13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

Book this extraordinary 13 day fly in luxury adventure, granting you exclusive access to Uganda’s mesmerizing primates, from playful chimpanzees to majestic gorillas, nestled within the verdant forests of Kibale and Bwindi National Park.

Immerse yourself in the captivating Medley of Wonders awaiting you in Queen Elizabeth, where you’ll witness the grandeur of its wildlife and be mesmerized by the thunderous Mighty Falls.

Conclude your journey with a cultural immersion at the serene Lake Bunyonyi, where the rich traditions and breathtaking landscapes of this captivating region will enrapture you.

Highlights of the 13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

  • Handpicked Luxury Lodges: Stay in some of Uganda’s most exquisite eco-friendly lodges, ensuring a luxurious and sustainable experience.
  • Mighty Murchison Falls: Witness the awe-inspiring power of Murchison Falls, one of Uganda’s most iconic natural wonders.
  • Game Safaris in Murchison and Queen Elizabeth National Park: Enjoy thrilling game drives in these renowned national parks, home to an incredible diversity of wildlife.
  • Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest: Embark on an unforgettable trek through Kibale Forest to observe chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
  • Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary: Explore the rich biodiversity of Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
  • Lion Experiential Project and Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park: Participate in the Lion Experiential Project and take a scenic boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, teeming with wildlife.
  • Bush Breakfast, Sundowner and Agartha Taste of Uganda Tour in Ishasha Sector 
  • Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park: Experience the once-in-a-lifetime trekking adventure to see the majestic mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Culture on the Crest – Lake Bunyonyi: Immerse yourself in the local culture and breathtaking scenery of Lake Bunyonyi, known for its serene beauty and cultural richness.

This adventure promises a perfect blend of luxury, wildlife, and cultural experiences, designed to inspire and captivate travelers seeking an extraordinary Ugandan safari.

Tour Itinerary 13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport

You will be welcomed by a Company Representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the Hotel No. 5(B&B).

Day 2: Entebbe – Murchison Falls National Park

Early in the morning, drop off at Entebbe International Airport for a domestic flight towards one of Uganda’s most beautiful protected areas: Murchison Falls National Park. Your plane is scheduled to depart at 12.30 hr and the expected arrival time is 13.30 hr at Pakuba Airstrip. From here you will be transferred through the park to your accommodation for check-in at your accommodation.

Enjoy lunch from the terrace with magnificent views of the river Nile and relax before going on a game drive for a first introduction to Uganda’s flora and fauna.

Accommodation and Meals at Paraa Safari Lodge- African Safari Tents

Day 3:  Murchison Falls National Park

After an early breakfast, we start the day with a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, with chances of seeing giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest, and different species of birds. In the afternoon the safari will be continued with a boat cruise on the river Nile for game viewing at close quarters. Accommodation and Meals at Paraa Safari Lodge- African Safari Tents

Day 4:     Murchison Falls – Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park

Today you can enjoy a relaxed breakfast before being transferred back to Pakuba Airstrip. Depart at 10.30 hr on a scheduled flight back to Entebbe from where you directly continue towards the western part of the country, arriving at 14.35 hr at Kasese Airstrip. Here you will be picked up and transferred to Kibale Forest for the final transfer (approximately 2 hours) to your accommodation in the middle of the tropical rainforest of Kibale.

Accommodation and Meals at Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and nature walk at Bigodi

Following the pre-tracking briefing at 7:30 a.m. you walk to the trailhead for the start of an unforgettable adventure –enjoy a guided primate walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey, and many others. 

The treks are generally 3-4 hours; expect good sightings of chimps in their natural environment.  A maximum of 6 people per group will head out with a forest ranger guide and will be allowed to track chimpanzees. Spend an unforgettable hour with the chimpanzees watching them go through their daily routine in their natural habitat.

Head back for lunch at the lodge and thereafter head to Bigodi Swamp Walk, an initiative of the local community that is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates. This wetland is a great attraction for birders with over 200 bird species, including the popular Great Blue Turaco. Accommodation and Meals at Primate Lodge Kibale 

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth – Boat cruise Kazinga Channel- Coffee Tour

Wake-up call from the beautiful sounds of birds in the park, and prepare for a road trip through beautiful Western Uganda. Enjoy an early morning breakfast and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park with famous wildlife like hippos, buffaloes, elephants, kobs, and several bird species. 

After lunch,  have a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Thanks to the abundant birdlife that is sighted, and the elephants, buffaloes, and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores. 

