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14 Uganda Camping Safaris

Tour Overview

Allow yourself an exploration of some of Uganda’s best camping sites as you engage in the stunning activities that will make you feel more enthusiastic about your safari. Parks to be visited include Murchison falls national park, kibale national park, Bwindi impenetrable and queen Elizabeth national park lake bunyonyi and Lake Mburo. Enjoy the magical rewards in Africa.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Pick up from the airport and transfer to camping grounds.
  • Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Day 3: Game drive, Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls..
  • Day 4: Transfer to Fort Portal.
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland walk.
  • Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park game en-route.
  • Day 7: Game drive and boat ride along the Kazinga Channel.
  • Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Day 9: Gorilla trekking and Community walk.
  • Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
  • Day 12: Morning game walk and Banyankole Community tour.
  • Day 13: Transfer to Kampala.
  • Day 14: Kampala city tour.

Activity highlights

  • Chimpanzee trekking Kibale and Bigodi Nature Walk
  • Queen Elizabeth Game drive and Kazinga boat cruise
  • Ishasha sector tree-climbing lion viewing
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking and Batwa pygmies cultural encounter

14 Uganda Camping Safaris: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Pick Up from the airport and transfer to camping grounds

Having arrived at Entebbe international airport in the evening you will meet and great you’re your safari guide that will then briefed about how your safari will run and then be driven to where you are supposed the night. When there you will freshen up dinner and overnight at Camping.

Accommodation Options:

  •  Back Packers Hostel.

Destination:  Camping Grounds

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Following your breakfast meal you will be picked up by your safari guide to head to Murchison falls national park so you will drive north of the country with a stop at the ziwa rhino sanctuary to view the 15 white rhinos that exist there after you will head to masindi with astrech to have lunch and stretch up then continue to the park on arrival check in and put up your tent then freshen up diner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

  • Heritage Safari Lodge or Red Chilli Safari Lodge, Parkside Safari Lodge (budget)
  • Murchison River Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)
  • Paraa Safari Lodge or Chobe Safari Lodge (luxury)

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Game Drive, Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls 

You will wake up early enough to eat your in the morning meal and head straight for a game drive to see the early risers as they wake among which will be the giraffes, elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, water bucks, vervet monkeys, Olive Baboons, Patas monkey, Jackson’s Hartebeest and lions. You will then head back for your lunch meal after the 3hours game drive in the wild. After lunch you will embark on a boat ride that will take you about 2hours and will give you an opportunity to watch the aquatic wildlife at closer distance. You will the disembark from the boat and hike to the top of the falls where the view is spectacular take lots of pictures there after head for the car since the driver will be waiting for you at the top o the falls to take you back for relaxation dinner and overnight

Day 4: Transfer to Fort Portal

Breakfast and head to fort portal with a lunch break and stretching to the country side as you enjoy the views of the land scape that come along with the drive, you will arrive In fort portal in the evening to freshen up dinner and overnight

Accommodation Options:

  • Chimpanzee Forest Guest House(budget)
  • Kibale Forest  Camp (mid-range)
  • Primates Lodge(luxury)

Destination: Kibale National Park

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland walk

Wake up to a gorgeous breakfast treat and head for the briefing at the park headquarters before you head for the chimpanzee search while in the forest you will have company of the park rangers and n finding the chimps you will have an hour to view hour they feed paly and relax take as many pictures as you want to keep the amazing memory of the experience. After the activity you will head back for your lunch meal and in the afternoon hours head for the bigodi wetland sanctuary walk that Is also exciting and rewarding with great views of animals. There after head back for dinner and night relaxation

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After your early morning breakfast you will drive to Queen Elizabeth national park the journey will take you about three hours as you have a scenic view of the Rwenzori Mountains. Have lunch en-route and take on a visit to the craft village to analyze how they are made and you could purchase some incase of interest.Driveon to Queen Elizabeth National Park, put up your tends and relax you can engage in the evening game drive to have sight of more game.

