“Uganda better known as the “Pearl of Africa”, is a country filled with national parks and game reserves with enticing promises of wildlife sightings. On our Highlights Of Uganda Safari, you carve through the wilderness and witness an overwhelming intimacy with splendid flora and fauna the country has to offer.”

Seasonal Prices

January – May

2 adult, per person: $5,165

4 adult, per person: $3,975

Child: $3,875

Single supplement: $455

June, November – December

2 adult, per person: $6,569

4 adult, per person: $5,299

Child: $4,927

Single supplement: $455

July – 31 October

2 adult, per person: $7,149

4 adult, per person: $5,895

Child: $5,362

Single supplement: $455

Destination

Location

Uganda

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Tour Type

Group Safari

Time

Duration

8 Days

Calendar

Departure Dates

Every week on Saturday

airfare

International Airfare

Not included

Group

Max people

18

Summary of Wildlife:  Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Elephant, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Kudu, Thompsons Gazelle, Topi, Ostrich, 400+ species of birds
What’s Included
All accommodation
Transport in a luxury 4×4 safari landcruiser
Unlimited game drives in parks and reserves
Meals as noted (3 meals daily on safari (B,L,D)
Gorilla permit, all national park & conservation fees
All transportation including airport transfers
Complimentary bottled water daily
Enrollment in AMREF emergency air evacuation
 What’s not Included
Visas
International flights
Driver/guide/cook/porter gratuities
Telephone bills, laundry, and any items of a personal nature
Cost associated with activities not listed on the itinerary
Travel insurance service

DETAILED ITINERARY

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA SAFARI

Day One

Arrive Uganda

Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our guide. Having passed immigration and luggage collection, please exit the arrival hall and look out for your guide who will be holding up a signboard mentioning your name. Transfer to your hotel in Kampala, about 45minutes, depending on traffic.

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Overnight: Humura Resort (Bed & Breakfast only)


Day Two

Transfer to Kibale Forest

Today we will drive 6 -7 hours to Kibale Forest National Park via Fort Portal. You will see “Everyday Life” East African style. At Fort Portal we will stop for a roadside lunch before continuing to the lodge that lay beautifully nestled in the mountains with a beautiful array of craters.

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Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Overnight: Primate Lodge


Day Three

Chimpanzee Tracking – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early breakfast we will drive to Kibale Forest for the morning session of Chimp tracking. At the park headquarters after briefing, head for Chimpanzee tracking and also look out for forest birds. Enjoy the lunch break and after a swamp walk, for birders this is another paradise whereby it’s blessed with unique birds that are picturesque. Later then check out and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for overnight stay.

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Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Overnight: Enganzi Lodge


Day Four

Elizabeth National Park

Start today with an optional morning session Chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu or Kyambura gorge. Track the noisy chimps and other primates crashing around through the high canopy of the forest with colorful birds squawking nearby or elephants among a lot other wildlife with. Alternatively, morning game drive to the Uganda Kobs mating grounds, on a lucky day may find Lions hunting. Also look out for more game like Hippopotamus, Lions, Warthogs and a lot of bid life. Later after lunch take a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The ride is about 2hours and look out for more wild life as they throng the water banks puffing and huffing away.

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Overnight: Enganzi Lodge


Day Five

Transfer to Bwindi

Game drive this morning as we drive out the park. Either drive via Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth, home of the tree-climbing lion, roads permitting, or take the alternative route through cultivated expanses of Bushenyi area. Time permitting, go for a short stroll around the Lodge or explore the around the lodge.

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

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Accommodation: Silverback Lodge


Day Six

Bwindi Gorilla Tracking

Trek up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. An exciting and inspiring moment! Tracking in Bwindi requires stamina and can often take most of the day. Enjoy a leisurely nature or community walk.

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

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Accommodation: Silverback Lodge


Day Seven

Transfer to Lake Mburo

Today we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Lunch will be in Mbarara town then later drive ahead to Lake Mburo national Park. Arrive to an evening game drive for Zebras, Buffaloes, a variety of antelopes and hippopotamus. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Lodge


Day Eight

Lake Mburo & Departure

This morning, may engage in optional activities to include walking safari, morning game drive or viewing game on a horseback (at extra). Later we trace our way back to Kampala with a stop at the Equator. We drive ahead with lunch break at a town of convenience; depending on your flight time will transfer to Entebbe international airport, Check-in time has to be at least 2hours before departure time. In the hall way after check in are some duty free shops at your disposal.

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Meals: Bed & Breakfast & Lunch

ACCOMMODATIONS

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA SAFARI

Kampla:  Humura Resort

Kibale Forest:  Primate Lodge

Queen Elizabeth NP:  Enganzi Lodge

Bwindi NP:  Silverback Lodge

Lake Mburo:  Rwakobo Rock Lodge

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