Best Of Uganda Safari ZF1

15 Days From £0 (3,496 USD)

The tour take you to major visitor hotspots in Uganda including the major game reserves where you can do game drives, boat cruises and guided nature and primate walks. It also includes Uganda’s star attraction the Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After a meet and greet at the airport by our friendly and knowledgeable guides, briefing you start your tour to the places on interest.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour
Start Location: Entebbe Airport, Uganda
End Location: Entebbe Airport, Uganda
Accommodation: Lodges
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 4

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
Accommodation, meals, park entry fees, gorilla and chimpanzee permits, ranger guide fees, game drives, launch cruises, bottled mineral water and 4x4 ground transportation in safari vehicle with an English-speaking driver guide.

Excludes
Airfare, beverages tips and personal expenses

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrival, Airport Transfer. Arrival at Entebbe International Airport, meet and greet and transfer to Cassia or the Boma Lodge for Overnight. Meal Plan – Bed and Breakfast. TRANSIT TIME 1 HR.
Day 02. To Lake Mburo National Park. Transfer westward to Lake Mburo Park. Along the way, stop over at the Uganda Equator and the crafts village at Mpambire and shop for a souvenir. Take pictures of the long-horned Ankole cattle before arrival for lunch at Mantana Luxury Tented Camp or Mihingo Lodge. Evening boat ride on the Lake for a close view of the hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife. Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner. TRANSIT TIME 4 HOURS
Day 03. Game Drives. Morning and afternoon game drives in the park. With its unique characteristic of acacia woodland, it is the only national park where you can see the beautiful gigantic eland. Surrounding Lake Mburo are swamps where hide secretive papyrus specialists such as the Sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow Papyrus Gonolek. Return to your accomodation for meals and overnight at the Mantana Luxury Tented Camp or Mihingo Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 04. To Bwindi Gorilla Sanctuary. After breakfast, depart for the Gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi through the beautiful terraced mountain country referred to as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Meals and overnight either at Engagi Lodge or Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp. Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner. TRANSIT TIME 4 - 5HOURS.
Day 05. Gorilla Tracking. Early morning breakfast; ranger allocation and an adventure through the forest, tracking the mountain gorillas. You will find a gorilla family within 30 minutes to 8 hours. After a picnic lunch in the forest and an hour with the gorillas, return to base for dinner and overnight at Engagi Lodge or Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp. Meal Plan - Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 06. To Queen Elizabeth Park. Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park through the bottom of the East African Rift Valley and through Ishasha, the area famous for its tree climbing lions. Final transfer to Jacana or Mweya Safari Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner. TRANSIT TIME 3 - 4 HOURS.
Day 07. Game Drive, Launch Cruise. After a morning cup of tea at about 6:30am, depart for a game drive along the Kasenyi track. You may see lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, hyenas, and warthog, etc. Return to base for breakfast. In the afternoon, take a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel, believed to have the largest concentration of hippo in Africa. It is also a paradise of local and rare migrant birds from Europe and Asia. Dinner and overnight either at Jacana or Mweya Safari Lodge. Meal Plan - Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 08. Game Drives. Take more game drive in the Park to maximize your game viewing opportunities. Thereafter, return for dinner and overnight at the Jacana Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 09. To Kibale Forest. Depart for Kibale Forest National Park, home to the densest concentration of primates in Uganda. Enroute visit the Amabere Stalagmites of Fort Portal, in the Afternoon, Chimpanzee tracking in the Kibale Forest. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner. TRANSIT TIME 3 – 4 HRS
Day 10. Bigodi Walk, Hiking. After breakfast, transfer to the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a guided nature walk. The Wetland is home to an impressive variety of birdlife. In the afternoon take a hike to view the numerous crater lakes in the Fort Portal area. Meals and overnight at the Ndali Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
Day 11. To Murchison Falls. After breakfast, transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via the Budongo Forest. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed en route. Arrive at the lodge for a refreshing drink, dinner and overnight at Nile Safari Camp or Paraa Safari Lodge. Meal Plan - Lunch and dinner. TRANSIT TIME 6 – 7 HOURS.
Day 12. Game Drive, Boat Cruise. After breakfast, take a guided game drive. Game in this area includes giraffes, elephants, lions, Uganda kob, warthog and a variety of woodland birds. After lunch, take a magical launch cruise to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. You may find herds of game – elephant, olive baboons, waterbuck, etc – on the shores of the river as they cool off. The shores are also a paradise of hundreds of hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at Nile Safari Camp or Paraa Safari Lodge. Meal Plan - Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 13. Top of the Falls. Visit the top of the Murchison falls for site seeing. Here you can feel the rock literally tremble as the whole Nile River is forced into a 7-metre crevice. Thereafter transfer to Masindi Hotel game viewing enroute. Meals and overnight at Masindi Hotel. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 14. Ziwa Rhino Ranch, to Kampala. Drive to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Viewing and thereafter, return to Kampala. Overnight at the Cassia Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 15. Airport Transfer. Transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home. TRANSIT TIME 4 – 5 HRS