NATIONAL PARKS SAFARIS UGANDA

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UGANDA SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]

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Uganda National Parks Safari Program

 

Day 1 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Arrival and transfer to your hotel

  1. Arrival at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Kampala.

  2. Depending on your arrival flight, time permitting, visit the Kasubi tombs; and

  3. Uganda museum;

  4. Dinner;

  5. Spend the night in a your hotel in Kampala to rest up for your Uganda National Parks Safari.

 

Day 2 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

  1. Breakfast;

  2. Rhinos have been hunted to extinction in the 1980s, but now in a joint effort between the government and the Rhino association, Uganda is breeding Rhinos in a private 7000 ha reserve, to be released elsewhere in Uganda in the future. You will be able to see the rhinos in their natural setting;

  3. lunch;

  4. In the late afternoon arrival at Murchison National Park so called after the Murchison Waterfall. Visit the magnificent waterfalls at the top, where the river Nile is being forced into a seven meter gap;

  5. Dinner;

  6. Spend the night in a lodge in the park.

 

Day 3 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park

  1. Breakfast;

  2. Game viewing with opportunities to take photographs of elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, giraffes, Uganda kobs, lions, etc. and, if you are lucky, some leopards, as well as a great variety of bird species.

  3. Lunch at the lodge;

  4. In the afternoon a boat ride on the Nile to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. This is an opportunity to see hippos, crocodiles along the riverbanks and many water birds;

  5. Dinner;

  6. Spend the night in the park.

 

Day 4 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Kibale National Park

  1. Breakfast;

  2. Head for Kibale National Park. En route we pass through lovely traditional villages, while driving through stunning landscape;

  3. Lunch en route;

  4. Arrival in Kibale National Park by late afternoon;

  5. Dinner;

  6. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 5 Safaris & Tours in Uganda:  Kibale National Park

  1. Breakfast

  2. Chimpanzee tracking with a park ranger. You may also see red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white Columbus monkeys and many other primates in the Kibale Forest.

  3. Lunch;

  4. Visit Bigodi Village and Bigodi Swamp which is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates depending on the availability of time.

  5. Dinner;

  6. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 6 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park

  1. Breakfast;

  2. Ride to Queen Elizabeth National park where you can visit a crater lake;

  3. lunch;

  4. Boat ride on the Kazinga Channel;

  5. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 7 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park 2

  1. Breakfast;

  2. Game viewing to look out for kobs, lions, elephants, hyenas , buffalos, warthogs, etc.;

  3. lunch;

  4. Southern part of the Queen Elizabeth National park in Ishasha in a search for the tree climbing lions;

  5. Dinner;

  6. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 8 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable National park

  1. breakfast

  2. Brief game viewing;

  3. Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National park;

  4. Lunch

  5. dinner

  6. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 9 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi National park 2

  1. Breakfast

  2. Briefing by the wardens of Bwindi National Park;

  3. The highlight of your Uganda National Parks Safari & tour - meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Enjoy the fullness of the Impenetrable forest which is filled with life.  This great experience takes anything from a few up to about 6hours to find and spend time with the gorillas. Depending on the hour that the gorillas are found, you will have a lunch box or lunch at the lodge;

  4. Dinner;

  5. Spend the night in the lodge in the park.

 

Day 10 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Mburo National Park

  1. Breakfast

  2. Ride to Mburo National Park

  3. Canoe ride with lunch box on the way;

  4. Igongo Cultural Centre;

  5. Dinner and spend the in nearby hotel.

 

Day 11 Safaris & Tours in Uganda: Mburo National park + return 3

  1. Early morning birding excursion by canoe;

  2. breakfast;

  3. Return to Kampala;

  4. Lunch at the equator with an opportunity to shop for Uganda crafts

  5. Return to airport or hotel in Kampala, which ends the national parks tour.

 

Price Safaris & Tours Uganda National Parks: US$2,950

What you get for the price:

  • Ground transportation by 4X4 Safari vehicle;

  • Air port transfers;

  • $1280 per person in national parks fees, including $600 pp for the Gorilla tracking, $150 for the Chimpanzee tracking and $40 pp per day per park, all of which are compulsory fees to the Uganda National Parks Service!

  • All entry fees into the national parks ($40 per person per park we pay to the Uganda National Park Service);

  • Boat fairs;

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner;

  • Hotels based on 2 person occupancy per room. Single occupancy at an extra charge;

  • Outstanding English speaking Driver/Guide who really knows his birds and mammals.

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Uganda National Parks Map.

Uganda National Parks Safari Route

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Black and White Colobus Monkey is one of 13 primates of the park.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Black and White Casqued Hornbill Flying.

Black and White Colobus Monkey is one of 13 primates of the park.

Black and White Casqued Hornbill Flying.     

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Mountain Gorilla silverback male.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Mountain gorillas in the camp.

Mountain Gorilla silverback male.

Mountain Gorillas in the camp.     

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Reflecting Chimp.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Chimp investigating visitors.

Murchison Falls as the water squeezes through an 8m gap. Chimpanzee reflecting about the importance of visitors in the park for his well-being. 

Murchison and Uhuru Falls. Chimpanzee investigating a group of visitors on a Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park.

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Warthog grazing.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Panther in Kibale National Park

Warthog grazing. 

Panther in the forest of Kibale National Park.

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: African Elephant Kazinga Channel.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Hippos are common in the wetlands of the park.

African Elephant after a swim.

Hippo yawning.

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: From the top.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Falls from a distance.

Murchison Falls as the water squeezes through an 8m gap. 

Murchison and Uhuru Falls.

 

UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: Greater Flamingo Lake George.UGANDA  SAFARIS AND TOURS [TO NATIONAL PARKS]: African Fish Eagle Kazinga Channel.

Greater Flamingo in flight.

African Fish Eagle.

 

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