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8 Days 7 Nights Explore The Pearl Of Africa Safari

This safari will take you to south-western Uganda with a stop at the drum maker then at the Equator of Uganda. Take snaps and breakfast then drive through twisted, winding roads and lake dotted countryside, before getting into the lower thorn and Savannah scrub lands of Lake Mburo National Park, the long drive between the main road and park entrance is an excellent opportunity to see the flora and fauna, including monkeys, impala and a huge variety of birds. There is also a strong possibility that you will see zebras, as the Lake Mburo National park is the only place in Uganda where one can find the Zebras. Drive south into the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes then Lake Bunyonyi, also known as the “Switzerland of Africa” due to the landscape and scenery that surrounds it.

Type Mid-range
Private Yes
Can Depart Anytime Yes
Can be Customized Yes
Suitable for Solo Travellers Yes
Suitable Age 12 Years and Older

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Tour Summary
Accommodations
Itinerary

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends at Entebbe
  • You’ll visit Various National Parks
  • Activities: gorilla tracking, game drives, boat cruise, rafting
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for extra cost
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost. A day room at the end is included

  • Simba Safari Camp-Budget lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP (All meals included)
  • Nile HotelBudget hotel located in or near Jinja (Breakfast included)

DAY ONE: (Lake Mburo National Park, Whispers of the wild)

You will be met by our representative at the Air port transfer to your hotel for an

overnight. The following morning, set off for the safari heading to south western

Uganda with a stop at the drum maker then at Equator of Uganda

Take snaps and breakfast then drive through twisted, winding roads and lake dotted

countryside, before getting into the lower thorn and Savannah scrub lands of Lake

Mburo National Park, the long drive between the main road and park entrance is an

excellent opportunity to see the flora and fauna, including monkeys, impala and a huge

variety of birds. There is also a strong possibility that you will see zebras, as the Lake

Mburo National park is the only place in Uganda where one can find the Zebras

Drive south into the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes then Lake Bunyonyi, also known

as the “Switzerland of Africa” due to the landscape and scenery that surrounds it, lunch

enroute arrive Lake Bunyonyi in the evening you will have the opportunity to take a

local dug out canoe trip to discover the islands around the lake & a chance to take a

nature walk on at least one of the islands to appreciate the landscape of the area and

see the lake from a variety of different angles; you will see the pygmies and their ways

of life.

You will have one night next to the lake where you get the chance to enjoy the sunset

whilst looking out for otters and the many different types of bird life that are in the area.

Spending the night and wake up with the love songs of the birds found in this beautiful

area is a wonderful experience to last a life time.

Meal Plan: B/L/D

DAY TWO (Bwindi National Park, The ultimate Gorilla Experience)

Next day after a good breakfast, continue driving through southwestern Uganda; drive

up through the Kigezi hills and valleys and arrive in Bwindi early afternoon then have a

well deserved lunch at your accommodation. This will be followed by simple walk to the

Batwa community and the traditional healer – these are the shortest people in Uganda

(the pygmies). Return to your accommodation for relaxation, supper and overnight.

Meal Plan: B/L/D

DAY THREE (Bwindi National Park, The ultimate Gorilla Experience)

Wake up in the morning, take good breakfast and collect your packed Lunch, then meet

with your ranger guide before setting off into the gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest

landscape is steep and densely populated with trees (you need to be physically fit) – it’s

easy to see how the name of the park was derived from this forest! (Bwindi

Impenetrable National Park); the park is crossed with animal trails allowing access for

tourists in search of the GREAT GIANTS. The trek to find the earth’s greatest primates

can take up to a full day, but the thrill of discovering this gentle giant in its own habitat

is rated as one of Africa’s best wildlife watching opportunities. You will be allowed to

spend one hour with the Gorillas. By the time you return to your accommodation the

memories will be embedded in your mind forever. Take a refreshment then supper and

overnight,

Meal Plan: B/L/D

DAY FOUR (Queen Elizabeth National Park: A melody of wonders)

Early in the morning after breakfast set off from Bwindi heading for Queen Elizabeth

National park the drive will take around three to four hours, after arriving in the park

take the road heading for the morning GAME DRIVE through the Savannah vegetation

which brings to you a memorable morning game viewing when all the animal are looking

for what to eat before the sun gets very hot. You are expected to see Lions, Buffaloes,

Elephants, Bush Backs, worth hogs, antelopes, impalas e.t.c The park has a beautiful

natural vegetation and land-scape with over 650 bird species making it number one

National Park with Bird life. We shall have a break for lunch then continue with a Game

Drive south into the remote area of the park, known as Ishasha searching the vast,

infamous tree climbing lions! You can see three or more relaxing up in the tree after

their heavy lunch; giving you chance to see again elephants, leopard, buffalo, lions,

water buck, wart hogs and birds. Then drive to your accommodation for relaxation

supper and overnight

Meal Plan: B/L/D

DAY FIVE (Queen Elizabeth National Park: A melody of wonders)

After Breakfast, take a morning BOAT CRUISE on the Kazinga Channel situated

between Lake George and Lake Edward (Great Lakes Region), where hippos, crocodiles,

elephants and buffalo will be in great abundance either at the water edge, or alongside

your boat! The boat will take three hours up to the famous Kazinga Channel Landing

site. There are many bird species which can be seen among others include the King

Fisher, Pelicans, African Fish Eagle to mention but a few all these will be seen in large

numbers

In the afternoon, drive off for Kibale National Park with your parked lunch through Fort-

portal town take a stop along the way to view the only highest block mount in East

Africa (Mount Rwenzori) continue with the drive up to Kibale depending on where you

will have your accommodation, you will check in before heading to the park

headquarters for your Chimpanzee Trekking guidelines, Afternoon Chimpanzee

trekking

with sounds form different types of flora and fauna is an amazing life time experience.

The park is endowed with primate lives which among others are: Chimpanzee the

dominating ones, Baboon, all types of monkeys, Bush Elephants, over 600 bird species,

butterflies and much more.

After a long walk in the forest we return tour accommodation for relaxation, supper and

overnight

Meal Plan: B/L/D

DAY SIX:

After breakfast Checkout and take the road which runs through Fort-portal town the

Mubende town where you will have a break for lunch then arrive Jinja in the evening for

supper and over night.

DAY SEVEN (Jinja the Adventure Capital)

After breakfast, you will be picked by the rafting company for a Full day rafting, this

will take you through the wild waters rafting the Grade 5, lunch will be provided from

one of the islands and later in the evening you will have a full buffet with breeze from

the river seeing the sun set and night stars makes it a very interesting moment, you can

have a night at their campsite or return to your accommodation for supper and over

night.

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