Uganda

highlights

There is no other country in Africa like Uganda – the “Pearl of Africa". Get on an amazing adventure, experience wildlife the best way possible in the heart of Africa. Uganda’s resulting beauty, natural wonders, and biodiversity have been impressed by generations of travelers. The most coveted natural attractions include the endangered Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzees and over 1000 species of birds!

travel itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Entebbe

On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our female representative and female tourist guide who will meet and greet you. And then transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at Lake Victoria View Guest House.


Day 2 Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast, after which your female guide will be waiting for you outside your hotel. You will embark on your long journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with an en-route stopover at the Equator and lunch break. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. The forest covers an area of 331 km² at the south-western edge of the western Rift Valley. Bwindi’s most-revered species are the approximately 400 wild Mountain Gorillas (2011 census) that makeup half of the world population of these gentle apes. On arrival check into your hotel and rest as you prepare for the next day’s activities. Overnight at Ihamba residence Ihamba residence is an accommodation owned by females who also run a project in Ruhija called to change a life Bwindi. This project is for women who have had failed marriages, widows, domestic violence and it helps them reform, through basket weaving, sensitization, tailoring, beekeeping and more much. They sell these items and earn a living to support their families and keep their children in school.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 3 Gorilla Tracking

Wake up very early in the morning for Gorilla tracking and have a cup of coffee to warm you up, you will request for your packed lunch at the lunch and the driver guide will give you 1 or 2 bottles of mineral water. You will report for registration at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station by 8 AM. After a briefing by the rangers, your gorilla trek will start. The trek usually takes between three and six hours so a reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a strong pair of walking boots or shoes. After the trekking head back to the residence and rest, if time permits visit the change a life women project and learn, interact with the women. Inspire one another. Overnight at Ihamba residence.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 4 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up for a hearty breakfast, then start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National park from Bwindi. You will pass via Kabale, from here your driver will take you via Kasese towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. Set on the floor of the Rift Valley, with the (occasionally visible peaks of the) Rwenzori Mountains behind you. The landscape of northern Queen Elizabeth comprises dozens of ancient craters carved into gently rolling hills. The Kazinga Channel lies in central Queen Elizabeth, its banks fertile with large mammals such as hippo, elephant and buffalo and over 600 bird species, more than any other national park in Uganda. Overnight at Buffalo safari lodge. Once you have checked into your hotel, we shall have a cultural women group entertainment in the evening. These local women will entertain you through cultural dances and make your evening amazing.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 5 Early morning Game Drive and Boat Trip

Start your day early with a 6 o’clock coffee or tea wake-up call, ready for your early morning game drive. Make sure to ask the hotel staff for a packed breakfast that morning. A popular route for the game drive is the Kasenyi sector, well-known for its lions that prey on Queen Elizabeth’s large population of Uganda Kob (antelope). If you are very lucky, you may spot a Giant Forest Hog, Africa’s largest pig. Keep your eyes peeled to spot an elusive leopard! After your game drive, you will head back to the lodge for a few hours of relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a boat for a water safari on the Kazinga Channel at Mweya that connects the two lakes of Edward and George. This is likely to be a big highlight of your trip! The expert Uganda Wildlife Authority guides will identify many of the Channel’s 100 bird species and you’re likely to see African Skimmers, Great White Pelicans, Spoonbill and a number of Bee-eater species. Hippos wallow at the edge of the water, huge Nile crocodiles bask in the sun and elephants come down to drink. The Kazinga Channel boat ride is a brilliant opportunity to take some close-up wildlife shots. Overnight at Buffalo safari lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 6 Drive Back to Entebbe

After breakfast, we start our journey back towards Entebbe. After which your female guide will transfer you to the Airport in due time for your out bound flight.


inclusions

Accommodations at homestays/hotels/camps on double sharing

Daily breakfast

All permits and entry fees

All transport charges from Delhi to Delhi in a private car

exclusions

x‌ Meals not included in Inclusions or itinerary x‌ Anything not mentioned in the itinerary x‌ 5% GST x‌ Any personal expenses

information

Please note the tour cost is based on a minimum of 2 people traveling.

Prices will vary in the peak season (15th December - 15th January).

Terms/conditions

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date - 5% deduction.  

Between 30 days to 7 days prior to departure - 50% deduction.

Less than 7 days of departure - no refund.

If a tour is canceled by Wovoyage for any reasons, 100% refund will be given.

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