10 Days Mini Combo of Uganda Highlights & Group Safari - 10 Days

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Day 1: Welcome to Uganda
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls
Day 3: Game drive and safari boat cruise underneath the falls
Day 4: Boat cruise to the Delta and transfer to Kibale
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking
Day 6: Morning Game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel
Day 7: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi National Park
Day 8: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest National Park
Day 9: Relaxing at Lake Bunyonyi
Day 10: Transfer to Kigali international Airport

This safari guarantees an opportunity of watching baby Gorillas laugh and play, see a mama Gorilla nursing and the silver-back grunting showing that he’s in charge. You will also have a face-off with chimpanzees which share 99% DNA with human swinging above you as you are being entertained by beautiful sounds of different bird species and a close experience to the Rhino not forgetting the most hospitable people of all these communities.

Day 1
Day 1: Welcome to Uganda

Dressed in an Okapi Bulyah Tours uniform driver/guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport and transfers you to 2 Friends Beach Hotel, which only a 15 to 20 minute drives. It’s at this same point that he/she will have to pick you after a wonderful early morning breakfast the following day to start you.

If you arrive during the day there are lots of extra activities one can do in Entebbe town, like visiting the Uganda Wildlife Education center, the African craft market, the Victoria mall or visiting the botanical beach of Entebbe but all at your own expense

On this Day have no any meal plan you. In case you would like us arrange you a meal on this contact us on reservation@okapibulyahtours.com

Accommodation: Two friends beach hotel

Day 2
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison falls & evening game drive

Just after your breakfast your guide/drive will brief you about the trip and some of expectations not forgetting the dos and the don’ts. Then you will embark on a 7 hour drive with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is an optional activity or a lunch stop at the Kabalega dinners. On this very evening you will have an opportunity of seeing so of the wild life on your first game drive as you will be heading to your accommodation.

Accommodation options; Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge (Luxury), Bwana Thembo Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range) Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli (Budget)

Day 3
Day 3:Game drive and safari boat cruise underneath the falls

The boat cruise is a must do for every bird watcher because on the banks of the Nile delta is home of a lot birds like the Shoebill stork and many others. Here you will be able to see the Nile join into Lake Albert and still have a golden opportunity to watch Elephants, hippo’s crocodile and monkeys in the trees. We advise you do this boat cruise as early as possible to have the sun rise view another opportunity for photographers.

In the afternoon we shall transfer to Kibale National Park, through districts like Bulisa, Hoima, Kyenjojo and Fort portal and the transfer will take 6hrs to 7hrs

Accommodation options; Kyaninga Lodge/ Papaya Lake Lodge (Luxury), Kibale forest Camp/Primate Lodge Kibale (Mid-range) Kibale Forest lazy camping (Budget)

Day 4
Day 4: Boat cruise to the Delta and transfer to Kibale

The boat cruise is a must do for every bird watcher because on the banks of the Nile delta is home of a lot birds like the Shoebill stork and many others. Here you will be able to see the Nile join into Lake Albert and still have a golden opportunity to watch Elephants, hippo’s crocodile and monkeys in the trees. We advise you do this boat cruise as early as possible to have the sun rise view another opportunity for photographers.

In the afternoon we shall transfer to Kibale National Park, through districts like Bulisa, Hoima, Kyenjojo and Fort portal and the transfer will take 6hrs to 7hrs

Accommodation options; Kyaninga Lodge/ Papaya Lake Lodge (Luxury), Kibale forest Camp/Primate Lodge Kibale (Mid-range) Kibale Forest lazy camping (Budget)

Day 5
Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking

Kibale has one of the most successful chimpanzee tracking program in the whole east Africa. The Forest park houses to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primates that may be found during guided walks. These primates include Olive Baboon, Guereza Colobus, Grey- cheeked Mangabey and Red-Tailed Monkeys can be seen enjoying the trees. On your trail be sure to spot Elephants, warthogs, buffaloes, bush buck and many others who are inhabitants of this forest.

