8 days - Rhinos, Waterfalls, Chimps

8 days - Rhinos, Waterfalls, Chimps

$3,288 (Per Adult)

$411 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration8 day(s)

LocationUganda

Start PointEntebbe

End PointEntebbe

AvailabilityFeb 05 , 2019 to Dec 31 , 2020

No Add-ons for this package

Summary

This trip is such an exciting one. You will be able to see the scarce southern white rhinos that were poached to extinction .It is currently home to nineteen Rhinos. It is among Uganda’s big seven. Next visit will be Murchison falls national park. Here you will enjoy the sight of the powerful waterfall forcing its way through the narrow gorge thus forming a rainbow. You will enjoy the boat rides, game drives and birding. Venture deep into the chimpanzees’ habitats Budongo and Kibale. You will enjoy the sight of these playful primates and also have a choice to stay with them for a whole day with researchers. Bigodi wetland sanctuary is another stop for you. It has been conserved by the community alongside other community activities that have uplifted the welfare of the communities.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking

Places

  • Entebbe, Uganda
  • Fort Portal, Uganda
  • Crater Lakes, Uganda
  • Kibale National Park, Uganda
  • Masindi, Uganda
  • Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Kaniyo Pabidi, Uganda

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at most lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Welcome to Uganda

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, meet,greet and transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time,you will tour Entebbe Botanical Gardens and the Zoo. Overnight at Entebbe Travellers Inn.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Entebbe, Central Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 1 hrs

Day 2Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Wildlife Photography Bird Watching

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is home to Uganda’s rhinos that had become extinct in the early 1980s after a period of civil unrest and heavy poaching. Arrive at the sanctuary early afternoon. After lunch you will go for Rhino trekking, canoe ride and bird watching in search for the Shoe Bill bird.Dinner and overnight: Amuka Lodge

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Buruli, Central Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 3Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Activities Included

Scenic Drive

After Breakfast, drive to Murchison fall National Park via the top of the falls a scenic point where you will see the Nile force its way through a narrow gap to start its continued flow into Lake Albert. Sir Samuel Baker named the Falls after Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society. The falls lend their name to the surrounding Murchison Falls National Park. Overnight and Dinner.Bakers Lodge

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Murchison Falls National Park, Amuru, Northern Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 4Game Drive and Boat ride on River Nile

Activities Included

Boat Cruise Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

After an early breakfast you go for a game drive. You may have an opportunity to see animals like antelopes, Rothschild giraffes, lions, elephants, warthogs, buffaloes . Return for lunch and relaxation and later go for Nile cruise to the bottom of the falls. You will see hippos, crocodiles and birds along river Nile.Overnight and Dinner.Bakers Lodge

Location

Murchison Falls National Park, Amuru, Northern Region, Uganda

Day 5Chimpanzee tracking at Budongo Forest

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Culture

Today, after breakfast we transfer to Budongo Forest for chimp tracking and nature walks. After lunch travel to Hoima town the Kingdom capital of Bunyoro. Stop over at Mparo the official burial place of of Bunyoro’s Kings. Overnight: Hotel Kontiki or Hoima Cultural Lodge.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Budongo Eco Lodge, Masindi, Uganda

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 6Travel to Kibale Forest National Park

Activities Included

Scenic Drive Bird Watching

Today, you will begin your journey to Kibale Forest. The drive will take you through beautiful scenery of tea plantations and authentic rural Uganda. You stop for lunch in the Fort Portal town the capital of Toro kingdom .Overnight at your lodge-Chimpanzee Guest house.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kibale National Park, Western Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 7Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Scenic Drive Wildlife Photography

After breakfast, you will prepare yourself for the chimpanzee tracking mission the most exciting activity in the park. An experienced forest ranger will take you chimp tracking in the morning. along the forest walk you will be able to see other primates like red-tailed monkey, black-and-white Columbus monkey. After Lunch go to Bigodi Wetland sanctuary for a nature walk, home to over 100 bird species. The Sanctuary is operated by the Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental Development (KAFRED), a community based organization (CBO). A significant fraction of association income has been used, and continues to be used, to fund numerous community projects. The Bigodi Women’s Group, weaves crafts from environmentally sustainable materials, dyes and methods. Their crafts are sold worldwide. Overnight at your lodge-Chimpanzee Guest house

Location

Kibale National Park, Western Region, Uganda

Day 8Travel back to Entebbe and prepare for your evening flight home.

Travel back to Entebbe and prepare for your flight home. Note: Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Parks can be added at extra cost.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Entebbe, Central Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 7 hrs

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

For personalized details on health and visa requirements please check the IATA travel centre here

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com

A Visa to Uganda can be obtained on arrival at point of entry. It costs US$50 per person. However a single East Africa Tourist Visa-Kenya,Uganda,Rwanda at US$100 is also available. Yellow fever vaccination certificate is the common record required at the point of entry. However if you have any other records of vaccinations please carry them with you. All visitors should take Malaria drugs before and after as preventive measure .It is advisable to drink bottled rather than tap water. It is also advisable to seek information from your National Health office or travel websites for the latest Uganda travel health information

No Add-ons Info

Moderate Cancelation Policy

30% of payment due on date of booking, 70% due 90 days before start of trip and 100% due 60 days before start of trip. 70% refund until 90 days before trip, 30% until 60 days before trip.

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Destination

Uganda