Sunday, July 5, 2015

8 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimp Trekking Safari

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala

One of our company representatives will pick you from the airport. Transfer to Kampala at a hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Kampala –Murchison Falls National Park

Depart Kampala early morning taking a panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle. Stop over at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Opened up in 1998, the Rhino fund aims at re introducing black and white Rhinos in to Uganda’s protected areas as well as educating the local communities on endangered Rhinos, poaching and environmental conservation. The Rhino trek takes 1-2 hours and you will get an opportunity of viewing them at close quarters. Have a lunch stop in Masindi and continue on to the top of the falls. Proceed to accommodation of your choice for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

Early morning game drive to search for giraffes, lions, hart beasts, elephants, cape buffalo and many other mammals. Birds include the Black Chested Snake Eagle, Blue Napped Mousebirds, the Secretary bird, Swallow Tailed Bee-eaters and the Silver Headed Agama. After lunch, enjoy a boat ride on the placid Victoria Nile to the foot of the magnificent Murchison Falls where the Nile plunges through a narrow crevice . Disembark from your boat and take a 45 minutes hike to the gorge where the river explodes in to several cascades to form the falls. Dinner and overnight stay .

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park– Kibale Forest National park

Take a scenic drive on to fort portal town, proceed to accommodation of your choice for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Kibale Forest National Park - Queen Elizabeth National park

This is a day of great expereince ; chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. Early morning walk in Kibale Forest to track the habituated chimps. Watch the delightful apes as they squabble and play in trees. Have an early lunch at the lodge and drive through the foot hills of Rwenzori ranges on to Queen Elizabeth National park. Dinner and overnight stay at accommodation of your choice.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National park

Get up ready 6.30 for a morning game drive. The park’s diverse ecosystem of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Look out for buffaloes, lions, elephants and other wild life in their natural habitat. 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 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 occasionally sighted along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Lake Mburo National Park

Have an optional visit to Katwe salt lake. Take note of how salt is mined using traditional methods. Continue to Lake Mburo National Park with a stop over for lunch in Mbarara town and game driver in the evening game drive, diner and overnight at Rwakobo Rock

Day 8 Lak Mburo National Park

Early morning go for game drive and enjoy the rich biodiversity including large herds of zebra, impala, gigantic eland, topis and a variety of bird species. Return to your accommodation for breakfast after transfer to Kampala/Entebbe with an opportunity to a stop at Equator for photo shoots and buying souvenirs and have tea or coffee,

End of Safari

TYPE: Mid range Safari

Ground price: $ 1439USD per person

Price includes:

• Accommodations and meals on Fullboard

• All Ground Transport and Fuel

• English speaking Driver Guide and his associated Expenses

• Forest walk fees

• Park entrance fees and ranger guides in National Parks

• one Chimp permits per person based on availability

• All government Taxes

• Picnic Lunches in the Field

• 4 bottles mineral water pp./day

The price excludes:

• International flights

• Visa

• Tips

• Drinks

• Personal travel insurance

• Other activities of personal request e.g. laundry, phone calls, beverages, etc.

• Money exchange loss

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