8 DAYS: BUGANDA AND SOUTH WESTERN UGANDA CULTURAL TOUR/ GORILLA TRACKING

8 DAYS: BUGANDA AND SOUTH WESTERN UGANDA CULTURAL TOUR/ GORILLA TRACKING

Day 01: Warm welcome on arrival and transfer to hotel/lodge (Bed and breakfast)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 8km (10min) to Entebbe town and 40 km to Kampala (1hour)
  • Overnight: Hotel of choice in Entebbe or Kampala

Day 02: Kampala city tour (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): varies
  • Overnight: Hotel of choice in Entebbe or Kampala
  • Activity: City tour
  • Animals: Nil

Day 03: Drive to Nakaima Forest Reserve. Later proceed to Bigodi Swamp. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 390km (4½ hrs.)
  • Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp
  • Activity: Nakaima Forest & Bigodi swamp walk
  • Animals: various primates, elephants, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles and a variety of birds plus a variety of trees & shrubs

Day 04: Early chimpanzee tracking & drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 260km
  • Overnight: Bush Lodge
  • Activity: Chimpanzee tracking & game drive.
  • Animals: chimpanzees,some primates, lions, spotted hyenas, elephants, buffaloes, kobs, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles and a variety of birds

Day 05: Early game drive in the Kasenyi region and drive to Bwindi Forest NP. (Full board)

  • Distance &time (approx.): 216km (4½ hrs.) to Buhoma & 266km (6½ hrs.)
  • Overnight: Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp (Buhoma) or RuhijaGorilla Lodge
  • Activity: game drive.
  • Animal: some primates, lions, spotted hyenas, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, kobs, baboons, warthogs, forest hog, hippopotamuses, some reptiles and a variety of birds
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Day 06: Early morning Mountain gorilla tracking. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): varies
  • Overnight: Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp (Buhoma) or Ruhija Gorilla Lodge
  • Activity: Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Animals: Gorillas, some primates, baboons, some mammals, some reptiles and a variety of birds plus different tree species

Day 07: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi for a day of relaxation.

  • Distance & time (approx.): 76 km
  • Overnight: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort
  • Activity: optional
  • Animals: Nil

Day 8:Drive to Entebbe Airport for your departure flight. (Full board)

  • Distance & time (approx.): 451 km (8hrs) to Entebbe Airport
  • Overnight: Nil
  • Activity: Nil
End of Services provided by Bashem Safaris East Africa

Services included

  • All activities and park entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
  • A 4×4 Van driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Mineral water on route except during meals.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary

Services not included

  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc.
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). The visa can be obtained on arrival at the airport.
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc
Uganda Packages
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What is included in your safari

  • Expert English speaking Driver guide.
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Bottled drinking mineral water
  • 4WD Safari Mini-Van vehicle and all transportation on ground
  • All entry fees into the National Park
  • Gasoline in the Vehicle
  • Lunches en-route- to and from the Island

What is not included in your safari

  • International flights (both inbound and outbound)
  • Entry/Tourist Visa for Uganda
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned here-in
  • Optional activities not mentioned here-in
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips for the Guides.