UGANDA, KENYA & SOUTH AFRICA: THE BEST OF AFRICA

This trip presents an unrivaled opportunity to experience Africa’s diversity, from lush forests and captivating wildlife to rich cultures and exceptional golf courses. Starting in Entebbe and culminating in Cape Town, this 18-day journey is a harmonious blend of adventure, culture, and luxury, leaving you with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the beauty of the continent.

Trip Profile

Duration
18 Days
rounds of golf
7
stops
5

Trip Highlights

  • Market and street tour of Kampala
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Cultural village experience
  • Giraffe Centre and Nairobi City Tour
  • Game drives in search of the Big Five
  • Table Mountain Cableway
  • Wine tasting experience in the vineyards of Stellenbosch

Trip Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Entebbe
Your extraordinary journey commences as your flight touches down at Entebbe International Airport. The warm African welcome awaits you here. After a seamless immigration process, our attentive team will be ready to escort you to your first destination.

You’ll be transferred to the elegant and tranquil Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa, your luxurious haven for the next three nights. Upon arrival, you’ll receive a warm reception and assistance with the check-in process. Take this time to unwind and settle into your opulent accommodation, which has been carefully selected to ensure your utmost comfort.

As the day unfolds, savor a delightful welcome dinner at the resort. This will be your first taste of the culinary delights that await you on this journey through Africa.

Day 2
Golf at Uganda Golf Club
Embark on your African golfing adventure with a captivating round at Uganda Golf Club. This renowned course offers not only an excellent game but also picturesque views of the surrounding landscapes.

Following your round of golf, return to the resort in the afternoon. The remainder of the day is yours to relax and explore at your own pace. You may choose to indulge in spa treatments, take leisurely walks around the resort’s beautiful grounds, or simply bask in the serenity of your surroundings.

As the sun sets over Lake Victoria, the evening is free for you to enjoy as you please. Whether you opt for a quiet evening by the lake or a lively exploration of local entertainment, the choice is yours.

Day 3
Leisure Day at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort
Today is a designated leisure day, allowing you to fully appreciate the amenities and serenity of Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa.

You have the option to pamper yourself with rejuvenating spa treatments or engage in various recreational activities offered by the resort. Whether it’s a refreshing swim in the pool, a tranquil stroll through lush gardens, or simply lounging by the lakeside, this day is dedicated to your relaxation and well-being.

Indulge in the culinary delights offered by the resort’s restaurants, savoring both local and international cuisines. Throughout the day, the resort’s staff is at your service, ensuring your every need is met.

Day 4
Transfer to Trademark Hotel
After a leisurely breakfast at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa, it’s time to bid farewell to this idyllic setting. Your journey continues as you’re transferred to Trademark Hotel.

The road journey allows you to soak in the changing scenery of Uganda. Upon arrival at Trademark Hotel, you’ll be welcomed to your new accommodation.

Day 5
Golf at The Karen Golf Course
Wake up to a new day of golfing adventures in Africa. Today, you’ll play a round at The Karen Golf Course, known for its picturesque setting and challenging layout.

The course provides not only a golfing challenge but also a chance to immerse yourself in the breathtaking Kenyan landscapes. After your round, return to Trademark Hotel for relaxation.

Day 6
Golf at Muthaiga Golf Club
Prepare for another exciting round of golf, this time at the prestigious Muthaiga Golf Club. Known for its rich history and immaculate fairways, this club offers a memorable golfing experience.

After your game, return to Trademark Hotel, where you can unwind and reflect on your golfing achievements in Kenya.

Day 7
Day at leisure at the Trademark Hotel

Day 8
Today you’ll be transported to Trackers Safari Lodge, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Ugandan wilderness. As you reach the lodge, the captivating natural beauty that surrounds it will immediately capture your senses.

Checking into your luxurious room, you’ll find yourself immersed in the serene atmosphere of the lodge, designed to provide the utmost comfort while allowing you to connect with the wilderness that envelops it. The lodge’s architectural and interior design seamlessly blend with the natural landscape, creating an ambiance of tranquility and serenity.

Whether you choose to relax on your private terrace, take a stroll through the lodge’s beautifully landscaped gardens, or simply savor a refreshing drink while soaking in the views, Trackers Safari Lodge promises an authentic and immersive experience in the heart of Uganda’s stunning wilderness. You’ll spend a total of four nights here, allowing ample time to explore and appreciate the natural wonders of the region.

Day 9
Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Today, you’ll embark on an extraordinary adventure deep into the heart of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to the awe-inspiring mountain gorillas. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is renowned for its remarkable biodiversity and is one of the last refuges of these magnificent primates.

Early Morning Departure: Your day begins with an early morning wake-up call at Trackers Safari Lodge. After a hearty breakfast, you’ll set out on a scenic drive to the entrance of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where your gorilla tracking experience will commence.

Group Allocation: Upon arrival at the park, you’ll be grouped with other visitors, and each group the overall experience.

Expert Guides and Trackers: Experienced guides and trackers, who possess an intimate knowledge of the gorillas’ habits and movements, will lead you into the forest. They’ll provide essential insights and ensure your safety throughout the trek.

Trekking Through Dense Forest: Your gorilla trekking adventure will take you through dense and lush vegetation, with varying degrees of difficulty due to the terrain. The forest can be challenging to navigate, but the rewards are beyond measure.

Gorilla Sighting: The duration of your trek to find the gorillas can vary depending on their location within the forest. Once you locate your assigned gorilla family, you’ll have a precious hour to observe and immerse yourself in their world. This hour is an incredible opportunity to witness their behavior, interactions, and unique personalities.

