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    18 Nights of Ultimate Safari Adventure in Uganda

    $8424 per person

    Experience the thrill of a safari adventure in Uganda with 18 Nights of Ultimate Adventure. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature like never before.

    Karibu-Welcome to Uganda! Join in for an adventure through the beautiful landscapes of Uganda, where you will get the chance to see some of the country’s most incredible attractions. From the breath-taking wildlife of the savannah to the stunning views of the mountains to the endangered Mountain Gorillas, Uganda is a true natural paradise. The journey will take you to some of the best spots in the country to see a wide variety of animals, birds and vegetation, as well as providing an opportunity to learn about the rich culture and history of Uganda.

    • Destination
    • Departure
      Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
    • Departure Time
      Approximately 8:30 PM.
    • Dress Code
      Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
    • Included
      All Meals as per the Itinerary
    • Not Included
      24/7 Safari Retreats On-Call Support
      Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
      All accomodation as per the itinerary
      Applicable taxes
      Chimpanzee Permit
      Cross country itinerary inclusive flights
      Custom Built Safari 4WD Car
      Daily complimentary Breakfastin bed.
      Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities and Inspiring Sightseeing 
      Gorilla Permit
      One-of-a-Kind Itinerary Designed for You
      Park Entrance Fees
      Personal guide
      Typical Souvenir
      Visa Fees
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    Day 1: ARRIVAL | ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda, a nation of stunning greenery, deep lakes, soaring mountains and rich biodiversity. Transfer to your hotel, a cozy lodge in the suburbs of Entebbe, near the International Airport and perfect to start your safari in Uganda for an evening at leisure. Accommodation | Papyrus Guest House Meals: Dinner
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    Day 2: ENTEBBE – JINJA | DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE RIVER NILE
    After breakfast, set off to Jinja, the Source of the Nile. No better way than to start your safari than at the banks of the river Nile! Spend the day at your own leisure and read a book, relax at the natural pool or enjoy the breath-taking views of the Nile. Options at fee:Rafting the Source of the Nile with help of professional instructors.Other optional activities include the Wild Nile Jet, bungee jumping, quad bike safari, horseback riding along the Nile, village walk or a visit to the true origin of the Nile.Dine at the famous Sikia Cafe- a social enterprise seeking to create a better future for persons with hearing impairment(Deaf); multi-cuisine menu and tasty ice cream flavors.  To order, customers consult an infographic on the menu, which teaches how to sign words for menu items and phrases like “thank you,” “takeaway,” and “eat here,” or scribble their selections on paper.  Note: For a supplement you can opt to stay at Wild Waters Lodge. This lodge is nestled in luxuriant rainforest on its own private island. The ten rooms are situated amidst the forest with king size beds, private decks with free-standing baths and breath-taking views over the River Nile and its rapids. Elevated wooden walkways link the rooms to the restaurant, bar area and adjacent natural swimming pool. A FREE Spa Treatment is included in this offer when upgrading to Wild Waters Lodge.Accommodation | Adrift River Side CampMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 3: SIPI FALLS | REMOTE TRAILS & COFFEE FARM-TABLE EXPERIENCE
    In the morning, transfer to Kapchorwa to enjoy a hike to the lovely Sipi Falls. It is a beautiful walk to the bottom of the famous waterfall, and then continue with a steep climb exploring a series of caves along the way. Go on a challenging trail to the other waterfalls, pass corn fields, banana plantations and typical bandas. Return to the lodge for a sumptuous lunch and some rest. Late in the afternoon, visit a Coffee Project and find out why Sipi Falls is home to one of the finest Robusta coffees in the world. Talk to the farmers and learn more about the local coffee making process. Then enjoy your freshly brewed cup of coffee as you relax and watch the sunset.Option: Experience a real thrill and watch the waterfalls from a very close distance? Then go abseiling along the famous Sipi Fall! (available at a fee).Accommodation | Rafik Lodge SipiMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 4: PIAN UPE WILDLIFE RESERVE | GAME DRIVE HAVEN
    Early morning transfers to Pian Upe Wildlife reserve, is one of a kind safari destinations offering authentic African experiences. The reserve is bordered by two pastoralist tribes; Pian which is a sub tribe of the Karamojong and Upe which originates from Kenya.This reserve lies within the Karamoja sub-region of northeastern Uganda and it is regarded as the second largest conservation area in the country after Murchison Falls National Park.Enjoy a game drive in the afternoon and come contact with rare prized Roan antelopes, the only place in Uganda where they can be found, besides the cheetahs, other wild animal species that can be spotted in Pian Upe game reserve on a game drive include: a growing population of lion pride, Elands, Buffaloes, dik-dik, Jackals, wild ostriches, greater Kudu, Jackson hartebeest, zebras among other several wildlife species. Accommodation | Kara Tunga safari camp Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 5: KOTIDO-NAKAPELIMORU VILLAGE | KARAMOJONG CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
