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Luxury Safari Uganda

This is a fantastic 5 days' program traversing the primate world in Uganda while enjoying the beautiful landscape and the local people. It is booked with luxury lodges and a selection of upmarket boutique hotels. Spend your time with the gorillas and later come to the beautiful town in Jinja and experience the Nile at its best undertaking the much adventurous activity of white water rafting.

Highlights

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Rafting adventure on the Nile
  • Kalagala Falls and Uganda Equator visit
  • Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Gorilla permits

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3 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will stay for 2 nights at Cassia Lodge and 2 nights at Buhoma Lodge during this safari.

Mushra Travel Agency Uganda Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport (EBB) you will be met and transferred by our guide to Kampala for your overnight in BB. Depending on the traffic situation of the day, you may pass through the city center for a brief city tour (not included in the cost and optional) before proceeding to your overnight accommodation. Stay overnight at the luxury Cassia Lodge.

  • Meals: dinner and breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Jinja

Go for an early morning drive to Jinja for the Magnificent Uganda adventure experience. The journey will take you through Mabira forest, the tropical rain forest in central Uganda, tea and sugarcane plantations, plus several roadside markets arriving at Kalagala Falls in time for your full or half day white water rafting adventure on the Nile. You will then return back to Kampala arriving in the evening for overnight at Cassia Lodge.

  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

Take an early departure to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in Southwestern Uganda with a stopover at the equator for some informative talk, photography, and some experiments before proceeding to Mbarara town arriving in time for lunch. Drive through the rolling green hills of banana and tea plantations arriving in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening. Accommodation at Buhoma Lodge.

  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: Gorilla tracking

In the early morning, have breakfast with your packed lunch. You will report to the park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your gorilla tracking at 07:45. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered creatures. Have dinner and overnight as the previous night.

Day 5: Transfer back to Entebbe

Have an early morning breakfast with your packed lunch, start the long drive back to Entebbe. This day is reserved for late night flights.

  • Meals: breakfast and lunch

Location

This safari will take place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

Food

You will have 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

You may pass through the city center of Kampala for a brief city tour.

What's included

  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Birding stopovers
  • Drinking water and snacks
  • Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks
  • Experienced English speaking driver / guide
  • Gorilla permits
  • Meals (as indicated in itinerary above)
  • Transport (4 x 4 safari vehicle)
  • Travel health cover (malaria)

What's not included

  • Kampala city tour

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Entebbe International Airport (EBB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Mushra Travel Agency will pick you up from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 46 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 14 days before arrival.
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