12 DAY AFRICA JUNGLE SAFARI. TOUR CODE: NLS UG 012
This 12 day Uganda Jungle safari takes you to the very best Uganda’s safari destinations can offer. This Jungle Tour is available on both group and private basis. see map of this journey.
The major highlights of this Tour includes: Nature walks,Rafting,Mt Hiking,Birding,Cultural tours, sight seeing, boat cruising, Wildlife viewing, Chimp tracking and gorilla tracking.
The accommodation type in these areas can be High end/luxurious accommodation, Mid range accommodating or Low budget/basic accommodation with Meal provided: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. This gives guest opportunity to select the suitable type of accommodation preferred based on individual budgets.
DAY 1 ENTEBBE - Jinja We shall personally meet you upon your arrival at Entebbe airport, and transferred to the New the Mabira Forest Lodge/Jinja Nile Guest House in Jinja for overnight. For clients arriving early, excursion of the source of River Nile and famous Bujagali falls is possible. Lunch break at Jinja Nile Resort Meal plan: Dinner.
DAY 2 JINJA -MBALE: After breakfast, embark on White Water Rafting along River Nile. We then proceed to Mbale via Tiriny on a good tarmac road evening excursion of Sippi falls. Overnight at Mbale Resort or Sippi River Lodge or Lacam Lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 3 MBALE - SOROTI
Begin the day with a hike of Mt Elgon. The one day activity presents an exciting setting for extended hikes, interesting and unique flora and fauna, magnificent water falls, enormous caves, scenic peaks gorges and hot springs. In the afternoon drive to Soroti town for overnight at Soroti Hotel/Eneku Village set in a marvelous beautiful soil of Teso Land. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
(* A stop over is made at Nyero Rock paintings near Kumi town on the way to Soroti for excursion the famous earliest rock paintings in Africa which date back to stone age period)
An early breakfast ready for a drive to Lira region to look for the Fox weaverbird. After lunch, drive to Murchison via Lira. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chili. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 5 MURCHISON
An early breakfast ready for a game drive along Nile Delta to spot huge populations of elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, waterbuck, and a variety of antelopes. Drive to Pakwach town as well and see one of the oldest bridges in the country. After lunch, a boat trip to the foot of Murchison Falls is extraordinary where you will see the Nile from the bottom angle. Crocodiles, hippos, waterbucks and water birds can be seen around. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge/ Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chili . Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 6 MURCHISON-KIBALE: An early start by road for Kibale National Park via Albertine escarpment. Visit the top of Murchison falls before you embark on a drive along the rift valley scenery and section of lake Albert through out the journey on a good murrum road. The distance is long taking about 8-9 hours. Overnight at Ndali Lodge/Nyinabulitwa Resort/Chimps Nest/Rwenzori view guest House. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 7 KIBALE-SEMLIKI: Early morning trek for chimpanzees. Kibale is the best reserve in Africa to view chimps, a thick jungle with a towering canopy. In the afternoon, drive to the Congo border right under the Rwenzori Mountains, into the Semuliki National Park jungles. The new Semuliki National Park is lowland, dense forest, with exotic primates, hundreds of bird species and good mammals as well. Its location on the shore of Lake Albert provides excellent shoreline game viewing. Meals and accommodations at the luxurious Semuliki Safari Lodge/Semliki Bandas. Few tourists get into this incredibly beautiful area! Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 8: SEMULIKI/QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK: This morning drive south into Queen Elizabeth National Park, sightseeing and game viewing enroute. Dinner and overnight at spectacular Mweya Lodge /Jacana Lodge/Katara Lodge/Kyambura Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/Mweya Hostel perched right on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Ugandan Great Lakes. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 9: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK: Dawn game drive in Uganda 's best park, where all the big game can be seen in abundance. Famous for elephant and kob, expect to see some rare animals like giant forest hog. There are 638 recorded bird species in the park! After lunch, enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes Albert and George, for large numbers of buffalo and hippo. Meals and overnight at Mweya Lodge /Jacana Lodge/Katara Lodge/Kyambura Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/Mweya Hostel .Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 10: QUEEN- ISHASHA-BWINDI: Morning game drive to spot rare Africa climbing lions and other game. Continue on to Bwindi via Ishasha road. This route is famous for the rare tree-climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp/Ruhija Lodge/ Bwindi Resort/Engagi Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 11: BWINDI-LAKE BUNYONYI: Early morning entries into gorilla sanctuary after a briefing from park authorities. Carry along with you rain jacket, jungle boots, enough drinking water and snacks. Return to your camp for lunch. Drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by many tourists as the 'Switzerland of Africa'. The scenery of winding road, hills and valleys, terraced landscape and friendly African people will amaze you. Relaxing the whole afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Heritage Lodge/Arcadia Cottages/Bunyonyi overland Camp. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY12: LAKE BUNYONYI-ENTEBBE: The day begins with a boat trip for sight seeing and birding along Lake Bunyonyi. Feel the wonders of nature as you will see big terraced hills, big valleys, big everything including people and forests! After lunch, from Mbarara, drive to Kampala . A stop over for photography is a must at equator crossing! Onward transfer to Entebbe Airport. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of services.
The safari package to include:
1. Transportation by 4wd fuelled vehicle.
2. Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
3. Boat trips
4. Nature walk
5. One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance
6. Park fees
7. Primate walk in Kibale
8. Ferry crossing
9. Services of English speaking driver/guide
11.Ranger guide fees
The price excludes:
2. Extra activities not mentioned
5. Mineral water.
7. Tips to local guides
8. Air tickets
9. Porter fees in Bwindi.
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Airfare, visa drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, tobacco, personal insurance etc
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