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16 Days Honeymoon Safari In Uganda

Tour Overview

A perfect blend of adventure, romance, and wildlife experiences. This comprehensive itinerary covers the highlights of Uganda, including wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and relaxation by the lakeside, ensuring a memorable honeymoon safari experience.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe transfer to accommodation
  • Day 2: Transfer Entebbe – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 4: Transfer Murchison Falls National Park – Hoima
  • Day 5: Transfer Hoima – Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 7: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 9: Transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 11: Transfer Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 12: Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 13: Transfer Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 14: Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 15: Transfer Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe
  • Day 16: Departure

16 Days Honeymoon Safari in Uganda: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe transfer to accommodation

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport where your tour guide will be ready to give you a warm welcome. You will be transferred to your hotel or lodge in Entebbe or Kampala.
Relax and unwind after your journey. Enjoy a romantic dinner at the hotel or explore local dining options.

Accommodation options:

  • Forest Cottages (budget)
  • Cassia Lodge (mid-range)
  • Sheraton Hotel, Serena Hotel (luxury)

Destination:  Entebbe

Day 2: Transfer Entebbe – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, depart for Murchison Falls National Park. En route, stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a guided walking safari to track white rhinos. Continue your journey to Murchison Falls National Park. Check into your lodge and have your lunch overlooking the Nile River.
Enjoy an evening sunset game drive in the park where you have the opportunity of encountering wildlife including Elephants, Lions, zebras, buffalos and many others.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Red chili rest camp
  • Heritage Safari lodge (budget)
  • Pakuba Safari lodge (mid-range)
  • Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)

Destination:  Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

On day 3, you will go for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile. Search for wildlife such as lions, elephants, giraffes, buffalo, and more. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation.
In the afternoon after your lunch, you will embark on a boat safari on the Nile River to the base of Murchison Falls and witness the power of nature at the world’s strongest waterfall. Enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife sightings along the riverbanks including Hippos, elephants and crocodiles.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer Murchison Falls National Park – Hoima

After breakfast, depart for Hoima town on a 2-hour drive. Visit the Bunyoro Kingdom Palace for a cultural experience and learn about the history of the Bunyoro Kingdom. Check into your lodge in Hoima and have your lunch.
In the afternoon, you can do a Bunyoro Kitara Heritage trail which has about 50 cultural sites which include Palaces of past kings, royal burial places or tombs among other things related to the Bunyoro dynasty. You also have an opportunity of touring Hoima town and meet the wonderful people or you can alternatively relax at your lodge.
Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

  • Murchison Falls Bamboo village
  • Zebi Ecolodge
  • Hoima Cultural Lodges

Destination:  Hoima

Day 5: Transfer Hoima – Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, depart for Kibale Forest National Park. Check into your lodge near the park and have your lunch.
In the afternoon, visit the nearby Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a 4.5km guided nature walk which can take about 3 hours to complete. Explore the wetland habitat and spot a variety of bird species including the grand blue Turaco and other wildlife for example White colobus monkeys, L’hoest monkeys, bush bucks, bush pigs and others.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

  • Chimpanzee Forest guest house (budget / mid-range)
  • Primates lodge, Papaya Lodge, Crater lodge (luxury)

Destination:  Kibale Forest National Park

Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park

Early morning after your breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale Forest. Embark on a guided trek through the forest in search of habituated chimpanzee families. Spend time observing these fascinating primates in their natural habitat as they go about their day.
Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
In the afternoon, visit a nearby community for a cultural encounter. Learn about traditional customs, dance, and music.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Destination:  Kibale Forest

Day 7: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park on a 3-hour scenic drive. Check into your lodge overlooking the park. Enjoy lunch at the lodge and some leisure time.
In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Marvel at the abundant wildlife along the riverbanks, including hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Simba safari camp (budget)
  • Park view safari lodge, Marafiki safari lodge or Twin lakes lodge (mid-range)
  • Mweya Safari lodge (luxury)

