Travel to Uganda – a unique place

Tourcode Q102682

During this Uganda Journey Classic leads you across Uganda and the most beautiful national parks. These include Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Mburo National Park. You will experience a variety of great wildlife during a walking safari, a boat safari, the chimpanzee and gorilla tracking as well as some spectacular game drives.

Highlights

Highlights of your Uganda Classic Journey

• private journey through the pearl of Africa
• high class handpicked lodges
• visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
• spectacular boat safari on the River Nile
• exciting game drives in Murchison National Park
• chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park
• exciting walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park
• take pictures of the tree climbing lions at Ishasha
• equators crossing

Itinerary short
 dayItinerary
1Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
2Murchison Falls National Park
3Murchison Falls NP – Lake Albert
4Lake Albert – Kibale Forest National Park
5Kibale Forest NP – Chimpanzees Tracking
6Kibale Forest NP – Queen Elizabeth National Park
7Queen Elizabeth National Park – Boot Safari Kazinga Channel
8Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable
9Bwindi Impenetrable NP – Gorilla Tracking
10Bwindi Impenetrable NP – Lake Mburo NP
11Lake Mburo NP – Kampala /Entebbe
Prices
ParticipantsInformationsPrice
2Uganda Classic3.995 USDRequestBooking
4Uganda Classic3.370 USDRequestBooking
6Uganda Classic3.275 USDRequestBooking
Single supplement:Uganda Classic560 USDRequestBooking
Dates
TourdaysfromtillPrice
Uganda Classic1123.01.201702.02.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1120.02.201702.03.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1117.04.201727.04.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1129.05.201708.06.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1117.07.201727.07.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1121.08.201731.08.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1125.09.201705.10.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1123.10.201702.11.20173.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1101.01.201811.01.20183.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1119.02.201801.03.20183.395 USDbooking
Uganda Classic1102.04.201812.04.20183.395 USDbooking

All other dates are possible on request

Services

Accommodation:
10x Lodges / Hotels

Meals:
10xB/11xLB/10xD

Services:

• all transfers according to the itinerary
• Transfers in SUV
• All park entrance fees
• 1x chimpanzees Permit
• professional, English speaking guide
• Escorted Hike Lake Mburo
• boat safari on the Nile
• Game drives in Queen Elizabeth

Extra cost:
• Gorilla Permit (600 USD)
• Gratuities (USD 20 per vehicle)

Additional programs

Additional Itineraries to this tour

• Safari 2 days Ngorogoro Special – Link
• Beachholiday at Zanzibar Hakuna Matata Lodge – Link

Requirements

Requirements:
You need team spirit, a good endurance and condition. The minimum age for gorillas and chimpanzees tracking is 15 years. In addition, participants may not suffer from infectious diseases.

Advice:
The surcharge for the Gorilla Permit is due to the bill and is non-refundable.

National Parks

Queen-Elizabeth-National Park
The Queen Elizabeth National Park is dominated by Lake Edward in the west and Lake George in the east. Both lakes are connected by the Kazinga Channel. Not far away lies the Rwenzori Mountains, which dominates the landscape. Hippos and pelicans catch the eye, next to indicates the presence of African buffalo, elephant, lion, various antelope and over 600 bird species on the ecological diversity of the area.

Murchison Falls National Park
The largest protected area of the country extends beyond the Murchison Falls National Park. A spectacular waterfall of the Victoria Nile was eponymous for this park, life on the Nile crocodiles and hippos. A particularity of this wildlife-rich Savanenlandschaft represents the rare Ugandan Giraffe (also: Rothschild Giraffe) represents and the rare shoebill stork.

Kibale-National Park
The Kibale National Park is known for its habituated chimpanzees. Its rainforests support a total of 13 species of primates (inter alia Red colobus (Colobus Red) and Eastern Hoest’s monkey) and a larger inventory of forest elephants. It covers 766 km² and is located approximately 40 km south of Fort Portal.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Since 1994, the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a World Heritage Site and protecting the habitat of 400 mountain gorillas. That is 50% of the world total population. The National Park is high between 1160m and 2600m. In so-called Gorilla trackings visitors have the opportunity to visit this endangered, habituated mountain gorillas. Thanks strictly limited Gorilla Permits the protection of gorillas is guaranteed and supports the remaining habitat of the gorilla groups.

