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13 Day Best Safari across Uganda

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 3750 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5675 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Airport meeting with our staff who will welcome you to the "Pearl of Africa". Transfer to Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel and relax the whole day. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Wake up ready to for African breakfast. Move to Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) and a boat ride to Ngamba Island: 45 min in a speed boat and 1 hour on a slow boat. View the orphaned Chimps closely as they come out of the forest to feed. After snacks/lunch you return to Entebbe. Your ticket to the Island entitles you free entrance to UWEC where you will see different kinds of animals and birds including the Ecosystem in which they live. After that, drive to Kampala for Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge overlooking Lake Victoria. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Begin the day with breakfast, drive to the West. A stop over is made at Equator-crossing for photographs and snacks. On your way to the park, game-drive as you check in Mantana Tented Camp .After lunch, enjoy a boat ride in Lake Mburo amidst Hippos. Other animals like Crocodiles herons, African King Fisher, Fish Eagles, Pelicans, and Crested Cranes including local fishermen and fishing villages may be seen. Evening guided walks can also be arranged. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: After breakfast make an early morning game drive and expect to see Warthogs, Elands, Uganda Kob, Buffaloes and many birds. After game drive to Mbarara for lunch at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. Make a scenic drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale through big terraced hills, valleys and forests. Have dinner and an overnight at Heritage Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Early morning boat ride sight seeing and bird watching is a life time experience. Return to the camp for lunch and drive to Bwindi for Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge .Evening performances to see traditional dances by the Batwa is a must! Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. After tracking, return to the Camp for late lunch. After lunch drive to Queen via Ishaka. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 7: After and early cup of African Coffee, dawn game drive in Uganda's best park, where all the big game can be seen in abundance. Famous for elephant, buffalo, water buck, leopard, lion and Kob, expect to see some rarer animals like giant forest hog. There are 638 recorded bird species in the park! After lunch enjoy Boat cruise along Kazinga channel connecting Lake Edward and George as you will see beautiful scenic Spots, large numbers of hippos, crocodiles, Buffaloes and Elephants .Meals and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: After breakfast drive to Kyambura gorge across open grass and wooden savanna for Chimp tracking. You will also encounter some animals as you trek. Return to the lodge for lunch and thereafter drive to Fort Portal via the creator region and baboon cliff for sight seeing .This an area you will enjoy most the scenery of the Mountains of the Moon following the foot hills. Dinner and over night at Ndali Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: After breakfast drive to Kibale forest for primate viewing. The dense forests offer a suitable habitat for habituated chimps, where designated nature trails have been developed to help you and your guide spot the chimps swinging on top of the trees inside cool forest. After lunch from Kanyanchu Tourist Center, visit Bigodi Bird Sanctuary for birding. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Begin the day with breakfast. After breakfast drive to Murchison via Hoima, Masindi road through a landscape of Albertine rift escarpment engulfed with tea plantations, forests, rift valley escarpment and valleys. Visit astonishing beauty of the top of Murchison falls where the water escapes from a narrow gorge bouncing downwards 45 meters and making a constant roar and plume of rainbow. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Begin your day with a cup of African coffee ready for a game drive, bird watching and sight seeing across the open savanna dotted woodland and riverside vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. Here expect to meet elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, water buck and a countless population of birds, return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a three hour boat trip along the Nile gives you assured chance to see the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the River. Dinner and overnight Paraa Safari Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Wake up at 6:00 am prepared to take a photograph of the African rising sun in the morning and enjoy African breakfast. Visitors booked for Paraa have to cross the ferry back to Masindi using the same route for lunch. Return to Kampala at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge overlooking Lake Victoria. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 13: Dedicated for shopping and airport transfer. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transportation by a 4wd fueled vehicle
- Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
- Boat trips
- Entrance fees to Bigodi
- One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance
- Park fees
- Primate walk in Kyambura and Kibale
- Ferry crossing
- Full time driver/guide
- En route lunches
- Game drives
- Airport transfers.

Price Excludes:
- Airfare
- Visa drinks
- Laundry
- Tips to local guides
- Telephone
- Tobacco
- Personal insurance.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2007

M15723 is based in Kampala. It is is specialized in ecotourism, Gorilla and Chimp safaris, bird watching, mountain climbing, cultural safaris and incentive travel in Uganda, Rwanda and DRC, including luxury lodge safaris, budget camping tours and family travel. We have 6 years in Tourism Management. We have a...

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