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Uganda: Lakes & Rivers
A safari in Uganda through the beautiful ugandan lakes and its mighty river Nile. A tour in Uganda to relax and having fun in an unexploited environment, always using the best accommodations available to enjoy every moment of this wonderful tour.

This is one of our many travel offers. Our tours are personalized and custom-made, based on the willingness knowledge of the individual traveller, contact us to build your tailor made safari.

Itinerary: 15 days / 14 nights
Entebbe - Ssese Islands - Lake Bunyonyi - Fort Portal - Kibale Forest - Lake Albert - Murchison Falls - Jinja - Entebbe.
per person sharing
Based on a group of 4 travellers - full board
$ 3440
Options & Extras
Rafting on Nile - Grade 5 (1 day)
$ 95
Quad Bike (ATV) 4 hours
$ 66
Horse Riding 2 hours
$ 40
Horse Riding 3 hours:
$ 50
Bungee Jumping
$ 55
Single accommodation
on request

Accommodations used
Location Name
Lake Bunyonyi Bushara Island
Crater Lakes – Fort Portal Nyinabulitwa Country Resort
Lake Albert – Kabwoya Reserve Lake Albert Safari Lodge
Nile Albert boat trip Camping / boat  
Murchison Falls National Park Nile Safari Lodge
Jinja - Nile The Haven

Day by day program
Day 1: In the morning welcome of the travellers at the international airport of Entebbe. Transfer to Ssese Islands (3 hours). Barbecue on lake shore. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Relax day on the island and walk in the magnificent equatorial forest, paradise for birdwatchers and travellers who love tranquillity, peace and leisure. Lunch, dinner and overnight on the island.
Day 3: Boat trip of 5 - 6 hours in the archipelago of Ssese Islands with picnic on one of the islands. Evening at the lodge, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Leave Ssese through Masaka to reach Bushara Island on Lake Bunyonyi (7 hours). Lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight on the so called "Switzerland of Africa".
Day 5: Morning visit to the village of Batwa pigmies, lunch at lodge and evening boat cruise at the sunset. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: After breakfast drive to Fort Portal (5 hours) passing near Queen Elizabeth. Lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight on Lake Nyinabulitwa.
Day 7: After a pleasant breakfast on the lakeshore drive to Kibale Forest National Park and chimpanzee tracking activity. This activity offers a chance to see chimps habituated to human presence in their natural environment. After lunch in the park we move to the nearby Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, one of the best bird watching spots. Dinner and overnight on lake Nyinabulitwa.
Day 8: Early in the morning drive to Lake Albert (5 hours) passing through the Kabwoya wildlife reserve. Dinner on the way. Late afternoon boat cruise on lake at sunset. Dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Morning game drive on Lake Albert shore. Lunch at lodge and boat cruise in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Lake Albert Safari Lodge.
Day 10: After breakfast drive to Murchison Falls National Park (3 hours) to reach the starting point of the 2 days cruise on Nile Albert. Overnight in camping.
Day 11: All day on the Nile cruising through elephants, buffaloes, and with some luck it would be possible to see the shoebill. Overnight on the boat.
Day 12: The boat cruise ends at lunch time. Transfer to the lodge and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight.
Day 13: After a very easy and rewarding walk to the top of Murchison Falls drive to the source of the Nile at Jinja (7 hours). Lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight looking on river Nile.
Day 14: Day dedicated to relax on the River Nile shores or to many optional activities available to choose from like: horseback riding, rafting, quad bike, bungee jumping, boat excursions. Dinner and overnight.
Day 15: Brief visit to the source of the Nile, picnic and return to Entebbe international airport for the departure of the travellers.

Transport using customised vehicle with opening roof; passengers and public liability insurance; full board; driver/guide and armed rangers in the parks when required; all fees for the excursions - activities as stated in the day by day program; all park entrance fees; accommodation as stated; return airport transfers.
Interational flight to and from Uganda; visas if required; personal travel insurance; drinks; tips, laundry, optional activities, extras, personal items and everything not stated in the day by day program.
Travellers are supposed to reach Entebbe on the tour starting day before 8 am and leaving from the same airport at the end of the tour after 8 pm. If these times can't be respected then 1 or 2 days should be calculated for the overnight in Kampala.
All prices are VAT included.
Prices of optional activities are in United States dollars (USD).
Terms and conditions
Bookings: At the moment of booking a deposit of the 40% of the total amount is due. Bookings must be made at least 60 days before the date of departure. O sole mio Ltd reserves the right to don't accept bookings made less than 60 days prior the date of departure.
Full payment has to be made not less than 30 days before the departing date of the tour. If the full amount is not paid in due time, O sole mio Ltd reserves the right to treat the booking as cancelled.
Cancellations: 60 days prior to departure date of the tour, full refund of deposit; between 60 and 30 days, refund of 50% of deposit; less than 30 days, no refund.