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September 5, 2017

10 DAY UGANDA SAFARI HOLIDAY AND TOURS

Written By Michael Ahabwe

SAFARI OVERVIEW

This Uganda Safari combines wildlife viewing, chimpanzee trekking and the unforgettable gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You can choose to use any of our travel packages; Budget , Midrange and Luxury. The sky is the limit with this 10 Day Uganda safari. Whether you want to get a glimpse of the majestic lions, observe gorillas in action, or even herds on buffalos, this safari offers a wide range of amazing activities.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Gorilla Trekking: This is an active safari with moderate to strenuous hikes during gorilla trekking. Participants must be at least 15 years old, and should be physically fit. While tracking primates, guests will trek through thick jungle at elevations ranging up to 10,000 feet, for as many as eight hours, depending on the location of the primates. Treks can be arduous; and the terrain can be steep, uneven, wet, and muddy. This trip is not suitable for those who suffer from a cardiac, respiratory, or circulatory disorder or a disability that limits mobility.

Giraffe Safaris: Have you ever wondered just how enormous giraffes are in person? Wonder no further for a giraffe safari will satisfy your curiosity! You will be given an opportunity to interact with these galloping giants closely. Considered to be one of the more tame animals in the wild, you will surely find a friend in an African giraffe. Whether you’re visiting them in their habitat or while staying in a manor, this is a chance you shouldn’t miss!

Zebra Safaris: Watch these gentle creatures roam the African soil. Truly in their peaceful element, zebra tours allow you to observe a one of a kind animal. Usually, they just fill their thirst by the watering hole or walk around the land. Zebra safaris won’t take much of your energy, but they will totally satisfy your curiosity for animals.

Lion Safaris: Get ready to meet one of the most dangerous animals on the planet on a lion safari! You will have the chance to observe the kings of the wildlife in their natural habitat. Prepare to be in awe of their roar! Additionally, you’ll be given plenty of time to take in breath-taking landscapes.

Elephant Safaris: Been wanting to see the majestic elephants roaming playfully in their natural habitat? If watching such a scenery is on your bucket list, then an elephant safari is perfect for you. An encounter with elephants will teach you about how intelligent and compassionate they actually are.

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day One: Arrival

Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed by a Mushra Travel Agency staff and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe. Overnight at Lake Victoria Serena Resort (B, L, D). (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Two: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, we will drive through Kampala City center en route to Murchison Falls. It’s a long trip; we will make two stops for snacks, lunch and also make a stop at the Rhino Sanctuary. We will get to Murchison Falls late afternoon. Relax and have your lunch with magnificent views of the river Nile. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Three: Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, the day starts with a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile to look for lions, elephants, giraffes, hartebeest and different bird species. In the afternoon , a boat cruise on the river Nile for game viewing in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Four: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. You will be received by a Mushra Travel Agency representative at the Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale safari tents. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Five: Kibale Forest National Park

Day 5 starts with exciting chimp trekking. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others. You can also opt for the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience. Chimpanzee Habituation Experience offers you the unique experience spend an entire day with the chimps, follow their daily activities, learn more about their way of life. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale cottages.(B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day six: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast on day 4, we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We drive through beautiful landscapes and see crater lakes. Have lunch at 13:00hr, take a lunch break and go on a game drive in search of the first wildlife; waterbucks and elephants, including warthogs, buffaloes. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Seven: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Start the morning with a game drive. We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch. In the afternoon, a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Watch out for hundreds of bird species that can be sighted , elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Eight: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Forest National Park

After breakfast , we will transfer to the home of the endangered mountain gorillas, Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Nine: Gorilla Trekking

This is the best part of your safari: a meeting with the Mountain Gorillas! Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs. (B-L-D) (Accomodation can be downgraded to Midrange or Budget)

Day Ten: Bwindi National Park  to Entebbe /  Departure

After breakfast, head back to Kampala driving through Kampala, Mbarara and have lunch at Igongo Cultural Center. (B, L)

PRICES STARTS AT $2200 (PRICE INCLUDES)

ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation on arrival date, Accommodation at Eco Lodges, Mid range nature lodges and Luxury Hotels. (Accommodation is Double Share but can be upgraded to Single Share)

MEALS: During this safari, you will be served daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as indicated in the itinerary, Drinking water and Snacks

MEAL TYPES: The tour offers Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal and Regular meals like rice fish. If you have special dietary requirements, let us know and our team will put your preferences into consideration.

TRANSPORT: Airport pickups on arrival and travel to airport for departure flight, Ground transport in a private 4WD safari vehicle and Fuel for the whole trip

ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS: Gorilla Trekking Permit, Chimpanzee Trekking Permit, Boat Cruise on the Nile, Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary Tour, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre Tour, Travel Health Cover (Malaria), Entrance fees to National Parks, Services of an English speaking guide, Tour Director, Game Ranger fees

DEPARTURE DATES

2017 – December 17  (4 Seat left)

2017 – December 28 (6 Seat left)

2018 – January 7 (6 Seat left)

2018 – February 9 (6 Seat left)

2018 – May 1 (1 Seat left)

2018 – June 17 (6 Seat left)

2018 – July 8 (4 Seat left)

2018 – August 8 (6 Seat left)

2018 – November 7 (6 Seat left)

2018 – November 3 (6 Seat left)

2018 – December 15 (6 Seat left)

DEPARTURE GUARANTEE

All our Tours depart as scheduled. This tour will depart even if all seats are not fully booked. We will not increase the Tour price or ask for more fees even if the seats are not fully booked.

If you have your own group or want to travel with friends or family, you can choose your own departure date. Contact our Tour Consultants to Customize or Book Your Safari.

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About Author

Michael Ahabwe

Michael Ahabwe

Mushra Travel Agency is an East Africa based Tours and Safari Operator company headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. We organize and execute gorilla trekking safaris, wildlife viewing tours, Chimpanzee tracking, mountaineering, rafting on river Nile, cultural tours and birding tours to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Malawi.

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