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Uganda Total (16 Days Safari)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2850 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3900 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: To Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. Early in the morning, we will pick up guests to go to Murchison Falls. Via Masindi we drive for 90 km through the park before we reach Paraa in the late afternoon. Here we will stay overnight and, with a cool drink and a fabulous view over the river Nile, the evening will come with all the noise of an African night.
- Driving time: ± 7,5 hours
- Accommodation: camping or simple Acholi huts
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Paraa Lodge or Nile Safari camp.

Day 2: In Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. This day we have the impressive launch trip on the Nile to the Falls. Hippos, crocodiles, buffalo, elephants and many birds will be seen! For the game drive we have to cross the Nile, special here are the lions and giraffes.
- Accommodation: camping or simple Acholi huts
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Paraa Lodge or Nile Safari camp.

Day 3: In Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. Early in the morning the boat will take us downstream to the delta; the place where the Nile enters Lake Albert. This trip of 5-6 hours will show us all the beauty of this national park especially the delta with all of its different birdlife. Here is a good chance to see the elusive Shoebill stork! In the afternoon is a visit to the top of the Falls, a wonderful view.
- Accommodation: camping or simple Acholi huts
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Paraa Lodge or Nile Safari camp.

Day 4: To Kibale Forest. Kibale National Park, Uganda. Early morning departure for the journey to Kibale Forest. We will pass close to Lake Albert; on a clear day the view from the top of the Albert rift is spectacular. In the afternoon we will arrive at a crater lake where we will stay. This perfect spot is famous for its frogs, at night they will give a beautiful concert. Some times we also stay in Kibale Forest, sleeping with the noises of the tropical rainforest.
- Driving time: ± 8 hours
- Accommodation: camping or simple huts
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Mantana or Ndali Lodge.

Day 5: Chimp Walk. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, Uganda. At 08.00 we will start with the 4 hours chimp walk. Also 10 other primates can be seen!! The park is also known for all of its butterflies and birds. In the afternoon is a walk through Bigodi Swamp (community based project).
- Accommodation: camping or simple huts
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Mantana or Ndali Lodge.

Day 6: To Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. Early morning departure for Queen Elizabeth. Via Fort Portal we reach at midday Mweya in Queen Elizabeth NP with a stunningly beautiful view over Kazinga Channel. In the late afternoon we will make a game drive.
- Driving time: ± 3,5 hours
- Accommodation: camping or simple rooms in hostel - Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Mweya Lodge or Jacana Lodge.

Day 7: In Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. This day is for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants etc. Also on the program is a two-hour launch trip on the Kazinga channel where we will see all the animals from the waterside.
- Accommodation: camping or simple rooms in hostel - Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Mweya Lodge or Jacana Lodge.

Day 8: In Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kyambura Gorge, Uganda. Early morning breakfast and then we go to Kyambura Gorge. Here people can go for a 3-4 hour walk into the Gorge to meet the chimpanzees. Cost are $30 per person (not included). You will have Lunch at Jacana Safari Lodge and then continue to Maramagambo Forest. Here are some short and long walks in the Forest. Very nice are the bat caves with an enormous population of Egyptian fruit bats. In the caves also live pythons who are fond of eating these bats! After the forest walk we will drive to Ishasha Sector.
- Accommodation: camping or simple accommodation in Banda's
- Shower and toilets are shared
- Luxury Tour: Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

Day 9: To Bwindi. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. In the morning we leave Queen Elizabeth. The road takes us to the top of the Western Rift Valley where, on a clear day, there is a breathtaking view of Lake Edward, the Hills of Congo, Queen Elizabeth, the snow-capped Ruwenzori Mountains (5100 m), Lake George and Kazinga Channel. We continue to Bwindi via Ishasha sector. The bad road takes us through a beautiful landscape called the "Switzerland of Africa". We pass mountains, hills and lakes with cultivated terraces and tropical rainforest.
- Driving time: ± 4,5 hours
- Accommodation: Buhoma Community Campground
- Luxury Tour: Mantana Tented Camp or Buhoma Homestead (For Gorilla Forest Camp the price will go higher by 330$ each for 2 nights on full board).

Day 10: Gorilla Tracking. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. The day of Gorilla tracking in Buhoma it is 5-minute walk at 7:45 AM to be at the Offices of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for pre-briefing. At 8:30 you will start the trek. After finding the Gorillas you will spend time watching them, maximum 1 hour. All visitors are expected back to the campground by 7:00 PM.
- Accommodation: Buhoma Community Campground
- Luxury Tour: Mantana Tented Camp or Buhoma Homestead.

