12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari

12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari takes you on a 12 days’ Uganda adventure tour from Kampala through Jinja to western Uganda where you will visit the most popularly explored Uganda Safari parks. On this adventure, you will go to Sipi falls, Mountain Rwenzori, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kyambura gorge, Bwindi Impenetrable national park, Lake Bunyonyi, and city tours through Jinja and Kampala. The 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari is the ideal Uganda safari park because it gives you a wholesome experience of the diversity and culture in Uganda.

Kampala is the largest city of Uganda and it became the capital city after acquiring independence in 1962. Kampala is situated in the Buganda region, which is the largest traditional kingdom in Uganda. Kampala has a handful of tourism sites that offer fascinating information on the history of Uganda. Places such as Kasubi Royal Tombs, Uganda Museum, Uganda national Museum, and many other sites.

12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda
  • Day 2: Kampala city tour
  • Day 3: Jinja town
  • Day 4: Trekking Sipi falls in Mountain Elgon National Park
  • Day 5: Transfer to Rwenzori Mountains National Park
  • Day 6: Tour Mountain Rwenzori
  • Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
  • Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura.
  • Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.
  • Day 10: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Day 12: Departure
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Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park

Detailed 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Entebbe International airport, you will be received by one of our representatives who will ensure your smooth transfer to the hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight. (FB)

Hotels such as; Imperial Royale, Metropole Hotel, Tristar Hotel, and many others.

Day 2: Kampala city tour

Wake up early in the morning and meet your tour guide for a trip briefing. Your journey will start with a tour of the Buganda Kingdom where you will learn about their rich culture and tradition.

You will begin this tour in Bulange and Royal palace in Mengo, thereafter, you shall go to Kasubi tombs where you will see the burial grounds of the past Kings of Buganda.

Stop by Namirembe Cathedral, Uganda’s oldest Anglican church for a panoramic view of Kampala city center.

Stop by any restaurant of your choice for lunch or take packed lunch to the beautiful Bahai temple (only one in Africa) and have lunch in their scenic Gardens.

Later in the afternoon, take a drive to Jinja town and eat dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.

Lodges such as; Nile resort, 2 friends Guesthouse, Sunset International, and many other accommodations.

Day 3: Jinja town

Get up early in the morning and take a drive to the source of the Nile for a morning white water rafting experience. This activity is run by an experienced team who will ensure that you have a fun-packed day.

After lunch, take a Jinja town tour where you will learn about the history of the native people and visit the beautiful gardens. Later that evening, take a drive to Mbale town. Dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice. (FB)

Lodges such as; Mbale resort, Mt. Elgon Hotel, Lacam Lodge, and many other accommodations

Day 4 of 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari: Trekking Sipi falls

Get up early in the morning and embark on your 4-hour hike to see the three Waterfalls situated at the foothills of Mountain Elgon.

On your hike, you will see several plantations such as the Arabica Coffee plantations, Sugarcane as well as Matooke.

After your hike to the falls, enjoy the magnificent views of the Mountains as well as distant plains.

Your starting point is from Crow’s Nest (a camping and lodging site that organizes community projects and trains local guides), Lunch will be packed for you. Return to Jinja town for dinner and overnight at the lodges of your preference.

Lodges such as; Nile resort, 2 friends Guesthouse, Sunset International, and many other accommodations.

Day 5: Transfer to Mt. Rwenzori

Get up at sunrise and take a drive to Mt. Rwenzori and arrive by evening. Stop by a restaurant on the way for lunch and continue to the Bundibugyo district. Dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.

Lodges such as; Margherita Hotel, Sandton Hotel, Ruboni Community Camp, and many other accommodations.

Day 6: Tour Mt. Rwenzori

Experience the unique trek in Mountain Rwenzori. This Trek starts at 8:30 from Kyanjiki 12 kilometers from Kasese town where you will meet your tour guides for a briefing.

You will then walk up the Nsuranja Valley towards Kalalama Camp to a rock shelter known as Musenge Rock Shelterat 2,240 meters a distance of 6,2 kilometers from the Rangers post.

The walk is a steady climb through Pristine forest with a multitude of birds as well as Chimpanzees scampering off if you are in luck.

