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Pentagon Safari: Breathtaking Adventure in Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves And Queen Elizabeth National Park

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  • Natural Wonders of Africa: We strive to make your experience in East Africa memorable as we carefully and strategically add leisure and relaxation to an already exciting package of activities around East Africa. The breathtaking views also add to the enhancements of the adventure we offer to this experience of a lifetime.
  • Incentives: To boost your successful Safari experience, we have included the provision of capable, trusted, caring, experienced and courteous guides to mobilize your adventures. Our team is disposed to your care during this exploration. Their knowledge of domestic and international tourism has resulted in several re-visits at higher than expected rates.
  • Safety: Our primary objective is to keep our safari guests as close to the animals as possible while simultaneously exposing you to safe interactions with the wide varieties of our land animals. Observing these animals interacting in close proximity of our adventurers is simply breathtaking!
  • Personal Approach to Each Client: We understand that there is no unique way to make a perfect journey that everyone will like because each person has his special needs and desires. We always listen to you first and then suggest the travel solution that is the best for you.
  • Giving Back to our Communities: Through your visit to our great land, a 5% donation from all proceeds go to surrounding communities in our efforts to foster progress with local organizations.
  • Teamwork: We partner with each guest to map out key points of interest for their explorations, broadening the scope of their unique experience for this adventure of a lifetime. With each agenda, we enhance your experience and provide services that are unmatched and unique to your standard of living.
  • Plan Your Trip: We tailor make safari package that suits your budget and we give for individual, family, and group the adventure of a lifetime by sharing the natural wonders East Africa has to offer. We help you design your own individualized holiday. Explore at your own pace, choose your own style of accommodation, and include your own choice of sightseeing

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5 Days 4 Nights
Availability : Jan-Dec
Min Age : 8+
Max People : 100
Tour Details

Kubwa Five Safaris invites you for this 5 days Breathtaking Adventure. It starts with a visit to Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves and the three surrounding Explosion Crater Lakes, Tooro Palace, and Kyaninga

You will also visit Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to 95 and plus species of mammals and over 500 species of birds.

We will also visit Bunyampaka to watch flamingo.

 

Highlights

  • Forest guided walks
  • Hiking
  • Cultural visits
  • Game Drive and Game viewing
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Boat cruise
  • 4×4 safari Landcruiser / minivan with pop-up tops
  • Park fees and relevant government taxes
  • Services of an expert guide
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Airport transfer
  • Daily meals

Styles

  • Cultural Safaris
  • Wildlife Safaris
  • Primate Safaris
  • Boat Cruise
  • Chimpanzee Safaris

Transportation

4×4 Safari Landcruiser / minivan (up to eight passengers) with pop-up tops and seven window seats for game viewing. Groups of twelve or more people who would like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25-28 seat coasters that have about 16 window seats. The safari vehicles are well maintained to provide a maximum level of comfort and safety.

Drivers/Guides

To boost your successful Safari experience, we have included the provision of capable, trusted, caring, experienced and courteous guides to mobilize your adventures. Our team is disposed to your care during this exploration. Their knowledge of domestic and international tourism has resulted in several re-visits at a higher than expected rates.

Starting from: USD $1500 (Budget Accommodation) | USD $2100 (Mid-range Accommodation) | USD $2800 (Luxury Accommodation) per person based on two travelers sharing.

Cost per person:

  1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person
Budget $2950 $2150 $2100 $2000 $1950 $1900
Mid-range $3400 $2650 $2600 $2500 $2450 $2400
Luxury $4200 $3400 $3300 $3250 $3200 $3100

 

Single Room Supplement: USD $ 150

Single Room Supplement: Most of the hotels have double rooms (A room with one big bed for 2 people or a room with 2 single beds occupied by 2 people) this means the 3rd person will be left without a room to stay and the alternative would be to occupy the single room (a room with one bed ). SRS apply for non-even (3, 5, 7, 9,11…) travelers. Therefore the SRS fee is being paid by the person occupying a room alone.


Accommodation

During this thrilling trip, you will be accommodated at various accommodation styles.

The accommodation is valid and will greatly depend on your budget. At whatever level, Kubwa Five Safaris provides the very best for you. Kubwa Five Safaris reserves the right to substitute equivalent or superior hotels. If a hotel of an equivalent standard is not available, Kubwa Five Safaris may substitute the next best quality hotel or suggest a superior at an extra charge. There is free Wi-Fi in hotels and lodges

Sky Hotel Naalya

Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to explore the sites in and around Kampala. Another option of the accommodation depending on your arrival time. You will stay in Sky Hotel in Kampala, located 10 kilometers from the city center towards Naalya Housing Estate, it has a capacity of 29 rooms with twin beds taking up 58 guests, there is one restaurant, which is open from 07:00 – 10:00 for breakfast. However, it is open for the rest of the day for meals. The hotel has cozy safari style furnished rooms, equipped with satellite TV, fridge bar, telephone, fan,  and a comfortable bathroom.

