Uganda wildlife Authority is welcoming people to celebrate valentine's week into all her ten world classic endless national parks and 12 wildlife sanctuaries. Have been on an African safari experience that definitely missed Uganda? The spirit for every safari experience is alive game experience in Uganda. Imagine the whole days gentle encounter with Mountain gorillas of Uganda,this is why you must think of areturn journey.
The time spent on currently reffered to as "the greatest of the wildlife trails" experiences inside the gorilla high lands will always be magical,humbling and quite emotional.Without doors and bars, you will find yourself amidst a habituated family of mountain gorillas and the Silverback is flexible to tolerate your presence this Valentine's week into his natural home in Uganda.
Have alook at our proposed eleven days itinerary to Uganda designed for you and your loved one, this is a flexible route commencing at any time an inquiry shows up. Instinct safaris have taken time to craft this vacation itinerary while considering:activities off the beaten trails,Uganda’s pristine wilderness regions,nice sandy beached tropical islands in the sun,splendid scenic wonders,Endless lakes such as Victoria,Magical mystical lakes such as Lake Mutanda and Lake Bunyonyi,tropical forests,Indigenous places and cultures to be identified from other safari goers.
Enjoy reading through our Eleven days Uganda wildlife, beach life,people and culture experiencing trip!
Day one for your welcome to the pearl of Africa: Our guide will be available for tourist’s reception at Kigali international airport in Rwanda and be ready to transfer to south western Uganda where most of the activities will be carried from. Our intentions to fly in from Rwanda at Kibali while flying out from the Ugandan side on the last day at Entebbe is based on the distances involved and connecting to wildlife trails in the Albertine Rift valley, hours spent on the road trip and scenic opportunities. Driving from Kampala to Kisoro will take more than ten hours on the road where as Kigali to Kisoro takes not more than five hours hence more reliable for the tourists’ peace of the mind. After crossing to Uganda with a standard east African tourists visa which allows multiple entries to Uganda, Rwanda or Kenya at 100$ for a period of three months, we will finally arrive at our lodge in Kisoro town bordering the foot hill of the volcanoes forming the virunga massif bordering three countries i.e. Rwanda, D.R.Congo and Uganda.
Day Two is for your first ultimate gorilla experience in the pearl of Africa:This day is meant for your first opportunity to track the endemic mountain gorillas in their natural habitats. After breakfast you leave to the forest with your guide and trackers to allocate the mountain gorillas. After finding them you will be allowed one hour of photography, learning, asking questions, cool down and interactions. At the base of Gahinga range you will learn more from your guide of the day, the process of vulcanicity that led to features of this forest, the relation of a crater lake at the summit of Muhavura and a crater swamp at Gahinga in relation to Mutanda Lake where you will canoe trek on its salty and volcanic waters.
Day Three is for your community experience and canoe trekking into the pearl of Africa:After breakfast from our lodge we will drive to meet our local community guide at the shores of lake Mutanda at Hakaboko landing village. With our dugout canoes and all gears necessary for the cone trekking you will listen to the briefing from your guide getting ready to start the trek. Celebration badges will be worn by couples with name tags like just got married, happy Birthday, Congratulations etc as you get started .Your trekking will take you through an exploration of all islands inside the lake learning about flora and fauna of this amazing part of the virunga massif with an enriched back in history experience. After the exercise we will join one of the peninsular for lake side OBWATO PICNIC LUNCH, this will involve menus of local specialties served hot at the lake shore and enjoyed inside the tree dugout canoe.
Day Four is for you to penetrate the impenetrable Bwindi forest on the second mountain gorilla experience into the pearl of Africa:Today is the big day… prepares you for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the endangered mountain gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees - the only forest in Africa which can make this claim. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds. The gorillas you track belong to one of habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.
Day Five is for Batwa forest experience into the rural and natural fabrics of the pearl of Africa:Your village exploration will be dominated by a morning forest Batwa experience inside Buniga forest; sharing wild experience with the original forest dwellers will bring you closer to see the forest through the eyes of the Batwa people socially, economically and their current participation in responsible ecotourism in the region. We will drive back to the lodge for lunch and relax at our balcony with either Bwindi or the Congo rift valley view to be joined by the local cultural dancing extravaganza at the romantic camp fire. This performance will be carried out by selected groups from all indigenous habitants around Bwindi conservation area, you will enjoy the performance taking photographs while having a cup of coffee or having a glass of wine.
Day six is for Lake Bunyonyi discovery trip into the pearl of Africa:After breakfast we will join the gentle drive to Rubuguri eco-tourism village, the next part will slope before reaching the main road in vast green landscapes while leaving Bwindi forest behind to be welcomed in Kabale the capital of Kigezi termed as the Switzerland of Africa by the ancient great explorer sir Winston Churchill. Here you will check in your lodge and have the sundowner experience amidst the flying jewels of Africa’s second deepest lake.
Day Eight is for your Lake Mburo game watching experince:After breakfast, we will join the dugout canoe to discover this second deepest lake in Africa .After we will have our lunch alongside the lake shore and choose if want to jump in the waters of this lake for a swim however you are not advisable to swim vertical due to depth of the lake. We will transfer to Lake Mburo national park after lunch for an evening game watching experience inside the forest.
Day Nine is for your wild walk and transfer to sese islands into the pearl of Africa:After a healthy breakfast we will walk with wild animals on an early morning graze before sunrise, giraffes, zebras, topis and waterbucks will be among our walk mates for this day. We will join the drive the equator experience while crossing Masaka after to Entebbe and finally arrive at Nakiwogo before 2:oopm to meet the ferry to Bugala island.The evening will be enjoyed by feeling the fresh breathe as you sail across the second biggest fresh water lake in the world sighting water birds,and beaches of the sese archipelago consisting of 84 islands in the north western part of lake Victoria.The journey to the lutoboka landing site in Kalangara District takes 3 hours of fresh breeze
Day Ten is for your whole day beach exploration tour:After breakfast the whole day is reserved for you to explore the tropical beached islands of lake Victoria, the choice remains between island nature walk,birding,swimming,sun bathing,sport fishing on catch and release and later enjoy your romantic dinner while on the camp fire in this haven of wild waters and whispers of the wild
Day Eleven is for your transfer back to Entebbe, picnic lunch together and airport drop off thus ending your 11 days experience into the beautiful endowed pearl of Africa:After breakfast we will check out from the hotel and head back to the ferry, board at 8: oo am EAT and we sail again on the waters of Lake Victoria for three hours back to Nakiwogo landing site. You will meet your guide and get back on the drive to Lake Heights hotel crystal cocktail party on the pool side before the next drive to the departure terminal to successful check in for the connecting flight back home.
Feel free to contact us about this tour,our team will be able to explain all about the trip inclusive,what is not excluded, visa handling and quotes per person.Transport is fully secured and provided to each interested party in our safari customized 4X4 Land cruiser.Our responsible and enthusiastic team of safari guides will escort all the tours for all the days. Remember instinct safaris have various forms of wild excursions and you can browse through all of them on this website,what about requesting for your free offer?Let us hear about it,together we will tailor it into that quite rewarding and memorable safari experience to Uganda,Rwanda and D.R.Congo.Karibuni!