7 Nights, 8 Days Experiential Tour to Uganda

7 Nights, 8 Days Experiential Tour to Uganda

HIGH END/LUXURY TOUR PACKAGE

The 8 days of exploring Uganda will take you to various destinations that are uniquely gifted by Nature and rich in Culture. The Tour will include visiting 4 major Uganda National Parks that offer different activities like Game safaris, Boat cruises, Chimpanzee tracking, Forest walks, solar eclipse monument of 1520 AD, Crater drive, cultural expeditions, hiking on top of the falls and many more.

Uganda is a boiling Pot of over 50 Languages, hence the reason for its rich diversity in culture. The tour will also introduce you to various rich cultural sites like Kasubi Tombs, (Buganda Kingdom shrine) Tooro Kingdom palace, Igongo cultural centre among other sites. Different cuisines will be tasted, cultural norms explained and traditional dances experienced.

Highlights of the Tour

Day 1 – Kampala – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary-Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2 – Game drive – Boat cruise

Day 3 – Top of the falls – Kibale National Park

Day 4 – Chimpanzee tracking – Fort Portal-Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 5-Game drive- Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6 – Game Safari – Lake Mburo National Park

Day 7 – Game drive-Equator-Kampala

Day 8 – Massage-City Tour-Entebbe International Airport

Day 1- Kampala- Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary-Murchison Falls National Park

Duration: 8 hours

The driver guide will pick you up at exactly 6:00 AM to kickoff your journey to Murchison Falls National Park. Along the way, you will branch off to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for tracking the Southern White Rhinos whose home in Uganda is only in Ziwa.

After tracking, the journey is to continue to Murchison Falls National Park. While driving through the Park, a variety of mammal species like Olive Baboons roaming around the car for edibles, Bushbucks, Warthogs and beautiful sceneries of Budongo Forest canopy are some of the interesting flora and fauna to look out for before arriving to our final destination.

Night to be spent at Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal plan-Full board

Day 2- Game Safari-Boat cruise

Very early in the morning at 6:30AM you will have breakfast and the guide will be ready by 7:00 AM for your first safari in the plains of Murchison falls National Park. During the safari, you are likely to encounter the Cats (Lions and Leopards,) Hartebeests, Baboons, Buffalos, and Giraffes among others under the guidance of our professional Guides. The glamorous landscape and different vegetation covers are also features to look out for.

The game drive will last for 4-5 hours, and then head back to the Lodge for Lunch.

In the afternoon at 2:00 PM, you will have a boat cruise at the Victoria Nile where you expect to view the strength of the magnificent falls plunging 45 meters below through a narrow 7 meters width gorge whose park’s name was derived. You will as well encounter Hippos yawning for a long day spent in the waters, Buffalos in their herds and Crocodiles sun bathing for rejuvenation so as to have a fresh start in the hunt of both beneath the water and on land. Bird lovers will have a variety to watch since most of the raptors are always alongside the Nile catching Fish. Some of the birds are the African fish Eagles, Pied Kingfishers, cormorants and many more.  All the above are to be viewed up close and personal.

Boat cruise is to last for 3 hours

Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.

Meal Plan-Full board

Day 3- Murchison Falls-Kibale National Park

Duration: 6 hours

The driver guide will help you check out after breakfast and embark on a long Journey to Kibale National Park. During the drive from the Park, you will visit the top of the falls from a different angle. This will get you closer to the falls and expose you to a new experience as you enjoy the beautiful views of the falls from the Top. After the activity, the journey will commence. Along the way, the ever happy Ugandans will be waving farewell as the stunning views of local infrastructure and landscape sceneries create smiles on your faces.

Meal Plan-Packed Lunch

Later in the evening, you may decide to go for a community walk. (Optional)

Accommodation

Kyaninga lodge

Meal plan-Full board

Day 4chimpanzee tracking-Queen Elizabeth National Park

After early morning breakfast, Chimpanzee tracking in the morning within the thick wonderland Forest of Kibale National Park is one fascinating activity to look out for!! Other mammals to encounter are the Elephants, Leopards, Giant Forest Hogs, primates like black and white Columbus monkeys, Red Tailed, Lhotse Monkeys, over 100 species of butterflies, over 400 bird species and an average of 200 tree species among other attractions. Beautiful sceneries are guaranteed from various volcanic explosion craters and rolling hills.

You will check out after the above activity and drive via Fort Portal town which is home to the youngest king in the world. You will have Lunch at the Gardens restaurant. We are likely to visit the Palace and get to meet the happy people of Tooro Kingdom and learn more of their culture before driving to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Night to be spent at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Meal plan-Full boar

Day 5-Game drive-boat cruise

Young nomadic male lion gives a dramatic death bite, grappling a female African buffalo around the neck while she gives her last breath

Young nomadic male lion gives a dramatic death bite, grappling a female African buffalo around the neck while she gives her last breath

Early in the morning, a cup of coffee will be waiting. At exactly 6:30 AM you will drive off to Kasenyi plains for a game drive in search of Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Elephants, Uganda Kobs, Hyenas and many more of the 95 mammal species that the Park boosts. The activity will take us three hours and retire for breakfast.

In the Afternoon, the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel will be held. Animals to encounter are the Hippos, Buffaloes, Crocodiles, Nile Monitor Lizards, Giant Forest Hogs, waterbucks and Elephants. The Park has the biggest population of bird species in Africa ranging to 612. You will therefore be exposed to various bird species both on land and Water. The cruise lasts for 2 hours.

Day 6-Queen Elizabeth National Park-Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, the guide will help you check out and drive off to Lake Mburo National Park. Along the way, a short game drive will be conducted in other parts of Queen Elizabeth National Park so as to add more mammal count on your list.

On arrival at Lake Mburo National Park, you will visit Igongo cultural center and Solar Eclipse Monument of 1520 AD. This experience will expose you to rich history of the local people and cultural norms.

Late afternoon, you will go for an evening game drive in search of Zebras, Elands, Giraffes, Leopards, Warthogs, Impalas, Topis, and Leopards among others. The park boosts for harboring over 300 bird species for which will as well be encountered.

Accommodation

Mihingo lodge

Meal plan-full board

Day 7-Game drive-Kampala

You will have early morning coffee and head out for a morning game drive. This is meant to increase chances of viewing nocturnal animals like Leopards, Hyenas and other mammals that tend to be active in such hours. The game drive will take 2-3 hours and return for breakfast, then checkout.

The drive to Kampala will take 6 hours. Along the way you will have a stopover at the equator for an equator experience.

Accommodation

Serena Hotel

Meal plan-Full board

Day 8-City Tour-Entebbe International Airport

You will have a relaxed morning, breakfast and massage in the Afternoon. After lunch, we will go for a city tour which will include visiting Bahai temple, (The only temple in Africa for the Bahal religion)Kabaka’s Lake and (The lake that was dug with the use of local tools by local people under the orders of the King of Buganda who wanted to connect it to Lake Victoria but was intercepted when he was sent to exile.) Your last visit will be at Botanical gardens in Entebbe for bird watching, visiting beaches and later drive to the Airport for your late evening flight.

NOTE: We offer different Tour Packages ranging from Budget, Mid range and High End/Luxury . Please feel free to request for any that you may be comfortable with.

 

 

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