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    $3544 p/p in USD
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Exclusive Uganda Safaris

  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

This safari will offer you the best experience in Uganda as it covers all the four major national parks. You will start your journey with Murchison Falls National Park including a visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and the magnificent Murchison waterfall. Continue to the home of chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park; Queen Elizabeth National Park for the rare tree climbing lions and the Kazinga Channel; and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where the endangered species of mountain gorillas live.

Elephant 1
Lion 4
Uagnda Gorilla
Gorilla And Baby Uganda
Lions 3

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Chimpanzee Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Antelope, Red-tailed Monkey, L'Hoest Monkey, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile, Bush Buck, Oribi, Rhino, Giraffe, Waterbuck, Warthog, Big Five, Olive Baboon
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Trekking, Boat Cruise, Nature Walk, Village Visit, Birding, Cultural Experience, UNESCO Site
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Light Aircraft
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Entebbe
  • Minimum age:
    15 years

Price Per Person - USD

4x4 Mini Van

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 4944 Year round 1 From USD $ 479
USD 3544 Year round 2 From USD $ 479
USD 3237 Year round 3 From USD $ 479
USD 3084 Year round 4 From USD $ 479
USD 2999 Year round 5 From USD $ 479
USD 2943 Year round 6 From USD $ 479

Price Per Person - USD

4x4 Land Cruiser

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 5101 Year round 1 From USD $ 479
USD 3623 Year round 2 From USD $ 479
USD 3290 Year round 3 From USD $ 479
USD 3123 Year round 4 From USD $ 479
USD 3031 Year round 5 From USD $ 479
USD 2969 Year round 6 From USD $ 479

What's Included

  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle with open roof
  • One way flight from Kihihi to Entebbe on the last day
  • Visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Game drives
  • Community walk in Bwindi
  • Boat cruise in Murchison Falls & on Kazinga Channel
  • 1 x Gorilla permit at USD700 (until 31st Dec 2022)
  • 1 x Chimp permit at USD200 (until 31st Dec 2022)
  • All park entrance fees

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Visa fees to Uganda (should be applied for online)
  • All premium drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Covid tests in Uganda
  • Personal items (e.g laundry)
  • Insurance

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Exclusive Uganda Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Exclusive Uganda Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport. Pick up by your driver guide and transfer to your hotel. On arrival you will be briefed about your 9 days safari and in case you have any questions, please feel free to ask the guide. Overnight at Boma Guest House. Bed and Breakfast.

  • Optional upgrade to Hotel No. 5/Protea Hotel Entebbe
  • Optional downgrade to Papyrus Guest House/Airport Guest House/Via Via Guest House

Morning breakfast at the  hotel. Pick up by your driver guide and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. En route stop over at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking and lunch. Afterwards continue with your journey to Murchison Falls. Visit the top of the falls and later transfer to your lodge. Overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge. Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Nile Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge/Baker’s Lodge
  • Optional downgrade to Red Chilli Rest Camp/Fort Murchison

Early morning rise before breakfast and set out for the game drive. Murchison Falls National Park is home to the Big 5 animals of Uganda with the exception of the rhinos which can be seen en route to the park. On this game drive look out for animals like the elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, giraffe as well as several antelopes and bird species. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and later in the afternoon, enjoy a 3-hour boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. Expect to see a lot of hippos and elephants along the river banks. One of the highlights of the boat ride is getting up close to the Falls itself, which gives you a glimpse and feel of the power and beauty that is witnessed when the waters of the world’s longest river is forced through a 7-meter gap before dropping 40 meters as is continues its journey to the Mediterranean Sea. You can opt to disembark on your boat and hike to the top of the falls where your guide will be ready with the car waiting for you or you can cruise back to the pier and then transfer to your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Pakuba Safari Lodge. Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Nile Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge/Baker’s Lodge
  • Optional fowngrade to Red Chilli Rest Camp/Fort Murchison

Morning breakfast then drive to Kibale Forest National Park. Today’s journey will involve trans-versing through the magnificent Albertine Escarpments and enjoying the views of the cool countryside. Lunch stop over en route and continue with your journey to Kibale Forest National Park arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Turaco Tree Tops. Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Crater Safari Lodge/Ndali Lodge/Kyaninga Lodge/Primates Lodge
  • Optional downgrade to Kibale Guest Cottages/Chimpanzee Guest House/Kibale Forest Camp

Today after breakfast, you will transfer to the Uganda Wildlife Authority Head Quarters at Kanyanchu Gate for a short briefing about your chimpanzee trek. After this, you will set off and enter the forest with a group of rangers and trackers to locate where the chimps were last seen the previous night. Upon locating the chimps, you will spend one hour with them as you watch them play with in their families. During the trek, you will also get to see the different birds, animals and plant species within the forest. After the trek, return to your lodge for lunch and later continue with your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the afternoon. Overnight at Elephant Hab Lodge. Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Katara Lodge/Kyambura Gorge Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Optional downgrade to Baboon Safari Resort/Pumba Safari Cottages/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Queen Elizabeth National Park is the oldest and the most visited national park in Uganda. An early morning game drive after breakfast will be carried out in the Kasenyi Plains which are in the north-east section of the park, west of Lake George. During the game drive look out for animals such as lions, buffalos, antelopes, elephants, warthogs, waterbucks, baboons and if you are lucky leopards. Afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel.  This boat cruise starts at the Mweya Peninsula and lasts about 3 hrs. The Kazinga channel is a 32-kilometre-long channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George. Its is believed to have the world’s largest concentration of hippos. Other water loving animals seen are the Nile crocodiles, thirsty buffalos and elephants along the river banks drinking and a lot of bird species such as African fish eagles, kingfishers, herons, storks and skimmers. Dinner and overnight at Elephant Hab Lodge. Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Katara Lodge/Kyambura Gorge Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Optional downgrade to Baboon Safari Resort/Pumba Safari Cottages/Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Morning breakfast then depart for Bwindi National Park with an en route stopover in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for the rare tree climbing lions. Have a short game drive in Ishasha and search for different animals missed out on the previous game drives. Lunch and continue with your journey to Bwindi arriving in the afternoon. Set out for a community walk with in Buhoma including a visit to Ride 4 A Woman, Buhoma hospital and Batwa cultural experience. Overnight at your Lodge in Bwindi. (Mahogany Springs Lodge/Bakiga Lodge). Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Bwindi Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

The long wait is finally over and your gorilla trekking experience day is here. After a full breakfast at your lodge, you will transfer to the park offices for briefing including all the information about how to behave when you are with the gorillas and how long it might take. Gorilla trekking is the highlight of each visit to Uganda and still stands as one of the most memorable primate experiences in Africa. The UWA Ranger guides will lead you into the impenetrable forest pushing through the undergrowth to track the Bwindi gorillas. This gorilla walk can take up to 6 hours and a reasonable degree of fitness and a sturdy pair of walking shoes are a must have for all trekkers. You are highly recommended to hire a porter to help on carry your back pack and also give you support whenever it’s needed during hiking. Take a rain jacket, water and snacks along with you, but be sure to leave nothing behind in the forest. After the trek, return to your lodge in the afternoon or evening for relaxation. Overnight at your lodge in Bwindi. (Mahogany Springs Lodge/Bakiga Lodge). Full Board.

  • Optional upgrade to Bwindi Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Kihihi for your flight back to Entebbe. The drive from your lodge to the airstrip shouldn’t take more than one and a half hours. Upon arrival, connect with your onward flight to your next destination.

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