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INTRODUCTION: This is a 21 days 20 nights ultimate budget safari that suits any adventurous traveler from all over the world. it  takes you through Uganda, which  is East Africa’s uncorked Free natural wonderful  friendly people, tasty local food, the tropical weather is wonderful. Meet the mountain gorilla giants living in the canopy  jungle rainforest  rich natural diversity, diverse landscapes, and it deserves to make your 2022/23 Adventure travel bucket list to explore open spaces and get away from the city’s closed spaces and tour the Vast savannah plains, forests, gorgeous nature and wildlife, exciting cities, and exclusive safari lodges await you here in Uganda. A perfect single destination that does not require crossing borders will get you out of your bubble and turn your imagination into reality.

 

          Route map of Uganda

Safari Highlights:

  • Mabila rain forest Nature walk.

  • sezibwa falls hike

  • Jinja -Source of the Nile tour

  • Sipi falls– hiking and coffee tour

  • Pian Upe game reserve– game drive

  • bokora game reserve- game drive

  • Kidepo valley national park– Game drive, bush walk

  • Kidepo valley national park– cultural tour

  • Murchison Falls national park: game viewing& boat cruise on the Nile

  • Murchison Falls National park: might falls hike

  • Kibale national park- Chimpanzee trekking

  • Bwindi impenetrable national park: gorilla trekking

  • lake Mburo National park- game Viewing

Route Map

 Detailed Itinerary below:

Day1: Arrival to entebbe airport

This is the day you arrive at Entebbe International Airport which is the principal International Principle airport of Uganda. It is located about 6 kilometers southwest of Entebbe town, on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. upon your arrival Xavier safari’s driver guide will be at the arrivals exit waiting to welcome you  and transfer you to the Guest house located in Entebbe town.

Note: Please inform Xavier safaris if you are already in Uganda so that the driver guide picks you up either  Kampala, Jinja or in Entebbe where you will be residing.

Destination: Entebbe town

Accommodation: victoria guest house

Meals: Dinner

Drinks: bottled drinking water during travel is included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Airport pickup

Entebbe International Airport Uganda

 

Day 2:Transfer to Jinja town

This morning after breakfast at  your driver guide  will transfer you to Jinja town south eastern Uganda, on the shore of Lake Victoria. You will have a stop over to Mabila rain forest famously known for receiving rainfall all year round, having the oldest and realest tree species, having most virgin parts-areas that have never been affected by man’s activities, home to endangered animals. It is a home to 316 bird species, 219 butterflies, 97 moths and 35 species of small mammals such as Duikers, Bushbucks, Squirrels, Red-tailed Monkeys, and the Uganda Mangabey a primate which is found only in Uganda. After this tour you will head to jinja to catch the  motor boat to go visit the source of the Nile.

Destination: Jinja Town

Accommodation: Sunset International Hotel Jinja

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Drinks: only bottled drinking water during travel is included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

ACTIVITY: Mabila forest nature walk and source of the Nile tour

a tourist enjoying the breeze and the scenery of Sezibwa falls

Day 3: Transfer to Sipi falls

 Today you will wake up pack your bugs, go for breakfast at 7: 30am, after breakfast your driver guide will take you to the boat pier to catch the  motor boat to go visit the source of the Nile. after the source of the Nile tour you will have lunch then at 1:pm you will depart jinja for sipi at 8:30 am, you will drive through towns farm lands  and road side colorful fruit/ food markets. Arriving in for lunch at sipi river lodge thus having a free afternoon relaxing close to the river and the thunderous waterfall.

Destination: Mount Elgon Escarpment Sipi falls

Accommodation: Sipi River Lodge

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Morning source of the Nile tour and afternoon transfer to sipi falls

Day4: Sipi falls-Activities

This beautiful morning you will have breakfast and later you will go for a hike to see the beautiful 3 water falls with heights of 100m, 85m & 75m respectively located in Kapchorwa, district northeast of Sironko and Mbale. The waterfalls lie on the slopes of Mount Elgon National Park near the Kenyan border. The Sipi Falls area is the starting point for many hikes up Mt. During the hike Enjoy a soothing atmosphere of the cool weather at Sipi Falls touring the spectacular views of the Mt Elgon from up and the Karamoja plains disappearing from below. Other popular tourist activities here include a trek/hike to each of the three waters, and local community visit. The Sipi area is particularly famous for locally grown Bugisu Arabica coffee. Bugisu Arabica only grows at an altitude of between 1,600 and 1,900 meters. Coffee tours are organized through guides with knowledge of coffee farming, processing and roasting.

