15 Days Uganda Safari

The classical 15 days Uganda Safari is a classical adventure expedition that will take you to some of the enchanting destinations in the country with a lot of untold secrets. Our well-planned 15 Days Uganda Safari offers a great opportunity to unleash your travel imagination of this beautiful country. This expedition will take you to the Mabamba wetland, Ngamba Island of the country with the top spots being

chimpanzee trekking in nyungwe national park

chimpanzee trekking

Quick Tour Details

  • Day 01: Pick Up from Airport
  • Day 02: Mabamba wetland (shoebill search)
  • Day 03: Chimpanzee integration and feeding
  • Day 04: Ngamba Island Sanctuary
  • Day 05: Feeding the Chimpanzees
  • Day 06: Transfer to Jinja (wild waters)
  • Day 07: White water Rafting
  • Day 08: Horse riding – Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 09: Rhino Tracking
  • Day 10: Game drive and Boat Safari
  • Day 11: Lake Albert safari lodge
  • Day 12:  Fishing Village (Kibiro village)
  • Day 13: Transfer to Kibale
  • Day 14: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland nature walk
  • Day 15: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Detailed Day by Day itinerary for 15 Days Uganda Safari

Day 01: Pick Up from Airport

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will meet your driver guide who will meet you, he will give you a warm welcome to this beautiful country. Your guide will give you all details of your upcoming safari and will transfer you to your already booked accommodation

Hotel check-in starts at 12:00 pm

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 02: Mabamba wetland (shoebill search)

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will depart for Mabamba wetland for a birding experience with the prime attraction in the wetland being the Shoebill stalk. A birding experience here is unmatched with the wetland habituating over 00 bird species that include many globally threatened species, 7 of Uganda’s 12 Lake Victoria biome restricted species (notable is the Papyrus Gonolek), and plenty of wetland specialties. The wetland also hosts huge flocks of Paleartic migrants every year from October to March. You will later in the evening return to Entebbe for an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

shoebill search

shoebill search

Day 03-05: Chimpanzee Integration and Feeding

After early breakfast, you will be driven by our guide from Entebbe and take a boat ride (23 km) from Entebbe to Ngamba Islands. Upon arrival at Ngamba Island, you will be greeted by the duty caregiver of the Chimpanzees, and then after you will be able to view and photograph these fascinating apes in their natural environment from only a few distances away!

During your stay here, you may be given a chance to also participate in the chimpanzee feeding during the feeding hours. You will have dinner and an overnight stay as per the stated accommodation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06: Transfer to Jinja

Have early morning breakfast, and thereafter drive to the East, to Jinja district, along the way you will have a lot of sights to see, and you will not be bored in any way since there is a lot to see. Have a stopover around Sezibwa Falls for a guided nature walk and sighting seeing.

Thereafter, head to Mabira forest where you will engage in a nature walk through the forest, here you will see a number of monkeys, different types of tree species, birds among others. Later, proceed to Jinja passing through different sugar and tea plantations. On reaching Jinja visit the Bujagali falls, later take a boat to the source of the Nile and also visit Samuka Island where you will have a great time viewing birds. In the evening check in at the hotel, have dinner and an overnight stay

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07 & 08: White Water Rafting (Transfer to Ziwa)

After your breakfast, head for water rafting on the Nile. It is an amazing and adventurous time rafting on these falls. You could engage in other activities while in Jinja. They include; Kayaking, Quad Biking, Horseback safaris/riding, Sunset boat cruise, Zip lining, Samuka, Island visit, Bungee Jumping among others. On the second day of your stay here, you will continue with a transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Rafting on the Nile

Rafting on the Nile

Day 09: Rhino Tracking

Following an early morning breakfast, you will depart your accommodation for your next adventure to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Upon your arrival at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary headquarters, you will be welcomed by the highly trained rangers who will after brief you about the Rhino tracking exercise dos and don’ts. The Rangers will also take you through the tracking guidelines and history of the Sanctuary.

You will embark on the tracking exercise. During the exercise, you will spot a lot of white rhinos in very close proximity. You will also spot other animal species that are resident here for example bushbucks, reedbucks, monkeys, and oribis, plus abundant birdlife inclusive of shoebill stock and others.

The tracking experience may last for 2 to 3 hours before you return to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary headquarters. You will be driven back to your hotel where you will enjoy a refreshing meal and have a relaxing time after.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 10: Game Drive and Boat Safari

Today very early in the morning following breakfast, you will depart your hotel and drive to Murchison Falls National Park for a game drive. You will enjoy the beautiful savanna grasses that inhabit several wild animals. You will come across several animals like Giraffes, Buffaloes, Uganda kobs, Bushbucks, Elephants, Hartebeests, Oribs, waterbucks, warthogs, and hyenas among others. You will later in the evening drive towards Lake Albert safari lodge where you will drop for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 11: Lake Albert Safari Lodge

Today you will wake up lazily and enjoy a nice breakfast at Lake Albert Safari Lodge. You will have a full day to relax and cool from the incredible back-to-back adventure in the past days of your safari. You will enjoy your day relaxing and recovering.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 12: Fishing Village (Kibiro Village)

Today following breakfast, you will visit the Kibiro Salt Gardens Fishing Village at Lake Albert. Kibiro is known as a small fishing village found at the base of the Western Rift valley along the Southeastern shores of Lake Albert in Uganda and majorly what people in this area do is fish, produce and trade salt. In the fishing villages of Kibiro, there are Hot springs situated also at the shores in the Kigorobyo sub-county. You will enjoy your adventure here and have an opportunity to interact with the local people. You will later return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 13: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Today you will wake up lazily and have breakfast before embarking on your transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. you will then depart the hotel with your packed lunch boxes and embark on this 5-hour drive southwards. You will enjoy incredible sights and sceneries in the countryside. You will arrive to your booked accommodation and check-in. You will have dinner and an overnight stay here.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 14: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Wetland Nature Walk

After early morning breakfast, your tour guide will lead you to Kanyanchu park had quarters for a briefing from the senior park rangers. At exactly 8:00 am, you will join the rest of the trekking group and continue with your journey to the starting point.

While in the forest, you have a great opportunity to sight several primate species and other inhabitants including the L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys, and pottos.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy a delicious meal before heading for a guided nature walk in the Bigodi wetland to enhance your birding experience as you spot several bird species.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Bigodi wetland

Bigodi wetland

Day 15: Transfer Back to Kampala

Today following breakfast, you will depart your hotel and embark on a transfer to Kampala.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of the 15 Days Uganda Safari