16 Days Custom Tour of Uganda.

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16 Days Custom Tour of Uganda.

Embark on a 16-day custom tour of Uganda, commencing in Entebbe. Your personal guide welcomes you, and as you head to Kampala, enjoy the breathtaking views of Victoria Lake. Delight in the cozy atmosphere of your accommodation before venturing to Jinja for an exhilarating white water rafting experience on the Nile River. Explore the mesmerizing Sipi Falls and partake in a coffee tour, discovering the journey from field to cup. Drive to Moroto to meet the ancient Karamojong Tribe, residing in harmony with nature and traditions. Continue to Kidepo Valley National Park for a safari, encountering the Big Five and other wildlife. Engage in walking and jeep safaris, culminating in a visit to the Kanangorok Hot Springs. Drive to Murchison Falls National Park for boat and jeep safaris, observing diverse wildlife along the River Nile. Journey to Kibale National Park, passing through picturesque landscapes and authentic villages. Relax and relish the atmosphere at your accommodation, marking the end of an eventful day.


Destination 16 Days Custom Tour of Uganda.
Service Included
Airport or Hotel transfers as per Itinerary Park Fees A professional Driver/Guide Game Drives Meals as per itinerary Drinking mineral water 4x4 Land Cruisers or Safari Van All taxes and Vat
Service Not Included
International Flights Pre and post-tour accommodations, unless stated otherwise Individual costs: souvenirs, insurance, visa fees, etc. Not specified in the itinerary. International Flights Tips

Tour Plan

Day 1: Entebbe

Upon arrival in Entebbe International Airport your personal guide greets you with a smile and a friendly “Ki Kati in Uganda.

On the way to your hotel in Kampala you already get wowed by one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders, since the city is located on the Victoria Lake peninsula. Uganda’s capital. After arriving at your accomodation you can unwind in its cozy and authentic atmosphere, take a nap in your comfortable room or enjoy a drink at the bar before dinner at the restaurant.

Dinner and Overnight at lodge/camp


Day 2: Jinja and go White Water Rafting on the Nile River

Drive to Jinja for your water rafting tour on the Nile River you hop into a boat (after an introduction of course) and dive into the rushing white water sections of the world’s longest river – which by the way also starts its journey to the Mediterranean Sea here in Jinja and Lake Victoria. As a team you master the rapids and enjoy the calmer sections, either by watching the countless birds at the shore or in the air, by simply relaxing on the boat or by jumping into the water. This activity is one of the top experiences in Jinja.  After lunch depart and enjoy a tour.

Return back to the lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 3: Sipi Falls and Sipi Falls Coffee Tour

After a delicious breakfast drive to the three spellbinding waterfalls of Sipi Falls takes around three to four hours, enjoy the stunning landscapes on your way there. After arriving in Sipi Falls makes the tour, during your tour through a coffee farm you can trace the beans’ way from the field to the cup and enjoy a good cup of coffee. After lunch depart for a tour.

Return back to your lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight


Day 4: Drive to Moroto and Meet the Karamojong Tribe

Drive to further up North to the rocky and mountainous Moroto District. This drive takes around six hours with a lunch break at the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, the second largest conservation area in Uganda, enjoy your lunch  with the chance of spotting some elephants and giraffes nearby?. In this area the ancient Karamojong Tribe, a semi-nomadic pastoral tribe lives in perfect harmony with nature as well as their culture and traditions. Departs for  afternoon Game Drive.

Dinner and Overnight and Lodge/Camp


Day 5: Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park and safari

Early breakfast and drive towards Kidepo Valley National Park arriving in time for in lunch, its remote location with more animals as well as unspoilt landscapes in their purest state.

Despite its rugged nature, the park is perfect for a typical safari: from your 4×4 vehicle you can discover four of the Big Five (elephants, lions, leopards and buffalos) in Kidepo as well as other predators like cheetahs and hyenas. Plenty of antilopes, zebras and giraffes, countless bird species.

After the afternoon game drive return to your lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.


Day 6: Walking and Jeep safaris in Kidepo Valley National Park and Visit Kanangorok Hot Springs

Kidepo Valley National Park is such a rare and unique place, during the jeep and walking safari your guide tells you everything about the park’s flora and fauna and answers any questions you might have. Discovering the park on foot adds a whole new layer to your Ugandan safari experience,.

After lunch today’s final highlight tops your Kidepo adventure  perfectly: the Kanangorok Hot Springs. The spring water is around 50°C hot and locals believe it to have healing powers. So don’t be surprised if you see some people taking a bath in there. Feel free to join them.

Dinner and Overnight at the lodge/camp


Day 7: Drive to Murchison Falls National park

After Breakfast drive towards Murchison Falls National Park back to the heart of Uganda. Enjoy the drive through the glimpse of the city of Gulu and other villages you pass on your way to there, arriving in time for lunch.

Drive for afternoon Tour then return to your lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.


Day 8: Jeep and Boat safaris in Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast depart for a boat ride at Murchison Falls National Park when you sail along the River Nile, the lifeblood of the park.  Here you will see animals like baboons, hippos and nile crocodiles. If you travel during the dry season, animal-spotting becomes quite easy since they all gather around water sources for drinking refreshing bath. After lunch embark you will embark on a hike to the top of the falls. Simply follow your guide’s footsteps, listen to the interesting and fun facts they share with you and take in the various views.

