10 Day Uganda Safari

TOUR CODE: JEH10D

Day one

On arrival in Entebbe, you will be met at the airport by a Jehovah Tours representative and transfer to Speke Hotel for overnight on BB Basis

Kampala the Capital was originally built on seven hills, where each of the hills had a symbolic structure like a hospital, school, cathedral mosque or temple. If you Arrive in the afternoon, you will have the chance to tour Kampala the capital.

Speke Hotel, situated right in the heart of Kampala with a 24 hour forex bureau is a good spot for even an evening hang out yet quiet and conducive enough for a relaxation through the night.

Day two

After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park, approximately 5 hours from Kampala.  Lunch will be served in Mbarara town and then transfer to Mburo park. Enjoy an afternoon game drive, a boat cruise on Lake Mburo, or a walk with a local guide or a night game drive.  O/N Acadia Cottages on FB Basis

Lake Mburo National Park, which is 260 square kilometers in size, was gazetted in 1982 as Uganda’s fourth national park. It is composed primarily of grassland, wetland and acacia woodland habitats. At the centre of the park lies Lake Mburo which, together with 14 other lakes in the area, forms part of an extensive wetland system. The park is home to topi, eland, klipspringer, zebra, buffalo, oribi, sitatunga, and leopard as well as an excellent variety of water and acacia savannah bird species like crested crane, marabou stork and bronze-tailed starling.

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Day three

After an early morning Breakfast, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Kabale or Rukungiri. With the endangered mountain gorillas, almost half of the population is found in Uganda. This exciting journey will make you go through a lot of green scenery, African fruit roadside markets all combined give an ambiance a true African pearl as referred to by Churchill.  Arriving in the evening at your lodge for a short relaxation if you are using the road. The option of flying will give you the opportunity to do a warm-up nature walk in the forest.  O/N L. Kitandatra Tented Camp on HB Basis

L. Kitandatra Tented Camp is situated jut a few meters from the park headquarters. This gives an opportunity also of making a village walk in the evening or relaxing at their spacious bar lounge.

Day Four

You will be driven to the National Parks headquarters after breakfast to be briefed and meet your guides for the day for your gorilla trekking experience. An early morning trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes, led by experienced trackers, will bring you amongst a family of Mountain Gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with only approximately 750 remaining. Just a few meters from the family, you will be privileged to spend time with them. Time permitting, return to the camp for a late lunch with the opportunity of forest walks with the guides, or just to relax at your lodge. O/N L. Kitandatra Tented Camp on FB Basis

Please note: Trekking and overnight may take place in Rwanda.

The trekking may be fairly tiresome. 30minutes, up to six hours or longer is not uncommon – at relatively high altitudes. Mountain  Uganda Gorillas are wild animals and, as such, sightings cannot be guaranteed. The success rate however is well over 90%.

Day  Five

Option of Forest walk where you will get a chance to meet the indigenous Batwa community that lives in the family of gatherers similar to bush men in the karihari desert. This gives you an experience of a dance and their shy playing and way of life or Second Gorilla Trekking with pre-purchased permits that can either be done in Bwindi or Curio shoping in the village craft shops with in the Bwindi Area. O/N L. Kitandatra Tented Camp on FB Basis or Savanah Resort in the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth

Day six

Drive to Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park in search for the tree climbing lions, this search that is interesting can take hours as you experience the savannah vegetation and going round to fig trees where the lions usually rest during the day from heat. Lunch will be served at savannah resort and then drive towards Queen elizbeth park headquarters to Hippos hill camp. O/N Hippos Hill Camp on HB Basis

Queen Elizabeth National Park is spread over an area of 1,978 square kilometers in the western arm of the Great East Rift Valley. It is home to a variety of wildlife including elephant, lion, hippo, buffalo, Uganda Kob, baboon and birds, all typical of riverine and savannah habitats.

The northern part of the park is traversed by the equator and is dominated by the scenery of crater lakes with lots of flamingos on some of them. A game viewing boat cruise from Mweya along the Kazinga channel, which joins Lake Edward and Lake George, provides one of the most memorable experiences of the park.

Day Seven

Early in the morning start off with an early morning game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive in search of Leopards, Lions, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, Elephants and other wildlife. There are several opportunities of watching several animals in their natural habitats. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks.  This Boat trip is the highlight of Queen Elizabeth NP activities. Make sure that your camera is fully charged. O/N Hippos Hill Camp on FB Basis

Day Eight

After an early morning breakfast, start your journey To Kibale Forest National park. . It is a tropical forest which is home to 13 different species of primates, including the chimpanzee. Arrive in time for Lunch at Mountains of the moon Hotel. After lunch transfer to bigodi wetland sanctuary that was gazatted as a community y based project. The famous village walk give the experience and touch with the local community with chances pf seeing, Black and white colobus monkey, red tailed and other different species of birds. Return late in the evening to your lodge for relaxation. O/N Mountains of the moon Hotel on  FB Basis

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Day Nine

Transfer to Kanyanchu the park headquarters for briefing and meet with the experiences guides that are well familiar with the forest. You will then embark on the most exciting journey in search for the Chimpanzees that ate 98%human As you hear their stories of the way of living you will only be amazed at how close we are to them. Return late in the afternoon in time for lunch at your hotel, drive through the enceint Fortportal town in the evening retiring late in the evening. O/N Mountains of the moon Hotel on  FB Basis

Day Ten

After an early morning breakfast, start your journey back to Kampala. . Stopover at the fruit markets on the road side. Arriving late in the afternoon with an option of Curio shopping. Please note that: Accommodation on this day will be booked on request, those who have flights in late evening would be transferred to the Airport and end of the trip.

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