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Our 8 Days Uganda Tour involves an adventure hike to Mount Elgon – the fourth tallest mountain in East Africa and the eighth in Africa (4,321m) with the largest Volcanic base in the world 4,000km2 and the Mount Elgon Caldera which is the largest Volcanic Caldera in world at 42km2. The safari also features adventure hike to Sipi falls, the wild game viewing in Kidepo Valley National Park and Murchison falls National Park where one has the opportunity to explore the big five with Rhinos thriving in the Ziwa Sanctuary. The chimpanzee trekking in Budongo, hike to the top of Murchison Falls and heritage tour in Kampala city are also featured to derive ultimate Africa safari memories!

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Uganda Tour Safari Highlights, 8 Days

Day 1: Transfer to Sipi Area and hike the Sipi falls

Day 2: Undertake a whole day hike to the Elgon Mountain

Day 3: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 4: Do game drive / wild game viewing in Kidepo National Park

Day 5: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park from Kidepo NP

Day 6: Undertake wild game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park, afternoon Nile boat cruise & hike to the top of the falls

Day 7: Do Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest & Transfer to Kampala. Track Rhinos in Ziwa Sanctuary en route

Day 8: Kampala City tour

Day 1: Transfer to Sipi Area and hike the Sipi falls

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Early in the morning after breakfast our tour guide will transfer you to Eastern Uganda – Sipi Area. On arrival, you will start your tour with a visit to the famous Sipi falls where you will be showered by the water falls in enjoyment as the magical white waters flow down the rock to form impressive waterfalls. The site offers impressive scenic views and encounter with nature. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation (click on a particular accommodation to view more information about it)

Upmarket / Luxury: Sipi River Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Lacam Lodge

Budget / Basic: Crow’s Nest Camp site

Day 2: Undertake a whole day hike to the Elgon Mountain

After breakfast, set off to hike Mt. Elgon the fourth tallest Mountain in East Africa rising to 4,321m above sea level. The mountain features the largest volcanic mountain caldera in the whole world 42km2 and the largest volcanic base in the whole world extending to 4,000km2. The whole day hike exposes to impressive mountain slopes marked with lush flora and tropical forest before approaching the mountain vegetation like the lobelia and groundsels. The sights of birds and mountain flora might not be missed while the magical views of the Bagisu farmlands, Mbale town and the plains of Karamoja are rewarding. Retire for overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Mount Elgon Hotel

Budget / Basic: Kapkwai Forest Cottages

Day 3: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast embark on your journey to Kidepo National Park driving through the landscapes of Nakapiripirt, Kotido, Moroto with the views of Mount Moroto before approaching Kaboong and Kidepo in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:(click on a particular accommodation to view more information about it)

Upmarket / Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget / Basic: Apoka Rest Camp

Wild Camping

Day 4: Do game drive / wild game viewing in Kidepo National Park

After your early morning breakfast, you will have a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring. Kidepo Valley National Park harbors a total of 86 mammal species, making it the National Park with the third highest number of game in Uganda, Kidepo National Park also protects a far greater variety of large mammals than any other national park in Uganda that including 28 species found nowhere else in Uganda. Her bird species checklist has 463 confirmed and 26 of which are unconfirmed. Kidepo NP is only matched by Queen Elizabeth National Park. After having your lunch at the lodge you will go to Karenna and Kapedo for a cultural performance by the native Karamajong people. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:(click on a particular accommodation to view more information about it)

Upmarket / Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget / Basic: Apoka Rest Camp

Wild Camping

Day 5: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park from Kidepo NP

Your guide will drive you to Murchison having your lunch en route. Drive along the impressive northern Uganda Landscapes of Kitgum and Gulu greatly known as former grounds for the horrific rebel war of Joseph Kony before he was ousted out of Uganda. Arrive in Murchison Falls National Park in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation
Upmarket / Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge

Wild Camping

Day 6: Undertake wild game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park, afternoon Nile boat cruise & hike to the top of the falls

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After an early morning breakfast, embark on a game drive to the north of the River Nile following delta tracks that runs west from the ferry jet at Paraa to the Lake Albert Delta. The 20 km2 area of grassland adjacent to the Victoria Nile delta- as it flows into Lake Albert has an overwhelming concentration of wildlife to the fascination of any tourist. The possible sights include; the lions, elephants, the Buffaloes, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the Rothschild Giraffes, the Oribis, the leopard among others.

Go back in the afternoon enjoy a boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison falls. The launch trip to the base of the falls is the highlight of most trips to Murchison Falls, but the boat cruise downriver from Paraa towards the Lake Albert delta is best for birdwatchers, because it offers the best opportunity to see shoe bills. You will have excellent Game viewing on this trip such as hundreds of hippos, the Nile Crocodiles which are the largest crocodiles left in Africa, small herds of buffalo, bush buck, water buck, kobs drinking on the riverside. From the bottom of the falls, you embark on the hike to the top of the falls following a narrow path that offer you sights and sounds of the Nile River as it cruses its waters on the impermeable rocks that have blocked its way for centuries past. At this point, the Nile River squeezes itself to pass through a less than seven (7) m ravine before falling 43m below to what has been termed as the Devil’s Cauldron forming a thunderous roar and a plume of spray marked by a trad mark rainbow making ti the greatest natural feature to ever happen on the Nile River. You retire to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation
Upmarket / Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge

Wild Camping

Day 7: Do Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest & Transfer to Kampala. Track Rhinos in Ziwa Sanctuary en route

Early in the morning after breakfast, go to Kaniyo Pabidi Forest in Budongo Forest for chimpanzee tracking along forest birds such as the white thighed horn bill, the chocolates-backed Kingfisher, chestnut-winged starling, Trogon, Narina and the puvel’s illadopsis along with the Yellow footed fly catcher not found anywhere in East Africa. Retreat from 2 – 5 hour chimp trek inclusive of one hour direct viewing encounter with them and embark on the transfer to Kampala. You branch off at Nakitooma for 7km to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the southern white Rhinos that thrive at only this part in whole of Uganda. You retreat from the encounter and continue to Kampala.
Accommodation(click on a particular accommodation to view more information about it)

Upmarket / Luxury: Sheraton Kampala Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Humura Resorts

Budget / Basic: Buziga Country Resort

Camping at Back Packers Hostel

Day 8: Kampala City tour

After an early morning breakfast you will embark on the Kampala city tour and visit Kabaka/King of Buganda palace, Makerere University-the oldest university in East Africa, the Baha’i temple, Kasubi tombs, Owino market, Namugongo Uganda Martyrs shrine, Kibuli and Gadhafi mosque plus other attractions.

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda.

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply)……


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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