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$700 Kid Friendly

2 Days Lake Mburo Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

ItineraryDay 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National ParkStop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionYou will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala for your 2 days Lake Mburo safari and our tour guide will transfer you to western Uganda in Lake Mburo National Park. En route to the Park, you will have a stop over at Mpambire drum village and at the Equator at Kayabwe where water experiments will be done to prove to you that you are in both atmospheres (Southern and Northern Hemisphere).Proceed and have a lunch stopover in Masaka town and then later drive towards the Park. Upon entering the park through Nshara Gate, a game drive enroute will be a rewarding activity which will enable you to encounter many of the Parks’ flora and fauna with most wildlife grazing side by side with the Ankole domestic Cattle.You will then go for a 2 hours boat ride on Lake Mburo in the evening which will get you quite close to Crocodiles and Hippos. Dinner and overnight stay at Mihingo Lodge/Mantana luxury tented for Luxury or Arcadia cottages for mid range or Rwonyo campsite for Budget.Duration: 2 daysMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Eagle nestDay 2: Game drive and transfer back to KampalaStop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionEarly morning, you will go for game drive and search for early risers and all other animals that you missed out in the previous game drive. Return to the Lodge for refreshments, Lunch and in the after noon, transfer back to Kampala with Lunch en-route. You will reach Entebbe or Kampala in the evening in time for dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel.This 2 days Lake Mburo safari package is very affordable and best suited for individuals and families looking for a weekend gateway! Duration: 2 daysMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$1418 Cultural & Theme Tours

Uganda Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Safari

On your three days gorilla Tracking tour in Bwindi impenetrable National Park you will have a chance to view the Gorillas from a close range observing adults feeding, groaning and resting as the youngsters play and move backward and forward in a pleasantly comical demonstration. You shouldn't miss this gorgeous experience while in Uganda. Your gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi will begin with a drive from Kampala the capital of Uganda, you visit the equator along the Masaka - Mbarara highway before heading to Kanungu the location of Impenetrable Bwindi Forest home to the mountain Gorillas. On safari you will have an English speaking guide, a gorilla trekking permit, park entrance fees, a 4WD wheel drive vehicle and 2 nights full board accommodation. Air tickets to and from the destination and visa fees, alcoholic drinks & beverages and all expenses of a personal nature are exclusive of the safari package.

$1850 Kid Friendly

4 Day Gorilla Tracking and Virunga Hike Experience

ItineraryDay 1: Transfer from Entebbe To KisoroStop At: Experience Kigezi, Kisoro, Western RegionToday you will be picked by our guide from your accommodation in Entebbe at 7:00 am and start your journey to Kisoro, a journey that crosses the equator line. Kisoro is a small town located in the south western Uganda known as a home of many tribes of people from Rwanda and Congo and surrounding the national parks mostly famous for the rare mountain gorillas. The drive to the Kisoro is incredibly scenic, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterize so much of south western Uganda. You will have enroute lunch and the journey takes 8-10 hours.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Mutanda Lake ResortDay 2: Gorilla Tracking in Mghahinga Gorilla National ParkStop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro, Western RegionToday you go to track the rare mountain gorillas. After a briefing from your ranger guide, begin tracking the mountain gorillas through the ancient Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which can take a couple of hours or a whole day depending on the location of the apes. Keep an eye out for forest species such as buffaloes, elephants, black fronted duikers and bush bucks. It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young. Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the bambo forest and discover their gorgeous natural habitat and the many species they share it with. After a well-earned trip to the gorillas, you will drive back to your lodge for an overnight. You can rest your tired legs and restorative massage, offered from the gorilla tracking experience!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Mutanda Lake ResortDay 3: Virunga hike and Transfer to Lake BunyonyiStop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionToday after breakfast you prepare for your hike to the foothills of the virunga Volcanoes through bamboo forest that gives you the chance to spot forest birds, swamps, wild vegetation and the beautiful views of surrounding lakes and agricultural villages. Mgahinga is part of a larger ecosystem which includes two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo sitting high in the clounds, at the altitude of between 2,227m and 4127m. It was formed to protect the rare Mountain gorillas that inhabit its dense forests and it’s a habitant for the rare golden monkey. The park temperatures are cool owing to the mountainous nature with a home of 300 gorillas located in Virunga massif and the culture or traditional healing practices for local people covers the north slopes of the three northern Virunga Volcanoes (Muhavura, Gahinga & Sabinyo). You will drive to Lake Bunyonyi a place known as small birds after the hike for an overnight. The journey to Lake Bunyonyi takes 2-3 hours.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland ResortDay 4: Drive back to EntebbeStop At: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionAfter breakfast, drive (8-10 hours drive) back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch en-route and the equator if you happened to miss it on your first day of your trip. At this point, there are two cement circles marking the equator line and it is worth stopping if you are traveling to Masaka or Kampala for a photo moment. Also watch a demonstration by local entrepreneur on how water swirls in opposite directions in the northern & southern hemispheres at the equator line. Another reason that makes the equator worthwhile stop are the great shopping bargains. The point has got several craft shops and art galleries run by individuals and organizations. These craft stalls sell souvenirs and handmade products while some with marks talking about the Equator. It will not be inconveniencing if you bought a T-shirt with words ‘I crossed the Uganda Equator’ Continue with your journey, the driver will drop you at your accommodation either in Kampala or Entebbe as you may wish.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1950 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4days MOUNTAIN GORILLA TREKKING BWINDI

