Corners of Earth Safaris

A Journey for All

14 days wildlife experience

ITINERARY
Day 1

Arrival and Transfer from Airport to Kampala
Briefing
Night at Lodge

Day 2
Breakfast/Briefing
Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Lunch
Transfer to Murchison Falls NP Dinner & overnight at the lodge
Day 3
Breakfast/Briefing
Game drive
Lunch
Boat cruise and visit the top of the falls
Dinner & overnight at Lodge
Day 4
Breakfast/Briefing
Transfer to Kibale Forest NP
Lunch
Rest
Dinner & overnight at Lodge
Day 5
Breakfast
Chimp Tracking
Lunch
Bigodi swamp walk
Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge
Day 6
Breakfast
Transfer to QENP
Lunch
Boat cruise on the Kazinga channel
Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge
Day 7
Breakfast
Game drive
Lunch
Transfer to Ishasha Sector
Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge
Day 8
Breakfast
Game drive to see tree climbing lions
Lunch
Transfer to Bwindi Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 9
Breakfast
Gorilla Tracking experience
Lunch
Rest
Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 10
Breakfast
Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Lunch
Boat cruise
Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 11
Breakfast
Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Lunch
Boat cruise
Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 12
Breakfast
Walking Safari
Lunch
Rest
Dinner and Overnight at the lodge
Day 13
Breakfast
Transfer to Entebbe
Lunch
Rest
Dinner and Overnight at the lodge
Day 14
Relax at the Hotel/Visit the Botanical gardens
Lunch
Airport drop off
Introduction

Welcome to Uganda, a land of rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. In this 14-day itinerary, we will take you on a journey through the best of Uganda’s national parks and natural wonders. From the majestic Murchison Falls National Park to the enchanting Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer from Airport to Kampala

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 Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Once you reach Kampala, you’ll have a briefing about the itinerary, providing you with all the necessary information for the upcoming days. You will then check-in and spend the night at a comfortable lodge in Kampala.

Day 2:Exploring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After a refreshing breakfast, you’ll receive a detailed briefing for the day ahead. The second day begins with a visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, which is home to Uganda’s only wild rhinos. Here, you’ll witness the conservation efforts dedicated to protecting these magnificent creatures from extinction. After learning about the rhinos and their conservation, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Later, you’ll be transferred to Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll have dinner and spend the night at a lodge near the park.

Day 3: Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Murchison Falls NP

Day three starts with an early breakfast and a briefing for the day’s activities. You’ll embark on an exciting game drive through Murchison Falls National Park, exploring its diverse landscapes and encountering a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, and more. After the game drive, you’ll enjoy a tasty lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll experience a thrilling boat cruise along the Nile River, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness the majestic Murchison Falls up close. Finally, you’ll return to the lodge for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest NP

Following a hearty breakfast and briefing, you’ll transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, known as the primate capital of the world. The journey itself will provide you with beautiful views of lush greenery and abundant wildlife. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and then have some time to rest and relax at the lodge. Dinner will be served at the lodge, where you’ll spend the night in anticipation of the adventures to come.

Day 5: Chimp Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk

Day five begins with an early breakfast to fuel your exciting day ahead. You’ll embark on an unforgettable chimp tracking adventure in Kibale Forest. Accompanied by experienced guides, you’ll trek through the dense forest trails, encountering these intelligent primates in their natural habitat. After the chimp tracking, you’ll enjoy a well-deserved lunch, followed by a visit to the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Here, you’ll take a swamp walk, exploring the diverse birdlife and other wildlife that call this sanctuary home. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at the lodge.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a scenic journey that showcases the beauty of Uganda’s landscapes. Upon arrival, you’ll have a delicious lunch at the park and then embark on a memorable boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This boat cruise offers a unique opportunity to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species in their natural habitat. After the cruise, you’ll return to the lodge for dinner and spend the night in comfortable surroundings.

