15 Day Self Drive Tour

Day 1: Arrival at 4:05am, transfer to Sipi falls in Mbale (5-6hours) on the edges of Mount Elgon, enjoy hiking around, walk around the beautiful sippi falls, dinner and over at Moses campsite or Lacum lodge.

Day 2: Breakfast and transfer to Kidepo Valley national park via Soroti, Lira, Kitgum (8-10hrs), lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at Buffalo Base or UWA bandas or Ngamoru Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Morning and afternoon game drive in Kidepo valley national park, O/N as on Day 2.

Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park (6-8hours), overnight at Fort Murchison Camp site

Day 5: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise
Breakfast at the camp and embark on our 4×4 vehicle for game viewing in Murchison Falls National park. Here, we recommend cars with pop-up roof preferably land cruiser or Super custom for excellent game viewing and photographing. However, other cars like Rav 4 can also do well of you are on tight budget. For self-drive tours, we recommend using a park ranger/guide at only US$20. Animals to see include Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Warthogs, Antelopes and many others.

After lunch, enjoy a fantastic boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, see huge Nile crocodiles, Hippos, elephants quenching their thirsty on the shores, and over 300 bird species, return to the camp in sunset for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison

Day 6: Transfer to Kibale national park
Breakfast at the camp, pack up our property and embark on our vehicle to Kibale National park via Butiaba escarpments. Kibale is a home to 13 primate species which include Chimpanzees, vervet monkeys, Mangabeys, Olive baboons, Black and white colobus monkeys, etc, Lunch in Fort portal, dinner and overnight at the camp. Overnight at Rwetera safari park campsite or Kibale Forest camp.

Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking or Habituation Experience
Breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing about your chimps trek or habituation experience. Note that, chimpanzee tracking is half day – ends by Mid day, while Chimpanzee habituation experience takes full day, therefore, you must go with packed lunch and bottled mineral water for refreshment. Lunch and embark on a nature walk through Bigodi swamps, dinner and overnight.
NB: Chimps tracking permit costs US$150 each and included in the quote.

DAY 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
Breakfast and take a tour around Fort Portal Town, visit local markets, Amabeera ga Nyiramwiru historical / cultural site and Tooro King’s palace. Lunch and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. O/N at Bush Lodge.

Day 9: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
Breakfast at the camp and embark on our 4×4 vehicle for game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National park. Here, we recommend cars with pop-up roof preferably land cruiser or Super custom for excellent game viewing and photographing. However, other cars like Rav 4 can also do well of you are on tight budget. For self-drive tours, we recommend using a park ranger/guide at only US$20. Animals to see include Elephants, Buffaloes, Warthogs, Antelopes and many others.

After lunch, enjoy a fantastic boat cruise along the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes Edward and George, see huge Nile crocodiles, Hippos, elephants quenching their thirsty on the shores, and over 600 bird species, return to the camp/lodge in sunset for dinner and overnight. O/N at Bush Lodge

DAY 10: Transfer to ishasha Sector
Located in southern part of Queen Elizabeth National park and is famous for tree climbing lions along side other animals like buffaloes, elephants, etc. We enjoy full day drive in Ishasha sector. All meals and over night at Savanah Resort.
Day 11: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
A relaxed morning, breakfast at the camp and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park, a home to the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa, arrive at the camp by afternoon, evening entertainment from the Batwa people (pygmies), dinner and overnight. O/N at Buhoma community Rest Camp
DAY 12: Gorilla Trekking Adventure, afternoon community walk
Today is your day for the life changing event – Mountain Gorilla Trekking. Start early with heavy breakfast and assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing about the activity. The trek is quiet strenuous and takes 1 – 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the forest. Relax in the evening, or take a community walk.
NB: Each gorilla permit costs US$600 and included in the quote.
Day 13: Transfer to lake Bunyonyi (3-4hours), afternoon canoe ride to visit different islands, all meals and overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort.

Day 14: Transfer to lake Mburo National Park in Mbarara, arrive in time for canoe ride on lake Mburo, and evening game drive. Overnight at Eagles Nest.
Day 15: Morning game drive and hit the road back to Kampala / Entebbe Airport.