3-Days Sempaya hot spring tour / Semuliki wildlife Safari


It’s a short safari to interesting sceneries of Semuliki National Park that will give a glimpse of the spectacular natural wonders and beauty of the park featuring the famous Sempaya Hot springs which are the most adventurous, exciting and famous attraction of the park as well as a medley of wild animals roaming in the reserve.

3 Days

Min Pax: 2


Semuliki National Park


Nature & Wildlife

3-Days Semuliki wildlife Safari / Sempaya hot spring tour


Day1: Transfer to Semuliki National Park Via Fort Portal for a crater lake tour
Day 2: Chimp tracking and visit to Sempaya Hot springs.
Day 3: Morning game drive and return to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Semuliki via Fort Portal for crater lake our

Our driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel and then brief you about the safari and later embark on a scenic journey to Semuliki national park which is about 5-6hours’ drive from Kampala via Mityana,-Mubende –Fort portal.

On arriving at Fort Portal, you will go for a nature walk to the stunning amabere ga’nyina mwiru with magnificent views of the cascading waterfalls; from there you go for an adrenaline pumping hike to the crater lakes with picturesque views of the countryside.

Fort Portal crater lake encounter

After the activity, you will have lunch in the fort portal city and embark on the drive through outstanding landscapes to Semuliki national park. On arrival, you will check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Chimp tracking and a visit to the Sempaya Hot springs.

Wake up early in the morning and enjoy a delicious breakfast and thereafter go for briefing about chimp tracking. After the briefing, you meet guides and game ranger and take your footsteps into the captivating, lush forest in search of awesome and intelligent primate.

Listen to the calls of the chimpanzees and observe their play full, feeding, mating behaviors as they are scampering from one tree to another as you take photos of lifetime forest jungle experience.

Retreat from Chimpanzee tracking and then go for your lunch at the lodge. Thereafter go for a visit to fascinating Semuliki Hot springs with boiling geysers and bubbling mud pools. The Sempaya Hot spring features both Male (Bintente) and Female (Nyasmbi) hot springs.

The female one is the most attractive with bubbling waters and the most visited one and it’s the major attraction that attracts several travelers from all over the world. The hot spring has a very high temperature above 103 degrees Celsius tasted by dropping a raw egg and plantain that boils immediately and gets ready for consumption. Explore the significant hot springs and learn about the cultural significant hot springs to the local communities.

Return to the lodge and enjoy your delicious dinner.

Day 4: Morning game drive and return to Kampala.

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will meet the driver guide and go for an iconic game drive in the Semuliki game reserve that will give you breathtaking views a variety of animals such as warthogs, forest elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, lions, Mona monkeys, bush babies, African civet, hippos, and much more and colorful bird species birds such as black chested snake eagle, secretary bird, piping hornbill, blue-headed crested flycatcher, and many other.

Keep your camera ready to capture the magical moments of the park’s unique flora and fauna. Retreat from the game drive and transfer back to Kampala.

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