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LONG SAFARIS

Safari

9 Days Uganda Safari and Bird Watching

Includes

  • all accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
  • Full-time English speaking driver/guide
  • All meals during transfers and at the lodge optional
  • Bottled mineral water while on safari

Excludes

  • Tips
  • Visa fees and Air tickets
  • Payment transfer fees
  • All items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, beer, e.t.c

Tour Timeline

  • Day 1:Arrival at Entebbe then transfer to lake Mburo.

    Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up from Entebbe / Hotel to transfer you to Lake Mburo, In the evening we’ll take a game drive around the compact park in search of these population of leopard and occasionally lions and hyena. It also has zebra, impala, topi, reedbuck, eland, hippos, oribi and a wide variety of birds.

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  • Day 2: Boat Cruise /Safari in Lake Mburo, Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

    Arise early for breakfast, thereafter head out for Boat Cruise then have a safari game drive within the park then after that proceed for transfer to lake Bunyonyi.

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  • Day 3: Bird Watching, swim, Rest, Transfer to Bwindi.

    Arise early for breakfast, thereafter head out for Bird Watching have a swim, have a boat cruise, sight seeing, walk then that evening transfer to Bwindi.

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  • Day 4: Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Ishasha Sector

    You will wake up early and have breakfast then carry your packed lunch and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about gorilla trekking. After the briefing you will be grouped into 8 people and allocated a gorilla group to visit. Grouping of individuals at the park headquarters is done according to age, personal preferences and physical fitness therefore visitors who are not physically fit are advised to communicate early before the booking of the gorilla permit so that they allocate you a gorilla family that is easy to trek.

    Trekking of the gorillas takes about 1 hour to 7 hours depending on the location of the mountain gorillas and once they are found, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat taking photos, recording the moments and learning more about their lifestyle, behaviors and habits. After the one hour interaction with the mountain gorillas, you will trek back to the park headquarters where you will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and then meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Queen Elizabeth Ishasha Sector for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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  • Day 5: Safari Game Drive Then Transfer to Kazinga Channel in the southern.

    After your early morning breakfast, we head to the game trails for another game drive to Ishasha in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park for tree climbing Lions, then later in evening transfer to Kazinga Channel for a boat cruise.

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  • Day 6:Game Drive in Kasenyi then Transfer to Kibale

    Arise early for breakfast and thereafter have an early game drive Since this is always a fully packed day, we start-off the day with a morning game drive in Kasenyi with spotting of elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs etc.

    We then return to the hotel at 10:00 am, relax for an indefinitely short period of time, and then get to your evening 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga Channel with lots of birds near the fishing village.

    Return for your lunch then procced to Kibale in the evening.

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  • Day 7:Chimpanzee Habituation Experience or Bigodi swamp walk then Transfer to Murchison Falls Park

    You will be having an early breakfast and head to Kanyanchu for briefing 30 minutes prior to your activity which will start at exact 8:00 am and an optional Bigodi swamp walk where you will literally be following the 7 primate safari. This is also an amazing activity for bird watchers because Kibale is one of the National Parks that is blessed with a wide variety of different bird species as you do your habituation with the chimpanzees, chances are you will get to see different bird species. Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

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  • Day 8 : Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise

    After early morning break fast you will embark on the drive with your driver/ guide for the game drive and you will see with different animal species that include four of the big five that is the Lions, leopard, elephants and buffaloes other animals you will encounter are the Rothschild’s giraffe, warthogs, birds, etc. You will drive back to the safari lodge, have lunch and a relaxed afternoon. Later you will head out for an evening Launch Cruise trip where you will see humongous hippos, Nile crocodiles as well as different bird species, some of the 76 species of mammals found in this National Park. The Launch trip usually take up to 2 to 1 hours. It's concluded then, you will drive back to the safari lodge.

    End of Safari

  • Day 9 : Morning drive and transfer back to Entebbe

    Wake up and have an early morning breakfast and check out of the safari lodge. You will then embark on a journey back to the top of Murchison falls and then exit the National park then proceed with the journey to Nakasongola for the Rhino Trekking in Ziwa Rhino sanctuary then proceed with the Journey to Entebbe through Kampala.

    End of Safari