10-Day Rafting, Rwenzori Mountains & Gorillas Safari

10-Day Rafting, Rwenzori Mountains & Gorillas Safari

$2,576 (Per Adult)

$258 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration10 day(s)

LocationUganda

Start Pointentebbe

End Pointentebbe

AvailabilityJan 07 , 2019 to Dec 30 , 2050

Summary

Come for an adventurous safari in Uganda. Start with white water rafting on the mighty Nile, continue on to hike in the Rwenzori mountains for 3-days with beautiful nature, take a boat-cruise as well as search for tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth NP and finish off with Mountain Gorilla trekking. An unforgettable journey.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Bird Photography
  • Boat Cruise
  • Camping
  • Game Walk
  • Landscape photography
  • Morning Drives
  • Scenic Drive
  • Township tour
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Game drive
  • Bird Watching
  • Culture
  • Photo-safari

Places

  • Jinja, Source of the Nile, Uganda
  • Lake Victoria, Uganda
  • Entebbe, Uganda
  • Fort Portal, Uganda
  • Crater Lakes, Uganda
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
  • Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Rwenzori National Park, Uganda

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • No WiFi but good phone coverage

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival at Entebbe ariport & transfer to Kampala

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Landscape photography Morning Drives Night drive Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Be met by your guide at Entebbe international airport depending on your flight arrival. Transfer to Kampala spotting Lake Victoria from the road and getting your first sights of Uganda. Check in to the guesthouse to relax and be ready for the adventure starting next day. Main Destination: Kampala Accommodation: Mamaland Guesthome Budget guest house located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included) Drinks not included

Day 2White water rafting on the Nile

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Morning Drives Night drive Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Leave Kampala in the early morning to head to the town of Jinja. Here you go white water rafting on the mighty Nile. Have a day of adventure as you go down the Nile. In the afternoon after the rafting you are taken back to Kampala to spend the night. Main Destination: Jinja Accommodation: Mamaland Guesthome Budget guest house located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Jinja

Day 3Transfer to the area of Rwenzori mountains

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Game Walk Hiking Scenic Drive Township tour Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

We leave Kampala in the morning to get out of the bustling city before traffic gets bad. Our target is to have lunch in Fort Portal as we enjoy the landscape with villages and tea-plantations passing by the windows. The night is spent by the Rwenzori mountains. Main Destination: Rwenzori Mountains Accommodation: Trekkers Hostel Budget guest house located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Location

Rwenzori Mountains

Day 4Rwenzori hiking through Montane Forest zone

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Get to the briefing and start the hike in the morning. This days hike goes through the Afro montane forest zone with a steady climb for about 6 kilometers. You then continue along a steep ridge towards Sine hut. Close to the hut the beautiful Enock waterfalls are found. Main Destination: Rwenzori Mountains Accommodation: Sine Hut Budget mountain hut located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Rwenzori Mountains

Day 5Rwenzori hiking through Bamboo zone to small lobelia garden

Activities Included

Hiking Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This day you enter the Bamboo zone and head to Kalalama camp. At the camp you stop for a short rest then climb high before crossing a thick forest covered with hanging mosses to a small lobelia garden. You then descend through a mossy ridge to Samalira camp where the night is spent. Main Destination: Rwenzori Mountains Accommodation: Samalira Camp Budget mountain hut located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Location

Nationalpark Rwenzori Mountains, Kasese, Uganda

Day 6Rwenzori hike down & transfer to lodge by Queen Elizabeth NP

Activities Included

Hiking Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

We have reached the last day of the hike and descend down through the Bamboo zone on to a heavily forest ridge. Here we can find many primates such as black and white Columbus monkeys if we are lucky. Continue down to the base camp. Your guide picks you at the base camp and you make the journey to the lodge at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park. Main Destination: Rwenzori Mountains Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages Budget cottage bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Location

Nationalpark Rwenzori Mountains, Kasese, Uganda

Day 7Relaxed morning and boat-cruise on Kazinga channel (optional morning chimps trekking)

Activities Included

Bird Photography Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Night drive Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the lodge taking in the view over Queen Elizabeth NP as you rest from the Rwenzori hike. Have lunch at the lodge and then get ready for the Classic highlights on the 2hrs Boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel at 3pm, this is a 36kms channel linking Lake George - Lake Edward. Here you can see Hippopotamuses Yawning and some slashing canines to each other, the Killing machine the Nile Crocodile gaping along the Banks, Savannah version of Pigs the Warthog and more. With your Binoculars along the peninsula you have a magnificent view of Birds and animals like the ever playing African Elephants in Waters as we sigh and reset Fatigue and stress, to point zero. - Chimps trekking option: After breakfast head over to Kalinzu forest to trek chimps and enjoy the jungle. After the trekking drive back to the lodge for lunch. Not included in quoted price and adds 50 dollars per person.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Uganda

Day 8Transfer to Bwindi mountains via Ishasha's tree-climbing lions

Activities Included

Animal Tracking General Photography Landscape photography Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

In the morning we make the journey through the park to the southern Ishasha sector known for tree-climbing lions. Here will drive off for a game-drive in this adventurous vast savannah area with topis, and the southern version of elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the Fig tree branches. After the game-drive transfer through to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. It is a beautiful drive as we journey from savannah, through villages, cultivated hills and on to the forest covered mountains of Bwindi. Main Destination: Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth NP) Accommodation: Gorilla Mist Camp Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi Impenetrable NP Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Day 9Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Hiking Night drive Scenic Drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. You head in to the jungle with a specialized guide in a small group to trek to the point where the gorillas are and spend one unforgettable hour around them. This Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterfly and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, statungas and dikers. After the trek you guide picks you to transfer to Lake Bunyonyi through cultivated hills. After this afternoon we check in to a lake 1840m above sea level, in beautiful surroundings and safe to take a swim in. Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort Mid-range resort located in or near Kabale Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Day 10Transfer to Entebbe & evening/night flight

We leave Lake Bunyonyi after breakfast and start the journey to Entebbe. It is a long day in the car made easier by a lunch stop in Mbarara and a stop by the Equator for some photo poses where the northern- and southern hemispheres meet. Continue on to Entebbe where your guide drops you off at the airport. Plan for a evening or night flight or add an extra night to fly the next day. Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour) Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinks not included

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Entebbe International Airport

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Moderate Cancelation Policy

30% of payment due on date of booking, 70% due 90 days before start of trip and 100% due 60 days before start of trip. 70% refund until 90 days before trip, 30% until 60 days before trip.

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$2,576 Duration: 10 day(s)

Children Not Allowed

Destination

Uganda