Pearl of Africa Climax

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Discover ‘The Pearl of Africa’

Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. On this tour, we show you how and why. This is one of our feature trips where we ensure you have the time of your life.

Meet wild chimps in Kibale forest, track and  encounter the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, visit the endangered white rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and you will then observe the African fish eagles hunt in the Kazinga Channel as you enjoy a walk through Bigodi Swamp, scope out the  giant forest hog and leopards in Queen Elizabeth National Park, see the rare Rothschild’s giraffe as well as the fastest monkey in Africa: Patas monkey, the giraffes and dramatic falls in Murchison Falls National Park. You wouldn’t miss the rare eland in Lake Mburo National Park.

You will do it all and live to tell about it.This trip is designed to be the unique, mind-blowing experience you have been looking for.

 

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Boat Ride, Game Drive, Guided Tours, Trekking, Wildlife
  • Activity Level Extreme
  • Group Size Medium Group
    7
All about the Pearl of Africa Climax.

Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. On this tour, we show you how and why. This is one of our feature trips where we ensure you have the time of your life. You will meet the wild chimps in Kibale forest, track and encounter the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,  visit the endangered white rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, observe the African fish eagles hunt in the Kazinga Channel, enjoy a walk through Bigodi Swamp, scope out the  giant forest hog and leopards in Queen Elizabeth National Park, see the rare Rothschild's giraffe as well as the fastest monkey in Africa: Patas monkey, the giraffes and dramatic falls in Murchison Falls National Park. You wouldn't miss the rare eland in Lake Mburo National Park.

You will do it all and live to tell about it.This trip is designed to be the unique, mind-blowing experience you have been looking for.

 

  • Visit the mountain gorillas (US$ 600 in High Season per person and US $450 per person in Low Season, not included in the price).
  • Chimp tracking in Kibale National Park (include in quoted price)
  • 4WD Toyota Hiace for transport with a pop-up roof and a comfy window seat.
  • A whole day with researchers following the chimps is called the Habituation Experience. This comes at an extra US $70 per person. When you do this, it might not be possible to do the Bigodi Swamp Walk on the same day. But you can opt to do this on the day of arrival.
  • In this park, you will enjoy game drives, boatrides and nature walks.
  • Accomodation in beautiful of Nature Lodges.
  • The choice of “Lazy” camping (fully equipped tents with shared toilets and showers).
  • All accommodation is on Bed & Breakfast basis.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Guides
  • 4WD Vehicle
  • Fuel
  • English speaking driver
  • Park entrances
  • Game Drives
  • Boat Rides
  • Ziwa Rhinos
  • Chimp Walk
  • Game Walk
  • Nature Walk
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Rangers in the parks
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Porters - US $15 per person
  • Laundry services
  • Gorilla permit (we organise it for you)
  • Meals (around US$ 25 per person per day)
  • Visa (Uganda - US $50 per person)
  • Any other personal interests
  • The first and last night in Uganda
  1. Day 1 Departure to Murchison Falls National Park

    Early morning we will drive to Murchison Falls NP. We will stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for the Rhinos and have Lunch before getting to Fort Murchison.

  2. Day 2 In Murchison Falls National Park

    In the morning, we cross the Nile with the ferry at 7.00am and go on a game drive from 8.00am to midday. In the afternoon (2-5pm) we will go on a boat-ride on the Nile.

  3. Day 3 To Kibale National Park

    Early in the morning we will leave for Kibale NP. We will pass close to Lake Albert. There is a spectacular view from the top of the Albert rift on a clear day. In the late afternoon we will arrive at Kibale Forest Camp, where we will rest.

  4. Day 4 Chimp Walk Day

    The chimp walk will start at 8.00am so we have to be at the starting point early enough. As we search for the chimps, we will come across various other primates and birds. In the afternoon we will walk through Bigodi Swamp which is great for birdies to admire the different species.

  5. Day 5 To Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Early morning we will leave for Queen Elizabeth NP. We will travel through Fort Portal and reach The Bush Lodge in Queen Elizabeth NP at midday, with a stunningly beautiful view over Kazinga Channel.

  6. Day 6 In Queen Elizabeth National Park

    This day is for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth NP, with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants, etc. Then we will go for a 2 hour boat-ride on the Kazinga channel and see all the animals from the waterside.

  7. Day 7 To Kisoro

    Early in the morning we will leave for Kisoro. We will travel through Kabale taking in the beautiful landscape also defined as the “Switzerland of Africa”. On the last hill, the landscape unfolds beneath us. At the bottom of the valley is Kisoro. We stop at Travelers' Rest Hotel where we will spend the night.

  8. Day 8 Gorilla Tracking Day

    We leave the hotel and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable NP via Nkuringo or to Mgahinga Gorilla NP depending on the availability of the permits. The tracking will start at 8.30am right after a briefing session. It will take a while to find the gorillas but once we do, we can spend up to an hour with them and return to the briefing spot by 7pm.

  9. Day 9 To Mburo

    On the last day of the tour, we will drive to Lake Mburo for a magnificent game viewing drive. There's so much to see: Bushbuck (lots of them), impalas (you wont find them elsewhere in Uganda), the defassa waterbuck, topi, dwarf and marsh mongoose, warthogs, common duiker, plain zebra, antelopes

  10. Day 10 Back to Kampala

    After breakfast, we start the journey back to Kampala. We make a few stops on the way for pictures and to pick up more souvenirs.

Accomodation Structure

Day 1

Budget : Fort Murchison – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: Fort Murchison

Mid-Range : Murchison River Lodge

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 2

Budget : Fort Murchison – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: Fort Murchison

Mid-Range : Murchison River Lodge

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 3

Budget : Kibale Forest Camp – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: Kibale Forest Camp

Mid-Range : Primate Lodge Standard Cottages

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge Luxury Cottages

Day 4

Budget : Kibale Forest Camp – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: Kibale Forest Camp

Mid-Range : Primate Lodge Standard Cottages

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge Luxury Cottages

Day 5

Budget : The Bush Lodge – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: The Bush Lodge

Mid-Range : Katara Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 6

Budget : The Bush Lodge – “Lazy” camping

Comfortable: The Bush Lodge

Mid-Range : Katara Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 7

Budget : Travellers Rest Hotel

Comfortable: Travellers Rest Hotel

Mid-Range : Engagi Lodge

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 8

Budget : Travellers Rest Hotel

Comfortable: Travellers Rest Hotel

Mid-Range : Engagi Lodge

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 9

Budget : Travellers Rest Hotel

Comfortable: Travellers Rest Hotel

Mid-Range : Rwakobo Rock Lodge

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge

Fort Murchison

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Kibale Forest Camp

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The Bush Lodge

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Traveller's Rest Hotel

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Murchison River Lodge

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Paraa Safari Lodge

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Primate Lodge

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Crater Safari Lodge

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Katara Lodge

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Mweya Safari Lodge

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Engagi Lodge

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Mahogany Springs Lodge

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Rwakobo Rock Lodge

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Mihingo Lodge

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