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Sept 2015 Meet and greet at Entebbe Airport. Transfer to Kampala –
city of 3 Million inhabitants is the largest in Uganda and the
capital. Situated on seven major hills, several areas command
fantastic views of the surroundings, including Lake Victoria. Kampala
is the political and commercial hub of Uganda, and the people are
friendly and communicative. It is easy to move about the city centre
and, surprisingly, the visitor does not need to be overly concerned
about security. Expansion is rapid and new clubs and restaurants
open regularly. A guided tour will point out the highlights
including Kasubi Tombs, Uganda Museum, Parliamentary Buildings, Nommo
Gallery, National Theater Craft Centre, Owino Market, Kabaka's Lake,
Kibuli Mosque, Bahai Temple, Namirembe Cathedral, Namugongo Martyr's
Shrine and Makerere University.
Red Chilli Hideaway on BB
Sept Tour to Jinja
city was previously the industrial capital of Uganda. It is best
known for the source of the Nile at the now submerged
Rippon Falls. Owen Falls Dam, located just downstream from the source
of the Nile, provides power for Uganda and parts of Kenya. Nearby is
Bujagali Falls, where several rapids are situated close together.
From here enjoy the scenery or take a white water rafting trip on the
mighty Nile. The Nile starts its 4000-mile journey to the
Mediterranean from Lake Victoria. Join us to see the source of the
Nile and the surrounding environs. Depart from Kampala, heading east
to Jinja passing coffee, tea and sugar plantations and colorful
roadside fruit/vegetable markets First stop, at Mabira Forest to see
primates, birds and butterflies and then on to the Owen Falls Dam and
the submerged source of the Nile. After lunch, you will spend the
afternoon relaxing at Bujagali Falls. Return to Kampala, arriving
Red Chilli Hideaway on BB
Sept Murchison Falls National Park [Lunch, Dinner]
the afternoon we will visit the "top of the falls" for your
chance to view the magnificence of the Nile. The park is cut into
half by the famous River Nile where it has to squeeze itself through
the legendary Murchison Falls, an impossibly narrow 7 m gap in a
cleft rock creating a powerful explosion of white water. The Falls
are believed to be the most powerful natural flow of water anywhere
on earth. Superlatives like “awesome” “stupendous”
“fantastic” and “wow” have been used to
describe this amazing spectacle.
Red Chilli Rest Camp on FB
Sept Murchison Falls Park
an early breakfast, proceed for a game drive. Elephant, Cape buffalo,
Rothschild's giraffe, Uganda kob, hartebeest and waterbuck are
commonly seen. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck,
bush duiker, warthog and bushpig. Large carnivores include lion,
leopard and spotted hyena.
lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile.
En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17
km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. This is
also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose,
pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare
shoebill stork. The boat will stop just tens of metres from the
sinister, frothing and bubbling base of the falls.
Red Chilli Rest Camp on FB
Sept Kibale Forest National Park
day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside
and past traditional homesteads and farms. Fort-Portal rests in the
shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon.
Kibale Forest Camp on FB
Sept Kibale Forest to Queen Elizabeth
visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary to search for smaller mammals and
primates. Look out for the rare red colobus monkey and the sitatunga.
The guided 4.5km circular trail through the swamp is also one of the
best guided bird trails in East Africa as well as offering a
realistic opportunity to see up to six different primate species in a
space of a few hours.
to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Ruwenzori
Mountain range for much of the journey.
the afternoon, enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga
Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the
highest concentration of hippos and many animals may be seen drinking
at the water's edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform
for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird
life is colourful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species.
Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge on FB
Sept Queen Elizabeth to Entebbe
game drives today. Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse eco-system
of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic
craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives
in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides
excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape
buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush
buck. These two game drives and the boat trip are a memorable method
of discovering a vast array of Ugandan wildlife
drive back to Entebbe stopping at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers en
route where you will able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted
using methods passed down through generations. There will also be
time to stop at the equator for photographs. You arrve Entebbe in the
early evening. Transfer to Entebbe airport for your onward flight.
End of tour!!
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