Itinerary for ShashUGX Service Tour 2017
Day 1 Arrive in EBB
Stay at Entebbe Airport Guest House (Clean rooms self-contained rooms). Meal plan: Dinner
Visit Andorita Beach, View Lake Victoria from the beachy shores. Find monkeys and birds at the National Botanical Gardens. If you are not doing a safari, visit the Entebbe zoo to find a baby elephant and many other animals found in Uganda.Transfer to Kampala in the evening. Stay at Red Chilli Bugolobi. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 Travel day to Murchison Falls.
Depart by 6am.Travel to Murchison via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a Rhino tour. After lunch visit the top of the falls and hike. This journey will take up your whole day; Arrive in camp at around 3 or 4pm. Stay at Red Chili Safari Camp. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 Safari!
Murchison is probably the national park in Uganda that is most frequented by tourists because of the consistency of the safari. See lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, and hundreds of elan, hartebeest, and oribi. You might chance at a leopard in the trees, if you arrive in the game section early enough. Stay at Red Chili Safari Camp. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4 Travel from Murchison to Ngora.
Dep 5am,arrive just before dark. Board games for the long journey! Break up the trip by seeing Teso’s flagship town, Soroti. Rated one of the best towns of East Africa, this is one of the few places in Uganda that has a sense of a planned design for its town; a great chance to see a clothes market, food market, and local shops of Uganda! Stay at mission Mt Elgon Hotel in Mbale. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 5 Ngora!
Plenty of things to do in Ngora. See the village, the hut-style living accommodations. Visit Nyero Rock Paintings (a 5 minute drive away) to see some of the earliest cave drawings found anywhere in the World. Volunteer at Okoboi Primary School! Stay at Mt Elgon Hotel in Mbale. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6 Ngora, travel after lunch to Sipi Falls.
Travel to Sipi in the morning with cascading waterfalls within sight.
Sipi Falls Hiking day
Enjoy a short hike up to the first waterfall (up a rickety, but still standing, set of stairs). Find a natural pool and cave to explore in. For those that are interested, continue hiking up to the higher waterfalls, and track the stream as it meanders to its starting point. Stay at the Sipi River Lodge. Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 7 Jinja
Travel to Jinja via Tiriny road. See the Nile river from your doorstep, as you will be in a banda (self-contained and very nice) on the edge of a cliff of the river itself. Go bird watching, take a sunset cruise and see the “Source of the Nile,” or simply relax and have a Nile Beer, on the Nile River. Stay at Nile Porch, in Bujagali Falls. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8 Jinja-Travel to EBB
Depart EBB are in the (late evening or early morning). If you’re interested, stop by KLA to see the Old Taxi Park (organized chaos), the Nakasero Market (KLAs food market) or, if you are really adventurous, Owino. Owino is KLA’s clothing market, and it is packed full with all kinds of interesting items. If you are good at bargaining, and don’t mind getting lost/grabbed by no less than 20 people, have some fun and try and snag a good deal! .Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch .
USD$1500 per person (double occupancy)
The package includes:
-Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle
-Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
-Entrance fees for Nyero Rock paintings
-Boat trip on the Nile in Murchison
-Sourco of the Nile Tour
-All Park fees
-Ziwa Rhino tour
-Hike to the top of the falls and Sippi Falls
-Entrance fees Botanical gardens and UWEC
-Source of the Nile excursion in Jinja
-Services on an English speaking Driver/guide.
– Visas or Insurance
– Tips to local guides, Porterage or Laundry
– Soft or alcoholic drinks or mineral water (excl. water in the vehicles)
– Items of a personal nature
-Any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above