Day 11: To Kisoro. Kisoro, Uganda. In the morning we leave Bwindi for Kisoro. We continue to Kabale (4 hours), and Kable to Kisoro is (3.5 hours). Again the bad road takes us through a beautiful landscape called the "Switzerland of Africa". We pass mountains, hills and lakes with cultivated terraces and tropical rainforest and bamboo forest. On the last hill the landscape unfolds beneath us, in the vast plane of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo the Virunga volcanoes dominate the view. Down is Kisoro where we will stay in the famous Travellers Rest Hotel.
- Driving time: ± 6-7 hours
- Accommodation: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro
- Luxury Tour: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro in Suite Room.

Days 12-13: In Kisoro. Kisoro, Uganda. Travellers rest will be the home-base for the coming days in the South West of Uganda. Here everybody can do individual(or group) activities. With local organizations and the National Park we have developed a number of very interesting activities:

-Gorilla Tracking in Nkuringo (1 day) (If tracking from Kisoro, it can also be on Day 12 or 13 depending on the availability of the permits) From Travellers Rest in Kisoro it is one hour by car to Nkuringo South of Bwindi and and 35 minutes to Mgahinga (it is closed now because the Gorillas crossed to Congo and not returned yet).
- Gorilla tracking in Rwanda, if you are going for the 2nd Gorilla trek in Rwanda you will be staying a night there on Day 2 after trekking in Uganda. And after you will cross back to Kisoro (1 day).
- Climbing Muhavura Volcano (± 8 hrs; distance 12 km; height 4127 m; elevation gain 1700 m; price 30$ pp).
- Climbing Gahinga Volcano (± 6 hrs; distance 8 km; height 3474 m; elevation gain 1100 m; price 30$ pp).
- Sabinyo Gorge (± 4 hrs; distance 6 km, no elevation gain).
- Climbing the Sabinyo volcano (Sabinyo has three peaks, you can climb all three in the same walk, you need to be fit!! ± 8 hrs; distance 14 km; height 3669 m, elevation gain 1300 m; price 30$ pp).
- In Magahinga to the viewpoint and Garama Cave (pygmy cave) (± 4 hrs; distance 1 and 4 km).
- Bird walk in Magahinga (start at 10 AM, it can take up to 4-5 PM).
- Several bicycle rides on mountain bikes. From 25 km to 50 km. The hills can be steep and tough!
- Cultural village walk (with a local guide walking through the land of the Bafumbira tribe).
- Walk to Lake Mutanda. Visit Python island and go canoeing on this beautiful lake.
- Or just sit and relax or read a book in the garden of Travellers Rest!
- Accommodation: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro
- Luxury Tour: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro in a suite room.

Day 14: To Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda. After breakfast we will drive to Lake Bunyonyi, a beautiful lake surrounded by the hills of Western Uganda. For people who like to walk, the last 14 km is a stunningly beautiful walk along the lakeshore and above on the hills. Lake Bunyonyi is famous for birds, otters and delicious crayfish. We will stay the rest of the day here; it is possible to swim and try a canoe. Seated on the veranda more than 300 birds species can be seen (bring your binoculars).
- Driving time: ± 3.5 hours
- Accommodation: Camping/Tent/Rooms on Bushara Island or Overland Camp
- Luxury Tour: Tented Camp on Bushara Island.

Day 15: To Lake Mburo. Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Uganda. Early morning departure to Lake Mburo. This is a small but nice park, the only park in Uganda with impalas and zebras. We will make an evening game-viewing drive.
- Driving time: ± 5,5 hours
- Accommodation: Camping/Huts toilet/shower shared
- Luxury Tour: Mantana tented camp.

Day 16: To Kampala. Kampala, Uganda. Early in the morning we will make a game drive. After a late breakfast the last part of the journey will bring us back to Kampala. We will bring you to a guesthouse, campsite or hotel. If you continue your holiday somewhere else or back home; we bring you to Entebbe airport for an onwards flight.
- Driving time: ± 5,5 hours
- NB Tours are camping or simple accommodation! Luxury Tours have the best accommodation available.

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Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Guide(s) and driver(s)
- Safaris and launch trips
- Transport (but clients buy own gas)
- Park entrance
- Accommodations and/or camping
- Rangers in the parks
- Tent with mattresses
- Travelers Rest Hotel Kisoro (BB)
- Chimp walk in Kibale Forest
- Bigodi swamp walk
- All game drives
- Launch trip on the Nile to the Falls
- Chimp walk in Budongo Forest
- Launch trip on Kazinga Channel
- Full board on the luxury trip.

About This Supplier
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Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2011
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M21114 is one of the leading tour/safari companies in Uganda. With tailor made Safari packages our goal is to offer the best to our customer. We offer the following services: - General Tour guiding - Traditional camping - Individual tours - Historical tours - Cultural tours - Water rafting - Gorilla tours -...

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