Penny Africa Safaris

14-Day Uganda Cultural Tour


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About 14-Day Uganda Cultural and Wildlife Safari

thrilling East African expedition, commencing with your arrival in Entebbe and a stay at the welcoming Gorilla Neighbor Guest Home.

Your journey takes you to Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll witness extraordinary rhino conservation efforts at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and experience the powerful sight of Murchison Falls.

Enjoy game drives, boat rides, and chimpanzee trekking before venturing to the heart of the Bakiga culture, staying at Ruhija Community Rest Camp.

Your adventure concludes with serene moments at Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo National Park before returning to Entebbe for your flight home.


Pricing Table

Number of Guests Price Accommodations
1 $9,647 Single
2 $6,294 Double
3 $5,073 Double/Single

Included / Excluded

To help you plan your trip, we have put together a list of what’s included and what’s not included in your tour package. This will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and help you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.

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Day By Day Itinerary

Arrival at Entebbe airport where you will be welcomed by a penny Africa safari guide from our company and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe.

Stay: Gorilla Neighbour Guest House BB

We are heading north. Our first stop will be at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will have an extraordinary experience observing and learning about the conservation of the highly endangered white rhinos. On the way to Murchison Falls National Park you will be treated to one of the loudest sights in Uganda at the top of Murchison Falls, where the powerful river Nile forces its way through a gap only 7 metres wide.

Stay: Red Chilli Safari Camp BB

Today we will have an early morning game drive and a relaxing afternoon boat ride along the Victoria Nile River where you will encounter animals gathering on the riverbanks, and an abundance of crocodiles and hippos.

Stay: Red Chilli Safari Camp BB

Have breakfast and start a long drive to Semuliki. You will have lunch as you travel and, on your arrival, you will check in at your lodge and relax after a long journey. During this Journey, you will have numerous stop overs for photography and stretching.

Stay: Semuliki River Camp BB

After breakfast you will drive to Semuliki National Park and proceed to the Sempaya hot springs and visiting the crater lakes. En route, see the fertile, volcanic soils of the area as you head to the lodge for the great dinner and overnight stay.

Stay: Semuliki River Camp BB

On our way to Queen Elizabeth National Park, we cross the Equator. In
the afternoon you will have a game drive during which you will have
the chance to see lions, elephants, several breeds of antelope, birds
and much more.

Stay: Songbird Safari Camp BB

We will start the day with an early morning game drive while many animals are still on the move during the cool part of the day. On A good day you could see lions, buffalo, elephants, antelopes, the elusive bush pig and you might even be lucky to spot a leopard! Hippos, buffalo, crocodiles and many species of birds can be spotted during the afternoon boat trip on the Kazinga Channel.

Stay: Songbird safari camp BB

In the morning you will be hiking off the beaten track, through the jungle in search of chimpanzees. Once you find them, it will be afascinating experience as you watch them play, feed and swing through the trees, which is highly entertaining.

Stay: Ishasha Pride Hotel BB

The search for the lion continues this morning. Afterwards we drive to
the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy the drive from the
savannah into the dense rainforest of the mountains. There are a few
surprises along the way, so keep your eyes peeled

Stay: Ruhija Community Rest Camp BB

Put on your walking shoes and take a sturdy walking stick, todaythere is a unique experience: gorilla tracking! It is one of the best Ugandan travel experiences you can have. You will hike in the
mountains, which can take between 2 and 6 hours depending on the
distance of the gorillas.

Stay: Ruhija Community Rest Camp BB

The Bakiga people are an ethnic group inhabiting the southwestern region of Uganda, primarily in the districts of Kabale, Rukungiri, and Kisoro. They have a rich cultural heritage that is worth exploring, making a visit to their home stays a truly remarkable experience.
The Bakiga people have a distinct set of cultural practices, beliefs, and traditions that have been passed down through generations. Their traditional music, dance, and storytelling are vibrant expressions of their culture. With their unique drumbeats, energetic dances, and melodious songs,the Bakiga people showcase their rich folklore and history. Visiting the Bakiga people through their home stays provides a unique opportunity to witness their way of life firsthand. Staying with a Bakiga family allows visitors to engage in daily activities, learn traditional skills, and participate in cultural ceremonies. From helping with farming activities to learning traditional crafts such as basket weaving or pottery, guests gain a deeper understanding of the Bakiga people and connection to the land and their ancestral traditions.
Moreover, the warm and welcoming nature of the Bakiga people ensures that visitors feel like part of the family. Sharing meals, stories, and laughter with the locals fosters a genuine cultural exchange that goes beyond mere sightseeing. The Bakiga people are known for their hospitality, and their home stays offer a unique opportunity to forge lasting friendships and create unforgettable memories.
In conclusion, a visit to the Bakiga people and their home stays is an enriching and unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in their vibrant culture, witness their traditions, and form meaningful connections with the locals. By embracing their warm hospitality and exploring the stunning surroundings, you will gain a deeper appreciation for the Bakiga people and their way of life.

Today we drive to Lake Bunyonyi, one of the deepest and most beautiful lakes in Africa. You can try your hand at paddling a dugout
canoe or go for a swim in the hippo, crocodile and bilharzia free waters.

Stay: Byoona Amagara BB

After breakfast we drive 4-5 hours to Lake Mburo National Park. The park has a variety of animals such as leopard, zebra, impala, buffalo and over 300 species of birds, many of which can be seen on the afternoon game drive. Horseback safaris and boat trips on the lake are also available.

Stay: Leopard Rest Camp BB

You can take an optional walking safari to get closer to the animals and it is the best way to watch birds. Afterwards we drive back to Entebbe, and we drop you off at the airport in time for your scheduled flight and hope we have whetted your appetite for more African safari adventures.

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FAQs About Uganda Cultural and Wildlife Tour

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary plays a vital role in the conservation of highly endangered white rhinos. Visiting the sanctuary provides you with a unique opportunity to observe these majestic creatures up close and supports their conservation efforts.

Queen Elizabeth National Park offers diverse wildlife viewing opportunities. On game drives, you may encounter lions, elephants, various antelope species, buffalo, and if you’re lucky, the elusive leopard. It’s a fantastic place for wildlife enthusiasts.

In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you’ll have the chance to encounter a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kobs, and numerous bird species. The boat cruise on Kazinga Channel also offers an opportunity to observe water animals and birds.

Yes, Lake Bunyonyi offers various water-based activities such as paddling in dugout canoes and swimming in its hippo, crocodile, and bilharzia-free waters. It’s a serene and picturesque setting for relaxation and aquatic adventures.

A walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park allows you to get closer to animals and offers an excellent opportunity for birdwatching. It’s a unique way to experience the park’s diverse wildlife and natural beauty while on foot.

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