Uganda Adventure Safari

Uganda Adventure Safari

Day 1 : Arrive Entebbe/Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our local driver/guide and transfer to Cassia lodge. With only an hours drive from entebbe international airport Cassia lodge is located on one of the highest hills of kampala close to lake victoria, its a beauitful hotel with magnificent views over kampala and lake victoria, Cassia lodge has 20 luxurious rooms with satellite television, bar, telephone and comfortable bathrooms with shower and balcony overlooking the lake. Other facilities include, a restaurant and bar with a panoramic veranda, a swimming pool Balance of the day spent at leisure with lunch and dinner on own account.

Cassia Lodge (BB)

Day 2 : Kibale National Park

After breakfast, transfer to Kibale National Park (320 kms/5 hrs). At traditional Ugandan villages, en-route, you are able to see people at work tending their crops.

Kibale National Park, 320 kms/5 hrs from Kampala, is Ugandas primates paradise, her 776 km² of moist evergreen rain forest home to the highest concentration of primates in the world - 13 species, including the very "local-ized" Red Colobus as well as LHoests monkey. The elusive forest elephant, smaller and hairier than its bush counterpart, moves seasonally into the park while other terrestrial mammals include buffalo, giant forest hog, leopard and half a dozen antelope species. Bird life is also prolific with 335 species including hornbills, pittas, turacos, the endemic Prirogrines ground thrush and African Grey Parrots.

But the parks principal attraction remains the opportunity to track her 500 habituated Chimpanzees. These delightful apes, genetically the closest living relatives of man, are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. Tracking usually takes about 4 hrs.

One other unique experience in Kibale: join the habituation team that goes out in the morning to study the chimpanzees and habituate them.

Check in at Primates lodge for lunch, Evening sightseeings around the crater lakes near Ndali

Primates lodge an exclusive eco lodge situated in the heart of Kibale forest national park. Its surrounded by a lush tropical forest that is home to 13 different species of primates, including the chimpanzees, Guest accommodation comprises of 8 luxury safari tents which are raised on a wooden platform and covered by grass thatched roof, perfectly blending with the natural environment, each has a private veranda with splendid views of the surrounding forest. The interior is tastefully decorated in African style, with comfortable queen sized beds with en suite bathrooms. 7 intimate Forest cottages each room with its own veranda and large 2 twin beds and a sitting area, nicely decorated with a traditional African art, en suite bathroom with flushing toilets, 1 sky tree house for adventurous travelers located 10 minutes away from the main lodge.

Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Primates Lodge (FB)

Day 3 : Kibale National Park

After breakfast transfer to Kanyanchu Park HQs with packed lunch for the 08:00 hrs pre-tracking briefing then - 09.00 AM: embark on a guided chimpanzee trek, your informative guide making it even more interesting by pointing out other forest features, flora and fauna: Colobus monkeys, Mangabeys, baboons, Bush babies, etc.

Upon sighting the chimpanzees, spend the allowed 1 hour with them, as they go about their daily life.

Lunch at the lodge spend the afternoon at leisure

Afternoon have a 2 hrs walk in the Bigodi swamp for plenty of birds, primates and rare flora and fauna, after your walk transfer back to the lodge and spend the afternoon at leisure with lunch at the lodge

Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Primates Lodge (FB)

Day 4 : Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast exit Kibale and drive to Queen Elizabeth Park approx 80km/2hrs - excellent views of the Rwenzori Mountains en-route. Ahead of the British colonial copper mining town of Kasese continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey will also offer you with game enroute expect to see game like Lions, elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, jackals, bush bucks, water bucks bush pigs, Uganda kobs, Warthogs and Occasional leopard sightings.

Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP), located in western Uganda, approx 438 kms/6 hrs southwest of Kampala is Ugandas most popular savannah park. Her 1,978 sq. km of open savannah, rainforest, dense papyrus swamps and brooding crater lakes extends from Lake George in the northeast to Lake Edward in the southwest and includes Maramagambo Forest and Kazinga Channel connects the 2 lakes.

QENP is home to an incredible array of wildlife including almost 100 species of mammals, from hippos, elephants, leopards, lions, the elusive giant forest hog, the handsome Uganda kob to Chimpanzees in her Kyambura Gorge; all these in addition to over 600 bird species.

Much of the best game viewing is in the northern, Mweya Peninsula area which boasts a marvellous waterfront setting in the shadow of the Rwenzoris. The southern area of Ishasha exiting towards Bwindi is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes, a feature unique to lions in this area.

It is also famous for its volcanic features; volcanic cones and deep craters, many with crater lakes such as Lake Katwe, from which salt is extracted. Unique activities include regular game drives, Launch cruises on Kazinga channel, Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge and Guided walks in Maragambo forest.

After checking in at Mweya safari lodge have lunch

Mweya safari lodge is situated on mweyapennisular in Queen Elizabeth national park. Guest accomodations comprises of 22 en-suite doulble/twins,6 single rooms, 2 tripple share, 2 deluxe rooms, 2 diasbled access rooms, 2 suites, 1 royal cottage, 1 rwenzori cottage, 1 Queen and presidential cottage. each has its own balcony over looking the kazinga channel and lake edward. Other facilities include resturant and bars, swimming pool, health club.

In the afternoon depart for the jetty on the Kazinga channel joining lakes Edward and George for an afternoon 2 hrs launch-boat cruise. You will view a variety of game at close range: like schools of Hippos, wallowing Buffaloes, Elephants, Nile crocodiles, Waterbucks, occasional leopard if lucky, fishing villages and a rich bird life.

Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 5 : Queen Elizabeth National Park - Depart Entebbe/Uganda

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and have a morning game drive, after the game drive transfer to Kampala approx 6 hours drive with a stopover for Lunch in Mbarara Town, continue your drive to Entebbe International Airport.

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After breakfast transfer to Kasese airstrip (45 min) for your scheduled flight to Entebbe, Approx 1 hours flight. Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport check in for your flight home End Of Our Services.

ON REQUEST

Inclusions

• Airport transfers on arrival and departure day.
• Accommodation at Cassia Lodge, Primates Lodge, Mweya Safari lodge.
• Meals as shown (BB-Bed & breakfast, FB-Full board)
• Exclusive use of 4WD vehicle, mineral water in the vehicle.
• Services of local Driver/Guide.
• Park entrance fees, Vehicle Entrance.
• Boat ride on Kazinga Channel.
• Crater drive.
• Bigodi swamp walk.
• Chimpanzee Permits - quoted Separately.
• Medical Emergency Evacuation Cover.

Exclusions

• Airfare & Ticket Taxes.
• Visa Charges.
• Optional extras whilst in Kampala, Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
• Government Service Tax.
• Meals & Drinks not specified.
• Surcharges Applicable, of any.
• Travel Insurance.
• Tips and Porterage.
• Expenses of Personal Nature.
• Any Other Services Not Mentioned In The Package Includes Portion

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