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PEARL OF AFRICA EXCEPTIONAL SAFARI: GORILLAS, CHIMPANZEES, GAME & BIRDS OF UGANDA:14 DAYS
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PEARL OF AFRICA EXCEPTIONAL SAFARI: GORILLAS, CHIMPANZEES, GAME & BIRDS OF UGANDA:14 DAYS

offered by supplier M20443 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 30 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Ecotourism  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 4436 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4500 US Dollar (USD)

Uganda boom of spectacular attraction typical of the African tropics, Visit the exceptional sites of the pearl of Africa from the source of the Nile where it starts its 90days journey to the Mediterranean sea, sea several falls and carry out white water adventure before following the Nile down on road to Murchison Falls Game Park the largest in the country, with chimps, birds, crocodiles, and game. Visit the Spectacular Falls from which the park got its name. Here you will enjoy a boat cruise on the Nile water as you see hippos, Nile crocodiles and several bird species, track chimpanzees in Budongo forest then proceed Queen Elizabeth National park, track chimps in Kyambura gorge, view game and take a launch cruise on Kazinga Channel before tracking primates including chimps in Kibale forest Park. This is home to fourteen species of primates the highest in tropical Africa. Animal species such as red, black and white colobus, blue monkeys and baboons and a large number of chimpanzees can be found here. Track Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest Park in the south of the country and see other primates, birds and butterflies. Have an opportunity to track gorillas again or climb a volcano, go birding or take in the breathtaking landscape. and enjoy the serenity of Lake Bunyonyi.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day One: Arrival
Arrival at Entebbe international airport, meet with the driver guide for introduction and transfer to a hotel. O/N Lake Victoria hotel or Boma Guest house in Entebbe/ Pope Paul Hotel or Hotel Africana in Kampala. (BB)

Day Two: Kampala – Source of the Nile
After breakfast receive briefing from the guide then head off to the source of the giant river of Africa the Nile in Jinja via Mukono through Mabira Forest the largest diversity of bird species in Uganda, the journey proceeds across Owen falls dam the legend hydro electricity generator for Uganda. By boat view the separation of river Nile from Lake Victoria, here the water you see Nile starts its 90days journey Have lunch at Jinja Nile resort hotel and head for Obstinacy of Bujagali, Itanda falls. Nile water rafting and Bungee jumping are typical adventurers and back to Kampala. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel. (HB)

Day Three: Kampala – Murchison Park
Take an early morning drive to Murchison Falls Conservation Area. Drive through Luwero, Nakasongola and branch off to Ziwa Rhino camp. Here you will track rhino in their habitants after over 30yrs extinction in Uganda. Thereafter, proceed to Masindi, Lunch en route, enter into the park and check in at your lodge for an evening. O/N Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (FB).

Day Four: Murchison Falls National Game Park
The day starts with a game drive north of the River Nile. Here you will possibly see different bird species, hartebeasts, elephants, Cape buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffes, waterbucks, Oribis, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas and probably lions. Break for lunch and return for and afternoon launch cruise to the bottom of the spectacular falls as you view fauna in a closer range including hippos and Nile crocodiles. Climb to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s perfect gorgeousness, and sensation as it compresses and constrict for over a kilometre wide down through a 7-meter chasm. O/N Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (FB).

Day Five: Masindi – Kibale forest national park
Take along drive south to Kibale forest in fort portal via Hoima through local villages astonishing view of tea plantation sceneries en route to the ‘Mountains of the moon’ region. O/N Nyinabulitya country Resort or Chimpanzee View Guest House or CVK Resort (FB).

Day Six: Kibale forest and Bigodi
Track the closest brothers of human in kibale forest the highly populated in the region, Kibale is a tropical rain forest with other primates like bush babies, baboons, black-and-white colobus, red-tailed monkey, and several bird species together with trees including the Elephant beer tree, all can be spotted on a nature walk in the forest. Take a lunch break and head to Bigodi for a swamp walk on the trails by the local community. O/N Sunrise Hotel or Chimpanzee View Guest House or CVK Resort (FB).

Day Seven: Amabere Cave, Toro Palace and travel to Queen Elizabeth national Park
Set off in the morning after breakfast to visit the legendary multi-breast cave and hike hills as you vie crater lakes surrounding this hills take a village walk and return to fort portal for lunch. Visit the Toro palace on the mysterious hill of Kabalore in the afternoon and depart fort portal for Queen Elizabeth Nation. O/N Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).

Day Eight: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Set off early in morning for a game drive as you fabulous animals of the pearl, visit Katwe and buffaloes can never miss your sight here. Guinea fowls and other bird species, elephants, giraffes, and Kobs in their mating grounds can be viewed as there are chances seeing tree climbing lions on your rummage. After lunch take an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you view fauna at a closer range, hippos, other animals and several bird species will be seen as the get water to douse themselves. O/N Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).

Day Nine: Kyambura gorge – Bwindi Forest
Visit Kyambura gorge in the morning and track chimps and monkeys as you take a view of the gorgeous Albertine rift valley model of scenery. Break for lunch and later quit Kasese for Bwindi or Mgahinga depending on the permits available. O/N Buhoma community camps or Heritage Hotel Kisoro (FB).

Day Ten: Gorilla Tracking
Track gorillas after breakfast in the morning, this is the climax of the tour gorilla tracking can take 3 -9 hours on walking in the jungle before one returns to his/her accommodation, the jungle, precipitous landscape and rain may make the tour challenging but with a close encounter face-face with the largest primate of Africa is a remarkable experience you will ever have in life. O/N Buhoma community camps or Heritage Hotel Kisoro (FB).

Day Eleven: Bwindi – Lake Buyonyi
Leave Bwindi/Kisoro for Lake Bunyonyi a crater lake in Kabale and the deepest in the East African region. Take a boat cruise on the water to the Island, relax swim and enjoy the amazing view of the crater and the surrounding sceneries. O/N Bunyonyi safari resort or Bunyonyi overland resort (FB).

Day Twelve: Bunyonyi – Kampala
After breakfast take a mild drive back to Kampala out of the rift valley via Mbarara lunch en route. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel. (HB)

Day Thirteen: Kampala city tour
Visit Kasubi tombs get the history of Buganda Kingdom the Mother of Uganda (B`Uganda’) then visit Namugongo Martyrs shrine and climb Gadaffi tower at old Kampala take a clear aero vie of the 11 hill of Kampala. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel. (BB)

Day Fourteen: Departure
Transfer to Entebbe International Airport where you will board your flight back home and say goodbye the pearl of Africa meanwhile thinking of when to revisit and explorer the spectacular un unobserved beauty of the pearl.
Your Tour Ends.

Notes:
- Group price EUR 3285, USD 4436, £2957 per person. One gorilla permit included in cost.
- Single room supplement EUR 632, USD 854, £569.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplier Information
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Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2010
Client Request Served: 7

Our company is a fully licensed, safari tour operator based in Kampala, Uganda. Since 1999 we have outfitted and operated mountain gorilla expeditions specializing in Mountain Gorilla safaris, and organising Events and Conferences of all kinds in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and Burundi. The Company is a member of The Uganda...

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