    Morning game drive as you exit the reserve on your way to Kotido. This is a great half day stop-over on your way from Moroto to Kidepo with a rich living culture from Nakapelimoru – The largest traditional village in East Africa to the largest cattle auction market in the region and home to the Jié (fighters).  Be part of the nomads tracing their origin from Ethiopia famous for their nomadic pastoralism. This is a great location to shop for beads, jewelry and other traditional crafts from the local market or craft shops in town. Experience the traditions, the Manyattas, the arts and crafts, the dances, marriage ceremony-get married to a Karamojong warrior through a mock wedding, the Kraal and the grazing field and traditional performances before retreating to your accommodation for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Accommodation | La Maison Hotel  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 6: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK | AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE
    Breakfast is served early, transferred to Kidepo Valley National Park through local manyattas-homesteads. Arrive in the mid-morning hours, check in at your lodge and freshen up for lunch. Join in for an afternoon game drive exploring the park’s extraordinary landscapes including the magical Narus Valley where you stand possibilities of exploring a range of game including the African Elephants, herds of Cape Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer, Jackals and possibly Lions among other species. Overnight stay is 500 mt away from Kalokudo gate, literally a stone’s throw from the park. It offers unparalleled vistas of the expansive Narus Valley, Mount Morungole and the distant mountain ranges which form the border with Southern Sudan.  Accommodation | Kidepo Savannah LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 7: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK | FULL DAY BIG 5 PLUS GAME DRIVE
     Following an early morning breakfast, drive through the savannah stretches of Kidepo Valley National Park intercepted by patches of borassus palm and the rising scenic hills. You explore the beautiful views of the sun shining over the hills of Lomej, the Lotukei Mountains to the north close to the Sudan border, the Morungole range to the southern boundary of the park before the rays strike down to the endless valleys of Kidepo and Narus rivers. Explore the pristine landscapes of Kidepo that rank it among the 10 best parks of Africa. Possible sighting lions to leopards, elephants, Buffaloes, Side striped Jackals, the Burchell’s Zebra, the Eland, the Cheetah found here only in Uganda, Guenther’s dik-dik found here only in East Africa, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal, the lesser and greater Kudu, klipspringer, dik-dik, Bright’s gazelle, Chandler’s mountain reedbuck, beisa oryx, African wild dogs, waterbuck Jackson’s hartebeest, black-backed jackal among other species. The extensions to Kidepo Valley reward you with the sights of Ostriches only found in this part of Uganda. Accommodation | Kidepo Savannah LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 8: GULU CITY | GAME DRIVE-GULU NIGHT LIFE & STREET FOOD TASTING
     After breakfast, set off for the last game drive and proceed to Gulu “city”, a transit northern town en route to Murchison Falls National Park. Late afternoon check-in followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Option: Treat yourself to an experience of Gulu’s nightlife and street food at your own expense in the company of the company guide. Your overnight stay is nestled in Senior Quarters, a beautiful residential area of Gulu town where you are guaranteed a restful night.Accommodation | African Roots GuluMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 9: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK | EVENING GAME DRIVE-TOP OF THE FALLS VISIT
     Proceed to Murchison Falls National Park after breakfast- the most scenic spots along the Nile and the location of the classic Humphrey Bogart film, The African Queen for check in.  Join your guide for a visit to Murchison Falls, where invigorating spray — the collective force of the majestic Nile — showers a narrow ravine, only 7 meters (23 feet) wide before plunging 43 meters (141 feet). Overnight on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Uganda's largest national park, Murchison Falls.Accommodation | Murchison River LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 10: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK | FULL DAY GAME DRIVE
    Set out on a game drive today along the northern banks of the Nile in the heart of Murchison Falls National Park. You may see giraffes, buffalo, elephants, warthogs, leopards, lions and antelopes. This afternoon, embark on a boat cruise to the base of the falls, watch out for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and birds on the river’s banks.Accommodation | Murchison River LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 11: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK | TOP OF THE WORLD CRATER LAKES-RWENZORI MT RANGES VIEW
    Take a scenic drive through rolling hills dotted with tea estates to Kibale National Park, one of the most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. Known for its 300 bird species and population of chimpanzees, Kibale is home to 11 primate species. You may also spot mangabeys and a vast array of butterflies. Arrive at your located in a patch of evergreen forest, just outside the southern part of Kibale Forest National Park. It borders the Magombe swamp, known for the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary and 10 min drive to Kanyanchu Visitor Center, where your chimp track starts from.  Get absorbed by forest smells and sounds, spot primates swinging through the trees and observe rare birds and beautiful butterflies fluttering around.Accommodation | Kibale Forest CampMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 12: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK | CHIMPANZEE TRACKING & BIGODI SANCTUARY NATURE WALK
