A small-group lodge safari through Uganda, exploring some of the most beautiful locations that the country has to offer. The tour starts and ends in Entebbe/Kampala – 11 Days
Murchison Falls – In the southeast part of the park, the Rabongo Forest houses several chimpanzees and other rainforest creatures. The waterbirds of this area are especially spectacular, including the wild population of the rare shoebill stork.
Kibale National Park – Kibale offers a tropical rainforest teeming with unique flora and wildlife, including over 1,000 habituated chimpanzees. Several other primate species can be found here, including the blue monkey, L’Hoest’s Monkey, red-tailed monkey, olive baboon, black, white, and red colobus, and white-cheeked mangabey.
Queen Elizabeth National Park – This beautiful game reserve boasts one of the world’s highest biodiversity ratings, and offers rainforests, swamps, crater lakes, and a lush savannah that is home to nearly 100 mammal species and almost 600 species of birds.
Bwindi Forest National Park – Known as a biodiverse, mountainous area in south-west Uganda. Bwindi Forest National Park is home to many of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, who feed on roots, leaves and fruits from the park’s many tree and fern species.
Lake Mburo National Park – Given that it is centred on a series of swamp-fringed lakes, the park is teeming with 310 recorded bird species, including 60 specialist water birds.
Departure not guaranteed
2021 Tour Departure Dates
Included / Excluded
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- All transport in fully kitted vehicle
- Game drives and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
- Park entrance fees (quoted seperatly)
- Experienced local guide
- Pre and post tour accommodation
- Optional activities
- All drinks
- Personal expenses such as telephone calls, curios and tips
- Travel insurance and visas
Park Fees & Activities
This fee is payable in addition to the main tour fare at the time of booking The Park Fees & activities is used to pay for some of the day-to-day operational costs that are incurred while groups are on the road. Examples include fees at most of the national parks, entrance fees to some attractions, local guides and any food markets we visit to stock up on fresh produce during the tour.
Park Fees & Activities: From USD 750.00
We make use of mid-range lodge accommodation. Your accommodation is situated either in National Parks, on the banks of a river, or in other places of interest. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, chalets and permanent tented chalets with en-suite facilities. Some properties are equipped with swimming pools and/or bar areas
Day 1: 2 Friends Beach Hotel or similar
Day 2 & 3: Paraa Safari Lodge or similar
Day 4: Hoima Cultural Lodge or similar
Day 5: Primate Lodge or similar
Day 6 & 7: Park View Safari Lodge or similar
Day 8 & 9: Mahogany Lodge or similar
Day 10: Mihingo Lodge or similar
Vehicles: Jenman African Safaris uses fully equipped, customized, 4×4 safari vehicles, Toyota Land Cruisers, or other appropriate vehicles with comfortable seating, all window seats for game viewing and a music system. These non-air-conditioned vehicles are equipped with pop-up roofs to facilitate the best game viewing. All luggage, besides hand luggage and photo equipment, is carried on the vehicle roof rack or trailer to ensure maximum comfort in the vehicle.
Travelling Times and Distances: All travelling times are affected by road conditions, detours and weather conditions, therefore on certain days travelling times may be longer than anticipated especially where there is a lot of distance to be covered. Please keep in mind that the time it takes to travel 100 km in your home country is not equivalent to the time it takes to travel 100 km on African roads, therefore we encourage you to sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery Africa has to offer. Where possible additional stops will be made to ensure your travelling comfort at all times.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by the lodge where you are staying. They will also prepare lunch or a lunch pack depending on the itinerary for the day. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.
Visas: The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit Uganda, prior to departure.
Travel Insurance: Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman African Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.
Making Your Travels Meaningful: The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.
Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R10,000 / US$1,000 / EUR1,000 or more a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.
Trekking Rules: For conservation reasons, visits to the gorillas are tightly controlled. The following rules apply and must be strictly adhered to:
- No one with a communicable disease (e.g. flu, diarrhoea) is allowed to enter the park.
- Stay together in a tight group while with the gorillas, don’t surround them.
- Don’t get closer than 7 metres (21 feet) to the gorillas.
- Don’t eat or smoke when with the gorillas or within a distance of 200 metres from the gorillas.
- Turn away from the gorillas if you have to sneeze or cough. Cover your nose and mouth in the process.
- Burry all human faeces a minimum of one foot deep and ensure that the hole is properly covered.
- If a gorillas moves into your direction, please move out of his way slowly.
- While being close to the animals, please do not make any funny noises and try not to move quickly.
- Don’t leave litter. All litter must be carried out of the park and disposed of properly.
- No person under 15 years is allowed to track gorillas.
- Don’t spit on vegetation or soil when in the park – use a handkerchief.
- Your group must not be more than 8 tourists and must all be over 15 years old.
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