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City and Wildlife Tour of Uganda - (15 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 4 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 4762 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5611 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Entebbe - Kampala. On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our tour guides will warmly welcome you and transfer you to Kampala Golf Course Hotel: (B.B).

Day 2: Kampala City. After breakfast, you will have a city tour of Kampala. This features Kampala's historical sites. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda, and the social and economic hub of Uganda which was formally built on seven hills. Today the number is more than two dozens. Other places will include: the National museum, The Namugongo martyrs shrine (famous for the execution of Christians in 1886 by Kabaka Mwanga the King of Buganda then), Makerere University, the Bahai temple which is famous for its architectural design, Kibuli Mosque, and Craft Village, Kampala Taxi Park famous for its organized chaos and the Nakasero Market famous for its fresh fruits. Retire for overnight at Golf Course Hotel: (B.B).

Day 3: Kampala - Jinja - Kampala. You will drive to Jinja after breakfast to visit the source of the mighty Nile River, Bujagali falls. Rafting on the white waters of the Nile, Bungee jumping over the Nile and all terrain adventure riding (this is optional). After such an adventurous day, drive back to Kampala city for overnight at Golf Course Hotel:(B.B).

Day 4: Kampala - Lake Mburo National Park. Early in the morning after breakfast drive to the west via the green hills of Masaka, stop at the equator for photographs while standing at both hemispheres then 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. It is a home to a handsome impala for which Kampala is named, burchell'zebra, Waterbuck, Eland, Zebra, Buffalo, Klipspringers, Crested Crane, and the elusive Shoebill Stork. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp: (B.L.D).

Day 5: Lake Mburo - Lake Bunyonyi. On this day of your wildlife tour in Uganda, you will take breakfast then drive south to Lake Bunyonyi through the Kigezi Highlands the "Switzerland of Africa", to Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Uganda and it is enclosed by 38 islands. The beautiful scenery of the low-lying areas will compensate the roughness of the terrain as you also experience the rural life with local terraced farm fields, settlements, and cultural settings. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Resort: (B.L.D).

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi. After your breakfast you will visit the forested surroundings of Bunyonyi. Visit the local communities including the endangered Batwa and experience the friendliness of the Uganda people. You will return to the camp for lunch then, prepare for a boat ride in the afternoon on a traditional boat around the lake where you will be able to see Otters and birds like pied kingfishers and swallows. You can also enjoy a bilharzias free-swimming experience on the lake and sun bath. overnight at the Bunyonyi Resort: (B.L.D).

Day 7: Lake Bunyonyi - Bwindi Forest Park. Through the terraced farmland and deep valleys you will leave Lake Bunyonyi after lunch, for Bwindi Forest arriving in time for dinner and overnight at the Buhoma Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After breakfast you will go for a briefing by the ranger guide to prepare you for your adventure then enter the Gorilla sanctuary for tracking. 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 and forest elephants. Dinner and overnight at the Buhoma Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 9: Bwindi Forest Park - Queen Elizabeth National Park. After breakfast, drive out of Bwindi National Park Northwards to Queen Elizabeth National park via Isasha sector of the climbing Lions. You may see the tree climbing lions in the savanna grasslands. You will arrive for lunch, Dinner and overnight accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Today you will experience a typical African Safari during your early morning game drive and later the boat ride which takes place after your lunch. Both expeditions will enable you view the various animal and bird species. The park is a home to 95 mammal species, ten primates species are present, including chimpanzee, vervet, blue, red-tailed and L'Hoest's monkey, black-and white colobus and olive baboons. Around 20 predator species including hyena, lion and leopard and antelope. You will also see elephants buffalo and hippos. Some of the birds seen on the Kazinga channel include: the shoebill stork, black bee-eater 11 species of kingfisher and others Falcons. Overnight: (B.L.D).

Day 11: Queen Elizabeth - Kibale Forest National Park. After breakfast you will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park for Kibale Forest National Park. This tour day will give you an opportunity to view the legendary Mountain Rwenzori and a variety of animals and birds to go with, local homesteads thus cultural tour of the countryside. overnight at Primate lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 12: Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale Forest national park is an adventure packed affair. This rain forest offers a rich diversity of flora and fauna and very charming to nature lovers. The park has the highest concentration of primate in Uganda. After breakfast, a ranger guide will give you detailed explanations on the primates, the flora and fauna and start your search for Chimpanzees and other primates, which include the red tailed and grey cheeked Mongabey and other primates. He will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing birds and allows you see the primates at close quarters. You will return later in the evening to your accommodation for overnight at Primate Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 13: Kibale Forest - Murchison Falls National Park. With your packed lunch you will leave Kibale forest National Park and head via Masindi to Murchison Falls National Park. Dinner and overnight will be at Paraa Safari Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 14: Murchison Falls National Park. The amazing sounds of birds and animals in the morning will make you realize that you are at the mighty Murchison Falls National Park. This is a memorable experience! Take a game drive which will enable you to see, giraffe, elephant, lion, buffalo, and countless antelope and birds. Later in the afternoon, you will take a boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls, this will give an opportunity to see the Nile crocodiles and a variety of bird species and hippos. Retire for overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge: (B.L.D).

Day 15: Murchison Falls - Entebbe. Your wildlife safari is over, time to go home. You will take breakfast and leave Murchison Falls via the cool breeze of Budongo forest to Kampala or Entebbe airport for your flight back home depending on your flight time.

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 chimps permit per person
- 1 gorilla permit
- 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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