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Uganda Fly in Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Kampala
- On your arrival at the Entebbe Airport, your guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala.
- Emin Pasha Hotel offers up tranquil and peaceful landscaped gardens.
- The in-house Fez Brasserie and Wine Bar offers eclectic cuisine.
- A large swimming pool is available as well as massage rooms (prefect after that long haul flight).
- Accommodation: Emin Pasha Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)

Day 2: Kidepo National Park
- Today your safari Guide will transfer you to Kajjansi for your flight to Kidepo National Park.
- Just a short drive from the international airstrip to the Apoka Lodge.
- This afternoon you can either take a game drive around the lodge area or perhaps recover from your flights with a refreshing dip in our stunning rock pool.
- Accommodation: Apoka Lodge (Full Board)

Day 3: Kidepo National Park
- This morning as the sun creeps over the peak of Mount Morongole flooding the valley with light we will enjoy a leisurely breakfast before setting out for a full day in the park.
- Walking safari are on offer to track the lions, or even cheetah, constantly surrounded by Zebra, Waterbuck, Jackson's Hartebeest and Buffalo.
- Then its time to relax with a picnic lunch and ice cold drinks under the shade of a sausage tree.
- Accommodation: Apoka Lodge (Full Board)

Day 4: Kidepo National Park
- Today our picnic is on the edge of the dry Kidepo river bed to the sound of the Borassus palm leaves in constant motion.
- Rose Ringed Parakeets are often seen here - their incredible iridescent green plumage can be seen nowhere else in Uganda.
- On our return journey we take a different route winding far back into the peaks and valleys of the Labwor Hills, there is water back here and the vegetation changes again with many small kopjes and denser vegetation.
- Return to the lodge in time for a cooling swim or a hot bath under the stars before dinner at the lodge.
- In the late afternoon you can watch the traditional Karimajong dancing at the lodge before dinner.
- Your memories in the Kidepo National Park and at Apoka Lodge will last a lifetime.
- Accommodation: Apoka Lodge (Full Board)

Day 5: Semliki Wildlife Reserve
- Following breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your outbound flight to Semliki Wildlife reserve
- Semliki is the oldest protected area in Uganda and home to an amazing selection of fauna and flora.
- Where else on the planet can one see chimps, elephants, lions and buffalos together?
- Positioned within the beautiful Wasa River Valley is the small and yet luxurious Semliki Safari Lodge.
- Evening game drives are a highlight offering up the chance to see leopard, large spotted genet, African scops owl, pearl dash spotted owlet and night jars.
- Accommodation: Semliki lodge (Full Board)

Day 6: Semliki Wildlife reserve
- A boat cruise is the offering today, Lake Albert the destination, the rare Shoebill Stork and red-throated bee-eaters our subjects.
- There are waterfalls several kilometres up the lake which provide a great picnic spot.
- We pass several fishing villages along the way, untouched by the "western world".
- Our day is capped off back at the lodge with sun downers in hand, the perfect end to a perfect day.
- Accommodation: Semliki lodge (Full Board)

Day 7: Semliki Wildlife reserve
- Today we track wild chimpanzees in conjunction with the Semliki Chimp Project.
- Learning and understand, photographing and laughing, birding and walking, this is what today is all about.
- Accommodation: Semliki lodge (Full Board)

Day 8: Bwindi National Park
- Enjoy an early morning guided bush walk - this gives a unique perspective on both the wildlife and park itself.
- A transfer to the airstrip to fly up to Bwindi National Park.
- The Bwindi rainforest is said to be 25 000 years old, making it one of Africa's most biodiversity habitat, with an altitude ranging from 1200 - 2600 meters above sea level.
- The mountain gorillas (gorilla gorilla berengeri) being the mayor attraction here.
- The Bwindi is home to an amazing 120 mammal species, 350 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies and over 200 species of trees
- Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Camp (Full Board)

Day 9: Bwindi National Park
- We rise early for a hearty breakfast for the energy needed to trek up to the gorillas.
- The trek can take anything from 1 hour all the way up to 7 hours, this all depends on where the Gorillas are hiding.
- Certainly a degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes.
- This is your chance to sit and observe the family dynamics and marvel at the sheer size of the male silverbacks.
- We are only allowed exactly one hour with the gorillas before we have to depart.
- Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Camp (Full Board)

Day 10: Safari Ends
- After breakfast your safari guide will transfer you to the airstrip for your flight to Kajjansi.
- From there your safari guide will drive you back to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight.

  • Safari Includes
  • - All ground transportation and fuel and transfers as per itinerary
  • - A full time safari guide (English Speaking) and his associated expenses
  • - All meals as specified in this itinerary (except hotels in Kampala or Entebbe which are generally B&B)
  • - Accommodations as noted in this itinerary (or similar)
  • - Water, snacks, tea and coffee in the vehicle
  • - Activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • - All game drives in a shared 4 wheel drive vehicle
  • - Ranger guide fees
  • - Park & conservation fees
  • - All applicable taxes, administration and banking fees
  • Safari Excludes
  • - International flights
  • - All internal African flights and air charters (priced separately)
  • - All airport departure taxes
  • - All passport and visa fees
  • - All meals not specified on this itinerary
  • - All drinks including alcoholic beverages
  • - Speciality wines, spirits and champagne throughout this itinerary
  • - Items of a personal nature: fax, telephone, etc
  • - Any extras and additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • - Travel / medical insurance
  • - Laundry in Entebbe/Kampala
  • - Gratuities for Guide/driver / hotel staff
  • - Trip cancellation, travel delay or baggage insurance
  • - Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control

  • Rates On Request
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - UGAN; from £ 482
  • USA - UGAN; from $ 1065
  • EUR - UGAN; from € 570
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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  • Getting to Uganda

  • Getting to Uganda
  • Entebbe International Airport is the main point of entry into Uganda when flying from outside or within Africa. Airlines that fly into Entebbe are Turkish Airlines, KLM, SAA and Emirates to mention a few.
  • It is from Entebbe that most safaris will depart.
  • Safaris are best combined with either a Kenya and/ or Tanzania safari package.
  • Uganda Map

  • Uganda Map
  • Map of Uganda featuring Uganda, Kampala, Lake Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Kibali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.
  • This Google Map by Uyaphi pin points most (if not all) the lodges and safari camps that are used when on Safari in Uganda.
  • Switch between Satellite and Map views to see the areas from above.
  • Malaria in Uganda

  • Malaria in Uganda
  • Because of the tropical climate and high rainfall Malaria is common, the time of year on travels also plays a factor.
  • Malaria is found in all areas of Uganda, one must use the utmost of care when travelling here.
  • Please consult your doctor or travel clinic before departing for your safari.
  • Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers.
  • Uganda Weather

  • Uganda Weather
  • The rain season is Mar-May
  • Light rain season is Nov-Dec
  • Wet seasons are Mar-May & Oct-Nov
  • Dry seasons are Dec-Feb & Jun-Aug
  • Rainfall is between 500mm - 2500 mm
  • Humidity is between 70% -100%
  • Remember that Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions, warm in the tropical lowland region and cool in the Kigezi highlands.
  • Uganda Distance Table

  • Uganda Distance Table
  • Kampala to Bwindi Park 530km
  • Kampala to Kibale Park 350km
  • Kampala to Kidepo Park 840km
  • Kampala to Lake Mburo 230km
  • Kampala to Murchison Falls 350km
  • Kampala to Queen Elizabeth 435km
  • Kampala to Entebbe 40km
  • Kampala to Ruwenzori 265km
  • Kampala to Jinja 80km