Accommodation Options:

  • Bush Lodge(budget)
  • Marafiki Safari Lodge(mid-range)
  • Mweya Safari Lodge(luxury)

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Game Drive and a Boat ride along the Kazinga Channel

Having eaten your breakfast you will drive to search for game in the wild you will have views of game like the some of big four of the big five like lions, leopards, buffaloes and elephants, antelope species like water bucks, Kobs, bushbucks among others, jackals and other wild game. Back for lunch at Mweya lodge and an afternoon boat cruise along the kazinga channel. Where you will see the aquatic wildlife and more bird species.After the activity be back to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

After breakfast transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park it could be either Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkurigo. Drivewill take you passing through the Ishasha sector in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park.You will spend some time driving as you view the lions in the fig trees during day time.Stop in the local communities of Kanungu for a coffee plantation tour to explore the local people. in the evening you will arrive in Bwindi for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Options:

  • Broad bill camp(budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp / Ichumbi Gorilla lodge(mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill Lodge (luxury)

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking and Community Walk 

Have breakfast and then get to the briefing point before heading to the forest.You will be briefed after which you will head for trekking to search for the rare mountain gorillas. Trekking might take you 2 to 8 hours to find the giant Gorillas depending on their movement; the activity is strenuous but then amazing in finding the gorillas.You will have an hour with the gorillas them head to the lodge to the evening hours go for the Batwa people exploration thereafter be back for dinner and overnight

Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi  

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Lake Bunyonyi passing through the Kigezi Highlands while there you will take on a boat ride to gain impressive views of Lake Bunyonyi with its. You also take a walk on some of the Islands to explore the heritage of the local people, their local schools, and their traditional food preparation methods, their traditional performances after all the activities you will head to the lodge for dinner and overnight camping

Accommodation options:

  • Crater Bay Cottages (budget)
  • Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Mid-range)
  • Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi, Bird Nest Resort Bunyonyi (luxury)

Destination:  Lake Bunyonyi

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park 

Breakfast, then drive to Lake Mburo National Park which is about 199km that’s a 4 hours’ drive through the amazing landscapes of south western Uganda .on arrival in mbarara you will stop at Igongo Cultural Center for traditional lunchmeal. You will then proceed to lake mburo while there engage in the afternoon boat cruise along the lake there are possible sights of impressive Hippos, Nile crocodiles, avariety of birds specieslike the African Fish eagle and more. Then head to for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Options:

  • Mihingo Lodge
  • Lake Mburo Safari Lodge
  • Eagles Nest Camp.

Destination: Lake Mburo National Park 

Day 12: Morning Game walk and Banyankole Community tour 

After breakfast, head on a stunning game walk as you pass through the fascinating savannah ecosystem and enjoying the game that is harbored there as you enjoy taking in the views and take pictures. While engaging in the game walk you will earn yourself an opportunity to sight game like the Rothschild giraffes, Impala, Burchell’s Zebra, Topis, Warthogs, waterbucks, bushbucks, and elands.Thenback to the lodge for relaxation, lunchafter which you will head for the Enyemebwa Cultural center to explore the exterior and interior of the local thatched huts, the views of the cattle Kraal, the crop gardens, and bananaplantations. You will enjoy a traditional performance before heading for dinner and overnight

Day 13: Transfer to Kampala

After a delicious breakfast meal, drive to Kampala which is about 4hours with a stop at the Equator where a North Pole-South Pole demonstrating wave and water direction moves clockwise and anti-clockwise in different poles.You will have lunch at the Equator and continue to Kampala arriving in the afternoon for relaxation and overnight

Day 14: Kampala City Tour 

wake and have breakfast, then the safari guide will take you through Kampala city with a visit to the few attractions in it inclusive of the Namuggongo martyrs shrine, the kabakas palace and the kasubi tombs the national museum among others. Head back to the hotel late lunch and then drive to the airport to catch your next flight.

End Of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe or Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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    Budget Indication:


    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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