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UGANDA EXCLUSIVE

EXPERIENCE WILD UGANDA IN ABSOLUTE COMFORT

TOUR OVERVIEW
12 days
       
Entebbe, Uganda
       
Luxury Accommodation 
               
Safari Vehicle, Boat, Light Aircraft
              
11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners

Uganda Is Named The ‘Pearl Of Africa’ For Good Reason.

 

Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Tree Climbing Lions, The Nile River, 5,000 Meter Mountains, Lakes, Forests, Big 5, Volcanoes, Friendly Locals - All In One Country.

The Uganda Exclusive Highlights the Countries Bucket List Experiences Whilst Being Pampered In The Most Sought After Lodges Uganda Has To Offer.

TOUR SCHEDULE

DAY 1 - ENTEBBE


Your AfriVenture begins! As soon as you touchdown at Entebbe International Airport, a private transfer will take you to your well-situated lodge in Entebbe. Depending on your time of arrival, you may explore the tropical lake town of Entebbe or simply relax before the real action begins. Included Hightlights:

  • Entebbe

Meals Included: Own Expense

Accommodation: Hotel No.5 or Similar, Drinks Own Expense

Optional Activities – Mabamba Swamps, Lake Victoria Boat Trip, Botanical Gardens, Boda Boda Tour and much more.




DAY 2 - RHINO TRACKING ON FOOT


Today you will meet your AfriVenture guide and hit the road!

After driving alongside the bustling city of Kampala - Capital City of Uganda - we will head north through the rural parts of Uganda’s lush green landscapes.

En route to our lodge situated alongside Murchison Falls National Park, we will make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. At the sanctuary, we will enjoy a walking safari guided by one of the local rangers to track the endangered white rhinos and learn more about these amazing beasts.

After this, we will continue our scenic drive to our exclusive lodging overlooking the Nile River.

Included Highlights:

  • Rhino Tracking on Foot

  • Lodging on the Nile River

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Backers Lodge or Similar




​DAY 3 - MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK


Today we embark on a morning safari on the Northern Banks of Murchison Falls. The park is home to 4 of the ‘big 5’ and the rare Rothschild Giraffe. The luminescent green landscape is also home to thousands of antelopes that live amongst the towering palm trees that stradde the Nile River. This afternoon, you will enjoy a boat cruise towards the base of the mighty Murchison Falls. The 2 hour boat safari along the Nile offers great sightings of elephants, hippos and the infamous Nile crocodiles. The boat cruise takes us as close as possible to the thunderous falls. From this point, we will jump onto mainland, where professional rangers will guide us on a wilderness trail towards the top of the Murchison Falls. This trek culminates in arriving at the point where the world's longest river pushes through a six-meter gap in the earth; the shear thunder is one of the major highlights on its 6,650 km journey up to Egypt. After being sprayed by the falls raging mist, we will then take a short drive to our lodge situated overlooking the Nile River. Included Highlights:

  • Murchison Falls National Park Safari
  • Nile River Boat Safari
  • Top of The Falls Hike
  • Murchison Falls – Top of The Falls Viewpoint

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Bakers Lodge or Similar




DAY 4 - MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK


Today, we will go on a morning boat safari, but this time heading for the Albert Nile Delta, the 20 km voyage is a scenic boat safari, where you may have the opportunity to see more hippos and crocodiles, but also the sought-after Shoebill Stork - a prehistoric looking bird that lurks in the Delta.

This afternoon, you will enjoy another safari on the Northern banks of Murchison Falls National Park, seeking out any animals you did not find on the previous day.

Included Highlights:

  • Albert Delta Boat Safari
  • Murchison Falls National Park Safari

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Bakers Lodge or Similar




DAY 5 - VOLCANIC CRATER LAKES


Today we will continue our journey south through many local villages and towns. We will be meandering through luminescent green tea plantations and the towering Kibale Forest, the perfect home for East Africa’s primates. We will stop for lunch in the bustling town of Fort Portal. This afternoon, we will be driving in amongst the extraordinarily formed volcanic crater lakes. Our lodge for the night will be staying in the Kibale National Park. Included Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive
  • Volcanic Crater Lakes
  • Kibale National Park
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Own Expense

Accommodation: Primate Lodge Luxury Cottages or Similar




DAY 6 - CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND BIGODI SWAMP WALK


Today, we will enjoy a true highlight on any Ugandan itinerary - the Chimpanzee Tracking Experience. From our well-situated lodge, we will begin our tracking in the Kibale National Park. We will be guided by qualified rangers in search of the 'almost human chimpanzees'. The hike also offers opportunities to see many birds, primates and other creatures. Once we locate the group of Chimpanzees, we will spend a full hour in amongst the family. We will observe them as they feed, groom, play and create sounds that resonate through the forest's dense foliage. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a leisurely guided nature walk in the Bigodi Swamps. The area is famous for its unique fauna and flora. The swamp is a network of paths and boardwalks giving you the opportunity to see eight different primate species, colorful birdlife and many small unique creatures. The walk will be guided by a qualified ranger allowing you to learn and enjoy the complex wetland.

