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Pearl of Africa Uganda 11 days
Uganda? Green and friendly with a lot of mountains, hills, curves... and superb National Parks with lot of wildlife!
Day 01 ° Friday
Arrival to Uganda – Entebbe International Airport and transfer to the Hotel. At the hotel welcome drinks and briefing about upcoming days by our local co-operator! And after that, you will get your bike and you can take a test drive if you want!
Day 03 ° Sunday
Murchison Falls NP
Bike - Car - Boat ° 8h
Drive to the park’s northern section for a morning game drive! The 3 – 4h drive takes you through the designated park tracks with possibilities of encountering the lions, elephants, Rothschild giraffes, Leopards, Jackson’s Hartebeest, waterbucks, Oribis, Kobs among others.
After lunch, we take you to Paraa jetty for an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. The 2-hour boat cruise opens you to the thrilling Nile waters in their relaxed flow as they join
the Albert delta. Hippos, Nile crocodile and shoebill stork might impress you along the cruise. Upon arriving on the bottom of the falls, you will embark on the hike to the top of beautiful Murchison Falls! From the falls we return to our lodge in our car!
Day 05 - Tuesday
Fort Portal - QE NP
Bike ° 129km | Foot 1-2h
Take it easy morning. Have a relaxed breakfast and take a morning walk and or a morning swim! We leave our hotel around noon, drive to our lunch place and then we go and meet our cousins, Chimpanzees! And yes, we will have Chimpanzee trekking is in Kibale NP! Apart from chimps, Kibale also supports other 12 Primate Species including the threatened red colobus with the highest population thriving in Kibale.
The 1-2h Chimpanzee Trek we do with a local ranger! After saying hello to our relatives, we will hit the beautiful road with many many curves to Queen Elizabeth National
Day 07 - Thursday
QE NP - Bwindi NP
Bike ° 245km
This is a very awesome driving day with panoramic views! Over 90% of our day is on small dirt roads... and they get better and better the closer Bwindi national Park we are coming! We drive also through some very beautiful tea growing areas!
In the morning we drive through the southern part of Queen Elizabeth NP so we can easily see some animals on the roadside!
Bwindi National is the home of world-famous Mountain Gorillas! :)
Day 09 - Saturday
Bike ° 222km | Car 1-2h
Today is a 90% paved road day! We drive to Lake Mburo National Park! Our traditional lunch stop will be
at Igongo Cultural Center!
At Mburo National Park you have the last game drive on this tour! We do a 2-hour game drive before the sunset! Lake Mburo NP is a small, but somehow very sympathetic national park. No big cats but it has a lot of all the other animals!
Day 11 - Monday
Also, every good adventure has an end! Today is time to say goodbye to Uganda! You are free to fly home at whatever time today! We returned our bikes yesterday!
Day 02 - Saturday
Entebbe - M. Falls NP
Bike ° 322km
Riding to Murchison Falls National Park 322km from Kampala. You drive through impressive flat stretches of Nakasongora district before branching off at Nakitooma for 7km to Ziwa
Sanctuary to track white Rhinos which are only found here in the whole of Uganda. You retreat from the activity, settle for lunch at Kabalega dinner and continue to Murchison Falls National
Park where we will stay two nights!
Day 04 - Monday
M.Falls NP-Fort Portal
Bike ° 344km
Whole day drive exploring the impressive countryside landscape of Uganda and small peaceful roads!
Our destination today is Fort Portal which is on the Kongo's side of Kibale National Park!
At the end of the day, you are driving on very good roads with tea plantations on both sides!
Our hotel in Fort Portal has a good Scandinavian sauna... and a pool... and cold beer! :)
From the pool you can watch the legendary Mountains of the moon
rising up to 5,109m above sea level with snow-capped peaks.
Day 06 - Wednesday
Queen Elizabeth NP
Bike - Car - Boat ° 8h
Morning game drive to Queen Elisabeth National Part! We drive through the Kasenyi tracks where you can explore a range of games including the elephants,
lions, buffaloes, leopards, waterbucks, side stripped jackals among other species. The game drive tends to last 3 – 4 hours!
In the afternoon it is time for boating! We go with Mweya jetty for an afternoon cruise starting at 2 pm and it takes 2h. It's a very nice cruise. You will see a lot of Nile crocodiles, Hippos, Elephants and water birds along the channel. The wild game also tends to come to the channel shores to quench their thirst.
On the way back to our lodge, we take a very scenic ride via Katwe explosion crater!
Day 08 - Friday
Bike ° 83km | Foot 2-6h
Gorilla Trek Day! The gorilla trekking might take anything between 2 to 6 hours! The length depends on the Gorillas movements! If you have not seen gorillas before, it is a very well rewarded trek! You will remember the moment you look into their brown expressive eyes! If you have been on a Gorilla Trek before you can relax at the hotel or drive to the next one and take time with your self!
After Gorilla Trek it time to hit the beautiful road again and drive to awesome landscapes again :) ... to Lake Bunyoyni through fascinating Kigezi Highlands which locals apply the terracing method to cultivate their slopes!
Day 10 - Sunday
Mburo NP - Entebbe
Bike ° 225km
Back to Entebbe! And yes, we have been a couple of days on the southern half of the globe! The Equator sing is very easy to miss when you drive from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth, but it is almost impossible to miss between Mburo and Kampala! So yes, some Equator pictures today! And at the equator, you have also your best souvenir shopping possibilities on the whole tour! When you see, you understand why! :)
In the evening farewell dinner on the shores of Lake Victoria!
Including & Excluding the Price
° Driver & Bike 4490€/pp (Honda XR400)
° Passenger on bike or in the cars 3890€/pp
° Single room +520€/pp
° BMW1200GS +600€
° Without gorilla trek -600€/pp (Honda XR400)
Ride Uganda 11 days
Including the Price
° Professional PeterPanPlanet tour leader
° Local guide/mechanic on the bike
° Service car with driver
° Accommodation in good midrange hotels and lodges in 2 person's rooms
° All meals daily; breakfast, lunch, dinner! Except for day 1 with only dinner and on day 10 with only breakfast!
° Motorbikes and fuel
° Insurance for motorbikes
° All National Park fees and all activities mentioned in the program!
° Chimpanzee- and Gorilla Trek
° Transport to/from the bike park
Ride Uganda 11 days
Good to Know
° Weather is in February warm! On the low lands, days can easily go up to +30 Celcius! When we are in the mountains day temperature will be closer to +20 Celcius! February is still the dry season, but it can also rain a bit!
° Roads are literally everything from small bumpy dirt road to big smooth highways!
° Traffic is light outside Kampala and the bigger cities! As well the traffic in Uganda is very disciplined!
Ride Uganda 11 days
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