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Day Wildlife and Lango Culture Safari

The Northern Uganda Safari will take you to Northern part of Uganda. Another interesting adventure awaits you. You will visit women projects and Murchison Falls. Enjoy the waterfall scenery, game drive and boat ride at Murchison falls National Park. At Murchison Falls the powerful waterfall welcomes you. You will be mesmerized by its thunderous roar as it squeezes itself through a gorge creating a rainbow afterwards.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2870 - $3250
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 8 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
The Northern Uganda Safari will take you to Northern part of Uganda. Another interesting adventure awaits you. You will visit women projects and Murchison Falls. Enjoy the waterfall scenery, game drive and boat ride at Murchison falls National Park. At Murchison Falls the powerful waterfall welcomes you. You will be mesmerized by its thunderous roar as it squeezes itself through a gorge creating a rainbow afterwards.

Day 1: Welcome to Uganda

You will be picked by our guide at Entebbe. You will later travel to Kampala. Depending on your arrival

time, you may visit the Uganda Wildlife Centre and Botanical gardens. The Botanical Gardens is an

excellent birding spot to get started on arrival. The Botanical Gardens were established in 1898, situated

on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. The Gardens are at an altitude of about 1300 to 1425 metres

above sea level. The gardens cover just 100 acres, but have easy trails offering some quite special birds

like Palm-nut Vulture, Open-billed Stork, Scaly Francolin, Tambourine Dove, Giant Kingfisher, Great Blue

& Ross's Turacos. White-headed & Double-toothed Barbets, Red-headed Lovebird, Broad-billed Roller,

Pied & Black-and-white Casqued Hornbills, Verreaux's Eagle-Owl, Angola Swallow, Splendid Glossy

Starling, Black-headed Gonolek, Red-chested Sunbird, Grey-capped Warbler, Brown-throated Wattle-eye,

Brown Twinspot, Black-headed Bush-shrike and, Slender-billed weaver, Orange Weaver.

Stay at Hotel Africana

Day 2: Travel to Lira

Travel to Lira Mid Northern Uganda to for your community tour. Arrive early afternoon. After lunch visit

Upendo Art and Crafts Centre. This is a women group that has come together to promote the Lango

culture through the making of crafts, storytelling and traditional dances. These ladies are mostly women

who lost their husbands during the Kony insurgency in Northern Uganda. The group facilitates

empowerment of the rural person through development of skills, talent and creativity to improve their

quality of life. The group was started in 2003. The art and crafts works produced are sold both on the

local and international markets.

Stay at Kanberra Hotel

Day 3: Lango Culture and historical sites visit

Today after breakfast visit Ngetta Hill the first Lango settlement. It is believed that the first Lango

forefathers settled here where the rock stands today. Later visit Aboke girls, a school ransacked by rebel

Kony, Barlonyo site and later the Lango cultural centre.

Stay at Kanberra Hotel

Day 4 to 5: Murchison Falls National Park

After Breakfast drive to Murchison falls National Park via the top of the falls a scenic point where you will

see the Nile force its way through a narrow gap to start its continued flow into Lake Albert. Sir Samuel

Baker named the Falls after Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society. The falls

lend their name to the surrounding Murchison Falls National Park. One day 5, go for an early game drive

to catch up with the retiring predators and also see other animals like the elephants, giraffes, lions. In

the afternoon enjoy a boat ride to the bottom of the falls. Stay at Pakuba safari lodge

Day 6: Boomu Women group

Today is community day. Visit Boomu Women’s group near the Murchison falls National Park to have a

true experience of an African village. Participate in cooking the day’s lunch from garden to lunch table.

These subsistence farmers had little produce left over to sell, so in 1999 the women ́s group was formed,

with the aim of reducing poverty and malnutrition, and providing an income for the members to be able

to pay their children ́s school fees. Enjoy Nature walk and historical stories. Stay at Masindi Hotel

Day 7: Royal mile, Budongo Forest

Today visit the Royal mile in Budongo ecotourism forest. This forest mile was an escape route for King

Kabalega of Bunyoro. It was his famous hunting ground. Today it is a popular place for birding and nature

walk. An avid birder will enjoy the experience. Today after your Budongo nature experience, travel to

Kampala.

Day 8: Travel to Entebbe

Today you travel back home with travel memories for family and friends. Depending on your flight, you

will visit some of the cultural sites in Kampala city.

2 people (1 room) USD 3250 per person

3 people (2 rooms) USD 3150per person

4 people (2 rooms) USD2980 per person

5 people (3 rooms) USD2900per person

6 people (3 rooms) USD 2870per person

Inclusions

Included Excluded All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

Included Excluded Roundtrip airport transfer

Included Excluded A professional driver/guide

All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

Park entrance fees

Exclusions

International flights (from/to the client's home country)

Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees and other personal items)

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Hotel Africana
  • Kanberra Hotel
  • Pakuba safari lodge
  • Masindi Hotel

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