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16 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Holiday

16 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Holiday adventure you will experience all that Uganda has to offer. From the famous Murchison Falls and chimpanzees in Kibale National Forest, to the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest, this adventure gives you to the best of Uganda in just 16 days

per adult from

$5,869

AUD

Duration

16 days

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  • What's included :
    • 15x Breakfast
    • 15x Dinner
    • 16x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 15 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Gorilla and chimpanzee permits
    • All the national park Entry fees
    • boat cruise fees
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entry/Admission - Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge)
    • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    What's excluded :
    • Airport/Departure Tax
    • Gratuities
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Rwenzori Moutains National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    Early morning our gorilla safaris Uganda staff will pick you from the hotel or guesthouse of your choice and take you to Murchison Falls National Park. We will stop for lunch in Masindi and then drive for 90 kms through the park, aiming for Paraa. On the way we will visit the Top of the Falls, with a wonderful view over Murchison Falls and the Nile. We will reach Paraa late in the afternoon, and Luxury Tour participants will cross the Nile by ferry to reach Paraa Safari Lodge.

    For Budget Tour clients, we’ll stop at Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary for tracking the Rhinos and also have Lunch here before continuing via Karuma Bridge to reach later in the afternoon at Fort Murchison just outside the park boundaries.”” The day will close with a cool drink and a fabulous view over the river Nile, and the evening coming with all the noise of an African night.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Fort Murchison river Lodge(luxury safari Tents)

    Day 2: Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    viewing game around the park and along the Nile. game drive from 8.00am to 12.00noon, seeing several animals including lions and giraffes. In the afternoon (2.00pm to 5.00 pm) we will go on the impressive launch trip on the Nile, up to the Falls, giving you a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and many many different birds!
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Fort Murchison river Lodge(Luxury safari Tents)

    Day 3: Game Drive In Murchison Falls National Park

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    Early in the morning the boat will take us downstream to the Delta, where the Nile enters Lake Albert. This trip of 5-6 hours will show us all the beauty of this national park especially the delta with all the different birds. This is a good chance to seethe elusive Shoebill Stork! In the afternoon you can relax, and if you are on the Luxury Tour you can swim at your respective Lodges.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Fort Murchison(luxury safari tents)

    Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    Early in the morning we will leave for Kibale Forest. We will pass close to Lake Albert: on a clear day the view from the top of the Albert rift is spectacular. In the afternoon we will arrive at Kibale Forest Camp, where we will stay sleeping with the noises of the tropical rain forest. Sometimes we stay at Chimpanzee Guesthouse, overlooking Nyabikere Crater Lake, where we will stay. The lake is famous for the frogs: at night they always give a beautiful concert.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp(self-contained tents)

    Day 5: Chimp walk, Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest National Park

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    At 8.00am we will start with the 4 hour chimp walk – during which you may also get to see 10 other primates! Kibale park is also known for all the butterflies and birds. In the afternoon we will walk through Bigodi Swamp (home to a community based project).
    Duration: 3 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Moderate: Kibale Forest Camp(self-contained tents)

    Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    Early morning we will leave for Queen Elizabeth NP. We will travel through Fort Portal and reach Mweya in Queen Elizabeth NP at midday, with a stunningly beautiful view over Kazinga Channel. You will check in at your accommodation and have lunch, and in the late afternoon (4.00-7.00pm) we will go on a game drive.
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (eco friendly self-contained tents)

    Day 7: Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    This day is for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth NP, with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants etc. Also on the programme is a two hours launch trip on the Kazinga channel where we will see all the animals from the waterside.
    Duration: 3 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (eco friendly self-contained tents)

    Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Stop At: Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge), Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
    Our second day in this beautiful park. Very early in the morning after breakfast we will go to Kyambura Gorge. Here people can go for a 3-4 hour walk into the Gorge to meet the chimpanzees. After Lunch at Jacana Safari Lodge, we will drive for 2 hours to the Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth called Ishasha Sector, famous for its tree climbing lions. Game drive in the afternoon to search for the tree climbing lions.
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ishasha Ntungwe River Camp

    Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    In the morning we will go on a game drive looking for the unique tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and in the afternoon we will continue to Bwindi. On the trip we will pass Kihihi and journey through mountains, hills and lakes with cultivated terraces and tropical rain forests
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp

    Day 10: Mountain gorilla Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, where at 7.45am you will receive a pre-briefing and at 8.30am you will start the gorilla trek. Once you have found the mountain gorillas, you will be able to spend up to one hour with them! You will be expected back to the starting point by 7.00pm at the latest.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp

    Day 11: To Lake Bunyonyi.

    Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
    we will drive to Lake Bunyonyi, a beautiful place surrounded by the hills of Western Uganda. Lake Bunyonyi is famous for birds, otters and delicious crayfish. We will spend the rest of the day here, have a swim if you want, try a canoe, or simply relax looking at the over 300 birds species you can sometimes see from the veranda (bring your binoculars)!
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overland Campsite and Bandas (self contained and breakfast inclusive)

    Day 12: To Kisoro.

    Stop At: Kasese, Kasese, Western Region
    arly in the morning we will leave for Kisoro, travelling through a beautiful landscape also defined as the “Switzerland of Africa”: mountains, lakes, hills with cultivated terraces, tropical rain forest and bamboo forest. On the last hill the landscape unfolds beneath us, taking in the vast planes between Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, with the Virunga volcanoes dominating the view. At the bottom of the valley is Kisoro, where we will stay at the famous Travellers Rest Hotel.

    In the sixties the famous American ‘gorilla-woman’ Dian Fossey visited the Travellers Rest Hotel many, many times to do paperwork, relax or meet people. Fossey said about the hotel: “It was my second home”. Travellers Rest Hotel is just outside Kisoro and offers a cozy stay for the tourists coming to see the endangered mountain gorilla. The hotel, built in a somewhat colonial style, and entirely renovated in 1999, has a comfortable ambiance.
    Duration: 3 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Travellers Rest Hotel

    Day 13: Kisoro, with Travellers Rest Hotel as the home base.

    Stop At: Rwenzori Moutains National Park, Nyakalengija, Kasese Uganda
    ultural village walk (with a local guide walking through the land of the Bufumbira tribe)
    Walk to Lake Mutanda. Visit Python island and go canoeing on this beautiful lake.
    Batwa Trail: It starts at the base of Mt Muhavura at 8.00 am and finishes by 3-4 pm. You’ll need walking shoes, hat, and raingear, and a packed lunch with sufficient drinks.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro

    Day 14: Kisoro, with Travellers Rest Hotel as the home base.

    Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro Uganda
    Climbing Muhavura Volcano (± 8 hrs; distance 12km; height 4127m; elevation gain 1700m).
    Climbing Gahinga Volcano (± 6 hrs; distance 8km; height 3474m; elevation gain 1100m).
    Visit to Sabinyo Gorge (± 4 hrs; distance 6km, no elevation gain).
    Climbing Sabinyo Volcano (Sabinyo has three peaks, you can climb all three in the same walk, but you need to be fit!! ± 8 hrs; distance 14 km; height 3669m, elevation gain 1300 m).
    Hiking in Mgahinga to the viewpoint and Garama Cave (pygmy cave) (± 4 hrs; distance 1 and 4 km).
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro

    Day 15: To Lake Mburo National Park for wildlife game safari.

    Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Western Region
    Early in the morning we will leave for Lake Mburo National Park. You will have lunch in Mbarara before you continue to Lake Mburo, a smaller but unique park, and the only one in the Western part of Uganda with impalas and zebras. In the park we will go on an evening game-viewing drive
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mburo Eagle’s Nest camp

    Day 16: Drive back To Kampala

    Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
    First thing in the morning we will go for a game drive/walk, and after a late breakfast the last part of the journey will bring us back to Kampala. On the way back you will have lunch in Mbarara town, and after Masaka there will be an opportunity to a stop at the Equator for photo shoots and buying souvenirs and have tea or coffee.
    Duration: 3 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    City square kampala, The Square &, Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda
    Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
    • Entebbe airport
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Gorilla Safaris Uganda Limited

Activity ID: V-101115P12

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