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5 Day Safari in Murchison Falls National Park and Bwindi, Uganda

Uganda
Excellent
Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

Safari Summary:
This 5 Days tour combines gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with a wildlife safari in
Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest protected area, home to a wide range of
savannah wildlife such as lions, buffalos, elephants, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, and
more.
 Destination –Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
 Activities – Gorilla tracking, Game drives, Scenic viewing, Boat cruise on the Nile.
 Tailor-Made- We are specialists in personalized, tailor-made travel and your holiday will
be custom-designed to suit your requirements. We are all individuals, so why be tied to
a set group tour or a set itinerary? Our experienced staff can help you design your own
individualized holiday. Explore at your own pace, choose your own style of
accommodation, and include your own choice of sightseeing and activities.
 Accommodation – It is valid and will greatly depend on your budget. We can and will
help you choose from the list when planning your trip. At whatever level, we provide
the very best forwould like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25-28 seat coasters that have about 16
window seats. Our Safari vehicles are well maintained to provide maximum level of
comfort and safety.
 Our Drivers /Guides – We recognize this for a fact! The success of your safari will largely
depend on your driver/guide. It is because of this that we have a great team of carefully
selected drivers /guides, well trained. our guests. Kubwa Five Safaris reserves the right to substitute
equivalent or superior hotels. If a hotel of equivalent standard is not available Kubwa
Five Safaris may substitute the next best quality hotel or suggest a superior at an extra
charge.There is free Wi-Fi in hotels.
 Transportation – 4×4 Safari Landcruiser / Minivan (up to eight passengers) with pop-up
tops and seven window seats for game viewing. Groups of twelve or more people who would like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25-28 seat coasters that have about 16
window seats. Our Safari vehicles are well maintained to provide maximum level of
comfort and safety.
 Our Drivers /Guides – We recognize this for a fact! The success of your safari will largely
depend on your driver/guide. It is because of this that we have a great team of carefully
selected drivers /guides, well trained.

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Itinerary

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Arrival and Day One:

On your arrival, Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper will
welcome you to Uganda at Entebbe airport and transfer you to Sky hotel in Kampala located 10
Km from the city center towards Naalya Housing Estate, it has a capacity of 29 Rooms with twin
beds taking up 58 guests, there is one restaurant, which is open from 7-10 am for breakfast.
However, it is open for the rest of the day for meals. Depending on your arrival time, relax in your already-booked hotel after a long flight while you are dreaming of your safari tomorrow morning at 7:00 am and then driven across several districts to Murchison Falls National Park. A stopover will be made at Masindi where you will
have lunch then proceed to the top of Murchison falls where the Nile forces its way through a
gorge in the rocks and tumbles 43m below flowing westwards into Lake Albert. We will then check into Budongo Eco Lodge for an overnight stay. It is a comfortable lodge featuring eco cabins with private veranda, spacious dorm rooms, a visitors centre and restaurant located in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. The lodge has ensuite forest cabins and dormitory room with modern and comfortable facilities. The room has a double bed, mosquito net, free breakfast, and an ensuite bathroom. Terrace gardens are available with a serene view of the national park. Continental dishes are served with a variety of local and international dishes available for
guests. Free breakfast is available. The lodge has a bar and lounge with a view of the park. The
hotel offers laundry service, onsite parking, and security personnel.

Day Two:

Expect To See: Lions, buffalos, waterbucks, giraffes, baboons, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, aquatic birds. After an early breakfast, set off for a morning game drive on the Northern Delta Nile. Lions, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi, and baboons are some of the animals to expect. Other activities in this game drive include bird watching and sightseeing across the open savannah, dotted woodland, and riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. You will then return to camp to rest and have lunch after which you will embark on a three-hour boat cruise on the Nile. This boat ride offers an amazing view of the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the
river. Dinner and overnight stay at Budongo Eco Lodge

Day Three:

Expect To See: Gorilla, lake Albert, Kibale forest, lake Edward and Lake George. After breakfast, we transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home of the mountain gorilla. Enjoy the drive as you will spot Lake Albert, the Rwenzori ranges, Kibale forest, and the beautiful lakes Edward and George. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge. It is situated within the Bwindi National Park, less than five minutes walk from the gorilla trekking start point. An elevated lounge area, complete with bar and dining facilities, offers a cozy, comfortable environment in which to discuss the day’s activities around the fireplace. Buhoma lodge has Eight, comfortable cottages each with its own private veranda, offering extensive views of the forest canopy of the National Park. Inside the spacious cottages have comfortable beds, a well-appointed en suite bathroom with a flushing
toilet and a hot shower, some rooms have bathtubs. An elevated lounge area, complete with
bar and dining facilities, offers a cozy, comfortable environment in which to discuss the day’s activities around the fireplace.

Day Four:

Expect To See: Gorillas
After breakfast, prepare for the gorilla tracking adventure which begins at 8:00 am with a
briefing at the information center by the Uganda Wildlife Authority staff. We will then be guided into the jungle to track the shy primates. Gorilla tracking may take 3 to 7 hours but it is well worth the effort. It’s advisable to bring along a rain jacket, and hiking boots. At the end of this long and exciting adventure, return to our lodge for a well-deserved shower, dinner, and rest. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge.

Day Five:

Expect To See: Equator
After breakfast transfer back to Kampala making a lunch stop en route at Mbarara. Proceed
to make another stop at the equator in Masaka; see where this imaginary line divides our planet
into two equal hemispheres. Snacks, souvenirs and photographs may be taken here.
Arrive in Kampala later that evening and transferred to Entebbe for your departure flight.

Included/Excluded

  • Ground transportation, full board accommodation, and en route meals as indicated in the itinerary, one gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for well in advance, park fees and relevant government taxes, services of an expert
  • guide, airport transfer.
  • Airfares, Visa fees, Personal insurance, Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation, and meals not indicated in the itinerary.

Tour's Location

Uganda

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alberto a
11/22/2021

amazing life changing experience

This was an unprecedented experience, it changed my life having lived this with Kubwa Five. Yosef is the best agent, he cares about you and he is good. They have excellent guides that teach you every detail of the places you visit. I definitely recommend that everyone should do this and what better than to do it with Kubwa Five, the best!
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