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10-Days Cultural and Wildlife Safari

10-Days Cultural and Wildlife Safari

Overview safari

The 10-Days Cultural and Wildlife Safari   starts and ends at Entebbe international airport. Meet eye to eye with the amazing gentle apes Gorillas of Uganda in bwindi impenetrable national park. This close encounter with these amazing primates is simply breathtaking. Also get close encounter with number of African wildlife, beautiful landscapers, amazing cultures and communities. Experience the big five including the tree climbing lions in ishasha sector with unforgettable boat cruise on kazinga and on river Nile to visit the source of the longest river in the world and meeting with the close relatives of human person in kibale forest national park

 

Detailed itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

You will be highly welcomed by our representative who will pick you and drop you at booked place of accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe for relaxation and overnight stay as you prepare for the 10-Days Cultural and Wildlife Safari.

Dinner and overnight at booked hotel

 

DAY 2:  PICK UP FROM PLACE OF ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSFER TO BWINDI GORILLA PARK

Today will have heavy breakfast prepared for the long journey to bwindi Gorilla Park. immediately after breakfast you will meet your guide who will take you for the whole safari from our company and start your drive to bwindi with en-route stop to Uganda equator crossing in kayebwe have stop for photo moments and may be pick up some souvenirs on your costs and proceed with the journey passing via ankole masaka dry collider of lake m

Mburo national park and you get a chance to see some zebras and impalas grazing together with ankole long horned cattle along the way and then have another stop in calm town of mbarara for lunch and relaxation after proceed to bwindi reaching late evening and check in to the booked lodge

Dinner and overnight stay at booked hotel

DAY 3: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI FOREST

After an early morning breakfast and after be driven to the briefing point thereafter you will start your tracking by 8:00am. This is demanding but rewarding experience. You will depart with packed lunch in boxes and drinking water and remember to bring jungle bots and rain coat with you. This park is covered in dense vegetation and rugged hills which demands that you’re physically fit. The time taken to reach gorillas varies according to their movements.

You will experience the thrill of spending time with the gentle apes for one hour and upon encounter, while is awesome and exciting adventure. You will return to the lodge for relaxation and take the rest of the day at the lodge until dinner

Dinner and overnight at booked hotel

DAY 4: FULL DAY’S BATWA EXPERIENCE

You will have relaxed breakfast at the lodge and you will be taken for the community visit to batwa households and spend time learning about the life style and the way of living and their culture customs.

You will enjoy tier cultural dances and have chance to demonstrate on how they used bows and arrows for hunting food

You will have diner and overnight at selected place of accommodation

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge on full board

 

DAY 5: TRANSFER TO ISHASHA AND AFTERNOON VISIT TO KAMEME WOMEN AND CHILDREN CULTURAL HERITAGE

Your will have relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge to transfer to Ishasha sector of queen Elizabeth national park with en-route viewing of tea plantation (2 hours’ driver). Check in to the booked lodge in ishasha and relax at the lodge and immediately after your lunch you can take to the community visit to kameme women and children cultural heritage projects and learn little about the bakiga culture and enjoy their cultural dances

You will return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Dinner and overnight at ishasha wilderness camp or ishasha jungle loghe full board ( midrange)

 

DAY 6: EN-ROUTE GAME DRIVE TO MWEYA AND AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE ON KAZINGA CHANNEL

You will experience game drive en-route to mewya peninsula getting chance to spot rare tree climbing lions along ishasha sector hanging in the trees that mostly seen in this area and then spot more wildlife like solitary cape buffaloes, elephants, Uganda cobs, waterbucks, bushbucks alongside variety of birds. You will check into the booked lodge relax until lunch

In the evening like at 3:00pm you will be driven for evening adventure boat cruise along kazinga channel to enjoy more unforgettable game viewing of hippos, Nile crocodiles, elephants and buffaloes cooling their bodies on the river banks alongside abundant bird species like yellow billed stork, saddle billed stork, pied kingfisher, hammer kop and many more

You will return to the lodge for diner and overnight

Dinner and overnight stay at kyambura gorge lodge or katara lodge on full board

 

DAY 7: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After calm breakfast we will depart to kibale national park heading towards fort portal. Fort portal rests in the shadow of tabled mountain of the moon and famous for having many tea plantation, from this lovely town we will continue to kibale national park while passing to the region of crater lakes before heading to the booked place of accommodation for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Dinner and overnight stay at Rwetera safari camp on full board

 

DAY 8: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND COMMUNITY VISIT AT TINKA’S HOMESTEAD IN BIGIDO VILLAGE

The forest is open its doors sensational chimp tracking, forest is reputable of having great variety and highest concentration of primates in east Africa. Enjoy the guided nature walks in the tropical rainforest in search of chimpanzee, red tailed monkeys, black and white Columbus monkeys and many others

You will then be taken to Bigodi community to visit tinka’s homestead to learn more about the cultures around, learn how they prepare local food and have lunch with the tinka’s family

You will return to the lodge by evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Lunch at tinka’s homestead and dinner at booked hotel

DAY 9: RETURN TO KAMPALA AND TRANSFER TO JINJA

You will have relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge to transfer to jinja from kibale with en-0route lunch in Kampala by afternoon and then proceed with the journey to jinja city with en-route great sceneries including mabira forest, tea plantations, sugarcane plantations in lugazi and many more

You will reach by evening and check in to the booked lodge for relaxation, diner and overnight

DAY 10: MORNING BOAT CRUISE TO VISIT SOURCE OF RIVER NILE AND RETURN TO KAMPALA

You will have morning breakfast and then drive to the briefing point for the resident’s guides who take around the adventure boat ride to visit the source of Nile for the unforgettable and amazing lifetime moments meeting the source of longest river in the world

You will return to the lodge for lunch and then drive back to Kampala for the option of taking departure flight or check in to the booked lodge of your choice for dinner and overnight

Dinner and overnight stay at friend’s hotel in Jinja on full board

 

THANK YOU FOR TRAVELLING WITH UMARELLA VOYAGE SAFARIS:

End of your 10-Days Cultural and Wildlife Safari

The Price includes: Prices Excludes
– All ground transportation by fully customized safari vehicles as per the itinerary, – Activities or accommodations NOT mentioned in the itinerary,
– Fuel for the entire safari

– English Speaking Driver/Guide,

– Park entrance fees,

– Guided Nature walks / community tours

– Chimps &gorilla trekking

– Government Taxes

– All activities elaborated in the itinerary

– Meals if staying in budget facilities other than the breakfast provided on room.

– Wines, beers and spirits & all beverages other than the bottled mineral water while on safari

– Items of a personal nature e.g. telephone calls, laundry, tips and gratuity, souvenirs etc

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www.umerallavoyagesafaris.com