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$300 Day Trips & Excursions

1 Day Jinja and Source of the Nile Tour

Pick up from your place of residence as early as 8:00 A.M, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Mukono town. It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from form the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets to view and appreciate the lush greenery growing luxuriantly and hear the most authentic bird songs and sounds as they chatter in the top and canopies of this rain forest and if fortunate one get to see the elusive monkeys.Proceed with After the nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch. Apart from the delicious meals, Jinja town possesses one of the best views of the source of the Nile and the railway.After lunch, take a short tour around Jinja town, we start from the Jinja railway stations and see the railway line that connects Uganda to Kenya and view the diesel locomotives. We proceed to the Hindu temple which has a bronze statue of Gandhi and visit the golf course which possesses very beautiful view of the Nile and Lake Victoria.Conclusion of Jinja city tour To end the day, go for a boat ride to visit the actual point where the source of River Nile starts from and view the Speke monument where John Speke stood when he discover the source of the longest river in the world. Also get to see a number of water birds in the isolated tiny islands on the lake and then board the car and drive back to Kampala/residence.The Safari package for Jinja city tour includes:-Transport -En-route lunch -Entrances fees to various sites-A boat rides to the source of the Nile --Guide/Driver AllowanceThe Safari package for Jinja city tour Exclusions:The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare Uganda Visa Luxury drinks Laundry Tips to local guides Telephone Porter fee while touring Personal insurance Personal shopping bills and cigarettes.

$3700 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks

Tour ItineraryDay 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls Head off to Murchison Falls National Park starting in Kampala via Bombo road that should take you about 5 hours. On your way, you will see the legendary Luweero triangle, today is a small town with a trading center recognized for its agonizing past during Obote’s regime. Continue and branch off at Masindi Hotel for lunch. You will pass through Budongo forest and Kaniyo Pabidi. When you reach the park, drive directly to the Top of the falls, such a pretty site for appreciating the mighty River Nile and the most powerful rush of water anywhere in the world behind.  Camp or lodge at Sambiya Lodge (budget)Day 2: Game drives & Launch cruise Set off for an early game view drive on the Northern Delta Nile. Lions, buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi and baboons are some of the animals you will spot. Soon you can take a launch cruise on the Murchison falls in about two hrs. Spot schools of some of the largest hippos and crocodiles, small herds of buffalo. There is rich birdlife on the papyrus banks, watch out for the shoebill stork, the most sought after bird in Africa. Go to the Top of the falls, such a lovely scene for viewing the fall, park as well taking lunch or relaxing. Camp or lodge at Sambiya Lodge (budget)Day 3: Transfer from Murchison falls to Kibale forest After morning breakfast, transfer from Murchison falls to kibale forest national park with spectacular views of the rift valley, great Lake Albert, the Rwenzori ranges, the beautiful Lakes George and Edward, generally the western Albertine rift valley environment. Dinner and overnight at Crater safari LodgeDay 4: kibale to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park You will have an early and trasnfer to Bwindi impenetrabel forets national paerk with lunch enroute at Igongo cultural centre in Mbarara. You will reach in the evening having dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort (luxury)Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Tracking Take an early morning breakfast, head to the park office headquarters with packed lunch for an inevitable briefing ready to trek for the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forests. You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 3-5 hours. If you are still energetic, in the evening, head for a brief nature walk to the Batwa community. Also available are curio shops, drinking joints, a children’s school among others. You can try the other option being Munyanja river trail, where you can see the waterfalls and an array of bird life plus more primates. Return to Gorilla Resort (luxury)Day 6: Depart to Kampala

$350 Kid Friendly

1 Day Jinja and Source of the Nile Tour (AIRWAYS)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, Jinja, Eastern RegionA stop over to Source of the Nile Monument for a brief history of our tripDuration: 10 minutes

$526.66 Outdoor Activities

3 Days Mount Elgon Safari Hiking Safari

Day 1, Transfer to Sipi Falls in Mountain Elgon National ParkEarly in the morning after breakfast at your Hotel, You will be picked up by our experienced guide who will transfer you to Mbale town and then to Sipi falls in Mount Elgon National Park in Eastern Uganda. En-route you will pass by the sugar plantations in Lugazi, and make a stop over at Mabira forest.Here you will get a chance to see different tree species. You will have your lunch en-route and will reach Mbale town in the early afternoon. Go to the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices in Mbale town for registration and later transfer to Sipi Falls Rest Camp/Mount Elgon Cottages for relaxation while hearing the sounds of the falls, Dinner and overnight stay here on your Mount Elgon Safari.Day 2, Guided Nature Walk and bottom of the falls tourEarly morning at the lodge you will have your breakfast, after which you will head for a short guided nature walk from the Mountain Elgon Forest Exploration Centre. You will also visit the community villages of Sabiny people where you will get to know more about their culture and their day to day life. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will take a walk to the bottom of Sipi Falls where water hits the rocks. After watching and hearing the falls, you will visit the caves. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Sipi Falls Rest Camp or Mount Elgon Cottages.Day 3, Jinja tour and Return to KampalaEarly morning have breakfast at the Lodge, after which you leave for Jinja. Visit the famous Bujagali falls and see how white water rafting is done, later on visit the source of River Nile and get a chance to see where the mighty River Nile (Longest River in Africa) starts its journey all the way to Mediterranean Sea. Have lunch in Jinja town and after transfer to Kampala. En route also Visit the famous Sezibwa falls from the Sezibwa River which is believed to have been born by human beings. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala for an overnight. And that’s the end of this 3 Days Mount Elgon Safari.

