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15 Days Uganda Wildlife and Activity Holiday

  • Game Drives Queen Elizabeth Wild Adventures with Somarah Safaris
  • Visit Africa Fish Eagle Lake Mburo National Park
  • Lions at Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda
  • Mountain gorillas in bwindi Impenetrable forest in East Africa
  • Birding Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Birding Tours
  • Ugandan Capital Kampala City Tour with Somarah Safaris
  • Game Drives Queen Elizabeth Wild Adventures with Somarah Safaris
  • Visit Africa Fish Eagle Lake Mburo National Park
  • Lions at Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda
  • Mountain gorillas in bwindi Impenetrable forest in East Africa
  • Birding Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Birding Tours
  • Ugandan Capital Kampala City Tour with Somarah Safaris

HIGHLIGHTS:
-Jinja Rafting at the source of the Nile
-Murchison falls
-Queen Elizabeth
-Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi
-Lake Mburo
-Kampala city tour

DURATION:15 Day Activity.


-Transport in a 4WD vehicle with pop-up roof.
-All fuel for the tour
-English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
-Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
-Park-entrance fees for all National parks
-All activities described in the itinerary
-1 Gorilla permit per person.
-1 chimp permit per person.
-Drinking water throughout the safari.


-International air fares
-Entry visa Uganda
-Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
-A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
-Personal (medical/travel) insurance
-Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
-All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)


TOUR DESCRIPTION & ITINERARY

On this tour, you experience life in Kampala capital city, visit the great river Nile for white water rafting and bungee jumping. Visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary en-route to Murchison falls National park, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo national parks, Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest and a visit to the local community chimp conservation site en-route to Bwindi forest for Gorilla tracking and a visit to the deepest lake Bunyonyi with a massive Bird watching before proceeding to Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 1:Airport Pickup

Meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport. Transfer to Kampala for the first night in the capital city of Uganda.
Accommodation options:Adonai Guest House(Standard), Cassia Lodge(Comfort), Serena Hotel(Luxury)

Day 2:Transfer to Jinja Source of the Nile

After breakfast proceed to Jinja for white water rafting. This is the most exciting 31 km rafting trip on earth and includes a fantastic barbeque lunch and complimentary drinks after the trip. In the Evening, you transfer back to Kampala.
Accommodation options:Adonai Guest House(Standard), Cassia Lodge(Comfort), Serena Hotel(Luxury)

Day 3:Transfer to Murchison Falls with a stop at Ziwa

Transfer to Murchison Falls with a stop at Ziwa
After breakfast begin the safari with panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle. Stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see Rhinos being reintroduced to the area. Then on to Masindi Town for lunch. Proceed Murchison Falls National Park, stopping at the spectacular Top of the Falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 7 metre canyon dropping 50 metres with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile…”the Murchison Falls”. Enjoy sunset at your accommodation,
Accommodation Options:Red chilli Hide away (Standard), Fort Murchison (Comfort), Paraa Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Day 4:Game drive & Boat cruise

Early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream on the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of metres from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En- route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 19 km stretch you will see many animals including elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. This riverine zone is also home for many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, Brown pelican, Red-throated bee-eater, various kingfishers, Fish eagles, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of photogenic Murchison Falls, return to your accommodation.
Accommodation Options:Red chilli Hide away(Standard), Fort Murchison(Comfort), Paraa Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Day 5:Transfer to Kibale Forest

Whole day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms. Fort-Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon.
Accommodation Options:Kibale Forest Camp(Standard), Moutains of the Moon Hotel(Comfort), Ndali Lodge(Luxury)

Day 6:Primate Safari – Chimp tracking

Primate Safari – Chimp tracking
Morning visit to Kibale Forest National Park, where you enjoy a guided walk in search of chimpanzee and 10 other primates including l’ Hoestes, Red colobus, blue, red-tailed monkeys, brown monkeys and gray – cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. After lunch, visit the community and take a walk in Bigodi Swamp. Return to your accommodation.
Accommodation Options:Kibale Forest Camp(Standard), Moutains of the Moon Hotel(Comfort), Ndali Lodge(Luxury)

