Kubwa Five Safaris

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$5,280 to $5,500 pp (USD)

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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

Arrive In Uganda | Kibale National Park | Visit Bigodi Swamp

Arrive In Uganda | Kibale National Park | Visit Bigodi Swamp

On arrival in Uganda in the morning hours, you will bewelcomed and picked by our Kubwa Five Safarisguide who will be holding an A4 paper with your name printed on it at Entebbe International Airport and be transferred to Kibale National Park.

You will drive through Mityana, Kyejonjo upto Fort Portal town, the capital of the Tooro kingdom, situated in the shadow of the fabled "Mountains of the Moon," the Rwenzori. You will either have lunch on your way or at the lodge.

On arrival, you will check in at your lodge then you visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. It is a fascinating area.

This area is recognized for an extensive array of biodiversity among which are several primates species like the redcolobus monkey, baboon, black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey. Additional Mammals such as sitatunga, mongooses, bush pigs, otters plus bush bucks.

Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale.

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:
Primate Lodge Kibale
  • Luxury lodgeinside Kibale NP (Chimps, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Chimpanzee Tracking | Travel To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park | Batwa Cultural Interaction

Chimpanzee Tracking | Travel To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park | Batwa Cultural Interaction

After breakfast, head to the park head quarters for a briefing about the Do's and Don'ts about chimpanzee tracking. The tracking will start early and takes about two to three hours, depending on the location of the chimps.

After the trek you will go to you will go to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home of the famous mountain gorillas. Check in at your lodge for lunch; prepare for yet another highlight of this amazing trip: tracking mountain gorillas.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to over 346 bird species, 120 mammal species, 400 plant species, 27 frog species among others and covering an area of 331 sq km.

After arrival, we will embark on a community walk where you will visit the Batwa, which is an indigenous group of people that has lived in the forest for 500,000 years, enjoy traditional dances and drama from them.

Dinner and overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite.

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:
Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite
  • Budget tented campjust outside Bwindi NP (Gorillas, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Gorilla Trekking | Travel To Lake Bunyonyi With 29 Islands

Gorilla Trekking | Travel To Lake Bunyonyi With 29 Islands

After breakfast, head out to the park head offices with your guide, have a briefing about the Do’s and Don’ts while in the park with gorillas.

After head out for gorilla trekking through the mist rain forest, trekking can take 2 hours or up to 6 hours and this is based on the location of the gentle giants.

Make sure you carry enough water, sturdy shoes, non-flash cameras, and rain jackets
At the end of this long and exciting adventure, return to our lodge for a well-deserved shower, and then have lunch.

At the end of this long and exciting adventure, return to the lodge for a well-deserved shower. Have your lunch, relax and thereafter check out in the evening for a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which twisting water body dotted with 29 islands with various shapes and sized scattered across the water will amaze you.

Dinner and overnight at Hawk's Eye Lodge Bunyonyi.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Hawk's Eye Lodge Bunyonyi
  • Budget lodge located at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Relax | Zip Lining | Ninja Warrior (Optional Activities)

Relax | Zip Lining | Ninja Warrior (Optional Activities)

After breakfast, you will have enough time to relax at your lodge until lunch time.

Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2,200 – 2,478m).
It is probably is the second deepest lake in Africa. It is one of the few African lakes completely safe for swimming - there is no bilharzia.

After lunch, you will head out for zip lining; this activity is done over the lake. You will have another interesting activity; here you still stretch your muscles as you have the Ninja warrior.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
  • Mid-range resort located at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Last Day In Uganda | Equator Stopover | Fly To Kenya

Last Day In Uganda | Equator Stopover | Fly To Kenya

We will depart at 5am with packed breakfast drive to Entebbe Airport (EBB) for scheduled flight to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JRO).

Upon arrival in Kenya from Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper will welcome you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and later you will be transferred to your hotel in Nairobi.

Main Destination:
Nairobi Airport (Nairobi, Kenya)
Accommodation:
Fairview Hotel
  • Mid-range hotelin Nairobi (City, Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Travel To Maasai Mara National Reserve | Evening Game Drive

Travel To Maasai Mara National Reserve | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, you will be driven to Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will pass through the floor of the rift valley arriving in the evening.

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe over 450 species of animals has been recorded here.

Dinner and overnight at Aa Lodge Mara.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit June to October (For general wildlife viewing) and August to October (For wildebeest migration)
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Masai Mara NR

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Aa Lodge Mara
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Hot Air Balloon Safari (Optional) | Game Drive | Visit The Maasai Village

Hot Air Balloon Safari (Optional) | Game Drive | Visit The Maasai Village

After breakfast, you will head out with packed lunch for a game drive in search of well-known predators and their opponents like the zebra, giraffe, lion, cheetah and other animal species.

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe over 450 species of animals has been recorded here.

You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant.
This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture.

In the afternoon, Visit the local Maasai village for a cultural tour. Learn about the Maasai community and interact with the local Maasai people.

Optional Activity at a fee: A balloon safari at USD 485 per person can be organized early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program.

Dinner and overnight at Aa Lodge Mara.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Aa Lodge Mara
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

The Last Day With Us | Flight Back Home

The Last Day With Us | Flight Back Home

After a delightful breakfast, you will be driven to Nairobi town for shopping, have lunch in town, then be driven to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your scheduled flight back home.

Main Destination:
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi, Kenya)
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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  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. If flights cost more, your quote will reflect this.
  • 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.
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