17 Day "Heart Dream" across the Pearloffered by supplier M15723 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 17 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 4500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 7200 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Airport meeting with our friendly staff. Transfer to your hotel in Entebbe for either lunch or dinner. A variety of comfortable accommodation is ready for you! Imperial Resort Beach Hotel (luxury), Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel (classic), Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel (Classic), Katubulu Camp just close to lake Victoria, Sophie Motel (Basic), Entebbe Flight Motel (basic).
Day 2: Begin your fresh day in Uganda with breakfast ready for a boat trip to Ngamba Island. The 45-minute boat trip using a speed boat will land you to one of the fantastic island an opportunity to interact with the orphaned chimpanzees and photography. Return to Entebbe and your ticket guarantees you an entry to Uganda Wildlife Education center for a chat with different animals and birds including ecosystems in which they live! Monkeys, crocodile, chimpanzees, lion, snakes, hyena, leopard and many birds will be waiting for you. Drive to Kampala for dinner at Sheraton Kampala Hotel (Luxury), Hotel Africana (classic), Grand Imperial Hotel (classic), Fairway Hotel (classic), Hotel Equatoria (classic), Rock View Hotel (basic), Tourist Hotel (basic), Ntinda Close Motel (basic) and many more.
Day 3: This day is dedicated for a tour of Kampala City popularly known by many Tourists as The City of Seven Hills. Exciting places to see range from Kasubi tombs (burial grounds for Kabakas), Baha'i temple, Namugongo martyrs shrine where 22 christians were brutally murdered by burning in 1886, Kibuli Mosque, Munyonyo Resort beach, Rubaga Cathedral, Namirembe Cathedral, Makerere University, Uganda Museum, Cultural dance by Iteso group in Kasubi and crafts market in National Theater. Dinner and overnight at Sheraton Kampala Hotel (luxury), Hotel Africana (classic), Grand Imperial Hotel (classic), Fairway Hotel (classic), Hotel Equatoria (classic), Rock View Hotel (basic), Tourist Hotel (basic) and many more.
Day 4: Greet the early morning rising sun. After breakfast, by road to Masindi stopping in Masindi for snacks. Then head for Murchison Falls National Park. On entering the park, a game view en-route and a visit to the top of the falls for photography and relaxation before crossing the ferry to Paraa Safari Lodge for lunch. Evening game drive to view animals taking cover is a must. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge (classic), Nile Safari Lodge (classic) or Red chilli Hide away (budget).
Day 5: Drive to Lake Albert and the Nile Delta Game drive to see elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, water buck, and a variety of antelopes. Drive to Pakwach town as well and see one of the oldest bridges in the country. After lunch, a boat trip to the foot of Murchison Falls is extraordinary where you will see the Nile from the bottom angle. Crocodiles, hippos, water bucks and water birds can be seen around. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge (classic), Nile Safari Lodge (classic) or Red chilli Hide away (basic).
Day 6: An early start by road for Kibale National Park via Albertine escarpment. Enjoy the rift valley scenery and section of lake Albert through the journey. The distance is long! Overnight at Ndali Lodge (classic), Mantana Tented camp (basic), Rwenzori View Guest House (basic).
Day 7: An early morning chimpanzees trekking in Kibale. Here you may find families of Chimpanzees swinging high in the forest and a lot of fauna and insects. An option of birding can be chosen at Bigodi Santuary after lunch from Kanyanyu with the local people. Evening drive to Semliki Wildlife reserve. A night game drive in Semliki. Dinner and overnight at Semliki Safari lodge (luxury).
Day 8: After breakfast a boat trip on Lake Albert to see the Shoebill and a picnic is amazing. Return to Semliki Safari lodge for lunch. After lunch visit the pygmy-primitive people and a evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Semliki Safari lodge (luxury).
Day 9: After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the foothills of the 'Mountains of the Moon'. After lunch a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel to view and photograph hippos, bufalloes, elephants, bushbucks, warthogs and a variety of bird life. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (classic), Jacana Safari Lodge (classic), Institute Of Ecology (Budget), Camping (budget).
Day 10: An early sunrise game drive along Kasenyi and Queens mile view lion, kobs and birds. Game viewing en route to Mweya Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch, sight seeing around the crater region and babboon cliffs is much more rewarding. Experience the local traditional way of mining salt in Lake Katwe before retiring for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (classic), Jacana Safari Lodge (classic), Institute Of Ecology (Budget), Camping (budget)
Day 11: Early morning chimp trek in Kyambura Gorge with your parked lunch. Continue on to Bwindi via Ishasha road. This route is famous for the rare tree climbing lions and other game. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp (luxury), Volcanoes (classic), Buhoma homestead (basic).
Day 12: Early morning entry into gorilla sanctuary after a briefing from park authorities. Carry along with you rain jacket, jungle boots, enough drinking water and snacks. Return to your camp for late lunch. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp (luxury), Volcanoes (classic), Buhoma homestead (basic).
Day 13: Begin your day with a drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by many tourists as the 'Switzerland of Africa'. You will be taken by the scenery of winding road, hills and valleys, terraced landscape and friendly big people. Relaxing the whole afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Safari Resort (classic), Bushara Island camp (basic) or Bunyonyi overland camp (basic).
Day 14: The day begins with a boat trip for sight seeing and birding along Lake Bunyonyi. Feel the wonders of nature as you will see big terraced hills, big valleys, big everything including big people and forests! Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, drive back to Mbarara for a night at Agip Motel Mbarara (basic) or Regency Hotel Mbarara (basic).
Day 15: After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National park for a game drive.The park is renowned for zebras, impalas, buffaloes, hippos, topi and elands including the rare shoe bill, crested crane, pelicans, fish eagle, heron and many water birds. Drive to Kampala. A stop over for photography is a must at equator crossing! Lunch break in Kampala. Drive towards Jinja and the Owen Falls Dam via Mabira Forest. Visit Bujagali Falls, Itanda falls. Dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort (classic) or Camping along the Nile (budget).
Day 16: Dedicated for white water rafting with Adrift. The Falls downstream of the source of the Nile offers one of the best river-rafting experiences worldwide! Return to Kampala in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Sheraton Kampala Hotel (luxury), Hotel Africana (classic), Grand Imperial Hotel (classic), Fairway Hotel (classic), Hotel Equatoria (classic), Rock View Hotel (basic), Tourist Hotel (basic), Ntinda Close Motel and many more.
Day 17: At leisure in Kampala Shopping and departure. Join us on a safari of a lifetime and sample our beauty and be our Ambassadors.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Twin share accommodation throughout the Safari
- Full board accommodation throughout as per the itinerary
- Private safari 4 x 4 Land cruiser vehicle and English speaking guide/driver
- National park entrance fees
- Boat trips
- Ferry crossing
- Primate walk along Kyambura gorge and Kibale forest
- One gorilla permit per person to secured and paid for in advance
- Nature walks Ferry crossing
- Government taxes.
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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...