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$1875 Private & Custom Tours

Gorilla trekking - 3 days

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable ForestTransfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkMeet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning, be prepared for a long day in the car. Make a stop at the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemisphere. Continue on to the town of Mbarara for lunch before the final part of the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Overnight: Gorilla Mist CampDuration: 1 dayStop At: Lake BunyonyiDay 1-Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkMeet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning, be prepared for a long day in the car. Make a stop at the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemisphere. Continue on to the town of Mbarara for lunch before the final part of the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Overnight: Gorilla safari lodgeDay 2 - Gorilla trekking dayYour guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Airport Transfer EntebbeDay 3- Transfer to KampalaAfter breakfast you start the journey back to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch in Mbarara or Masaka depending on time. You have now reached the end of your Gorilla trekking trip and your guide drops you in Kampala/Entebbe Duration: 8 hours

$2063 Private & Custom Tours

Gorillas and Chimps safari 5 days

Day 1 - Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National ParkMeet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning for the start of your Gorillas & Chimps safari. Make a stop at the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemisphere. Continue on to the town of Mbarara for lunch before the final part of the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a relaxed evening enjoyig the view from the lodge.Overnight Pumba Safari Cottages Day 2 - Chimps trekking in Kalinzu forest and boat-cruise  I the morning your guide takes you to Kalinzu forest for you chimps treking experience. You have a walk in beautiful jungle and a meeting with the chimps ahead of you. When you get back from the trek your guide takes you to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon it is time for the boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride lets you look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and birds by the shores.Overnight Pumba Safari Cottages Day 3- Tree-climbing lions and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Set off for the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park after breakfast. Ishasha is known for tree-climbing lions and the game-drive here lets you look for them as well as see topis and buffaloes. After the game-drive you continue the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, the home of the mountain gorillas. Overnight  Gorilla Mist Camp Day 4 - Gorilla trekking dayYour guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi. Overnight Bushara Island camp Day 5 - Transfer to KampalaAfter breakfast you start the journey back to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch in Mbarara or Masaka depending on time. You have now reached the end of your Gorilla & Chimps safari and your guide drops you in Kampala/Entebbe.  

$2090 Private & Custom Tours

Safari and Lake Bunyonyi 7 days

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Queen Elizabeth National ParkDay 1Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National ParkBe picked up early by your guide in Kampala/Entebbe and start off towards Queen Elizabeth national park. Along the way you will make a stop at the equator for the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern and northern hemisphere. Continuing on you will have lunch either in the town of Mbarara or at the lodge depending on the time. Enjoy the views from the lodge and relax in the evening. Overnight Elephant Hab safari lodgeDuration: 1 dayStop At: Queen Elizabeth National ParkDay 2- Game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National ParkWake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. After lunch your guide takes you to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight were you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel. Overnight Elephant Hab safari lodgeDuration: 1 dayStop At: Lake BunyonyiDay 3 Transfer to Lake BunyonyiHave a relaxed breakfast enjoying the view from the lodge before starting off towards Lake Bunyonyi. The drive takes you through a changing landscape and you will have a lot to look at. Arrive at Lake Bunyonyi in the afternoon and be taken out to Bunyonyi Island by boat. Take in the peaceful surroundings and settle in on the island. Overnight: Bunyonyi Eco resortDuration: 1 dayStop At: Lake BunyonyiDay 4 Relax by Lake BunyonyiHave a free day by Lake Bunyonyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book. Overnight: Bunyonyi view resort- Budget Overnight: Bunyonyi echo resortDuration: 1 dayStop At: Lake Mburo National ParkDay 5 Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue to the lodge in Lake Mburo national park. Overnight: Rwakobo RockDuration: 1 dayStop At: Lake Mburo National ParkDay 6 Safari-walk and game-driveStart the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and relax a bit before lunch. After lunch in the afternoon it is time for your game-drive in the park, here you can see impalas and zebras. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda’s national parks for this safari. Overnight: Rwakobo RockDuration: 1 dayStop At: Airport Transfer EntebbeDay 7 Transfer to KampalaHave a relaxed breakfast and then start the journey to Kampala. Make a stop along the way for lunch in Masaka or at the Equator depending on time. After the last part of the drive you arrive in Kampala in the afternoon and your guide drops you in Kampala or Entebbe depending on your flight arrangements. Duration: 4 hours

$763 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Tour

Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National park Your guide will pick you up and drive through Kampala City either through Fort portal, Southwest of Uganda or via Masaka, then Mbarara through Bushenyi where you will get a chance to see long horned cattle's of Banyankole, a landrace breed of cattle distinguished by its horns that can reach up to 8ft from tip to tip. Upon arrival and check in at the booked accommodation, you can take a quick nap before our first game drive in the evening to kick off your safari holiday. (Mid-range lodge) Day 2: Game Drive & Boat Safari We set out for an early morning game drive to Kyambura Gorge with the option to do a walking safari. Kyambura, which means the “Valley of Apes” is situated in the far-east corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This boasts of breathtaking landscapes and home to an abundant wildlife from primates to wild animals, and birds. During the walk, you are likely to see chimpanzees and other monkeys, hippos, elephants, lions, and birds among many others. At sunrise, chances of seeing lions, hyenas and leopards are high.After lunch, we proceed to Mweya peninsula for a boat trip through the Kazinga Channel. Here you will see wildlife along the banks of the channel including buffalo, elephants, birds, and hippos. (Mid-range lodge) Day 3: Travel back to Kampala After breakfast, we head back to Kampala or Kigali depending on your next destination. Along the way, there will be a stopover at the equator in Masaka for lunch.Optional:On your last safari day, we give you the option to wake up early, have your breakfast, and embark on a forest walk within Maramagambo for about 2 hours. Afterwards, we head back to Kampala or Kigali. (No accommodation)

$360 Shows, Concerts & Sports

3 Days 2 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Equator, Mbarara and Bunyaruguru crater lakesAt 7:00am, our driver shall pick you from your Hotel/Residence, board the vehicle and drive westwards to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Masaka- Mbarara highway, stopping at the equator for pictures and Mbarara town for Lunch at Cafe Havanna.You shall then proceed to Queen Elizabeth via Ishaka and Kyamuhunga. You will branch off the road in Bunyaruguru to visit the twin crater lakes for about 30 minutes.After you will head to your Lodge for  Dinner and overnight stay Day 2:  Game Drive and the Kazinga Channel boat cruise You will wake up at 5:30 and have breakfast at 6:00am, you will be transferred to Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for a morning game drive. During the game drive, you will drive via the various channel tracks in search of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, antelopes and several bird life. You shall also have a view of the salt mining lakes within Queen Elizabeth as you relax and stretch.You will then be transferred to your Lodge for your Lunch. In the afternoon you will go on a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will spot various bird life and wild life. You will later return to the lodge for the evening relaxation, dinner and an overnight.Day 3: Kasese-Fort portal (Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru, Toro Kingdom palace),Lunch-Proceed to KampalaYour third day begins with an early morning breakfast at 6:00am after which you shall be driven to Kasese then proceed to Fort Portal where you shall visit the stalactites and stalagmites commonly referred to as Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru and Toro Kingdom Palace. We shall have lunch in Fort portal and then proceed on your journey to Kampala. The driver will drop you at your hotel/Residence or the Airport if your Return Flight falls on this day. 

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