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|1||Arrival at Entebbe Airport – Transfer to Hotel/Lodge||–||The Boma GH/Cassia Lodge|
|2||Entebbe/Kampala (Kampala City tour)||B-L-D||The Boma GH/Cassia Lodge|
|3||Entebbe/Kampala – Ssezibwa Falls – Jinja (source of the Nile)||B-L-D||The Nile Porch|
|4||Jinja – Kapchorwa (guided walk Sipi Falls & Caves, coffee tour)||B-L-D||Sipi River Lodge|
|5||Kapchorwa (community visit)||B-L-D||Family Home|
|6||Kapchorwa – Kumi (Kapir or Nyero, community visit)||B-L-D||Family Home|
|7||Kumi (fishing & boat trip) – Soroti||B-L-D||Soroti Hotel|
|8||Soroti (visit a school, market, church)||B-L-D||Soroti Hotel|
|9||Soroti – Murchison Falls NP (game drive)||B-L-D||Fort Murchison Lodge|
|10||Murchison Falls NP (game drive, boat cruise & Top of the Falls)||B-L-D||Fort Murchison Lodge)|
|11||Murchison Falls NP/ Pabidi Forest – Entebbe (departure)||B-L||–|
Meal Plan: B: Breakfast / L: Lunch / D: Dinner
Day 1: MEET AND GREET
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will meet our company representative who will warmly welcome and transfer you to your Hotel in Entebbe or Kampala. Overnight at The Boma Guesthouse or Cassia Lodge
Day 2: GREET THEN DRIVE TO KAMPALA
Later in the evening you will be dropped off to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at The Boma Guesthouse or Cassia Lodge
Day 3: TO JINJA
Today we will meet and greet at your hotel, then we will start our safari with a tour to Jinja. The drive towards the eastern part of Uganda shall commence with a guided forest walk in Mabira forest, proceed to Ssezibwa Falls and to the Source of the Nile where you will enjoy a boat-ride to both the Speke Monument and to a point where you can vividly see the waters of the Nile separate from the Waters of L. Victoria Africa’s largest fresh water lake. We will break for Lunch and then continue with our Tour to Bujagali area. Here you get the chance to see the great Bujagali falls. For an adventure mind this area provides some of the best experiences like grade five water rafting, horseback riding along river Nile, quad biking through villages along the river and so much more. Later in the evening we will transfer you to your hotel for overnight in Jinja. Dinner and overnight at the Nile Porch
Day 4: TO KAPCHORWA VIA MBALE TOWN
Having had your break we will continue your trip eastwards through Mbale and up into the foothills of Mount Elgon. At this point one can do a gentle trail to the Sipi falls a marvelous three –tier water fall springing from Mt. Elgon. You will also take a walk to the mice cave, is near the base of the falls. Enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views of the steep hills and cliffs, waterfalls, mountains and distant plains of Teso. Whilst at Sipi, hike to one or all of the three beautiful waterfalls which cascade hundreds of meters down cliffs and steep hillsides. Take a village coffee tour and process your own cup of coffee. Sipi is also good for bird-watching. Dinner and overnight at Sipi River Lodge (bandas)
Day5: IN KAPCHORWA
Today brace yourself for true cultural extravaganza as you enjoy community tourism, Home life and unique cultural experiences, including: Staying overnight with a family in your own grass-thatched house, learning how to process, prepare and cook local food, processing coffee to make your own instant coffee. Taking animals out to graze, Fetching water from a borehole or springs in the challenging hills of Kapchorwa. In the afternoon enjoy Story-telling Traditional dancing, Singing and music played on traditional instruments and Visit herbal medicine practitioners to learn about the plants they use to treat various sicknesses. Dinner and overnight at a family´s home in the hosting community.
Day 6: TO KUMI
Today after enjoying a typical African breakfast, you will travel north-west into the plains of Teso which has a beauty of its own with lakes, papyrus swamps, dramatic rocky outcrops, savannah, cultivated fields and scattered traditional homesteads. You will Spend time doing as many special activities as possible; including visiting homesteads, Ancient rock paintings at Kapir or Nyero an early Iron age site where you will see rock paintings that represent canoes, animals and other art impressions in three rock shelters. You will also enjoy stunning views of hills. Later you will take an agricultural tour to learn about the indigenous crops and their cultivation. Tour of villages, eat, and drink local beer together with the hosting community. Dinner and overnight at a family´s home in the hosting community.
Day 7: IN KUMI, SOROTI
Today wake up to fun and exciting water activities that will include:
In the afternoon, we proceed to your hotel in Soroti for an overnight. Dinner and overnight at Soroti Hotel
Day 8: IN SOROTI
Today is another cultural fun packed day with the following activities for you to look forward to;
Day 9: LIRA, KARUMA, MURCHISON FALLS
After early breakfast you will continue north-west through Lira to Murchison Falls National Park, the largest of Uganda’s National Parks in time for lunch. In the afternoon/evening, we will go for a game drive to see as many animals as possible: lions, elephants, buffalo, giraffe, various antelopes, monkeys, hippos, crocodiles, warthog plus jackals, hyenas and leopards if you’re very lucky. Dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge
Day 10: IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Go for an eearly morning game drive, where you will see more Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Hartebeests, antelopes and many more. After lunch, proceed for a boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. On route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Disembark from the boat and take a hike to the Top of the Falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-metre canyon dropping 40 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”. Dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge
Day 11: PABIDI FOREST AND BACK TO KAMPALA
Proceed for a forest walk in Pabidi Forest. Primates resident in this forest include l’ hoestes, red colobus, blues, red tailed monkeys and grey cheeked mangabeys. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only about primates, but also on all the forest flora and fauna and will ensure that our walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for bird watching and for seeing primates at close quarters. Later you will be Dropped-off at airport in time for your evening flight back home.
End of Services provided by Palms Travel
We have got Comfortable 4WD vehicles that are specifically designed with large windows, comfortable seats, and large open roof so that you don’t miss that special moment on your safari. Our Land Cruisers offer seats for 5-6 people to ensure that everybody has a window seat and that luggage can be stored well. Besides the Land Cruisers, we also own several 4WD minibuses which take up 20 people to cater for those groups that would like to travel together and not in separate small vehicles.
– A 4×4 safari vehicle driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
– Back up vehicle
– Mountain bikes
We know the guide is the key to a great safari. we also have a team of highly Qualified and professional in house tour guides that speak fluent English, French, Spanish and Germany. They have an extensive knowledge of the country, its culture,flora and fauna. They know the hidden places of unparalleled beauty. Above all, they are sensitive to your needs and will take care of you meticulously. You will notice that within a short period of time, they will not only be your guide but have become
Uganda has a wide range of standards when it comes to places to stay – from five star hotels and first class luxury lodges to rustic bush camps and guesthouses. We carefully select the most suitable accommodations for your itinerary, based on location, facilities, atmosphere and personal touch. But no matter how different in style and location these accommodations might be, they all have one thing in common: a genuine warm and hospitable welcome that a visitor to Uganda is entitled to experience!
So it is important for the client let us know the category of accommodation they wish to stay in.