Kyaninga Royal Cottages Lodge

Perched on the edge of a rare twinned-volcanic crater lake, Kyaninga offers spectacular walks right on your doorstep. Take a guided walk with one of the lodge guides around the rim of the crater lake and see it in all of its majesty. Or a walk down to the Lake through the ‘land that time forgot’ forest at Kyaninga. Out of Kyaninga, you can tour the local villages and gain a fascinating insight into rural Ugandan life. A little further, and you can take a walk up to the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley itself and stare in wonder as East Africa opens out beneath you.

Engiri Game Lodge

Engiri Game Lodge is budget game lodge inside Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, 300m off the Mbarara-Kasese road, on the shores of Kazinga Chanel. Its beautiful environ is embedded with volcanic huts, a campsite and the main building housing the reception, lounge, restaurant, and bar.

Simba Safari Camp

More and more travelers are discovering this amazing Simba safari camp with competitive prices and a fantastic location. One part is overlooking the scenic crater lakes and plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park, while on the other side the high peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains stand out against the horizon. Simba Safari Camp has a total capacity of 70 beds including family cottages, twin rooms and dormitories. A variety of meals and drinks are served in the restaurant with an adjacent bar and sitting area. Moreover, for conservation purposes, we invite our guests to plant a tree that will be nourished and carry your name into eternity.

 

 

Things to do (optional) - Costing: USD $500 per person extra

Explore The River Nile

Overnight in Kampala, this can be done on day 5.

Overnight and Dinner at Sky hotel. Sky hotel in Kampala located 10 Km from the city center towards Naalya Housing Estate, it has a capacity of 29 Rooms with twin beds taking up 58 guests, there is one restaurant, which is open from 7-10 am for breakfast. However, it is open for the rest of the day for meals.

Travel to Jinja, city tour, this can be done on day 6.

Depart for Jinja after your breakfast. You will be driven to Jinja. You will go through Mabira forest. The Mabira Forest is a rainforest area covering about 300 square kilometers in Uganda, located in Buikwe District, between Lugazi and Jinja. It has been protected as Mabira Forest Reserve since 1932. It is home for many endangered species like the primate Lophocebus Uganda

Accommodation Options: Explorers River Camp/ Jinja Nile Resort

Meal Plan: Full Board

Explorers River Camp: Situated 8km from Jinja town overlooking the new Lake Bujagali, Explorers River Camp is often referred to as one of Uganda’s, and even Africa’s most memorable places to stay.

Fantastic views of the Nile, a well-stocked bar and excellent meals have made this site one of East Africa’s most popular places to stay. Whether you are camping, staying in dorms or rooms, our bar deck overlooking the river is the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer and amazing sunsets. The trees above boast a multitude of tropical bird life and monkeys, and the ‘riverside showers’ alone have become famous for the incredible scenery they overlook.

Lush terraces offer secluded safari tents with stunning views of the Nile. Our safari tents have become extremely popular and numbers are limited so it is strongly advised you book well in advance. In addition to our terraced safari tents, we also offer standard safari tents and en-suite rooms.

Jinja Nile Resort rests on the banks of this magnificent River and offers magnificent views of the Nile and the rich fauna that it attracts. It offers services for both the business traveler and holidaymaker.

The cottages and hotel services are spread over 30 acres of gardens allowing one to appreciate the beauty of Uganda, the pearl of Africa.

Activities available from the resort include white water rafting and bungee jumping.

It was voted best weekend getaway and best country hotel in Uganda by Travel News magazine in the year 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

 Whitewater rafting & discovering the River Nile, this can be done on day 7.

Have an early breakfast and head out for today’s activities. The Nile River finds its source in Jinja where it starts the 4000 km through different African countries. So your driver will take you to where the beginning point is as you go for discovering the Source of the Nile; you will go for a guided boat cruise on the Nile.

After the boat ride, go for half day rafting on the rapids which is an adventure and an unforgettable experience.

Have lunch and after you could choose to rest at the lodge on the swimming pool or go for optional activities like bungee jumping or kayaking or quad biking or Horse riding.

Accommodation Options: Explorers River Camp / Jinja Nile Resort

Meal Plan: Full Board

Return to Kampala the Entebbe International Airport, this can be done on day 8.

