For the best cultural and wildlife Safaris, Adroa Travels is here to provide you with an ultimate experience that is going to stay imprinted in your memories forever. We are here to make your dream come true organizing memorable holidays and expeditions that is one in a lifetime experience.
Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport, You’ll be met by our Adroa Senior guide and driver to your hotel.
Depending on your time of arrival, we can either have a boat ride on great Lake Victoria near Entebbe or take a city tour of the Capital Kampala.
A boat ride to the prehistoric Shoebill stork bird is another option too (Optional)
Included: airport transfer, Boat or Kampala Tour
Optional: Shoebill Stork Visit (50$)
Cycad guest House (BB)
Lake Heights hotel (BB)
Hotel no.5 (BB).
After breakfast, we’ll set out on our journey to Queen Elizabeth. which is approximately 7-8 hours drive. Alternatively, we have the option of taking a scenic flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airport, which is a couple of hours away from our resort.
We’ll make a pit stop at the Equator in Masaka along the way to take some memorable shots, and a quick and see the polarized water experiment.
After lunch, we’ll proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park’s northern region to check in and go on an afternoon safari across the Kasenyi Plains. Visiting the local community and learning about their farming practices, coffee and cotton processing, or honey production is an optional activity that can be substituted for a safari.
We will later have dinner and unwind at the hotel.
Included: Equator stop, Safari,
Optional: Scenic flight (250$/person one way), Cultural Visit (25$)
Irungu Lodge (BB)
Buffalo Safari Lodge (FB)
Elephant Plains (FB)
Kyambura Gorge (FB)
After an early morning breakfast, check-in at the park office and start your morning safari. There are high possibilities to see animals like Elephants, Antelopes, Lions, leopards, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs, Buffaloes, Bush-backs, Duikers and of course beautiful species of birds.
An optional opportunity to engage in predator tracking is available. Lion tracking involves following both male and female lions, and it is possible to go off-route.
In the afternoon, we will drive to the north of Lake Edward within the Mweya Peninsula where we will go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. This is the right time to meet animals coming downstream to quench their thirst. Moreover, aquatic animals like Crocodiles, Nile monitor lizards, Water Birds like pelicans, stocks, cormorants, and other species of birds. The largest schools of Hippos in the whole of Africa live in the Kazinga channel.
We drive back to the lodge through the channel track where you will witness herds of elephants coming from the channel back to their grazing land, return to the lodge for dinner, and overnight at the lodge/hotel.
Regarding a community tour, as an afternoon optional activity, we can visit the local communities in Lake Katwe and interact with them and their salt mining techniques as well as observe the hundreds of flamingos that enjoy the salty water. Another community activity is experiencing the local farming life and techniques of coffee, honey, and cotton harvesting.
Included: Game drive & Boat cruise
Optional: Experiential Lion Tracking (100$), Community visit (25$), Katwe Salt Lake (30$)
Irungu Lodge (BB)
Buffalo Safari Lodge (FB)
Elephant Plains (FB)
Kyambura Gorge (FB)
Today, after breakfast, we will have a community visit in Kyambura to observe how people harvest and process honey, cotton, and cocoa.
As an optional activity, you can have Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura.
Later we will drive to Ishasha for lunch and check in at the lodge.
We will have an afternoon safari as we look for the tree-climbing lions in the park.
The reason why these lions climb trees are to track their prey better in the high grass of this savannah.
Later dinner and rest at the lodge.
Included: Game Drive x2 or Community Visit
Optional: Chimpanzee tracking (50$)
Topi lodge (FB)
Ishasha jungle Lodge (FB)
Ishasha Wilderness camp (FB)
After an early breakfast at the peak of sunrise, we will drive to Ishasha which is part of the Queen Elizabeth National Park and enjoy a game drive with chances of spotting the tree-climbing lions of Ishasha.
We will have lunch en route and continue our drive to Bwindi.