Day 7:Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey. A game drive en route to your accommodation may be rewarded with views of elephant, leopard, buffalo, hyena and a variety of antelope species along the Crater drive.
Accommodation Options:Bush Lodge (Standard), Ihamba Safari Lodge (Comfort), Mweya Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Day 8:Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise

Early morning game drive today. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse eco- system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drive in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. After lunch enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colourful and stupendous with well over 600 resident species.
Accommodation Options:Bush Lodge (Standard), Ihamba Safari Lodge (Comfort), Mweya Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Day 9:Spot the rare Tree Climbing Lions

Drive south to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Mammalian specialties in this area include Giant Forest Hog and the legendary Tree-climbing Lions.
Accommodation Options:River Camp (Standard), Ishasha Jungle Lodge (Comfort), Enjojo Lodge(Luxury)

Day 10:Transfer to Bwindi Forest

Drive through the “Switzerland of Africa” area known as the Kigezi Highlands, with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi.
Accommodation Options:Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Standard), Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Comfort), Birdnest Lodge (Luxury)

Day 11:Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Early morning entry into the Gorilla sanctuary. This rainforest is spectacular. It offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape,is incredibly dense, crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals recorded include the endangered Mountain gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain varies according to the movements of the primates. The thrill of observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact.
Accommodation Options:Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Standard), Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Comfort), Birdnest Lodge (Luxury)

Day 12:Bird watching & Fishing Bunyonyi

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which is surrounded by terraced hills. Enjoy Bilharzia – free swimming, dug out canoeing, sunbathing, hill climbing or mountain bike riding and cray fishing.
Accommodation Options:Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Standard), Bunyonyi Overland Camp (Comfort), Birdnest Lodge (Luxury)

Day 13:Transfer to Lake Mburo – game drive & board ride

After an early breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Enter the park through the Nshara Gate. Afternoon game drive along the Lakeshore track. With its own system of game trails and cleared walkways the “Kigambara Loop” offers interesting guided lakeside walks. Find here herds of zebra, Cape buffalo and eland. Oribi and topi are easily approached. Along with a game drive, many visitors enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo. Birdwatchers will enjoy the more than 250 species of birds found in Lake Mburo including Papyrus Gonolek, Brown-faced Lapwing, Carruther’s Cisticola, the extraordinary White-winged Warbler and Bare-Faced-Go- Away bird. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Mburo and get quite close to pods of hippos.
Accommodation Options:Mburo tented Camp (Standard), Mburo Safari Lodge (Comfort), Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)

Day 14:Walking safari

After breakfast, proceed for a safari walk under the escort of an armed ranger. It is possible to see Lake Mburo’s hyena in their cave if you are willing to get up early. The Kopjes are particularly interesting plus camouflage kilpspringers and topis. Due to cattle herding in the area it is amusing to see zebra grazing alongside the long horned Ankole cattle peaceably. Return for lunch which should be taken leisurely enjoying the view of the lakes in this park. Drive back to Kampala stopping at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers en route where you will be able to watch ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations. There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs. You arrive in Kampala in the early evening.
Accommodation Options:Adonai Guest House(Standard), Cassia Lodge(Comfort), Serena Hotel(Luxury)

Day 15:Drive to Kampala – City tour

After breakfast proceed for a city tour of Kampala. This is inclusive of an English-speaking guide, Uganda Museum, National Theatre, Craft Centre, Owino Market, Kasubi Tombs, Kabaka’s Lake, Kibuli Mosque, Bahai Temple, Namirembe Cathedral, Makerere University, and other areas of cultural interest. Lunch to be paid by clients. Transfer to the Entebbe International Airport for the onward flight.

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