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Culture and Wildlife Safari (14 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 4401 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5544 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Entebbe - Kampala. On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a tour guide from Trinita Safaris and transferred to Hotel in Kampala for overnight. Includes: (B.B).

Day 2: Kampala City Tour. Kampala was originally built across seven hills. You will visit the historical sites of Namirembe and Rubaga cathedrals, Makerere University, the Bahai temple famous for architectural design, Kibuli Mosque, Namugongo martyrs shrine (famous for the execution of Christians in 1886 by Mwanga the then King of Buganda), Uganda Museum, Craft Village, Kampala Taxi Park famous for its organized chaos and Nakasero Market famous for its fresh fruits. Retire for, dinner and overnight at Golf Course Hotel: (B.B).

Day 3: Kampala - Jinja - Kampala. After breakfast, drive to the Eastern town of Jinja and visit the source of the Nile River, Bujagali falls. This day will see you rafting White water on the Nile and all terrain adventure riding (this is optional). At the end of this adventure packed day, a drive back to Kampala city to the Golf Course Hotel/Cassia Lodge: (B.B).

Day 4: Kampala - Lake Mburo National Park. Early in the morning after breakfast, depart via Masaka; stop at the equator for photographs. Proceed to Lake Mburo National Park the only park, which encloses a lake. Go for a game drive after lunch in the rolling hills and open grasslands. The lovely landscape is a home to Impala a handsome antelope that gave Kampala the name, Waterbuck, Eland, Zebra, Buffalo, Klipspringers, Crested Crane, and the elusive Shoebill Stork. Dinner and overnight at Luxury Mihingo lodge/Matana tented Camp Includes: (B.L.D).

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park - Lake Bunyonyi. After breakfast, begin panoramic trip to Lake Bunyonyi through the Kigezi Highlands commonly refered to as the "Switzerland of Africa". Lunch will be at Mbarara. Experience rural life style, homesteads and local terraced farm fields. It is about 10km from Kabale town to Bunyonyi. The lake is the deepest in Uganda with up to 38 islands. Take a boat trip and enjoy the beautiful scenery and there is a variety of bird species see and enjoy a bilharzias free-swimming experience on the lake and sun bath. You will stay for overnight in Lake Bunyonyi Resort/Acardia Cottages. Includes: (B.L.D).

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi - Bwindi Forest Park. Have lunch and leave Lake Bunyonyi for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park through beautiful scenery where the dominant terrain is of terraced farmland and deep valleys arriving in time for dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge/Silver Back Lodge. Includes: (B.L.D).

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park. Take breakfast early enough and go for briefing by the ranger guide, enter the Gorilla sanctuary for your adventure. You will be required to carry packed lunch and drinking water. The area offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and increasingly dense vegetation crises-crossed by numerous animal trails. Mammals here include the endangered Mountain Gorillas , rare golden monkey, the Colobus monkey, buffalo and bush-buck. The thrill of observing gorillas is a moving and exciting adventure and it may take 4 to 10 hours. After the long day of adventure you will return to your hotel for, dinner and overnight rest at Buhoma Lodge/Silver Back Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 8: Bwindi Forest Park - Queen Elizabeth National Park. Drive out of Bwindi National Park northwards after breakfast to Queen Elizabeth National park via Isasha sector of the climbing Lions. Here, you may see the climbing lions, the famous Ankole cattle and see herds of buffalo of, elephants and a variety of birds while entering the park. Lunch, Dinner and overnight accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park offers a real African Safari experience as you will discover during your early morning game drive and the boat ride excursion along the Kazinga channel which offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience at close quarters hippos. You will also see: lions, elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kob, Baboons, and other antelope and prolific bird life of 610 resident species. Dinner and overnight rest at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 10: Queen Elizabeth - Kibale Forest National Park. Today you will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and embark on another journey, after breakfast, to Kibale Forest National Park and stay at Primate Lodge. The entire journey offers an opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of Mount Rwenzori, animals, birds. Also have a cultural tour as you will see the country side of Uganda and the little villages, small towns along the way, you will arrive Kibale in the mid afternoon and retire to your accommodation. Includes: (B.L.D).

Day 11: Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale Forest national park will be an Africa adventure packed affair as this rain forest offers a rich diversity of flora and fauna not to mention a great variety and concentration of primates than any forest of the kind in East Africa! Take breakfast and leave on a search for Chimpanzees and other primates, which include the red tailed and grey cheeked Mongabey and other primates. The guide will provide detailed explanations on the primates, the fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing birds and allows you see the primates at close quarters as you enjoy Chimpanzees drumming on tree buttresses with their hoots and screams. You will return from your chimpanzee tracking in the evening, after freshening up, you will have your dinner and recount the day's adventure to each other over a cup of coffee before turning in for night at Primate Lodge or Kitandara Camp. Includes: (B.L.D).

Day 12: Kibale Forest - Murchison Falls National Park. After breakfast you will drive northwards to Murchison Falls via Masindi. You will have packed lunch and overnight and dinner at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 13: Murchison Falls National Park. Early in the morning you will wake up to amazing sounds of birds and animals that will make you realize that you are at Murchison Falls. Have breakfast and take a game drive to the Victoria Nile Delta looking for a variety of flora and fauna. Return to the lodge for lunch. Take an afternoon three hour launch trip on the Nile to the base of the electrifying Murchison Falls, you will see hippos, buffalo, crocodile (the largest Africa has left) and birds that can be seen at close range. Dinner and over night at Paraa safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 14 : Departure. Murchison Falls to Entebbe You have been enrich during your Uganda tour about Uganda, its time to go home, you will take breakfast and depart Murchison Falls for Kampala via the cool Budongo Forest to Entebbe for your flight back home. Thank you, we look forward to serving you again!

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Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Game drives
- Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary
- All ground transportation in comfortable 4x4 vehicle
- Park entrance fees
- 1 Gorilla permit each
- 1 chimps permit per person
- Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide
- Water while on safari
- 2 boat trips
- All government taxes/levies.

Price Excludes:
- Bar Bills
- Phone calls
- Personal insurance
- Laundry
- Airfare
- All other Services of a personal nature
- Driver/guide’s gratuity.

About This Supplier
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Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2010
Client Request Served: 9

Incorporated in 2008 in Kampala Uganda, M20040 is a safaris/tour and events management company conducting safaris within the East African Region and locally owned. The company was started by two very skilled and hard working professionals. We specialize in three main services which include: - The provision of...

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