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11 days lion experiential

Our 11 days lion experiential safari takes you to Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo national park. It should be noted that Uganda’s national parks reward you with opportunities of seeing a lot of wildlife as well as explore diverse cultures within and out of these protected areas. Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park, a primate capital of the world rewards you with opportunities of seeing other primates like vervet monkeys, olive baboons, red tailed monkey and Lhoest monkey.

Lion tracking experience is the major highlight of this itinerary and is only done in Queen Elizabeth national park also known as Uganda’s top tourist destination. With the help of the Uganda Carnival Program (UCP) team, tourists track the lions as the team always be knowing where exactly these lions have moved at that particular time since they are being tracked.

Detailed 11 Days Lion Experiential Safari Package

DAY 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel

On the first day of your itinerary, you will arrive at Entebbe International Airport, where you’ll be warmly welcomed. Our team will assist you with immigration formalities, and then you’ll be transferred to your booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

After served breakfast, check out of the lodge and transfer to Kibale forest national park also known as the primate capital of the world. The journey itself will provide you with beautiful views of lush greenery and abundant wildlife.

Enroute stop at Fort Portal for lunch before embarking on the journey to the national park as you pass through the lush green vegetation with tea plantations near Isunga park headquarters creating a beautiful scenery of the landscape. Arrive at the lodge in time for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

This day begins with an early breakfast to fuel your exciting day ahead. You’ll embark on an unforgettable chimpanzee habituation adventure in Kibale Forest. Before entering the forest, you are required to go for briefing first at Kanyanchu tourism information center where later you will be allocated in groups of six persons and with the help of an experienced ranger guide from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), you’ll trek through the dense forest trails, encountering these intelligent primates in their natural habitat.

In the afternoon, go for the Bigodi swamp walk where you will be rewarded with opportunities of spotting other primates and birds like the Rwenzori Turaco. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at the booked lodge.

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a scenic journey that showcases the beauty of Uganda’s landscapes. Have lunch enroute and later arrive at the booked facility and check in. In the afternoon, go for a game drive in the park as you get to see a lot of animals. It should be noted that Queen Elizabeth is one of the top tourist destinations in Uganda. In the evening, return to the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Early in the morning, you’ll start with a fulfilling breakfast and briefing. You’ll then embark on an exhilarating game drive through the park for the lion experiential exercise. During lion experiential, you are able to see the lions so close since they are being tracked with the help of a team from the Uganda wildlife Authority (UWA)

Later go for lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which connects Lakes Edward and George. Expect to see a lot of animals that come out of the hot bushes to quench their thirst on the Kazinga channel waters. Birds like the pelicans can be seen at the pelican point. Return to the booked facility for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast, you’ll embark on a game drive in the park and later transfer to Bwindi national park. Arrive at the booked facility and check in. Later go for a visit to the Batwa community, as you get to learn more about their survival in the forest over the years. Return to the booked accommodation in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

This is the highlight of your itinerary – the gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After breakfast and a briefing, you’ll embark on a thrilling trek through the dense forest, guided by experienced trackers. Lunch will be packed, giving you time to rest and reflect on this extraordinary experience.

Tourists should take note that during the gorilla habituation experience they are allowed 4 hours with the mountain gorillas. Coming face to face with these creatures is one of the most rewarding experiences you should not miss in a life time on your trip to the Pearl of Africa. Later return to the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay

After served breakfast, check out of the facility and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Arrive and check in and after lunch go for a boat cruise on the lake as you get to explore the 29 islands. Return to the booked facility in time for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay

  • Luxury: Arcadia Cottages
  • Midrange: Bird Nest Resort/ lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort
  • Budget: Overland Resort
  • Meal Plan: Full Board

Following breakfast an early served breakfast, you’ll transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, known for its diverse wildlife. Enroute stop at Igongo cultural center for lunch and later embark on the journey to the park. Arrive in the afternoon and check in and later go for an evening game drive in the park. Return to the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

After served breakfast, go for an early morning game drive in the park and be provided with opportunities of seeing animals that you might have missed the previous evening. Return to the lodge for lunch and later in the afternoon you can opt for the walking safaris or remain at the lodge for relaxation.

After breakfast, you’ll begin your journey back to Entebbe. Enroute stop at the equator for lunch and later participate in the water experiment. Embark on the journey to Entebbe arriving at the airport in time for your international flight back home.

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