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Unspoilt Uganda Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari Lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Entebbe
- Upon arrival in Entebbe, transfer to your hotel
- This afternoon enjoy a trip to the botanical gardens and the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
- Accommodation: Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel (Bed and English breakfast)

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
- Depart after early breakfast to Murchison Falls National Park with lunch en route
- This afternoon visit the top of the falls before crossing the Nile on the ferry
- Murchison Falls National Park is named for the dramatic Murchison Falls, where the world's longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below
- Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (All meals)

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
- Early morning game drive before returning to the lodge for lunch
- In the afternoon enjoy a boat trip to the base of the falls
- Murchison Falls National Park is the prime area for game-viewing is the peninsula between the Victoria and the Albert Niles, known as the Buligi Circuit
- The concentration of animals is highest in this area, and the lush patches of forest along the waterways and the conspicuous Borassus Palms, dotting the ridges and valleys in-between, add to the attraction of the park's landscape
- Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (All meals)

Day 4: Kibale Forest
- After breakfast transfer to Kibale Forest with lunch en routes
- This is a scenic and interesting day trip
- Some 35km south of Fort Portal lies a vast piece of equatorial rainforest, the Kibale Forest National Park
- This recently established reserve is home to the highest concentration of primates in the world
- Eleven different species have been counted there, including Black-and-White and Red Colobus, L'Hoest's Monkeys and Galagos
- Accommodation: Ndali Lodge (All meals)

Day 5: Kibale Forest
- After breakfast, enjoy a trek searching for chimps and other primates
- After lunch back in camp, there will be a guided walk in the Bogodi Swamp
- The main attraction for Kibale Forest, however, are the 500 Chimpanzees, which have been habituated to human visitors since 1992
- More than likely, the Chimps will be found on one of the huge figtrees where they spend the day, feeding on the sweet ripe fruits
- Accommodation: Ndali Lodge (All meals)

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
- After breakfast, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park with a short game drive en route
- After lunch there will be an afternoon game drive
- This is a wonderful national park, sometimes dubbed 'the Pearl of Africa or Switzerland of Africa'
- Quite simply this fertile equatorial area is especially scenic, with two lakes connected by a channel overlooked by a high peninsula
- You will also find volcanic craters, grassy plains and tropical forest
- Accommodation: Jacana Safari Lodge (All meals)

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park
- After a morning game drive and lunch, the rest of the afternoon will be on the Kazinga Channel
- The wide bio-diversity of habitats means that Queen Elizabeth National Park contains the most astonishing number of species - almost 100 types of mammal and 606 different birds!
- The Kasinga Channel alone is said to contain the world's largest concentration of hippos, but interestingly enough not many crocodiles!
- Other wildlife includes warthogs, buffalo, rare aquatic sitatunga antelope, giant forest hog, beautifully horned Uganda kob, topi, waterbuck, elephant and leopard.
- Accommodation: Jacana Safari Lodge (All meals)

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with a picnic lunch en route
- You will also visit the Maramagambo Forest and enjoy a walk to the bat caves
- In the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest live half the world's population of highly endangered Mountain Gorillas
- Visiting them is one of the most emotional wildlife encounters you will ever experience
- This pocket of huge primeval forest in the Virunga Mountain range is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth
- Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp (All meals)

Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Following an early breakfast, depart for a gorilla trek, returning to camp late afternoon
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has an eco-system that defines the very essence of the continent and has therefor been designated as a World Heritage Site
- The forest floor is damp and laden with leaf mould, matted vegetation and fallen vines, which serve to trip you up as you clamber up and down the slippery slopes in search of a glimpse of the elusive gorillas
- Searching up to altitudes of 6,500 feet (1,982 metres) can be exhausting but the rewards are worth it
- Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp (All meals)

Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Following an early breakfast depart for a gorilla trek, then return to camp late afternoon
- Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp (All meals)

Day 11: Lake Mburo
- Early morning departure for Lake Mburo with a game drive through the park
- Its a very special place every part of it is alive with, variety, interest and colour contains an extensive area of wetland one of the only two such habitats to be included within a National Park in Uganda
- It harbours several species of mammals, Zebras, Impala, Buffaloes, and birds. Comprising bill storks which are found nowhere else in the country
- Accommodation: Mantana Lake Mburo Tented Camp (All meals)

Day 12: Safari ends
- Transfer back to Entebbe for onward arrangements

  • Safari Includes
  • - Includes meals as above
  • - Includes activities as above
  • - The entire safari is guided and hosted by professional trained guides
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Drinks, tips, visas, items of a personal nature, travel insurance and flights
  • - Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • - Gorilla tracking permits
  • - Any optional extras such as forest walks, canoe and boat trips for example, refer to final itinerary

  • Rates from: US$ 3988.00
  • 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