This Uganda Cultural and wildlife viewing adventure will take you to totally unique cultural exhibitions, Kidepo national parks for wildlife viewing and Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary through the most scenic places that involves the rolling hills with magnificent views, dense true African jungle, amazing nature created features, plenty of wild animals, different primates and numerous bird species that will make you appreciate that this country is truly the pearl of Africa.
Day 1. Arrival at Entebbe international airport
Our representative will highly wait to welcome and cheer you upon arrival at Entebbe. Transfer to your guesthouse for relaxation as you get your first sight on Lake Victoria. Overnight at Papyrus Guesthouse
Day 2. Kampala city tour and Jinja Boat cruise to the Nile.
Your guide picks you up from the hotel to start the city tour to explore the historical places of Uganda such as Kabaka’s palace and Amin torture chambers, Bahai Temple the only one in Africa, Namugongo martyr’s shrines (where twenty-two Christian convicts were killed under Kabaka (King of Buganda)-Mwanga), Uganda National Museum. then after proceed to the hotel in Jinja to relax as you prepare for the next day adventures in Jinja where the source of the Nile is found. Overnight at Kingfisher resort
Day 3. Transfer to Sipi falls and hike to the 3 sipi falls and coffee tour
With an early breakfast, get ready for a thrilling adventure viewing the scenic landscape, tea and sugar plantations through the windows as you head to eastern part of the country. Check in at the lodge and have a relaxed lunch before we start the hike to the sipi falls and coffee tour which will introduce to you how we traditional prepare a cup of café. The hike to the 3 Sipi falls marvels around the different attractions and experiencing the hike up to the ancient cave which is known to be the first royal family of the Sabine hence the hike will take 2 to 3hrs then after you get back. Overnight at Lacam Lodge
Day 4. Transfer to Kitodo via Pian Upe – Matheniko and Bokora wildlife reserves. Karamojong Cultural Experience
With breakfast at leisure, we take on the drive via the vast savanna grass land with chances to spot ostriches at Pian Upe wildlife reserve before entering the Karamoja region. We have a relaxed lunch and target an evening visit to the biggest Karamojong village in East Africa to learn more about their socio – cultural and economic life. It’s a thrilling cultural experience everyone wouldn’t dare miss out. Overnight At La Mansion Kotido
Day 5. Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. The True African Wilderness!
After breakfast you make the last part of the journey to Kidepo Valley national park. This park is known as one of the last untouched wildernesses in Africa. you will drive through the northern part of the country as you will be having some stop overs along the villages of Karamoja with beautifully rolling hills in a distance and plenty of savanna open grassland before arriving in Kidepo. You can opt to have a relaxed evening overlooking the majestic wilderness of Kidepo or take a short evening game drive. Overnight at Kidepo savanna Lodge
Day 6. Full day Kidepo wildlife experience.
Get up early to enjoy a morning game-drive in the area of the Kanangorok hot springs. If you are lucky you can see ostriches in this area. Then after the morning game drive get back at the lodge for relaxation and lunch as you prepare for the evening Game drive which will let you see the the Elephants, Zebras, giraffes, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and many others. Overnight at Kidepo savanna Lodge
Day 7. Game drive Kidepo and Transfer to Gulu
Start the day with an early game drive into the jungle as we look for wildlife that we would have missed the last day. We shall have a brunch at the lodge before we head to Gulu for an overnight at Churchill Courts.
Day 8. Rhino Trekking and transfer to Kampala – Ndere cultural centre (Operates only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)
With breakfast at leisure, we set off to track rhinos at their home in Ziwa rhino sanctuary. This is the only place you can find rhinos in the jungle in the whole of Uganda. We shall have lunch en route to Kampala or Entebbe. Overnight at Maries Royale hotel
Day 9. Half day visit to Ngamba Island - Departure flight at Leisure
As we have our last sights on The Pearl of Africa, we visit the Ngamba Island in the middle of Lake Victoria to experience the chimpanzee feeding and nature walks. You get a chance to swim at the equator in Lake Victoria as we cruise to the island. Plan evening flight on this day.