Destination:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains which begins at 6:30am. Search for lions, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and more. This drive usually lasts at least 4 hours. After you shall return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation.
In the afternoon, visit the Ishasha sector for a chance to see tree-climbing lions. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 9: Transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast, depart for Hoima town on a 2-hour drive. Visit the Bunyoro Kingdom Palace for a cultural experience and learn about the history of the Bunyoro Kingdom. Check into your lodge in Hoima and have your lunch.
In the afternoon, you can do a Bunyoro Kitara Heritage trail which has about 50 cultural sites which include Palaces of past kings, royal burial places or tombs among other things related to the Bunyoro dynasty. You also have an opportunity of touring Hoima town and meet the wonderful people or you can alternatively relax at your lodge.
Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

  • Broad bill camp, Buhoma community rest camp (budget)
  • Ichumbi Gorilla lodge, Gorilla mist camp, Nkuringo Gorilla Safari lodge (mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill Lodge, Mahogany springs (luxury)

Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Early morning gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Embark on a thrilling trek through the dense forest in search of mountain gorillas. Spend one unforgettable hour observing a gorilla family in their natural habitat. Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
In the afternoon, visit the Batwa community for a cultural experience. Learn about their traditional forest life and cultural practices.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Broad bill camp, Buhoma community rest camp (budget)
  • Ichumbi Gorilla lodge, Gorilla mist camp, Nkuringo Gorilla Safari lodge (mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill Lodge, Mahogany springs (luxury)

Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 11: Transfer Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, depart for Lake Bunyonyi on a 3-hour road trip. Check into your lodge overlooking the lake and have your lunch. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the lodge or explore the surrounding area. Optional activities include canoeing, bird watching, or visiting nearby islands.
In the evening have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Crater Bay (budget)
  • Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Bunyonyi Eco Resort (mid-range)
  • Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi, Birdnest Lodge Bunyonyi (luxury)

Destination:  Lake Bunyonyi

Day 12: Lake Bunyonyi

On day 12 you will have opportunity to experience calm and enjoy the tranquility of Lake Bunyonyi, which is also known for being the deepest lake in Uganda. Take a boat ride around the lake and visit some of the islands as you do birdwatching. Here you have the opportunity of seeing some of the 200 species known to be found around Lake Bunyonyi as well as other wildlife and extraordinary beauties of nature.
Later in the afternoon after your lunch, you may relax on the shores of the lake and soak in the breathtaking scenery. In the evening you will have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Crater Bay (budget)
  • Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Bunyonyi Eco Resort (mid-range)
  • Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi, Birdnest Lodge Bunyonyi (luxury)

Destination:  Lake Bunyonyi

Day 13: Transfer Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, depart for Lake Mburo National Park on a scenic drive that takes about 5 hours. Reach just in time for lunch and check into your lodge near the park. Later you may enjoy a guided evening nature walk or game drive in the park.
You will then have your dinner and rest at the lodge.

Accommodation options:

  • Mihingo Lodge (Budget)
  • Lake Mburo Safari Lodge (Mid-Range)
  • Eagles Nest Camp (Luxury)

Destination:  Lake Mburo National Park

Day 14: Lake Mburo National Park

Get up early in the morning for a game drive or walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park. Look out for wildlife such as zebras, impalas, elands, buffaloes, and more. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation.
In the afternoon after lunch, take a boat safari on Lake Mburo where you have the opportunity to spot hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species that reside around the lake.
In the evening return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as day 14 comes to a close.

Day 15: Transfer Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

After breakfast, prepare to depart for Entebbe on a drive that takes about 5 hours. En route, stop at the Equator for a photo opportunity. In the afternoon you may visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) in Entebbe. Learn about Uganda’s wildlife conservation efforts and see rescued animals up close.
Check into your hotel in Entebbe. Enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Have your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Accommodation options:

  • Papyrus Guest house (budget)
  • Victoria Rock Resort (mid-range)
  • Protea by Marriott, Hotel Number 5 (Luxury)

Destination:  Entebbe

Day 16: Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to relax or explore Entebbe.
Transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Uganda with memories of an unforgettable honeymoon safari.

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 Kampala or Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.

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    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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