Uganda Holiday Travel – 7 Days

Primate expeditions and wildlife safari – Uganda Holiday travel – 7 days

With this Uganda Holiday Travel – 7 Days wildlife safari you will start the safari by visiting Semuliki National Park home to 54 mammal species and 400 bird species. In Semuliki National park, you will go for a guided game drive, visit Sempaya hot springs and go for chimpanzee tracking or visit a Batwa Pygmy community that came from Ituri forest. After you leave the Semuliki National park, you will then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park the Park which is Uganda’s most popular tourist national park. It is home big game that include hippos, buffalo and elephants, tree climbing lions, antelopes as well as chimpanzees.

The climax of this Uganda Holiday Travel – 7 Days will be a visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla trekking.

Uganda Holiday Adventure
Uganda Holiday Travel

Uganda Holiday Adventure – 7 Days Trip highlights:

  • Sunrise game drive in Queen Elizabeth National park
  • Boat Safari on Kazinga channel
  • Chimpanzee tracking in the Kyambura gorge and Semuliki Park
  • Night Game drive in Semliki National park
  • Boat trip on Lake Albert in Semliki National park

Uganda Holiday Travel – 7 Days brief Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Transfer to Semuliki Park, overnight Semliki Safari Lodge
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking, boar ride, Sempeya, cultural tour, overnight Semliki Safari Lodge
  • Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth Park, overnight Mweya Lodge
  • Day 4: Morning game drive, afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel, overnight Mweya Lodge (see reviews)
  • Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Forest, overnight Engagi Lodge
  • Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest, overnight Engagi Lodge
  • Day 7: road transfer to Entebbe to connect with international flight out.

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING IN USD (MODERATE ACCOMMODATION):
1 PERSON = 5622
2 PEOPLE = 4100
3 PEOPLE = 3769
4 PEOPLE = 3604
5 PEOPLE = 3504
Single room supplement = US$568 (Does not apply to one person price)

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Highlights

  • Sunrise game drive in Queen Elizabeth National park
  • Sempeya Hot Springs
  • Visit Batwa
  • Boat Safari on Kazinga channel
  • Boat on Lake Albert
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
  • Chimpanzee tracking in the Kyambura gorge and Semuliki Park
  • Night Game drive in Semliki National park
  • Boat trip on Lake Albert in Semliki National park
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    DAY 1:

    We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Semliki National Park going down to the eastern side of Lake Albert. Situated in the western Rift valley basin, Semliki National Park is among the Uganda National Parks with extensive Riparian forests and rain forests with short and high grass Savannah. It is also well-known for its night game drives that offer you with nocturnal animals like the white tailed mongoose and slender mongoose, standard and pennant winged night jars, cats, hyenas and leopards to mention.

    Semliki and Lake Mburo are the only places in Uganda where you can do a spot lit night time game drive. The park by and large offers plenty of surprises as you may not know what you might come across.
    Overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge
    Meals included:Lunch and dinner

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    DAY 2:

    After breakfast you will go for wild chimpanzee tracking in this stunning forest. Chimpanzees are habitually tracked at the crack of dawn or sunset due to the fact that they tend to vanish in the course of the day. There are also a number of bird species which are found in this charming forest. After an excellent chimpanzee walk, you relax in the afternoon at the pool or go for game drives while you watch the sun plunging.
    Overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    DAY 3:

    Game drive en-route from Semliki National a park. The journey will take you through the attractive green countryside eventually ascending the Western Rift Valley to Fort Portal. You will then continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will reach in the late afternoon and proceed for a nature walk around the Mweya Peninsula where you spot game like the Uganda Kob, bush pigs, bush bucks, colobus monkeys and many others.
    Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    DAY 4:

    After breakfast we will drive to the Kyambura gorge for chimp trek and other primates. After the chimp trek you may go for a walk in the Maramagambo forest to pursue primates. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon there will be a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This boat trip will furnish you a fascinating watch of games like hippos, buffaloes and many water birds.
    Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    DAY 5:

    Early in the morning prior to dawn, you will wake up for a game drive in the Kasenyi section of the park to catch a sight of the early risers and predators disappearing to their hide outs. Retire from the game drive for late breakfast and drive off to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with a game drive in the Ishasha area in search of the tree climbing lions. You arrive in the afternoon for a late lunch at your accommodation.
    Overnight Engagi Lodge
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    DAY 6:

    Wake up early for breakfast in the morning, then transfer to the ranger station for registration and be briefed by one of the ranger guides on your gorilla trackinggorilla tracking will be through thick creepers and bushes looking for the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, an exercise that could last between one to nine hours. It is marvelous to sit in the forest among the gorillas, look intently at them complain to each other. It is an extraordinary atmosphere being with these eye-catching human-like animals.

    Time permitted with these primates is only 1 hour in which every minute counts greatly. If you have a free afternoon you can optionally take a guided walk out on the Munyaga River trail that leads to three pleasant clean waterfalls with views of epiphytic ferns, tree ferns and orchid’s colorful butterflies. You may also have a guided village hike to see how the locals live.
    Overnight Engagi Lodge
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    DAY 7:

    Start the day with an early breakfast and then drive off to Kampala. Lunch at Masaka town from where you will proceed to Kampala making a brief stopover at Mpambire and Uganda Equator for a photo session and handcraft shopping.Continue to Entebbe to connect with your international flight out.
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

    Included

    airport transfers
    private transportation in 4 wheel drive land cruiser with opening roof hatches for maximum game viewing,
    the services of professional driver/guides on safari
    all park entrance fees,
    launch trip on the Kazinga Channel,
    2 chimpanzee permit per person,
    1 gorilla permit per person,
    accommodation and meals as stated,
    excursions as stated
    bottled drinking water in vehicle.

    Excluded

    flights to and from Uganda,
    visas,
    medical or travel insurance,
    drinks,
    items of a personal nature,
    tips and gratuities
    porters during gorilla trekking