Accommodation: Sipi river lodge

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking  water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: morning 3 falls hike & afternoon coffee tour

Day 5: transfer to  Pian upe game reserve

Early this morning you will have breakfast at 6am and check out of Sipi River lodge at 7 am, your driver guide will drive you north east heading to Karamoja Safari Camp which is close to  Pian Upe Game Reserve which is conservation area in the Karamoja sub-region of north eastern Uganda. It is the second largest conservation protected area in Uganda hosting a large variety of mammals in the area which include lion , leopard  cheetah , giraffe , buffalo, waterbuck , Uganda Kob , mountain reedbuck , roan antelope  e, Jackson’s hartebeest, oribi, eland oryx, topi, and zebra. you will have an Afternoon game nature walk with a ranger

Sunset at Pian Upe game Reserve Uganda

Destination: Pian upe Game Reserve

Accommodation: Karamoja Safari Camp ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking  water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Transfer to Pian Upe Game Reserve.

Day 6: Pian upe game reserve- Game drive

This morning after breakfast your driver guide will drive you to  Pian upe game reserve which is a  home to enormous rock pythons and smaller but venomous. puff adder, plain zebra, common eland, are also threatened Grants gazelle, upon arrival you will have an afull day game drive, you will exit the reserve at5pm  then head back to Karamoja Safari Camp for dinner and acommodation.

Final destination: Pian Upe Game reserve

Accommodation:  Karamoja Safari Camp ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: full day  game drive.

Two Giraffes on the move at Pian Upe Game reserve Uganda

Day 7 : Transfer to Moroto town.

 This morning you will have breakfast at 6am , after breakfast your driver guide will take you  to Moroto town arriving in the afternoon

Final destination: Moroto Town

Accommodation: Hotel Africana Moroto

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Transfer to Moroto town

Hotel Africana Moroto town Uganda

DAY 8: Bakola game drive activity-Game drive

 The early bird, catches the worm. So Early this morning you will have breakfast at 6am, then after breakfast your driver guide will drive you to Bakola game reserve for a game drive to search for animals like Rothschild’s Giraffe, Spotted Hyenas, Leopards, The Topis, Oryx, Oribis, Cheetahs, Reedbucks, Striped Hyenas, The Uganda Kobs, The Lesser Kudu, Buffaloes, Lions, Zebras, Roan Antelopes and Elands. The Ostrich, and lots of bird life. after the game drive you will exit Bakola game reserve and head back to your hotel for dinner

Final destination: Bakola Game Reserve

Accommodation: Hotel Africana Moroto

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: game drive

Two Ostriches running through the Bakola game reserve savannah Uganda

Day 11: Transfer to Kidepo Valley national park.

This morning after breakfast you will check out of the  of Moroto and your driver guide will drive  to Kidepo Valley National Park which is a 1,442 square kilometers. it’s located north of bokora game reserve in the north north east of Uganda. Kidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 2,750 meters Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers that hosts buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, leopards, and  cheetah. You will arrive at Kidepo savannah lodge late Afternoon

Accommodation: Kidepo savannah lodge ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

Activity: road trip

A tower of giraffe feeding along a game track at Kidepo national park Uganda.

Day 12: Kidepo- Ik remote tribe hike tour

 

 this beautiful morning you will have Hot breakfast, after breakfast your driver guide will take you for a hike  to visit the IK couture. this hike  gives you a rare insight into a unique tribe in Africa. You will find stunningly beautiful Scenery the higher your climb takes you, simply breathtaking scenes in the valleys below you and into the Eastern Rift Valley of Kenya and over to Southern Sudan.

Accommodation: Kidepo savannah lodge ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

Activity: Ik tribe hike tour

women from the Ik tribe of Uganda

Day 13: Kidepo valley- full day game drive

A herd of buffaloes at Kidepo national Park Uganda

After early morning breakfast, embark on a full day game drive through the Narus Valley to see herds of buffaloes, Elephants, Zebra, Bush Pigs, Rothschild Giraffes, Eland, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Buffalo, Oribi, Lion, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Black-backed Jackal and Side-backed Jackal. by 4pm you will head back to the loadge for dinner and good night sleep with the sound of the wild animals, nocturnal insects and birds.

Accommodation: Kidepo savannah lodge ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

Activity: Full day game drive

Day 14: Kidepo- Nature walk

Tourists and a park ranger during a morning nature walk at Kidepo National park Uganda

The  Morning bush walk with a park ranger in the Kidepo valley explores you to the desert palms and savannah habitat with unique bird species notably the ostrich. The duration of nature walk depends on weather conditions, the physical fitness of the visitors and the sightings in the wilderness.in the afternoon, you will visit the nearby village of Karamojong tribe. The Karamajongs are related to the Masai in Kenya and were mostly nomadic pastoralists. However, they have been recently introduced to farming and agriculture. Learn more about the culture and their cultural dance here.

