Tour Uganda & Mozambique. Exciting itinerary through the luxuriant, wild and vast Uganda forest. Rich in spectacular falls, the most thrilling moment of the tour is the encounter with wild chimpanzees and the majestic Mountain Gorilla, as well as the unspoiled beaches of the Quirimbas archipelago in Mozambique.
20 DAYS / 18 NIGHTS TOUR UGANDA & MOZAMBIQUE
1° DAY: WORLD – ENTEBBE
Evening departure to Entebbe from your Home Airport . On-board meals, overnight flight.
2° DAY: KAMPALA
Arrival at Entebbe’s International Airport. You’ll be welcomed by a delegation, formed by a guide (Italian speaking, under request) and a professional driver. Transfer and overnight at Kampala al Kabira Country Club in the Ntinda neighborhood. (Breakfast, lunch or dinner available depending on time of arrival.)
3° DAY: MURCHINSON FALLS (ZIWA RHINO RANCH + TOP OF THE FALLS)
Departure from Kampala around 8 am. Arrival at Ziwa Rhino ranch (the rhinoceros’ sanctuary) around 11 am. After a short briefing with the rangers, you’ll take an easy rhinoceros trekking. These animals are unique specimens living in their own habitat in Uganda so watching them is quite exciting. Next, you’ll have lunch at the Sanctuary and then off to Murchinson Falls National Park. After a 2-hour drive, you’ll reach the top of the falls, where you’ll enjoy the unique experience of hearing the power of water gushing down a 35-meters long tunnel.
You’ll cross the Nile by boat (car included) to arrive to PARAA SAFARI LODGE around 6.30 pm Dinner and overnight at PARAA SAFARI LODGE www.paraalodge.com. (Breakfast at Kabira Country Club, Lunch at Ziwa Ranch, Dinner at Paraa Safari Lodge.)
4° DAY: MURCHINSON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
You’ll embark on a 3-hour boat ride to the place where the Murchinson Falls meets the river Nile. During the trip you’ll enjoy the sighting of a great number of animals: hippopotamus, crocodiles, water birds, buffalos, and elephants bathing in the river. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax. Around 4.30 PM, you’ll enjoy an evening Game Drive to see all the animals that live in this park (lions, leopards, giraffes, Savannah monkeys, gazelle and many more.) Dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge.
THERE’S THE CHANCE TO INVERT ACTIVITIES, IF YOUR GUIDE SUGGESTS SO.
5° DAY: FORT PORTAL – KIBALE FOREST
After breakfast, off to Fort Portal and Kibale Forest. After a 5-hour drive, you’ll first arrive at Fort Portal, and by the afternoon you’ll reach Kibale forest. It’s a full day dedicated to travel. Packed lunch by Paraa Safari Lodge in Hoima. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge.
6° DAY: KIBALE FOREST (CHIMPANZEE TREKKING) – QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK
Today you’ll walk in the Kibale forest. The walk will last approximately 3 hours, depending on the number of chimpanzee and monkeys you encounter. Watching them jump from one tree to another is absolutely amazing. Afternoon transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a Game Drive before check-in at Mweya Safari Lodge (dinner and overnight).
7° DAY: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Early morning Game Drive at Kaseny Trek on the lookout for animals living in the park: lions, leopards, elephants, kobs, buffalos and many species of rare birds. At around 11 AM, boat ride in the Kazinga channel, which links Lake Edward and Lake George. Here you’ll enjoy the sight of elephants bathing in the river, large numbers of hippopotamus, crocodiles, buffalos and many species of water birds. It’s one of the most thrilling experiences of the interior of the African panorama. Lunch at Mwya Lodge and next, transfer to Ishasha Sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Game Drive on the way to and in the park around 5 PM. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp, one of the most appealing lodges in the country.
8° DAY: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK ISHAHA SECTOR
Early morning Game Drive in the Ishasha sector for a first sight of the famous “Lion Climbing”. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll get to see lions climbing on trees, but the park is also inhabited by elephants, leopards, buffalos, Uganda kobs, topis and many other animals. Lunch at Ishasha Wilderness Camp and afternoon transfer to Bwindi, where you’ll arrive after approximately a 2 and a half hour drive. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.
9° DAY: VBWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST – (GORILLA TREKKING)
After a brief talk with the rangers, who will take you into the forest to see the Mountain Gorilla, your 6-hour journey begins. We suggest you wear confortable shoes and a K-Way. All efforts will prove worthwhile when you finally see these majestic and unique animals in the flesh. You’ll get to see them move in their own natural habitat. Such a unique experience! In the afternoon, depending on the time the Gorilla Trekking ends, you may embark on a trip to the local community, to see how locals make a living. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Retreats.
10° DAY: LAKE MBURO
Morning transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, the nearest park to the capital. Arrival at Mihingo Lodge at lunchtime. Afternoon Game Drive on the way to the lake, where you’ll enjoy a boat ride looking for hippopotamus and crocodiles but mostly many rare bird species. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mihingo Lodge.
11° DAY: LAKE MBURO – KAMPALA – DAR EL SAALAM
Morning Game Drive on the way out of the park. Here you’ll have the chance to admire the zebras you didn’t see in the other parks. Lunch stop at the Equator where you can buy souvenirs from the local markets. Afternoon transfer to the airport for a flight to Dar Es Salam at 4.40 pm.
12° DAY: DAR EL SAALAM – PEMBA
Breakfast in the hotel. Late morning private transfer to the airport for an Air Mozambique flight to Pemba. Car transfer to AVANI PEMBA BEACH HOTEL. Accommodation in Avani room, breakfast included.
13° DAY: PEMBA – MEDJUMBE ISLAND RESORT
Breakfast in the hotel. Late morning private transfer to the airport for an Air Team flight to Medjumbe Island. Arrival at ANANTARA MEDJUMBE ISLAND RESORT. Accommodation at the booked beach villa, Full Board Basis + beverages.
14° – 18° DAY: ANANTARA MEDJUMBE ISLAND RESORT
Days at your disposal to enjoy this heavenly spot on Earth, experiencing the warm and loving treatment of the ANANTARA MEDJUMBE ISLAND RESORT staff. Several sports activities available, snorkeling and diving in the amazing coral barrier. Overnight stay at booked beach villa, Full Board Basis + beverages.
19° DAY: MEDJUMBE ISLAND – PEMBA – DAR EL SAALAM – WORLD
Morning departure to take an Air Team flight to Pemba. Arrival and departure to Dar El Salaam for a connecting flight to Dubai. Overnight flight.
20° DAY: WORLD
Early morning arrival to connect flight to your home destination . On-board meals. Morning arrival.
Price per person double occupancy basis:
From USD 12500,00
THE PRICE INCLUDE:
* Landcruiser tour with driver
* Professional english-speaking guide
* Full board basis in all luxury hotels
* Entrance tickets to parks and all activities included in the program
* Authorization to chimpanzee and mountain gorilla encounters
* Water and beverages during transfers
* Transfer from/to dar el saalam airport
* Sea view room + breakfast at hyatt dar el saalam
* Transfer to/from pemba airoport
* Overnight at hotel avari pemba beach on bb basis
* Private flight pemba – medjumbe island – pemba
* Beach villa all’ anantara medjumbe island resort
* Full board basis + selected beverages all’anantara medjumbe
THE PRICE NOT INCLUDE
* International flights
* All not mentioned in “the price includes”