Lake Mburo National Park
To the south, Lake Mburo National Park, the habitat consists of open grasslands, acacia forests, marshes, lakes and. A special highlight are guided walking safaris.

TRAVEL ITINERARY AND HIGHLIGHTS

Uganda Classic

Day 1 Arrival Day Entebbe

Our driver will pick you from Entebbe Airport after your arrival and bring you to the hotel.

Day 2 Uganda Journey Classic, Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

Today you drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Around lunch time you will stopp at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a guided bush walk. You will see the huge rhinoceros. After lunch, you will continue the journey.

Day 3 Uganda Journey Classic, Murchison Falls Nationalpark

A morning Game drive is scheduled after Breakfast. Murchison National Park has an impressive wildlife. Uncountable crocodiles, hippos, elephants, lions and antilops are seen. In the afternoon you will join a boat safari on river nile. There are many colorful water birds along the shore and you will see the famous Murchison Water Falls. Enjoy the spectacular views of the longest river in Africa.

Day 4 Uganda Journey Classic, Murchison Falls NP – Lake Albert

After breakfast, you will have a short morning game drive in Murchison National Park. Then the time has come to leave that fantastic park and drive to Lake Albert. This is a beautiful scenic route with a magnificent view point over Lake Albert and Kongo Region. In the late afternoon, you arrive at the lodge .

Day 5 Uganda Journey Classic, Kibale Forest Nationalpark

After a relaxed breakfast you will continue your journey to Fort Portal. This day leads you through villages, green forests and hills with tea plantations. Those cultivated green hills might remind you about the Toscana in Italy and are very characteristic for this part of Uganda.

Day 6 Uganda Journey Classic, Kibale Forest NP – Chimpanzee Tracking

The Kibale Forest National Park has the highest number of primate species in the world. In Uganda, there are about 5,000 chimpanzees in the wild, perfect for the Chimpanzee Tracking today. Expect a tough trek through the dense bush. Apart from the Chimpanzees you can see various other species of monkeys such as the colobus.

Day 7 Uganda Journey Classic, Kibale Forest NP – Queen Elizabeth National Park

The most known national park of Uganda is Queen Elizabeth. The Park lies at the foot of the majestic Rwenzori Mountains, overlooking Lake Edward and Lake George and both lakes are connected by the Kazinga Channel. Here you can see everything which the African Wildlife has to offer. There are numerous lions, buffalo, hyenas and of course the Uganda Kobe antelope.

Day 8 Uganda Journey Classic, Queen Elizabeth NP – Ishasha

You will enjoy a morning game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Especially the elephant population with about 3000 animals is impressive. At noon, you will continue your journey to the Ishasha region. The famous place to see tree climbing lions. Also, other big cats like the leopard are found here.

Day 9 Uganda Journey Classic, Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park contains 50 % of the world gorilla population and is one of the last places in the world were gorilla can be seen face to face. With the growing number of tourists, the gorilla population has started to recover considerably. Every gorilla family is unique and their names like Otaka, Elsa or Nyakina are soon familiar to you.

Day 10 Uganda Journey Classic, Bwindi Impenetrable NP – Gorilla Tracking

As you penetrate along the wooded hillsides, tangled vines and bamboo plants in the dense jungle, you learn a lot about the fascinating giant. The experienced guides will show you traces of previous activities of gorillas. For example, nests, dung and nibbled bamboo shoots. Suddenly you will face the strong, almost human acting mountain gorilla!

Day 11 Uganda Journey Classic, Bwindi Impenetrable NP – Lake Mburo NP After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo

National Park. It is the second smallest National Park in Uganda and despite he is not very well known, you will see lots of wildlife during the game drive.

Day 12 Uganda Journey Classic, Lake Mburo NP – Kampala /Entebbe

Lake Mburu is one of two National Parks in Uganda, where guest are allowed to go for a walking safari. With an experienced Ranger you will explore the nature. At noon our drive back to Kampala / Entebbe starts.

Day 13 Departure day Entebbe

Depending on the time of departure our driver will bring you to Entebbe Airport.

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