Accommodation: Kidepo savannah lodge ( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only bottled drinking water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: morning nature walk & afternoon Karamojong cultural Tour

Young women from the Karamojong Tribe entertaining guests during the tour to their homestead. in Uganda

Day15:Transfer to Murchison falls National Park  

This morning you will have breakfast at 7:30 am, your driver/guide will be ready to transfer you to Murchison Falls national park well known for it’s most powerful waterfall in the world. Every second, the equivalent of around 300 cubic meters per second 11,000 ft³/s forced through a gorge less than seven paces wide. The pressure is so great that the ground trembles around it., Uganda’s biggest park with lots of wild life, like lions, orib, buffaloes, water bucks, jackal, hippos elephants, kobs, giraffes, Jacksons hartebeest, hippos and lots of bird bird life, you will arrive to the lodge and have the whole Afternoon to your selves by the swimming pool over looking the local communities across Albert Nile

 

Accommodation:  Fort Murchison lodge( Safari tent)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Transfer to Murchison falls national park

Fort Murchison lodge( Safari tent) Uganda

Day 16: Murchison falls National Park

This morning you will have breakfast at 6am,after breakfast  your driver guide will drive you to the park for a morning game drive to look for Elephants, oribi, Jackson hartebeest, leopard lion kobs and many more mammals, you will have lunch at one of the lodges located in the park. after lunch you will be transferred to the pier to catch the afternoon boat ride to view schools of hippopotamus, a bask of crocodiles, the bottom of the falls and lots of water birds. after the boat ride you will head back to your lodge, making sure you exit the park before 7pm.

Accommodation:  Fort Murchison lodge( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat trip

A leopard at Murchison falls National Park Uganda

Day17: Murchison falls- Game drive

As the morning light appears you will wake up and have break fast at 6am, then after breakfast your driver guide will take you to the park to search for mammals like

Elephants, oribi, Jackson hartebeest, leopard lion kobs, you will have a lunch break at one of the lodges located within the park after lunch you will head back to the savannah plain for an afternoon game drive,

Accommodation:  Fort Murchison lodge( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Morning game drive and Afternoon game drive

A herd of Elephants drinking water at Murchison falls national park Uganda

Day18: Murchison falls- Delta trip

 Today morning after breakfast your guide will take you to the banks of the Victoria Nile where you will catch your boat, and cruise on the Victoria Nile to the delta which is a  home to rare wetland birds including shoebill and papyrus endemic species during you cruise to the delta the boat guide will be able  to show you some wild mammals like Elephants, water bucks Kobs, giraffes Hippos this delta boat safari is awesome and a must to do. After the delta boat safari you will have lunch at one of the lodges within the park and after lunch, you will go for a boat cruise on victoria to see the bottom of the falls,  after the boat ride you will return to the lodge for dinner and over night stay

Accommodation:  Fort Murchison lodge( Safari tents)

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Morning Delta boat trip

Day 18:  Transfer to Hoima town.

 

 

this morning  at 8:00 am   you should be ready, your driver guide will transfer you to hoima town

Accommodation: Miika Eco Resort Hotel-Hoima

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: transfer to Hoima town

 

Day 19: Transfer to Kibale national park

Early morning after your breakfast, your driver guide will drive to Kibale national park via   Kagadi and kyenjojo town. You will have lunch at the lodge upon your arrival, after lunch you will have a free afternoon, or you can either choose to hike in a forest around the camp or ready a book

Accommodation:  kibale forest camp

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Transfer to kibale national park

Day 20: Kibale forest – Chimpanzee trek & Bigodi swamp walk

Departure at 7:ooam in the early morning after breakfast from the camp to kibale national park for an amazing chimpanzee trekking. The park does protect moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 square kilometers in size and is located between 1,100 meters to 1,600 meters in elevation. Despite encompassing primarily moist evergreen forest, it contains a diverse array of landscapes.  The park hosts mammals that are found within Kibale National Park include chimpanzees, red and blue duikers, bushbucks, sitatungas, bush pigs, giant forest hogs, common warthogs, and African buffalo. The carnivores that are present include leopards, African golden cats, servals, different mongooses and two species of otter. by 8:30 am you will start the trek which will last between1.5 hours to 4 hours, this depends on the location of the chimpanzees after chimpanzee trekking you will have lunch at the lodge and later you will go for bigodi swamp walk

Accommodation:  Kibale forest camp

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Bigodi swamp walk

Day 21:top of the world crater hike

  • Wake up early and ensure that you take enough breakfast in preparation for a long day  to hike the top of the world crater zone. you will hike different crater lakes, tea plantations and hike to the “Top of the world” – A magical photo graphical experience with incredible views of the distant horizons and Kibale Forest. This experience is comparable to none and very photogenic after the hike you will head back to the lodge for dinner and over night.

