Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.
Day 1 – Pick up from Airport
After our journey, today we spend our time exploring the area of Jinja and acclimatizing to the local environment.
Day 2 – Project Work
Today we start our community project, there is so much choice it could be in a local school, orphanage, or health centre. During this time you will be able to help improve the condition of peoples lives and learn about the local services that are on offer, this is a great opportunity to compare and appreciate what we have in the western world.
Day 3 – Project Work - Source of the Nile
After breakfast we will visit more local services to continue on our community work journey for the morning. This is will enhance the knowledge further of the local amenities,the local people and the amazing country. After lunch we will be taking a trip to see the source of the River Nile - no trip to Uganda would complete without seeing this spectacular sight!
Day 4 - Ziwa Centre
Now we start our Safari Adventures after breakfast we travel north to Ziwa where we take part in a Rhino trek and hopefully we will be able to see these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. After dinner we will do a night trek to experience the nocturnal side of African life.
Day 5 - Murchison Fall National Park
After our late night we have a late breakfast and get ready to travel to Murchison Falls National Park where we will take a Nile River cruise to the foot of the magnificent Murchison Falls before heading back to camp.
Day 6 - Game Drive
Today is an early start we will go on an early morning game drive through the National Park to look out for lions, hyenas, leopards, elephants, giraffe, buffalo and more. Travelling in 4x4 vehicles you will get the optimum view point. During this time you will learn about the animals and their habitat and what the park is doing to secure the future of this wonderful wildlife.
Day 7 - Sight Seeing
We say goodbye to the National Park and start on our journey back towards Entebbe we take the route around lake Albert to take the opportunity to see even more animals and the natural beauty that Uganda has to offer, we will take this time to reflect on our journey so far.
Day 8 - Saying Goodbye
Our last day today, depending on flight times we will try to get some time to do some souvenir shopping in the city, this is another experience of what other countries major cities are like while bartering for some local goods to take home.
Duration : 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Destination : Uganda
Purpose : Cultural and Community Project Work / Safari Adventures
Activitites : Trekking / Safari / Field Studies / Project Work / Sight Seeing
Accommodation : Lodges / Camping
Min : 10 people
Max : 60 people
COST : from AED 4495 per person
Includes : Transport throughout Uganda, Accommodation, Meals (except during traveling), and English speaking Instructor, National Park entrance fees, game drives, safaris.
Excludes : Flights, Visas, Spending Money, Travel Insurance
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