Our 15-Days ROTARIANS trip brings you the highlights of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lions, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, hippos, leopards) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimpanzee, culture, nature and meet Rotarians of Uganda as part of your international family.
This trip specifically includes the most important and well known national parks of Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo National Park.
Tour Guide: One Village Tours
Duration 7 days
Arrive at Entebbe Airport in the evening. Your guide/driver will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your hotel accommodation. Mboma guest house (bb).
Kampala - Masindi Rhino Sanctuary
Spend time with Rhinos one of Uganda’s big five at the sanctuary Overnight masindi kolping Hotel(BB).
Masindi - Murchison Falls National Park
Afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls, take a simple hike to the top of the fall. The boat is the perfect platform to see and photograph many different bird species. Medium budget: Pakuba Lodge (HB). High budget: Paraa Safari Lodge (FB).
Murchison falls National Park - Masindi
Early morning game drive. In the afternoon we drive to masindi town for an evening relaxation
Masidi - Fortportal
After an early morning relaxed break faster, drive a long route full of interesting cultures, scenery farming and stay in Fortportal town ( hotel optional BB.
Kibale forest National Park
Kibale forest National Park Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes (all 3 activities optional). medium budget: Chimps' Nest (BB) high budget: Primate Lodge (FB).
Kibale National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way we pass the equator where we will make a stover at the Equator. Afternoon boatcruise on Kazinga channel the longest channel in the whole world. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, leopards, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes among other wildlife species. medium budget: Enganzi Lodge / Hippo Hill Camp / Buffalo Lodge (BB) high budget: Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)
Queen Elizabeth National Park - Ishasha
Early morning game drive. Enroute to Ishasha the southern part of queen elizaberth national park. Overnight Ishasha wildness camp ( FB).
Ishasha - Bwindi
Morning game drive: In Ishasha there are 3 prides of lions that climb the trees daily. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in Uganda. TRANSFER to Bwind impenetrable national park. Overnight Buhoma community Camp ( FB).
Gorilla tracking and Evening relaxation
Overnight Buhoma community Campa (BB).
Bwindi National Park - Nyabushabi Village
Transfer to Nyabushabi (Herbert’s village) Experience culture in its reality with agritourism village, interact with a child in school, experience local prepared meals, pick a fruit in the garden and eat and nature walks. Overnight WHITE HORSE INN (BB).
Nyarushanje - Rukungiri
After an early morning Breakfast, transfer to Nyarushanje village. On your way, you will pass through great sceneries, Kisizi falls, Banana plantations and other eye catching sights. Overnight WHITE HORSE INN (BB).
Lake Bunyonyi Excursion
After early morning Breakfast, enjoy a hill drive through Black smith experience, beautiful scenery to the most beautiful lake in the whole world with 29 islands with their history. Make a boat cruise where by seeing Uganda on water is so fascinating.
Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, drive through Kabale town and continue to lake mburo national park for an evening game drive. Lake mburo national park is the home of Zebras in Uganda, other wildlife species among other things. Mantana lodge.(BB).
Lake Mburo National Park- Entebbe Airport
After breakfast, have an early morning game drive enroute Masaka – Kampala road and have a stopover at the equator and lunch in the city. Relax and transfer to Entebbe airport an evening flight.
This seven day trip will cost each person $1,289.