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10 DAYS DISCOVER THE PRIDE OF UGANDA

Hey, let’s check out the unspoiled pride of Uganda which Winston Churchill named the pearl of Africa.

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Entebbe international airport.
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive 3hrs before the flight.
INCLUDED.
• Transfers to and fro airport.
• Transport in a 4 x 4 WD vehicle with fuel and driver guide.
• Entrance to the parks.
• 1 gorilla permit per person.
• 5 nights’ accommodation and meals.
• Packed lunch (please inform us of any dietary requirements in advance) during the Ngamba island day trip.
• Bottled Drinking Water (1.5 liters per person).
• Entrance fees to the Historical sites in Kampala.
• Boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi.
• Guided nature walks.
• Chimp trekking Permits.
• Specialist Guides and Rangers.
• A dedicated Tours Manager based in Kampala in daily contact with your Driver/Guide and on call, 24/7 in case of an emergency.
EXCLUDED.
• Drinks (soft and alcoholic).
• Laundry.
• Tips and gratuities.
• Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc.
• Personal insurance
ITINERARY.
Day 1: welcome to Uganda-Kampala city tour
Our driver guide will pick you from Entebbe international airport and take us to Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) and later proceed to Kampala, we will visit traditional and cultural centers like Buganda Royal palace (Bulange Mengo) where the King stays, Kasubi tombs, Uganda Martyrs shrines Namugongo, Uganda Museum, Uganda Monument at the parliament of Uganda and the religious cathedrals. Afterward, we will proceed to Murchison Falls National Park in the northwestern part of Uganda. After getting there, we will check in to our place of accommodation where we will have our dinner and overnight. (Chobe Safari Lodge, Para Safari Lodge, Budongo Eco Lodge & Fort Murchison)
Day 2: Murchison falls national park visit.
Early morning after breakfast, we will head down to the ferry for crossing the Nile and proceed to the northern part of the park for game drive where we will see a diversity of wildlife such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, waterbucks, lions, jackals, kobs, leopards, warthogs and quite a number of bird species. The game drive will take 3-4hrs and later come back to our place of accommodation and relax for a while and later grab lunch and then at 2 or 2:30 pm we will go for a boat cruise to view a number of animals coming to cool off from the bank. And here you will get to see large numbers of hippos, buffalos, crocodiles, and elephants. And we come back for dinner and overnight at around 7:00 pm.

Day 3: murchison falls- kibale forest np.

Early in the morning after breakfast we will drive to Kibale National Park via Hoima, Kyenjonjo distric then to Kabarole distric where the mighty Kibale National Park is situated. This journey will take us about 7hrs to get there. After getting there we will rest a bit and then later we will have dinner and overnight. (Primate Lodge Kibale, Isunga Lodge, Kibale Forest Camp & Crater Safari Lodge)

Day 4: chimp tracking in kibale national pak

After breakfast, we visit Kibale National Park which is said to have the extreme variety and highest attentiveness of primates in East Africa. You will take a guided nature walk in search for chimpanzees, black and white colubus monkeys, red colubus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, baboons and a variety of bird species. Come back to the lodge, relax around, have lunch and at 2:00pm go to Bigodi swamp for a nature walk in the wetland which also is very interesting. Come back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Kibale to Queen Elizabeth NP.

We will have breakfast at the lodge and afterwards transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park know for the best wildlife viewing in Uganda, we will drive through crater lakes area and proceed along the foot hills of the Rwenzori Mountain and we will have our lunch on the way. And we will enetr the park in the evening as well as doing a simple game drive, check in to our place of accommodation for dinner and overnight. ( Mweya safari lodge, park view safari lodge, Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge & Irungu Forest Safari Lodge)

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP to Bwindi Impenetrable NP.

Early morning breakfast and check out and depart to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park passing via Ishasha (part of queen Elizabeth national park but on the south wing) where we will get a chance to spot tree climbing lions. We will have our lunch on the way to Bwindi.  On arriving we will check in to our place of accommodation and where we will have dinner and overnight. (Gorilla Close up lodge, Gorilla Valley lodge, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge Bwindi & Bwindi community guest house Buhoma)

 

Day 7: gorilla trekking in bwindi impenetrable forest.

After breakfast in the morning we will go for registration at visitor’s registration center where we will be briefed about the hikes for tracking gorillas. It is so unpredictable how long it will take you to spot the first gorilla, but it doesn’t take any long to start spotting them foraging. And the trekking goes for over 2-8 hours so get ready for a long walk and have packed lunch and drinks with you.  You will need to have hiking boots, rain court, insect repellents and a porter in case you need one for we will pass through muddy and steep slopes and sometimes with rain overhead. And once you spot the gorillas, the guide will tell us how to behave with them and the time spent with them is limited to one hour for conservation purposes. And then we will get back at our place of accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: bwindi to lake bunyonyi.

We will have breakfast in the morning and later depart for Lake Bunyonyi passing via Ruhija which is part of Bwindi where you may spot More Gorillas on the to Lake Bunyonyi. And we will arrive to Lake Bunyonyi in the afternoon. Check in our accommodation and have lunch. And maybe take a walk before dinner and overnight. (Arcadia Lodge Lake Bunyonyi, Birdnest Bunyonyi Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort & Bunyonyi Safari Resort)

Day 9: lake bunyonyi.

After breakfast you may either opt to spent time relaxing after a tireless hike in Bwindi and take a glace of the beautiful sceneries and shores of the lake as well as spotting different bird species, canoe riding and visiting the pygmies. We will have both lunch, dinner and overnight here.

Day 10: lake bunyonyi – kampala

After a very early morning breakfast, we will check out and drive back to Entebbe international airport which will take us like 9 hours and 30 minutes. We will drop you off to the airport for your flight back home.

End of Safari.

LOCATIONS

  1. Murchison falls NP.
  2. Kibale NP.
  3. Queen Elizabeth NP.
  4. Bwindi impenetrable NP.
  5. Lake Bunyonyi

 

SAFARI PRICES

Mid-Range safari price Luxury Safari price
Number of Travelers Price per person for 10days in USD Number of Travelers Price per person for 10days in USD
2 – 4 $ 2,990 2 – 4 $ 5,680
5 – 7 $ 2,790 5 – 7 $ 5,280
8 – 13 $ 2,600 8 – 13 $ 5,010
14 and above $  2,500 14 and above $ 4,900

 

 

 

 

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