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Uganda Wildlife Safari (8 days, 7 nights)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

Highlights:
- Game drives
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Boat trips on the Nile and at the Kazinga channel
- Toro King’ s palace visit
- Mabere ga nyina mwiru visit.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Airport transfer. Our driver/guide will meet you at Entebbe International Airport and will drive you to Entebbe‘s Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel/Airport view hotel/Sophie’s motel. There is a lot to enjoy in Entebbe and the tri will start from here where you will enjoy the sights and sounds of Entebbe town where the Lake Victoria which is one of the largest lakes of Africa is always sighted by tourists with ease. You will relax at your hotel till evening and get ready for dinner and over night prior to the trip the next day.

Day 2: Entebbe – Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park. Early morning visit Botanical Entebbe Gardens. Carry out birding and watch different species of birds and variety of tree species that grow in this region. Drive to Kampala, visit Nakasero beautiful market, have lunch at a local restaurant in Kampala and proceed to Murchison Falls National Park, arriving in the evening and check in at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chilli Rest Camp F/B.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park. This is the largest park in Uganda and has a large concentration of animals. Start off the day with an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile River with a bigger concentration of game where you will be able to view those animals that are unique to the African Savannah like the giraffe, lion, elephant and the Uganda kob. The bird life is also impressive, with the Eagle being one of the prized sightings and with luck the rare shoebill stork.

There is also a variety of vegetation ranging from riparian forests and swamp lands to broad Savannah. After lunch, take a launch cruise upstream to the falls on the Nile River where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp F/B

Day 4: Murchison Falls - Kibale Forest National Park. After breakfast visit to the “top of the falls” the awe – inspiring Murchison Falls where the River Nile hurls itself in an extraordinary convulsion through a narrow crevice and then plunges 40 meters in one breathtaking leap. You will have lunch enroute, arriving Fort portal in the evening or proceed to Kibale Park. Dinner and over Ndali Lodge/Primates Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest House F/B.

Day 5: Kibale Forest National Park. After an early breakfast, with local guides trek chimps Kibale National Park nestled in the shadows of the Rwenzori Mountains (the famed mist shrouded “Mountains of the Moon”) Kibale Forest is rich in animal life, including an astonishing 12 species of primates in this park have been recorded, the very localized red colobus and L’Hoest monkeys.

Tracking the chimpanzee our 'cousin' is a very interesting experience. The way they feed, climb trees, respond to humans, caring for their young ones leaves an imaginative dream to tell. In the afternoon visit the surrounding- Bigodi swamp or enjoy unique view of crater lakes and other volcanic features. Drive to Fort Portal town and overnight. Dinner and over Ndali Lodge/Primates Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest House F/B.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth. After breakfast, drive to fort portal town to see the Toro king’s palace and the renowned Mabere ga nyina mwiru legendary place for the Banyoro tribe one of the tribes of Uganda. Afterwards we shall head to Fort portal town for lunch and proceed to Queen Elizabeth. Arrive in the evening dinner and overnight at Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana Safari. Lodge/Albertine Rift Camp F/B.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park. This Park is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders Lake George and Lake Edward as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. The day begins with an early game drive. There are variety of animals like; lions, buffaloes, elephants, kobs, bushbucks and the rare leopards.

Over 500 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee–eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors. Take a 3-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel in the afternoon. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. Overnight at Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Albertine Rift Camp F/B

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Kampala/Entebbe. After breakfast visit Kyambura gorge for chimp tracking or go for another early morning game drive that may yield chances to catch up with early riser – predators like lions, leopards, hyenas etc. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast. Proceed to Entebbe Airport for home bound flight with stop over at Equator, view the long horned Ankole cattle in the open savannah grassland (Flight to be after 18:00 hrs).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Up market:
* 1 pax: $3,000
* 2 pax: $2,700 p/p
* 3 pax: $2,300 p/p
* 4 pax: $2,000 p/p
* 5 pax or more: $1,800 p/p
- Mid range:
* 1 pax: $2,850
* 2 pax: $2,450 p/p
* 3 pax: $2,000 p/p
* 4 pax: $1,800 p/p
* 5 pax or more: $1,600 p/p
- Budget:
* 1 pax: $2,500
* 2 pax: $2,000 p/p
* 3 pax: $1,800 p/p
* 4 pax: $1,500 p/p
* 5 pax or more: $1,450 p/p.

Price Includes:
- The cost of all ground transportation and fuel
- Gorilla tracking and permit
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
- Park entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals
- Boat trip
- Game drives and other related activities.

Price Excludes:
- Items of personal nature like laundry
- Beer, tipping of staffs at the lodges.

About This Supplier
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Location: Uganda
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Our company is an indigenous tour and travel company in Uganda offering safaris/tours around East Africa and Rwanda. The following are the services offered by our company: - Tour package highlights, which include; Gorilla trips, birding safaris, mountaineering, nature walks, wildlife safaris and city tours - Rentals...

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