11 Day Uganda Safari, Unveiling the ‘Pearl’

11 Days Uganda Safari, Unveiling the 'Pearl' - Murchison Falls National Park

SAFARI DETAILS

Private Safari – 11 Days
Price: From – USD $$$$ PP | Tailored
Internal Flight : Bwindi/Entebbe (from $ 425)
Minimum age is 15 years.
Solo traveler prices are available upon request.

11 Day Uganda Safari, Unveiling the ‘Pearl’

SAFARI OVERVIEW

Voyage up the Nile River to Murchison Falls, trek through Kibale National Park in search of chimpanzees; and track – and closely observe – endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

  • Embark on a boat cruise up the Nile River to the base of Murchison Falls
  • Trek through Kibale National Park in search of chimpanzees
  • Set out on game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, keeping watch for tree-climbing lions
  • Track – and interact with – endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

ITINARARY

Day 1: Arrive Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to your hotel on the shores of Africa’s largest lake. Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park | The Nile’s Jewel

Depart Entebbe and drive to Murchison Falls National Park, one of the most scenic spots along the Nile and the location of the classic Humphrey Bogart film, The African Queen. After settling into your thatched cottage on the banks of the Victoria Nile, join your guide for a visit to Murchison Falls, where invigorating spray — the collective force of the majestic Nile — pours down on a narrow ravine. Paraa Safari Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park | Nile Safari

Today, a game drive takes you along the northern banks of the Nile in the heart of Murchison Falls National Park. You may see giraffes, buffalo, elephants, warthogs, leopards, lions and antelope. This afternoon, embark on a boat cruise up the Nile River to the base of the falls. Watch for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and many bird species that inhabit the river’s papyrus-lined banks. Paraa Safari Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: Kibale National Park | Bunyaruguru Crater Walk

After breakfast, board a flight to Kibale and transfer to your lodge. Later, you may take an optional nature walk along the top of the Bunyaruguru Crater. Papaya Lake Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: Kibale National Park | Forest of Chimpanzees

Kibale Forest is home to 11 species of primates, including chimpanzees and mangabeys, as well as 300 species of birds and a vast array of butterflies. Rise early this morning for the short drive to the start of your chimpanzee trek. The chimpanzees feed high in the trees, so binoculars are a must. Barks of baboons occasionally pierce the forest silence as you make your way along the trail. This afternoon, you may go on a guided primate walk in the Bigodi Forest swamp. Papaya Lake Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Days 6-7: Queen Elizabeth National Park | Nature Anew

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to elephants, lions, hippos, buffalo and baboons. Participate in game drives this afternoon and the next day. While exploring, watch above for tree-climbing lions, a sight rarely to be seen anywhere else in Africa. You may also see some of Uganda’s largest elephant herds. Mweya Safari Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Misty Mountains

Take a game drive as you make your way out of the Rift Valley through the Kigezi Highlands to the mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world. Bwindi Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Days 9-10: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Gorilla Encounters

Spend two days tracking endangered mountain gorillas, which share 97.7% of our DNA, spending up to an hour among them each day. See mothers keeping infants close as they knucklewalk on three limbs. Toddlers scamper around and get reined in by an attentive father, whose job is to protect his family. When you look into the eyes of a mountain gorilla, there is no mistaking the bond that exists between primate and man — and no escaping the poignant reminder that these creatures lie on the brink of extinction. Bwindi Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 11: Depart Entebbe

Fly to Entebbe and return to Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa, where a dayroom awaits until your international flight home. Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa (dayroom)   |   Meals: B

INCLUDES
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Game drives while on safari
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Private professional English speaking safari guide
  • Transportation with exclusive use of 4X4 safari vehicle as per itinerary
  • Complimentary bottled water while on safari
  • One chimpanzee tracking permit in Kibale National Park
  • One boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • One gorilla tracking permit in Bwindi National Park

EXCLUDES

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Premium brands whilst all inclusive
  • International Flights

Accommodation

Paraa Safari Lodge Accommodation

The booking with the accommodation mentioned in the program depend on availability. Reservations will only be made after your booking.

In case the mentioned accommodation is not available during the requested period, we will do our utmost best to book one for you in the same class (of course we will only do this after consulting you).

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