7-Day Best of Uganda -Luxury Comfort Tour

7-Day Best of Uganda -Luxury Comfort Tour

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The 7-day Best of Uganda Luxury comfort Tour gives you an opportunity to know Uganda’s most smiling and hospitable people. The Stunning lushness of Uganda’s 10 National parks combined with spectacular landscapes creates Africa’s most memorable experiences. This discovery safari takes you to the diverse settings which are now home to an impressive range of Wildlife. Expect to come face to face with Chimpanzee, Gorilla, and Lions in a Savannah Park. The safari includes a boat ride to enable see crocodiles, Hippopotamus, etc.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kibale National park

The 7-day Best of Uganda Luxury comfort Tour starts with the transfer from Kampala city/Entebbe Airport through the scenic tea plantation to Fort Portal (The western part of Uganda). Kibale is particularly alluring to nature lovers known for its excellent chimp tracking and birding. Additionally, it has the highest concentration of primates in East Africa of about 13 primates. Such include chimps, vervet, red-tailed, L’Hoest, and blue monkeys. Thereafter, go for an afternoon primate walk to Kanyanchu river camp, the most popular walk in the park. It highlights a miscellany of flora and fauna within the forest.

Main Destination: Kibale National Park

Accommodation: Primate Lodge Kibale (Luxury accommodation)

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent) Mid-range Tented camp

Rwetera Safari park (Budget accommodation)

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

 

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk

Today you will have the opportunity to track a chimpanzee that leaves Kanyanchu at 8:00 am.

7-Day Best of Uganda -Luxury Comfort Tour

 

The forest walk will expect to take 2 to 3 hours where you will follow chimpanzees, meet up with them as they go about their daily activities, and watch them for an hour. After lunch, you will do a swamp walk at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, which is probably better for general monkey viewing and one of the finest birding trails in the country.

Please Note Optional Activity: Chimpanzee Habituation

For an extra US$70 per person, you can do chimpanzee habituation tracking instead of the regular chimp tracking. This will take a whole day and you will be 100% sure to come face to face with chimps. Book in Time because only 6 persons are allowed to go per day. Your swamp walk can be postponed to the next morning.

Thereafter, you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park together with Kyambura and Kigezi Wildlife Reserves form one of the most diverse ecosystems in Africa. Also, there are a series of two main lakes, George and Edward, as well as the connecting Kazinga Channel. Thousands of hippos populate these lake shorelines. Additionally, Open savannah dotted with Acacia and Euphorbia trees provide habitat for elephants, lions, leopards, Uganda Kobs and big herds of buffaloes.

Queen Elizabeth National park

 

An afternoon Game Drive is good for Hippos and elephants viewing in large numbers as we widely look out for the Leopards.

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth national park

Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury accommodation)

Twin lakes lodge (Mid-range accommodation)

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day 4: Game Drive and Boat safari

To begin with, you will set off with a packed breakfast for an early morning game drive to catch the early risers in the Kasenyi sector of the park. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, and quite a number of others. Thereafter, return to your lodge for lunch.

Queen Elizabeth National park

 

In the afternoon head out for a 2 hours launch cruise along the Kazinga channel where you will see large concentrations of wildlife along the banks of the river like hippos, bathing elephants, buffaloes, and a large number of bird species. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat safari, you have an en-route game drive back to the lodge.

Optional activities:

– Hot Air Balloon Safari (US$ 380 per person.)

– Lion tracking (US$ 85 per person) – actively participate in monitoring some of the lions in the park (95% chances to see them).

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth national park

Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury accommodation)

Twin lakes lodge (Mid-range accommodation)

Meal plan: all meals and drinking water

Day5. Transfer to Bwindi forest national park

After breakfast, check out of your lodge and start the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will have a safari game drive through the Ishasha sector from the Southern Part of Queen Elizabeth National which will enable you to view tree climbing lions in plenty. Thereafter, you will a free afternoon at leisure at the lodge as you prepare for the big event the next morning.

Queen Elizabeth National park

 

Accommodation: Mahogany spring lodge (Luxury accommodation)

Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range accommodation)

Buhoma community Rest camp (budget accommodation)

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day 6: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Get up early and report to the Bwindi Park headquarters for a brief talk with the guide; from here you will hit the montane forest for an encounter with the mountain gorillas. Watch out for their voices and listen to them grumble and the young as they swing from tree to tree, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback.

It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rain forest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas. The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. The gorillas you track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day.

Tracking

En route to the gorillas, your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests, and chewed bamboo shoots

Optional Activities: Extra US$30

Take a guided community walk among the Batwa inhabitants of the park

A guided walk on the species and an array of birds

Thereafter, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation. Upon arrival, you will relax as you wait for dinner and overnight stay.

Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m) but it’s the 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it most magical — you could admire them all day.

Accommodation: Bird nest lodge (Luxury accommodation)

Bunyonyi Rock Resort (Mid-range accommodation)

Bunyonyi View resort (Budget accommodation)

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day 7. Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe

You will have a relaxed breakfast then you will go for a canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi before you set off on the journey to Entebbe. Else, embark on your return journey to Entebbe Airport or accommodation of your booking. Expect en route stopovers in Mbarara town for lunch and the Uganda Equator line mark in Kayabwe for some memorable photos (if you didn’t stop on the first day) and maybe buy some art pieces of interest. Proceed with the journey arriving late afternoon/evening for drop off at the airport or accommodation of your booking hence the climax of the 7 Days Best of Uganda Luxury comfort Tour

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

INCLUDED;

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

EXCLUDED

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp. per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

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