Uganda Safaris and Gorilla Adventures http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:09:23 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 21 Days/20Nights Uganda Safari http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/89-21-days-20nights-uganda-safari http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/89-21-days-20nights-uganda-safari 21 Days/20 Nights: Rwenzori Mountains, Kibale Forest, Queen Eizabeth, Gorillas, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo, White Water Rafting and Kampala City. Discover the highlights of Uganda For sure first insight will make one love to live in this beautiful country with lots of things to see. Below is the proposed itinerary that will take and show you the beauty of this Pearl of Africa. Day 1 Depart for Kibale forest national park arriving in the afternoon. Overnight at Ndali lodge or Tooro Resort. Day 2 Morning chimpanzee tracking. Evening transfer to Rwenzori Mountains with an overnight at Margherita Hotel Day 3…]]> mac@cyberspro.com (Michael) Travel Uganda Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:17:27 +0000 15 Days Uganda Cultural Safari combined with Gorillas http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/96-15-days-uganda-cultural-safari-combined-with-gorillas http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/96-15-days-uganda-cultural-safari-combined-with-gorillas Day 1: Meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport by Nature Friendly Safaricultural guide. After a short transfer to your hotel you will be briefed about your safari. You are advised to have money changed this day. Overnight at Serena or Hotel Africana.

Day 2:

After a morning breakfast have a tour around Kampala visiting the different cultural sites starting from Naggalabi Coronation Site which has the real history and origin of the Buganda Kingdom, proceed to Kasubi Tombs a burial place for the Baganda Kings then have a lunch break and have an afternoon visit to the Residence of the King (Bulange). Overnight stay Serena Hotel or Hotel Africana.

Day 3:

After breakfast, take a morning drive to the eastern part of the country where we shall have a whole day of white water rafting with evening cultural entertainment by the Budondo group, then drive back to Kampala for an overnight stay at Serena Hotel or Hotel Africana.

Day 4:

After a morning breakfast, Proceed to Bagalayazze the burial place of the Queen Mothers of the Buganda Kings, enjoy cooking traditional meals with the remaining Queen mother and her daughters, such as Luwombo, Matooke, Nsujju, etc overnight stay at Serena Hotel or Hotel Africana.

Day 5:

Start with an early breakfast and head for Bigo byamugenyi. This is the historical place for the Bahwezi. These were the rulers of the interlacustrine region of East Africa who were believed to be super natural beings and they disappeared mysteriously. Continue to Fort Portal town which lays close to the fabled mountains of the moon where we shall check in at Ataco Country Resort or Rwenzori View Guest House.

Day 6:

After breakfast visit Ntande hills the home to the Batwa from Ituri forest, and then visit Sempaya hot springs both male and female springs. Overnight stay at Ataco Country Resort or Rwenzori View Guest House.

Day 7:

After breakfast, visit Nyakasura Hills and amabere Ganyinamwiru caves the real origin of the Bachwezi. This whole afternoon we visit the Toro Kings Palace. The King of Toro is the youngest king in the whole world. He took the throne at the age of 4 in 1995. Entertainment by the toro cultural dancers in the evening. Overnight stay at Ataco Country Resort or Rwenzori View Guest House.

Day 8:

After an early breakfast, we proceed to the Bakonjo village at Ruboni near the foot hills of Rwenzori Mountains and spend the whole day with the Bakonjo Community, visit the traditional healer (Chesesa) receive their entertainment and later evening transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Over night at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 9: After morning breakfast, proceed for a game drive in the park, then an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga channel which joins Lake Edward and George, this cruise exposes you to a school of Hippos, herds of Buffaloes and Elephants not leaving out the different species of birds, both indigenous and migrants. Overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 10:

Transfer to the Bwindi National Park and pass via the Ishaha sector where if lucky, we shall be seeing the tree climbing lions. Drive through the Switzerland of Africa with views of the tea plantations and processing factory. Dinner and over night stay at Gorilla Forest Camp or Lake Kitandara.

Day 11:

Go for gorilla tracking walking up steeply in the dense rain forest through different trails crisscrossed by wild animals allowing access to tourists. Gorilla tracking is an inspiring and wonderful adventure which one can't afford to miss. The Gorillas are peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact. Dinner and over night stay at Gorilla Forest Camp or Lake Kitandara.

Day 12:

After an early morning breakfast, we shall have a village walk then interact with the Batwa day as we enjoy their traditional dances and other cultural norms passed into them for example traditional making of fire. Dinner and over night stay at Lake Kitandara.

Day 13:

After an early breakfast, proceed for Mbarara. Have lunch at Kabale White Horse Inn. Visit the Cultural Village of the Bakiga in town. Proceed to Mbarara for overnight stay at Agip Motel.

