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10DAY UGANDA GROUP TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chimp and gorilla permits included
  • Chance to see all of Africa's Big 5 Safari animals
  • beautiful safari lodges in the best spots
  • visit all highlights of Uganda
  • Supports the lion conservation initiative in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Wildlife and Nature
  • Only USD 2,675 per person!
Departure Dates:
  • 11th September -18 September 2020
  • 11th October - 18th October 2020
  • 11th November - 18 November 2020
  • 11th December - 18th December 2020

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY:

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Day 1: Welcome to Uganda!

Your driver/guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport and transfers you to ViaVia Guesthouse, only a 10 minute drive from the airport. This is where your Safari Hunters UG representative will find you tomorrow morning for the start of your tour after a good breakfast. 

Depending on the time of your arrival, you might be able to explore the area. There are many options in Entebbe that can be easily organized before your arrival in Uganda. For example a visit to the Botanical gardens or the Ugandan Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC). Please ask if you would like us to book any of these trips for you

 Overnight: Via Via Guesthouse

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Day 2 & 3:Murchison Falls National Park

Enroute to Murchison Falls National Park, you will go Rhino tracking in the Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Take a walk in the bush with your local game ranger in search of the endangered white rhinos that call this place home.

For the next two days you will be exploring Murchison Falls National Park. Wake up early and watch as the sun rises and the savanna takes on a rosy hue, the nocturnal game looks for shelter and the plains game celebrate another night of survival.

Meander through the various habitats, along the many rivers, forests and open plains. Observe elephants reaching up on their hind legs, to feed on the tasty lower branches of acacias. Their long trunks stretching upwards to get to the best morsels.

Over night: Heritage Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 4 & 5

Kibale forest national park lies just outside the colonial town of Fort Portal and is made up of dense tropical rainforest. This park is considered one of the big highlights of Uganda due to the vast number of primates living here including the habituated chimpanzee groups which are a very memorable experience. The rare red colobus as well as the black and white colobus, red tailed monkey, olive baboon, the blue Monkey and l’hoest’s monkeys are also regularly seen here. Enjoy a chimpanzee trekking experience and a visit to the local village market to interact with the local community. You can also visit the many crater lakes that make up this region or go to the bigodi swamp for some bird watching. Here you can see the rare shoebill in its natural habitat.

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary: USD 25 per person

Over night: Isunga Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

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Day 6 & 7

Scenic Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in south western Uganda and is most often included in visitors’ itineraries. It is a patchy landscape of open savannahs dotted with umbrella Acacia trees. the second largest park in the country and located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range.

See herds of Elephant and kobs. Search for leopards languishing in a tree, hippos dozing off on the banks of the kazinga channel and buffalos taking a midmorning mud bath. Few reserves in the world have such a high biodiversity with landscapes including savannah, bushland, wetlands and lush forests. 

Over night: Engiri Game Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 8 & 9

Travel to Kisoro in the south-western part of Uganda; close to the border with Rwanda and Congo. You cross a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’. You will see a great country-side, bamboo forest and have great views over the Virunga Mountains. 

Prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare Mountain Gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.This is THE place to see the critically endangered mountain gorillas up close for your very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ moment.

 

Over night: Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 10: Return to Kampala / Entebbe

On the final morning of your safari, tuck into a delicious breakfast before being driven back to Entebbe to catch your flight home or spend a few extra days in Kampala. (Speak to one of our safari Specialists about booking extra accommodation in Kampala.) Please make sure your flight departure is after 8 pm at the very earliest. 

Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch)

Included

  • Chimpanzee tracking permit per person (USD 200)
  • Gorilla tracking permit per person (USD 700)
  • Pick Up and drop off at the airport
  • English speaking guide
  • 4x4 Safari van with pop up roof
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation on Full board basis unless specified
  • Park Entrances and guide fees

Excluded

  • Flights into and out of Uganda
  • Visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, alcohol, cigarettes, etc
  • Optional activities

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


WHAT AIRPORT DO I FLY INTO?

Fly in and out of Uganda through Entebbe International Airport (EBB) We provide airport transfers for free.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?

Travellers should arrive no later than the first day of the experience.

DO I NEED A VISA FOR THESE COUNTRIES?

Yes, you will need a visa for Uganda.

When can I secure my Gorilla Permits?
Gorilla permits are limited in number and subject to availability. Permits need to be paid up front and cannot be “reserved”. Therefore, your gorilla permits will not be secured until your tour down payment has been received.

WHAT VACCINATIONS DO I NEED?

You only need Malaria and Yellow Fever vaccinations.

WHICH AIRLINE WOULD YOU RECOMMEND?

We recommend flying with Emirates.

ARE DEPOSITS REFUNDABLE?

Deposits are non-refundable but can be transferred over to another trip.

I HAVE ALOT MORE QUESTIONS, CAN YOU GUYS HELP?

For sure!!!. Email: info@safarihunters.co.ug so we can give you personal advice. We will respond ASAP!!!

 


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