April 2, 2023

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Top 6 Uganda Safari Packages Suitable for Adventure Seekers

Are you an adventurer looking to satisfy a wild and discovery craze in Africa? Uganda is one of the best adventure destinations on the continent to offer you excellent experience. Whether you want to go trekking, rafting, mountain climbing or cycling, travelling to Uganda is a perfect choice for your adventure thirst. The safari destination boasts the most interesting adventure activities including whitewater rafting along the River Nile, gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks, Chimp tracking in Kibale of Kyambura gorge and mountain climbing on the Rwenzori mountains, Mt. Elgon or the Virunga volcanoes.

Tellanza Car rental presents to you the top 6 Uganda safari packages ideal for travelers seeking great adventure in the heart of Africa.

2 days Jinja tour

Jinja is an exciting tourism city famously known for the source of the Nile and other aspects like being a former industrial hub. It is located about 85km from Kampala in the Eastern region of Uganda. Our 2 days tour includes a highly thrilling adventure activity; whitewater rafting and then a boat cruise plus nature walks en-route. Day one starts very early morning where the company driver guide picks you from the agreed location in Kampala, driving through different suburbs to Mukono and then to Sezibwa falls to see the breathtaking site and have a short nature walk. We proceed to Mabira forest for another nature walk that allows tourists to sight monkeys and a variety of birds. Continue to Jinja for lunch and an afternoon boat cruise to the source of the Nile and later on check in at the lodge, have dinner and the overnight.

The second day starts with breakfast at the lodge then head to the briefing point where we also get the rafting gear and head for the activity. White water rafting is such a memorable experience on the Nile as rafters dive through the appropriate level of rapids along River Nile.

Other options to include on the package include zip lining at Mabira, bungee jumping, kayaking and jet boating on River Nile.  

3 days Uganda gorilla trekking

Today, a gorilla trekking safari ranks among the top exciting things to do in Africa and that’s why most tourists planning a safari in Uganda will always include gorilla trekking to the bucket list The 3 days safari takes us to Bwindi Impenetrable national park in southwestern Uganda. An 8-10 hours road trip from Kampala or Entebbe on the first day to the misty forest is a great opportunity to explore various areas of the western region which involves watching the flourishing plantations and the lovely rolling terrains. Our main activity- gorilla trekking is done on the second day of the trip starting with a briefing at 8:00am. A group of 8 tourists is led into the forest to search for the allocated gorilla family. The trek can last for 2-6 or more hours depending on where these primates have moved to. Regardless, it is normally very exciting coming across these giant apes and watching them take care of their young ones, feed or rest.

The late afternoon can be used to visit the Batwa for a cultural experience. We depart for Kampala on the third day, via Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale.

5 days Kibale and Queen Elizabeth national park safari

The 5 day Uganda safari is an exploration of two of the most interesting national parks of Uganda: Kibale and Queen Elizabeth. Kibale national park is an African jungle filled with over 1,400 chimps and is the best chimp tracking destination on the continent. Queen Elizabeth national park is a savannah national park with the highest variety of mammals and birds which can be seen on game drives, boat cruise and nature walk.

Day one of the safari takes us via the equator at Kayabwe to experience how it feels to be in both the north and southern hemisphere at the same time. We arrive at our lodge in the evening after the journey of about 7 hours from Kampala. Early morning on day 2, we head out for game viewing in the savannah plains where we spot numerous animals including elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, hyena and leopards or lions or a lucky day. A launch cruise along Kazinga channel in the afternoon is a favorite way to see lots of birds, hippos, buffaloes, elephants and watch the locals at the nearby fishing village carry on their daily activities.

We transfer to Kibale forest national park and go trekking on the fourth day of our safari. Tracking in this forest is almost a guarantee to find the chimps. The activity is made more enjoyable due to the sightings of other primates such as the black and white colobus monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkey and olive baboons among others and birds seen and heard during the trek.

10 days Rwenzori mountains national park

Nicknamed “Mountains of the Moon” by Claudius Ptomely, the Rwenzori Mountains are the third highest in Africa with the highest point standing at 5,109m. This is one of the best-hiking destinations if you are looking that Uganda safari adventure . It offers wonderful adventure on the 8 days trek through different vegetations namely the Afro- Montane, Bamboo Mimulopsis, Heather Rapanea and alpine zone to the snowcapped Margherita peak. There are two route options (the Central circuit and Kilembe trail) for the trek which are both adventurous with several sightings of primates and rare bird species. Expert mountain climbers can spend 7 days to reach the top of the mountain using the Central circuit.

Scenic views of valleys, lowlands around the mountain, waterfalls and streams and the rugged ranges to the site covered with glaciers. We travel to the park on day one and return on day ten after the 8 days of hiking.

3 days cycling tour in Lake Mburo national park

Lake Mburo is Uganda’s smallest savannah national park located about 4 hours by road from Kampala. The 3 days tour starts with a transfer from Entebbe/Kampala in a tourist vehicle operated by the company professional safari guide with the first stop over at the equator in Kayabwe. Besides taking pictures for memories of being in two hemispheres at the same time, you can also get a cup of coffee and a snack of purchase some souvenirs, then procced to Lake Mburo. We arrive at the lodge in the afternoon, check in, have lunch and later on head out for a ride around the borders of the park. The day’s cycling trip ends at the accommodation where freshen up, have dinner and spend the overnight.

On day 2, cycling starts early morning after breakfast so the adventurers get an opportunity to see many of the wild animals in the park such as zebras, buffaloes, antelopes and giraffes. Lake Mburo national park has mountainous terrain where we ride and enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding. Lunch at the camp and resting in the afternoon.

We rise up early again on the third day and go for the last ride to look out for the wildlife that we may not have spotted the day the previous day. Lunch in the afternoon and then embark on the return journey to Kampala.

4 days Murchison falls national park

Murchison falls national park is the biggest national park in Uganda and is popularly known for its magnificent waterfalls. Book for this tour to experience rhino tracking, hot air balloon and hiking to the top of the Murchison falls.

Travelers are picked from the airport and transferred to their lodge in Entebbe or Kampala. Rise up early the following morning, meet the safari guide and start the road trip to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking and then proceed to the park for an evening game drive. We rise up the following morning and head out for the thrilling hot air balloon flight above the plains of the park. it offers a bird’s view of the area where we spot herds of wildlife and breathtaking views of the landscape. After the flight, there is a bush breakfast to enjoy with a bottle of champagne, this is one of the most memorable things you can do on an African safari.

The afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls is meant for enjoying the front view of the Murchison falls, viewing wildlife along the banks of the Nile and finally hiking to the top of the falls. Prepare your safari boots for the fascinating hike. It is a 45minutes climb that rejuvenates the body and then rewards with the amazing view, sounds and splashes of the waterfalls.

Before exiting the park on our last day of the safari, we go for a morning game drive to watch wildlife in this park including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, a variety of antelopes, lions and leopards and a number of birds in the savannah and woodlands.

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