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15 Days – Explore Uganda’s Golden Wildlife

15 Days – Explore Uganda’s Golden Wildlife

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  • Included
    All activities as per the itinerary except the optional activities
    All Government taxes
    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 park entrance fees where applicable
    Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions list
    Drinking water on board
    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: Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Kampala
You will have a warm welcome by our tour guide/driver at Entebbe airport (EBB) who will take you to your hotel in Kampala for relaxation, dinner and overnight at a lodge in Kampala.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
On this day, you will have an early breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, and then set off for Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. This stop over will give you a feel of the “big five” in Uganda. With lunch en-route, you shall make a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to view the endangered rhinos before continuing to Murchison. Ziwa rhino sanctuary is home to the endangered rhinos that are not found elsewhere in Uganda. You shall then proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. The driver/guide will then transfer you to your lodge for dinner and overnight at a lodge in Murchison Falls.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park - Game drive and Boat cruise
On this day, take pleasure in a morning game drive towards the Albert and Victoria Nile and experience a great deal of wildlife and birds. Along the way, look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species. Later on in the day after lunch, embark on a launch cruise to the base of the falls. You will then hike to the top of the falls and enjoy the aerial view of the falls as well as other flora and fauna. You will then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at a lodge in Murchison Falls.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 4: Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale Forest National Park
After a morning breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kibale with a fantastic drive all through undulating green hills and valleys. You will have lunch en-route. Walk through Fort Portal town before you withdraw for relaxation and overnight at a lodge in Kibale.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 5: Kibale National Park - Chimpanzee tracking and Bigody swamp walk
On this day, you will rise quite early and enjoy a quick breakfast. Thereafter, you will be guided to the forest and experience tracking of the chimps and other primates in their natural habitat (this is the primate capital of the world). The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may be blessed with enormous encounters of various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. You will enjoy an evening tour to Bigodi wetland. This wetland sanctuary near Kibale forest is famous for the colobus monkeys, blue monkeys and a wealth of bird life like the African Broad-bill and the great blue Turaco. Retire for dinner at a lodge in Kibale.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 6: Transfer from Kibale Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After a relaxed breakfast, you will go to Queen Elizabeth, through Kasese town, viewing the mountain Rwenzori ranges. Check in at the lodge, have lunch and relax a bit as you wait for a nature walk around the lodge. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Queen Elizabeth.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Game drive and Boat cruise
Early in the morning you will set off for the morning game drive in the Northern crater area where there are a lot of dark holes called the black craters with no water. You will be able to see a lot of animal species such as the Elephants, buffaloes etc. Return for lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like, Great cormorant, Pelicans, Striated Heron among others. This takes 2-3 hour. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Queen Elizabeth.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 8: Transfer to Ishasha sector for Tree Climbing Lions and transfer to Bwindi
After having breakfast at the lodge, your driver will drive you to the Ishasha sector. You will embark on the game drive that will give you a chance to see tree climbing lions with lunch on the way. In the evening you will reach Bwindi national park. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Bwindi.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 9: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park
After a very early breakfast, you will be guided to the park headquarters for the briefing session about the gorilla trackers code of conduct from the park’s guides. Thereafter, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas ‘this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest. Later return to the lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Bwindi.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for Cultural visit
After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Bunyonyi. Given the inevitable rigorous day at Bwindi, most clients will cherish some relaxing moments on the shores of this peaceful lake. You will enjoy an evening canoe ride on the lake. Dinner and peaceful overnight stay at a lodge in Lake Bunyonyi.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 11: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, we will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape to Lake Mburo national park, check in the afternoon for Lunch.
This park is well-known for zebras, impalas, antelopes, kobs, bushbucks, and you will enjoy an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at a lodge in Lake Mburo.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 12: Safari and Boat ride in Lake Mburo National Park
During the drive you will be able to see animals like the zebras, elephants, impalas, Uganda cobs, eland, Topis and so many others. In the evening you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo where you will see crocodiles, hippos and water birds. Have Lunch and later go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at a lodge in Lake Mburo.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 13: Transfer to Kampala via Igongo cultural center and equator
After a healthy breakfast at your lodge, you will embark on an exciting road trip back to Kampala with lunch en-route at Igongo Cultural Centre. You will also make a stopover at the equator line for experimentation and photography. Check in the evening at your hotel for relaxation and dinner at a hotel in Kampala.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 14: Kampala City tour
After a refreshing breakfast, you will embark on your tour around Kampala city. You will visit the Uganda museum, Kabaka’s palace, independence monument, Gadafi mosque and African craft village. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Entebbe.
Accommodation: Options available from Budget to Luxury lodges
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
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Day 15: Transfer to Entebbe Airport
After having breakfast at your pace, check out of the hotel and transfer to Entebbe international airport to readily catch your flight back home as you say farewell to the pearl of Africa!!
Meal Plan: Breakfast.