    Rise early this morning and make the short drive to the start of your chimpanzee trek. The chimpanzees feed high in the trees, so binoculars are a must. Barks of baboons occasionally pierce the forest silence as you make your way along the trail. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afterward, enjoy time free to indulge in one of the many activities on offer at the lodge, such as a guided walk round the crater rim.Accommodation | Kibale Forest CampMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 13: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK | BOAT CRUISE-KAZINGA CHANNEL
    Early morning drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, buffalo and baboons. Offering magnificent views of the rift valley, it is also known for its tree-climbing lions. Upon arrival at your accommodation, take in spectacular park panoramas and views of the Rwenzoris-Mountains of the Moon.Located near the magical Kazinga channel, your accommodation for next two nights lies in 25 private acres giving you a spectacular view of the lodge privately owned Lake Rubirizi, Kazinga Channel River, and the world renown Queen Elizabeth Park.Accommodation | Buffalo safari lodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 14: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK | GAME DRIVE KASENYI & ISHASHA SECTORS
    Breakfast is served early before the morning game drive in this majestic national park. Because the region occupies the main migration corridor between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, prolific plains game resides here, including topi and Uganda kob, as well as buffalo, hippos and some of the largest herds of elephants in the country. Spotted hyenas are common, and leopards occasionally glimpsed. Have a full day game drive into the wild.Accommodation | Buffalo safari lodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 15: MORNING GAME DRIVE IN QENP & BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK | LUSH HILLS
    Take a game drive as you exit the park, with views of farmlands and local villages. Check into Mutanda Lake Resort and enjoy a stupendous southerly outlook! You could cross continents without finding a panorama to compare with the view across these peaceful, island-studded waters towards the Virunga Mountains and It’s within a striking distance of gorillas at Nkuringo, Rushaga and Mgahinga. Spend your night at an accommodation perched on a Lake Mutanda peninsula in the shadow of the Virunga Mountains, offering you a great accommodation combined with the most beautiful views on planet earth.Accommodation | Mutanda Lake ResortMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 16: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK | GORILLA ENCOUNTERS
    Today, trek through the park’s dense vegetation, traveling up and down its steep slopes in search of the resident majestic mountain gorillas. Your guides use their experience, knowledge of the gorillas’ habits and information from the previous day to locate them. Once the gorillas are spotted, observe their subtle social interactions, remarkable behaviors closely resembling our own. Located in the middle of Lake Bunyonyi - Kyahugye Island, the second largest Island, is your secret hideout for the next two nights, a perfect starting point to explore the area's many attractions.Accommodation | Bunyonyi Eco ResortMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 17: LAKE BUNYONYI |CHERRY PICK  YOUR DAY
    Optional activities such as farm tours, local food preparation tours, mountain biking, canoeing the lake and village walks/hikes can be separately organized by the hotel at an additional fee. Enjoy the endless sunsets in the evening.Accommodation |Bunyonyi Eco Resort Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 18: TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK | EVENING GAME DRIVE
    Enjoy a full day game viewing in the comfort of your 4*4 custom-made safari vehicle. The park hosts zebra, hippopotamus, impala, warthog, common eland, African buffalo and over 300 bird species. Predators may include the leopards, hyenas, genets, civets, jackals and serval cats, and since 2015 there is a growing population of Rothschild giraffes. Check into your peaceful and secluded retreat where you can breathe in the essence of wild Uganda.Option: Night game viewing at an additional fee.Accommodation | Rwakobo RockMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 19: LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK | NATURE WALK TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE AIRPORT via THE EQUATOR
    Morning nature walk and mini game drive while exiting the park with a stopover at the Equator along Masaka road. Afternoon transfers to the airport in time for evening flight.Option: horse-riding on well-trained horses close to herds of buffalo, zebras, antelopes and other wildlife-is as unique as it sounds at an additional fee.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Personalize Your JourneyModify your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

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    The very BEST of Uganda in a Nutshell including The Source of the Nile, Kidepo, Kibale, Murchsion, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi and Mburo National Parks
     
     

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