Exceptional Uganda Group Safari Tour 2018

11 days
FROM £ 3,415
Countries Visited: Uganda
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Exceptional Uganda Group Safari Tour 2018

This is the longer version of our Classic Uganda group safari tour as it also visits the beautiful Murchison Falls and its national park. Starting in Entebbe you visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls, Hoima, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you will go gorilla trekking. This tour includes all the main wildlife highlights in Uganda including chimp trekking, boat safaris on Lake Mburo and the Kazinga Channel and plenty of game drives to see both big game and small; hippos, rhinos, elephants, lion, antelope, birds and much more.

On behalf of every client travelling the Real Africa Trust contributes to conservation as well as working to raise awareness and additional funds for wildlife conservation charity partners which include Save the Elephants and the Save the Rhino International. Our aim is to raise awareness about the plight of endangered species and to promote sustainable, socially responsible travel which benefits the wildlife and communities you choose to visit. For example, the money from your gorilla trekking permit goes straight back into the national park and preserving the habitat as well as anti-poaching efforts and education programmes.

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Safari Itinerary

DAY 1

Entebbe
On arrival at Entebbe you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure to relax before you start your wildlife tour.

DAY 2 - 3

Murchison Falls National Park
An early morning start will enable you to begin your journey to Murchison Falls National Park. En route you will visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You will have the opportunity to observe the rhinos at a very close and safe distance. You then head on via the Paraa Ferry to Murchison Falls Protected Area (MFPA) comprised of Murchison Falls National Park, Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves. The park derives its name from Murchison Falls where the mighty River Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is characterised by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Wildlife includes lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda Kobs, chimpanzees and many bird species including the rare shoebill. On Day 3 you will get the chance to go on a game drive through the park in the morning to see all the Big Five except rhino. In the afternoon you will go on a boat trip on the River Nile to the foot of Murchison Falls a spectacular sight!

DAY 4

Hoima
After breakfast, you will head south west to Hoima Town, which acts as a midway stopping point between Murchison Falls National Park and Kibale Forest National Park. There is an interesting blend of rural and town life which you will not get to see anywhere else in Uganda. Homia Town is historically known as the principle town of the Bunyoro Kingdom.
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Includes

  • All accommodation and board basis as specified
  • All detailed transfers
  • Safari tour with driver/guide in a 4x4 custom vehicle (minimum number of clients on the tour is 2 maximum number is 7)
  • All game activities and park entrance fees (including 3 x boat ride in Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, 3 x game drives in Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park, 1 x Ziwa Rhino trek, 1 x chimpanzee trekking permit and 1 x gorilla trekking permit)
  • The service of our offices in Uganda and the UK with 24/7 contact details
Not Included: International flights, travel insurance, meals not specified, driver/guide tips (we recommend you tip your driver/guide US$10.00 per person per day and this is given to him at the end of your safari), gratuities & laundry, any items of a personal nature, visa fee.

Price Guide

  • The price is £3,415.00 per person sharing (based on two travelling)
  • 2018 departure dates - 19/01/2018, 16/02/2018, 16/03/2018, 20/04/2018, 18/05/2018, 15/06/2018, 20/07/2018, 18/08/2018, 16/09/2018, 19/10/2018, 16/11/2018, 17/12/2018

Flight costs from £695 - £950 per person. Our airline partners offer special rates throughout the year.  Please contact us so we can provide an accurate tailor-made costing based on your travel dates, availability, cabin/ route preferences and special offers.

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