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Safari to Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth & Lake Mburo National Parks

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Tour Summary :

Join us on a 5 day tour of Uganda, including Kibale – the Primate Capital, The Legendary Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo NP.  A 5 day adventure through Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park & Lake Mburo NP staying at 3 lodges in different areas, each offering a unique style and experience. The focus is on game viewing and seeing different parts of the country whilst staying in the best safari lodges.

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Tour itinerary :

Day One:

 

Meet and greet at 0700hrs at your residence and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. On arrival, have a Bigodi Swamp Walk. Estimated driving time is 5 hours. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is an initiative of the local people geared towards conservation in this area. On this walk you have a chance to see different bird & butterfly species, primates like black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabeys, etc. There is also a variety of interesting plant species.

 

Day Two:

 

After early morning breakfast, transfer to Kanyanchu Tourist centre for a briefing prior to the chimpanzee tracking activity. Enjoy your morning in the forest as you track the Chimpanzees and other primates resident in this forest. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Estimated driving time is 3 hours. The drive provides you with a chance to see beautiful, cool Crater Lakes and possibly the Great Rwenzori Mountains. Check into your accommodation before an evening game-drive.

 

Day Three:

 

Wake-up bright and early and start your day with a sunrise game-drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provide excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, de fassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. Later in the afternoon you will take a boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers you an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. You will be privileged to see schools of hippos and Nile-crocodiles sunbathing with their jaws open wide. Return to your accommodation facility for overnight.

 

Day Four:

 

After breakfast, take another game drive as you transfer to Lake Mburo National Park (estimated driving time is 4 hours). On arrival you have an afternoon boat-cruise. Later you have a sun-down game-drive to end your day in a thrilling way.

 

Day Five:

Wake up to the rhythm of nature, attend a briefing by a ranger-guide and then embark on a safari walk to a salt-lick area called Rwonyo. Later check-out and take an en-route game drive as you exit L. Mburo N.P. heading back to Kampala with drop off at your residence.

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Tour Inclusions :

  • Ground Transportation (4WD vehicle) throughout the trip in a private 4WD tour vehicle
  • Accommodation as per options in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated on the aforesaid Meal Plans
  • Activities as stipulated on the safari program
  • A Gorilla tracking permit (where applicable)
  • A Chimpanzee Permit (where applicable)
  • Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari
  • Lots of fun in the African sun!!!

 

Tour exclusions :

  • Entry permit/visas for Uganda if required.
  • All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
  • Beverages, tips, souvenirs & all items of a personal nature
  • Any deviation from the suggested program
  • All extras NOT mentioned in the inclusive section
  • Any personal insurance covers 

Tour Price Details :

Price per person from, in USD:

 

Group

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6 pax

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Lodge

$3355

$2310

$2070

$1950

$1875

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$640

 

 

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Mid

$2720

$1850

$1610

$1490

$1415

$1370

$130

 

 

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Budget

$2235

$1435

$1190

$1070

$1000

$950 pp

$70

 

 

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Accommodation:

Lodge – Ndali Lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge & Mihingo Lodge - full board Mid – Primate Lodge, Enganzi Lodge & Mburo Safari Lodge - full board

 

Budget – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Simba Safari Camp & Rwonyo basic campsite - bed & breakfast

Tour Terms and Conditions :

When booking your holiday direct with Pearl of Africa Tours and Travel (PATT) or with your travel agent, please quote the tour number provided or your own specialized itinerary, intended date for arrival and departure, number of people traveling in your party, sleeping arrangements and flight details, if known. This ensures that all arrangements are made to your complete satisfaction. Please note that for safaris that include gorilla trekking, advance bookings of at least twelve weeks are strongly recommended. Cancellations may allow for shorter term bookings, but it is strongly advised to book well in advance if specific dates are needed. Children under fifteen are not allowed to trek the gorillas. A 50% deposit is required ten weeks before intended departure or at the time of booking with the balance to be settled thirty days prior to commencement of the tour. On issuance of a PATT official receipt or e-mail confirmation, your booking is confirmed. Reservations made within thirty days of departure require the total amount due to be paid at the time of confirmation. With managers' approval, credit card payments can be made with a 7-9% surcharge. In Kampala cash payments are accepted in any foreign convertible currency and in Uganda Shillings. Travelers Cheques (TCs) are also accepted with a USD$20 surcharge. Unless otherwise stated, tour prices quoted are ex-Kampala and include transport with fuel and driver/guide, accommodation, meals on safari, National Park and activity fees associated with your itinerary. Clients will be directly responsible for: airfare to/from Uganda, visa fees if applicable, airport transfers, meals and accommodation in Kampala, transport in and around Kampala, supplemental activities not included in the itinerary, refreshments and beverages (between meal snacks, alcohol, other refreshments), personal items (porterage, telephone calls and souvenirs), tips and gratuities. Coffee and tea are usually available with meals in upcountry properties and drinking water may be provided. It is advisable to always check what is included in menu prices. All bookings are subject to availability. For Further Reading, Please Click Here: http://www.pearlofafricatours.com/terms-and-conditions.html

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