The highlight of the trip is the Mountain Gorillas Tracking. After lunch in Ishasha, we will drive through the luscious green to Bwindi National Park for the night.
Have dinner and rest.
Our stay in Bwindi depends on the group of Gorillas we are tracking.
If we arrive on time you can do one of the below optional activities.
Included: Game drive, meals, park fees
Optional: Coffee experience (50$), Batwa (30$)
Topi Lodge (BB)
Ishasha Jungle Lodge (FB)
Ishasha Wildernes CampIshasha – Bwindi (FB)
Alas! Tracking the Gorilla Beringei!
Leaving early in the morning with your ranger and guide to look for one of the most fascinating and endangered species in the world, the Mountain Gorilla! Depending on the region from where we look for them, the walk might take anywhere from one to five hours and can be rather taxing. To help you with your luggage, you can hire a porter.
One of our closest cousins will be your host for an hour or more. An encounter you won’t soon forget.
As an optional excursion in the afternoon and evening, we may see the pygmies for $30 per person, or we can call it a day and relax at the hotel.
Optional: Gorilla tracking (700$), Pygmies visit (30$)
Our stay in Bwindi depends on the group of Gorillas we are tracking. Inquire for options.
After breakfast, we will drive to Lake Bunyonyi. We check-in, in for lunch and rest on the shores of the lake. During the evening, we will visit Tom, a brilliant and wise storyteller, on his island to hear stories about the lake with many birds and small islands and local culture with bonfires warming our souls.
We will have a local and delicious dinner at his place and then take our boat cruise through the night back to our hotel.
After breakfast, we will visit the Mgahinga National Park, the only place where Silver (Silverback gorillas) meet Gold (Golden Monkey).
We will have a 2-hour nature walk in the park looking for this gorgeous and very photogenic and playful monkey. We will also see many species of birds and other primates
Later we proceeded to drive to the magical Lake Bunyonyi for our overnight stay.
Included: Tom’s Island Visit
Optional: Golden Monkey Mgahinga(100$)
Hawks Eye (BB)
Supreme Adventure Park (FB)
Birds Nest (FB)
Mutanda eco camp (BB)
Mutanda lake resort (FB)
Mulehe lake resort (FB)
Chameleon Hill (FB)
* Today we can extend a day in Lake Mutanda if you wanna do both activities.
After a bountiful breakfast, We will have a swift scenic road transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. With the help of the park rangers, we can explore the park and its inhabitants on foot, by bicycle, or by horseback thanks to the no-predator opportunity. Later in the night, we have the option to continue with a nocturnal game drive(30$) with high possibilities of Leopard sightings. Another optional activity regarding culture is visiting the local farmers in order to milk their famous long horned Ankole cows and prepare Ghee(a local type of butter).
Included: Game drive, Equator stop
Optional: Boat Cruise (30$), Night Safari (30$), Community visit (25$)
Leopard Rest Camp (BB)
Rwakobo Rock (FB)
Mihingo Lodge (FB)
After breakfast, we’ll take a nature walk within the National Park striding among the majestic Zebras and Antelopes, optionally ride a bike or take a horseback ride for $25 and $70 respectively.
We will continue our journey to Kampala or Entebbe for the trip’s climax.
Included: Morning walk
Optional: Horseback riding (70$), Bicycle (30$)
High budget prices are based on high season. There are significant discounts when you are travelling during low season.
For high budget trips we use a 4×4 Safari Landcruiser.
For low and medium budget trips we use 4×4 Safari Mini-Van. Please enquire for Landcruiser upgrade.
We’d like to let you know that the lodges mentioned above are our top picks. However, depending on availability and the time of your booking, similar, lower, or higher lodges may be substituted. Discounts or additional fees may apply depending on lodge availability and options. For the HIGH season trips, we recommend booking at least six months in advance for groups of up to six travelers, and one year in advance for larger groups of six and above.