Entebbe, located on the shores of Lake Victoria 35km from the capital city of Kampala,...Read more >
Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Entebbe, via Dubai. (N)Day 2: Entebbe
Arrive in the afternoon and transfer to the Karibu Entebbe Hotel for an overnight stay. (L, D)Day 3: Kibale National Park
Drive to Kibale National Park. In the late afternoon, arrive at the Papaya Lake Lodge for a 2-night stay. (B, L, D)Day 4: Kibale National Park
Today begins with your first chance to encounter the primates that share the most genetic similarities to humans, chimpanzees. While sightings are never guaranteed, the region offers around a 90% chance. Afternoon boardwalk wander, looking out for multiple monkey species. (B, L, D)Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park (North)
Head south to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Afternoon boat trip along the Kazinga Channel, where possible sightings include the world’s largest population of hippos and Nile crocodiles. Continue to the Kyambura Gorge Lodge for an overnight stay. (B, L, D)Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park (South)
Morning chimpanzee trek. Then travel to the Ishasha Wilderness Camp, home for the next 2 nights. After lunch, embark on a game drive to view animals such as elephants, buffaloes, colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys and of course, the famed tree-climbing lions. (B, L, D)Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park (South)
Enjoy another game drive and more wildlife photography opportunities, before an afternoon at leisure to enjoy the camp facilities. (B, L, D)Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Continue south to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Check in at Buhoma Lodge for 2 nights and then choose from a range of optional cultural or wildlife walking experiences. (B, L, D)Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rise early for a trek into the forest mist in search of mountain gorillas. The duration of the trek will depend on the conditions and exact location of the gorillas, and can range from 1 to 4 hours each way. (B, L, D)Day 10: Lake Mburo National Park
Drive east to Mihingo Lodge, within Lake Mburo National Park. After checking in for an overnight stay, join a night safari in search of leopards, jackals, zebras, hippos, buffaloes, impalas, warthogs and over 300 different bird species. (B, L, D)Day 11: Entebbe
After a short morning game drive, continue east to Entebbe. Check in to the Karibu Entebbe Hotel for an overnight stay and enjoy an optional excursion or time at leisure. (B, L, D)Days 12-13: Fly to London via Dubai
Morning at leisure before transferring to Entebbe airport for your afternoon flight to London, via Dubai, arriving the following day. (B) (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
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Located in the Ugandan crater lakes region, Papaya Lake Lodge sits elevated under thatch between two extinct volcanoes, near to Kifuruka lake and overlooking the turquoise waters of lake Lyantonde. The far-reaching views towards the Ruwenzori mountain range are spectacular. Features: 8 luxury cottages & a 3-bedroomed villa, open-air lounge area, swimming pool, terrace, restaurant, bar. Room amenities: Private bathrooms, mosquito nets, veranda, sitting area, oscillating fans.
Mihingo Lodge is a peaceful and exclusive retreat adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park. It features ten rooms which are built on wooden platforms with stilts, covered by a thatched roof. Suspended under the thatched roof is a spacious and comfortable tent equipped with en-suite bathrooms with stunning views, including hot and cold running water, showers, and flush toilets. Each luxury tented room is set on a private piece of the lodge's property, enabling guests to enjoy the tranquil environment in complete seclusion. Placed in varied settings, some rooms are situated in a forest, some with a lake view, and some on rocky outcrops. Activities at Mihingo Lodge include game drives. Game walks, boat trips and massage can be arranged at extra cost.
Kyambura Gorge Lodge is situated at the eastern edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the western part of the East African Great Rift Valley. The lodge offers fantastic views over the national park and the Rwenzori mountains and lies a short distance from the Kyambura gorge. Accommodation is provided in seven spacious and tastefully designed grass-thatched cottages with wooden balconies overlooking the park. All cottages have been built by local craftsmen using locally sourced materials and provide en suite facilities, hot and cold running water, and electricity. Features: 7 cottages, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, bar, swimming pool, health club. Room amenities: Hairdryer, balcony.
Just a 15-minute drive from Entebbe airport, the Karibu Entebbe is a small boutique hotel within the site of a former presidential home. With just seven spacious en suite rooms, there is a high level of personal service throughout. The on-site restaurant serves Mediterranean inspired cuisine and the outdoor pool is carefully designed to blend into the surroundings and provides a relaxing environment for a quiet evening drink as the sun goes down. Features: 7 guestrooms, restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Private bathroom facilities, safety deposit box, toiletries, fan, mosquito net.
Ishasha Wilderness Tented Camp is located in an unspoilt remote area in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Guests are housed in twin bed east African meru-style tents situated in the wooded area besides the Ntungwe river. Each tent has its own private en suite bathroom and dressing area with hot water bush showers and an eco-friendly toilet. A central dining area, also under canvas, provides a comfortable environment for meals and an outdoor area beside the river acts as a lounge and evening fireplace venue for guests to complete their bush experience.
The Buhoma Lodge is a small, intimate, property located just within the national park's boundaries, five minutes away from the gorilla trekking start point and commanding stunning views of the pristine rainforest. Originally known as the Buhoma Homestead, the property has been renovated and now offers eight traditionally built cottages with en suite facilities, private verandas, large comfortable beds and hot and cold running water, while some cottages also feature bath tubs. There is an elevated lounge area where, on cool evenings (as the lodge is at almost 1,500 metres above sea level), a fireplace is lit while the lodge's restaurant serves a variety of international and local dishes such as matoke and g-nut sauce, on request. Supplies are obtained, as far as possible, from local sources and staff are also generally recruited locally and trained on site. The lodge's water supply is gravity fed, while solar power is used for lighting ...
Low season from £6465 per person
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