Honemoon Journey
Nile Expedition and Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

TRIP DURATION

15 Days

journey type

Land Journey

time of the year

Jan-Feb, Apr - Oct, Dec

where you'll visit

Tour Overview

While on your Nile Expedition and Gorilla Trekking in Uganda You will touch down in Uganda the pearl of Africa, and spend your nights in the most romantic remote areas of Uganda on the world’s longest river – the river Nile, get deeper and up close to the famous mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest national park. Get on a boat while cruising on the Nile in Murchison falls national park. And stage your eyes to witness the tree climbing of ishasha in Queen Elizabeth. Once more discover dian Fossey’s footsteps in the volcanoes national park in Rwanda.

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Your Safari/trip Includes

  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers

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Our safaris are exhilarating adventures that take you into the heart of the continent's wild landscapes, allowing you to witness diverse wildlife, stunning scenery, and vibrant cultures.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 : Arrive at Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive at Entebbe International airport where you will meet and greet your GoExplore Safaris driver/guide who transfer you to your hotel for 15 minutes.

Lodge/Hotel: Kampala Serena Hotel
Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast
Day 2 & 3 : Jinja | Jewel Nile Experience

Full-Day Experience on The Nile

With Its Source in Uganda, The Nile River flows over 6,600 kilometres  (4,100 miles) until emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. For thousands of years, the river has provided a source of irrigation to transform the dry area around it into lush agricultural land. Today, the river continues to serve as a source of irrigation, as well as an important transportation and trade route.

Lodge/Hotel: Lemala Wildwaters Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 4 : Murchison Falls National Park | Explore The Nile Further

Very early morning transfers from Kampala with your driver guide heading to Murchison falls national park for 5 hours and you will have a stop at Ziwa Rhinos sanctuary for -/+1hour to track the rhinos. Later your driver guide will drive you entering the national park with a visit to The Top of the falls. Have an evening game drive in the southern park. Later check in and have dinner.

Lodge/Hotel: Nile Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 5 : Murchison Falls National Park | NIle Jewel Experience

An early morning game drive at around 6:30hrs where your driver guide will transfer you for 3 hours and after the game viewing in this savannah area drive back to the lodge for breakfast in the morning. In the afternoon head out for an afternoon boat cruise along River Nile known to be the longest river in the world, you will have a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

Lodge/Hotel: Nile Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 6 : Kibale National Park | Primates Capital

In the morning you will catch your flight from Murchison falls national park heading to Kibale national park via Kasese and your guide will pick you up from the airstrip and transfer you heading to your lodge passing through some of the most beautiful green vegetation zones of Uganda and then arrive at your lodge for lunch and an evening community walk around the crater lakes.

Lodge/Hotel: Ndali Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 7 : Kibale National park | Chimpanzee Tracking Encounter

Early in the morning, you will have breakfast and transfer for -/+30 minutes to the starting point at the headquarters for briefing and later head out to the forest with a Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guide who will take you on the tracking activity inside the forest to search for the chimpanzee and other monkey species, but famously this is a primates capital in the afternoon have lunch and later relax for some time then we head out for a cultural bigodi swamp walk, this swamp has various birds species that live here and other primates as well.

Lodge/Hotel: Ndali Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 8 : Queen Elizabeth National Park | Explore The Medley

Early in the morning, have your breakfast and we shall pass through a rough road while showing you the beauty of this magnificent area with a stop and visit the “Top of The World” you will be here for –/+20minutes and your guide will transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National park for -/+2hours with a stop at Kasoga cultural community spend some time and learn the history of the community with wildlife, transfer to the lodge for check-in and lunch, in the evening head out for thrilling game viewing in this savannah grassland national park which is famous for the tree climbing lions and other predators.

Lodge/Hotel: Kyambura Gorge Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 9 : Queen Elizabeth National Park | Kazinga Channel & Guided Game

Wake up with your hearty breakfast and transfer for a morning game drive this is the best time for anyone to see the cats while relaxing and more wildlife grazing, you will visit lake Kasenyi and in mid-morning head to Mweya safari lodge for lunch and get ready yet another boat cruise along Kazinga channel where this lies between a rift valley and most of the animals and birds come for sunbathing along this channel, you will spot Nile crocodiles. This Channel connects 2 Grabben lakes that are Lake Edward and Lake George after this cruise your guide will transfer you to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth for the Tree climbing lions on tomorrow’s game drive.

Lodge/Hotel: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 10 : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | The Dense Jungle Experience

Very early in the morning transfer for the game drive after your breakfast for -/+2hours, later you guide will transfer you from Ishasha to Bwindi forest with a picnic lunch passing through the beautiful hills of western Uganda for -/+4hours arriving in the late afternoon. Arrive at the lodge with an evening at leisure.

Lodge/Hotel: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 11 : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Gorilla Tracking Encounter

After an early reakfast, along with your packed food, our Safaris Guide will transfer you to the Park Headquarters for a briefing on how to conduct yourself while in the forest and once you locate the gorillas. After the briefing, you will be allocated a gorilla family you will track.  The trek can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of the mountain gorillas on that particular day.   Once you have found the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend 1 hour with them. You will return to the park headquarters for your certificates and return to the lodge.

Lodge/Hotel: Volcanoes Gahinga Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 12 : Mgahinga Gorilla National Park | Where Gold Meets Silver

Wake up very early morning and transfer to the start point for Golden monkey tracking in the forest for -/+4hours then we check in back at the lodge for lunch and transfer to Kisoro crossing the Cyanika border, undergo immigration processes then proceed with your journey to Volcanoes national park.

Lodge/Hotel: Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 13 : Volcanoes National Park | Gorilla Tracking Encounter

Another day for Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes national park, this is more the same activity, however, the terrain for Rwanda is different from the one in Bwindi forest therefore gorillas in Volcanoes live in the bamboo forest while the ones in Bwindi in Uganda live in a Jungle.

Lodge/Hotel: Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 14 : Volcanoes National park | Dian Fossey Hike & Bisoke

Have your breakfast and later in the morning we head out to hike to Dian Fossey’s grave for a tribute, She Was an American primatologist and conservationist known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain gorilla groups from 1966 until her death in 1985, so you will have a trek to where her remains were buried and like a remembrance with a tribute this will be an activity for -/+4hours and in the afternoon have lunch.

Lodge/Hotel: Heaven Boutique Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 15 : Departure, Kigali

In the Morning transfer from the Hotel with your Guide for a city tour at the Genocide Museum and the Convention Centre, later we shall drop you off to check in at Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.

Lodge/Hotel:
Meal plan: Half Board

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