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Experience Uganda 7 Nights 8 Days

Day 1: Arrival in Kampala

Upon arrival, you will be received by our company representative who will transfer you to Kampala for refreshment and overnight at your lodge/hotel

Accommodation options

Luxury Lodge: Serena Hotel/ Sheraton Hotel/Munyonyo Speke Resort/Pearl of Africa Hotel
Moderate:  Cassia Lodge/ Speke Resort Hotel/Protea Hotel/Hotel Africana/Cassia Hotel/Golf Course Hotel
Budget facility: Airport View Hotel/ Namirembe Guest house/Forest Cottages/Karibu Hotel/ Airport Guest House/ Nexus Resort
Meal PlanHalf Board Basis

 

Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi National Park

Your guide will pick you from your hotel early in the morning and drive you to the south western side of the country through a verdant country side. You will be fascinated by the traditional drum makers, a photo shoot at the Equator and the Ankole long horned cattle near Mbarara town. With a lunch stop in Mbarara, proceed further south west through the fascinating scenery of Kabale with rolling hills adorned with terraces. You will reach Bwindi impenetrable forest in the evening and check in at your lodge

Accommodation options

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Spring Lodge/Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Bwindi Jungle Lodge/Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Rushaga Gorilla Camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge/Engagi Lodge

Budget: Travellers Rest Hotel/Gorilla Friends Lodge/Broadbill Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp/ Haven Lodge Buhoma Community.
Meal planFull Board Basis

 

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early in the morning, Report to the park headquarters with a picnic lunch for briefing by the senior park ranger guide. Enter the forest and enjoy its beauty and freshness being home to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas. Proceed through the dense vegetation to trek for these endangered primates depending on where they built their nest the previous night. For conservation purposes, time allowed with the Gorillas is one hour. Observe the gentle giants as they feed, groom the young, make love and play. If time allows, after tracking, you may take a community visit as you experience the life style of the local communities. Visit a traditional herbalist, black smith and a local brewery to see how beer is brewed using local methods. Enjoy the traditional dances offered by the community. Overnight stay at your lodge.

 

Accommodation options

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Spring Lodge/Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Bwindi Jungle Lodge/Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Rushaga Gorilla Camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge/Engagi Lodge

Budget: Travellers Rest Hotel/Gorilla Friends Lodge/Broadbill Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp/ Haven Lodge Buhoma Community.
Meal planFull Board Basis

 

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Queen Elizabeth national

Park via Ishasha sector

We shall drive through the country side passing through traditional homesteads and farms. Continue on to Queen Elizabeth National through the southern part of the park (Ishasha sector) as you look out for the tree climbing lions resting in the fig trees. You may as well be rewarded by the sight of cobs, water bucks and other antelopes grazing in the Ishasha plains. Have lunch and continue to the upper part of the park with an evening game drive. Retire and check in at your lodge

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Parkview Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Safari Lodge/ Simba Safari lodge

Budget: The Bush Lodge (Tents)/Mweya Hostel
Meal PlanFull Board Basis

 

Day 5: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Launch Cruise on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take a 6.30 am morning game drive to catch up with the early raisers like the leopard, lion, spotted hyena among others. The park’s diverse ecosystem of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. As you take the Kasenyi trail, look out for buffalos, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, topis, kobs, waterbucks, bush bucks, bush duikers among others. Also to expect is a stupendous bird life that includes the martial eagle, the Woodland kingfisher, the great blue turaco, the grey plantain eater among the 606 species recorded in the park. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast. After lunch go for the afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This is a home of a variety of water birds including the African Fish eagle, the African Skimmer, pelican, the pre-historic looking shoe bill and on a hot day, hippos, elephants, buffaloes and waterbucks can be sighted as they bathe and drink water at the water edge. Crocodiles are common residents and ar e regularly sighted along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Parkview Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Safari Lodge/ Simba Safari lodge

Budget:  The Bush Lodge (Tents)/Mweya Hostel
Meal PlanFull Board Basis

 

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kibale Forest National park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale forest national park famed for its highest population of primates in Africa and home to the Chimpanzee. You will pass through Kasese as you enjoy the captivating sight of the Rwenzori glacial peaks’ well decorating the sky line’s back ground and arrive in Kibale in time for lunch. After lunch, you will embark on a nature walk through Bigodi wetland for primate and bird watching. Overnight stay at your lodge

Accommodation options

Luxury:  Primate Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge/Kyaninga lodge

Moderate: Isunga Lodge/Kibale Forest Cottages/ Mountains of the Moon

Budget:  Kibale Forest Camp (tents)/Chimpanzee Guest House/ Rwenzori View Guest House

Meal planFull Board Basis 

 

Day 7: Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee tracking

After an early morning breakfast, report to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the senior park guide. Proceed to track man’s closest relative of all the apes in this vast forest. You are likely to encounter other primates like olive baboons, bonobos, red Colobus, black and white Colobus, red and blue monkeys, grey cheeked Mangabey among others as well as a wide diversity of birds. If time allows, you may take an optional evening visit to the crater lakes of Ndali. Retire for an overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury:  Primate Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge/Kyaninga lodge

Moderate: Isunga Lodge/Kibale Forest Cottages/ Mountains of the Moon

Budget:  Kibale Forest Camp (tents)/Chimpanzee Guest House/ Rwenzori View Guest House

Meal planFull Board Basis 

 

Day 8: Kibale Forest National Park-Kampala

You will check out at the lodge after breakfast as you drive back to

Kampala through Mubende. You may take an optional visit to akayima

Tree which is believed to be the house for a goddess Nakayima and her spirits and some locals go to seek their favor. Proceed with an en route lunch in Mityana or Kampala depending on where time for lunch will find you. Upon arrival in Kampala, do the last minute shopping and take a brief tour around the city, then transfer to the airport arriving in time for your departure flight. End of your Uganda safari

No Accommodation

Meal planHalf Board Basis 

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