Take breakfast leave Jinja for Kampala buy some souvenirs to take home with you. If you have a flight on the same day your guide will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport forthe departure flight home.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Price Includes

  • Forest guided walks
  • Hiking
  • Cultural visits
  • Game Drive and Game viewing
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Services of an expert guide
  • Ground transportation (4×4 safari Landcruiser / minivan)
  • Park fees and relevant government taxes
  • Meals on a full board basis and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Airport transfer

Price Excludes

  • Airfares
  • Visa fees
  • Personal insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature, such as drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, and cigarettes
  • Accommodation and meals not indicated in the itinerary
What to Expect
5 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Entebbe International Airport

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Entebbe International Airport (EBB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Kubwa Five Safaris will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Entebbe International Airport Airport transfer included: Entebbe International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
  • A reservation requires a deposit of 45% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 42 days before arrival.
Itinerary

Day 1:Welcome to Uganda

On your arrival, Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper will welcome you to Uganda at Entebbe airport and transfer you to Sky hotel in Kampala located 10 Km from the city center towards Naalya Housing Estate, it has a capacity of 29 Rooms with twin beds taking up 58 guests, there is one restaurant, which is open from 7-10 am for breakfast. However, it is open for the rest of the day for meals.

Depending on your arrival time, relax in your already-booked hotel after a long flight while you are dreaming of your safari tomorrow morning at 7:00am and then drive West to Fort Portal with enroute lunch in Mubende.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kyaninga Royal Cottages.

Day 2:Forest Guided Walks and Hiking

After your breakfast, today you will drive to Fort Portal in western Uganda. Depart from Kampala 7am. The route is incredibly scenic, passing through tea plantations and the lush green countryside which characterizes so much of Uganda. The last hour of the journey will take you through dense forest and sounds of the wild.

Activities at Kyaninga Royal Cottages include forest guided walks, hiking, biking, and cultural visits.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kyaninga Royal Cottages.

Day 3:Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves and the three surrounding Explosion Crater Lakes

Visit the Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves and the three surrounding Explosion Crater Lakes.
This makes it a most interesting day adventure and can be done while staying in Fort. A side-trip to the Amabere Caves and the three nearby Crater Lakes will be a time of hiking, learning about the local culture and legends, plus a hike around three crater lakes.
After the Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves then visit Tooro Palace.

Leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Overnight at Engiri Game lodge or Simba safari camp

Day 4:Game Drive- Queen National Park

Depart at 6:00am for a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park aiming to catch the lions hunting in the morning. Lions usually hunt as the day dawns since the temperatures are cooler. We also expect to see the Uganda kob, elephants, buffalo, warthog, leopard, and waterbuck.

After the game drive, have lunch then enjoy a boat cruise on Kazinga channel which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. Expect to see large numbers of Buffalo, and Hippo.

Dinner and overnight at either Engiri Game lodge or Simba safari camp.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking- Kyambura Gorge

Begin the day with breakfast, and then embark on a drive to Kyambura Gorge for a primate walk expecting to see chimpanzees, vervet monkey, olive baboon, and black & white Columbus monkey.

We will then proceed back to Kampala making a stop at the Equator in Masaka for snacks, photographs, and souvenirs. Arrive in Kampala later that evening and transferred to Entebbe for your departure flight.

Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the program. If you wish to depart tonight from Entebbe International Airport (EBB), make sure your flight is at 10:00 or later. If you would like us to book one (or more) nights in Kampala and/or Entebbe, please let Kubwa Five Safaris know.

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Agaba Martin

Solo Traveller

I can tell from people’s comment that this Kubwa KUBWA FIVE Safaris has great services

December 30, 2018

Albert Shinnosuke

Family Traveller

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday with us?
The Nyamwiru caves and hiking of the nearby crater lakes thereafter.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking with Kubwa Five Safaris?
Confirm the facilities available at your accommodation especially hot water.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?
Yes, it benefited local people since we stayed at places run by locals. We also planted one tree in support of environmental conservation.

4. Would you recommend Kubwa Five Safaris to someone else and why?
Yes. The tours are well planned to fit one’s time and budget.

5. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall on a scale of 1 – 10?
9

December 14, 2018

Nana Nakiddu

Family Traveller

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday with us?
The drive to Fort Portal, Kyaninga exploration and the Nyamwiru caves with excellent story-telling.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking with Kubwa Five Safaris?
Seek clear descriptions of the duration and terrain of the hikes beforehand.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?
Yes.

4. Would you recommend Kubwa Five Safaris to someone else and why?
Definitely. Their tours are well compacted, well planned and affordable.

5. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall on a scale of 1 – 10?
10

December 14, 2018
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