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11 Days Uganda Tour

11 Days Uganda Tour

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This 11 days Uganda safari is tailored to give you a feel of the five Uganda’s Wildlife Parks, with this you are assured of viewing a number of animals which include the chance too see the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi, Chimpanzees of Kibale, Big 4 in Murchison Falls, Zebras and Antelope herds in Lake Mburo, the tree climbing Lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Ishasha Sector and a day in between to relax by the Lake Bunyonyi.

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  • Included
    All activities as per the itinerary except the optional activities
    All park entrance fees where applicable
    Drinking water on board
    Full Board Accommodation
    Game drive
    Meals as per the itinerary
    Primate Tracking Permit
    Professional English speaking Driver Guide (bilingual Guides available on request)
    Transport in 4X4 Safari Van / Land Cruiser
  • Not Included
    All Government taxes
    Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions list
    Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
    International Flight tickets
    Items of personal nature
    Tips to porters and driver/ guide
    Travel Insurance

Tour Plan

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Day 1: Entebbe to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking
Have an early breakfast and depart for Murchison Falls National Park. The journey is a magical adventure with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary route to track Rhinos. Your ranger guide will brief you after which you proceed to trek Rhinos in the sanctuary.
After this fulfilling experience and photo session, we proceed to the ‘top of the falls’ where River Nile is forced through a 7-meter gorge with a thunderous fall. Proceed to your lodge for the night.
Journey time: 6-7 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 2: Game drive and Boat Safari on River Nile
Murchison Falls National park is the biggest in Uganda and offers fulfilling game viewing. The game drives start early morning right after breakfast which increases the chances of sighting different animals especially the predators that tend to go into hiding during the heat of the day. The game drive happen in the northern bank of River Nile, where we look out for giraffes, elephants, hartebeest, Buffaloes, Leopards, Lions and different bird species.
In the after-noon, the safari will continue on River Nile – Nile boat safari towards the mighty Murchison falls. The relaxed boat safari provides more opportunities for spotting a variety of animals and birds and falls from. You have an opportunity to watch the falls from below.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 3: Drive to the Chimpanzee in Kibale Forest National Park
Today we depart for the home of Chimpanzee in Kibale National Park. Kibale forest is home to 13 species of primates with the main attraction being chimpanzee tracking and bird watching. The journey to this tropical forest passes villages and colorful road markets. Lunch will en route or packed.
Journey time: 7 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking in their natural habitat
Chimpanzee tracking is a fulfilling adventure that takes you deep in the tropical forests with streams of water and abundant wildlife. You will start with a briefing from the ranger guide about your chimp trek. On your trek, you might have sightings of red-tailed monkeys, black-and white Columbus monkeys, butterflies, and birds calling from the canopies. With the help of your ranger guide, you will locate the chimps. Enjoy picture moments and watch them as they play, groom, and feed.
After lunch visit Bigodi swamp – a community project known for its rich diversity of birds and primates depending on the availability of time. This community project is involved in providing employment for youth through tour guiding, some of the proceeds go into establishment of schools and teachers pay.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today after breakfast, our wildlife tour continues to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enjoy views of several crater lakes and the mystical Rwenzori Mountain ranges. On arrival in the park, have lunch and take a boat safari on Kazinga channel. The boat safari is a great way to enjoy water, animals, birds and photography.
Journey time:  2 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 6: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and transfer to Ishasha
The animals in their different families, clans, and groups are out starting on their day. Watch the animals in their natural habitat and notice the difference with those caged in zoos. You will do this mostly from the Kasenyi plains where there is the large Kob mating ground. Look out for Elephants, Lions, Leapard, Waterbucks, Buffaloes, and several colorful birds.
After this experience, we drive to watch them and proceed to Ishasha, famed for the tree-climbing lions. It is not easy to sight these but we shall mount a search with the help of rangers. Lunch will be a picnic or at the lodge.
Journey time: 2 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 7: Expedition to the Gorillas in Bwindi Forest
Today we start journey to the home of the gentle giants of Bwindi – Mountain gorillas. The journey takes us through the terraced hills of Kigezi highlands. Lunch will be along the way or at the lodge depending on time of arrival. Take your well-deserved rest at your hotel in the lodge.
Journey time: 2 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 8: Mountain Gorilla trekking
Mountain gorillas are true gentle giants found in Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda. Bwindi impenetrable forestis abounding with life hosting species of birds, butterflies, primates, mammals, and trees. Your ranger guide will guide you to in conjunction with early trackers to the enormous and rare mountain gorillas deep in the jungles of Bwindi. The trekking experience takes anything from on hour (rarely) to about 8 hours to accomplish, you only have one hour with gorillas to capture your finest moment. For those not interested in gorilla tracking can take a community village walk or short guided forest walk.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 9: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
As you reminisce on your gorilla experiences we depart for Lake Bunyonyi, the 2nd deepest lake in Africa. Enjoy stunning scenery – interlocking hills terraced by the locals as they practice farming named the “Switzerland of Africa” by Churchill, the great British diplomat. Afternoon boat ride in the lake, In the afternoon, you can dive in the lake for a swim, go bird watching, or hike up a steep hill for more views of the lake and its islands. Alternatively you can set by the lake shores and enjoy reading a book.
Journey time: 4 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 10: Journey to the home of Zebras – Lake Mburo national park
Lake Mburo National Park is a small gem in south western Uganda – en route to you pass through beautiful landscapes, plantations, and farms.
Our lunch will be at Igongo cultural Museum- exhibiting the life of the native people of the area.We will in the park later that afternoon and take a boat trip on Lake Mburo.
Journey time: 4 hours
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 11: End of the Classic African Safari
After breakfast you will be transferred back to Entebbe for your outbound flight back home or to your next destination via Equator for lunch and for pictures in the northern and southern
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.