$3950 Cultural & Theme Tours

Uganda Wildlife and Cultural Safari 19 Nights 20 Days

Day 1On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our representative will meet, greet and transfer you to your accommodation facility for the overnight. Day 2 - The Source of the river NileTransfer to the east of Uganda driving through Jinja, the second largest town and Industrial district of Uganda. It is characterized by the Asian architecture, the brewery industries and the colourful gardens. Visit the Source of the Nile on Lake Victoria and then proceed to the spectacular “Bujagali Falls” on the river Nile a few kilometres from the source. Optional: try the unforgettable emotion of white water rafting, bunji jumping or paragliding which is one of the main attractions in Jinja. Lunch at Bujagali, where local food is served. In the afternoon drive to Mbale for dinner and overnight.Day 3 The Sipi FallThe activities for this day start with the nature walk to the spectacular waterfalls on the river Sipi, which originates from Mount Elgon. The starting point is at Crow’s Nest, a camping and lodging site. You will see the caves, plantations of coffee, matooke and sugarcane plantations along the way. We ensure that you have packed lunch for the day. We shall also have time to discover the Bagisu cultural life the imbalu cultural experience, later we have Dinner and overnight. Day 4 Soroti Town Tour;Day 5: Karimajong cultureDay 6 and 7: Kidepo valley National park Day 8: The Murchison Falls National Park Day 9 - The boat cruise on the river Nile (optional) Day 10, Return to Kampala for departure or opt for an extension of your safari Optional extension  Day 10 - Fort Portal at the foothill of the Mountains of the Moon Day 11- The Semliki Hot Springs Day 12: Here you either return to kampala city depending on your schedule or proceed to Queen Elizabeth NP for more wildlife adventure and cultural encounters. Day 13 – Queen Elizabeth National Park (optional) Day 14 –Climbing lions of Ishasha. Day 15 – The wonderful Lake Bunyonyi- Day 16 - Departure Optional Extension: Day 17 - The Ssese Islands of Lake Victoria Day 18 - The Islands tour  Day 19 - Ecological Nature walk and Bugala Village tour. Day 20- Kampala City Tour

$6000 Cultural & Theme Tours

Uganda Safari Wildlife and Cultural Tour 18 Days 17 Nights Tour

Itinerary Day 1- On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our representative will meet, greet and  transfer you to your Hotel for the overnight.  Day 2 - The Source of the river Nile Transfer to Mbale, east of Uganda driving through Jinja , the second largest town and Industrial  district of Uganda. It is characterized by the Asian architecture, the brewery industries and the  colourful gardens. Visit the Source of the Nile on Lake Victoria and then proceed to the  spectacular “Bujagali Falls” on the river Nile a few kilometres from the source. Optional: try the  unforgettable emotion of white water rafting or bunji jumping, which is one of the main  attractions in Jinja. Lunch at Bujagali, where local food is served. In the afternoon drive to  Mbale for dinner and overnight.  Day 3 - The Sipi Fall The activities for this day start with the nature walk to the spectacular waterfalls on the river  Sipi, which originates from Mount Elgon. The starting point is at Crow’s Nest, a camping and  lodging site. You will see the caves, plantations of coffee, matooke and sugarcane plantations  along the way. We ensure that you have packed lunch for the day. Return to Jinja in the  afternoon. Dinner and overnight.  Day 4 - The rhinos of Ziwa sanctuaryDay 5 - The Murchison Falls National ParkDay 6 - The boat cruise on the river NileDay 7 - Fort Portal at the foothill of the Mountains of the MoonDay 8 - The Semliki Hot SpringsDay 9 – Queen Elizabeth National ParkDay 10 –The Kyambura Chimp TrekkingDay 11 –climbing lions of ishasha.Day 12 -The encounter with mountains gorillasDay 13 – The wonderful Lake BunyonyiDay 14 - Lake Mburo National ParkDay 15 - DepartureOptional Extension:Day 15 - The Ssese Islands of Lake VictoriaDay 16 - The Islands tourDay 17 - Ecological Nature walk and Bugala Village tour.Day 18 - Kampala City Tour