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5 Days Safari in Queen Elizabeth and Kibale Forest National Parks, Uganda

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1575 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3225 US Dollar (USD)

This is a short trip to Kibale Forest National Park for chimp trek, monkeys and much more and Queen Elizabeth National Park with an astonishing number of mammal species for game viewing plus a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel - a great way to see more of this park's amazing wildlife.

Day 1: Arrival Entebbe. Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport on the shores of Lake Victoria, you are met by your trip leader or representative and driven a short distance to the Hotel Lake Victoria, your lodging for the first night in Uganda. Depending on the time of your arrival, you can visit the botanical gardens and the Uganda Wildlife Education Center (formerly the zoo). Overnight Hotel Lake Victoria, Entebbe.

Day 2: Entebbe - Kibale (approximately 7 hours drive). After breakfast, you begin the day with a drive west toward Fort Portal to the Kibale Forest National Park. Traveling on both asphalt and unpaved roads, you pass through traditional Ugandan Villages where you see people at work tending their traditional crops of millet, sorghum, beans and maize. Includes: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Ndali Lodge/Chimp's Nest Lodge.

Day 3: Kibale Chimpanzee Trek - Queen Elizabeth National Park (approximately 3 hours drive). Today you take forest and swamp walks to see the rain forest and view primates including chimpanzees and birds. Walking is not difficult, paths have been made in the forest and all walks are with excellent local guides. Later in the afternoon you will say goodbye to Kibale and return to Fort Portal. This rural Ugandan town is locally famous for its weaving and basketry, and we stop briefly to examine some of this local art. Leaving Fort Portal town, you turn south and early this afternoon enter Queen Elizabeth National Park. Includes: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Mweya lodge.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Today's exploration of Queen Elizabeth National Park begins with an early morning launch trip on the Kazinga Channel. This fresh water system, joining Lake Edward and Lake George, boasts of the highest concentration of Nile Hippos in the world.

You leave the water and re-unite with your drivers to explore the park in a more traditional manner. In addition to these semi-aquatic mammals, the launch affords unique opportunities to view other mammals, and birds as they come to the waters edge to drink or bathe. Includes: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Mweya Lodge.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Entebbe. This morning you will drive to the Kasenyi area of the park for the last game drive in search of the game that could have eluded you. Travel back passing through Mbarara, where you will have lunch, stop over at the equator and the at Mpigi royal drum makers, Kampala shopping and then transfer to Entebbe airport for your flight out. Your flight should be late in the evening. Otherwise an extra night can be arranged in Entebbe. Includes: (B), (L).

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

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Expert leadership
- Accommodations
- Meals as noted
- Airport transfers
- Park fee and sightseeing as noted in the itinerary
- Ground transportation.

Price Excludes:
- International airfare or flights of any kind
- Meals not noted on the itinerary
- Insurance of any kind
- Visas
- Excess baggage charges
- Airport taxes
- Items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007

Our company is formed and run by indigenous Ugandans. Our staff have worked with the leading tour operators in Uganda and have extensive hands-on knowledge and experience in planning, coordinating and running itineraries. The company was formed with an objective of serving the traveling individuals, especially those...

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