An Emotional Encounter: Being in the presence of these gentle giants is an emotional and awe-inspiring experience. The gorillas’ striking similarities to humans, their curious nature, and the bonds within the family group create a profound connection with the natural world.

Respect for Wildlife: During your encounter, it’s vital to maintain a respectful distance from the gorillas to ensure their well-being and prevent the transmission of human diseases. Your guides will provide guidance on how to conduct yourself during this intimate encounter.

Return to Trackers Safari Lodge: After your unforgettable experience with the mountain gorillas, you’ll trek back to the starting point, where your driver will be waiting to transfer you back to Trackers Safari Lodge. Here, you can relax and reflect on the profound encounter you’ve just had with these magnificent creatures.

Day 10
Today, you’ll bid farewell to Trackers Safari Lodge and Uganda as you prepare for your next adventure in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Nairobi, where you’ll connect to the Maasai Mara.

Upon arriving at the Maasai Mara’s airstrip, you’ll be warmly welcomed and transferred to Mara Explorer, your luxurious home for the next three nights. Mara Explorer is situated in the heart of the Maasai Mara Reserve, offering unparalleled access to the region’s abundant wildlife and stunning landscapes.

After settling into your elegantly appointed tent, you can unwind and soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding wilderness. The Maasai Mara is renowned for its incredible wildlife sightings, and you’ll have the opportunity to embark on thrilling game drives to witness the iconic Big Five and countless other species that call this area home.

Your time at Mara Explorer will be marked by unforgettable wildlife encounters, sumptuous meals, and the chance to immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Maasai people who inhabit this region.

Day 11
ull Day of Safari Adventures

The day begins with an early morning game drive, taking advantage of the Mara’s vibrant wildlife activity during the cooler hours. Accompanied by experienced guides, you venture deeper into the savannah, encountering a diverse range of animals and birds. The thrill of witnessing these creatures in their natural habitat is unparalleled.

Returning to the camp for a hearty breakfast, you have the option to relax and enjoy the luxurious amenities of Mara Explorer. The camp offers panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness, providing a serene atmosphere for unwinding.

In the afternoon, another game drive awaits. The Maasai Mara is a photographer’s paradise, offering opportunities to capture stunning moments – a leopard resting on a tree branch, a herd of elephants crossing the Mara River, or a pride of lions basking in the sun.

Back at the camp, as the day turns to night, you dine on delectable cuisine prepared by skilled chefs, savoring the flavors of Africa. The night sounds of the Mara lull you into a peaceful slumber, ready for more adventures tomorrow.

Day 12
Cultural Experience with the Maasai

Today, you have a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich Maasai culture. After breakfast, you’ll visit a nearby Maasai village. Here, you’ll be welcomed with traditional songs and dances, gaining insights into the Maasai way of life. Explore their colorful beadwork, learn about their customs, and interact with the community.

You may even have a chance to participate in some Maasai activities, such as spear-throwing or milking cows. This cultural exchange offers a deeper understanding of the indigenous people who call this region home.

Returning to Mara Explorer for lunch, you can spend the afternoon at your leisure. You might choose to take in the panoramic views from your tent’s private veranda, read a book in the camp’s library, or simply relax in the comfortable lounge.

In the late afternoon, another exhilarating game drive awaits. The Maasai Mara is known for its seasonal wildebeest migration, often regarded as one of the most remarkable wildlife spectacles in the world. Depending on the timing of your visit, you may have the opportunity to witness part of this awe-inspiring event.

Day 13
Your final morning at Mara Explorer begins with a leisurely breakfast while soaking in the last views of the Maasai Mara. Reflect on the incredible wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and the natural beauty that surrounded you during your stay.

After bidding farewell to the camp’s friendly staff, you’ll be transferred to the Maasai Mara Airstrip for your flight to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport. From there, you connect to Cape Town.

From the wilds of Maasai Mara, your journey continues to Cape Town, South Africa. Your base in this vibrant city is the prestigious Victoria & Alfred Hotel, located at the picturesque waterfront.

You’ll have five nights to explore Cape Town, a city that seamlessly blends natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage.

Day 14
Cape Peninsula Full Day Tour & Boulders Penguin Colony
Embark on a captivating full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. This excursion takes you along the stunning coastal roads, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

One of the highlights of the day is a visit to Boulders Penguin Colony, where you can observe these charming creatures in their natural habitat.

Day 15
Royal Cape Golf Club & Table Mountain
Your golfing odyssey continues with a round at Royal Cape Golf Club. This historic club boasts a rich tradition and offers a fitting end to your golfing adventures in South Africa.

The day includes a visit to Table Mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Ascend the mountain via the Cableway and be rewarded with panoramic views of the city and surrounding landscapes.

Day 16
Golf at Steenberg Golf Club
Return to your golfing pursuits with a round at Steenberg Golf Club. This course is renowned for its scenic beauty and challenging layout.

After your game, you’ll have time to explore Cape Town or simply relax at the hotel.

Day 17
Golf at Erinvale Country & Golf Estate & Wine-Tasting at Ernie Els Wines
Your golfing adventure in South Africa continues with a round at Erinvale Country & Golf Estate. This course is known for its exquisite surroundings and world-class design.

In the afternoon, indulge in a wine-tasting experience at Ernie Els Wines in Stellenbosch. South Africa’s wine culture is world-famous, and this is an opportunity to savor the flavors of the region while surrounded by picturesque vineyards.

Day 18
Farewell
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, check-out and transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your flight home.

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