7 Days Uganda Camping Safari
Day 1: Kampala – Queen.
After short briefing about your rented car and checking your camping equipment.You will read through,sign the car rental agreement and do the payments. Drive towards west Uganda from Kampala via Masaka-Mbarara high way a stopover at the equator for snacks and photographs, drive to Mbarara town for your en-route lunch at Agip Motel or Regency Hotel, then Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range. En route game drive is take which provide the opportunity to view the big five of Africa and other wildlife which include ( Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Rhinos, Buffaloes), Hyenas, Antelope, topi, warthogs, leopards, waterbucks, bush backs, Uganda kobs among others . In evening you can go for sightseeing in the crater region – it is a marvel! Visit the Katwe Salt works to experience the traditional salt mining and later as the sun shine is setting off you can do bird watching (the flamingos). Dinner and over night at Simba safari camp. Meal plan Lunch and Dinner H/B.
Day 2: Queen.
Dawn game drive which provide tremendous opportunities to spot the big five which include the (Elephants, cape buffalos, Rhinos, Giraffes, Lions,) Leopards, Giant Fog , Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, Topi and Bush bucks and bird life. Return to the lodge for Breakfast and lunch then after prepare for 2-hour Kazinga channel boat cruise. This launch crosses through the highest concentration of Crocodiles and Hippos which give clear panoramic view of them and others animals and birds taking refreshment along the banks of the channel. Therefore photograph taking is another interesting exercise to involve in. return to the lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan Breakfast, lunch and dinner F/B.
Day 3: Queen-Bwindi.
An early nature walks around the environs of Maramagambo forest. This offers an excellent opportunity for bird viewing and appreciating the African endowed sceneries. Return to the lodge for breakfast and Lunch en-route, after transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha at the out skirts of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ishasha is a much more remote and less-traveled part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, but one which has a sense of exclusivity and remoteness. The game densities here are high, and this region has reported some of the largest herds of Elephant anywhere in Uganda, as it is the main migration corridor between Uganda and the DRC. There is game diversity – primarily Topi and Uganda Kob, Buffalo, Hippo and Elephant. There is plenty of smaller plains game and a number of primate species and so predators are in attendance. Spotted Hyena is a common character, and Leopard is occasionally sighted. However, a prime attraction for Ishasha is that it has a large lion population, and the frequency of sightings for this magnificent animal is higher here than anywhere else in Uganda. An added bonus is that they have learned to climb trees to escape the midday heat and insects. Dinner and overnight at Engagi lodge. Meal plan Breakfast, lunch and dinner F/B.
Day 4: Bwindi.
Dawn breakfast, after at 08:00am prepare for briefing from the Uganda wildlife authority officials (rules and regulations) that govern the endangered great apes sustainability. Thereafter enter into the jungle to search for the shy mountain gorillas which is almost whole day activity which gives impressive and memorable experience to gorilla trackers. Since it seems to be a full day experience it is advisable to move with packed food and bottled water. For the activity to be much interesting the following are must to be carried which include the solid walking shoes,rain gears and hat, sun screen, insect repellent, binoculars and the Cameras. Return to Dinner and overnight. Meal plan lunch and dinner.FB
Day 5: Bwindi-Bunyonyi.
Begin your day with a drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by many tourists as the ‘Switzerland of Africa’. You will be taken by the scenery of winding road, hills and valleys, terraced landscape and friendly people. Here, you will notice that the landscape changes constantly from magnificent green rolling hills, city to small towns, to grassy plains etc. Relaxing the whole afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overlander camp. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 6: Bunyonyi.
Breakfast at Leisure, before proceeding to the tranquil Lake Bunyonyi, described by the BBC Focus on Africa as the “most beautiful lake in the world” Spend the afternoon at leisure on Bushara Island bird watching and/or fishing the local way. Meals and overnight at Bunyonyi overlander camp.
Day 7: Bunyonyi-Kampala.
After your morning breakfast, prepare to descend to Kampala with your pack lunch and our driver will drop at the Entebbe international airport to board your home flight or travel to your next destination of interest. Meal plan breakfast and lunch H/B, End of service.