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8 Days Uganda Safari

Tour Overview

On this 8 days Uganda tour, you will go gorilla and chimpanzee tracking, wildlife tour in different parks, launch cruise at Murchison falls.

Full developed itinerary.

Following your flight from the place of origin, you will land in Uganda at the famous Entebbe airport located on the shores of Lake Victoria on the magical Entebbe peninsular. The brightening tropical sun and fresh air emerging from the second largest fresh water lake in the world – Lake Victoria offers you a natural welcome to the pearl of Africa! From the immigration to secure your visa, you find company representative at the arrival waiting area who will brief you about Uganda and the safari in particular before transferring to the respective hotel for relaxation.

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Itinerary

After an early morning breakfast, you will depart Kampala for Murchison falls national park in north western Uganda a journey that will take 5-6 hours. Enroute you will visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola and here will do a nature safari in search for the white rhinos. After you will have lunch at Masindi town from where you will proceed to Murchison falls national park.

You will be driven to the top of the falls for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile as it forces its way through the rocky gap.it will take you about 6 hours to reach Murchison falls national park. Dinner and overnight stay.

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Have a cup of coffee or tea and, go for an early morning drive on the northern bank of Murchison falls national park. Expect to view animals that are unique to the savanna including the giraffe, elephants, lion, antelopes, buffalos and the Uganda Kob. Return to the lodge for full breakfast and relax until lunch. In the afternoon, you seeing hippos basking in the sun, crocodiles, elephants and a number of bird species including herons, ducks, the bee eater and if lucky the endangered shoebill. Dinner and overnight stay.

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After an early morning breakfast depart for Kibale national park via the Albertine escarpment of the western rift valley along Masindi – Fortportal road passing through the verdant country side and traditional homesteads and farms.

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Today, after an early morning, you will be required to report to the ranger station in Kibale national Park at around 8:00 am to track familiarized chimpanzees. These apes are most closely related to humans than any another living creature. As you track thee apes, you will see other primates including the velvet monkeys, red colobus monkeys and baboons. You will also stand a chance of seeing a number of bird species as the forest is a home of over 600 recorded bird species. After lunch, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park via the northern crater area – place with beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set in the crater valley. It will take you about 4 hours to reach the park. Dinner and overnight stay.

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Have a cup of tea and go to for an early morning game drive. During this game drive you will catch up with the early risers and predators returning to their hide outs. Through the game drive, you will be likely to meet the grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas, bushbucks, water bucks, stripped jackal, leopard and of course the several warthogs. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax. after lunch, take an afternoon boat trip along on Kazinga channel. This will give you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. The shores of the channel are also home to an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite king fishers, saddle billed stork and many others. After this wonderful afternoon, a slow drive back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay.

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Today you transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The park is a home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. Avian life and primate life in Bwindi are quite excellent as it houses over 350 species of birds. Dinner and overnight stay.

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After an early morning breakfast and briefing from the guides, you will set off for the mountain gorilla tracking inside the Bwindi forest. The activity stands as one of the most unique activities you will enjoy while photographing and observing the gorillas. After tracking come back to the lodge and relax. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

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Today you will drive back to Kampala then to Entebbe international airport for your flight.

Cost includes:

  • All park entrance fees
  • Mentioned activities
  • Accommodation in luxury hotels
  • Tour guide services
  • All meals
  • Ground transport
  • Applicable taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit

Cost excludes:

  • Visa services
  • Personal expenses
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