TRIP DEPARTURE: 18th JULY
(14 DAYS)

COST USD 3860

18th July :Half Day White Water Rafting
Go White water rafting that will take a half day. and in the evening drive back to kampala. Over
night at Hotel Africana.
Accommodation: Hotel Africana or Similar Meals included: breakfast and Lunch or packed lunch

19th July : Ngamba Island Chimp sanctuary.
You will have a chance to watch the feeding of the chimps at 2pm.Over night stay at G and C camp at the island.

Accommodation: G and C camp
Meals included: breakfast,lunch or packed lunch and Dinner

20th JUly:Chimpanzee Habituation on the Island
Early morning entry into the forest with the young orphaned chimps for the walk.After lunch will take the boat to Entebbe and drive to kampala for over night stay at Hotel Africana.
Accommodation: Hotel Africana or Similar
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch

21st JUly: Murchison Falls NP
Begin the panoramic drive to the northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park, arriving in time for lunch at the spectacular situated site at the top of the Falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to one km squeezed through a 7 meter canyon dropping 150 meters with a thunderous roar, creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile ‘The Murchison Falls’ enjoy the sunset as you return to the lodge.
Enjoy the superb comfort and service of Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Camp.
Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge or Similar
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

22nd July:Game Viewing Tour in Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning game drive on the northern bank. Your guide will help you spot elephant, lion, cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeests, waterbuck, oribi, bush back, bohor reed buck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. After a packed lunch picnic, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the ‘Devil’s Cauldron’, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. This is also the zone of many birds, species like goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shorts of the photogenic Murchison Falls, return to Paraa Lodge or Nile Safari Camp for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Paraa safari Lodge or Similar
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

23rd JulyAlbertine Scenic Drive to Kibale Forest
All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and pass traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Dinner and overnight at the tree house at Kanyanchu Toursit centre.
Accommodation: Tree house at Kanyankyu or Similar
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

24th July: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest
An half day search (tracking) of chimpanzee and ten other primates including, Lhoests, red-colobus, red-tailed and Grey-cheeked Mangabey. The guide will provide explanation, not only on primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora and will insure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. After the tracking relax and after lunch drive to Bigodi ecological site for butterflies and bird viewing.Over night stay at the tree house.
Accommodation: Tree house at Kanyankyu or Similar
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

25th July: Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After morning breakfast,Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range. A game drive en route may yield viewing a lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, hyena and a variety of antelope species.After lunch drive to the creator region for sight seeing.Visit Lake Katwe salt factory to see local methods of making salt.
Dinner and over night at Mweya safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Similar with water view
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

26th July:Wildlife Tours in Queen Elizabeth National Park
An early game drive 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 Rwenzori as backdrop, provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, buffalo, elephant, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob,
topi and bushbuck. These two game drives and the boat trip (taken prior) are memorable methods of discovering a vast array of Ugandan wildlife. After lunch, Enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel into Lake Edward.
This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. This launch/cruise offers and excellent platform for photography bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous, with well over 550 resident species.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or the Jacana Safari Lodge.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Similar with water view
Meals included: breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

27th July : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP
Early drive to Kyambura gorge for chimp tracking in the rain forest.Even if you fail to see the chimps,the forest walk itself is rewarding and memorable! Drive through the ‘Switzerland of Africa area known as the Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Kisoro or Bwindi. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Home stead.
Accommodation: Buhoma Homestead or Similar.
Meals included: breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

28th JulyGorilla Tracking in Bwindi Gorilla Forest
There will be an early morning entry into the gorilla sanctuary. The rain forest is spectacular.
It offers a dramatic, steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal’s trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals recorded include the endangered Mt. Gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and others. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain varies according to the movements of the marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is a rare moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Homestead.
Accommodation: Buhoma Homestead or Similar.
Meals included: breakfast, Lunch or packed lunch and Dinner

29th July: Lake Bunyonyi Tour
Drive to Kabale a region known as the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ with beautiful terraced landscape and rolling hills and valleys. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia cottages
Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages or Similar.
Meals included: breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

30th July:
After breakfast, we do a boat ride inside Lake Bunyonyi to various islands inside the lake for bird viewing and sight seeing. Return to the Resort for lunch. After our lunch drive to Kisoro and cross the border. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla nest Camp in Rwanda. B,L,D
Accommodation: Gorilla Nest Camp or Similar.
Meals included: breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

31st July:Gorilla Trekking in the Virunga Volcanoes
After early breakfast get set to Virunga volcanoes for another trek of the Dian Fossey Mountain gorillas. There after lunch,(Option) visit the Karisoke Research Centre where Dian Fossey spent 20 years studying gorillas.over night at Gorilla Nest Camp.
Accommodation: Gorilla Nest Camp or Similar.
Meals included: breakfast, Lunch or packed lunch and Dinner

1st August:Transfer to Kigali / Return Trip to Uganda
Transfer to Kigali for your international flight at Kanombe international airport. Alternatively we drive back to Uganda for your flight at Entebbe international airport. This will depend on your flight schedule.

Cost Includes; park entry fees, gorilla tracking, full board accommodation, ground transportation in a 4×4 vehicle each client with a window seat, launch cruise, game drives, chimpanzee tracking, boat rides, Ngamba Island trips,services of a full time driver guide and his personal expenses and fuel costs.

LODGE Safari, costs exclude:
* Beverages
* laundry
* Telephone
* All activities or excursions not mentioned in program
* Airport departure taxes and Fuel Surcharge
* Mineral Bottled water
* Any Medical expenses

LODGE Safari, costs exclude:
* Beverages
* laundry
* Telephone
* All activities or excursions not mentioned in program
* Airport departure taxes and Fuel Surcharge
* Mineral Bottled water
* Any Medical expenses
* Evacuation emergency fee
* Tipping to your safari crew; Safari driver / guide
Lodge Porter or Waiters
* Items of personal nature and all not mentioned in cost included;

Name of Tour Operator: Abacus African Vacations – Uganda
Email: info@abacusvacations.com