Overview

From savanna to forests and the source of the Nile. True advenutre with exploring the savannah of Queen Elizabeth national park including hopeful sightings of Chimpanzees, Tracking Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and rafting the Nile.

Day 1: Entebbe

Arrive Entebbe airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel about drive is 7minutes. The quaint town of Entebbe located on the shores of Lake Victoria is home to the new and stylish Hotel No. 5. Set in the leafy suburbs, just 10 minutes from the international airport, Hotel No. 5 offers convenience in an elegant setting. Its ten luxury rooms are tastefully furnished in pastel colours which play off wonderfully against the sunlight. Each one has a sliding glass door that opens to a small balcony which has views of it lush surroundings. Dining at Hotel No. 5 takes places at a chic, all-white restaurant which has an outdoor seating space that offers a perfect spot to enjoy a night cap. A swimming pool and spa are available if you wish to burn off excess energy. Close to a host of places – Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary and Mabamba Swamp – Hotel No. 5 is perfectly placed to enjoy the city.

 

Day 2: Entebbe

After breakfast you will be met at the Hotel lobby and transferred to the jetty point for your boat ride to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Situated on Lake Victoria in Uganda 23km off shore from Entebbe is Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary managed by the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Trust (CSWCT). It has been set up by a group of concerned organizations including Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in order to offer a facility for orphaned chimpanzees where they can co-habitat in a near natural environment. These 48 lucky chimpanzees were saved from being destined for life as a pet or in a lab in the west. They were all confiscated by authorities and brought to the sanctuary for care and rehabilitation. The beautifully forested tropical island is almost 100 acres in size and boasts over 50 different types of vegetation that the chimps utilize. The chimpanzees are free to roam this forest, exploring their environment and foraging for food at their leisure. Unfortunately chimps are still being illegally taken out of the wild and sanctuaries like this one are needed throughout Africa as in most cases the animals cannot be returned to their original habitat. Several international organizations such as IFAW and the Jane Goodall Institute are determined to stop this exploitation, and to help these animals. Ngamba Island is one of the projects supported b them and by visiting it you can also assist as a proportion of the fees collected goes directly towards the project.

Day 3. Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast you will be transferred to Entebbe airport for your flight to Mweya airstrip. Upon arrival you will be met & transferred to Kyambura gorge lodge, afternoon game drives. Situated on the edge of the Kyambura Gorge and Queen Elizabeth National Park, in Uganda, one of Africa’s finest national parks, Kyambura Gorge Lodge, has stunning views over the Gorge and the lush savannah of the park, with the peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains in the distance. The main lodge building was originally a coffee store and processing plant, surrounded by coffee plantations. The original structure has been sensitively restored to create a stunning living space, balancing the history of the building with the location and creating a series of distinct luxurious contemporary spaces for guests. Eight beautiful, spacious bandas have been carefully nestled into the hillside, each with their own private balcony offering spectacular views over the park. Make the most of your stay at this beautiful lodge with game drives, boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, visits to the Katwe salt lakes and a tour of the Omwani farm.

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