Kindly be at Nakumat and Acacia Mall by 6.30am at the latest. Depart at 6.45am in a customized pop-top safari minibus with driver/guide (max 7 passengers per trip). Take advantage of a photo opportunity at the Equator. Short snack/coffee & toilet break.
13.45 Arrive at Kalinzu Forest Reserve where you may eat your packed lunch if you have not enjoyed it en route! Depart for up to 4 hours chimpanzee trekking with a tracker and guide. The Forest Reserve is home to 6 groups of chimps, comprising over 300 individuals and tracking currently enjoys more than 80% success rate. Please bring suitable closed walking boots and long trousers!
18:00 Arrive at Bush Lodge for the night. Accommodation provided consists of safari tents with twin/double beds, including bedding and shared bathroom facilities. Upgrades to ensuite bandas are available on request enjoy dinner and drinks around the camp fire Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge(Tent).
Day 2 Game drive and boat cruise
Depart for Kasenyi Sector of Queen Elizabeth for an early morning game drive. The Kasenyi savannah offers a classic safari experience, with a good opportunity to spot lions, which are drawn by the huge herds of Uganda Kob. There is also the chance to view elephant, warthog, waterbuck and possibly even the elusive leopard!
12.00 Stop at the Queen’s Pavillion Visitor Information Centre for a packed lunch whilst enjoying the panoramic view of the park and surrounding area.
13:00 Take the 27km long Crater Explosion drive, evidence of the Albertine rift’s volcanic past. The drive affords stunning views of the enormous craters, the Rift Valley Escarpment and the Kazinga Channel, set against the stunning backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains.
15:00 Finish the Crater drive at the Kazinga Channel, where you will join the 2 hour launch cruise. From the boat you may see buffalo, elephants, monitor lizards and vast numbers of different bird species as well as numerous hippos and crocodiles in the water, Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge (Tent).
Day: 3 Katwe transfer to Kampala
After breakfast at 6:30 am depart for Katwe for a tour of the working salt lake mine. When in season also view the spectacular flocks of flamingoes at the nearby by bird sanctuary lake, Return to Kampala via Fort Portal, where you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant (to be arranged with your guide).
18.00 Arrival back in Kampala, depending on traffic and weather conditions
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Whats included in this itinerary?
Car hire services and fuel
General walk/hiking trails
Whats not included in this route?
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Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
THE WILL BE $375 PER PERSON (this trip leaves every Friday and Saturday)