Return to lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 9: Drive from Murchison Falls to Kibale National Park

Drive towards Kibale National Park takes around four to five hours. On the way to this verdant paradise you see spectacular crater lakes, endless coffee plantations and small, authentic villages are the stars of this Ugandan biopic.

Once arrived at your accomodation in Kibale, you end this day with a delicious lunch relax at your leisure.

Dinner  and overnight in this cozy atmosphere.


Day 10: Swamp Walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary Kibale National Park

After breakfast  depart towards Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, which received an award from the UNESCO Wetlands Sustainable Tourism Projects. During your swamp walk through the Bigodi you can dive deep into the jungle’s flora and fauna.

This natural gem is home to more than 200 bird species, including the unique blue turaco and the fascinating hornbill. You can also spot a lot of different mammals like the semi-aquatic sitatungas, mongoose, bush bucks or otters. The biggest highlight are the primates mostly the chimpanzees. Besides blue monkeys, baboons, grey-cheeked mangabeys and many more. If you want to make sure you that you see our furry relatives up close, you can join chimpanzees trekking a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.

After lunch tours return to the lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 11: Queen Elizabeth National park

After a short drive of around two hours you arrive at Queen Elizabeth National Park . It covers an area of  1,978 square kilometers (764 square miles).  It has beautiful  landscapes with the typical savannah, wetlands and lush forests.

You can spot here the Big Five  elephants, buffalos, lions, leopards  and the shy rhino as well as giraffes, antelopes like the Uganda kob, waterbucks and zebras, rare nocturnal hyenas more than 600 bird species can be spotted here.

After lunch Game drive return to your Lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 12: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Meet the Batwa Tribe of Bwindi

After breakfast drive far Southwest of Uganda towards  Bwindi National Park just a the border to the Democratic Republic of Kongo. The Bwindi National Park is one of the most famous parks in the country, mainly because one rare and fascinating animal calls this jungle its the home of the elusive mountain gorilla. More than 450 Gorilla has been spotted here.

You start your two-day adventure in Bwindi with another encounter though: after a seven-hour drive you meet the Batwa people (Pygmies), also known as “Keepers of the Forest”. After the forest was turned into a national park, they were relocated into small villages at the edges of the park. This hunter-gatherer tribe has lived in this area for thousands of years in perfect harmony with nature. Today, they share a glimpse of what everyday life was like for them before they were relocated.

After lunch tour return to your lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 13: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The Parks covers an area of 331 square kilometres (128 square miles), 160 species of trees, 120 mammal species, 300+ bird species, 25.000 years old, lush green mountains. In other words: welcome to the jungle aka the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Full day tour with picnic dive into this emerald wonder of nature and discover a unique vegetation, enjoy staggering views and marvel at unique African wildlife. Various monkeys like the black and white colobus or red-tailed monkey hop from one branch to another, with 200 butterfly species chances are high that one lands on. Some antelopes or the African elephant might peek through the bushes.

Even though Bwindi is also home to chimpanzees, the mountain gorillas remain in the park’s limelight. If you want to see them up close, you can join a gorilla trekking tour in the Buhoma Sector. Seeing them in their natural habitat, simply doing what gorillas do takes your breath away, enjoy this wonderful experience.

Return to the lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight.


Day 14: Drive to Lake Mburo

After breakfast drive towards Lake Mburo in though the rolling green Kigezi hills and enjoy the drive. The lake awaits you with fascinating wildlife, a capturing landscape and stargazing at its finest. With a lunch on the way arrive in Lake Mburo later afternoon.

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/camp


Day 15: Walking and Jeep Safaris in Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast depart to Lake Mburo with picnic. Lake Mburo National Park is a natural beauty you have to discover, Here you will see hippos and hills, antelopes and acacias, wetlands and wildlife like elephants, rhinos, buffalos (three of the Big Five), giraffes, crocodiles, eland, impala, an antilope endemic to this park. An optiona walking safari can be arranged to your day in Lake Mburo. Since this park is free of predators like lions or leopards, you can enjoy this tour without any worries. Should you rather explore the park by bike than on foot, we can organize a bike safari for you. The same goes for a night safari.

Return to the lodge/camp for Dinner and Overnight


Day 16: Drive back to Entebbe for your flight home

After Breakfast depart to the airport for your flight back home.


Prices Include

Prices above include:

  • Pickup from Entebbe International Airport and transfer to the hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel to Entebbe International Airport when departing.
  • All accommodations.
  • Game drives in the national parks.
  • Park fees for all national parks.
  • Luxurious, private 4×4 safari Jeep with pop-up roof and big windows, designed specifically for high-end safari game drives.
  • Private, English speaking guide for the duration of your safari.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your safari (Full Board).
  • Drinking water in our safari jeeps.
  • 24/7 service from our local office in Uganda.
  • Reservation costs.

Prices above exclude:

  • International flight tickets and visa.
  • Insurances such as a travel- or cancellation insurance or the Flying Doctors insurance.

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