HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA SAFARI

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Departures: 2nd Friday of Every Month

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA SAFARI

(10 DAYS / 09 NIGHTS SAFARI, NO GORILLA TRACKING)

Departure days throughout the year

 

$ 0 Tax included

Day 01: ENTEBBE

On arrival at Entebbe Airport, met and transferred to Lake Victoria Hotel. If time permits visit the famous Entebbe Botanical Gardens.

Overnight at LAICO LAKE VICTORIA HOTEL.

(Lunch and dinner are excluded)

 

The Lake Victoria Hotel is a colonial hotel with beautiful gardens and a swimming pool. It is a four star hotel with 99 rooms.

 

Day 02:                    ENTEBBE – LAKE ALBERT – MURCHISON FALLS PARK

Breafast at the Hotel.

Drive for about 7 hours to Murchison Falls National Park via Masindi and Biso. From Biso drop down the escarpment of The Great African Rift Valley {the Western Corridor} with spectacular views of Lake Albert. Drive along the valley floor to the southern banks of the Victoria Nile River.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at NILE SAFARI LODGE

 

Nile Safari lodge is located on the banks of the Victoria Nile with each tented room overlooking the river. Each room has en suite shower and toilet at the rear, in front a deck to relax. The bar and restaurant also overlook the river with beautiful views of the sun setting over the river. A pool is also available.

 

Day 03:                    MURCHISON FALLS PARK

Drive to Paraa, take launch trip on the Victoria Nile to the base of Murchison Falls, viewing game and birds en route. Nile crocodile are in abundance as are hippo and aquatic birds including a good chance of seeing Shoebills. The launch trip is about three hours. Then drive to top of the falls for lunch and walk in the area to obtain excellent views of the falls where the Nile is forced through a 20-foot wide gap in the rocks and drops 145 feet over the escarpment. This is said to be the largest natural force of water in the world creating what appears to be a boiling caldron of water.

All meals and overnight at NILE SAFARI LODGE

(Lunch may be taken as a picnic)

 

Day 04:                    MURCHISON FALLS PARK

Drive and take a ferry across the Nile to game drive in the northern sector of the park, most of the game is to be found in the area north of the Victoria Nile River and East of the Albert Nile and Lake Albert. This is where part of the movie The African Queen was filmed. Game is now returning quite rapidly and game drives can be very exciting. Game often seen includes elephant, oribi, giraffe, waterbuck, hartebeest, topi, buffalo, sitatunga, bushbuck, warthog, bush pig, lion, leopard, mongoose, genet, hyena, jackal and bat eared fox.

All meals and overnight at NILE SAFARI LODGE

(Lunch may be taken as a picnic)

 

 

Day 05:                    MURCHISON FALLS PARK – KIBALE FOREST

Breakfast at the lodge

Drive to Kibale Forest area, the drive is a full day of approximately eight hours. After leaving the Rift Valley pass through beautiful agricultural countryside where every type of fruit and vegetable imaginable is grown. Upon reaching Kyanjojo, in the lower foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains {Mountains of the Moon}, we drive through beautiful tea plantations and into Kibale tropical rain forest.

Lunch will be a picnic.

Arrive at the beautiful Ndali Lodge, situated on a high saddle between two crater lakes.  Dinner and overnight at NDALI LODGE.

 

The breathtaking views and cooler climate at Ndali are just some of its best features.  The lodge was built by the late Captain Mark Price, a British tea farmer, and is managed as a working farm by his family today.  The rooms are decorated in local crafts and materials, and feature high ceilings and four-poster beds with mosquito netting.  The en suite baths have hot and cold running water and flush toilets.  There is no electricity at this lodge, but ample candle and oil lamps are provided in the evening, creating a romantic feel of "old Africa".

 

 

Day 06:                    KIBALE FOREST

Today we take forest and swamp walks to see the rain forest and view birds and primates, including chimpanzees. Walking is not difficult, paths have been made in the forest and all walks are with excellent local guides.

All meals and overnight at NDALI LODGE.

(Lunch may be taken as a picnic)

 

Please note: we cannot guarantee seeing the Chimps.

 

 

Day 07:                    KIBALE FOREST – QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK

Breakfast at the Lodge.

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, taking about 3½ hours.  The drive passes through Fort Portal and then south along the eastern length of The Rwenzori Mountains, with the hope of viewing the glaciated peaks, weather permitting. We again gently descend into The Great African Rift Valley and Queen Elizabeth National Park and Mweya Lodge, situated on a peninsula overlooking Lake Edward and Kasinga Channel, offering beautiful views of the park with the Rwenzori Mountains in the background.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at MWEYA SAFARI LODGE.

 

The lodge has been completely renovated to a high standard with excellent rooms, en suite facilities, restaurant, bar area, outside dining and a swimming pool. The drive today takes about 3 1/2 hours.

 

Day 08:                    QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK

Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park including a launch trip of about two hours on the Kasinga Channel to view some of the largest concentration of hippo in the world {reported to be about 30,000} and other game with excellent birding. Queen Elizabeth National Par is one of best birding parks in Africa, with 560 + recorded species and a record of 296 bird species seen in one 24 hour period.

All meals and overnight at MWEYA SAFARI LODGE.

(Lunch may be taken as a picnic)

 

Day 09:                    QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK - ENTEBBE

Breakfast at the Lodge.

Drive to Entebbe, which takes about 7 hours, with lunch en route.

If time permits it's possible to stop in Kampala for shopping and lunch and the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers.

Dinner and overnight at LAICO LAKE VICTORIA HOTEL.

 

Day 10:                    ENTEBBE - DEPART

Breakfast at the hotel.  Use of room until 10.00hrs only.  Transfer to Entebbe airport for departure flight.

 

 

 

Inclusions

ü  Arrival and departure airport transfers as per itinerary

ü  All other transfers as per itinerary

ü  Accommodation as indicated on the itinerary

ü  Transportation on safari in 4x4 vehicle, driven by English-speaking driver/guide (exclusive use of vehicle)

ü  Park entrance fees

ü  Chimpanzee tracking permit(s) as indicated on the itinerary .

 

 

OPTIONAL: Supplement for the services of a: Spanish, Russian, German, French or Italian speaking Guide -Tour Escort –subject to availability.

(except during the Chimpanzee tracking which is with an English speaking Guide).

Per Guide

US$ 1590

OPTIONAL: ADDITIONAL COST OF ENTEBBE AIRPORT TRANSFERS IF REQUIRED:

Entebbe airport to Entebbe Town (one way)

Per 6-seater Vehicle

95

Entebbe airport to Kampala City (one way)

Per 6-seater Vehicle

125

Entebbe airport to Jinja Town (one way)

Per 6-seater Vehicle

200

 

OPTIONAL: ADDITIONAL COST OF ACCOMMODATION AT KAMPALA OR JINJA

– PER NIGHT ON BED & BREAKFAST BASIS:

ITEM COST IN US$ / SEASON

(01/08/2014 – 16/12/2015)

Per Person

Sharing room

I prefer My own room

Kampala Serena  Hotel (Kampala) (deluxe room)

197

374

Sheraton Kampala Hotel (Kampala) ) (deluxe room)

175

340

Gately on the Nile Guesthouse (Jinja) (garden cottage)

118

200

Nile Resort (Jinja) (Nile facing room)

175

340

 

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Comfort Package

Departures: 2nd Friday of Every Month

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA SAFARI

(10 DAYS / 09 NIGHTS SAFARI, NO GORILLA TRACKING)

Departure days throughout the year

 

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