17 Days Uganda Grand Circuit Safari-Uganda Major National Parks Tour

This Safari includes the major Tourism attraction destinations in Uganda ie Jinja tour to the Source of the nile Murchison falls, Kibale park, Queen Elizabeth park, Bwindi park, Lake Bunyonyi and Mburo National park

Day 1 (Arrival at the Air port and Transfer to Kampala)
You will be picked by our driver/guide who will transfer you to Kampala for Dinner and overnight stay at Imperial Royal hotel (Luxury) or Namirembe guest house (Budget)

Day 2 (Jinja – Source of the Nile River)
After breakfast our Tour guide will transfer you to Jinja having a stop over at Mabira forest for site seeing .This forest is rich in biomes a number of primates, birds and butterfly species are recorded. As you proceed to Jinja, you will view tea, coffee and sugar plantation en route. Through the ripon falls, now known as the own falls dam, you will access the source of the Nile. A place where John Spekes stood and spotted the source of the Nile River. Have lunch at Nile Resort hotel.
After lunch, in the afternoon, you may go for buggy jumping or else go to Bujagali Falls for white water rafting, kayaking, squad biking, Acrobatic, Dances etc. There after drive back to Kampala and if time allows, have a stop over at Ssezibwa Falls which is believed to have been produced by a woman and its twin sister is River musamya.
Arrive at your hotel in Kampala in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Imperial Royal hotel (Luxury) or Namirembe guest house (Budget)

Day 3 (Transfer to Murchison Falls NP)
Early morning after breakfast you will leave for Murchison Falls. Via Masindi and drive for 90 kms through the park for your lunch. Dinner and Overnight at Nile safari lodge/Paraa Safari lodge (luxury) or Red chili camp (budget)

Day 4 (Game drive & Launch cruise)
Early in the morning will go for the game drive after crossing the Nile, special are here the lions and giraffes. In the afternoon will have the impressive launch trip on the Nile to the fall. Hippos, crocodiles, buffalo, elephants and many birds will be seen. Dinner and Overnight at Nile safari lodge/Paraa Safari lodge (luxury) or Red chili camp (budget)

Day 5 (Boat tour & Top of the falls)
Early morning the boat will take you downstream to the delta. The place where the Nile enters Lake Albert. This trip of 5-6 hours will show us all the beauty of this national park especially the delta with all the different birds. Here is a good chance to see the elusive Shoebill stork! In the afternoon is a visit to the top of the fall, a wonderful view. Dinner and Overnight at Nile safari lodge/Paraa Safari lodge (luxury) or Red chili camp (budget)

Day 6 (To Kibale Forest)
Early morning after Break fast, departure for the journey to Kibale Forest. You will pass close to Lake Albert, on a clear day the view from the top of the Albert rift is spectacular. In the afternoon you will arrive at Kibale Forest for your lunch. Dinner and over night at Kibale Forest Camp/Ndali lodge (luxury) or Chimpanzee Guesthouse/chimp nest/Bandas (Budget)

Day 7 (Chimp tracking & Swamp Walk)
At 08.00 you will start with the 4 hours chimp walk. Also 10 other primates can be seen!! The park is also known for all the butterflies and birds. In the afternoon a walk through Bigodi Swamp (community based project). Dinner and over night at Kibale Forest Camp/Ndali lodge (luxury) or Chimpanzee Guesthouse/chimp nest/Bandas (Budget)

Day 8 (To Queen Elizabeth NP- Game drive)
Morning at leisure, departure for Queen Elizabeth Via Fort Portal, arriving mid day for relaxation and Lunch. After noon Game drive in the park. Dinner and Over night at Jacana Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury) or Queen Elizabeth Bush Camp/King fisher (budget)

Day 9 (Game drive & launch cruise)
Early Morning go for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants etc. Afternoon is for a two hours launch trip on the Kazinga channel where we will see all the animals from the waterside. Dinner and Over night at Jacana Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury) or Queen Elizabeth Bush Camp/King fisher (budget)

Day 10 (Kyambura gorge  Chimp tracking & Ishasha sector)
After break fast in the morning go to Kyambura Gorge. Here you can go for a 3-4 hour walk in to the Gorge for meeting the chimpanzees. After the Gorge will drive to Ishasha Sector and have an evening game drive in search of the tree climbing lions. Dinner and over night at Ishasha wilderness camp (luxury)

Day 11 (To Bwindi NP)
In the morning you will leave Queen for Bwindi national park. Through a beautiful landscape called the "Switzerland of Africa", we will access Bwindi forest In the afternoon. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma (luxury), Travelers Rest Hotel in Kisoro/Nkuringo Gorilla campsite (budget)

Day 12 (Gorilla tracking)
Once at Bwindi head quarters with your packed lunch, you will receive briefing. Then proceed to the jungle once you have found the gorillas, you will be able to spend up to one hour with them! You will be expected back to the starting point by 7.00pm at the latest. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma (luxury), Travelers Rest Hotel in Kisoro/Nkuringo Gorilla campsite (budget)

Day 13 (Cultural walk & nature walk)
Morning at Leisure, you will have a cultural walk or nature walk depending on your choice where a number of bird species will be viewed in the forest. Lunch at the park, Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma (luxury), Travelers Rest Hotel in Kisoro/Nkuringo Gorilla campsite (budget)

Day 14 (To Lake Bunyonyi)
After breakfast you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi beautiful surrounded by the hills of Western Uganda. For people who like to walk, the last 14 km is a stunning beautiful walk along the lakeshore and above on the hills. Lake Bunyonyi is famous for birds, otters and delicious crayfish. You will stay the rest of the day here, it is possible to swim and try a canoe. Seated on the veranda more then 300 birds species can be seen (bring your binoculars). Dinner and Overnight at Bunyonyi Resort hotel (luxury) or Kale-bas Campsite and Banda's (budget)

Day 15 (To Lake Mburo-Game drive)
Very Early in the morning departure to Lake Mburo national park, lunch at the park. In the evening have a game drive to see impalas, zebras and a few antelopes. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Luxury tented Camp/Mihingo Lodge (luxury) or Rwonyo Camp (budget).

Day 16 (Boat Tour &Transfer to Kampala)
Morning at leisure, after break fast, take a boat tour on the lake. Here you will view several species of birds and large numbers of hippos. The proceed to Kampala lunching on the way. You will stop at the Equator to take pictures and buying souvenirs, arriving Kampala early Evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Imperial Royal hotel (Luxury) or Namirembe guest house (Budget)

Day 17 (Transfer to Entebbe Air port)
Morning at leisure or Depending on your flight, Transfer to Entebbe Airport for your flight back home.

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This Tour package includes:

-Transportation by a 4wheel drive vehicle plus fuel
-Full board accommodation
-River Nile fees
-One Gorilla permit per person TO BE SECURED AND PAID FOR IN ADVANCE
-Two Chimpanzee permit per person TO BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE
-Park entry fees
-An English speaking Driver/guide.
-En route Meals
-Cultural walks and Nature walks
-Nile water rafting
-Launch cruise
-Boats fees
-Top of the falls       
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking

2-4 PAX   -   USD - PER PERSON
5-10PAX  -   USD - PER PERSON
SINGLE SUPPLIMENT   -   USD -