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12 Day | Highlights of Uganda

Country Uganda
Theme Active - Strenuous
Time of Year January-March & June-December; High Season: Dec-Feb & Jun-Oct
Budget From $8,325
Duration 12 Days

Itinerary Description

AAC's new program to Uganda highlights the beauty of this country and its exciting game viewing opportunities. Cruise on the world famous Nile River at Murchison Falls, chimp trekking in Kibale, plains game at Queen Elizabeth National Park and end with the ultimate thrill of gorilla trekking in Bwindi. You drive from park to park with an expert naturalist guide. Accommodations are in stylish lodges and permanent tented camp each with en suite facilities. 

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Day by Day (subject to availability) Itinerary

Day 01

Entebbe

On arrival in Entebbe you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Value Option: overnight at The Boma. Classic Option: overnight at Lake Victoria Serena Resort.

Day 02-04

Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast you will depart by road with your private guide and vehicle. Stop enroute and bird in Budongo Forest or Kaniyo Pabidi. Arrive late afternoon at your lodge. The highlight of this park is the boat trips available up and down the Nile. You two days exploring the park. Each morning enjoy a game drive and a visit to the top of the Falls. The afternoons include a private boat trip at the base of the Falls. Value Option: 3 nights Kabalega Wilderness Lodge. Classic Option: 3 nights Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge.

Day 05+06

Kibale Forest

This morning you will drive to your lodge in Kibale Forest. You will go via Butiaba Escarpment, birding en-route. You will pass through Fort Portal, forest and tea plantations. Arrive later this afternoon. This park is also excellent for birding. Next morning you will met your guide and enter the forest in search of chimpanzees and ten other primate species including red colobus monkey, blues, red tails and grey-cheeked mangabey. Value Option: 2 nights Crater Safari Lodge. Classic Option: 2 nights Primate Lodge .

Day 07+08

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park (3-4 hours) following the Ruwenzori Mountain Range. Take an afternoon game drive on the way through the park to your lodge. Enjoy a private cruise on Kazinga Channel. Afternoon game drive. Value Option: 2 nights Katara Lodge. Classic Option: 2 nights Mweya Lodge.

Day 09+10

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Depart the lodge this morning, and continue game viewing through the Ishasha Area which is famous for tree climbing lions. Arrive at your camp in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (approx 5-6 hour drive, not including game viewing, which is an unremitting belt of montane forest that is the home to mountain gorillas and other rare primates). Next morning you will depart on your first gorilla trek taking a picnic lunch with you. The hike usually begins at 8:00am where you depart with 6 trekkers total plus your guides, armed rangers and any porters that you hire to carry your backpacks. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon with birding in the forest. Value Option: 2 nights Buhoma Lodge. Classic Option: 2 nights Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 11+12

Bwindi/Entebbe

Today you can participate in an additional gorilla trek or enjoy one of the activities at the park. Next morning you will have breakfast in camp. Transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Entebbe. Transfer to your hotel where a dayroom has been reserved for you. Enjoy lunch at the hotel and a change to freshen up before transferring to the airport for your onward travel (to be determined). Dayroom: The Boma or Lake Victoria Serena Resort.

Safari Pricing Details

2022 Land Arrangements

Value Option using - The Boma, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge & Buhoma Lodge // Classic Option using - Lake Victoria Serena Resort, Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge, Primate Lodge, Mweya Lodge & Gorilla Forest Camp. Single Supplement - Please Request

Jan-Mar / Jun-Oct / Dec

Value option - 2 pax

From $8,750

Value option - 3 pax

From $7,875

Value option - 4 pax

From $7,450

Classic option - 2 pax

From $10,975

Classic option - 3 pax

From $9,995

Classic option - 4 pax

From $9,575

Apr-May / Nov

Value option - 2 pax

From $8,325

Value option - 3 pax

From $7,475

Value option - 4 pax

From $7,050

Classic option - 2 pax

From $9,495

Classic option - 3 pax

From $8,550

Classic option - 4 pax

From $8,150

2021 Land Arrangements - Please Request

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35 Years

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Our experienced team can provide more details about booking this trip or customizing a safari.

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#1 Africa-Only Travel Company

Industry Leaders in Customizable Safaris

The Africa Adventure Company was one of the first boutique travel agencies to offer customizable Africa travel itineraries. Together we can create a trip that includes the experiences and destinations most important to you, your family, or your group.

Value-Added
Adventures

Many travelers expect private and independent safaris to be unaffordable, but our clients are delighted to discover they do not have to join a group of strangers in order to experience a customized safari adventure.

Security &
Safety-Focused

We work with people who will take care of you. Our guides, travel consultants, and tour operators understand the complicated and complex nature of travel in Africa and have decades of experience to ensure your safety at every leg of your trip.

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