Welcome to Kasese

Nearby Kilembe, 12km away in the foothills of the Rwenzoris, is an interesting town to walk through with old mining equipment and company housing.

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Kasese activities

$2380 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5 Days gorilla and kibale chimp tracking safari

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief tour of the city of Kampala,overnight at Forest Cottages Day 2: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (490 Kms) We start our trip after an early breakfast and set off from Kampala, travel westwards to Bwindi for approximately 9-10 hours. You will have a brief stop at the Equator for an opportunity for you to stand in two hemispheres at the same time and take some photographs. You will continue the journey through the beautiful verdant rolling hills characteristic of this part of the country. You will have a lunch break in Mbarara town and then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park arriving late in the afternoon hours. overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp Day 3: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Kasese town The 3rd day of the Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari sets off after an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the guides before you begin the search in the thick Bwindi forest for the gorillas. Bwindi is renowned for its impressive mountain gorillas, You will then travel to Kasese town where you will spend the night at Sandton Hotel Kasese. Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and Bigodi swamp walkAfter breakfast, head to Kibale arriving in the early afternoon. On the Drive to Kibale you will be able to enjoy an impressive sight of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon” which you will clearly see on the road to Fort Portal. You will have lunch in Fort Portal after which you will head to the Kibale to visit the unique Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site where you will see uncommon plants and rare bird species such as the Great Blue Turacco, Dinner and overnight will be at Kibale Forest Camp. Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and travel to KampalaAfter breakfast, head to Kibale Forest to view the primates. The activity begins at 8.00am with a briefing of the rule for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest. The exercise takes half a day and along the way you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus and the Blue tailed and the Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the braches of this thick forest. Your guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across,You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will set off for Kampala arriving late in the afternoon.

$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. 

Kasese in detail