14 DAYS UGANDA & KENYA WILDLIFE SAFARI

14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari: This 14 days / 13 nights Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari is one of the best combined Kenya and Uganda safari that enables an adventurous traveler to enjoy a breath taking mountain gorilla trekking safari in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park, visit Queen Elizabeth national park for game drive and boat ride, connect to Kibale forest national park for Chimpanzee trekking and fly into Kenya to explore Lake Nakuru national park and Masai Mara National Reserve. This 14 days adventure starts in Uganda and ends in Kenya.

Highlights of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Welcome to Uganda the pearl of Africa
  • Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 4: Full day adventure
  • Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 6: Game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale forest national park
  • Day 9: Return to Kampala
  • Day 10: Fly to Nairobi & transfer to Lake Nakuru national park
  • Day 11: Transfer to Masai Mara national reserve
  • Day 12& 13: Full day in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 14: Transfer back to Nairobi and departures

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcome to Uganda the pearl of Africa

Welcome to Uganda: Upon landing at Entebbe international airport on day 1 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will be welcomed by our safari guide/ driver who will pick you up and transfer to the hotel in Entebbe / Kampala for relaxation.

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park: On day 2 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will be picked up from your hotel by your guide and embark on a long journey drive Kampala city as you continue your journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. You will have a stop at the equator where you will enjoy photography moments and also visit the craft shops and also enjoy your lunch after which you will continue your journey to Bwindi national park where you will check in at your lodge as you prepare to have your dinner and to spend the night at your reserved lodge.

14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari
Bwindi Gorillas

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Gorilla trekking: An adventurous day is finally here where you will spend a full hour with the gorillas in their natural habitats. You will start day 3 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari with breakfast at your lodge ahead of your drive to the park headquarters to start your gorillas trekking activity. You will start your gorilla trekking activity with a briefing by the park officials before continuing into Bwindi forest following different trails in search of the gorillas. You will also see a variety of bird species during your gorilla trekking activity as well as other primates which live in Bwindi forest such as black and white colobus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, grey cheeked Mangabey among others. You will return to your lodge for a late lunch after your gorilla trekking activity and later in the evening you will check out of the lodge and be driven to Lake Bunyonyi for your overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Full day adventure

Full day Lake Bunyonyi Excursion: After breakfast on your lodge on day 4 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will head out for a full day adventure exploring Lake Bunyonyi. Take on a canoe ride/ boat ride to explore different islands along Lake Bunyonyi, have a guided walk as well as relaxation at your lodge overlooking the rolling kigezi hills.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Lake Bunyonyi to Queen Elizabeth national park: Start your day 5 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, with breakfast at your lodge along Lake Bunyonyi then check out of your lodge. You will continue your drive to Queen Elizabeth national park via the Ishasha sector. As you drive through Ishasha sector, you will be able to spot the tree climbing lions as they relax in the tree branches. Lunch will be enjoyed enroute and upon lodge arrival, check in for dinner and grab night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Game drive and Boat cruise

Full day adventure in Queen Elizabeth national park: On day 6 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, meet your safari driver and transfer to kasenyi plains after your morning breakfast at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park and enjoy a breath taking game drive as you explore the savannah plains while watching lots of park dwellers including Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Warthogs and many more. You will then return to your lodge for lunch.

Evening boat cruise: After lunch, you will have some rest at your lodge and later in the evening, you will engage in a relaxing boat ride along the kazinga channel where Lake Edward and Lake George meet. You will catch sight of a variety of wildlife species during your boat ride such as hippos and Nile crocodiles swimming near your boat as well as other wildlife species grazing near the shores of the channel. Different bird species also flock the water shores such as cormorants, kingfishers among others as which you will see as you also enjoy a beautiful golden sunset and proceed to your lodge for dinner and night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Queen Elizabeth national park to Kibale forest national park: Enjoy your breakfast at leisure on day 7 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari then check out of your lodge and be driven to Kibale forest national park a primate wonder of the world.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi nature walk in Kibale forest national park

Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp walk: After morning breakfast at your lodge on day 8 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will head to Kibale national park headquarters for briefing about chimpanzee trekking safari, a head ranger will inform you about the dos and don’ts to follow on this safari then head into the forests of Kibale in search for the chimpanzees. Kibale forests habit 12 other primate species on top of chimpanzees, these species include olden monkey, L’Hoest’s monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey checked Mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys and Pottos and they are sighted while on your trek through the forests of Kibale. Chimpanzee trekking takes about a few minutes to about 4 hours after which you will spend only 1 hour in presence of chimpanzees. In this one hour, you will enjoy watching these playful creatures on top of tree branches gathering fruits and many more. After the experience you will head back to the headquarters, meet your safari driver and head to your lodge for lunch, in the afternoon you will go for Bigodi swamp walk. On the swamp walk, you will enjoy sights of many bird species such as Hornbills, Turacos, Parrots, Cranes, Kingfishers and primates such as Black and White Colobus, Red Colobus, Red Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, L’Hoest’s Monkey, Vervet Monkey and the Blue Monkey. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 9: Return to Kampala

Kibale forest national park to Kampala: After breakfast at your lodge on day 9 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will check out of the lodge and meet your driver ready for a drive to Kampala the capital city of Uganda. Lunch will be enjoyed enroute and upon arrival, you will be driven to your reserved hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe for dinner and overnight.

14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari
Chimpanzee Trekking in kibale

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Fly to Nairobi & transfer to Lake Nakuru national park

Fly from Uganda to Kenya and drive to Lake Nakuru: You will start your safari on day 10 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari with pick up from your hotel and be driven to Entebbe international airport for a morning flight to Nairobi Kenya. Upon Landing in Nairobi, You will as well be welcomed and briefed about your Kenya safari in Kenya side. After your briefing, you will have a brief Nairobi city tour as you see the beautiful city and different landmarks around the city before you continue your journey to Lake Nakuru national park. You will check in at your lodge in Lake Nakuru national park and you will have your lunch depending on your arrival time and also enjoy some relaxing time in the comfort of your lodge. You will later have an evening game drive to explore the national park and see the different wildlife and bird species in the savannah of the national park. After your evening game drive, you will return to your lodge and have your dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Masai Mara national reserve

Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara national reserve: You will have early morning breakfast at your lodge on day 11 of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, checkout then go for an en-route game drive in the plains of Lake Nakuru national park on which you will spot many animals such as rhinos, cape buffalo, Africa wild dog, zebras and many more. After the game drive you will checkout of the park and embark on a journey to Maasai Mara national reserve the most popular Kenya wildlife safaris destination. When you arrive in the reserve, you will have check into your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will go for a game viewing experience on which you will spot a number of animals such as elephants, lions, leopards, cape buffaloes, elephants, rhinos, wild dogs, wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles among others. After the experience you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 12 & 13: Full day game drives in Masai Mara National Reserve

Full day excursion in Masai Mara national reserve: On the 12th & 13th day of 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you are to spend exploring the plains Maasai Mara national reserve, the reserve offers excellent game viewing opportunities all year round. Maasai Mara national reserve is a home to a huge population of wildlife species such as lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, leopards, wildebeests, zebras, hartebeests, antelopes among others. Throughout these 2 days, you can also take part in cultural visit activity where you will visit the Maasai villages where you will enjoy spending time in the local community of the Maasai people while learning more about their traditions and cultures. You can also do guided nature walks as well as hot air balloon safaris.  In the evening after the game viewing experience, you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.

14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari
Hot air balloons in Maasai mara reserve

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 14: Transfer back to Nairobi

Masai Mara national reserve to Nairobi: After breakfast at your lodge on the last day of your 14 days Uganda & Kenya wildlife safari, you will head for your final game drive in the plains of Maasai Mara national reserve, after the game drive you will exit the park and embark on a drive back to Nairobi city with a stopover in Narok town for souvenir shopping. When you reach in Nairobi you will have lunch and then be dropped off at airport to catch your flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast, and Lunch

END OF 14 DAYS UGANDA & KENYA WILDLIFE SAFARI

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