Day 7: Game Drive and Transfer to Ishasha Sector

On day seven, you’ll start with a fulfilling breakfast and briefing. You’ll then embark on an exhilarating game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you’ll have the chance to spot a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, and various antelope species. After the game drive, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch before transferring to the Ishasha Sector. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at a lodge in Ishasha.

Day 8: Tree Climbing Lions and Transfer to Bwindi

After breakfast, you’ll embark on a game drive in the Ishasha Sector, known for its famous tree-climbing lions. Keep your cameras ready as you search for these unique predators resting in the branches of fig trees. After witnessing this incredible sight, you’ll have lunch and then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Dinner and overnight stay will be at a lodge near Bwindi, preparing you for the highly anticipated gorilla tracking experience.

Day 9: Gorilla Tracking Experience

Day nine is the highlight of your itinerary – the gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After breakfast and a briefing, you’ll embark on a thrilling trek through the dense forest, guided by experienced trackers. As you encounter a family of gentle giants, you’ll have a precious hour to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Lunch will be provided, giving you time to rest and reflect on this extraordinary experience. The rest of the day will be spent at the lodge, where you’ll have dinner and spend the night.

Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, you’ll bid farewell to Bwindi and transfer to the scenic Lake Bunyonyi. This picturesque lake is renowned for its stunning landscapes and tranquility. Upon arrival, you’ll have a delicious lunch before embarking on a boat cruise, exploring the islands and immersing yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. After the cruise, you’ll return to the lodge for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay.

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park

Following breakfast and a briefing, you’ll transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, known for its diverse wildlife. Once you arrive, you’ll enjoy a tasty lunch at the park before embarking on a thrilling game drive. During the game drive, you’ll have the opportunity to spot zebras, impalas, buffalos, and a variety of bird species. As the day comes to an end, you’ll have dinner and spend the night at a lodge near Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 12: Walking Safari and Relaxation

Day twelve begins with a hearty breakfast and briefing. You’ll then embark on a captivating walking safari, accompanied by an experienced guide. This unique experience allows you to explore the park’s ecosystem and discover its hidden gems on foot. After the walking safari, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and have the afternoon to rest and relax amidst the natural beauty of the lodge. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at the lodge.

Day 13: Transfer to Entebbe

After breakfast, you’ll begin your journey back to Entebbe. Upon arrival, you’ll have a tasty lunch and then take some time to rest and relax at the lodge. This day is meant for you to unwind and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had during your time in Uganda. Dinner will be served, and you’ll spend the night at a comfortable lodge in Entebbe.

Day 14: Relaxation and Departure

On your final day in Uganda, you’ll have a leisurely morning at the hotel or the option to visit the Botanical Gardens in Entebbe. You’ll savour a delicious lunch, reminiscing about the unforgettable memories you’ve made throughout your journey. After lunch, it will be time for your airport drop-off as you bid farewell to Uganda. Depart with a sense of fulfillment and carry the cherished memories of your adventure in the Pearl of Africa.

Conclusion

In this 14-day itinerary, you have explored the diverse beauty of Uganda, from encountering magnificent wildlife to immersing yourself in breathtaking landscapes. Uganda’s commitment to conservation and its natural wonders make it a destination like no other. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure to Uganda and experience the magic for yourself.

FAQs
  1. Is gorilla tracking safe?

Gorilla tracking is generally considered safe as long as you follow the guidelines provided by the park authorities and the experienced guides. They prioritize safety and ensure that tourists maintain a safe distance from the gorillas to protect both humans and the primates.

  1. What is the best time to visit Uganda?

Uganda can be visited throughout the year, but the dry seasons from June to September and December to February are considered the best for wildlife viewing and outdoor activities.

  1. Do I need a visa to visit Uganda?

Yes, most visitors to Uganda require a visa. It is recommended to check the visa requirements and obtain the necessary documentation before your trip.

  1. What should I pack for the trip?

It is advisable to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, sturdy walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and a rain jacket. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the amazing wildlife and landscapes.