Accommodation:  Kibale forest camp

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: top of the world hike

Day22: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth  National park

Day23: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth  National park

Day23: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth  National park Ishasha 

Day24: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

This morning, you will have breakfast and later your driver guide will transfer you to bwindi impenetrable national park a home to the mountain gorillas upon arrival you will check into Rushaga gorilla lodge which is a walking distance to bwindi forest national park, you will night at this lodge you will stop at lake bunyonyi for lunch and after lunch you will have a boat ride on the lake thus you will have a hike too here on one of the peninsular

Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla lodge

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: bunyonyi boat cruise

Day25: Bwindi gorilla trekking

this cold morning, you will have breakfast then will depart for the gorilla trekking activity bwindi forest.  upon arrival park officials will brief you about the regulations for the gorilla trekking in the forest. You will be divided into groups of 8 with people that will be trekking on the same day there after you will be guided in to the forest by park rangers to trek the famed mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. This excursion will take between 2 to 8 hours to encounter a habituated Gorilla family. Besides gorilla trekking, bwindi impenetrable national park forest also offers a remarkably wide range of things to see including, the Bwindi 350 bird species, 310 butterflies, 200 trees species, and 120 primates including, the chimpanzees and the Black and White Columbus monkeys. Once you come face to face with these mountain gorillas you will be allowed to be with them for 1 hour as you watch them play, feed, jump from one tree to another. Take as much memory photos as possible and you will  have your picnic lunch and head back to the park headquarters. Principally hikers will love the trek in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. But overall, this will be a unique and unforgettable experience! After the gorilla trek, you will be given a certificate for succeeding a gorilla trek in Uganda/bwindi, meet your guide and transfer back to your lodge in bwindi for relaxation and refreshment. Later in the afternoon you may have an optional guided community tour to the Batwa community for a cultural experience where you will enjoy their cultural songs, dances and activities. Return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:  rushaga gorilla camp

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Gorilla trekking

 

 day26:  Transfer to lake Mburo national park

this pretty sunny morning you will have breakfast and later your guide will drive you to lake Mburo national park  upon arrival  to lake Mburo national park, your driver guide will drive you straight to the lodge for lunch, after lunch at around 15:30pm you will have a game drive to look for Zebras, giraffes, warthogs, buffaloes. topi, and  Eland, after the game drive at6:30pm you will return to the lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Accommodation:  Rwakobo rock lodge

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: evening game drive

day27:   Lake Mburo national park

Day27: Transfer to Entebbe

This cool breezy morning you will go for a bush walk with the park ranger to look for animals on foot, animals like leopard, topi, giraffe buffalo and impala after the bush walk you will head back to the lodge for breakfast, after breakfast your driver guide will drive you to entebbe, you will have a short stop at the equator for an experimental tour and lunch, after lunch you will proceed to entebbe arriving in for dinner and over night stay. on this same day you arrive in entebbe town and go for PCR COVID tests( Covid lab test fee not included)

final Destination: Entebbe town

Accommodation: victoria guest house

Meals:  Breakfast lunch &Dinner

Drinks: only water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Transfer to Entebbe & go for PCR Covid lab test

Day 22: flight back home

this morning depending on your flight back home, you might  sleep-in or wake up early. your driver guide will be at your disposal to transfer you to the airport, this day marks the end of your safari with Xavier safaris Uganda, hoping to see you once again in future.  this day your guide will be at the guest house waiting to drop you to the airport depending on your flight back home

DESTINATION: Flight back home

Accommodation:  no Accommodation

Meals:  Breakfast only

Drinks: only bottled water included

OTHER DRINKS: Wine, sodas, freshly made juices, Beers, spirits; not included

Activity: Airport drop only

END OF SAFARI

 Safari price

  • solo traveler pays: $9,635- us dollars

  • two travelers each pays:$6,913- us dollars

  • 3 travelers each pays:$ 6,422-us dollars

  • 4-5 travelers each pays: $ 5,864-us dollars

  • 6 travelers each pays: $3,939-us dollars

  •  single supplement each pays:$ 925- us dollars

Safari price includes:                                                      Safari price excludes

  • accommodation as per itinerary                              Laundry

  • drinking water                                                              Alcoholic drinks

  • gorilla permit per per person                                  Sodas & fresh made juices

  • chimpanzee permit per person                               visa to Uganda

  • Safari van                                                                      vaccinations

  • rhino trekking                                                                Flight from your country to Uganda

  • All park Entry fees                                                        flight from Uganda back to you country

  • All meals as per itinerary                                               Any extra activity

  • Boat cruises                                                                      Personal shopping

  • hike to the top of the falls                                              tips and gratitudes

  • All boat cruises as per itinerary

  • Driver guide and his allowances                                  international calls

  •  safari van Fuel                                                               medical travel insurance

  • photo of safari van to be used

what is a single supplement? is a traveler who joins a group safari and he or she wish not to share a room with anyone in the group and wants a room for himself or herself. so, he/ she must pay single supplement fee on top of the group safari price. solo traveler does not pay single supplement

 

 

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