Family Safari Holiday

This a 6 days family safari holiday to Lake Mburo and  Queen Elizabeth; driving from Kampala to Lake Mburo; where you will spend the two days on game drive, boat ride and nature walks, and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth to watch more wildlife. It’s a great itinerary for families to watch wildlife in Uganda, the different kind of tree species, birds among other attractions in the region; this itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.

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This a 6 days family safari holiday to Lake Mburo and  Queen Elizabeth; driving from Kampala to Lake Mburo; where you will spend the two days on game drive, boat ride and nature walks, and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth to watch more wildlife. It’s a great itinerary for families to watch wildlife in Uganda, the different kind of tree species, birds among other attractions in the region; this itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.

Optional Attractions

  • Kibale forest chimps trekking (13 years and above)
  • Gorilla Trekking at Bwindi Forest (above 18 years only)

Optional Activities

  • Sport fishing
  • Forest walk in Rubanga
  • Horse riding
  • Quad biking

Optional Accommodation

  • Mantana Tented Camp
  • Arcadia Cottages
  • Rwakobo Rock
  • Mburo Safari Lodge
  • Enganzi Lodge
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Ishasha Wilderness Camp
  • Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Whats included in the Itinerary

  • Full Accommodation as per the itinerary or as agreed upon any adjustments
  • All park’s entrance fees, Trekking permits and Government taxes
  • Three meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), unless quoted differently
  • Transport, game drives and boat ride as quoted on the itinerary

Exclusions

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Special drinks and alcohol
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal items and requirements

Day 1: Arrival

On this day, you will be picked from Entebbe airport or on an agreed venue in Kampala, briefed about the safari itinerary and then transferred to Kampala Serena Hotel; on arrival, you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest before going on either an afternoon Kampala city tour or Lake Victoria tour.

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda, located south-central part of the country and 10 Km north of Lake Victoria; the world’s second largest fresh water lake and the source of the longest river in the world (River Nile). Kampala is a typical modern African city; with the high-rise buildings, major government offices, bustling streets, nice hotels and restaurants, major hospitals, museums and other historical, cultural and traditional attractions.

Day 2: Kampala to Lake Mburo

On this day after break, you will be driven west to Lake Mburo national park, on arrival you will check in at Mihingo Lodge. In the evening you will have a game drive through the park and around the Lake, then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest park in Uganda, located about 230Km west of Kampala and 30Km east of Mbarara.  The park consist of a Lake (Lake Mburo) which is part of the five lakes that form the 50km long wetland system that are linked by a swamp and attracts on 350 bird species, the open savannah grassland, woodland forest and vegetation. The park is also home to zebras, impalas, elands, buffaloes, oribis, defassa waterbuck, leopards, hippos, hyenas, topi and reedbucks.

Day 3: Tour Lake Mburo National Park

On this day after breakfast, you will start with a game drive to watch wildlife, then have an afternoon boat tour of Lake Mburo and wind up with an easy nature walk.

Day 4 – 5: Tour Queen Elizabeth National Park

On this day after breakfast, you will drive further west,  passing through the beautiful landscapes to Queen Elizabeth National park; on arrival you will be transferred to Katara Lodge, where you will have lunch and a brief rest before embarking on an evening game drive to watch wildlife that include warthogs, buffaloes, water-bucks and elephants. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the major national parks in Uganda and is popular in chimps tracking, birds watching among other wildlife.

The following day after breakfast, you will have a morning game drive, taking different route to trace more wildlife, then head to Kazinga channel for a boat ride to watch hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and more bird species; after that, return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest. In the afternoon, you will leave the lodge, drive further south to Bwindi Forest National Park; on arrival, you will be transferred to Mahogany Springs, where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing and admiring the beautiful landscapes.

Note: For guests, who are into trekking primates, this day's event can be re-arranged; visit Kyambura Wildlife Reserve for a guided primate nature walk. Kyambura is a beautiful gorge completely covered with tropical rainforest and is home to chimpanzees and other primates.

Days 6: End of Tour

On this day, you will leave the hotel with a packed picnic lunch, drive through the protected areas of Lake Mburo national park, the Equator, down to the capital city. On arrival you will be driven to Kampala Serena hotel to freshen up and have a brief rest before your evening flight.

Note: this is approx 7 hours’ drive, the long drive could be supplemented with a scheduled or chartered flight from Queen Elizabeth national park to Kampala.

6 Days Family Safari Tour Rates and Dates

  • Dates Rates from
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 $1910
  • 16 Dec 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 $2320
  • 02 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 $1530
  • 16 March 2017 - 15 July 2017 $1950
  • 16 July 2017 - 15 Sept 2017 $2300
 

Kindly note:-

 

  • Accommodation is quote as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.
  • The prices are not exact and are subject to changes due to various holiday entities you choose, so just use it for planning guidance only. For exact rates, request a quote above