ItineraryDay 1: Airport pick up AND TRANSFER TO BWINDIStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionDay one; After an early breakfast, our guide will pick you from Kampalaor Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Masaka , Mbarara town and. You will get lunch from Mbarara town. After lunch continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for nature walk and overnight stay full board and overnight stay in Bwindi. (Dinner, bed and breakfast).Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: lunch and dinner,all meals inclusive in the price • Lunch: included in the priceAccommodation included: mid range accommodation type selected to be used in this tourDay 2: gorilla tracking dayStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionDay Two; After early served breakfast, our guide will transfer you with packed food to Bwindi headquarters for briefing to a memoralable experience activity for gorilla tracking; UWA staff will be the one to guide you for gorilla tracking. After a successful gorilla tracking activity, you will receive a certificate and then you will return back to the lodge for Batwa entertainment overnight stay full board. (Dinner, bed and breakfast). Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: INCLUDED IN THE PRICE • Dinner: DINNER INCLUDED IN THE PRICE • Breakfast: INCLUDED ON THE PRICE THIS DAYAccommodation included: MID RANGE type of accommodation selected and included in the price Day 3: TRANSFER TO LAKE BUNYONYI KABALEStop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionLEAVE BWINDI FOR lake Bunyonyi,for a rewarding boat ride or canoeing,sun ,hiking,community visit.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Transfer to kampala or EntebbeStop At: Kampala Fair, Kampala, Central RegionAfter early morning breakfast,transfer to kampala or EntebbeDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$2000 Kid Friendly

3DAYS MOUNTAIN GORILLA TREKKING IN THE HIGHLANDS

ItineraryDay 1: pickup and transfer to bwindiStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionDay one; After an early breakfast, mutanda gorilla tours guide will pick you from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Masaka , Mbarara town and. You will get lunch from Mbarara town. After lunch continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for nature walk and overnight stay full board and overnight stay in Bwindi. (Dinner, bed and breakfast)Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: mid rangeDay 2: bwindi,trakking dayStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionDay Two; After early served breakfast, our guide will transfer you with packed food to Bwindi headquarters for briefing to a memoralable experience activity for gorilla tracking; UWA staff will be the one to guide you for gorilla tracking. After a successful gorilla tracking activity, you will receive a certificate and then you will return back to the lodge for Batwa entertainment overnight stay full board. (Dinner, bed and breakfast). Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: mi rangeDay 3: Transfer to kampala,entebbeStop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionDay Three; Early morning after breakfast, transfer back to Kampala,take ashort look at lake Bunyonyi for photography and you will get lunch in Mbarara on the way. Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: no accommodation

$1035 Kid Friendly

3 days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forestPass By: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionThis Gorilla Safari begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe, Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or residence. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Lunch break is made at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Kabale and proceed to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the parkMeals included: • Dinner: Depending on your time of arrival, we organize additional meals at your accommodation facility.Accommodation included: Bumyonyi overland campDay 2: Gorilla Safari in Bwindi.Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionBegin the day with breakfast ready for Gorilla Trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation included: Bunyonyi overland Camp Day 3: Bwindi back to Kampala / Entebbe AirportStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionToday marks the end of your 3 day Gorilla Safari. We will journey back to Kampala then proceed to Entebbe airport, with lunch en-route and stop over at the Equator on masaka road, before your evening departure, back home.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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