Tour Duration: 7 day(s)/6 night(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda - (Entebbe, Kampala, Kibale, Queen, Mburo)
Specialty Categories: Chimp tracking, Boat cruise, Wildlife viewing, Scenic viewing, game walk and cultural walks.
Season: January – December
Tour Customizable: Yes
The itinerary suggested below is perfect and we are convinced that you are going to end up absolutely satisfied with this customised safari with Nature Link Safaris field Guides/Drivers!
Day 1: Arrival - Entebbe -Kampala -
On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your guide from Nature Link Safaris who will then transfer you to Kampala for the over night at Serena Kampala Hotel, Sheraton Hotel, Emin Pasha Hotel ,Imperial (High end/luxurious accommodation), Hotel Africana, Cassia Lodge, Capitol Palace Hotel, Imperial Royale Hotel, Metropole Hotel Kampala, Protea Hotel, Grand Imperial, Speke Hotel,Humura Resort (Medium class accommodation) or Holiday Express Hotel, Namirembe Guest House, Makerere Guest House, Red Chilli Hideaway (Low budget/basic accommodation). Meal plan :( D)
Day 2: Kampala-Kibale
Today begins with breakfast and later head for Kibale Forest National Park, approximately 4 hours drive via Mubende. Kibale Forest is a large protected block of rainforest, which has the highest number of primates in Africa such as Chimpanzees, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed monkey and Red Colobus. Relax in the evening have dinner and over night at Ndali Lodge, Kibale Safari Lodge or Primate Lodge (High end/luxurious accommodation) Nature Lodges, Mountains of the Moon Hotel, Chimps Nest, Nyinabulitwa Resort (Medium class accommodation) Chimpanzee Guest House or Rwenzori View Guest House (Low budget/basic accommodation) a stunning location overlooking a dramatic Crater Lake and the fabled "Mountains of the Moon". Evening cultural visit around the crates is amazing. Meal plan :( B, L, D)
Day 3: Kibale/Queen Elizabeth Park
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 south wards into Queen Elizabeth National Park, sightseeing and game viewing enroute. Dinner and overnight at spectacular Mweya Lodge or Jacana Lodge, Katara Lodge, Hippo Hill camp, perched right on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Uganda great Lakes and Maramagambo forest respectively. (High end/luxurious accommodation) or Simba Safari Camp, Mweya Hostel (Low budget/basic accommodation). Meal plan :(B, L, D)
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth Park
Have a 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 rarer animals like giant forest hog. There are 638 recorded bird species in the park! After lunch, enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lakes Edward and George, for large numbers of buffalo, crocodile and hippo. Dinner and overnight at spectacular Mweya Lodge or Jacana Lodge, Katara Lodge, Hippo Hill camp, perched right on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Uganda great Lakes and Maramagambo forest respectively. (High end/luxurious accommodation) or Simba Safari Camp, Mweya Hostel (Low budget/basic accommodation). Meal plan :( B, L, D)
Day 5: Queen-Mburo
Today's drive is through what is probably East Africa’s most spectacular scenery, the savanna grassland which reaches the Kyambura Gorge. All should carry torches. The afternoon lunch is spent at Agip Motel Mbarara. Drive to Mburo Park with evening game drive around the park tracks. Dinner and over night at Mihingo Lodge (High end/luxurious accommodation), or Mantana Tented Camp, Arcadia Cottages (Medium class accommodation) or at the Rwonyo Rest Camp Bandas, Mburo Tents (Low budget/basic accommodation).
DAY 6: Mburo
After breakfast make an early morning game walk in the park which is an is an extension of the Tanzanian Plains with big herds of Zebra, Impala, Eland , Warthogs ,buffalo and other savannah species. For birders, this is one of the best place to find African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike, etc. Dinner and over night at Mihingo Lodge (High end/luxurious accommodation), or Mantana Tented Camp, Arcadia Cottages (Medium class accommodation) or at the Rwonyo Rest Camp Bandas, Mburo Tents (Low budget/basic accommodation).
DAY 7: Mburo- Entebbe/Depart
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute and stop over at Equator Uganda before your evening departures home or to the next destination. End of services.
The safari package to include:
-Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle
-Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
-One chimp permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance
-Primate walk in Kibale
-Services on an English speaking Driver/guide.
-Game drives and game walks
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Air fares, visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, personal insurance, tobacco and any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above.
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