On this day under a professional guided walk you will have an opportunity of sighting the chimpanzees that share 98% of their DNA with human at a close range. The trekking normally takes 1 hour where after you shall head to Bigodi nature Swamp walk another must do for all birders. You will have a golden opportunity to watch as many as 375 bird species including the Grey- headed Olive-back, Black-capped Apalises, White –napped Pigeon, Uganda woodland Warbler, Chestnut- Winged Starling, Joyful Greenbul, Red-chested Flufftail, Red winged Francolin and many others. The incomes generated during  3 hour swamp walk is  dedicated to promoting the well being of the place like building Hospitals and Schools for the Community.

After having lunch it will be time for another transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park transfer which is about 5hrs and some of the journey will be through Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ishasha a place known for climbing lions.

Accommodation Options; Engagi Tented Camp, Mahogany Springs (Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp /Sliver back Lodge (Midrange), Gorilla Close-up Lodge Bwindi Forest Lodge, Bwindi View Lodge (Budget)

Day 6
Day 6: Morning Game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds.

Early in the morning you will set off for a morning game drive to the Kasenyi track in search for lions, elephants, giraffes, leopards, Kobs. You will also get the opportunity to see lions preying on the huge number of Kobs in the park at a close range. Just after having lunch, you will head for the boat cruise on Kazinga channel. It’s a guarantee that you will have an eye on eye with the hippos, different water birds, locals fishing and wildlife on the lake shores and many more

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

Day 7
Day 7: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi National Park

With the fact of lake Bunyonyi a name that means “place little birds” being the fourth deepest lake in the whole world, this lake has a lot to offer. Most of all it is the beauty of this hidden lake, its scenery will stay with you for a life time, from its 29 islands, Mountains and Virunga Volcanoes and the pleasant climate, this is a must visit to all nature, scenery and bird lovers. The lake is home to over 200 bird species that can be spotted during the nature walks,

After days of being on safari, traversing the hills and valleys of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of the Mountain Gorillas – Lake Bunyonyi is the perfect place to put it all into perspective, to take in the beauty of Lake, to relax and chill out and partake in one of the fun-filled things to do and see such swimming, boating, canoeing, nature walks, biking, hiking, marketplace and village visits. It is also the Top-Gorilla Tracking Add- On for most of our tourists by lonely planet.

There are many optional activities that one can be done at Lake Bunyonyi but at an extra charge inform us at reservations@okapibulyahtours.com for any special arrangement but as to us. This day is dedicated to resting and reflection of first half of the trip.

Accommodation Options; Birds Nest (Luxury), Heritage Lodge, Bunyonyi Safari resort (Midrange), Cater bay cottages (Budget)

Day 8
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest National Park

After an early morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers about what to dos and don’ts to do while in the park, also you will be divided in group of 8. After continue and start off gorilla trekking these gentle giants as directed by the rangers.

This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, play around and also do their day to day activities. This activity can take 2 hours or even up to 8 hours since its dependent on the location and movement of the gorillas. Also expect to walk long distances in muddy and steep conditions- this will require you to have a walking stick. On meeting the gorillas you will spend one hour with them as you take photos.

Later, return back to the lodge and in the evening you may choose to relax at the lodge or visit the Batwa community which will expose you to their culture basing on how they live, dance, and also hearing stories concerning their culture which will leave you amazed.

From there we will have to transfer to an amazing place where you shall have dinner know as Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa.

Accommodation; Birds Nest Bunyonyi

Day 9
Day 9: Relaxing aAccommodation; Birds Nest Bunyonyi

Day 10
Day 10: Transfer to Kigali international Airport

When booking your visa we advise you apply for the single entry Visa that will give access to all the East African Countries because on this day you will be exiting Uganda through Kigali International Airport in Rwanda and will mark the end of your trip. In case you would like to have a night or more in Rwanda inform us at reservation@okapibulyahtours.com , we can arrange that for you at an extract cost.

Trip Includes

  • • Full Board Shared Accommodation(up to market),
  • • A professional Guide/ Drive
  • • Gorilla Permit- €550pp
  • • Chimpanzee permit- €250pp
  • • All activities as the itinerary
  • • All Transportations

Trip excludes

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks

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Price From EUR  2,980/person
2980
Total 2,980 EUR

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