Embarking on an Africa honeymoon safari will undoubtedly be the perfect way to kick start your married life with your significant other, wherein you will form unforgettable memories and strengthen your bond. Journey’s Intent offers several remarkable experiences that will make for the perfect adventure for you and your loved one.
In just 6 minutes, read about how our company can make your Africa honeymoon dream come true…
Choosing your Africa honeymoon
Choosing the perfect destination for your Africa honeymoon is of the utmost importance. Each African region holds its own unique wonders and characteristics. This guide will aid you in making a well-informed decision.
Two of our favorite Africa honeymoon destinations are :
Journey to the Pearl of Africa – Exploring Uganda with your loved one
• Traverse the savannas of the animal teeming Queen Elizabeth National Park.
• Explore the ever-winding waters of the ancient Nile River, as well as raft in its shimmering waters.
• Track and visit a majestic family of mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
About the Uganda region
Home to the world’s largest collection of Mountain gorillas, this country has delighted keen explorers for centuries.
Well known as ‘The Pearl of Africa’ the region of Uganda is found in Eastern Africa, settled alongside the equator. The country sits at the heart of the African Great Lakes region – meaning that the land consists of the most phenomenal views and habitats.
Known for their kindness and hospitality, tourists always enjoy interacting with the welcoming Ugandan people, who are excited to share wisdom on their traditions and cultures.
Temperatures in Uganda range from 18 degrees – 28 degrees around January and slightly cooler temperatures of 17 – 25 degrees around July. The area experiences considerable rainfall except during the 2 dry seasons which fall from December to February, and from June to August.
Uganda as the location for your Africa honeymoon
This adventure is suitable for keen adventurers and animal lovers, as well as anyone with a love for adrenaline inducing activities. There is nothing quite like taking part in a thrilling adventure with the love of your life.
Day 1-2: Entebbe
You will begin your romantic journey in the quaint town of Entebbe, nestled next to the sparkling shores of the massive Lake Victoria.
Here you will…
• Visit the 48 protected chimpanzees living on the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
The luxurious Hotel No.5 will be your home for the first two nights of your poignant Africa honeymoon safari.Settled amongst Entebbe’s leafy suburbs, this new boutique hotel is the perfect place to begin your honeymoon. It is already well known for its luxury facilities and intimate, tranquil setting.
Air Conditioning, Complimentary Wi-Fi,
En-Suite, Mosquito Nets, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Tea / Coffee
Day 4-5: Southern Queen Elizabeth National Park
As one of Africa’s most adored national parks, this protected area will be your home for the next to days – one you will share with the vast multitude of animal species who dwell in the region. The park shows incredible biodiversity, with gorges, lush savannas and mountainous peaks in the distance.
• Exciting game drives across the sprawling plains of the animal-teeming park
• A boat cruise on the shimmering waters of the Kazinga channel
• Visit to the Katwe salt lakes and tour the Omwani Farm
• Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat
The Kyambura Gorge Lodge is famous for its contemporary decoration and excellent service. It is perched on the edge of the Queen Elizabeth National Park and shows oindescribable views of the daunting gorge, ever-rolling grasslands and the moon rising over the gargantuan mountain peaks.
The lodge also offers a magnitude of exciting activities for you and your beloved to enjoy.
24-hour Security, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant
Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Safe, Shower, Verandah [Credit Card]
Day 6-8 : The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
This luscious, dense forest is home to the world’s largest group of mountain gorillas – a feat in its own right considering the nature of their endangerment as a species. Coming face to face with the majestic gorilla, side by side with your partner on your Africa honeymoon– will be an experience you shall never forget.
The gorillas in the region are all habituated, which means that they have been carefully exposed to human groups over the years and are now well comfortable with and usedto the presence of regular human visitors.
Knowledgeable and well seasoned guides will accompany you on your trek and ensure your safety at all times. However, it is important to remember that gorillas are gentle by nature, and are peaceful herbivores during their lifespans.
The Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge will be your base of operations during this section of your Africa honeymoon. Remote, gorgeous and intimate, the lodge is the highest of its kind in Uganda. Built out of volcanic stone, these cottages offer couples a most immersive romantic experience.
24-hour Security, Bar, Internet Access (Complimentary), Restaurant, Spa
Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah
(Credit Card, Laundry Service, Room Service (24 hours)
Day 9-11: Jinja
Your Africa honeymoon adventure takes you to a private tropical island located mid-stream of the gushing Nile. The island is enveloped in a thick, riverine forest and blessed by a multitude of birds who call the place home.
•Thrilling white water rafting (either as a team or be rowed downstream by professional guides)
• Snacks mid-stream and a delectable barbeque on the island
• Some other activities offered on the island include exploring the area on mountain bikes or quad bikes for adrenaline lovers
During your tropical adventure on Jinja Island, the Wildwaters Lodge will be your gorgeous accommodation.
