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Holiday Safaris, 8 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2900 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival day. On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your driver/guide, who will then transfer you to Kampala for overnight at either Serena Hotel, Common Wealth Country Resort (High end/luxurious accommodation), Grand Imperial Hotel, Royal Capital Palace Hotel (Medium class accommodation) or Fairway Hotel (low Budget, accommodation).

Day 2: Kampala - Murchison Falls. An early departure after breakfast, driving North West of Kampala through Luwero triangle, with a brief stop at the Ziwa Rhino farm, to view the white Rhinos. Uganda's Rhinos became extinct in early 1980's, after a period of civil unrest and heavy poaching. The farm has now been established to restore Rhino populations in Uganda's protected areas in the near future.

Lunch en route, then proceed to the top of Murchison Falls where river Nile explodes violently through a narrow gorge and falling a distance of 43 meters making a thunderous rain fall, this is a unique experience you can't miss. Overnight at either Paraa Safari Lodge (high end/ luxurious accommodation), Sambiya River Lodge (medium end classic accommodation), or Red Chili Rest Camp (Low budget accommodation). Approximate driving time is 5 - 6 hours.

Day 3: Murchison Falls. After breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive following the Buligi track. This is the park's prime savanna game viewing area, where you will have chances of viewing the big 5, lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Leopard and others like Hyenas, Giraffes, Uganda Kobs, Jackson heart beast Birds, sight seeing and many interesting features.

In the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the Nile for 3-4 hours, cruise up to the bottom of the falls. Expect to see a variety of water bird species, such as the Egyptian goose, Fish eagle, white cormorants etc, the Nile Crocodiles, Hippos, water bucks and Elephants quenching the afternoon thirst. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Murchison Falls - Kibale. Depart from Murchison Falls after an early breakfast and head to Kibale Forest National Park. Driving through the great East African Rift Valley. Kibale forest is the largest protected block of rain forest, which has the highest number of primates in Africa such as Chimpanzees, Gray Cheeked Mangabay, Red Colobus monkey, Red tailed monkey etc.

Relax in the evening and have dinner at either Ndali lodge a stunning location over looking a dramatic Crater Lake (high end luxurious accommodation), Ruwenzori view Guest House. (Medium classic accommodation), Primate Lodge or Kanyanchu tourist centre (low budget classic accommodation). Approximate driving time is 7 - 8 hours.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale. After breakfast, enter the forest in search for chimpanzees the experience is quiet exciting and adventurous. Expect to see other species of primates such as Baboons, Red colobus monkey, Black and white colobus monkey, Grey cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey, Birds like sun birds, Turaco, pitas and other bird species, butter fly species etc. return late afternoon for relaxation or an option of visiting Bigodi swamp. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 6: Kibale - Queen Elizabeth. Depart from Kibale for Queen Elizabeth national park with a brief stop at the equator line for photos. Take a game drive on entering the park; expect to see Elephants, Lions, Hyenas, Leopards, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs and bird species. Overnight at either Mweya Safari Lodge , Jacana Lodge, King Fisher Lodge (high end luxurious accommodation) or Mweya Students Hostel (low budget accommodation). Approximate driving time is 3 - 4 hours drive.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Start with a game drive to Kasenyi area to look for the lion prides and other wild life such as Uganda kobs, Buffalos, Leopards, Hyenas, Elephants. Kasenyi area is refered to as the Kobs mating grounds and it in this place lions target to grab Kobs mating. Return to lodge for lunch break.

In the afternoon take a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will have a chance of seeing the hippos huffing and spraying mere feet away from the boat, Buffalos lingering at the banks of the water, crocodiles and a variety of water birds species. Dinner and over night at the lodge.

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth - Kampala, Fly out. After breakfast, return to Kampala with brief stop at the Mpambire drum village to buy souvenirs. Proceed to Entebbe International Airport to later catch your flight back home, tour ends.

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

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2011

We are a Tour and Travel Company based in Kampala Uganda established to serve the increasing demands of the tourism and the travel industry in Uganda. We specialize in tailor made itineraries based around each client’s need, ranging from one (1) day to thirty (30) days safaris and more. We organize both long and...

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