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Uganda Nile, Primates & Kenya Beach Safari
Highlights: Source of The Nile, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Kalinzu Chimpanzee Trekking, Bwindi Gorilla trekking, Back to Kampala
Accommodation: Upper Midrange / Luxury Lodges and Resort Beaches
Type of Safari: Nile. Wildlife, Nature, Equator, Chimpanzees , Gorillas , Ankole Cows.
Trip at a Glance at
Trip in Details”
Day 1. Arrive and transfer Your Hotel.
Welcome to Uganda, The Pearl of Africa.
Your Trip Manager from Gorilland TravelCare Uganda meets, welcome and drives you to your Hotel, hopefully in tome for the Afternoon prayer. Check in, relax as you enjoy the fresh breezes from Uganda. In the evening, the manager gives a short briefing about your trip and activities for the next 4 days.
Accommodation: Mid-range : Anomo Hotel, Kampala.
Luxury: Skyz Hotel by Marriot – Kampala.
Day 2: The Source of The Nile
Wake up to a lazy breakfast as you prepare to the cradle of the River Nile, where the world’s longest River starts her journey up to the Egyptian deltas into the Mediterranean Sea. Take a canoe (simple boat) a sail that historical point, where the code of livelihood connecting Uganda to the rest of the word down-stream begins.
For the adventurous, Bungee Jumping and White-Water rafting awaits (at extra cost).
Have a Traditional Uganda evening entertainment at Ndere Cultural Centre in Kampala and return to your Hotel in Kampala.
Murchison Fall, Uganda, The world’s Strongest Falls. The Skys by Marriot Hotel- Kampala
Day 3: To Murchison Falls NP.
Wake up to a normal breakfast and prepare to set off for a 5 and a half hours gentle drive to Murchison Falls. The World’s Strongest Falls in Murchison falls national park.
On your way, you will drive past nature, organic foods markets and make your own wonderful discoveries about the Pearl of Africa.
Depending on the selected lodge, you can do the Top of the falls visit and see how the close to 980 meters wide R. Nile, suddenly squeezes into a 6-meter gorge to form the powerful water falls
On your way, (to Tilenga) you will see a lot of game as you pace for your lunch at your lodge, and relax at the balcony of your room as you watch the game graze in a distance and the river Nile snakes away to Egypt.
In the late afternoon, take a sundowner game
drive , with a possibility of seeing a cat ( lion or leopard) hunting for her super of just viewing elephants, giraffes, Buffalos, scores of antelopes and hogs scramble for their last meal of the day.
The lazy drive is spiced by songs of the Birds.
Return to your lodge for your favorite dinner.
Mid-Range: Tilenga Safari Lodge
Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge . Meal Plan: Full Board. ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
Day: 4 Murchison Fall
Wake up to a very lazy breakfast, and prepare for mid-
Morning Boat ride to the bottom of the Murchison falls.
This thrilling ride gives a combination of discovery and leisure mind bubbling experience as you encounter the wonders of nature.
Our tour guide will be handy to narrate the wonder stories and answer all your questions related to the trip.
The Boar tide takes between, 2 and 3 hours.
Return back to the Lodge for LUNCH , relax and prepare for the Nile delta where the river Nile attempts to flow into lake Albert , only to be defeated and shyly snakes away to the Mediterranean sea.
Day 5: To Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Wake up to an early breakfast, and embark on 7 hours’ drive from Your lodge through the natural breath-taking nature, directly to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Taking an Early Lunch in Hoima City and slowly proceed to Kasese.
Or there are an option of Flying from Pakuba Airstrip in Murchison falls to Kasese or Mweya Airstrip, at an extra cost.
Accommodation: Kikorongo Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari lodge
Meal plan: full Board:
Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking and to Bwindi Impenetrable NP
Wake up to a very lazy breakfast, and prepare a drive to Kalinzu Forest Reserve for mid – morning encountering these newly habituated chimpanzee tracking.
This is yet another thrilling experience that prepare you for the encounter with the rare mountain Gorillas the next day.
Depending on the Gorilla tracking route, proceeds to Bwindi either Via the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park or Kabale Town to Ruhidge .
Head to your Lodge and prepare for the Gorilla Encounter tomorrow.
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest camp, or Ruhidja Safari Lodge o
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 7 : Face to Face with a Gorilla, Bwindi Impenetrable NP
Wake up to an early breakfast, and head to the national Park offices for pre-trekking briefing. And, since every habituated Gorilla family is visited by 8 tourists per day, you are likely to join other tourists on the trip. The gorillas are habituated but still live in the wild. So, there mobile. Therefore, tracking can take between 30 minutes or even several hours.
But when you finally encounter these endangered rare gentle giants, you will have a full hour face to face with a gorilla, interacting and taking pictures from the recommended safe distance of about 10 meters.
Along the track, you are likely to see several other primates, birds and beautiful butterflies to spice up the trip.
After the thrilling moment with the gorillas and receiving your certificate from the Wildlife Authority, , return to your Lodge to relax or take a community walk, or even, as normally recommended, check out and take a drive to lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second deepest lake beautifully dotted with an archipelago of 29 islands, each with its own story.
Accommodation: Ruhidge Lodge or Arcadia loshe Bunyonyi or Keije Bunyonyi Resort.
Meals: Full Board
Day 8 : To Entebbe International Airport
Wake up to normal breakfast, and head take the 8 hours drive , through the beautiful kigezi highlands, the Ankole area, known for the long horned cows, make a lunch stop over at Igongo Country Hotel and Cultural Centre , and procced, making another stopover at the Equator monument for a photo moment, and finally to Kampala or Entebbe international Airport for your flight.
Or, wake up to a very lazy breakfast, visit two of the popular islands ( the punishment Island and the upside-down islands) , before returning to the lodge for a midday check out.
Then drive to Kisoro Airstrip to catch up with a late afternoon flight to Entebbe. The domestic flight takes about 50 minutes. (extra cost)
Lake Bunyonyi. Africa’s 2nd deepest lake. Crested Cranes Ankole Long Horned Cows
Day 9 – 14 To Mombasa / Kenya for Beach life
Wake up for breakfast as per the timing of your flight to Mombasa and take a normally 2 hours flight to the East African Coast – Mombasa . here , you will spend the next 3 nibhts, 4 days relaxing at the usually warm beach or indulging in beach / Ocean sports (extras).
End of trip. It was a blessing hosting you in Uganda. Bon Voyage.
Safari Cost can be provided.
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