Uganda 8 Days

8 DAYS
Rhino tracking at Ziwa • Safari & Boat Cruise to the Murchison Falls • Adrenaline- pumping Chimp tracking in Kibale NP • Game- viewing drives in Queen Elizabeth NP

Day 1 – Arrival – Entebbe. Approx. 5 minutes’ drive

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our exclusive agent and transferred to your hotel for dinner on own account and overnight at your hotel.
Entebbe is an attractive, verdant town that served as the capital city during the early years of the British protectorate, though it’s the relaxed pace of life and natural attractions rather than any notable colonial relics that give the city its charm. Entebbe makes a nice, chilled-out introduction to Uganda. Entebbe has several inviting beaches on the shores of Lake Victoria.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Entebbe – Bed & Breakfast

Day 2 – Entebbe - Murchison Falls National Park. Approx.: 400km /8-10 Hours

Today we will depart for the most beautiful protected area in Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park. En-route we will make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, home to the only wild rhinos in Uganda. Check in at Lodge. Bakers lodge –Cottages (B, L, D)
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest protected area in Uganda. The world’s longest River Nile is thronged with hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. Wildlife includes lions, Leopards, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kob and so much more.
 
Accommodation:  Bakers lodge –Cottages – Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Day 3 - Murchison Falls National Park

Game drive and Boat ride - included
After an early breakfast we start the day with a game drive (with packed lunches) on the northern bank of the Nile, with chances of seeing Rothschild Giraffe, elephants, lions, Jackson Hartebeest, Oribis, Waterbucks, different species of the savannah woodland birds, and if lucky even the elusive leopard to top the Africa’s “The Big Five” amongst a multitude of African plains game.
Afternoon a Boat Ride where you will be rewarded with amazing views of the Nile.
After this activity we continue to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:  Bakers lodge –Cottages – Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Day 4 - Murchison falls National Park- Kibale Forest National Park. Approx. 400km /8- 9 hours

This morning we directly head northwest to Fort Portal with lunch en-route (included). Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon and is famous for the many tea plantations.
From this lovely town, we will continue to Kibale National Park.
Kibale Forest National Park harbors the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa.
Accommodation:  Luxury tents of Primate Lodge Kibale Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National Park. Approx.150km /3 Hours

Today the forest opens its doors for a sensational chimp tracking. Kibale Forest is reputable of having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others. After a hearty lunch (included) you will bid farewell to Kibale National Park, the Chimpanzees and drive on to the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Mweya Safari Lodge Dinner Bed & Breakfast
The natural beauty in Queen Elizabeth National Park is overwhelming and diverse: green savannah plains with small acacia and euphorbia trees gave way to sunken crater lakes and swamps, bounded by the snow-covered peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains. The park is home to 95 types of mammals, including Uganda Kobs, lions, elephants and the giant forest hog. Moreover, with a bird list of over 600 species, it has the highest number of bird species found in any national park in Africa!
 
Accommodation:  Mweya Safari Lodge Luxury Tents
Included: Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Day 6 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Morning game drive and afternoon boat ride – Included
The day begins early when we start with a morning game drive and head to the mating ground of the Uganda Kobs. We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch. In the afternoon a boat cruise, which is included, along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George.
 
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge Luxury Tents
Included: Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Day 7 Drive back to Entebbe +- 7 hrs or Fly to Entebbe. Approx.: 1:15hrs flight

After breakfast, depart the lodge and transfer to Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara town for lunch, stopover at the Equator for photos and the royal drum makers, continue your drive to Entebbe and check in at Protea hotel.
Alternatively, after breakfast we depart from Mweya lodge to Mweya Airstrip (Approx 10mins drive) from where you will fly back to Entebbe International Airport (Supplement applicable)
 
Accommodation: Protea Hotel Entebbe – Bed & Breakfast
Day 8 Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your international flight home.

Day 8 Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your international flight home.

End of Service
Included in the price:
- Airport transfer to/from Entebbe Airport
- Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle (Land Cruiser)
- English speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on a shared twin/double room
- Meals as described in the itinerary
- Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
- Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
- Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
- Detailed map of Uganda
- AMREF Flying Doctors Insurance
- VAT for hotels and lodges outside Kampala
 
Exclusions:
- International flight
- Visa
- Chimpanzee Permit
- One-way domestic flight
- Hotel upgrades
- Optional activities
- Meals and drinks not mentioned above
- Items of personal nature
- Tips
 
Terms and conditions:
* * The high season period includes January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October and December.
* The low season period includes April, May and November.
* The chimp tracking in Kibale Forest may take place either in the morning or afternoon, depending on the availability of the permits for chimp tracking.
Visa fees and applications for East Africa
Visa Uganda:
Single entry visas TBA. Visas can be purchased directly upon arrival and paid for in cash.
Note: Availability of accommodations and activities is not guaranteed; reservations will be made after receiving confirmation of the final itinerary and the requested deposit. Should any of the included accommodations not be available, we reserve the right to substitute it with a similar option.

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JP Pedro Ribeiro
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Silvia Machado
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Francisco Carvalho 
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