After the boat cruise, head out for a coffee tour experience learning about the processing of coffee, and later a cultural dance session.  Accommodation and Meals at the Elephant Plains Lodge

Day 7: Lion Experiential Tour  – Ishasha sector – Tree climbing lions

After breakfast, head for the lion research project that allows visitors to participate in monitoring the pride in the park, using locator devices and learning habituation calls, as well as monitoring weather, surroundings, and behavior.  The Lion Project involves the clients and the researchers heading as early as 6:30 a.m. with a safari vehicle equipped with radio-collar-receiving equipment to keep track of the lions.   

Later head for the Ishasha sector, home of the popular tree-climbing lions, you shall first check in at the lodge for lunch and thereafter head for the game drive in search of the tree-climbing lions as they cling to the fig trees.

Other animals like the kobs, elephants, and buffaloes among others may be spotted time as well. Accommodation and Meals at Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

 13 Day Fly In Adventure

Day 8: Bush Breakfast, Taste of Uganda Tour and Sundowner

Today you will have a Bush breakfast with your own personal chef and dining set-up in the wilderness and this can be combined with an early-morning safari drive. Later head back to the camp for relaxation and lunch. In the evening, you will head out to experience Agartha’s Taste of Uganda Tour. There will be a demonstration of the Bakiga Preparation and Preservation of Food, and learn how to grind, and shift millet with Agartha.  Later head back to prepare for your sundowner experience along River Ntungwe or the ridge.

Accommodation and Meals at Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Enjoy a warm breakfast and have another game en route in the Ishasha sector in search of the tree-climbing lions. This will give you such an amazing experience as you can see the tree-climbing lions hanging on the old fig trees. 

Later head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to have a late lunch after check-in, relax, and have personal time.

Accommodation and Meals at Buhoma Lodge

Day 10: Gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Bwindi Park, where you’ll join a gorilla-tracking expedition led by expert guides. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast before heading to the park offices, where you’ll be paired with a gorilla family from group 8 and a knowledgeable guide.

Before setting out, the park warden will provide a comprehensive briefing on gorilla behavior, and safety protocols, and introduce you to your assigned gorilla family. Then, brace yourself for an exhilarating journey through the lush trails of Bwindi.

Be prepared for a trek ranging from 2 to 8 hours, navigating steep and sometimes slippery terrain beneath the canopy of the rainforest. This experience demands a reasonable level of fitness but promises unmatched rewards.

In the heart of the jungle, you’ll encounter these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Witness them as they go about their daily rituals of feeding, playing, and grooming. The highlight of your day comes as you spend an awe-inspiring hour in the presence of these gentle giants, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

After your encounter, return to the lodge to unwind and reflect on the extraordinary experience. Get ready to relive the magic of your gorilla trekking adventure long after you’ve left the jungle behind.

Accommodation and Meals at Buhoma Lodge

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, depart for Lake Bunyonyi arriving in time for lunch at the Lodge and relaxation. 

Accommodation and Meals at Birdnest Lodge

Day 12: Culture on the Crest

Get ready for an action-packed 5-hour adventure on the Kyabahinga Peninsula! Take command of a canoe as you traverse the bay towards the picturesque terraced hillsides of the Kyabahinga peninsula.

Make a stop at a bustling trading center where the local brew is brewed, then gear up for a thrilling 30-minute climb up the slopes of Kyabahinga. At the summit, encounter Omugurusi Jeremiah, a renowned traditional healer and herbalist, who will unveil the hidden secrets of the tropical highland flora.

Prepare to be enthralled as you listen to captivating tales, legends, and historical anecdotes associated with these enchanting islands. Next, venture to the ridge where a skilled crafts maker awaits, ready to showcase the art of crafting. Get hands-on experience as you try your hand at creating your masterpiece.

Conclude your journey with a descent down the hillside followed by a leisurely canoe ride back to our starting point. Wind down the evening in relaxation at Birdnest Lodge, reminiscing about the day’s exhilarating escapades.

Day 13: Transfer to Kihihi Airstrip – Entebbe

You will be transferred to Kihihi Airstrip for your onward flight back to Entebbe where you will spend some time relaxing before heading to the airport for your onward flight back home at the end of your East African Safari. Alternatively depending on your flight, you may have a day room to refresh before being transferred to the airport at the end of the 13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure. 

Included in the 13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

  • Ground transportation in a safari customized 4WD with gasoline/fuel,
  • Drinking Water – Refillable water bottle 
  • Services of an English speaking Driver/guide,
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All Park Entrance Fees,
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking permits
  • Domestic Flight to Pakuba and From Kihihi Airstrip.

Excluded in the 13 Day Fly In Luxury Adventure

  • International Airfares; Excess baggage charges;
  • Ugandan Entry Visa Fees
  • Tips, and Gratuities for your Driver/guide and Hotels staff
  • Optional activities unless specified as included,
  • Any other services not expressly shown in the itinerary or indicated as included.

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