However, you will definitely see Chimpanzee nests high up in the trees made of branches interwoven to form a nest.

The Chimpanzees use these nests for several weeks then move on when the season for fruiting trees is over.

The main attraction in these forests is the wide variety of plant species and you can catch the blue monkey once in a while but it is not guaranteed.

Your hike will end at around 3 pm and you will return to your hotel/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 of the 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park.

Get up at sunrise and start your journey to Uganda’s most visited national park. You will have a slight game drive experience on your way to your lodge.

After lunch at the lodge, enjoy two hours of a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel where you will get the opportunity to see several birds and animals by the shores.

An evening drive to the crater lakes is fascinating. A scrumptious dinner and overnight at the lodge of your preference. (FB|).

Lodges such as Mweya safari lodge, Ihamba Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge, and many other accommodations.

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Wildlife Safaris in Uganda – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 8: Chimp tracking in Kyambura.

Get up early and watch the sunrise on the beautiful plains of Queen Elizabeth national park as you take on a morning game drive.

On this adventure, you will see several animals such as Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes Warthogs, Antelopes, and many other animals.

After Lunch, Drive to Kyambura Gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated Chimpanzees and many other primates.

This Gorge is about 16km long in the rift valley and 100 meters deep, you will be briefed by experienced rangers and walking sticks will be provided by us.

After this enlightening experience, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. (FB)

Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

Get up early and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park via the Ishasha sector. At Ishasha, you will go on a morning game drive where you will spot the famous tree-climbing lions.

Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable national park for an amazing Gorilla experience. Check into your lodge of preference for dinner and overnight.

Lodges such as Buhoma community Rest Camp, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Silverback lodge, and many other lodges.

Day 10 of the 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari: Gorilla tracking

Early Morning, transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing before you enter the Gorilla sanctuary of Bwindi Forest.

The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested, and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists.

This park is best known for the fascinating mountain Gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of the Majestic primates.

The thrill of spending time observing these animals’ daily activities is an exciting and rare adventure.

The Gorillas are peaceful creatures that can easily be aggravated but you will be briefed by your tour guide on how to behave around these enormous animals. After this amazing experience, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

After Breakfast, take a trip through Kabale “Switzerland of Africa” and enjoy the beautiful terrain as well as breathtaking views. Stop by the fascinating Bird Nest lodge that has splendid panoramic views of Lake Bunyonyi for lunch.

Take on an afternoon boat trip on Lake Bunyonyi and enjoy the exciting myths behind each of the fascinating Islands on Lake Bunyonyi. Return to your accommodation of preference for dinner and overnight.

Lodges such as; the Arcadia cottages, Bunyonyi Safaris resort, Byoona Amagara Island Retreat, and many other lodges.

Day 12: Departure

Get up at ease and start your journey back to Kampala (about 8hours).

End of the 12 Days Affordable Uganda Adventure Safari

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • 4×4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van for ground travel
  • Service of professional English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Game viewing
  • Bottled water on tour

The safari package excludes

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Air tickets
  • Shopping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bills
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4X4 Luxury Safari Land Cruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. Our Vehicles have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography.

The safari cars come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while In the Vehicle).

They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed a window seat.

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More About Uganda

If you are planning safaris to Africa, then Uganda is one of the best places to go safaris. Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa, bordered by Kenya on the East, South Sudan in the north, D.R. Congo in the West, Tanzania in the south, and Rwanda in the south west. Uganda is also known as the “Pearl of Africa” due to its stunning natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and various attractions. There is a lot that Uganda has to offer from thrilling primate tours to unique nature tours.

Best Destinations in Uganda – Top safari destinations in Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Renowned for its elusive mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Uganda. Bwindi is located in the southwestern part of Uganda. Besides being home to Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi is also home to stunning array of bird life and other numerous wildlife species. The main activity in Bwindi is gorilla trekking.

Murchison Falls National Park: This safari park is also the most popular destination for those who wish to spot the African Big Five during their Uganda safari tour. This park is famous for its namesake waterfall, where the mighty Nile is forced through a narrow gorge, creating a spectacular cascade – creating the strongest waterfalls on earth. Besides its stunning beauty, the park is home to large numbers of wildlife species such as elephants, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, buffalos, and various antelope species.