Included Highlights:

  • Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale National Park
  • Bigodi Swamp Walk

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Own Expense

Accommodation: Primate Lodge Luxury Cottages or Similar




DAY 7 - QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK - KAZINGA CHANNEL


Today, after breakfast, we will head for the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This is an extremely scenic drive, between the volcanic crater lakes, local villages and along the base of the Rwenzori mountain range. Known as the ‘mountains of the moon’, these massive mountains rise to 5,109 meters above sea level.

During the drive, we will be crossing the Equator from the Northern Hemisphere into the Southern Hemisphere.

We will arrive at the Mweya Peninsula for a midday two-hour boat safari along the Kazinga Channel. The channel is famous for its close sightings of hippo, crocodile, buffalo, elephant and countless bird species. After the water safari, we will continue the land safari to the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The area is famous for its tree climbing lions and occasionally we may even find the elusive leopard. Tonight's accomodation will be in the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Included Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive Along Volcanic Crater Lakes and The Rwenzori Mountains
  • Equator
  • Kasinga Channel Boat Safari
  • Mweya Peninsula Safari
  • Scenic Drive Maramagambo Forest
  • Ishasha Safari - Tree Climbing Lions

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Tented Camp or Similar




DAY 8 - QUEEN ELIZABETH NP - ISHASHA SAFARI


Today we will enjoy a full day safari in Ishasha.

On the evening safari, we will enjoy sundowner drinks overlooking the Ishasha River.

Included Highlights:

  • Ishasha Safari - Tree Climbing Lions

  • Sundowner Drinks in the National Park

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Tented Camp or Similar




DAY 9 - QUEEN ELIZABETH NP TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NP


Today we will enjoy a final safari before heading to the mountains. This will be a stark contrast from the previous days savannah plains.

We will then head for the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

En-route, we will enjoy a community visit and learn more about the local lifestyle of Uganda.

From here, we will drive deep into the mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and arrive at a lodge perfectly located for the bucket list activity you have all been waiting for.

Included Highlights:

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
  • Community Visit

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge or Similar




DAY 10 - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK


Today is the day! Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is home to more than half the world’s Mountain Gorilla population and the perfect place to discover these amazing creatures. After meeting your qualified rangers, you will begin your jungle trek in search of these extremely rare Mountain Gorillas. The trek is in a beautiful lush green rain forest filled with many interesting animals and birds. The highly trained guides will be there to answer all your questions and keep you safe on this memorable journey. Once you have located the gorillas, you will have a full hour to enjoy being in amongst the family. The full gorilla tracking experience is dependent on the gorilla’s location but can be anything from two hours up to a full day. Either way, it is special knowing you are tracking their wild movements. This evening, we enjoy a dinner overlooking the forest while sharing photos and stories of the unbelievable experiences from the day. Included Highlights:

  • Gorilla Tracking Full Day
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accomodation: Buhoma Lodge or Similar




DAY 11 - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK


Today you have a few optional activities in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park:

  • Second Gorilla Track
  • Batwa Cultural Tour
  • Bwindi Forest Walk
  • Community Visit
  • Bird Watching Walks

Included Highlights:

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Drinks Included at Lodge

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge or Similar




DAY 12 - FLIGHT TO ENTEBBE


Today we will head to the town of Kihihi to take a short flight back to Entebbe. After the amazing mix of bucket list adventures and off the beaten track experiences,you will arrive at Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home or onwards. Please enquire about any additional services, we would be more than happy to help!

Included Highlights:

  • Direct Flight - Kihihi to Entebbe International Airport

Meals Included: Breakfast





FROM USD 5,045

INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS
✔️  Exclusive Lodging
✔️  Entebbe
✔️  Rhino Tracking on Foot
✔️  Murchison Falls NP
✔️  Nile River Boat Safari
✔️  Murchison Falls - Top of the Falls Hike
✔️  Lake Albert Delta Boat Safari
✔️  Murchison Falls - Safari Drives
✔️  Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale NP
✔️  Bigodi Swamp Walk
✔️  Volcanic Crater Lakes
✔️  Equator Visit
✔️  Queen Elizabeth NP Safari
✔️  Kazinga Channel Boat Safari
✔️  Ishasha Safari - Tree Climbing Lions
✔️  Ishasha Community Visit
✔️  Bwindi Impenetrable NP
✔️  Gorilla Tracking
✔️  Local Food Experiences
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