Honeymoon Safari in Uganda – 7 days

Go with us for an unforgettable honeymoon safari in Uganda. This safari gives you a honeymoon of adventure and relaxation in Uganda. Gorilla trekking, game-drives on the savanna, a boat-cruise spotting animals and chimps trekking is mixed with relaxation by the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.

 

Includes:

  • Kibale Forest National Park
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Lake Bunyonyi
  • Lake Mburo National Park

 

Learn more about Uganda’s national parks.

Learn more about gorilla trekking in Uganda.

 

 

Day by day itinerary:

 

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and Chimps trekking

Start the honeymoon safari in Uganda early from Kampala/Entebbe, it’s a 4-5hrs drive (flight arrival to Entebbe could be early morning or day before adding an extra night). Your safari guide picks you and the target is to have a late lunch at the lodge in the crater area. Pressure and fatigue lessens during punctuation of stopovers at sceneries like typical African village setups in the far countryside and tea plantations along the drive ways. After lunch at the lodge head for the briefing point and get ready for the Chimp trekking experience in the afternoon. Kibale Forest national park is a rainy forest and a home to over 1500 Chimpanzees. During the trekking you can see them close and capture shots of our closet cousins in the Jungle in there frenzy exciting moods grooming! In Kibale 9 different species of Monkeys are found – red colobus, black & white colobus, red tailed monkey and bush babies being a few. During a trek in the forest you will as well in the forest canopy have the chance to see butterflies and various bird species like the native Great blue Turaco, joyful greenbul, olive long tailed cuckoo and the superb black bee eater.
Overnight Primate lodge

 

Day 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and boat cruise

We have an early transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. The drive takes us further southwards with the Rwenzori ranges (Longest in Africa) in View or drive through the crater lakes in the hills through to sample out the surprising diversity of savanna trees and wild life! After lunch at 3pm it is time for the classic highlights of a 2hrs boat-cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36km channel linking Lake George – Lake Edward. From the boat you can see land and water adapted Hippopotamuses yawning and some slashing canines to each other and the National Geographical society killing machine the Nile Crocodile gaping along the banks, Savannah version of Pigs the Warthog- Pumba of the award winning Lion King are a hallmark sign in this Animal home! After the boat-cruise we head to the lodge for a relaxed evening.
Overnight in Pumba safari cottages

 

Day 3: Game-drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Experience Queen Elizabeth National Park in the cool morning, an early game drive that exposes us to diverse animals, Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas and many more species that are residents to this park are spotted along the circuits as we drive along. There is a rich bird life especially our version of storks in the wetland spots as we reach the Flamingos in the salt lakes. After the morning game-drive we transfer through to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here we will drive off in this adventurous vast savanna area with Topis, and the southern version of Elephants to get the Lions high in the Fig tree branches. When you have hopefully seen the tree-climbing lions continue on to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. This last part of the journey takes us through a changing landscape from the savanna of Ishasha via villages and cultivated hills to the forest covered mountains of Bwindi.
Overnight in Bwindi Gorilla Mist camp

 

Day 4: Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the mountain gorillas. Have an early breakfast before heading to the starting point of the highlight of the honeymoon safari your Gorilla trekking adventure. You will head in to the forest with a specialized guide, walk through beautiful jungle and finally get to spend one hours with the mountain gorillas of Bwindi. This Impenetrable Forest is as well full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, statungas and dikers. When you have finished your trekking adventure transfer to beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
Dinner and overnight Birdnest Bunyonyi. Depending on which group or time registered back after trekking.

 

Day 5: Relaxation by Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy this free day by the lake and take in the stunning surroundings as we continue your honeymoon safari in Uganda. Possible activities this day are canoeing, swimming, hiking or just relaxing by the lake.
Dinner and overnight Birdnest Bunyonyi

 

Day 6: After breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, the ‘Zebra magnet’

Leave the lake and continue driving through the hilly areas on to the vast savanna dotted with acacia and shrubs in Lake Mburo national park. Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and then head out for a game drive for view of zebras, topis, warthogs, cape buffaloes, impalas and native birds. After the game-drive you enjoy an evening in this luxurious lodge.
Overnight in the luxury Mihingo lodge

 

Day 7: Safari walk in Lake Mburo National Park and transfer to Kampala

Get up early for an early morning safari walk; visit the hyenas den, chance to see Leopards, zebras, waterbucks, birds and buffaloes in their day break jungle life! Get back to the lodge for breakfast and then start the drive back towards Kampala (takes 4, 1/2hrs) as we have reached the end of the honeymoon safari. Have an early lunch in Masaka and make a stop at the Equator. Be dropped off in Kampala or continue on to Entebbe depending on flight time as we finish your honeymoon safari in Uganda.

 

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Price: The price depends on number of people and accommodation level. Contact us with your inquiry to get the best price for your safari.
Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.
Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with.
Payment options: We accept international bank transfer, card payment through PesaPal (adds 3,5% charge) and cash payment if you are in Uganda.

 

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