Pamoja Tours and Travel (Entebbe, UG)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrival and Hotel transfer

Arrival and Hotel transfer

You will be picked up from the airport by a representative from Pamoja Tours and Travel. He/she will transfer you to your hotel. You will meet your driver/ guide tomorrow morning when he picks you up from your hotel. You will stay in a nice lodge with beautiful views. The hotel has cozy safari style furnished rooms, equipped with, fridge, bar, telephone, fan, balcony, and a comfortable bathroom. You will relax as you wait for dinner and overnight stay.
Optional activity at extra costs:
Uganda-Kampala City Tour.

Main Destination:
Kampala (City, Uganda)
Accommodation:
Sapphire Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Entebbe (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Today after breakfast, you will transfer to Murchison Falls National park with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for on-foot rhino tracking one of the big five. The journey today goes from Kampala - across Uganda - to Murchison Falls National Park. Covering an area of over 3,840 km², Murchison Falls National Park is the largest conservation area in Uganda. The park’s name derives from its famous waterfall: the mighty Murchison falls.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park (Uganda)
Best Time To Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LionOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Budget lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Game drive, Boat Cruise & Top of Murchison Falls Experience

Game drive, Boat Cruise & Top of Murchison Falls Experience

Get ready for an early wake-up today! In the early morning hours animals are the most active, the sun is not yet so bright and temperatures are cooler. It offers the best time to spot wild animals.
After an early breakfast, you will go out on a game drive to explore the northern part of the park. Come eye-to-eye with the African animal kingdom: elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelopes and many tropical birds may all be spotted during the game drive.
In the afternoon you will take a boat safari up the Nile River to Murchison Falls. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys, and all the other thirsty wildlife that the Nile attracts. After the boat safari, you will hike to the top of the falls. From here you have a wonderful view and fantastic photo opportunities!
Optional activities at extra costs
* Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest US$ 85 pp.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Budget lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Transfer to Kibale National Park

Transfer to Kibale National Park

Today after breakfast, you will begin your journey to Kibale Forest N.P. The long drive is incredibly scenic, passing through tea plantations and the lush green countryside which characterizes so much of Uganda. A packed lunch is included, which you can join on the way. Spend the late afternoon relaxing and enjoy a lovely view of the forest and its wildlife.

Main Destination:
Kibale National Park (Chimps)
Best Time To Visit December to February and June to July
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale NP

ElephantOccasional
BuffaloOccasional
LeopardVery Rare
HippoRare
LionRare to None
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Experience

Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Experience

Today you will experience some serious monkey business! Kibale Forest National Park boasts the highest number of primate species in the world, including the chimpanzees. Approximately 5,000 chimpanzees live in the wild in Uganda, which makes it a perfect place to spot them! An experienced ranger will take you chimp tracking in the morning or afternoon. Once you locate the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour with them. Your swamp walk will take you through grassland, small communities and some beautiful scenery, where the locals are likely to greet you with enthusiastic waves. It is usual to spot three to four different primate species during this walk, though the highlight is catching a glimpse of the great blue turaco!
Optional activity
At an additional fee of only $70 US Dollar p.p. you do the chimpanzee habituation tracking instead of the regular chimpanzee tracking. This will take all day and you will be 100% sure to have a very close encounter with your closest relatives.

Main Destination:
Kibale National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast at your lodge. You will then continue your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Queen Elizabeth N.P. is Uganda’s second-largest park, located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. The park has a prolific game, including gazelle, Uganda kob, warthog and waterbuck. Lions are often sighted both in and at the entrance to the park. Be prepared for large numbers of hippos and elephants, and keep your eyes peeled for a leopard lazing in the sunshine. In the late afternoon, an optional game drive may be done!

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LeopardOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Irungu Forest Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Morning game drive and kazinga Boat cruise

Morning game drive and kazinga Boat cruise

Today you wake up early. A little before sunrise coffee, tea and donuts will be served in the lodge before you head out for a long game drive in time to see the first rays of light. You will search for all the wildlife in the park and are likely to come across elephants, buffaloes, lions, waterbucks, leopards, Ugandan kobs, and many warthogs.
In the afternoon you will take a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel which joins Lake George and Lake Albert. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine) as well as a variety of other animals that come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see buffaloes, crocodiles, bathing elephants, and a wide range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat safari, you drive back to the lodge through the park.
Optional Activities
* Hot air Balloon safari US$ 380 pp
* Chimp tracking Kyambura gorge US$ 50 pp
* Lion Predator tracking US$ 85 pp.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Irungu Forest Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Today you drive to Bwindi impenetrable National park with a stopover for Lunch as proceed to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. On your way to Bwindi on a lucky day, you may spot the tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector which are the dominant residents here. You may opt to make a stopover at Topi lodge for lunch and thereafter proceed to Bwindi, relax as you wait for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Mid-range lodge bordering Bwindi NP (Gorillas) without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Gorilla tracking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation

Gorilla tracking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation

Get up early for a brief talk with the guide at a park headquarters from here you will hit the montane forest for an encounter with the mountain gorillas.
Watch out for their voices and listen to them grumble and the young as they swing from tree to tree, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback.
It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rain forest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas. The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. The gorillas you track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. En route to the gorillas, your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots.
After tracking experience, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi rock resort for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.
Optional Activities: Extra US$30
Canoe ride at $30 per person.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort
  • Mid-range resort located at Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Transfer to Kigali for your flight or drop off

Transfer to Kigali for your flight or drop off

After a relaxed breakfast, you will drive to Rwanda and expect a stopover for lunch and this day marks the end of your wildlife safari.

Main Destination:
Kigali (Rwanda)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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  • This tour is offered by Pamoja Tours and Travel (Entebbe, UG), not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Pamoja Tours and Travel (Entebbe, UG).