14 Days : Safari Program Jinja / Murchison Falls / Kibale / Queen Elizabeth

14 DAYS: SAFARI PROGRAM. JINJA/MURCHISON FALLS/KIBALE/QUEEN ELIZABETH

Day 01: Warm welcome on arrival and transfer to hotel/lodge (Bed and breakfast)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 8km (10min) to Entebbe and 40 km to Kampala (1hr)
  • Overnight: Hotel of choice in Entebbe or Kampala

Day 02: Drive to Jinja via Ssezibwa Falls and Mabira Forest. Boat ride & walk (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 120km (3hrs) from Ebb town and 80 km to Kampala (2hrs)
  • Overnight: Hotel of choice in Entebbe or Kampala
  • Activity: Boat ride guided walk in Jinja
  • Animals: some reptiles and a variety water of birds

Day 03: Drive to Murchison Falls NP with a stopover in Nakitoma. Ferry crossing (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 455 km (8hrs) from Ebb and 415 km from Kampala (7hr)
  • Overnight: Fort Murchison Lodge
  • Activity: Rhino tracking
  • Animals: White Rhinoceros & a few mammals, reptiles and birds

Day 04: Game drive & a boat cruise to the bottom plus a hike to the top of the falls (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): varies
  • Overnight: Fort Murchison Lodge
  • Activity: Game drive, Boat ride and hike top of the Falls
  • Animals: Lions, spotted hyenas, leopards, elephants, Giraffes, oribis, Kobs, waterbucks, Hartebeests, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, some reptiles and a variety of birds
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Day 05: Take a long drive to Kibale Forest National Park. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 400km (8-9 hours)
  • Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp
  • Activity: Nil
  • Animals: baboon, antelopes, primates, elephants, etc

Day 06: Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP. Game drives (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 64 km
  • Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp
  • Activity: Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi swamp walk
  • Animals: chimpanzees, various primates, elephants, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles, a variety of birds plus a variety of trees & shrubs

Day 07: Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP. Game drives (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 260km (4hrs)
  • Overnight: Bush Lodge  
  • Activity: Game drives
  • Animals: some primates, lions, spotted hyenas, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, kobs, baboons, warthogs, forest hog, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, some reptiles and a variety of birds
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Day 08: Amgame-drive in Kasenyi & pm boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): varies
  • Overnight: Bush Lodge  
  • Activity: Game drives & boat cruise
  • Animals: some primates, lions, spotted hyenas, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, kobs, baboons, warthogs, forest hog, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, some reptiles and a variety of birds
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Day 09: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 216 km to Buhoma (5hrs.), 266 km to Ruhija(7 hrs), 216 km to Rushaga (7 hrs)
  • Overnight: Engagi Lodge or Ruhija Gorilla Lodge or Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Activity: Game drive in Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Animals: some primates, lions, hyenas, leopards, elephants, Topis, buffaloes, Kobs, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles and a variety of birds

Day 10: MountainGorilla tracking in the Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi NP.(Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): varies with the location of the mountain gorillas
  • Overnight: Engagi Lodge or Ruhija Gorilla Lodge or Gorilla Safari Lodge,Nkuringo lodge
  • Activity: Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Animals: Gorillas, some primates, baboons, some mammals, some reptiles and a variety of birds plus different tree species

Day 11: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Pm boat ride plus a game-drive. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 322 km from Buhoma (6hrs.), 368 km from Ruhija(8hrs), 370 km from Rushaga (5hrs)
  • Overnight: Mburo Safari Lodge
  • Activity: Boat cruise & game drive
  • Animals: some primates, Topis, Zebras, Impalas, Elands, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, hippopotamuses, some reptiles and a variety of birds

Day 12: Guided walk to the caves& ferry to Ssese Islands (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 175km to Bukakata (3hrs)
  • Overnight: Ssese Islands Beach Hotel
  • Activity: Guided walk, game drive&ferry crossing
  • Animals: some primates, Topis, Zebras, Impalas, Elands, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, hippopotamuses, some reptiles and a variety of birds

Day 13: In Ssese Islands (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): Nil
  • Overnight: Ssese Islands Beach Hotel
  • Activity: Optional
  • Animals: Nil

Day 14:Shopping in Kampala City or Entebbe. Flight back home (Half board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 402 km (6hrs) from Ebb and 368 km from Kampala (5hour)
  • Overnight: Nil
  • Activity: Shopping
End of Services provided by Bashem Safaris East Africa

Services included

  • All activities and park entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
  • A 4×4 Van driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Mineral water on route except during meals.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary

Services not included

  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc.
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). The visa can be obtained on arrival at the airport.
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc
Uganda Packages
Rwanda Packages

What is included in your safari

  • Expert English speaking Driver guide.
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Bottled drinking mineral water
  • 4WD Safari Mini-Van vehicle and all transportation on ground
  • All entry fees into the National Park
  • Gasoline in the Vehicle
  • Lunches en-route- to and from the Island

What is not included in your safari

  • International flights (both inbound and outbound)
  • Entry/Tourist Visa for Uganda
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned here-in
  • Optional activities not mentioned here-in
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips for the Guides.