasha – Game drive in Ishasha – transfer to – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast embark on a journey to Bwindi Forest home to Mountain gorillas covering an area of 331 sq km. Pass through the Ishasha sector where you will take pleasure in watching tree-climbing lions, also enjoy various spectacular landscapes on your way, have lunch and continue to Bwindi to check-in for dinner and overnight. (Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Cabins)
Day 12 of 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla trekking – Community walk – Experience
On this day you will have a great time meeting with the Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest! After a tasty breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the lodge, head for briefing, and later enjoy the fullness of the mist forest as you see the gentle giants and other wildlife species like buffaloes, elephants, monkeys, and butterflies, and different bird species.
Only 1 hour is permitted for you to view the Gorillas. Trekking takes about 1 hour to 8 hours based on the location of these gentle giants. After the trek, in the evening you could go for a guided nature walk or a community visit, return to the lodge for dinner, and overnight. Gorilla tracking fee USD $700.00 Net,
Price Is Not Included in The Quotation (price/pax)
(Meal Plan on F/B)
Accommodation options: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Cabins)
Day 13: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – transfer to Lake Bunyonyi – Free Evening
After breakfast drive to Kabale through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. An area referred to as the “Switzerland of Africa” Stopover at the Grace Villa orphanage and museum in Kabale to discover the culture of the people living in the area.
Lunch at Bunyonyi Overland, with a unique and amazing panoramic view of Lake Bunyonyi, the deepest in Uganda. Afternoon boat ride inside the lake to various islands for bird viewing and sightseeing. (Meal Plan on Full Board)
Accommodation options: Bunyonyi Overland (Cabins)
Day 14: Lake Bunyonyi – Entebbe – departure
After an early breakfast, embark on your journey back to Kampala. Have lunch en route with a stopover around the equator to have experiments and take enough photos. Later arrive in Kampala in the evening or a drop off at the Entebbe for a flight. (Meal Plan on B/L)
End of Deks Uganda Safaris Services – 14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda
14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda Quotation:
Based on 2 persons sharing services – per person standard rate
Standard Net rate – based on Mid-range Accommodation per person: USD $4,950.00
For an extra 3rd person or more please contact the office for rates
Overnight stay options:
If staying in Entebbe, please request assistance at the time of booking this safari to allow us ample time to make arrangements. If departing Entebbe, the same night, please note’ by use of road’ returns to Entebbe are always late morning (approximately 16h30), please DO NOT book flights departing prior to 20h00 respectively in order to allow time for security, check-in, and if any delays due to weather.
14 Days Best Active Adventure Tour to Uganda Safari Inclusions and Exclusions
- All accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary on FB & BB basis
- Gorilla permit fees/permit purchased NET from UWA each $700.00 per person per visit
- Chimpanzee permit fees/permit purchased NET from UWA each $200.00 per person per visit
- Full-time exclusive use of a 4 x 4 Safari Pop up Van
- Full-time services of experienced English-speaking drive/guide
- All services in national parks i.e park entrance fees, guided nature walks, hikes & game drives
- Boat trips in both Murchison fall, Queen Elizabeth & Lake Mburo National Park
- A 3-hour guided night game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park (optional – depending on one’s strength and interest)
- Bottled drinking mineral water, coffees, teas, or soft drinks while on Safaris, game drives, walks, hikes, or transfers
- All Nature/Safari & Community walks as indicated in the itinerary-safari program
- All airport pickups and drop off from Entebbe & back to Entebbe airport
- All activities indicated & mentioned in the itinerary
- A $12 per pax off as a donation to orphanage homes whose parents’ death are/were as a result of animal conflicts within conservation areas
- All government related taxes
- Optional Forest walks each at $20.00 plus entry of $40.00 park entry fees
- Optional Batwa community visit in Bwindi or Mgahinga or Nyakabade and the entertainment each at ($25.00 per person)
- Laundry service in different hotels we stay
- Bar bills, phone calls
- Personal insurance and medical bills
- All other services of a personal nature
- All services marked as Optional in the itinerary
- Driver/guides/hotel staff or any other person’s gratuity
Gorilla permit cost $700.0
A chimpanzee permit costs $200.0 in Kibale Forest National Park
Chimpanzee permit cost $50 in Kalinju Forest