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Uganda – Africa’s Pearl, 7 Days

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Uganda – Africa’s Pearl, 7 Days

Uganda (Entebbe, Kampala, Bwindi National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest)

Within its beautiful confines, Uganda has a high density and variety of African primates and other large mammals. This is supplemented by its beautiful landscape such as the rich grasslands in its crater regions and the misty forests of Bwindi national park. Come see both with this tour of Uganda.

Day 1 Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive Entebbe; meet assist and transfer to your hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Day 2 Kampala/Bwindi

After early breakfast, depart for Bwindi National Park the Impenetrable Forest. Make a brief stop at the Equator, arriving Kabale in time for lunch. Continue the journey through beautiful scenery where you may see the volcanic Virunga Mountains on a clear day. In the evening arrive Bwindi, home of the rare mountain gorillas and a variety of other primates.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Bwindi National Park

After breakfast set off early with your guide to track the gorillas. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the strenuous trek. Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different, as you enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Bwindi/Queen Elizabeth

Depart through the western rift valley to Queen Elizabeth National Park. An evening game drive to the crater area for an outstanding scenery of the rich grassland set deep into volcanic craters. The park boasts a variety of big games such as lions, buffalos, kobs, elephants, and bushbucks.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early morning drive to Kyanbura Gorge for a thrilling Chimpanzee safari. The gorge is the natural home of chimpanzees. Your guided walk in search of the chimps and other primates, may last several hours. After lunch, enjoy a cruise on the Kazinga Channel, which joins Lake Edward and Lake George. This waterway is filled with schools of hippos and buffalos .Elephants are often spotted on the banks.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Queen Elizabeth/Kibale Forest

On a morning game drive watch the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. Visit the Katwe saline to see how salt is mined locally, and learn the roles of the local women, in salt mining. Drive to Kibale Forest National Park along the Rwenzori ranges and savanna grasslands. Go for an afternoon nature walk to the wetlands. View a variety of butterflies, birds and some primates. Continue with a tour of the crater region around Ndali lodge. Visit the “natural bridge” and “top of the world”.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Kibale/Depart Entebbe

After early breakfast, set out to track chimpanzees in the forest. Kibale National Park is a most fascinating destination which is home to the man’s closest living relative, the endangered Chimpanzee, the threatened Red Colobus Monkey and the rare l’hoesti Monkey. The forest also boasts one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including Black and White Columbus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed Monkey and Bushbabies. In the afternoon return to Entebbe for your departing flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Accommodation hotels, Lodges or Tented Camps
  • Transportation in 4×4 Safari vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gorilla Permits, Chimp permits
  • Gratuity to drivers and guides
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