Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday – $2187 pp

Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Forest, Lake Bunyonyi

Overview

Our discounted 9 daysDiscounted Uganda Safari Holiday is an exceptional brand safari covering the country’s best places. Visit Kibale forest for Chimpanzees and a guided walk in to the famous Bigodi wetland to search for the rare shoe bills. Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi forest National Park.

Relax and chill for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth. Wind down with Lake Bunyonyi popularly known by many tourists as the ‘Switzerland of Africa ‘with a chance to visit the Batwa pygmies.

Highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala –Kibale National Park
  • Day 2: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi walk
  • Day 3: Kibale -Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth NP-Ishasha –Bwindi
  • Day 6: Bwindi Relaxation
  • Day 7: Bwindi Gorilla tracking-Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi-Kampala –Entebbe

See Detailed Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale National Park

After breakfast, meet your Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday driver/guide who will transfer you to Kibale forest national park  via Fort Portal Town where you’ll have lunch.

In the evening visit the guided scenic walk to the crater Lakes of Ndali and to the top of the World.

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Safari Lodge (High end lodge) or Primate Lodge Kibale (Moderate facility) or Rwenzori View Guest House (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi walk

After breakfast, head to the park headquarters for the planned Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday briefing about the park and chimpanzee rules and regulations before heading into this tropical rain forest. Here search for the chimpanzees and other primates like the white and black Colobus, vervet monkeys, and mangabey among others.

Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening go to Bigodi wetland to search for the rare shoe bills, sitatungas and many more primates.

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Safari Lodge (High end lodge) or Primate Lodge Kibale (Moderate facility) or Rwenzori View Guest House (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast drive south into Queen Elizabeth National Park, with sightseeing and game viewing en-route. The Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday afternoon is dedicated to a guided nature walk into Maramgambo Forest. Points of interest included the “Bat Cave” tucked beneath the shady canopy of the Maramagambo Forest and a Blue Lake.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (High end lodge) or Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge (Moderate facility) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

An early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds. Your Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday game drive will last up to 4 hours; thereafter return to the lodge for refreshments and breakfast.

After lunch, a two hour boat ride along the famous Kazinga channel is an opportunity to encounter Hippo, Buffalo, Kobs, Elephants, warthogs etc. This trip also enables visitor chance to see a variety of countless bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (High lodge) or Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge (Moderate facility) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth NP – Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

The Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday driver/guide will drive you for Bwindi through the Ishasha Sector; this takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment. Take on a game drive in Ishasha sector – in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi forest National Park.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge) or Gorilla Mist Camp (Moderate facility) or Trekkers Tarven Cottages (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Bwindi Relaxation

Today is dedicated for relaxation with some spare time to go on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge) or Gorilla Mist Camp (Moderate facility) or Trekkers Tarven Cottages (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Bwindi Gorilla tracking – Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, your private Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday will lead you to the park headquarters for a briefing on tracking mountain gorillas and then you’ll be assigned a gorilla trekking team of guards and trackers that will lead you to a selected gorilla group. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet.

Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each gorilla safari encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a magnificent green swathe of dense rainforest, so ancient that survived the last ice age. A recently proclaimed World Heritage site, it’s one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth and its unique, precious flora sustains roughly half of the world population of mountain gorillas – believed to number just 720.

There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which these two apes live together. Thereafter drive to Lake Bunyonyi via Kabale a region popularly known by many tourists as the ‘Switzerland of Africa’.

Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Safari Resort (High end lodge) or Lake Bunyonyi Bird Nest (Moderate facility) or Crater bay cottages Bunyonyi (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi

Morning cultural visit to the Batwa Pygmies community to explore their life style and do some birding along Lake Bunyonyi. Afternoon boat trip to the islands for a guided nature walk, sightseeing Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Safari Resort (High end lodge) or Lake Bunyonyi Bird Nest (Moderate facility) or Crater bay cottages Bunyonyi (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala – Entebbe

Wake up to an early breakfast to head out along the scenery of a winding road, hills and valleys, a terraced landscape and friendly big people on a guided nature walk, before proceeding to back to Kampala with lunch en-route.

Stop at the equator for photography and to shop curios to take home as unforgettable souvenirs from Uganda the pearl of Africa.

Drive to the airport for your return flight home.

Meal Plan Breakfast – Lunch

End of the Discounted Uganda Safari Holiday.

This Safari Package Includes

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle,
  • Fuel expenses
  • Accommodation and meals as per the safari program
  • An English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 liter of drinking water daily
  • Park entrance fees
  • Boat ride along the Kazinga channel
  • One gorilla permit per person
  • One Chimpanzee permit
  • Bigodi Guided nature walk
  • Batwa pygmies visit in Lake Bunyonyi
  • Guided walk to Crater Lakes
  • Visit to Bat Cave
  • Village visit
  • Crater walk Kibale
  • Ranger fees

The Safari Exclusions

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.

See the prices for this tour package

Budget accommodation

  • 2 travelers -$2684
  • 3 travelers -$2499
  • 4 travelers – $2345
  • 5 travelers – $2250
  • 6 travelers – $2187

Mid range

  • 2 pax -$3146
  • 3 pax – $2847
  • 4 pax -$2700
  • 5 pax -$2610
  • 6 pax- $2550


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