The lodge boasts phenomenal views of the Nile and its rushing rapids.The lodge is built on a solid rock peninsula, surrounded by the rapids.
The lodge offers other exciting activities such as :
• Horse riding
• Bungee jumping
Explore the sprawling plains of Kenya
This adventure calls out to newlyweds with a fierce passion for wildlife and safari – or simply two adventurous souls looking to begin their married life with an adventure of a lifetime.
Africa honeymoon in Kenya : Adventure overview
• Visit the Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi
• Meet Africa’s Big 5 in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy
• Visit Samburu National Reserve – “lion country”
• Walk among the local Ilkareshke Maasai people in Mara North Conservancy
• Soar into the sky with a hot air balloon safari
Day 1-2: Nairobi
Adventurers will be welcomed to the great city of Nairobi, a thriving city that sees people of all walks of life call it home. The city is known as the ‘safari capital’ of Africa – with many excited adventurers embarking from there on their own thrilling safaris.
The city cherishes the great wilderness that surrounds it from all sides.
Here you will enjoy…
• A tour of the Elephant Orphanage
• Gaze upon the majestic giraffe, eye-level at the Giraffe Centre
The luxurious Nairobi Serena Hotel will be your home for the first 2 days of your Africa honeymoon. Built on the edge of Nairobi’s Central Park, the hotel and its staff will offer you an authentic taste of the beautiful city as well a host of relaxing treatments at the Maisha Spa.
Satellite TV, minibars, coffee and tea making stations, free daily newspapers, and free Wi-Fi.
Three on-site restaurants, a coffee bar and a pool bar serving drinks.
Day 3: Sweetwaters Reserve in Ol Pejeta Conservancy
The Sweetwaters Reserve has delighted adventurers fordecades with its diverse animal inhabitants living in abundance in thesprawling plains, to the peaks of the gargantuan Mt. Kenya.
The Sweetwaters Reserve has delighted adventurers for
Here, you and your loved one will be privy to…
• Escourted bush walks
• Night game drives
• Camel riding
• Visit to the chimpanzee sanctuary
The sheltered oasis of the Sweetwaters Serena Camp will be your home during your stay at the park.The camp surrounds a water hole, and features tents fitted with luxury features and furniture.Each tent has its own private veranda with a clear view of the water hole – providing unrivaled animal watching opportunity during your Africa honeymoon.
Day 4-5: Sumburu National Reserve
The Sumburu National Reserve is renowned for its stark mountain outcrops and doum palms – with the Usao Nyiro River ensuring life in this dry, craggy region. Adventurers are enchanted by its strange beauty and incredible animal populations.
Animal inhabitants include:
• The reticulated giraffe
• Enormous elephants
• Long necked antelope
• Somali ostrich
Here you will enjoy…
• Close up views of surrounding wildlife
• Safari drive
• River raft adventure
• Camel rides
The Sumburu Intrepids Tented camp will be your charming home during your stay in the reserve, and a memorable stop on your Africa honeymoon. The camp in nestled near the banks of the vital river – frequently visited by the surrounding animal population. You and your loved one will share a luxury tent, and enjoy delectable food offerings that have put the camp on the map.
24-hour Security, Bar, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Pool,
Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking
En-Suite, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah, Wheelchair Friendly
Day 6-8: Mara North Conservancy
This conservation park sees humongous collections of animal species throughout the year. Here you and your loved one will forge unforgettable memories side by side. The land can be considered as the ‘jewel in Africa’s crown,’ featuring 1,510 square kilometers of sprawling savannah, intricate woodlands and rivers lined with luscious trees.
In the West, there is exist monumentally beautiful views of the Siria Escarpment. The park is home to Africa’s Big Five, and a huge bird population. Lions, cheetah and leopard are commonly seen and always delight travelers with their behaviour. Each year the region sees thousands of wildebeest migrating across the region (from July – September).
• Unparalleled game viewing
• Balloon safari
• Masaai Village trip
AndBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp is the perfect place to
relax and unwind with your spouse on your Africa honeymoon, enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding Masai Mara.
Amazingly, the camp lies directly on the route taken by the many travelling beasts taking part in the wondrous Great Migration.The camp offers a combination between luxury living and authentic safari experiences. Recline on the comfortable, oversized bed with your partner and enjoy the indescribable views unfolded before your very eyes.
At an additional cost, the camp also offers activities such as:
• Day and night game drives
• Guided walks
• Romantic sundowner cocktails
• Visit to Masai Village
• Hot air balloon safari
• Bush breakfast/dinner
24-hour Security, Bar, Conference Centre, Internet Access (Complimentary), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, TV Room
Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Available), Mini Bar, Mini Bar (Complimentary), Safe, Shower, Tea,Coffee
Airport Shuttle (Available), Credit Card, Room Service, Room Service (24 hours)