Day 14: After an early breakfast transfer to Kampala with a game drive at Lake Mburo National Park. Here are Zebras, Topis, and Impalas etc. Proceed to Kampala in the Afternoon with stopovers at the Drum making centre at Mpambire. Over night at Serena or Fang Fung Hotel.

Day 15: Departure.

Tour Cost Includes

The all inclusive cost per person covers transfers from Kampala, meals during the trip, accommodation while rafting and the first night in Kampala, transfers to and from Kampala including soft drinks in the vehicle.

Gorilla Permit, Accommodation & meals on safari as stated, transport, entrance fees to all cultural sites, Guides allowance and Game drives.

Excludes:

Airline tickets travel insurance, alcoholic drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, and any other personals extras that are not included in the itinerary.

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mac@cyberspro.com (Michael) Travel Uganda Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:20:10 +0000
10 Days Best of Uganda Safari Adventure http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/95-10-days-best-of-uganda-safari-adventure http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/95-10-days-best-of-uganda-safari-adventure Day 1: Kampala - Murchison Falls National Park Meet with Nature Friendly Safari Guide at your hotel in Kampala, Depart for Murchison Falls National Park, lunch in Masindi, and then proceed driving through the cool Budongo forest with lots of Baboons, the escarpments that were caused by volcanicity then arrive at Paraa Safari Lodge or Red Chillis for dinner, overnight on full board basis

 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

Morning game drive that lasts 3-4 hours then proceed for Lunch then an afternoon boat ride to the bottom of the falls with lots of crocodiles Hippos birds of several species, then return for dinner, overnight on full board basis.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest National Park

Depart to Kibale Forest National Park through the western arm of the Rift Valley also you get a chance to see the Lake Albert from an aerial view, have your Lunch in Hoima town then head straight to Ndali Lodge or Rwenzori Travellers Inn were you will have dinner and overnight on full board.

Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park–Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early Morning Chimpanzee tracking and after lunch transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology full board.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park 

Morning game drive after early warm up tea or coffee at 6:00am, return for a full breakfast before a 2nd Game drive to the crater area & afternoon boat ride to Kazinga Channel, return to have an evening game driver before you retire for dinner and overnight in Queen Elizabeth National Park. BLD

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Gorilla Forest

Early morning departure to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drive searching for tree climbing Lions and other animals, to Bwindi, forest a village walk to the pygmies people who will show their traditional dance and aircraft made from the forest l, dinner and overnight at Buhoma homestead or Buhoma Community Banda’s.

 

Day 7: Bwindi Gorilla Forest

Morning Gorilla tracking through the Bwindi impenetrable rain forest and after lunch village walk to the pygmies return for dinner, overnight on full board.

Day 8: Bwindi Gorilla Forest - Lake Bunyonyi

Depart Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi, for those that would like to hit the rocks with their 4wd, can use the Ruhija route which is much shorter though sometimes really tough mainly during rainy seasons, or go the Long way through Kanungu. Boat ride after lunch via several islands before landing at Bushara Island for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi - Kampala

Leave for Kampala across the mountains and hills of western Uganda, lunch at Agip Motel in Mbarara then hit the road for another 4 and a half hours before you arrive for an overnight at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel on bed, breakfast.

Day 10: Kampala – Jinja - Kampala

Depart at 7:00am to Jinja for white water rafting through the Mabira Forest, have your lunch and return later to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe

End of Uganda safari adventure.

Tour Cost Includes:

All accommodations as stated, all meals as stated, transport on a 4X4 WD, transfers where necessary, Entrance fees to all National Parks, Boat ride in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth, Bottled mineral water, Gorilla permits, Chimps permits, Ferry crossing river Nile, all guides expenses, Game drives, and Village walk in Bwindi and white water rafting.

Excludes:

Drinks, Laundry, Telephone calls, tips, Medical Insurance, Air transport and any other personals extras that is not included in the itinerary.

 

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mac@cyberspro.com (Michael) Travel Uganda Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:19:48 +0000
8 days water rafting and Queen Elizabeth National Park http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/93-8-days-water-rafting-and-queen-elizabeth-national-park http://www.naturefriendlysafarisug.com/index.php/component/k2/item/93-8-days-water-rafting-and-queen-elizabeth-national-park 8 days water rafting and Queen Elizabeth National Park 8 Days Uganda Safari Tour Day 1: Upon arrival in Entebbe, you will be met and greeted at the Airport and transferred to your hotel in Kampala by your guide from Nature Friendly Safari. The drive takes about 45 minutes in normal traffic. You will be briefed on the following day’s program before you retire for the night on bed and breakfast. Day 2: Your guide will pick you up at 7.30am and you will be transferred to Jinja. Your rafting adventure will start at the Adrift Camp near the source…]]> mac@cyberspro.com (Michael) Travel Uganda Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:19:05 +0000