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Wildlife Viewing and National Parks Tour, Uganda (15 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3089 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4716 US Dollar (USD)

Explore Uganda Tour and Safaris guide will pick and drive you to Kibale National park for your Chimpanzee Tracking experience. On the 5-6 hour drive, you will enjoy a perfect scenic view of Uganda, see local Uganda people in their local life as you go past different vegetation, farms and Tea plantations.

Day 1: Kampala - Murchison Falls. Our driver guide picks you from your place of choice for the drive to Murchison Falls National Park, the most beautiful protected area in Uganda with a lunch stop at Masindi. You will visit the top of the magnificent falls.This is where the world's longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Albertine Rift escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge |Red Chilli Rest camp (Full Board).

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park. Start the day with an early morning Game Drive on the Buligi, Albert or Queens tracks north of river Nile escorted with a ranger guide, view a variety of wild game such as Giraffe, Antelope species, Lion, Elephant and a variety of savannah woodland birds. At 14.00hrs after lunch, you go on a Nile cruise for more game at close quarters; this is a paradise for hippos and crocodiles. There are also a variety of birds like Herons, Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Eagles and the Illusive Shoebill. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge| Red Chilli Rest Camp (Full Board).

Day 3: Murchison Falls - Kibale National Park. Half day drive from Murchison Falls via Hoima, through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms to Kibale National Park. Overnight at Ndali Safari Lodge | Kibale Forest Camp (Full board)

Day 4: Chimp Tracking. After breakfast, report to Kanyanchu Tourist centre where tourist activities begin and set out to track Chimpanzees in the forest. The National Park is a home to the endangered Chimpanzee and boosts of the highest concentrations of primates in Africa. Primate Species include the man' closest relatives, the Chimpanzee, the threatened Red Colobus monkey, Black-and-White Colobus, Blue monkey, Pottos, extra. After lunch, have an optional nature walk to the Bigodi Wetland. This is a community based activity that was set up to enable tourists give back to the community and yet enjoy the nature offered by the swamp like many colorful butterflies, birds and other plant species. Overnight at Ndali Safari Lodge | Kibale Forest Camp (Full board).

Day 5: Crater Lakes. You will have breakfast before proceeding to the crater lakes. Enjoy the beauty of the numerous small lakes, surrounded by gentle hills, and stunning views. Take a hike at Lake Nkuruba to encounter different species of primates and birds, and visit the Mahoma Falls. Meet the local people as you walk through their villages. Overnight at Ndali Safari Lodge | Kibale Forest Camp (Full board).

Day 6: Kibale - Queen Elizabeth National Park. After early breakfast, we will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. On the way, you might see waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. After lunch, enjoy the unique boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water's edge. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp (Full Board).

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park. The day begins early as we head for the mating ground of the Uganda kobs. We search for Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat, before returning for lunch. After lunch, you will rest during the heat of the day, and in the evening a leisurely walk around the Mweya peninsular for Warthogs, Birds, Banded Mongoose extra will be taken. Overnight at Mweya Safari Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp (Full Board).

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Early in the morning, you will go for a game drive, on return, breakfast will be ready after which the journey to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home of the endangered mountain gorillas will start. Overnight at Buhoma Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Full board).

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi. At 08:00hours report to the ranger station for registration and briefing by a ranger guide then you will be taken into the sanctuary to enjoy the beauty and freshness of the forest yet the home to over a half of the world’ mountain gorillas for your tracking experience. The tracking activity takes 2–8 hours, some fitness is required. A guided village walk through the Local Batwa Community in the evening, will be available should you be left with energy. Overnight at uhoma Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Full board).

Day 10: Bwindi Gorilla Forest - Lake Bunyonyi. Have breakfast, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Drive through Kigezi terraces a perfect sight of very beautiful scenery. Arrive at Lake Bunyonyi in the afternoon and have lunch. You can pass the whole evening in rest/boat ride/Nature walk or any activity of your choice at an extra cost. Overnight at Natures Prime Island | Bunyonyi Safari Resort (Full Board).

Day 11: Lake Bunyonyi. After breakfast, you can involve yourself in other optional activities like Bird Watching, Swimming, a village walk to the Batwa and Bakiga communities. Overnight at Natures Prime Island | Bunyonyi Safari Resort (Full Board).

Day 12: Lake Bunyonyi- Lake Mburo National Park. After an early breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo with a lunch stop in Mbarara town. Arrive in the Afternoon relax for a while before heading for through the fringing swamp area. View a variety of Zebras, the rare and shy Sitatunga, Topi, the gigantic Eland, just to mention but a few. Overnight at Mantana tented camps | Acadia Cottages (Full Board)

Day 13: Lake Mburo National Park - Kampala. After breakfast, you will take an interesting safari walk. This park boosts of the best Nature walks and it’s only here that you will see Game on a walk. After the walk, the journey back to Kampala will start. There will be a stop at the equator for photographic opportunities and the Equator experience. Overnight at Serena hotel | Holiday Express Hotel (Full Board).

Day 14: Kampala City Tour. The tour starts at 07:00hours. We start with a visit to the Royal Colonial Parliament Of Buganda "Bulange" and then to the Kabaka/Kings Lake. The lake is man-made and yet a perfect spot for bird watchers. We continue to the Uganda Museum before having lunch at Garden City which is a modern shopping mall in the City. After Lunch, we head to Namugongo for the Uganda Maytrs Shrine. These were martyrs of Christian faith who were burnt to death on the orders of a Buganda King between 1885-1887. Finally you will get cultural entertainment/exhibition at the Ndere center in the evening. Overnight at Serena hotel | Holiday Express Hotel (Full Board).

Day 15: Departure. End of African Wildlife Safari 15 Days.

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

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transport cost and fuel
- English-speaking driver guide
- Gorilla tracking Permit @ USD 500
- Chimpanzee tracking Permit @ USD 150
- Park entrance fees
- Boat trip
- Game drive
- Accommodation and meals
- Drinking water throughout
- City Tour.

Price Excludes:
- Laundry fees
- Drinks in Bars
- Tips
- Entry visas
- Airport taxes
- Telephone calls
- Airfares to Uganda.

Please note: The given prices are based on shared occupancy in standard accommodation.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2012

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